Donnie Ernsberger

Donnie Ernsberger

Tight End #85
Team:Tampa Bay
Ht / Wt:6'3" / 241 lb.
College:None
Age:22
Born:October 13, 1996
Drafted:2018 / UDFA

Donnie Ernsberger: Promted to active roster

Ernsberger was promoted from the Buccaneers' practice squad to the active roster Tuesday, Scott Smith of the team's official site reports.

Analysis: Ernsberger was originally waived with an injury settlement prior to the regular season, but rejoined the Buccaneers as a member of the practice squad in late November. The undrafted rookie figures to provide depth at tight end behind starter Cameron Brate after Tampa Bay placed Alan Cross (shoulder) on IR.

December 18, 2018 2:17 PM EST

Donnie Ernsberger: Waived with injury settlement

Ernsberger (undsiclosed) was waived with an injury settlement by the Buccaneers on Friday, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Analysis: Ernsberger was originally waived/injured by Tampa Bay, but the team agreed on an injury settlement as the tight end is now slated to become a free agent. The nature of his injury remains unclear, but he'll be eligible to return to the Buccaneers later in the season if they elect to re-sign him.

August 18, 2018 2:17 PM EST

Donnie Ernsberger: Clears waivers, reverts to IR

Ernsberger (undisclosed) cleared waivers and reverted to injured reserve Sunday, according to the league's official transaction log.

Analysis: Ernsberger was waived Friday with an unspecified injury. Barring an injury settlement, he's likely stuck on IR through the end of the league year.

August 12, 2018 8:14 PM EST

Donnie Ernsberger: Let go by Bucs

The Buccaneers waived Ernsberger on Friday, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Analysis: Ernsberger went signed with the Bucs as an undrafted free agent following the 2018 draft. However, the team had room to spare at tight end and ultimately opted to use a roster spot on another position.

August 10, 2018 6:38 PM EST

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