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Donnie Ernsberger

Tennessee Titans
Tight End #85
Tennessee Titans
Tight End #85

Donnie Ernsberger News

Cut by Titans

Ernsberger was cut by the Titans from IR with an injury settlement, NFL reporter Aaron Wilson reports.

Analysis: The 24-year-old hasn't appeared in a game since 2018 and has never recorded a single catch in the regular season. He was buried on the Titans depth chart so his release makes sense. Look for Ernsberger to try to find an opportunity with another team, most likely as a practice squad member.

Aug 14, 2021 5:20 PM EST


Reverts to IR

Ernsberger (undisclosed) cleared waivers and reverted to the Titans' injured reserve Wednesday, per the NFL's official transaction log.

Analysis: Ernsberger was waived/injured by the Titans on Tuesday after signing with the team last week. He won't be able to play in 2021 unless he reaches an injury settlement with the team.

Aug 11, 2021 10:07 PM EST



Waived by Tennessee

Ernsberger (undisclosed) was waived by the Titans on Tuesday, Jim Wyatt reports.

Analysis: Ernsberger signed with the Titans early in August and then was waived after he suffered an undisclosed injury. The tight end has yet to play in an NFL game since his debut in 2018 with the Buccaneers. The Titans have plenty of depth at tight end and with the 24-year-old dealing with an undisclosed injury, it's unlikely that he would've seen the field much in preseason.

Aug 11, 2021 3:24 PM EST


Lands in Tennessee

Ernsberger signed a contract with Tennessee on Thursday, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports.

Analysis: Ernsberger will provide the Titans with some extra tight end depth in camp. Both of his career NFL appearances came back in 2018 with the Buccaneers.

Aug 5, 2021 7:38 PM EST


Works out with Packers

Ernsberger worked out with the Packers on Monday, Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com reports.

Analysis: Ernsberger spent the offseason in Tampa Bay before getting waived prior to the preseason. He was subsequently claimed by the Jaguars and spent training camp in Jacksonville. However, he was ultimately unable to make it through final roster cuts. He has since been looking for a new landing spot and Green Bay is the latest team to give him a look.

Dec 2, 2019 4:52 PM EST



Waived by Jacksonville

Ernsberger was waived by the Jaguars on Friday, Phillip Heilman of The Athletic reports.

Analysis: Ernsberger was claimed off waivers by the Jags from the Buccaneers at the start of August, but he caught only three passes for seven yards in four preseason games. The 22-year-old went undrafted out of Western Michigan in 2018 and played in two games during his rookie season.

Aug 30, 2019 4:59 PM EST


Inks deal with Jacksonville

Ernsberger signed a contract with the Jaguars on Thursday, Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com reports.

Analysis: Ernsberger was waived by the Buccaneers on Wednesday and didn't have to wait long before latching on with a new team. The 22-year-old saw action in two games as a rookie last season and is still looking for his first reception.

Aug 1, 2019 5:20 PM EST


Let go by Tampa Bay

Ernsberger was waived by the Buccaneers on Wednesday, Scott Smith of the team's official site reports.

Analysis: Ernsberger was able to earn a promotion last season with the Buccaneers' practice squad, suiting up in two games. He was let go to make room for fellow tight end Scott Orndoff on the roster, and Ernsberger is now free to sign with any team.

Jul 31, 2019 5:30 PM EST


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.

Dec 18, 2018 2:17 PM EST


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.

Aug 18, 2018 2:17 PM EST


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.

Aug 12, 2018 8:14 PM EST


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.

Aug 10, 2018 6:38 PM EST


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