KJ Brent

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Wide Receiver #15
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Wide Receiver #15

KJ Brent News

Let go by Tampa Bay

The Buccaneers waived Brent (undisclosed) from their injured reserve list Wednesday per the NFL's official transaction page.

Analysis: Brent had resided on IR since Sept. 6, and it's still unclear what sort of injury he's dealing with. Once the Wake Forest product gets healthy, he'll be able to work out and sign with another team elsewhere around the league.

Oct 9, 2019 3:49 PM EST

Lands on IR

Brent (undisclosed) cleared waivers and reverted to Tampa Bay's injured reserve Sunday, per the NFL's official transaction report.

Analysis: It's unclear what type of injury Brent is dealing with, but it's clearly serious enough to land him on injured reserve. The 26-year-old hasn't seen regular-season action since 2017, when he appeared in five games for Indianapolis but was unable to record any statistics.

Sep 6, 2019 8:08 PM EST

Won't play Friday

Brent is not expected to play in Friday's preseason tilt against the Dolphins, Scott Smith of the Buccaneers' official site reports.

Analysis: It remains to be seen whether Brent is dealing with an injury, or will remain sidelined Friday for some other reason. The third-year wideout is competing for a depth role in Tampa Bay.

Aug 16, 2019 3:23 PM EST

Signs future deal with Bucs

Brent signed a reserve/future contract with Tampa Bay on Monday.

Analysis: Brent spent time with the Bucs' and Colts' practice squads this season, but he was never elevated to the active roster. The third-year pro suited up in five games for the Colts last year, and he failed to haul in his only target. Brent will vie for a depth spot with the Bucs, who will likely be moving on from DeSean Jackson (Achilles) during the offseason.

Jan 1, 2019 8:06 PM EST

Signs with Bucs practice squad

Brent signed to the Buccaneers practice squad Tuesday, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.

Analysis: The 25-year-old wideout spent time with the Colts' practice squad earlier this season, and he'd also worked out for the Packers in mid-November. With a solid 6-foot-3, 200-pound frame, the Bucs likely view Brent as an intriguing prospect that they'll hope to begin developing over the balance of the regular season and into the offseason.

Dec 6, 2018 7:38 AM EST

Working out for Green Bay

Brent (knee) is working out for the Packers on Monday, freelance NFL writer Howard Balzer reports.

Analysis: Brent appears to have fully recovered from the knee injury that landed him on Indianapolis' injured reserve in September. If the 25-year-old is able to earn a depth role in Green Bay, he would be unlikely to serve as more than a special-teams contributor.

Nov 12, 2018 3:53 PM EST

Released from practice sqaud

Brent (knee) was released from the Colts' practice squad Friday, Joel A. Erickson of The Indianapolis Star reports.

Analysis: Brent was waived with an injury settlement from injured reserve in September, but joined the team's practice squad earlier this week. The Colts continue to battle injury issues at wide receiver, but the team opted to make room for Krishawn Hogan on the practice squad, instead.

Oct 19, 2018 8:07 AM EST

Signs to Colts practice squad

Brent (knee) signed with the Colts practice squad Tuesday.

Analysis: Brent was waived/injured by the Colts back in early September, but will now return to the organization as a member of the practice squad. With injuries piling up on the Colts active group, Brent could find himself on the 53-man roster at some point this year.

Oct 16, 2018 6:11 PM EST

Waived with injury settlement

Brent (knee) was waived with an injury settlement by the Colts on Thursday, Andrew Walker of the Colts' official site reports.

Analysis: Brent suffered the knee injury in mid-August and was unable to play in the final two preseason games. The 25-year-old cleared waivers and was placed on injured reserve, but can now sign with another team due to the injury settlement.

Sep 7, 2018 11:06 AM EST

Sent to IR

Brent (knee) cleared waivers and reverted to injured reserve, according to the league's official transaction log.

Analysis: Brent injured his knee in a mid-August practice and is now stuck on IR through the end of the league year, unless he agrees to an injury settlement.

Sep 3, 2018 11:43 AM EST

Waived/injured by Colts

Brent (knee) was waived/injured by the Colts on Saturday, Stephen Holder of The Athletic Indiana reports.

Analysis: Brent played well in camp prior to his knee injury but he wasn't able to get back to the field for the team's final two preseason tilts. If he goes unclaimed through the waiver process he'll revert to the Colts' injured reserve.

Sep 1, 2018 5:52 PM EST

Not playing Saturday

Brent (knee) will not play in Saturday's preseason game against the 49ers.

Analysis: Brent suffered a knee injury on Aug. 18 that has now held him out of the Colts' past two preseason games. The third-year receiver is squarely on the roster bubble, and is at great risk of not making Indianapolis' 53-man squad if he can not get healthy and prove his ability. Look for Daurice Fountain and Cobi Hamilton to see additional looks with Brent out.

Aug 25, 2018 12:38 PM EST

Not playing Monday

Brent (knee) will not play in Monday's preseason game against the Ravens.

Analysis: Brent sustained an unspecified knee injury during Saturday's practice session. The severity of the injury currently remains unknown, but it was enough hold him out of Monday's contest.

Aug 20, 2018 4:10 PM EST

Injures knee

Brent suffered a knee injury at Saturday's practice, Zak Keefer of The Indianapolis Star reports.

Analysis: The severity of Brent's injury is unknown at this time, but it sounds like it could potentially be serious. Expect an update on his condition once the Colts provide an update on his status.

Aug 18, 2018 12:53 PM EST

Continues strong preseason

Brent had two receptions for 18 yards on three targets in Thursday's preseason win at Seattle.

Analysis: Brent has drawn praise in training camp for his performance and it looks like he has the inside track on winning a final spot on the roster as a reserve roster. He got playing time with the second-team offense during the game, which shows he could have a shot a the No. 3 or No. 4 receiver role.

Aug 10, 2018 10:02 AM EST

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