Sep 17, 2023; Tampa, Florida, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Chase Edmonds (22) runs with the ball as Chicago Bears safety Eddie Jackson (4) defends during the first quarter at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement Neitzel-USA TODAY Sports

Bucs activate RB Chase Edmonds off IR

Tampa Bay running back Chase Edmonds was activated from injured reserve on Wednesday and is available to play in Thursday’s game against the host Buffalo Bills.

Edmonds rushed four times for 20 yards in two games before sustaining a knee injury in Tampa Bay’s 27-17 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sept. 17. He was placed on injured reserve three days later.

Edmonds, 27, has 1,816 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns in 72 career games (18 starts) with the Arizona Cardinals, Denver Broncos, Miami Dolphins and Bucs.

Tampa Bay waived rookie cornerback Derrek Pitts in a corresponding move on Wednesday.

Pitts, 25, recorded two tackles in two games this season.

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Sep 17, 2023; Tampa, Florida, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Chase Edmonds (22) reacts as he gets a first down against the Chicago Bears during the first quarter at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement Neitzel-USA TODAY Sports

Reports: Bucs RB Chase Edmonds likely to miss 4-6 weeks

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back and special teams player Chase Edmonds is expected to miss 4-6 weeks with a sprained MCL in his right knee, according to multiple reports.

Edmonds left Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears and is likely to be placed on injured reserve.

Edmonds has four rushes for 20 yards in two games and has logged 18 snaps on special teams. He has 1,816 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns in 72 career games (18 starts) with four teams.

Edmonds, 27, signed with the Bucs in March.

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Jan 1, 2023; Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Denver Broncos running back Chase Edmonds (19) runs the ball against Kansas City Chiefs safety Justin Reid (20) during the first half at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

Reports: Bucs signing RB Chase Edmonds to 1-year deal

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are signing running back Chase Edmonds to a one-year deal, ESPN and The Athletic reported Thursday.

Financial terms were not reported. Edmonds was released by the Denver Broncos on Monday.

Edmonds, 26, rushed for 245 yards and two touchdowns in 13 games (three starts) with the Broncos and Miami Dolphins in 2022. Denver acquired Edmonds from Miami on Nov. 1.

Edmonds has rushed for 1,796 yards on 4.5 yards per carry in 70 career games (18 starts) with the Arizona Cardinals (2018-21), Dolphins and Broncos. He has 11 career rushing TDs. He also has 144 career catches out of the backfield for 1,078 and another six TDs.

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Sep 12, 2021; Nashville, Tennessee, USA; Arizona Cardinals running back Chase Edmonds (2) against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Cardinals RB Chase Edmonds designated to return from IR

The Arizona Cardinals designated running back Chase Edmonds and two others to return from injured reserve on Thursday.

The team now has a 21-day window to activate Edmonds, safety Charles Washington and/or long snapper Aaron Brewer to the 53-man roster.

Edmonds, 25, landed on IR on Nov. 13 after suffering a high ankle sprain on the opening play of Arizona’s Nov. 7 victory at San Francisco.

He ranks second on the team with 430 rushing yards behind James Conner (630) and has 30 catches for 211 yards in nine starts. He has scored one touchdown.

Edmonds has rushed for 1,389 yards and eight touchdowns and caught 115 passes for 821 yards and five scores in 54 games (13 starts) since the Cardinals drafted him in the fourth round in 2018.

The team also activated running back Jonathan Ward from the reserve/COVID-19 list and re-signed running back Tavien Feaster to the practice squad.

Arizona (10-2) hosts the Los Angeles Rams (8-4) on Monday night. The Cardinals would clinch a playoff berth with a win.

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Oct 24, 2021; Glendale, Arizona, USA; Arizona Cardinals running back Chase Edmonds (2) against the Houston Texans at State Farm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Report: Cards RB Chase Edmonds has high ankle sprain

The Arizona Cardinals fear running back Chase Edmonds suffered a high ankle sprain on the first play of Sunday’s 31-17 win at San Francisco, NFL Network reported.

Edmonds will have an MRI on Monday and could be headed to injured reserve if the initial diagnosis is confirmed. Typical recovery time for such an injury is four to six weeks.

The Cardinals (8-1) were already playing without starting quarterback Kyler Murray (ankle) and receiver DeAndre Hopkins (hamstring) but dominated the 49ers behind veteran QB Colt McCoy and running back James Conner.

Edmonds, 25, ranks second on the team in rushing with 430 yards behind Conner (454). He also has 30 catches for 211 yards in nine starts.

Edmonds has rushed for 1,389 yards and eight touchdowns and caught 115 passes for 821 yards and five scores in 54 games (13 starts) since Arizona drafted him in the fourth round in 2018.

The Cardinals host the Carolina Panthers (4-5) on Sunday.

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Dec 26, 2020; Glendale, Arizona, USA; Arizona Cardinals running back Chase Edmonds (29) runs with the ball against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half at State Farm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Cardinals RB Edmonds (hip) exits game vs. 49ers

Arizona Cardinals running back Chase Edmonds was ruled out of Saturday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers with a hip injury.

Edmonds had two receptions for eight yards and did not have a carry prior to leaving the contest. He officially was ruled out in the third quarter.

The 24-year-old Edmonds initially was listed as questionable for the game because of ankle and knee injuries. The versatile running back entered the contest with 94 carries for 451 yards and one touchdown and 49 catches for 366 yards and four more scores.

Kenyan Drake received bulk of the work in the backfield with Edmonds sidelined.

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