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Kelly to IR



Brian Kelly's standoff with the Bucs reached a culmination Wednesday when the cornerback was placed on injured reserve with a foot injury, ending his season.

Kelly has elected not to play in four of the past five games -- despite the team's urging -- and has said he prefers to undergo surgery to correct the problem for good.

In his place, the Bucs added defensive end Jovan Haye to the active roster. Haye was a sixth-round pick of the Panthers in 2005 and played two games with them last season.

Other moves on Wednesday included the releasing of Chad Lucas from the practice squad. Offensive lineman Scott Jackson, also on the practice squad, was signed to the Texans' active roster.

In their places, the Bucs added cornerback Dion Byrum and guard-center Jonathan Clinkscale to the practice squad.

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 2:43pm]


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