Brandon McDonald DB TB Dec 11 '12
Bucs re-signed CB Brandon McDonald.
Brandon McDonald DB TB Nov 10 '12
Dolphins waived CB Brandon McDonald.
Miami claimed McDonald off waivers from Tampa Bay just three days ago. The Fins also added Bryan McCann to their cornerback depth this past week. McDonald will hit the street but should be able to latch on elsewhere in due time.
Brandon McDonald DB TB Nov 07 '12
Dolphins claimed CB Brandon McDonald off waivers from Tampa Bay.
Miami signed the journeyman CB after placing Richard Marshall on injured reserve. McDonald has 21 total tackles and an interception in six games for the Buccaneers, but was waived yesterday. He's currently ranked as the No. 91 cornerback for the season at Pro Football Focus.
Brandon McDonald DB TB Nov 06 '12
Bucs released CB Brandon McDonald.
LeQuan Lewis was promoted from the practice squad in a corresponding move. The 27-year-old McDonald had been a major liability in coverage on 216 snaps as the nickel and dime back this season.
Brandon McDonald DB TB Aug 20 '12
Bucs signed CB Brandon McDonald.
McDonald, a 2007 fifth-round pick of the Browns, has spent the last couple seasons getting lit up as a member of the Lions' secondary. He brings 29 career starts to the table.
Brandon McDonald DB TB Dec 22 '11
Lions re-signed CB Brandon McDonald.
It's purely a desperation move as the Lions' secondary has been ravaged by injury. The Lions waived McDonald three weeks ago. He'll be insurance behind Chris Houston (knee), Aaron Berry (shoulder) and Don Carey (concussion). Philip Rivers and the Chargers' passing game has another tasty matchup this week.
Brandon McDonald DB TB Dec 09 '11
Lions waived CB Brandon McDonald.
The sides may have to reach an injury settlement, as McDonald is recovering from a Thanksgiving Day knee injury. He played in 11 games as a subpackage corner with the Lions, recording 17 tackles.
Brandon McDonald DB TB Nov 25 '11
Lions CB Brandon McDonald did not return to the game Thursday after leaving with a knee injury.
McDonald suffered the injury while diving to try to stop a long touchdown pass in the third quarter. With Louis Delmas, Chris Houston also injured, wide receiver Rashied Davis played 5-10 snaps as an emergency corner, making two tackles. Coach Jim Schwartz doesn't know yet if any of the injuries are long-term.
Brandon McDonald DB TB Sep 09 '11
Brandon McDonald has lost the Lions' nickelback job.
Starter Eric Wright is expected to move to the slot in nickel packages with Aaron Berry or Alphonso Smith playing outside. While the Lions have shown major improvement at linebacker, the secondary remains the defense's Achilles' heel heading into the season.
Brandon McDonald DB TB Jul 26 '11
The Lions have "closed in on" a deal to re-sign CB Brandon McDonald.
Detroit relinquished McDonald's RFA rights in March, so it's a good bet they're bringing him back at a lower salary. McDonald will be a reserve corner, hardly guaranteed a roster spot.