Jonathan Casillas LB NE 4 Months

The Buccaneers traded Casillas and a 2015 sixth-round pick to the Patriots in exchange for a 2015 fifth-round pick on Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Casillas lost playing time to Danny Lansanah of late, so the Buccaneers decided to send him to New England and move up a few spots in the draft. Casillas will likely slot in as a special teams player for the Patriots off the bat.

Jonathan Casillas LB NE 4 Months

Casillas (hamstring) is listed as inactive Sunday against the Vikings, Scott Smith of the Buccaneers' official site reports.

Casillas is logging a second DNP in a row, but with nary a contribution to the game long since Week 3, he isn't a suitable IDP option at the moment.

Jonathan Casillas LB NE 4 Months

Casillas (hamstring) is questionable for Sunday's game against Minnesota, FOX Sports 1's Jenna Laine reports.

Casillas was a limited practice participant all week, so he should have a decent chance of suiting up. Even if he does, though, he's unlikely to be more than a rotational linebacker.

Jonathan Casillas LB NE 5 Months

Casillas (hamstring) is out for Sunday's game against Baltimore, Scott Smith of reports.

His injury is improving, but he'll have to miss at least this game. Casillas has just nine tackles in five games this season.

Jonathan Casillas LB NE 5 Months

Casillas is due to have an MRI performed on his hamstring Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Casillas' hamstring condition is reportedly improving following Sunday's game; however, his MRI on Tuesday should clarify his prognosis. Through five games, Casillas sports just nine tackles (five solo).

Jonathan Casillas LB NE 6 Months

Casillas was not with the Buccaneers during their preseason game against the Bills on Saturday due to disciplinary reasons, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

The exact reason why Casillas was a non-participant Saturday is still unclear, however, it doesn't seem like it will affect his status for the start of the regular season. Last year, he provided Tampa Bay with 34 tackles before suffering a season-ending knee injury with four weeks left on the schedule.

Jonathan Casillas LB NE 12 Months

Bucs re-signed LB Jonathan Casillas to a one-year contract.

Casillas, 26, appeared in 12 games as a part-time starter at SAM linebacker prior to going on injured reserve with a knee injury. He's expected to be ready for the start of the Bucs' offseason program and could compete for a starting role in 2014.

Jonathan Casillas LB NE Dec 07 '79

The Tampa Bay Times reports the Bucs would like to re-sign free agent LB Jonathan Casillas, but have only had "preliminary" talks.

A knee injury limited Casillas to 12 games and 199 defensive snaps last season. He shouldn't be expensive if the Bucs want to lock him up before the start of free agency on March 11.

Jonathan Casillas LB NE Sep 14 '79

Bucs placed LB Jonathan Casillas (knee) on injured reserve, ending his season.

Casillas went down in Sunday's loss to Carolina. His first season in Tampa ends with 34 tackles and one forced fumble in 12 games while playing on just 199 defensive snaps. He'll hit the open market this spring.

Jonathan Casillas LB NE Sep 12 '79

Bucs LB Jonathan Casillas is expected to miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.

He went down in Sunday's Week 13 loss to Carolina. A part-time player on Tampa's defense, Casillas has 34 tackles and a forced fumble through 12 games, starting four. Look for Dekoda Watson to handle more playing time.