Haye signed a four-year deal with the Titans on Monday in a move to help the team replace All-Pro Albert Haynesworth.|||||||
Haye is returning home in a sense, having played college football in Nashville at Vanderbilt University. He spent the past three years with Tampa Bay where his best season came in 2007 with six sacks and 68 tackles. Fisher said he is confident that Haye will join a rotation that includes Tony Brown, Jason Jones and Kevin Vickerson, and that the group can help offset losing Haynesworth.
Haye did not dress for Monday's game because of a sore knee.|||||||
Haye has not played since Nov. 30 and was replaced in the starting lineup by Ryan Sims.
Haye is day-to-day with a thumb injury.|||||||
Haye has played in six games this season, recoprding eight tackles and three assists.
The Buccaneers signed Jovan Haye, a second-year defensive end who was originally drafted by Carolina in the sixth round in 2005, after cornerback Brian Kelly was placed on injured reserve with turf toe. Haye was a member of ClevelandÃ¢Â€Â™s practice squad and players on any teamÃ¢Â€Â™s practice squad remain eligible to be signed by any other team as long as they are being added to the new teamÃ¢Â€Â™s active roster.|||||||
Haye is not expected to get a lot of playing time at defensive end. He has only appeared in two games for Carolina last season, playing special teams. The Buccaneers used an open roster spot created by