Buccaneers’ safety Chris Conte was placed on injured reserve after he suffered a knee injury in Week 3, the team annouced Tuesday.
Conte, 29, was chasing down Steelers’ tight end Vance McDonald when McDonald delivered a brutal stiff-arm. Conte exited the game shortly after the play.
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Conte is in his third season with the Buccaneers. He he has started all three games and made 14 tackles this season..
Second-year safety Isaiah Johnson is expected to take Conte’s place in the starting lineup when Tampa Bay faces the Bears in Week 4.