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Vita Vea

Vita Vea


Height: 6' 4"Weight: 347 lbsAge: 26College: Washington

Week 17 Outlook

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Vita Vea (ankle) activated from injured reserve

The Bucs activated DL Vita Vea (ankle) from injured reserve.

Fantasy Impact

It was a big unknown as to whether or not Vea would return this season. The run-stuffing lineman fractured his ankle back in October but is now cleared to play in the NFC Championship against Green Bay. Even a limited Vea will give Tampa's defense a boost this Sunday.

Vita Vea (leg) designated to return from IR

Buccaneers DT Vita Vea (leg) was designated to return from injured reserve on Monday.

Fantasy Impact

Vea will practice on Wednesday and rejoin the Buccaneers for the first time since fracturing his leg in Week 5. He will try to practice this week and look to be activated ahead of the NFC Championship game against Green Bay. If Vea is unable to suit up on Sunday, Rakeem Nunez-Roches will continue to handle NT duties.

Brad Camara7 weeks ago
Vita Vea (leg) officially placed on season-ending IR

The Bucs placed DT Vita Vea (leg) on season-ending IR.

Fantasy Impact

This was unfortunately expected. Vea was having a tremendous season prior to his injury and will surely be missed along Tampa Bay's defensive line.

Vita Vea (ankle) feared to be out for the season

Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers fear DT Vita Vea suffered a season-ending ankle injury in Thursday's night loss to the Bears.

Fantasy Impact

PFF promptly replied to Schefter's tweet that Vea is currently ranked 2nd overall among defensive linemen and 2nd in pass-rush grade. This is a huge blow to a Bucs D/ST that has been one of the best so far this season in fantasy.

Lee Wehry21 weeks ago
Vita Vea underwent minor hand surgery, should be ready for regular season

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Vita Vea underwent a minor surgical procedure after suffering a hand injury a few weeks ago. He might miss some of training camp but is expected to be all systems go for the regular season.

Fantasy Impact

A first-round pick of the Buccaneers in 2018, Vea has become one of the NFL’s best run stoppers in just two seasons in the league. In two seasons, Vea has recorded 63 tackles and 5.5 sacks. He’ll look to take another step forward toward dominance on Tampa Bay’s defensive line this season.

Adam Koffler36 weeks ago