- Associated Press - Monday, December 15, 2014

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Two-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Gerald McCoy will finish the season on injured reserve, missing Tampa Bay’s final two games because of a sprained right knee.

Coach Lovie Smith said Monday that rookie tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins and veteran receiver Louis Murphy will join McCoy in being placed on IR this week.

McCoy said the knee injury he suffered Sunday against Carolina was unrelated to one he played through the week before against Detroit. He finished the season with 8 1-2 sacks.

In October, McCoy became the NFL’s highest-paid player at his position, signing a seven-year contract extension worth up to $98 million. The deal boosted his salary this season to $20 million.

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