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Doug Martin

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Running Back

Ht: 5.8 | Wt: 223

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Buccaneers | Doug Martin still in Bucs' plans?

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:23:54 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin was expected to be released or traded before the 2017 NFL season, but the front office may be willing to keep Martin around and "play the situation out," according to Roy Cummings, of Martin is suspended the first three games of 2017 and will not cost the team any money if he is indeed released.

Fantasy Tip: Martin is coming off his worst season as a pro and has a lengthy injury history. Unless the draft or free agency bears a better option, he may stick around. Tampa could look to restructure his deal with incentives, as well. For fantasy purposes, assuming he is retained, Martin is a shaky RB3 in most setups.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Florida Football Insiders - Roy Cummings

Buccaneers | Doug Martin on his way out?

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 09:41:17 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin is not part of the short- or long-term plans of the Buccaneers, in the opinion of Rick Stroud, of the Tampa Bay Times. Martin signed a five-year, $33.75 million contract, with $15 million guaranteed, in March of 2016, but that guaranteed money is voided because of his four-game suspension after testing positive for Adderall.

Fantasy Tip: Martin is an injury waiting to happen, and at age 28, prospective teams have to consider him to be little more than a risky stopgap or committee component. His fantasy value should not exceed midrange RB2 on draft day in any setting.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Tampa Bay Times - Rick Stroud

Buccaneers | Tampa Bay's Wednesday injury report

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 14:09:03 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (personal) and DE William Gholston (elbow) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 28. OT Gosder Cherilus (groin, ankle) was limited, while OT Demar Dotson (concussion) participated fully.

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Buccaneers | Doug Martin's guarantee will be void

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 13:44:04 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin's four-game suspension will make void his $7 million in guaranteed money next year, according to sources.

Fantasy Tip: This stipulation certainly puts Martin's future with the Bucs in jeopardy. He'll focus on his personal issues before trying to get his mind back on football, no doubt, but Jacquizz Rodgers and Charles Sims could take over Tampa Bay's backfield next year.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter

Buccaneers | Doug Martin suspended

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 13:26:23 -0800

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin has been suspended four games for violating the NFL's drug policy. Martin will begin the suspension immediately and enter a treatment facility.

Fantasy Tip: This gives a little more clarity to Martin's situation. He'll serve his suspension and return to the Buccaneers early on next season. As stated earlier, Jacquizz Rodgers is not a bad starting option in PPR formats this week with Martin and Charles Sims both out.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: - Kevin Patra

Buccaneers | Doug Martin stepping away

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 13:09:52 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (personal) is stepping away from the team to tend to personal issues, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Just how long Martin is stepping away for is unclear, but he could still return to the Bucs in 2017. As for Week 17, Jacquizz Rodgers should be the primary running back again with Charles Sims on IR. He's a great start in daily contests (mainly PPR formats) at a cheap price and is a sleeper option for Week 17 fantasy championships.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Buccaneers | Doug Martin won't play finale

Tue, 27 Dec 2016 05:22:34 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin will be inactive again in Week 17 against the Carolina Panthers.

Fantasy Tip: The team is mum on the reason for this, but they signed Russell Hansbrough to take his spot on the active roster. Jacquizz Rodgers was the primary rusher last week and Charles Sims pitched in with 12 yards rushing and four catches for 30 yards. Rodgers had a 15-63-1 line and two grabs for 15 yards. He'll have a midrange matchup as a low-end RB2. Sims could be a flex option in PPR formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Tampa Bay Times - Rick Stroud

Buccaneers | Doug Martin's Week 17 status uncertain

Mon, 26 Dec 2016 16:15:56 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter would not say if RB Doug Martin will be active for the team's Week 17 game. Martin was a healthy scratch in Week 16.

Fantasy Tip: Owners will need to check on the inactive list to see which Buccaneers running back will be held out in Week 17. Martin probably would be part of a committee at the position if he plays and would not be more than a flex option.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: - Marc Sessler

Buccaneers | Doug Martin benching explained

Sun, 25 Dec 2016 18:06:45 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin was inactive against the New Orleans Saints in Week 16 because head coach Dirk Koetter believed RB Jacquizz Rodgers would be a better fit for the matchup, and Koetter said it was a "decision for today."

Fantasy Tip: It is no secret that Martin has struggled since returning from injury, and there is no guarantee he will play in Week 17. Even if he does suit up, fantasy owners should look for a safer option.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press - Bradley Handwerger

Buccaneers | Week 16 inactives for Bucs

Sat, 24 Dec 2016 12:12:13 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have declared WR Bernard Reedy, OT Demar Dotson, RB Doug Martin, OT Gosder Cherilus, DL John Hughes, QB Ryan W. Griffin, DL William Gholston inactive for Week 16.

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