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Doug Martin

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Running Back

Ht: 5.8 | Wt: 223

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Buccaneers | Doug Martin inactive

Sat, 24 Dec 2016 12:09:17 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin has been declared inactive for the team's Week 16 game.

Fantasy Tip: Martin was not on the injury report this week, so it appears he is a healthy scratch. Charles Sims may see most of the work at running back during the game and can be a No. 2 running back or a flex option for owners.

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Buccaneers | Doug Martin, Charles Sims top RB chart

Sun, 18 Dec 2016 16:28:50 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RBs Doug Martin and Charles Sims are the two top active running backs for the Week 15 game against the Dallas Cowboys with RB Jacquizz Rodgers a healthy scratch. RB Peyton Barber is also active.

Fantasy Tip: It's interesting, as Martin was not going much recently and it sounded like Rodgers would see a bigger piece of the offensive pie. Now, a week later, he is a healthy scratch. Martin and Sims could each split the carries since both have been injury prone, making for a tough fantasy situation.

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