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Buccaneers | Dane Fletcher might start in Week 3
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:45:11 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Dane Fletcher might get the start in Week 3 against the Atlanta Falcons Thursday, Sept. 18, if LB Mason Foster (shoulder) is unable to go.


Buccaneers | Three could replace Gerald McCoy
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:44:36 -0700

If Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy (hand) is unable to play in the Week 3 game against the Atlanta Falcons Thursday, Sept. 18, head coach Lovie Smith said Monday, Sept. 15, that the team would employ a three-man rotation that includes DTs Da'Quan Bowers, Clinton McDonald and Akeem Spence.


Buccaneers | Monday's practice report
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:43:33 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Mason Foster (shoulder), DT Gerald McCoy (hand) and TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins (ankle) were listed as missing practice Monday, Sept. 15. The league requires teams to put out an injury report Monday when they have a game Thursday, but generally teams do not practice.


Buccaneers | Mason Foster has dislocated shoulder
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:30:56 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Mason Foster (shoulder) suffered a dislocated shoulder in the team's Week 2 loss to the St. Louis Rams, according to a source. He's not expected to play in Week 3 versus the Atlanta Falcons Thursday, Sept. 18, and LB Dane Fletcher would likely replace him in the starting lineup.


Buccaneers | Make roster moves
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:24:20 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers promoted LB Brandon Magee from the practice squad, CB Rashaan Melvin (ankle) was waived/injured and LB Ka'lial Glaud was added to the practice squad.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin should play in Week 3
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:41:01 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (knee) has a good chance to play in Week 3 on Thursday Night Football. The team held him out of the Week 2 game to ensure that he would be ready for Week 3 at Atlanta. RB Bobby Rainey, who had 22 carries for 144 yards in Week 2, could be heavily involved as well.


Buccaneers | Gerald McCoy has broken hand
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:05:33 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy (hand) reportedly suffered a broken hand during the team's game Sunday, Sept. 14, against the St. Louis Rams. The team and McCoy have not determined whether he will play through the injury.


Buccaneers | Mason Foster injured
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 16:02:59 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Mason Foster (shoulder) left the Week 2 game against the St. Louis Rams due to a shoulder injury and will not return.


Buccaneers | Gerald McCoy back on bench
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:11:08 -0700

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy (hand, wrist) re-emerged from the locker room in the second quarter of the Week 2 game against the St. Louis Rams with his left hand/wrist area taped up. McCoy still appears to be in some discomfort on the bench.


Buccaneers | Gerald McCoy leaves game
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 13:42:43 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy (undisclosed) left the field in the first quarter of the Week 2 game against the St. Louis Rams due to an undisclosed injury.


Buccaneers | Week 2 Inactives
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:54:35 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have declared DE Michael Johnson, OG Rishaw Johnson, RB Doug Martin, DB Rashaan Melvin, OT Kevin Pamphile, TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins inactive for Week 2.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin inactive
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:44:50 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (knee) has been declared inactive for Week 2.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin will not play
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:52:07 -0700

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (knee) will be inactive for the team's Week 2 game.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin could miss Week 2
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:44:29 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (knee) will test his injured knee during pregame warmups, but he appears to be a longshot to play at this point.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin iffy to play
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:35:11 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (knee) is unlikely to play Sunday, Sept. 14, in the opinion of beat writer Tom Krasniqi. RB Bobby Rainey is expected to see more action in Week 2, regardless of Martin's status.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin endorsed by coach
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:23:13 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (knee) is still the team's lead back, head coach Lovie Smith said Friday, Sept. 12. Smith also refuted reports that Martin was benched in Week 1 because he missed an assignment in pass protection.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin expected to play
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 13:30:51 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (knee) is expected to play in Week 2.


Buccaneers | Austin Seferian-Jenkins out
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:20:09 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 12, and has been ruled out for Week 2.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin questionable
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:18:44 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (knee) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 12, and is questionable for Week 2.


Buccaneers | Friday injury report for Week 2
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:17:39 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OT Demar Dotson (hamstring) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 12, and is probable for Week 2. OG Logan Mankins (knee), S Bradley McDougald (knee), DE William Gholston (shoulder) and DE Da'Quan Bowers (abdomen) all fully practiced and are questionable. DE Michael Johnson (ankle) and CB Rashaan Melvin (ankle) both did not practice and have been ruled out.


Buccaneers | Adrian Clayborn update
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:28:19 -0700

Updating an earlier report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Adrian Clayborn (biceps) is out for the season due to a torn biceps tendon.


Buccaneers | Adrian Clayborn out for season
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:05:41 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Adrian Clayborn (biceps) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Friday, Sept. 12, and will miss the rest of the season. The team re-signed DE Scott Solomon to an undisclosed deal.


Buccaneers | Thursday practice report
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:45:44 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Michael Johnson (ankle) and CB Rashaan Melvin did not practice Thursday, Sept. 11. OG Logan Mankins (knee), DE Adrian Clayborn (elbow) and DE William Gholston (shoulder) were limited. DE Da'Quan Bowers (abdomen) and OT Demar Dotson (hamstring) practiced in full.


Buccaneers | Austin Seferian-Jenkins doesn't practice
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:44:26 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 11.


Buccaneers | Lache Seastrunk works out
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:27:27 -0700

Free-agent RB Lache Seastrunk (Redskins) worked out for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Wednesday, Sept. 10, but left without a contract.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin practices
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:10:23 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (knee) returned to practice Thursday, Sept. 11.


Buccaneers | Logan Mankins practices
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:09:42 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Logan Mankins (knee) is participating in practice Thursday, Sept. 11.


Buccaneers | Adrian Robinson signs
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:57:39 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed free-agent DE Adrian Robinson (Redskins) to their practice squad Wednesday, Sept. 10.


Buccaneers | Austin Seferian-Jenkins sits
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:12:48 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 10.


Buccaneers | Wednesday practice report for Week 2
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:11:32 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Da'Quan Bowers (abdomen) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 10. DE William Gholston (shoulder), DE Adrian Clayborn (elbow) OT Demar Dotson (hamstring) and FS Bradley McDougald (knee) all were limited in practice. DE Michael Johnson (ankle), OG Logan Mankins (knee) and CB Rashaan Melvin (ankle) all did not practice.


Buccaneers | No practice for Doug Martin
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:09:58 -0700

Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (leg) is not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 10.


Buccaneers | Michael Johnson not practicing
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:35:51 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Michael Johnson (ankle) was not participating in the portion of practice open to the media Wednesday, Sept. 10.


Buccaneers | Logan Mankins sits
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:28:17 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Logan Mankins (knee) was not participating in the portion of practice open to the media Wednesday, Sept. 10.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin practicing
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:10:53 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (leg) is participating in the portion of practice open to the media Wednesday, Sept. 10.


Buccaneers | Add Crezdon Butler
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 08:08:05 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed CB Crezdon Butler to an undisclosed deal Wednesday, Sept. 10.


Buccaneers | Mike Jenkins to IR
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 08:06:49 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Mike Jenkins (pectoral) was placed on Reserve/Injured, and DE Scott Solomon was waived.


Buccaneers | Work out Brandon Hartson
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 17:15:51 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers worked out free-agent LS Brandon Hartson (Bears) Tuesday, Sept. 9, according to a source.


Buccaneers | Doug Martin fine physically
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:38:59 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin's (leg) leg injury in Week 1 against the Carolina Panthers wasn't the reason why he wasn't on the field during crunch time late in the game, according to head coach Lovie Smith. "Bobby Rainey had come and had given us a little bit of life, and as I've mentioned we want to play more than one running back throughout. So it was just a perfect time to keep both of them involved," Smith said. Martin is physically fine, despite having nine carries for just nine yards in Week 1.


Buccaneers | Jacquies Smith claimed
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:33:20 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers claimed free-agent DE Jacquies Smith (Bills) Tuesday, Sept. 9.


Buccaneers | No update on Logan Mankins
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 11:02:44 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OG Logan Mankins (knee) was not in the team's open locker room Tuesday, Sept. 9, and there was no update from the team on his status after suffering a knee injury in the team's Week 1 game.


Buccaneers | No update on Doug Martin
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 11:01:28 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (leg) was not in the team's open locker room Tuesday, Sept. 9, and there was no update from the team on his status after suffering a leg injury in the team's Week 1 game.


Buccaneers | Da'Quan Bowers optimistic
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 10:03:21 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Da'Quan Bowers (abdominal) is optimistic about his progress recovering from an abdominal injury.


Buccaneers | Waive Steven Means
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:17:01 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers waived DE Steven Means Tuesday, Sept. 9.


Buccaneers | Re-sign Larry English
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:15:50 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers re-signed DE Larry English Tuesday, Sept. 9. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Buccaneers | Sign C.J. Wilson to practice squad
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:13:47 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed CB C.J. X. Wilson (Bears) to the team's practice squad Tuesday, Sept. 9. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Arroyo Marcus AC
Banks Johnthan CB
Barron Mark SS
Bowers Da'Quan DL
Bradley Casey AC
Brate Cameron TE
Brooks Derrius CB
Butler Crezdon CB
Byrd Gill AC
Casillas Jonathan LB
Casullo Bob AC
Clayborn Adrian DL
Cohen Scott TO
Collins Anthony OT
Cousins Oniel OG
Cullen Joe AC
David Lavonte LB
Davis Butch TO
Demps Jeff RB
DePaola Andrew LS
Dietrich-Smith Evan C
Dixon Brandon CB
Dotson Demar OT
Edwards Kadeem OG
Embree Jon AC
English Larry DE
Evans Mike WR
Fields Carlos LB
Fletcher Dane LB
Foster Mason LB
Frazier Leslie DC
Galiano Phil AC
Garrett John AC
Gholston William DL
Giddins Ryne DE
Gilkey Garrett OG
Glaud Ka'lial LB
Glennon Mike QB
Goldson Dashon FS
Hayes-Stoker Andrew AC
Herron Robert WR
Jackson Vincent WR
James Mike RB
Jenkins Mike CB
Johnson Jerry WR
Johnson Leonard CB
Johnson Michael DL
Johnson Rishaw OG
Kafka Mike QB
Kennedy Dave TO
Koenen Michael P
Lake Jimmy AC
Lane Jorvorskie FB
Lansanah Danny LB
Licht Jason GM
Logan Steve AC
Magee Brandon LB
Mankins Logan OG
Marmie Larry AC
Martin Doug RB
Masifilo Matthew DL
Mattes R.J. OT
McCown Josh QB
McCoy Gerald DL
McDonald Clinton DL
McDougald Bradley FS
McFadden Kimario S
Melvin Randy AC
Morris Mike AC
Murphy Louis WR
Murray Patrick PK
Myers Brandon TE
Nickerson Hardy AC
O'Dea Kevin AC
Omameh Patrick OG
Owusu Chris WR
Pamphile Kevin OT
Parrish Roscoe WR
Patton Solomon WR
Pettaway Tyrone AC
Phair Mike AC
Pointer Quinton CB
Polk Carlos AC
Quarles Shelton TO
Rainey Bobby RB
Roberson Derrick OT
Robinson Adrian DL
Seferian-Jenkins Austin TE
Shepard Russell WR
Shultz Kurtis AC
Sims Charles RB
Smith Jacquies DL
Smith Lovie HC
Smith Mikal AC
Smith Robb AC
Solomon Scott DL
Spence Akeem DL
Spencer Tim AC
Steele Ben AC
Stocker Luke TE
Stretz Grady AC
Stroughter Sammie WR
Stukes Dwayne AC
Tandy Keith CB
Tedford Jeff OC
Triplett Nate LB
Verner Alterraun CB
Wannstedt Dave AC
Warhop George AC
Wiegand Matt AC
Wilson C.J. X. CB
Wright Major SS