Originally posted on Bucs Beat  |  Last updated 11/7/11
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For the second straight year, Gerald McCoy's season ended with a torn bicep, this time in his right arm. McCoy was injured with 3:35 remaining in the first quarter of Sunday's 27-16 loss to New Orleans. McCoy reached to make a tackle of Saints running back Chris Ivory, who rushed for 3-yards on the play. McCoy immediately grabbed his right arm, then raised his left hand to signal he needed to come out of the game.  The No. 3 overall pick from Oklahoma in 2010 missed the final three games of his rookie year after tearing his left bicep in at Washington. McCoy was returning to the lineup Sunday in New Orleans after being sidelined for two games with an ankle injury. "It's football,'' Bucs coach Raheem Morris said of McCoy, who has four sacks in 19 career games. "(Quarterback) Matt Stafford missed two seasons with the Detroit Lions and he's probably putting up his best season right now. He's got to come back, he's got to go rehab, he's got to get his mind right, come back ready to play...
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