Found October 24, 2011 on Pro Football Zone:
According to Rick Stroud of the St. Petersburg Times,  Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Ernest Graham has a torn right Achilles tendon and he’ll be out for the rest of the season. Now with Graham done for the season and LaGarrette Blount already missing some time with a knee injury,  Kregg Lumpkin will be forced to [...]

Buccaneers Enter Bye Week at 4-3

I bet it was a long plane ride back from London.The Tampa Bay Buccaneers return to Florida at 4-3 for a well earned weekend off.  The team has shown it's youth this season with wildly inconsistent results, the latest being 24-18 loss to the Chicago Bears at Wembly Stadium in London, after beating the New Orleans Saints, and two weeks since the San Francisco game.They did all...

With Graham on IR, Bucs considering promotion for Madu

The Bucs have officially placed running back Earnest Graham on injured reserve this afternoon, ending his season after he ruptured an Achilles tendon in Sunday's game. The next step is obvious: The Bucs will look to add a running back to the roster. Right now, based on what I'm told, that running back is likely to be Mossis Madu, the former Oklahoma standout currently on...

Buccaneers coach accepts blame for costly Talib penalty

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Bucs "hopeful" RB Blount can return by month's end

The suddenly-thin Tampa Bay Buccaneers say they're "hopeful" running back LaGarrette Blount can return in time for the team's Week 9 showdown with the host New Orleans Saints.Blount hasn't played since a 48-3 thumping against the San Francisco 49ers on Oct. 9. The second-year tailback suffered a knee injury in the blowout after earning just 10 carries for 34...

Were the Tampa Bay Buccaneers overrated heading into the 2011 NFL season?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers posted a remarkable 10-6 regular season record in 2010, rebounding off a 3-13 campaign in 2009, you now have to ask whether or not this team was over-hyped heading into the 2011 NFL regular season. Injuries have hit the Buccaneers hard this season, but the defense continues to struggle and penalties keep piling up for this young team. Were the...

Source: Earnest Graham has torn Achilles’ tendon

The injuries in the Tampa backfield are mounting. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Bucs tailback Earnest Graham suffered a torn Achilles’ tendon early in Sunday’s loss to the Bears. Graham has been starting in place of LeGarrette Blount, who has a torn MCL. So let’s see.  The Bucs have no running backs. …

Bucs place RB Graham on IR, ending his season

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today they have placed RB Earnest Graham on injured reserve, ending the veteran's season.

Bucs RB Graham hurts ankle, out for game (AP)

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have lost Earnest Graham for the rest of their game against the Chicago Bears after the running back injured his right ankle during the first quarter. Graham went down untouched Sunday after catching a pass from Josh Freeman, falling to the turf before being hit for a 2-yard loss.

This loss hurts in so many ways

The news that Earnest Graham will miss the rest of the season because of a torn Achilles' tendon is bad for the Buccaneers on so many levels, and we'll get to that in a minute. Let's just say up front, though, that aside from what he did on the football field, Graham is one of the finest people to ever wear pewter and red.

TPP Postgame Report

Bears 24, Buccaneers 18The bears defense channeled the glory days it has had against the Bucs intercepting Freeman 4 times and holding the Bucs in checkLONDON, U.K. — The NFL may want to make London Tampa’s second home but that didn’t stop them from dropping to 0-2 there as this time the Chicago Bears manhandled the Bucs early and Tampa never fully recovered.Josh Freeman wasn’t...

Injuries take big toll on Bucs' plan

LONDON The Buccaneers were only two series into their game against the Bears at Wembley Stadium on Sunday when they had to scrap a week's worth of preparation and go back the drawing board.
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