TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin says he's approaching his left shoulder injury day-to-day, and to his knowledge, the condition won't end his season.
Speaking on his radio show with WDAE 620 AM on Tuesday night, the Pro Bowl running back said pain has decreased and motion has been better since sustaining the injury Sunday in a loss to the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome. He was seen wearing a sling, though he said after the game he didn't think he had separated his shoulder.
Monday, Bucs coach Greg Schiano said Martin, 24, was out indefinitely, and it would be "a stretch" to see the Boise State product play Thursday when the Bucs host the Carolina Panthers at Raymond James Stadium.
Also Monday, FOX Sports NFL Insider Mike Garafolo reported Martin had sustained a torn labrum, possibly a season-ending setback.
"It's day-by-day. We'll take it week-by-week," Martin said on WDAE 620 AM. "Throughout this time, I've definitely got to get in the film room...