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Although many of you were looking for a splashy move (we warned you not to), the Bucs stayed within their building and promoted practice squad running back Mossis Madu to the active roster today.
That rounds out the running back lineup, with LeGarrette Blount expected to return for the Saints game after the bye.
Here's how you should expect things to break down moving forward. Blount will obviously be the starter, getting the majority of the carries. Look for Kregg Lumpkin to become the third-down back, responsible for playing in obvious passing situations. Blount could assume some of these reps, too, with Earnest Graham out for the season. And expect Madu to have a very limited role, playing mostly on special teams and providing depth at tailback.
That's pretty much all there is to it. The Bucs don't want to make changes involving players unfamiliar with their scheme if they can avoid, so they're not going to. The fact that they didn't even conduct workouts with...
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As the Bucs daylong flight returned to Tampa Bay from London this afternoon, running back Earnest Graham was coming to grips with the likelihood his season is over. Graham, the veteran backup who became the starter in LeGarrette Blount’s absence during the past two games, suffered a torn Achilles’ tendon in the loss to the Bears and almost certainly will be placed on injured...
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...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Earnest Graham will miss the remainder of the season with a torn Achilles tendon, according to a report in the Times.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will use their bye week to address their running back situation.
The Buccaneers fell to 4-3 with Sunday's 24-18 loss to Chicago in London in which running back Earnest Graham suffered a torn Achilles tendon and is out for the season.
Graham was starting in place of LeGarrette Blount, who is sidelined with a sprained knee and may not be back in time...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today they have placed RB Earnest Graham on injured reserve, ending the veteran's season.
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We know what Earnest Graham has done for the Buccaneers, Joe Henderson writes, and we know how hard replacing that could be.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay running back Earnest Graham will miss the remainder of the season because of a torn right Achilles' tendon.
If you’re a running back and you play in the NFL, chances are you gut hurt on Sunday. Tim Hightower and Earnest Graham suffered season-ending injuries, while Willis McGahee and Beanie Wells sustained injuries that could keep them out a few weeks. Additionally, Marshawn Lynch, Mark Ingram, and Darren McFadden also got nicked. We’ll explore [...]
Tampa Bay running back Earnest Graham will miss the remainder of the season because of a torn right Achilles' tendon.
INJURY UPDATES: LeGarrette Blount, Sammie Stroughter, Gerald McCoy and Mason Foster all practiced for the Bucs today, although Blount was only out there for a little while. Jeff Faine, Tanard Jackson and Jeremy Zuttah sat out. Jackson could spend all week in Bangkok for all I care as long as he shows up on Sunday. When you miss 56 weeks and then have two picks in two weeks, you...