Tuesday is a day off for Tampa Bay Buccaneers players, but rest assured head coach Greg Schiano and general manager Mark Dominik will be working overtime to address the teams latest injury issue.
On an afternoon the Buc defense delivered its best performance of the season Sunday, the unit would ultimately endure its biggest big blow of the year: the loss of defensive end and 2011 first-round pick Adrian Clayborn for the season with a right knee injury.
Head coach Greg Schiano confirmed the news on Monday, a day after his defense kept the clamps on Dallas quarterback Tony Romo in a 16-10 loss to the Cowboys.
Adrian is going to have surgery. Hes done for the season, Schiano said. Its probably going to be a couple of weeks before it happens. Its certainly an unfortunate for him and for the team. I dont know exactly what it is. Its one of those three-letter deals.
Clayborn was hurt during the fourth quarter, but the extent of his injury wasnt known until Monday in Tampa: at least o...