Found October 22, 2013 on Fantasy Football Champs:
Buccaneers rookie running back Mike James will be the team's primary running back for the forseeable future.Fantasy Spin:Doug Martin may or may not be done for the season with a shoulder injury, but James will likely be the only fantasy option for a while. Brian Leonard and Bobby Rainey are not viable alternatives. James rushed the ball 14 times for 45 yards against Atlanta in a replacement role.

Bucs starting running back Mike James compares his play to Arian Foster

Mike James is a very tough running back, and was a leader in the ACC.  James is a one cut back, and will get his chance to shine this week.  Mike James was one of my favorite backs coming out of draft last season.  We here at NFL Draft Diamonds had the pleasure to sit […]

Bucs holding out hope Doug Martin’s season isn’t over

According to Jeff Darlington of the NFL Network,  Buccaneers running back Doug Martin is holding out hope that his season isn’t over after suffering a torn labrum in his shoulder.  It certainly looks like he won’t be playing this Thursday against the Panthers. Bucs still holding out hope Doug Martin (shoulder) isn’t done for year. He’s almost certain to Thursday game but...

Doug Martin Watch: Shoulder, Could Miss Multiple Weeks

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers could be without "star" running back Doug Martin for a couple weeks, after he suffered a shoulder injury on Sunday.  Mike James replaced Martin and rushed for 45 yards on 14 carries.  He also caught 3 balls out of the backfield.  James is a rookie out of the University of Miami and is a must own in all league types with Matt Forte, Chris Johnson...

Greg Schiano: We’ll win if we play Buccaneer football

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano was a guest on the NFL Network and was asked if he’s worried that he might get fired if they don’t turn things around and win some games before the season is over. “We’ll win our share, don’t worry,” Schiano said via Schiano doesn’t seem worried that his team has to play a hot Panthers team on Thursday...

Bucs’ Doug Martin says shoulder won’t end his season

With reports of Buccaneers running back Doug Martin‘s shoulder injury being of the season-ending variety circulating earlier in the week and no official word from the Bucs, Martin attempted to set the record straight on Tuesday. The Tampa Tribune reports Martin took to a local radio show at WDAE 620 AM to provide Tampa football fans with a ray of sunshine in an otherwise abject...

Visiting locker room in Atlanta cleaned for MRSA after Bucs leave

Once Tampa Bay Buccaneers players left the Georgia Dome locker room a hazmat crew went in to clean the facility to make sure no traces of MRSA were left behind. This in light of the Bucs three confirmed MRSA cases. Rookie cornerback Johnthan Banks was cleared to play in last week's game after it was confirmed he had MRSA. Guard Carl Nicks also was infected with MRSA earlier...

Reports Say Bucs' Doug Martin Could Be Lost For The Season

The Buccaneers season of bad news may have just gotten worse as multiple Twitter reports say that starting running back Doug Martin could be out for the season after suffering a torn labrum in Sunday’s 31-23 loss to the Falcons. Tampa Bay Times beat writer Rick Stroud who spoke to a source in the organization reported that the Bucs aren’t ready to place Martin on injured reserve...

Buccaneers RB Doug Martin out for season with torn labrum

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ horrendous season continued on Sunday not only with their sixth consecutive loss, but now lost their premier back for the season. Reports out of Tampa are that running back Doug Martin is believed to have a torn shoulder labrum and will be out for the rest of the season. Source tells […]

Doug Martin optimistic about his injury

When Doug Martin went down with a shoulder injury on Sunday, all of Bucnation and the fantasy world went quiet. It was reported by several on Monday that the Buccaneers’ star running back may be lost for the season but Martin has offered a different take.  Via Fox Sports Florida, Martin (while on his radio show in Tampa) said he doesn’t think his injury will force him to sit...

Bucs fans took Bill Sheridan up on his offer

After receiving heavy critiscm from the Buccaneers fan base for their use of star cornerback Darrelle Revis,  defensive coordinator Bill Sheridan challenged any fan to come in at 5:20am and show him how to fix things. Well it appears some fans did just that according to Jenna Laine of Sports Talk Florida. Some Bucs fans did decide to take Bill Sheridan up on his offer to help with...

Bucs RB Doug Martin doesn't think injury is season-ending

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 clean MRSA filled Bucs locker room

After the Tampa Bay Buccaneers played the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, a cleaning crew went into the visiting locker room to clean and disinfect it thoroughly after the Bucs left. And yes, they were in hazmat suits. Just like the movie Contagion. The following pictures tweeted are from Tampa Bay’s Fox 13 reporter Kevin O’Donnell. As soon as Bucs left their lockeroom at the Georgia...

Bucs may lose Doug Martin for season with torn labrum

Tweet The winless Tampa Bay Buccaneers may have suffered another crushing loss this season, as star running back Doug Martin may be lost for the year due to a torn labrum: Source tells @FOXSports1 Buccaneers RB Doug Martin suffered what's believed to be a torn labrum in his shoulder. Season possibly over. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo...

Bucs rule out RB Doug Martin for Thursday night's game

TAMPA, Fla. -- It's little surprise, but Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin has been ruled out for Thursday's game against the Carolina Panthers. Martin, 24, tore the labrum in his left shoulder in a loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, as reported by FOX Sports NFL Insider Mike Garafolo. Monday, Bucs coach Greg Schiano said it would be "a stretch"...

Mike James Fails To Impress in Relief

Buccaneers rookie running back Mike James had 14 carries for 45 yards Sunday against Atlanta.Fantasy Spin:James took over for Doug Martin after Martin hurt his shoulder in the third quarter. If Martin has to miss Thursday's game against the Panthers, James would likely see 20 carries.
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