Doug Martin has setback, will miss at least one more game

Buccaneers running back Doug Martin had a setback in his recovery from his hamstring injury, Bucs coach Dirk Koetter said Wednesday. That means Martin is out for at least this week’s game vs. the 49ers. He hasn’t played since Sept. 18, when he left after seven carries in a loss at Arizona. The Bucs had…
Via Pro Football Talk
4 days ago

Doug Martin out indefinitely after hamstring injury setback

It doesn’t look like Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin will be back in action anytime soon. Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter said on Wednesday that Martin, who has been out since Week 2 with a hamstring injury, suffered a setback in his recovery and has no timetable to return, per Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times. Dirk Koetter says Doug Martin had a setback last weekend...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs RBs Doug Martin, Charles Sims ruled out vs. Panthers

The pass-happy Tampa Bay Buccaneers offense might very well find a way to rely even more on Jameis Winston Monday night against the Carolina Panthers. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, both Doug Martin and Charles Sims will miss Monday’s NFC South matchup between two struggling teams. Bucs RBs Doug Martin and Charles Sims both out tonight vs Carolina. — Adam Schefter...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin has ‘slight tweak’ of hamstring

With a lopsided 40-7 loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers took a shot to the ego and a shot to their starting running back. Two-time Pro Bowler Doug Martin was forced to exit the Week 2 contest early with a hamstring injury. After the game, Martin told Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune that he was dealing with a “slight tweak” to the hammy. #Bucs...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Doug Martin likely to leave Buccaneers in free agency

By Michael Dixon Fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers who want to see running back Doug Martin return to the franchise in 2016 were dealt a bit of bad news by Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune. Rough Waters ahead? RB Doug Martin more likely to sign with a team other than #Bucs on first day of free agency, per a league source. — Roy Cummings (@RCummingsTBO) February 25, 2016...
Via Sportsnaut
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Doug Martin wants to sign extension with Bucs

Doug Martin needs a new contract, and the running back hopes the deal comes from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. While appearing on PFT Live, Martin said he wants to stay with the organization that drafted him in 2012, even if that means playing the 2016 season under the franchise tag. “I love Tampa and Tampa loves me. I’ve got a house out there so I do wish I’ll go back to...
Via Sportsnaut
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Doug Martin has a new nickname, no longer wants to be called ‘Muscle Hamster’

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin never liked being called “Muscle Hamster.” Even when everything was clicking for him during his stellar rookie season, in which Martin rushed for 1,454 yards (11 touchdowns), he called it “the worst nickname ever.” On paper, though, the nickname made sense. Standing at just five-foot-nine, but weighing 223 pounds, Martin may...
Via The Sports Daily
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Doug Martin asks NFL to stop calling him ‘Muscle Hamster’

By Darryn Albert Much like Adam Jones and “Pacman,” Harold Miner and “Baby Jordan,” or Jim Everett and “Chris,” Buccaneers running back Doug Martin loathes the nickname “Muscle Hamster.” The 26-year-old has made his disdain for the epithet well-known in the last couple of years, so he obviously wasn’t happy when the NFL recently tried to resurrect the hated...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Doug Martin wants NFL to stop calling him 'Muscle Hamster'

By Darren Hartwell The holiday season is a few months away, and Doug Martin won’t be asking for any fancy new toys. He just wants everyone to stop calling him by that dumb nickname. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back earned the nickname “Muscle Hamster” back in college thanks to a few Boise State teammates impressed by his small stature and incredible strength. Yet...
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Doug Martin ready to break out in 2015 for the Buccaneers

By Evan Massey The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are hoping to take a big step forward in their rebuilding process during the upcoming 2015 season, and Doug Martin is a huge part of their upcoming season. Martin showed legitimate superstar potential during his rookie season, but has fallen off in a big way since then. Injuries have been a big part of his lack of success, but he has been...
Via This Given Sunday
August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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