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Doug Martin, Michael Johnson inactive for Bucs against Rams

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay running back Doug Martin is sitting out Sunday's game against St. Louis because of a knee injury. Buccaneers defensive end Michael Johnson also is inactive for the Bucs with an ankle injury. Martin was limited in practice last week and had been listed as questionable. Rams quarterback Shaun Hill, limited in practice with a thigh injury, is active...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bucs RB Doug Martin inactive against Rams

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Tampa Bay running back Doug Martin is sitting out Sunday's game against St. Louis because of a knee injury. Buccaneers defensive end Michael Johnson also is inactive for the Bucs with an ankle injury. Martin was limited in practice last week and had been listed as questionable. Rams quarterback Shaun Hill, limited in practice with a thigh injury, is active but...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin, Michael Johnson inactive for Bucs against Rams

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay running back Doug Martin is sitting out Sunday's game against St. Louis because of a knee injury. Buccaneers defensive end Michael Johnson also is inactive for the Bucs with an ankle injury. Martin was limited in practice last week and had been listed as questionable. Rams quarterback Shaun Hill, limited in practice with a thigh injury, is active...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin inactive for Buccaneers

Running back Doug Martin is inactive for Sunday’s game against the St. Louis Rams. The knee of Martin has him inactive for Week 2 which leaves Bobby Rainey as the starter for today’s game. Mike James will be the backup for the Buccaneers. There had been some questions as whether the knee injury or a fumble had been the reason Martin did not play late in Week 1. Other inactive...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin May Be Inactive For Week 2

With the 1 O'clock games starting in a half hour, you may want to go ahead and bench Bucs RB Doug Martin. There are reports that the Bucs may keep him inactive for the game against the Rams. Martin suffered a knee injury in week 1 that forced him out of the game.If Martin does not play, Bobby Rainey would get the start and could be valuable in a PPR league.Tweets about "...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin Will Start For Bucs vs. Rams

Buccaneers running back Doug Martin (knee) is expected to play in Week 2 against the Rams according to the Tampa Bay Times.Fantasy Spin:Coach Lovie Smith was adamant all week that Martin was not bench in the Week 1 loss. The coach also reassured the media that the Buccaneers would stay committed to the running game. Martin is a RB2 this week.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Injury Update: Doug Martin likely to play

After suffering a left knee injury on Sunday, Doug Martin seems to be on track to play this Sunday. He returned to bench late in the game Sunday, but Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach Lovie Smith decided to keep Bobby Rainey in the game as he said Rainey gave them a 'boost'.There has been a little controversy to Martin not returning. According to the Tampa Bay Times, Last...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin expected to play against Rams

Doug Martin is being listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Rams but he is expected to play in the contest according to the Tampa Bay Times. Lovie Smith has adamantly denied that Martin was benched in the Buccaneers opening week loss to the Panthers. Smith again has promised to stick to the ground game and has spoken to Martin. Depending on what you have read this...
Via Tireball.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin Expected To Play In Week 2

  According to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, Buccaneers RB Doug Martin is expected to play against the Rams in Week 2, despite his knee injury and being listed as questionable on the injury report. A report from USA Today, citing unnamed sources, mentioned that Martin had been benched for the blocking mistake and was unrelated to a knee injury. Head coach Lovie Smith clearly...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin Back At Practice

Buccaneers running back Doug Martin (knee) returned to practice on Thursday.Fantasy Spin:This isn't a surprise as Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith called the injury minor. The bigger concern, however, is Martin's seemingly short lease with Smith. Plus, at less than 100 percent, Martin is a low-end RB2.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin Inactive For Wednesday Practice

Buccaneers running back Doug Martin (knee) did not practice Wednesday.Fantasy Spin:It's still early in the week, but if he doesn't get on the field tomorrow or Friday then it will be time to look elsewhere for a starter. Bobby Rainey would be the handcuff.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Josh McCown drops in Week 2 QB rankings after rough debut

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin named top-5 goat from Week 1

This time around, the performances actually mattered. It wasn’t about auditioning for a job. It wasn’t about fine-tuning and preparation. It was about posting results that would count, written in the record books and into the standings in pen. Some players and teams got off to a great start. Others, sputtered out of the gate. That has plenty of folks feeling optimistic just one...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs' Doug Martin hugs it out with ref who happened to be his old high school principal

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin doesn't even need to return to his high school for a reunion. They come to him. During the Bucs' season opener against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, Martin was pleasantly surprised to see a familiar face in referee Peter Morelli. As it turns outs, Morelli is the principal of St. Mary's High School in Stockton, Calif. -...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Injury Update: Logan Mankins, Doug Martin

The Buccaneers offense on Sunday was over-matched by the Panthers defense, and the injuries to newly acquired guard Logan Mankins and start running back Doug Martin were a great cause for concern.According to Mike Florio from Pro Football Talk, the Buccaneers may have dogged a bullet with Mankins:Per a league source it appears Mankins suffered a mild hyper-extension and bad bruise...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin Injured In Season Opener

Buccaneers running back Doug Martin suffered a left leg injury in Sunday's season opener.Fantasy Spin:Martin had rushed for nine yards on nine carries. We await further news, but if needed, Bobby Rainey would be the handcuff.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin’s high school principle is an NFL official now (Video)

How cool is this? var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Doug Martin’s high school principle is an NFL official now (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin unsure of severity of leg injury

Buccaneers running back Doug Martin told reporters that he’s unsure how serous the leg injury is that he suffered during Sunday’s loss to the Panthers. Back up from locker room. Bucs RB Doug Martin had lower left leg wrapped, said someone rolled on his leg. Said wait and see on severity … — Greg Auman (@gregauman) September 8, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin’s HS Principal Referees Buccaneers-Panthers Game (Video)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin doesn’t even need to return to his high school for a reunion. They come to him. During the Bucs’ season opener against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, Martin was pleasantly surprised to see a familiar face in referee Peter Morelli. As it turns outs, Morelli is the principal of St. Mary’s High School in Stockton, Calif., — the...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin’s HS Prinicpal is Ref of Bucs-Panthers Game (Video)

Well this is a pretty cool little side story to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers-Carolina Panthers game. Bucs running back Doug Martin received a nice little surprise when he realized the dude that would be reffing his game (Peter Morelli) is actually the principal of St. Mary’s High School in California, which just happens to be the school the third-year back attended. Check out the cool...
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Doug Martin, Logan Mankins, Jonathan Banks All Leave with Injuries

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers haven’t even played a full game of football this season yet, but the injuries are already starting to rack up. Newly acquired guard Logan Mankins left the game in the first quarter with a knee injury, and now two more Bucs are headed to the locker room as well. Running back Doug Martin was on the sidelines getting his knee checked out by team doctors before...
Via Standing O Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Buccaneers, Giants, Jaguars, & Saints

  Buccaneers The Buccaneers new coaching staff reportedly camp into training camp with the belief that RB Doug Martin couldn’t be a three-down back, but after seeing him work, they have now changed their minds. (Pat Yasinskas) Giants Rookie WR Odell Beckham was on the side working with trainers during Monday’s practice and is unlikely to play in Week 1. (Dan Graziano) Giants...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
14 days ago  |  Discuss

5 RBs With Bad Week 1 Matchups

Week 1 can be hard on fantasy football owners.  Lots of expectations based on draft positions and nothing but unknowns on both sides of the football.  These are 5 of the best running backs in the NFL that have a tough matchup to kickoff the NFL season.  Last season, LeSean McCoy and Shane Vereen were the only RBs to rush for 100 yards on opening night.  Vereen failed to score...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Fantasy Football Injury Risks That Aren’t as Risky as You Think

Every year, we dedicate hours on end trying to devise the best fantasy football lineup we possibly can for money, bragging rights, or both. We read thousands of articles about fantasy sleepers, boom-or-bust guys, and comeback candidates. However, the one area that still lacks full clarity are the guys coming back from injury. Regardless of our backgrounds, we’re not privy to players’...
Via FF Locker Room
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin Looks Ready To Take On Full Workload

Buccaneers running back Doug Martin had 12 carries for 38 yards with a touchdown and two catches for 27 yards in Saturday's preseason game.Fantasy Spin:Head coach Lovie Smith said this week that Martin was going to be his "bell cow" and he was on Saturday. Martin touched the ball 14 times before half and Bobby Rainey was mostly used only on third downs. Through three...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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