Mike Evans Out 2-3 Weeks

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers got their first win thanks to a dramatic last second touchdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers. However they received some bad news. The Bucs will be without their rookie WR Mike Evans for 2-3 weeks due to a groin injury. Tampa has a bye in week 7 so Evans will likely return in week 8. Vincent Jackson who has been a huge disappointment should see his targets...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin Finds The Endzone vs. Steelers

Buccaneers running back Doug Martin scores touchdown in return to action.Fantasy Spin:He had 14 carries for only 40 yards and two catches for 16 yards, but did find the end zone. Martin is a RB2 moving forward.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy News: Doug Martin gives fantasy owners some hope

Doug Martin gives his fantasy owners a little something to cheer about in week four when the Buccaneers took on the Steelers.<div style="background-color: white; color: #a7a7a7; display: inline-block; font-family: "Helvetica Neue",Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 11px; max-width: 594px; width: 100%;">#180662287 / gettyimages.comTampa Bay Buccaneers running back...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin Says He's 100%

Buccaneers running back Doug Martin (knee) calls himself 100 percent according to Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune.Fantasy Spin:To say Martin has struggled this season is a huge understatement, but it sounds like he is at least motivated to prove his doubters wrong. It looks like Mike Glennon will get the start at quarterback, which means Martin should be heavily involved. He also...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Fantasy Owners Trust Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Bobby Rainey in Their Line Up?

A couple weeks ago Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Bobby Rainey appeared to be the free agent pick up of the season. After taking over for an injured/ineffective Doug Martin he ran for 144 yards and caught three passes for an additional 30 against the Rams. Yeah, fantasy owners would have loved it if he could have scored a touchdown or two, but no one is going to turn away that...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Injury Report: RB Doug Martin Practices Fully Wednesday, DT Gerald McCoy Limited

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers hope to get a few injured players back this week for their Sunday road game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and their Wednesday injury report reveals that will indeed likely happen. Practicing fully Wednesday were running back Doug Martin (knee), wide receiver Vincent Jackson (wrist) and defensive end William Gholston (shoulder). Martin […] Buccaneers...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin Back At Bucs Practice

Buccaneers running back Doug Martin (knee) practiced on Monday according to the Tampa Bay Times.Fantasy Spin:Martin "looked like he was practicing without limitations." This is good news for the Buccaneers as backup running back Bobby Rainey has lost three fumbles through three games. Tampa Bay faces Pittsburgh in Week 4.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Thursday Night Football’ Injuries: Doug Martin, Roddy White Inactive

The third installment of NFL “Thursday Night Football” will be without some considerable star power on both sides. Ahead of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ matchup with the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome, the Bucs have deactivated running back Doug Martin, while the Falcons have deactivated wide receiver Roddy White. Martin practiced this week after sitting out Week 2 with a...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Thursday Night Football Injury Report: Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Atlanta Falcons

Tampa Bay Buccaneers:  Doug Martin, knee, Q: Martin is expected to miss tonight’s game against the Falcons with a knee sprain, which would continue his already disappointing start to the season. Martin was not able to get back on the practice field this week, and all reports the last few hours state Martin is a longshot to suit up tonight. With these knee sprains, if the player...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin’s status for Thursday Night Football still up in the air

In just a few short hours, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will face the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday Night Football. One of the big questions facing the team is the status of running back Doug Martin, who sat out Sunday’s loss to the St. Louis Rams with a knee injury. As of right now the Buccaneers still haven’t decided whether or not Martin will play tonight vs. Atlanta, but his status...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers’ Doug Martin Out; See Why Bobby Rainey Will a Stud

Buccaneers’ Doug Martin Out; See Why Bobby Rainey Will a Stud If Doug Martin is out tonight, Bobby Rainey is a great start. — Michael Fabiano (@Michael_Fabiano) September 18, 2014 The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will start running back Bobby Rainey in Thursday Night Football because Doug Martin has been ruled … The post Buccaneers’ Doug Martin Out; See Why Bobby Rainey Will a Stud...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin, Gerald McCoy Not Expected To Play For Bucs Vs. Falcons

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers might hurting on both sides of the ball when they travel to the Georgia Dome on Thursday night. Running back Doug Martin and defensive tackle Gerald McCoy both are not expected to play against the Atlanta Falcons, according to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. Martin missed last week with a knee injury — and gained just nine yards on nine carries in Week 1 ...
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Doug Martin May Not Play Week 3

Doug Martin will test his knee during pregame tonight, but it is highly likely that his injury keeps him on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers sideline.  Bobby Rainey will be the man again for Tampa, and ran for 163 yards on 30 attempts in Week 11 last season against the Atlanta Falcons, scoring 3 TDs including 1 through the air.Thursday Night Football Breakdown#455463996 / gettyimages...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Favored Over Buccaneers On ‘Thursday Night Football’

The Atlanta Falcons host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on ‘Thursday Night Football,’ kicking off at 8:30pm ET. The Falcons are currently 6.5-point favorites. The line opened at Falcons -4.5, and has climbed to as high as -7, according to sportsbooks monitored by Tampa Bay is 0-5 against the spread in their last five games, and 2-6 ATS in their last eight road games...
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Bobby Rainey will start over Doug Martin vs. Falcons

One of the biggest revelations of the 2014 NFL Season has been the play of Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Bobby Rainey. In turn, one of the biggest disappointments has been Doug Martin, who was expected to be Tampa’s No. 1 RB, but has to take that job. Filling in for the injured Martin, the […]
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football: Week 3 Sits, Starts For Falcons-Buccaneers Matchup

We get it, half your fantasy team got hurt in Week 2. It’s time to turn the page. Week 3 is upon us in earnest, which means you need to stop complaining and start figuring out what the heck to do with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ backfield. That’s just one of many burning fantasy questions as the Bucs travel to the Georgia Dome to take on the Atlanta Falcons in Thursday night’s...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

As Martin has struggled, Rainey has come up big for Bucs

Are the Buccaneers putting their bell cow out to pasture? Only two years removed from a spectacular rookie season, running back Doug Martin is seeking to reclaim his space in a crowded backfield. A new regime is eager to see the burst and elusiveness that helped Martin gain 1,926 yards from scrimmage in 2012, ranking third in the league. Martin was largely ineffective last season...
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14 days 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 "...
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17 days 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.
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18 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...
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18 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...
18 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...
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18 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.
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20 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
21 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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22 days ago  |  Discuss
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