DOUG MARTIN NEWS

Steve White’s expose on SBNation explains Bucs real problem: knowledge

See the whole that anyone of us could run through? Well read the article to find out who was at fault…and its not Martin. Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Steve White has an excellent piece on SBNation.com, you can find it RIGHT HERE! White shows with still photos and Red and Yellow circles who is at fault for key plays, describes with amazing detail the reason the play would have worked...
Via Buc Stop
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers player grades against Baltimore are brutal

It really seemed like the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had finally gotten into rhythm, and were on the brink of turning their season around. After suffering a terrible loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sept. 18, the Bucs picked up their first win of the season by beating the Pittsburgh Steelers and then last week almost defeated Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints, losing in overtime 37-31...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs Abandon Rushing Attack, Doug Martin Due To Blow Out

Buccaneers running back Doug Martin disappeared in Sunday's loss to the Ravens.Fantasy Spin:With the game out of hand early, Tampa Bay had to essentially abandon the running game. Martin finished the day with 11 carries for 45 yards, along with one catch for only three yards. He is no more than a RB3 for now.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers' Doug Martin: Breakout game is coming

Doug Martin hasn't found the right footing since his breakout rookie campaign in 2012. After missing most of last season with a shoulder injury, Martin missed two games for the Buccaneers this year with a knee injury. In the time he has been on the field he hasn't looked great. Martin hasn't had a 100-yard outing in his past seven games, and this season he has fewer...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs showing no frustration with RB Doug Martin's slow start

TAMPA, Fla. -- His answer was short. His message was pointed. There was little else for quarterbacks coach Marcus Arroyo to add, when asked if he sensed any frustration from running back Doug Martin with a difficult start to the season. Martin, who's 5-foot-9, 215 pounds but runs like a pinball shot from a chute when effective, has been far from the firecracker out of the backfield...
Via Fox Sports Florida
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
22 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.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
22 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...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
22 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...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
26 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...
Via Steelers Depot
27 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.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
29 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...
Via NESN.com
September 18, 2014  |  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...
Via FF Locker Room
September 18, 2014  |  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...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
September 18, 2014  |  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...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
September 18, 2014  |  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 ...
Via NESN.com
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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 […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
September 18, 2014  |  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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 17, 2014  |  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
September 14, 2014  |  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
September 13, 2014  |  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
September 13, 2014  |  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
September 13, 2014  |  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
September 12, 2014  |  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
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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