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Buccaneers RB Doug Martin active against Bears

CHICAGO (AP) -- Running back Doug Martin is active for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after missing three games with an ankle injury. Cornerback Alterraun Verner also is expected to play in Sunday's game at Chicago. Verner missed the previous two games with a hamstring injury. Tampa Bay's inactive list includes linebacker Lavonte David (hamstring), defensive lineman Da'Quan Bowers and...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

RB Doug Martin active for Buccaneers

CHICAGO (AP) Running back Doug Martin is active for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after missing three games with an ankle injury. Cornerback Alterraun Verner also is expected to play in Sunday's game at Chicago. Verner missed the previous two games with a hamstring injury. Tampa Bay's inactive list includes linebacker Lavonte David (hamstring), defensive lineman Da'Quan Bowers and running...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers RB Doug Martin active against Bears

CHICAGO (AP) -- Running back Doug Martin is active for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after missing three games with an ankle injury. Cornerback Alterraun Verner also is expected to play in Sunday's game at Chicago. Verner missed the previous two games with a hamstring injury. Tampa Bay's inactive list includes linebacker Lavonte David (hamstring), defensive lineman Da'Quan Bowers and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Injury Report: Doug Martin, Charles Sims, Lavonte David

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back situation doesn't look any clearer, with both Doug Martin and Charles Sims questionable for today's game in Chicago against the Bears.  Linebacker Lavonte David is also questionable. #456866248 / gettyimages.com Tampa Bay's injury report lists Martin and Sims as questionable this week, though its possible both play through their injuries. Â...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Buccaneers, Lions, & Raiders

49ers Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that DT Glenn Dorsey is still a few weeks away from being ready to play, despite the fact that the 49ers activated him from injured reserve this week. Buccaneers RB Doug Martin took most of the first-team reps in practice this week. (Matt Baker) CB Alterraun Verner (questionable, hamstring) said he’s “optimistic” that he’ll...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin in line to regain Buccaneers starting RB role

Doug Martin received the bulk of the first-team reps at running back this week and is in line to regain the starting job at running back for the Buccaneers. Martin is listed as questionable with an ankle injury but is expected to start ahead of Bobby Rainey and Charles Sims. While the Buccaneers continue to rotate names on their depth chart they have found no success in the run...
Via Tireball.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Could the Bucs end up with Ben Tate?

The Buccaneers appear to be content with a crowded backfield. With Doug Martin sidelined since their game against the Minnesota Vikings and the debut of rookie Charles Sims, Tampa Bay looked to be fine at the position with Mike James and Bobby Rainey splitting time with Sims. But the latest report has them looking at more names for the position.  Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole...
Via The Bay Cave
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs To Field Trade Offers For Vincent Jackson, Doug Martin & Dashon Goldson

Jason La Canfora is the latest to report that the Buccaneers are expected to field trade offers for some of their notable players during the offseason. According to La Canfora, WR Vincent Jackson, RB Doug Martin and S Dashon Goldson are likely to be on the trade block once the season has concluded. Jackson was the most popular name mentioned in trade rumors leading up to the deadline...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers RB Doug Martin sidelined for third straight game

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- Barry Cofield and Leonard Hankerson are suiting up again for the Washington Redskins. Cofield and Hankerson are active for the first time this season Sunday as the Redskins host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Nose tackle Cofield was activated from short-term injured reserve last week after recovering from ankle and groin injuries. Receiver Hankerson came off the...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers RB Doug Martin sidelined for third straight game

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- Barry Cofield and Leonard Hankerson are suiting up again for the Washington Redskins. Cofield and Hankerson are active for the first time this season Sunday as the Redskins host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Nose tackle Cofield was activated from short-term injured reserve last week after recovering from ankle and groin injuries. Receiver Hankerson came off the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin Not Expected To Play In Week 11

Buccaneers running back Doug Martin (ankle) is not expected to play Sunday.Fantasy Spin:It leaves Bobby Rainey and rookie Charlie Sims to share the workload. Rainey should get most of the carries and Sims the receptions.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Injury Report: Logan Paulsen questionable, Bucs’ Martin out

The final injury report heading into Sunday’s matchup of the Washington Redskins vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers was released. Final injury reports and game status for #TBvsWAS. #HTTR pic.twitter.com/DFKn3QfkAU — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) November 14, 2014 The biggest name is Buccaneers running back Doug Martin, who will miss his third straight game with an ankle injury. Rick...
Via KCM Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin’s Days In Tampa Bay Likely Numbered?

According to Ira Kaufman of the Tampa Bay Tribune, it appears as though RB Doug Martin‘s days with the Buccaneers are numbered. Kaufman mentioned this after Martin did not practice on Wednesday, and even though he participated in Thursday’s session, it’s becoming clear the new Bucs regime isn’t all that high on him moving forward. Martin was among the most popular names reportedly...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers could deal both Doug Martin and Vincent Jackson next off-season

Tampa Bay Buccaneers opted to keep running back Doug Martin and receiver Vincent Jackson but do not be surprised if their statuses are revisited after this season according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com. Multiple people around the league said Tampa Bay still will be open to listening to trade offers for Martin after this season, […] The post Buccaneers could deal both Doug Martin...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers will seek offers for Vincent Jackson and Doug Martin after season

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will try to unload running back Doug Martin after the season and wide receiver Vincent Jackson could also be moved according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. It is no secret that the Buccaneers were listening to trade offers for Martin and Jackson at the deadline but never player was moved. Jackson’s deal is quite reasonable as he is set to make just over $9...
Via Tireball.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers: Charles Sims and Vincent Jackson active, Doug Martin not

Doug Martin will not play in Sunday’s game against the Falcons. After not practicing all week, the Buccaneers will have Martin inactive due to his ankle injury. That means that Bobby Rainey will again get the start with Charles Sims also seeing carries in what will be his NFL debut. Vincent Jackson (knee) will also play for the Buccaneers. The Buccaneers have Josh McCown back...
Via Tireball.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs Could Field Trade Offers For Doug Martin & Vincent Jackson During Offseason

ESPN’s Adam Schefter expects the Buccaneers to once again be heavily involved in trade talks during the offseason. Schefter reports that although the Buccaneers did not trade RB Doug Martin before last week’s deadline, “multiple people around the league” believe Tampa Bay is still open to listening to trade offers for him after this season. Vincent Jackson was the most...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin is the odd-man out in a two-back rotation in Tampa Bay

Doug Martin has been injured and ineffective this season. That has him as the third horse in a two-back rotation for the Buccaneers as Week 10 arrives. Bobby Rainey is the lead back and Charles Sims is fresh off of injured reserve. Picking up just 3.36 yards-per-carry following a monster rookie campaign, Martin has hampered the Buccaneers offense. Martin was clearly on the trade...
Via Tireball.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Parting Ways: 3 reasons to drop Doug Martin

By now, you undoubtedly know that Doug Martin has been a massive disappointment to those unfortunate enough to have drafted him. If you disagree, please let me know so I can secure you a spot in every fantasy league I play in moving forward. At the season’s outset, we talked about whether or not the Muscle Hamster could shoulder the load in Tampa. Now it seems his days in the...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Martin’s fall isn’t a Mystery, he was never Elite

There is a question around Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans for a few years now…What has happened to Doug Martin. Where is the Doug Martin who was one of the best running backs in the NFL just two years ago, and exploded onto the scene and ran for 100 yards every other game. Simple, that never happened. Doug Martin was never Elite to begin with. Doug Martin had 4 good games, great games...
Via Buc Stop
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs RB Martin In Walking Boot

Buccaneers running back Doug Martin was in a walking boot on Wednesday due to an ankle injury he suffered in Week 8 against the Vikings.Fantasy Spin:He did not practice on Wednesday, and his status for Week 9 is unclear. Bobby Rainey and Charles Sims will have a chance to start if Martin can't go. Check back on Thursday for another Martin update.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Fake report of Buccaneers trading Doug Martin to Dolphins fools everyone

The NFL trade deadline just expired a few minutes ago and it was one of the most boring and uneventful news days in recent memory. Only two relatively meaningless trades went down at the wire, both engineered by the hopeless Tampa Bay Buccaneers: safety Mark Barron went to the Rams and linebacker Jonathan Casillas went to the Patriots: NFL: Buccaneers trade S Mark Barron to Rams...
Via cover32
25 days ago  |  Discuss

False report of Doug Martin trade to Miami Dolphins fools tons of Twitter fans

The NFL trade deadline just expired a few minutes ago and it was one of the most boring and uneventful news days in recent memory. Only two meaningless trades went down at the wire, both engineered by the hopeless Tampa Bay Buccaneers. No big names were moved, no championship contenders splurged to push themselves over the top. Nobody got fleeced. Pretty boring in other words. So...
Via cover32 - Dolphins
25 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Trade Deadline Live: Vincent Jackson, Doug Martin Mentioned In Rumors

8:45 a.m.: The NFL trade deadline is upon us, which means we could be in for an exciting day. Then again, it also means nothing can happen. Deadline day in the NFL is unlike any of the other major sports. Whereas there’s plenty of movement across the other leagues, the NFL deadline is often a day with few deals being done and even fewer blockbusters. However, there are exceptions...
Via NESN.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Injury Update: Doug Martin exits with ankle injury

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin is in the midst of a second straight disappointing season, with just 166 yards and one touchdown on 58 carries in five games played. That didn't stop trade speculation from surfacing on Sunday morning, but that talk will likely be curbed now with Martin leaving Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings with an ankle injury....
Via NFL Injury Report
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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