The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Atlanta Falcons have released their final injury reports ahead of Sunday's week two matchup of NFC South rivals. You can find both of Friday's reports and our takeaways below.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have some good news regarding the dislocated elbow suffered by starting cornerback Sean Murphy-Bunting in Week 1, but even that isn’t shedding much light on when he’ll be returning to the field.
Buccaneers pass rusher Jason Pierre-Paul is set to be in the lineup against the Falcons on Sunday. Pierre-Paul went from limited participation on Wednesday with a hand injury to out of practice altogether on Thursday.
Tampa’s monstrous nose tackle could take over Sunday’s game. In today’s NFL, many are quick to dismiss the impact of the nose tackle. You want as many stat-sheet-stuffing pass rushers as possible, so they say.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are coming off a mistake-filled, last-second victory in Week 1 over the Dallas Cowboys, and will be looking to smooth out their rough edges in Week 2 against the Atlanta Falcons.
Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians declared Ronald Jones the starting running back during his Tuesday news conference. In fact, the media was so surprised at Arians’ declaration, they asked him to confirm he meant Jones would start against the Falcons.
The Falcons selected Pitts fourth overall in the 2021 NFL Draft after a standout career with the Florida Gators. In 24 college games, the 20-year-old recorded 100 catches for 1,492 yards and 18 touchdowns.