Doug Martin Injury: Updates on Buccaneers Star’s Ribs and Return

August 20, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Tampa Bay Buccaneers star running back Doug Martin is dealing with bruised ribs, according to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times. It's unclear when he'll return to the field. 

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Latest on Martin's Practice Status Sunday, Aug. 21  Roy Cummings of the Sporting News reported the Buccaneers expect Martin to return to practice this week.  
Martin Out vs. Jaguars Saturday, Aug. 20 Stroud noted the Buccaneers were holding Martin out "as a precaution" and added he's expected to play in the next preseason game against the Cleveland Browns.  
Inconsistent Martin Crucial to Bucs Offense Martin, 27, has had an up-and-down career since the Bucs selected him with the 31st overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft.
He burst onto the scene in his rookie year, rushing for 1,454 yards and 11 touchdowns while also catching 49 passes for 472 yards and an additional score. But two injury-plagued seasons followed, as Martin a...

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