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Tampa Bay Bucs vs New Orleans Saints: Thursday injury report

With the chance to win the NFC South on Sunday night time, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are additionally trying to keep away from being swept within the common season by the division rival New Orleans Saints for the third straight 12 months. So as to accomplish these items, there are some gamers they’re going to want on the sphere and – thus far this week – they’ve been lacking in motion on the observe subject.

Leonard Fournette, who’s high two amongst working backs within the NFL in speeding yards, touchdowns, and receiving touchdowns has missed observe the final two days with an ankle injury. On high of that, Richard Sherman and Antoine Winfield Jr. have additionally missed each practices this week with achilles and foot accidents respectfully whereas Jamel Dean has nonetheless missed time with an undisclosed sickness.

Some excellent news is that Jason Pierre-Paul has been a full participant and Jordan Whitehead (calf) has been restricted the final two days. Whitehead’s standing is unknown presently for Sunday but it surely looks as if he’d be a protracted shot to play.

For the Saints, they’ve had tackles Terron Armstead and Ryan Ramczyk out for each practices with knee accidents however acquired some excellent news that Lil’Jordan Humphrey was upgraded to restricted along with his hamstring injury.

The massive story surrounding the Saints is, in fact, the quarterback place. The final time these two groups met, the Saints misplaced Jameis Winston for the remainder of the season to a torn ACL. Now Taysom Hill – who acquired the Saints off their 5 recreation slide final week – is coping with a finger injury. He’s been a full participant in observe but it surely’s one thing to observe for the New Orleans’ sign caller.

Right here is the total injury report for the Buccaneers and Saints forward of their prime time matchup;

The Buccaneers and Saints will kickoff at Raymond James Stadium at 8:20 p.m. on NBC. Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, and Michelle Tafoya can be on the decision because the Bucs look to clinch their first division title since 2007.

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