Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin is scheduled for an MRI on his shoulder that was injured against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, according to Adam Schefter.
Schefter also notes that safety Dashon Goldson will have an MRI on his ailing knee.
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With the Buccaneers scheduled to play on Thursday night versus the Cheap Basketball Jerseys UK Carolina Panthers, it could be hard for either to get on the field in time for winless Tampa Bay. Without Martin, the Buccaneers would be seriously limited on offense with rookie quarterback Mike Glennon having the reins.
Martin was injured when he landed in the end zone, but the good news is a separated shoulder has already been Cheap Bike Jerseys ruled out. The second-year running back out of Boise State has gained 456 rushing yards on 3.6 yards per carry and caught 12 passes for 66 yards.
Last season, Martin rushed for 1,454 yards, the fifth-highest total in the league.
It was easy early to write off Andy Dalton’s success as a product of A.J. Green, but the longer Sunday’s game went on it became more clear that the quarterback was the difference maker against the Lions. Dalton maintained his composure under pressure to find seven different receivers on a day where the Bengals’ running game was unable to make an impact. If this can carry into the second half of the season it wont be possible for any of the middling AFC North teams to catch them.
Outside of getting Reggie Bush more involved it’s hard to single out something the Lions offense could have done differently on Sunday. The failing came on the back of Detroit’s vaunted defensive line, which was only able to generate one sack. There is enough talent on defense that the Lions should have gotten more pressure, which could have derailed the Bengals’ passing game before it snowballed.