Breaking down the final injury reports ahead of the weekend
Bucs TE O.J. Howard (ankle) is listed as questionable for this weekend's game vs. the Bears. He put in a full practice on Friday, though, so Howard should be ready to go on Sunday. He'll share pass-catching duties with TE Cameron Brate with TE Rob Gronkowski out.
Matt Nagy's team will still have to play their best game of the 2021 season to beat Tom Brady in Tampa Bay.
The Buccaneers will be without both their Tom Brady hired guns Sunday. In addition to Rob Gronkowski‘s fourth absence this season, Antonio Brown will not play in Week 7. Bruce Arians confirmed the Bucs ruled out Brown for their Bears matchup. An ankle injury kept Brown off the practice field this week. This will be […]
Ankle injury for AB #Bucs coach Bruce Arians ruled out several starters: TE Rob Gronkowski (ribs), WR Antonio Brown (ankle), LB Lavonte David (ankle), CB Richard Sherman (hamstring). (Ian Rapoport on Twitter) FF Today's Take: We should see a little more usage for Tyler Johnson with AB out but the bulk of receiving work should go to Mike Evans and Chris Godwin. Both are in WR2 territory with WR1 upside against the Bears.