Doug Martin RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bucs RB Doug Martin will be active Sunday vs. Bears

    Tampa Bay Times "Bucs running back Doug Martin will be on the active roster and dressed for Sunday's home game against the Bears, playing for the first time since injuring his hamstring eight weeks ago, the Times has learned. Martin practiced this week and showed progress each day but was listed as..." November 12

  • Doug Martin questionable, a game-time decision this week

    Pro Football Talk "The Buccaneers don’t know yet if their running back drought is going to end this week, and they might not until 90 minutes before kickoff with the Bears this week. Via Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times, Bucs coach Dirk Koetter said that running back Doug Martin was going to be a true game-time..." November 11

  • Buccaneers’ “hope” for a return by Doug Martin may be fading

    Today's Pigskin "On the day they first began preparing for their season opener against the Falcons this past September, Peyton Barber, Mike James and Russell Hansbrough weren’t even on the Buccaneers’ active roster. On Monday, the day they began preparing for the first game of the second half of their season,..." November 09

  • Injured RBs Martin, Rodgers still absent from Bucs practice

    Tampa Bay Times "On Friday, Bucs coach Dirk Koetter said on national radio he was "hopeful" that injured RB Doug Martin "maybe has a shot" at returning for a home game against the Bears after missing six games with a hamstring injury. But if Bucs fans had hopes Martin would return this week, there was no..." November 08

  • Bucs RB Doug Martin finally eyeing return, against Bears

    Sporting News "Tampa Bay’s running back woes could finally be coming to an end. Appearing on SiriusXM NFL Radio with co-host Gil Brandt and me, Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter said Friday night there is optimism that starter Doug Martin can return to practice from a hamstring injury next week and play in Tampa..." November 05

  • Doug Martin out indefinitely after setback with hamstring injury

    Larry Brown Sports "It doesn’t look like Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin will be back in action any time soon. Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter said on Wednesday that Martin, who has been out since Week 2 with a hamstring injury, suffered a setback in his recovery and has no timetable to return, per Greg..." October 19

  • Running back Doug Martin still out for Buccaneers

    Pro Football Talk "The Buccaneers are going to face one of the best defenses in the league, and they’re going to have to do it without several key offensiv eparts. Via Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times, the Bucs are listing running back Doug Martin, wide receiver Cecil Shorts, tight end Luke Stocker and defensive..." September 30

  • Doug Martin expected to miss time with hamstring injury

    Pro Football Talk "Week Two was a nightmare for the Buccaneers offense as quarterback Jameis Winston turned the ball over five times in a 40-7 loss to the Cardinals that also saw running back Doug Martin leave early because of a hamstring injury. Martin downplayed the severity of the injury after the game, but..." September 21

  • Bucs RB Doug Martin to undergo MRI Tuesday

    ESPN "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers suffered a disastrous 40-7 loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, but to make matters worse, they lost running back Doug Martin for the game. The two-time Pro Bowler left Sunday's game early in the first quarter with a hamstring injury and did not return. Bucs coach..." September 20

  • Doug Martin doubtful to return with hamstring injury

    NFL.com "Buccaneers running back Doug Martin is headed to the locker room. The running back is doubtful to return to the game against the Cardinals after suffering a hamstring injury." September 18

  • Buccanneers RB Doug Martin to miss Jaguars game with bruised ribs

    Today's Pigskin "After a 13-yard performance in the preseason opener, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will play things safe with Doug Martin. He will sit out Saturday night against the Cleveland Browns with bruised ribs. Martin is coming off a career-reviving season over 1,400 yards rushing, ranking among the top five..." August 20