Writhing on the ground in pain, Kenny Clark thought his season was over. The Green Bay Packers' defensive lineman was carted to the locker room. As bad as it looked, Clark felt fortunate to just suffer a high ankle sprain.
A week of missing practice with a groin injury allowed Clay Matthews to get an up-close view of injured quarterback Aaron Rodgers' rehab work after collarbone surgery. Matthews might be back this week for the Green Bay Packers. If the linebacker had any say, Rodgers might follow him back to the field in a few weeks, too.
After missing three weeks with a shoulder injury, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston returned to practice on Wednesday and will start on against the Green Bay Packers this weekend. Winston's return to training came after he underwent an MRI scan on Monday that showed he was ready to throw again.
After missing two games due to a sprained MCL, running back Aaron Jones was back on the practice field for the Green Bay Packers on Wednesday. Jones still hasn’t been cleared to play this weekend against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, though getting back on the practice field is a key first step. The bigger question may be what will the Packers do at running back once Jones is ready to go?
After reaching the NFC Championship Game last year, there were the usual high expectations surrounding the Green Bay Packers. After finishing 9-7 last season to post their first winning record since 2010, expectations were higher than normal for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Packers were 4-1 before Aaron Rodgers went down with a broken collarbone.
Yes, Darrelle Revis will be suiting up for the Kansas City Chiefs at MetLife Stadium on Sunday when they visit the New York Jets, a team with which he played for eight seasons. The seven-time Pro Bowl cornerback's first game after he initially left, in 2013, was against the Jets as a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The more pressing issue for the Chiefs is trying to fix their stunning and prolonged downturn toward mediocrity.
The Buccaneers waived tight end Luke Stocker and defensive end Darryl Tapp on Tuesday. Tampa Bay announced no corresponding moves, opening two roster spots.
The Bucs drafted Stocker in the fourth round in 2011. Only Demar Dotson and Gerald McCoy have