The Tampa Bay Buccaneers versus the Washington Redskins
Washington Redskins’ running back Clinton Portis did not practice this week. Backup running backs Ladell Betts and Marcus Mason split time with the first-team. Head coach Jim Zorn said Mason will be active this week. If Portis sits out, Anthony Alridge would be the team’s fourth active back, along with Betts, Mason and Rock Cartwright.
Anthony Montgomery (DT) Knee Questionable
Montgomery did not practice Wednesday or Thursday, and was limited in practice on Friday due to patella tendonitis in his right knee.
Albert Haynesworth (DT) Hip Questionable
Haynesworth is dealing with a strained right hip flexor but will be available for the Bucs game.
Quarterback Colt Brennan underwent successful surgery to repair a torn left labrum in his hip will need at least three months of recovery time and is on the IR list. WR Roydell Williams is also on the injured reserve list but his repaired broken left pinkie wasn’t a season ending injury. Offensive lineman Randy Thomas was also placed on IR and is out for the year.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Gaines Adams (groin), WR Antonio Bryant (knee), QB Byron Leftwich (hip) and RB Derrick Ward (knee) traveled with the team, but they all will be game-time decisions.
Earnest Graham (RB) Hamstring Probable
Graham missed the game against the Giants last week and is probable for Sunday’s game against the Redskins.
Jermaine Phillips (S) Thumb Out
Phillips will miss 6-8 weeks after fracturing his thumb against the Giants last week and is out indefinitely.
Jeff Faine (C) Tricep Out
Faine will miss the next 3-5 weeks due to a tear to his triceps and is out indefinitely.
Kyle Moore (DE) Groin Out
Moore was downgraded on Thursday and is expected to miss at least 2 weeks due to a groin injury.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have placed E.J. Biggers (CB) Shoulder, Xavier Fulton (T) Knee, Josh Bidwell (P) Hip,and Angelo Crowell (LB) Hand on injured reserve and they are OUT for the season.