Tampa Bay Buccaneers Receive Horrible News Regarding Wide Receiver

Not only did the Tampa Bay Buccaneers get shut out by the New Orleans Saints this past weekend, they lost one of their best players for the season. Wide receiver Chris Godwin tore his ACL and is now out for year.

It wasn't the news the Bucs were expecting as at first there were rumblings that it was only an MCL sprain that Godwin suffered but after the game he received some more imaging and Tampa Bay head coach Bruce Arians confirmed the bad news:

Chris has an ACL, and he's done. He'll be done for the season.

Godwin, who is playing under the franchise tag hits the open market after the 2021 season and had been enjoying himself a great season. He leads all Buccaneers with 1,103 receiving yards and his production also includes five touchdowns. This coming after he led all of Tampa Bay's eligible receivers in production during their Super Bowl run last season. The 25-year-old wide out was hurt on a low hit by P.J Williams of the Saints.

It will be some musical chairs for the Buccaneers as the team is expecting Antonio Brown to return to the lineup. He's coming off an ankle sprain and a COVID suspension.  Meanwhile fellow wide out Mike Evans hurt his hamstring against the Saints and is expected to miss one-to-two weeks.

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