Tampa Bay Rule Out Several Players For Thursday Night Football

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers fell to the division rival Carolina Panthers in Week 7, putting them under .500 with a 3-4 record, and if they want to make a run in presumably their last season with Tom Brady at Quarterback, they'll need to turn it around in a hurry. They get that chance tomorrow night against the 4-3 Baltimore Ravens, but like in previous weeks, the injury report is certainly not going to be in their favour, as they have already ruled out several key players for the clash.

Three key players in the secondary in Carlton Davis, Sean Murphy-Bunting and Antoine Winfield Jr. have all been ruled out, and after letting P.J. Walker torch them at times on Sunday, that's not a good sign. They fared no better offensively either, and the team has officially ruled out Cameron Brate, Russell Gage and guard Luke Goedeke, and if the team has hopes of another Super Bowl, the GOAT will have to prove that he can make do without key pieces.

The Ravens are as tough as anyone the Buccaneers will see throughout the rest of the season, and after a win over their division rival in Week 7, they'll look to keep pace with the Bengals in the AFC North, so this matchup will be two teams in different places, but both looking to keep fighting in tight divisional races.

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