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2019 Schedule
5-7, 2nd in NFC South

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Adam Vinatieri and TY Hilton are out for the Colts. Marlon Mack will play. Jamel Dean is questionable for the Bucs.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs starting right guard Alex Cappa will not play Sunday after suffering an elbow injury against the Jaguars. Bruce Arians was hopeful that by pulling him from that game that he'd be able to play this week but that was not the case.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs kick returner and punt returner TJ Logan's season is over. He broke his thumb in Friday's practice, Bruce Arians announced. Logan was fielding a punt when the injury occurred. Justin Watson and Sean Murphy-Bunting Will now handle punt returns with Dare Ogunbowale handling kick returns.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Pro Football Hall of Famer Terrell Owens is at Bucs' practice today interviewing Mike Evans and Chris Godwin for NFL Films.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Thursday's Bucs-Colts injury reports...Marlon Mack was full-participation for the Colts, which is huge news for their offense.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Just in: Bucs linebacker Devin White has been named NFC Defensive Rookie of the Month. In Weeks 9-13, once he healed from a sprained MCL, White registered 46 tackles, three for a loss, five quarterback hits, 2.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, two passes defensed, one interception and a fumble recovery returned for a touchdown.

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When asked Wednesday, Bucs coach Bruce Arians would not commit to Jameis Winston being his starting quarterback beyond 2019. He said they'll wait until after the season to make a decision.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Here are the Bucs and Colts' injury reports. Jamel Dean was a full participant, despite leaving Sunday's game with a shoulder injury. Colts running back Marlon Mack, who underwent surgery on his hand, returned to practice today.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs kicker Matt Gay was bullied growing up because of his last name. He has nieces and nephews who are experiencing it now. Kickers also face a ton of it online. That's why he's promoting bullying awareness. Gay said, "We're all on the same journey, just trying to get through life."

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Arians noncommittal on Jameis as QB after 2019

Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians was noncommittal Wednesday when asked whether the team should retain QB Jameis Winston, saying he would "pass on that one" until the end of the season.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Alex Cappa, who left Sunday's game with a strain in his left elbow, was not practicing with teammates Wednesday but instead did agility work on an adjacent field with trainer Bobby Slater.

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Bucs cornerback Jamel Dean, who left Sunday's game against the Jaguars with a bruised shoulder, is practicing today. Dean has eight pass breakups this season, second-most on the team behind Carlton Davis and the most of any rookie in the league.

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Bucs safety Jordan Whitehead shows off his American Cancer Society cleats honoring best friend James Conner. His other shoe honors Madison and Michael Aikens, twins he met in high school who both have cerebral palsy. He calls them his "No. 1 fans."

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"I'm probably gonna run faster than I ever have with these on," said Bucs linebacker Devin White, who is honoring his late horse Daisy Mae with his cleats this week. "I miss my girl. I'm probably gonna have a really great game this week. I know it. I feel it."

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Bucs linebacker Devin White shows off his cleats for "My Cause, My Cleats," honoring his beloved horse, Daisy Mae, who passed away this summer. He hopes to educate people on animal hydration awareness. Complications arose for her because of a medication she was taking.

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Shaq Barrett's 14.5 sacks through 12 games ties him for the 7th most in a player's first 12 games in the last 10 seasons, per ESPN Stats & Info. It also ties him with Simeon Rice (2002) for the most by a Buccaneers player through 12 games.

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Bucs benched RB Jones for missing blitz pickup

Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians said running back Ronald Jones II was benched in the third quarter against the Jaguars for missing an assignment on a blitz pickup that resulted in a sack-forced fumble of Jameis Winston.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

For those wondering why Peyton Barber saw more action than Ronald Jones, Bruce Arians said, "Peyton had a hot hand. He was making the plays and he was doing the best job in the blitz pickup. Ro-Jo missed a blitz pickup and that's it — you don't get to play anymore."

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Over the last two weeks, Bucs rookie linebacker Devin White has had two sacks, an INT and a fumble returned for a touchdown. "It's my time, I guess," said White, who started the season with severe tonsillitis and a sprained MCL. "I never complained. I kept my head down and kept working."

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bucs have won three out of their last four games now. "I like where we're at," coach Bruce Arians said. "We're practicing and preparing extremely hard every week. We're coming into stadiums and expecting to win now."

Team Stats

Passing Yards284.24th
Rushing Yards96.322nd
Points For28.34th
Points Against28.8