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PHILADELPHIA — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ secondary — by now ravaged by accidents and missing a few starters — was dealt one more rough blow Thursday night time, with cornerback Richard Sherman sustaining a hamstring damage early in the to start with quarter of the 28-22 earn about the Eagles and dominated out for the remainder of the sport.
“He pulled a hamstring,” Buccaneers mentor Bruce Arians claimed afterwards, adding that he was not very clear on how severe the pull was.
Mentioned Sherman on Friday on Twitter: “Disappointed. Likely to bounce back again shortly. Requested a large amount from my overall body in a limited sum of time. Will be again greater.”
The injuries transpired on the seventh enjoy of the Eagles’ initial possession, when Jalen Hurts linked with Quez Watkins for a 23-garden reception. Sherman tried using to race around to Watkins but pulled up.
He was changed by Dee Delaney.
Counting Thursday night, Bucs defensive backs have skipped a blended 11 game titles this period. Sherman’s signing was meant to give them reduction. To make matters even worse, the Bucs played from the Eagles devoid of inside of linebacker Lavonte David, their greatest linebacker in protection.
The Bucs missing setting up cornerback Sean Murphy-Bunting, who also serves as their nickelback, in Week 1 to an elbow dislocation. Then in 7 days 3, they lost No. 3 cornerback Jamel Dean (who has given that returned) to a knee injury. In 7 days 4, they shed leading cornerback Carlton Davis to a quad personal injury. Then with two drives left in opposition to the New England Patriots in Week 4, security Antoine Winfield Jr. sustained a concussion. Each Murphy-Bunting and Davis are on wounded reserve with no timetable for a return.
“That was most undoubtedly a tricky hit for us,” outdoors linebacker Shaq Barrett reported of Sherman’s damage. “It place us in a harder predicament, but we have a whole lot of men who ended up completely ready to phase up. They arrived and did their issue and held it down, but we most surely missed the existence of each guy who’s hurting, wounded and hasn’t been ready to enjoy. We overlook individuals fellas for positive.”
Arians stated he won’t think the Bucs will have to signal additional gamers in their secondary.
“We will just preserve playing with the men we’ve bought, and see what takes place,” Arians stated. “See how extensive of an harm it is. And upcoming man up.”
It was Sherman’s third sport in 12 days, right after signing with the Buccaneers on Sept. 29 following not taking part in or training in 288 days. He played all but one particular snap in his to start with video game at the Patriots, but admittedly said he was not in total football shape.
“We really want this rest and hopefully we will see who we can get again, if anybody,” Arians said. “But the kinds who have been actively playing, they absolutely have to have a timeout.”