If you’re interested in digging this news up you’ve probably already heard by now, but in case you haven’t, you’ve come to the right place. The Tampa Bay Bucs are in Atlanta to face their NFC South rivals on Thursday night, and both teams will be without key offensive contributors. The Bucs have announced that RB Doug Martin is inactive, while the Falcons say WR Roddy White is out, as well.
As a result, Tampa will look to Bobby Rainey, who started in Martin’s place last week and rushed for 144 yards on 22 carries along with a touchdown. With the Falcons defense as dreadful as it is, you can look to Rainey to be productive once again in this game.
As for White, he’s reportedly struggling with a hamstring and will sit this one out. Obviously Julio Jones is still as strong a play as ever, but this also makes the likes of Harry Douglas and Devin Hester semi useful.
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