Tampa Bay Buccaneers place CB Richard Sherman on injured reserve

TAMPA, Fla. – Three days after struggling a calf harm throughout warmups at Washington, Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Richard Sherman has been positioned on Injured Reserve, the workforce introduced Wednesday.

Sherman signed with the Bucs in Week 4 and noticed motion in three video games earlier than struggling a hamstring harm in Week 6 on the Philadelphia Eagles. He was set to return in Week 9 on the New Orleans Saints however did not play, however final week, coach Bruce Arians stated he was “good to go.”

Arians did not assume Sherman tried to do an excessive amount of too quickly.

“No, he was effective. He was effective Thursday and Friday. I believed he was going to have a heck of a ball recreation. He simply strained his calf earlier than the ball recreation,” Arians stated.

Sherman's harm is the newest of a number of blows to the Bucs' secondary. The workforce has been with out cornerback Sean Murphy-Bunting, who suffered a dislocated elbow in Week 1. They've additionally been with out their different starter, Carlton Davis, who suffered a quadriceps harm in Week 4 and has been on Injured Reserve.

On prime of that – cornerback Dee Delaney suffered a concussion at Washington, and cornerback Rashard Robinson was positioned on Injured Reserve final week with a hamstring harm. Security Jordan White additionally missed Week 1 with a hamstring harm, Antoine Winfield Jr. missed Weeks 5 and 6 with a concussion, and cornerback Jamel Dean missed Week 4 with a knee harm.

It's attainable Murphy-Bunting returns this week, as he's presently within the 21-day window to return from Injured Reserve and the teaching employees has been happy along with his progress.

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