Posts Tagged ‘Jeff Faine’

Injury roundup: Packers battered in Week 5

A look at some of the notable injuries around the NFL in Week 5.

Jeff Faine, Sean Jones out for Bucs

The Buccaneers lost starters C Jeff Faine and SS Sean Jones to injuries during the first half against the Bengals.

Stovall out for Bucs, but Faine is active

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be without wide receiver Maurice Stovall when they play host to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. Stovall, who had not appeared on the injury report, was declared inactive. The Bucs did have starting center Jeff Faine, who had been listed as questionable with a calf injury, active. Steelers No third quarterback QB Dennis Dixon CB Keenan Lewis RB Jonathan Dwyer DB Crezdon Butler T Tony Hills T Trai Essex WR Emmanuel Sanders LB Thaddeus Gibson Buccaneers QB Rudy Carpenter (designated third quarterback) CB Myron Lewis RB Kareem Huggins LB Niko Koutovides C Ted Larsen DL Michael Bennett WR Maurice Stovall

Saints expect Ellis, Sharper to play vs. Bucs

The Saints and Buccaneers should have some starters back for their NFC South showdown on Sunday.

Bucs release OL Johnson after his DUI arrest

The Buccaneers released OL Marcus Johnson on Tuesday morning following his arrest on DUI charges, NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora reports via league sources.

Redskins’ Portis active vs. Bucs

NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora reports that Redskins RB Clinton Portis will be active vs. the Buccaneers today. Portis was listed as questionable with a calf injury.

Bucs’ Phillips has broken thumb

Buccaneers coach Raheem Morris said Monday that Jermaine Phillips suffered a broken thumb in Sunday’s 33-20 loss to the Bills.

Well-traveled Faine faces former team again

Tampa Bay’s top free-agent acquisition, free-agent center Jeff Faine, faces his former Saints team Sunday. This has become something of a pattern for the well-traveled Faine.

Back in 2006, when he left Cleveland for New Orleans, his first game as a Saint was against his former team the Browns. Now that he’s with Tampa, his first game as a Buc will be against his former team, the Saints.

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