Bucs-Eagles Injury Report

October 18 – PewterReport.com has the latest news on the Buccaneers' injury front. Four Tampa Bay players are in the infirmary, but both strong safety John Lynch and defensive tackle Warren Sapp returned to practice on Friday. Find out which team is in better shape heading into Sunday's Bucs-Eagles game in Philadelphia.

Buccaneers strong safety John Lynch and defensive tackle Warren Sapp returned to practice on Friday. Both players had missed two days of practice this week with knee injuries, but Tampa Bay head coach Jon Gruden said neither player missed a beat during Friday's practice.

"Warren Sapp and John Lynch returned to practice and they looked good today," said Gruden. "I think they're feeling better and we expect them to play."

Tampa Bay has four players in the infirmary, but all of them are listed as probable and are expected to play against Philadelphia on Sunday.


Probable (Player has a 75 percent chance of playing)
Questionable (Player has a 50 percent chance of playing)
Doubtful (Player has a 25 percent chance of playing)
Out (Player will not play)


DT Warren Sapp (sore knee) – Probable
S John Lynch (knee sprain) – Probable
DT Anthony McFarland (ankle sprain) –Probable
FS Dexter Jackson (toe) – Probable


DT Corey Simon (ankle) – Probable
DE Derrick Burgess (foot) – Out
T/G John Welbourn (leg) – Questionable
S Rashard Cook (knee) – Probable
C/G Scott Peters (illness) - Doubtful

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