The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be without middle linebacker Mason Foster against the Detroit Lions. Foster suffered a concussion against the Atlanta Falcons on an accidental hit by teammate Dashon Goldson, who is suspended for Sunday's game against Detroit as well.

Greg Schiano said that the Bucs would replace Foster with a mix of players, including veteran Adam Hayward and rookie Ka'lial Glaud. With both Foster and Goldson out the Bucs will be severely limited against pass-heavy personnel groupings, as their nickel and dime packages take heavy hits in quality. Keith Tandy is expected to replace Goldson, but he isn't close to the same player while the team lacks depth at cornerback.