Pro Football Talk "Doug Martin got the ball 495 times in his first 21 NFL games. And in his 22nd game, Martin suffered a season-ending shoulder injury. Now the new Bucs coaching staff is saying that in order to preserve Martin’s health, he’ll get a smaller workload than the old coaching staff gave him. Offensive..." June 11
Bucs Nation "When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafted Charles Sims in the third round of the 2014 NFL draft, people seemed confused. What do the Bucs need another running back for? They already have four of them! And why did they not address the guard position at that point? Does this mean they don't like Doug..." May 13
ESPN.com "Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin tweeted Monday that he has been cleared to return from the shoulder injury that derailed his 2013 season. Martin had told the Tampa Bay Times that he expected to be cleared to return to full activity this week. He sustained the season-ending..." March 31
Smith says their offense is a running attack that can pass the football. Doug Martin will be the bell cow but they will have backup help.
#Bucs coach Greg Schiano said RB Doug Martin's shoulder gained strength but not to the point where he could play.
SB Nation "The second-year running back suffered a torn labrum in Week 7 and will finally go to injured reserve, ending his 2013 season. The 2013 season is over for Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin, as the team placed the second-year back on injured reserve on Friday, three weeks after he..." November 08
NFL.com "Running back Doug Martin's injured shoulder is improving by the day, but his status for the remainder of the 2013 season is not gaining clarity as quickly. The Buccaneers remain hopeful that their leading rusher can return to the backfield this season but have not yet reached the point where they..." November 07
Pro Football Talk "Buccaneers running back Doug Martin said yesterday he was holding out hope for a return from his shoulder injury. But the Bucs also know the clock’s ticking, and won’t wait much longer. According to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, the Bucs will make a decision on Martin’s future prior to..." November 07
#Bucs G Davin Joseph, G Cark Nicks, RB Jeff Demps, RB Doug Martin were not at the portion of practice open to media today.
Tampa Bay Times "The Bucs could be closer to getting a couple of their top players back on the field. Of the Bucs injured starters, coach Greg Schiano said safety Dashon Goldson (left knee) is the furthest along in his recovery. Goldson, who missed the last two games, could possibly return Monday against the..." November 04
Coach Schiano: Doug Martin will hopefully mend up and be able to play soon, but right now he can't.
Bucs ruled out Doug Martin for tomorrow. Still TBD on long-term timeframe.
Tampa Tribune "Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin said Tuesday the left shoulder injury he suffered on Sunday is not the season-ender some have suggested. “No’’ Martin said when asked during his weekly radio show if the injury might end his season. “Right now I’m doing treatment on it with the..." October 23
MRI Monday for Tampa: Bucs RB Doug Martin will have MRI on shoulder S Dashon Goldson will have MRI on knee. Tough for Martin to play Thurs.
As @MikeGarafolo said Bucs RB Doug Martin suffered a torn labrum yesterday against the Falcons and is out for the year.
As if the #Bucs needed more bad news: I'm told the shoulder injury to RB Doug Martin is serious. Could be out several weeks or longer.
Bucs coach Greg Schiano says it will be a stretch for RB Doug Martin to play this week. Says team does not believe injury is season ending
Pewter Report "The Buccaneers season of bad news may have just gotten worse as multiple Twitter reports say that starting running back Doug Martin could be out for the season after suffering a torn labrum in Sunday’s 31-23 loss to the Falcons. Tampa Bay Times beat writer Rick Stroud who spoke to a source in..." October 21
Bucs Nation "Doug Martin and Dashon Goldson don't have long-term injuries but they could both miss Thursday's game. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers appear to be luck with Doug Martin's injury. The running back suffered a shoulder injury in the 31-23 loss against the Atlanta Falcons but he told the Tampa Bay Times..." October 20
#Bucs RB Doug Martin says x-rays were good and did not show a separated left shoulder. His arm was in a sling after the game.
Doug Martin in lockerrom with a shoulder injury
Tampa Tribune "Doug Martin’s teammates are eagerly anticipating Sunday’s opener against the Jets when the Little Engine That Could of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers begins his quest to top a glorious rookie season. The Bucs kept Martin under protective wraps in August limiting him to only three carries in the first..." September 02
Doug martin says he did not sustain a concussion on hit in first quarter
Tampa Bay Times "Bucs RB Doug Martin's night got off to a bad start and got only worse. But he did escape a major injury. A missed block by Martin contributed to QB Josh Freeman taking a sack on the Bucs' first offensive play in Friday's 25-21 preseason loss to the Patriots. Later Martin in pass protection..." August 17
The Pewter Plank "It seems the stellar success of Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ running back Doug Martin, who showed sustained greatness over his rookie campaign, led the Bucs to believe him the Iron Man of the NFC South. The Muscle Hamster toted the rock 319 times, an average of 20 times per game. Bucs’ fans could be..." June 23
Schiano says RB Doug Martin looks better physically this year and can improve his game to another level in his second year.
Tampa Bay Times "Football was no fantasy to Doug Martin as a rookie last season. But in the statistically driven imaginary game that can turn anyone into an NFL general manager, Martin was the 27th-ranked running back by ESPN heading into 2012. Of course, there was a make-believe quality about Martin in his..." June 02
Fox Sports Florida "They never seem too distant, one running back entering a new career phase and the other beginning his. Doug Martin, after a stellar rookie year, is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ future at the position. But he sees parts of himself in rookie Mike James. That is why Martin is quick to offer praise..." May 30