Doug Martin RUMORS & NEWS

  • Buccaneers' Martin ruled out due to concussion

    Bleacher Report "Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin suffered a concussion during Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons, the team announced. The injury is another knock for Martin, who missed the first three games of the season stemming from last year's failed drug test. Since the ban was..." November 26

  • Bucs activate Doug Martin after four-game suspension "Doug Martin is officially back. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Monday they activated the running back for Week 5. Martin served the final three games of a four-game suspension to open the season. The team waived tight end Alan Cross to make room for Martin on the active roster. During..." October 02

  • Dirk Koetter still not committing to Doug Martin "In three days, the Buccaneers can welcome suspension-free running back Doug Martin to their roster. This afternoon, Dirk Koetter said that decision has not been made. – Monday you can bring back and embrace Doug Martin, put him on the roster. Is that the expectation at..." September 29

  • Dirk Koetter won’t commit to Doug Martin starting upon return from suspension

    Larry Brown Sports "Tampa Bay may not be giving the reins right back to Doug Martin in Week 4. Speaking with the media on Friday, Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter said that it was “impossible” to say if Martin would be the team’s starting running back upon his return from suspension, per Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay..." August 18

  • Despite suspension, Doug Martin is the No. 1 tailback in Tampa

    Pro Football Talk "Questions linger regarding whether Buccaneers running back Doug Martin will be the No. 1 tailback after he serves the final three games of a PED suspension. For now, though, Martin’s status is clear: He continues to be the No. 1 tailback in Tampa. That’s the message sent by the initial,..." August 08

  • GM: Doug Martin not guaranteed to keep starting job when he returns

    ESPN "Doug Martin has three games left on a drug suspension and will serve them at the beginning of this coming season. But if the Buccaneers running back thinks he's automatically getting his starting job back once the suspension is over, he may be mistaken. Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht..." July 30

  • Bucs GM Licht: Doug Martin looks like 2015 Doug Martin "Perhaps no veteran player has done more to improve his standing during offseason workouts than Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin. A clear cut candidate after struggling last year and being suspended at the end of the season for violating the NFL's drug policy, Martin has earned..." June 16