Carlton Davis carted to the locker room; Patriots lead Buccaneers 7-6 at halftime
Tampa Bay cut New England’s cause one point at 7-6 prior to halftime.
However the Buccaneers’ cornerback circumstance seeks to have actually gone from bad to even worse.
Carlton Davis was hauled to the locker space after suffering an evident non-contact leg injury while on the punt return group late in the 2nd quarter. Davis was down for numerous minutes prior to he was assisted off the field by fitness instructors. He was not putting any weight on his left leg as he went to the sideline.
Davis got in the video game doubtful with injuries to his abdominal area and ribs.
Tampa Bay began freshly signed corner Richard Sherman opposite Davis on Sunday with Jamel Dean non-active with a knee injury and Sean Murphy-Bunting on hurt reserve with an elbow injury. The Buccaneers now have Ross Cockrell, Dee Delaney, Pierre Desir, and Rashard Robinson offered at cornerback.
Quarterback Tom Brady is 15-of-27 passing for 182 lawns after thirty minutes, setting the all-time record for passing lawns in the very first quarter. However the Bucs’ offense has actually stalled when reaching the red zone. Ryan Succop missed a 36-yard field goal wide right in the second quarter.
For the Patriots, quarterback Mac Jones found some success when the offense started spreading things out because the run game has actually -6 yards at halftime. Jones is 15-of-20 for 130 yards with a touchdown and an interception.
Tight end Hunter Henry caught his first touchdown as a Patriot in the 2nd quarter to give New England a 7-3 lead.
The Buccaneers will have the ball to start the 2nd half.
Carlton Davis hauled to the locker space; Patriots lead Buccaneers 7-6 at halftime initially appeared on Pro Football Talk
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.