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Tagged: Leonard Fournette (150 Results)


Fournette likely headed to injured reserve, Bucs sign Le’Veon Bell

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back LEONARD FOURNETTE is expected to be placed on injured reserve due to a hamstring injury that left him on crutches after Sunday night’s game. Fournette wouldMore miss the rest of the regular season, but he is expected to return for the playoffs. With Fournette out, the Buccaneers are signing veteran running back LE’VEON BELL. Bell is expected to back up RONALD JONES, who now moves into the starting role. Less



Bucs WR Godwin out for season with ACL injury

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver CHRIS GODWIN will be out for the remainder of the 2021 season after suffering a torn ACL in Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints. GodwinMore suffered the injury early in the second quarter on a low tackle. It was a costly game for the Bucs, who also lost wide receiver MIKE EVANS and running back LEONARD FOURNETTE to hamstring injuries. The status of both Evans and Fournette has yet to be determined. Less

Source: Team Website

Around the NFL: Ronald Jones

Leonard Fournette injures a hamstring, and suddenly Ronald Jones is looking like the one of the players who’ll help to flip some fantasy playoff games. He’s got a great line in front of him, and the Bucs are closing the season with three games against lesser run defenses.  more »



Brady leads Bucs with 4 touchdowns vs. Falcons

The LEONARD FOURNETTE show was on display last weekend but TOM BRADY was front and center again this Sunday in Tampa Bay’s win over the Atlanta Falcons. Brady threw for 4More touchdowns in the game, including 2 of them to tight end ROB GRONKOWSKI. Brady’s favorite target on Sunday was wide receiver CHRIS GODWIN, who finished with a single-game franchise record 15 catches. Less

Source: Team Website

Podcast: December 2 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff review Week 12 of the NFL regular season and look ahead to tonight's Cowboys-Saints game. Sponsored by RealTime Fantasy Sports (  more »



Fournette leads Bucs with 4 touchdowns

Tampa Bay running back LEONARD FOURNETTE scored 4 touchdowns in Sunday’s comeback win over the Indianapolis Colts. Fournette ran for 100 yards and 3 of his touchdowns while adding a fourth touchdown receiving to go along with 31 receiving yards.

Source: Tampa Bay Times


Bucs not planning to trade RB Jones

Fantasy owners hoping that Tampa Bay running back RONALD JONES will be traded to a better situation prior to the upcoming trade deadline will likely be disappointed to hear from BucsMore head coach Bruce Arians on the matter. Arians said on Wednesday that he would rather have depth at running back than anything the Bucs might get in a trade. With fellow running back LEONARD FOURNETTE establishing himself as the clear leader in the Bucs backfield, it looks like more of the same for Jones and his fantasy owners. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Podcast: September 17 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff preview Week 2 of the NFL regular season. Sponsored by Fantasy Index Weekly and Footballguys.  more »



Bucs name Ronald Jones as starting RB vs. Falcons

Tampa Bay running back RONALD JONES will start for the Buccaneers on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. Jones fumbled in the first half of the regular season opener against Dallas andMore was promptly given a seat on the bench for the remainder of the game. While Jones will get the start, fellow running backs LEONARD FOURNETTE and GIOVANI BERNARD are expected to also be in the mix against the Falcons. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Podcast: August 25 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Scott Pianowski of Yahoo Sports joins the podcast to talk Our Guys -- players we're already heavily invested in for the 2021 fantasy season. Sponsored by Affordable Trophies.  more »



Veteran RB Bernard to be a major part of Bucs offense

Tampa Bay head coach Bruce Arians said on Thursday that veteran running back GIOVANI BERNARD has been “more than pretty good”, adding that the Bucs newest backfield addition is already aMore major part of the offense. If Arians is to be believed, fantasy owners will have to sort through the Bucs running back corps with fellow rushers RONALD JONES, LEONARD FOURNETTE, and KE’SHAWN VAUGHN also in the mix. Less

Source: NBC Sports


Versatile RB Bernard to have role in Tampa Bay backfield

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers expect to use versatile veteran running back GIOVANI BERNARD in multiple ways heading into the upcoming season. Super Bowl championship aside, Bucs running backs led the leagueMore with 17 drops last season. Meanwhile, Bernard begins the season with the third most receptions among running backs since 2013. He is also a strong pass blocker and veteran leader who appears to be part of a three-pronged attack along with fellow running backs RONALD JONES and LEONARD FOURNETTE. Less

Source: Team Blog

Around the NFL: Tampa Bay running backs

There was a story over the weekend that Bruce Arians plans to have Leonard Fournette and Ronald Jones split time. The Bucs also have Giovani Bernard, and maybe still have hopes for last year's 3rd-rounder Keshawn Vaughn. Is there value to be squeezed out of this backfield?   more »


Around the NFL: Tampa running backs

The Bucs just won a Super Bowl, but it was primarily due to their defense and their top-5 passing game. Investing in their bottom-5 running game a year ago didn't really pay off, and it probably won't in 2021, either. If anything things might be worse.   more »



Bucs sign veteran RB Bernard to one-year deal

The Tampa Bay Bucs signed veteran running back GIOVANI BERNARD to a one-year contract on Monday. Bernard, 29, is a versatile back who spent his entire eight-year career with the CincinnatiMore Bengals before being released last week. Bernard joins a crowded running back room that includes fellow running backs RONALD JONES, LEONARD FOURNETTE, and KE’SHAWN VAUGHN. Less

Source: Tampa Bay Times

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