Buccaneers vs Saints Week 9 Injury Report

Posted By Staff on November 6, 2020

Something has to give when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-2) take a three-game winning streak into a meeting November 8, 2020, against the New Orleans Saints (5-2), who are on their own four-game win streak. The Bucs have nine players on the injury report. Seven players are on the injury report for the Saints.

Game Information

  • Game Time: 8:20 PM ET
  • Location: Tampa, FL
  • TV: NBC
  • Spread: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Total:

Buccaneers vs. Saints Betting Odds

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Injuries

Player Position Injury Status Games Played Snaps per Game
Jason Pierre-Paul OLB Knee Questionable 8 58.2
William Gholston DE Illness Out 8 35.2
Ali Marpet G Concussion Questionable 8 69.1
Chris Godwin WR Finger Questionable 4 55
O.J. Howard TE Achilles Out 4 33
Vita Vea NT Ankle Out 5 44.6
Jack Cichy ILB Hamstring Out 5 0
Mike Edwards FS Groin Questionable 8 10.6
Scotty Miller WR Hip Questionable 8 39.8

 

New Orleans Saints Injuries

Player Position Injury Status Games Played Snaps per Game
Drew Brees QB Shoulder Questionable 7 66.1
Bennie Fowler WR Shoulder Out 5 11.2
Nick Easton OL Concussion Questionable 5 48.8
Sheldon Rankins DT Knee Out 7 32.9
Michael Thomas WR Hamstring Questionable 1 55
Justin Hardee CB Groin Questionable 6 0
Chase Hansen ILB Hip Questionable 1 0

Buccaneers Injury Impact (as of 11/6)

Jason Pierre-Paul – OLB: Questionable (Knee)

Pierre-Paul is questionable for the game and might not to play. He’s appeared in eight games this year and has racked up 6.5 sacks, four TFL and 28 tackles.

Ali Marpet – G: Questionable (Concussion)

Marpet has been ruled questionable and might not play. He has appeared in all of the team’s eight games this season.

Chris Godwin – WR: Questionable (Finger)

The Buccaneers might not have Godwin available for the matchup against the Saints as he’s questionable for the contest. Through four games this season, he has 25 catches (on 29 targets) for 279 yards (69.8 ypg) with two touchdowns.

Mike Edwards – FS: Questionable (Groin)

Edwards is questionable for this week. In eight games this season he has two interceptions, six tackles and three passes defended.

Scotty Miller – WR: Questionable (Hip)

Miller may not be available for the matchup against this weekend. Through eight games this season, he has 25 catches (on 38 targets) for 400 yards (50 ypg) with two touchdowns.

William Gholston – DE: Inactive (Illness)

Gholston is out for the game this week. He’s played in eight contests this year and has two sacks, four TFL and 20 tackles.

O.J. Howard – TE: Inactive (Achilles)

The Buccaneers won’t have Howard for this game. In four appearances this season, he has 11 catches (on 19 targets) for 146 yards (36.5 ypg) with two touchdowns.

Vita Vea – NT: Inactive (Ankle)

Vea is out for the game against the Saints. He’s played in five games this year and has collected two sacks, three TFL and 10 tackles.

Jack Cichy – ILB: Inactive (Hamstring)

Cichy won’t play this week. He has no recorded stats in five games.

Saints Injury Impact (as of 11/6)

Drew Brees – QB: Questionable (Shoulder)

Brees is questionable and could miss the upcoming contest against the Buccaneers. If he’s not able to play, the Saints will need to look elsewhere for the 70.4% of the team’s offensive production he has been responsible for, as he’s gone 185-of-253 for 1,898 yards (271.1 yards per game) with 13 touchdowns and three interceptions over seven games.

Nick Easton – OL: Questionable (Concussion)

Easton has been ruled questionable for this matchup. He’s appeared in 71.4% of the team’s seven games this season.

Michael Thomas – WR: Questionable (Hamstring)

The Saints might not have Thomas on the field this week as he’s questionable for the contest. In one game this season, he has three catches (on five targets) for 17 yards.

Justin Hardee – CB: Questionable (Groin)

Hardee is listed as questionable for this game. Over six contests this season, he has zero catches (on zero targets).

Chase Hansen – ILB: Questionable (Hip)

Hansen is questionable and might miss this week’s game. He has no recorded stats this season.

Bennie Fowler – WR: Inactive (Shoulder)

Fowler won’t be on the field this week. He’s been ruled out for the contest. In five games this season, he has two catches (on six targets) for 11 yards (2.2 ypg).

Sheldon Rankins – DT: Inactive (Knee)

Rankins has been ruled out for this matchup. He’s appeared in seven games for the Saints this year and has 1.5 sacks, three TFL and 11 tackles.

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