Week 13
December 05, 2016

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Season Schedule

  • Week 1 - Sep 07

    CAR @ TB

  • Week 2 - Sep 14

    LAR @ TB

  • Week 3 - Sep 18

    TB @ ATL

  • Week 4 - Sep 28

    TB @ PIT

  • Week 5 - Oct 05

    TB @ NO

  • Week 6 - Oct 12

    BAL @ TB

  • Week 7 - Oct 19


  • Week 8 - Oct 26

    MIN @ TB

  • Week 9 - Nov 02

    TB @ CLE

  • Week 10 - Nov 09

    ATL @ TB

  • Week 11 - Nov 16

    TB @ WAS

  • Week 12 - Nov 23

    TB @ CHI

  • Week 13 - Nov 30

    CIN @ TB

  • Week 14 - Dec 07

    TB @ DET

  • Week 15 - Dec 14

    TB @ CAR

  • Week 16 - Dec 21

    GB @ TB

  • Week 17 - Dec 28

    NO @ TB

  • Week 1 - Sep 09

    CAR 10 @ TB 16

  • Week 2 - Sep 16

    TB 34 @ NYG 41

  • Week 3 - Sep 23

    TB 10 @ DAL 16

  • Week 4 - Sep 30

    WAS 24 @ TB 22

  • Week 5 - Oct 07


  • Week 6 - Oct 14

    KC @ TB

  • Week 7 - Oct 21

    NO @ TB

  • Week 8 - Oct 25

    TB @ MIN

  • Week 9 - Nov 04

    TB @ OAK

  • Week 10 - Nov 11

    SD @ TB

  • Week 11 - Nov 18

    TB @ CAR

  • Week 12 - Nov 25

    ATL @ TB

  • Week 13 - Dec 02

    TB @ DEN

    319 rushes

    1454 rush yards

    11 TDs

    49 receptions

    472 rec yards

    1 TDs

  • Week 1 - Sep 11

    DET 27 @ TB 20

  • Week 2 - Sep 18

    TB 24 @ MIN 20

  • Week 3 - Sep 25

    ATL 13 @ TB 16

  • Week 4 - Oct 03

    IND 17 @ TB 24

  • Week 5 - Oct 09

    TB 3 @ SF 48

  • Week 6 - Oct 16

    NO 20 @ TB 26

  • Week 7 - Oct 23

    CHI 24 @ TB 18

  • Week 8 - Oct 30


  • Week 9 - Nov 06

    TB 16 @ NO 27

  • Week 10 - Nov 13

    HOU 37 @ TB 9

  • Week 11 - Nov 20

    TB 26 @ GB 35

  • Week 12 - Nov 27

    TB 17 @ TEN 23

  • Week 13 - Dec 04

    CAR 38 @ TB 19

  • Week 14 - Dec 11

    TB 14 @ JAC 41

  • Week 15 - Dec 17

    DAL 31 @ TB 15

  • Week 16 - Dec 24

    TB 16 @ CAR 48

  • Week 1 - Sep 12

    CLE 14 @ TB 17

  • Week 2 - Sep 19

    TB 20 @ CAR 7

  • Week 3 - Sep 26

    PIT 38 @ TB 13

  • Week 4 - Oct 03


  • Week 5 - Oct 10

    TB 24 @ CIN 21

  • Week 6 - Oct 17

    NO 31 @ TB 6

  • Week 7 - Oct 24

    LAR 17 @ TB 18

  • Week 8 - Oct 31

    TB 38 @ ARI 35

  • Week 9 - Nov 07

    TB 21 @ ATL 27

  • Week 10 - Nov 14

    CAR 16 @ TB 31

  • Week 11 - Nov 21

    TB 21 @ SF 0

  • Week 12 - Nov 28

    TB 10 @ BAL 17

  • Week 13 - Dec 05

    ATL 28 @ TB 24

  • Week 14 - Dec 12

    TB 17 @ WAS 16

  • Week 15 - Dec 19

    DET 23 @ TB 20

  • Week 16 - Dec 26

    SEA 15 @ TB 38

  • Week 17 - Jan 02

    TB 23 @ NO 13


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Mo's Preaseason Sweetheart Back in Action

Pyro's take: Charles Sims returned to full practice today off the IR. He's available to return December 5th.

Fantasy Goo: As many may think this is bad for Doug Martin down the stretch, it should help him. Martin hasn't been fighting for extra yards like we're used to, him getting a breather should help him stay fresh.

11/23/16, 12:20 PM CST by The Hartbeat
Source: twitter.com

Jacquizz Out and Martin Looks to get Right

Pyro's take: Jacuizz is of course out. Doug MArtin received 17 looks last week, his first game back from injury.

Fantasy Goo: I have all the faith in the world that Martin should look to improve on his week 10 return performance. They face KC at Arrowhead. But the Chiefs are allowing opposing RBs to get it down as there are only 5 defenses that actually allow for more rushing yards per game.

11/20/16, 10:34 AM CST by PyromaniacMo
Source: www.nfl.com

MArtin Returns for Week 10

Pyro's take: Martin will suit up for the first time in 8 weeks. Rodgers is out and Barber will take a back-seat.

Fantasy Goo: Martin is slated to resume his duties. The team gives us a hint at just how confident they are in Martin as they just waived a rookie RB who would have been 3rd on the depth chart. Barber is no longer an option. I understand the need for passivity and caution, but in Week 10 you are likely scrapping for a win. I am playing upside and Martin has a very high ceiling.

11/12/16, 11:15 PM CST by PyromaniacMo
Source: www.tampabay.com

Hammy Still Hampering the Muscle Hamster

Pyro's take: *Update: Tampa Bay Times beat writer Rick Stroud implied it's still too early to believe Martin will suit up Sunday.

Martin finally returned to practice this morning. Go out and grab Martin in all formats if he is on the waiver wire. This is no guarantee that he will play this week. Jacquizz has also been seen in a walking boot, that leaves Peyton Barber left for RB's. Expect Koetter to keep his offense pass happy and go get Martin to stash only if you have a secure hold on a playoff spot.

11/09/16, 04:15 PM CST by The Hartbeat
Source: twitter.com

Martin likely out Week 7

Pyro's take: Dirk Koetter said RB Doug Martin suffered an injury setback a week ago. Does not have a timetable for return.

Looks like Jacquizz Rodgers could get the big workload in a great matchup against the 49ers, with no real competition, Rodgers is interesting in DFS and season long leagues.

10/19/16, 05:18 PM CDT by Stagg Party
Source: twitter.com

Charles Sims Could Get Upwards of 20 Touches in Week 3


Pyro's take: Doug Martin is out for the foreseeable future. This is why you drafted Sims.

Fantasy Goo: It is no secret, I love Sims. Now he gets his chance to shine. It is a tougher matchup, but because of his work on the ground and in the passing game, he should see upwards of 20 touches in week 3

09/24/16, 04:28 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo
Source: twitter.com

The Dougernaut To Miss Multiple Weeks With A Hamstring injury

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Pyro's take: Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (hamstring), who underwent an MRI to determine the severity of his hamstring injury suffered in Week 2, is expected to miss "about three weeks" according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

Fantasy Goo: Martin is expected to miss multiple weeks with a hamstring injury that occurred during Week two's loss to the Arizona Cardinals. With Martin sidelined, Charles Sims will draw the start in Week 3's poor matchup against the Los Angeles Rams. Despite the matchup, Sims should be considered a low-end RB2 in the contest who has better value in PPR scoring formats than in standard.

09/21/16, 11:43 AM CDT by PK Ripper
Source: twitter.com

Doug Martin Determined Not To Have A Letdown Season

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Pyro's take: Doug Martin had a rebound year in 2015 and looks poised to continue or perhaps even improve on his 1,402 yards rushing and 271 yards receiving from last year. According to Joe Kania of Buccaneers.com, on day four of camp, Martin scored on "at least two long runs, one of which he scored without being touched."

Fantasy Goo: Doug Martin is currently being drafted 19th overall and as RB9. Last year he finished as the third overall RB, but his teammate Charles Sims finished as RB22. There are plenty of touches to be had in this backfield and as long as Martin gets the majority of them, he will be worth his current ADP.

08/04/16, 01:38 AM CDT by PK Ripper
Source: www.buccaneers.com

Free agent Doug Martin says he wants to re-sign with the Bucs.


Pyro's take: After a resurgent 2015 campaign that saw Martin rush for 1,402 yards and six touchdowns, Martin has put himself among the top running backs that could hit the market when the new league year starts in March.

“I love Tampa and Tampa loves me,” Martin said. “I’ve got a house out there so I do wish I’ll go back to Tampa.”

“I’ll play the year and we’ll see what happens,” Martin said regarding if he was designated a franchise player. “Those negotiations are being talked about behind the scenes.”

02/04/16, 10:00 PM CST by Vaaal-verde
Source: profootballtalk.nbcsports.com

Doug Martin in contract talks


Pyro's take: “We’ve already talked a little bit,’’ Licht said. “We will definitely be talking (more). We’d love to have Doug back.’’

The feeling is apparently mutual, with Martin reiterating that returning to Tampa is his top priority.

“I love it here and I have a beautiful home here,’’ Martin said. “I’d love to come back. But right now I’m focused on our last game. I’m aware they’re talking, but I’ll let them handle that for now.’’

Martin is on the cusp of finishing up his best season since 2012, when he ran for 1,454 yards and 11 touchdowns and caught 49 passes for 472 yards and one touchdown as a rookie.--Roy Cummings

01/03/16, 02:06 AM CST by Vaaal-verde
Source: www.tbo.com

Dirk Koetter said Wednesday that he'll "lobby hard" for the team to re-sign impending free agent Doug Martin.


Pyro's take: Rick Stroud via Twitter "#Bucs Koetter on re-signing Doug Martin: "“I’ll lobby hard.''

Doug Martin became the "monster hamster" this season, and with only being 64-yards shy of NFL rushing leader Adrian Peterson he will be asking for a monster contract.

12/30/15, 08:31 PM CST by Vaaal-verde
Source: twitter.com

Doug Martin named to the Pro Bowl


Pyro's take: Doug Martin was named to the Pro Bowl among five other running backs

12/23/15, 12:11 AM CST by Vaaal-verde
Source: probowl.fantasy.nfl.com

Out for Sunday

Lovie Smith has announced that Doug Martin will be out against the Washington Redskins this week. This is the third straight week that he will be out due to his injured ankle. Charles Sims, Bobby Rainey, Mike James will fill-in as options.

Pyro's take: The "Muscle Hamster" has not mustered up the strength to play the last two seasons. The former first round pick has worn the patience of the Buccaneers and fantasy owners.

Check to see what Charles Sims can do on the field as he has a prime match-up against the Washington Redskins poor defense, Tampa Bay is intrigued for sure.

11/14/14, 07:36 PM CST by Vaaal-verde
Source: www.tampabay.com

Did Not Practice

Tampa Buccaneers beat reporter Greg Auman, has stated via his twitter "Not practicing today for Bucs: RB Doug Martin, LT Anthony Collins, CB Alterraun Verner, WR Vincent Jackson, TE Luke Stocker."

Pyro's take: Does not look good for Doug Martin, as Charles Sims and Bobby Rainey will take over running back duties there. Vincent Jackson should play.

11/06/14, 02:05 AM CST by Vaaal-verde
Source: twitter.com

Trade Bait

It looks as though Doug Martin could be playing somewhere else. The trade deadline is looming and Rick Stroud, who covers the Tampa Bay Times, has stated via twitter "will consider offers for two former first-RD picks: RB Doug Martin and S Mark Barron as trade deadline approaches."

Pyro's take: Bobby Rainey, and Charles Sims has outperformed the former first-round pick, either through injuries or performance. Martin is just not built to play in the NFL at a full-time basis, and the Buccs want to cut their losses.

He's averaged just 3.36 yards per carry over the last two seasons, has been brutal in pass protection and the Lovie Smith regime inherited him. Charles Sims (ankle) is expected to be active and have a role against the Browns Sunday whether Martin gets moved or not.

10/28/14, 11:33 AM CDT by Vaaal-verde
Source: twitter.com


Doug Martin still cant get it going. He will be out this week and Bobby Rainey will step up.

Pyro's take: Rainey has good value against the Atlanta defense, which is ranked 24th against the rush. Tampa Bay is going to try to run as much as possible tonight, to cool Matty "Ice."

09/18/14, 06:12 PM CDT by Vaaal-verde
Source: www.buccaneers.com


Doug Martin was on the practice field today, as reported by Greg Auman beat writer for the Tampa Bay Times, and NFL via his twitter account @gregauman.

Pyro's take: Good news for all Martin owners, and hard news for those that went out and grabbed Bobby Rainey off the waiver wire recently, unless it was a hand-cuff move. Don't release Rainey as of yet though, Martin has a history of injury, and so far this season Bobby Rainey has outplayed him.

09/16/14, 01:40 PM CDT by Vaaal-verde
Source: twitter.com

Martin wrapped

Doug Martin left Sunday's game with a leg injury, and was seen in a wrap in the locker room, according to a tweet by Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times, @gregauman. Also, Mr. Auman stated that Martin mentioned a player had rolled his leg.

He did return, but was very limited as he had only nine yards on nine carries. Bobby Rainey filled in for Doug Martin but fumbled to close out the game.

Pyro's take: Fantasy owners were somewhat shy on Doug Martin, because of his dismal year in 2013, but not enough to keep his ADP out of the 20's to 30's range. He could be fine going into next week, but I would keep my options open for another running back replacement. Rainey is the hand-cuff, and you can also put out a search for Justin Forsett, Isaiah Crowell, or James Starks.

At this time keep Martin, and have a back-up plan if he will miss any significant time.

09/08/14, 11:05 AM CDT by Vaaal-verde
Source: www.nola.com

Martin will be a do it all back for the Bucs

Though RB Doug Martin caught 49 passes as a rookie in 2012, the Bucs felt they could use another pair of hands in the backfield.

That's why in the third round this year they drafted West Virginia RB Charles Sims, who hauled in more than 200 passes in college. At 6 feet, 215 pounds, Sims is a bigger back — but he will miss at least half of his rookie season after tearing a tendon in his right ankle.

Martin is only 5-9 but he's proving he's not short on skills. He worked hard in the offseason on route-running to adapt to new coordinator Jeff Tedford's offense. Martin's pass-catching ability surprised coach Lovie Smith.

"We went into the draft because we thought that was an area we needed a little bit of help," Smith said. "But I think from watching practice, you've seen Doug has caught the ball a lot better.

"As I've said all along, Doug is a good football player. It's just that toughness he's going to bring. The first thing for our tailbacks is they need to get positive yards and be able to make guys miss or run over guys in the open field."

Pyro's take: The Muscle Hamster is going to be flexing his muscles even more now, with the injury to Charles Sims. Martin should get a heavy workload, similar to what Matt Forte saw in his last two seasons under Lovie Smith.

Martin saw a lot of work last season, before being injured, and he was not impressive with a 3.6 YPC average. With all the explosion he showed as a rookie, his longest run last season was for 28 yards on 127 carries. I expect the Hamster to be running, but he might be running for his life. Defenses are going to sell out to stop the run, and force Josh McCown to beat them.

08/18/14, 10:32 PM CDT by Houdini
Source: www.tampabay.com

Martin's Full-Time Duty Done?

Offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford stated he believes that alternating running backs may be more successful than going with a full-time back. Tampa Bay does have plenty of weapons to make this work, as Doug Martin, Mike James, and Bobby Rainey eached rushed for over 500 yards. Also, Tampa used a third round pick on Charles Sims from West Virginia.
Tedford has used this type of system at California and believes the NFL is just too physical not to use the system. “I think you have to alternate,'' Tedford said Tuesday. "Even when we had two, 1,000-yard rushers (at California), J.J. Arrington was a 2,000-yard rusher and and we had a couple times guys had a thousand yards apiece. But I don’t believe that one back can carry the load. It’s just too physical..."

Pyro's take: Jeff Tedford is the new offensive coordinator, so it may be difficult to discern the difference between "coach speak" and his dedication to this offensive schematic. He went with it at Cal, but this is a whole new level. Keep your eye on camp and more news on OTA's as this could be detrimental to Doug Martin's ADP.

06/03/14, 07:36 PM CDT by Vaaal-verde
Source: www.tampabay.com