NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are so banged up that even quarterback Ryan Tannehill now is in a walking boot.
The Titans also have won four straight after an 0-2 start, showing a toughness that could be what matters most in the AFC South they’ve won each of the past two seasons.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (14-5)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: LB Jason Pierre-Paul, G Alex Cappa, C Ryan Jensen, DT Ndamukong Suh, TE Rob Gronkowski, DL Will Gholston, RB Leonard Fournette, TE O.J. Howard, RB Ronald Jones, CB Richard Sherman, RB Giovani Bernard, CB Carlton Davis, S Jordan Whitehead, QB Blaine Gabbert, G Aaron Stinnie, LB Kevin Minter, DT Steve McLendon, T Josh Wells, S Andrew Adams, DE Pat O’Connor.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians says he'll appeal a $50,000 fine imposed by the NFL for slapping the helmet of one of his players during last Sunday's 31-15 NFC wild-card playoff victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.
MINNESOTA AT SAN FRANCISCO
Vikings: CB Camryn Bynum (ankle); G Wyatt Davis; QB Kellen Mond; WR Ihmir Smith-Marsette; CB Harrison Hand; LB Chazz Surratt.
49ers: RB JaMycal Hasty (ankle); DT Maurice Hurst (calf); OL Colton McKivitz; DE Jordan Willis.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski and Giants running back Saquon Barkley are back in the lineup for Monday night’s game between New York and Tampa Bay.
Giants left tackle Andrew Thomas and Buccaneers cornerback Sean Murphy-Bunting also are active.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — For all that’s been made about the importance of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers returning all 22 starters from last season, the team’s depth is one of the keys to the 2-0 start for the defending Super Bowl champions.