Picks up ankle injury

Bernard won't return to Saturday's preseason game against the Dolphins due to an ankle injury, Scott Smith of the Buccaneers' official site reports.

With Leonard Fournette a healthy scratch in Tampa Bay's exhibition opener, Bernard received all the RB touches on the team's first two possessions, finishing with seven carries for 19 yards and one catch for minus-four yards. Bernard's last touch came with 3:09 remaining in the first quarter, and the Bucs waited to rule him out until midway through the third quarter, so he was unlikely to log another snap anyway with second-year quarterback Kyle Trask directing the offense. The severity of Bernard's issue isn't known, but his health could be clarified by his on-field activity, if any, ahead of next Saturday's outing at Tennessee.

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Julio Jones

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Misses second half of SNF

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Puts up receiver numbers

Fournette rushed three times for a loss of three yards and caught all seven of his targets for 57 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 41-31 loss to Kansas City.

Mike Evans

Mike Evans


Monster game in return

Evans (suspension) had eight receptions on 10 targets for 103 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 41-31 loss to Kansas City.