Julio Jones, WR (TB)

Sitting out Week 2

Jones (knee) is inactive for Sunday's game in New Orleans.

Jones was viewed as a game-time decision heading into the day after managing only one limited practice this week on account of the knee issue, but he ultimately didn't demonstrate enough progress in pregame warmups for the Buccaneers to sign off on him playing. With both Jones and Chris Godwin (hamstring) sidelined for the Buccaneers, Russell Gage (hamstring), Breshad Perriman (knee) and Jaelon Darden should be in store for added reps on offense alongside No. 1 wideout Mike Evans (calf).

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Julio Jones

Julio Jones

WR | TB

Expected back in Week 4

Coach Todd Bowles is optimistic that Jones (knee) will return in Week 4 against the Chiefs, as Jones was healthy enough to play in Sunday's 14-12 loss to the Packers but was held out for precautionary reasons, Rob Maaddi of the Associated Press reports.

Fumbles in loss

Perriman caught three of four targets for 44 yards and lost a fumble in Sunday's 14-12 loss to the Packers.

Russell Gage

Russell Gage

WR | TB

Sets career high

Gage caught 12 of 13 targets for 87 yards and a touchdown but lost a fumble in Sunday's 14-12 loss to the Packers.

Tom Brady

Tom Brady

QB | TB

Narrow loss to Packers

Brady completed 31 of 42 passes for 271 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 14-12 loss to the Packers.

Held in check

Fournette rushed 12 times for 35 yards and caught five of six targets for 35 yards in Sunday's 14-12 loss to the Packers.

Cole Beasley

Cole Beasley

WR | TB

Quick study in Bucs offense

Beasley, who signed with the Buccaneers' practice squad earlier this week and was elevated to the active roster Saturday, has quickly picked up the team's playbook, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports. "He's quick, catches up to speed [really] fast, he understands the system," head coach Todd Bowles said Friday. "He's played and he's got a lot of reps under him, so if we needed him, I think he'll be ready."

Cade Otton

TE | TB

Out as expected Sunday

Otton (personal) is inactive for Sunday's Week 3 game against the Packers, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.