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BREAKING: Bucs RB Jeff Demps Has Groin Surgery
Posted By Jenna Laine On October 17, 2013 @ 1:39 PM In Florida News,Insider - Bucs,Insider Main,main feature,NFL | No Comments
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be without running back and kick returner Jeff Demps this weekend against the Atlanta Falcons due to a groin injury that required him to have surgery.
“Jeff had surgery today, on his groin. I’m not sure exactly how long he’ll be out. [It's] too early to tell,” head coach Greg Schiano told reporters Thursday.
Demps suffered the injury during the Bucs’ 21-30 loss to the Eagles last Sunday, a game in which he caught two passes for 13 receiving yards. He left the game and did not return.
As Schiano alluded to, a timetable for recovery is unclear at this point. The team activated wide receiver/kick returner Skye Dawson from the practice squad to help fill the void.
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