Buccaneers DE Bowers Tears Achilles
Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end DaQuan Bowers suffered a torn Achilles tendon Thursday, the team said on its Twitter page.NFC South blogESPN.coms Pat Yasinskas writes about all things NFC South in his division blog.??Blog network: NFL NationThe team said plans are being finalized for Bowers to undergo surgery Friday.Bowers was injured on the practice field while participating in Tampa Bays offseason program.The former Clemson defensive end led the nation in sacks in 2010 and was considered a probable top 10 pick before undergoing surgery in January 2011. He fell to the Buccaneers in the second round of the 2011 draft.Bowers appeared in all 16 games last season for Tampa Bay, starting six. He finished with 25 tackles and 1? sacks.Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.