Chris Godwin suffered a torn ligament, will not return for the Buccaneers for the year

The wide receiver was injured in the second quarter of a 9-0 loss to the Saints after receiving a knee blow from PJ Williams.

TAMPA BAY – The wide receiver of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Chris Godwin, suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee and will be out for the remainder of the season.

Godwin was injured in the second quarter of the 9-0 loss to the New orleans saints Sunday, after catching a pass from Tom brady and receive a blow directly to the knee by the cornerback of the Saints, PJ Williams.

The tackle caused the catcher to do a cartwheel and lay on the grass for a moment before getting help to stand up and walk himself to the bench. He was later seen running on the side of the Buccaneers, but did not return to the game.

Coach Bruce arians He said Monday that while the hit was legal, it is the kind of play that needs to be scrutinized as part of efforts to make the sport safer.

“You feel bad for him, because he was having a great year and the type of blow – totally legal – but I think it is the type of situations that we have to review in the offseason,” he acknowledged. Arians.

Godwin He was on his way to his third straight game with at least 10 receptions and 100 yards, carrying six for 49 yards before injuring himself with 13 minutes remaining in the first half.

Without Godwin neither Mike evans –64 receptions, 899 yards and 11 touchdowns – who injured his hamstring on Sunday, the Bucs they will have a difficult time.

The reigning champions of the Super bowl could get help from Antonio Brown, who returns this week after a three-game suspension imposed by the NFL for a false statement of your vaccination status. He has not played since injuring his ankle in Week 6’s win against the Philadelphia Eagles.

The corridor Leonard fournette he also came out Sunday with a hamstring injury. Arians wait to Fournette Y Evans come back at some point, but he said it’s still too early to speculate.