The signs were good on Friday night that running back
In addition, Buccaneers Head Coach Greg Schiano said after the game that he did not believe Blount’s injury was significant, noting that the hurt area was closer to the groin than to the knee, as some feared. On Saturday, after the dust had settled, Schiano still appeared to be unconcerned about any long-term absence for the team’s incumbent starting running back.
“I don’t know how long [Blount will be out], but I don’t think it’s going to be serious,” said the coach. “Will it be this week? I don’t know, but I don’t think it will be an extended period of time.”
Blount was hurt at the end of a four-yard run early in the second quarter. He and rookie running back
Schiano also said that second-year tight end