Tampa Bay Buccaneers logoTampa Bay Buccaneers

Doug Martin Injury: Updates on Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB's Head

Alex BallentineFeatured ColumnistAugust 16, 2013

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers found out firsthand just how nerve-wracking the preseason can be. Star running back Doug Martin left the team's second preseason game against the New England Patriots with a head injury. 

Will Brinson of CBS Sports reports that Martin was injured when he took a knee to the helmet while attempting to cut-block a pass-rusher:

Looked like Doug Martin took a knee to the helmet when trying to cut a rusher while blocking.

— Will Brinson (@WillBrinson) August 17, 2013

Martin will be active when the Buccaneers open the season against the Jets.

Where can I comment?

Stay on your game

Latest news, insights, and forecasts on your teams across leagues.

Choose Teams
Get it on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

Real-time news for your teams right on your mobile device.

Copyright © 2017 Bleacher Report, Inc. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All Rights Reserved. BleacherReport.com is part of Bleacher Report – Turner Sports Network, part of the Turner Sports and Entertainment Network. Certain photos copyright © 2017 Getty Images. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of Getty Images is strictly prohibited. AdChoices