TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tampa Bay's running game has slowed down during a two-game losing streak, and the Buccaneers know they need to get rookie Doug Martin going again to remain in playoff contention.
Nevertheless, coach Greg Schiano says he's not overly concerned that Atlanta and Denver were able to contain the budding young star, who's third in the NFL is rushing and second in total yards from scrimmage despite not finding much room to run lately.
Schiano noted Martin appeared to be on his way to a good game against the Broncos before Peyton Manning threw a couple of touchdown passes and Von Miller returned an interception for another TD in the third quarter to force Tampa Bay (6-6) to become one dimensional on offense during a 31-23 loss on Sunday.
---
Online: http://pro32.ap.org/poll and http://twitter.com/AP-NFL

Recent NFL Discussions

Handicapping 2016 Win Totals on Fri, May 2016 by Blade
2016 NFL Draft Props on Thu, Apr 2016 by Blade
NFL Draft Preview on Thu, Apr 2016 by Blade

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Romo eyes lengthy return Injuries have been an issue at times for Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, but the veteran NFL star is far from thinking about...
Thumbnail Lockette retiring from Seahawks The Seattle Seahawks are losing another skill-position player from last year’s team as receiver Ricardo Lockette is expected to announce his retirement...
Thumbnail Dolphins securing the D-Line The Miami Dolphins are trying to make a push for the playoffs and they aided that on Saturday by signing Cameron Wake to a two-year...
Thumbnail Updated Super Bowl LI Odds The 2016 NFL Draft has now concluded. How did the draft impact the odds to win the Super Bowl next season?
Thumbnail Larmey Tunsil NFL Draft Prediction Once considered the top prospect in this year's class, how far will Larmey Tunsil fall in the first round of tonight's 2016 NFL Draft?
More inNFL Articles  

NFL Team Pages