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Bucs may be without Winston versus Bills

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, woefully deficient away from home this season, already were facing a stiff challenge heading into Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills at New Era Field. Now they might be forced to play without quarterback Jameis Winston.

The Buccaneers (2-3) lost Winston to a sprained shoulder joint in a 38-33 loss against the Arizona Cardinals, when they fell behind 31-0 early in the third quarter. Bucs coach Dirk Koetter has not ruled out Winston as Sunday's starter, but the third-year player has been limited at practice, leaving most of the work for veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick, who has made 116 NFL starts.

The Bills (3-2), whose hold on first place in the AFC East slipped away during their bye week, said they are preparing for both quarterbacks.

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NFC South Division
TeamWLTPct
Carolina 420.667
New Orleans 320.600
Atlanta 320.600
Tampa Bay 230.400
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: J. Winston1259
Pass TDs: J. Winston7
Rush Yds: J. Rodgers168
Rush TDs: D. Martin2
Rec Yds: M. Evans371
Rec TDs: C. Brate4
Int: K. Alexander1
Sacks: G. McCoy2.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 1910 (16)
Passing Yards: 1549 (6)
Rushing Yards: 412 (32)
Points per game: 23.6 (13)
Yards per game: 382.0 (4)
Touchdowns: 13 (15)
Field Goals: 6 (30)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 2017 (19)
Passing Yards: 1544 (24)
Rushing Yards: 509 (10)
Points per game: 24.2 (22)
Yards per game: 403.4 (30)
Touchdowns: 14 (24)
Field Goals: 8 (8)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/10 L. Webster pract. squad add
10/10 A. Johnson pract. squad del
10/9 P. Murray signed
10/9 P. O'Connor pract. squad add
10/9 N. Folk on IR undisclosed
10/5 I. Johnson active/prac. squad
10/5 J. Smith cut
10/3 A. Cross pract. squad add
10/3 R. Hansbrough pract. squad del
10/2 D. Martin suspension lifted
Injuries
Date Player Status
10/15 K. Alexander hamstring (Out)
10/15 J. Robinson concussion (Out)
10/15 R. Russell shoulder (Out)
10/15 K. Tandy hip (Out)
10/15 R. Ayers Jr. back (Questionable)
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