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Buccaneers-Panthers Injury Report Nov. 1: Mike Evans Returns to Practice, Jason Pierre-Paul and Gerald McCoy Did Not Participate

Thursday’s injury report has some good news and bad news as the Bucs prepare for the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.


Wide receiver Mike Evans returned to practice after sitting out on Wednesday. He was limited along with right tackle Demar Dotson. Running back Peyton Barber was upgraded to full participation after being limited on Wednesday. Offensive lineman Evan Smith was held out entirely after being limited on Wednesday and was among five total players who didn't participate on Thursday for the Bucs.

Carolina got all but one player back to full participation. Wide receiver Torrey Smith still remains sidelined.

See below for the full injury report.


RB Peyton Barber (ankle) – Full Participation

DE Vinny Curry (ankle) – Limited Participation

T Demar Dotson (knee/shoulder) – Limited Participation

WR Mike Evans (knee) – Limited Participation

RB Ronald Jones (hamstring) – Did Not Participate

DT Gerald McCoy (calf/not injury related) – Did Not Participate

DE Jason Pierre-Paul (ribs) – Did Not Participate

OL Evan Smith (hip) – Did Not Participate

CB M.J. Stewart (foot) – Did Not Participate


S Mike Adams (not injury related) – Full Participation

S Rashaan Gaulden (ankle) – Full Participation

QB Cam Newton (right shoulder) – Full Participation

TE Greg Olsen (foot) – Full Participation

DE Julius Peppers (not injury related) – Full Participation

LB Andre Smith (hamstring) – Full Participation

WR Torrey Smith (knee) – Did Not Participate

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