Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Friday Inactives Named for Seahawks Game

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced the following four players will be declared inactive for Sunday's game against the Seahawks: G Ken Blackman, DT/DE Tyoka Jackson, WR Yo Murphy and CB Floyd Young.

The Buccaneers and the Seahawks will declare four additional players inactive 90 minutes prior to kickoff, which is set for 4 p.m. EST.


Eleven Bucs donned today's injury report, including LB Derrick Brooks, who sprained his right ankle in practice today. Brooks is listed as probable for Sunday's contest. CB Floyd Young (left shoulder sprain) is listed as doubtful, but has been ruled out against the Seahawks. QB Eric Zeier (right rib contusion) threw during the individual session, but didn't practice during team drills and will be the Bucs' emergency quarterback for the fourth consecutive week. C/G Todd Washington (right quadriceps strain), who was downgraded from probable to questionable yesterday, was held out of practice today. His status for Sunday will be decided prior to kickoff.

C Tony Mayberry (low back strain) is listed as questionable but did practice. DT Brad Culpepper (right heel contusion) returned to practice today and will start against the Seahawks. Rookie DT Anthony McFarland will spell Culpepper and see additional action according to Bucs head coach Tony Dungy. T Paul Gruber (abdominal strain), DT Warren Sapp (flu), FB Mike Alstott (left rib contusion) all practiced and are probable for Sunday's game.

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