Lions receiver Ryan Broyles, who ruptured his Achilles tendon fielding a punt in late October, is participating in voluntary conditioning this week after gaining medical clearance, reports MLive.com. Broyles missed 16 games in his first two NFL seasons.
Doug Martin fans should expect the Bucs' third-year running back to stay on the field and in on the touches for the running backs just as much as before he got hurt. ESPN believes Martin will still be "the main ball carrier" for the Buccaneers, even if coach Lovie Smith says his team will use a rotation. Per the report, Mike James and Bobby Rainey will get worked in, but they'll only take enough work to keep Martin fresh compared to when Martin did almost everything with Greg Schiano as head coach.