Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy totaled four tackles (all solo), two tackles for loss and a sack in Sunday's 37-23 loss to the Carolina Panthers .
McCoy now has taken down the quarterback in three out of the Bucs' four games, and amassed his best tackle total in a contest in 2015. The All-Pro defensive tackle continues to play through a lingering shoulder injury that may not fully heal until the offseason, but remains a force to be accounted for by opposing teams. McCoy will look to add to his numbers when he faces the often-sacked Blake Bortles in the Bucs' Week 5 matchup against the Jacksonville Jaguars .
Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy (shoulder) is active Sunday against the Carolina Panthers . He was listed as questionable.
Having McCoy is a big boost to the Bucs' rushing defense, as they try to contain Jonathan Stewart (tibia) and Cam Newton .
Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy (shoulder) has been designated as questionable for the Sunday clash against Carolina.
For a second straight week, McCoy was limited in every practice, then deemed questionable. He played in Week 3 against the Texans, and he'll likely be fine for the Panthers. He could play fewer snaps than he usually does. He played 54 snaps last week, but his snap percentage was actually way down, as the Texans ran a whopping 90 plays.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy (shoulder) was a limited participant in practice for the second straight day Thursday.
McCoy is following the exact same practice participation script from last week, and his shoulder ailment is starting to look like something that may linger for some time. The positive sign is that the star defensive tackle is not missing any practices outright, a good indicator that he should once again take the field without restrictions in Week 4.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy (shoulder) was limited in practice Wednesday, Joe Kania of the Buccaneers official site reports.
McCoy tallied 54 snaps in Week 3 after turning in limited practices leading up to the game against the Houston Texans , and his level of participation Wednesday appears to be a sign that things may be trending in the same direction this week.
McCoy's snaps dropped slightly from the 59 he'd logged in Week 2, and it remains to be seen if there will be any further reduction against the Carolina Panthers in Week 4.
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