Bradley McDougald tallied 64 snaps in Tampa's Week 11 victory, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
The Bucs' starting strong safety appears firmly entrenched in his position at the moment, and has been earning it with progressively stronger play over recent weeks. McDougald will be an integral part of Tampa's defensive attack against the multi-pronged Colts ground game in Week 12, as well as in pass coverage versus downfield threats T.Y. Hilton, Donte Moncrief and Coby Fleener.
Bradley McDougald was in on all 54 snaps on defense in the Week 10 victory over the Cowboys, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
McDougald is firmly entrenched as the Bucs' starting strong safety and was the hero on defense in Week 10, picking off a Matt Cassel desperation heave intended for Dez Bryant to seal the win. The third-year pro has already tied his career high in tackles with 50, a mark he reached in 2014.
Bradley McDougald was credited with five tackles (all solo), a pass defensed and a game-sealing interception of Matt Cassel in Sunday's 10-6 victory over the Cowboys.
McDougald stayed step for step with Dez Bryant on a deep post route in Dallas' desperation drive before leaping up to snag the Matt Cassel heave in the end zone. The 25-year-old has only posted two picks this season, but is on pace for just under 100 tackles on the year and appears to have a hold on the starting strong safety job.
Bradley McDougald (concussion) is listed as active Sunday against the Cowboys, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ' official site reports.
After putting in a full practice Friday, McDougald was seemingly past the concussion suffered last weekend. Through eight games, he's racked up 45 tackles (32 solo) and one interception as the Buccaneers' starting strong safety.
Bradley McDougald (concussion) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Cowboys.
McDougald returned to a full practice Friday, after logging limited session Wednesday and Thursday. He thus seems like a good bet to play in Sunday's game, but if not, the Bucs will likely turn to either Major Wright (questionable-hamstring) or Keith Tandy.
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