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43 Bobby Rainey RB

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
92%48%
Key Stats
GPAttYdsAvgTDsFum
91375323.951

Player Updates

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Bobby Rainey, Mike James not roster locks
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

With the Buccaneers drafting running back Charles Sims to pair with Doug Martin, either Bobby Rainey or Mike James "could get caught in a numbers game," reports the Tampa Tribune.

Rainey rushed for 566 yards and five touchdowns last year but averaged 3.8 yards per carry. James ran for 295 yards in nine games, averaging 4.9 yards per carry.

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Bucs could rely on multiple running backs
by Jamey Eisenberg | Senior Fantasy Writer

Buccaneers running back Doug Martin might not be a workhorse for Tampa Bay this season under new offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford, reports the Tampa Bay Times.

Tedford said he believes in alternating running backs, and behind Martin is rookie Charles Sim, Mike James and Bobby Rainey.

"I think you have to alternate," Tedford said Tuesday. "I don’t believe that one back can carry the load. It’s just too physical. I think you probably need to have two to three guys to bring different things to the table. But I think you at least need to have two to be able to spell them here and there and keep them healthy and tat type of thing. That's the goal to try and create some depth right there where there's not a dropoff when one guy comes in and another guy goes out. There's no dropoff. We just keep going."

Martin played in only six games last season before suffering a shoulder injury against Atlanta that eventually landed him on injured reserve. James and Rainey were both productive as replacement backs. Sims, at 6-foot, 214-pounds, is a bigger back who caught more than 200 passes in college.

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Bucs to lean on Doug Martin over Mike James, Bobby Rainey
by Jamey Eisenberg | Senior Fantasy Writer

New Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith plans to lean on running back Doug Martin this season, reports the Tampa Bay Times. Martin is expected to be 100 percent recovered from last year's shoulder injury.

"We're going to lean on one guy, but I like the rotation," Smith said of Martin, Mike James and Bobby Rainey. "I think you have to have a bell cow. He's ours. At the running back position, there are enough reps to go along. We want three guys we feel comfortable with. Two will play, but it's not a rotation that where every series we're going to have a different guy in there."

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Buccaneers sign Bobby Rainey
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

The Buccaneers re-signed running back Bobby Rainey to a one-year contract. He was scheduled to be an exclusive rights free agent.

Rainey ran for 566 yards and five touchdowns and added a receiving score last season.

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Buccaneers plan 1-2 punch in backfield
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

Doug Martin will be the lead back in Tampa Bay in 2014, but new Buccaneers offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford is talking up a 1-2 punch in the backfield, according to the team's website. That could mean pairing Martin with Mike James or Bobby Rainey or someone else.

"I've been very fortunate to be around a lot of great backs – Michael Pittman, who played here; Maurice Morris, at Oregon," Tedford said. "And then through Cal we were really fortunate to always have two really good backs, whether it was J.J. Arrington and Marshawn Lynch who were together; and then Marshawn and Justin Forsett were together; and Marshawn and Jahvid Best; then Jahvid Best and Shane Vereen. We really always had a real good 1-2 punch in the backfield, and I think that's what you need.

"I think for one guy to carry the load the whole time, especially as physical as this level is, [is difficult]. [You need] to have two and probably three backs that are quality backs that can provide different things for you, as far as third-down backs are concerned, catching the ball out of the backfield, pass protection, all the things to be able to create some matchups.

"I think it's important to find guys that are versatile that can do those things, and then have great speed. When I say 'speed in space,' [I mean] to get out-flanked and get guys in the open field that can make guys miss and be explosive with big plays."

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.AttYdsLgTD
19/8/13MIA0000
29/15/13BAL0000
39/22/13MIN41760
49/29/13CIN6940
510/3/13BUF2870
610/13/13DET1000
810/24/13CAR0000
911/3/13SEA0000
1011/11/13MIA845311
1111/17/13ATL30163432
1211/24/13DET1835110
1312/1/13CAR1763160
1412/8/13BUF22127801
1512/15/13SF112780
1612/22/13STL2037111
1712/29/13NO1135160
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
P18/8/14@ JAC7:30 pm
P28/16/14MIA7:30 pm
P38/23/14@ BUF4:30 pm
P48/28/14WAS7:30 pm
19/7/14CAR4:25 pm
29/14/14STL4:05 pm
39/18/14@ ATL8:25 pm
49/28/14@ PIT1:00 pm
510/5/14@ NO1:00 pm
610/12/14BAL1:00 pm
Bye: Week 7
810/26/14MIN1:00 pm
911/2/14@ CLE1:00 pm
1011/9/14ATL1:00 pm
1111/16/14@ WAS1:00 pm
1211/23/14@ CHI1:00 pm
1311/30/14CIN1:00 pm
1412/7/14@ DET1:00 pm
1512/14/14@ CAR1:00 pm
1612/21/14GB1:00 pm
1712/28/14NO1:00 pm
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2012Baltimore Ravens0000---0000
2013Cleveland Browns6013342.67000
2013Tampa Bay Buccaneers961375323.9805323
TOTAL1561505663.8805323
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2012Baltimore Ravens0000---00000
2013Cleveland Browns604194.8150000
2013Tampa Bay Buccaneers9611272.5111003
TOTAL15615463.1151003
Passing
YearTeamGGSAttCompPctYdsYPALgTDIntTkld20+40+Rate
2012Baltimore Ravens0000---0---0000/000---
2013Cleveland Browns6000---0---0000/000---
2013Tampa Bay Buccaneers96100.000.000000/00039.6
TOTAL156100.000.000000/00039.6
Kick Returns
YearTeamGNoYdsAvgLgTD40+
2012Baltimore Ravens000---000
2013Cleveland Browns6614724.53300
2013Tampa Bay Buccaneers911515.01500
TOTAL15716223.13300
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2012Baltimore Ravens000.000000.0000
2013Cleveland Browns600.000000.0000
2013Tampa Bay Buccaneers911.000000.0000
TOTAL1511.000000.0000
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2012Baltimore Ravens000000000
2013Cleveland Browns600010010
2013Tampa Bay Buccaneers911000000
TOTAL1511010010
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-8/212
Birthdate:
10/16/1987
Age:
26
Hometown:
Griffin, GA, USA
School:
Western Kentucky
NFL Experience:
3
Awards:
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