Coach Bruce Arians said Monday that there doesn't appear to be any structural damage in Dean's shoulder, Jenna Laine of reports.

Dean had to leave Sunday's contest in the first quarter and was quickly ruled out for the remainder of the game. However, based on Arians' comments, he appears to have avoided a serious injury. The Buccaneers are expected to get Carlton Davis (quadriceps) back soon, as he was designated to return from injured reserve ahead of Week 12, so it will be important to monitor Davis and Dean's injuries throughout the week. If both are ruled out, then Pierre Desir will likely be thrust into an expanded role once again.

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