Dotson (knee) was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports. The right tackle suffered a torn PCL in Sunday's 34-20 loss to the Falcons, according to Jenna Laine of ESPN.com.
Dotson was able to fight through the knee injury and stay in the game Sunday, but follow-up scans prompted the Buccaneers to shut the lineman down for the season. The 32-year-old Dotson had been enjoying a solid campaign despite playing through a hamstring injury prior to hurting his knee. Caleb Benenoch and Kevin Pamphile are the top candidates to fill in at right tackle over the Buccaneers' final five games.
Dotson (knee) returned to Sunday's game against the Falcons, Roy Cummings of WFLA NewsChannel 8 reports.
Dotson was out for less than a series, and he'll resume his role at right tackle.
Dotson injured his knee Sunday against the Falcons and is questionable to return, Roy Cummings of WFLA NewsChannel 8 reports.
The veteran has started every game this season, but Caleb Benenoch will fill in at right tackle for the time being.
Dotson was a full participant at Friday's practice to help avoid the questionable designation. The 32-year-old had similar practice reps last week and didn't appear to suffer a setback against the Jets, so he looks all set for Sunday's matchup with the Dolphins.
Dotson (hamstring) was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.
Dotson kicked off Week 10 prep with limited participation over the first pair of practices before putting in a full session Friday and suiting up in the 15-10 win over the Jets. He could be headed in the same direction ahead of this coming Sunday's contest against the Dolphins, but the last two practice reports of the week will shed further light.
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