Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Chris Goodwin, LT Donovan Smith out with injuries against the Dallas Cowboys

Arlington, Texas – Chris GoodwinHer long-awaited comeback nine months after her ACL and MCL tear was short-lived.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver injured his hamstring Sunday night in the first half of the team’s season opener for the Dallas Cowboys and didn’t return in Tampa Bay’s 19-3 win — Todd Bowles’ first win as head coach of the tournament. The Buccaneers and the Bucks’ first road win against the Cowboys since 2001.

Goodwin was injured on a road out 5 yards in the second quarter as the Pro Bowler 2019 had to bend awkwardly to catch the low pass from the quarterback Tom Bradybefore leaving the border. Goodwin came limp.

“The good thing is that it wasn’t his knee, so [I] “He was happy with that, he was playing free and playing normally, so I hope he can come back and continue the things he started,” Bowles said.

left handle Donovan Smith He also left the match due to a right elbow injury and has not returned. He was injured in a third-degree bag by the outer-back Micah Parsonswho made his way to Brady with a defensive intervention Osa Odegua He runs behind him and hits Smith from behind. Smith only missed two careers in seven seasons.

The Bulls did not have specific details of either injury immediately after the match. Both players will undergo further testing again in Tampa.

Not yet, said Bowles. “I will go and try to get more information [Sunday] or [Monday]. “

Goodwin did not speak to reporters after the match, but said as he passed on his way to receive treatment: “It’s always good to be back there with your guys.”

Before leaving the competition, Godwin had three grabs for 35 yards, including a 24-yard grab on the Bucs’ first pass that got the visitors excited.

“I think it was great for his confidence,” Bowles said of the play. “He started smiling. You can see him there. He was ready to go, and I was happy about that.”

Goodwin suffered a knee injury on December 19 last season and underwent surgery on January 3. He missed the start of training camp and didn’t participate in pre-season. Even during the week leading up to Sunday’s game, he was still training in an offline orange jersey and it was a game time decision.

Regarding Smith, the Bucs’ offensive streak has already been marred by injuries and spinning, with the Pro Bowl center – Ryan Jensen Going to the injured reserve after injuring his knee on the second day of the training camp. Pro Bowl selection Ali patted Retired in off last season, lost Tampa Bay Alex Capa2021 Pro Bowl alternative, at free agency.

Smith’s alternative, Josh Wells, struggled in pass protection against the Cowboys, resulting in a pass block win rate of 70%. He surrendered a sack to lose seven yards to Parsons.

Casey Parsons came in third, which was a struggle for Tampa Bay, along with a red-zone record.

Brady scoring pass from 5 yards to Mike Evans In the third quarter provided the only touchdown of the night for both teams. The bulk of the Bucs offense was dealt with by running backwards Leonard Fortnite, who rushed 127 yards on 21 buggies. Running game alongside Bucs’ strong defense that racked up four sacks (including two inside linebackers Devin White) Guaranteed victory.

“There was a lot of hard stuff tonight – guys going in and out, not sure who’s going to play, guys playing in and then going in and out, we were rotating people, Donnie. [Smith] “He got injured and there’s not a lot of cash,” said Brady, who became the oldest quarterback in NFL history to start a game at the age of 45 on Sunday.

“That’s the truth of the matter. It’s not always the most flexible sport. You always do things to adapt. But I think we’ll find some things that we liked outside the game. There are a lot of things we don’t like that we’re just going to have to work on and get better.”