The Tampa Bay Buccaneers took the practice field without two key starters on Friday — wide receiver Antonio Bryant (knee) and defensive end Stylez G. White (shoulder).
Bryant has been dealing with a knee issue ever since he underwent minor knee surgery in the preseason. He was held out of last Sunday's game vs. the Green Bay Packers and has missed all three days of practice this week.
Should he be held out of Sunday's game in Miami, Bryant, who is listed as doubtful on the team's injury report, would be replaced in the starting lineup by WR Maurice Stovall.
White, who is coming off an impressive 1.5 sack performance vs. the Packers, injured his shoulder vs. the Packers. Like Bryant, White is listed as doubtful for Sunday.
Bucs head coach Raheem Morris said backup DE Tim Crowder likely would be called on to fill in for White vs. the Dolphins.
Bucs running back Derrick Ward was added to the injury report Friday with a knee ailment. He is listed as questionable.
Third-string quarterback Byron Leftwich (right elbow) was held out of practice again today. He is listed as questionable.
Bucs wide receiver Michael Clayton (knee), guard Davin Joseph (ankle), running back Clifton Smith (knee) and cornerback Aqib Talib (hamstring) are listed as probable.
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