Much of the credit to the Buccaneers’ top offensive unit in the NFL has gone to their offensive line. That was also set to be a strength of theirs going into their Week 3 matchup against the Steelers.

But, according to a report from Scott Smith of Buccaneers.com, starting center Ryan Jensen may miss the Monday Night Football matchup with an illness.

If Jensen can’t go, veteran Evan Smith will likely start in his place.

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About the Author: Trevor Sikkema

Trevor Sikkema is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat reporter and NFL Draft analyst for PewterReport.com. Sikkema, an alumnus of the University of Florida, has covered both college and professional football for much of his career. As a native of the Sunshine State, when he's not buried in social media, Sikkema can be found out and active, attempting to be the best athlete he never was. Sikkema can be reached at: [email protected]
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Easythe great
Easythe great
3 years ago

We need him

Buc-n-Philly Fan
Buc-n-Philly Fan
3 years ago

Damn!

AlexanderNascimento
AlexanderNascimento
3 years ago

Oh no!
Hopefully he plays today!
Go Bucs

Bucsfan1983
Bucsfan1983
3 years ago

He better eat some chicken noodle soup, bananas and drink some Gatorade right now!! We need him.

Brooks Dunn-Winston
Brooks Dunn-Winston
3 years ago

Drink your fluids and suit up.

Bucco63
Bucco63
3 years ago

NOOOOOOOOOoooooooo!!!!!!!

Andy Ely
Andy Ely
3 years ago

Yea he will be on antibiotics and IV’s all the way up until game time. He should be good to go

FLASH
FLASH
3 years ago

It sounds like the flu. I’m not sure he can go if it is because the flu as we all know makes you feel like serious shit.

Dude
Dude
Reply to  FLASH
3 years ago

Michael Jordan played his best game of all-time with the flu, scoring 63 points in a play-off game. It’s mind above matter. Not an easy feat to accomplish.

BucWild02
BucWild02
3 years ago

Hope Jensen feels better.
Next man up. Evan Smith back at center. Ali and Donovan on the left side, Caleb and Dot on the right.

fredster
fredster
3 years ago

Smith isn’t a terrible center at least we have decent depth now at Center. Still hope Jensen can go he’s been playing great.

jb™
jb™
3 years ago

We may be royally screwed here. Jensen has been pretty much lights out these first two games and is clearly a far better center than Smith (who I’m surprised even made the team). Keep a puke bucket on the sideline and IV’s ready….We Need You Desperately BIG RED!!!!!!!

fredster
fredster
3 years ago

Duh Evans made the team because it’s a long season and shit happens like now! Next man up buddy. He’s also a decent center with lots of starting experience.