But what about the availability of strong safety Jordan Whitehead, who suffered a serious shoulder injury against Green Bay two weeks ago? Whitehead’s injury came while forcing a key fumble in the third quarter and knocking running back Aaron Jones out of the game – in addition to himself.
NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport has the latest on Whitehead’s status for Super Bowl LV, which is good news for the Buccaneers.
#Bucs S Jordan Whitehead is going to play through a fully torn labrum in Super Bowl LV, source said, an injury that includes additional shoulder damage. Whitehead was a limited participant in practice on Wednesday and Thursday, but practiced fully on Friday. He’ll play in pain.
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