TAMPA, Florida – Tampa Bay Buccaneers backup quarterback Blaine Hubert suffered a dislocated shoulder in Friday's preseason game against Cleveland Browns, coach Bruce Arians said.
It is not yet known if Hubert will need surgery, but it appears that he has severe pain in the dressing room after the game.
"His shoulder popped," said Arians. "He was sick pretty well, but [I told him]," Good thing you're not throwing your shoulder. You will be OK. "
In the third quarter, Hubert was shaking 8 meters in the third and 5 when Brown Byers Adarius Taylor caught an ankle for Hubert, trying to cope. Hubert landed awkwardly on his arm.
Hubert completed 4 of 5 passes for 33 yards in Tampa Bay's 1
Third string quarterback Ryan Griffin, the only remaining solid quarterback on the Tampa Bay roster, entered.
19659002] "It was difficult [watching] but Blaine is a soldier. It was a great opportunity for Griff to get involved and do a great job. He has been doing a great job throughout this year's "preseason," said starter James Winston.
News carrier Nick Fitzgerald is still recovering from a knee injury. The Arians have said they will look to sign another quarterback for the fourth preseason game.
One option is to re-sign Vincent Testaverde, who was with the Bucks during rookie camp and was with the tryout club a little over a week at the start of training camp before quitting on August 7th. He is the son of former Bucs quarterback Vinnie Testaverde.
Friday was a rough night for Butch's apostates, with the offensive line delivering seven sacks.  "I just hope and pray that whatever it is, he can recover from it," said the right decision by Demar Dotsson. "I hope he gets better soon."