Black will miss the remainder of the season after injuring his neck making a tackle. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have said they expect Black to recover from a collision with San Diego's Ryan Mathews, but that the sixth-year pro is experiencing some complications with his left arm.|||||||
Black was carted off the field after tackling Mathews during Tampa Bay's victory over the Chargers on Sunday. He was taken to a hospital for observation and later released. He was placed on injured reserve Tuesday Black started five games and finished with 32 tackles.
Black was carted off the field after tackling San Diego running back Ryan Matthews during the third quarter of Sunday's game between the Buccaneers and Chargers.|||||||
Black stopped Matthews for a 1-yard loss, but remained on the ground with just under four minutes remaining. There was no immediate announcement on the nature of the injury, but trainers examined the sixth-year pro for several minutes before immobilizing his neck and back on a stretcher.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have placed Black on injured reserve.|||||||
Black broke a forearm against the Redskins. He started 10 of 11 games he played and had 88 tackles and two sacks.
Black broke his forearm in the second half of Sunday's 17-16 win against Washington.|||||||
Coach Raheem Morris said Black is "potentially" out for the season.
Black signed with Tampa Bay on Wednesday.|||||||
Black, a linebacker from New Mexico, was the 68th overall selection in this year's draft.