Tampa Bay Buccaneers Pro Bowl wide receiver Chris Godwin suffered a torn ACL during Sunday night’s 9-0 loss to the New Orleans Saints and will miss the remainder of the season, coach Bruce Arians announced Monday.
Godwin suffered the knee injury in the second quarter while falling awkwardly after a collision with New Orleans safety P.J. Williams.
Godwin finishes the season with 98 receptions for 1,103 yards and five touchdowns.
On a night they were looking to clinch their first NFC South title since 2007, the Buccaneers also lost Pro Bowl receiver Mike Evans in the first half, and running back Leonard Fournette in the second to hamstring injuries.
Evans, who is second in the NFL with 11 touchdown receptions, was injured after a leaping third-down catch over the middle working against cornerback Marshon Lattimore.
Evans has a strained hamstring, is week to week and has a chance to play Sunday, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
The Bucs were already without receiver Breshad Perriman, who was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Friday, and Antonio Brown, who was serving a three-game suspension but will rejoin the team on Monday, general manager Jason Licht announced before kickoff.
Information from ESPN’s Jenna Laine was used in this report
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