Davin Joseph Walking On Bad Foot

November 29th, 2010

davin joseph 1129It wasn’t as bad as the pistol-whipping the Steelers handed the Bucs, but the physical nature of another AFC North opponent, Baltimore, left the Bucs with a number of serious injuries.

While safety Cody Grimm is likely lost for the season with a broken fibula, Bucs fans are holding their breath over the status of right guard Davin Joseph who injured a foot.

The way Woody Cummings of the Tampa Tribune described in the injury, it seems only somewhat serious.

Bucs G Davin Joseph sustained a foot injury in the first quarter and was replaced by Jeremy Zuttah. Joseph would not expand on his injury when asked after the game but did not wear a protective boot and could walk without crutches.

Joe doesn’t like the chances of Joseph playing next week against the Dixie Chicks.

If there is a bright spot, it is that Joseph was replaced by Jeremy Zuttah. Two years ago when Zuttah was a rookie, Joseph missed a handful of games to start the season and Zuttah replaced him.

Rarely if ever was Zuttah’s name called. That’s high praise for an offensive lineman.

9 Responses to “Davin Joseph Walking On Bad Foot”

  1. RastaMon Says:

    another raid on the other 31 practice squads coming

  2. Hire Greg Olson! Says:

    I think “depth and versatility” are the real reasons that Larsen replaced Zuttah at LG. Zuttah’s versatility made him too valuable to play at LG. If he went down starting at LG, we’d be screwed. I think this also explains why Zuttah came in the second half and played against the Niners. The coaching staff was throwing him a bone. Not to say Larsen hasn’t played well, cause he has.

  3. BigMacAttack Says:

    How about giving Trueblood a shot at Right Guard? He should be hungry enough by now and he knows the offense as well as anybody. They could also move Lee into RG and put True back on the end. I still think they are better with Zuttah at center than Faine. Zuttah should be the starting center IMO and Faine should be an O line coach, fill in occasionally.

  4. bucfanjeff Says:

    Can Lee play guard and Trueblood back at tackle? That would seem optimal if Lee can do it.

  5. Capt.Tim Says:

    Losing Grimm is really gonna hurt the defense. Sabby still giving up long completions and taking bad angles!

  6. Dave Says:

    Zuttah is what I said months a go: a great back up who needs to be part of this o-line. Hopefully Joseph gets back soon though.

  7. gitarlvr Says:

    “Faine should be an O line coach, fill in occasionally.” – Lets think about the ridiculousness of this statement for a second.

  8. passthebuc Says:

    Possible add for Grimm.

    Da’Mon Cromartie-Smith from the Pittsburgh practice squad. the read on him is he likes to hit people.

    Bio: Cromartie-Smith He is 6’11/2”, 206 pounds, ran the 40 yard dash in 4.46 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.47 seconds, and the three-cone drill in 7.24 seconds. He measured a 32-inch vertical jump, a 9’9” broad jump and did 20 bench press repetitions at 225 pounds.

    “I like to be physical. I like to play in the box and I don’t worry about taking on pulling offensive linemen,” said Cromartie-Smith. “I like to read the play and then attack it.

  9. RustyRhino Says:

    We might get to see Brandon Carter on the O-line soon YES!!! break out the face paint!!