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Injuries keep Tampa Bay RB Doug Martin, CB Alterraun Verner sidelined against Falcons


TAMPA, Florida — Tampa Bay running back Doug Martin and cornerback Alterraun Verner are inactive for Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons.

Martin is sitting for the second straight week because of an ankle injury and Bobby Rainey will replace him in the lineup. Crezdon Butler will fill in for Verner, who has a sore hamstring.

Defensive end Michael Johnson, receiver Robert Herron, guard Kadeem Edwards, tackle Anthony Collins and tight end Luke Stocker also are inactive for the Bucs.

Quarterback Sean Renfree, receiver Freddie Martino, cornerback Javier Arenas, linebacker Tyler Starr, defensive end Cliff Matthews and tackles Jonathan Scott and Cameron Bradfield are inactive for the Falcons.

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