Vincent Jackson has sprained MCL

Pro Football Talk - [Full Article]

The Buccaneers’ shot at earning a playoff berth was dealt a nearly fatal blow in Sunday’s loss to the Saints and any attempt at a last-second resurrection looks like it will have to go on without the help of wide receiver Vincent Jackson.

Jackson left the loss to New Orleans with a knee injury and Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Jackson has been diagnosed with a sprained MCL. Per the report, Jackson is expected to miss several weeks and that would seem to be make it unlikely that he’ll play again this season unless a lot of things break Tampa’s way over the final three games.

Fantasy Impact: 

Jackson missed three games earlier this season with a knee injury, leading the Buccaneers to throw the ball to Mike Evans quite often, the story said. Tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins is back in the lineup now, but it’s probably still a good bet that Evans will be a frequent target of Jameis Winston’s passes the story concluded.

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