Bucs shutting down QB Jameis Winston (shoulder) next few weeks

Tampa Bay's season might have just taken a turn for the worst.

The Buccaneers are shutting down quarterback Jameis Winston (shoulder) for the next few weeks, head coach Dirk Koetter told reporters on Monday.

Winston left Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints with the injury, which he aggravated after suffering the initial injury nearly a month ago. Veteran backup Ryan Fitzpatrick replaced him in the loss.

Related players: Ryan Griffin

Fantasy Impact: 

Winston sat out the second half of Week 9. He had more tests done to his shoulder, which according to reports, revealed more damage, but nothing structural. He's expected to miss two games. The team expects to activate Griffin from injured reserve soon as well. He would back up Fitzpatrick. Fitz is a veteran, and considering the way Winston had been playing there shouldn't be a huge downgrade to the rest of the offense at this point. The team looks like it will also be without Mike Evans in Week 10 because of a suspension.

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