Pierre-Paul injury update


Jason Pierre-Paul looks to be targeting week 8 to return to the Buccaneers. The 30 year old linebacker was involved in a single-car crash back in May of this year. Pierre-Paul suffered a fracture in his neck as a result of the early morning accident.


The Buccaneers subsequently put Pierre-Paul on the non-football injury list. That move made him ineligible to play for the first 6 weeks of the NFL season.

Tampa Bay recently restructured Pierre-Paul’s contract reducing it from $13.65 million for this season to $10.00 million for this season.

The Buccaneers pass rush has been much improved under new defensive coordinator Todd Bowles, it’ll be interesting to see how Pierre-Paul will fit and play in Bowles system.


Source: TMZ.com

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