Arians: Pierre-Paul and Mickens Out for Rams’ Game


Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ head coach Bruce Arians announced Friday that wide receiver Jaydon Mickens and outside linebacker Jason Pierre-Paul are both out for this Sunday’s game against the Rams.

Neither Mickens nor Pierre-Paul practiced all week. Pierre-Paul recently received a second opinion on his shoulder injury, rest was the recommendation from the doctor. Mickens is dealing with an abdominal injury. Both players will stay in Tampa and not travel with the team.

With Pierre-Paul out, Arians said rookie outside linebacker JoeTryon-Shoyinka will start in his place. Look for rookie Jaelon Darden to pick up the kick return duties in Mickens’ absence.

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