Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Clinton McDonald (98) sacks New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady during the first quarter of an NFL football game Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan Ebenhack)
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (19) runs from Tampa Bay Buccaneers defenders Robert McClain, left, and Clinton McDonald , rear, after catching a pass during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Minneapolis. The Vikings won 34-17. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)
Chicago Bears running back Jordan Howard (24) is tackled by Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Clinton McDonald (98) and defensive end Ryan Russell (95), during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon, center, is tackled by Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Clinton McDonald , right, during the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)
put together a Defensive Player of the Year season. There is even quality depth up front, with Robert Ayers and Clinton McDonald not listed above. » Kendell Beckwith is coming off a torn ACL, but he was drafted to shore up a trouble spot at
giving Tampa flexibility along the line with ends Robert Ayers , Noah Spence and interior players Gerald McCoy and Clinton McDonald . The Bucs' defense played strong down the stretch and re-signing Gholston keeps that arrow pointing up. The
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its pass rush? Three of the Buccaneers ' top playmakers on the defensive line -- Gerald McCoy , Robert Ayers and Clinton McDonald -- are listed as doubtful, and promising defensive end Noah Spence barely practiced this week. The Bucs embarrassed
defensive line. Doug Martin (hamstring), Charles Sims (knee), Robert Ayers (ankle), Gerald McCoy (calf) and Clinton McDonald (hamstring) are all listed as doubtful. Tight end Luke Stocker (ankle) is also doubtful, while wide receiver
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the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, leaving before halftime after getting tossed to the ground by defensive tackle Clinton McDonald -- the third sack he took on the day. Siemian stood on the sideline the entire second half and would have returned
play out the remainder of the contest. Siemian fell on his left shoulder after getting thrown down on a sack by Clinton McDonald with just over three minutes left in the second quarter. Siemian walked off the field under his own power. It was
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Tampa defensive line. The Bucs sacked Siemian four times in the first half, knocking him out of the game with a Clinton McDonald throwdown. Then, the injuries hit. With Robert Ayers already on the sidelines, Gerald McCoy and Noah Spence were
Los Angeles Rams quarterback Case Keenum trips after taking the snap leading to a easy sack.
on a week-to-week basis the past two years. Spence has been so explosive off the edge that defensive tackle Clinton McDonald is predicting a 10-sack season this year. Tampa Bay should be stronger at linebacker, as well, with promising
Defensive Rookie of the Year candidate. In a Friday interview with WDAE's Tom Krasniqi, veteran defensive tackle Clinton McDonald raved, via JoeBucsFan.com, that Spence has " the capability to be a 10-sack player this season ." A first