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Chris Godwin likely headed to same IR spot as Mike Evans

Bucs WR Chris Godwin injured his hamstring and is likely done for the season. We break down the latest news.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Chris Godwin runs the ball under the pressure of Detroit Lions defensive back Tracy Walker during the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit, Michigan USA, on Sunday, December 15, 2019. Photo by Amy Lemus/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Tampa Bay Buccaneers has now lost their top two wide receivers to hamstring injuries in two weeks. Mike Evans went down in Week 14 and was placed on injured reserve this past week. On Sunday, Chris Godwin suffered a hamstring injury of his own and is on track to end up on injured reserve as well.

ESPN’s Jenna Laine reported that Godwin will not get an MRI on his hamstring until Tuesday. Head coach Bruce Arians told the media it does not look good and compared it to Evans’ injury. NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport reported he is not expected to play this Saturday against the Houston Texans, and his availability after that is in question.

Breshad Perriman looks like he will be in line to be the Bucs No. 1 receiver in Week 16. The next question to answer is what will happen with Scotty Miller. He suffered a hamstring injury of his own and was set to have his MRI on Monday. Both Perriman and Miller could be solid starts for the impressive Bucs passing attack.