Teammates of the Week: Mike James, Brian Leonard and Bobby Rainey

Al Messerschmidt

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers got their win on the back of their three running backs.

Your teammates of the week: the team's impressively deep running back stable, including the sadly injured Mike James. Mike James had to leave the game (and the season) with a broken ankle, but he managed to put up an impressive 41 rushing yards on just five carries. Bobby Rainey and Brian Leonard did the heavy lifting from then on and they were fully up to the task.

The group of running backs that combined to rush for 143 yards on 33 carries, keying the team's first win of the season. The offensive line contributed heavily to this success, but to have the third and fourth backs on the roster provide the spark needed to seal a victory is not something you see every week.

Since tweaking the rushing scheme and inserting Jamon Meredith at left guard, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have rushed for a whopping 345 yards in just two games. If the team can keep that up, they should be able to win a few more games down the stretch.

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