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Vincent Jackson suffered wrist fracture, won't miss time

Vincent Jackson isn't healthy, but should still play.

Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

According to Fox Sports' Ross Jones, wide receiver Vincent Jackson sustained a wrist fracture against the Atlanta Falcons, but will not miss any time. Minor injuries like that can certainly reduce player's effectiveness, however, which is not something the Tampa Bay Buccaneers can use with their struggling offense.

After posting two seasons with over 1,200 receiving yards since joining the Bucs in 2012, Jackson has been awfully quiet this season, posting just 10 catches for 102 yards on 25 targets. That is in part due to Josh McCown and the offensive line, who have struggled to protect on longer plays while McCown has not seemed comfortable throwing the ball up for grabs to the big receiver.

The Bucs' passing game has been horrendous so far this year, and the likely return of Mike Glennon to the starting lineup may help Jackson a little. Glennon will be filling in for the injured McCown on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers, unless McCown makes a miraculously quick recovery from a thumb sprain.