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Austin Seferian-Jenkins unlikely to play with shoulder injury

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Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will once again have to suit up without tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins, who's set to miss his seventh straight game today, according to reports by both Adam Schefter and Ian Rapoport. The latter notes that Seferian-Jenkins has yet to be cleared for contact, confirming a Tampa Bay Times report from Friday, and even claims that it "may be a few more" before the tight end get back on the field.

Given that Vincent Jackson is also still sidelined, the Bucs will have to take the field once again with Mike Evans as their only reliable receiving target -- and also someone who nearly set a record for drops last week. Doug Martin is once again going to have to be the focal point of the offense, with Jameis Winston's receiving options reduced to the bare minimum.

Over the past two games, Winston's production has taken a massive hit even if his play itself was still good, mainly because of Jackson's and Seferian-Jenkins' absence, as well as Evans' drops. We'll see at 1:00 p.m. whether those problems persist against the Dallas Cowboys.