Per Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, Bucs wide receiver Chris Godwin fractured his index finger during his touchdown reception against the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday.
Godwin had surgery on Tuesday and will miss the Bucs’ Monday Night Football matchup against the New York Giants, but he could return by Week 9 for a pivotal division matchup against the New Orleans Saints.
Bucs WR Chris Godwin fractured his left index finger making a touchdown catch Sunday at Las Vegas that required surgery Tuesday. He will miss Monday Night’s game against the Giants. Depending on how it heals, he could return for the Week 9 game vs. New Orleans— Rick Stroud (@NFLSTROUD) October 27, 2020
Godwin’s Week 8 absence will mark his fourth missed game of the season. He currently has 25 receptions for 279 yards and two touchdowns on the year.