Report: Louis Murphy suffers torn ACL, placed on injured reserve

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were dealt a brutal blow, as Louis Murphy will be out for the year with a torn ACL.

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers not only suffered a brutal loss against the Washington Redskins in Week 7, but they also suffered a tough loss at the wide receiver position as well.

According to, wide receiver Louis Murphy was confirmed to have a torn ACL, per head coach Lovie Smith. Murphy will go on injured reserve with the injury, which will obviously impact Jameis Winston and the passing game a bit moving forward.

Through the opening stretch of 2015, Murphy totaled 10 catches for 198 yards. It will be interesting to see who his replacement will be, but JoeBucsFan expects the team to promote Adam Humphries from the practice squad.

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