A former top pick from the 2016 NFL Draft reportedly suffered a season-ending injury over the weekend. Tampa Bay Buccaneers corner Vernon Hargreaves III suffered a shoulder injury against the Saints.
As a result, he'll be placed on the Injured Reserve and miss the remainder of the season. It's a tough blow for the former No. 11 overall pick out of Florida.
Hargreaves suffered a labrum tear, according to Buccaneers ESPN reporter Jenna Laine.
Tampa Bay will likely be in the market for a corner considering the injury to Hargreaves. Former Washington Redskins corner Bashaud Breeland remains a free agent and has been a popular call for general managers hoping to replace an injured player.
Tampa Bay surprised the New Orleans Saints on Sunday by racking up over 500 yards of offense and 48 points.
Next up for the Buccaneers is a contest against the Super Bowl Champion Eagles. Philadelphia announced Nick Foles as the team's starting quarterback for Week 2.