Buccaneers running back Giovani Bernard injured his knee on his fourth quarter touchdown catch against the Rams on Sunday. Bucs coach Bruce Arians said at his news conference Monday that Bernard still was being evaluated but seemed confident postgame that Bernard had avoided a major injury.
Indeed, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports Bernard is day to day with an MCL sprain.
Bernard, 29, has 13 touches — all receptions — for 79 yards and one touchdown in three games with the team. He signed with Tampa Bay in the offseason after eight years with the Bengals.