Week 9 News And Notes

Bennett Expected To See More Playing Time

The Tampa Tribune reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Michael Bennett is expected to see the snaps RB Warrick Dunn (back) typically sees during Week 9. Dunn, as reported, will not play during Week 9 after not traveling with the team. Bennett led the team in rushing during the preseason with 208 yards on 45 carries but has not seen significant playing time during the regular season.

Vanden Bosch Will Play In Week 9

ESPN reports Tennessee Titans DL Kyle Vanden Bosch (groin) will play in the team’s Week 9 game.

Dunn Does Not Travel With Team

The Tampa Tribune reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Warrick Dunn (back) did not travel with the team to Kansas City for their Week 9 game.

Patriots Down To Three Running Backs For Week 9

The Boston Herald reports the New England Patriots will be down to just three running backs – Kevin Faulk, BenJarvus Green-Ellis and FB Heath Evans – during Week 9.

Moss Optimistic About Chances Of Playing

Ryan O’Halloran, of The Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins WR Santana Moss (hamstring) did some straight ahead running Saturday, Nov. 1. He is optimistic about his chances of playing during Week 9. Head coach Jim Zorn said he remains a game-time decision.