Buccaneers linebacker Shaquil Barrett suffered an Achilles injury in Week 8’s loss against the Baltimore Ravens. The timeline for return from the torn Achilles tendon is listed as 7-9 months as of now, which means Barrett’s season is over.
The NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported the news via Twitter on Friday.
Barrett has been in the league since being drafted in 2015. His accomplishments include being named to the Second Team All-Pro, making two Pro Bowls and winning two Super Bowls, the most recent of which was with Tampa in 2021.
In eight games in 2022, Barrett had 31 tackles, one forced fumble and three sacks. He led the entire NFL in sack totals with Tampa in 2019, when he had 19.5. This was one of his Pro Bowl years, with the other coming in 2021, after racking up 10 sacks.
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