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The Bucs have lost defensive end Jacquies Smith to a season-ending knee injury, placing him on injured reserve Monday after he was injured in punt coverage in Sunday's win against the Falcons.
Bucs rookie Peyton Barber, promoted to the active roster this week after an injury to backup Mike James, has a special homecoming Sunday as the Bucs open the season at the Falcons, not far from his hometown of Alpharetta, just north of Atlanta.
When Devin Hester was released by the Atlanta Falcons in late July, his first priority was getting healthy. Despite missing all but five games last year and having surgery on his toe in January, he still felt held back by the injury. Once he started making physical improvements in the days ahead,...