NFL world reacts to ‘absolutely devastating’ Buccaneers news

Ryan Jensen, the Super Bowl LV-winning center for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, has most likely played his final NFL game.

Jensen missed the whole 2022 regular season with a knee injury after making the Pro Bowl in 2021. He did return for the Buccaneers' lone playoff game, a Wild Card Weekend loss to the Dallas Cowboys.

However, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Jensen is returning to the injured list with an injury severe enough that he is not likely to play again.

"According to GM Jason Licht, the #Bucs will place C Ryan Jensen on season-ending Injury Reserve due to complications from the knee injury that cost him nearly all of last season.

" Jensen's injury is so severe that he may have played his final NFL down."

The terrible injury update was bemoaned by the NFL community.

The Baltimore Ravens chose Jensen in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. In 2017, he was promoted to full-time center. He signed with the Buccaneers the next year.

Before the 2022 season, Jensen's injuries were not a major concern. He didn't miss a single game between 2017 and 2021.

 This includes all four of Tampa's postseason games en route to Super Bowl LV, as well as both of the Buccaneers' playoff games the following year.

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