ESPN Bucs reporter Jenna Laine expects Jacquizz Rodgers to get a "heavy workload" Week 17 against the Panthers.
Bucs coach Dirk Koetter said Monday that he "stands by" his decision to feature Jacquizz Rodgers in Week 16 against the Saints.
Jacquizz Rodgers rushed 15 times for 63 yards and a touchdown in the Bucs' Week 16 loss to the Saints.
Jacquizz Rodgers is inactive for Week 15 against Dallas.
Jacquizz Rodgers had two carries for zero yards in Tampa's Week 14 win over the Saints.
Florida Football Insiders' Roy Cummings believes "you could see" Jacquizz Rodgers "carrying the ball earlier and far more often" Week 14 against the Saints.
Bucs OC Todd Monken said Jacquizz Rodgers will be in "a more expanded role" this week against the Saints.
Jacquizz Rodgers rushed seven times for 29 yards and caught his lone target for a gain of 21 in the Bucs' Week 13 win over the Chargers.
Bucs RB Jacquizz Rodgers is active for Week 13 against the Chargers.
Jacquizz Rodgers (foot) is practicing in full for Week 13.
Bucs declared Jacquizz Rodgers (foot) inactive for Week 12 against the Seahawks.
Jacquizz Rodgers (foot) is listed as questionable for Week 12.
Jacquizz Rodgers (foot) returned to practice Wednesday.
Buccaneers declared RB Jacquizz Rodgers, QB Ryan Griffin, DT John Hughes, OL Kevin Pamphile, DT Sealver Siliga, OL Evan Smith and OT Leonard Wester inactive for Week 11 against the Chiefs.