Doug Martin rushed 20 times for 106 yards and a touchdown in Tampa Bay's Week 4 loss to the Panthers, adding five receptions for an additional 37 yards.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports Doug Martin (knee, quad) will play Sunday against the Panthers.
Doug Martin (knee) returned to practice on Friday.
Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith said Doug Martin suffered a knee injury at Wednesday's practice.
Doug Martin wasn't at Thursday's practice.
Doug Martin played just 31-of-61 offensive snaps Week 3 against the Texans.
Doug Martin rushed 14 times for 46 yards in the Bucs' Week 3 loss to the Texans.
Doug Martin had 21 carries for 78 yards and two catches for 20 yards in the Bucs' Week 2 win over the Saints.
Doug Martin bulldozed his way to 52 yards on 11 carries while snagging one catch for two yards in the Buccaneers’ Week 1 loss to the Titans.
Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith endorsed Doug Martin as his starter while adding "I don't see any reason why we won't be able to establish a run game this season."
The Tampa Bay Times' Greg Auman said Doug Martin is clearly ahead of Charles Sims on the depth chart.
Doug Martin rushed for 40 yards and one touchdown on nine carries in the Bucs' third preseason game.
Doug Martin rushed for 59 yards on six carries in the Bucs' second preseason game.
Doug Martin managed 19 yards on five carries in the Bucs' preseason opener against the Vikings.