Coach Lovie Smith confirmed he sees Mike James as a tailback, not a fullback.
Bucs RB Mike James has been officially diagnosed with a broken left ankle, and is done for the season.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports Mike James fractured his left ankle in Monday night's game against the Dolphins and is "out indefinitely."
Mike James was carted off the field on the opening drive of Monday night's game against the Dolphins with a left ankle injury.
Mike James rushed 28 times for 158 yards and caught two passes for eight yards in the Bucs' Week 9 loss to Seattle.
Mike James rushed 10 times for 39 yards in Thursday night's Week 8 loss to the Panthers.
Coach Greg Schiano expressed confidence in rookie RB Mike James Monday.
Mike James projects as the Bucs feature back for the foreseeable future.
Mike James had 14 carries for 45 yards in Sunday's Week 7 loss to Atlanta.
Mike James rushed two times for seven yards in Sunday's Week 6 loss to the Eagles.
Rookie RB Mike James rushed seven times for 17 yards in the Bucs' third preseason game Saturday night.
Sixth-round RB Mike James rushed for 81 yards on 15 carries in the Bucs' second preseason game Friday night.
The Tampa Tribune doesn't expect the competition for the No. 2 running back job to be "much of a battle."
Bucs signed sixth-round RB Mike James to a four-year contract.