Bucs OC Dirk Koetter said the team may use the no-huddle offense more to help rookie QB Jameis Winston.
Austin Seferian-Jenkins (shoulder) remains sidelined at Bucs practice.
Charles Sims has been the sixth-most efficient pass blocker among NFL running backs, according to PFF.
Buccaneers signed LB Howard Jones from the practice squad.
Bucs signed K Connor Barth to a two-year contract.
Louis Murphy caught 3-of-4 targets for 26 yards in Tampa Bay's Week 4 loss to the Panthers.
Charles Sims rushed six times for 23 yards in the Bucs' Week 4 loss to the Panthers, adding a 3/30/1 line as a receiver.
Mike Evans caught 3-of-8 targets for 32 yards in Tampa Bay's Week 4 loss to the Panthers.
Vincent Jackson caught 10-of-15 targets for 147 yards and a touchdown in Tampa Bay's Week 4 loss to the Panthers.
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.
Jameis Winston completed 26-of-43 passes for 287 yards, two touchdowns and four interceptions in Tampa Bay's 37-23, Week 4 loss to the Panthers, and also lost a fumble.
Bucs declared RCB Johnthan Banks, S Major Wright, C Evan Smith, TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins, TE Luke Stocker and WR Russell Shepard inactive for Week 4 against the Panthers.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports Doug Martin (knee, quad) will play Sunday against the Panthers.
Tampa Bay DT Gerald McCoy is playing through injury after hurting his shoulder in Week 2.
Doug Martin (knee) returned to practice on Friday.