Bowers is listed as a second-string defensive tackle behind Gerald McCoy. He has played on 35.8 percent of Tampa Bay's defensive snaps this season, the fifth-most among Buccaneers defensive linemen. He has one sack and six total tackles this season.
The defensive end was a second-round pick out of Clemson in 2011. He has played in 44 of the Buccaneers' 54 games since he joined the team and has made 10 starts.
The Bucs, currently 1-5, sit in last place in the NFC South.
- Dan Gartland