Buccaneers place WR Louis Murphy on injured reserve

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Tampa Bay receiver Louis Murphy will miss the rest of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.

The Bucs placed the seventh-year pro on injured reserve Tuesday. He appeared in six games, starting one, and had 10 receptions for 198 yards.

Murphy was injured making a catch for a 29-yard gain during the opening quarter of Sunday's 31-30 loss to Washington.

The Bucs also released tackle Martin Wallace and cornerbacks Keon Lyn and Daxton Swanson from the practice squad.

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