Archive for October, 2012



So much for the Bucs’ dominant offensive line

Published: October 31st, 2012
By Bucs Beat Feed

Remember back when the Bucs’ offensive line looked like world beaters?

The praise was warranted. The Bucs had three players who had made Pro Bowls (Donald Penn, Carl Nicks and Davin Joseph) plus a promising young center (Jeremy Zuttah). Jeremy Trueblood had his weaknesses, but is experienced and plays solidly at times.

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So much for the Bucs’ dominant offensive line

Published: October 31st, 2012
By Bucs Beat Feed

Remember back when the Bucs’ offensive line looked like world beaters?

The praise was warranted. The Bucs had three players who had made Pro Bowls (Donald Penn, Carl Nicks and Davin Joseph) plus a promising young center (Jeremy Zuttah). Jeremy Trueblood had his weaknesses, but is experienced and plays solidly at times.

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Eric Wright Probably Suspended Soon

Published: October 31st, 2012
By Bucstats.com

Umm, if that ball is still on its way to the receiver, I'm going to go ahead and say Wright's dry hump move is a penalty.
Word came out on Sunday that Eric Wright possibly tested positive for Adderall and if so will be suspended once all the formalities are worked out and he stops twitching uncontrollably. I say “possibly” because no one really knows and no one ever will know because that’s the rules of the PED policy. For now, he was seen riding a stationary bike on the practice field on Monday, which means he hasn’t been suspended yet. And Greg Schiano hasn’t been a book of knowledge on the subject either.

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Carl Nicks tried to play through injury but no longer could

Published: October 30th, 2012
By Bucs Beat Feed

nicks.jpgCarl Nicks has been playing hurt since mid-September. Think about that: The plate that holds his toes in place -- the plantar plate, it's called -- has presumably been torn for more than six weeks.

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