Found July 27, 2012 on Fox Sports Florida:
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- At 37 and entering his 16th NFL season, Ronde Barber is embracing the challenge of learning a new position with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. A five-time Pro Bowl cornerback who's making the transition to safety in first-year coach Greg Schiano's system, Barber not only is receptive to the move but excited about the team's prospects of rebounding from a 4-12 finish that included 10 consecutive losses to end last season. "It's not very often you get not only to play 16 years, but to find new challenges in your 16th year and new opportunities to prove yourself," Barber said. "I'm very comfortable not being status quo and not doing what I've always done. ... There's no apprehension at all." Schiano was lured away from Rutgers to replace the fired Raheem Morris in January. He's bolstered one of the league's youngest rosters with the addition of veterans Vincent Jackson, Carl Nicks and Eric Wright and re-signed Ba...

Bears acquire Brian Price from Buccaneers

The Chicago Bears have added a name o their training camp roster. A day after they opened camp Chicago has traded a seventh round draft pick to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in exchange for defensive tackle Brian Price.  Price was a second round draft pick out of UCLA for the Bucs in 2010, a year in which they doubled up on defensive lineman (selecting Gerald McCoy third overall). ...

Doug Martin Opens Camp as Starter

Rookie Doug Martin has opened training camp with the Buccaneers as the No. 1 running back, according to Stephen Holder of the Tampa Bay Times. Fantasy Spin: Martin has always been expected to beat out the disappointing LeGarrette Blount for the starting job, and remains on the right path in doing so. His bruising running style will be a great fit for head coach Greg Schianos offense...

Injuries Already Mounting for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Training Camp

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers just opened their 2012 training camp and the roster has already taken some twists and turns. WR Dezmon Briscoe was released outright amid reports that the receiver had failed conditioning drills. Briscoe was claimed off waivers by the Washington Redskins. Former second-round pick, DT Brian Price was traded to the Chicago Bears in exchange for a seventh-round...

Antrel Rolle has glow-in-the-dark hair New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle reported to training camp with a brand new original hair cut that literally has his head glowing, according to the Giants official website. Rolle says for superstitious purposes he gets a new hair style for training camp every season. “I’m a little superstitious when it comes to things, this is one of them,” Rolle said. “The...

Mike Williams carted off from Bucs practice

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Giants S Tyler Sash sleeps with Tinker Bell blanket (Picture)

Tinker Bell blankets? Super Mario Bros. comforters? NFL training camp really is like sleep-away camp. Giants linebacker Mark Herzlich shared a photo on Twitter this week of two of his teammates sleeping in their training camp bedrooms. On the left is safety Tyler Sash being comforted by Peter Pan’s favorite girl, Tinker Bell. On the right is linebacker Spencer Paysinger who opted...

RG3 answers Osi Umenyiora’s dig at his persona

When the comments of Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora surfaced yesterday that took a humorous dig at Robert Griffin III’s name/persona it slightly ruffled a few feathers. Griffin's response was calm, cool and collected. Please click the link below to read this article.

Manning 'returns home' on road to redemption

The Peyton Manning era in Denver drew closer Thursday morning as the Broncos opened training camp just four months after the future Hall of Fame quarterback was trying to prove he still had the goods. Released in March after 14 seasons with the Indianapolis Colts, a neck injury derailing his entire 2011 season and maybe his career, Manning found himself a man without a team for...

Four Giants unable to perform as camp opens

The New York Giants have placed wide receiver Hakeem Nicks and defensive lineman Chris Canty on the physically unable to perform list to start training camp. Coach Tom Coughlin said Thursday after the team reported and held a conditioning drill that tight end Travis Beckum and linebacker Clint Sintim also would start camp on the list. Nicks broke his right foot in Organized Team...

Giants Antrel Rolle rocks glow-in-the-dark mohawk

Everybody wants to stand out, especially jocks. New York Giant Antrel Rolle showed up to training camp with an ornate, glow-in-the-dark design shaved into his mohawk. He said there’s no story behind it, he just wanted to be different.   “No story behind [the haircut],” Rolle told reporters. “I just told my barber to give [...]

Giants place four players on the PUP list

Getty Images According to Mike Garafolo of the Newark Star-Ledger, the New York Giants have placed wide receiver Hakeem Nicks, defensive tackle Chris Canty, tight end Travis Beckum and linebacker Clint Sintim on the PUP list to start camp. All four players can be activated at any time during camp. Offensive tackle Will Beatty will be limited in camp because of his back.

Bennett wants a piece of the Cowboys

Former Dallas Cowboys tight end Martellus Bennett wants a piece of his old team when the Super Bowl-champion New York Giants open the season against their NFC East rival Sept. 5. To be blunt, Bennett wants to show the Cowboys what they're missing. ''That is what it is all about,'' Bennett said Thursday after arriving at his first Giants training camp. '...

Martellus Bennett has some words for the Cowboys

AP Photo New York Giants tight end Martellus Bennett told the media on Thursday that he has “ill feelings” towards the Dallas Cowboys. “I just want to kick those guy’s asses,” Bennett said, via the New York Daily News. “I don’t like a lot of people. I’m kind of an a–hole,” Bennett said. The Giants better hope Bennett uses his anger to motivate himself to catch...


After a beat down by the Giants at Lambeau, then a friggin cold as hell winter, then no rain like an Egyptian desert, the Bucks going to the land of no return, and the Brewers puking all over themselves FINALLY GREEN BAY PACKER CAMP OPENS TODAY. A.D.D. SIDEBAR:  If Charlie Peprah doesn’t go totally pinball on Hakeem Nicks does he still have a job?  And/or he breaks up the hail...
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