Originally posted on The Bay Cave  |  Last updated 6/4/13
There is no doubt that Ronde Barber had a positive effect on many players inside the Bucs locker room. Although his play on the field was louder than his words, players like second year safety Mark Barron appreciated Barber’s presence. After learning about Barber’s retirement, Barron was not a fan of his decision to step away from the game. I was not excited about him not coming back. I felt like I still had some things I could have learned from him. But I can’t be selfish like that. He felt like it was that time for him and he had a great career so he can probably still teach me things. We can still stay in contact and teach me some things. I wish he would have come back, but it is what it is. But Barron understands he has new teammates he can learn from. Newcomers Dashon Goldson and Darrelle Revis will undoubtedly provide knowledge to not only Mark Barron, but also to the rest of the defensive backs on the roster. When one door closes, two more open. And for Barron, that’s what ha...
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