Originally posted on The Bay Cave  |  Last updated 10/16/12
After tearing his Achilles tendon in May, many reports had Da’Quan Bowers penciled in to miss the entire season. Bowers had other plans when he tweeted, “2013?? Get real… I’m playing THIS year 2012.” Now word out of One Buc Place on Monday was that Bowers is set to return to practice on Wednseday after being placed on the PUP list in July. Under the NFL’s policy of players who are on the physically unable to perform list, a player is unable to practice during the first six weeks of the season. Following those six weeks, teams then have three weeks to decide if that player can return to practice. Bucs have made that decision.While this does not guarantee Da’Quan Bowers returning to live playing conditions, it validates the commitment and hard work that he had promised in May in returning to play this season. He is one step closer to now making that a reality.If all goes well for Bowers, the Bucs can choose to put him on the active roster within three weeks.(Photo credit: Getty Images...
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