Found October 13, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:
The face of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense admitted that the team’s recent outbreak of MRSA has hurt the team on the field, and was a distraction in their 31-20 loss to the Eagles according to “Coming back from the bye and trying to get prepared for Philly, it was a big distraction,” cornerback Darrelle Revis said after Sunday’s 31-20 loss to the Eagles. “Our minds were on starting fresh and getting back into the football mode coming off the bye and then we had to deal with this,” Revis said. Mr. Revis might want to offer an answer for why he looked so uninspired at times going against DeSean Jackson.

Darrelle Revis now owns rights to popular nickname

No, Darrelle Revis didn’t buy an actual island and name it after himself. I mean, that would be incredibly narcissistic, and nobody in the NFL is like that, especially Revis. But he is in great position to benefit financially, now…Read more →

Darrelle Revis finally owns the trademark to “Revis Island”

After going through the legal process,  Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis now owns the trademark to “Revis Island.” Nearly 3 years after he filed for the trademark Revis Island, Darrelle Revis is now the registered owner of the phrase. — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) October 14, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Darrelle Revis finally owns...

DeSean Jackson is dancin’ like Terio

DeSean Jackson burned Darrelle Revis and scored a touchdown in the first half against the Buccaneers on Sunday. To celebrate, he broke out the ol’ Terio dance. Oooh kill ‘em! [GIF via @CJZero] The post DeSean Jackson is dancin’ like Terio appeared first on The Nosebleeds.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fans On-Board With Tanking For Teddy

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been one of the worst teams in the National Football League so far this season. The Bucs are 0-5 on the season and don’t appear to be improving on a week-to-week basis. One particular area where they’re struggling is at the quarterback position. Week one starter Josh Freeman was recently released after a messy feud with Tampa head coach Greg Schiano...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Week 6 injury report: Mike Williams, Dashon Goldson, Carl Nicks

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers injury report for their upcoming Week 6 match with the Philadelphia Eagles has been clouded in recent days by a scary development unfolding at the Tampa Bay facility. Earlier in the week, the Bucs revealed guard Carl Nicks had a recurrence of MRSA staph infection and Friday it was revealed cornerback Johnthan Banks also has a case of MRSA. Remarkably, both...

Johnthan Banks cleared to play despite MRSA infection

According to Scott Smith of,  Bucs rookie cornerback Johnthan Banks has been cleared to play in Sunday’s matchup with the Eagles after contracting MRSA. The NFL & NFLPA have just issued a joint statement saying Johnthan Banks has been cleared to play tomorrow. No risk of MRSA transmission. — Scott Smith (@ScottSBucs) October 12, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? ...

3rd Tampa Bay Bucs player contracts MRSA

Something is going on inside of the Tampa Bay Bucs locker room and it has nothing to do with team chemistry. CB Johnthan Banks is the third Bucs player to contracted MRSA. Guard Carl Nicks and kicker Lawrence Tynes still haven’t returned to the field because they are still dealing with symptoms of the antibiotic-resistant staph infection. The Bucs don’t believe the two cases...

For floundering Buccaneers, no relief appears to be coming

TAMPA, Fla. -- There is little enjoyment in watching something decay, something split at the seams with no correction in sight. Sunday afternoon at Raymond James Stadium came and went with the opponent changing -- this time, Chip Kelly's fast-break Philadelphia Eagles took their swing at the piata -- but the troubled Tampa Bay Buccaneers found more ways to stumble over themselves...

Greg Schiano says he will cooperate regarding leak

TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano had little to add when asked to respond to a USA Today report published Saturday that suggests the NFLPA thinks he's the source of Josh Freeman's leaked medical information. Schiano said, "We as an organization look forward to cooperating with the NFL and the NFLPA," after the Bucs' 31-20 loss to the Philadelphia...

Bucs would welcome investigation into Freeman leak

Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik responded boldly Sunday to a report that the NFL Players Association wants the NFL to join its investigation into whether Bucs coach Greg Schiano leaked information regarding former quarterback Josh Freeman’s status in the NFL’s substance-abuse program. “We’re not afraid of an investigation’’ Dominik said. “We would...

Struggling Schiano, Bucs searching for answers

The losses are mounting and the winless Tampa Bay Buccaneers are running out of explanations for why their season has gone sour and what they can to do to turn it around. A 31-20 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles dropped the Bucs to 0-5, and the team has dropped 10 of 11 dating to last year. The offense has struggled to score points, and an improved defense has been unable to protect...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers fall to 0-5, Schiano feeling heat

In the first four games of the season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers found a new way to lose each week. Penalties, poor offense, poor defense and special teams play. On Sunday, just to spice things up, the Buccaneers mixed things up a bit and used a little bit of each of those prior combinations to log another one in the loss column. Tampa now sits at 0-5 after being shredded by the Philadelphia...

Mike Williams is Inactive For Buccaneers

Tampa Bay receiver Mike Williams (hamstring) missed practice Friday and is inactive for Sunday's matchup with Philadelphia.Fantasy Spin:Williams owners were salivating about getting him on the field against a porous Eagles defense, but that won't happen. Vincent Jackson should see a huge number of targets.
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