Found October 11, 2013 on Fightin For Philly:
Sunday’s Eagles-Buccaneers game could be postponed, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. The possible delaying of the contest is due to a MRSA outbreak on the Tampa Bay Squad. Carl Nicks, Lawrence Tynes, and a 3rd unnamed player are the 3 members of the Bucs who have been diagnosed with MRSA. Schefter reports that the NFLPA could advise the teams to postpone the game until the spread is contained. More news to come. Stay tuned.
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