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The tension between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and ailing kicker Lawrence Tynes continues to escalate.
Tynes was informed Saturday that he was placed on the team's non-football injury list a designation that guarantees Tynes his $840000 base salary but withholds other benefits reserved for players on injured reserve.
Tynes has been sidelined since contracting an MRSA infection that began in his foot. It's believed both Tynes and guard Carl Nicks contracted the dangerous infection in the Bucs' training facility.
Tynes contends other NFL teams have put players on IR in similar situations.
"This whole thing is wrong" Tynes said Saturday in an interview with FoxSports.com. "My biggest emphasis is I don't want this to happen to any current or future player. I'm going to fight this thing as long as I have to because this team should not be allowed to do this to players.
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Lawrence Tynes is unhappy with being placed on the non-football injury list. Tynes is dealing with MRSA and the Buccaneers may be trying to dodge future legal battles as guard Carl Nicks also came down with the illness during training camp. While Tampa Bay is willing to pay the $840,000 owed to Tynes this season the kicker is unhappy about being placed on the NFI instead of the injured...
The recent MRSA outbreak that contaminated the facilities of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers claimed two victims in offensive lineman Carl Nicks and punter Lawrence Tynes.
After the fact, Tynes is furious about how he is being treated.
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers placed kicker Lawrence Tynes on NFI on Saturday, also known as the reserve/non-football-injury list. Tynes has been dealing with a staph infection after a frightening MRSA outbreak in the team’s facility that has supposedly been taken care of. Tynes’ wife, Amanda Tynes, has been unhappy with the way the Bucs have […]
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Bucs coach Greg Schiano said it's unknown whether the two-time Pro Bowl player will appear in Tampa Bay's season opener against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium. Nicks, who only played in seven games last season because he tore the plantar plate in his left foot, is recovering from...
There's a fight coming between Lawrence Tynes and the Tampa Bay
Buccaneers, and itâs going to make his wife
Amanda's tweets seem tame.
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