Originally posted on Bucs Beat  |  Last updated 11/4/11

SEATTLE - DECEMBER 20: Head Coach Raheem Morris of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers looks on from the side line during their game against the Seattle Seahawks on December 20, 2009 at Qwest Field in Seattle, Washington. The Buccaneers defeated the Seahawks 24-7. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
The Bucs have been under some mild scrutiny since Thursday's revelation that quarterback Josh Freeman suffered a minor sprain of his right thumb but was not previously included on the team's injury report. Morris said the Saints, after hearing of the news, reported the omission to NFL officials. But Morris insists the Bucs are not among the many teams that often engage in gamesmanship with the injury report. He added that Freeman was not included because he was unaffected by the injury, having not missed any playing time or practice time. "Usually we just put the hurt guys on there and leave the healthy guys off," Morris said. "I don’t put guys on the list who tape up every day because I’d have all 53 players (on it) because they get their ankles taped every single day. It is what it is." Freeman, who has had his thumb heavily taped at times this week, practiced this morning and will start for the Bucs at New Orleans on Sunday. He has shown no effects from the injury, suffered again...
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