INJURY UPDATES: LeGarrette Blount, Sammie Stroughter, Gerald McCoy and Mason Foster all practiced for the Bucs today, although Blount was only out there for a little while. Jeff Faine, Tanard Jackson and Jeremy Zuttah sat out. Jackson could spend all week in Bangkok for all I care as long as he shows up on Sunday. When you miss 56 weeks and then have two picks in two weeks, you get to make your own practice schedule.
EARNEST GRAHAM DONE: In case you missed the brief mention of it yesterday, Earnest Graham was put on injured reserve. He tore his Achille’s in the Bears game, although him hopping around on one foot may have actually gained more rushing yards than Kregg Lumpkin.
MORE GRUDEN TO DOLPHINS TALK: Just a couple weeks ago, Jon Gruden signed a five-year extension with ESPN, so of course Florio wants you to think that it’s all just a big sham and that Gruden really wants to get back into coaching again BECAUSE EVERYTHING IS A CONSPIRACY.
Cole says that Gruden, who signed an “ex...