Originally posted on The Bay Cave  |  Last updated 2/14/14
Buccaneers’ right guard Davin Joseph is a well-respected player among his peers. His contributions to the community are well documented. His smile and friendly demeanor is contagious. He was drafted in the first round of the 2006 draft and has turned in two Pro Bowl seasons. So why is there so much talk suggesting the Bucs cut or release him?  Joseph, 30, is set to carry a $6 million cap figure in 2014. With no penalties towards the cap if he is released, the former Oklahoma Sooner has become a prime candidate to be given the boot if he does not agree to a restructure. Becoming a cap casualty in the NFL is the norm. In this case, Joseph should not be a statistic. Lots of the talk is due to a 2013 season that was full of disappointment due to his play. From missing some time in the preseason to potentially battling the effects of MRSA throughout 2013, Joseph’s reasons for being unable to perform at the level we are used to watching him play at may have been for reasons other than jus...
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