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Injury Update: Buccaneers' Connor Barth and Carl Nicks smooth sailing toward training camp

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a new head coach, new winning philosophy and new uniforms.  Everything on the compass rose is pointing in the right direction for the Bucs including the health of kicker Connor Barth and guard Carl Nicks.Barth missed the entire 2013 season after tearing his right (kicking leg) Achilles tendon in a charity basketball game last summer.  Some pigskin...
Via Sports Injury Alert
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Carl Nicks getting mixed signals about the future of his career

    Not long ago G Carl Nicks was considered on of the top players at his position. The Buccaneers signed him to a big deal in 2012 based on his exceptional performance and talent. Unfortunately for the Bucs and Nicks, he has only seen the field for 9 games since signing the deal due to injuries. Now it appears that his injuries could be worse than...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Nicks’ future may not be in doubt

When the Buccaneers signed All-Pro left guard Carl Nicks last offseason many praised the organization for getting one of the top interior linemen in the league. The signing also gave Tampa Bay arguably the best offensive line — at least on paper. However, since his signing, Nicks has only played in nine games including two this season.  The 6-foot-5, 349-pound Nicks suffered...
Via The Bay Cave
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs G Carl Nicks has surgery on MRSA-infected left foot

TAMPA, Fla. -- Guard Carl Nicks, dealing with a MRSA-infected left foot, underwent surgery Tuesday to try to improve the condition, Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano said Wednesday. A timetable for the two-time Pro Bowl player's return is unknown. Schiano said Nicks, 28, "got an opinion outside of town" and opted for surgery Tuesday night. Nicks had limited participation...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs' Carl Nicks returns to practice, says he is MRSA-free

Tampa Bay Buccaneers guard Carl Nicks had limited participation in practice Wednesday and said he is clear of MRSA, a serious staph infection that has kept him off the field in recent weeks. During training camp, the two-time Pro Bowl player developed a blister on his left foot that became infected. On Aug. 22, the Bucs revealed that Nicks, along with kicker Lawrence Tynes (right...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Status for Bucs' Carl Nicks still uncertain for opener

TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers guard Carl Nicks' status is uncertain for Sunday. 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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs' Carl Nicks making progress with infected blister

TAMPA, Fla. Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano said two-time Pro Bowl guard Carl Nicks is making progress with the infected blister on the players left foot. On Tuesday, Schiano said Nicks has responded well to treatment, though a timetable for a return is unknown. Nicks, who played only seven games last season before tearing the plantar plate in his left foot, appeared to...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs G Carl Nicks suffers setback with infected blister

TAMPA, Fla. -- Two-time Pro Bowl guard Carl Nicks has suffered a setback in his recovery after developing a blister on his left foot that became infected. The two-time Pro Bowler, signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a five-year, 47.5 million deal in March 2012, played seven games last season before sustaining a torn plantar plate in his left foot. The Bucs used caution with him...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lands Former Saints Guard Carl Nicks

TAMPA BAY-As Players View forecasted, The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the early and most likely the overall winners of the 2012 free agency shopping bonanza. Their website just broke the news that they have added the 6-5 345 lb guard Carl Nicks to their ranks. Nicks could not come to terms financially with the Saints who had already spent a pretty penny on franchising QB Drew Brees...
Via Players View
March 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Nicks planning for New Orleans exodus?

The days of standout players sticking with one team throughout their entire career are long gone, but that hasn’t stopped Saints offensive guard Carl Nicks from proclaiming his preference to play in New Orleans until he retires, provided of course that they pay him what he feels he’s worth. In an interview earlier this morning on SiriusXM Blitz, Nicks made it clear that he...
Via NFL News & Rumors
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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