CARL NICKS RUMORS & GOSSIP
One of three members of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers diagnosed with MRSA has had surgery to get rid of the staph infection. MRSA is difficult to treat because it's resistant to many common antibiotics.
Carl Nicks had surgery Tuesday night and coach Greg Schiano said the guard is doing well.
The two-time All-Pro was diagnosed as having MRSA in a blister of the left side of his foot...
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October 16, 2013
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...
Things are getting more and more serious for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with this MRSA issue and just as Carl Nick’s infection returns, another player now comes down with the infection. It is being reported by several media channels that another Bucs player has in fact contracted the MRSA virus. Source tells me that the Bucs may be dealing with another MRSA infection. Hope to have...
Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive guard Carl Nicks is struggling badly with mRSA and is back in the hospital again. Bucs general manager Mark Dominik says the team received confirmation Thursday that Nicks has MRSA again in the “same place, same location.” . Nicks had already missed most of training camp while recovering from surgery on […]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers guard Carl Nicks is being treated for a recurrence of the MRSA infection in his left foot.
Bucs general manager Mark Dominik says the team received confirmation Thursday that Nicks has MRSA again in the ''same place, same location.'' .''
Nicks had already missed most of training camp while recovering from surgery on his left big toe...
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October 10, 2013
TAMPA, Fla. -- There is a chance Tampa Bay Buccaneers guard Carl Nicks could play Sunday.
Bucs coach Greg Schiano left open the possibility Friday, when asked about the two-time Pro Bowl player's status in advance of Tampa Bay's Week 2 matchup against the New Orleans Saints at Raymond James Stadium. The only two players ruled out are cornerback Michael Adams (knee) and...
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...
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...
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...
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Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano has announced that offensive lineman Carl Nicks is out indefinitely with a foot infection.
Coach Schiano says G Carl Nicks had a setback, developed a blister on his foot that got infected. The length of his absence is not yet known
— Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) August 19, 2013
This is a big blow for the Bucs. Nicks was a huge free...