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CARL NICKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Buccaneers Injury Update: Carl Nicks 'plans to be ready' for training camp

Carl Nicks has a history of dealing with injuries. Most notably, the toe injury and the methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection that limited him to just two games last season for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Nicks had missed some of the team's recent organized team activities, but was at One Buccaneer Place for the opening of mandatory minicamp Tuesday, according...
Via Sports Injury Alert
26 days ago  |  Discuss

For Tampa Bay Bucs guard Carl Nicks the toe is mightier

It’s definitely not a good thing. Tampa Bay Buccaneers starting guard Carl Nicks is a no-show to voluntary OTAs. Once again the Bucs are looking at the prospect of replacing what should be a stalwart member of the offensive line. When Tampa Bay acquired Nicks for the 2012 season it appeared the left guard position was set for the foreseeable future. Not so fast. The Nebraska standout...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Carl Nicks not present at Buccaneers’ OTAs

Tampa Bay Buccaneers guard Carl Nicks was absent on Tuesday during the team’s OTA practice session, according to Ira Kaufman of the Tampa Bay Tribune. Head coach Lovie Smith sounded a little snippy when asked about Nicks. “No Update. He’s not here. He’s not here for voluntary work.” Nicks, as talented as he is, hasn’t been able to stay healthy. He has only played in 9...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 27, 2014  |  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' 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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