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Buccaneers release kicker Lawrence Tynes

Lawrence Tynes is now a free man. According to the league’s official transaction wire, the Buccaneers released Tynes Tuesday. That’s a quiet end for a guy whose season ended because of a MRSA infection, and whose status was under review by the league and the NFLPA. That doesn’t lend any clarity to his dispute over whether he should have been placed on injured reserve or...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs Cut K Missed The Season Due To MRSA

This is the definition of cold world. According to PFT, the Bucs have cut K Lawrence Tynes who missed the season due to MRSA that he got at the team facility. There was a big debate about placing him on the non-football injury/illness list or the injured reserve list when he developed a MRSA infection last year. The team did pay his $840K salary last year but this just seems cold.
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Fulltime kicker, dynamic returner on Bucs' wish list

Last season was one of improvisation on special teams for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs entered the fall expecting Connor Barth, one of the franchise's most reliable kickers, to continue with his duties. However, an Achilles tear in his right leg sustained in July during a charity basketball game changed those plans. Lawrence Tynes was signed as Barth's replacement,...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Workers take extra step to clean Bucs locker room

Some places aren't taking any chances with MRSA. This season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have had three documented cases of the serious staph infection resistant to some antibiotics: kicker Lawrence Tynes, guard Carl Nicks and cornerback Johnthan Banks. So members of the Georgia Dome cleaning crew didn't spare any caution Sunday, after the Bucs fell to 0-6 with a 31-23 loss...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Workers take extra step to clean Bucs locker room

Some places aren't taking any chances with MRSA. This season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have had three documented cases of the serious staph infection resistant to some antibiotics: kicker Lawrence Tynes, guard Carl Nicks and cornerback Johnthan Banks. So members of the Georgia Dome cleaning crew didn't spare any caution Sunday, after the Bucs fell to 0-6 with a 31-23 loss...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

MRSA an invisible foe, but one the Buccaneers must beat

TAMPA, Fla. -- Six days after his team received its latest MRSA scare, Davin Joseph stood in his locker room more aware of the risks involved with an invisible enemy. A two-time Pro Bowl guard for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Joseph was accustomed to facing large, imposing threats on defensive lines throughout his first six seasons in the NFL. But an unpredictable health scare, which...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Third Bucs player diagnosed with MRSA infection

A potentially lethal staph infection was diagnosed in a third Tampa Bay Buccaneers player this week the team acknowledged Friday. The latest discovery came on Thursday the same day left guard Carl Nicks learned he had a recurrence of his initial MRSA infection. Nicks and kicker Lawrence Tynes were diagnosed with MRSA infections in August. MRSA is a type of staph bacteria that is...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

3rd Tampa Bay Bucs player contracts MRSA

Something is going on inside of the Tampa Bay Bucs locker room and it has nothing to do with team chemistry. CB Johnthan Banks is the third Bucs player to contracted MRSA. Guard Carl Nicks and kicker Lawrence Tynes still haven’t returned to the field because they are still dealing with symptoms of the antibiotic-resistant staph infection. The Bucs don’t believe the two cases...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles Game Could Be Postponed

Sunday’s Eagles-Buccaneers game could be postponed, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. The possible delaying of the contest is due to a MRSA outbreak on the Tampa Bay Squad. Carl Nicks, Lawrence Tynes, and a 3rd unnamed player are the 3 members of the Bucs who have been diagnosed with MRSA. Schefter reports that the NFLPA could advise the teams to postpone the game until the spread...
Via Fightin For Philly
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Buccaneers confirm a third player has contracted an MRSA infection

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced that a third player on their roster has contracted an MRSA infection. The other two players that contracted MRSA are Lawrence Tynes and Carl Nicks. A third Tampa Bay Buccaneers player has been diagnosed with a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection. Duke Infection Control Outreach Network (DICON) Co-Director Dr. Deverick...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

NFLPA mulling MRSA lawsuits because of Bucs mess

The NFLPA is planning to file a grievance and could explore legal action as well regarding injured Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker Lawrence Tynes according to union sources. They are exploring whether or not a member of the team's training staff may have been responsible for spreading the virus to players. At this point there is a formal inquiry as to what took place at the team...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs staying quiet about Lawrence Tynes situation

TAMPA, Fla. Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano is staying quiet about the Lawrence Tynes situation. Schiano was cautious Monday about asked if he has regrets about the way the team has handled the veteran kicker, who is trying to recover from MRSA, a serious staph infection. Last Saturday, Tynes was placed on the reservenon-football injury list and the Bucs agreed to pay...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Lawrence Tynes rips Buccaneers for NFI designation

The tension between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and ailing kicker Lawrence Tynes continues to escalate. Tynes was informed Saturday that he was placed on the team's non-football injury list a designation that guarantees Tynes his $840000 base salary but withholds other benefits reserved for players on injured reserve. Tynes has been sidelined since contracting an MRSA infection...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Buccaneers: Lawrence Tynes fighting NFI status

Lawrence Tynes is unhappy with being placed on the non-football injury list. Tynes is dealing with MRSA and the Buccaneers may be trying to dodge future legal battles as guard Carl Nicks also came down with the illness during training camp. While Tampa Bay is willing to pay the $840,000 owed to Tynes this season the kicker is unhappy about being placed on the NFI instead of the injured...
Via Tireball.com
August 31, 2013  |  1 Comment

Punter Lawrence Tynes tees off on Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The recent MRSA outbreak that contaminated the facilities of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers claimed two victims in offensive lineman Carl Nicks and punter Lawrence Tynes.   After the fact, Tynes is furious about how he is being treated. Please click here to read this story.  The post Punter Lawrence Tynes tees off on Tampa Bay Buccaneers appeared first on Players View.
Via Players View
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Tynes fighting Bucs over MRSA mess

There's a fight coming between Lawrence Tynes and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and it’s going to make his wife Amanda's tweets seem tame.
Via FOXSports.com
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Lawrence Tynes’ wife rips Buccaneers for informing him about NFI via email

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers placed kicker Lawrence Tynes on NFI on Saturday, also known as the reserve/non-football-injury list. Tynes has been dealing with a staph infection after a frightening MRSA outbreak in the team’s facility that has supposedly been taken care of. Tynes’ wife, Amanda Tynes, has been unhappy with the way the Bucs have […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Lawrence Tynes' wife disagrees with Greg Schiano on kicker's health

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been dealing with a serious problemat their training facilities since at least Aug. 22 and that problem is MRSA. If you're unfamiliar with MRSA here's the description of it from the Mayo Clinic: MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) “is caused by a strain of staph bacteria that's become resistant to the antibiotics commonly...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs kicker Tynes returns home to treat MRSA

Bucs K Lawrence Tynes returned to his home in Kansas City where he is receiving additional treatment for MRSA an aggressive staph infection that is resistant to most antibiotics. Tynes' former Giants teammate RB Brandon Jacobs tweeted Monday that the 35-year-old kicker had received a PICC line — a peripherally inserted central catheter used when a patient is expected to get...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Lawrence Tynes' wife tweets he hasn't responded to treatment

TAMPA, Fla. -- Amanda Tynes wants others to know that her husbands health is still a concern. On Wednesday morning, the wife of Lawrence Tynes tweeted a photo of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker receiving treatment for a MRSA infection on his right foot. On Tuesday, when asked about the progress of Tynes and guard Carl Nicks, who developed a MRSA infection on his left foot, Bucs...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Caption the Photo: Bucs Lawrence Tynes Recovering from Staph Infection

Out of the lists of things you don’t want your doctor to say you have staph infection is pretty high on the list. A couple of Bucs players were hit with this, hope everyone comes back healthy. I hear my husband is responding "well" to treatment. LOL! He's NOT responding at all yet. This is our #bucslife pic.twitter.com/Gy4z4OcAXA — Amanda Tynes (@AmandaTynes9) August 28, 2013
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Lawrence Tynes’ wife posted a photo of her husband on Twitter with an IV in his arm

Lawrence Tynes’ wife posted photo of her husband hooked up to an IV.  Tynes is recovering from an MRSA staph infection that he contracted at the Buccaneers team facility. I hear my husband is responding "well" to treatment. LOL! He's NOT responding at all yet. This is our #bucslife pic.twitter.com/Gy4z4OcAXA — Amanda Tynes (@AmandaTynes9) August 28, 2013   ...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 28, 2013  |  1 Comment

Updated: Fantasy Football 2013 Preseason Rankings – PK

In this UPDATED: Fantasy Football Preseason Place Kicker Rankings, we take a look at how the preseason has had an impact on our top 20 place kickers.  There are risers (Randy Bullock) and fallers (Stephen Gostkowski).  We also say goodbye to Lawrence Tynes from our rankings and hello to Robbie Gould. Fantasy Football 2013 Preseason Rankings – Place Kickers are provided Below...
Via FF Locker Room
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers clean facility to rid MRSA infection

(Image from fanside.com) The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are having to overcome more adversity than just preparing for the regular season. After Carl Nicks and Lawrence Tynes both came down with serious staff infections, the team had their One Buc Place facility sanitized of all bacteria. Tynes’ case actually required surgery earlier this week which held him out of their third preseason...
Via isportsweb.com
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Bucs Sanitize Facility Due to Staph Infection Fears

The Tampa Bay Bucs already have two players out with staph infections, left guard Carl Nicks and kick Lawrence Tynes, so the team had its facilities sanitized last weekend while the team was on the road trip against the Patriots.  The facilities will be sanitized again this weekend while the team is on the road in Miami. Rumors were rampant the last couple days on potential staph...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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