• Cultures showing MRSA in Carl Nicks’ foot again

    Summary of 19 articles · Updated Oct 13, 2013
    • Carl Nicks not expected to play, Johnthan Banks cleared to go

      One Buccaneers player with a MRSA infection is in, and one Buccaneers player with a MRSA infection is out. Guard Carl Nicks, who missed the first two weeks of the season with a MRSA infection and then returned in Week Three, is expected to miss today’s …
    • Bucs CB with MRSA cleared to face Eagles

      Cornerback Johnthan Banks, the third Tampa Bay Buccaneers player diagnosed with MRSA, is not a risk to transmit the severe staph infection to other players and has been cleared to play Sunday, the league announced Saturday night.
    • NFL, NFLPA pledge to monitor MRSA at Bucs’ facility

      The league and the players’ union have jointly acknowledged the problem of MRSA infections at the Buccaneers’ facilities, and vowed to work together to deal with it. In a joint statement, the NFL and the Players’ Association also acknowledged that Bucca…
    • Bucs’ Banks will get recommendation from independent expert this afternoon

      Johnthan Banks, the Buccaneers cornerback has become the third player on the team diagnosed with an antibiotic-resistant MRSA infection, will get a recommendation from a doctor today about whether he should play on Sunday against the Eagles. PFT has lea…
    • NFL doesn’t have any plans to postpone Eagles-Buccaneers over MRSA scare

      It was suggested Friday that the NFL might consider postponing the Buccaneers' home game against the Eagles, or the union advise the players not to play, because of another instance of the staph infection MRSA on Tampa Bay's team.As of Saturday morning,…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • What Is MRSA? The Disgusting Infection Riddling The Buccaneers

      Another Buccaneer has come down with methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA (commonly pronounced "mersa"), because apparently playing for the Buccaneers is like rinsing a paper cut in a septic tank. But what is MRSA?Read more...
      Source: deadspin.com
    • Bucs' MRSA troubles probably won't postpone game

      The NFL has said it is not contemplating postponing the Eagles' Sunday game at Tampa, amidst hubbub over the Bucs announcing they have a third MRSA-infected player.
      Source: philly.com
    • MRSA: What is it, and how could it affect Sunday's Eagles game?

      In light of today’s report of another breakout of MRSA among the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the NFLPA expressed concerns about the Eagles and Buccaneers playing this Sunday’s game in Tampa.
      Source: philly.com
    • Eagles' plans unchanged by MRSA outbreak

      PHILADELPHIA -- On Thursday, the question was whether Eagles quarterback Michael Vick would play football Sunday in Tampa. On Friday, after news of a MRSA outbreak, the question became whether anyone will. For now, it appears the game is on. Unless the …
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Third Buccaneers Player Diagnosed With MRSA, And Everything Is A Mess

      We've been calling the 2013 Buccaneers things like "garbage fire," "dysfunctional shitshow," and "sad mess" lately. Now we can add "roiling pit of disease" to the list.Read more...
      Source: deadspin.com
    • NFLPA might recommend postponing Buccaneers-Eagles game after third Bucs player infected with MRSA

      The NFL Players Association reportedly is waiting for a containment report on the outbreak of a staph infection that's plaguing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the union could recommend that the Bucs and Philadelphia Eagles postpone their game this weeken…
      Source: yahoo.com
  • Bucs bring infectious disease specialist to meet with players

    Tampa Bay coach Greg Schiano has said, “The easiest way to be defeated is to be distracted.” The Buccaneers now have a huge distraction, two days before a game against the Eagles. In a press conference conducted earlier this afternoon at the team’s faci…

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