But if challenging him for months hasn’t worked, it’s hard to imagine how his latest motivational ploy will work.
According to Ira Kaufman of the Tampa Tribune, the Bucs listed Daniel Te’o-Nesheim as the starter at defensive end on the team’s unoffical official depth chart.
“Of course that will push me,’’ Bowers said. “My ultimate goal is not to be the second-team defensive end, it’s to be a starter. If that’s his way of pushing me, I acknowledge that and I’m trying to do something about it.’’
Source: Pro Football Talk Bucs Schiano Has Been Trying To Motivate DE Bowers All Offseason by Kate Reiter