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Bucs CB Johnthan Banks Cleared to Play vs. the Eagles

Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie cornerback Johnthan Banks, who was diagnosed with MRSA this week, has been cleared to play Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles. In a statement issued Saturday night, the NFL and NFL Players Association said they retained

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Kicker Lawrence Tynes

More Allegations Surface in Tynes’ Grievance Against the Bucs

Kicker Lawrence Tynes, who remains on a PICC line after contracting MRSA more than two months ago, has filed his grievance against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, alleging that the team did not follow proper protocol by placing him on the

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Carl Nicks Returns to Practice, Declares Himself ‘MRSA Free’

Tampa Bay Buccaneers left guard Carl Nicks returned to practice Wednesday for the first time since suffering from MRSA, an aggressive and highly-resistant form of staph. Speaking to the media for the first time Wednesday afternoon, Nicks declared himself

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Jenna Laine Talks Tynes, Bucs Preseason

Jenna Laine gives her assessment of the Buccaneers' preseason and talks about the saga with the team and Lawrence Tynes

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Lawrence Tynes Speaks Out: ‘This Whole Thing is Wrong’

Lawrence Tynes has finally spoken, and he’s not happy that the Buccaneers put him on the non-football injury list, a move that keeps the team from assuming liability over his MRSA infection and denies him certain benefits. In an exclusive

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Report: Bucs Attempting to Place Lawrence Tynes on Non-Football Injury List

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are attempting to place kicker Lawrence Tynes on the non-football injury list, rather than injured reserve, according to FOX Sports’ Mike Garafolo. Saturday morning, Tynes’ wife Amanda tweeted, “The Bucs informed my husband via EMAIL

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Lawrence Tynes’ Wife Refutes Bucs

Lawrence Tynes’ wife took to Twitter on Wednesday to publicly refute the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ claim that her husband is “responding well” to treatment for MRSA, a serious staph infection that sidelined the veteran kicker earlier this month. The

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Lawrence Tynes’ Wife: ‘Husband Not Responding At All Yet’

Bucs kicker Lawrence Tynes’ wife, Amanda, apparently isn’t very happy about recent reports suggesting that her husband is “responding well” to his treatment for MRSA. On Wednesday morning, she tweeted the following photo of her husband looking downright miserable:

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Jenna Laine with ELO Talking Bucs-Dolphins and MRSA

Sports Talk Florida Bucs Insider Jenna Laine breaks down Bucs-Dolphins and talks MRSA

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BREAKING: Bucs’ Nicks and Tynes Dealing with MRSA Infections

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are currently dealing with a serious health situation involving two players — Pro Bowl guard Carl Nicks and kicker Lawrence Tynes —  and MRSA, or Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, a form of staph known for its high level