Locker and Hass were up and down last night, but Locker inspired some confidence with his good work in the red zone. After that ugly finish in Atlanta last year, I'm sure he's put a special emphasis on getting comfortable with the playbook when they're on the opponents doorstep.
Zach Brown got publicly crapped on by a lot of talent evaluators one draft day, including Mike Mayock's derisive opinion that the speedy LB is 'allergic to contact'. If that was the case in college, the international broadcast scolding might have been just the medicine Brown needed. All offseason Brown has been working to become more physical in his tackling, and any strides he can make there will be a huge help since he's likely to be on the field a lot during passing downs.
Special teams practices could decide who sticks around as our FB. That's fitting criteria, considering neither one of them is a good FB.Danomite's boy Robert Johnson continues to garner praise from the coaching staff, and he got some run with the first team in last night's practice session.
If you've got a pulse, and can pass a physical, you probably have a decent shot at winning the DE spot opposite Wimbley,
Bruce Matthews recently lost a lawsuit he was involved in, but the players may have won the war: the decision appears to open up some of the options available when it comes to workers' compensation claims.
The Bucs haven't sold out Friday night's game, and it looks like it'll be another in a long line of local blackouts.