The Bucs' MRSA Outbreak Appears To Have Ended Carl Nicks's Career

The Buccaneers and Carl Nicks are "mutually" parting ways, and according to the press release, which quotes Nicks as saying he's going to "step away from the game," it sure sounds like the guard is done with football. A MRSA infection will do that to you. » 7/25/14 5:59pm 7/25/14 5:59pm

And Now The Phillies Have A MRSA Problem

The Phillies announced today that infielder Freddy Galvis has been hospitalized with a staph infection and will begin the season on the disabled list. Now the Daily News reports that it is indeed MRSA, the particularly nasty antibiotic-resistant strain that struck the Buccaneers locker room last year. » 3/21/14 3:39pm 3/21/14 3:39pm

So You Got A Deadly Infection From Playing In The NFL? Prove It.

Of all the storylines you expected to be a part of the first half of the NFL season, a workman's comp issue involving a toenail probably wasn't one of them. But it is, and it's actually intriguing in a number of ways, large and small. » 11/06/13 1:31pm 11/06/13 1:31pm

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. » 10/11/13 3:42pm 10/11/13 3:42pm

Carl Nicks has another MRSA infection: The infection's returned in his left foot. Nicks missed the first two games of the season battling MRSA, and it's unknown how long he'll be sidelined for this case. [FOX Sports] » 10/10/13 7:01pm 10/10/13 7:01pm

Lawrence Tynes's Wife Blasts The Bucs Over MRSA Treatment

Kicker Lawrence Tynes is one of two Buccaneers players suffering from MRSA, a deadly serious bacterial infection, after an outbreak at Tampa's training facility. Tynes's wife sounds like she's not particularly happy with how the Bucs have handled the whole thing. » 8/29/13 10:11am 8/29/13 10:11am

Buccaneers Camp Halted By Potential Staph Infection Outbreak

According to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, two Tampa Bay Buccaneers players have been infected with MRSA, an antibiotic-resistant staph infection. Essentially, MRSA is a flesh-eating bacteria that is passed around through skin-on-skin contact. It's some shit you don't want to mess with. Guard Carl Nicks has been sidelined… » 8/22/13 4:20pm 8/22/13 4:20pm