Bucs Injury Updates: Luke Stocker is fully back, Aqib Talib and Myron Lewis healing, Brian Price could play

In today's press conference, Raheem Morris talked about several Buccaneers returning from minor injuries. The Bucs have had multiple minor injuries throughout the preseason, as well as two season-ending injuries to Raymond Webber and E.J. Wilson

Luke Stocker has missed almost all practices so far, but participated in practice today and looked good as a blocker, at least. He should be ready for the next preseason game. Stocker is expected to play a big role on offense this year as the second tight end in 2TE sets, but he may need a little more time to adjust now that he has missed the first weeks of practice. 

Aqib Talib and Myron Lewis have both missed the first two games with minor injuries, and have not practiced since. According to Morris, Talib should practice this week and will likely play against the Dolphins, although he wasn't clear on Myron Lewis' condition. Lewis missed a lot of practice time last season, which prevented him from getting on the field early in the season. While he developed throughout the season, he was still very raw. Missing most of the preseason will hurt him again, and the third-round pick in 2010 may find himself demoted to fifth corner if he does not get healthy. 

In addition, Morris said that he expects Roy Miller to be back in a couple of days. That suggests he could be ready for the final preseason game, which will be a major help for the Bucs run defense. Brian Price could play as well according to Morris, although it's not clear how close to ready he really is. 

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