With a half game lead on the rest of the NFC South..... Gruden's going to go with extra rest and who can blame him? Gruden announced that his players will have an extra day off during this bye week in order to prepare for the rest of the season..... - Buccaneers.com
His players will practice today and then take the next four days off. With the abundance of injuries this team has compiled, nobody should be arguing with that judgement call. The players would get together for practice beginning Monday.
Several Buccaneers may suit up for the match-up next Sunday with the Falcons: WR Michael Clayton, RB Michael Pittman, DE Patrick Chukwurah, LB Quincy Black, and DT Greg Spires.
Although we have a half game lead on the division, the Saints are surging and the Panthers cannot be counted out at this point...... Next Sundays match-up with the Atlanta Falcons is crucial to this teams second half success. Its a win that must be had...... a must-win