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Gerald McCoy says "some stuff would have to change" with Incognito

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers players seem confident that they could handle Richie Incognito's antics, if he was signed.

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are bringing in Richie Incognito for a visit. I'm convinced this is not a good thing, and so is Leo. But many others are more positive about the possibility, and that includes the Bucs' players. With an open locker room today, the beat writers got a few quotes from several players on the option of bringing in a veteran guard and known bully into the locker room.

JoeBucsFan quotes Evan Dietrich-Smith as saying that "Lovie always talks about if you bring a guy into the locker room, you gotta accept the guy, you know, make him feel he's part of the Bucs."

"I think some of the older guys would have something to say to him," the veteran center said. "It wouldn't be negative or anything like that. I don't think they would let the man in the locker room if they felt that it wasn't going to be a good fit."

The overall tone is one of trust in Jason Licht and Lovie Smith, but also a recognition that what happened in Miami can't happen in Tampa, too. Gerald McCoy's quote is especially encouraging on that front, if the Bucs do decide to sign Incognito -- which is far from a sure thing.