Three players who figure prominently into the Bucs plans in 2011 have all passed their respective physicals. Per Adam Kohler, of Bay News 9’s second round pick Da’Quan Bowers, of Clemson. Who slide out of the first round after questions arose due to his surgically repaired knee passed his team physical and has been cleared by the doctors for the start of training camp.
Receiver Arrelious Benn who was placed on injured reserve after suffering a torn ACL in week 16 of the 2010 season against the Seattle Seahawks told Scott Reynolds of PewterReport.com, “I cleared my physical, but I’m still taking it slow.”
General Manager Mark Dominik assured members of the local pen and mic club that defensive tackle Brian Price who had pelvic surgery not once but twice this off-season, will not start the season on the PUP (Physical Unable to Perform) list.