The often criticized, out spoken, and charismatic Kellen Winslow, reveals in his darkest moments following a 2005 motorcycle accident that nearly took away his life long dream of playing football in the NFL, that he seriously contemplated suicide.
Even though he’s usually misunderstood and considered a malcontent from many who just don’t understand the brash words that he often lets roll off his tongue, since joining the Bucs during the off-season, the six-year veteran has been a role model of sorts to the youth on the team.
After a stunning debut in which rookie Josh Freeman, showed poise, pocket awareness and play making ability, fellow rookie Sammie Stroughter calls Freeman a “quiet assassin“.
Dolphins defensive coordinator Paul Pasqualoni has been impressed with the Bucs first-round draft pick since he watched tapes of him in college, Pasqualoni vividly remembers a play he watched from Kansas State against Oklahoma in Freeman’s senior year.
Jamey Esienberg, senior fantasy sports writer, for CBSSports.com ponders the question of whether or not Josh Freeman will emerge as the top rookie passer.
Current Buccaneers linebackers coach Joe Barry who has had the bitter taste of 24 consecutive losses, suffocating him, spoke with Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times. Recounting the losses and the Bucs 11-point come from behind win last Sunday against the Green Bay Packers.
Dolphins stout run defense, will be a great challenge for our backs, the offensive line and our coaches as well, said Raheem Morris.
Injury updates: receiver Antonio Bryant and defensive end Stylez G White have been ruled out against the Dolphins today.