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Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Josh Freeman: Thumb still an issue

By Pat Yasinskas

TAMPA, Fla. -- I’m out at One Buccaneer Place gathering some stuff for my Friday column and some advance stuff for Sunday’s game between Tampa Bay and Carolina.

The Bucs just finished their media session and will be practicing later this afternoon. The Tampa Bay media also will be holding a conference call shortly with coach John Fox and a Carolina player. I’ll have more after the conference call and after Tampa Bay coach Raheem Morris speaks after practice.

But, in the meantime, here are a few notes on the undefeated Buccaneers.


“If it’s his first start, I’ll be happy for him,’’ McCoy said. “And I’ll be happy for us.’’

Why?

“He’s a rookie,’’ McCoy said. “I can make a mistake and get away with it. If a quarterback makes a mistake, everybody sees it.’’