MRSA Distraction Is A “Kind Of A BS Call”October 14th, 2013
Darrelle Revis told media in the locker room yesterday that MRSA infections and MRSA education at One Buc Palace was a distraction before the Bucs-Eagles game.
That didn’t sit well with former Bucs tight end Anthony Becht, who’s now a voice on the Buccaneers Radio Network and a college football analyst for ESPN.
“I hope not because I think that’s kind of a BS call,” Becht said of Revis’ comments on WDAE-AM 620 this morning. “I mean, listen, there is some issues going over there with that MRSA, you go through it. That still doesn’t take away my time to go watch film, break things down, get on the field, practice, do what you have to do. I mean they’re not missing those minutes. They just might be taking more minutes out of a day to do it. So if it’s your job, you gotta do what you gotta do to be prepared win. It’s about Ws in this game, guys. … You have to be ready to go by game day and you gotta put a plan in place and these are the obstacles and adversities. Every year teams have those. You have to be better at how you handle them, and right now we’re not handling them very well.”
Joe agrees with Becht, but reality isn’t always so simple. Inches from Revis in the locker room yesterday, a Bucs staff member wearing surgical-type gloves helped Johnthan Banks remove his pads and game jersey.
MRSA is serious business and a situation that’s been infecting the Bucs for two months. It’s not like the bacteria is a player that can be cut. It shouldn’t be a distraction, but Buccaneers are human beings.