by Steve Carney / 620 WDAE
The issue with MRSA, an antibiotic-resistant strain of staph infection, has worsened at One Buc Place.
According to Rick Stroud of The Sports Page and the Tampa Bay Times, a third player has contracted the infection.
Another #Bucs player has been diagnosed with MRSA, Times has learned.— Rick Stroud (@NFLSTROUD) October 11, 2013
Stroud says of the three players that were not at practice Friday, only corner Johnthan Banks has not appeared on the injury report this week.
The team has since comfirmed a third player has contacted the infection, but has not named the player.
Hear what General manager mark Dominik and Dr. Deverick Anderson of Duke Infection Control Outreach Network (DICON) had to say about a third MRSA infection.