Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Tampa bay buccaneers

  • Nov. 19, 2011: In this file photo, paralyzed former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand, center, is greeted by coach Greg Schiano, right, before an NCAA college football game against Cincinnati in Piscataway, N.J.
  • (FOX News)
  • As Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano was preparing for the NFL draft, his thoughts kept drifting to Rutgers defensive end Eric LeGrand, who was paralyzed during a game in 2010 against Army.
  • (ESPN)
  • Eric LeGrand has accomplished another goal. The former Rutgers football player, who was paralyzed from the neck down during a game in October of 2010, has signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
  • (Sporting News)
  • The 2011 linebacking corps for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers wasnt bad, it was arguably the worst in the NFL. Quincy Black, Mason Foster and Geno Hayes were the starters who didnt do much to win any fan admiration or any games for that matter.
  • (Bleacherreport.com)
  • In a touching and symbolic gesture, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Wednesday they have signed Rutgers Eric LeGrand.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • TAMPA, Fla. -- Paralyzed defensive tackle Eric LeGrand has been signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. LeGrand broke two vertebrae and suffered a serious spinal cord injury on Oct. 16, 2010 during a kickoff return against Army.
  • (Contra Costa Times)
  • Now the coach is symbolically helping him realize his dream of making it to the NFL.
  • (CNN (blog))
  • TAMPA, Fla. — To put it mildly, Rutgers Eric LeGrand was surprised when his former coach called to let him know the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were interested in signing the paralyzed defensive tackle.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • The Buccaneers also decided to make the signing May 2, to represent LeGrands college number (52). He put up a photo of a Tampa Bay helmet on his Twitter page, tweeting, We ready!!! Its a symbolic gesture.
  • (ESPN)

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