Bucs’ Bowers might be able to resume practicing next week

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers may get a addition on their arresting band soon,iron on letters numbers as arresting end Da’Quan Bowers is appointed to appear off the physically clumsy to accomplish account afterward Sunday’s bold adjoin the Kansas City Chiefs.

The Bucs would accept a two-week agenda absolution heat transfer paper in adjustment for Bowers to get aback into football shape.

Bowers suffered a broken Achilles in May. During the two-week agenda exemption, Bowers can convenance with the team.

Bucs drillmaster Greg Schiano said he wasn’t abiding if Bowers would be available.

“He’s improving, there’s no agnosticism about that,” Schiano said. “We’re traveling to be very, actual bourgeois and not traveling to blitz that situation. We’re traveling to accomplish abiding he’s well. But I can acquaint you from the things I’ve seen, I’m absolutely encouraged. If he comes back, I do ahead him advancing aback actuality in the heat transfer vinyl accountable approaching — if that’s three weeks, six weeks, eight weeks, I’m not abiding appropriate now.”

There couldn’t be a bigger time for the Bucs to get Bowers back. Arresting end Adrian Clayborn,iron on patches the team’s first-round aces in 2011, suffered a season-ending knee abrasion in Week 3. Daniel Te’o-Nesheim has abounding in for Clayborn in contempo weeks.

Bowers said a few weeks ago that he was authoritative a lot of advance and that it’d be up to Schiano and accepted administrator Mark Dominik if they acquiesce him to appear back. Schiano said they’re traveling to accomplish abiding that if Bowers returns, there’s no accident of added injury, but the first-year drillmaster feels Iron on transfers abundant bigger about the bearings than he did in the offseason.

“You apprehend a guy has to get his Achilles operated on, you’re like, ‘Oooh,’” Schiano said. “But watching the being he’s done out there on the acreage in rehab, that’s acceptable stuff.”

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