Third NFL player in Tampa is infected
October 14 , 2013
The NFL players' union considered canceling the game between the Buccaneers and Eagles since it discovered that a third Tampa player is infected with an MRSA.
Rookie Johnthan Banks is the one who got infected and the NFLPA are attempting to find out why Bucs players are the unlucky ones; Lawrence Tynes and Carl Nicks have fallen victims previously.
MRSA infections, which are resistant to almost all kinds of antibiotics, have become more prevalent over the past decade since the games lead to cuts and bruises; Hence, the players bring those injuries to the locker room.
Kicker Tynes got infected this summer and his case got publicity when his wife tweeted about his treatment on Twitter saying he wasn't responding well to it.