According to Andrew Economos twitter page, the Bucs long-snapper is making progress in his efforts to come back from an injured achilles. Economos sustained the injury and had surgery to repair his achilles this spring. The Buccaneers were unsure of Economos status for the 2011 season due to the NFL lockout. According to Economos, he should be ready soon.
"Trying to get right for this season," wrote Economos. "it's getting there. Not too much longer."
If training camp and the preseason starts on time the Bucs could hold back their special teams captain and sign a free agent to do long-snapping duties. That could give Economos extra time to rehab and be ready for the start of the 2011 season.
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