Right now for Bucs fans, thinking of the offensive line is enough to induce chugging bottles of Mylanta. It makes Joe thirsty, too, but not for a chalky indigestion elixir.
The Bucs, as of 6 p.m. last night, fully expected hobbled guard Carl Nicks to show up today. He didn’t; he has an excused absence to tend to a family issue. Nicks, as we all know by now, has a bum foot, specifically a bum toe, and has played sparingly since coming to the Bucs in 2012.
If he can’t play, on paper, the guard play looks grim. But don’t tell that to Jason Licht. The Bucs general manager went all Joe Namath yesterday talking to the Tampa Bay pen and mic club.
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