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Greg Schiano: No Brian Price, Mark Barron Bucs beef


Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano expects defensive tackle Brian Price to be in attendance when his team begins training camp this week.

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Price was hospitalized with mental and physical exhaustion after his sister was killed in a car accident in May. Before he was excused from Buccaneers minicamp in June, he reportedly punched first-round draft pick Mark Barron during a team meeting.

Schiano doesn't expect Price to encounter any more issues when he returns to the Bucs.

"I hope not," he said, via the Tampa Bay Times. "We all make mistakes. Be men about it and let's go. Ultimately, everything we do has one goal, and that's to bring that trophy back here. We have to put our own personal preferences and whatever disagreements we have aside to do what's best for the club."

Barron, meanwhile, remains unsigned. The seventh-overall pick in April's draft, but Schiano said the two sides are close to a deal.

"He's missed some repetitions, especially for a rookie we're counting on," Schiano said of the safety. "But I'm hoping that he'll be here soon. That's my hope."


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