|Bowers expected to make first NFL start Sun||Tweet|
|by TigerNet Staff - Saturday, November 26, 2011 12:35 PM||
Pos: DE Height: 6-4 Weight: 277 Hometown: Bamberg, SC (Bamberg-Ehrhardt HS) Years Played: 2008 - 2010
Starting left defensive end Michael Bennett's worsening groin injury likely will cause him to miss one or two games, meaning Bowers is expected to make his first NFL start Sunday at Tennessee.
It has been a long time coming, but Bowers can't say he wasn't prepared for this. It's what the Bucs intended all along.
"I didn't know what to expect," said Bowers, who, at 21, is the team's youngest player.
"I knew that I would be fighting for playing time. When I came in, they told me it was going to be a slow process. They basically told me it was going to be slow enough to (tick) me off, and that's exactly what it did. I wasn't getting a lot of reps. I was getting frustrated. But a few weeks ago, they told me, 'Hey, it's time.'
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