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  1. ctpatsfan77

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    Awesome stuff. Greg Schiano moves to the top of my fav competitive head coach list.
     
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    So, like, he gets a contract and everything (or simply a signing bonus)? If so, that's nice.
     
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    A very classy move by the Bucs, hopefully he can help to inspire and continue his rehabilitation.
     
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    No money, per this article.

    That said:

     
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    Definition of honor and class. Kudos to the Bucs management.
     
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    Very Classy.

    I'm confused on how it will work though. Will he count against the 90-man roster, isn't there a minimum salary for all players (i guess it does not need to be guaranteed), will he retire a Buc?
     
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    Oh damn...i remember when that injury happened...i was hoping he might recover.
     
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    Classy move by the Bucs and LeGrand continues to be an inspiration. Awesome move, awesome kid, great story.
     
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    Its an honorary signing so I'm guessing that he won't count against the roster.
     
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    Guess its like when someone signs a one day contract to retire as a member of that team?
     
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    It's stories like this that make me still believe in the human race. Great move by the coach, need more stories like this in the news.
     
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    This will be a very big story in the NY area tomorrow, I'll bet.

    Can't wait to see if any of the tabloids zap the Jests or Giants, located just a few miles from his campus, for not making a similar gesture, putting aside Coach's connection to Rutgers.
     
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    Damn. That story would bring a tear to a glass eye.
     
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    Good for you, Tampa Bay.

    Assume there is no cash, but he will count against the 90 roster. So what, easy to find one spot in 90. Nice to hear a positive story today.

    I look forward to the sign-him thread whenever he is released by the Bucs.
     
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    reminds of when the c's drafted landon turner.
     
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    I saw this earlier and was very impressed by the Bucs!
     
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    Wow. BB then Schiano.
     
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    Kudos to the Bucs, that's really classy move.
     
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