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Former Bucs WR Dezmon Briscoe: Bucs 'hand picked their guys'



Waived by the Bucs on Thursday, receiver Dez Briscoe told Washington reporters his failure to attend some voluntary offseason workouts and inability to pass the Tampa Bay’s conditioning test loomed large in the decision.

“I had a bunch of personal stuff going on,” he said of the reason for his missed workouts. “The conditioning test, everyone didn’t pass. I feel like that was a big reason why (I was released). It stuck out with me not passing because I wasn’t there at the offseason training. So, they made it seem like I was out of condition, which I’m not. I have to take advantage of the opportunity now.”

Briscoe called Schiano “a good guy, a real good coach.” But he added that the rookie coach and his staff “pretty much hand-picked their guys.”

[Last modified: Saturday, July 28, 2012 4:03pm]


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