Meet your new fullback: Michael Pittman
Michael Pittman let the cat out of the bag in the locker room just now: he's going to be the starting fullback. Not sure if that was a slip or if he had permission to let that be known, but either way, it seems to be the case.
"We've been practicing on that all through the summer, me and the coaches," Pittman said. "My running backs coach (Art Valero) and Coach Gruden came to me and asked me about it, so most likely, I'll be starting at fullback this year."
To let Pittman tell it, the guy isn't going to come out of the game.
"I'll still have the same role playing tailback and third-down back when Caddy gets tired. I'll be bouncing back and forth. With me, I'm just trying to help the team and get on the field any way I can."
The guy really is a versatile player who every coach would LOVE to have on his team. This is just another way the Bucs see they can take advantage of his multiple talents.