Players to Watch at 2010 Buccaneers Training Camp: RB Kareem Huggins

July 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As the pundits make their previews of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the 2010 season, the common thought among them is the Buccaneers are in trouble with their running game.
With Carnell Williams' rebuilt knees, Derrick Ward's decline, Clifton Smith's fumblitis, and Earnest Graham moonlighting as a fullback, Tampa Bay lacks a true playmaker at the halfback position.
Enter Kareem Huggins.
Who, you ask? Kareem was handpicked by coach Raheem Morris from his alma mater, Hofstra, for a tryout in the 2009 offseason. He was having an impressive training camp and flashed in his first two preseason games before suffering a hyperextended knee in the second game.
The injury prevented the 5'9", 198-lb. speedster from making the 53-man roster out of training camp, and he settled for the practice squad as he recovered.
After Smith went down with his second concussion, Huggins was called up on Dec. 8 and finished the season playing in three games on special teams. He was credi...

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