The agent for Da’Quan Bowers acknowledges that his client’s knee problems will reappear “pretty quick” if they’re going to cause him long-term trouble. “Dr. Andrews said if there were going to be problems (down the road), they’d show up pretty quick,” agent Joe Flanagan said. “He hasn’t had any swelling, soreness or pain. He didn’t have a good (Pro Day), but the fact that he did the workout at all was impressive.” Flanagan continued to insist Bowers is “way ahead of schedule” after January knee surgery, and compared his client’s situation to those of Willis McGahee and Thurman Thomas.
Mancini’s Take: As far as comparison go, Tampa Bay GM Mark Dominik came up with a real gem when comparing Bowers’ situation that of Carnell “Cadillac” Williams, who tore patella tendons in both knees, but still found a way to get back on the field. He also brought up his