Draft Scout Snapshot: A closer look at the Bucs' picks: Round 2/43 - Johnthan Banks, CB, 6-2, 185, Mississippi State...Banks is a tall, physical cover corner in the Richard Sherman mode that fits well in the Bucs' defensive scheme. He had 16 career interceptions for the Bulldogs, tying a school record and was the Jim Thorpe Award winner in 2012. Will learn a lot playing alongside Darrelle Revis and Dashon Goldson. - The Sports Xchange
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11/22/13 - CB Johnthan Banks (shoulder) is listed as probable to face Detroit.
11/21/13 - --CB Johnthan Banks returned to practice with a shoulder injury to work on nickel and goal line situations. Schiano said he still is in some pain but fought through it.
11/20/13 - CB Johnthan Banks has a left shoulder injury and did not practice Wednesday.
11/18/13 - CB Johnthan Banks has a left shoulder injury and will be day-to-day, coach Greg Schiano said.
10/22/13 - CB Johnthan Banks gave up two long touchdown passes the past two games, but Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano doesn't think it will faze the second-round pick from Mississippi State.
"I think it's a double-whammy, being a rookie and being opposite (cornerback) Darrelle Revis, you're going to get balls thrown your way," Schiano said. "He played some really good football, highlighted by that end-zone interception (Sept. 29 against the Arizona Cardinals), that was one of the plays of the year, I think. Since then, he's had a couple plays against him that would shake a lesser player's confidence. Johnthan is not shaken, Johnthan will come back, he'll play great this week.
10/13/13 - CB Johnthan Banks might be able to play against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.
Banks, who was diagnosed with MRSA this week, was being examined by team doctors and an independent expert, sources told ESPN on Saturday.
The NFL, the players' union and Banks were expected to have a conference call to discuss options, sources told ESPN.
10/11/13 - NFL.com reported that cornerback Johnthan Banks is the latest player infected.
Kicker Lawrence Tynes and guard Carl Nicks were previously diagnosed with MRSA, which is a type of staph infection resistant to some antibiotics.
After missing the first two games of the season, Nicks came back and played in two games before he was diagnosed with a recurrence in his left foot Thursday.
08/09/13 - Cornerback Johnthan Banks, the Bucs' second round pick from Mississippi State, had a great preseason debut against the Ravens. He led the team with five tackles and had a pass defensed. He was physical in the run game and locked down Ravens WR Torrey Smith.
07/31/13 - CB Johnthan Banks has stepped into the starting role opposite Darrelle Revis and has done a nice job. Banks is still very raw, but his instincts and ball skills are obvious. In an 11-on-11 period recently, he fell off his man to drop into a hole in the zone and intercepted Josh Freeman. Banks is competing for the spot with Leonard Johnson, his roommate at training camp and an unrestricted free agent a year ago.
04/28/13 - A closer look at the Bucs' picks: Round 2/43 - Johnthan Banks, CB, 6-2, 185, Mississippi State...Banks is a tall, physical cover corner in the Richard Sherman mode that fits well in the Bucs' defensive scheme. He had 16 career interceptions for the Bulldogs, tying a school record and was the Jim Thorpe Award winner in 2012. Will learn a lot playing alongside Darrelle Revis and Dashon Goldson. - The Sports Xchange