On the morning of Friday, November 25, Buccaneers cornerback Alterraun Verner's father passed away in Tampa. Below is a statement from Verner:
"With a heavy heart, we sadly report the loss of our beloved father, husband, grandpa and friend, Robert Lee Verner. We are thankful for his love and support. Thank you to everyone for your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. He will forever be cherished and missed."
Verner plans to play in tomorrow's game against the Seattle Seahawks in remembrance of his father.