January 27, 2001 |
Having the Super Bowl basically in his backyard was hard enough. Then Tampa Bay linebacker Derrick Brooks saw an even more frustrating sight this week. Making a trip to the Buccaneers' practice facility, Brooks realized how far removed his team was from the big game. "It really hit home with me when I got stuck in the parade of Giants coming in and saw somebody in my locker," Brooks said. "It really (ticked) me off.