Highlights Of Bucs Training Camp PracticeAugust 5th, 2013
Here are news, notes and sights Joe noticed at Bucs training camp 2013 Day 10.
Final two-minute drill, first-teams face off.
* Kevin Ogletree is the No. 3 receiver in the three-wide set
* Freeman pass high for Mike Williams
* Ogletree has a tough 15-yard catch (but catchable) on the sidelines go through his hands
* First down! Freeman throws a rope to V-Jax. Johnthan Banks was on V-Jax’s back and hit him. VJax a little slow to get up.
* Freeman overthrow to Ogletree
* Tight end Tim Wright (undrafted rookie) lines up as fourth receiver in set.
* Freeman to Ogletree. Complete!
* Freeman spikes ball to kill clock.
* Freeman incomplete to Ogletree over the middle. Ahmad Black blanketed him.
Further notes on practice:
* Really good turnout of fans this morning for a steamy Monday. Bleachers are pretty packed. Open only to season ticket holders, but still.
* Crowd is worked up watching WRs run through dummies and catch sideline passes.
* Really cool how Mike Glennon snaps his chin strap. Josh Freeman should be looking over his shoulder as a result. #Sarcasm
* Greg Schiano birddogging linebackers and defensive backs working on side field.
* Glennon back shoulder throw to Mike Williams on left sideline sails high and out of Williams’ reach.
* It is early, but Josh Freeman drilling receivers in the numbers. Continuation (so far) of his solid week last week.
* Beautiful bomb from JF5 to Tiquan Underwood down left sideline for TD. Nice over-the-shoulder catch. Ball just dropped into Underwood’s arms.
* Mike Glennon hits Kevin Ogletree in stride down left sideline for bomb.
* Freeman hits Williams along left sideline w/ good coverage from Leonard Johnson. JF5 put ball where only WR could get it & MW19 did.
* Major tease: Darrelle Revis takes field w/ 1st team defense guarding VJax & crowd freaks out chanting “Revis… Island” [clap/clap… clapclapclap]) alas, he is only going through walkthroughs
* Freeman with a laser to VJax. JF5 is in a zone the past week.
* Rashaan Melvin made an excellent play on Chris Owusu over middle to break up a pass. Because Melvin wasn’t able to haul in the ball for a pick, he dropped to the ground and gave Greg Schiano 10.
* JF5 and VJax putting on a show.
* Freeman is totally on his game this morning.
* Carl Nicks is practicing and is one of few humans to make Donald Penn look average-sized.
* Rashaan Melvin like a second skin on Derek Hagan.
* Tiquan Underwood goes high and nearly hauls in on-handed catch along left sideline. Anthony Gaitor with good coverage.
* Chris Owusu working with first team offense.
* First bad throw (?) JF5 had thus far: overthrew Kevin Ogletree on a bomb.
* VJax with a circus catch in corner of end zone in two-minute drill but he only got one foot in.
* Doug Martin accelerates through the line and breaks free. Man, when this dude sees a hole, he throws open the booster rockets!
* Rejection! Martin tries to run up middle and Mason Foster nearly flattens him, knocking Martin backwards.
* Sean Baker with a pick off a tipped Glennon pass.
* Mike James getting work with first team offense (again). Haven’t had a Michael Smith sighting in some time. (Just as Joe typed that, Smith gets a carry).
* Steven Means with very good penetration from right side. Would have had a sack if JF5 wasn’t wearing the jersey of green.
* JF5 to Ogletree off his hands left sideline.
* VJax with sick catch on right hashmarks.
* Ogletree catch over middle. Good pressure from Steven Means.
* Long pass just past Ogletree’s fingers. He was targeted a lot in that drive.