The Tampa Bay Buccaneers held their third training camp practice of the 2005 season on Saturday morning. Pewter Report has inside scoop from Saturday morning's workout, and you can read all about it in this Pewter insider article.
Pewter Report scouted Tampa Bay's Friday training camp workout, which was the second of the 2005 season. Want to know who looked good and who didn't? Pewter Report has filed this Pewter Insider article with inside scoop from Bucs training camp.
He didn't report to training camp on time, but Tampa Bay's first-round pick, running back Carnell "Cadillac" Williams, signed his rookie contract in time to make it to the Buccaneers' first training camp practice, which was held Friday at Disney's Wide World of Sports complex. In other news, the Bucs have released long snapper Brian Sawyer, head coach Jon Gruden was pleased with the first day of practices and RB Charlie Garner, WR Larry Brackins and OL Kevin Fischer were all placed on the physically unable to perform list.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers held their first training camp practice of 2005 on Friday morning. Pewter Report was there and has filed this inside report with inside scoop and expert analysis you won't find anywhere else.
Get latest news from Tampa Bay Buccaneers training camp, including an injury update, fullback Mike Alstott's future with the team and the Bucs' desire to get off to a much faster start in 2005. Pewter Report has compiled this notebook from training camp in Orlando.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers reported to training camp Thursday, but not all of the team's players checked in at Celebration Hotel in Orlando. The Bucs and agent Ben Dogra failed to complete a deal for first-round pick, running back Cadillac Williams, who will remain in Tampa until his contract is complete. In order to make room for the rest of their draft picks, the Bucs released tackle Todd Steussie and tight end Robert Johnson.
The Buccaneers will begin reporting to Celebration Hotel for the start of training camp in less than 24 hours, but they still have several draft picks without contracts, including first-rounder Cadillac Williams. Williams' agent, Ben Dogra, told Pewter Report on Wednesday evening that he hopes a deal for his client will be completed "sooner rather than later."
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed seventh-round pick, fullback Rick Razzano, to a five-year contract Wednesday. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available. Razzano, who played collegiately at Ole Miss, will compete with Jameel Cook for the backup fullback job.
In an effort to become compliant with league rules that only permit teams to bring 80 players (plus NFL Europe exemptions) to training camp, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers released three players Wednesday. Cornerback Ukee Dozier, running back Johnathan Reese and defensive tackle Keith Wright will not be going camping with the Bucs in Orlando, and the team will likely make more cuts over the next 24 hours.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers report to training camp on Thursday, July 28 and will conduct their first practice on Friday, July 29. Training camp is open to the public and will once again be held at Disney's Wide World of Sports in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.