Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter spoke to the media on Thursday following a practice in the new indoor facility. Below is a full transcript from today.

(On how nice it was to be able rep a lot of different things in practice today)
“It was good. A lot of situational work that usually we just do in like a walkthrough. So to do it with a little bit of people and some noise, I think it was the air conditioner. Situational work, it’s hard to go full speed, and with officials. So it was some good situational football.”

(On how he would rate the first week of training camp)
“Well I don’t think as a coach you’re ever satisfied with where you’re at. I like how the guys are working, I like how their attitude is, but we still have plenty of work to do.

(On if he see’s a change in intensity compared to the last couple of training camps)
“I wouldn’t compare it because I honestly don’t look at it like that. This year is this year, and we’re going to be the best we can be.”

(On what the goal line work was)
“Those were all final plays. Those were all four seconds; need a touchdown, last play of the game. So from an offensive standpoint those are very difficult plays to score, and if you noticed the defense had a lot of guys in the end zone. So those are tough situations and the defense is going to win those most of the time.”

(On backing Bryan Anger up because he kept hitting the crossbeams on the ceiling during punts)
“It’s a catch 22. I’m sure Bryan wanted to show the crowd that he can hit the roof. I wish he wouldn’t have done it every time.”

(On what undrafted rookies have shown him something during this first week)
“Oh man, I’d say Shaun Wilson the running back on offense. I don’t know, everybody out here is working hard. I know you guys always want me to pick guys out and that’s just hard for me to do right now because we’re not really doing enough. Let’s get through some games, let’s get through that Miami game next week and we’ll have a better idea here. “

 (On how much it has helped the younger players and rookies in the secondary getting first team reps because of Brent Grimes going down)
“You don’t want to see anybody get hurt, but for Brent Grimes to be out is not terrible. It does give those other guys more reps.”

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