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9-7, 2nd in NFC South

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs defensive tackle and self-professed comic fiend Gerald McCoy is wearing Incredible Hulk cleats today.

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Buccaneers DE Smith to undergo knee surgery

Jacquies Smith, who is recovering from a torn ACL in his right knee, will have knee surgery and is expected to be out "for a few weeks," according to coach Dirk Koetter.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Jacquies Smith suffered a setback with his knee and will undergo a procedure today, per Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter. He will be out for a few weeks.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Robert Ayers just batted down and grabbed a pass from Jameis Winston. It barely got out of Winston's hands. Defense is starting to come on now.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Robert McClain just picked off Ryan Fitzpatrick for the first interception of Bucs training camp. The Bucs brought him in to compete for their nickelback job with Jude Adjei-Barimah and Javien Elliott.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs wide receiver Mike Evans said his goal this year was to improve his yards after the catch. He did a nice job of it on a short pass here, slipping through two defenders.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bucs have signed former Giants and Vikings defensive end Justin Trattou, who saw action in 16 games last season in Minnesota. They have waived defensive end Evan Panfil.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

First training camp practice for the Bucs today. It's at One Buc Place, near the Raymond James Stadium. It is open to fans and is free to attend (parking included). It runs from 8:45 to 10:30.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

How's the chemistry going with Mike Evans and DeSean Jackson? Jackson picked Evans up at the airport this morning and they rolled up to camp in Jackson's Ferrari. (Photo courtesy of the Buccaneers)

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's another shot of Gerald McCoy in his camp kimono. A few years ago, it was a bathrobe. He also did bright red hair. This may take the cake though.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Just when you think you've seen it all when it comes to training camp arrivals, Gerald McCoy shows up in a kimono. (Photo courtesy of the Buccaneers).

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Ranking weapons: Bucs break into top 10

With more talent added this offseason to an already promising group, Tampa Bay's arsenal is looking like one of the league's best.

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Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs wide receiver Mike Evans on quarterback Jameis Winston: "This year he's gonna explode out there."

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

The difference between college and pro for Bucs rookie tight end OJ Howard? "It's like an LSU matchup every day. Like an SEC matchup every game."

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

The first Bucs player to address the media: linebacker Kwon Alexander. And he has bright red hair now!

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Today is veteran report day for the Bucs. Players have been trickling in this morning and will talk to the media at 11:30. First practice is tomorrow (Friday) from 8:45 to 10:30. It is free and open to the public.

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Bucs place Jacquies Smith on active/PUP list

Jacquies Smith, one of the Bucs' top pass-rushers in 2014 and 2015, is still recovering from a knee injury that caused him to miss most of last season.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bucs have placed defensive end Jacquies Smith on the active/PUP list. He is still recovering from a torn ACL from last season.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Bucs cornerback Alterraun Verner has signed with the Miami Dolphins. The Bucs released him in February with one year remaining on his four-year contract.

Team Stats

Passing Yards245.416th
Rushing Yards101.024th
Points For22.0Tied-18th
Points Against23.115th

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