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Bucs have big plans for three-day "minicamp"



The Bucs are going camping this week, with a player-organized minicamp aimed at helping players make up for missed practice time because of the NFL's ongoing lockout.

The three-day event is expected to be much more than a social gathering, with twice-per-day workouts, meetings and weight-room sessions scheduled. The full roster of attendees probably won't be known until Tuesday's morning workout, but players have said they expect a majority of the team's skill-position players. Linemen on offense and defense will be less inclined to participate because there won't be any contact drills.

Quarterback Josh Freeman will take much of the responsibilty for scripting the practices, which will consist mostly of passing-game work. These workouts will differ from those the Bucs have conducted earlier in the offseason at the University of South Florida because these will include more defensive players. The USF workouts consisted mostly of quarterbacks, running backs and a receivers, with a handful of defensive players.

[Last modified: Monday, June 27, 2011 3:32pm]


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