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Bucs will have fireworks and plenty of full-contract drills during Saturday night's practice at RJS



The Bucs are saving the best for last.

The final training camp practice that is open to the public will be Saturday night from 7-9 p.m. at Raymond James Stadium.

But coach Raheem Morris is promising quite a show. Not only will there be fireworks and $1 hotdogs, but fans will also be treated to plenty of full contact periods and skills competitions between players.

"We're going to have a bunch of fun tomorrow night,'' Morris said. "We've got fireworks. We're going to have great fan support. You can expect to see some key matchups tomorrow. It's going to be a little fan friendly. We'll have a little bit of Oklahoma (drill), we have some one-on-ones versus the past with some premium matchups, winner takes all type of deals. We'll have a little jug shoot competition, a possible quarterbacks competition. Bringing back the old school, put the table out there, let the quarterbacks put chalk on the ball and throw it at targets.

"In the meantime, when we're getting our business done, we'll have live goal line. We'll probably make that two-minute (period) live now because I felt I was getting hosed by my officials. We'll come back and have a little red zone seven-on-seven. So it will be a similar atmosphere as we had today as far as competitive situations and we'll add some skill like challenges. And the crowd adds the element that we need. This is like Fanfest, but we're practicing.''


[Last modified: Friday, August 6, 2010 2:41pm]


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