Minicamp, Day 2
For the second day of their three-day mandatory minicamp, the Bucs moved practice down the street to Raymond James for a more authentic gameday feel, complete with firing cannons. Everything went pretty much as expected, with a few exceptions.
Cornerback Brian Kelly was missing after knocking knees with a teammate during practice on Tuesday. He remained at the team facility for treatement, with coach Jon Gruden calling his status day-to-day. Kelly will be fine for training camp, which starts July 27. Defensive end Simeon Rice wore his jersey but could only watch, still not cleared to play after season-ending shoulder surgery in 2006. And rookie guard Aaron Sears did not practice for consecutive days because of "minor issues."
In the continuing quarterback saga, Chris Simms did not take a single rep during the team periods, focusing instead on individual drills and footwork. Gruden said Simms will get reps today, when the team holds its final practice off the offseason.