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Seferian-Jenkins 'didn't know what he was doing,' sent from field

Bucs tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins walked off the field in the middle of Thursday's voluntary OTA practice, sent off by first-year head coach Dirk Koetter.

LOREN ELLIOTT | Times

Bucs tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins walked off the field in the middle of Thursday's voluntary OTA practice, sent off by first-year head coach Dirk Koetter.

Bucs tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins walked off the field in the middle of Thursday's voluntary OTA practice, sent off by first-year head coach Dirk Koetter.

"I did send him off," Koetter said. "That's between me and him. ... You guys are making more of it than you need to."

Seferian-Jenkins walked off the field and into One Buc Place, with Duke Preston, the team's director of player development, walking with him much of the way. Minutes later, while the team was still practicing, Seferian-Jenkins posted a message on Twitter that he would later delete: "MOVING ON!"

"Can't let negative stuff get to u," he tweeted minutes later. "Let it happen and move on!"

Koetter was asked about the play immediately before Seferian-Jenkins was sent off, and he said that the third-year tight end "didn't know what he was doing."

Seferian-Jenkins followed his first few tweets with a couple of emojis, the first a raised hand with fingers splayed, then a raised fist:

[Last modified: Thursday, June 9, 2016 2:50pm]

    

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