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Scenes from Day 2 of Bucs Practice

Ryan Griffin still waiting but ready as Bucs’ backup QB.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David (54), defensive tackle William Gholston (92) and defensive lineman Will Clarke (94) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David (54), defensive tackle William Gholston (92) and defensive lineman Will Clarke (94) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Published Jul. 27, 2018|Updated Jul. 27, 2018

If you try to tell quarterback Ryan Griffin that he's in the best July position he's ever been in to make a team's roster, he'll politely shake his head and decline any acknowledgement of the comfort of true job security.

"Still, to me, I'm going out there like you never know what might happen," he said. "I'm going to go out and bust my butt like always."

Griffin, 28, is an NFL anomaly, entering his sixth season and yet still waiting for his first regular-season snap. He spent the last three seasons as the Bucs' No. 3 quarterback, so he’s in line to be the No. 2 behind Ryan Fitzpatrick for the first three weeks while Jameis Winston is serving his three-game suspension. -Greg Auman, Tampa Bay Times



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Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterbacks Jameis Winston (3) and Ryan Griffin (4) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterbacks Jameis Winston (3) and Ryan Griffin (4) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackles Vita Vea (50) and Stevie Tu'ikolovatu (96) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackles Vita Vea (50) and Stevie Tu'ikolovatu (96) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers fullback Austin Johnson (46) and defensive tackle Gerald McCoy (93) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers fullback Austin Johnson (46) and defensive tackle Gerald McCoy (93) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Sergio Bailey II (83) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Sergio Bailey II (83) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Ervin Philips (89) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Ervin Philips (89) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterbacks Jameis Winston (3) and Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterbacks Jameis Winston (3) and Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Cameron Brate (84) and tight end Alan Cross (45) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Cameron Brate (84) and tight end Alan Cross (45) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterbacks Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) and Ryan Griffin (4) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterbacks Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) and Ryan Griffin (4) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterbacks Jameis Winston (3) and Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterbacks Jameis Winston (3) and Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy (93) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy (93) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy (93) and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul (90) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy (93) and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul (90) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receivers Sergio Bailey II (83), Ervin Philips (89) and Chris Godwin (12) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receivers Sergio Bailey II (83), Ervin Philips (89) and Chris Godwin (12) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) in practice during training camp at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters in Tampa, Florida on Friday, July 27, 2018. [Octavio Jones, Tampa Bay Times]
















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