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Five best videos from Bucs training camp

Doug Martin (22) breaks away as strong safety Keith Tandy (37) chases during the first day of training camp. [LOREN ELLIOTT   |   Times]
Doug Martin (22) breaks away as strong safety Keith Tandy (37) chases during the first day of training camp. [LOREN ELLIOTT | Times]
Published Aug. 1, 2017

One of the cool parts of Bucs training camp is that we can shoot and post our own video clips — whenever the Bucs go to a period of 7-on-7 or full-squad 11-on-11, we're jockeying for position on the sidelines, trying to get the right angle for a potential big play. Stop recording to post a good clip on Twitter, you might miss a great one, or see it go to the far side of the field.

We've posted a ton of videos on Twitter, but here are five that have been among the most popular in the first four days of training camp:

Doug Martin, back and running, and running

If you've been to Bucs practice, you know that Doug Martin likes to train himself by extending his runs even after the play is over -- he'll run an extra 10 or 20 yards downfield to get himself in the mindset of pulling away as a run continues. You can hear the support he's getting from Bucs fans after an offseason of uncertainty from his clip.

Winston-to-DeSean, with a Kwon Alexander cameo

Jameis Winston scrambles to his right side, fires a pass to DeSean Jackson for a big gain, only to see linebacker Kwon Alexander swoop in and tomahawk the ball loose. It's that rare play that can get fans excited about both sides of the ball at the same time.

Jameis Winston deep to DeSean Jackson, in the pouring rain

We're shooting from just inside the edge of the covered area where fans sit, so there are raindrops falling right in front of the camera, which can overexaggerate the rain effect a bit. It was pouring late in practice when Jameis Winston threw this deep ball to DeSean Jackson, who made a juggling catch as defenders raced downfield to keep up with him.

Meet safety J.J. Wilcox

It's hard to defensive players to make a splash in the first few days of training camp, where there's no pads and no contact. Here in a 7-on-7 drill, new safety J.J. Wilcox makes an interception on a deflected pass. It looks like the ball just went off the hands of receiver Freddie Martino to set up the interception.

First-round pick, first impression

Fans are excited to get their first looks at all the Bucs newcomers, including first-round pick O.J. Howard, the tight end from Alabama. Here's Howard trying to make a catch on a throw down the middle, losing the ball for a second and grabbing it one-handed out of the air to the crowd's delight.


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