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6-10, 4th in NFC South
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How Jameis Winston can be a top-10 fantasy quarterback this season (0:51)

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs fans can expect to see a fair amount of this guy -- longtime Bucs cornerback and former NFL 'Iron Man' Ronde Barber -- at training camp practices. Says he loves the smaller corners and believes Hargreaves is coming along.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Capt. Joe Simms of the 927th Air Refueling Wing at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa meets head coach Dirk Koetter during the Bucs' Military Day practice Friday. Approximately 2,000 military members and their families were in attendance.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

In conjunction with today's Military Day at Bucs training camp, wide receiver Vincent Jackson unveiled his new book, "Danny Dogtags: Soccer Superhero." It's the second of a three-book series providing support to children of military families.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs wide receiver Vincent Jackson signs autographs at Friday's Military Day practice. The Bucs gave 2,000 free tickets to local service members and veterans for the preseason home opener against the Browns on Aug. 26.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Capt. Joe Simms and Col. Randy Bright, assigned to the 927th Air Refueling Wing at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, took part in Military Day at Buccaneers training camp Friday. Active duty, retirees, veterans and their families were all present.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Brent Grimes just had a giant leaping interception off in the corner of the end zone off quarterback Jameis Winston on a pass intended for Donteea Dye during 7-on-7s. Drew tons of ooohs and ahhhs from fans here. That's what defensive coordinator Mike Smith brought him in to do.

Bucs defense needs help

The defense has not been able to get consistent pressure with a four-man rush, finishing 14th in the league with 38 sacks last year. The team is hoping that new additions Robert Ayers and Noah Spence, along with new defensive coordinator Mike Smith, can help, writes Jenna Laine. Under-the-radar storylines

ESPN Stats & Info

Uncommon change ahead for Winston

This year, Jameis Winston will become just the fifth QB taken first overall to play for two head coaches in his first two NFL seasons. History hasn't been kind to these quarterbacks, but Winston has continuity with Dirk Koetter being promoted from offensive coordinator.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs wide receiver and NFL Salute to Service Award winner Vincent Jackson will release his second children's book tomorrow at Bucs' Military Day. It's called "Danny Dogtags: Soccer Superhero," and is designed to help children cope with deployment.

ESPN Stats & Info

Jameis Winston progressing quickly

If the second half of last season is any indication, Winston is settling in as an NFL quarterback. The 2015 No. 1 overall pick boosted his stats across the board in the final seven games.

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Jameis: 'I have to get better' (0:31)

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs fans making a mad dash to get an autograph from Jameis Winston, who is unquestionably the most popular player here...by a mile!

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Winston faces many sophomore season challenges (1:45)
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Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs wide receiver Kenny Bell hauls in a pass from quarterback Jameis Winston during 7-on-7s. With Louis Murphy still out, Bell has a huge opportunity to clinch the third receiver spot.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

The heat index in Tampa today is currently 105, which means Gosder Cherilus and anybody wearing long sleeves and pants isn't human.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs wide receiver Kenny Bell just caught a short pass, cut hard inside and soundly beat rookie safety Ryan Smith for a touchdown in 7-on-7s. You can really see his 4.3 speed when he gets the ball into his hands. Has an extra gear most don't.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Today is Kids' Day at One Buc Place. Meet the newest members of the all-new Bucs Squad: Capri White, Amanda Miller, Todd and Trey Rogers, Jalen White, Michael and Mykel Gadson. They're also season ticket holders.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have their first training camp practice this morning from 8:45-10:30. It's currently 82 degrees but temperatures are expected to reach 97. That heat is a big reason why new head coach Dirk Koetter moved practices to mornings.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Just how bad has the "losing" been that Bucs LB Lavonte David describes? Since 2011, the Buccaneers are tied with the Cleveland Browns for second-most losses in the league during that span at 23-57. Their eight-year playoff drought is fifth-longest.

Team Stats

Passing Yards240.817th
Rushing Yards135.15th
Points For21.420th
Points Against26.126th

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