The Buccaneers Official Web Site has confirmed the teams intentions to hold a full-team mandatory mini-camp via a three day session that begins Tuesday June the 19th.
OTA's (Organized Team Activities) are officially over and Gruden hinted to a couple positions battles worth keeping an eye on:
Basically theres competition every where except Quarterback (the one spot we would have thought to see competition), heh. In terms of team versatility, Gruden had the following to say,
Simeon Rice, who's recovering from last seasons shoulder injury, will be in camp for this weeks mandatory mini-camp, but Gruden is unsure of whether he will be physically able to compete:
The Bucs will practice twice on tuesday and once Wednesday/Thursday while still going at it without contact. Gruden calls this a situational format, in that, each day a different segment of football is emphasized.
Starting Quarterback Jeff Garcia had the following to say about offensive gameplans that will be implemented this season:
Hopefully the "Scramble Drill" doesnt become something this offense relies on heavily, if so, it could be a very long season.