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Daily Bucs Links 6/30/11 - Tanard Jackson Sees Teammates For First Time Since Suspension, More Labor Talk

Tanard Jackson works out with other players | & St. Petersburg Times
On the second day of the minicamp, suspended FS Tanard Jackson showed up. This is the first time since his suspension that he's talked to players, and he still isn't allowed to talk to the team until Week 3 of the regular season at the earliest. But his presence is a good sign. 

Tanard Jackson's brief return stirs Bucs |
Here's some more on Jackson's return. news: NFL owners, players will rejoin Goodell, Smith in labor talks
Notes on the progress of the labor negotiations: still looking good. 

Goodell, Smith's private negotiations will decide fate of season - NFL - Football
Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith are negotiating privately, and even took some time to talk at the rookie symposium - together. 

Commissioner makes surprise appearance at Bucs minicamp in Bradenton | & St. Petersburg Times
And after they talked at the symposium, they visited the Bucs minicamp. Gerald McCoy decided to hug the commissioner, as he did when he was drafted. 

Bucs notes: Goodell's visit not noticed by Freeman |
Freeman didn't notice Goodell stopping by, but others did. Also, it seems rookie Luke Stocker participated today. 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Brian Price healing slowly from surgery that cut short rookie season - St. Petersburg Times
Brian Price's surgery is not going smoothly

Bucs notes: McCoy shows rookie the way |
Gerald McCoy is leading the defensive line. 

Andrew's answers: labor mailbag | National Football Post
Another good overview of what will happen in the labor negotiations from Andrew Brandt. 

Talk of revenue sharing has been mostly absent from - 07.04.11 - SI Vault
Revenue sharing has been an important point of contention among owners and one of the reasons we have a lockout now. Yet somehow, it's not being talked about.

Aqib Talib, Bucs teammates attend players minicamp |
More minicamp chatter. 

[Video]Bucs Video Blog: Day 1 of players' minicamp | has some footage of the BUcs' minicamp. 

Day 1: Mini-camp at IMG 6/28/11 | Pewter Report Facebook
Pewter Report has some pictures of the first day of minicamp on their facebook page. 

What Tanard Jackson's future could hold - NFC South Blog - ESPN
Yasinskas summarizes the Bucs' options with regards to Tanard Jackson. 

Freeman happy with turnout at Bucs' workout - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
In talking to Yahoo!, Freeman sounds optimistic about the workouts. | Michael Clayton Brought Bucs To IMG - Tampa Bay Bucs Football
It appears that it was former Buccaneer Michael Clayton who got the Bucs in contact with IMG Academies, which is where they're training. 

[Video] YouTube - ‪Day 2 Minicamp Sound bytes -- JoeBucsFan TV‬‏
JoeBucsFan has put up some video of interviews at the minicamp. | Photos From Day 2 Of Josh Freeman’s Minicamp - Tampa Bay Bucs Football
And they've added some new photos as well. 

[Video] YouTube - ‪Bucs DL Drills.MOV‬‏
Finally, the St. Petersburg Times filmed some of the D-Line drills. 

Best of NFL: NFC South coaches - NFC South Blog - ESPN
Raheem Morris is listed as the best interview among NFC South coaches. 

T.O. among handful of active players with Canton credentials - NFL - Football
Pete Prisco looks at active players who could make it to the Hall of Fame. He gives Ronde Barber no shot of making the Hall of Fame. 

2011 Camp Check: Tight End|
The Bucs' website checks out the status of the tight end position. 

Ripe for the Taking? |
And the site also talks about possible records that could be broken soon. 

Favre, Young 'oversights' by NFC South - NFC South Blog - ESPN
It seems that trading away Steve Young was seen as a bad idea. But Yasinskas claims that Young would never have turned into a good player with the '80s Bucs. That's a good point: no one turned into a good player with the '80s Bucs. news: Top interior defensive linemen feature distinct skill sets
Surprisingly, Roy Miller is listed as one of the top 4-3 nose tackles. Miller is a solid and consistent player, who struggled with double teams last season, but he's certainly not a bad nose tackle. 

YouTube Chalkboard: Six WRs Who Will School You | The Rookie Scouting Portfolio
I love this stuff. Matt Waldman uses some Youtube highlights to show some key techniques of some very good WRs. If you're somewhat interested in learning more about playing techniques and learning to see why and how players do what they do, this is a must-read. 

Execution | The Rookie Scouting Portfolio
In this post, Waldman looks at a bunch of tight-end techniques, although most are applicable to wide receivers as well. Again a very informative read. 

Finally, here's another Bucs highlight reel: 

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