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Buccaneers Training Camp: Tweets, Vines and Updates from Wednesday's Practice

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The Buccaneers were back in pads on Wednesday, working out in front of season ticket holders. Here are some of the highlights from the day.

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were back in pads on Wednesday after a day off on Tuesday, and apparently that meant things got a bit chippy at One Buc Place.

Here are some of the highlights from those in attendance.

Injury Updates

Guard Merry-Go-Round

The Buccaneers went with Kadeem Edwards and Patrick Omameh at guard once again on Wednesday, with Jamon Meredith and Oniel Cousins not returning to the first-team offense after losing that spot very early in camp.

It's too early to really know for sure who will play at guard this season for the Buccaneers, and if those players are even on the roster. But Edwards and Omameh are definitely more of an unknown, and giving them as much work as possible makes sense.

A Physical Practice

The pads were on for the second time in training camp, but the players were apparently far more physical on Wednesday than they had been previously.

Here are just a few of the accounts from One Buc.

Lovie Smith will want his team to be as physical as possible this season, forcing turnovers and dictating the flow of the game on defense. These updates indicate that Lovie's message has been heard loud and clear.

Defensive Underdogs

We know how good Lavonte David and Gerald McCoy are, but there have been some solid performances from unheralded players at camp so far this summer.

Danny Lansanah's name continues to pop up from time to time, as the backup linebacker finds himself around the football all the time. Here are some other players who stood out (for better or for worse) at today's practice.

Steven Means is definitely leading the race for "third-best defensive end on the team" with Gholston and then Bowers in pursuit. If the Buffalo product can prove his worth during the preseason, he'll have ascended from the roster bubble to a primary backup role in a hurry.

Continued Offensive Optimism

The Buccaneers began training camp looking good on offense, and Wednesday's practice was no different.

Vincent Jackson's name showed up quite a few times in reports from camp, prompting Roy Cummings to tweet the following:

Jackson is the perfect kind of receiver to help keep McCown in his 2013 rhythm, as he'll provide a target similar to Brandon Marshall, who played with Josh last season in Chicago. It sounds like that relationship between thrower and receiver is off to a good start.

Highlight Plays

Here are a few of the highlights from today's camp session.