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5 Takeaways from Day 2 of Rookie Camp
Notes from the second day of the Buccaneers' rookie mini-camp.

Four Angles: The Rookie Camp Experience
For the 55 participants in Tampa Bay's rookie mini-camp this weekend, the experience was shaped in part by the manner in which they got to One Buccaneer Place.

Draft Moms: Donovan Smith's Mom
Rookie Donovan Smith's mother gives her son a pep talk of love.

Inside Bucs' Rookie Mini-Camp: Winston And WRs Much Improved Second Day | Pewter Report
Under another perfect Florida spring afternoon, 55 rookie Buccaneers took to the manicured, golf-course quality practice fields behind One Buccaneer Place in hopes of impressing the staff and getting a head start on learning offensive and defensive play books.

Jameis Winston improves overnight - ESPN Video
Michele Steele and Pat Yasinskas discuss what they saw from Jameis Winston on Saturday and how much of an improvement it was from only 24 hours earlier.

Tampa Bay Bucs need Donovan Smith to excel right away
Second-round pick is confident he'll be able to protect Jameis Winston's blind side right away.

Smith ready to step in, protect Bucs’ investment in Winston | and The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA — The Buccaneers were a little nervous heading into Day 2 of the NFL draft last weekend.

Bucs Beat: Winston’s early knowledge of playbook earns Smith’s praise | and The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA — If Buccaneers rookie quarterback Jameis Winston is distracted by the battle that’s raging between him and the woman who accused him of sexual assault, it’s not showing on the field.

Bucs safety Chris Hackett: undrafted and undaunted | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Making an NFL roster as an undrafted rookie is never an easy thing, but Chris Hackett considers himself an opportunistic player.

Morris chose Bucs tryout over walking for diploma at Penn St. | Tampa Bay Times
Stephon Morris chose to try out for the Bucs rather than walk to get his diploma Saturday from Penn State, more than two years after he played his final game for the Nittany Lions

Bucs sign Div. III WR Donteea Dye out of rookie minicamp | Tampa Bay Times
Turns out Ali Marpet won't be the only Bucs rookie making the transition from Division III football to the NFL.

Bucs coach expects Jameis Winston to keep head in game | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Jameis Winston's filing of a countersuit against Zephyrhills' Erica Kinsman, who has accused him of sexual assault, won't be a distraction for the Bucs quarterback, coach Lovie Smith said Saturday.

Jameis Winston files counterclaims against Erica Kinsman - NFL -
Jameis Winson answered a suit brought against him by the woman who accused him of raping her, Erica Kinsman, by filing three counterclaims against Kinsman. Breaking down the consequences of Winston's legal action:

Jameis Winston's support system includes Doug Williams, Charlie Ward
Jameis Winston knows he doesn't have to do it all by himself and when he struggles — as all rookie quarterbacks do — he already has a support team in place to help him with his transformational challenge. " Blog Archive " Rookie Minicamp Notes, Day Two - Tampa Bay Bucs Blog, Buccaneers News