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Buccaneers offseason schedule: Workouts, mini-camp, OTA dates

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Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced their media schedule for the offseason, which implicitly announced the start of their offseason program, as well as most of their offseason schedule. They start on April 11, though they could have started a week earlier because the team changed head coaches. Here's the full schedule, with some details on what is and is not allowed at each point.

Monday, April 11 - Sunday, April 24

Buccaneers start their voluntary offseason workout program with phase one: strength, conditioning and rehab. No on-field coaching, no supervision by coaches who are not strength and conditioning coaches. No footballs, except quarterbacks can throw to uncovered receivers. No helmets. Lasts two weeks.

Monday, April 25 - Sunday, May 22

Phase two: on-field workouts and drills. No live contact, no offense vs. defense drills, individually or as teams. No helmets.

Friday, May 6 - Sunday, May 8

Rookie mini-camp. Two-a-day practices allowed on two of three days. 3.5 hours on-field work per day, maximum. 2.5 hours per practice, maxmimum. Second practice in one day is a walk-through. No shells.

Monday, May 23 - Sunday, June 12

Phase three: OTAs. Ten total OTA days. Three days in each of the first two weeks , four days in the third week. No live contact, no one-on-one offense vs. defense drills. Team offense vs. team defense drills are allowed. Helmets are allowed, shells are not allowed.

Monday, June 13 - Thursday, June 16

Mandatory minicamp. Physicals on Monday, no other workouts on that day. Two-a-day practices allowed on two of three days. 3.5 hours on-field work per day, maximum. 2.5 hours per practice, maxmimum. Second practice in one day is a walk-through. No shells.