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The Crow’s Nest: Minicamp is here, Sweezy update, and reasons why Buccaneers go to playoffs.

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Lavonte David Says Bucs Were "Embarrassed" -
Joe had 1-on-1 time with Lavonte David prior to minicamp practice today and part of the chat was about the very different spring vibe and energy pulsating through One Buc Palace.

Day 1 Minicamp Notes, Nuggets & Happenings -
Joe was there patrolling with cameras, an old school note pad and Ira Kaufman periodically barking in Joe’s ear. The result is Joe’s world famous practice notes.

Update On J. R. Sweezy -
There may be light at the end of the tunnel for J.R. Sweezy.

Bucs journal: LB Adarius Taylor making a (new) name for himself - Tampa Bay Times
If you don't recognize the "TAYLOR" on the back of No. 53's jersey at Bucs practice, it's because it's the linebacker formerly known as Adarius Glanton, who changed his last name in the offseason to honor his father, and has impressed Dirk Koetter with a healthy return.

Cover 3: An American Football Fan's Guide To The World Cup; Counterparts For All 32 NFL Teams | Pewter Report
In this week's Cover 3, Trevor Sikkema of Pewter Report goes off script to give you a World Cup guide in the language of American football.

Buccaneers Get a Taste of Training Camp -
Mini-Camp Notes: The Bucs' three-day mini-camp is designed to get the team ready for training camp, and Tuesday felt like the real thing

The Bucs sent a wrong text to an Ohio teen about his pro day | Miami Herald
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers texted an Ohio teenager about his pro day. It was the wrong number, and they gave him a signed Mike Evans jersey for the mistake.

Five reasons why the Buccaneers will make the '18 NFL playoffs -
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were offseason darlings one year ago. Then they went 5-11. Still, Adam Rank explains why the pieces are in place for a playoff push in 2018.

Graham Gano should not be allowed to play kickball -
Did he have to go get the ball himself? Schoolyard rules say he should have.

The Jets had a chance to draft Tom Brady in 2000. What if they had? -
Even if the Jets picked Tom Brady, he may not have seen the field before his rookie contract ran out.

Jury orders Rams to pay Reggie Bush $12.5 million for injury -
A jury in St. Louis on Tuesday ordered the NFL's Rams to pay former running back Reggie Bush $12.5 million for a severe knee injury he suffered in 2015, the team's final season in St. Louis before moving to Los Angeles.

Andrew Luck's throwing arm, demeanor provide hope for Colts -
Andrew Luck finally threw in public again -- but, Judy Battista says, his mood might have said even more about the Indianapolis Colts' hopes for the 2018 season.