Day one in all Bucs OTAs noticed a fairly strong turnout of veteran gamers exhibiting as much as follow with the rookies. Nevertheless, there have been some notable absentees from key beginning gamers.
For the document, these practices are non-compulsory and never required for everybody to indicate up for and take part in.
Here’s a record of the Bucs’ starters and key gamers that weren’t there for the primary day of OTAs.
QB Tom Brady
RB Leonard Fournette
WR Mike Evans
WR Russell Gage
LT Donovan Smith
For Brady, this doesn’t come as an excessive amount of of a shock. He hasn’t participated in OTAs in over a decade. Plus, he was at part one in all Tampa Bay’s offseason program. Coaches have been on the document saying they needed to get reps for quarterback Kyle Trask. Gage’s absence is a little bit shocking contemplating he simply signed with a brand new staff.
OLB Shaq Barrett
ILB Lavonte David
ILB Devin White
CB Carlton Davis III
Some heavy hitters are lacking from the defensive facet of the ball. David and Barrett are longtime veterans and David can also be coming off of a foot damage. White is trying to bounce again this season, and Davis simply signed a second contract to remain because the staff’s high nook.
Together with the gamers listed, the Bucs had others who had been in attendance however unable to take part attributable to damage. Amongst these gamers had been vast receiver Chris Godwin, offensive lineman Sadarius Hutcherson, tight finish Cade Otton, cornerback Don Gardner and inside linebacker Grant Stuard.