The Buccaneers were able to come to contract terms with two prominent pieces to there rebuilding project. By signing third overall pick Gerald McCoy to a five year contract worth a maximum value of $63 million dollars, with $35 million guaranteed. Donald Penn who had threatened to hold out signed a contract extension that will keep him in a Bucs uniform for six years with a maximum value of $48 million, with $20 million guaranteed. The deal also includes lucrative Pro Bowl escalators and incentives according to Jason La Canfora of NFL.com.
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It was a jekyll and hyde morning for the offense as it lacked the crispness one would have liked to have seen. While it was not the laid back atmosphere like last training camp, with music blaring in the backround. The offense looked extremely horizontal in nature and even reminded many of Gruden’s dink and dunk scheme.
Mike Williams had some shinning moments this morning and some mental lapses as he dropped a few balls. Clifton Smith continues to show why he’s third string as he fumbled twice this morning. Rookie defensive tackle Brian Price looked extremely quick and agile off the ball. Raheem Morris’ first impression of Price in pads was “impressive.” Kellen Winslow was full go this morning. Mario Urrutia walked off the field with team doctors, no word yet on his condition.