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3 Things to Watch at Camp, August 3

A few things to keep an eye on during Wednesday's training camp practice.

Some of the best photos from the first week of Training Camp.

1. Hargreaves with the ones.
Throughout the spring and into the start of training camp, Hargreaves, the Bucs' first-round pick in this year's draft, has been impressive. But the Buccaneers have made it clear: he will have to earn his place. It appears that he's done just that. On Monday, Head Coach Dirk Koetter said that Hargreaves would begin working with the first-team defense after he spent the past several months working with the twos. It will be interesting to see where he is playing after taking reps both on the outside and in the slot.


  1. The pecking order at wide receiver.**
    In addition to telling reporters that Hargreaves would start seeing time with the ones, the Bucs' head coach had another announcement. Koetter put an end to speculation as to who the Bucs' No. 3 receiver would be when he explained that Adam Humphries would be working the slot with Mike Evans and Vincent Jackson on the outside. Russell Shepard is likely to land a roster spot as a standout special teams player, leaving several players battling it out for a jersey on Sundays. Keep an eye on Kenny Bell, Bernard Reedy and Freddie Martino during Wednesday's practice.

3. Can anybody block Gerald McCoy?
Throughout training camp, McCoy has been nearly unblockable. But after four consecutive Pro Bowls, that shouldn't be a surprise. Second-year guard Ali Marpet has gotten several reps against McCoy, and as quarterback Jameis Winston explained, "iron sharpens iron." Keep an eye on Marpet, and the rest of the Bucs' offensive linemen, battling McCoy on Wednesday.

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