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5 Standouts from Camp, August 3

A few players who impressed during the Buccaneers' training camp practice on Wednesday.

1. DE Jacquies Smith
While Smith isn't expected to be a "starter" this season, he will still have a significant role in the Buccaneers' defense. The Bucs have been utilize a pass-rush package consisting of Smith and Noah Spence at end with Gerald McCoy and Robert Ayers at tackle, with the group having success since the start of camp. Smith performed well during two-on-two drills on Wednesday and tipped a pass during team drills, which resulted in a Bradley McDougald interception.

]( LB Lavonte David
Head Coach Dirk Koetter has said that despite being asked to fill several roles, David has been one of the most consistent players so far during training camp. When a run was stopped near the line of scrimmage on Monday, David was usually the first one clogging up the hole. He also picked up his first interception of camp after jumping a route and picking the ball off cleanly. 


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

  1. OT Leonard Wester**
    Wester, an undrafted rookie out of Missouri Western, was impressive during individual drills on Wednesday and has worked his way onto the second-team offensive line at left tackle. Working against Ayers, Wester, one of the largest players on the Bucs' roster, was able to get a good push and move him three or four yards off the ball. Wester also held his own against Noah Spence in pass protection.

In college, Aguayo was known for his accuracy, particularly inside of 40 yards. On Wednesday, he flashed some power, kicking a 58-yarder straight through the uprights. Unlike many of the Buccaneers' players, Aguayo isn't working the entire practice, but he's looked sharp when he's taken the field.

5. TE Danny Vitale
Vitale has been lined up all over the field during training camp, appearing at fullback, lining up in the slot and being split out wide. The Bucs are without a true fullback, but it looks like Vitale could fit that role nicely. He's performed well as a lead blocker, including a monster kick-out block on Devante Bond during Wednesday's practice.

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