Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Standouts from Training Camp, August 2

Five players who caught our eye during the Bucs' second training camp practice.

Photos from Sunday's training camp practice at One Buccaneer Place.

1. WR Kenny Bell
Anybody watching practice on Sunday could tell that Bell was having a great day. He looked explosive running routes, and was targeted often throughout the practice. "He showed up," Smith said. "We always talk to our players about doing something to be noticed and we noticed Kenny today." Bell spent time working with different groups of players, including the first-team offense.

2. WR Kaelin Clay
Another rookie wide receiver stood out on Sunday, but it wasn't for his pass-catching abilities. Clay was one of three players handling punt returning duties, along with Adam Humphries and Donteea Dye, and was the most consistent of the three. Clay is the front-runner to be the Bucs' starting punt returner, something he did well in college at Utah.

3. FB Jorvorskie Lane
The bulk of Lane's responsibilities will be blocking, something he couldn't display on Sunday because the Bucs were not in pads. But he did have some success in the receiving game, catching a few passes and working almost exclusively with the first-team offense. Lane only caught one pass last season, but caught 11 and a touchdown his rookie year with the Dolphins.

4. S Keith Tandy
Tandy is right in the hunt for one of the starting safety positions, both of which are up for grabs. The Bucs had Tandy grouped with D.J. Swearinger while Bradley McDougald and Major Wright were paired together, and the two groups took turns working the starting defense. With Chris Conte sidelined with a hamstring injury, Tandy performed well.

5. OT Donovan Smith
Near the end of practice, Smith got a chance to work with the first-team offense at left tackle. That position had been occupied by Kevin Pamphile on Saturday. The starting offensive line, besides left tackle, consisted of Evan Smith at center, Logan Mankins at left guard, Garret Gilkey at right guard and Demar Dotson at right tackle.




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