Everyone’s getting ready for training camp. Here’s an inventive retrospective of Jon Gruden’s highs and lows the past five years, courtesy of The Tampa Tribune.
Since his first NFL tryout in 1999 — with Jon Gruden and the Oakland Raiders — it seems Jeff Garcia’s NFL path was destined to cross with Gruden’s at some point, according to the St. Petersburg Times.
Rick Stroud writes about the toughness of Gruden’s training camp, the backup quarterback situation and Joey Galloway’s side ventures in his Sunday notebook for the St. Petersburg Times.
Chris Harry went all the way to Gilroy, Calif., to trace Garcia’s roots in the “Garlic Capital of the World,” in this piece in the Orlando Sentinel.
Harry also weighed in on the Michael Vick situation in his weekly column for the Sentinel.
Vinny Iyer believes Tampa Bay’s quarterback situation is shaky. He ranks the Bucs and six other shaky QB situations in this article in The Sporting News.
How’s former Buccaneers defensive end Dewayne White doing in Detroit? Just fine.. Catch up on White and his decision to leave Tampa Bay in this article in The Detroit Free Press.
Another former Buccaneer, Mike Tomlin, is getting ready for his first training camp as a head coach in Pittsburgh, and he’s eager to make his own mark, writes the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.