Bucs Buzz — August 1

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The Tampa Tribune writes that injuries to Chris Simms and Jeff Garcia are ruining the Buccaneers' wish to have a — healthy training camp. Anwar Richardson details the transition from what could have been a boring training camp to one filled with distractions. Wide receiver Michael Clayton knows the pressure is on this season to — make his mark. And in this video clip, WFLA's JP Peterson and the Tampa Tribune's Roy Cummings talk about Chris Simms and Simeon Rice's latest medical update.

The St. Petersburg Times reports on Rice as well, saying that noted sports doctor Dr. James Andrews said the former defensive end is is 100 percent and passed a recent physical. Staff writer Rick Stroud writes about the fallout from the news about Chris Simms' arm.

In the Orlando Sentinel, Chris Harry writes about Bucs head coach Jon Gruden and his capitulation to installing the shotgun in his offense. It also comes with a video update on Chris Simms.

The Lakeland Ledger's Bucs notebook leads off with a short brief on Tim Jones, a former USF defensive end who was signed on Tuesday.

At MLive.com, former Buccaneers linebackers coach Joe Barry is already having an impact as the Detroit Lions' defensive coordinator.

The Calgary Sun published this interesting report about Jeff Garcia's reaction to the passing of coaching icon Bill Walsh, whom he never played for but owes his career to because of Walsh's creation, the West Coast offense.


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