Raymond James Stadium was rocking hours before game time, and the electricity transferred to the players on the field. The Bucs were noticeably pumped up when they took the field Saturday night, but the extra emotion led to sloppy play that has left some hopefuls with little chance of making the team.
August 24, 2003
Amidst penalties and a host of missed blocking assignments by teammates running back <!--Default NodeId For Thomas Jones is 788001,2003--><A HREF=[PlayerNode:788001]>Thomas Jones</A> put himself in a position to take the starting job away from <!--Default NodeId For Michael Pittman is 792065,2003--><A HREF=[PlayerNode:792065]>Michael Pittman</A>.
August 19, 2003
<A HREF=[PlayerNode:791947]>Charles Lee</A>'s ability to stretch the field makes him the man to beat on the bottom half of the wide receiver depth chart. The last week of two-a-days showed that Lee plays even bigger than his 6'3", 227 measurements would indicate by repeatedly going up over defensive backs to make spectacular catches.
August 18, 2003