Which Bucs Could Start Camp On The PUP List

For Bucs rookies and quarterbacks coaching camp begins on Saturday. The remainder of the roster will report subsequent Tuesday, with the primary day of apply the next day. Though not each participant will return to apply.

The Bucs have a number of gamers which might be nonetheless recovering from accidents they sustained throughout the 2021 season or offseason surgical procedures. A few of these gamers will begin the yr on the Bodily Unable to Carry out (PUP) listing. Gamers on the listing rely in opposition to the 90-man roster restrict.

Beneath we’ll check out the gamers who may begin coaching camp on PUP.

LB – Lavonte David

David missed all of OTAs and obligatory mini-camp as he recovers from the foot damage he suffered within the common season. The veteran linebacker stated he didn’t require surgical procedure and ought to be able to go for coaching camp. Though it would nonetheless be value monitoring if David is go to go on the onset of camp.

WR – Chris Godwin

Godwin will virtually actually begin coaching camp on the PUP listing as he continues to work his means again from the ACL tear he suffered in Week 15 in opposition to the Saints. Whereas the most recent stories which have come out recommend the fifth-year wideout may be capable to go Week 1, the Bucs will let him work his means again into motion and a stint on PUP is smart.

TE – Cade Otton

The rookie tight finish missed all of offseason practices as he continues to rehab from an ankle damage he suffered in faculty. Otton was seen taking of loads of psychological reps and the Bucs appeared hopeful he would be capable to be obtainable initially coaching camp. With the latest retirement of Rob Gronkowski, it could be in everybody’s profit to have him on the sector ahead of later.

LB – Grant Stuard

Stuard lately revealed he had offseason hip surgical procedure and missed all of OTAs and mini-camp whereas he recovers. He was transferring round nicely throughout his youth mini-camp and acknowledged his objective was to be prepared for camp however he may have a brief keep on the PUP listing if he’s not 100% by subsequent Wednesday.

CB – Rashard Robinson

Bucs CB Rashard Robinson (28) and CB Don Gardner – Picture by: Cliff Welch/PR

At obligatory mini-camp Robinson was seen with a solid on his proper wrist. Whereas the extent of the damage is unknown, there’s a probability he received’t be prepared for the beginning of camp. The Bucs have loads of depth at cornerback, and in a battle for the ultimate one or two spots he’ll must make his return ahead of later.

CB – Don Gardner

The undrafted free agent cornerback missed the second day of minicamp with an undisclosed damage. It’s unsure if Gardner was held out as to not additional irritate no matter situation was ailing him. It will likely be value monitoring if he is ready to apply day considered one of camp.

S – Keanu Neal

Neal ought to be good to go for the beginning of coaching camp, the one motive he makes an look on the listing is as a result of he was held out of mini-camp. Within the case of Neal, he ought to be able to go for the beginning of coaching camp.

WR – Scotty Miller

Like Neal, Miller was additionally held out of mini-camp. When requested for an replace on the fourth yr receiver, head coach Todd Bowles stated any guys who had been nicked up they usually had been going to carry out till coaching camp. It ought to be all methods go for the speedy wideout.

WR – Russell Gage

Gage additionally didn’t apply throughout mini-camp. Nevertheless, he was seen catching passes throughout quarterback warm-ups. Very similar to Miller and Neal, Bowles doubled down saying anyone not working towards could be held out till coaching camp. It will likely be essential for Gage to be there Day 1 to develop chemistry with quarterback Tom Brady. Particularly with Godwin more likely to be sidelined initially of camp.

OG – Sadarius Hutcherson

Bucs G Sadarius Hutcherson

Bucs G Sadarius Hutcherson – Picture by: Cliff Welch/PR

Hutcherson missed all of final season after struggling a torn ACL within the preseason. He was seen throughout OTAs and mini-camp working off on the facet with a coach and may very well be prepared for the beginning of camp. Though if he’s not, a brief keep on the PUP listing may very well be in retailer for the first-year guard.

S – Antoine Winfield, Jr.

Winfield was held out of mini-camp however Bowles stated he was held out for precautionary functions and simply tweaked one thing. He ought to be able to go for the beginning of coaching camp.

OLB – Anthony Nelson

Like Winfield, the fourth-year edge rusher was possible held out of mini-camp for precautionary functions. The extent of what he was coping with is unknown. However he ought to be capable to go initially of coaching camp.