TAMPA, Fla. - This week, the journey begins for the 90 players invited to training camp. Buccaneers rookies got a head start Monday, while the veterans don't have to report until Wednesday this week.
Under first-year head coach Dirk Koetter, training camp at One Buc Place will take place in the mornings this season, in order to take advantage of the cooler temperatures. 11 sessions are open to the public, the first of which is Saturday, July 30.
Here is the complete schedule of dates camp is open to the public:
Saturday, July 30 - 8:45-10:50 a.m.
Sunday, July 31 - 8:45-10:50 a.m.
Monday, August 1 - 8:45-10:50 a.m.
Wednesday, August 3 - 8:45-10:50 a.m.
Thursday, August 4 - 8:45-10:50 a.m.
Saturday, August 6 - 8:45-10:50 a.m.
Monday, August 8 - 8:45-10:50 a.m.
Tuesday, August 9 - 8:45-10:50 a.m.
Saturday, August 13 - 8:45-10:50 a.m.
Monday, August 15 - 8:45-10:50 a.m.
Wednesday, August 24 - 9:45-11:50 a.m.
According to the team's website, the Buccaneers will offer interactive football skills stations and other youth-friendly activities as in years past. Fans will also be able to get player autographs following the open practices.