Bucs QBs Baker Mayfield, Kyle Trask to battle into training camp

With coaching camp simply across the nook, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are nonetheless making an attempt to find out who will fill Tom Brady’s footwear underneath middle

After three seasons with the Buccaneers, Brady formally introduced his retirement again in February. It seemed as if Kyle Trask was going to take over beginning quarterback duties after sitting behind Brady in 2022, however Tampa Bay proceeded to signal veteran Baker Mayfield to a one-year deal value as much as $8.5 million in March

Three months later, the Buccaneers nonetheless have not named a starter

“A while throughout camp or proper after camp, there can be a choice made,” Tampa Bay coach Todd Bowles mentioned. “It is nonetheless a quarterback competitors proper now — I am not going to award (anyone) in shorts and t-shirts.”

Mayfield, 28, can be trying to revive his profession after struggling final season with the Carolina Panthers and Los Angeles Rams. He accomplished 60 % of his passes for two,163 yards with 10 touchdowns and eight interceptions.

In six begins with the Panthers and 4 with the Rams, Mayfield mixed to go simply 2-8-0.

The 25-year-old Trask, then again, appeared in only one recreation final season, finishing 3 of 9 passes for 23 yards.

Though the Buccaneers are with out a starter slightly below three months from the common season kicking off, Bowles is not frightened in regards to the state of his offense

“In any competitors, there’s ready concerned — you need to see who wins out and wins the competitors,” Bowles mentioned. “So, we’re good.”

No matter who will get named starter, Bowles assured that they are going to be prepared. He mentioned that each Mayfield and Trask have been getting adequate reps this offseason.

Whoever locks down the job can be working with a brand new offensive coordinator in Dave Canales, who spent a complete of 13 seasons with the Seahawks underneath Pete Carroll. He most not too long ago served as a quarterbacks coach however was additionally a large receivers coach and passing recreation coordinator throughout his time in Seattle.

–Discipline Degree Media