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Austin Seferian-Jenkins: 'I'll be ready' for Bucs camp

Tampa Bay's plans to overhaul the passing game with bigger and taller targets was an engine behind the drafting of tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins.

The Bucs' second-round pick was limited by a foot injury during Tampa's three-day rookie minicamp, but he promised this week that he'll suit up for the start of training camp later this month.

"I feel really good. My foot feels really good," Seferian-Jenkins said Wednesday, per Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times. "I've been running routes, doing all the exercise and workout drills that they've asked me to do. I feel very comfortable and confident that I'll be ready to go when it comes to training camp."

Seferian-Jenkins was a no-show at Tampa's OTAs and minicamp because of Washington's elongated academic schedule, but the 6-foot-5 pass-catcher is expected to push Tim Wright and Brandon Myers for playing time out of the gate.

Last year's Mackey Award winner figures to see plenty of red-zone looks while giving "Making the Leap" candidate Josh McCown another tall-as-a-tree target alongside rookie wideout Mike Evans.

The new talent on offense is one reason we -- along with plenty of others -- view the Bucs as a saucy pick in the NFC South.

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