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10 takeaways from the Bengals’ win over the Buccaneers, according to Dehner Jr.

TAMPA, Fla. — Returning on the road and playing real football games was a rewarding experience.
Cincinnati accomplished one of three steps toward being ready for the season opener against Minnesota by defeating the Super Bowl champions 19-14.
Even though the starters didn’t play much and Joe Burrow didn’t play at all in the opener, there was still plenty to watch and learn from.
This was the night for you if you were drafted in 2020 or 2021 and had no NFL experience.
The rookies provided a slew of reasons to cheer.
Here are some of the things I noticed in Tampa that stuck out in the context of the season.1.

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Coach Bruce Arians of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers has confirmed that Tom Brady will play in the preseason.

Tom Brady will participate in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ preseason opener against the Cincinnati Bengals at Raymond James Stadium on Saturday. Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians said everyone will play in the preseason opener against the Bengals, including star quarterback Tom Brady.
Brady, 44, will see some play, if not a lot, at Raymond James Stadium on Saturday, according to Arians.
Brady guided the Buccaneers to a 31-9 victory over Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV in February of his first season in Florida.
The Buccaneers won their second Super Bowl as a franchise.
It was Brady’s sixth game in a row, which set a new record.
Arians defied the practice of keeping starting quarterbacks on the sidelines during the preseason to avoid injury, revealing that he doesn’t have a fixed number of plays in mind for Brady.
“We’ll just have to wait and see,” Arians remarked.
“Normally, it’s a drive or two.”
Manning teases Brady in Hall of Fame speech Five-time league MVP Peyton Manning headlined the Class of 2021 as part of the five-member modern-era group of former players to join the NFL Hall of Fame, along with Charles Woodson, Calvin Johnson, Alan Faneca, and John Lynch.
Manning, a two-time Super Bowl champion, was the first starting quarterback in NFL history to win two Super Bowls with two separate teams: Indianapolis in 2006 and Denver in 2015.
Manning’s longtime friend and adversary Tom Brady was in attendance, prompting Manning to remark, “By the time Tom Brady is inducted in the first year of his eligibility in the year 2035, he’ll barely have time to post his acceptance speech on his Instagram account,” referring to the Hall’s mandated speech guidelines of eight minutes per person this weekend.
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Coach Bruce Arians of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers has confirmed that Tom Brady will play in the preseason.

Tom Brady will participate in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ preseason opener against the Cincinnati Bengals at Raymond James Stadium on Saturday. Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians said everyone will play in the preseason opener against the Bengals, including star quarterback Tom Brady.
Brady, 44, will see some play, if not a lot, at Raymond James Stadium on Saturday, according to Arians.
Brady guided the Buccaneers to a 31-9 victory over Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV in February of his first season in Florida.
The Buccaneers won their second Super Bowl as a franchise.
It was Brady’s sixth game in a row, which set a new record.
Arians defied the practice of keeping starting quarterbacks on the sidelines during the preseason to avoid injury, revealing that he doesn’t have a fixed number of plays in mind for Brady.
“We’ll just have to wait and see,” Arians remarked.
“Normally, it’s a drive or two.”
Manning teases Brady in Hall of Fame speech Five-time league MVP Peyton Manning headlined the Class of 2021 as part of the five-member modern-era group of former players to join the NFL Hall of Fame, along with Charles Woodson, Calvin Johnson, Alan Faneca, and John Lynch.
Manning, a two-time Super Bowl champion, was the first starting quarterback in NFL history to win two Super Bowls with two separate teams: Indianapolis in 2006 and Denver in 2015.
Manning’s longtime friend and adversary Tom Brady was in attendance, prompting Manning to remark, “By the time Tom Brady is inducted in the first year of his eligibility in the year 2035, he’ll barely have time to post his acceptance speech on his Instagram account,” referring to the Hall’s mandated speech guidelines of eight minutes per person this weekend.
Follow along with preseason updates at skysports.com/nfl and on Twitter @SkySportsNFL.

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In a pre-training camp video, Tom Brady’s amazing accuracy is on full show.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, led by Tom Brady, appear to be primed for another Super Bowl run.
Brady demonstrated his precision in a video on Sunday.
Prior to the start of training camp, he shared a video of himself playing catch with a JUGS machine.
GO TO FOXNEWS.COM FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE. “Training camp begins this week.”
He tweeted, “I’m looking forward to having some actual receivers again.”
Brady and the Buccaneers paid a visit to the White House earlier this week to commemorate the team’s second Super Bowl championship.
After defeating the Kansas City Chiefs, the team brought back all of its starters, a feat that had never been accomplished in the NFL until Tampa Bay.
The 43-year-old is in his 22nd NFL season and is coming off MCL surgery after playing the full 2020 season with a damaged ligament.
Brady threw for 4,633 yards and 40 touchdowns in 2020.
He led the Buccaneers to a wild-card berth in the playoffs and won each of their postseason games on the road before defeating the Chiefs in Super Bowl LV.
TOM BRADY OF THE BUCS COMPARES HIMSELF TO WAYNE GRETZKY AND MICHAEL JORDAN AFTER THE TEAM PASSED ON HIM: ‘A NO-BRAINER’ Alex Guerrero, Brady’s personal trainer, stated last week that fans can expect to see Brady on the field for at least another two years.
Guerrero noted on Tuesday’s episode of “The Adam Schefter Podcast” that the goal was always to assist Brady prepare to play for at least 45 minutes, which means he’ll be with the Bucs until the 2022 season.
“I believe the greatest achievement I will have is if we live to be 45 years old, because that was his dream.”
“To say, ‘Hey, we actually accomplished it,’ will probably be the proudest moment for me,” Guerrero added.
“I know that I want to keep my vow to him by assisting him in achieving his goal.”
It’s not a problem if his goal shifts.
If he says, ‘Well, I guess I’ll call it a day,’ that’s fantastic.
It’s no problem.
“I will wholeheartedly back that,” Guerrero said, adding that Brady could also want to continue pushing the envelope.
GET THE FOX NEWS APP HERE “I started thinking about this year two years ago.”
I make an effort to keep his body three years ahead of where we’ll be.
‘What if he feels so fantastic at 45 that he wants to play until he’s 46?’ I’m not just thinking about next year.
I’m not sure, so I’d better make a plan!
I’d best start thinking about how I’ll get his physique ready for 46 or 47.
Paulina Dedaj from Fox News contributed to this article.

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The Buccaneers will pay unvaccinated players $14,000 for every violation of the COVID-19 policy, according to Bruce Arians.

While NFL teams cannot compel players to acquire the COVID-19 vaccine, they may make life tough for those who do not.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in particular, will impose financial penalties on players who are not vaccinated and do not follow protocol.
According to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, Bruce Arians would fine any unvaccinated player $14,000 for failing to wear a mask when required or breaking any other COVID-19 guidelines.
Players instead not be given warnings, but will instead be fined on the spot, according to the Buccaneers’ head coach.
Unvaccinated athletes will be tested every day, while vaccinated ones will be tested every other week, making things much more difficult for unvaccinated players.
“This year, a vaccinated player will be tested 14 times,” Arians stated.
“An unvaccinated player will be tested 140,” Arians said, adding that he believes the Buccaneers’ vaccination rate will be more than 85% by the end of the season.
The NFL sent a memo earlier this week warning that teams with a COVID-19 outbreak among unvaccinated players may be compelled to lose their postponed games if they are not rescheduled within the existing 18-week timeframe.
DeAndre Hopkins, Jalen Ramsey, and Matt Judon are among the players who have expressed their displeasure with the memo.
The Buccaneers have a good chance of repeating as Super Bowl champions this season, and Arians doesn’t want any setbacks to derail their hopes.

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Tom Brady and the champion Buccaneers pay a visit to Vice President Joe Biden at the White House.

WASHINGTON — On Tuesday, President Joe Biden welcomed Tom Brady and the Super Bowl-winning Tampa Bay Buccaneers to the White House for the first time since 2017.
Brady had not been to the White House since 2005, when he was a member of the New England Patriots.
Bush was the president at the time.
Brady has won the Super Bowl in four separate administrations, but the Patriots did not visit Barack Obama in 2015 or Donald Trump in 2017.
After winning in 2019, the Patriots decided not to attend as a team.
Brady was in the front row, escorting Biden, coach Bruce Arians, and owner Bryan Glazer into the event, which included jokes about Brady’s age and the election, as well as a push from the president for players to receive coronavirus vaccines if they hadn’t previously.
Brady, a seven-time Super Bowl winner, put on a hilarious skit, equating the Bucs’ playoff run to Biden’s presidential victory.
“Not many people believe we could have won, and I believe about 40% of people still don’t believe we won,” Brady added, grinning.
“In Chicago, we had a game where I forgot what down it was.”
After 21 years of playing, I lost track of one and was dubbed “Sleepy Tom.”
Why do they treat me like this?
The traditional gift of a No. 1 was given to Biden.
The number 46 jersey was chosen since Tampa Bay is entering its 46th season as a club, according to Glazer.
On Tuesday morning, players Donovan Smith and Bradley Pinion from the team’s social justice committee met with Vice President Kamala Harris to discuss voting rights.
Biden turned to dozens of players behind him and said, “If you don’t have a shot, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one, get one
When asked if the Buccaneers supplied information on which team members were vaccinated, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said, “You’re saving lives, and you’re helping us get back to our lives and our loved ones.”
As of Friday, ten NFL teams had surpassed the barrier of vaccinating 85% of their traveling party, however it remained unclear whether Tampa Bay was one of them.
When Brady approached the stage, Arians told Biden that he wished the House and Senate would work with the president to achieve the country’s “one goal,” as his Buccaneers achieved last season.
Biden singled out receiver Chris Godwin, a Pennsylvania native who grew up in Delaware, as someone he communicated with before the Super Bowl.
He compared himself to Brady, the oldest quarterback, and Arians, the oldest coach to win it all, as the oldest person to become president.
“You won’t hear me make any jokes about that,” Biden remarked.
“As far as I’m concerned, being the oldest guy to reach the summit isn’t a bad thing.” —— More AP NFL coverage: https://apnews.com/hub/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP–NFL

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Tom Brady and the champion Buccaneers pay a visit to Vice President Joe Biden at the White House.

On Tuesday, President Joe Biden welcomed Tom Brady and the Super Bowl-winning Tampa Bay Buccaneers to the White House for the first time since 2017.
Brady had not been to the White House since 2005, when he was a member of the New England Patriots.
Bush was the president at the time.
Brady has won the Super Bowl in four separate administrations, but the Patriots did not visit Barack Obama in 2015 or Donald Trump in 2017.
After winning in 2019, the Patriots decided not to attend as a team.
Brady was in the front row, escorting Biden, coach Bruce Arians, and owner Bryan Glazer into the event, which included jokes about Brady’s age and the election, as well as a push from the president for players to receive coronavirus vaccines if they hadn’t previously.
Brady, a seven-time Super Bowl champion, joked with Biden that people didn’t think the Buccaneers would win the Super Bowl “and 40% of people still don’t think we won,” and that his inability to keep track of downs earned him the nickname “Sleepy Tom.”
The number 46 jersey was chosen since Tampa Bay is entering its 46th season as a club, according to Glazer.
On Tuesday morning, players Donovan Smith and Bradley Pinion from the team’s social justice committee met with Vice President Kamala Harris to discuss voting rights.
More NFL coverage from the AP can be found at https://apnews.com/hub/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP_NFL.