It is reported that Dolphins and Buccaneers will hold joint training sessions before the pre-season game in Tampa – Reading Eagle

Before the Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers start their pre-season schedule on August 13, the two teams will hold joint training sessions in Tampa this week. report from The Athletic.

Collaborative training allows teams to work against an opponent during training camp after a few weeks when they have been limited to exercises in the lineup.

Last season, the Dolphins held joint training sessions against the Bears before the start of the season in Chicago, and then next week at home against the Atlanta Falcons.

Two other Miami pre-season games in 2022 will be held at Hard Rock Stadium next Saturday, against the Las Vegas Raiders and the Philadelphia Eagles. As the NFL expanded the regular season schedule from 16 games to 17, it also removed the pre-season game from four to three.

Last October, the Dolphins lost to the Buccaneers in Tampa 45-17 defeat in which quarterback Tom Brady threw for 411 yards and five touchdowns. Since then, Brady has contacted the Dolphins several times this offseason. First, the meeting between Brady and the Dolphins in 2020 was mentioned in a collective lawsuit filed by former Miami coach Brian Flores against the NFL and some of its teams because of racially biased hiring practices. Later, several reports detailed the mutual interest in having Brady join the team in some role as front office or owner, to eventually play quarterback.

Brady, who turns 45 in August, he retired and then did not retire this offseason, has since taken a job as an NFL game days analyst at FOX after completing his playing career, if anything.


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