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Buccaneers | Smart Pushing for Spot reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden said the team wanted to see if RB Ian Smart could handle blitzes and punishment during their first preseason game. "He certainly showed he could," Gruden noted. He had 10 carries for 35 yards while also catching two passes for six yards while alternating with other running backs. He was also given chances on punt and kickoff returns.

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