The Bucs announced Monday that they will begin using the Sidekiq football-simulator software developed by EON Sports VR. The Bucs will begin using the system when training camp starts Aug. 1.

TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have bought a new virtual-reality teaching tool for rookie quarterback Jameis Winston.

« We are excited to be coming in on the front end of this new wave of technology that is designed to supplement the on-field and classroom work that our quarterbacks are already doing, » general manager Jason Licht said. « Obviously, there is no real substitute for being on the field when it comes to getting our players ready for game action. However, this virtual-reality technology allows us to enhance the learning experience for our quarterbacks without requiring them to put in additional time on the practice fields. »

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