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Bucs WR Briscoe misses minicamp for 'personal reasons'


Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Dezmon Briscoe will miss the third and final day of the team's voluntary minicamp on Thursday because of a personal matter, but intends to be back with teammates Monday.

Briscoe was the only player among those expected to participate who did not show for the three-day minicamp, according to coach Greg Schiano, who said Wednesday he looked into the matter.

Briscoe, meanwhile, said in a Twitter post he is looking forward to rejoining his teammates.

"As for me not being at camp. There are personal reasons. I love my teammates and I'll be back at workouts Monday,'' Briscoe wrote. "I could of handled the situation better. Everyone that knows me know I'm a team player till I die. No individuals.''

Briscoe, a second-year pro, caught 35 passes for 387 yards and team-high six touchdowns last season.

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