Brady: Buccaneers TE O.J. Howard worked hard to get ready for Week 1

Tom Brady says O.J. Howard has worked really hard to get ready for Week 1.

Related players: Rob Gronkowski, Cameron Brate

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Brady added he’s expecting a big season out of Howard, according to the rest of the tweet. Howard owned the No. 13 per game average before going down with an Achilles injury in Week 4. If Gronkowski continues to decline or the Bucs just want to limit his snaps, Howard could surprise. He cleared 49 yards and/or found the end zone in three of four games last year. There are a lot of mouths to feed in the Bucs offense, though.

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