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Tampa Bay Baccaneers



TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS TEAM NEEDS
Most recent team needs update: September 22

Starter Need High (P1, P2)
RB
OC
DL3T
CB

Starter Need Medium (P3)
RBC
OG
DL5T
SFTY

Mid Round Fill High (P5)

Depth Fill (P4)
WR
OT
TE
OLB

Late Round Fill (P6)
QB
WRS
NT
EDGE
ILB

Minimal Need (P9)


BUCS PICKS/COMMENTS MOST RECENT MOCK
Results from Consensus Mock Draft: #5
Most recent mock draft update: 9/22/2021

R1
32
Tampa Bay
Tyler Linderbaum
Iowa
OC
Reach/Value:
+12
Height:
6'2"
Weight:
289
Tyler Linderbaum NFL Draft photo
Tom Brady has set the new record for TD passes for a 44-year old (season). The former record was held by former Buc QB Vinny Testaverde at 5. Brady is now at 9 through two games and counting.

To ensure continuity for Brady's final season (or two), we're taking top center Tyler Linderbaum here. Not only is he a nice value, but the Hawkeye will immediately represent a modest upgrade over aging incumbent Ryan Jensen. Letting Jensen walk in Free Agency will allow the Bucs to re-allocate his $10M salary to retain key component's Chis Godwin, Carlton Davis, JPP, Gronk, et. al.. Heck, Jensen will quite possibly re-up anyway at a much friendlier cap hit, adding to the depth necessary to keep Brady in good health.

The Bucs project to have needs all over (RB, DL, Secondary) with many key players limping along on 1-year mercenary salaries, but if Tristan Wirfs' former Iowa teammate is available at #32, that's about as solid an outcome as fans can hope for.
R2
64
Tampa Bay
C.J. Verdell
Oregon
RB
Reach/Value:
+0
Height:
5'9"
Weight:
210
C.J. Verdell NFL Draft photo
R3
96
Tampa Bay
D.J. Dale
Alabama
DL3T
Reach/Value:
+1
Height:
6'2"
Weight:
306
D.J. Dale NFL Draft photo
R4
128
Tampa Bay
D'Jordan Strong
Coastal Carolina
CB
Reach/Value:
-9
Height:
5'11
Weight:
175
D'Jordan Strong NFL Draft photo
R5
160
Tampa Bay
Lecitus Smith
Virginia Tech
OG
Reach/Value:
+13
Height:
6'3"
Weight:
320
Lecitus Smith NFL Draft photo
R7
224
Tampa Bay
Ja'Von Hicks
Cincinnati
S
Reach/Value:
-8
Height:
6'2"
Weight:
205
Ja'Von Hicks NFL Draft photo


BUCS HISTORICAL DRAFT PICKS

Reach/Value (R/V) Explained
The difference between where a player is selected in the NFL draft versus where the player was listed on the final Drafttek Big Board for the season in question.
Example: A player who was listed at #50 on the Big Board and was selected at #35 will be a "Reach" of -15. Alternately, a player listed at #35 on the Big Board who was selected at #50 is a +15 "Value".

Simply put: a positive number is a Value pick, a negative number is a Reach.

YEAR RD PK NAME SCHOOL PSN R/V RV Val
2021 1 32 Joe Tryon Washington EDGE Reach -33
2021 2 64 Kyle Trask Florida QB Reach -15
2021 3 95 Robert Hainsey Notre Dame OT Reach -66
2021 4 129 Jaelon Darden North Texas WRS Value +4
2021 5 176 K.J. Britt Auburn ILB Value +19
2021 7 251 Chris Wilcox BYU CB Reach -2
2021 7 259 Grant Stuard Houston OLB Value +12
YEAR RD PK NAME SCHOOL PSN R/V RV Val
2020 1 13 Tristan Wirfs Iowa OT Value +6
2020 2 45 Antoine Winfield Jr. Minnesota S Value +13
2020 3 76 Ke'Shawn Vaughn Vanderbilt RB Reach -64
2020 5 161 Tyler Johnson Minnesota WR Value +88
2020 6 194 Khalil Davis Nebraska DL3T Value +47
2020 7 241 Chapelle Russell Temple LB Value +71
2020 7 245 Raymond Calais UL Lafayette RBC Reach -1
YEAR RD PK NAME SCHOOL PSN R/V RV Val
2019 1 5 Devin White LSU ILB Value +0
2019 2 39 Sean Bunting Central Michigan CB Reach -46
2019 3 94 Jamel Dean Auburn CB Reach -3
2019 3 99 Mike Edwards Kentucky S Reach -73
2019 4 107 Anthony Nelson Iowa EDGE Reach -20
2019 5 145 Matt Gay Utah PK Reach -76
2019 6 208 Scott Miller Bowling Green WRS Reach -86
2019 7 215 Terry Beckner Jr. Missouri DL3T Value +75
YEAR RD PK NAME SCHOOL PSN R/V RV Val
2018 1 12 Vita Vea Washington DL1T Reach -8
2018 2 38 Ronald Jones II USC RB Value +2
2018 2 53 M.J. Stewart North Carolina CB Reach -17
2018 2 63 Carlton Davis Auburn CB Value +16
2018 3 94 Alex Cappa Humboldt St OT Reach -60
2018 4 117 Jordan Whitehead Pittsburgh S Reach -60
2018 5 144 Justin Watson Penn WR Reach -102
2018 6 202 Jack Cichy Wisconsin ILB Value +6
YEAR RD PK NAME SCHOOL PSN R/V RV Val
2017 1 19 O.J. Howard Alabama TE Value +11
2017 2 50 Justin Evans Texas A&M S Reach -50
2017 3 84 Chris Godwin Penn St WRF Value +3
2017 3 107 Kendell Beckwith LSU ILB Reach -24
2017 5 162 Jeremy McNichols Boise State RB Reach -8
2017 7 223 Stevie Tu'ikolovatu USC DT Value +28
YEAR RD PK NAME SCHOOL PSN R/V RV Val
2016 1 11 Vernon Hargreaves III Florida CB Value +5
2016 2 39 Noah Spence Ea. Kentucky EDGE Value +16
2016 2 59 Robert Aguayo FSU PK Reach -60
2016 4 108 Ryan Smith NC Central CB Reach -68
2016 5 148 Caleb Benenoch UCLA OT Reach -87
2016 6 183 Devante Boyd Oklahoma OLB Reach -260
2016 6 197 Dan Vitale Northwestern FB Reach -73
YEAR RD PK NAME SCHOOL PSN R/V RV Val
2015 1 1 Jameis Winston Florida St QB Value +0
2015 2 34 Donovan Smith Penn St OT Reach -29
2015 2 61 Ali Marpet Hobart OG Reach -11
2015 4 124 Kwon Alexander LSU OLB Value +30
2015 5 162 Kenny Bell Nebraska WR Value +50
2015 6 184 Kaelin Clay Utah WR Reach -265
YEAR RD PK NAME SCHOOL PSN R/V RV Val
2014 1 7 Mike Evans Texas A&M WR Reach -1
2014 2 38 Austin Seferian-Jenkins Washington TE Reach -21
2014 3 69 Charles Sims WVU RB Reach -46
2014 5 143 Kadeem Edwards Tennessee State OG Reach -51
2014 5 149 Kevin Pamphile Purdue OT Reach -75
2014 6 185 Robert Herron Wyoming WRS Value +36