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7 Bucs Taken In NFL.com’s “Re-Imagined” NFL Mock Draft

7 Bucs Taken In NFL.com’s “Re-Imagined” NFL Mock Draft


The indicators of an excellent roster is when gamers in a company achieve recognition from writers and reporters from different areas on a nationwide scale. This may are available in quite a few methods, comparable to profitable particular person awards or making an All-Professional listing. That’s not the tip all, be all, although because the Bucs had Tristan Wirfs as their solely participant to earn All-Professional honors, making the second crew, and was Tampa Bay’s solely Professional Bowl consultant final yr. The Bucs have far more expertise than simply Wirfs.

One other approach a crew can get some credibility is thru this enjoyable hypothetical created by Chad Reuter of NFL.com. Reuter, who does mock drafts main as much as the yearly NFL Draft, acquired a lot deserved consideration every season. He not too long ago took a crack at a distinct kind of mock draft, specializing in re-drafting gamers at present within the league.

In a snake-style mock draft that covers seven rounds, Reuter made picks for all 32 groups by selecting the perfect participant for every roster in a “re-imagined” kind of setting for every crew to win now. Each participant – each younger and outdated – had been obtainable and the Bucs gamers had been nicely represented. Out of 224 whole picks, there have been seven Bucs gamers chosen by groups. Contemplating that the perfect of the perfect for each crew at each place was obtainable, that’s a good quantity.

A number of Bucs Drafted In NFL Draft “Re-Imagined”

Bucs Lt Tristan Wirfs

Bucs LT Tristan Wirfs – Photograph by: Cliff Welch/PR

The primary Bucs participant off the board was within the second spherical with offensive deal with Tristan Wirfs getting chosen forty sixth total to, sarcastically sufficient, the Bucs. This was Reuter’s perception on the selection:

“Tampa Bay traded up one spot to snag Wirfs at No. 13 total within the 2020 NFL Draft. Labored out fairly nicely — SEE: Tremendous Bowl title and two Professional Bowls for Wirfs — so the Bucs pounce on the deal with right here. And on this train, he mans the blind aspect in Tampa proper off the bat.”

The fourth spherical was the following time there was a Tampa Bay participant concerned, as Reuter had the 49ers drafting inside linebacker Lavonte David with the 99th decide. Within the evaluation of the choice, Reuter talked about that it was “unusual” that David solely had one Professional Bowl choice within the 2015 season in what has been a “stellar” profession.

The fifth and sixth rounds had been the busiest for Bucs gamers, seeing 4 total go – with two in every spherical. The dynamic duo of extensive receivers in Mike Evans and Chris Godwin went within the fifth. Evans was picked at No. 14o by the Browns whereas Godwin went 19 picks later to the Eagles at No. 159.

Bucs Nt Vita Vea, Olb Shaquil Barrett And Dt Logan Hall

Bucs NT Vita Vea, OLB Shaquil Barrett and DT Logan Corridor – Photograph by: Cliff Welch/PR

A core nucleus on the protection for the Bucs had been drafted within the sixth spherical. Nostril deal with Vita Vea was chosen with the a hundred and seventieth decide to the Ravens. Then it was security Antoine Winfield Jr.’s flip, as he was taken not lengthy after at No. 177 by the Commanders. Rounding out the entire listing of Bucs gamers was exterior linebacker Shaq Barrett, who got here in at No. 198 with the Rams taking him.

From the trenches to ability positions on offense and protection, the Bucs have their imprints throughout this group. This was a really tough project to provide you with whereas juggling the rosters of each single crew. Understandably, a number of quarterbacks had been drafted early because of the significance on the place. That pushed different gamers additional down the draft order.

Some notable Bucs left off which have an argument to make it are inside linebacker Devin White, heart Ryan Jensen when wholesome, and cornerbacks Carlton Davis III and Jamel Dean.

Who Did The Bucs Group Choose?

At this level you’re most likely asking, so who did the Bucs decide with this fictional draft? Let’s discover out.

Tampa Bay began off with would could possibly be a controversial decide of quarterback Kirk Cousins at No. 19. The remainder of the picks are as follows:

Spherical 1: Kirk Cousins, QB (No. 19 total)

Spherical 2: Tristan Wirfs, OT (No. 46)

Spherical 3: Matt Judon, Edge (No. 83)

Spherical 4: DeVonta Smith, WR (No. 110)

Spherical 5: Dre’Mont Jones, DT (No. 147)

Spherical 6: Patrick Peterson, CB (No. 174)

Spherical 7: Kenneth Walker III, RB (No. 211)



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