Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2018 NFL Draft

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2018 mock drafts, last year draft recap, Tampa Bay Buccaneers draft needs, 2018 draft trades.

GM: Jason Licht

Head Coach: Dirk Koetter

Offensive Coordinator: Todd Monken

Defensive Coordinator: Mike Smith

Offensive Scheme: Erhardt-Perkins

Defensive Scheme: 4-3

2018 NFL Mock Drafts

DraftBlaster 2018 Mock Draft

Draft Geek 2018 Mock Draft

 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Previous Draft

1/19 O.J. Howard TE ALABAMA
2/50 Justin Evans S TEXAS A&M
3/84 Chris Godwin WR PENN STATE
3/107 Kendell Beckwith ILB LSU
5/162 Jeremy McNichols RB BOISE STATE
7/223 Stevie Tu’Ikolovatu DT USC

Post Draft Thoughts:

“What makes Tampa’s draft so intriguing is that the players at positions that they drafted are coupled with veterans that they picked up in free agency, or already have on their team.  It was an elegant draft that mixed in potential stars at positions all over the field. O.J. Howard was perhaps the best all around receiver in the draft, even better than the three pure wide receivers that went before them.  They have a very good tight end already, and are going to be in 12 personnel a lot, causing many matchup problems for defenses. Add to that Chris Godwin, and you have three excellent receivers. Stevie Tu’Ikolovatu is an under the radar selection.  In the NFL he is a 2 gap defender that can eat up blockers. It will be interesting to see how the Bucs rotate him in at different down and distances.”

2018 NFL Draft

After a highly praised offseason including some high profile free agents and a draft that was lauded as one of the best, the Buccaneers have been struggling to pull it all together.

The first priority for the Bucs will be to establish a more effective running game. They will surely be looking at finding a true feature back early in the draft, however, the problem might be more accurately pointed at ineffective run blocking on the offensive line.

Tampa Bay plays in a division with some elite quarterbacks, and need all of the edge rush that they can get. They have talent on the defensive line, but for some reason the parts aren’t playing well together. Adding another edge rusher to the mix might be the key to getting the defensive line to operate on all cylinders.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2018 NFL Draft Needs

DE, OT, OG, RB

 

2018 NFL Draft Trades for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Round 1
Houston to Cleveland
Kansas City to Buffalo

Round 2
Houston to Cleveland
Los Angeles Rams to Buffalo
New Orleans to San Francisco
Philadelphia to Cleveland
San Francisco to New England
Seattle to New York Jets

Round 3
Buffalo to Carolina
Chicago to San Francisco
Philadelphia to Buffalo
Seattle to Houston

Round 4
Arizona to Chicago
Carolina to Cleveland
Minnesota to Philadelphia to Miami
Minnesota to Philadelphia
Philadelphia to Miami
Pittsburgh to San Francisco
San Francisco to Denver

Round 5
Atlanta to Denver
Dallas to New York Jets
Houston to Seattle
Kansas City to Cleveland
Miami to New Orleans
New England to Seattle
New York Jets to San Francisco
Oakland to Seattle
San Francisco to Pittsburgh
Seattle to Philadelphia

Round 6
Buffalo to Los Angeles Rams
Detroit to Los Angeles Rams
Pittsburgh to Cleveland to Pittsburgh to Tampa Bay
Pittsburgh to Cleveland
Cleveland to Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh to Tampa Bay
Seattle to Oakland

Round 7
Kansas City to San Francisco
Los Angeles Chargers to Buffalo
Los Angeles Chargers to Buffalo
Buffalo to Carolina
Minnesota to Seattle
New England to Cincinnati
New England to Seattle
New York Jets to Seattle
Philadelphia to Seattle
Seattle to New York Jets
Seattle to New England
Tampa Bay to Miami

Conditional / Yet to be Have Details Released
Arizona to Kansas City
Arizona to New Orleans
Baltimore to Arizona
Baltimore to Los Angeles Rams
Buffalo to Green Bay
Cincinnati to Jacksonville
Jacksonville to Miami
New England to Philadelphia
New York Giants to Pittsburgh


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