TAMPA BAY – As most predicted, the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft has been wild through the first 18 picks. But, there are still plenty of good players for the Buccaneers to take in the first round of the draft.
Things are moving as quick as ever, so let’s waste no time in seeing who is still available after the Saints picked at 19:
- DL Devonte Wyatt – The Buccaneers’ still have their most ideal situation in the draft at play. Wyatt is exactly what they need on the defensive line and he could be an eventual replacement for Ndamukong Suh, whether he decides to return in 2022 or not.
- CB Kaiir Elam – Todd Bowles loves defensive backs and the Buccaneers need depth and help at corner. Elam provides both and he is scheme-versatile, which the Bucs will love.
- CB Andrew Booth Jr. – See Elam. Booth Jr. is a helluva corner and he is a great tackler, which the current crop of Buccaneers corners currently lack.
- CB Trent McDuffie – Are you noticing a trend, yet? With the top guards gone, it’s hard to imagine the Buccaneers addressing the interior offensive line in the first round of the draft.
- S Lewis Cine – He’s been a popular pick in recent Buccaneers mock drafts, but the safety position is currently stocked in Tampa Bay. But, if a front office/coaching staff really likes a player, they’ll make exceptions. That’s been the word when it comes to Cine and the Buccaneers.
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