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NFL draft cram session: Check out our position previews



Here we are, within 24 hours of the start of the 2016 NFL draft. The Bucs pick at No. 9 -- should work out to about 9:30 or so on Thursday, but until then, how about some light reading?

We've been rolling out our position previews for the past week, and they're all here for your last-minute studying. Each reminds you what the Bucs have at the position, what they did in free agency, the top five prospects in the draft, a small-school player to watch and what the Bucs' best bet is in addressing the position in the draft.

Here are your links -- previewing the quarterbacks, running backs, receivers/tight ends, offensive line, defensive line, linebackers and defensive backs.

Draft nuggets, perhaps? We wonder just how many Ohio State players will go in the first round -- could 2004 Miami's record of six be matched? Two prospects Jameis Winston is pulling for are Michigan State's Connor Cook and Eastern Kentucky's Noah Spence.

And here's my mock draft as well, and Rick Stroud's draft preview story from Thursday's paper ...

[Last modified: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 8:44pm]


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