Sunday, May 20, 2018
Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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QUARTERBACKS

Brock Osweiler, 6-7, 242, Arizona State

Kirk Cousins, 6-3, 214, Michigan State

Nick Foles, 6-5, 243, Arizona

Russell Wilson, 5-11, 204, Wisconsin

B.J. Coleman, 6-3, 233, UT-Chattanooga

Ryan Lindley, 6-3, 229, San Diego State

Running backs

Lamar Miller, 5-11, 212, Miami

Ronnie Hillman, 5-9, 200, San Diego State

LaMichael James, 5-8, 194, Oregon

Bernard Pierce, 6-0, 218, Temple

Bobby Rainey, 5-8, 205, Western Kentucky

RECEIVERS

Stephen Hill, 6-4, 215, Georgia Tech

Brian Quick, 6-3, 220, Appalachian State

Coby Fleener (TE), 6-6, 247, Stanford

Dwayne Allen (TE), 6-3, 255, Clemson

Orson Charles (TE), 6-2, 251, Georgia (Plant HS)

Mohamed Sanu (WR), 6-2, 211, Rutgers

OFFENSIVE LINE

Mike Adams (T), 6-7, 323, Ohio State

Jonathan Martin (T), 6-5, 312, Stanford

Cordy Glenn (G/T), 6-5, 345, Georgia

Bobby Massie (T), 6-6, 316, Mississippi

Peter Konz (C), 6-5, 314, Wisconsin

DEFENSIVE LINE

Andre Branch (DE), 6-4, 259, Clemson

Jerel Worthy (DT), 6-2, 308, Michigan St.

Vinny Curry (DE), 6-3, 266, Marshall

LINEBACKERS

Lavonte David, 6-1, 233, Nebraska

Mychal Kendrice (ILB), 6-2, 265, California

Ronnell Lewis (OLB), 6-1, 253, Oklahoma

Zach Brown (OLB), 6-1, 244, North Carolina

Demario Davis (ILB), 6-2, 235, Arkansas State

Bobby Wagner (OLB), 6-0, 235, Utah State

DEFENSIVE BACKS

Harrison Smith (S), 6-2, 213, Notre Dame

Janoris Jenkins (CB), 5-10, 193, N. Alabama

Alfonzo Dennard (CB), 5-10, 204, Nebraska

Brandon Taylor (S), 5-11, 209, LSU

Jayron Hosley (CB), 5-10, 178, Virginia Tech

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O-line coach ‘ecstatic’ about Bucs drafting Vita Vea

O-line coach ‘ecstatic’ about Bucs drafting Vita Vea

Add another to the long list of Bucs players and coaches excited about first-round pick Vita Vea: offensive line coach George Warhop.Warhop said the 347-pound defensive tackle from Washington kept showing up as he looked at tape on Pac-12 offensive l...
Published: 05/19/18
Pillow talk: O-line coach says Bucs need tougher approach to run the ball

Pillow talk: O-line coach says Bucs need tougher approach to run the ball

TAMPA — At least he stopped short of calling them soft. That's not a word you ever want to use when describing an NFL player, much less the entire offensive line. That would be a tough pillow to swallow.But it's clear George Warhop didn't like ...
Published: 05/19/18
Pop Warner to honor Bucs’ Gerald McCoy as ‘Inspiration to Youth’

Pop Warner to honor Bucs’ Gerald McCoy as ‘Inspiration to Youth’

Bucs defensive tackle Gerald McCoy will be honored at Pop Warner's annual "All-American Scholars Banquet" in Orlando with the national sports organization's "Inspiration to Youth" award.McCoy, who has been to six straight Pro Bowls, is the first-ever...
Published: 05/18/18
Land O’Lakes grad Shaheed Salmon gets contract with Bucs

Land O’Lakes grad Shaheed Salmon gets contract with Bucs

Most appropriately named player on the Bucs roster? Undrafted rookie Shaheed Salmon, a linebacker from Land O'Lakes who has quickly shown the ability to fight against the current and get to where he wants to go.Salmon, 22, wasn't drafted and didn't h...
Published: 05/18/18
Mike Evans, Jameis Winston among top 25 players under 25, Pro Football Focus says

Mike Evans, Jameis Winston among top 25 players under 25, Pro Football Focus says

Mike Evans and Jameis Winston are two of the 25 best young players in the NFL, according to Pro Football Focus.In the website's Top 25 Under 25 list, Evans ranks 11th and Winston ranks 20th. Evans is the highest-ranked receiver, and Winston is the hi...
Published: 05/18/18
More praise for Bucs WR Chris Godwin: ‘I see him as a starter’

More praise for Bucs WR Chris Godwin: ‘I see him as a starter’

Perhaps no Bucs player is drawing more consistent praise from coaches than second-year receiver Chris Godwin, who emerged in the second half last year and got his first career touchdown on the Bucs' final pass of the year to beat the Saints in the se...
Published: 05/17/18
George Warhop on Donovan Smith: ‘You have something here that’s special’

George Warhop on Donovan Smith: ‘You have something here that’s special’

A year ago, Bucs offensive line coach George Warhop was unwavering in his support for left tackle Donovan Smith, and on Thursday, he again made it clear he considers the fourth-year player among the best at his position."I don't think I'd take anybod...
Published: 05/17/18
Bucs OC Todd Monken to Jameis Winston: ‘Let’s not try so hard’

Bucs OC Todd Monken to Jameis Winston: ‘Let’s not try so hard’

Jameis Winston doesn't lack for leadership qualities, but sometimes he can go over the top. Whether it's eating Ws before games, picking fights with opposing defensive backs or playing hurt, the Bucs quarterback can put added pressure on himself.Bucs...
Published: 05/17/18
Jameis Winston: Most underrated quarterback of 2017?

Jameis Winston: Most underrated quarterback of 2017?

To the casual observer, Jameis Winston had a disappointing 2017 season. He missed three games because of a shoulder injury, and in the games he did play in, the Buccaneers had a 3-10 record.Did Winston regress? No. In fact, he might have been th...
Published: 05/17/18
Vernon Hargreaves has the starting right cornerback job in the Bucs base defense. For now.

Vernon Hargreaves has the starting right cornerback job in the Bucs base defense. For now.

It's Vernon Hargreaves' job to lose. He will begin the off-season as the Bucs starting right cornerback and move to the slot when the team goes to five defensive backs in their nickel package."We told everybody that we want everybody to come in with ...
Published: 05/17/18