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2017 NFL Draft

  1. Finebaum: Warren Sapp has 'no credibility' to criticize Myles Garrett

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    Two days before the NFL Draft, former Bucs star and Hall of Fame defensive tackle Warren Sapp is under fire for his criticism of the draft's likely No. 1 overall pick, Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett, as being "lazy."

    Warren Sapp is under fire for his criticism of the draft's likely No. 1 overall pick, Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett, pictured, as being "lazy."
  2. Linebackers not a high priority this draft for Bucs

    Bucs

    TAMPA — In Lavonte David and Kwon Alexander, the Bucs have two young linebackers who never come off the field when healthy, key parts of Tampa Bay's defense for the present and future.

    Alabama Crimson Tide linebacker Ryan Anderson (22) looks at the loose ball after causing Clemson Tigers running back Wayne Gallman (9) to fumble the ball during the second half Monday, Jan. 09, 2017 in Tampa.
  3. Attorneys: Caleb Brantley wasn't the aggressor. He is the victim

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    Caleb Brantley's attorneys have issued a statement regarding a battery accusation from a complaint that he punched a woman in the face in a fight earlier this month.

  4. What does Caleb Brantley battery charge mean for his NFL draft stock?

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    The Caleb Brantley story has a lot of layers. My third (and final) story from yesterday gets into most of them, including the battery charge, an allegation that the …

  5. Gainesville PD: Claim of falsified report in Caleb Brantley case is 'simply absurd'

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    UPDATE, 1:05: The complainant's attorney, North Florida Lawyers' Michael Williams, issued this statement Monday to clarify its statement Sunday evening: At no time did North Florida Lawyers, PLLC or the victim Chelsea Austin accuse the Gainesville Police Department of "falsifying" a police report. We do not know the …

  6. 19 for 19: Nineteen players mocked as Bucs' pick at No. 19

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    Pretty much any time a national site or newspaper that covers the NFL throws up a mock draft, I'll tweet out a link to give people another perspective on what the Bucs might do with the No. 19 pick. You certainly agree with some more than others, but I see a value in sharing as many different views as possible -- this …

    The most frequent pick for the Bucs' first-rounder is Florida State running back Dalvin Cook.
  7. Bucs might look to draft to add downfield receiving threats

    Bucs

    TAMPA — It was only one day after the 2016 season had ended when Bucs coach Dirk Koetter was frank about his team's offseason needs.

    The Bucs added DeSean Jackson to be a big-play threat, but they aren’t necessarily done boosting the receiving corps.
  8. NFL draft prospect Caleb Brantley charged with battery

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    Former Florida Gators defensive lineman Caleb Brantley has been charged with battery after fighting with a woman earlier this month, according to Alachua County court records.

    Caleb Brantley greets fans in 2016.
  9. Bucs should jump at chance to draft FSU RB Dalvin Cook

    Bucs

    Two of the first things that stood out about Dalvin Cook were his shoes — shiny and gold.

    Dalvin Cook's stellar stats at Florida State attest to his talent -- 38 touchdowns and more than 3,400 yards over the past two seasons despite playing behind a mediocre offensive line. (Monica Herndon, Times)
  10. With no pressing need, Bucs look ahead

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    TAMPA — At first glance, offensive line doesn't seem like a pressing need for the Bucs.