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Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Will the Tampa Bay Buccaneers re-gain relevance behind the No. 1 overall pick, Jameis Winston?
I say, yes.
For the months leading up to the draft, it was well-known that the Buccaneers would draft Winston with the first pick. Put simply, if Jameis Winston can keep himself out of trouble, he’s going to be an NFL star. His awareness, pocket mobility and accuracy to all levels of the field fit in beautifully with the massive pass-catchers Tampa already has on their roster, along with their new additions, (Kenny Bell and Kaelin Clay) in the later rounds of this years draft.
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To help protect their $26 million investment, the Bucs drafted massive tackle Donovan Smith and Ali Marpet, from Division III Hobart.
The NFC South was as wide open of a division as we’ve ever seen last year, and as controversial as Winston is, paired with the great talent that the Buccaneers have at wide receiver this team will now be contenders. Watch out for the Buccaneers come playoff season, and watch for Winston to take the offensive rookie of the year honors.
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