Buccaneers Puzzle, Then Please, with Help For Freeman

April 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Could you hear the collective groans when the Buccaneers claimed another defensive lineman, UCLA's Bryan Price, with the third pick in the second round of the NFL draft?
Had to confuse everyone when the Buccaneers picked the 6'1", 303-pound tackle who played the same position as top pick Gerald McCoy.
Two players for the three-technique?
"You gotta help your QB out!" exclaimed ESPN draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. "Their wide receivers are woeful," he said of the Bucs current roster of pass receivers.
While fans scratched their heads over the Price selection, the Bucs then moved up from the 10th pick in the second round, moved into the seventh pick, the 39th overall, and got Freeman some help.
The Bucs switched spots with Oakland and gave the Raiders a late-round pick and took Illinois wide receiver Arrelious Benn, a 6'1", 220-pound physical specimen, a big receiver with decent speed (4.57) and great strength, 20 reps (225 lbs).
"Finally, they ...

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