Tampa Bay Buccaneers NFL Draft Big Board: Position-by-Position Rankings

April 29, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Lovie Smith era did not get off to a great start for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2014 but there are pieces in place to think a strong foundation is being built.
The Bucs have one of the top defensive tackles in the league in three-time Pro Bowler and two-time All-Pro Gerald McCoy. Beside him is the ultimate professional in Clinton McDonald, who doesn’t mind doing the dirty work to let McCoy shine. Tampa Bay brought in Henry Melton from Dallas and also have young Akeem Spence for depth purposes.
Tampa Bay’s linebacking corp also looks solid with Lavonte David manning the outside. David’s play reminds many in the area of a young Derrick Brooks and he should be even better in the second year in this system. The Bucs also have young Danny Lansanah who popped out of nowhere to provide eye-popping numbers for a second-year player. He returned two of his three interceptions for touchdowns and also had eight pass breakups in 11 starts.
Offensively, the Bucs...

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