The 2014 NFL Draft is in the books and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers decided they would make it an all offensive draft.
They took wide receiver Mike Evans in the first round, nabbed tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins in the second before drafting running back Charles Sims in the third. They addressed their offensive line in the fifth round as they took Kadeem Edwards and Kevin Pamphile before completing their draft class in the sixth round by taking wide receiver Robert Herron.
Many experts have praised Jason Licht for the draft class he assembled and now we wanted to get the opinion of our readers on how they felt their team did over the weekend.
Like the experts, the overall consensus was encouraging with many of our readers excited by the players the Bucs picked although some questions were raised.
Below, you’ll find the opinions of those who replied to us on Twitter. If you haven’t voiced your opinion yet, sound off on Facebook or in the comments section.
@ThePewterPlank Charles Sims will be a key part of this offense. Looking back to Tedford's Cal teams, multidimensional RBs were the standard
— Adam Ratliff (@Adam_Ratliff) May 12, 2014
@ThePewterPlank We had an opportunity to draft a franchise QB, and we didn't. Taking a RB in R3 was questionable. I hope things work out!
— Damien S. Lehfeldt (@TheFencingCoach) May 12, 2014
@ThePewterPlank love the picks and even their upside even more. Think if these RBs pan out could use Doug Martin as trade bait next year.
— Michael D'Errico (@I_am_Mike_D) May 12, 2014
@ThePewterPlank A giant step forward for a powerless offense in size, speed and talent. Quarterback of the future still not on the roster.
— Pride of Penrith (@PrideofPenrith) May 12, 2014
@ThePewterPlank no d players drafted = Lovie/Fraiser will coach up our talent. They will bring defense back to Tampa
— Raul Cavazos (@rcavazos08) May 12, 2014
@ThePewterPlank excited to have so many playmakers on O, first time I've seen a bucs O this stacked. Lovie will have the D rolling too!
— Sean Lovegrove (@seanlovegrove1) May 12, 2014
@ThePewterPlank thinking outside the box. 32nd in offense. No sure franchise qb so load up on offensive weapons instead. Clever and patient
— Neil Fiat (@neilfiat10) May 12, 2014
@ThePewterPlank im satisfied overall with the draft. We got the #2 rated WR and #2 rated TE some value at OL, RB, slot WR that we needed
— Eric McLean (@Ericmac143) May 12, 2014
@ThePewterPlank excellent draft. Shows coach has total faith in our d since he went all o. Sims pick has me curious what he think of Martin
— Sean morin (@Seanmorin84) May 12, 2014
@ThePewterPlank Would of been happy if they drafted Manziel or Evans. Can't believe all the crybabies b/c we didn't get Manziel. Overall: A
— Matt Miller (@millertimenow) May 12, 2014
@ThePewterPlank solid statement by L&L going all offense, basically telling schiano your offense sucked and you can't coach defense watch me
— Juan De los Santos (@Santos_Dat_Dude) May 12, 2014
@ThePewterPlank an all offense draft. That's what you get after fielding the 32nd ranked unit the previous season. Licht=draft Lovie=final53
— Adam (@Adam_in_Pewter) May 12, 2014
@ThePewterPlank Love Evans. Love the TE. Love the height. RB? interesting. Fast reciever, check. 2 OL, better late than never. Overall? Good
— Cannon fire! (@CollierCory) May 12, 2014
@ThePewterPlank Last in the NFL in offense in 2013. They HAD to get studs to help that side of the ball. A+
— Robert Gordon (@thunderchunkyPA) May 12, 2014
@ThePewterPlank Good job sticking to the board, great blocks in place for the future.
— Asa Waterstraut (@houseofbacon83) May 12, 2014
@ThePewterPlank ~ Surprised they went all offense in the draft. Lots of weapons for QB's, but still need an NFL-ready Olineman.
— Greg (@CaptainJack49) May 12, 2014
@ThePewterPlank Content for the most part, needs were addressed. Quit complaining about Sims we are clueless to how this Offense will be run
— Ripperdan (@Makingmerkins) May 12, 2014
@ThePewterPlank Offensive assault on the league. Welcome additions to the Tampa skyline
— Fernando Espriella (@ABucsLife) May 12, 2014
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