Buccaneers: Five Reasons for Concern Heading Into 2017
We have talked about this young man a lot, on this site especially, but with the topic, his name deserves repeating.
We all know the story behind the selection of Roberto Aguayo. Too many times, the Bucs had been beaten in close games, where the kicking game could have made the difference. So Jason Licht made the bold move of selecting a kicker in the second round of the draft.
Aguayo brought with him the distinction of being the most accurate kicker in the history of college football, but in 2016 it didn’t translate. He went 22-31 on his field goal attempts, and 32-34 on extra point attempts.
He did kick a game-winner against the Panthers, but it wasn’t enough to resurrect a season that was a disappointing one. According to Jenna Laine of ESPN, the Bucs plan on bringing in competition in 2017. That’s a good idea, because the kicking game has to be better if the team ever wants to take the next step.