NFL Draft 2017: Buccaneers Select Kendell Beckwith in Round Three
The Buccaneers select Kendell Beckwith in the third round of the 2017 NFL draft.
Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht always has something up his sleeve, doesn’t he? We had heard he was going to make trades, but nothing had come of it to date. The end of the night was coming and we thought the Bucs were through, but they weren’t.
Jason Licht made a trade with the New York Jets to come back up into the third round, specifically with the last pick of the night. With the pick, they decided to go with a linebacker, choosing Kendell Beckwith out of LSU.
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It’s never bad to add depth, and it’s not like the Bucs haven’t had good history at this position from this school. For anyone who forgot, some guy named Kwon Alexander came out of LSU.
I think he has been pretty good, don’t you?
Per his draft profile, he has experience in 4-3 and 3-4 schemes. We know that Mike Smith likes to mix things up, so having a versatile player like Beckwith will only make the team better.
Having players like Alexander and Lavonte David will help Beckwith on the next level. It never hurts to have a player to latch on to when entering the league, and Beckwith will have two great ones in his position group. He is in more than a good position to succeed in Tampa.
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