Buccaneers: Four takeaways from the 2017 NFL draft
Here are four Buccaneers takeaways from the 2017 NFL draft.
With the NFL draft behind us, we can take stock of where the Buccaneers see the roster going. We get into the months of down time in the NFL. There isn’t a great deal of news that comes down the pike. Minicamps are not for a few weeks. It’s a bit of a lull.
So, we look back at the draft gone by. It was an interesting set of picks. There were picks that we never thought would happen, like O.J. Howard. There were picks that turned people’s heads, like Justin Evans. Many of us had to research who he was after the name was announced. There was dancing in the streets when Chris Godwin’s name was announced. Needless to say, draft weekend was a bit of a roller coaster.
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However, though these players haven’t hit the field yet, there is something that we can talk about. We can look at the players selected and get some idea as of roster building strategy.
Some of the selections, even the surprising ones, give us an idea of what Jason Licht and Dirk Koetter think about their current roster. They give us an idea of how they want to put it together for 2017.
Here are four takeaways from the Bucs 2017 draft class.