Draft quarterback Jamie Newman out of Georgia
Out of all of the players coming up in the 2021 NFL Draft, Jamie Newman has the chance to help the Buccaneers out the most. Tampa Bay will have very few needs that have to be addressed via rookies, so taking one to be the future franchise quarterback is the best move.
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In what looks to be one of the more quarterback-heavy draft classes in recent memory, the Buccaneers should still be in a decent spot to find a good fit even if they make a push and end up drafting late in the first round.
Newman is a complete player and can take over the reins after Tom Brady retires or moves on to a new team. The Bucs don’t have a replacement lined up just yet, and taking a player like Newman leaves the franchise in a better place going forward.
Making a pick that focuses on the future rather than the present may be a tough pill to swallow, but it saves the Buccaneers from a situation where they are left high and dry when Brady inevitably leaves.
Newman is the perfect combination of skill and value, and the Bucs would be lucky to have him join the team for 2021.