The reigning, defending, undisputed Super Bowl champions of the world, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have made University of Washington pass rusher Joe Tryon the 32nd overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, and final pick in the first round.
With all 22 starters and some change from a championship lineup returning in their quest to “go for two”, there really wasn’t any “worst-case scenario”, for the Bucs. They really could have drafted anyone they wanted and nobody would have really batted an eye. Having such a stress-free draft war room is a rare luxury that no team has really ever gotten to enjoy until now. Given their history, who would have thought the Buccaneers would enjoy such a luxury.
Joe Tryon is a versatile player with a ton of upside, but also some work to be done as well. He is far from a perfect prospect, but so is everyone. The Buccaneers certainly could have done worse.
Now that we know that Tryon is the newest pewter player, surely Buccaneers fans will start reading all the articles watching all the highlight tapes they can to get familiar with Tryon. We’re no different, and when it comes to getting the scoop, or the 411 if you will, here are three things you need to know about the new Bucco, Joe Tryon.