Buccaneers wheel and deal in latest trade-filled mock draft

Jason Licht, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)
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Jordan Davis, Georgia Bulldogs (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images) /

TRADE: Buccaneers trade 27th overall pick, 2nd round pick (60), 7th round pick (261) to Chargers for 17th overall pick, 4th round pick (123), and 2023 5th round pick to select Jordan Davis – DL (Georiga)

Well, that didn’t take long now, did it?

Surely if the Bucs are going to be active during the draft as it pertains to trades it’ll have to start in the first and most high profile (by far) round, right?

Given the fact that the Los Angeles Chargers don’t currently have a second-round pick in the 2022 Draft, it makes sense that the Bolts with their solid roster would accept one to move back ten spots. The later-round picks are simply being pot-sweeteners (or are they?…)

As for the actual player, the Bucs already have a monster in their midst in Vita Vea. If they are able, drafting Jordan Davis to pair with him would give the Buccaneers two irresistible forces AND immovable objects in their defensive front. Given that Ndamukong Suh’s future status with the team is still up in the air, and a return looking less likely by the day, it’s time to plan ahead.

The 2021 Georgia Bulldogs ha maybe the greatest defense in the history of college football, and Davis, all 6’6″ 341 with a 4.82 40 time of him, was the man in the middle. Simply put, he’s a man that is just medically fascinating with his combination of size and athleticism. If the Bucs even have a shot at bringing him in, this trade is a small price to pay.