3 free agents Buccaneers should target after NFL Draft

With four months left before the 2024 NFL season, there are multiple free agents available that would fit well in Tampa
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Dalton Risner, OG

In a free-agent class full of proven and aging veterans, Risner was one of the few younger offensive linemen with proven starting experience. Risner, the No. 41 pick in the 2018 NFL draft, spent time in Denver and Minnesota and was a solid starting guard with both teams.

In 78 career games, Risner has made 73 starts and totaled 4,521 snaps as a Bronco and Viking. Last season, Risner only committed three penalties in 15 games (11 starts) as the Vikings' starting left guard, and earned a 57.3 PFF grade.

Through the years, Risner has posted average grades from PFF, earning marks of 64.4, 61.3, 59.0 and 61.1 from 2019-2022. Even so, Risner has managed to play in 15+ games in all five seasons and has made 15+ starts in every season except last year.

Even though Risner enjoyed a smooth transition from four years as the Broncos' starting left guard to Kirk Cousins' blindside guard, the 28-year-old free agent is just one of many average offensive linemen available in free agency. That said, Risner remaining un-signed two months into free agency speaks how deep of an offensive linemen class there was in free agency.

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