Ranking NFC South quarterbacks ahead of training camp

Where do Baker Mayfield and the Bucs stack up against the division?
Buccaneers, Baker Mayfield
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2. Baker Mayfield, Bucs

As of right now, it looks like the starting job is Baker Mayfield's to lose in Tampa Bay. Many thought there would be a competition between he and former second-round pick, Kyle Trask, but so far during the offseason workouts and activities, it looks like Mayfield is going to be the guy.

And, that's for good reason. Look, he's a former number one overall pick for a reason. He only just turned 28 years old and has plenty of football ahead of him. His competitiveness and leadership is as good as it gets, regardless of what anyone has made his reputation out to be.

Just look at how he performed last year when called upon to take over as the Rams' starter. He had very little knowledge of the playbook and zero chemistry with his teammates, but played admirably. Now, getting a fresh start with a team that features a ton of talent in terms of playmakers, Mayfield should be in for a bounce-back.

Hopefully, Baker can prove that his career, thus far, has not shown us his best football just yet. He might have the most talent around him that he's had yet during his NFL career, and as of right now, he's certainly the second-best quarterback in the division.