4 wide receivers Bucs should target to replace Mike Evans in 2024

Who could take over Mike Evans' WR1 role next year?

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3. Rome Odunze, Washington, 2024 NFL Draft Prospect

Back to the draft, and now we'll talk about maybe the third-best wide receiver option behind Marvin Harrison Jr. and Malik Nabers. It's Washington's Rome Odunze. Like Coleman, Odunze is another big body who can be your prototypical no. 1, outside option.

Odunze stands 6-foot-3 and might have the biggest overall wingspan of any receiver in his class. His huge, strong frame is tough for opposing defensive backs to handle. You add in his catch radius, and this guy looks like a future superstar.

Like Coleman, Odunze is a natural when it comes to body control. He's able to go up and get those passes that may have been off-target, yet because of his ability to manuever on a dime, and in the air, he can come down with them.

This season, Odunze caught 81 passes for 1,428 yards and 13 touchdowns, finishing with an impressive 17.6 yards per reception in 2023.

If you're looking for the closest replica of a Mike Evans in this year's draft, it's Odunze. This is a draft pick Bucs fans could get behind, so long as the team also has a plan at quarterback.