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2021 NFC South draft review: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Taking a look at the players the Buccaneers selected

An overview of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' 2021 draft class:
Round 1, No. 32 overall: Joe Tryon, OLB, Washington
Round 2, No. 64 overall: Kyle Trask, QB, Florida
Round 3, No. 95 overall: Robert Hainsey, OL, Notre Dame
Round 4, No. 129 overall: Jaelon Darden, WR, North Texas
Round 5, No. 176 overall: K.J. Britt, ILB, Auburn
Round 7, No. 251 overall: Chris Wilcox, CB, BYU
Round 7, No. 259 overall: Grant Stuard, ILB, Houston

Analysis: Joe Tryon's versatility fits quite well in the Buccaneers' scheme, as he can play the five-technique or stand up as a powerful rush linebacker. The team really needed to get younger there, with Ndamukong Suh, William Gholston, and Jason Pierre-Paul all potentially free agents after the season. Trask could be a Nick Foles-type starter down the line, but was probably picked one round earlier than his skill set called for. Hainsey brings versatility and toughness to a Tampa line in need of depth.

Game action photos from the New Orleans Saints at division rival Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 9 of the 2020 NFL season.

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