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Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2022 NFL Mock Draft Roundup 1.0

Throughout the year and leading up to the 2022 NFL Draft, we will update our Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mock Draft Roundup showing picks for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from several prominent sites and draft analysts.

The following are picks in recent mock drafts for the Bucs:

EDSFootball - Hanson (5/10)

31. John Metchie III, WR, Alabama

With DeVonta Smith and Jaylen Waddle off the NFL, Metchie III will become Alabama's top wideout for the 2021 season. If the draft materializes this way, Metchie would be the fifth 'Bama first-round receiver over a three-draft period (2020-2022). Metchie was just shy of 1,000 yards as a sophomore with 55 receptions for 916 yards and six touchdowns.

Touchdown Wire - Schofield (5/7)

31. Tyler Davis, IDL, Clemson

Full credit to Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht, who found a way to get the band back together this off-season. That allowed the organization to add value and look to the future early in the draft, and they did just that, adding EDGE Joe Tryon in the first round and quarterback Kyle Trask in the second.

Now they can look to add on the interior alongside Vita Vea, and Tyler Davis could be an ideal option. Davis has been a mainstay on the inside for the Clemson Tigers since stepping on campus, and he became the first true freshman to start at defensive tackle since Jeff Mills in 1974. He led all true freshman interior defensive lineman in sacks in 2019 with 5.5. Last season he added a pair of sacks while dealing with an MCL sprain, but he is healthy and ready to put together a monster season.

PFF - Renner (5/7)

31. Tyler Linderbaum, IOL, Iowa

Linderbaum is the top center on PFF's draft board and one heck of an athlete for the position. He's put on a good deal of weight since he first became a starter in 2019 and earned an outstanding 91.5 overall grade last year.

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2021 NFL Schedule

Below you will find the weekly NFL regular-season schedule for the Bucs in 2021.

MORE: 2021 NFL Strength of Schedule

WeekDateOpponentTime / Tickets
Week 1Thu., Sept. 9vs. Dallas CowboysW 31-29
Week 2Sun., Sept. 19vs. Atlanta FalconsW 48-25
Week 3Sun., Sept. 26at Los Angeles RamsL 24-34
Week 4Sun., Oct. 3at New England PatriotsW 19-17
Week 5Sun., Oct. 10vs. Miami DolphinsW 45-17
Week 6Thu., Oct. 14at Philadelphia EaglesW 28-22
Week 7Sun., Oct. 24vs. Chicago Bears4:25 PM / Tickets
Week 8Sun., Oct. 31at New Orleans Saints4:25 PM / Tickets
Week 9BYE
Week 10Sun., Nov. 14at Washington Football Team1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 11Mon., Nov. 22vs. New York Giants8:15 PM / Tickets
Week 12Sun., Nov. 28at Indianapolis Colts1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 13Sun., Dec. 5at Atlanta Falcons1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 14Sun., Dec. 12vs. Buffalo Bills4:25 PM / Tickets
Week 15Sun., Dec. 19vs. New Orleans Saints8:20 PM / Tickets
Week 16Sun., Dec. 26at Carolina Panthers1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 17Sun., Jan. 2at New York Jets1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 18Sun., Jan. 9vs. Carolina Panthers1:00 PM / Tickets

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2021 NFL Power Rankings: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Throughout the 2021 NFL season, we will compile a consensus NFL Power Rankings that averages the rankings of all 32 NFL teams.

Here is where the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rank in terms of average, best and worst:

Below you will find a Week 6 roundup for the Bucs in our consensus 2021 NFL Power Rankings.

ESPN -- Rank: 4

Most improved player: QB Tom Brady

How they've improved: This sounds ridiculous, right? What does a seven-time Super Bowl champion QB possibly need to improve on? But if you go back to this time last year, Brady was still learning the playbook and still trying to establish a rapport with his receivers, while offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich was still trying to learn him. Brady's touchdown to interception ratio has gone from 3.0 at this point last year to 7.5. Yards after the catch has also gone up from 542 yards to 850 yards, as has yards per attempt (7.93 yards per attempt versus 7.02, so he's not trying easier throws), suggesting better chemistry overall. -- Jenna Laine

NFL.com -- Rank: 3

The weirdest stat of Week 5: Sunday's 45-17 win over the Dolphins marked the first time Tom Brady threw for more than 400 yards and five touchdowns in a game. This feels impossible, given Brady's unmatched résumé over 22 seasons, but it's true. Not bad production, considering Brady didn't even play the final nine minutes of regulation as Blaine Gabbert closed out an overmatched Miami team. At halftime, newly acquired veteran cornerback Richard Sherman approached teammate Leonard Fournette and shared the eye-opening opinion that he'd never been part of a team with so much talent. The running back's response? "This s***'s different."

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers - 2021 Draft Results

The table below are all of the 2021 NFL Draft picks selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
132Joe TryonEDGEWashington
264Kyle TraskQBFlorida
395Robert HainseyOTNotre Dame
4129Jaelon DardenWRNorth Texas
5176K.J. BrittLBAuburn
7251Chris WilcoxCBBYU
7259Grant StuardLBHouston

More: Full 2021 NFL Draft Results - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Draft History

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fantasy Football ADPs

When it comes time to draft our fantasy football teams, it's helpful to know where players are typically being selected in fantasy football drafts.

As we approach the 2020 NFL season, the tool that helps us understand where players are being selected, on average, is fantasy football average draft position (ADP).

Using data from Fantasy Football Calculator, we have set up pages for all fantasy-relevant players that depicts their current trends in standard-scoring and PPR-scoring ADPs.

The chart below displays the Fantasy Football Average Draft Position (ADP) movement over the past 30 days for Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Chris Godwin in 12-team standard-scoring formats.

Chris Godwin Average Draft Position

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