Bucs Had Lower Grade On DT

Throughout a loopy 2022 NFL Draft, the Bucs determined to commerce out of the primary spherical on Thursday night time. Tampa Bay added picks 33 (2nd), 106 (4th) and 180 (sixth), as Jacksonville moved as much as No. 27. One of many gamers that was closely linked to the Bucs at No. 27 was Georgie DT Devonte Wyatt. However GM Jason Licht handed on including Wyatt to commerce down as an alternative.

In keeping with former Bucs employees author and present editor at The Draft Community, Carmen Vitali, Wyatt had a second spherical grade from the crew. The Packers chosen Wyatt with the twenty eighth choose, one spot behind the place the Bucs initially chosen. Pewter Report’s Jon Ledyard had that state of affairs taking part in out in his current mock draft.

The Georgia defensive lineman had an impressive pre-draft course of, crushing the Senior Bowl and the NFL Scouting Mix. Wyatt impressed throughout interviews with the media as nicely, however questions have lingered about previous off-field points. The redshirt senior can be already 24 years previous, and didn’t escape till the 2021 season. Even then, Wyatt had simply seven takles for loss and a pair of.5 sacks. He’s very gifted and was No. 12 on Ledyard’s huge board. However the peripheral crimson flags had him additional down the Bucs board.

In current days, reviews had filtered in that Wyatt may fall out of the primary spherical. That didn’t occur, however concern about his profile prolonged past the Bucs. Now Tampa Bay will flip its’ consideration to the primary choose of the second spherical. Among the many gamers anticipated to be thought-about are Houston DT Logan Corridor, Colorado State TE Trey McBride, Washington CB Kyler Gordon, Clemson CB Andrew Sales space, Oklahoma DT Perrion Winfrey or Georgia LB Nakobe Dean. Pewter Report had Corridor because the Bucs first spherical choose within the last Pewter Report Mock Draft.