The Bucs signed franchise vast receiver Chris Godwin to a three-year deal value $20 million per 12 months. And the group added Atlanta’s Russell Gage with a three-year deal value $10 million per 12 months. But Tampa Bay is probably not executed at receiver. In keeping with Doug Kyed, the Bucs might be internet hosting Arkansas’ Treylon Burks on a High 30 go to previous to the 2022 NFL Draft.
#Arkansas WR Treylon Burks, a projected first-round decide, might be busy through the High 30 go to window.
He has visits lined up with the Packers, Buccaneers and Titans, amongst others, per supply.
— Doug Kyed (@DougKyed) March 24, 2022
Burks will reportedly go to Tennessee and Inexperienced Bay, too. NFL.com’ Daniel Jeremiah compares the 6-foot-3, 225-pound Burks to Titans vast receiver A.J. Brown. Burks is a first-round caliber expertise and might be among the many first receivers drafted. The Bucs is perhaps holding out hope he slips to No. 27 as a consequence of his 4.55 time within the 40-yard sprint.
Every NFL groups will get to carry 30 draft prospects to their headquarters for in-person interviews. The NFL additionally permits groups to host extra native draft prospects from close by schools or gamers who grew up in these cities.
A two-year starter for Arkansas, Burks was a first-team All-SEC participant in 2021 and was a second-team All-SEC choice in 2020. After catching 51 passes for 820 yards (16.1 avg.) and 7 touchdowns as a sophomore, Burks’ manufacturing exploded. He hauled in 66 passes for 1,104 yards (16.7 avg.) and 11 TDs final 12 months.
Burks’ enchantment to Tampa Bay is the truth that he performed within the slot in addition to exterior. His dimension and talent to make contested catches is much like Mike Evans. Whereas Burks’ enjoying fashion is paying homage to Godwin. Each get yards after the catch and are robust over the center.
As a result of the Bucs offense is receiver-driven, it actually takes 4 stable receivers for Tampa Bay to be at its best. Final 12 months, Godwin missed the top of the season and the playoffs as a consequence of a knee harm. After Antonio Brown’s abrupt departure and late-season accidents to Breshad Perriman and Cyril Grayson, Jr., the Bucs offense didn’t have sufficient firepower to beat the Rams in a house playoff recreation. Including a dynamic playmaker like Burks would give Tom Brady and the Bucs a fourth big-time weapon together with Evans, Godwin and Gage.