Bucs Told Highly Touted Safety They Would Pick Him In First Round

It seems that the Bucs had been very excessive on Georgia security Lewis Cine. And in the event that they hadn’t traded the No. 27 general choose in final month’s draft, it may’ve been the previous Bulldog turning into the latest addition to the Tampa Bay secondary.

Showing on the Richard Sherman Podcast by way of PFF, Cine mentioned the Bucs instructed him they’d take him within the first spherical if he was nonetheless there late. Perhaps they thought they might nonetheless get Cine on the No. 33 choose, the choose they finally netted after they traded out of the primary spherical.

Cine ended up getting chosen by the Vikings with the No. 32 general choose. Talking on the podcast, he was none too glad that the Bucs glossed over him.

“I had a group at 27, they know who they’re,” Cine mentioned. “I ain’t acquired to say no names, it was at 27. The entire course of – for those who’re there we’re going to select you – ‘Okay.’ They transfer all the way down to the second spherical, first choose of the second spherical and I’m like ‘Rattling, they simply did me so soiled.’ After which I’m like ‘Alright, if I don’t go as we speak, it’s what it’s.’”

Shifting to the second spherical didn’t be sure that the Bucs acquired Cine, as he went one choose earlier within the first spherical. They did get one other participant on their radar in Houston defensive sort out Logan Corridor. With practices developing quickly, Corridor could have a chance to begin at defensive sort out subsequent to Vita Vea.

The one participant within the secondary who the Bucs drafted was cornerback Zyon McCollum within the fifth spherical. Tampa Bay should really feel assured sufficient with the security group it has. That consists of Antoine Winfield Jr., Mike Edwards, Keanu Neal and Logan Ryan, who will even play nickel nook.

You possibly can watch the whole episode of the Richard Sherman Podcast with Cine’s look right here.