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Reviewing the draft: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Reviewing the draft: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

For the first time during his tenure with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, head coach John Gruden will field a team built largely by himself. Gone are Tampa's defensive mainstays and clubhouse distractions. In their place are a group of veterans in the style Gruden covets. With Bruce Allen joining his former head coach in Tampa, this years draft promised to be pivotal for a rebuilding franchise.

A bit of a surprise choice, number one pick Michael Clayton is a big physical wide receiver who does not bring the speed many thought Tampa Bay needed.  Clayton will provide a physical receiving presence that the team lost after trading Keyshawn Johnson and he should get plenty of opportunities to play as the teams third receiver this season.  In time he could quickly grow into the number pass... Recommended Stories

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