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Unless there’s a trade, the NFC South is done with the third round of the draft. This will be a short summary since the Carolina Panthers and Atlanta Falcons didn’t have picks in the round. Let’s take a look at what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and theShare Tweet
Bucs load up defensive backfieldTAMPA, Fla. -- When your pass defense (almost all by itself) sinks an entire season, there’s only one thing to do. You go overboard to fix it. That’s the approach the Tampa Bay Buccaneers followed Friday night as they drafted Mississippi State cornerbShare Tweetdeadspin.com Apr 26, 2013If you are somehow unfamiliar with Steve Gleason's story, go here and read everything. Fresh off his trip with Scott Fujita to Machu Picchu, the former New Orleans safety appeared in New York tonight to announce the Saints' third-round pick of Terron Ar…Share TweetJosh Freeman may need to start looking over his shoulder in Tampa Bay. The Buccaneers selected a quarterback in the third round of the 2013 NFL draft, taking North Carolina State’s Mike Glennon as potential competition for Freeman as the starting quarteShare TweetThe NFC South second-round picks just wrapped up. I’ll do a quick analysis on each of the three (the New Orleans Saints didn’t have a pick in the road). And I’ll be back later with a column on what I think is the division’s best story of the nightShare Tweet
Bucs add Banks to loaded secondaryThe Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ secondary keeps getting better. With the Bucs’ first-round draft pick, they acquired cornerback Darrelle Revis in a trade with the Jets. And with the Bucs’ second-round pick on Friday night, they acquired cornerback JohnthaShare Tweet
The Second Round: Picks 43-47yahoo.com Apr 26, 201343. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Johnthan Banks, CB, Mississippi State -- Interesting player. The fact that Banks has played some free safety at a fairly high level makes him an interesting positional chip at the next level, especially with teams that like to …Share TweetNew Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman is apparently serious about remaking his defensive line in the Giants mold. A day after using the 14th pick on Utah nose tackle Star Lotulelei, he used the 44th pick on Purdue defensive tackle Kawann Short. Wh…Share TweetJoin our ESPN.com NFL experts for Rounds 2 and 3 of the 2013 NFL draft. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 6 p.m. ET. See you there.Share TweetAs we wait for the NFL draft to resume in a few hours, let’s take a quick team-by-team look at some of the highlights from Friday’s NFC South chat: ATLANTA FALCONS Zach (Starkville): What do you see as the Falcons biggest need now that the CB hole hasShare TweetNow that I’ve had a little time to reflect, I’m going to give each NFC South team a grade for the first round of the draft. Atlanta Falcons: They addressed their biggest need by choosing cornerback Desmond Trufant. They traded up a bit to do it, but tShare TweetWhen Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman saw Star Lotulelei’s name on the board, it was love at first sight. “I mean, you know,” Gettleman said of the Utah defensive tackle. “It’s like when you guys met your wives, you knew, you knew.” SoShare TweetWith the New Orleans Saints’ selection of Texas safety Kenny Vaccaro, there’s a common assumption that either strong safety Roman Harper or free safety Malcolm Jenkins will be on the way out. But I’m not so sure that’s the case. I think the SaintsShare Tweet
New Orleans Saints draft Terron Armstead No. 75Apr 26Former New Orleans Saints safety Steve Gleason uses a computer to help him announce offensive tackle Terron Armstead's selection as the No. 75 overall pick of the 2013 NFL Draft.
Mike Glennon drafted at No. 73 by Tampa Bay BuccaneersApr 26The Tampa Bay Buccaneers pick N.C. State quarterback Mike Glennon No. 73 overall in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers draft Johnthan banks No. 43 in 2013 NFL DraftApr 26The Tampa Bay Buccaneers select cornerback Johnthan Banks out of Mississippi State with the 43rd overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Carolina Panthers draft Kawann Short No. 44 overall in the 2013 NFL DraftApr 26The Carolina Panthers drafted Purdue DT Kawann Short with the No. 44 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.