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Bucs load up defensive backfield

Bucs load up defensive backfield

ESPN.com Updated Apr 26, 2013
TAMPA, 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 cornerb
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  • NFC South third round at a glance

    NFC South third round at a glance

    ESPN.com Apr 26, 2013
    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 the
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  • With Barkley and Nassib still on the board, Bucs take Glennon

    With Barkley and Nassib still on the board, Bucs take Glennon

    profootballtalk.com Apr 26, 2013
    Josh 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 quarte
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  • Bucs add Banks to loaded secondary

    Bucs add Banks to loaded secondary

    profootballtalk.com Apr 26, 2013
    The 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 Johntha
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  • The Second Round: Picks 43-47

    The Second Round: Picks 43-47

    yahoo.com Apr 26, 2013
    43. 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 …
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  • NFC South chat Friday at 1 p.m.

    NFC South chat Friday at 1 p.m.

    ESPN.com Apr 26, 2013
    One round of the NFL draft is complete, but there are six more to go. We’ll talk about what already has happened and we’ll talk about what may still happen when we hold the weekly NFC South chat Friday at 1 p.m. ET. Bring your questions on the Buccane
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  • Video - Mike Glennon drafted at No. 73 by Tampa Bay Buccaneers 00:44

    Mike Glennon drafted at No. 73 by Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    Apr 26
    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers pick N.C. State quarterback Mike Glennon No. 73 overall in the 2013 NFL Draft.
  • Video - Tampa Bay Buccaneers draft Johnthan banks No. 43 in 2013 NFL Draft 01:30

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers draft Johnthan banks No. 43 in 2013 NFL Draft

    Apr 26
    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers select cornerback Johnthan Banks out of Mississippi State with the 43rd overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NFL draft -- Second-day winners, losers

    Apr 26
    On a day the Packers took care of business at the 2013 NFL draft, Matt Barkley's freefall reached new depths, writes John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL second-round mock draft

    Apr 26
    NEW YORK -- With all the quarterbacks that remain there for the picking, and the unfinished Manti Te'o saga, Friday night's second round has a chance to be as interesting as Thursday night's first round was unpredictable. I can't really recall a second …
  • Peter King: Looking back on a strange first round, ahead to a starry secon…

    Apr 26
    ST. LOUIS -- After the strangest first round of an NFL draft that I have seen, here's a look at the bizarro-world day-one (yes: Justin Pugh and Travis Frederick; no: Geno Smith and Matt Barkley) and a look ahead to a second day that will be starrier tha…
  • Don Banks: With GM seats burning, Bills and Dolphins go bold; more Snaps

    Apr 26
    NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we digest a less-than-riveting first round of the NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall ...