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Bucs Nation Feb 11, 2016

Back when the Buccaneers drafted two busts in a Hall of Fame draft

The 2011 NFL draft was amazing. Von Miller, J.J. Watt, Cam Newton, Patrick Peterson, Julio Jones, Tyron Smith, Richard Shermon, Justin Houston, A.J. Green, Robert Quinn, Cameron Jordan -- Pro Bowler after All-Pro after future Hall of Famer. It was perhaps one of the best drafts the NFL has ever seen. Matt Williamson brought back those memories by performing a re-draft. Here's who the Bucs actually drafted that year: Round one: Adrian Clayborn - 13 sacks in 36 games before leaving in free agency. Round two: Da'Quan Bowers - 7 sacks in 53 games before being cut, and then returning briefly...
Bucs Nation Jan 27, 2016

Edge rusher Noah Spence making a splash at the Senior Bowl

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers need a pass rusher. They've needed one ever since they cut Simeon Rice, nearly a decade ago. They haven't been able to find one, but not for a lack of trying. Among the free agency and draft busts since then: Gaines Adams, Adrian Clayborn, Da'Quan Bowers and Michael Johnson. Every year the team tries to find someone, and every year they fail. This time, things may be the same. It is difficult to find explosive, consistent edge rushers in this draft. You end up looking at players like DeForest Buckner, who's more of a 3-4 end than an explosive edge rusher, or players...

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