Compared to the defense, the offense has done well in Ryan Van Bibber's positional rankings so far. The offensive line came in 14th, as did the running backs, and now the wide receivers come in 13th place. That 13th place comes courtesy of Vincent Jackson, the team's single biggest investment this offseason. Without Jackson to take the number one spot on the depth chart, the team's receiving corps would undoubtedly be viewed very differently. Still, the Bucs do have a lot of depth at receiver, but most of that is young, unproven depth. Here's what Van Bibber had to say about the Buccaneer receivers.
The Bucs spent big this offseason, forcing fans to double check and make sure that this was in fact the notoriously tight-fisted Buccaneers. One of those acquisitions was Vincent Jackson, who gives the team an unquestioned top receiver. Less focus on Mike Williams might be just what he needs after a disappointing follow up in his sophomore season. Preston Parker is a name to know heading into the season, and his emergence could make Arrelious Benn the odd man out when cuts start happening.
Top Option: Vincent Jackson