Donte Moncrief visits the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who need a receiver

Spruce Derden-USA TODAY Sports

Wide receiver Donte Moncrief is the latest receiver to visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He'd represent an instant upgrade for the Bucs.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are heavily targeting receivers in the 2014 NFL draft, which should surprise absolutely no one. They've brought in for a visit or worked out at least four receivers, the latest of them being Ole Miss receiver Donte Moncrief, per Gil Brandt.

Moncrief is generally seen as a second- or third-round prospect. He'd represent excellent value with the Bucs' third-round pick, but wouldn't look bad as a second-round pick, either. At Mississippi, the junior put up over 900 receiving yards and 16 combined touchdowns over the past two years. That's good if not dominant production, but Moncrief is a very complete wideout nonetheless.

At 6'2", 221 lbs, Moncrief has outstanding size, and his 4.40-second 40-yard dash at the NFL scouting combine is outstanding for a player his size. That kind of physical talent is similar to Arrelious Benn, who failed to develop his skills as a receiver in the NFL, but was still a very talented receiver coming out in the draft.

Moncrief's speed shows up on tape, too, as he can eat up cushions quickly. He shows a good ability to break down into his cuts, coming back to the football consistently. Greg Cosell called him "somewhat of a sleeper" and compared his build to Andre Johnson's, noting that he has an "NFL skillset". He's a smooth route-runner with the size and physicality to win in the NFL.

The Mississippi prospect is not a complete receiver, though. The offense he operated in was fairly simple, and he had a few issues catching the football. He did display the ability to adjust to the ball and win jump-ball battles, but he also had a few too many drops. Still, he's one of many second-tier wideouts that should be available anywhere from the late first round to the start of the third round, and he'd be an instant starter and upgrade for the Bucs.

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