2014 Round 2 mock draft: Buccaneers grab a pass rusher

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A pass rusher or an offensive guard in round two for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers? These second-round mocks give them some good options in the 2014 NFL draft after picking Texas A&M receiver Mike Evans in the first round.

In their second round mock draft, Mocking the Draft's Dan Kadar has the Tampa Bay Buccaneers selecting Boise State DE DeMarcus Lawrence. That's a really interesting pick, to me. Lawrence is often seen as a possible 3-4 outside linebacker given his athleticism, but he'd play defensive end if the Buccaneers select him. 

We haven't really talked about him, but he'd be an outstanding fit with the Buccaneers. Greg Cosell thought he displayed the ability to "bend the edge and flatten to the quarterback", and that's not a trait see in college very often. He'd likely be a situational pass rusher for the Bucs early in his career, and could turn into an every-down player with some development and added weight. He'd add an explosive edge presence opposite Michael Johnson, something the Bucs lack right now. 

Three other second-round mock drafts have the Bucs addressing their biggest need, however. Mel KiperScouts Inc. and Bucky Brooks all have the Tampa Bay Buccaneers going with UCLA guard Xavier Su'a-Filo. He would fill as massive need for the Bucs, would be an instant starter and an instant upgrade. It's a sensible pick, with one caveat: the Bucs can probably get a competent (but lesser) starting lineman a little later in the draft, which could lead them to pick a different position in the second round. 

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