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Daily Bucs Links 4/25/12 - More Draft Talk

Buccaneers aim to fill glaring needs in draft | Fox Sports Florida
That sounds like a good plan.

Bucs may find it tough to pass on Claiborne |
If the Vikings don't take him. But a good trade offer could do it.

NFL draft preview: Outside linebackers -
Pretty relevant for the Bucs.

N.F.L. Evolution: The Eminence of the Left Tackle and Other Myths -
Not that important if your QB has good pocket presence.

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | Word of Muth: Scouting the Draft
Scouting linemen.

Mocking It Up: Consensus Develops Among Top Six Picks
Claiborne 19 times, Richardson once. news: Mike Mayock's top 100 NFL draft prospect rankings
Useful. - PFW consensus Top 100
And another top 100.

Free agency helps, draft the key - Yahoo! Sports
Building through the draft is always the key. But you have to do something when your draft picks don't pan out.

At a glance: Bucs GM Mark Dominik's draft record |
So many 'unknowns'.

Few of Dominik's draft picks have made impact for Bucs |
Yet a lot of them still could.

NFL - Inside a draft war room - ESPN
Good read. news: Fletcher Cox could be St. Louis Rams' sixth pick, or earlier
Someone trade up with the Bucs, please.

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If you have a topic you want to talk about, remember that you can write a fanpost. news: NFL announces fan guidelines for attending draft
For those in NYC.

Bucs draft position analysis: WR/TE |
A small need there.

The Big Blue Blueprint - 04.30.12 - SI Vault
A good piece on the New York Giants.

2012 NFL Draft - Five overrated prospects including Morris Claiborne and Michael Floyd - ESPN

New Orleans Saints' reaction to latest Mickey Loomis scandal an intriguing one - Peter King -
This one doesn't really seem to have legs.

NFL reminds teams not to leak picks before podium announcement | ProFootballTalk
Should make the broadcast more exciting, at least.

Goodell: Saints players embraced bounties - NFC South Blog - ESPN

How can you tell which draft picks are truly valuable? - Grantland
One way to measure draft success.

Video: Bucs 2012 NFL draft preview | Tampa Bay Buccaneers blog: Bucs Beat | & Tampa Bay Times
Another preview.

All Eyez on Me - Vontaze Burfict, Tell All Story - Mocking The Draft
Vontaze Burfict probably shouldn't be drafted.

All Eyez on Me - Vontaze Burfict, Tell All Interview, Part. 2 w/ Exclusive Workout VIDEO - Mocking The Draft
But the interview is pretty good.

2012 draft needs position analysis: Defensive end |
Not a need. news: Steve Smith: Saints player admitted he targeted me
Josh Freeman could probably say the same.

NFL draft preview: Defensive backs - Tampa Bay Times
Huge need.

The Tape Never Lies: Lamar Miller is similar to Edgerrin James | Goal-Line Stand | Blogs |