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Buccaneers remaining needs: Number one, quarterback

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers entered the offseason with a slew of needs, and after free agency most of those needs are still the same, shockingly.

The top need is the same as it was before free agency started, or even before the offseason started: quarterback. And the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are, thankfully, in the perfect position to address this issue: they have the number one pick, which means that they get to pick either Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota to be the team's franchise quarterback.

Yes, the Bucs could still trade down, select another player or trade for some backup quarterback. But that just seems exceedingly unlikely: everything points to quarterback with the number one pick, and most indications are that it's going to be Jameis Winston.

So far so easy, but that doesn't entirely solve the problem. The Bucs also still have Mike Glennon, and the coaching staff made it pretty obvious last year that they didn't like him. Even when Josh McCown was completely imploding, he remained on the bench. Even when they benched nearly every starter during the second half of the final game, Glennon remained on the bench.

Unless Dirk Koetter's addition to the staff has changed something, Glennon seems like solid trade bait. Some team is going to want to give up a pick for a quarterback who can at least start, and still has some potential. But if the Bucs do trade him, they have another issue: no backup quarterback, and no real way to fill that hole. We'll see whether that turns into something, but right now my guess is that Glennon sticks -- if only because they don't have a better backup.