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The worst kind of draft pick -
Why are teams like the Browns, Jaguars, Jets and Rams so bad so consistently? It starts in the first round of the NFL Draft.

The problem with DeVante Parker -
Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White likes what the Louisville receiver can do on the field, but has real concerns if he can do it consistently.

Insider Talks Johnson Trade
Team Insider Casey Phillips talks to Senior Writer and Editor Scott Smith about the acquisition of DT George Johnson and the improvements made to the defensive line rotation.

One Buc Mailbag: Line Additions
This week's mailbag centers around the defensive line, both in terms of a recent addition and a hypothetical draft scenario's 2015 RBs Draft Preview + Bucs' Best Bets | Pewter Report
Pewter Report takes a look at the best of the 2015 draft class at the running back position.

Marcus Mariota might be more NFL-ready than you think
The popular sentiment has been that Jameis Winston is far more NFL-ready than Marcus Mariota, but Mariota may be more ready than people think.

Woman who accused Winston of rape files lawsuit against him | and The Tampa Tribune
Two weeks before the NFL draft, when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are expected to select him with the No. 1 overall pick, former Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston was sued Thursday

Erica Kinsman sues NFL prospect Jameis Winston | Tampa Bay Times
Former Florida State University star quarterback Jameis Winston was sued Thursday in the latest — and expected — development in a sexual assault case dating back more than two years.

Why quarterback Marcus Mariota transcends the Oregon offense - ESPN The Magazine
The NFL doesn't quite know what to make of Marcus Mariota. But the film doesn't lie: The kid is more than just a product of Oregon's scheme.