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The latest Eagles-Marcus Mariota trade rumor is the strangest one yet -
The possibility of a three-team deal with the Eagles, Browns and Titans now exists according to a new report.

Bucs Draft Breakdown: 7th Round's TJ Rives and former 1st round draft pick Anthony Becht breakdown the Buccaneers 2015 NFL Draft needs round-by-round, focusing on Cornerback and Wide Receiver prospects that could be available in the 7th Round.

What Separates Mariota, Winston?
NFL Media's Bucky Brooks joins "NFL AM" to break down the top draft prospects, and explain what makes Jameis Winston a better prospect than Marcus Mariota.'s 2015 CBs Draft Preview + Bucs' Best Bets | Pewter Report
The Buccaneers will likely draft a cornerback in Rounds 3-7 to help in nickel defense. previews some of the prospects the Bucs are targeting.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers mailbag
Would the Bucs want to trade for Adrian Peterson? Pat Yasinskas addresses that and more in the mailbag.

Buc Beat: Tampa’s pursuit keeps Johnson’s NFL dream alive | and The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA — George Johnson had had enough. Enough of the roller-coaster ride low-level prospects usually find themselves on if they’re lucky enough to make it to the NFL in the first place.

Bucs draft analysis: Offensive line | and The Tampa Tribune
There is plenty of blame to be spread after a 2-14 season, and Tampa Bay’s offensive line was surely a major culprit

Bucs draft analysis: Running back | and The Tampa Tribune
The Buccaneers have eight selections, including the No. 1 overall pick, in the 2015 NFL draft to be held Thursday-May 2 in Chicago. Tampa Bay has one pick in each of the seven rounds, plus an additional pick in the seventh.

Making sure: Buccaneers vetted Winston, off the field | and The Tampa Tribune
Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht thinks he and coach Lovie Smith are on the brink of the most important decision in franchise history, one that could chart the team’s course for decades.

Jameis Winston is not JaMarcus Russell | Tampa Bay Times
If there's one thing that NFL scouts and personnel executives should be ashamed of this time of year, it's serving as one of the unnamed assassins that seem to surface the week before the draft in an attempt to devalue players.

Why Football Doesn't Matter, by Not John Harbaugh | VICE Sports
By trying to explain why football matters, an NFL coach manages to make the best argument imaginable for why it doesn't matter.

#Mariota or #Winston: Watch The Plank: First Draft 7:30 p.m. Friday - Story | | Tampa Bay News, Weather, Sports, Things To Do | WFTS-TV
Watch live online: The Plank: First Draft with Tom Korun and Tampa Bay Times Sports Writers Greg Auman, Rick Stroud, Matt Baker and Tom Jones, Friday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m.