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NFL Draft Rumors: Buccaneers, Titans receiving trade calls

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are getting trade calls for their second-round pick, according to Albert Breer. The Bucs have the 34th overall pick, and teams targeting wide receivers and offensive linemen are looking to move up, Breer notes. The Bucs have one extra seventh-round pick this year, but not a lot of extra picks, and they do have a slew of needs -- or at least a slew of positions they'd like to address. Adding another pick could help them add two offensive line starters, as well as some extra depth on the defensive line.

I'm not sure the Buccaneers want to risk a trade down, though. They could use an extra pick, but trading down would also mean passing up one lineman for a less-coveted one. That could work out, but it could also easily backfire and the team really doesn't have the leeway to take a lot of risks, here. Because as I keep saying: if they don't find starters in this draft, they can't find them outside of it, either.

And here's another interesting note: Randy Gregory is still on both the Tennessee Titans' and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' draft boards, according to Albert Breer. That is slightly surprising to me, given the fact that he's not really a fit for their defense given his size, and his off-field issues, but being on the board isn't the same thing as being on the board in a very high spot.

It remains most likely that the Bucs will simply stay put and take the best available offensive lineman to shore up the worst line in the NFL.