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Daily Bucs Links: Chasing La'el Collins

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We time-traveled to the year 2060 to grade the 2015 NFL Draft -
You can't honestly grade an NFL Draft for years. So is four and a half decades enough time?

Who will be the NFL's best rookies in 2015? -
The 2015 NFL Draft is over, so naturally, it's time for a really early look at which players have the best shot at winning the Offensive and Defensive Rookie of the Year awards.

Rise 'n Grind: Bills, Dolphins courting La'el Collins -
The LSU tackle could wind up in the AFC East ... if he winds up in the NFL at all.

Meet the Bucs' Undrafted Free Agents
Get to know the 13 Buccaneers signed after the conclusion of the NFL Draft.

Quotes: WR Evans, CB Verner, T Dotson
Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans, cornerback Alterraun Verner, and offensive tackle Demar Dotson spoke with the media at One Buc on Tuesday.

Demar Dotson: Tampa Bay Buccaneers' offensive line will be better
TAMPA, Fla. -- As the longest-tenured member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' offensive line, Demar Dotson has a powerful voice.He used it Tuesday during a break in the offseason conditioning program.

Mike Evans happy with Jameis Winston pick
There were a lot of people with differing opinions on Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota. Bucs WR Mike Evans says he is firmly in Winston's corner.

Podcast: Bucs' Draft Breakdown - Tampa Bay - Scout
In this podcast, Justin Pawlowski discusses the pursuit of La'el Collins and breaks down each of the Buccaneers draft selections.

Coach: LB Kwon Alexander can make quick impact for Bucs | Tampa Bay Times
John Chavis has been coaching college football since 1979, and the former LSU defensive coordinator says the Bucs found a playmaker in Tigers linebacker Kwon Alexander, a fourth-round draft pick who could make an impact this fall even though he's still only 20 years old.

Rookie in at left tackle, Dotson told he's back on right | Tampa Bay Times
After a three-game audition at left tackle at the end of last season, Demar Dotson spent the offseason training as if that were his future position, but the Bucs' drafting of Donovan Smith in the second round Friday means he's moving back to right tackle.

Bucs WR Mike Evans likes what he sees from Jameis Winston | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Bucs WR Mike Evans says he preferred new teammate Jameis Winston to Marcus Mariota because he delivers the ball from the pocket, though Evans caught passes from scrambling QB Johnny Manziel while the two were at Texas A&M.

2015 NFL draft: Jameis Winston, Frank Clark, Randy Gregory, more | The MMQB with Peter King
Before I get to your mail this week, three topics in the wake of the draft that have gotten attention in the three days since the 256th pick was made: The sexual assault case involving Jameis Winston.

In-Depth Look at Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Most Intriguing Selection, Kaelin Clay | Bleacher Report
Some heads were shaking in the media room after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected Utah Utes wide receiver Kaelin Clay in the sixth round of the NFL draft Saturday.

Prep football | IMG Academy names former Buc CB Donnie Abraham defensive coordinator | High School Sports | Bradenton Herald
In eight seasons in the NFL, Abraham racked up 38 interceptions and ranks No. 2 on the Bucs' all-time list in that department with 31 picks.

Florida Sports Talk Tampa Bay Buccaneers Players React to Jameis Winston
Now that the NFL draft has come and gone, several Bucs players offer their takes on Jameis Winston. Hear from Mike Evans, Demar Dotson and Alterraun Verner.

Gerald McCoy promises to take care of Jameis Winston - FOX 13 News
It's not only Buc fans who are curious to see Jameis Winston when he hits the field Friday for rookie camp. While veteran players won't be participating, it wouldn't be surprising if some show up t...

Teams can’t meet with La’el Collins, yet | ProFootballTalk
As the pursuit of LSU tackle La'El Collins commences, there's a problem. The pursuit of him can't commence yet, and least not in certain ways. "Clubs are prohibited from visiting a player who was eligible for the 2015 Draft at his campus or residence if the player has withdrawn from school and fi...

‘The Grantland NFL Podcast’: Breaking Down the Draft Picks in the NFC "

Fire, Football and the Story of a Renowned Photograph -
The strange-but-true story behind Robert Van Fleet’s famous 1965 photograph from a football game between bitter high school rivals in Massachusetts.

2015 NFL Mock Draft Grades: Scoring the Experts - Bleeding Green Nation
Taking a deeper look at how accurate mock drafts were.