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Daily Bucs Links: Josh Norman everything

Here's your open thread for today.

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Trading up in the NFL Draft for a quarterback is rarely a good move -
The Los Angeles Rams and Philadelphia Eagles will likely regret mortgaging their futures for a chance to draft either Carson Wentz or Jared Goff.

Sheldon Rankins belongs on the inside of an NFL defensive line -
Sure, the Louisville defensive lineman can play a little on the edge, but retired NFL defensive end Stephen White sees a player whose best work will come at defensive tackle.

The top 300 players in the 2016 NFL Draft -
The strength of the 2016 NFL Draft is the depth. It's one of the chief reasons why the Tennessee Titans were willing to drop down all the way from the No. 1 overall pick to No. 15.

Jared Goff and Carson Wentz took very different paths to become top picks in the NFL Draft -
Talent evaluators have always had their eyes on Jared Goff, but Carson Wentz needed the pre-draft process to cement his status as a top pick in this year's NFL Draft.

These charts explain the 2016 NFL Draft's best running backs -
Using advanced stats and NFL Combine data to profile the major running back prospects in the 2016 NFL Draft, from Ezekiel Elliott, Derrick Henry, and Alex Collins to under-the-radar prospects like Deandre Washington.

Uncle Chaps grades the top prospects in the 2016 NFL Draft -
The ultimate NFL insider offers his take on the eight best players in the draft this year.

Carson Wentz's most important attribute may be his ability to chill -
For a guy who's about to be one of the top picks in the NFL Draft, Carson Wentz doesn't sound at all nervous about it.

Daniel Jeremiah Breaks Down Picks 6-10
The "Mock Draft Live" crew goes in-depth on Daniel Jeremiah's recent mock draft.

One Buc Mailbag: Shifting Landscapes
This week's mailbag reflects a busy week of NFL transactions, as the questions are colored by another draft trade and the Panthers' decision to remove the franchise tag from Josh Norman.

David Motivated to Prove Doubters Wrong
The Bucs' standout linebacker is driven to change the team's national perception.

Bucs Remember Legendary Pop Artist Prince
Buccaneers players react to the news that the iconic singer has passed away.'s 2016 RB Draft Preview + Bucs' Best Bets | Pewter Report has begun our annual draft previews with the RBs today, and also gives readers our annual best bet predictions.

Bucs among teams that already have inquired about Josh Norman
The Bucs don't have as much salary cap space as some other Josh Norman suitors, but they do offer a chance to face Carolina twice a season.

Bucs Draft Analysis: Linebacker | and The Tampa Tribune
The Buccaneers have seven selections, including the No. 9 overall pick, in the 2016 NFL draft to be held April 28-30 in Chicago. Tampa Bay has its own pick in each of the first six rounds.

Nothing's simple about evaluating OL talent for draft | Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Quarterback is the most valued position in the NFL, and the Bucs were fortunate to pluck Jameis Winston with the No. 1 selection in last year's draft.

The psychology of anonymous scouts and the NFL draft.
As public interest in the NFL draft has skyrocketed over the last decade, the rise of the anonymous scout as a major media star is one of the more bothersome aspects of this new popularity. But there is a simple solution.