Tampa Bay Buccaneers

5 Standouts Drafted at Pick No. 109

The Buccaneers hold the 109th overall pick in this year's NFL Draft. Here are five players who were selected with the same pick that went on to have excellent careers.

The most valuable draft pick in each team's history, according to NFL.com's Jim Reineking.

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1. OT Jon Runyan, Oilers
Runyan was taken with pick No. 109 in the 1996 draft by the Houston Oilers. After spending his rookie season on the bench, Runyan went on to start 192 consecutive regular season games, from 1997 to 2008, with the Oilers and Eagles. He started 21 playoff games in his career, No. 10 on the NFL's all-time list. In 1999, Runyan was named a second-team All-Pro by the Associated Press and in 2002, he was named to his first and only Pro Bowl.

2. DE Aaron Smith, Steelers
Smith spent his entire 13-year career with the Steelers after the team selected him with the 109th pick in the 1999 draft. He recorded 44 sacks in his career, including eight during the 2004 season, which earned him a spot on that year's Pro Bowl roster. His currently sits at No. 7 on Pittsburgh's all-time sack list.

3. RB Marion Barber, Cowboys
Barber was picked by the Cowboys with the 109th pick of the 2005 draft and spent six of his seven seasons in Dallas. In 2007, Barber was named to the Pro Bowl after running for 975 yards and 10 touchdowns. Barber's 54 rushing touchdowns position him third on Dallas' all-time list behind Hall of Famers Emmitt Smith and Tony Dorsett.

4. WR Jason Avant, Eagles
Avant played eight seasons in Philadelphia after the Eagled selected him with the 109th pick in the 2006 draft. In 2014, he played with both the Chiefs and Panthers. Throughout his career, Avant has caught 331 passes for 3,999 yards and 13 touchdowns.

5. DE Jarrett Johnson, Ravens
Johnson has started 132 games since the Ravens selected him with the 109th pick in the 2003 draft. He played the first nine seasons of his career in Baltimore before signing with San Diego, where he has spent the past three years since. He is No. 10 on Baltimore's all-time sack list with 10.

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