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Buccaneers Mock Draft Roundup 10.0

Here at we've compiled the mock drafts from some of the biggest names in the national media to show you who they think will proudly don red and pewter on April 30th when the Buccaneers announce their number one overall pick.

With the NFL Draft in Chicago under three weeks away, most experts agree that the Buccaneers are favoring Jameis Winston over Marcus Mariota.

Here's what the experts have to say.




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1st: Jameis Winston, QB (FSU) 46%2nd:Marcus Mariota, QB (ORE)*40%3rd:Draft Someone Else12%* 4th: Trade the Pick**2%


** Insider, Mel Kiper
"I've had Winston going No. 1 overall since my first mock draft and I believe he'll still be there in my final mock draft."
#2 Titans: Marcus Mariota, QB (TEN)
#3 Jaguars: Leonard Williams, DT (USC)

check-mark-md-copy.png, Brian Baldinger
"Let the rebuilding in Tampa begin. Winston is the best QB prospect since Andrew Luck."#2 Titans: Dante Fowler, OLB (UF)
#3 Jaguars: Leonard Williams, DT (USC)

check-mark-md-copy.png Insider, Todd McShay
"In deciding whether or not to use the No. 1 overall pick on Winston, the Bucs are going to have to evaluate him from an off-field perspective. Are they comfortable enough with his past behavior and his maturity level to make him the face of their franchise?"
#2 Titans: Marcus Mariota, QB (ORE)
#3 Jaguars: Amari Cooper, WR (ALA)

check-mark-md-copy.png, Dan Kadar
"Tampa Bay hasn't used a first-round pick on a quarterback since 2009, so it's time to strike again in search of that franchise signal caller."
#2 Titans: Marcus Mariota, QB (ORE)
#3 Jaguars: Dante Fowler, OLB (UF)

check-mark-md-copy.png, Dane Brugler
"Nothing has changed at the top. The Buccaneers have a need at quarterback and Winston is believed to be their target with the No. 1 overall pick."
#2 Titans: Leonard Williams, DT (USC)
#3 Jaguars: Vic Beasley, OLB (CLEM)

check-mark-md-copy.png, Rob Rang
"Winston essentially sealed his position as the top pick with a solid pro day workout."
#2 Titans: Leonard Williams, DT (USC)
#3 Jaguars: Dante Fowler, OLB (UF)

check-mark-md-copy.png, Lance Zierlein
"Pairing him with Mike Evans could prove to be too enticing for Bucs to pass on."#2 Titans: Leonard Williams, DT (USC)
#3 Jaguars: Dante Fowler, OLB (UF)


"Winston only helped himself in Indianapolis. In addition to throwing some terrific passes in the field drills, he also impressed in the interviews, prompting one personnel man to compare his football IQ to Peyton Manning's."
#2 Titans: Marcus Mariota, QB (ORE)
#3 Jaguars: Dante Fowler, OLB (UF)


NFL Draft Links

> Twitter reacts to Winston's pro day

Takeaways from Winston's pro day
Photos from Marcus Mariota's Pro Day
VIDEO: Best of Mariota's Pro Day
The Great Debate: What to do at #1?

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