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The Best Offensive Prospects at Every Position in the 2017 NFL Draft

The top offensive prospects entering the 2017 NFL Draft.

Quarterback: DeShone Kizer, Notre Dame


It's safe to assume that the Buccaneers won't be in the market for a quarterback in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft. It's also safe to assume that a team in need of a quarterback won't let Kiner fall low. Both and Walter Football believe Kiner is the top quarterback in this year's draft class, while Sports Illustrated and CBS believe he is the second-best. Clemson's Deshaun Watson was second on's list while Trubisky was third.

Running Back: Dalvin Cook, Florida State


Cook and LSU's Leonard Fournette were split right down the middle, with each player receiving two first-place and two second-place votes from the four media outlets listed. So, in an effort to break the tie, we considered a fifth source, Pro Football Focus, which gave the edge to Cook.  Regardless of which order they're picked in, most seem to agree that both will be among the top 10 players drafted.

Wide Receiver: Mike Williams, Clemson


It's a near-unanimous decision that the former Clemson Tiger is the best wide receiver in this year's draft class, with Williams being ranked No. 1 by CBS, Walter Football and Sports Illustrated has Williams ranked as the No. 2 receiver in this year's draft behind Western Michigan's Corey Davis. Many draft analysts believe that the Buccaneers will select a receiver with the No. 19 overall pick, but those same analysts doubt Williams will fall into the bottom half of the first round.

Tight End: O.J. Howard, Alabama


This year's tight end draft class is one of the strongest in recent years, but Howard has set himself apart. He was selected as the best player at his position by all four outlets polled and is universally considered to be a first-round pick. Although the Buccaneers had one of the NFL's most productive tight ends a year ago, Howard has been projected to the Buccaneers by several analysts, including ESPN's Todd McShay.

Offensive Tackle: Cam Robinson, Alabama


The popular opinion is that Robinson and Wisconsin's Ryan Ramczyk and both will be drafted in the first round, but most agree that Robinson will be the first one off the board. After declaring early for the draft, several mock drafts have him being drafted in the top half of the first round. He's listed as the best offensive tackle in the draft by Walter Football, Sports Illustrated and

Guard/ Center: Dan Feeney, Indiana


An interior offensive lineman's position is different from a tackle; many guards in college play center and vice versa. For the sake of projections, the two positions have been grouped together. Feeney played the majority of his career at guard and is the No. 1 player in the draft at that position, according to CBS and Sports Illustrated. believes he's the top prospect as well, even when combining the two positions.

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