Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Top 5 Trade Up Draft Picks

The Redskins traded up to secure their quarterback, Robert Griffin III, in the 2012 NFL Draft. The Buccaneers have made some memorable draft day moves themselves, including trading up to take current First-team All-Pro linebacker Lavonte David. Check out five memorable draft trades in Bucs history.

1) 2012 Draft

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Traded third-round pick (#68) and fourth-round pick (#126) to Houston for Second-round (#58) and seventh-round (#233)

Used #58 to draft LB Lavonte David

David Stats:
2012-Present
41 games, 386 tackles, 8.0 sacks, 6 INTs, 19 QB hits, 55 TFLs, 4 forced fumbles
2013 All-Pro selection

2) 1995 Draft

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Traded two second-round picks (#41 and #63) to Dallas for First-round (#28)

Used #28 to draft LB Derrick Brooks

Brooks Stats:
1995-2008
221 starts, 2,198 tackles, 25 INTs, 25 forced fumbles, 7 TDs
11 Pro Bowl selections

5 First-team All-Pro selections*
Super Bowl Champion
2002 NFL Defensive Player of the Year
Pro Football Hall of Fame First-Team All-2000s Team Selection

*denotes Buccaneers record

3) 2001 Draft

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Traded first-round pick (#21) and second-round pick (#51) to Buffalo for First-round (#14)

Used #14 to draft T Kenyatta Walker

Walker Stats:
2001-2006
73 games started
5 postseason games started
Super Bowl Champion

4 & 5) 1997 Draft

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Traded 1996 second-round pick to San Diego for 1997 first-round (#16)

Traded first-round pick (#8) and fourth-round (#104) to New York Jets for First-round (#6)

Traded first-round pick (#6) to Seattle for First-round (#12) and third-round (#63)

Used #12 on RB Warrick Dunn

Used #16 on WR Reidel Anthony

Dunn Buccaneers Stats:
1997-2001, 2008
91 games played, 4,986 rushing yards, 4.0 ypc, 306 rec., 2,704 rec. yards, 28 TDs
2 Pro Bowl Selections
1997 AP Offensive Rookie of the Year

Anthony Buccaneers Stats:
1997-2001
144 receptions, 1,846 yards, 12.8 yards per catch, 16 TDs
95 kick returns, 2,232 yards

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