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Watkins drafted #7 overall in Mel Kiper's Mock Draft

by Tony Crumpton - Associate Editor - Thursday, March 13, 2014 3:32 PM
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Pos: WR   Height: 6-1   Weight: 205   Hometown: Fort Myers, FL (South Fort Myers HS)  
Years Played: 2011 - 2013
ESPN's Mel Kiper has released his NFL Mock Draft 3.0 and has Clemson WR Sammy WatkinsSammy Watkins
Wide Receiver (2011 - 2013)
#2 6-1, 205
Fort Myers, FL

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drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (7th overall).

As an interesting side note, Kiper had Buffalo LB Khalil Mack going #1 overall to the Houston Texans.

Analysis: The Bucs are going to be good on the defensive side of the ball. They've added a good defensive end in Michael Johnson and a good cornerback in Alterraun Verner, and they may not be done. But they also have uncertainty at QB even with the addition of Josh McCown. And whether it's McCown or second-year option Mike Glennon, another weapon in the passing game will help, and Watkins becomes a pretty good value at this point. His experience implies a player ready to succeed early; the offense will get a bump from his presence.


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