REPORT: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Are Interested In Trading For NYJ MLB
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It is no surprise that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are in desperate need of a starting middle linebacker. Since the departure of Kwon Alexander, the Buccaneers now has a glaring hole in the middle of that Defense and so little of Salary-Cap space. But there might be a player that could help fill that role.
PER/ @PewterReport , the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are interested in trading for the New York Jets starting MLB Darron Lee.
Darron Lee was suspended for the final 4 games of the 2018 season due to violating the league’s substance abuse policy. But with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers sitting at a League-Low $2.8-Million, Darron is a cheap fit…. Also a great fit. In the final year of his rookie contract, he is scheduled to make $1.8-Million in 2019. Technically we would have enough to trade for him, but the Buccaneers need at least $10-Million to sign the 2019 Rookie Class. So Cap is a little tight at the moment…
There are a few connections with Lee and the new Buccaneers Coaching Staff. Todd Bowles as we know was the former Head Coach of the New York Jets. Darron Lee was drafted in the 1st Round of the 2016 NFL Draft, Selected 20th Overall. This is realistically ideal as Lee is familiar in Bowles’s Defense also could come cheap.
Here are the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2019 NFL Draft picks.
There is no secret the Buccaneers are looking to trade away a draft pick. We do not know what the Jets could be asking in return. Without a doubt, this NFL Draft will be huge setting our tone for 2019. Tampa Bay has the 5th overall, so do NOT be surprised to hear a ton of rumors about players and trades until the week of. Or unless something literally happens!
DARRON LEE: 2018 WEEK 1 GRADES (PER: PFF)
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