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Buccaneers Top Fantasy Players

These are the top fantasy football players of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as ranked by Average Draft Position (ADP) in PPR-format mock drafts.

Data as of May 7, 2021.

# Name Pos Team ADP Bye
1 Mike Evans WR TB 3.12 13
2 Chris Godwin WR TB 4.08 13
3 Ronald Jones II RB TB 5.08 13
4 Leonard Fournette RB TB 6.12 13
5 Tom Brady QB TB 7.01 13
6 Rob Gronkowski TE TB 8.10 13
7 Antonio Brown WR TB 9.09 13
8 Tampa Bay Defense DEF TB 11.05 13
9 O.J. Howard TE TB 12.07 13
10 Giovani Bernard RB TB 13.01 13
11 Scott Miller WR TB 13.09 13
12 Ke'Shawn Vaughn RB TB 13.10 13
13 Ryan Succop PK TB 14.12 13

Mike Evans

Mike Evans's current ADP is 3.12, which is the 12th pick of the 3rd round, and 35th selection overall.

Mike Evans Average Draft Position PPR

Chris Godwin

Chris Godwin's current ADP is 4.08, which is the 8th pick of the 4th round, and 44th selection overall.

Chris Godwin Average Draft Position PPR

Ronald Jones II

Ronald Jones II's current ADP is 5.08, which is the 8th pick of the 5th round, and 56th selection overall.

Ronald Jones II Average Draft Position PPR

Leonard Fournette

Leonard Fournette's current ADP is 6.12, which is the 12th pick of the 6th round, and 72nd selection overall.

Leonard Fournette Average Draft Position PPR

Tom Brady

Tom Brady's current ADP is 7.01, which is the 1st pick of the 7th round, and 73rd selection overall.

Tom Brady Average Draft Position PPR

Rob Gronkowski

Rob Gronkowski's current ADP is 8.10, which is the 10th pick of the 8th round, and 93rd selection overall.

Rob Gronkowski Average Draft Position PPR

Antonio Brown

Antonio Brown's current ADP is 9.09, which is the 9th pick of the 9th round, and 104th selection overall.

Antonio Brown Average Draft Position PPR

Tampa Bay Defense

Tampa Bay Defense's current ADP is 11.05, which is the 5th pick of the 11th round, and 125th selection overall.

Tampa Bay Defense Average Draft Position PPR

O.J. Howard

O.J. Howard's current ADP is 12.07, which is the 7th pick of the 12th round, and 138th selection overall.

O.J. Howard Average Draft Position PPR

Giovani Bernard

Giovani Bernard's current ADP is 13.01, which is the 1st pick of the 13th round, and 144th selection overall.

Giovani Bernard Average Draft Position PPR

Scott Miller

Scott Miller's current ADP is 13.09, which is the 9th pick of the 13th round, and 153rd selection overall.

Scott Miller Average Draft Position PPR

Ke'Shawn Vaughn

Ke'Shawn Vaughn's current ADP is 13.10, which is the 10th pick of the 13th round, and 154th selection overall.

Ke'Shawn Vaughn Average Draft Position PPR

Ryan Succop

Ryan Succop's current ADP is 14.12, which is the 12th pick of the 14th round, and 167th selection overall.

Ryan Succop Average Draft Position PPR

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2020 Schedule

Week Home/Away Opponent
1 Away New Orleans Saints
2 Home Carolina Panthers
3 Away Denver Broncos
4 Home Los Angeles Chargers
5 Away Chicago Bears
6 Home Green Bay Packers
7 Away Las Vegas Raiders
8 Away New York Giants
9 Home New Orleans Saints
10 Away Carolina Panthers
11 Home Los Angeles Rams
12 Home Kansas City Chiefs
14 Home Minnesota Vikings
15 Away Atlanta Falcons
16 Away Detroit Lions
17 Home Atlanta Falcons

Tampa Bay Buccaneers News

Raymond Calais, Facing competition after draft

Calais is expected to compete for special-teams work with 2021 NFL Draft seventh-round selection Jake Funk, Jourdan Rodrigue of The Athletic reports.

Analysis: A star on special teams in college, Calais is a speedster who played four games and recorded 152 kick-return yards as a rookie for the Rams last season. Not only will he compete with Funk for work, Los Angeles also added wide receiver DeSean Jackson through free agency, and the veteran could also be in the return-game mix. Incumbent returner, Nsimba Watson is also in the picture.

Raymond Calais player page.

May 4, 2021 3:45 PM EST


DeSean Jackson, Speedster added in draft

Jackson could have competition for snaps following the selection of wide receiver Tutu Atwell in the second round of the 2021 NFL Draft, Jourdan Rodrigue of The Athletic reports.

Analysis: After playing just eight games the past two years, Jackson signed an incentive-heavy contract with the Rams, which aligns with his inability to stay healthy. He has the potential to fill a deep-threat role for the Los Angeles passing attack, and even factor in on special teams. However, the Rams added Atwell as both a complement and insurance policy because of his speed and ability to stretch the field. Jackson's probably going to slide into a situational role with Cooper Kupp and Robert Woods atop the wide receiver depth chart, and Van Jefferson likely to take a step forward in his second season.

DeSean Jackson player page.

May 4, 2021 3:40 PM EST


Cameron Brate, Reworks contract

Brate restructured his contract to help the Bucs clear up $4.69 million in cap space, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

Analysis: The new deal gives Brate a $2.425 million signing bonus, while his 2021 base salary dips to $1.075 million. The Bucs will have team options in 2022 and 2023, so this can mostly be viewed as a move to shift Brate's cap hit into future seasons. It should also solidify his roster spot in Tampa Bay, though targets will be hard to come by if fellow tight ends Rob Gronkowski and O.J. Howard stay healthy. Brate averaged only 2.1 targets per game last season, and that was with Howard out for most of the year. For fantasy purposes, the interesting part of Brate's renegotiation is that it freed up cap space for the Bucs to re-sign WR Antonio Brown.

Cameron Brate player page.

April 28, 2021 8:33 AM EST


Ronald Jones II, Joined by Fournette again in '21

Jones will share backfield duties again with Leonard Fournette in 2021 after the latter re-signed with the Buccaneers on a one-year deal March 26, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.

Analysis: Jones logged a team-high 192 carries in 2020, with Fournette a distant second with 97 attempts while appearing in just one fewer game. However, the latter truly took off in the postseason, beginning with a wild-card win over Washington that Jones missed after suffering a quadriceps pull in pregame warmups. Given Fournette's productivity at the most critical time of year and his superior pass-catching skills, Jones could certainly find himself in a much closer timeshare arrangement in the coming campaign.

Ronald Jones II player page.

April 26, 2021 9:28 PM EST


Raymond Calais, Could emerge as return specialist

Calais could compete for a return specialist job this season, Jourdan Rodrigue of The Athletic reports.

Analysis: The 2020 seventh-round selection was scooped off the Buccaneers practice squad last preseason and went on to play 34 special-teams snaps across four games for the Rams. Calais is an explosive speedster who piled up 2,493 kickoff return yards over four collegiate seasons with Louisiana-Lafayette. The Rams could add a running back in the 2021 NFL Draft or through free agency to make Calais' path to a roster spot more difficult, but as it stands, he appears set to compete with wide receiver Nsimba Webster for punt- and kick-return duties.

Raymond Calais player page.

April 23, 2021 7:43 AM EST