Bucs Agree To Deal With Rookie DT

With coaching camp nearing, the Bucs have agreed to the phrases of a take care of rookie defensive sort out Logan Corridor, per NFL Community’s Tom Pelissero.

Corridor, the Bucs first choose of the 2022 NFL Draft, was chosen with the primary choose of the second spherical. The Bucs acquired the choose after buying and selling out of the primary spherical in a take care of the Jacksonville Jaguars.

That commerce additionally netted the crew the 106th choose which they used on Washington tight finish Cade Otton, and the one hundred and eightieth choose which they traded to maneuver up into the fifth spherical to pick Sam Houston cornerback Zyon McCollum.

With Corridor the Bucs are hoping to enhance their inside cross rush. Whereas the crew has one of many premier inside linemen within the sport in NT Vita Vea, they elected to not re-sign final 12 months’s beginning DT Ndamukong Suh. Former head coach Bruce Arians publicly spoke this offseason in regards to the crew making an attempt to get youthful, extra athletic, and sooner at defensive sort out.

Corridor ought to match that construct. On the NFL Draft Mix Corridor measured 6’6 and 283 kilos whereas working a 4.88 40-yard sprint. The Bucs are almost definitely having Corridor bulk up nearer to 300 kilos so as to maintain up on the inside of an NFL line of defense.

Throughout his 34-game profession at Houston, Corridor recorded 97 tackles, 19.5 tackles for loss, and 7 sacks. Six of these sacks and 13 of these tackles for loss got here throughout Corridor’s closing 12 months. Corridor will be part of an inside line of defense group that features holdovers Vea, Will Gholston and Rakeem Nunez-Roches, in addition to newly signed defensive sort out Akiem Hicks.

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