Bucs Told Highly Touted Safety They Would Pick Him In First Round

It seems that the Bucs have been very excessive on Georgia security Lewis Cine. And in the event that they hadn’t traded the No. 27 general choose in final month’s draft, it might’ve been the previous Bulldog changing into the latest addition to the Tampa Bay secondary.

Showing on the Richard Sherman Podcast by way of PFF, Cine stated the Bucs instructed him they’d take him within the first spherical if he was nonetheless there late. Possibly they thought they may nonetheless get Cine on the No. 33 choose, the choose they finally netted once they traded out of the primary spherical.

Cine ended up getting chosen by the Vikings with the No. 32 general choose. Talking on the podcast, he was none too blissful that the Bucs glossed over him.

“I had a workforce at 27, they know who they’re,” Cine stated. “I ain’t obtained to say no names, it was at 27. The entire course of – if you happen to’re there we’re going to choose you – ‘Okay.’ They transfer right down to the second spherical, first choose of the second spherical and I’m like ‘Rattling, they simply did me so soiled.’ After which I’m like ‘Alright, if I don’t go right now, it’s what it’s.’”

Shifting to the second spherical didn’t make sure that the Bucs obtained Cine, as he went one choose earlier within the first spherical. They did get one other participant on their radar in Houston defensive sort out Logan Corridor. With practices developing quickly, Corridor can have a chance to begin at defensive sort out subsequent to Vita Vea.

The one participant within the secondary who the Bucs drafted was cornerback Zyon McCollum within the fifth spherical. Tampa Bay should really feel assured sufficient with the protection group it has. That consists of Antoine Winfield Jr., Mike Edwards, Keanu Neal and Logan Ryan, who can even play nickel nook.

You possibly can watch the complete episode of the Richard Sherman Podcast with Cine’s look right here.


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