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2019 NFL Mock Draft: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Select DT Ed Oliver at No. 5

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Are the Buccaneers trying to improve their defensive interior for the second year in a row?

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With the 5th pick in the 2019 DBN Community NFL Mock Draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers select...

Ed Oliver, DT, Houston

The selection and write-up were made by xfl2001fan:

“The Bucs are in bad need of a disruptive force on their defensive line and the 6’2, 287lb Oliver was all of that for Houston last year. Even if the Bucs don’t release/trade Gerald McCoy, a team can never have enough pass rushers and he should fill out the rotation nicely. If they do let McCoy go, then Oliver will should help create a formidable interior with Vita Vea (who came one pretty well last year as the season progressed). Having veteran Jason Pierre-Paul at one of the end spots providing pass rush should also provide leadership on a line that should be getting younger.

Even with Kwon Alexander gone, and Devin White on the board, we felt that a strong defensive line would do far more to help this team moving forward than having a young LB behind a line with holes.”

Pokorny: “The draft continues to be dominated with defensive talent up front, although it is tough for a team to take two defensive tackles high in the draft in back-to-back years. Oliver isn’t a bad pick, it’s just one of those things you hate to think about when drafting.”

The New York Giants are up next, led by Barry Shuck.

2019 DBN Community Mock Draft Results

Pick Team Username Selection
Pick Team Username Selection
1 Arizona Cardinals Suppa Bob QB Kyler Murray
2 San Francisco 49ers Head Hunter Horning EDGE Nick Bosa
3 New York Jets Robo Dawg EDGE Josh Allen
4 Oakland Raiders mrwhitman DT Quinnen Williams
5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers xfl2001fan DT Ed Oliver
6 New York Giants Barry Shuck LB Devin White
7 Jacksonville Jaguars Your Friendly Neighborhood Esq. OT Jonah Williams
8 Detroit Lions Bo154033 DE Montez Sweat
9 Buffalo Bills Browns95 WR D.K. Metcalf
10 Denver Broncos poultman QB Drew Lock
11 Cincinnati Bengals Mudville LB Devin Bush
12 Green Bay Packers unoservix DE Rashan Gary
13 Miami Dolphins a2342432a QB Dwayne Haskins
14 Atlanta Falcons BrianB77 DT Christian Wilkins
15 Washington Redskins troy145 CB Greedy Williams
16 Carolina Panthers GrandAdmiralThrawn0905 EDGE Brian Burns
17 New York Giants fjblessi OT Jawaan Taylor
18 Minnesota Vikings impulseCTRLissues TE T.J. Hockenson
19 Tennessee Titans UberTater OG Cody Ford
20 Pittsburgh Steelers Robo Dawg QB Daniel Jones
21 Seattle Seahawks Swagnasty DT Jeffery Simmons
22 Baltimore Ravens jdreyfuss C Garrett Bradbury
23 Houston Texans Adam Rice OT Andre Dillard
24 Oakland Raiders BigTownBrown WR N'Keal Harry
25 Philadelphia Eagles ButCanHeSetTheEdge? CB Byron Murphy
26 Indianapolis Colts Siberian Husky WR A.J. Brown
27 Oakland Raiders OhioCityBrownsBeliever RB Josh Jacobs
28 Los Angeles Chargers Crawford_T DE Clelin Ferrell
29 Seattle Seahawks pt_999 TE Noah Fant
30 Green Bay Packers Legoman0721 OG Chris Lindstrom
31 Los Angeles Rams Topanga Jeff RB David Montgomery
32 New England Patriots Midnite Moses DT Dexter Lawrence