TAMPA, Fla. -- When a team is 2-10, all its fans have to look forward to is next year's draft.
That's the case for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but there is some good news on that horizon. The folks over at ESPN Stats & Info have put together a current version of where teams would pick if the draft was held today.
The 1-11 Oakland Raiders would hold the first overall pick. But the good news is the Bucs would have the second pick. The Jaguars, Jets and Titans also are 2-10, but the Bucs would get the second pick because they have a worse strength of schedule.
Obviously, things could change if the Bucs win a few games down the stretch, but it's time to start thinking ahead.
I know a lot of people will think the Bucs should take a quarterback. But I'm not convinced Marcus Mariota or Jameis Winston would be the right fit for the Bucs. I'm thinking the Bucs should look at other positions.
I think defensive end and offensive tackle should be high on the priority list. It's early in the process and the stock of prospects will rise and fall. But, at the moment, I'm seeing Stanford offensive tackle Andrus Peat and USC defensive lineman Leonard Williams as the players I think would best fit the Bucs.