Originally Posted by Donnie D
i think the Bucs were trying to work out a deal with the Vikings to get Richardson before the Browns finally caved in. TB then tried to be clever by trading down for picks to use to get back into the tail end of the draft while still getting the top CB. they should have stayed pat and took Claiborne, then packaged their own fourth rounder along with their second, rather than the 4th rounder they got from Jacksonville. just a major screw up. but at least the Bucs still got a great player in Barron, even if he wasnt the guy they wanted most.
The thing is... the Bucs didn't have a 4th round pick until the trade back. We used that 4th to move up last year for Luke Stocker.
Also probably the reason the Browns had better ammo for Richardson.