With the 2014 NFL draft just days away, the internet's repository of mock drafts has reached critical mass. The draftniks have changed their minds so many times that former "first overall picks" have slipped to the second round, and former sleepers are wide-awake and headed for a top-10 selection.
The Buccaneers' perceived prospects for this year's draft have endured a roller-coaster ride of expectations. A diverse array of players has been projected at the seventh pick, from quarterbacks to wide receivers to edge-rushers.
While much debate has been made over the Bucs' first-round pick, their subsequent draft picks are nearly as important. The Bucs are not only in need of better depth, but they need players to better fit head coach Lovie Smith's team design.
The following mock draft picks reflect a range of mock drafts from across the landscape of draft experts. While some of their opinions reflect popular attitudes and assumptions, none of the mock picks should be assumed to be final authority on what will, or even should, happen on draft day.