There's a certain magic to undrafted free agents that comes with the low expectations for their ultimate contribution to their team. When an undrafted rookie proves worthy of the final 53-man roster, it validates the savvy of the scouting team and the front office to find and evaluate a player every other team passed on in the draft.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers enjoyed some success with undrafted free agents in recent years, including the acquisition and development of right tackle Demar Dotson to last year's breakout of converted tight end Tim Wright.
Predicting which undrafted free agent will actually break out is like throwing darts blindfolded. It's risky, but in steady, experienced hands the result could be a bullseye.
Some of the rookies will have greater chances to distinguish themselves due to holes they fill on the roster. Others are athletic freaks who were overlooked for the level of competition in college or glaring holes in their game.
Here are some of the undrafted free agents who could have that something special and improve the Bucs roster.