2011 NFL Mock Draft: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Select OLB Mason Foster

SB Nation's 2011 NFL mock draft rolls on in the second round with Bucs Nation representing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. With the 51st pick the Bucs have stayed on defense and selected OLB Mason Foster out of Washington.

Quincy Black, Barrett Ruud and Adam Hayward are scheduled to be free agents, so the Bucs could do with an infusion of talent at the linebacker position. Mason Foster seems like the perfect linebacker for the Buccaneers defense. He's always around the ball, has tremendous instincts and does a good job in coverage, which could make him an immediate three-down starter. He's a bigger linebacker for the Bucs' Tampa 2, but they've been adding size to their defense for the past two years.

Looking at a need and filling it -- good pick by the Bucs. If there's not an offensive tackle they like enough to take then this is a solid pick.

For the full explanation fo the pick, check out Mocking The Draft. 

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