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2016 NFL mock draft: Tampa Bay Buccaneers pick up Emmanuel Ogbah

After taking one pass rusher in the first round of the SB Nation writers mock draft, the Buccaneers get another.

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Sander Philipse of Bucs Nation is back up for his second round selection in the SB Nation NFL writers mock draft. In the first round, he got the pass rusher the team needs in Eastern Kentucky's Noah Spence. Considering who available and Tampa Bay's generally bad pass rush, that wasn't enough.

39. Buccaneers: Emmanuel Ogbah, DE, Oklahoma State

Philipse: Having drafted a risky, but very talented defensive end in the first round, the Bucs can't pass up the opportunity to draft another one in the second. Where Noah Spence's risk is primarily off the field, Emmanuel Ogbah's is almost entirely on the field, in his remarkably inconsistent film. Ogbah's a terrific athlete who flashes the ability to destroy offensive tackles, but too often gets stood up for no discernible reason. The Bucs are intrigued by Ogbah, though, and have taken every opportunity to meet with him and put him through workouts. They also have a a coach who's managed to turn inconsistent pass-rushers like Ogbah into superstars: Jay Hayes worked with Carlos Dunlap and Geno Atkins in Cincinnati. The downside: the Bucs will have to make do in the secondary, where Brent Grimes represents the only significant investment. They'll hope the boost to the defensive line will be enough to keep the defense competitive.

Analysis: That's a good bit of analysis on Ogbah, who is a high-motor player with some technique issues to figure out. It may seem strange to pick another pass rusher here, but the options are light at cornerback. Arguably the two best available – Xavie Howard of Baylor and Artie Burns of Miami – don't have value with the No. 39 pick. The other logical option is to take Texas Tech's Le'Raven Clark and work him in at offensive tackle.

Dan's Top 5 players remaining

  • 20. Jaylon Smith, LB, Notre Dame
  • 33. Vonn Bell, S, Ohio State
  • 35. Joshua Perry, OLB, Ohio State
  • 36. Karl Joseph, S, West Virginia
  • 37. Derrick Henry, RB, Alabama

Buccaneers picks

  • 1-9: Noah Spence, OLB, Eastern Kentucky
  • 2-39: Emmanuel Ogbah, DE, Oklahoma State

That's it for our picks today. We'll be back tomorrow with the second round selections from the Giants, Bears and Dolphins. Our best players available list takes a real hit.

Complete draft results:

First round

1. Tennessee Titans - Laremy Tunsil, OT, Ole Miss (Link)
2. Cleveland Browns - Jared Goff, QB, Cal (Link)
3. San Diego Chargers - Jalen Ramsey, DB, Florida State (Link)
4. Dallas Cowboys - Carson Wentz, QB, North Dakota State (Link)
5. Jacksonville Jaguars - Myles Jack, LB, UCLA (Link)
6. Baltimore Ravens - Joey Bosa, DE, Ohio State (Link)
7. San Francisco 49ers - DeForest Buckner, DE, Oregon (Link)
8. Philadelphia Eagles - Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State (Link)
9. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Noah Spence, DE, Eastern Kentucky (Link)
10. New York Giants - Ronnie Stanley, OT, Notre Dame (Link)
11. Chicago Bears - Vernon Hargreaves, CB, Florida (Link)
12. New Orleans Saints - A'Shawn Robinson, DT, Alabama (Link)
13. Miami Dolphins - Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State (Link)
14. Oakland Raiders - Jack Conklin, OT, Michigan State (Link)
15. Los Angeles Rams - Mackensie Alexander, CB, Clemson (Link)
16. Detroit Lions - Taylor Decker, OT, Ohio State (Link)
17. Atlanta Falcons - Shaq Lawson, DE, Clemson (Link)
18. Indianapolis Colts - Ryan Kelly, C, Alabama (Link)
19. Buffalo Bills - Reggie Ragland, MLB, Alabama (Link)
20. New York Jets - Darron Lee, LB, Ohio State (Link)
21. Washington - Andrew Billings, DT, Baylor (Link)
22. Houston Texans - Corey Coleman, WR, Baylor (Link)
23. Minnesota Vikings - Josh Doctson, WR, TCU (Link)
24. Cincinnati Bengals - Laquon Treadwell, WR, Ole Miss (Link)
25. Pittsburgh Steelers - William Jackson, CB, Houston (Link)
26. Seattle Seahawks - Jonathan Bullard, DL, Florida (Link)
27. Green Bay Packers - Jarran Reed, DT, Alabama (Link)
28. Kansas City Chiefs - Vernon Butler, DT, Louisiana Tech (Link)
29. Arizona Cardinals - Robert Nkemdiche, DT, Ole Miss (Link)
30. Carolina Panthers - Kevin Dodd, DE, Clemson (Link)
31. Denver Broncos - Paxton Lynch, QB, Memphis (Link)

Second round

32. Cleveland Browns - Michael Thomas, WR, Ohio State (Link)
33. Tennessee Titans - Chris Jones, DT, Mississippi State (Link)
34. Dallas Cowboys - Sheldon Rankins, DT, Louisville (Link)
35. San Diego Chargers- Cody Whitehair, G, Kansas State (Link)
36. Baltimore Ravens - Kendall Fuller, CB, Virginia Tech (Link)
37. San Francisco 49ers - Jason Spriggs, OT, Indiana
38. Jacksonville Jaguars - Leonard Floyd, OLB, Georgia