NFL Mock Draft 2014: Top Half of Round 1

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7. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Sammy Watkins
WR, Clemson

Watkins caught 101 passes for 1,464 yards 12 TDs last season.  He also set a school record for having two receiving TD’s of over 90 yards in a single season.  Though I don’t believe that should change his value, it does show you he has elite play making ability.   Watkins is considered to be the best WR available in this years’ draft.  At 6’1” 205lbs, he may not have the Calvin Johnson appeal but he is most certainly going to be a consistent slot receiver if not more at the NFL level.  Tampa may have stumbled onto their quarterback of the future last year in Mike Glennon.  It would be helpful to both your young quarterback, as well as the running game, to put a game wrecking wide receiver on the field.