We assembled an eight-person panel to break down Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota in eight different categories.
Our ESPN NFL Nation reporters played general manager for the teams they cover and executed a first-round mock draft. Here are the results.
ESPN NFL Nation reporter Pat Yasinskas picked Jameis Winston No. 1 for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFL Nation mock draft.
Tampa Bay has only 17 players that were drafted by the Bucs on the current roster. So it's pretty obvious they need to lean on this draft for players.
It again seems to be an overwhelming consensus that Jameis Winston will be the Bucs' choice in the NFL draft.
Would the Bucs want to trade for Adrian Peterson? Pat Yasinskas addresses that and more in the mailbag.
JaMarcus Russell and Jameis Winston are two very different quarterbacks with different personalities. They shouldn't be compared.
Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith was asked recently was if he would be comfortable starting a rookie quarterback. Smith danced around the question.
There's logic to a quarterback-offensive line-defensive line order, but there are other needs as well.
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Longtime fullback will be among 32 former players to announce picks.
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Manning's pursuit of the record is one of the more interesting quirks in the 2015 NFL schedule.
Because of the events of April 22, 1995, Kyle Brady became a Jet, Warren Sapp went to the Bucs and Ray Lewis eventually landed with the Ravens. Two of those teams went on to win Super Bowls.
If you go by what the other NFL Nation reporters think, the Bucs are headed for an 0-16 season.
Bucs coach Lovie Smith didn't dispute David Cornwell's comments about all draft prospects being unprepared for life in the NFL.
ESPN Buccaneers reporter Pat Yasinskas says besides a QB, Tampa Bay also needs to draft one or two offensive linemen who can start right away.
ESPN's NFL Nation reporters predict the regular-season record for the team they cover.
The season opener between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Tennessee Titans could feature the top two picks in this year's NFL draft.
The Bucs have done extensive homework on Jameis Winston, who could be drafted first overall.
Should the Bucs pass on Jameis Winston with the first overall pick in the NFL draft, the FSU quarterback will be in play for the Titans at No. 2, a source told ESPN.com.
Linebacker played in similar scheme for Dallas.
Assuming the top pick is Marcus Mariota or Jameis Winston, that player will be the team's most recognizable figure for the forseeable future.