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Before the 2018 NFL Draft, Bucs fans were clamoring from the rooftops for the team’s general manager Jason Licht — who held the seventh overall pick — to draft local Florida State do-it-all safety prospect Derwin James.

Shortly after the start of the draft, Licht traded the seventh pick to Brandon Beane to the Buffalo Bills, in exchange for the 10th overall pick and two additional second round picks. Not bad to move back just five places.

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So with Derwin James still on the board when the Bucs clocked 10, Tampa fans got even wilder, hoping their GM had caught a glimpse of the big, athletic, hometown Seminole safety for they pleaded.

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