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Projected for better numbers in '23
Mayfield should put together a better statistical 2023 season in Tampa Bay than he did during his time with the Panthers and Rams last season, Kevin Patra of NFL.com opines.
No pressure as Brady's replacement
Mayfield commented at his introductory Buccaneers press conference that he doesn't feel added pressure from potentially serving as Tom Brady's successor, Vic Tafur of The Athletic reports.
Could replace Brady
Mayfield has agreed to a one-year deal with the Buccaneers that could be worth up to $8.5 million, ESPN.com reports.
To compete with Baker?
The Buccaneers are expected to target Baker Mayfield in free agency to compete with Trask for the starting job, per Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo of NFL Network.
Expected to test free agency
David is expected to become a free agent rather than re-sign with the Buccaneers, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Should be highly coveted free agent
Dean is designated by Field Yates of ESPN.com as a pending free agent that should draw plenty of interest.
Could face uphill battle to start
Trask could encounter some challenging factors in his quest to become the Buccaneers' starting quarterback in 2023, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times suggests.
Clear path to starting job
Otton appears to have a very strong chance of entering training camp as the clear No. 1 tight end due to the impending release of veteran Cameron Brate, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.
Expected to be released
Brate is expected to be released by the Buccaneers prior to the start of the new league year, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.
Shot at bigger role in '23
Vaughn, who played sparingly as the Buccaneers' third running back last season, should have a chance at competing for a much more prominent role for 2023 due to Leonard Fournette's imminent release, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com suggests. "Ke'Shawn [Vaughn] -- I don't think he really has had a fair opportunity to show what he can do and what we know he can do from practice," general manager Jason Licht said.
True lead-back duties possible
Prior to the start of free agency and the draft, White appears poised to lead the Buccaneers backfield in 2023 due to the imminent release of Leonard Fournette, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.
Claims to have requested release
Fournette, who will be released by the Buccaneers before the new league year begins March 15, said Tuesday that he requested the move, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.
Candidate for release
Cynthia Frelund of NFL.com expects the Buccaneers to either release Fournette or restructure his contract.
Has Arians' backing
Senior advisor Bruce Arians believes the Buccaneers are "in good hands" with Trask at quarterback, Nick Shook of NFL.com reports.
Hoping to remain with Tampa Bay
David said he hopes to remain with the Buccaneers for the rest of his career during a radio interview last week with Ronnie and TKras on 95.3 WDAE.
Unlikely to face steep competition
The Buccaneers like Trask, and while they are expected to explore the veteran quarterback market following Tom Brady's retirement, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network doesn't expect Tampa Bay to pursue an expensive option under center.
Getting new QB in 2023
Godwin will work with a different starting quarterback in 2023 following Tom Brady's retirement announcement Wednesday, ESPN.com reports.
Playing without Brady in '23
Evans will operate with a different starting quarterback in 2023 following Tom Brady's retirement announcement Wednesday, ESPN.com reports.
Not guaranteed to replace Brady
Trask, who is currently the only quarterback under contract with the Buccaneers for the upcoming season in the immediate aftermath of Tom Brady's retirement Wednesday, will still have to compete for the starting job in 2023, Greg Auman of FOXSports.com reports.
Not on Miami's radar
The Dolphins aren't expected to pursue Brady if the quarterback decides to continue his career in 2023, per ESPN.com.
Fit with 49ers?
Jason La Canfora of the Washington Post predicts that Brady will sign with the 49ers this offseason.
Option for Miami in 2023
Michael Hurley of CBS News Boston thinks Brady could be a fit for the Dolphins in 2023.
Bucs players expect him to leave
Several anonymous Buccaneers players do not believe Brady will return to the team next season, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Big changes coming in '23
Godwin is slated to play under a new offensive coordinator, and likely a new quarterback, in 2023 following Thursday's firing of Byron Leftwich, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.
Big changes in store next season
Evans will be playing under a new offensive coordinator, and likely a new quarterback, in 2023 following Thursday's firing of Byron Leftwich, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.