A Closer Look at the Wide Receiver Depth Chart



The Buccaneers will have a major turnover in the WR position from 2018. They have lost two of their top three players at the position in Adam Humphries and DeSean Jackson. The others will now have to step up. The Buccaneers do not want all the pressure on Jameis Winston. Establishing a legitimate running game will help as they need to find some balance on offense.

Let’s take a look at the WR depth chart.

1. Mike Evans

Mike Evans is the number one receiver for the Buccaneers. He was number one even with DeSean Jackson on the team before he was traded this off season. Evans will be a primary weapon for quarterback Jameis Winston moving forward.

2. Chris Godwin

Godwin didn’t have the year that we all thought he would. Like Evans, now that Jackson is gone he should be seeing more looks. If Evans is the number one and draws double coverage, this will be good for Godwin. He should learn from what happened in 2018 and excel in 2019.

3. Breshad Perriman

Perriman was a free agent pickup from the Cleveland Browns. Perriman should be a good fit for the Buccaneers. He will help take the pressure off Evans and Godwin by stretching the defense.
Look for Coach Arians to utilize him in the Buccaneers’ offense as the deep threat. Perriman is a veteran, and will have to show his leadership.

The rest:

– Bobo Wilson
– Justin Watson
– K.J. Brent
– Anthony Johnson
– DaMarkus Lodge
– Scott Miller
– Spencer Schnell
– Cortrelle Simpson

The Buccaneers need to find 3 players from the list above to round out their WR depth chart.
As of now it’s looking like Bobo Wilson, Justin Watson and Scott Miller are the front runners.

Who will step up in 2019 not named Evans, Godwin or Perriman?