Minnesota Vikings rookie security Lewis Cine was drafted within the first spherical of the NFL Draft, nevertheless it wasn’t by the staff he anticipated: the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
In the NFL Draft, each fallen spot makes the distinction: not simply in rookie contract salaries, but additionally, within the potential promise of an NFL future.
Joining a roster led by Tom Brady in what’s believed to be his last NFL season can be historic, particularly as a younger security prepared to assist out a Bucs secondary needing depth. For prospect Lewis Cine, this was his second to turn out to be a Tampa Bay Buccaneer.
Then, the Bucs traded their No. 27 choose for No. 33, saying that the one individual they even wished within the first spherical was defensive finish Logan Hall, the participant they selected with the No. 33 choose.
According to Cine, that isn’t correct: the Bucs advised Cine they wished him at No. 27, then traded that choose away.
“They just did me so dirty,” Cine stated, in keeping with Tampa Bay Times reporter Rick Stroud.
Vikings rookie Lewis Cine claps again at Bucs for false guarantees throughout NFL Draft
Although this isn’t the primary time an NFL staff fell by on their draft promise, the Buccaneers have probably recalibrated through the offseason. The staff signed free security Logan Ryan, reuniting him along with his former Patriots quarterback, and Mike Edwards is listed second on the Bucs depth chart, in keeping with ESPN. With 4 free safeties on their roster, the Bucs prioritized defensive finish with Jason Pierre Paul remaining unsigned.
Although the Vikings weren’t playoff contenders final season, their luck might change with Cine on their roster. Cine instantly has extra alternative to make an influence: the Georgia product is already listed because the No. 1 free security on their depth chart, per ESPN.
For Cine’s future as a free security, passing on him in order that he might see extra alternative in Minnesota might have been doing him soiled whereas inadvertently doing proper by his budding profession.