Arizona Cardinals: Three Landing Spots for Deone Bucannon
When it comes to the Arizona Cardinals, you expect great defense. For the past couple of season that defense has been in the top 10. While this season is starting a bit rough, still find themselves in the middle of the road. They currently rank as the 24th best defense in the NFL. Meanwhile, the team knows that they are in a small rebuild. Thus the rumors of them trying to trade two former number one picks in Deone Bucannon and Haason Reddick. Bucannon was the team’s number one pick in 2014, while Reddick was just the number one last year. Both will have suitors. However, I say Bucannon more so than Reddick. Therefore, let us look at three teams that could land Deone Bucannon.
Bucannon is in the final year of his rookie deal. He is also one of those hybrid type linebackers that could play safety if needed. With the recent loss of Earl Thomas, this could be a perfect landing spot for the young defensive star. It could be a one-year rental or there could be a possible extension reached between the two parties.
New York Jets
The Jets could use some help along this area. If you play him at LB or at S, Bucannon can bring some much-needed talent to the Jets. That along with reuniting him with Todd Bowles could be just what the doctor ordered. That can be said for both the New York Jets and Deone Bucannon.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The Bucs could have one of the best LB groups if they would complete this deal. Teaming Bucannon up with Lavonte David and Kwon Alexander could help the back side of this defense. Again, whether it is a rental for the rest of 2018 or they sign Deone Bucannon to an extension it is an advantage.
What would it take to steal Bucannon from the Arizona Cardinals? That remains to be seen. The team who decides to take a chance at this trade is getting one heck of ball player. Thus making their defense that much stronger.
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