NFC South: Falcons execute a brilliant draft strategy on Day 2 of NFL Mock Draft

The Carolina Panthers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and New Orleans Saints all add pieces to their respective puzzles, while Falcons continue building a dynasty in Atlanta in Day 2 of the NFC South mock draft.

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player. . Tyler Guyton. 48. Oklahoma . . Tyler Guyton. Nsmd85. 85. OT

Finally, with the last pick in NFLMocks’ Midseason Mock Draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the 85th pick, Tyler Guyton, an offensive tackle from Oklahoma. Re-loading talent in the trenches was a draft priority, and Guyton accomplished that very effectively in the third round. 

Offensive lineman Tyler Guyton has a unique size, and bulk helps him in the run game. He demonstrates short-area quickness, allowing him to make it to the second level and make defenders take inefficient angles. He is also able to pull and crack opponents. His grip strength and footwork are impressive, enabling him to maintain and generate push. His upper body strength allows him to generate torque.

Gutyon is dedicated to sticking with his guy until the whistle blows. During passing downs, he was often trusted to play on an island, showcasing good knee bend and width in his base and actively firing his hands to protect against power.

Guyton's one-year starting at tackle inside Oklahoma's 54-46 run-pass split, RPO-heavy, multiple-run scheme centered around zone and counter concepts gives him a leg up in Tampa; they run a similar scheme. Getting Guyton that plugs in immediately provides the Bucs with round-one value at the third-round price. This in another massive win for the Bucs.