Final predictions for Bucs’ initial 53-man roster

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Now that the preseason is in the rearview mirror, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will now focus on the challenging process of making their final roster cuts heading into the regular season.

Currently sitting at 80 players, the Bucs have until Tuesday’s deadline to trim their roster down to 53 players.

Here are our final predictions for what Tampa Bay’s initial 53-man roster will look like heading into Week 1:

QB Tom Brady

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QB Blaine Gabbert

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QB Kyle Trask

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RB Leonard Fournette

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RB Rachaad White

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RB Ke'Shawn Vaughn

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WR Mike Evans

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WR Chris Godwin

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WR Julio Jones

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WR Russell Gage

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WR Tyler Johnson

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WR Jaelon Darden

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WR Scotty Miller

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TE Kyle Rudolph

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TE Cameron Brate

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TE Cade Otton

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TE Ko Kieft

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OT Tristan Wirfs

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OT Donovan Smith

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C Ryan Jensen

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G Shaq Mason

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G Luke Goedeke

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C Robert Hainsey

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G Nick Leverett

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OT Josh Wells

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OL Brandon Walton

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DL Vita Vea

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DL Akiem Hicks

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DL William Gholston

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DL Logan Hall

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DL Rakeem Nunez-Roches

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DL Pat O'Connor

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OLB Shaq Barrett

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OLB Joe Tryon-Shoyinka

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OLB Anthony Nelson

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OLB Carl Nassib

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OLB Genard Avery

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LB Lavonte David

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LB Devin White

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LB K.J. Britt

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LB Olakunle Fatukasi

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CB Carlton Davis III

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CB Sean Murphy-Bunting

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CB Jamel Dean

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CB Zyon McCollum

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CB Don Gardner

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S Antoine Winfield Jr.

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S Mike Edwards

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S Logan Ryan

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S Keanu Neal

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K Ryan Succop

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P Jake Camarda

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LS Zach Triner

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