After Tom Brady’s retirement announcement on Wednesday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have come under a lot of pressure. Not only will they have to look for an appropriate replacement, but they will also be facing a precarious salary cap position. It will be interesting to see who is going to be the next quarterback for the Bucs and how will the Bucs manage the changed scenario.
Tom Brady has established himself as the greatest quarterback player of all time. He has the title of seven Super Bowls games under his name. Following the retirement of this NFL legend, the Buccaneers have started their search to find an appropriate replacement for Brady.
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Let’s take a look at the best options Tampa Bay has to replace the legendary player now.
Derek Carr was benched by the Raiders in the last two seasons marking the end of his deal with the team. Reportedly, the Bucs are seeing him as a good fit for their strong offensive line and receiving corps. Although, they will have to decide if they can give up the necessary draft compensation to get him to replace Brady.
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Richardson from Florida Gators is a fantastic athlete with a big arm and a massive advantage if he can improve his mechanics, downfield accuracy, and decision making according to football analysts. Tampa Way might be seeing Richardson as a cheap choice with an explosive performance and a potentially effective record.
Jacoby Brisset has proved to be an efficient quarterback for Cleveland. All he needs are the elements of a good line and fine-skill players that the Bucs can offer. After all, the question still remains if Brisset can replace Bucs’ star player and adapt to different offensive systems to fill the gap Brady has left.