Tampa Bay’s tackle of things to come is approaching that exceptional second when he gets the chance to put pen to paper on his first professional agreement.
The Buccaneers have consented to terms on a four-year contract with Tristan Wirfs, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport announced, per a source educated regarding the circumstance. The agreement, which Wirfs will authoritatively sign when he shows up at the group’s office for preparing camp, is a completely ensured bargain worth $16.23 million, Rapoport included.
Wirfs was viewed as one of the main two handles in the 2020 class coming out of the NFL Scouting Combine, yet wound up being the fourth tackle taken in the draft after the Giants shocked numerous by choosing Andrew Thomas with the fourth-in general pick, Jedrick Wills went to the Browns at No. 10 and Mekhi Becton was taken by the Jets with the accompanying pick. Energized by the opportunity to catch Wirfs to fill a monstrous need in a group expected to battle now, Tampa Bay exchanged up one spot to take Wirfs thirteenth in general.
Wirfs is a fluid tackle who some had anticipated as a guard preceding his noteworthy join performance. His acclimation to the pro game will be crucial for a team quarterbacked by high-profile addition Tom Brady.