Tamp Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Tyler Johnson is entering the third year of his career; all spent with the greatest quarterback to ever play the game in Tom Brady.

As if having Brady and four-time Pro Bowler Mike Evans as offensive weapons in Tampa wasn’t enough, the Buccaneers recently added All-Pro receiver Julio Jones to their arsenal.

Johnson is like a kid in a candy shop.

Johnson, who was 13 when Jones first entered the league as the Atlanta Falcons‘ first pick in the 2008 NFL draft, has called the experience “amazing.”

“Just being around somebody like that, someone that I grew up watching destroy the game for real,” he told reporters. “It’s amazing to have him in the room to be able to learn from him, watch him play, run routes.”

It’s easy for Johnson to see how Jones has performed at such a high level for most of his career.

“He’s quick, explosive, strong — everything that you could build in a receiver that you would want,” Johnson said. “You got the height, you got the size. It’s amazing to see what he does and how he does it to get open. When the ball’s in the air, you can see him wanting to attack the ball. Those are the things I’ve been able to learn from him since he’s been around.”

The subject of trade rumors this offseason, Johnson played in all 19 games (regular and postseason) and compiled 436 yards on 68 targets.

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Julio Jones added another dimension to the already stout Tampa Bay Buccaneers‘ receiving corp. And the defensive backs are all the better for it.

“Our wide receiver room is crazy,” Bucs safety Antoine Winfield, Jr. told reporters. “Not gonna lie… You’ve got goats everywhere, especially in that receiver room; it’s ridiculous.”

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— Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@Buccaneers) August 2, 2022

Winfield said that going up against a corp of receivers that include Mike Evans and Julio Jones is making him a better defender. “All those guys are great to go up …read more

Source:: Heavy.com


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