According to Yasinskas, RB Doug Martin could be expendable if the Bucs could net a draft pick for him.
Yasinskas mentions that Martin hasn’t looked like the same player in recent years after dealing with a few injuries.
On top of that, the Buccaneers used a third-round pick on RB Charles Sims last year and Yasinskas isn’t convinced that Lovie Smith and the team’s coaching are sold Martin being their No. 1 running back moving forward.
Yasinskas believes Tampa Bay could consider moving on from Martin if they can get a mid-round pick for him.
Martin, 26, appeared in 11 games and ran for 494 yards on 135 carries (3.7 YPC) to go along with 13 receptions for 64 yards receiving and two touchdowns.
According to OverTheCap.com, trading Martin would free up $1,315,572 in available cap space while creating $844,096 for the Buccaneers.
Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 45 running back out of 57 qualifying players last year.