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Draft Buzz: Tampa Bay Buccaneers love Tavon Austin

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are willing to part with the No. 13 overall pick in a package for Darrelle Revis, but they are running out of time to properly evaluate the New York Jets cornerback's surgically repaired knee before the 2013 NFL Draft.

The Bucs are "growing impatient" with the New York Jets,'s Peter King reported Monday. The most recent discussions involved first-, third- and fifth-round picks, though King isn't sure which of those selections are in 2014.

If the trade falls through and the Bucs keep their first-round selection, they might select West Virginia wide receiver Tavon Austin rather than a cornerback. King heard the Buccaneers "love" Austin.

Other draft nuggets from King:

» The Kansas City Chiefs would pull the trigger on a Branden Albert trade if they can land a high second-round pick. The team originally was asking for a second- and seventh-rounder in return for the offensive tackle, according to's Ian Rapoport.

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»Jets coach Rex Ryan is "awfully smitten" with LSU pass rusher Barkevious Mingo.

» The Buffalo Bills and Tennessee Titans will give serious consideration to elite guards Jonathan Cooper (North Carolina) and Chance Warmack (Alabama).

» The Cincinnati Bengals are high on Georgia linebacker Alec Ogletree, Alabama running back Eddie Lacy and Houston cornerback D.J. Hayden.

» Tennessee wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson is a "Randy Moss type," one personnel man said. "That can be good, but obviously not all good."

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