Bucs Losing TE Coach Embree To 49ers

The Buccaneers hoped to keep their coaching staff intact this offseason, especially after promising signs and a 9-7, 2016 season. They dodged a huge bullet when they were able to retain defensive coordinator Mike Smith, but didn’t make it out completely unscathed.  Tight ends coach, Jon Embree will be joining Kyle Shanahan’s staff in San Francisco […] The post Bucs Losing...
Via Pewter Report
12 days ago

Smitty Stays! Mike Smith Signs Multi-Year Agreement with Buccaneers

Mike Smith, a candidate for several head coaching jobs after an impressive first season in Tampa, has chosen to sign a multi-year agreement to remain the Bucs' defensive coordinator after a strong 2016.
Via Buccaneers.com
January 13, 2017

Report: Bucs Agree To Terms With Mike Smith To Stay On As DC

Many thought it was foregone conclusion that the Buccaneers would lose defensive coordinator Mike Smith to one of the six head coaching vacancies following the 2016 regular season. For a while it appeared Smith was close to be packing up and heading to northeast Florida to try and turn the Jacksonville Jaguars around, but former Bills coach […] The post Report: Bucs Agree To...
Via Pewter Report
January 12, 2017

Mike Smith emerging as “top guy” in Jacksonville search

At a time when most coaching searches are skewing toward young offensive minds, the Jaguars may end up hiring a defensive coordinator who previously served as head coach of the Falcons. Amid plenty of chatter that Buccaneers defensive coordinator Mike Smith could be the next coach of the Jags, one league source tells PFT that…
Via Pro Football Talk
January 09, 2017

The Jaguars will interview Mike Smith in head coaching search

The Jacksonville Jaguars will interview Mike Smith for their head coaching position, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Smith was hired as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ defensive coordinator last year, a position in which he did an outstanding job this past season. While the Bucs defense started off a little slow, it finished the year as one of the very best in the NFL, especially...
Via Bucs Nation
January 02, 2017

“Finally, that Grimey &#($&^* will be on OUR SIDE!” Bucs sign Brent Grimes

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have continued to augment their roster with help, picking up former Atlanta Falcon Brent Grimes. Grimes was a Free Agent recently and went to Miami. Now in Tampa he is re-united with Former Falcon coach Mike Smith. Grimes is no past his prime Free Agent, he’s  been voted to the last three Pro Bowls and at  32 is in his Prime. Of course this is good news...
Via Buc Stop
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Could Buccaneers DC Mike Smith have used Lovie’s castaways?

Any way you look at it, there is still a SMITH running the Bucs defense this year. As I was watching the Bucs get trounced 56-14 by our new coaches, the Falcons Smith and Koetter, I remembered a list of players on defense no longer with use because Lovie cast them aside. Players like Mark Barron, whom the Bucs invested a high draft pick in. Or Mason Foster. Or dare I say it…Darelle...
Via Buc Stop
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Smith brings coaching to the Bucs

The Buccaneers have had coaching issues. Hence the reason why they have had three different coaches in five seasons. Players haven’t been put in position to succeed and instead have been forced into roles/schemes they don’t excel in. Enter defensive coordinator Mike Smith, who promises the team will examine each players strengths and weaknesses and put them in position to succeed...
Via The Bay Cave
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers would fire Lovie Smith if the season ended today

If the NFL season ended right now, with most teams having played 10 games, the playoff match-ups would be interesting. Some of the usual suspects (New England and Denver) would be taking part, while some preseason contenders (Seattle and San Francisco) would be on the outside looking in. Some surprise teams (Detroit and Kansas City) would be playing, while others (Miami and Buffalo...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Let the Mike Smith rumors begin as Atlanta Falcons lose again

Remember when the Atlanta Falcons rolled the Tampa Bay Buccaneers by a 56-14 count on Thursday Night Football? That victory seems like ages ago, as it was the last time Atlanta got a W; since that big night, the Falcons are 0-5. The losing ways continued on Sunday, this time in unbelievable fashion. The Falcons blew a 21-0 lead, tying the largest blown lead in franchise history....
Via cover32 - Falcons
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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