Originally posted on Bucs Beat  |  Last updated 1/15/12
There hasn't been much news revealed this weekend as it relates to the Bucs' coaching search, as information continues to be difficult to come by. But we've stumbled on a name you should keep in mind: 49ers defensive line coach Jim Tomsula. The Niners won on Saturday and will advance to the NFC Championship game next Sunday, but we're told the Bucs have interest in speaking with the 5-year member of the San Francisco coaching staff regarding a potential spot on Tampa Bay's new staff. It's not believed that Tomsula is a candidate for the Bucs' head-coaching post, but it is possible that he's under consideration for another position, such as defensive coordinator. Tomsula, the Times has learned, has told others that he does not expect his expiring contract to be renewed by the 49ers after the season. His time with the team pre-dates rookie coach Jim Harbaugh's tenure, something that could be related to the 49ers' decision to let his contract expire. It's undeniable that Tomsula has do...
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