Found January 13, 2012 on
Even though most reports would have us believe that the head coaching competition is between Marty Schottenheimer and Mike Sherman, the Bucs are evidently still on the hunt for their perfect candidate.
Per @AdamSchefter #Bucs have requested permission to interview Bengals def. coord. Mike Zimmer. A solid candidate w/serious credentials.
Zimmer is 55 and a good defensive guy who runs the 4-3 but also ran the 3-4 when he was working under Bill Parcells. He’d probably go with a 4-3, though. I really thought the Bucs would go with an offensive coach since Josh Freeman is the franchise, but Zimmer as a late addition to the list tells me that they’re still open to pretty much anyone as long as they were alive for the Nixon administration.
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The arrow on the "Wow-o-meter" hasn't budged much as the Glazer family's search for a new Bucs head coach rolls into its second week.
The unfolding interview parade of older, seasoned candidates has been sedate and excitement-free, largely like the candidates themselves.
Following the recent "youngry" debacle that undid Raheem Morris, the quest for age...
Thats it, the Gig is up Glazers, Wade Philips is on to you.And maybe that is our best hope as Bucs fans that this overly geriatric coaching search may have actually been more of an information accumulation.And Wade Philips probably didn't want the Bucs to pick his brain like Sherman and the others.I still would love to see Marty Schottenheimer come in and coach here, but I would...
With Jeff Fisher out of the picture and no other so-called sexy candidates _ Bill Cowher, Jon Gruden and the like _ on the horizon, it’s time the Dolphins took a different tack on their coaching search. Like maybe the experienced route. The mere fact Fisher was widely regarded as the ultimate prize [...]
The strange coincidence of Marty Schottenheimer interviewing for the Bucs' head coaching post on the same day his son's resignation as Jets offensive coordinator became public was just too strange to ignore.
But there are two problems with making any assumptions about Tuesday's independent events.
Start with the obvious: Marty Schottenheimer doesn't yet know whether...
Sorry about the lack of entries yesterday. I had too much actual work to do to even look at the internet. Sometimes being an international spy really gets in the way of blogging about football.
It looks like in the last 24 hours or so, people have kind of forgotten that Mike Sherman exists and Marty Schottenheimer has become the favorite to get the head coaching job in Tampa. People...