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Monken excited about chance to help Bucs take next step

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Todd Monken spent the past three seasons changing the culture of Southern Mississippi's football program. Now, he's eager to help Dirk Koetter turn the Tampa Bay Buccaneers into a winning team, too. Koetter hired the former Golden Eagles coach as his offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach this week, a move Monken found attractive even though he won't...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Two things that the Buccaneers must do for 2016

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The 2016 season will be a pivotal one for first year head coach Dirk Koetter, considering...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Koetter completes Buccaneers staff, hires Brett Maxie to be DB coach

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have hired former NFL player Brett Maxie as defensive backs coach.Maxie spent the past two seasons as an assistant at Vanderbilt. Prior to that, he coached defensive backs with the Tennessee Titans for two years.Maxie played 13 NFL seasons, entering the league as undrafted college free agent with the New Orleans Saints in 1985. He played...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Buccaneers hire Southern Miss head coach as offensive coordinator

In a rather surprising piece of news during Sunday’s conference championship games, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are reportedly set to hire Southern Mississippi head coach Todd Monken to be the team’s offensive coordinator: Bucs are hiring Southern Miss coach Todd Monken as their new offensive coordinator. Was WRs coach with Jaguars when Koetter coached there. — Greg Auman (...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers hire 4 more assistant coaches to Dirk Koetter's staff

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have added four more assistant coaches to the staff of new coach Dirk Koetter.Koetter began filling his staff after being promoted from offensive coordinator to coach last week, hiring former Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith as defensive coordinator.The team announced Tuesday that Nate Kaczor joins Tampa Bay as special teams coordinator...
Via Associated Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Head Coach Dirk Koetter Lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to the Playoffs?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have promoted offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter to head coach. The Buccaneers keep continuity with the offense by hiring Koetter as head coach. The Buccaneers were improving with former head coach Lovie Smith, but now the pressure is on Koetter to keep this team trending in the right direction and increasing its win total. “We already have a really good...
Via The Sports Journal
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers hire Mike Smith as defensive coordinator

A Tampa Bay defense that surprisingly ranked in the top-10 in fewest yards allowed in the 2015 regular season may have just found the defensive guru that can help them take the next step. On Friday, Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter, who was just promoted to the position from offensive coordinator on Thursday, announced the hiring of former Falcons head coach Mike Smith as the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Buccaneers To Hire O-Coordinator Dirk Koetter As Head Coach

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers reportedly are handing out a major promotion. The Buccaneers are hiring offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter as their new head coach, according to multiple reports. Koetter, who interviewed for the job Tuesday, also served as offensive coordinator of the Jacksonville Jaguars and Atlanta Falcons before joining the Bucs this season. Buccaneers and OC Dirk...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: 49ers interview Buccaneers OC Dirk Koetter

A person with direct knowledge of the meeting says Buccaneers offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter interviewed Saturday for the San Francisco 49ers coaching vacancy. The meeting took place in Tampa, Florida, the person said Saturday, speaking on condition of anonymity because the process and scheduled interviews are not being made public by the franchise. San Francisco is expected...
Via Associated Press
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Bucs GM expects team to promote Dirk Koetter to head coach

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made a surprising announcement Wednesday night that they have fired Lovie Smith as head coach. Smith helped improve the team from a 2-14 record in 2014 to a 6-10 season in 2015. With his resume of success in Chicago coupled with the positive steps in Tampa, a firing came out of nowhere. But there may be a reason for the move. Mark Dominik, who...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

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