Koetter talks Winston’s progression during rookie season

Many debated how Jameis Winston’s first season in the NFL would play out when 2015 kicked off and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers handed the keys over to him. While Winston’s rookie campaign progressed rather nicely, it still included some ups and downs. It was a slow start for Winston, throwing seven interceptions in his first four games. He would quickly turn things around lower...
Via The Bay Cave
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Dirk Koetter on Jameis Winston: His ‘upside is huge’

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston had a great rookie season for the team and it certainly looks like he could lead the team to new heights this year. First-year head coach Dirk Koetter seems to be a pretty big fan of Winston’s going forward. Koetter, who was hired in mid-January, recently joined the Talk of Fame Network and talked about his upcoming season with the...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Buccaneers’ Austin Seferian-Jenkins kicked out of practice, lashes out on Twitter

Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins’ day started badly and ended up even worse on Thursday. It all began at Buccaneers OTA practices. Seferian-Jenkins effort was apparently not up to par and Bucs Head Coach Dirk Koetter kicked him out of practice because of it. Here's the moment starting TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins was told to "Get out of here" by #Bucs coach...
Via The Comeback
June 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tight End Kicked Out Of Practice, Goes On Twitter Rant

Austin Seferian-Jenkins, a third-year tight end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, was kicked out of practice on Thursday.  The 23-year-old former Washington star was sent off by head coach Dirk Koetter.  Seferian-Jenkins was not ready to play, Koetter said.  WFLA reporter Paul Ryan posted a video of the tight end getting dismissed.  Here’s the moment starting TE Austin Seferian...
Via College Spun
June 10, 2016  |  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
January 16, 2016  |  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
January 15, 2016  |  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...
January 14, 2016  |  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
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers surprisingly announced 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 was the Bucs’ GM...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Koetter won't be leaving Falcons for Boise State

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter will not be leaving the Falcons at season's end -- at least, he will not be leaving for the head coaching vacancy at Boise State. Koetter, an Idaho native who was the head coach at Boise State from 1998 to 2000, interviewed for the job via phone on Monday but Boise State announced on Wednesday that it had hired Bryan Harsin...
Via Fox Sports South
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

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