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This redesigned Tampa Bay Buccaneers logo is a big improvement

Earlier this year the Tampa Bay Buccaneers released an “enhanced” version of their team logo that looked pretty much exactly the same as the old one. It seemed like a silly publicity stunt for a team that had much more important fish to fry: like integrating new head coach Lovie Smith’s system. Fortunately there are designers out there who can do a much better job of coming...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
1 day ago  |  1 Comment

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Three Bold Predictions For Training Camp

Out with the out, in with the old but very new. For the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the days of Greg Schiano and his militant college style of coaching are gone. Welcome Lovie Smith to the fold – the former member of Tony Dungy’s staff and hopefully the savior of the Buccaneers franchise – one that went 4-4 over its last eight games after losing the first eight of the season and...
Via Football Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith: Bucs got 3 good players for same price as Revis

Photo from Pro Football TalkAccording to Pro Football Talk, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers saved themselves up to $16 million when they released cornerback Darrelle Revis. With that money, the Bucs have been pretty active, adding several players that could be key in 2014. Bucs coach Lovie Smith said releasing Revis allowed them to get 3 really good players.Per Pro Football Talk:“It was...
Via Patriots Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers release 33,000 word longform about Lovie Smith

Tampa Bay Buccaneers If theres one thing I hate its Longreads. As a proud modern American and NFL fan I dont have the time or attenton span to read a neighbors lower back tattoo from out my window with my binoculars much less a freaking essay on a firstyear coach.  Thats why I was dismayed when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers dropped a 33 thousend word garden hose on us this afternoon...
Via Kissing Suzy Kolber
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith not ranked top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Trestman could have a Lovie problem

There’s no denying Lovie Smith was a good coach for the Bears. He guided them down paths the team hadn’t seen since the mid 1980s. Ultimately, it was a failing offense that got Smith fired and current head coach Marc Trestman could have the same problem on defense. Under Smith’s tenure in Chicago, he had some mediocre people run his offense. Names like Mike Tice, a washed...
Via cover32 - Bears
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers could be a landing spot for former Bear Idonije

Today the Chicago Bears released DL Israel Idonije, is a very solid run stuffer but he could be headed to Tampa where his former coach Lovie Smith is. Idonije’s Bears reunion ended up lasting three months. Idonije spent 2004-2012 in the Windy City before appearing in 15 games for the Lions last season. He ended […] The post Buccaneers could be a landing spot for former Bear...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith can learn from Greg Schiano's failed gamble with Bucs

TAMPA, Fla. -- Since Lovie Smith's hire in January, he has been cast as the anti-Greg Schiano, a man who arrived to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with a proven NFL pedigree and a tame demeanor that stands in contrast to the toes-on-the-line perception of the failed Schiano era. But initial impressions are deceiving when considering the man charged to lift the Bucs to national relevance...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith got an ice-cream truck for last day of Bucs minicamp (Photo)

Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith had an ice cream truck come by for his players on their final day of minicamp. I really hope theres enough ice cream. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Lovie Smith got an ice-cream truck for last day of Bucs minicamp (Photo) appeared first...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bucs ownership wants Manziel, Lovie Smith wants Donald

According to Tony Pauline of DraftInsider.net,  the Buccaneers ownership wants to draft quarterback Jphnny Manziel and head coach Lovie Smith wants Pitt defensive tackle Aaron Donald. Speak to NFL executives and almost to a man they will tell you if Johnny Manziel is selected in the first eight picks tomorrow it will be by decree of the owner rather than the scouting department...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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