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Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith impressed with Mike Glennon’s offseason

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2013 season was largely a disappointment. After starting the year on an seven-game losing streak it was clear that any playoff hopes the Bucs may have held were extinguished. They came into Seattle Week 8 massive underdogs and head coach Greg Schiano was fighting for his job. What happened next turned around Tampa Bay’s season and possibly the future of...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

4:30 PM Practices are 0-1 to start camp at One Buccaneer Place

When Lovie Smith announced that 4:30 pm would be the startup time for Tampa Bay Buccaneers training camp, the first thing I thought about was rain. As expected, the first practice was wiped out by bad weather. The team first got on the field for mere minutes before lightning took them off the field for over an hour. Once they came back, they only got to practice for under an hour...
Via Buc Stop
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs begin newest training camp amid unfortunate reminders of old feelings

TAMPA, Fla. -- The whole thing started well enough, with a horn sounding over the field at 4:29 p.m. and fans dressed in Tampa Bay Buccaneers gear cheering the Lovie Smith era's start in full, the dark memories of MRSA and the 0-8 start and the rest of last season's Twilight Zone buried. It was supposed to be a drama-free, good-feelings Friday afternoon at One Buc Place,...
Via Fox Sports Florida
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith's mission is to change Bucs' meaning of success

TAMPA, Fla. -- Lovie Smith remains a figure of hope and opportunity for a franchise that aches to recapture its former glory. But in time, he will be defined by how well the Tampa Bay Buccaneers meet his definition of success. Success, most NFL coaches will insist before training camp, means winning the Super Bowl. It's a safe response. It shows ambition in late July, no matter...
Via Fox Sports Florida
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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
8 days 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
12 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
15 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
29 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 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
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