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Tampa Bay Buccaneers continue re-branding effort

It started with the firings of head coach Greg Schiano and long-time Buccaneers employee Mark Dominik, who at that time was serving as general manager. They hired Lovie Smith as head coach, added Jason Licht as general manager, and took the first step in a new direction. Later came the new logo, then came the (scrutinized) new uniforms and a new day was born. That new day brought...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Capsule

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (2-14) OPEN CAMP: July 31, Tampa. LAST YEAR: One of NFL's biggest disappointments under first-year coach Lovie Smith and rookie general manager Jason Licht, who inherited talented young roster they augmented by spending generously in free agency. Most moves fizzled, and to make matters worse, health issues sidelined offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford during preseason...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons 2014 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Season was a colossal failure

Before we move ahead, we need to look back and figure out what happened to the trainwreck that was the 2014 season. We can predict a little better how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will perform next season by first analyzing why things went so horribly wrong last. While it’s easy to just say “Lovie Smith can’t coach anymore the game has passed him by” there is no evidence of...
Via Buc Stop
17 days ago  |  Discuss

How Will Lovie Smith do in Year Two of Tampa Bay Buccaneers Resurrection? History can give us an idea..

On the very first play of the very first game (preseason) he was on the sideline as the new coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Frank Murphy took the opening kickoff 95 yards for a Kick Off Return for a Touchdown. It would seem providence had spoken, as Jon Gruden took the playoff ready Buccaneers to the SuperBowl in his first season; it was an anomaly. History shows us Coaches do...
Via Buc Stop
22 days ago  |  Discuss

10 facts you may not have known about Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith

Lovie Smith is entering his second season as the head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and he’s been a major figure in the NFL for almost a decade now. He’s led the Bears to a Super Bowl, and he’s long been known as one of the smartest defensive minds in all of football. But what do we know about the real Lovie Smith? Here are 10 facts about the Bucs head coach you may not...
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June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith includes a surprising name in his list of four weapons

When Lovie Smith sat down with Scott Smith, a Buccaneers.com Senior Writer in the video below, he spoke about a few different things. One of the things he was asked about was whether or not he has the weapons to be successful this season. His answer? Of course. And out of the four players that he went on to name, three of them were what we expected, while the fourth was a bit of...
Via Fox Sports
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith disappointed by Bobby Bowden’s comments

Lovie Smith stood up for his new quarterback in response to some negative comments Bobby Bowden made about Jameis Winston Tuesday. In an interview with Paul Finebaum, Bowden said Winston was at times an embarrassment to Florida State. He’s not wrong in his characterization of Winston’s time at Florida State, but the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucs admit they’ve been getting calls about Mike Glennon

It is the general consensus that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will select Jameis Winston with the first pick in the upcoming 2015 NFL draft. This leaves quarterback-needy teams potentially looking into Mike Glennon as a possibility. On that note, Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith indicated that teams have contacted him regarding Glennon (via the Tampa Bay Times). We’ve had the...
Via Sportsnaut
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Buccaneers’ Lovie Smith Looking Beyond Quarterback Position in Draft

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers hold the No. 1 overall pick of this year’s NFL Draft and therefore have the option to select anyone at any position they wish next month. While most people would bet on the fact the Bucs will choose between quarterbacks Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota, head coach Lovie Smith indicated the team is looking beyond quarterback, sharing these comments while...
Via Sportsnaut
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears could clean house after season

The Chicago Bears are expected to completely clean house once their campaign draws to a conclusion following their season finale against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Quarterback Jay Cutler indicated earlier this week that “everyone could be axed,” while whispers around league circles tell us a story of a Bears ownership group that’s ready to move on from the old guard...
Via Sportsnaut
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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