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Buccaneers’ coach Lovie Smith “Embarrassed” By Loss That Will Leave “Scar”

Call it whatever you want, but the Tampa Bay Buccaneers performance on Thursday Night against Atlanta was not very good. In fact, it was almost historically bad. The 42-point loss was the second worst loss in franchise history. The worst was a 45-point loss to San Francisco in 2011. Head coach Lovie Smith took over the Bucs this offseason, and couldn’t imagine losing like this...
Via Standing O Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith: “Rest of Our Lives, We’re Going To Remember This Game”

Thursday night football was a complete dud to say the least, even for Falcons fans. Atlanta once led 56-0 at one point. First year Bucs head coach Lovie Smith was definitely embarrassed. Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith said he was “embarrassed” by his team’s performance in a 56-14 loss at Atlanta on Thursday night. This is one that will stick forever. “Scars don’t go...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Devin Hester and Lovie Smith Had a Nice Moment Prior to Thursday Night's Game

Prior to Thursday night's game Devin Hester and his former coach Lovie Smith had a nice moment on the field. After spending years together in Chicago the two are now in Atlanta and Tampa Bay respectively.Since Hester recorded 19 of his kick and punt return touchdowns under Lovie's watch it was only fitting that he broke the record with Smith in the house.@SBNationGIF/Twitter...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Isn't Tampa Bay Buccaneers HC Lovie Smith Supposed to be a 'Defensive-Minded' Coach?

During Lovie Smith's tenure with the Chicago Bears there was one thing you could count on from the Monsters of the Midway. Their defense was going to be tough. Teams knew nothing was going to be easy against the Bears D because they did everything well. Of course it helped that he had some great personnel, but after watching the abysmal performance his Bucs put on Thursday night...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Bucs head coach Lovie Smith deemed top disappointment so far

It’s early. That’s a true statement, as we’re only two games into a 16-game season. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t enough data to start assessing the performance thus far of every team, player and coach in the NFL. And when the grades start getting compiled, there are some dismal marks on the report. Slow starts abound around the league. Who falls into this category...
Via cover32 - Buccaneers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Injury Update: Doug Martin suffered 'minor' injury

Doug Martin left Sunday's opening match-up with the Carolina Panthers with what was deemed a leg injury. Bucs' Head Coach Lovie Smith said that Martin's injury is minor and he was available to return late in the game.#454889618 / gettyimages.comAlthough Martin has been called by Lovie Smith his 'bell cow back', According to “Doug did go down...
Via Sports Injury Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Don’t Sugar coat this…Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be a mess before they win

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will win under Lovie Smith. No, Smith did not coach his best game yesterday. Tony Dungy was wiped out in his opening game in 1996 yet things turned positive that year; albeit too late. Which seems to be the theme for these Buccaneers this season; too late. You can get on Luke McCown for his best McClown impersonation, I sure did. In the end, it does not matter...
Via Buc Stop
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith had to pep talk Mike Glennon to wear Cam Newton’s jersey (Photo)

This week the Tampa Bay Buccaneers face the Carolina Panthers, and to emmulate what Cam Newton does on the football field Lovie Smith had to give Mike Glennon a pep talk. That was not to act like Newton, but rather put on a Newton Jersey. @ODonnellFox13: Lovie Smith: Had to give Mike Glennon a little […] The post Lovie Smith had to pep talk Mike Glennon to wear Cam Newton’s jersey...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
15 days ago  |  Discuss

SURPRISE!! SURPRISE!!! Will Tampa Bay Buccaneers Offense shock the NFL world?

Who will run the offense? What is Tedfords offense? SHH…its a surprise! Lovie Smith isn’t giving answers now. He is asked questions by the media, he does not answer, or does answer, cryptically. The offensive line practiced in a parking lot behind a covered obscured view. No one even knows who is calling the plays, as only a handful of coaches know this offense. So will the Bucs...
Via Buc Stop
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs embracing urgency, not false bravado, under Lovie Smith

TAMPA, Fla. -- If the first six months after Lovie Smith's hire offered idealistic visions of what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers can be, these humid nights in late July and early August serve as a grounding moment. Training camp is a time when stars rise, surprises emerge and bubble players fight to see September. Urgency, not idealism, stands as the dominant theme. Gone are the hours...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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