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LOVIE SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Buccaneers hungry for success after disappointing season

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are eager to distance themselves from their worst finish in nearly three decades. They're hoping Jameis Winston will lead the way, but coach Lovie Smith knows it'll take a lot more than the top pick in this year's draft to turn around a team that hasn't made the playoffs since 2007. In addition to addressing their quarterback woes this offseason...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith announces that Jameis Winston will be the starter for the Buccaneers

There will be no quarterback competition in Tampa Bay. Even though training camp has just started, Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith has already named rookie quarterback Jameis Winston as the team’s starter. “Jameis Winston will be our starting quarterback, he’ll take the first reps tomorrow,” Smith said, via the team’s official site. “We’re excited about that. A...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston confirmed as Buccaneers starting QB

Jameis Winston is entering his first ever NFL season, but it does not sound like the rookie is facing much competition for a starting role. At his first press conference of training camp this week, Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith confirmed that Winston will be Tampa Bay’s starting quarterback heading into the season. “He’ll be...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith: Jameis Winston is our starter

Well, in you’re duh-news of the day, Lovie Smith tells us what we already know. Shocking revelation from Lovie Smith: "Jameis Winston is our starting quarterback. He'll be taking first-team reps tomorrow." — Jeff Darlington (@JeffDarlington) July 31, 2015 Lovie Smith on starting Jameis: "It's what we already knew, what we saw in training camp; it's what he has done on and...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via EndZoneScore
4 days 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
5 days 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
21 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...
Via cover32
June 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
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