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LOVIE SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Everyone in the organization is in “total agreement”

Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht and head coach Lovie Smith had their pre-draft press conference on Monday from One Buc Place. Yes, the questions were mostly about the first overall pick.   For some time now, TheBayCave.com has reported that the high level of the organization — Smith, Licht, and the Glazer family — have all been on the same page regarding the No. 1...
Via The Bay Cave
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Bucs comfortable drafting Jameis Winston

The Tampa Bay Bucs appear ready to draft former Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, despite the most recent civil lawsuit by the former FSU student who claims Winston raped her.  “I think you have to do your research, look a guy in the eye and feel comfortable with the answers you're getting. And I feel comfortable,” Tampa Bay Bucs coach Lovie Smith told the Tampa Bay Times.
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Evaluating the Buccaneers Pre-Draft Defense

With an opening at quarterback and big-name signal caller at the top of this year’s NFL Draft, almost every word said or written about the Tampa Bay Buccaneers since January has concentrated on the passing game.However, with a defense-first coaching staff in place it is important to see how the people who look to prevent others from scoring will look entering the 2015 season.In...
Via Pro Football Spot
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tampa Bay Buccaneers sign former Bills linebacker, special teams ace

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have many holes to fill as Lovie Smith and company try to drag them up out of the cellar in the NFC South. One major area of concern is special teams, where they ranked last in the league in 2014 according to Pro Football Focus. Today they found some much needed help for the unit… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The 10 best free agents still on the market...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs tidbits: Trade talk, No. 1, and more

Lots of Bucs news and notes came out of the annual owner’s meetings from Phoenix, Arizona this week. With Tampa Bay at the top of the draft, it was logical the attention would center around them. Head coach Lovie Smith and general manager Jason Licht talked to several media folks from across the league this week and their responses to questions did not disappoint. They addressed...
Via The Bay Cave
March 27, 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

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach Lovie Smith Laughs at Being Called a Defensive Guru

During his time with the Chicago Bears Lovie Smith become known as a defensive guru. During most of his tenure with the Bears his team had a pretty solid defense, and with the exception of one season with a prep school when he coached wide receivers and defensive backs he has always worked on the defensive side of the ball. So it is easy to see where he got the name.When he was called...
Via FatManWriting
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith makes fun of his record last year

You may not like what Lovie Smith has done so far with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but it’s hard not to like him. Smith knows better than anybody that his tenure in Tampa Bay thus far has been a disappointing one and he’s got a sense of humor about it… AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: All 32 NFL starters, rated by how fun they’d be to hang out with Power Rankings: The best player...
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March 25, 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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