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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
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State The debate has pretty much been resolved for the number 1 overall pick. Lovie Smith has praised Winston over the past couple of weeks, making Winston a clear shot pick. Winston has nothing on the field that indicates he will not be a regret for Lovie and […]
Via Legion Report
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Will the Buccaneers Draft Number One?

Before the hectic draft month of April begins, the crew at TopSportsReport decided it would be a smart time to write a 1st round mock draft.  John Miceli decided to write the article.  He carefully made selections for each team any explained each selection in this article. Check out who John Miceli selected for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on behalf of Lovie Smith and Jason Licht...
Via TopSportsReport
21 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
22 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith Says Bucs Are ‘Comfortable With Who Jameis Winston Is’

Lovie Smith explains that the Bucs could very likely be drafting Jameis Winston with their first overall pick.
Via Gamedayr
24 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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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24 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith is 'comfortable' with Jameis as franchise QB

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers own the No. 1 pick in this spring’s NFL Draft, and it is no secret they’re expected to select a quarterback. The debate continues on whether the team should take Oregon’s Marcus Mariota or Florida State’s Jameis Winston.  The biggest concern surrounding Winston is his string of off-the-field issues, but today, Bucs head coach Lovie Smith said that...
Via College Spun
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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