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TONY DUNGY RUMORS & GOSSIP

For Tampa Bay Buccaneers, last chance for 1996

For many of us, we see the similarities between the 2014 Bucs It was the Packers defense in week 1 that was stellar. The Bucs were a far cry from where they would be by week 16. and the 1996 team. Of course there are those who do not see it, and are mostly overcome with the terrible scores and play of the Bucs. As we enter the Bye week, lets go over one more comparison feature, and...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lack of Talent, or lack of Time? Which is the reason the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense is struggling?

In 1996, Coach Tony Dungy had Derrick Brooks, Warren Sapp, John Lynch, Hardy Nickerson on his team and was 0-5 and 1-8 at two points in the season, including getting beat up and blown out a few times. How did THAT turn into the Bucs defense we knew? Time. The Bucs got better because as time went by, Defenders learned the system better, bought into the system, and believed in the...
Via Buc Stop
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Dungy Can't Believe New Orleans Saints HC Sean Payton Went for the Fake Punt

As the second half of the Sunday night game between the Dallas Cowboys and New Orleans Saints went on it appeared as if Drew Brees and the Saints might be able to pull off a comeback. The Dallas offense sputtered on a couple series, the Saints scored on a couple and suddenly a blowout was a two score game.But time was running out so on fourth and nine with seven minutes left Saints...
Via FatManWriting
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Dungy had a hilarious typo in Bengals-Ravens tweet

Tony Dungy might know about the Tampa-2, but Tony Dungy doesn’t know how to type, apparently…   Thanks for enlightening us, coach. [OHB] Follow Sean Wagner-McGough on Twitter @seanjwagner   Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Several fans take a shot at Tony Dungy’s late son; Is this WRONG?

Tony Dungy made a comment about Michael Sam that has him in the media for his words. While Dungy never said anything about “Gays”, he did say that he felt Michael Sam would be a distraction in the locker room. He stated that as the head coach he would not want to deal with the […] The post Several fans take a shot at Tony Dungy’s late son; Is this WRONG? appeared first on...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Dungy: I wouldn't have taken Michael Sam

Tony Dungy is no longer a head coach in the NFL, but if he was, he would have been one of the many who passed on Michael Sam at the 2014 NFL draft. Sam originally was projected as a mid-round draft pick, but he coincidentally fell all the way to the seventh round where the St. Louis Rams picked him up shortly before the draft ended. The reason for the fall, in the eyes of many...
Via NESN.com
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Dungy on Detroit Lions: 'That's the job I would want'

Former Indianapolis Colts and Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Tony Dungy doesn’t plan on leaving NBC to return to coaching, but if he did, if he says it would be to coach the Detroit Lions. “I will tell you this, I think the best job out there is the Detroit Lions,” Dungy said Friday morning in an interview on The Dan Patrick Show. “That’s the job I would want.” [RELATED...
Via Gridiron Grit
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rumors: Lions reaching out to potential coaching candidates

The Detroit Lions looked to be in control of the NFC North at 6-3, but struggled down the stretch, effectively being eliminated from the playoffs in week 16. The only thing they can hope for is a win in week…Read more →
Via The Victory Formation
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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Dungy: 'Rooney Rule' system broken

Former NFL head coach Tony Dungy believes the NFL needs to reconsider its "Rooney Rule" and how the league goes about the hiring of minority candidates. 

Via Bush League Chronicle
February 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Tony Dungy criticizes mistake-prone Cowboys

The Cowboys might have escaped with a win Sunday, but did so in impressively ugly fashion. In a matchup with the two-win Browns -- at home, no less -- Dallas failed to score a single first-half point, surrendered seven sacks, and let a mediocre Cleveland offense recapture the lead with 1:07 remaining in the game. Prior to Brandon Weeden's 17-yard touchdown strike to Ben...
Via Helmet2Helmet
November 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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