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QBs in NFC game not too shabby either

QBs in NFC game not too shabby either

While today's AFC championship game has generated the bulk of the headlines, the NFC matchup between the Panthers and Cardinals certainly doesn't lack for historical story lines.
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Bucs add ‘humbled’ Lynch to Ring of Honor

Bucs add ‘humbled’ Lynch to Ring of Honor

TAMPA — Whenever John Lynch ran onto the field at Raymond James Stadium, he was looking for someone to hit. This fall, he’ll be looking for someone to hug.
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Bucs place QB Winston, LB Alexander, T Smith, G Marpet on All-Rookie Team

Bucs place QB Winston, LB Alexander, T Smith, G Marpet on All-Rookie Team

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers placed league-high four players on the NFL All-Rookie Team selected by the Pro Football Writers of America.
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Source: John Lynch picked to join Bucs Ring of Honor

Source: John Lynch picked to join Bucs Ring of Honor

TAMPA — Hard-hitting safety John Lynch, a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016, has been selected as the next member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ring of Honor.
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New Bucs DC Mike Smith will have ‘flexible’ scheme

New Bucs DC Mike Smith will have ‘flexible’ scheme

Though the Bucs will work primarily out of a four-lineman, three-linebacker scheme, the front will change depending on what the offense is doing and what the defense’s intentions are.
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Buccaneers hire four new assistant coaches

The Bucs filled four of the openings on their coaching staff when they officially named Nate Kaczor as their new special teams coordinator, Mark Duffner as linebackers coach, Jay Hayes as defensive line coach and Jon Hoke as defensive backs coach.
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Koetter plans to be more aggressive with Bucs’ offense

Koetter plans to be more aggressive with Bucs’ offense

TAMPA — New Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter made it clear last week that he will continue to call offensive plays in his new role, just as he did last year when he was offensive coordinator.
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Koetter: With Mike Smith as DC, Bucs will focus on reducing penalties

Koetter: With Mike Smith as DC, Bucs will focus on reducing penalties

One of the reasons Lovie Smith lost his job as head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is because the 2015 edition of the team was the most penalized in franchise history.
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Who would you like to see play in Super Bowl 50?

Who would you like to see play in Super Bowl 50?

Two golden oldies trying to reach the golden-anniversary Super Bowl will meet in the postseason for fifth time.
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In journey to being Bucs coach, family has inspired Koetter

In journey to being Bucs coach, family has inspired Koetter

You can’t underestimate the amount of coaching DNA that Dirk Koetter inherited from his father, who retired in 1993 after leading Pocatello High to three state championships within a four-year span.
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