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Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

Bucs Bonus Podcast: Breaking down the new coaching changes

Olivia Stacey and Ira Kaufman break down the coaching changes for Tampa Bay. In this week’s Bucs Bonus Podcast, they discuss the outlook for Buccaneers’ new head coach Dirk Koetter and what to expect from defensive coordinator Mike Smith and Todd Monken who was given the dual-title of offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach.

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John Lynch to join Bucs legends in Ring of Honor

The Buccaneers announced on Friday that former safety John Lynch will be the next person inducted into their Ring of Honor at Raymond James Stadium.

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John Lynch discusses Ring of Honor selection

The Buccaneers announced on Friday that former safety John Lynch, a Hall of Fame finalist, will be the next person inducted into their Ring of Honor at Raymond James Stadium.

In this interview with Olivia Stacey, he discusses his selection into the Ring of Honor, what it took to turn around the Buccaneers franchise and his nomination to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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Jason Licht discusses Koetter’s promotion to head coach

Olivia Stacey speaks with Buccaneers GM Jason Licht following Dirk Koetter’s introductory press conference as head coach.

On Friday, the Buccaneers announced that Koetter, the team’s offensive coordinator in 2015, will become the 11th head coach in franchise history. In this interview, Licht discusses creating a winning culture, Koetter’s coaching qualities and hiring Mike Smith as defensive coordinator.

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Interview with Bucs’ new head coach Dirk Koetter

Olivia Stacey goes one-on-one with Buccaneers’ new head coach Dirk Koetter.

Koetter, the team’s offensive coordinator last season, was promoted after a weeklong search by general manager Jason Licht.

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Bucs Bonus Podcast: Coaching search

In this week’s Bucs Bonus Podcast, Olivia Stacey and Ira Kaufman discuss Lovie Smith’s dismissal, head coaching candidates and answer fan-submitted questions.

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Dungy, Lynch among finalists for Pro Football Hall of Fame

Former Bucs, John Lynch and Tony Dungy were among the 15 finalists announced Thursday night for the 2016 Hall of Fame Class.

The Hall of Fame Selection Committee will meet the Saturday prior to Super Bowl Sunday in Santa Clara, California to choose up to five new inductees from that group of 15.

Lynch and Dungy were instrumental in turning around a stagnant franchise in in the 1990s and early 2000s. In this video, we take a look back at their time with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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Jason Licht leads head coaching search

Thursday afternoon Bucs General Manager Jason Licht said he has been empowered by ownership to lead the coaching search.

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Bucs Talk: Reaction to Lovie Smith’s firing

Olivia Stacey talks with Roy Cummings following GM Jason Licht’s press conference on Thursday.

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Buccaneers fire coach Lovie Smith after two seasons

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have fired head coach Lovie Smith.

Smith went 6-10 this season and 8-24 over two years in charge of the team.

“After careful consideration, we informed Lovie that we have decided to make a change,” Buccaneers Co-Chairman Joel Glazer said in a statement Wednesday night.

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