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  1. Seven best offseasons of 2018: Giants, Browns make strides


    Sat, 19 May 2018

    troubles, because the body of work is encouraging. Chandler Catanzaro will steady the kicking game. And I think coach Dirk Koetter can get this ship pointed in the right direction -- just look back at how he got the team together enough to win the

  2. NFL playoff droughts: Team most likely to end lengthy dry spell?


    Thu, 17 May 2018

    here. I really believed Tampa Bay would be in the thick of things last year. But, for the second time in my life, Dirk Koetter hurt me greatly. (Arizona State fan? Check!) Apparently, I just can't quit him, because I'm kinda right back

  3. Best and most worrisome picks from the 2018 NFL Draft


    Sun, 29 Apr 2018

    career catches. Drafts I liked Tampa Bay Buccaneers: The Bucs set out to right some wrongs in this draft. Head coach Dirk Koetter 's discipline might be the offensive side of the ball, yet -- much like Sean Payton in New Orleans last year

  4. GM power rankings: Howie Roseman, Kevin Colbert among best


    Wed, 18 Apr 2018

    than it has on the field. Whether that's the fault of Licht or the coaches he's worked with -- Lovie Smith and Dirk Koetter -- is up for debate. This offseason's acquisitions of pass rushers Vinny Curry and Jason Pierre-Paul are prime

  5. NFL mock draft ... with a twist! Here's what teams SHOULD do


    Thu, 12 Apr 2018

    Evans last year ... but that's not my fault! Blame Dirk Koetter ! Anyhow, since I'm so amazing at draft consulting ..... with Michel. I would have said Ronald Jones II, but Dirk Koetter made a face. Which is fine, if you don't want the

  6. NFL Career Development Symposium features 64 coaches, execs


    Thu, 15 Mar 2018

    Titans general manager Jon Robinson; Los Angeles Chargers general manager Tom Telesco; Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter ; Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn; Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDeremott; Philadelphia Eagles head

  7. Bears, Bucs among teams with most riding on free agency period


    Mon, 12 Mar 2018

    ongoing woes of this team, which hasn't reached the playoffs since 2007. The pressure is on Licht and head coach Dirk Koetter to right the ship this year. Rather than trying to accumulate more veterans in the hopes that they'll play like they

  8. Team-by-team QB picture: Vikings, Broncos, Cardinals need help


    Sun, 11 Mar 2018

    to strive down the stretch. His penchant for bizarre turnovers is concerning, but Winston remains unquestioned as Dirk Koetter 's main squeeze. Ryan Griffin , meanwhile, has a solid shot to enter the season as Tampa's No. 2. Tennessee Titans

  9. Top 200 fantasy players for 2018: Adam Rank


    Mon, 5 Mar 2018

    last year, then I need to also be accountable for being bullish on Mike Evans . Though that's not my fault, I blame Dirk Koetter and I should have known better because â ¦ you know what; it's not the time for that. But I did mention Kamara

  10. Koetter: Running back 'has to be' a priority for Bucs


    Thu, 1 Mar 2018

    running backs. Asked at the NFL Scouting Combine if the position is a priority heading into the new league year, coach Dirk Koetter replied Wednesday, "It has to be." "We only have two running backs under contract right now," Koetter explained

  11. Dirk Koetter's 2018 Combine press conference


    Wed, 28 Feb 2018


    Watch Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter talk with the media about the current state of his franchise at the 2018 Scouting Combine.

  12. Frank Reich's understudy-filled life prepared him for Colts job


    Wed, 14 Feb 2018

    coach hired by an NFL team since the Minnesota Vikings hired 57-year-old Mike Zimmer in 2014. ( Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter was promoted at age 56, but he'd twice been a head coach at the college level.) Several factors are at play there

  13. NFL Power Rankings: Eagles reign -- what about everyone else?


    Wed, 7 Feb 2018

    is rarely healthy and Vernon Davis is in his mid-30s. RANK 23 5-11 BUCCANEERS The tandem of Jameis Winston and Dirk Koetter has one more season to propel the Bucs into the playoffs. More fans wanted to see Tampa go back to those sweet creamsicle

  14. NOT who we thought they were: 2017's over-, underperformers


    Tue, 23 Jan 2018

    the Super Bowl . Tampa Bay Buccaneers offense: Thank goodness the Bucs fired Lovie Smith to promote offensive wizard Dirk Koetter . That was the kind of move the St. Louis football club would make, like when the Rams let Dick Vermeil walk out the

  15. NFL coaching tracker: Latest news, developments


    Mon, 22 Jan 2018

    think Hue has lost [his] magic," Haslam told NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala. Dirk Koetter , Tampa Bay Buccaneers: The Buccaneers are retaining Dirk Koetter for the 2018 season despite missing the playoffs for the 10th straight season, a

  16. DeSean Jackson to Jameis Winston: 'Just be yourself'


    Thu, 18 Jan 2018

    More Columns > The sunny optimism of a Gulf Coast training camp didn't last long for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . Dirk Koetter 's second season fizzled with a 5-11 finish, bringing with it trash bags and vacation plans for his Buccaneers

  17. Bucs GM Jason Licht 'cringed' at 2017 expectations


    Wed, 17 Jan 2018

    good things about next year. Everybody is excited about it." Licht, who defended his choice to bring back coach Dirk Koetter , noted three main issues that helped cause the Bucs' 2017 struggles: Jameis Winston 's injury, the running game

  18. Bears name Mark Helfrich as offensive coordinator


    Fri, 12 Jan 2018

    2016 after working for four years as OC under Chip Kelly. Helfrich also worked with current Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter at Arizona State from 2001-2005. Hiring Helfrich to help develop quarterback Mitchell Trubisky and run a multifaceted

  19. 15 biggest fantasy football disappointments of 2017


    Tue, 9 Jan 2018

    drives that end in offensive points) from 32.4 to 33.7. » Reasons for optimism in 2018: Continuity and talent. Dirk Koetter 's offense sputtered, but there are signs of life with how the team closed out 2017. Yes, Winston threw some awful

  20. NFL Power Rankings: Falcons up, Jags down entering playoffs


    Tue, 2 Jan 2018

    Cruise-alpha-male-in-the-room power pat to Dirk Koetter . As for the rest of the league ... are you going to ..... Bills , at Panthers ). After much speculation regarding Dirk Koetter 's future, he will be leading the charge again in

  21. Saints Buccaneers Football - Sean Payton, Dirk Koetter


    Mon, 1 Jan 2018

    New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton, left, congratulates Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter after the Buccaneers defeated the Saints 31-24 during an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)

  22. Who's safe? Who's out? NFC coaches on hot seat


    Sun, 31 Dec 2017

    Mitchell Trubisky , as the Eagles did with Doug Pederson and Carson Wentz . Tampa Bay Buccaneers: The Bucs informed coach Dirk Koetter he will return for a third season on Friday, ending speculation of a possible Jon Gruden return to Tampa Bay. Gruden

  23. Raiders planning to pursue Jon Gruden if available


    Sun, 31 Dec 2017

    Gruden's name resurfaced in the coaching carousel recently when the Buccaneers were rumored to be moving on from coach Dirk Koetter . Tampa Bay said Friday that Koetter will return in 2018 , quashing any possibility of Gruden returning to the franchise

  24. Buccaneers postgame locker room speech


    Sun, 31 Dec 2017


    Watch as Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter gives a locker room speech after the team's week 17 win against the New Orleans Saints.

  25. What's the best head coaching job? NFL execs weigh in


    Sat, 30 Dec 2017

    Buffalo and Denver) are total question marks heading into the offseason. Even after the Buccaneers informed coach Dirk Koetter on Friday of the surprise decision to retain him for 2018, taking Jameis Winston off the list, QBs who could have