Dirk Koetter

Explosion!

Bucs coach Dirk Koetter always talks about explosive plays. And he is right. For an offense to hum, it needs explosive plays.<p>But how about an …

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Countdown: Top 10 X-factors For 2018 - No. 6

Freedom to change the culture<p><i>Joe can hear the clock ticking. Only seven days until training camp!!!</i><p><i>That means we’re up to No. 6 on the countdown of</i> …

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History, odds differ on chances of midseason firing for Dirk Koetter

Buccaneers head coach Dirk Koetter may find his seat too hot to finish the 2018 season.<p>According to sportsbook “Bet the Greek,” Koetter faces 125-to-1 odds that he will be the first NFL head coach fired this year, likely entailing a midseason release.<p>Behind Koetter, Denver Broncos coach Vance …

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Not A Kind Prediction For Bucs

Joe is pretty sure we all know what may happen if this comes true. Props to Nate Davis for not being lazy. The USA Today NFL writer could have been …

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NFL Mocks: Buccaneers select quarterback in 2019 mock draft

NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 18: Quarterback Drew Lock #3 of the Missouri Tigers rolls out of the pocket against the Vanderbilt Commodores during the …

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The Official Site of the Carolina Panthers

Panthers Podcasts<p>Press Coverage: Pre-training camp chat@Pantherstatsguy joins Bill Voth and Max Henson for a position-by-position training camp …

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Play-Action Struggled

Riddle solved.<p>The Bucs offense last year was pretty good. Except in the red zone and, of course, at scoring points.<p>The Bucs moved the ball last year, …

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Countdown: Top 10 X-factors For 2018 - No. 7

<i>It’s Joe’s daily countdown look at the top 10 X-</i><i>factors</i> <i>for your 2018 Buccaneers season. Today’s No. 7 is about fixing a lingering Dirk Koetter</i> …

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Dirk Koetter Sporting Undefeated Mentality

Joe has written many times that this Buccaneers team is brimming with confidence, overflowing.<p>The reason is simple: the players and coaches look …

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Ranking Dirk Koetter (Again)

Where is Dirk Koetter perched on the totem pole of NFL coaches? It seems Elliot Harrison of NFL.com has an idea. Harrison has looked at the coaching …

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Ex-Bucs center Joe Hawley provides an update on post-NFL career

After retiring from the NFL, former Tampa Bay Buccaneers center Joe Hawley gave away most of his possessions, adopted a dog and decided to live out of a van and travel the world, all while documenting his journey on his new blog ManVanDogBlog.com. His recent travels have clearly sparked a lot of …

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Dirk Koetter on the hottest seat in the NFL

TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 2: Head coach Dirk Koetter of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers leaves the field after the game with the Denver Broncos at Raymond James …

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Fantastic Move, But Too Late?

The Bucs made solid offseason moves on defense, but could they be for the next defensive coaching staff? Jenna Laine of ESPN, in sort of a preview of …

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Tom Krasniqi: "Jameis Winston Just Got Jason Licht Fired; He's Gonna Get Dirk Koetter Fired"

<i>“Hey, Jason, you hear the one about the morning sports radio guy who thinks you’re already toast?”</i><p>Hey, why even play the games this season?<p>That’s the …

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"At What Point Does He Accept What Dirk Koetter And Todd Monken Say?"

<i>“I was trying — that’s what messed me up — I was trying to throw the ball to Mike Evans the whole game and that kind of threw me off my game. I</i> …

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“Jameis Winston Just Got His Head Coach Fired”

It is depressing as hell but it is hard to argue. The worst part of this hassle America’s Quarterback, Pro Bowler Jameis Winston, has with an Arizona …

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Inside The Bucs' 2017 Pursuit Of Nick Foles

Nick Foles: Dirk Koetter man<p>Super Bowl champion quarterback Nick Foles sat down with SiriusXM NFL Radio and your beloved Buccaneers were a part of …

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Jameis Winston Just Got His Head Coach Fired

On Thursday Afternoon, the NFL announced it was suspending Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston for violating the leagues personal conduct policy. …

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Now Dirk Koetter Has A Trust Issue

Dirk Koetter had plenty on his plate as June minicamp concluded. Readying a 5-11 team with many new parts for September dates with the Saints, Eagles …

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The NFL Coach Favored To Get Fired First Won’t Surprise Anybody

Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson is favored by oddsmakers to be the first coach fired during the upcoming season.<p>OddsShark recently released …

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Dirk Koetter No. 26

See what a rotten season can do for one’s street cred? Last year Bucs coach Dirk Koetter was the toast of the town. He could strut into any halfway …

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Dirk Koetter Tells Different Reason Why JPP Wasn’t At Bucs OTAs

5 minutes ago<p>With OTA practices being non-contact, meaning not a lot of real football going on, the unfortunate talk of the town last month wasn’t …

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"Honest" Dirk Koetter

Flash back to January 1, the day after the 2017 Buccaneers season officially was flushed down the toilet.<p>There was Dirk Koetter refusing to play …

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Dirk Koetter’s State Of Hargreaves Address

If you ask Joe, Vernon Hargreaves had a great spring. He often made plays in team periods open to media, and he looked so quick and comfortable as a …

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Bucs safety Chris Conte picked off Jameis Winston during red zone drills on a pass intended for Cameron Brate. Head coach Dirk Koetter said it's been a lot more competitive, offense versus defense, than the last two years.

Bucs safety Chris Conte picked off Jameis Winston during red zone drills on a pass intended for Cameron Brate. Head coach Dirk Koetter said it's been …

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Whitehead "Jumps Out"

Special talent<p>There’s a lot of promise among the rookie defensive backs prowling the fields at One Buc Palace.<p>Frankly, the Bucs need at least one …

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Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter was asked what he learned after all the hype and letdown of last season. "I'm the wrong guy to talk to about that because I don't believe in hype either way. The lesson is that we were 5-11 and 5-11 didn't get it done. We were 3-7 in one-score games — that's all that matters."

Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter was asked what he learned after all the hype and letdown of last season. "I'm the wrong guy to talk to about that …

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Bucs journal: LB Adarius Taylor making a (new) name for himself

If you don't recognize the "TAYLOR" on the back of No. 53's jersey at Bucs practice, it's because it's the linebacker formerly known as Adarius …

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Bucs defensive end Noah Spence said that he's now eating about 10 meals a day to keep weight on. He said he actually got as low as 228 last year and is now 257. As far as the shoulder that landed him on IR last year, Dirk Koetter said, "I'm pretty sure [he's] ready to go."

Bucs defensive end Noah Spence said that he's now eating about 10 meals a day to keep weight on. He said he actually got as low as 228 last year and …

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PODCAST: Koetter’s Hot Seat

So what’s the reality for Dirk Koetter as a third-year head coach coming off a 5-11 season? The bold leader of the Stick Carriers, Justin “Commish” …

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