Shop for Tampa Bay Buccaneers gear at Fanatics.com

Posts Tagged ‘Lovie Smith’

WR Louis Murphy to Miss Rest of 2015 with ACL Injury

The Buccaneers will miss wide out Louis Murphy for the rest of the season, as today coach Lovie Smith stated the WR is headed to injured reserve with a “significant” ACL injury. The injury took place in the 31-30 loss to the Redskins in the first quarter after he caught a 29-yard pass and was […]

New Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston a “Gym Rat” According to Coach Lovie Smith

Buccaneers head Coach Lovie Smith has had a little over a month to work with his new quarterback, Jameis Winston. Smith said that so far, Winston’s been exactly what the Bucs had hoped for, Joe Kania of Buccaneers.com reports. “I think in Jameis’ case, for me… I didn’t want a surprise,” Smith said in a […]

Smith Says McCown to Stay Starter as Bucs QB

There had been some speculation that Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith might want to look at second-year pro Mike Glennon instead of veteran Josh McCown in the final three games. After dancing around the question Sunday and Monday, Smith was direct in saying why McCown remains the starter, Pat Yasinskas of ESPN.com reports. “Josh is our […]

Smith Keeps QB Competition Open For Bucs In 2014

Newly hired head coach Lovie Smith “stopped well short” of endorsing Mike Glennon as the starting quarterback for the Buccaneers in 2014 at his introductory press conferencer according to Pat Yasinskas of ESPN.com. Yasinskas expects Tampa Bay to bring in competition for Glennon, who flashed starting-caliber ability as a rookie but lacks ideal mobility and […]

Bucs Make Leslie Frazier As Defensive Coordinator Official

New Bucs coach Lovie Smith has made it official, as former Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier is Smith’s new defensive coordinator. “I have a tremendous amount of respect for Leslie Frazier and I consider myself very fortunate to have him on my staff,” Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith said. “Leslie is one of the best defensive […]

Video – Urlacher: The Bucs Are Lucky To Have Lovie Smith

Former Bear Brian Urlacher discusses Lovie Smith on FFD after his introduction as head coach of the Tampa Bay Bucs

Smith Has Final Say Over Bucs 2014 Roster

Lovie Smith‘s contract contains a clause that gives him final say over all personnel matters on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 53-man roster, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. This according to league sources. That control is something Smith did not officially have in Chicago when he was the Bears’ head coach. Smith will be formally introduced […]