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Lovie Smith talks about the positives after Week 4 loss to Panthers

For the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the 37-23 loss to the now 4-0 Carolina Panthers wasn't all bad, specifically if you ask head coach Lovie Smith.According to Andrew Astleford of ESPN, Smith believes the team is "making progress." Smith also spoke about a few specific areas that leave the Buccaneers confident moving forward, even after the 1-3 start."Offensively, third downs," Smith told...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s time to siege control

I am not sure what all goes in behind close doors at One Buc Place. But I do know about Lovie Smith’s control of the roster and it’s time for that to change.  Countless times the Buccaneers personnel staff has brought guys in. Of course they all do not work out but for some reason player’s production decreases under Smith while they excel or have excelled elsewhere. Doesn’t...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith backs Kyle Brindza, says it was just 'an off day'

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers suffered a tough 19-9 loss in Week 3 to the Houston Texans. What made the loss even tougher to swallow, is the fact that kicker Kyle Brindza missed three field goals and an extra point. Yes, you're doing that math right, Brindza cost the Buccaneers 10 points in a 10-point loss. Fortunately for the young kicker, head coach Lovie Smith had his back, according...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith knows Buccaneers need to get Vincent Jackson more involved

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers dropped to 1-2 on the season after a tough 19-9 loss to the Houston Texans last week. While there were obviously multiple things that need to be fixed offensively, head coach Lovie Smith was quick to point out on specifically, according to For Smith, he wants to get the ball into the hands of veteran wide receiver Vincent Jackson more. ...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith's message to team not changing after Week 2 victory

While the difference between Week 1 and Week 2 for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was like night and day, that doesn't mean that the mindset is changing for head coach Lovie Smith. As Zach Shapiro of explained, Smith's message after the loss was simple. “One game doesn’t define who we are.” Smith said. How about his comment after the team took down Drew Brees and...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Earth to Lovie Smith: Give Doug Martin the ball!

Doug Martin has busted his butt to get himself in shape and healthy for the 2015 season. He is making quick, decisive cuts, breaking tackles, and showing better vision on the field than he did in his phenomenal rookie campaign. In return, Lovie Smith keeps taking him off the field in favor of 2014 draft pick Charles Sims. Why? Don’t talk about how quick Tennessee went up 21-0....
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

These facts about Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith may surprise you

Here at Cover32, we try our best to make sure the reader is always taken care of. Bottom line is YOU, the reader, is all that matters. The season is now upon us and our goal is to do things bigger and better than ever before. It takes a family type of environment to keep a well running organization going. We believe everyone plays a part; from the janitor sweeping up after hours...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

End of an era: Only one Chicago Bear remains from Lovie Smith’s defense

The Lovie Smith era for the Chicago Bears is over and there’s very little left to prove it existed. Ryan Pace and John Fox have been aggressively re-making the Bears roster as they embark on an ambitious re-building project. In fact, according to Adam Jahns of the Chicago Sun-Times, only one defender is left on the roster from Lovie’s defense: Shea McClellin: The only player...
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September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith felt Jameis Winston's first start was 'typical'

Jameis Winston’s first NFL start was a mixed bag of highlights and lowlights, which is typical of a rookie quarterback’s first exposure to the big-boy league. However, Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith made it clear that his quarterback didn’t do anything during the game than what the team sees typically during practice. As we detailed after the game, Winston struggled...
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August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith, Jason Licht not handing out starting jobs this year for Tampa Bay Buccaneers

You put in the JV team in the second half of last years New Orleans game (week 16) so you had a shot at losing the finale and securing the top No. 1 draft pick in the NFL. You spends umpteen thousands of dollars to oversee every aspect of his life, digging up any possible stones, why would you NOT hand the starting job to Jameis Winston as soon as Camp Starts? Because last year the...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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