Bucs expected to retain Koetter

30 December, 2017, 03:10 | Author: Elena Meyer
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After the franchise fired Lovie Smith, Koetter took over as head coach, but he failed to lead the Buccaneers back to the postseason (they haven't qualified since 2007).

After weeks of Jon Gruden-to-Tampa Bay rumors running wild, the Buccaneers will retain Dirk Koetter after all.

The report cited Koetter's involvement in quarterback Jameis Winston's development as a key reason for Tampa Bay's faith in him.

Gruden, who was sacked after the 2008 season, is said to be talking to potential assistant coaches in case he decides to return to the coaching ranks.

Though Tampa is 0-4 over the stretch, Winston has tossed eight touchdowns against just two interceptions, tallying a passer rating north of 112.7 in three of the past four games. When healthy, Winston had too many up-and-down performances and turnovers continued to be his biggest issue.

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Mere hours later, a auto registered to DeSean Jackson was involved in a single-vehicle accident.

Koetter went 9-7 in his first year as head coach but has struggled this year, winning just four games heading into the final game of the season on Sunday.

We'll post more details shortly.

After stints as the head coach of Boise State (98-00) and Arizona State (01-06), Koetter broke into the National Football League as the offensive coordinator of Jaguars in 2007.

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