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Bucs QB coach Ron Turner hired as FIU head coach

Bucs QB coach Ron Turner hired as FIU head coach

tampabay.com Updated Jan 3, 2013
Times wires Thursday, January 3, 2013 Bucs quarterback coach Ron Turner, a former Illinois coach and a veteran NFL assistant, was hired as head coach at Florida International on Thursday. He signed a five-year deal with a base salary of $500,000 annuall…
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  • Bucs QB coach Ron Turner to take head job at FIU

    Bucs QB coach Ron Turner to take head job at FIU

    profootballtalk.com Jan 3, 2013
    The season for coaches changing jobs continues. According to Brett McMurphy of ESPN, Florida International University is set to name Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterbacks coach Ron Turner as their next head coach. Turner had previously been a head coach at …
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  • Kiper high on Bucs' draft class

    Kiper high on Bucs' draft class

    ESPN.com Jan 3, 2013
    If you listen to Mel Kiper Jr., who knows a thing or two about the NFL draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers might have had the league’s best rookie class. In this Insider post , Kiper lists his All-Rookie team and the Bucs have three representatives. That sh
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  • Bucs sign 10 to future contracts

    Bucs sign 10 to future contracts

    tampabay.com Jan 3, 2013
    The Bucs signed 10 players to future contracts, according to a news release issued by the team:  S Sean Baker LS Andrew DePaola TE Drake Dunsmore LB Joe Holland TE Zach Miller DE Ernest Owusu T Mike Remmers CB James Rogers DB Nick Saenz QB Adam Weber
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  • Ex-Chargers, Bucs assistant takes job at Auburn

    Ex-Chargers, Bucs assistant takes job at Auburn

    profootballtalk.com Jan 3, 2013
    When head coaches get fired, their assistants are left to their own devices. But rather than wait for NFL jobs to get filled to try his luck, former Chargers special teams coach Rich Bisaccia just took a job at Auburn. Bisaccia was named assistant head …
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  • Mike Sullivan has significant competition for Bears job

    Mike Sullivan has significant competition for Bears job

    tampabay.com Jan 3, 2013
    If Mike Sullivan hopes to land the Bears’ head-coaching post, the Bucs offensive coordinator will have to beat out a growing and impressive field of candidates. The Bears are talking to numerous prospects, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Among those
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  • Tight end Luke Stocker hoping for bigger things in Bucs' offens…

    Tight end Luke Stocker hoping for bigger things in Bucs' offense

    tampabay.com Jan 3, 2013
    Lost in the fallout from the end of the Bucs’ season was a notable performance in the season finale from tight end Luke Stocker. The numbers weren’t huge — he had three catches for 50 yards — although he had season highs in the game. But more than
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  • Around the NFC South

    Around the NFC South

    ESPN.com Jan 3, 2013
    Let’s take a look at the top headlines from around the division: TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Mark Cook writes that the Bucs likely will release cornerback Eric Wright sometime this offseason. No surprise there. Ever since Wright’s suspension for using a bann
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Sports Columnists

  • Jim Trotter: With poise beyond his years, Wilson leads Seahawks into playo…

    Jan 3
    RENTON, Wash. -- Seahawks rookie Russell Wilson was among the league's most productive quarterbacks over the final nine weeks of the season, throwing for 18 touchdowns, rushing for four others, posting a passer rating in excess of 104.0 on seven occasio…
  • 2012 NFL playoffs -- John Clayton's First and Goal: Wild-Card Round

    Jan 3
    With the Ravens' wild-card game possibly being Ray Lewis' last at home, emotions will run high in Baltimore, John Clayton writes.
  • One-minute drill: Peter King's team-by-team playoff previews

    Jan 3
    One-minute drill: Peter King's team-by-team playoff previews
  • Peter King: NFL Wild-Card Picks

    Jan 3
    Peter King: NFL Wild-Card Picks