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  • Mike Sullivan awaits end of Bears' first-round interviews

    Mike Sullivan awaits end of Bears' first-round interviews

    tampabay.com Updated Jan 4, 2013
    Bucs offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan left Wednesday’s interview with the Chicago Bears in Atlanta with positive vibes, but he’s still in the early stages of the process. We’re told that the Bears are expected to interview as many as 10 candidate
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  • NFC South chat kicks off now

    NFC South chat kicks off now

    ESPN.com Jan 4, 2013
    The Atlanta Falcons are in the playoffs, but they’re not playing this week. Carolina owner Jerry Richardson isn’t meeting with coach (for now anyway) Ron Rivera until Saturday. The New Orleans Saints and Tampa Bay Buccaneers are beginning their offsea
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  • Bucs Pro Bowl guard Davin Joseph named Man of the Year

    Bucs Pro Bowl guard Davin Joseph named Man of the Year

    tampabay.com Jan 4, 2013
    Bucs Pro Bowl guard Davin Joseph missed the entire season with a knee injury suffered in the preseason. But the 2006 first-round pick did not let up off the field, continuing his community service efforts and earning the title of Buccaneers Man of the Y…
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  • Around the NFC South

    Around the NFC South

    ESPN.com Jan 4, 2013
    Time for a look at the Friday morning headlines from around the division: TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Quarterbacks coach Ron Turner is leaving to become head coach at Florida International. The Bucs also have a vacancy at receivers coach, and offensive coordin…
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  • Bucs QB coach Turner named head coach at FIU

    Bucs QB coach Turner named head coach at FIU

    Bucs quarterbacks coach Ron Turner has been named the head football coach at Florida International University. Turner, 59, served only one season under Bucs coach Greg Schiano, who now has two openings on his coaching staff. Receivers coach P.J. Fleck w…
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Sports Columnists

  • Georgia Bulldogs' Jarvis Jones declares for NFL draft

    Jan 4
    All-American linebacker Jarvis Jones of Georgia will enter the NFL draft.
  • Don Banks: Kansas City gets its man, but history says Reid may not win big

    Jan 4
    The Kansas City Chiefs on Friday completed their whirlwind pursuit of Andy Reid and hired him as their next head coach, making the big, bold headline move in large part because they were drawn by his long NFL track record and history of winning in Phila…
  • LSU Tigers' All-American Eric Reid also bolting for NFL draft

    Jan 4
    LSU All-American safety Eric Reid has decided to enter the NFL draft and forgo his senior season, he announced Friday through a school news release.
  • Peter King: Quarterback play crucial in uncertain Wild Card round

    Jan 4
    Minnesota cornerback Antoine Winfield and Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco are two of the major difference-makers on Wild Card weekend in this 93rd NFL season, if you accept these premises: