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Tom Clements will interview with Bucs

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Florio mentioned that the Bucs will take their time while they continue to look far and wide for their next head coach. It looks like interviews will take place through the end of this week, at the very least.

The latest candidate to emerge: Packers quarterbacks coach Tom Clements. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports Clements will meet with the Bucs later this week.

Tampa also requested permission to meet with offensive coordinator Joe Philbin, although it’s not clear if he’ll meet with the team.

Mike Sherman, Marty Schottenheimer, Brad Childress, and Mike Zimmer have also interviewed or will interview with the Bucs.

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11 Responses to “Tom Clements will interview with Bucs”
  1. lilrob10201 says: Jan 16, 2012 9:19 PM

    This might be the best guy the Bucs can get.They better not mess this up.

  2. bmue42 says: Jan 16, 2012 9:21 PM

    him and mccarthy made rodgers who he is today, let the mccarthy tree flourish

  3. Nikhil Balakumar says: Jan 16, 2012 9:31 PM

    hope they go with the best option and not the cheapest option. this team has alot of young talent and alot of a cap room

  4. 6ball says: Jan 16, 2012 9:42 PM

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    Cut to the chase …..just hire NFL coaching promoter, Peter King. He’ll get you a coach from his agent’s list of the unenployed.

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  5. ruggyup says: Jan 16, 2012 10:25 PM

    Interview? Yes! Hire? Only if they provide the resources. Should Clements consider a Bucs HC job? Only, if he has sufficient support and latitude to run HIS plan, hire HIS people, teach HIS way and is sure the owners commit to whatever it takes to achieve success. Tom Clements is ready.

  6. howiehandles says: Jan 16, 2012 10:36 PM

    They’re not hiring Lombardi. A QB coach, possibly being offered his first HC job, is not going to get total control. Your post reads like you’re his agent.

  7. breastsmoosh says: Jan 16, 2012 11:03 PM

    remember dieter brock from the 85 rams?!?

  8. johnmaddenslovechild says: Jan 16, 2012 11:17 PM

    Offensive coordinator wouldn’t be a bad idea either…

  9. banjojones says: Jan 17, 2012 12:59 AM

    Which Glazer is in charge?

  10. skinsfan5 says: Jan 17, 2012 9:55 AM

    I hope for Bucs fans this doesn’t turn out like the Jim Zorn experiment

  11. celly84 says: Jan 17, 2012 2:35 PM

    Not so sure i see them hiring Clements as a flat out HC (considering the Morris experiment) but i wouldn’t be against having him as an OC…

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