Archive for January, 2013



Bucs Hire Tony Oden As New Defensive Backs Coach

Published: January 31st, 2013
By Buccaneers Gab

The Buccaneers have a new defensive backs coach, as the team has hired former New Orleans Saints and Jacksonville Jaguars secondary coach Tony Oden.

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Coaching Moves

Published: January 31st, 2013
By Bucstats.com

The bad news is you're fired. The good news is you don't have to live in Jacksonville anymore.
The Bucs made a couple coaching moves yesterday, firing special teams coordinator Bob Ligashesky and hiring Tony Oden as their secondary coach.

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Bucs fire special teams coordinator Ligashesky

Published: January 30th, 2013
By Bucs Beat Feed

The Bucs have fired special teams coordinator Bob Ligashesky after one season.

Tampa Bay was 30th in the NFL in kickoff return yardage last season with a 20.3 yard average. The Bucs were tied for 19th in the league in punt returns with a 9.0 yard average.

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Bucs hire Jags assistant Oden as DBs coach

Published: January 30th, 2013
By Bucs Beat Feed

The Bucs have hired former Jacksonville Jaguars assistant Tony Oden to coach defensive backs.

Oden, 39, replaces Ron Cooper, who took a similar job at the University of South Florida where he also will serve as associate head coach. He inherits a pass defense that ranked last in the NFL in 2012. The Jaguars were 22nd in the league in pass defense last season.

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