Following the Buccaneers’ loss to the Cowboys within the opening spherical of the playoffs, a number of coaches had been let go.
For starters, the Buccaneers parted methods with offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich. The entrance workplace additionally moved on from working backs coach Todd McNair, vast receivers coach Kevin Garver and offensive high quality management coach Jeff Kastl.
In response to Buccaneers reporter Rick Stroud, former head coach Bruce Arians wasn’t happy about these modifications.
In reality, Arians is reportedly “extraordinarily sad” in regards to the Buccaneers overhauling their teaching tsaff.
“Not joyful. Very sad. Extraordinarily sad,” Stroud stated, by way of JoeBucsFan.com. “Having had some interplay with him about it … he’s disenchanted. You understand, he’s disenchanted. I suppose that’s the largest factor. You understand, he needed Todd to have this chance. He needed to maintain this employees collectively. He needed these [coaching] households to be collectively; lots of them have one other yr on their contracts. Lots of them thought they’d be right here so long as Todd is the pinnacle coach, had been informed as a lot, and that’s not the case. And so he’s damage by it. I don’t know in case you’re going to see him round a lot subsequent yr.”
It is comprehensible that Arians is devastated for his colleagues.
That being stated, the Buccaneers needed to make modifications to their employees. The offense obtained stale, the protection regarded lifeless at occasions, and the staff was total incapable of stringing collectively consecutive wins down the stretch.