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Doug Williams

Jameis Winston was on the cusp of breaking franchise records! The last time a Buccaneers, starting quarterback passed for over 280-yards and four touchdowns in an opening season game was Steve Deberg, against the Atlanta Falcons, in the 1987 season opener. Deberg carved up the Falcons defense to the tune of  333 yards on 24… Read More

The 1970s and 80s Buccaneer teams were defined by futility.  Defenders couldn't tackle, receivers couldn't catch, and quarterbacks -- regardless of who John McKay deployed under center -- struggled miserably against the opposition.  It was an era of legendary inability in Tampa, best conveyed through the comedy of passers that McKay, Leeman Bennett, Ray Perkins… Read More

The real story that led to the departure of former Director of Pro Personnel Doug Williams will never fully be disclosed to the public; However, Stephen Holder of the St Petersburg Times is reporting that all things weren’t as rosy as portrayed by Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik. According to Holder it was… Read More

On the heels, of what's been reported as an amicable split between Doug Williams and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. General Manager Mark Dominik has started the process of finding Williams' replacement, reports Charlie Campbell of PewterReport.com. Through unnamed sources Campbell suggest one such rumored candidate for the vacated Director of Pro Personnel position is George… Read More

In somewhat of a shocking turn of events at One Buc Place this afternoon Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times is reporting that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Director of Pro Personnel Doug Williams, have mutually decided to part ways effective immediately. Williams re-joined the Buccaneers in 2004 under former general manager Bruce Allen as… Read More

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Public Relations Director Jeff Kamis, 37, is leaving his post with the Bucs to pursue other endeavors. After 10 years with the franchise and 8, as the teams director of public relations in which he worked for three different head coaches and general managers. Kamis told Rick Stroud of the St. Petersburg… Read More

It would appear that Tampa Bay Buccaneers pro personnel director, Doug Williams now has a tough decision to make, does he stay in the NFL or does he jump back to college and renew his coaching career. According to Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times Williams has been offered a one-year contract extension to… Read More

Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik, in speaking with Rick Stroud, of the St.Pete Times was fourth coming with the plans for the team first round pick quarterback Josh Freeman. "The ultimate goal is to let Josh Freeman sit back and learn,'' Dominik said Saturday. "I still think he's a 21-year-old quarterback who came out… Read More

With veteran signal caller Byron Leftwich's shaky outings, to this point in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers OTAs & mandatory mini camp the team has reevaluated there plan on rookie quarterback Josh Freeman for the upcoming season. Just days after quarterback's coach Greg Olson said that the team had, had discussion about the direction they would… Read More

There has been several indicators, that would suggest Josh Freeman, might not see the field in 2009, since being drafted not only has Freeman gave subtle little hints about it, but now Doug Williams is dropping tidbits of the teams plan to allow Freeman to be spoon feed his first year in the NFL. According… Read More

Doug Williams, who was instrumental in the drafting of second year QB Josh Johnson, spoke to Joe Henderson of the Tampa Tribune. Williams, now the director of pro scouting, still see's Johnson as a glimmer of hope within the organization. Stating he will be given a chance to show what he can do this off-season… Read More