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Greg Olson

Some of Bucs Central’s blogging brethren think offensive coordinator Greg Olson is behind the latest spin feature by Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune. In the post which reveals a plethora of stats on Josh Freeman’s accuracy issues when he throws the football beyond 11-yards. However, it’s common knowledge if you watched Freeman play last… Read More

There’s been plenty of scuttlebutt the past few weeks, about exactly what offense, offensive coordinator Greg Olson will unveil with an entire off-season of planning. While most reports suggest that Olson is reverting back to a more traditional West Coast Offense of which was run under the guidance of former head coach Jon Gruden. Olson… Read More

A quick check in on the news that's circulating around the web this morning and there's some interesting tidbits of information being floated around from both local and national media outlets pertaining to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Mike Sando, of Espn.com sighting an unnamed source by way of Adm Schefter is reporting former Bucs defensive… Read More

With the Tampa Bay Buccaneers concluding their second round of OTAs this week. There’s been several interesting subplots rise to the surface. From the potential of offensive coordinator Greg Olson installing a version of the “wildcat” which could see both Josh’s on the field at the same time to Kareem Huggins chances of becoming the… Read More

Thus far through the off-season there has been plenty of interesting twist and turns with regards to players positioning themselves in reserve roles. Most notably at the quarterback position for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, where offensive coordinator Greg Olson proclaimed that third year pro Josh Johnson was on equal footing with undrafted rookie free agent… Read More

One of the many Tampa Bay Buccaneer tryout hopefuls, that has been turning heads during the first two days of rookie mini camp is undrafted tryout player Rendrick Taylor a chiseled 6-foot-2, 274-pound FB prospect. That diffidently passes the eyeball test. A tweener type who entered Clemson as a receiver, but after packing on 30… Read More

Offensive coordinator Greg Olson, in speaking with Ira Kaufman of the Tampa Tribune this morning might have let the cat out of the bag with what he envision the Bucs offensive attack to look like in 2010. No, it want resemble the Jets vaunting ground attack from 2009, but rather something more in line with… Read More

Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Greg Olson confirmed, that the Bucs, did in fact hire former Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Alex Van Pelt to be Josh Freeman's new quarterbacks coach. Olson speaking publicly for the first time, since news broke that the Bucs hired Van Pelt with Ira Kaufman, of the Tampa Tribune Tuesday seemed… Read More

The lure of big time college football and job security wasn't enough to woo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Greg Olson to USC. Olson recently talked to Lane Kiffin and his father, Monte, about the vacant offensive coordinator post at USC, reports Tom Deinhart of Rivals.com. The turn off, was that Olson wouldn't necessarily be… Read More

With all the hoopla surrounding quarterback Josh Freeman and what he needs to do, to improve as he heads in to his sophomore season. What's being inevitably lost, is what the team needs to do as a whole to ensure Freeman has a remote chance at succeeding on Sunday’s. Ultimately it’s up to Freeman, but… Read More

With the Senior Bowl kicking off today, there's word trickling out of Mobile, Alabama that Raheem Morris is in deep discussions with current Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker coach Joe Barry about persuading him to remain with the team rather then except an offer by newly named Tennessee Volunteers coach Derek Dooley to become the Vols… Read More

Mounting speculation was that current Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Greg Olson would once again, be pulling double duty in 2010 as both the teams offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. But that just wont be the case according to the Pewter Report Staff who caught up with head coach Raheem Morris at East West Shrine… Read More

Bucs Extend Olson

Whirlwind day continues to get stranger at One Buc Place. Hours after the demotion of defensive coordinator Jim Bates, the Buccaneers have now extended offensive coordinator Greg Olson. Olson has guided the Bucs to a 29th overall ranking in total offense. The team is averaging 16.4 points per game, 100.7 rushing yards per game and… Read More

In a column penned by Anwar S. Richardson, of the Tampa Tribune. Deep within the bowels of One Buc Place, the finger pointing has begun. Not from one, but from two offensive players. Both Cadillac Williams an inspirational leader and Pro-bowler Davin Joseph have publicly voiced their displeasure over the teams 0-dash-4 start and have… Read More

It’s ugly. There’s no argument and there’s no way around it. And since a tough schedule suggests it’s only going to get uglier, there’s only one way to absolve the catastrophe that is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers under center. You guessed it: Human sacrifice. It's time for change. It's time for the future of the franchise… Read More