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Joe Barry

Breaking news is trickling out from Mobile, Alabama today from Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik, that the team has lost linebackers coach Joe Barry to the collegiate ranks as he has agreed to become USC's new linebackers coach, under defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin. The team moved quickly to fill the void left by… Read More

Friday: News & Notes

Warren Sapp the outspoken, fiery leader of Tampa Bay's defense during the dominant years leading up to the teams improbable Superbowl run in 2002 was bestowed another honor this week by USA Today columnist Jim Corbett who has been running a month long series about the NFL's All-Decade Team of the 2000s. As Corbett penned… Read More

In his second stint with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Joe Barry, the teams linebacker coach has been on the losing end of 21 straight regular season games dating back to the 2007 season, when he was the Detroit Lions defensive coordinator. Based on the current state of the Bucs franchise, in it's present capacity, Barry… Read More

Maximizing one's talent is exactly what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are doing with outside linebacker Quincy Black.  Joe Barry, explained that Black will be an every down player in 09' for a defense that will use his talents in a "hybrid" type role. "You've got to find a way to keep an explosive athlete like… Read More

New / Old linebackers coach Joe Barry sat down with Joey Johnston of the Tampa Tribune to speak on his return to the Bucs & Jermaine Phillips switch from safety to linebacker. Q: That being said, you've always been a guy with great ambition. Where does your career stand right now? A: I still have… Read More

Scott Reynolds, of Pewterreport.com is reporting the new linebackers coach Joe Barry revealed the teams linebacking depth chart. In  a stunning move, the team has switched Jermaine Phillips from strong safety to weakside linebacker. If Derrick Brooks is not second guessing the teams decision to part ways with him after hearing of this, then it… Read More