5 offseason moves to turn the Buccaneers into a championship team

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Find the right captain of the ship

Tampa Bay acted as a constant coaching carousel for the past decade. Since 2008, the Bucs have had five coaches. Add another name to that list in the coming months.

Dirk Koetter’s time in Tampa Bay is likely up. Reports are swirling about his future with the organization.

Step one for a turnaround in Tampa Bay will be finding the right head coach. Who is the right option?

Who knows, the Bucs could use a defensive-minded leader who can turn around one of the league’s worst defenses. At the same time, Jameis Winston, or whoever is under center in the future needs an elite play-caller. Someone who can use his strengths to get the full potential out of the talented offense.

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The new man in charge must change the culture in Tampa Bay. The Bucs are synonymous with losing. They have the second-longest playoff drought in the league, with four double-digit loss seasons in the last five years.

The fanbase has grown frustrated. The Bucs have wasted the best years of Lavonte David, Gerald McCoy, and other elite players.

The Glazer family and general manager Jason Licht must find the right head coach.