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As was first reported by Mark Maske on the League's NFL News Feed:

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have fired their former Super Bowl-winning coach, Jon Gruden, and General Manager Bruce Allen.

The team missed the playoffs this season with a record of 9-7.

"We will be forever grateful to Jon for bringing us the Super Bowl title, and we thank Bruce for his contributions to our franchise," Buccaneers co-chairman Joel Glazer said in a written statement released by the club. "However, after careful consideration, we feel that this decision is in the best interest of our organization moving forward."

But was it the right move for the Bucs at this time? Vote Here.

By Emil Steiner  |  January 17, 2009; 5:09 AM ET  | Category:  Tampa Bay Buccanneers Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati  
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If there were a picture in the dictionary next to definition of retard it would be of Joel Glazier

Posted by: LegallyMurphy | January 17, 2009 5:31 AM

WORST MOVE EVER!!!

Posted by: Anonymous | January 17, 2009 5:35 AM

When you lose to Oakland and blow your playoff run by dropping the last four games you don't deserve to keep your job no matter who you are.

Posted by: donnapaap | January 17, 2009 7:57 AM

Chucky shouldn't be shocked. He's been lucky the last ten years, in that winning a super bowl, based off of Tony Dungy's team got him the benefit of the doubt.

I still don't see his finger print on the Bucs, the defense is still its best asset, again a hold over from Dungy, the offense, supposedly his speciality is mediocre at best. And last season, didn't they have like 10 quarterbacks on the roster?

Posted by: Football Guru | January 17, 2009 9:20 AM

Grudin is a serious coach. Tony Dungy is annoying and assinine Jesus freak. Stop putting him out there as some kind of coaching genius. Just because he was the first black coach to win doesn't make him any different from the last white coach to do the same. I'd take Chucky over him any day.

Posted by: Ridin Dirty | January 17, 2009 10:01 AM

Jon Gruden was the best part of the Bucs. I recall that the owners even gave up some draft pics to get him. Dan Snyder must be losing a lot of sleep thinking that he could have gotten Jon instead of Jim. Maybe his still will (making Jon Gruden the new offensive or defensive coordinator). I would not be surprised to see it.

Posted by: Summerst | January 19, 2009 5:11 PM

Jon Gruden was the best part of the Bucs. I recall that the owners even gave up some draft pics to get him. Dan Snyder must be losing a lot of sleep thinking that he could have gotten Jon instead of Jim. Maybe his still will (making Jon Gruden the new offensive or defensive coordinator). I would not be surprised to see it.

Posted by: Summerst | January 19, 2009 5:13 PM

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