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Timeline: Mark Dominik years with Bucs


Scouting intern for Kansas City Chiefs.


June: Hired by Bucs to work in pro personnel department.


June: Named Bucs' director of pro personnel.


Jan. 17: Replaced Bruce Allen as Bucs' general manager; Raheem Morris replaced Jon Gruden as head coach.

Feb. 25: Released Derrick Brooks, Warrick Dunn, Joey Galloway, Cato June and Ike Hilliard in move to rebuild roster with younger players.

Feb. 27: Acquired tight end Kellen Winslow from the Browns in exchange for two draft picks, a second-rounder, and a fifth-rounder in 2010.

April 25: Traded up two spots to draft Kansas State quarterback Josh Freeman with the No. 17 overall pick.

Sept. 3: Newly-hired offensive coordinator Jeff Jagodzinski fired 10 days before regular season. Replaced with quarterbacks coach Greg Olson.


Jan. 3: Bucs finished 2009 season 3-13.

April: Selected defensive tackle Gerald McCoy with No. 3 overall pick in NFL draft.

December: Bucs finished 2010 season 10-6, narrowly missing playoffs. Freeman, in his first full season as a starter, passed for 25 touchdowns and just six interceptions. Running back LeGarrette Blount led all rookies in rushing with 1,007 yards, and receiver Mike Williams led all rookie receivers with 65 receptions for 964 yards and 11 touchdowns.


April 28: Selected defensive end Adrian Clayborn with the 20th pick in the NFL draft. Picked defensive end Da'Quan Bowers in second round.

Nov. 9: Claimed defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth off waivers.

December: Bucs started season 4-2, but lost remaining 10 games to finish 4-12.


Jan. 2: Raheem Morris and entire coaching staff fired.

March: Signed free agents Vincent Jackson, Carl Nicks and Eric Wright to contracts worth $140.5 million.

April: In NFL draft, chose safety Mark Barron and running back Doug Martin in first round, then selected linebacker Lavonte David in second round.


March 13: San Francisco All-Pro safety Dashon Goldson signed a five-year contract worth $41.25 million.

April 21: Acquired cornerback Darrelle Revis from the New York Jets for the Bucs' 2013 first-round pick, and a conditional pick in 2014. Revis signed a 6-year, $96-million contract with Tampa Bay.

July 19: After arrest in Los Angeles on a charge of suspicion of DUI, Eric Wright is traded to 49ers for a conditional 2014 draft pick. Released by Bucs after he failed physical with San Francisco.

Oct. 13: Dominik said he "stands behind" Schiano with regard to the leak of Josh Freeman's participation in the league's substance-abuse program.

Dec. 30: Dominik is fired.

Compiled by Times news researcher John Martin

Timeline: Mark Dominik years with Bucs 12/30/13 [Last modified: Monday, December 30, 2013 12:25pm]
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