The Bucs and head coach Todd Bowles, right, want to build on Baker Mayfield’s success and provide some continuity for the quarterback.
Jason Licht and Todd Bowles will do more than just watch college stars work out when they arrive in Indianapolis next week.
The team also announces the hiring of offensive assistants Bryan McClendon and Brian Picucci.
The two-week window for designating franchise players opens Tuesday.
Continuity is key, but the offensive coordinator will bring some new wrinkles and old assignments to the attack.


  1. The Bucs and head coach Todd Bowles, right, want to build on Baker Mayfield’s success and provide some continuity for the quarterback.
  2. New Bucs assistant Josh Grizzard, left, spent time on the Miami Dolphins' staff.
  3. Even if the Bucs apply the franchise player tag to safety Antoine Winfield Jr., that doesn't mean long-term contract negotiations will cease.
  4. New Bucs offensive coordinator Liam Coen speaks to reporters during a news conference at the AdventHealth Training Center on Feb. 6 in Tampa.
  5. The Bucs hired Georgia assistant Bryan McClendon, pictured while coaching at Oregon in 2021, as their wide receivers coach.
  6. Emergency personnel, left, take a stretcher into Union Station following a shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl celebration on Wednesday.
  7. Bucs owner/president Darcie Glazer Kassewitz speaks with players during the 2020 Girls Flag Football Preseason Classic at AdventHealth Training Center in Tampa.
  8. Former Bucs head coach Bruce Arians, now senior advisor to general manager Bruce Arians, watches from the bench before a 2022 game against the Saints in New Orleans.
  9. Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) celebrates after the Chiefs beat the 49ers in Super Bowl 58 on Sunday in Las Vegas.
  10. A person is silhouetted against a Super Bowl 58 graphic playing on the Sphere Thursday in Las Vegas. The Kansas City Chiefs will play the San Francisco 49ers Sunday at Allegiant Stadium.
  11. Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, left, meets Bucs quarterback Tom Brady after Tampa Bay's win in Super Bowl 55 in 2021 at Raymond James Stadium.
  12. Cleveland Browns quarterback Joe Flacco speaks after being named the Comeback Player of the Year a the NFL Honors award show Thursday in Las Vegas.
  13. Special teams coordinator Thomas McGaughey comes to the Bucs after spending six seasons with the Giants.
  14. Liam Coen’s arrival in Tampa Bay presented a minimal disruption in the Bucs’ huddle and, perhaps, increased the odds that quarterback Baker Mayfield would re-sign with the team.
  15. Former Rams offensive line coach Kevin Carberry talks to tackle Andrew Whitworth (77) during a 2021 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Inglewood, California.
  16. New Bucs offensive coordinator Liam Coen speaks to reporters during a news conference Tuesday at AdventHealth Training Center in Tampa.
  17. Joe Chillura at home in August 2021 with his 2002 Person of Vision award from the Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission. Chillura died Saturday at age 84.
  18. Atlanta Falcons head coach Raheem Morris speaks during a news conference Monday in Atlanta.
  19. NFC quarterback Baker Mayfield, of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, scrambles against the AFC during the flag football event at the NFL Pro Bowl on Sunday in Orlando.
  20. Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce walks with Taylor Swift following the AFC Championship Game against the Ravens in Baltimore last Sunday. As the Chiefs head to the Super Bowl, conspiracy theories are spreading on social media suggesting that the romance betweenSwift and Kelce is part of a secret plot to help President Joe Biden get reelected.
  21. Bucs center Ryan Jensen's last NFL game came during the 2022 season in the wild-card loss to the Cowboys.
  22. Taylor Swift walks on the field after the AFC Championship NFL football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Kansas City Chiefs on Jan. 28 in Baltimore.
  23. Bucs quarterback Baker Mayfield throws as Texans quarterback C.J. Stroud (7) watches during the Pro Bowl Skills Showdown in Orlando on Thursday.
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