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Photo gallery: 10 Bucs coaches, from John McKay to Lovie Smith

10 Bucs coaches, from John McKay to Lovie Smith
10 Bucs coaches, from John McKay to Lovie Smith
Published Jan. 7, 2016

The history of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers franchise has been one of ups and downs, the latter outnumbering the former by far too big a margin in the minds of most Bucs fans.

As Lovie Smith ends his 2-year tenure as head coach of the Bucs with a record of 8-24-0, here's a trip through Buccaneer history. It focuses on the many head coaches the team has had since 1976, some who have found a permanent home in the hearts of Bucs fans everywhere, some who will be remembered forever if only for their undeniable failure and some who many of you have probably forgotten.

Times news researcher John Martin contributed to this report.