Bucs coach Lovie Smith will call the team's defensive plays in 2015.
The Bucs will clinch the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 draft if they lose to the Saints Sunday.
Buccaneers hired Lovie Smith as head coach.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports the Lions are "pushing hard" to interview Lovie Smith for their head-coaching job.
Lovie Smith is expected to get an interview with the Lions for their head coaching vacancy.
The Bucs will interview Lovie Smith for their head-coaching vacancy.
Lovie Smith plans to hire former Cal coach Jeff Tedford as his offensive coordinator if Lovie lands an NFL head-coaching job.
According to the Tampa Bay Times, ex-Bears coach Lovie Smith is "very interested" in the Bucs' job, while ESPN's Adam Schefter reports he's the "favorite" to replace Greg Schiano.
FOX Sports' Jay Glazer reported Sunday that the Texans had a seven-hour interview with Lovie Smith this past week, and have stayed in touch with him since.
The Texans have interviewed Lovie Smith for their vacant head coaching position.
Lovie Smith is expected to be the first candidate interviewed for the Texans head coaching vacancy.
Owner Bob McNair acknowledged Friday that Lovie Smith is already under consideration for the Texans' head-coaching vacancy.