Bucs targeting many candidates with head-coaching experience

From the looks of things, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are seeking a head coach with previous experience to replace Raheem Morris.

That is what the pool of candidates the Bucs are considering suggests, anyway. The Bucs will interview former Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress today, according to Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune.

The Bucs are also reportedly interested in meeting with Houston Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips and longtime head coach Marty Schottenheimer. Phillips has been granted permission to talk to the Bucs, something that will likely happen this week.

Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer has also been mentioned for the job. The Bucs have already met with Mike Sherman, the former head coach of the Green Bay Packers, and Jerry Gray, the defensive coordinator for the Tennessee Titans.

The Bucs are hoping to find someone who will run a more disciplined program than the one directed by Raheem Morris.

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