Jon Gruden to attend Bucs Super Bowl ceremony

Thearon W. Henderson

The coach of the Super Bowl XXXVII championship Tampa Bay squad returns along with many heroes of the Buccaneers faithful.

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers' head coach Jon Gruden will be among the attendees for the team's upcoming ten-year anniversary celebration of their Super Bowl XXXVII triumph.

The Buccaneers announced the roster for the reunion of the 2002 Super Bowl squad Thursday afternoon, with Gruden's name included. The Bucs are celebrating their lone Super Bowl title at halftime of the team's Week 14 matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles. Coach Chucky is still expected to be a part of ESPN's Monday Night Football broadcast the next day for the tilt between the Houston Texans and New England Patriots. Gruden's name has been in the headlines frequently of late, as he's a rumored candidate for many top college coaching jobs.

Tampa Bay will have an impressive group of attendees for the reunion, including former defensive linemen Warren Sapp and Simeon Rice, linebackers Derrick Brooks and Shelton Quarles, safeties Dexter Jackson and John Lynch, and fullback Mike Alstott. The current Buccaneers roster could stand to pick up some tips from the alumni, as they have the best run defense in the league but the worst pass defense. Cornerback Ronde Barber leads the team with four interceptions; he was also a member of the 2002 Bucs and will be honored along with his former teammates.


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