Late on Sunday afternoon it seemed liked the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had found their new head coach in Oregon head coach Chip Kelly. But before the end of the night it emerged that Kelly had gotten cold feet about the position and would not be leaving the Ducks after all. According to Bucs Nation, this whole process is starting to get a little embarrassing.
This isn't the first time the Bucs have failed to land their prospective head coach. The Glazers went hard after the man they wanted - and they came up short. Did Chip Kelly just use the talks as leverage to get a better contract at Oregon? Who knows, but apparently the Bucs' job is not exactly an attractive one these days.
The Buccaneers now have to get back to the drawing board as all of the candidates they have pursued this offseason have rebuffed them. Where they turn from here remains to be seen.
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