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Buccaneers Negotiating With Oregon’s Kelly, Tampa Tribune Says

Jan. 23 (Bloomberg) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are in negotiations to hire University of Oregon coach Chip Kelly, who won three straight conference titles, according to the Tampa Tribune, which cited a person with knowledge of the talks.

Kelly’s Oregon team this year won the Rose Bowl 45-38 over the University of Wisconsin and finished ranked fourth in both the coaches’ and writers’ polls with a 12-2 record. His teams are known for running a “spread” offense which focuses on speed and not giving the defense time to adjust from one play to the next. He’s been the Ducks’ head coach for three seasons, compiling a 34-6 record.

The Buccaneers fired coach Raheem Morris after finishing 4-12 this season. Tampa Bay was 3-13 in Morris’s first season in 2009, and improved to 10-6 in 2010, the greatest single-season turnaround in franchise history.

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