Tampa Bay Buccaneers Extend Legendary Coach Tom Moore

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are in the middle of an incredibly tumultuous offseason, but at least they'll have some stability in their coaching ranks. Per Fox Sports' Peter Schrager, the team signed veteran coach and assistant Tom Moore to an extension.

Moore has coached in the NFL since 1977. He began as a wide receivers coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers, winning Super Bowls in 1978 and 1979 before eventually making his way up to offensive coordinator with the team in 1983. He bounced back and forth from coordinator to position coach from 1990 to 1997 on various teams before eventually settling as offensive coordinator with the Indianapolis Colts in 1998, the same year the team drafted Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning.

Manning and Moore co-piloted one of the deadliest offenses in NFL history, leading the Colts to an amazing nine top-five scoring offenses and a Super Bowl win following the 2006 season. Moore parted ways with the Colts following the 2010 season and has worked as a consultant with the New York Jets, Tennessee Titans, Arizona Cardinals, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers ever since.

Moore brings invaluable insight and decades of success to the table for the Bucs. His experience nurturing Manning with the Colts and co-existing with Tom Brady on the Bucs should serve the team well as they begin a new era, whether with a young quarterback or a veteran.

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