TAMPA, Fla. - Bruce Arians told his coaching staff and players that he is stepping aside as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach.
To take his place, the Bucs promoted Defensive Coordinator Todd Bowles to head coach.Arians will be stepping into a new role as the team's Senior Football Consultant, according to team officials.
He said the decision is not prompted by health issues and has been working with the Glazer Family and General Manager Jason Licht on a potential succession plan. "I have spent most of the last 50 years of my life on the sidelines as a football coach in one form or another.
Today, I have made the decision to move from the sidelines into another role with the Buccaneers front office, assisting Jason Licht and his staff.I love football.