Bucs' title defense will be more about offense
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Jon Gruden is all about offense. It's the way he made his bones in his coaching career and it's why the Tampa Bay Buccaneers paid a fortune and traded away four draft picks -- including two first-round picks -- to make him their head coach.
It is not, however, why the Bucs are defending Super Bowl champions. That has led to a perception around the league that while Gruden is thrilled to have a Super Bowl ring, he would be much happier if his offense had more to do with it.
Those who know Gruden say it grated on him to have to win games behind the defense. He has vowed the offense will be different in 2003....