Josina Anderson is reporting that the Buccaneers are planning to hire Byron Leftwich as their offensive coordinator and Harold Goodwin as assistant head coach-run game coordinator.
However, Goodwin has yet to give official confirmation that he’s joining Bruce Arians’ staff.
Albert Breer confirms that the Buccaneers have hired Harold Goodwin as Run Game Coordinator/OL coach, Byron Leftwich as Pass Game Coordinator and Clyde Christianson as QB coach.
The Buccaneers also hired Todd Bowles as defensive coordinator.
According to Ian Rapoport, new Buccaneers HC Bruce Arians is hoping to finalize deals with Harold Goodwin as Run Game Coordinator/OL coach, Byron Leftwich as Pass Game Coordinator and Clyde Christianson as QB coach.
The Buccaneers are also interested in hiring Todd Bowles as defensive coordinator, according to reports.
Goodwin, 45, began his NFL coaching career with the Bears as an offensive line assistant back in 2004. He spent five years with the Steelers and one season with the Colts before joining the Cardinals as their offensive coordinator back in 2013.
In 2017, the Cardinals offense ranked No. 22 in total yards, No. 25 in points scored, No. 30 in rushing yards and No. 15 in passing yards.
Leftwich, 38, is a former first-round pick of the Jaguars back in 2003. He spent four years in Jacksonville before playing for a number of teams including the Falcons, Steelers and Buccaneers.
The Cardinals hired Leftwich as a coaching intern during training camp in 2016 before promoting him to QBs coach. After Arizona fired Mike McCoy, Leftwich was promoted to offensive coordinator.
In 2018, the Cardinals’ offense ranked No. 32 in points scored, No. 32 in total yards, No. 32 in rushing yards and No. 32 passing yards.