Episode 211 – Meet the Candidates: Todd Monken

Episode 211 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Patrick Magee of the Sun Herald and James Yarcho of Bucs Nation the head coaching candidacy of former Southern Miss head coach and Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Todd Monken.

First, Patrick tells us everything we need to know about Monken’s tenure as head coach at Southern Miss: we talk the situation Monken walked into, player development including a fascinating tale about a current NFL QB, in-game management, relationships with players, personality, results, and ultimately why Monken left.

Then we will hear from James who talks all about what Monken brought to the Buccaneers’ offense, which players he specifically helped become better, how he he helped elevate the team’s passing game and overall offensive production, and why he is not being considered for the Buccaneers’ head coaching vacancy.

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