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Bucs fire coach, general manager

Updated: January 17, 2009, 1:11 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

TAMPA, Fla. -- A Super Bowl title bought Jon Gruden time, but ultimately couldn't save his job.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers dismissed their fiery coach and general manager Bruce Allen on Friday, three weeks after the team completed one of the biggest collapses in NFL history, losing four straight games following a 9-3 start to miss the playoffs.

ESPN.com's John Clayton and Pat Yasinskas reported that according to multiple sources, the Bucs would hire defensiver coordinator Raheem Morris ...

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