TAMPA, FLORIDA - JANUARY 16: Head Coach Bruce Arians of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers looks on during the game against the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Wild Card Playoff game at Raymond James Stadium on January 16, 2022 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians is stepping down and will start working in the team’s front office, according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. Defensive coordinator Todd Bowles will replace him as the new head coach.

According to NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo, the Buccaneers are giving Bowles a new five-year contract as their head coach. The Bucs added that Arians will have a senior football consultant role within the team. Tom Brady, of course, if returning as quarterback of the team.

The news first came from NBC’s Peter King.

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