Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Ring of Honor 2018
ATB: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ring of Honor is Coach Tony Dungy. A fitting choice that’s long overdue.
Coach Dungy was one of the creators of the famous “Tampa 2” defensive along with defensive coordinator Monty Kiffin. They had one of most dominant defense over a 10-year span from 1997-2007. Even when Coach Dungy was fired by the Bucs in 2001. He went on to win a Super Bowl in 2007 as the first African American head coach with Indianapolis Colts, along with future Hall of Fame QB Peyton Manning.
Additionally, Coach Dungy set a record in the NFL for consecutive playoff appearances by a head coach in 2008.
Coach Dungy finished his historic coaching career in 2009 with the Colts with a career coaching record 148 wins and 79 losses and 2 super bowl titles, one as a player with the Pittsburgh Steelers, and one as the head coach of the Colts.
Dungy was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016.
Coach Dungy has been a fixture in the Tampa Bay community through his ministry and other community service organizations.
Here, the gang at ATB wish coach Dungy congratulations on this well-deserved honor. He will be inducted against Pittsburgh on Monday Night Football on September 28.