UPDATE hire timetable:
It has been reported by NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport that both the Bucs and Bruce Arians are in fact negotiating out a contract, and we could see this come to a close in the next couple of days.
This report is consistent with numerous reports stating that the Bucs are doing their due diligence and do not have a hard deadline to make an announcement.
Stay tuned to BucsReport.com as this story develops.
View the full report HERE.
Update via Jeff Darlington of ESPN: