Lovie Talks Trop, Graham, Brees and More

October 1st, 2014

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Sometimes it’s nice to hear right from the head coach, rather than Joe’s quotes and spin on what the Buccaneers’ exalted leader is saying.

Lovie Smith was talking today, though he sure didn’t want to get into specifics on Drew Brees. [read more]

Covering Tight End Not A Weakness

October 1st, 2014
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Alterraun Verner isn’t buying that the Bucs defense cannot cover tight ends

It’s getting to be an irritating broken record. The Bucs, for reasons unknown, just cannot cover a tight end.

It is as if Bucs defenders think opposing tight ends are active carriers of the Ebola virus. Or that the Bucs will break out into hives if they get close enough to smell a tight end. It is starting to p!ss Joe off. [read more]

Offensive Line Slowly Improving

October 1st, 2014
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Bucs G Logan Mankins discussed the improving Bucs offensive line.

Bucs fans have been grumbling about the offensive line since training camp. During preseason, the offensive line looked like a complete and total jailbreak. There was legitimate reason for angst.

At the time ,Bucs center Evan Dietrich-Smith issued a cautionary tale for Bucs fans. A new offensive line with new parts needs time to sort itself out. What fans witnessed in preseason would be much better as the regular season progressed. [read more]

Big Day For Mason Foster

October 1st, 2014
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Will Mason Foster play in New Orleans?

As he is wont to do, middle linebacker Mason Foster was ready to chat about Bucs football, wearing his trademark floppy hat in the style of Gilligan. “Mase” is always eager.

But of late, Foster hasn’t been ready to play football. He dislocated a shoulder against the Rams and hasn’t played since. That could change Sunday. [read more]

Glennon Talks About Sharing NFC South Lead

October 1st, 2014

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Bucs starting gunslinger Mike Glennon has had his eye on the NFC South standings. [read more]

Chucky Will Not Marry Derek Carr

October 1st, 2014
"You have to be s(p)itting me Mark Davis! You actually want me to work with Derek Carr? Jimminy Christmas, take your sorry arse team elsewhere, man!'

“You have to be s(p)itting me, Mark Davis! You actually want me to work with Derek Carr? Jiminy Christmas, take your sorry ass team elsewhere, man! Tirico would be a better quarterback!”

Periodically, Joe likes to share what is going on in the world of Chucky. You know, the guy who doesn’t get near the praise he should for bringing home the lone Super Bowl championship for the Bucs.

And frankly, the Bucs really haven’t been worth a squat since he was jettisoned that fateful Friday evening in January 2009. [read more]

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October 1st, 2014

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“That’s Bad Football”

October 1st, 2014

A member of the Bucs offensive line weighs in on Snapgate

Considering the Bucs have had serious troubles snapping the football through the past two games, Joe can’t just write it off as a bad day.

And it is serious, especially when you’re about to head to the NFL’s southern cauldron of doom in New Orleans. [read more]

Re-Live Victory, Glennon Fever At 1:30 P.M.

October 1st, 2014

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That quarter smile you couldn’t wipe off your face on Monday, that pride at the office, the lack of shame walking through Publix, that’s the sweetness of victory. [read more]

One Garbage-Time Interception

October 1st, 2014

A plea to get physical emerges

Here’s a stat that’s surely got Lovie Smith seeking sleep aids: The Buccaneers’ defense is stuck with only one interception through four games. That ranks tied for 27th in the NFL.

The lone pick was a garbage-time theft of Falcons quarterback T.J. Yates by Danny Lansanah. Sadly, there is more troubling data. [read more]

“No Surgery Planned” For McCown

October 1st, 2014

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Josh McCown will be back on the field sooner rather than later.

Joe can hear the cheers across the Tampa Bay area, from the white sands of Clearwater Beach to the strawberry farms of Plant City. [read more]

Great Bucs Ticket Deals From TicketMonster.com

October 1st, 2014

October is here, and if you don’t already have your Bucs season tickets, you might be one of those fans who looks for terrific deals on the secondary market.

Enter Joe’s friends at TicketMonster.com. What a safe, secure way to buy tickets!

“Beer” Makes The Difference

October 1st, 2014

So what’s a wilder atmosphere for the visiting team? A crazy Thursday Night Football crowd in the Georgia Dome or a 1 o’clock Sunday Saints fiesta at the SuperDome?

Bucs right tackle Demar Dotson has the answer. [read more]

Murray Slipped On Big Kick

October 1st, 2014

NFL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Pittsburgh Steelers

That odd-looking, low-driven 50-yard field goal, the one that clanked off the bottom of the left upright Sunday, was anything but normal for rookie kicker Patrick Murray. [read more]

“Practical” Reasoning Says Mike Glennon

October 1st, 2014

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In some circles the Bucs are in the middle of a quarterback controversy. Josh McCown, hand-picked by Lovie, has underwhelmed, to be polite. Garish interceptions and wanton disregard for ball security led to three losses in as many games.

Yes, every Buccaneer played like a dog deposit in a front yard that Thursday night in Atlanta. [read more]