Koetter: “Carry A Big Mother F*&%’n Stick”

December 4th, 2016
Fresh orders

Fresh orders

There’s nothing quite like a locker room speech, especially when puritan Lovie Smith isn’t involved. [read more]

Bucs-Dallas Flexed To Sunday Night Football

December 4th, 2016
Entering the spotlight

Entering the spotlight

Party time! [read more]

Koetter Says Jameis Manages “Pissed” Koetter

December 4th, 2016
(Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com)

(Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com)

Heartfelt stuff from Dirk Koetter after today’s thrilling victory. [read more]

Calling Roddy White

December 4th, 2016
Call him.

Call him.

Former Falcons have found home in Tampa Bay since Dirk Koetter has been around. [read more]

Respect Is Coming

December 4th, 2016
Respect for a reborn franchise.

Respect for a reborn franchise.

Bucs fans, it seems, are more concerned with how folks on national platforms think about the team rather than the way the Bucs are playing. [read more]

“JumboTron” Watching

December 4th, 2016
Mike Evans, like most Bucs, are more concerned with New Orleans than the current NFC South standings.

Mike Evans, like most Bucs, are more concerned with New Orleans than the current NFC South standings.

How locked in are the Bucs with the tasks at hand?

Well, consider this exchange that Bucs stud receiver Mike Evans had in the locker room after today’s game in San Diego. [read more]

Ira’s 10 Takeaways From Bucs-Chargers

December 4th, 2016

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BY IRA KAUFMAN

Buc fans are living large after the most glorious fall Sunday since Jon Gruden stalked the sidelines, guiding the 2007 club to a division title.

A gutty win at San Diego, coupled with losses by the Falcons, Redskins, Giants and Eagles, leaves Tampa Bay in prime postseason position. And a special nod to America’s Team for knocking off the Vikings Thursday evening.

The Bucs now face New Orleans at home, seeking their first 5-game winning streak since a 2002 club that you might remember fondly. In this race to 10 that suddenly appears quite doable, here are 10 ornaments to hang: [read more]

“We Are Starting To Believe”

December 4th, 2016
Still won't touch the p-word.

Still won’t touch the p-word.

Joe has a hard time typing the following because, with a nod to Barry Switzer, Joe is not a fiction writer. [read more]

Bucs Fans, Mr. AC/DC Salutes You

December 4th, 2016
Suits felt the love from fans today.

Bucs suits felt love from fans today.

Joe admits to being both surprised and impressed. [read more]

Calling Pro Bowl Doug Martin

December 4th, 2016
Is it time to hand the rock to Jacquizz Rodgers?

Is it time to feature Jacquizz Rodgers?

Joe will not back off holding Doug Martin to a high standard, one he failed to meet again today in San Diego. [read more]

America > Philip Rivers

December 4th, 2016
"Philip, I love you because you are from Alabama, but I know how to win big games."

“Philip, I love you because you are from Alabama, but I know how to win big games.”

The smile on America’s Quarterback, Pro Bowler Jameis Winston, that Joe snapped to the left after today’s win says it all. [read more]

NFL Coach Of The Year?

December 4th, 2016
Special times

Special times

We all saw what Father Dungy did with an historic band of losers 20 years ago — and Dirk Koetter is doing it faster.

That’s the cold hard reality. [read more]

December Shine

December 4th, 2016
Rookie wall? Pfffft.

Rookie wall? Pfffft.

Who knew Vernon Hargreaves was the Bucs’ backup punt returner?

That factoid aside, the Bucs’ 21-year-old rookie cornerback had his biggest game as a professional in San Diego. [read more]

The Current NFC Playoff Chase

December 4th, 2016
Bucs control their destiny.

Bucs control their destiny.

Here’s the latest! [read more]

Aguayo Begging To Be Cut

December 4th, 2016

roberto-aguayo-1030Another critical miss today by Roberto Aguayo, who, after a brief rally, appears to again be the worst kicker in the NFL. [read more]

Buccaneers 28, Chargers 21

December 4th, 2016

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Fly your flags.

Hug your women and children, and anyone in reach.

Your Buccaneers are 7-5 and in first place — in December! [read more]

Bucs At Chargers, Open Thread

December 4th, 2016

bucs cheerleader 0820Are the Bucs pretenders? We’ll know after this game at “The Q,” as its known in San Diego, Qualcomm Stadium.

Beat the Chargers and the Bucs are on a four-game winning streak with a 7-5 record on their way home to face the Saints. A loss, and Tampa Bay comes home 6-6 trying regroup and salvage a winning season down the stretch.

React with fans all game long in the comments section right here!!

And come back for Joe’s savage postgame coverage live from the locker room.