Who Tailed Jameis Winston?

March 31st, 2015

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Really cool if not intriguing story just popped a few minutes ago on TheBigLead.com.

It seems, per NFL investigative reporter Charles Robinson of Yahoo! Sports, Winston’s personal quarterback guru, George Whitfield, claimed an NFL team has been hiding in the bushes, in so many words, tailing Jameis Winston. [read more]

Jason Licht Speaks

March 31st, 2015

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Joe has the full audio of Bucs general manager Jason Licht in his post-Florida State pro day this afternoon. Naturally, the entire session dealt with questions about Bucs first round draft pick Jameis Winston’s performance. [read more]

Jameis Winston To Mike Evans?

March 31st, 2015

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If Joe had a decent camera phone he would have tried to take video of Jameis Winston throwing — or cornerback P.J. Williams looking like a complete freak of nature of an athlete at the Florida State pro day today.

Joe is still shaking his head about how freaking quick and agile Williams is. Man! [read more]

“100 Percent Juicy Juice”

March 31st, 2015

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People often say top athletes will compete at anything. Cards, pool, hoops, you name it. It’s in their DNA. It is in their blood.

Could Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston be the same type of cat? Well, in his post-pro day press conference, the thing that lit up Winston was when he talked about competing. [read more]

“Sloppy With His Feet. Bad Accuracy. …”

March 31st, 2015

JameisNot everyone loved Jameis Winston’s pro day workout like Bucs general manager Jason Licht did.

One former NFL quarterback was somewhat sickened. [read more]

“This Is My Sanctuary”

March 31st, 2015

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James Winston spoke for five minutes — on the nose and was shut down at exactly five minutes by Florida State media relations — to the assembled college and NFL writers who swarmed Tallahassee for the Florida State pro day this afternoon. [read more]

Jason Licht On Jameis Winston: “Very Good. Excellent. Had A Great Day. … This Was Outstanding.”

March 31st, 2015

jason and lovieJoe was on scene at Jameis Winston’s pro day this afternoon at Florida State University, and has reaction from Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht. [read more]

“I Expect Us To Compete For The NFC South”

March 31st, 2015

jason licht 0126Last year at this time, Lovie Smith and general manager Jason Licht publicly were saying it would be “unfair to ask the fans to be patient” with the Buccaneers. It was a win-now mindset with a pile of new free agents in the house.

Has the attitude been altered? Joe asked Licht at the NFL Owners Meetings last week. [read more]

Joe Joins Steve Duemig At 5 P.M. On WDAE-AM 620/95.3 FM

March 31st, 2015

It’s another edition of the “JoeBucsFan Hour” at 5 p.m. Joe sits down with the dean of Tampa Bay sports radio, Steve Duemig of WDAE-AM 620, to explore all the Bucs action and analysis of the day. Always a fun time.


Jameis Watch: “More Than A Layup”

March 31st, 2015

jameis and jimboCrab-legs-stealing, BB-gun-shooting, obscenity-hollering, Heisman-Trophy-winning, former national champion Jameis Winston, the pride of Florida State University, continues to look like a much better quarterback prospect than Mike Glennon.

It’s Joe’s daily nugget on the Jameis Watch, celebrating the best quarterback ever to wear No. 5 in the state of Florida. [read more]

Lovie: O-line Building “Constantly” Challenges

March 31st, 2015

lovie 1029Great offensive lines eluded Lovie Smith during his nine head coaching seasons in Chicago.

Heck, so did a top-10 offense.

Joe talked to Lovie about O-line building last week in Phoenix. [read more]

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March 31st, 2015

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Sloppy Seconds

March 31st, 2015

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Caution: This post will discuss the Bucs’ offensive line. Read at your own peril. — Joe.

Since Tampa Bay is not in the greatest bargaining position to fill holes on their porous front line, Bucs fans, as usual, see a name they recognize and immediately think said player is an upgrade.

Be careful what you wish for. [read more]

Big Day For Jameis Winston, Bucs

March 31st, 2015
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The action starts at 10 a.m.

Yes, Joe is typing this here post from Tallahassee, where Joe will be among the many at Florida State’s indoor football practice facility watching Jameis Winston’s final public display of his talents before he is drafted by the Bucs. [read more]

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

March 31st, 2015

hooters 2015.1229Start your day with the Morning Cup of Joe from HootersCalendar.com. And don’t forget to visit HootersCalendar.com for the 2015 calendar, amazing videos, pictures and cool gifts. It’s Joe’s second favorite website.

Bucs news forthcoming.

Falcons fake noise fallout hits Rich McKay, draft. [Atlanta Journal-Constitution]

Mason Foster will earn NFL peanuts in Chicago. [Rotoworld]

Jogger wearing headphones meets oncoming train. [Orlando Sentinel]

Prisons fleecing inmates and relatives with giant phone bills. [NYTimes.com]

Free marijuana seed giveaway throughout D.C. [Washington Post]

The Trop’s new mac-n-cheese hot dog. [RaysIndex]


Joel Glazer: “Fans Are Smart”

March 30th, 2015

joel glazerIn what felt like one of those ESPN Sunday Conversation segments without cameras, Joe sat down with Team Glazer at the fabulous Arizona Biltmore resort, during the NFL Owners Meetings last week.

It was a 1-on-1 session with Buccaneers co-chairman Joel Glazer. [read more]

Lovie Tips Hand On Left Tackle Approach

March 30th, 2015

lovie smith 0807There was an interesting progression of exchanges at the NFL Owners Meetings in Phoenix, where Joe had breakfast with Lovie Smith and other media types last week. [read more]

“I Really Wanted To Get Him Signed”

March 30th, 2015
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Lovie Smith weighs in on Luke Stocker.(Photo courtesy of Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

The lone Tampa Bay survivor of the Buccaneers’ 2011 draft, tight end Luke Stocker, represents a great example of Lovie Smith learning about his football team.

Lovie showed up after the MRSA-infected, Josh-Freeman-stained demise of the New Schiano Order and wasn’t quite sure what he had. [read more]