Roll Dice With Bobby Rainey?

October 22nd, 2014
The spreadsheeters seem to think Lovie Smith should turn the running game over to Bobby Rainey.

The spreadsheeters seem to think Lovie Smith should turn the running game over to Bobby Rainey.

Joe doesn’t think if he suggested the Bucs are a mess, few would argue. The defense is the laughingstock of the league. Blocking is an issue on offense and there is no running game to speak of.

Oh, early in the year, Bobby Rainey ran well, but virtually fumbled his way to the sideline. Doug Martin really hasn’t done a thing, though he hasn’t turned the ball over. It seems Nathan Jahnke of Pro Football looked at his spreadsheets and seems to imply the Bucs would be better off in the run game with Rainey, and rub that rabbit’s foot raw he doesn’t fumble as Jahnke took a look at the running attacks of every NFL team. [read more]

Morning Cup Of Joe From

October 22nd, 2014

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Bucs news forthcoming.

Smoke weed all day, says Colorado, but don’t dare eat it. [Denver Post]

Preston Parker talks more about working hard labor before landing with Giants. []

Soccer lunacy continues in Orlando as $110 million stadium breaks ground. [Miami Herald]

Johnny Football rumblings hit a new level. Will he start vs. Bucs? [Plain-Dealer]

Rave reviews for Donald Penn in Oakland. [ESPN]

Living In Hester’s Shadow

October 21st, 2014


Bucs opening-day returner Solomon Patton, who replaced Eric Page, was cut today. He was replaced by newcomer Trindon Holliday, as Page sits on the Bucs’ practice squad after being plucked from his couch last week.

Lovie Smith is finding that life after Devin Hester isn’t so pretty. [read more]

Joe Talks Locker Room Attitude, McCown-Glennon Madness, Building For 2015, Vikings & More

October 21st, 2014

joemugshotThe “JoeBucsFan Hour” was back with its usual vengeance, as Joe sat down for his weekly chat with the dean of Tampa Bay sports radio, Steve Duemig of WDAE-AM 620 this evening.

It got heated at times. [read more]

Bowers Suspended For Performance Enhancers

October 21st, 2014

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Da’Quan Bowers will sit for two games after getting pinched by the NFL. [read more]

Vikings’ Struggles Match Up To Bucs’

October 21st, 2014

arroyoA wise ass might say that since the Vikings’ defense has been so bad on 3rd-and-long this season (and 4th-and-long), they’re a great Sunday matchup for Tampa Bay, which finds itself in 3rd-and-long quite often.

Yes, the Minnesota defense has been very solid but has folded at key moments. [read more]

Email Clearwater Personal Injury Attorney Matt Dolman At Dolman Law Group

October 21st, 2014

The Tampa Bay personal injury attorneys at Dolman Law Group always churn out great information at Check out their blog to learn about personal injury claims, brain injury law, automobile and motorcycle accident claims, bad prescription drugs, assistance for the brain-injured, malpractice, and much more.

That’s right. Real talk from real attorneys. You can even email your legal questions NOW to Matt Dolman, [email protected]. Dolman Law Group serves clients throughout Florida and the Tampa area from offices in Clearwater and Bradenton.

“Something I Gotta Be Careful With”

October 21st, 2014
Johnthan Banks talks about his bad neck. Joe sees interesting background video.

Johnthan Banks talks about his bad neck. Joe sees interesting background video.

Neck injuries are bad news.

They’re even worse when your job includes being a fearless tackler or getting tackled. [read more]

Trading Jackson Has Consequences

October 21st, 2014


The swirling Vincent Jackson trade chatter is quite intriguing.

Would the Bucs really keep V-Drops Jackson and his eight-figure salary next year – for a wide receiver who appears to be on the decline? [read more]

Joe Talks Bucs With “The Big Dog” Today At 5 P.M. On WDAE-AM 620

October 21st, 2014

It’s almost that time of the week again, when Joe joins the dean of Tampa Bay sports radio, Steve Duemig, of WDAE-AM 620.

The spirited and popular “JoeBucsFan Hour” resumes at 5 p.m. Listen live online at


Rumored Running Game Missing

October 21st, 2014
Bucs RB Doug Martin has changed and Joe isn't sure why.

Doug Martin has changed and Joe isn’t sure why.

Yes, we can mock the swings and misses by Bucs coach and overlord of football operations Lovie Smith for personnel decisions. Thus far, there have been big time strikeouts.

Hey, Joe has swung and missed, too. He, too, thought the Bucs would have a decent defense. [read more]

Revisiting Waving Goodbye To Revis

October 21st, 2014

These are not days of laughter for former Bucs CB Darrelle Revis.

Former Bucs coach Raheem Morris did few things right. Making in-game adjustments to his horrid gameplans was one. His quote about when to get rid of players is another.

Morris famously said, in so many words to the immortal Stylez White, I will tolerate you until I can replace you. [read more]

Hanging Hopes On Holliday?

October 21st, 2014

One of the NFL’s worst full-time punt returners last season, a guy coming off a pulled hamstring this summer, will wear a Buccaneers uniform soon.  [read more]

Have Your Say

October 21st, 2014

ESPN Frowns On Bucs Defense

October 21st, 2014

No, Myron Lewis is not back with the Bucs. You wouldn’t know any better the way the secondary has played.

Yes, the arrival of the bye week doesn’t mean beat writers get to run off to some sun-drenched Caribbean island full of loose, scantily-clad, sultry babes and cheap alcohol.

One can only dream. [read more]