There’s been all kinds of talk about the Buccaneers jelling and improving on defense.
And they are.
But that’s nothing compared to what the Bengals, Tampa Bay’s opponent Sunday, have been doing. [read more]
One would have thought that when Tampa Bay purged just about every capable offensive lineman from its roster last spring, that the concept was to improve, not to get your skilled position players maimed.
Joe wonders how four 2013 starters were tossed overboard, and all found a way to start and produce with other offensive lines – two for playoff-bound teams. Maybe Bucs overlord of football operations Lovie Smith was a bit too quick to pull the trigger? [read more]
A lot of Tampa Bay fans want to throw so many players in the chilly Gulf right now; Joe is sure they don’t know where to start.
Bucs fans are simply not in a thankful mood toward their beloved team, and Joe cannot blame them.
What started out with so much promise has blown up in fans’ faces. It is sad. [read more]
Joe just wants to wish all his readers (and the handful of haters who can’t give up this site) the best today in one of Joe’s favorite holidays.
Think about it? What day can you eat like an animal, often wolfing down unhealthy fare, and drink like a thirsty fish all day and night while enjoying football from noon until late in the evening? [read more]
But your Buccaneers will be stuffing their faces and watching football with the rest of us today — on the heels of a rare Tuesday practice that left its mark. [read more]
Start your day with the Morning Cup of Joe from HootersCalendar.com. And don’t forget to visit HootersCalendar.com for the 2014 calendar, amazing videos, pictures and cool gifts. It’s Joe’s second favorite website.
Bucs news forthcoming.
Is Donald Penn going back to the Pro Bowl? [PFF]
Weed-infused pumpkin pie. Only in Colorado. [Denver Post]
New Lamborghini starts at $242K, 0-to-60 in 2.5 seconds. [NYTimes.com]
Adios, Sean Rodriguez. Finally! [RaysIndex.com]
Jersey mayor accused of “Mob” tactics – on a cop. Imagine. [NJ.com]
Ex-Bills teammates are helping support Darryl Talley. [Buffalo News]
It was when Father Dungy was launched and Team Glazer hunted for a new head coach, the man who eventually was Chucky, because Team Glazer found general manager Richie McKay’s offerings unsatisfactory.
Fun times, especially when Team Glazer made a deal with the devil [Al Davis] for Chucky. [read more]
Crab-legs-stealing, BB-gun-shooting, obscenity-hollering, Heisman-Trophy-winning, national champion James Winston, the pride of Florida State University, continues to look like a much better quarterback prospect than Mike Glennon and Josh McCown.
It’s Joe’s daily nugget on the Jameis Watch, celebrating the best quarterback to wear No. 5 ever in the state of Florida. [read more]
Former Buccaneers quarterback Shaun King wagged a very firm finger of shame at two current Bucs veterans. [read more]
Bucs defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier sure seemed more upbeat than usual today in his weekly press briefing. Maybe it is because of the looming Thanksgiving holiday, which he termed “great” with emphasis.
Or, it could be his defense is no longer wretched. [read more]
Tomorrow, Joe will compare results here to those of previous weeks.
The world’s greatest coach, who just loves football and loves to talk football but doesn’t want to coach football, is back at it.
Chucky participated in a promotional video for GoPro to show how much the video camera can help high school football programs.
Naturally, Chucky broke out his fired football coaches schtick as if he is some martyr. This drives Joe nuts. Get over it, Chucky. [read more]
Yes, super-talented, 24-year old quarterback Robert Griffin, III, has been benched and many believe his days in Washington are finished.
The Buccaneers, to be kind, could use a new starting QB. [read more]
McCown, though not an all-time great, has played with many all-time greats and knows Mike Evans’ fantastic development won’t end in when the Bucs close out the 2014 season in a month. [read more]