Draft Guru

January 18th, 2017
"Jason, please don't scout any long-snappers this winter and we're all good."

“Jason, please don’t scout any long-snappers this winter and we’re all good.”

Yeah, it is fair to say Bucs AC/DC-loving general manager Jason Licht goofed up in trading up into the second round to draft a shaky kicker.

Joe loved the bold move but it seemed misplaced. Upon further research, it appears to be a rare draft blunder by Licht. [read more]

Antonio Brown, Dirk Koetter & Fake News

January 18th, 2017



A little perspective, people.

I’m not defending Antonio Brown’s dumb decision to film the proceedings in the Steelers’ locker room for the world to see after Sunday night’s emotional playoff win at Kansas City. [read more]

Data Says Wait On A Running Back

January 18th, 2017

jason licht 0229Joe isn’t much of a stats guy, but legitimate, objective data is fantastic.

And that’s why Joe keeps track of Jaguars co-owner Tony Khan on social media. [read more]

Lovie The QB Guru?

January 18th, 2017
"I know quarterbacks... except for that guy I cut in Chicago."

“I know quarterbacks… except for that guy I cut in Chicago.”

No, former Bucs head coach Lovie Smith did not do a good job when he guided Tampa Bay. In fact, he did a horrible job. [read more]

The Mike Smith Knocks Keep Coming

January 18th, 2017

MikeSmith2Yes, the Falcons canned Dirk Koetter and Mike Smith two years ago and will return to the NFC Championship game on Sunday.

That’s got to be a bit of an ego stomp on the new Bucs leaders. [read more]

PODCAST: Draft Look – Offense

January 18th, 2017

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Hargreaves All-Rookie

January 18th, 2017
He can ball.

He can ball.

Not very often but certainly weekly, Joe gets a Twitter from a Bucs fans who would rather have E.J. Biggers at corner than Vernon Hargreaves. [read more]

Early Signs Point To Unpredictablity

January 18th, 2017
Guessing game.

Guessing game.

As Joe has stated, the week of the East-West Shrine Game for Joe marks the beginning of draft season. [read more]

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

January 18th, 2017

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Start your day with the Morning Cup of Joe from HootersCalendar.com. And don’t forget to visit HootersCalendar.com for the 2017 calendar, amazing videos, pictures and cool gifts. It’s Joe’s second favorite website.

NFL Network now the second-most watched sports network on cable. [Sports Business Daily]

Dumb cluck Antonio Brown gets raked over the coals in public by Mike Tomlin and Ben Roethlisberger. [TheBigLead]

Raiders employees (including players) could see as much as a 26 percent net income growth (without a raise) due to lesser taxes and lower cost of living from a move to Las Vegas. [SI]

If anyone doesn’t think Deshaun Watson is a first round pick, Dabo Swinney wants them unemployed. [NFL]

There may not be a Los Angeles Chargers, which would be very sad and cement Dean Spanos as a complete and total asshat. [PFT]

How reality TV has infiltrated the NFL playoffs. [Washington Post]

This is like a Three Stooges flick where they are chasing kegs of beer down the hill: A giant spool of wire rolls down an interstate against oncoming traffic. [YouTube]

Is Google scared of Donald Trump? [CNBC]


Most Improved Pass Defense

January 17th, 2017
"How did you do that Smitty?"

“How did you do that, Smitty?”

Last year the Bucs were beyond woeful in pass defense.

This past season? Pretty good. [read more]

Jimmy Graham And The Bucs

January 17th, 2017
Coming home to the NFC South?

Coming home to the NFC South?

Gotta love the rumblings out of Seattle and what they mean to Bucs fans who like to dream big this time of year. [read more]

How Good Was The D-Line Coaching?

January 17th, 2017

Body of work raises questions

When the Bucs hired former Bengals defensive line coach Jay Hayes, it was billed as a major coup because of Hayes’ reputation and resumé. [read more]

Jameis Winston: “… You Probably Don’t Need To Be In The Locker Room”

January 17th, 2017
Clear messaging

Clear messaging

America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston, loves to talk about family. His Bucs are all about family, according to Jameis, it’s family, family, family.

But what does that really mean? [read more]

More Offensive Line Numbers

January 17th, 2017
Numbers tell deeper story.

Numbers tell deeper story.

Yesterday, Joe wrote how the Bucs’ offensive line was much-maligned during the season, unfairly so. [read more]

Ira Talks Team Glazer Direction, Smith-Koetter Unity, Buying Dungy Breakfast, Playoff Reaction, 2017 Bucs Expectations, Hall Presentation Order & More

January 17th, 2017

Zero offseason on the fast-growing Ira Kaufman Podcast, which hits very hard in this episode. Ira dives into many topics of the day, including his recent breakfast with Tony Dungy. Enjoy! And don’t forget, you can listen and/or subscribe on iTunes or Podbean, too. Joe highly recommends last week’s episodes.