Mariota’s Private Workout Won’t Clash With Winston Pro Day

March 29th, 2015
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Tuesday won’t reveal any hidden message

Bucs fans are buzzing on Twitter today about Gil Brandt’s report claiming Marcus Mariota will have a private workout with Tampa Bay on Tuesday.

Hey, that’s the same day Jameis Winston will have his pro day at Florida State University. What gives? [read more]

“We Should See A Lot Of Improvement”

March 29th, 2015
Bucs tackle Kevin Pamphile

Bucs tackle Kevin Pamphile

Previously, Joe has referred to the Bucs’ 2014 fifth-round draft picks, offensive linemen Kevin Pamphile and Kadeem Edwards, as “milk cartons.”

That’s not kind, and it may be a little unfair. But hey, fans were looking for Pamphile and Edwards — and still are — to show signs of life. [read more]

Lovie Describes “Our Type Of Defensive Ends”

March 29th, 2015
Lovie Smith talked to Joe

Lovie Smith talked to Joe

The Bucs seem desperate for a nasty defensive end, after coming up empty in pursuit of Trent Cole and Greg Hardy in free agency.

This year’s draft class allegedly is rich with DEs. So, of course, Joe asked Lovie Smith about it at the NFL Owners Meetings in Phoenix last week. [read more]

Jameis Winston = Philip Rivers?

March 29th, 2015

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For reasons Joe doesn’t quite understand, All-Pro Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers is suddenly making noise because he doesn’t want to uproot his family in the expected San Diego franchise relocation to Lipstick City.

Well, if Rivers is traded, wouldn’t he have to uproot his family anyway? Perhaps to lesser places to live? Los Angeles may not be Shangri-La, but it sure beats living in, say, Chicago. So Joe is dubious of the Bucs ever getting Rivers. [read more]

Is Running Back Unit Set?

March 29th, 2015
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Change on the way?


Joe believes the Bucs have perhaps one of the deepest stables of running backs in the NFL. And the way running backs get beaten to death, that’s a good thing. [read more]

Trading Down … And Drafting Jameis Winston

March 28th, 2015

jameis 0212A prominent national NFL voice and former personnel executive projects the Buccaneers will trade down and still draft Jameis Winston. [read more]

Patience With The Offensive Line

March 28th, 2015

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Bucs fans freak out about the offensive line, desperately latching on to any familiar name to be a plug-and-pray solution to the sieve. [read more]

Nursing Home Neglect Should Never Happen

March 28th, 2015

Click through below to learn more about the experience of local attorneys Sam Harden and Brett Metcalf.

Nursing home neglect should never happen.


Wide Receivers Corps Not So Deep

March 28th, 2015
Led by Vincent Jackson, along with Mike Evans, the Bucs have a damned good pair of starting receivers. After that, there's a drop off.

Led by Vincent Jackson, along with Mike Evans, the Bucs have a damned good pair of starting receivers. After that, there’s a drop off.

One could make a helluva argument that the Bucs have one of the best one-two punches at wide receiver in the NFC. Not the best, that belongs to the Packers with Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb, and Detroit is better with Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate. [read more]

Jameis Watch: “Confessional Interviews”

March 28th, 2015

jameis 0108Crab-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]

Herm Edwards: No Surprise Verner Struggled

March 28th, 2015

How nice of former Bucs secondary coach and Chiefs and Jets head coach Herm Edwards to invite Joe to the BSPN studio set at the NFL Owners Meetings this week.

What a gesture. [read more]

Father Dungy Talk Of Lovie Trading Down

March 27th, 2015

Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy

Those with heart conditions, stomach disorders, and/or violence issues while under stress should not keep reading. [read more]

Keeping Vincent Jackson Is Telling

March 27th, 2015
Vincent Jackson is your answer to the Jameis Winston puzzle.

Vincent Jackson is your answer to the Jameis Winston puzzle, claims a prominent national scribe.

With all the love Bucs coach Lovie Smith showed prospective savior rookie quarterback Jameis Winston, might the Bucs actually trade down?

Joe would just about jump off a roof if that happened, and Joe also has a decent idea it would cause unrest in the streets and nausea in the season ticket sales office at One Buc Palace. [read more]

“O-line, O-line, O-line, O-line”

March 27th, 2015
Longtime NFL offensive coordinator and former Chargers head coach Kevin Gilbride talks about the Bucs' second pick in the draft

Longtime NFL offensive coordinator and former Chargers head coach Kevin Gilbride talks about the Bucs’ second pick in the draft

As Joe has written previously, there is mayhem and rioting at world headquarters. [read more]

Real Truths About 411-Pain

March 27th, 2015

Click to learn the truth about lawyer referral services, including 411-Pain.

The Dolman Law Group blog at is filled with all kinds of other educational information, too. Get informed today.


Is Josh Freeman Unemployable?

March 27th, 2015

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No, there is no chance in hell former Bucs quarterback, leaky, sleepy Josh Freeman ever steps foot inside One Buc Palace again, unless he is hired to fix a clogged toilet. In recent weeks, Joe has been shocked by the number of inquiries about a return of Freeman.

Seriously. [read more]

Jimbo Fisher Is Angry About Winston Treatment

March 27th, 2015

The media has made Jameis Winston’s head coach bitter

When he’s not coaching football, and hanging out with Governor Rick Scott lobbying for tax cuts in Tallahassee, Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher is seething over media treatment of Jameis Winston.

[read more]

Derrick Brooks Tells Jameis Winston To “Stay Invisible”

March 27th, 2015
Derrick Brooks details his recent talks with Jameis Winston

Derrick Brooks details his recent talks with Jameis Winston

Yes, Bucs icon Derrick Brooks is in the ear of Jameis Winston, the guy likely to be Tampa Bay’s savior selection with the No. 1 overall pick in the draft.

That’s a good thing. [read more]