Bucs Find New Kicker

October 6th, 2015

Hello, again.

The Bucs have a new kicker.

Same as the old kicker. [read more]

Charles Sims Starting To Show Up?

October 6th, 2015
Bucs RB Charles Sims pulled off a rare feat Sunday. (Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com)

Bucs RB Charles Sims pulled off a rare feat Sunday. (Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com)

We saw something rare at the Den of Depression last Sunday. No, it wasn’t a quarterback responsible for five turnovers. It was a running back catching a touchdown pass.

In consecutive games. [read more]

Lovie Says DE Is Gholston’s Job Now

October 6th, 2015
(Photo courtesy of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

Lovie Smith details Will Gholston’s new status. (Photo courtesy of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

Damn that former Bucs rockstar general manager Mark Dominik.

His late fourth-round pick of 2013, Will Gholston is now the apple of Lovie Smith’s eye, so Lovie explained last night. [read more]

Kyle Brindza, Trust Your Valuables To Craters & Freighters

October 6th, 2015

Tampa Bay kicker Kyle Bridza is likely looking for a quick getaway about now, and he probably has plenty of stuff to relocate safely.

Joe advises Brindza to use the best in town, Craters & Freighters of Tampa.

Trouble At Home Award

October 6th, 2015


The Lovie Smith apologists have hit national sports outlets.

Someone on the take at FoxSports.com apparently has been charmed by one of Lovie Smith’s inner circle. [read more]

Lovie Pointing A Finger At Koetter?

October 6th, 2015
Who is Lovie referring to?

Who is Lovie referring to?

Yes, many Bucs fans and, of course, the blowhard haters (who are dancing with glee) are busting the chops of America’s Quarterback, Bucs signal-caller Jameis Winston, for throwing away the game Sunday against the Stinking Panthers with his four picks. [read more]

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

October 6th, 2015

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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 2016 calendar, amazing videos, pictures and cool gifts. It’s Joe’s second favorite website.

Bucs news forthcoming.

Michael Bennett doesn’t like Matthew Stafford because JFK was shot in Dallas. Um, kay. [Twitter]

Just a matter of time before the feds step in and put a choke collar on the sleazy DraftKings. Good! [New York Times]

Burglar picks wrong home to rob. Gets beat up by an MMA fighter. [WISN]

NFL admits Lions got hosed last night in case you didn’t stay up for the whole game. [NFL]

Andrew Luck may play Thursday. [BSPN]

Currently, neither the Chargers, the Rams or the Raiders have enough support from NFL owners to move to Los Angeles. [CBS Sports]

Donald Trump believes Syrian refugees are a coordinated ISIS plot to infiltrate the United States. [Business Insider]

Kevin Kiermaier can throw 100 mph. [RaysIndex]

Bucs Cut Wide Receiver Adam Humphries

October 5th, 2015

Adam Humphries

Tough break for arguably the top story of the Buccaneers’ preseason. [read more]

Lovie Says Bucs (Again) Are “On The Verge”

October 5th, 2015

lovie smith 0511You heard this song before, it was December 15, 2014. Lovie Smith had proclaimed “true football fans can see we’re on the verge.”

Lovie was back singing a passionate sequel at One Buc Palace moments ago. [read more]

Ex-Bucs Getting Irked, Too

October 5th, 2015
A former Bucs player was not laughing about Bucs LT Donovan Smith's jovial Twittering last night.

A former Bucs player was not laughing about left tackle Donovan Smith’s jovial Twittering last night.

Bucs fans are in a deep state of depression today, on top of the normal Monday blues. It’s ugly out there.

Yet another season appears to be down the tubes, another January spent trying to remember what winning a playoff game feels like. [read more]

What’s Happened To Mike Evans?

October 5th, 2015

Former Bucs tight end Dave Moore and Joe weigh in

The last standout game played by Mike Evans was November 16, 2014.

That’s nine games of being an average receiver. It’s caused a small divide at JoeBucsFan.com world headquarters. [read more]

Same Mystery, Different Year

October 5th, 2015

lovie 0912“Right before the half, I didn’t want to put more points on the board. I didn’t feel like we could. Only thing that could happen was something bad then.” — Lovie Smith, following the second home game of the 2014 season.

That’s right. Last year’s words foretelling yesterday’s disbelief. [read more]

Bucs “On The Brink”

October 5th, 2015

season on the brink

Joe can hear the words ringing in his head.

“Playoffs? Playoffs! Playoffs?!

Those were the famous words uttered by former Colts coach Jim Mora in a postgame press conference when asked about his team’s playoff chances. [read more]

Kyle Brindza, Gone

October 5th, 2015
Former Bucs kicker.

Former Bucs kicker.

Who didn’t see this coming down Central Ave?

The Bucs waved goodbye to a rookie kicker with worse aim than Mr. Magoo, Kyle Brindza.

Magoo was horrible. He was 2-for-7 in his last two games, including two extra-points missed! A high school kicker would be benched for that tripe.

Yet despite this, he has two of the five-longest Bucs field goals in franchise history.

Burned And Exposed

October 5th, 2015
A Lovie Smith wish came true yesterday

A Lovie Smith wish came true yesterday

Lovie Smith finally got one thing he long yearned for yesterday.

It came in the form of 30-year-old journeyman cornerback Mike Jenkins making his first Buccaneers start. [read more]

2015 Blame Game Shouldn’t Include Team Glazer

October 5th, 2015

LichtThe blame game is one of the easiest and most creative exercises on earth.

You almost can’t lose. There’s always an angle to hang blame. Heck, last week, an ex-Buccaneer blamed the disease known as Kyle Brindza on former Bucs rockstar general manager Mark Dominik. [read more]

George Johnson Channels Da’Quan Bowers

October 5th, 2015
Bucs DE George Johnson thinks he may have a stamina issue.

Bucs DE George Johnson thinks he may have a stamina issue.

It unnerved Joe when he heard defensive-coordinator-in-name-only Leslie Frazier say a reason the Bucs have not gotten much out of defensive end sackless George Johnson was because he is not used to taking so many snaps.

WHAT? [read more]

Local Columnists Hammer Lovie

October 5th, 2015

lovie smith 0729Joe knows one human who reads a printed newspaper regularly. That’s about it.

But Joe’s heard that these newspaper sports columnists wield influence over the elite class. [read more]