Lovie’s State-Of-Minicamp Address

April 24th, 2014

The leader of Lovieball, veteran head coach Lovie Smith, addressed the media this afternoon to talk about the past three days of practice. You can catch every second of the audio below via WDAE-AM 620.

Lovie talks about all kinds of topics, including his take on the schedule, Da’Quan Bowers, Mike Jenkins and so much more. Grab a cold one and listen.

Demar Dotson: Last Man Standing

April 24th, 2014

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When Demar Dotson stands up, he is one large man. Part of that is the Bucs offensive right tackle stands a whopping 6-9, 315. He’s a friggin’ billboard.

Dotson, one of the nicest guys Joe has ever dealt with, is also the last man standing from the 2013 offensive line. Gone is Donald Penn. Gone is Ted Larsen. Gone is Jeremy Zuttah. Gone is Davin Joseph. Carl Nicks remains in toe purgatory, relegated to watching practice from the sidelines. [read more]

“We Have To Find Ways To Use That Speed”

April 24th, 2014
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Lovie Smith offered a strong endorsement of Jeff Demps today

Jiminy Christmas! Lovie Smith was talking today like Jeff Demps has a roster spot locked up Jeff Tedford will be scolded if he can’t find ways to unleash Demps’ Olympic speed on the NFC South.

Joe’s exaggerating, but when Joe asked Lovie today what he thought about the guy he dubbed “the fastest man in the NFL,” Lovie didn’t hold back his excitement. [read more]

Leaner, Faster Mason Foster

April 24th, 2014

mason foster 1210Mason Foster planned to feast at the Buccaneers team barbecue right after practice today, but that’s out of the norm for him.

Foster is leaner and says he’s faster as a result. Right after the Super Bowl, Foster vowed to change his eating habits and looked for an OK from Bucs coaches. [read more]

GMC Talks Stinking Panthers, Lovie

April 24th, 2014

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Gerald McCoy appeared this morning on what sometimes is a terrible show, NFL Network’s “NFL AM.” When that show is co-hosted by that empty-head Nicole Zaloumis, she totally drags the show down to an unwatchable level. All she wants to talk about is friggin’ dancing. Otherwise, she rarely opens her trap.

At least with traffic-stopping hottie Molly Qerim, she knows football and is an asset to the show (in more ways than one). [read more]

Cheerleaders!

April 24th, 2014

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Yes while Joe is in the back of One Buc Palace watching the Pewter Pirates practice this afternoon, Joe thought he would offer up to his readers a pleasant way to burn a few minutes of their always-too-long afternoon at work.

Cheerleaders video! [read more]

Glennon Offers “Grace Period” For Rookie QB

April 24th, 2014

mike glennon 1216The Bucs won’t trade Mike Glennon after drafting a rookie quarterback says the new captain of the anti-Johnny-Football Mob, Shaun King, the former Bucs QB and current NBC Sports and Yahoo! Sports analyst.

King likes the tranquility Glennon could provide as a third quarterback on the Bucs roster. [read more]

Email Personal Injury Attorney Matt Dolman At Dolman Law Group

April 24th, 2014

The Tampa Bay injury attorneys and Florida brain injury lawyers at Dolman Law Group always churn out great information at http://www.DolmanLaw.com. Check out their blog to learn about personal injury claims, automobile and motorcycle accident claims, bad 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, matt@dolmanlaw.com. Dolman Law Group serves clients throughout Florida and the Tampa area from offices in Clearwater and Bradenton.

Lovie Is Over Chicago

April 24th, 2014

TWhen the NFL schedule was about to be announced, many pundits figured there was a lot of interest in the Bucs-Bears game because of Lovie Smith.

The new Bucs coach is here, in part, because he was jettisoned by the Bears nearly two seasons ago after the gall to win 10 games. [read more]

Eric Page Video Reflection

April 24th, 2014

Enjoy this exclusive video from the Buccaneers locker room with punt returner/kick returner Eric Page, complete with footage from the Bucs’ opening minicamp this week.

Page has been getting lots of action with the first team receivers, as well, a fact Joe had trouble spitting out in the video. Watch it now. NFL rules won’t allow Joe to show this more than 24 hours. Enjoy.

Thanks to the Buccaneers and the NFL.

Lovie Would “Enjoy” Shot To “Unleash” Manziel

April 24th, 2014
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“I tried to stop you, Johnny, and I couldn’t.”

Lovie Smith has prepared for many dangerous, multi-talented quarterbacks in his days as a linebackers coach, defensive coordinator and head coach.

And one top draft guru thinks that perspective of the game helps make Johnny Football a likely target of the Bucs. [read more]

The Revival Of Aaron Rodgers’ Pro Day

April 24th, 2014
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Bucs OC Jeff Tedford

So what do quarterbacks visiting the Bucs, whether they be tryout players or Johnny Football or Teddy Bridgewater, actually do at One Buc Palace?

Of course, Joe doesn’t have all the answers, but it seems Aaron Rodgers’ 2005 Pro Day from “Cal” has been resurrected. [read more]

Joe Talks Bucs At 10 A.M. On WDAE-AM 620

April 24th, 2014

Joe dives into the popular Ron and Ian show this morning on WDAE-AM 620/95.3 FM. It’s always a fun time with hosts Ron Diaz and former Bucs guard Ian Beckles. Tune in, or listen live at 620wdae.com.

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Lovie Digs Doug Martin

April 24th, 2014

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When Joe had a chance to talk one-on-one with Bucs new coach Lovie Smith at the NFL Combine, Lovie emphasized how Doug Martin will be his bellcow back but that doesn’t mean Bobby Rainey and Mike James won’t get any touches. [read more]