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Dream About To Happen For Mike Evans

Friday, July 25th, 2014
Bucs WR Mike Evans chose an interesting workout partner this summer to prep for training camp.

Bucs WR Mike Evans chose an interesting workout partner this summer to prep for training camp.

The man Bucs general manager Jason Licht tabbed “Godzilla” is ready to rock and roll across NFL fields as his namesake did Tokyo. Bucs wide receiver and seventh-overall draft pick Mike Evans is ready.

The first round draft pick held court, briefly, with the Tampa Bay pen and mic club as he arrived at One Buc Palace for his first NFL training camp. Evans noted a few things that opened Joe’s eyes. (more…)

Jason Licht Channels Joe Namath

Thursday, July 24th, 2014


Right now for Bucs fans, thinking of the offensive line is enough to induce chugging bottles of Mylanta. It makes Joe thirsty, too, but not for a chalky indigestion elixir.

The Bucs, as of 6 p.m. last night, fully expected hobbled guard Carl Nicks to show up today. He didn’t; he has an excused absence to tend to a family issue. Nicks, as we all know by now, has a bum foot, specifically a bum toe, and has played sparingly since coming to the Bucs in 2012. (more…)

Jason Licht’s Pre-Camp Chat

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014


Tampa Bay general manager Jason Licht sat down for an hour this evening to talk all things Bucs. (more…)

Licht: Analytics Help Score Playcallers

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

jason lichtBucs general manager Jason Licht is proud to say he’s not a salary cap guy. He’s a film junkie, a scout at heart.

But Licht spoke tonight about how he’s transitioned in recently years into a numbers lover. (more…)

“He Wants To Prove You Can Still Win 17-14″

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

lovie smith 0106bIt’s been made very clear that the Bucs will be playing old school, Tampa-2 defense under Lovie Smith.

Most Tampa Bay fans pray the hire of offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford means the Bucs won’t be delivering old school Tony Dungy offense, but don’t count on it. (more…)

Joe Talks Worst-Players List & The 2014 Season

Friday, July 18th, 2014

joemugshotIn case you missed it, Joe was peppered yesterday with all kinds of Bucs questions during an appearance on the Ron and Ian show on WDAE-AM 620.

The topic of projecting the 2014 season came up, and Joe dove into the miracles fans and coaches are seeking from starting QB Josh McCown, among many other subjects. (more…)

Joe Talks Minicamp Impressions, Confidence, Roster, Tim Howard, Quarterbacks & More

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

The “JoeBucsFan Hour” with the dean of Tampa Bay sports radio, Steve Duemig of WDAE-AM 620, was its typical fun affair this evening. (more…)

Jason Licht, Beer, AC/DC, Cattle Herding & More

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

A bunch of important Tampa Bay sports types (not including Joe) had their annual gathering last week to apparently high five each other, dine well and pound scotch on the rocks, and give each other awards while dressed in fancy suits and sneakers.

This year, the “Sneaker Soiree,” as it’s known, also featured a roundtable chat with new Bucs general manager Jason Licht, plus Lightning head coach Jon Cooper and Rays skipper Joe Maddon. (more…)

Bucs GM Tips His Cap To Clayborn, Spence

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

akeem spence 0116aBucs defensive linemen weren’t allowed to touch — and certainly not hit — anyone during spring practices, but Bucs general manager Jason Licht didn’t hesitate to name the D-line as his standout bunch of the recently concluded OTA and minicamp sessions.

It’s the season of reading between the lines, so Joe finds this quite significant. (more…)

Joe Talks Minicamp Looks, High Tech, Happy Days, Dungy Engagement & More

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

It’s Joe’s weekly chat with the dean of Tampa Bay sports radio, Steve Duemig of WDAE-AM 620, about all the Bucs happenings of the day.


“All-Out And All-In”

Friday, June 6th, 2014

eric page2Joe tried and tried to get Bucs special teams chief Kevin O’Dea to name some names when it came to his emerging leaders and top returners.

O’Dea was more elusive than Devin Hester. (more…)

Joe Talks Offense, Identity, Stats & More

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

TedfordintroWhat’s a Wednesday night without Joe talking all things Bucs with the dean of Tampa Bay sports radio, Steve Duemig of WDAE-AM 620?

Never fear, Joe dove into various things that came out of yesterday’s OTA practice at One Buc Palace. (more…)

Announcing Derrick Brooks Bobblehead Day

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

BrooksLovieDerrick Brooks’ induction into the Buccaneers Ring of Honor should have been enough to get you excited to attend Game 2 of the Buccaneers’ 2014 season. But now there’s a new incentive, a Brooks bobblehead doll for every fan in the house.

WDAE-AM 620 broke the news with reaction from Brooks this evening. (more…)

McCown Was “Great Athlete, Bad Quarterback”

Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Shaun King was a teammate of Josh McCown

The man who led the Bucs to the NFC Championship game after the 1999 season, former Tampa Bay QB Shaun King, also spent a season alongside Josh McCown in Arizona.

McCown was “the guy” for the Cardinals back in 2004, and it didn’t go too well for him. (more…)