Noah Spence… In Second Round?

February 9th, 2016
NFL Network's Mike Mayock wouldn't be shocked if DE Noah Spence falls to the second round.

NFL Network’s Mike Mayock wouldn’t be shocked if DE Noah Spence falls to the second round.

It is almost hard to believe, but in two weeks, Joe will fly to Indianapolis and brave the harsh Midwestern winter to cover the NFL Scouting Combine. [read more]

“His Ass Was Enormous”

February 9th, 2016

A Giants legend compares Doug Martin to another Giants legend.

So what makes Doug Martin so great? [read more]

Sniffing Sanu

February 9th, 2016

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Ever since the looming free agency frenzy at One Buc Palace was revealed, Joe has been studying the crop likely to be available when the dinner bell rings on March 9.

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Another Spectacular Golf Tournament!

Sunday, February 7th, 2016

October’s golf tournament was a sold out blast. January was a home-run sellout, too.

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The Value Of Jackson

February 9th, 2016
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Vincent Jackson is still very valuable, even with a hefty contract.

Joe understands there are folks out there convinced Vincent Jackson will be a cap casualty of the Bucs. Joe is of the opposite mind. [read more]

“Scramble. Do Something!”

February 9th, 2016
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Jameis shares his teachings

Plenty of evidence suggests the Bucs will have a more aggressive offense now that Dirk Koetter is the true commander-in-chief. [read more]

Bucs Tip Hand With Hayes

February 9th, 2016
The hiring of defensive line coach Jay Hayes suggests the Bucs will load up on the defensive line this offseason.

Hiring defensive line coach Jay Hayes suggests the Bucs will load up on defensive linemen this offseason.

When Joe chatted with NFL types in San Francisco, the Bucs talk wasn’t so much about the hiring of Dirk Koetter. Clearly, NFL folks are energized by the power of America’s Quarterback, Pro Bowler Jameis Winston. He is the epicenter of Tampa Bay and what’s good for Jameis is good for the Bucs, most NFL folks reason for good reason. [read more]

Was Team Glazer Spooked?

February 9th, 2016
(Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com.)

Did Dirk Koetter force Team Glazer’s hands? (Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com.)

Yes, in San Francisco, Joe chatted Bucs with NFL Network uber insider Ian Rapoport. It was cool to talk to him, one, because Joe knows who he talks to (no, Rapoport did not tell Joe who, but others have). So when Rapoport talks Bucs, it’s not just hare-brained nonsense he dreamed up to fill air time. [read more]

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

February 9th, 2016

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.

South Florida man jailed for throwing a gator through a Wendy’s drive-through window. [WPTV]

Stinking Panthers fan freaks out, destroys TV, blames Cam Newton. [YouTube]

LeSean McCoy allegedly involved in off-duty cops being beat up. [NFL]

There are some really uptight people bent out of shape about Julie Stewart-Binks. Jealousy, perhaps? Personal insecurities? [Chicago Tribune]

Super Bowl takes gouging to new levels. [BSPN]

Donald Trump confronted by a heckler. [Business Insider]

Baseball inherently screws the Rays. [RaysIndex]

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Replacing Bobby Rainey

February 8th, 2016

bobby rainey 1112Bobby Rainey’s NFL career has been marked by some great afternoons running the football, and years of teams thinking he’s not quite in their plans. [read more]

Mike Tolbert And The Bucs

February 8th, 2016
A different kind of weapon for Dirk Koetter

A different kind of weapon for Dirk Koetter

Scoring a wide receiver that can stay healthy and squeeze footballs is not the only way the Bucs can upgrade their offense when the free agency dinner bell rings next month. [read more]

Joe’s Trip To San Francisco

February 8th, 2016

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So Joe went to San Francisco for Super Bowl Opening Night (nee: media day) and various other media-related events to dig up Bucs nuggets. [read more]

A Panthers Problem, Too.

February 8th, 2016
Competition is fierce for the Bucs has they look to move on from sackless George Johnson. Their second impotent Johnson in two season.

Competition is fierce for the Bucs has they look to move on from sackless George Johnson. Their second impotent Johnson in two season.

As the Bucs move on from their second impotent Johnson and turn their full attention to the crop of likely free agent defensive ends, they’ll discover the NFC champions have the same problem. [read more]

Flirting Jameis

February 8th, 2016
Jameis works his charisma.

Jameis works his charisma.

The Super Bowl has become, in some ways, secondary to the pomp and circumstance of Super Bowl week.

More seems to be written about and talked about all the ancillary events than the actual game. [read more]

GMC: Bigger Goals For Jameis

February 8th, 2016
GMC has Jameis' back.

GMC has Jameis’ back.

Yes, Bucs fans were miffed late Saturday when they learned America’s Quarterback, Pro Bowler Jameis Winston, was shamed by Associated Press voters, who turned against America and voted a running back, Todd Gurley of the Rams, NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. [read more]