It’s Buckner! Bucs Hire New D-Line Coach

February 19th, 2018

Welcome, Coach!

Hooray! The Bucs have hired a new defensive line coach, a seasoned pro and a guy Joe hung out with a bit in Vegas last year. [read more]

Ownership Call

February 19th, 2018

Quick fix in 23 days

It’s time for Team Glazer to put on its big-boy pads. [read more]

Shining Light Ryan Russell

February 19th, 2018

Yes, this really happened.

It’s a little challenging to figure out where the growth was on the Buccaneers’ defensive line last season, not counting the waistline and bank account of Chris “Swaggy” Baker.  [read more]

Joe Dives Into D-Line Approach, Jameis Ranking, NFL Foot-Dragging, Brate Decision, Team Glazer Budget & Edicts, And More

February 19th, 2018

23 days from free agency means excitement is building for Bucs fans and the Monday Morning Joe podcast, presented by Lakeland Automall Discount Garage Doors, Inc. The podcast marches on through the offseason (what offseason?) and Joe has plenty to share.

Monday Morning Joe is now available on iTunes, Podbean and Google Play. Enjoy!

Last Call — For The Offense

February 19th, 2018

BY IRA KAUFMAN

Dirk Koetter needs some help, and he’s not too proud to admit it.

Entering his third year as head coach of the Bucs, Koetter realizes a 14-18 overall record doesn’t cut it for the Stick Carriers. After the excitement of 2016, Tampa Bay supporters expected a playoff contender last fall. [read more]

Top Offensive Task

February 19th, 2018
DeSean Jackson

Get him the ball.

Joe has a hunch about the biggest project for Bucs coach Dirk Koetter this offseason. [read more]

Curious Timing With NFL

February 19th, 2018

What’s going on?

This is starting to get very suspicious. [read more]

Gil Brandt: Bell A Fit For Bucs

February 19th, 2018

Bucs should have checkbook ready.

It’s difficult to imagine this happening, but it’s fun to dream. [read more]

An Offseason Of Unpredictability

February 19th, 2018

Where do the Bucs turn to rebuild their roster when the free agency dinner bell rings in 23 short days? Bucs Uncensored host The Commish, Justin Pawlowski, (@CommishOnline) is exploring what could be the Bucs’ plan from now through the draft. The Commish has turned the page on 2017 and is totally dialed in to positive change and vibes. The Commish unifies Bucs fans (Stick Carriers!) in every corner of the universe every Monday and Wednesday right here. Be part of the action! Just email a 90-second-or-less audio blast to [email protected] Listen above or subscribe on iTunes right here, or at Podbean.com. Justin’s work is not influenced by JoeBucsFan.com. Joe just thinks it’s very, very special. **CAUTION: some R-RATED language!** 

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Underrated?

February 19th, 2018

Perspective.

This caught Joe’s attention. [read more]

Austin Seferian-Jenkins About To Cash In

February 18th, 2018

Cash time

Joe wonders what Cameron Brate is thinking this afternoon. [read more]

New Official NFL Data Says Brent Grimes Isn’t A Top-Tier Cornerback

February 18th, 2018

(Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com.)

Could the glass be half empty on Brent Grimes? Not when compared to the rest of the Buccaneers roster. There, he’s a first-ballot Hall of Famer.  [read more]

Bidding War

February 18th, 2018

Bill Belicheat vs. Jason Licht.

This could get very interesting. [read more]

Kyle Fuller And The Bucs

February 18th, 2018

Potential free agent target.

Lost in the nauseating report that Mike Glennon may return to the Bucs, per heavy metal headbanging Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, was another item that has some Bucs fans’ attention. [read more]

Keeping The One-Trick Pony

February 18th, 2018

He can catch. (Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com)

As a running back, Charles Sims is a helluva lot more Bruno Mars than Warrick Dunn — who coveted JoeBucsFan.com columnist Ira Kaufman seems to think Sims is. [read more]

“Expect” Glennon Return

February 17th, 2018

Last March, shortly after the Bears signed quarterback Mike Glennon to a massive contract, Joe was on the local sports radio airwaves making a proclamation. [read more]

“They Have Not Talked To Jameis”

February 17th, 2018

Fresh update

Perhaps the only thing darker than the nine-game personal losing streak Jameis Winston endured last season is the cloud hanging over his head from the lingering NFL investigation into his alleged crotch-grabbing of a female Uber driver without permission. [read more]

Primary Need

February 17th, 2018

“DeSean, if you can see a decent pass rusher out there, let me know.”

What’s a general manager to do when his biggest need isn’t available? [read more]