Yes, Tampa Bay has only been back to work for six days, strictly meetings and working out and conditioning, per NFL rules. [read more]
Joe has made the point several times that Falcons fans are never seen weeping, cursing and/or marching on team headquarters because their club coughed up two first-round picks, a second-round pick and two fourth-round picks for the right to draft Julio Jones in 2011. [read more]
24-hour poll launched at 11:58 a.m.
Joe remembers before the Bucs drafted Mark Barron in the first round in 2012, quite a few readers of this here website beat the drum for Boston College linebacker Luke Kuechly. [read more]
General manager Jason Licht made a confusing statement on radio this week, or maybe it was simply a tip of his 2017 NFL Draft hand. [read more]
General manager Jason Licht got into some habits last season. [read more]
Few NFL draft gurus do the research and homework that Mike Mayock does for NFL Network.
The cherry on top of the chocolate sundae for Joe is that Mayock does one mock draft and one mock draft only. Pretenders should take heed. [read more]
So Bucs fans who believe in hopes and prayers and answered Hail Marys will rejoice with raised glasses this evening with the news that oft-injured Jacquies Smith will, barring something totally unforeseen, return to the Bucs. [read more]
Todd gives advice for those starting up fantasy football leagues in the coming months, explains why he is guilty of loving the NFL Schedule release, and why he’s more excited for another show coming soon to HBO and not the Bucs on “Hard Knocks.”
Yes, the Todd Wright Fantasy Football podcast rolls on year-round! Every Friday on JoeBucsFan.com, and you can find it on iTunes here.
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While Joe doesn’t like it, Joe has a very open mind about the Bucs’ great spring and summer “experiment” (Dirk Koetter’s word) that moves emerging star right guard Ali Marpet to center.
Joe has even talked to two big-time offensive line experts about the subject. [read more]
BY IRA KAUFMAN
I’ve been around enough Buc fans over the years to know what you’re thinking.
Coming off a 9-7 season, buoyed by the addition of DeSean Jackson, you have been crying, waiting, hoping for the release of the 2017 schedule since the leaves stopped falling. [read more]