Big Play Defense

July 21st, 2017

Sneaky pass defense.

There are more than a few Bucs fans harping on the defense of the Bucs needing improvement. [read more]

Buccaneers Officially Swing A Big Stick For Simeon Rice’s Hall Of Fame Candidacy

July 20th, 2017

It’s about damn time!

Joe has been calling for the big voices and the big guns to come out hollering and ranting and educating for the Buccaneers worthy of the Hall of Fame. [read more]

Countdown: Dirk Koetter’s 10 Biggest Decisions For 2017 — No. 9

July 20th, 2017

Engaging Brent Grimes

So you thought Joe wasn’t doing a Countdown series this summer? Shame on you. Joe always has something like this planned to make you think and throw stuff at your computer. Last year, it was the Top 10 X-Factors of 2016. In 2015, it was the 20 worst Buccaneers personnel moves of the past 10 years. Now it’s Dirk Koetter’s 10 Biggest Decisions for 2017. [read more]

Important Municipal Bonds Q&A From MBPA

July 20th, 2017

1. Why should I have my municipal bonds evaluated?

A. Municipal bonds have GENERALLY been a safe investment but the economy is in constant flux. We are sure you check your other investments as well your bank account. Bonds are no different.

2. How does the yield on municipal bonds compare with other fixed income investments?

A. Generally, since 2008, “A” rated municipal bonds have had a higher yield than the corresponding yield on the same maturity of U.S. Treasury obligations AND THEY’RE TAX FREE.

3. Why not just buy a municipal bond mutual fund or ETF? [read more]

Kwon Gets Props

July 20th, 2017

Peer approved.

The PFF tribe may not think much of Bucs middle linebacker Kwon Alexander, but one of Alexander’s NFL warrior colleagues believes otherwise. [read more]

Pushing The Dixie Chicks

July 20th, 2017

Tweeks needed.

Previews for the upcoming season already are rolling in. And one of Joe’s favorite sites is no different. [read more]

PODCAST: Ira’s 1st JoeBucsFan.com Anniversary! A Look Back By Ira & Rapid-Fire Answers To Fan Questions

July 20th, 2017

A little different approach today, as Ira Kaufman celebrates his first year at JoeBucsFan.com. The Custodian Of Canton shares some stories, including his historic Brett Favre call, and much more including fan questions. REMEMBER, Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 of Dirk Koetter’s summer interview can be found easily in the archives here or at iTunes or Podbean.com. The Ira Kaufman Podcast keeps you informed and entertained every Tuesday & Thursday. Listen to Tampa Bay’s only Pro Football Hall of Fame voter by clicking or downloading above. It’s free and easy. Enjoy!

Jason Licht And Job Security

July 20th, 2017

What is the holdup?

Since the end of last season, Joe has been waiting for a press release to be e-mailed from the Bucs announcing Team Glazer and Bucs AC/DC-loving general manager Jason Licht have agreed on a contract extension. [read more]

Countdown: Dirk Koetter’s 10 Biggest Decisions For 2017 — No. 10

July 19th, 2017

Easy calls can be very hard

So you thought Joe wasn’t doing a Countdown series this summer? Shame on you. Joe always has something like that planned to make you think and throw stuff at your computer. Last year, it was the Top 10 X-Factors of 2016. In 2015, it was the 20 worst Buccaneers personnel moves of the past 10 years. Now, it’s Dirk Koetter’s 10 Biggest Decisions for 2017. [read more]

What Winston Is Working On

July 19th, 2017

Whoa! Training camp starts next week! And every sane Bucs fan knows a huge key to the 2017 season is the improvement (hopefully) of 23-year-old Jameis Winston.

That’s the video subject of today’s Lunch With Real Rock Riley, the well known local multimedia maven. (Miss Monday’s report and chat with Reidel Anthony? Click here.) Enjoy!

What Winston is workin on from Rock Riley on Vimeo.

“There’s Nobody Like DeSean”

July 19th, 2017

Joe Theismann

Joe’s a pure football junkie and enjoyed devouring smooth-talking Joe Theismann deeply breaking down the Redskins and Kirk Cousins this morning on SiriusXM NFL Radio. [read more]

Make Up Your Mind!

July 19th, 2017

Good contract.

Joe is relishing this chance to unload on a stat geek. [read more]

Television Siege

July 19th, 2017

BY IRA KAUFMAN

Those Hard Knocks cameras will roll soon at One Buc Place looking for compelling story lines.

HBO considers itself a cutting-edge network, and you’d better be provocative if you’re asking TV viewers to pony up extra cash for your programming.

This is the network that gave you a scathing documentary about Scientology, Chris Rock’s no-holds-barred comedy specials and a dramatic look behind Phil Spector’s murder trial. [read more]

PODCAST: Building A Complete Roster

July 19th, 2017

FOOTBALL is around the corner. And that’s why we’re all here, right? Three times per week, the Bucs Uncensored podcast infects Tampa Bay fans in every corner of the universe. **CAUTION: R-RATED language!**  Justin is a former voice on the Buccaneers Radio Network, an ex-college football player and a lifelong Bucs fan. Hear your Bucs take (if it makes the cut). 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 rarely influenced by JoeBucsFan.com. Joe just thinks it’s very, very, very special. Remember, Training Camp Takeover is Saturday, Aug. 5, and it’s got everyone talking about the Stick Carriers. Even Dirk Koetter is “fired up about the Stick Carriers.

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The Bucs And Their Fans

July 19th, 2017

Things have been going on in the NFL recently that have Joe thinking out loud here. [read more]

The Tide Is Slowly Turning

July 19th, 2017

Winning over the masses.
(Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com)

Remember when folks thought that when the Bucs drafted America’s Quarterback, Pro Bowler Jameis Winston, they got a guy who was a combination of Lucifer and Hannibal Lecter? [read more]