Hawley > Smith?

August 31st, 2016

Winner of his position battle?

Per the Buccaneers, Joe Hawley is among the giant list of Buccaneers not dressed for tonight’s game. [read more]

Gameday Tampa Bay

August 31st, 2016

redskins cheerleader

Preseason Game 4

Redskins at Bucs

Kickoff: 8 p.m. [read more]


August 31st, 2016
(Photo courtesy of Derek "Old School" Fournier/WhatTheBuc.net)

(Photo courtesy of Derek “Old School” Fournier/WhatTheBuc.net)

Ali Marpet was smiling and wearing a floppy hat and sneakers at practice yesterday. [read more]

Flipping The Record

August 31st, 2016
red cross

Health = wins, Bucs coach says.

Last year the Bucs defense was a wretched lot.

Nothing personified how ugly Lovie Smith’s defense was more than getting pistol-whipped by the likes of Case Keenum. Against a team with its mind focused on “California Dreaming.” On national TV no less! [read more]

Under Siege

August 31st, 2016



In an initial conversation between Warren Sapp and Gerald McCoy, Tampa Bay’s Hall of Fame defensive tackle told his young protégé that the strength of the pack is the key to an effective pass rush. [read more]

Visit BalzerFootball.com

August 31st, 2016

Remember to visit the new BalzerFootball.com. It’s a little brother site of JoeBucsFan.com manned by esteemed Pro Football Hall of Fame selector and voter Howard Balzer, a veteran of all forms of media and a regular voice heard on SiriusXM NFL Radio.


Balzer is a true expert on all things NFL, one of the very best in the business.

Injuries Lurk In Senseless Game Tonight

August 31st, 2016
roger goodell


It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know that cancelling the Bucs’ already rescheduled preseason game tonight would be a reasonable, and likely smart, idea. [read more]

Call The Vikings

August 31st, 2016


There are two schools of thought on Mike Glennon. [read more]

Evan Smith Helps Teammates First

August 31st, 2016
Prefers helping teammates.

Prefers helping teammates.

So Joe is still mesmerized by the fact Browns left tackle Joe Thomas, one of only three stud draft picks that team has had in a dozen years, took Bucs pass rushing specialist Noah Spence aside to coach him up on how not to telegraph his moves. [read more]

Best QB In Five Years?

August 31st, 2016
Gaudy prediction for America.

Gaudy prediction for America.

One reason Joe slammed his work desk daily begging, pleading with Bucs AC/DC-loving general manager Jason Licht to draft America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston, was not only the Bucs’ dire need for a quarterback, but the team had never had a franchise quarterback. [read more]

Dominik “Begged” To Sign Tim Tebow

August 31st, 2016
"I feel ya' Mark. You tried to sign a deity for a fullback and I had a ghost for a defensive end."

“I feel ya’ Mark. You tried to sign a deity for a fullback and I had an unholy ghost for a defensive end.”

Yes, one of the greatest quarterbacks in college football history nearly became a Bucs fullback/tight end. [read more]

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

August 31st, 2016

2016.0229Start 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.

At then-age 94, Sen. Strom Thurmond tried to pick up then-16-year old Chelsea Clinton. [The Hill]

Stealing meds from your pet. [CBS Philly]

A 2017 mock draft. Yes, Joe knows you freaks out there lurk. [CBS Sports]

The daunting prospect of Homeland Security “monitoring” elections should frighten everyone. [Washington Examiner]

The IRS is at it again. Vile organization. [Washington Times]

Super STD. [Medical Express]

Donald Trump goes to Mexico! [Washington Post]

What is really in Hillary’s schedule? [NBC News]

Was Desmond Jennings the Kenny Bell of the Rays? Springtime stud? [JoeRaysFan]


Ira Talks Early Steps, Falcons Viability, Adding Two Receivers, Demanding 60 Catches From Seferian-Jenkins & More

August 30th, 2016


What could be better on a pre-storm night than the Custodian of Canton talking all things Bucs? Not much. It’s the Tuesday edition of the eye-RAH! Kaufman podcast.

Your favorite Hall of Famer voter is all fired up!

Click to download or listen below.

Official: Bucs Shelve J.R. Sweezy & Louis Murphy

August 30th, 2016


Now it’s official. [read more]

“Keep Our Jobs On Three”

August 30th, 2016

JameisweatAmerica’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston, huddled up your beloved Buccaneers following pre-practice stretching this afternoon. [read more]