NFL Folks Losing Faith In Jameis?

February 21st, 2018

NFL suits giving up on Jameis?

Joe has a fear. [read more]

The Case For Robert Ayers

February 21st, 2018

Sacks aside, Roberts Ayers played fine last year.

Yeah, Joe doesn’t think Bucs AC/DC-loving general manager Jason Licht is finished throwing out the dead weight on his roster, especially on the defensive line. [read more]

Can Buckner Duplicate Success With Bucs?

February 21st, 2018

Lots of Bucs moves this week and Bucs Uncensored host The Commish, Justin Pawlowski, (@CommishOnline) takes them all on, further 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 BucsUnce[email protected] Listen above or subscribe on iTunes right here, or at Justin’s work is not influenced by Joe just thinks it’s very, very special. **CAUTION: some R-RATED language!** 

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Kirwan: Defense, Defense, Defense

February 21st, 2018

Details how he would draft for his former team.

The Bucs are in a pickle. [read more]

Next Up (Out?)

February 21st, 2018

Should he be sleeping with one eye open?

Boy, yesterday was like the Night of the Long Knives. [read more]

“Swaggy” Issues Statement

February 20th, 2018


In the wake of having his access card to One Buc Palace deactivated today, former Bucs defender Chris “Swaggy” Baker is not without gratitude. [read more]

Ira Talks Trenches Changes, Combine Debauchery, Complementing Peyton Barber, Bucs’ In-House Free Agents, Corner Plays & Much More

February 20th, 2018

Gotta love the offseason when you can share it with the insight and humor of the Sage of Tampa Bay sports. Dive in here with Ira and Joe, or enjoy at iTunes, Google Play or Ranked on the Google Play podcast “Top Charts” for 3 1/2 consecutive months (all genres nationwide), the Ira Kaufman Podcast keeps you informed and entertained every Tuesday & Thursday — and there is NO offseason. Click or download above. It’s fun — free and easy, too. Enjoy!

Baker Gets The Boot

February 20th, 2018

Officially fired!

It’s just under 11 months since columnist Ira Kaufman reported here that then-new Bucs defensive tackle Chris “Swaggy” Baker didn’t like to practice during his final days with the Redskins.

It was one giant red flag that never went away. [read more]

Doug Martin Bids Farewell

February 20th, 2018

Letter to Bucs fans.

Because this apparently irritates some of Joe’s readers, if you don’t want to be irritated, click elsewhere. [read more]

Bucs Now With Fifth-Most Cap Room In The NFL

February 20th, 2018

“Jason, we have the cash to improve drastically.”

Yeah, yeah, we all heard Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter say last year that the Bucs didn’t have $17 million lying around.

Before that fake news gets out again. Let Joe set the record straight. [read more]

Instant Improvement

February 20th, 2018

The Bucs enjoyed major addition by subtraction today.

Your Buccaneers have an analytics team, paid in-house folks charged with crunching the numbers and objectively sharing what works and what doesn’t on an NFL field.

For far too long, one man, Dirk Koetter, refused to believe the most obvious of data they served up. [read more]

Doug Martin Gone

February 20th, 2018


The Muscle Hamster is no more. [read more]

Free Agency Countdown: 22 Days — Subpar Destination

February 20th, 2018

The Bucs have a giant wad of cash to spend under the salary cap, a player-friendly head coach, a QB respected for his competitive fire, gorgeous indoor practice and training facilities, and a strong leadership core on defense.

It’s not enough. [read more]

The Brentson Buckner Resume

February 20th, 2018

Gets production.

The more Joe digs into this, the more Joe is impressed. [read more]

State Of The Bucs

February 20th, 2018

All you need to know about the current State of the Bucs can be wrapped up in one sentence. [read more]

Cardinals Applaud Buckner Hire

February 20th, 2018

Cardinals players offer props.

The Cardinals seem impressed. [read more]

Can Brentson Bucker Recruit?

February 20th, 2018

Former teammate of new Bucs DL coach.

Joe is curious to learn just how much street cred new Bucs defensive line coach Brentson Bucker has with his former teammates. [read more]

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

February 19th, 2018

Welcome, Coach!

Updated: 6:57 p.m. – 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]