Koetter: Jameis Had No Chance

September 27th, 2016
No shot.

No shot.

On the last play of Sunday night’s game, it sure looked like America’s Quarterback, Pro Bowler Jameis Winston, had a chance to run for a game-winning touchdown. [read more]

Kicker Math

September 27th, 2016
Fans still bitter.

Fans still bitter.

When Bucs AC/DC-loving general manager Jason Licht rolled the dice and made one of the boldest moves of the NFL Draft since the Dixie Chicks traded up for Julio Jones, by drafting kicker Roberto Aguayo in the second round — trading up no less — legions of Bucs fans melted down. [read more]

“It’s Not A Video Game”

September 27th, 2016
Dirk Koetter speaks

Dirk Koetter speaks

Dirk Koetter says he’s an expert at playing the game of Monday Morning Quarterback.

And he knows media and fans are, too. [read more]

Fantastic Fun

Monday, September 26th, 2016

To enter and get all details visit JoeBucsFan.com/golf.

This is Event No. 6 in the Todd Wright Tournament Series. Great fun, food and prizes — and superior value.

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Kwon Explains He Knew What Was Coming

September 27th, 2016
Kwon Alexender details his first NFL or college touchdown. (Photo courtesy of Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

Kwon Alexander details his first NFL or college touchdown. (Photo courtesy of Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

It’s widely known that 22-year-old middle linebacker Kwon Alexander has been enjoying regular 7 a.m. film sessions with Bucs defensive coordinator Mike Smith.

On Sunday, all that work paid off in a unique way — at least unique for Kwon. [read more]

Crossroads Weekend Coming In NFC South

September 27th, 2016
Division leader

Division leader

Given the early developments across the NFC, one could easily make a case that the Bucs’ best chance of reaching the playoffs for the first time since 2007 is winning the NFC South. [read more]

Koetter Assigns Responsibilty On Opening TD

September 27th, 2016
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Rams WR Brian Quick was on the back end of a Case Keenum bomb less than three minutes into Sunday’s game. Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter pointed a finger yesterday.

Sunday’s shock waves reverberated early through the Stadium on Dale Mabry Highway, less than three minutes into the game. [read more]

Not Ready For Primetime

September 27th, 2016
Needs work as a runner.

Needs work as a runner.

When Doug Martin went down in Arizona with a bum hamstring, the biggest question concerning the Bucs was if backup running back Charles Sims was ready to carry the mail. [read more]

Your League Leader

September 27th, 2016

Fear not, Bucs fans, the earth did not implode Sunday night. [read more]

Talking Culture

September 27th, 2016
Talks locker room.

Talks locker room.

It still rings in Joe’s ear from after Sunday night’s game, when Bucs coach Dirk Koetter invoked a lousy if not losing “culture” in the Bucs locker room. [read more]

Dive Into The Ira Kaufman Podcast

September 27th, 2016

In the aftermath of the Bucs-Rams shocker, all kinds of topics are on the table in today’s edition from Tampa Bay’s only Hall of Fame voter, esteemed JoeBucsFan.com columnist eye-RAH! Kaufman.

Fun stuff. Enjoy! Click to listen or to download below.

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Koetter Goes To Bat For Sims

September 27th, 2016
Breaks down final drive.

Breaks down final drive.

It has been a harrowing handful of hours for Bucs fans in the wake of the gag job of a final drive and nutkick loss the Rams Sunday night. [read more]

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

September 27th, 2016

2016-0820Start 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.

Unemployed NFL headcase Greg Hardy popped for coke. [TheBigLead]

You have to be a brave SOB to hacksaw a tail off a live gator. [WTSP]

Browns coach Hue Jackson swears the team is not tanking to secure the first overall pick in the draft. Might want to rethink that Hue. [NFL]

Cowboys turned down a trade for Josh McCown. That’s like saying you turned a date with Rosie O’Donnell. [CBS Sports]

Has bratty Jay Cutler been benched? [BSPN]

Disney, Microsoft among Twitter suitors. [Yahoo! News]

Authorities issue clown warnings. No, this has nothing to do with ASJ moving to Jersey. [ABC13]

Who cares if Teflon Hillary wears pants (other than maybe her husband)? [US]

Why is Donald Trump so infatuated with that mouthpiece Sean Hannity? [Washington Post]

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“Go Do Something About It”

September 26th, 2016

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BY IRA KAUFMAN

The last thing the Bucs have to worry about at this point is losing defensive coordinator Mike Smith after the season.

Smith understandably has his sights on another NFL head coaching job, but that won’t happen unless Tampa Bay’s new defensive coordinator whips an overhauled unit into shape.

Through three weeks, it’s not happening. [read more]

Over The Hump?

September 26th, 2016
Humphriescamp

Soaring

Has Adam Humphries stunned the NFL and arrived as a big-league receiver? [read more]

ASJ = J-E-T-S, Jets, Jets, Jets

September 26th, 2016
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Welcomed by New York

Off to Jersey goes tweety Austin Seferian-Jenkins. [read more]