Nursing Home Neglect Should Never Happen

October 29th, 2014

Click through below to learn more about the experience of local attorneys Sam Harden and Brett Metcalf.

Nursing home neglect should never happen.


Celebrating Success

October 29th, 2014


It’s not all doom and gloom with your beloved Buccaneers.

Tampa Bay rookie kicker Patrick Murray can ball. The kid’s got a leg. He’s 3-for-3 this season from 50+ yards. [read more]

New Territory For Anthony Collins

October 29th, 2014

Anthony Collins will do something he’s never done before on Sunday

Bucs fans have high standards at left tackle.

They got used to a monstrous ironman at the position, a big man who didn’t miss a start from 2007 through 2013, a guy who was once voted by his peers as a “Top-100″ player in the NFL, a guy who is having a strong bounce-back season in Oakland. [read more]

Lovie’s Nightmare

October 29th, 2014

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Go ahead. Raise your hand if you thought this Bucs this season would be at rock bottom through seven games? Worse than with Raheem Morris. Worse than with Greg Schiano, maybe worse than Richard Williamson?

Joe sure didn’t, and Joe doubts anybody saw this coming. [read more]

Barron Exits With A Bang

October 29th, 2014

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Yeah, it is too easy to pile on former Bucs safety Mark Barron. Now it’s Jeff Fisher’s problem to teach him how to cover NFL receivers.

Barron, for reasons unknown, regressed each year he was in the NFL. Joe swears Barron wasn’t this bad as a rookie. Even as a rookie, Barron was damned good on rush defense and tackling and on an occasional blitz. [read more]

Morning Cup Of Joe From

October 29th, 2014

Start your day with the Morning Cup of Joe from And don’t forget to visit for amazing videos, pictures and cool gifts. It’s Joe’s second favorite website.

Bucs news forthcoming.

Michael Vick is the new starting quarterback for your New York Jets. [NFL]

Aaron Rodgers won’t be sidelined with a hamstring. [BSPN]

Ocala man tries to walk out of Walmart with a 32-inch HDTV. Foiled, he resorts to eating rotisserie chicken off the shelf. [Ocala]

Attention stoners: Taco Bell testing mobile ordering system. [USA Today]

The Rays have a mistress and her name is “Montreal.” [RaysIndex]

Bucs Got Worse Today

October 28th, 2014

CasillasmugJoe loves today’s Tampa Bay trades of Jonathan Casillas and Mark Barron. Beautiful work, Jason Licht!

However, these deals surely seem to run counter to the message sent by Lovie Smith. [read more]

Joe Talks Trades, Glennon’s Brain, Dreadful Offense, Lovie’s Roles, “Bernard Gilkey,” Pass Rush & More

October 28th, 2014

joemugshotOf course it was intense and a little wild this evening on the “JoeBucsFan Hour” with the dean of Tampa Bay sports radio, Steve Duemig of WDAE-AM 620.

Joe was firing away on all kinds of subjects.

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Barron Trade Was Dominik-Like Fleecing Of Rams

October 28th, 2014

TCDominik11Once a upon a time, the Bucs hired a new general manager who had a disappointing No. 4 overall draft pick from two years earlier on his hands.

After letting the new coaching staff get a good sniff of the guy, that GM shipped the disappointing player to the Bears and Lovie Smith for a second-round draft pick. [read more]

Traded! Mark Barron And Jonathan Casillas

October 28th, 2014


Get outta here! [read more]

Bucs Sprung A Leak

October 28th, 2014


Joe knows he’s going to get slapped around for this, but what the hell. Here goes:

The Bucs defense played solid ball Sunday. Yes, the Vikings’ final, tying drive in the fourth quarter was a kick in the nuts. Still, Joe was impressed with what the defense did as a whole. [read more]

Xs And Os Blues For Offensive Line

October 28th, 2014

Pre-loss film of Minnesota revealed clear opportunity for the Bucs offense against the Vikings. And the Bucs attacked the Vikings’ weaknesses but failed miserably.

Xs and Os guru Dave Moore, the former Bucs and Bills tight end, dove into the failures in detail. [read more]

Jameis Watch: Strong Praise From Derrick Brooks

October 28th, 2014

BrooksLovieWith Tampa Bay having the worst record in the NFC, and the NFL’s 32nd-ranked defense (yards allowed and points allowed) Joe’s already devoting attention to the NFL Draft.

And that brings Joe to the man who now seems to be the coveted quarterback prize as the Bucs try to build a Super Bowl contender. [read more]

Where Do You Stand On Lovie?

October 28th, 2014

Tomorrow, Joe will compare results here to the same poll a few weeks ago

“We Can’t Help A Pure Pocket Passer Be Successful”

October 28th, 2014

A call for change

The Bucs are so miserable on their offensive line right now that an immobile quarterback like Mike Glennon is the not wise choice at QB, says one prominent former Buccaneer. [read more]

Joe Joins The Big Dog At 5 P.M. On WDAE-AM 620/95.3FM

October 28th, 2014

Settle in at 5 p.m. today for the fiery “JoeBucsFan Hour” with Joe and the dean of Tampa Bay sports radio, Steve Duemig of WDAE-AM 620.

Grab a cold one (not while driving) and enjoy the fun.