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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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 & MoreOctober 28th, 2014
Joe was firing away on all kinds of subjects.
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]
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]
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]
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]
Tomorrow, Joe will compare results here to the same poll a few weeks ago
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]
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.