This move is so big, it even has the talking heads at the four-letter yapping. That’s how big this is.
It can be expected when the Bucs acquired All Pro guard Logan Mankins from Bill Belicheat today. We all know how much BSPN loves anything Boston-based. [read more]
One sad aspect of Bucs fans rejoicing like they won the Lotto after learning Lovie Smith was dancing with sleazy Richie Incognito was many claimed the team needed Incognito’s attitude in the locker room.
Yeah, just like the Bucs needed someone to set off a canister of mustard gas in the locker room. [read more]
Read into it what you will. Less than 24 hours after Bucs general manager Jason Licht and coach Lovie Smith danced with sleazy guard Richie Incognito, Licht pulled the trigger on a trade he has been working on for a month with Bill Belicheat to acquire All-Pro guard Logan Mankins. [read more]
Wow, Joe knew something was up this afternoon when Bucs media relations staff said general manager Jason Licht would have an impromptu press conference outside under the Florida sun.
While Licht is media friendly, he has kept arm’s length away from media for a while outside of the Carl Nicks news, which also was revealed under the Florida sun. But it was clear this was big news when the impromptu press conference was relocated inside One Buc Palace. [read more]
This Tim Wright + fourth round draft pick trade with the Patriots for Pro Bowl left guard Logan Mankins has Joe fired up.
What a move! What a win-now statement on top of plenty of other win-now moves by the Lovie Smith-Jason Licht regime. [read more]
The Bucs’ void at guard has been solved! The hole has been filled!
Today, Tampa Bay traded for Patriots All-Pro guard Logan Mankins, per the uber-NFL insider Jay Glazer. Mankins, 32, was a Pro Bowler last year and started every regular season game. [read more]
Mason Foster is a big Richie Incognito fan.
This afternoon at One Buc Palace, Foster talked about studying sleazy Incognito’s game in previous years and walking away impressed. [read more]
Jaworski took to the BSPN airwaves to explain. [read more]
Former Richie Incognito teammate Anthony Becht, an analyst on the Buccaneers Radio Network, is against adding Incognito to the Tampa Bay roster.
Incognito is a good football player, Becht said on WDAE-AM 620, but “it’s Tuesday to Saturday that’s the problem.” [read more]
So the dress rehearsal is behind us. The third week of the preseason has come and gone. Now lies the last game Thursday night at the Stadium on Dale Mabry Highway as the Redskins come into town.
This is usually a game featuring future Motel 6 managers, insurance claims adjusters, bread truck drivers and front men for haberdasheries. [read more]
Not since the day Derrick Brooks was cut has there been so much Bucs fan buzzing — both good and bad buzz – like there was yesterday, when Tampa Bay faithful were ignited with the news sleazy Richie Incognito was in town for an interview at One Buc Palace.
Everything else — including startling news that offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford has a medical issue and his return is uncertain — was completely buried by the avalanche of Incognito chatter. [read more]
Lovie Smith and Jason Licht and their scouting team studied the guard position this offseason and determined that the best fits for Tampa Bay were Jamon Meredith and Oneil Cousins (prized unrestricted free agent signings) wounded Carl Nicks, fifth-round rookie Kadeem Edwards, plus no-NFL-snap candidates Jace Daniels and Patrick Omameh. [read more]