Lovie Addresses Potential Trades

October 20th, 2014

lovie and lichtLovie Smith says he’s always eager to explore any avenue to improve the Buccaneers, though that doesn’t include finding an offensive coordinator.

But does that include trades before next week’s NFL trading deadline? [read more]

Why Is The NFC South “Putrid?”

October 20th, 2014

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Yes, Joe has written off the season. Mock him if you will, but there is no way Joe can soberly look at the Bucs and concoct a scheme in which their pathetic play can somehow flip a switch and string together enough wins to play in January.

Sure, Joe wishes that could happen but Joe doesn’t reside in a Timothy Leary daze of narcotics. [read more]

“I Have No Comment On That”

October 20th, 2014

VincentJacksonThe swirling weekend NFL.com report of teams seeking the services of Vincent Jackson via trade had Joe seeking Jackson’s reaction this afternoon. [read more]

McCown Returns

October 20th, 2014

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Heeeee’s back! [read more]

Lovie’s Talking Mentality

October 20th, 2014

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Gerald McCoy held court with the Tampa Bay pen and mic club this afternoon and shared that Lovie Smith’s post-bye address focused a lot on mentality.

McCoy wasn’t specific but made it clear Lovie talked about players delivering an intensity that’s been lacking consistently. [read more]

The Dirty Dozen

October 20th, 2014

GlennonsackedStill stunned by the Buccaneers’ beating at the hands of the Baltimore Crows last week, one national columnist felt compelled to dive deeper into the Bucs’ ineptitude — on offense. [read more]

What About That Lions Cornerback?

October 20th, 2014
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A Lovie Smith castoff is thriving

Watching cornerback Crezdon Butler make his first career NFL start last week (yes, Butler is on the Buccaneers, in case you didn’t know) and split time with rookie Brandon Dixon, really had Joe thinking about how thin the Bucs are at the position. [read more]

“Don’t Feel Like Josh Was A Missed Quarterback”

October 20th, 2014
Former rock star general manager Mark Dominik talks Josh Freeman and the Bucs.

Former rock star general manager Mark Dominik talks Josh Freeman, Mike Glennon and the Bucs.

One thing lacking from this year’s club is drama. If you have a losing season, a terrible season, and you don’t have drama, then you have apathy.

Apathy is the worst thing for any sports team. It means fans have checked out, and that means some may never return. The Bucs are on the verge of apathy. [read more]

Brooks: Glennon Took Two Steps Backward

October 20th, 2014

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The premier living Bucs icon, Mr. Derrick Brooks, was very troubled by what he saw last week.

Joe already shared Brooks’ passionate critiques of the Bucs’ defense. But it didn’t stop there. [read more]

Bucs Were In The Mix For Harvin

October 20th, 2014
Report claims Bucs were in the mix for WR Percy Harvin as he was traded by Seattle to the Jets.

Reports claim Bucs were in the mix for WR Percy Harvin as he was traded by Seattle to the Jets.

Yes, it was a stunner that a defending Super Bowl champion in the throes of a playoff run would trade one of its best receivers.

Even more stunning? A team that will likely fire its coach and is out of the playoffs would trade for such a wide receiver. [read more]

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

October 20th, 2014

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

Bucs news forthcoming.

Man in the Keys found tonguing a dog. [Keysnet]

Michael Robinson broke up a fight between weirdo Percy Harvin and Golden tate. [NFL]

Underwear shoplifter Joseph Randle now pitching underwear. [BSPN]

LenDale White got tossed out of USC game Saturday for calling athletic director Pat Haden a “coward.” [TheBigLead]

Lot of people watch the Rays. Just not at that mausoleum in St. Petersburg. [RaysIndex]

Loser-Filled South Keeps Bucs Alive

October 19th, 2014

McCownlaughJoe’s having a glass-half-full kind of moment.

While the Bucs had the day off today, their division brethren continued to circle the drain. [read more]

Teams Want Vincent Jackson

October 19th, 2014

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Though Vincent Jackson is still, as Joe is typing, a member of the Bucs, NFL insider Ian Rapoport of NFL.com and NFL Network tossed out an interesting but not surprising nugget about the Bucs’ No. 1 wide receiver. [read more]

Paging Michael Johnson

October 19th, 2014
Since the season opener, Michael Johnson has only been rumored to be a starting right defensive end.

Since the season opener, Michael Johnson’s numbers have really fallen off.

The Bucs jumped into the deep end of the 2014 free agent pool when the dinner bell rang to open the signing period. There was Bucs general manager Jason Licht waving around Team Glazer’s checkbook high in the air.

After six games and a pitiful 1-5 start, many of the free agents overlord of football operations Lovie Smith signed off on have been a big swing and a miss. [read more]

Logan Mankins A “Detriment?”

October 19th, 2014
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NFL Films guru explains

As all Bucs fans know, the offensive line in preseason was a nightmare.

How bad? Tampa Bay even brought in sleezy Richie Incognito for an interview. That’s how bad. [read more]

Home Field Disadvantage

October 19th, 2014
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“Geez, 14-29? I never got my rear end kicked like that at home. Jiminy Christmas!”

When Raheem Morris took over, he made a pointed effort to “embrace the heat.” In other words, use the Florida heat to the Bucs’ advantage and make opponents melt. That blew up in his face when the Cowboys totally boatraced to open his regime

Guess someone forgot to tell Morris it gets hot in Texas, too. [read more]