Archive for the ‘FHL’ Category

The Morning After

Monday, October 16th, 2017

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If it wasn’t for 3 Daughters Brewing Beach Blonde Ale, Joe isn’t sure he would have been able to sleep last night he was so disgusted. (more…)

PODCAST: Calling Out Koetter

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Today’s riveting Bucs Uncensored rings the bell at two hours of intelligent, pointed and wild-fan commentary.

Host Justin Pawlowski, a former voice on the Buccaneers Radio Network, an ex-college football player and a lifelong Bucs fan, has the most popular Bucs podcast in the land. Just email a 90-second-or-less audio blast to [email protected]

On Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, Bucs Uncensored unifies Tampa Bay fans (Stick Carriers!) in every corner of the universe. Listen above or subscribe on iTunes right here, or at Justin’s work is not influenced by Joe just thinks it’s very, very, very special. **CAUTION: some R-RATED language!* 

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Costly Drop; Failed Squeeze

Sunday, October 15th, 2017


The read-between-the-lines crowd is going to attack Joe after reading this and, as usual, they’ll be dead wrong screaming “agenda” and “hater.” (more…)

“Noah’s Going To Have To Get Back To Gettin’ Used To Playing In That Brace Again”

Thursday, October 12th, 2017


One of the mysteries swirling around the Buccaneers is the health of Noah Spence.

Just this month, there have been a few nuggets of contradictory information. (more…)

Ira’s 10 Takeaways From Bucs-Patriots

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Ira fires off his sage wisdom and takes you inside the postgame locker room


The dejected look on the faces of Tampa Bay players said it all after Thursday night’s heartbreaker.

You win and lose as a team, but on this evening, the Buc defense deserved a better fate. And while Nick Folk was clearly the chief culprit, there was plenty of blame to go around as the Bucs came close to knocking off a historic NFL franchise for the second time in five days. (more…)

Bill Polian Talks Bucs

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Hall of Fame GM breaks down Bucs offense.

When Bill Polian discusses the Bucs, Joe listens. (more…)

Sign Case Keenum

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Get him.

Joe is waving the white flag. And so too should the Bucs. (more…)

Dirk Koetter Talks About Kwon’s Hamstring

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

It’s rare to get any kind of detail from Dirk Koetter about a Buccaneer injury.

Koetter likes to refer media to the official injury report, which is about as descriptive as a Walmart milk jug.


“Contagious” Sweezy

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017


The Bucs’ biggest dice roll this season came up sevens on Sunday. (For those who don’t play craps, that’s good.)


“I Gotta Look Good”

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

The corporate world is embracing America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston, more and more. (more…)

Herm Edwards: Bucs Are Very Vulnerable

Friday, September 15th, 2017

Former Bucs assistant coach Herm Edwards has a plan for the Bears

Could the Buccaneers really lose to the Bears on Sunday?

Have you seen Chicago’s receivers? Have you seen their quarterback? (more…)

A True Must-Win Sunday

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Ira Kaufman is the most beloved, revered and esteemed Buccaneers columnist in town. He has hung his hat at world headquarters since July 2016. Tampa Bay’s only Pro Football Hall of Fame voter, Ira busts out columns here every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and his award winning podcasts fire Tuesdays and Thursdays.


This is one they simply must have.

In the long wake of Hurricane Irma, the Buccaneers don’t have much to time to refocus. Players are scrambling to return to the Bay area and Dirk Koetter’s cherished practice time has taken a direct hit.

Still, this team is healthy and the Bears are lousy. Those are the factors that count as the Bucs prepare for a season opener like no other in the franchise’s 42-year history. (more…)

Bucs Wanted To Keep Jeremy McNichols

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Spurns Bucs

Classic behind-the-scenes intelligence delivered on Hard Knocks tonight. (more…)

Jacquizz: Feels Like 2012

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Once upon a time, Jacquizz Rodgers was a rookie running back relied upon heavily by playcaller Dirk Koetter in Atlanta — for a pass-first offense that marched to the doorstep of the Super Bowl. (more…)

Chris Baker Behavior Doesn’t Reflect Jameis’ Leadership

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Once upon a time this summer, winning head coach Dirk Koetter said on the Ira Kaufman Podcast that a key to this season would be how free agent signings DeSean Jackson, Chris Baker and J.J. Wilcox would mesh in the locker room. (more…)

“Gumby” Thriving But Deep In Learning Curve (With Video)

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017


Yes, defensive coordinator Mike Smith calls Noah Spence “Gumby.”

And when he first did, of course, Spence had no idea what he was talking about.


“Superhuman Effort”

Monday, August 7th, 2017

Relentless again today. (Photo courtesy of

Joe’s not sure whether it’s time to wrap Brent Grimes in bubble wrap for the rest of the month, or offer him a new contract so he doesn’t hit free agency in March.

Or both! (more…)