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Ira Kaufman’s 10 Takeaways From Bucs-Fins

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

BY IRA KAUFMAN

The Bucs had lost five consecutive preseason openers, so there are plenty of positives to feel good about after Thursday night’s victory.

There were also several areas of concern because the Dolphins moved the football up and down the field all evening. Let’s give Tampa Bay an overall grade of “B” as the Bucs move on to next week’s scrimmages and matchup in Nashville.

Here are 10 of the particulars: (more…)

Rebuilding His Reputation

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Redemption.

When one attends Bucs practices — Tampa Bay returns to the practice fields of One Buc Palace this morning after a needed day off — it’s hard to determine that America’s Quarterback, Pro Bowler Jameis Winston, is the monster than some outside of Tampa believe him to be. (more…)

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Thursday, August 9th, 2018

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“They Expect Me To Be An All-Pro Player”

Sunday, August 5th, 2018

Talks coaching and expectations

The Buccaneers may have drafted two rookie cornerbacks in the second round this year, but that doesn’t mean the regime has stopped leaning on Vernon Hargreaves to live up to his draft status. (more…)

“Absolutely Better Already”

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Bucs left tackle Donovan Smith

There was a hidden/ignored downside of the Bucs’ subpar defensive line of the past several years: its effect (or lack thereof) on the offensive line.

Don’t take Joe’s word for it. Listen to Donovan Smith. (more…)

Ira Talks The 3-4 Defense Dump, Stress Tests, Cornerbacks Cushion, GM Status, Assessing Vea Loss, Coachspeak, Practice Focus & Much More

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Week 2 of Bucs training camp is grinding along and Ira Kaufman has plenty on his mind, in addition to being fired up about Saturday’s big Training Camp Takeover event. Power-packed football talk and more with Joe. The Ira Kaufman Podcast is presented by Ed Morse Cadillac Tampa and Ed Morse Cadillac Brandon. Click play above or tune in at iTunes, Google Play or Podbean.com. Find the Ira ranked on the Google Play podcast “Top Charts” (all genres nationwide), where it’s been for most of the past nine months!! Stay informed, thinking and smiling every single Tuesday & Thursday — and there is NO offseason. Click or download above. It’s fun, free and easy. Enjoy!

Brentson Buckner: Say Goodbye To The 3-4 Defense

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

After watching endless snaps in 2018 training camp practice and studying defensive line drills against the offensive line, Joe had a question for new Bucs defensive line coach Brentson Buckner today. (more…)

Day 5 Training Camp News, Notes & Nuggets

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

Plenty happening at practice today

Ahhh, clouds, lots of them. What a welcome sight through today’s training camp practice at One Buc Palace. 

Joe was roaming the sidelines and taking all kinds of notes just to keep you informed. 

Enjoy! (more…)

Incredible Vinny Curry Video; Nasty Is Back!

Sunday, July 29th, 2018

GM Jason Licht is loving this film

Joe has fielded many questions about what it looked like in the trenches at One Buc Palace today, the first practice in full pads of the 2018 season. (more…)

Saturday Training Camp Notes, News & Nuggets

Saturday, July 28th, 2018

Rookie Ronald Jones after Saturday’s practice and an extra special teams session on his own time.

The summer broil was on at One Buc Palace, as Day 3 of training was held under full sun before about 1,000 fans on a military appreciation day. 

Joe was very busy digging out your need-to-know: (more…)

Koetter Won’t Name Jameis The Week 4 Starter

Thursday, July 26th, 2018

With the three-game suspension of America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston, in the rear view mirror, one giant question is what happens when Jameis returns? (more…)

Pro Football Hall Of Fame Adds Ira Kaufman To Prestigious Seniors Selection Committee

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

“The Sage,” Ira Kaufman, gets more juice at the Hall

Joe is pleased to break this news befitting the Sage of Tampa Bay sports, JoeBucsFan.com columnist Ira Kaufman. (more…)

Mark Dominik: Bucs Are “Playoff Type Of Wild Card Type of Team”

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

“Mark, we got this.”

Former Bucs rockstar general manager Mark Dominik doesn’t hide from the fact that he pulls for the Buccaneers and is good friends with the man who replaced him, Jason Licht. (more…)

Jameis Winston Fires Back At Greg Auman

Friday, July 13th, 2018

Earlier this week, Joe shared the words of NFL super-insider and Hall of Fame voter Peter King, who said Jameis Winston, America’s Quarterback, should return to the Bucs “with his tail between his legs.”

It seems Tampa Bay Times writer Greg Auman has a similar mindset. (more…)

Ira Attacks Fan Pessimism & Tom Jones’ “Abyss,” Talks Week 4 Decision, Jameis Apologists, General Patton, Freeing Kwon, And More

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Man, it’s early July and Ira Kaufman is in midseason form with this powerful podcast presented by Ed Morse Cadillac Tampa and Ed Morse Cadillac Brandon. No weaksauce takes in this must-listen from the Sage of Tampa Bay sports and Joe. Click play above or tune in at iTunes, Google Play or Podbean.com. Find the Ira Kaufman Podcast ranked on the Google Play podcast “Top Charts” (all genres nationwide), where it’s been for most of the past nine months. Stay informed, thinking and smiling every single Tuesday & Thursday — and there is NO offseason. Click or download above. It’s fun, free and easy. Enjoy!

Jameis Winston Talks About His “Wakeup Call”

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Shoulder injuries, nine straight losses as a starter and being accused of crotch-grabbing without permission were not the only eye-openers for Jameis Winston last season. (more…)

VIDEO: Jameis Winston, Mike Evans, Donovan Smith On The Basketball Court

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Perhaps many current Buccaneers don’t know or remember how former Tampa Bay kicker Connor Barth screwed up his career. (more…)

Whitehead “Jumps Out”

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Special talent

There’s a lot of promise among the rookie defensive backs prowling the fields at One Buc Palace. (more…)