Archive for the ‘FHR’ Category

Ira Talks Bucs Dysfunction, Line Decisions, Center Stage, Bidding Wars, Dangerous Licht Dynamics, Saquon Barkley, Romantic Baked Potato, And Much More

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

The clock is ticking on free agency and the pressure is rising quickly on the Bucs’ fragile regime. Sage Ira Kaufman is swinging a big stick in this fresh episode with Joe. Dive in here, or enjoy at iTunes, Google Play or Ranked on the Google Play podcast “Top Charts” for 3 1/2 consecutive months (all genres nationwide), the Ira Kaufman Podcast keeps you informed and entertained every Tuesday & Thursday — and there is NO offseason. Click or download above. It’s fun — free and easy, too. Enjoy!

Silence Of The Line

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Former Bucs defensive line coach Jay Hayes was in the mix when Kwon Alexander (far left) and Robert Ayers barked at each other in the final seconds of the Bucs’ win over the Jets. (Image courtesy of CBS Sports.)

Joe gave it four days.

The silence hasn’t broken. (more…)

For Those That Like To Dream

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Steelers owner non-committal.

You mean there is still a chance? (more…)

Tom Brady Delivered A Message To Gerald McCoy

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

Gerald McCoy sent a message to Tom Brady, and then Brady fired back.

The Super Bowl is upon us and, surprise, the Patriots are back in the game.

Back on Oct. 5, those Patriots were playing in Tampa on Thursday Night Football. (more…)

Brooks: GMC Haters “Unjust”

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Defended by Hall of Famer.

Joe thinks the Gerald McCoy haters just like to hear themselves holler. (more…)

McCoy Fires Opening Salvo At Free Agency

Monday, January 29th, 2018


Gerald McCoy has spoken his piece, loud and clear. He wants new bodies, and he wants them now.

Tampa Bay’s longest-tenured defensive player transformed his week in Orlando for the Pro Bowl into a cry for help. (more…)

Josh Freeman Speaks

Sunday, January 28th, 2018

Calls Greg Schiano “awesome.”

Until last week, Joe was confident Josh Freeman hadn’t spoken publicly since he led the Colts to victory in the finale of the 2015 NFL season. (more…)

Film Junkie Kwon Can’t Let Up

Friday, January 26th, 2018

Kwon talks about his instant postseason focus.

Call him the anti-Swaggy. Or maybe just call him the heart and soul of the Tampa Bay defense, or at least a super hardcore NFL junkie. (more…)

“Absolutely Disgraceful!”

Thursday, January 25th, 2018


Warren Sapp is not a man known to hide his feelings. (more…)

“Grimes Has Done Some Things Around Here That I Didn’t Think Were Possible”

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Ira Kaufman is the most revered sports personality and writer 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. You can also hear Ira every Wednesday on SiriusXM Mad Dog Radio at 5 p.m. (but not this Wednesday), and see him Mondays and Fridays at 10:30 p.m. on Spectrum Sports 360.


The man has some serious leverage. He knows it — and the Bucs know it.

Brent Grimes has made a nice living playing defense in the NFL for the past 11 years. Now, he’s on offense. (more…)

Fixing A Losing Culture

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Real talk for passionate Buccaneers fans! Led by The Commish, Justin Pawlowski (@CommishOnline), the wildly popular Bucs Uncensored podcast is the pulse of thousands of Tampa Bay fans.  …Every Monday and Wednesday, Bucs Uncensored unifies Tampa Bay fans (Stick Carriers!) in every corner of the universe. You can be a part of the show. Just email a 90-second-or-less audio blast to [email protected] 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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Derrick Brooks Says Bucs Need A Plan

Sunday, January 21st, 2018

Derrick Brooks talks Bucs

Buccaneers icon Derrick Brooks, who will be an honorary captain/coach of the NFC this week during Pro Bowl practices leading up to next Sunday’s game, was talking about his beloved Bucs recently. (more…)

Passing Grades At One Buc Palace

Monday, January 15th, 2018

It seems there’s a been a lot of back-slapping, fist-bumping, arm-barring and champagne-toasting recently at One Buc Palace.

A thorough and extensive review of the coaching staff has been completed. (more…)

What Could Have Been

Sunday, January 14th, 2018

Painful pass.

Joe was torn watching the final play of the Dixie Chicks last night in their divisional playoff match-up with the Philadelphia Eagles. (more…)

Miko Grimes: Brent Told Mike Smith He Was Retiring

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Interesting slice of Buccaneers history here from none other than mercurial NFL superwife Miko Grimes. (more…)

National Media Sours On Gerald McCoy

Monday, January 8th, 2018

Goose egg

The 50 esteemed media gurus across the nation who vote for the All-Pro teams and the official NFL individual honors have abandoned Gerald McCoy. (more…)

Mariota 1, Jameis 0

Sunday, January 7th, 2018

Dirk Koetter famously said, “All that anyone gives a sh*t in this league about is Ws.”

But that quote was a tiny bit vague.  (more…)

Little Trust In Defensive Staff

Sunday, January 7th, 2018

Development issues stand out.

Yeah, Dirk Koetter said he would retain his staff. That was Jan. 1. (more…)