Archive for the ‘Ira Kaufman, Everything eye-RAH!’ Category

Ira Talks Underwear Stencils, Contract Extension Decisions, Indoor Facility Changing Training Camp Intensity, Historic Mistake, & More

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Plenty of fresh chatter on today’s episode featuring The Sage of Tampa Bay sports. Ira weighs in on plenty of Bucs subjects and more. 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 eight 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!

Money-Down Musings

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

BY IRA KAUFMAN

He’s been called a beast, an animal and a savior.

Today, he’s viewed like he should be — as an X factor. Not an afterthought, but also not a critical component. (more…)

Donovan Smith Joins The Ira Kaufman Podcast; Plus Ira Talks Minicamp Views & Ronald Jones, John Sterling Blasts Ira, And Much More

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

No offseason snooze on the Ira Kaufman Podcast! Tampa Bay’s Hall of Fame voter comes out swinging today, and Donovan Smith is a special guest. 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 eight 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!

Darlings To Dumpsters And Back

Monday, June 18th, 2018

BY IRA KAUFMAN

Respect.

Aretha Franklin sang about it, Rodney Dangerfield joked about it and the 2018 Buccaneers can’t seem to find any. (more…)

Shooting, Barbecue & Good Vibes

Friday, June 15th, 2018

BY IRA KAUFMAN

Three months after joining the Bucs, Mitch Unrein finds himself swept up in a feeling. (more…)

Ira Talks Pierre-Paul, Pet Sounds, Hargreaves Fit, Grimes Chat, Top-100 Snub, Jameis Investigation & More

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Plenty, plenty popping at One Buc Palace this week and Tampa Bay’s Hall of Fame voter is touching on plenty today. And there will loads more on Tuesday with another special guest. 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 eight 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 Says He’s A “Relationship” QB

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Jameis explains

Digging deeper into the chemistry experiment that is DeSean Jackson and America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston, is an interesting exercise, especially when Jameis himself chimes in. (more…)

1-On-1 With Brent Grimes

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Ira Kaufman is the most revered sports personality and writer in town. He has hung his hat at JoeBucsFan.com 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 on SiriusXM Mad Dog Radio Wednesdays during football season, and see him now on Mondays at 10:30 p.m. on Spectrum Sports 360 (aka BayNews 9). Ira also is part of the FOX-13 Tailgate Sunday show and enjoys beet salads, Riesling, Chiefs victories and needling Joe.

BY IRA KAUFMAN

Who let the dogs out? Mike Smith, that’s who. (more…)

Jameis Winston Talks AC Joint, Taking A Pitcher’s Mentality

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Is America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston, healthy?

He says he is, but he’s also interestingly focused on the shoulder he injured in 2017. (more…)

Jameis Winston Joins The Ira Kaufman Podcast; Ira Breaks Down Jameis’ Takes & More

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Jameis Winston sits down for an extended chat with the Sage of Tampa Bay sports. Plenty of football chatter from Jameis, along with him sharing details and his passion for community service to enhance the lives of children. Definitely a can’t-miss episode. Joe and Ira dive in on many Bucs topics, as well, and break down the Jameis interview. 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 eight 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!

Ryan Fitzpatrick Talks Leaders, Newcomers, How He “Tried Not To Cry,” And T.O.

Monday, June 11th, 2018

BY IRA KAUFMAN

Ryan Fitzpatrick knows a thing or two because he’s seen a thing or two.

Thirteen seasons in the NFL has taught Tampa Bay’s backup quarterback not to get too excited about underwear football, but Fitzpatrick has already seen enough at One Buc Place to get his adrenaline flowing about the 2018 season. (more…)

Can I Have That Ballot Back?

Friday, June 8th, 2018

BY IRA KAUFMAN

The latest fiasco involving Terrell Owens isn’t a big surprise – and doesn’t that kind of say it all?

Why should anyone think Owens would change his bizarre behavior just because he’s been fitted for a gold jacket. In this case, clothes don’t make the man, they reveal him. (more…)

Ira Talks Ronde Barber’s “40 Percent” Hall Chance, Top-100 Blues, Ordering Hits, Receiver Chemistry & More

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Tampa Bay’s Hall of Fame voter scared a good share of Bucs fans in his last episode, and he comes today to explain in great detail. And it’s not great news. Plenty to chew on today, recorded at One Buc Palace before practice. 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 eight 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!

Time For “The Catch,” Tampa Style

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

BY IRA KAUFMAN

Yes, I was there.

It was a brisk 43 degrees at Candlestick Park on Jan. 10, 1982, when the 49ers and Cowboys met in the NFC Championship Game. In later years, this matchup was celebrated for “The Catch,” a six-yard TD reception by Dwight Clark in the final minute that lifted San Francisco to a 28-27 triumph and ultimately triggered a dynasty. (more…)

Ira Talks Deciphering OTA Results, Noah Spence Red Flag, Dissection Of Jameis, JPP Attendance & Clubbing, Takes Many Listener Questions, And Much More

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

The Sage of Tampa Bay sports is in Pro Bowl form today, firing away on all kinds of Bucs topics and answering listener questions in rapid-fire fashion. 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 eight 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!

“If There’s A Dial We Can Turn Another Notch, We’re Turning It Another Notch.”

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Go inside One Buc Palace

Urgency. Urgency. Urgency.

It’s a pulsating theme through One Buc Palace, and linebackers coach Mark Duffner painted a picture for Joe and the Sage of Tampa Bay Sports, Ira Kaufman. (more…)

Buc Fans Know The Drill

Monday, June 4th, 2018

BY IRA KAUFMAN

Let ’em gush about Doug Martin in Oakland. There’s talk he might beat out Marshawn Lynch as Jon Gruden’s workhorse back.

That’s OK, too. The Bucs are moving on.

It’s been six weeks since Tampa Bay dumped a two-time Pro Bowl back — and the only question is what took so long. (more…)