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

Brazen Robbery, Dictating Coverage & Wild Times With Bucs Fans

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Tampa Bay’s only Pro Football Hall of Fame voter, Ira Kaufman, has hung his hat at JoeBucsFan.com world headquarters since July 2015. His columns pop here every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and his award winning podcasts fire every Tuesday and Thursday.

BY IRA KAUFMAN

You should have been there. Maybe next year. (more…)

Ira Explains Why Dalvin Cook Won’t Be A Buccaneer, Talks Trade Down Shot With Chiefs & Others, Derek Barnett Watch, Adrian Peterson In New Orleans, Marpet Draft Musings & More

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Now only minutes from the NFL Draft!!! Enjoy Ira going very deep with Joe on the draft and other topics. Listen now by clicking or downloading above, or listen (and subscribe) at iTunes and Podbean.com. It’s free and easy. Enjoy! Remember, Ira’s podcasts pop every Tuesday & Thursday.

Is Dirk Koetter “In Love?”

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Tampa Bay’s only Pro Football Hall of Fame voter, Ira Kaufman, has hung his hat at JoeBucsFan.com world headquarters since July 2015. His columns pop here every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and his award winning podcasts fire every Tuesday and Thursday. 

BY IRA KAUFMAN

For the second time in three years, Buc fans have their eyes fixed firmly on a polarizing Florida State prospect heading into the draft. (more…)

Ira Goes Deep On Draft Perceptions, Marpet Makeover, Sweezy Wagers, Potential Offensive Re-Shaping, And Ira Defends Outlandish Attacks On His Hall Presentation Record

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Man, Ira is amped up, just hours from the NFL Draft. Recorded late Monday at One Buc Palace, Tampa Bay’s only Pro Football Hall of Fame voter is going deep with Joe on a variety of topics. Listen now by clicking or downloading above, or listen (and subscribe) at iTunes and Podbean.com. It’s free and easy. Enjoy! Remember, Ira’s podcasts pop every Tuesday & Thursday.

Licht’s Draft Freedom Rings Through Jameis

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Tampa Bay’s only Pro Football Hall of Fame voter, Ira Kaufman, has hung his hat at JoeBucsFan.com world headquarters since July 2015. His columns pop here every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and his award winning podcasts fire every Tuesday and Thursday. 

Today, of course, Ira looks at the NFL Draft in a different light.
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An 11-5 Season For Mr. & Mrs. Buc Fan

Friday, April 21st, 2017

BY IRA KAUFMAN

I’ve been around enough Buc fans over the years to know what you’re thinking.

Coming off a 9-7 season, buoyed by the addition of DeSean Jackson, you have been crying, waiting, hoping for the release of the 2017 schedule since the leaves stopped falling. (more…)

Ira Talks Building A Draft Gameplan, Unspoken Hard Knocks Truths, Committing To A Draft Board, A Great Da’Quan Bowers Story, And More

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Sage wisdom on all things Bucs, as usual, from Tampa Bay’s only Pro Football Hall of Fame voter, Ira “Don’t Call Me Irv” Kaufman. Listen now by clicking or downloading above, or listen (and subscribe) at iTunes and Podbean.com. It’s free and easy. Enjoy! Remember, Ira’s podcasts pop every Tuesday & Thursday.

“Where’s Aqib Talib When You Need Him?”

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Tampa Bay’s only Pro Football Hall of Fame voter, Ira Kaufman, has hung his hat at JoeBucsFan.com world headquarters since July 2015. His columns pop here every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and his award winning podcasts fire every Tuesday and Thursday. 

Today, Ira takes a very different look at the Bucs’ pending appearance this summer on HBO’s Hard Knocks. (more…)

Ira Talks Jameis/Adrian Peterson Realities, Pass Rush Need, McCoy’s Soul-Bearing & Aching Knees, Smoke Smelling, Glazer Draft Loop & More

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

In-depth reaction today from Ira Kaufman, Tampa Bay’s only Hall of Fame voter, on yesterday’s return-to-work news conferences by Gerald McCoy and Jameis Winston, and general manager Jason Licht’s pre-draft event. Listen now by clicking or downloading above. And remember, listen (and subscribe) at iTunes and Podbean.com. It’s free and easy. Enjoy! Remember, Ira’s podcasts are every Tuesday & Thursday.

Licht Is Strong Enough Not To Reach

Monday, April 17th, 2017

By IRA KAUFMAN

Talent trumps all. (more…)

Honoring A Bucs Godfather

Friday, April 14th, 2017

BY IRA KAUFMAN

Among his many accomplishments, Dan Rooney was one of the founding fathers of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

From his office in Pittsburgh, 1,000 miles away from the old Sombrero on Dale Mabry, Rooney played a critical role in the birth of the Bucs. (more…)

Ira Talks Schedule Desires, Koetter Mind Games, Hard Knocks Focus, Lavonte David, Drafting Safety Or Linebacker, And More

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

No shortage of bold takes and raucous debate in the latest pre-draft podcast from Ira Kaufman, Tampa Bay’s only Hall of Fame voter. Listen now by clicking or downloading above. And remember, listen (and subscribe) at iTunes and Podbean.com. It’s free and easy. Enjoy! Remember, Ira’s podcasts are every Tuesday & Thursday.

Update On Indoor Facility

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Guzzling Gatorade in the heat of training camp may soon be a thing of the past.

News by way of JoeBucsFan.com prized columnist Ira Kaufman on the Bucs’ new indoor training facility. (more…)

Ira Goes Deep On Running Backs Decisions, Executive Calls, And More On Running Backs

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

As the draft approaches, the obsession of the hour for many Bucs fans is running back. Ira goes deep there and makes very bold calls in this episode, among other topics discussed. Listen now by clicking or downloading above. And remember, listen (and subscribe) at iTunes and Podbean.com. It’s free and easy. Enjoy! Remember, Ira’s podcasts are every Tuesday & Thursday.

The Five Greatest Bucs Drafts

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Tampa Bay’s only Hall of Fame voter, Ira Kaufman, pens columns for JoeBucsFan.com Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and Ira churns out his popular podcasts here Tuesdays and Thursdays. You can also listen to the award-winning podcasts on iTunes or Podbean. After 89 years covering the NFL, Ira still brings it.

By IRA KAUFMAN

The Rich McKay-bashers out there in Buc Land aren’t going to like this column, but here goes. (more…)

No Running Back Move In Round 1

Friday, April 7th, 2017

BY IRA KAUFMAN

The need is obvious. The solution is not.

Less than three weeks from the draft, the Bucs have a gaping hole at running back. Let’s not try to pretend Jacquizz Rodgers, Charles Sims and Peyton Barber are going to strike fear in Tampa Bay opponents, forcing them to utilize eight men in the box.

You notice I haven’t mentioned Doug Martin. That’s not an oversight. (more…)

Ira Talks Next Ring Of Honor Pick, Hard Knocks Realities, Pre-Draft Visits, Drafting A Cornerback & More

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Ira is in midseason form answering a fan question and diving into the NFL Draft, among other topics. Listen now by clicking or downloading above. And remember, listen (and subscribe) at iTunes and Podbean.com. It’s free and easy. Enjoy!