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

Bleeding Out

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

BY IRA KAUFMAN

You know that queasy feeling when you’re headed for a pothole and you brace for the impact? (more…)

Ira Talks O-Line Bottom Line, Koetter’s Losing Argument, Brate Business, Saints Collapse & More

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

We’re 20 days from Black Monday and the Bucs are sinking. Rest assured the Sage of Tampa Bay sports has plenty to say. Enjoy the twice-weekly Ira Kaufman Podcast presented by Ed Morse Cadillac Tampa and Ed Morse Cadillac Brandon.

Click play above or tune in at iTunes, Google Play or Podbean.com. Stay informed, thinking and smiling every single Tuesday & Thursday — and there is NO offseason.

Listening to “The Sage” is fun, free and easy. Enjoy!

Pride Is An 8-Point Underdog

Monday, December 10th, 2018

BY IRA KAUFMAN

It’s closing time for the 2018 Bucs, so belly up to the bar and drink in these morsels.

With 10 teams in the NFC sporting better records, the Bucs are done in terms of the playoff chase. That makes 11 consecutive years without postseason play, encompassing three general managers, five head coaches and about 20,000 supporters turned apathetic. (more…)

Ira Kaufman’s 10 Takeaways From Bucs-Saints

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

BY IRA KAUFMAN

According to the old clock on the wall, Tampa Bay’s 2018 season effectively ended at approximately 4:15 Sunday afternoon. (more…)

Ira Dives Into Rushing Woes, Candidate Mike McCarthy, Trapped Calzones, The Saints Matchup, Glazer Due Diligence, Game Predictions, XFL Tampa & More

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

No punches pulled here. Sage Ira Kaufman is fired up before this critical Saints game on Sunday. Tampa Bay’s only Pro Football Hall of Fame voter joins Joe for the twice-weekly wrestling match presented by Ed Morse Cadillac Tampa and Ed Morse Cadillac Brandon.

Click play above or tune in at iTunes, Google Play or Podbean.com. Stay informed, thinking and smiling every single Tuesday & Thursday — and there is NO offseason.

Listening to “The Sage” is fun, free and easy. Enjoy!

My List, My Rules

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

BY IRA KAUFMAN

Drew Brees casts a major shadow over Sunday’s big game at Raymond James Stadium. (more…)

Ira Talks Playoff Fantasies, Line Production, Jameis 2019 Meter, Statement Mindset, Koetter Watch, Licht At The Three-Quarter Pole, Player Evaluations Inside One Buc & More

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

We’re 27 days from Black Monday and the Bucs are on a two-game winning streak. You better believe the Sage of Tampa Bay sports has plenty on his mind. Loads on the docket today as Ira joins Joe for the twice-weekly wrestling match presented by Ed Morse Cadillac Tampa and Ed Morse Cadillac Brandon.

Click play above or tune in at iTunes, Google Play or Podbean.com. Stay informed, thinking and smiling every single Tuesday & Thursday — and there is NO offseason.

Listening to “The Sage” is fun, free and easy. Enjoy!

Heat Is On; “Duff’s Message” Is Honored

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

The Sage of Tampa Bay sports was patrolling the happy locker room yesterday for his stout Monday column

BY IRA KAUFMAN

Rush and coverage. Rush and coverage.

If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard a Bucs defensive coach talk about rush and coverage working together, I’d have almost enough cash to buy an XFL team.

Some things just naturally go together. Ham and eggs, Abbott and Costello. The Bucs and the NFC South basement. (more…)

Ira Kaufman’s 10 Takeaways From Bucs-Panthers

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

BY IRA KAUFMAN

There’s no asterisk on this one.

This wasn’t the Browns or the 49ers coming to town, bad teams ready to roll over on the road. This time, it was a Panthers team saddled with a 3-game losing streak, fighting for their Wild Card lives. (more…)

Ira Talks Vea Preparation, Coaching Candidates, Evans Rematch, Game Predictions, Strong Finishers & More

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

So much to consider for Bucs fans during this crossroads time with a big divsion game approaching on Sunday. Ira joins Joe for the twice-weekly wrestling match presented by Ed Morse Cadillac Tampa and Ed Morse Cadillac Brandon.

Click play above or tune in at iTunes, Google Play or Podbean.com. Stay informed, thinking and smiling every single Tuesday & Thursday — and there is NO offseason.

Listening to “The Sage” is fun, free and easy. Enjoy!

Ira Talks Defensive Highs, Phone Call To Simeon Rice, Chatting About Jameis’ Future With Ronde Barber, Dirk Koetter’s “Lifeboat,” DeSean Jackson Realities & Much More

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

The Sage of Tampa Bay sports is very feisty after mingling Sunday with Buccaneers royalty and witnessing an actual Bucs performance worthy of pride. Plenty on the docket today. Ira joins Joe for the twice weekly wrestling match presented by Ed Morse Cadillac Tampa and Ed Morse Cadillac Brandon.

Click play above or tune in at iTunes, Google Play or Podbean.com. Stay informed, thinking and smiling every single Tuesday & Thursday — and there is NO offseason.

Listening to “The Sage” is fun, free and easy. Enjoy!

Tease Against A Lightweight, Or Something More?

Monday, November 26th, 2018

BY IRA KAUFMAN

In a crazy way, Sunday’s decisive victory against the 49ers was incredibly frustrating for Buc fans.

It showcased what might have been in 2018 if this team had shown more discipline about keeping the football and retrieving the football. (more…)

Ira Kaufman’s 10 Takeaways From Bucs-49ers

Sunday, November 25th, 2018

BY IRA KAUFMAN

Instead of beating themselves, the Bucs switched gears Sunday and beat up on the 49ers in their most complete game of the year. (more…)

Derrick Brooks Talks About Why Vita Vea Is Being Called “Velcro,” Positives Vs. The Giants And Much More

Sunday, November 25th, 2018

BUMPED in case you missed it!

Buccaneers legend Derrick Brooks brings the video juice to his preview of the Bucs-49ers game with Ira Kaufman. Plenty of other Bucs chatter, too.

TAMPA TWO is a twice-weekly production of The Identity Tampa Bay with JoeBucsFan.com, presented by Caldeco Air Conditioning & Heating.

Ira Talks Low Wattage Jameis, Sapp On Vita Vea, Screwed Simeon, Slow-Learning Defense, Jameis’ Bucs Future, Run Blocking High, Bucs-49ers Predictions & More

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

Another quarterback change has led to interesting observations, and Sage Ira Kaufman, has plenty to say about it. Also, Ira gets a call from Warren Sapp and more. Ira’s 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. Stay informed, thinking and smiling every single Tuesday & Thursday — and there is NO offseason.

Listening to “The Sage” is fun, free and easy. Enjoy!

Simeon Rice Sacked, Wronged By Voters

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

BY IRA KAUFMAN

Simeon Rice just got sacked. From the blind side.

I assumed Rice would once again make the list of semi-finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Silly me. (more…)

Derrick Brooks Answers Your State Of The Bucs Questions On A New TAMPA TWO!

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Presented by Caldeco Air Conditioning & Heating, a new TAMPA TWO is on!!

Hall of Famer Derrick Brooks and Ira Kaufman answer your Bucs questions with authority. TAMPA TWO is a production of The Identity Tampa Bay and JoeBucsFan.com. ***Remember, the TAMPA TWO game preview comes later this week!***