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

Accept No Substitutes

Monday, January 21st, 2019

BY IRA KAUFMAN

We just witnessed the kind of football team Bruce Arians envisions in Tampa.

Tough, resilient, physical. (more…)

Fix The Offense

Saturday, January 19th, 2019

BY IRA KAUFMAN

With one eye on the Buccaneer roster and the other on the remaining NFL playoff field, Bruce Arians is formulating his 2019 game plan. (more…)

Derrick Brooks Talks Championship Sunday

Friday, January 18th, 2019

Why is Ira wearing a No. 4 Bucs jersey? TAMPA TWO marches toward the Super Bowl, and in this episode Bucs legend Derrick Brooks and Ira Kaufman dive into Sunday’s games.

TAMPA TWO is presented by Caldeco Air Conditioning & Heating. via The Identity Tampa Bay and JoeBucsFan.com.

Ira Talks Arians’ Big Staff & What It Means, Glazer Video Comment, Voices In Jameis’ Ear, Inside The Upcoming Hall Of Fame Class, Super Bowl Predictions And More

Friday, January 18th, 2019

Tampa Bay’s only Hall of Fame voter and the Sage of Tampa Bay sports, Ira Kaufman, is diving very deep today on many subjects, including some of the inside juice on the upcoming Hall of Fame vote. Enjoy his twice-weekly conversation on all things Bucs and more 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 Ira Kaufman Podcast is fun, free and easy. Enjoy!

The Arians-Glazer Postseason Summit

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

BY IRA KAUFMAN

In less than a year, Bruce Arians and the Glazers will go behind closed doors for an open dialogue.

The subject of the meeting will be one Jameis L. Winston, who won’t be in the room but never strays far from the thoughts of ownership. (more…)

Ira Talks Movie Gaffe, Arians Reflections & Future, Gasparilla Bruce, Donovan Smith, DeSean Jackson, Kyler Murray, Backup QBs & More

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Plenty is pulsating through the brain of Ira Kaufman, Tampa Bay’s only Hall of Fame voter and the Sage of Tampa Bay sports. Enjoy his twice-weekly conversation on all things Bucs and more 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 Ira Kaufman Podcast is fun, free and easy. Enjoy!

Winners & Losers At Dawn Of The Arians Regime

Monday, January 14th, 2019

BY IRA KAUFMAN

The Bucs have decided that Route 66 is the preferred path to the playoffs. (more…)

Derrick Brooks Talks Bruce Arians Hire, Being A Stats Prisoner & More; Another Can’t-Miss TAMPA TWO

Sunday, January 13th, 2019

DERRICK BROOKS & IRA KAUFMAN talk about the BRUCE ARIANS hire on TAMPA TWO, presented by Caldeco Air Conditioning & Heating. TAMPA TWO is a production of The Identity Tampa Bay and JoeBucsFan.com.

Derrick Brooks Dives Into The Weekend Playoff Games

Saturday, January 12th, 2019

Caldeco Air Conditioning & Heating presents a playoff edition of TAMPA TWO with Buccaneers legend Derrick Brooks and Hall of Fame voter Ira Kaufman. Enjoy!

A “Special” Choice, Says Joel Glazer

Friday, January 11th, 2019

BY IRA KAUFMAN

Well before Joe Maddon’s wait staff brought out the pasta, the salad and the booze, Bruce Arians knew this Bucs job was appetizing. (more…)

Ira Talks Arians-Glazer Decisions, Cleaning House, All About Jameis Not Jason Licht, Changing Defense, Draft Thoughts, Adrian Peterson, And Much More

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

The Bruce Arians era is here and there’s plenty of powerful talk today from The Sage of Tampa Bay sports. Ira Kaufman is firing away with Joe for the usual feisty podcast session 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 Ira Kaufman Podcast is fun, free and easy. Enjoy!

Inside Bruce Arians

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

What does Bruce Arians think about quarterback competition, team expectations, Todd Bowles, drafting an O-lineman early, and more? The Sage of Tampa Bay sports has answers.

BY IRA KAUFMAN

More good news for Buc fans.

You don’t have to wait for an introductory press conference at team headquarters to get a jump-start on the football philosophy of Bruce Charles Arians. (more…)

Ira Talks Bruce Arians, Jameis The Tease, Grimes Comments & More (Special Monday Edition)

Monday, January 7th, 2019

The Sage of Tampa Bay sports is always at the edge of his seat and ready to talk Bucs. Today is no exception as he sits down with Joe for the usual intensive chatter 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 Ira Kaufman Podcast is fun, free and easy. Enjoy!

Remembering A Chat With Bruce Arians About Jason Licht

Sunday, January 6th, 2019

BY IRA KAUFMAN

Why him? Why now? (more…)

Lynch Rewarded; Ronde Stiff-Armed

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

BY IRA KAUFMAN

For John Lynch, another opportunity. For Ronde Barber, another stiff arm. (more…)

Ira Talks Jason Licht Pablum, Alex Cappa Scoop, Coaching Search, State Of The Roster, Jameis Rope & Expectations, Le’Veon Bell & More

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

Jason Licht, Alex Cappa, Glazer coach hunting and so much more is on the mind of The Sage. Ira joins Joe for this twice-weekly wrestling match on the Buccaneers news of the day. 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. And subscribe free on all those platforms to be alerted to new episodes. 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 Kaufman Reveals His 2018 All-Pro & AP Postseason Awards Ballot

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

“The Sage” is on the 50-member panel that votes on all this cool stuff

By IRA KAUFMAN

Tough call.

As I filled out my All-Pro ballot for the Associated Press this week, I needed more than a few moments to evaluate the NFL’s best wide receivers in 2018. (more…)

Ira Talks Bruce Arians & Coaching Options, Guard Rotation Mystery, Today’s Locker Room Chatter, Search Consultants, Family Matters & More — (Special Monday Edition)

Monday, December 31st, 2018

At One Buc Palace, The Sage of Tampa Bay sports has plenty to share on the constantly shifting Bucs news of the day, and much more. 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. 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 Kaufman’s 10 Takeaways From Bucs-Falcons

Monday, December 31st, 2018

Ira’s column is meaty … and scroll down the home page for his two additional columns yesterday on the firing of Dirk Koetter.

BY IRA KAUFMAN

Another close loss. Another last-place finish. Another offseason of upheaval.

At this point, let’s just pull out that infamous Jim Mora video and imagine him in pewter. Playoffs? Playoffs? Playoffs?

A season that began in loud and spectacular fashion ended with the thud of Matt Bryant’s right cleat on a football that sailed through the uprights at the final gun.

Welcome to the offseason, Tampa Bay fans. Hope for the best, brace for the worst and count the bodies walking out of One Buc Place for the last time, led by the head coach. (more…)