Jameis Watch, Jameis Winston, Bucs Draft

Buckle Up, Bucs Fans

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Big year ahead?

Forget about Mike Smith’s defense for once, will ya? (more…)

Joe Talks Growing Optimism, Winning Behind The Running Game, Jameis Concerns, Firing Multiple Defensive Coaches, One Buc Vibes, Tandy Factor & More

Monday, October 8th, 2018

It’s a 12-game season and the Bucs control their destiny with a winnable game up next. Plenty on the table post-bye-week in this episode. Monday Morning Joe is presented by Bill Currie Ford, home of the nationwide lifetime warranty, and Discount Garage Doors, Inc., home of the same-day free service call.

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Franchise Record In Reach

Monday, October 8th, 2018

History in sight.

He’s just 10 plays away. (more…)

Derrick Brooks Recaps The Buccaneers’ First Quarter Of 2018, Talks Defensive Repair & Integrity, Jameis Proving Himself, Addresses Fire Mike Smith Talk, & More

Sunday, October 7th, 2018

“The problem is how they got to 2-2,” says Buccaneers legend Derrick Brooks.

It’s a football Sunday and this is a true can’t-miss TAMPA TWO! Click play below and soak in the knowledge as Brooks and Ira Kaufman go deep on the state of the Bucs at the 2018 quarter pole.  It’s the hot new show by The Identity Tampa Bay and JoeBucsFan.com presented by Caldeco Air Conditioning & Heating.


Koetter, Winston And Job Security

Sunday, October 7th, 2018

Tied at the hip?

A lot of Bucs fans still scratch their heads as to why Bucs coach Dirk Koetter decided to bench backup Ryan Fitzpatrick and return to America’s Quarterback, Pro Bowler Jameis Winston, as the starting quarterback for the rest of the season. (more…)

Barber: “They Don’t Have An Answer On Him Yet”

Friday, October 5th, 2018

The Barber twins have been talking. (more…)

Can’t #BlameJameis

Friday, October 5th, 2018

Numbers back him up.

So, we can now throw in the trash a common complaint the haters like to use. (more…)

“I Don’t Think They’ll Win Any More Games Than They Will With Fitzpatrick”

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Likely the busiest national NFL analyst in the game is a very astute Ivy League grad who played seven years in the NFL. (more…)

37 On Track For 1000-Yard Seasons

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

It almost feels like a new NFL, with balls flying through the air like never before as the league tries to keep quarterbacks in layers of bubble wrap. (more…)

Ira Talks Bears Fallout & Locker Room Scene, Assessing 2-2, Defensive Breakdowns, Fitzpatrick Future, Heated Jameis Debate, The Fire Mike Smith Chatter & More

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Oh, boy. The Sage of Tampa Bay sports is firing on cylinders today and there are no missed assignments or communication breakdowns. It’s always a fast-moving, fun and informative time on the 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. And you can find it on the Google Play podcast “Top Charts,” ALL genres. Stay informed, thinking and smiling every single Tuesday & Thursday — and there is NO offseason.

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

Table Set For Jameis

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Man, Joe is so excited and happy for Jameis Winston. What a great time to be a Bucs fan!

Healthy franchise quarterback. Flat out loaded and hot at receiver and tight end. Healthy offensive line.  (more…)

Where Does Jameis Rank?

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Looking up

If you ask longtime Jameis Winston fan and former Bucs QB Chris Simms, at least nine quarterback starters in the NFC are better than Jameis. (more…)

Zero Tolerance For A Losing Season

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018


One primary reason you select a quarterback first overall in the draft is your faith he can thrive under pressure.

We’re about to find out. (more…)

Smith Will Wreck Winston, Too

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Doomed by Bucs defense?

After the Windy City Wipeout, veteran NFL suit Michael Lombardi wrote that Bucs defensive coordinator Mike Smith will get head coach Dirk Koetter fired. (more…)


Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Yes, the value of leadership is often way overblown in the NFL. Most of the time it’s superficial and ultimately meaningless.

But there was a cool Bucs leadership moment in Sunday’s blowout. (more…)

No Spark From Jameis

Sunday, September 30th, 2018

The chatter from the Bucs locker room last week was consistent from players: the return of Jameis Winston brought new energy to the team. The guy is an uplifting force. (more…)

All Healthy For Jameis Entering Bye

Sunday, September 30th, 2018

Torrid pace continues

Joe’s fishing for positives, and those weapons for Winston? They’re all healthy now entering the bye week, including the offensive line.

The plate and the slate are clean for America’s Quarterback going forward. (more…)

Koetter Nearly Pulled Fitz

Sunday, September 30th, 2018

QB drama.

Dirk Koetter must really like Ryan Griffin. (more…)