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“Microwave Savvy”

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
Bucs rookie WR Kenny Bell

Bucs rookie WR Kenny Bell

Joe can only imagine what old school, ex-NFL players must think when they watch the following video of Jameis Winston and friends. (more…)

The Worst

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

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Some quarterbacks are unfazed by pressure from a defensive front.

Others freak out like a high school freshman. Bucs fans got a taste of that last year. (more…)

Vincent Jackson Has The Wrong Attitude

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

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Some guys are obsessed with winning Super Bowls and are driven only by that prize.

Vincent Jackson? Well, he doesn’t seem to be that guy. (more…)

The Sad Demise Of Warren Sapp

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

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Joe knows some folks out there are ready to dance on Warren Sapp’s grave. When Sapp played with the Bucs and lived in Tampa, he made more than a few enemies along the way. (more…)

“Who You Gonna Pay, A Guard?”

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

logan mankins 0917Hall of Fame general manager Bill Polian had a stern lesson for a fan last night. (more…)

BSPN: Bucs Will Still Stink

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
Dismal future says BSPN.

Dismal future, says BSPN.

If you know how things will turn out through the next three years, Joe wants to have a private word with you over a few beers about short-term investment projects, including lottery numbers, Vegas odds and Wall Street futures. (more…)

Getting Carried Away

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
Future superstar?

Future superstar?

The Season of High Hyperbole doesn’t begin until Aug. 1. That’s when the Bucs begin training camp and, much like spring training baseball stories, you will read how every player is on the verge of the Pro Bowl and the Bucs are a step away from the Super Bowl. (more…)

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Hooters 2015.0129Start your day with the Morning Cup of Joe from HootersCalendar.com. And don’t forget to visit HootersCalendar.com for the 2015 calendar, amazing videos, pictures and cool gifts. It’s Joe’s second favorite website.

Bucs news forthcoming.

Where is the moral outrage? Posing with free food again! [Twitter]

America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston, made a kid’s year at an Astros-Yankees game. What a monster! [Busted Coverage]

Bong-A-Thon event hits snag. [Denver Post]

Saints cornerback Brian Dixon’s trial is delayed. Maybe he’ll miss Week 2 against Bucs? [Times-Picayune]

Matt Cassel isn’t wowing in Buffalo. Shocking! [Buffalo News]

Big Papi throws olive branch in Chris Archer feud. [Rays Index]

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What Do The Numbers Mean?

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
Numbers showed GMC slipped last year. Or did he?

Numbers hint GMC may have slipped. Or did he?

With the possible exception of stud outside linebacker Lavonte David, no Bucs player could be considered elite in his class — unless his name is Gerald McCoy. (more…)

Electing “Captain” Jameis

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

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In the world of Lovie Smith, and on most NFL teams, players elect team captains: two on offense, two on defense and one for special teams. (more…)

“Not A Lot Of Guys That Can Do That”

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
Bucs rookie left tackle Donovan Smith

Bucs rookie left tackle Donovan Smith

Even former Bucs ironman and Pro Bowler Donald Penn was in the NFL a season and a half before he stepped in and owned the Tampa Bay left tackle position from 2007 through 2013.

Rookie second-round pick Donovan Smith will have no such luxury. (more…)

Jenkins Nonsense Dying Down

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
Bank on Johnthan Banks, says ESPN.

Bank on Johnthan Banks, says ESPN.

Joe just wants to beat his head against the wall when he hears these rumors pop up — fueled by Lovie Smith — that journeyman Mike Jenkins is in the running to usurp Johnthan Banks as a starting cornerback.

Joe has replayed countless games in his mind (not advisable) and can’t think of why Lovie seems irked that Banks is a solid young corner and a darkhorse for the Pro Bowl the way he played the second half of last season. (more…)

Lofty Rookie Expectations

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
Big rookie numbers expected. Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com.

Record-breaking numbers expected. Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com.

Generally — not absolutely, but generally — rookie quarterbacks struggle.

There’s a severe learning curve coming from college to the NFL. It can be transitioning from spread-option to pro-style; but it’s often because rookie quarterbacks find themselves on garbage teams. (more…)

Evans: Health Key To Stardom

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
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Admits to practicing too cautiously for fear of reinjuring himself.

Last year, Bucs Godzilla-like wide receiver Mike Evans missed a huge chunk of offseason workouts because of a bum hamstring. He was beat up early in the regular season, too. (more…)

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

hooters 2015.0630Start your day with the Morning Cup of Joe from HootersCalendar.com. And don’t forget to visit HootersCalendar.com for the 2015 calendar, amazing videos, pictures and cool gifts. It’s Joe’s second favorite website.

Bucs news forthcoming.

Even colleges upgrade their digital video boards to giant-screen and the Tampa Sports Authority still taunts Bucs fans with analog boards. Embarrassing. [TheBigLead]

What the hell is going on with sharks off the coast of North Carolina? [FOX News]

Worst meal a snake ever had: swallowing a porcupine. [Facebook]

Who drafted the most Pro Bowlers the past 10 years. [NFL]

J.J. Watt absolutely freight trains a fan who runs on stage at a concert. [BSPN]

The shifty Rays. [RaysIndex]

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Help Likely Coming

Monday, June 29th, 2015
Joe is pretty sure there will be additions to the offensive line roster before the regular season begins.

Expect additions to the offensive line before the regular season begins.

Rarely does a day go by that Joe isn’t asked about the offensive line. Understandable. It’s a big key to the development of “America’s Quarterback,” Bucs signal-caller Jameis Winston. (more…)

Report: Bucs Snubbed By Dan Connolly

Monday, June 29th, 2015
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Fresh news on the Bucs and Dan Connolly

The man who seized barbecue duties for the Super Bowl champs after Logan Mankins arrived at One Buc Palace gave the Bucs a thumbs down. (more…)

More Tanking Allegations

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Jameisrookie4There are plenty of X-files in recent Buccaneers history.

Why did Michael Clayton get a fat new contract when fans knew he couldn’t catch the football? Why was career loser Josh McCown handpicked to lead the Bucs back to the Super Bowl? (more…)