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Report: New York Wants Mike Glennon

Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Will Glennon be asked to bleed green?

A reputable heavy hitter at believes Mike Glennon is tops on the Jets’ quarterback radar. (more…)

Offensive Line Whining

Monday, January 16th, 2017
"I've got your back, bro."

“I’ve got your back, bro.”

When it got to about Thanksgiving, Joe had to tune it out. (more…)


Monday, January 16th, 2017

Teammate weighs in

One key question facing Jason Licht and Dirk Koetter this offseason is, “How good is Jacquizz Rodgers?”

It’s too easy to call the 26-year-old running back a one-year wonder. (more…)

The Future Is Now

Monday, January 16th, 2017
Time to channel George Allen.

Time to channel George Allen.

As Joe wrote Friday, the move by Team Glazer and Bucs AC/DC-loving general manager Jason Licht to lock up defensive coordinator Mike Smith for the next “couple of years” suggests one thing: the Bucs are no longer fooling around. (more…)

PODCAST: Defensive Look At The NFL Draft

Monday, January 16th, 2017

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Speed Kills

Monday, January 16th, 2017
Bucs need a burner on offense who can also play football.

Bucs need a burner who can also play football.

Yes, winning Bucs coach Dirk Koetter said a couple of times in the waning weeks of the 2016 season that the Bucs need #WeaponsForWinston. (more…)

Morning Cup Of Joe From

Monday, January 16th, 2017

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Adrian Clayborn hurt again. Out for playoffs. [PFT]

Who is the next overrated backup quarterback Bill O’Brien will overpay and fail with? [BSPN]

Chargers confess they screwed up on their new logo. No kidding. [CBS Sports]

Bridesmaid guzzles whiskey, steals car, flashes cops. Sounds like she had a fun day. [Bradenton]

Jack Daniels now has coffee. [WTSP]

Why people are not drinking enough whiskey. [New York Post]

Welp: Illinois woman shoplifts 31 boxes of condoms. [TheSmokingGun]

How to dodge tolls on Florida highways. [Palm Beach Post]

The spoiled little brats/anarchists just can’t behave when they don’t get their way. [Yahoo! News]


Motivational Times For Dirk Koetter, Mike Smith

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

koetterrightstare2Once upon a time last summer, winning head coach Dirk Koetter and defensive coordinator Mike Smith were men with the sweet hunger for competitive revenge. (more…)

VIDEO: Mike Evans At Work

Sunday, January 15th, 2017


Joe shoots a lot of video of all kinds throughout spring practices, training camp and preseason games. (more…)

Chucky Echos Koetter’s Frustration

Sunday, January 15th, 2017
"You are absolutely right Koetter! You should be able to work with Jameis in the winter. It's f@#$ing bull*&^% you are not allowed to. Jiminy Christmas!"

You are absolutely right, Koetter! You should be able to work with Jameis in the winter. It’s f@#$ing bull*&^% you can’t. Jiminy Christmas!

Joe just loves winning Bucs coach Dirk Koetter — even when Koetter is indirectly calling Joe out — because the man speaks his mind. (more…)

Kenny Britt And The Bucs

Sunday, January 15th, 2017
Potential free agent target?

Potential free agent target?

The Bucs have a Grand Canyon-like crater at wide receiver after Mike Evans (and if you want to throw in Rudy Humphries, that’s fine).

It’s a dropoff in talent like taking a dive off the skywalk at America’s largest natural hole in the ground. (more…)

Are Bucs Primed For All-In Free Agency Move?

Saturday, January 14th, 2017

Gargantuan Pro Bowl DE/DT Calais Campbell could be an instant game-changer.

Everything the Bucs have done since their season ended smells like a team ready to push all its chips into the pot.

Just look at the power play on Mike Smith yesterday. (more…)

Why Replace A Rock?

Saturday, January 14th, 2017
Iron man.

Iron man.

Joe understands it’s a habit of some Bucs fans to rag on left tackle Donovan Smith. (more…)

Stability For A Change

Saturday, January 14th, 2017


Folks like to use the word “continuity” like it is some magic elixir. It’s an empty word. (more…)

Talking 2017 Bucs With Tony Dungy

Friday, January 13th, 2017


Tampa Bay’s only Hall of Fame voter pens columns for Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday, and churns out his popular podcasts Tuesdays and Thursdays. Enjoy as Ira shares some of his chat today with Tony Dungy.


I had the pleasure of Tony Dungy’s company at breakfast Friday morning for an in-depth discussion about John Lynch’s demanding role in that iconic Buc defense.

More on that subject in later columns, but I also had the opportunity to get a Hall of Fame coach’s thoughts on the current state of the Buccaneers and Jameis Winston’s leadership skills. (more…)