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What To Do At Safety?

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
Could Bengals safety George Iloka be on the Bucs radar?

Could Bengals safety George Iloka be on the Bucs radar?

It seems the Bucs may have a hole at safety to fill.

It wouldn’t shock Joe if the Bucs do draft a safety on the third day of the draft, maybe the second day. (more…)

Sterling Moore’s Artistic Essay

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
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Bucs cornerback Sterling Moore played salesman yesterday

Bucs cornerback (for now) Sterling Moore is quite an artist. The man is painting a picture for Jason Licht and the other 31 NFL general managers. (more…)

“Better Than What I’ve Been Before”

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
Yes, you, Mr. Licht.

Yes, you, Mr. Licht.

Joe confesses to yearning for a fierce edge pass rusher only 1.8 percent less than Joe desires an evening of hot tubbing with Rachel Watson and four cheerleader friends of her choosing.

But recent developments might even the score.

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“We Knew We Had The Edge On Them”

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
A Super Bowl revelation reinforces Bucs fans banking on Jason Licht in 28 short days.

A Super Bowl revelation reinforces Bucs fans banking on Jason Licht in 28 short days.

A funny thing jumps out if you look at the Bucs-Panthers box scores from the 2015 season. (more…)

SportsCenter Hurts GMC

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
Former Bucs assistant Herm Edwards says SportsCenter is to blame for fan unrest with GMC.

Former Bucs assistant Herm Edwards blames SportsCenter for fan unrest with GMC.

Joe listens to Bucs fans. Yes, Joe really does.

Upon hearing complaints about a player that don’t make sense, Joe launches a quest to find merit in the kvetching, and if Joe can’t see it, football folks are consulted for answers. (more…)

Glimmer Of Hope

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
Denver proved talent can overcome a rash of penalties.

Denver proved talent can overcome a rash of penalties.

The way Joe hears it, untold numbers of beer bottles were smashed in disgust over all the stupid penalties Tampa Bay committed last year.

Fans were so outraged, shards of brown glass flew through the air of various watering holes throughout the region. (more…)

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Start your day with the Morning Cup of Joe from HootersCalendar.com. And don’t forget to visit HootersCalendar.com for the 2016 calendar, amazing videos, pictures and cool gifts. It’s Joe’s second favorite website.

Bucs news forthcoming.

Peter King defends Mike “Dewey wins!” Carey. [theMMQB]

Sam Spence, who gave us the wonderful NFL Films music, died the night before Super Bowl 50. [Houston Chronicle]

Stinking Panthers GM won’t talk about Josh Norman’s contract. [NFL]

Mario Williams to the Belicheats? [BSPN]

Donald Trump uses the p-word on Grandpa Lewis. [Washington Post]

What the Rays want in a new stadium. [RaysIndex]

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Noah Spence… In Second Round?

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
NFL Network's Mike Mayock wouldn't be shocked if DE Noah Spence falls to the second round.

NFL Network’s Mike Mayock wouldn’t be shocked if DE Noah Spence falls to the second round.

It is almost hard to believe, but in two weeks, Joe will fly to Indianapolis and brave the harsh Midwestern winter to cover the NFL Scouting Combine. (more…)

“His Ass Was Enormous”

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

A Giants legend compares Doug Martin to another Giants legend.

So what makes Doug Martin so great? (more…)

Sniffing Sanu

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

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Ever since the looming free agency frenzy at One Buc Palace was revealed, Joe has been studying the crop likely to be available when the dinner bell rings on March 9.

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The Value Of Jackson

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
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Vincent Jackson is still very valuable, even with a hefty contract.

Joe understands there are folks out there convinced Vincent Jackson will be a cap casualty of the Bucs. Joe is of the opposite mind. (more…)

Bucs Tip Hand With Hayes

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
The hiring of defensive line coach Jay Hayes suggests the Bucs will load up on the defensive line this offseason.

Hiring defensive line coach Jay Hayes suggests the Bucs will load up on defensive linemen this offseason.

When Joe chatted with NFL types in San Francisco, the Bucs talk wasn’t so much about the hiring of Dirk Koetter. Clearly, NFL folks are energized by the power of America’s Quarterback, Pro Bowler Jameis Winston. He is the epicenter of Tampa Bay and what’s good for Jameis is good for the Bucs, most NFL folks reason for good reason. (more…)

Was Team Glazer Spooked?

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
(Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com.)

Did Dirk Koetter force Team Glazer’s hands? (Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com.)

Yes, in San Francisco, Joe chatted Bucs with NFL Network uber insider Ian Rapoport. It was cool to talk to him, one, because Joe knows who he talks to (no, Rapoport did not tell Joe who, but others have). So when Rapoport talks Bucs, it’s not just hare-brained nonsense he dreamed up to fill air time. (more…)