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Morning Cup Of Joe From

Monday, August 29th, 2016

2016.0227Start your day with the Morning Cup of Joe from And don’t forget to visit for the 2016 calendar, amazing videos, pictures and cool gifts. It’s Joe’s second favorite website.

Texas Tech football coaches pretend to be chicks on Facebook to catfish players in order to make sure they behave. [TheBigLead]

Rams sign Tavon Austin to a $42 million contract. Who is more overpaid, Austin or Jeff Fisher? [NFL]

Woman lets a box of crickets loose on a subway car in Manhattan. Panic and chaos ensues. [New York Post]

Seems Colin Kaepernick is not so popular among his NFL brethren. [CBS Sports]

Housing bubble popping (not in a good way) in Miami. [ZeroHedge]

Donald Trump has a Catholc problem. No kidding? The GOP has had a “Catholic problem” since John Kennedy was alive. [Washington Post]

Hillary is already breaking out the four-corners offense. [Politico]


Jeremiah George And Major Wright Are Cut

Sunday, August 28th, 2016


Training camp started off crappy for veteran safety Major Wright, and now he’s gone. (more…)

Storm Departing

Sunday, August 28th, 2016
Reportedly cut.

Reportedly cut.

So the Bucs have to get down to 75 players on the roster, per league mandate, by 4 p.m. tomorrow. Some cuts are filtering out on social media. (more…)

A Koetter Love Call For Johnthan Banks

Sunday, August 28th, 2016

Catches the eye — and mouth — of Dirk Koetter

Will the Bucs carry six cornerbacks? (more…)

Donovan Smith And “Enough Was Enough”

Sunday, August 28th, 2016

DonovanSmith2016For some reason, the spreadsheeter crowd and former Bucs rockstar general manager Mark Dominik have little faith in Bucs left tackle Donovan Smith.

Joe just doesn’t get it. (more…)

Pulling For A.J. Francis

Sunday, August 28th, 2016
Pulling for the defensive tackle on the bubble.

Defensive tackle on the bubble.

In the coming days, a lot of guys worthy of NFL work will be looking for work.

A combination of deep rosters at their respective positions and/or bloated salaries will get them cut. (more…)

No Trade Market For Glennon

Sunday, August 28th, 2016
Minimal trade value now.

Cowboys calling?

It was as predictable as the sun setting in the west. (more…)

Koetter Says He Likes It “Clean”

Saturday, August 27th, 2016

New era

In today’s state of the Buccaneers address at One Buc Palace, Dirk Koetter said for the “first time since I’ve been here,” he saw the Bucs play a “clean game.” (more…)

Phil Simms Shares Private Chat With Dirk Koetter

Saturday, August 27th, 2016
Phil Simms weighs in

Phil Simms weighs in

After 14 seasons as an NFL quarterback, and decades as a broadcaster, Phil Simms thought he had seen it all in the NFL. (more…)

Meet Vincent Jackson, Martin Gramatica, Ian Beckles & Joe

Saturday, August 27th, 2016

VincentJacksonHead over to Cask Social in South Tampa tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a great meal and great company.

Former Bucs guard Ian Beckles is hosting his 102.5 FM, The Bone, radio show from Cask Social, Vincent Jackson’s restaurant. V-Jax, Joe and Martin Gramatica will be special guests.

Fun times ahead.

Backup Night For Alterraun Verner

Saturday, August 27th, 2016
Inexpensive Johnthan Banks, or very expensive Alterraun Verner?

Decent chance Johnthan Banks and Alterraun Verner won’t be teammates next week.

On Thursday, Joe outraged many Bucs fans writing that Alterraun Verner’s career as a Buccaneer was fading fast and things might be setting up for Verner to get released — or be squeezed into a restructured contract. (more…)

Jameis Helped Aguayo

Saturday, August 27th, 2016
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Had pep talk with his kicker.

Naturally, being the leader of the Bucs, America’s Quarterback, Pro Bowler Jameis Winston, couldn’t just stand by while his friend and teammate Roberto Aguayo mentally melted down over his recent kicking woes. (more…)

Big-Gain Offense

Saturday, August 27th, 2016
Humming offense.

Humming offense.

Yes, there was a lot to like about the offense of the Bucs last night. (more…)

Get Off The Field

Saturday, August 27th, 2016
Winning on third down.

Winning on third down.

What a difference a year makes. (more…)

Sacks, Sacks And More Sacks

Saturday, August 27th, 2016


No matter when it is or how it comes, an eight-sack game is extraordinarily impressive.

And go figure, the Bucs’ most productive edge rusher over the past two seasons led the way Friday night against the bumbling Browns. (more…)

Ira’s Top 10 Takeaways Out Of Buccaneers-Browns

Saturday, August 27th, 2016


The keen eyes of eye-RAH! Kaufman, Tampa Bay’s only voter for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, were wrapped around Friday night’s Bucs-Browns game. Here Ira shares his top-10 takeaways. (more…)