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Trade Market For Mike Glennon

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

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Barring something unforeseen, it sure smells like the Bucs will select Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston as the savior of the franchise come April 30.

About time this team gets a quarterback. (more…)

Bucs GM Jason Licht Talks Analytics

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

jason licht 0126Regular readers here know Joe is annoyed by the spreadsheeters, the guys (and businessmen) who pour over game film with little qualifications or knowledge of what they’re seeing, and then emerge with player data and rankings that they and millions claim are gospel. (more…)

Clearwater Motorcycle Accident & Injury Lawyers

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

The attorneys at Dolman Law Group are Clearwater motorcycle accident lawyers that are exceptionally well versed in the unique Florida personal injury laws.

If you were injured as a result of a motorcycle accident, specifically a collision, a thorough understanding of your attorney’s qualifications and the dynamics surrounding motorcycle accident cases in Florida is essential.

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Joe Gets Personal With Team Glazer

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

joel glazerWhat a great privilege Joe had to probe the mind and heart of Team Glazer at the NFL Owners Meetings this week.

Joe could not resist the opportunity to explore how Team Glazer really feels about Buccaneers football, not just about boring matters of business. (more…)

Look At The Top

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

The “Custodian of Canton,” eye-RAH! Kaufman, has strong words for Team Glazer.

The Bucs haven’t won one playoff game since that glorious January Sunday evening in San Diego 12 years ago, when Chucky hoisted the Vince Lombardi Trophy aloft in victory. (more…)

Jason Licht Doubles-Down On QB

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

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As Joe has so often typed, Stevie Wonder can see the Bucs need a quarterback. Everybody can see the Bucs need a quarterback.

And it looks as if the Bucs are five weeks away from drafting one. (more…)

Watch Randy Gregory Fall

Thursday, March 26th, 2015
How far will stud Nebraska DE Randy Gregory fall now that he tested for pot?

How far will stud Nebraska DE Randy Gregory fall now that he tested positive for pot?

Unlike some fans, Joe isn’t sweating the draft.

After Tampa Bay selects Jameis Winston — they better select a quarterback No. 1 — Joe, based on information obtained at the NFL Scouting Combine and talking to many insiders — is fairly convinced the Bucs will draft a defensive end at No. 34. (more…)

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

hooters 2015.0326Start 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.

Eagles claim Sam Bradford is the best quarterback since Peyton Manning. Stop the nonsense, Chip! [NFL]

Dixie Chicks may lose a second-round pick over fake crowd noise. [BSPN]

Nothing like driving around at 3 a.m. stoned and drunk with an owl riding shotgun. [Sun-Sentinel]

Waffle House to deliver? [WAVE]

Wild: Bus gets swept away by sinkhole, swept away by river. [YouTube]

Rays are worth $625 million. [RaysIndex]

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Lovie Identifies Starting Rotation At DE

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
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Lovie talked to Joe about DEs

The Bucs were in the hunt this offseason for manbeast, bad-boy defensive end Greg Hardy, after they lost a bid for veteran DE Trent Cole, who took his 85.5-sack resumé to Indianapolis.

So now what? (more…)

A New/Old Bucs Coach Is Coming To Tampa

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

HermLovieLovie Smith turned to free agent defensive players who know his old-school, Tampa-2 system this offseason.

And he also might look to an old-school Tampa-2 coach. (more…)

Lovie Predicts “Early Success” For Mariota & Winston

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

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Lovie Smith took the Winston-Mariota debate to a new level this morning at the NFL Owners meetings.

As Joe wolfed down bagels and lox and bran muffins like a slob, Lovie sat before a colorful plate of fruit and talked about impact. (more…)

Dirk Koetter: The First 76 Days

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
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Lovie Smith weighed in on his new offensive coordinator today.

You could argue new Bucs offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter will be a savior of the franchise. (Did you miss what Jack Del Rio told Joe yesterday?)

Compared to the Tampa Bay coordinator situation last year, Koetter is a godsend. Joe asked Lovie Smith about Koetter today at the NFL Owners Meetings in Phoenix. (more…)

“He’s Not Looking At Retirement By Any Means”

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

logan mankins 1001Is barbecue-yearning left guard Logan Mankins a renowned player mired in a steep decline, or did he just need adjustment time and is now ready to revive and thrive? (more…)

Bucs LB Flips To Baseball

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
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Linebacker Brandon Magee cut; races to participate in Red Sox spring training.

Joe doesn’t believe in writing about transactions just to write about transactions. This site has always been, and will always be, about subjects that interest Joe. (more…)

“Let’s Not Hold That 2-14 Against Any Of Us”

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

lovie 0912Poor Cleveland Browns fans. It’s bad enough just to be a Browns fan, but now they’re faced with Josh McCown likely leading their team on opening day.

In a fun exchange at the NFL Owners Meetings this morning, where Joe is live in Phoenix, a Browns beat writer asked Lovie Smith why Cleveland fans should look at McCown’s 1-10 record as a starter last year and do anything but cringe. (more…)

Stefen Wisniewski And The Bucs

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

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Not long after the free agency dinner bell rang, Raiders center/guard Stefen Wisniewski visited the Bucs to talk turkey and maybe a contract. Wisniewski left without a contract and headed to Seattle, which needs a center. (more…)

Will Defense Come Together?

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
Leslie Frazier's defense may spark a turnaround for the Bucs this season.

Leslie Frazier’s defense may spark a turnaround for the Bucs this season.

Last year, for the first half of the season, the Bucs defense was revolting. Couldn’t stop the rush. Couldn’t stop the pass. Couldn’t stop their own shadow.

It was an abomination of the highest order and an insult to both sober and drunk football fans. (more…)

Drafting Jameis Is “The American Way”

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

american flagThere are a lot of angry Bucs fans who believe their players should be altar boys, helping old ladies cross the street, selling lemonade and cookies on street corners and raking leaves of neighbors’ lawns.

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