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“I’d Just Kick It Across The Room”

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Doug MarDoug Martin 0309tin runs angry, but does he have deeper anger issues? (more…)

Liking The Draft

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
Digging the Bucs' draft.

Digging the Bucs’ draft.

That second second-round pick by Jason Licht really has folks worked up, positive or negative. That’s what is great about sports: debate! (more…)

Ayers May Be That Defensive Tackle

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Defensive tackle, too.

In what would have been his final story for the now defunct Tampa Tribune, Woody Cummings typed a piece on why the Bucs may not have drafted a defensive tackle. (more…)

Aguayo Scheme Hatched Before Draft

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
Playing poker.

Licht talks playing poker on national radio.

A hardcore-Bucs-fan friend fired off a text to Joe minutes after AC/DC-loving general manager Jason Licht pulled the trigger on the trade up to draft kicker Roberto Aguayo in the second round. (more…)

Thinking Of A Good Man

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
Joe Henderson.

Joe Henderson.

This will be the last postmortem Joe will have for the now-defunct Tampa Tribune. (more…)

Liking The Hargreaves Pick

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
Just don't be Talib.

Just don’t be Talib.

If rookie cornerback Vernon Hargreaves turns out to be more Ronde Barber than Aqib Talib, the Bucs will have hit a home run.

All Hargreaves must do is play solid football and not throw down with a rookie teammate at a seminar, not blast a defensive teammate in the grill with a helmet, not speedbag a cabbie flying down the interstate, not hassle Tampa grannies, not go all OK Corral in a Dallas suburb, not cuss out referees and coaches, and not eat Adderall (allegedly), then he should be fine. (more…)

Morning Cup Of Joe From

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

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Start 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.

This is how you tear someone a new a-hole on sports radio. [TheBigLead]

Peyton Manning doesn’t want to work in TV just yet. [NFL]

Bears linebacker Lamarr Houston does not like Aaron Rodgers at all. [BSPN]

Gator tries to gain access to house by ringing doorbell. [ABC News]

The 20 best bargains in the NFL draft. [FOX Sports]

Grandpa Lewis bows out of the GOP race meaning we are one FBI indictment away from Donald Trump as your next president. [Politico]


Down Goes The Tampa Tribune

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
Roy Cummings, Bucs beat writer of the new defunct Tampa Tribune.

Roy Cummings, longtime Bucs beat writer of the now-defunct Tampa Tribune.


Joe doesn’t cover media business, but this bears a few words, and there are a few Bucs ties. (more…)

Fishing For A Special Teams Warrior

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

DE Channing Ward of Ole Miss

Yes, there’s a fresh crop of rookies invading Tampa en route to Bucs rookie minicamp, which starts Friday.

Most of them you’ve never heard of.

Hargreaves Over Tunsil

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
Jason Licht explains.

Jason Licht explains.

Weeks ago, Joe talked to Bucs types and picked their brains about the draft. (more…)

Joe Maddon And The Bucs’ 2016 Draft

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

MaddonYes, there’s a place in Bucs history books for former Rays skipper Merlot Joe Maddon, and that was long before last week’s NFL Draft. (more…)


Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016


Damn, it has been so long since the Bucs have been in the playoffs — coming up on nine years — Joe barely remembers it.

Shoot, didn’t exist yet when the Bucs were clobbered by the Giants in January 2008. (more…)

The Only New Toy

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

KoetterAt least something was under the Christmas tree for America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston, during the NFL Draft. (more…)

Upon Review, Aguayo’s Numbers Better

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
Stats better than Bucs kickers of the past.

Stats better than Bucs kickers of the past.

Joe notices the outrage is still brisk and raw over the Bucs trading up into the second round to grab kicker Roberto Aguayo, who was as close to a perfect college kicker as there has been. (more…)

Joe Talks All Things Draft

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

joebucsfanJoe hit the airwaves yesterday afternoon with Todd Wright, filling in for the dean of Tampa Bay sports radio, Steve Duemig of WDAE-AM 620. (more…)