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Buccaneers Will Have Joint Practices With Jacksonville And Cleveland

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

KoetterCombine3Head coach Dirk Koetter wasn’t blowing hot air when he said in March that he liked joint training camp practices with fellow NFL teams. (more…)

Monken Rips Receivers In OTA Drill

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Wide receivers coach/offensive coordinator Todd Monken (right) was riled up at practice today.

Buccaneers wide receiver got a verbal whoopin’ today from wide receivers coach/offensive coordinator Todd Monken.

This wasn’t your typical OTA practice moment. (more…)

“Banks, You Lost Your Mind!”

Thursday, May 26th, 2016
Joe's got practice video

Joe’s got practice video

It was a rough start to practice today for Bucs cornerback Johnthan Banks.

And Joe happened to have the official video camera rolling. (more…)

What Must Doug Martin Do To Get Better?

Thursday, May 26th, 2016


Joe asked Bucs running backs coach Tim Spencer the question shown in the headline? (more…)

“High Expectations”

Thursday, May 26th, 2016
Lofty goals.

Lofty goals.

Today, the Bucs resume OTA practices. And the practices are open for local scribes and TV and radio types. So Joe will be there, you can bet on that. (more…)

Nothing Beats Watching Games

Thursday, May 26th, 2016
"Bizarre" logic in defending Lovie.

“Bizarre” logic in defending Lovie.

Usually, it is the four-letter Bristol Bunch who is angry and bitter because the Bucs jettisoned Lovie Smith.

But there seems to be angst in greater Los Angeles, as well. (more…)

GMC: I Must Improve

Thursday, May 26th, 2016
Individual honors are nice, but GMC wants wins.

Individual honors are nice, but GMC wants wins.

Pretty cool honor (again) last night for Bucs defensive tackle Gerald McCoy. He was once again voted to the Top 100 Players, an NFL Network list voted on by his peers, fellow NFL players. (more…)

Morning Cup Of Joe From

Thursday, May 26th, 2016


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.

“El Chapo” allegedly bankrolled accused child-killer and Jenn Sterger-lookalike Casey Anthony’s legal defense? [WTSP]

The 10 most talented rosters. [NFL]

The loneliest dog. [Mirror]

Most hated NFL player. [BSPN]

Why African-Americans hate stat geeks. [The Undefeated]

Unrest at a Donald Trump rally in New Mexico. [CNN]

The last stand of Alex Colome. [JoeRaysFan]


Gerald McCoy: No. 63

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
No. 63 of 2016.

No. 63 of 2016.

Talk about the irony of using an iconic Buccaneers number. (more…)

“Wayyyy Ahead”

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

DonovanSmith2016Donovan Smith is one gargantuan dude. He was 6-6, 338 pounds at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine.

This offseason, manbeast Smith looks like he shuffled that weight into all the right places. (more…)

“He Doesn’t Want Any Arrogant Guys”

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016


Last week, Ronde Barber called Bucs defensive coordinator Mike Smith the “nicest guy in the history of professional football.”

So Joe figured it would be a good idea to ask Gerald McCoy, a true Mr. Nice Guy, what he thinks of that statement and Smith. (more…)

Another Nod To The “Superback”

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Dan Vitale has influential fans

Yesterday, we heard credible national chatter about Austin Seferian-Jenkins possibly becoming unemployed. (more…)

“I Love Those Eagles”

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

JameisthinkOnly one man in the Buccaneers’ locker room can get away with saying he loves the Philadelphia Eagles.

If Warren Sapp were dead, he’d be rolling over right now. (more…)

“Feel Like High School”

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
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Vernon Hargreaves will be fine at home, America’s QB said.

When America’s Quarterback, Pro Bowler Jameis Winston, is on a football field (practice, stadium, it doesn’t matter), he is one happy dude. (more…)


Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
Gerald McCoy has had a merry-go-round of position coaches.

Gerald McCoy has ridden a merry-go-round

Gerald McCoy is 28.

He is about to enter his seventh season in the NFL, all with the Bucs. But GMC let a fact out yesterday that makes him seem like an old man (by NFL standards) and illustrates the futility of the Bucs throughout his career. (more…)

Harbinger Of The Future?

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
Picked up where he left off.

Picked up where he left off.

Joe is becoming jaded by underwear football. (more…)