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Seven Seconds And A Crucifix

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Bucs rookie right guard Ali Marpet

Bucs rookie right guard Ali Marpet

Welcome to the Bucs’ opening drive on Saturday night, starting from the 20 yard line.

On 1st-and-10, Doug Martin runs left but Logan Mankins is blown up. No gain. (more…)

“Best Movement I Have Ever Seen At Safety”

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Ronde Barber says a Bucs safety eclipses John Lynch when it comes to movement.

Ronde Barber says a Bucs safety eclipses John Lynch when it comes to movement.

Joe believes Ronde Barber often is selling on the airwaves what lurks in Lovie Smith’s brain.

So Barber’s insight is telling when it comes to the eventual makeup of the Tampa Bay roster. (more…)

Lovie Killed By Quarterbacks?

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Lovie knows bad quarterbacks.

Lovie knows bad quarterbacks.

Fascinating discussion at the overrated Grantland.com by statgeek Bill Barnwell.

Just what NFL coach has been cursed by the worst quarterbacks? It’s a neat mind teaser. (more…)

Bucs Cut Michael Koenen

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Gone.

Gone.

Michael Koenen is no longer a Bucs player. The overpriced punter was cut loose. Joe sheds no tears.

Koenen was signed by the Bucs to a heralded six-year, $19.5 million contract. The Bucs have been horrible ever since. (more…)

“He Is Soft As Tissue Paper”

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Seferian Jenkins StockerA key member of the Bucs offense drew the ire of a former Buccaneer following Tampa Bay’s beating at the hands of the Browns. (more…)

Dominik Fears For Jameis

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Former Bucs rock star general manager Mark Dominik is scared for America's Quarterback.

Former Bucs rock star general manager Mark Dominik is scared for America’s Quarterback.

Bucs fans have hit the panic button after the matador blocking of the Bucs’ offensive line Saturday night. It isn’t so much the bad blocking that has fans freaking out, it is for whom they are supposed to be blocking.

And that is America’s Quarterback, Bucs signal-caller Jameis Winston. (more…)

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

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Start 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.

Passed out at KFC begins a wild night. [WTSP]

Hello Canada: Trent Richardson released by Raiders. Joe remembers loyal readers going wild one spring for the Bucs to draft this guy. [NFL]

Kirk Cousins? Turnover machine. [BSPN]

The NFL has an offensive line problem, not just the Bucs. [CBS Sports]

David Lee Roth berates a fan who threw a beer at him at a recent Van Halen concert. Why did those a-holes have to schedule their Tampa concert on the night of the Bucs season opener? Imbeciles. [YouTube]

Did Desmond Jennings Pearl Harbor his career? [RaysIndex]

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“How I Kind Of Push My Leadership Upon Other Guys”

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Jameis Winston 2Publicly, Jameis Winston, “America’s Quarterback,” has played the role of one-day-at-a-time, “I-just-want-to-be-better-every-day” rookie since arriving at One Buc Palace.

But Jameis assured Joe today that he is still the big-talking guy who jawed about winning this season’s Super Bowl and entering the class of Tom Brady and Peyton Manning. (more…)

No Football Clichés For Jameis

Monday, August 31st, 2015
America's Quarterback listens to a question at his weekly pressure today.

America’s Quarterback listens to a question at his weekly presser today.

Joe gets why coaches always use the same tired phrase “game-by-game.” They claim they are lockstep in razor focus for only the next opponent and try to feign ignorance of the future schedule.

America’s Quarterback, Bucs signal-caller Jameis Winston, punctured that balloon today. (more…)

Koetter Likes V-Jax, Evan Smith & Running Backs

Monday, August 31st, 2015
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Basking in praise

Joe’s been hard on Evan Smith, but the starting center is on offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter’s happy list today. (more…)

Refreshing Honesty From Koetter

Monday, August 31st, 2015
"Meaningless" preseason game.

“Meaningless” preseason game Thursday.

Joe is starting to like this Dirk Koetter, the offensive coordinator of the Bucs. First thing Joe likes about him is that he is competent. He is possibly the best offensive coordinator the Bucs have had since Chucky.

The second thing Joe likes about Koetter is that he doesn’t mince words, as Joe has pointed out already. (more…)

“The Most Sought-After Trade Chip”

Monday, August 31st, 2015

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Free Mike Glennon! Joe’s all for it. Grab a good trade deal and sign a veteran.

A new CBS Sports report predicts the Bucs will find hungry buyers soon. (more…)

Dirk Koetter: “Bottom Line: We Stunk.”

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Koetter 2The stink of the Bucs offensive versus the Browns led to a breath of fresh air this afternoon at One Buc Palace. (more…)

Donovan Smith Is Injured

Monday, August 31st, 2015

DonovanSmithmugLovie Smith dropped troubling news about his blue chip left tackle prospect this afternoon at One Buc Palace. (more…)

Dirk Koetter: Ankle Is Affecting Jameis

Monday, August 31st, 2015

JameisBrownsIs that ankle sprain seven days ago against the Bengals affecting Jameis Winston, America’s Quarterback? (more…)

Tim Wright Traded For Backup Kicker

Monday, August 31st, 2015

tim wrightTim Wright’s second tenure with the Buccaneers didn’t last long.

The Bucs shipped him and his Super Bowl off to a playoff team this morning. (more…)

Titans Watch: 13 More Days

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Ken Whisenhunt, Marcus MariotaJoe’s already called opening day against the Tennessee Titans on Sept. 13 in Tampa a “must-win.”

It’s not a must-win for the standings. Duh. But it is necessary for the psyche of a fanbase that hasn’t seen a home victory since 2013, and compares Jameis Winston to Marcus Mariota. (more…)