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“A Few” Wounded Buccaneers?

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

lovie 1029Last night, following Jason Licht’s Town Hall event on WDAE-AM 620, a question was posed to the general manager about whether the entire roster would be healthy and ready to play football on Saturday when training camp begins. (more…)

The Countdown: 20 Worst Buccaneers Personnel Moves Of The Past 10 Years — No. 2

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

michael bennett 6It’s the countdown feature you’ve all been waiting for. Not really, but on the heels of last year’s award-winning “20 Worst Buccaneers Of The Past 10 years” feature, Joe had to deliver.

A list like this is highly subjective and toxic. Fits of rage were common during production meetings at JoeBucsFan.com world headquarters. Scared interns soiled their pants. Full beer bottles were smashed, and a treasured Rachel Watson poster was accidently destroyed. But order was restored.

Current and former general managers and head coaches might not like what’s coming, but it had to be done. This is what happens when your team is 30-70 in its last 100 games. (more…)

Dive Into The All New JoeBucsFan.com Message Boards

Friday, July 31st, 2015

just-joe-300x265It’s here. The JoeBucsFan.com message boards are open for business.

Oh, what fun lies ahead.

Remember, you must register to comment. And Joe’s giving away all kinds of great prizes this month to be drawn at random, including game tickets and jerseys.

Click on Joe or the link above. And yes, if you’re banned from commenting here, then you’ll be banned there, too.

“There’s No Pressure”

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
Bucs rookie left tackle Donovan Smith

Bucs rookie left tackle Donovan Smith

The No. 34 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft is one confident dude. Sometimes, he reminds Joe of the No. 1 overall pick, America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston. (more…)

Jason Licht Laughs At QB Competition Question

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Winston Glennon

Yesterday might have been the second worst day of 2015 for the Mike Glennon Mob. (more…)

Trust Your Valuables To Craters & Freighters Of Tampa

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Got oversized, expensive stuff to ship? How about a small office with sensitive equipment?

Joe advises you to use the best in town, Craters & Freighters.

Bowers Is Specifically A Defensive Tackle, Licht Says

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
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The GM says Bowers has been “humbled.”

Joe recognizes that many fans remain in stunned disbelief because Tampa Bay re-signed Da’Quan Bowers this week. (more…)

“We Haven’t Had To Have Any Interventions”

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

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The Bucs’ 2015 rookie class hasn’t put pads on yet, but there are positive signs across the board.

It’s noteworthy that none has raised a red flag since joining the team, general manager Jason Licht said last night. (more…)

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

Wednesday, July 29th, 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.

Confidence fading fast in Josh McCown. [Cleveland.com]

Jersey guy takes selfie with his many marijuana plants. And here come the authorities. [Associated Press]

Mark Cuban says Donald Trump is fixing politics. [CNBC]

Dude shows up to Packers shareholder meeting at Lambeau Field in a Vikings jersey. [Star Tribune]

Tigers standing pat hurts Rays’ playoff chances. [RaysIndex]

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“Father Of The Locker Room” Has “Six-Pack Abs”

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
Mankins and Dietrich-Smith

Logan Mankins (r) reported in A-list shape in April. Evan (Dietrich) Smith (l) was quite a bit softer.

Not only are the Bucs confident in Logan Mankins reviving his borderline Hall of Fame career, one that derailed last year with the absence of a barbecue venue, a key Bucs official has called him the “father of the locker room.” (more…)

Jason Licht Says Dirk Koetter Likes To Get Ball Out Quickly

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

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Speaking at a “Town Hall” event hosted by Steve Duemig tonight on WDAE-AM 620, Bucs general manager Jason Licht gave a peek into the Buccaneers offense. (more…)

Dolphins Re-Sign Josh Freeman; Haters Stunned

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

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Man, bizarre happenings seem to follow former Bucs franchise quarterback Josh Freeman. (more…)

Time To Bend The Tampa-2?

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com.

Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com.

Depending who you ask in the NFL, the Tampa-2 defense is either outdated or is evolving. There really seems to be no consensus. (more…)

It’s All About Jameis

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
All eyes on "America's Quarterback."

All eyes on “America’s Quarterback.”

When Joe is at One Buc Palace watching the first training camp practice Saturday and smelling the sweat of the cheerleaders, there will be a massive crowd there. (more…)

Kirwan: Bucs Should Sign Ray Rice

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
A respected national NFL radio voice lobbies the Bucs to sign Ray Rice.

A respected national NFL radio voice lobbies the Bucs to sign Ray Rice.

Joe knows Bucs fans are chewing nails in anticipation of the new season.

It isn’t so much that fans think the team can make a Super Bowl run, but the new season will purge from memories the shatfest that was 2-14. (more…)

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

hooters 2015.0728Start 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.

You want to know why the Bucs are not going to touch Junior Galette, aside from the disturbing video of him belt-whipping women on a beach? The guy is a ticking timebomb. Dude needs serious counseling, claiming Sean Payton is a drug-abuser and adulterer on Twitter. [Larry Brown Sports]

Nick Saban talks about chasing women. Yes, Nick Saban. [TheBigLead]

Did Taylor Swift just jinx the Astros? [Houston Chronicle]

“Furious naked sunbathers say they were filmed by drone.” [Drudge Report]

Speaking of drones, the Steelers have banned fans from bringing drones to practices. [Twitter]

Chicks dig the Rays… on radio. [RaysIndex]

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Bowers Clues Were Right; He’s Back

Monday, July 27th, 2015
He's back!

He’s back!

A few weeks ago, Joe got the whiff of a scent that the Bucs were going to bring back defensive lineman Da’Quan Bowers, but neither the Bucs nor Bowers’ agent would confirm or deny Joe’s information. (more…)

Which Doug Martin Shows Up?

Monday, July 27th, 2015
Which Doug Martin shows up Saturday, the stud rookie or the ineffective veteran?

Which Doug Martin shows up Saturday, the stud rookie or the ineffective veteran?

Yes, today the Bucs rookies checked in to One Buc Palace and their fancy hotel. Sorry, Joe can’t get excited about guys making no less than six-figures (if they make the final-53) checking into a posh hotel. (more…)

The Countdown: 20 Worst Buccaneers Personnel Moves Of The Past 10 Years — No. 3

Monday, July 27th, 2015

It’s the countdown feature you’ve all been waiting for. Not really, but on the heels of last year’s award-winning “20 Worst Buccaneers Of The Past 10 years” feature, Joe had to deliver.

A list like this is highly subjective and toxic. Fits of rage were common during production meetings at JoeBucsFan.com world headquarters. Scared interns soiled their pants. Full beer bottles were smashed, and a treasured Rachel Watson poster was accidently destroyed. But order was restored.

Current and former general managers and head coaches might not like what’s coming, but it had to be done. This is what happens when your team is 30-70 in its last 100 games. (more…)