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First Quarter Struggles

Friday, August 26th, 2016
Rash of first quarter struggles.

Rash of first quarter struggles.

For over a year, Joe has heard constantly from Bucs coaches that the team needs a fast start on offense. (more…)

Big Year For Sims?

Friday, August 26th, 2016
Breakout year?

Breakout year?

The career of Bucs backup running back Charles Sims seems to be on an incline. (more…)

The Farce Of The Dress Rehearsal

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Great stuff today from Howard Balzer, esteemed Hall of Fame selector and voter. Mr. Balzer has a great plan for the NFL’s third preseason games, the alleged “dress rehearsal.” Fun stuff!

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Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

Friday, August 26th, 2016

2016.0226Start your day with the Morning Cup of Joe from HootersCalendar.com. And don’t forget to visit HootersCalendar.com for the 2016 calendar, amazing videos, pictures and cool gifts. It’s Joe’s second favorite website.

Ezekiel Elliott got hurt in training camp, in part, because he showed up out of shape and overweight. [TheBigLead]

Dixie Chicks rookie safety Keanu Neal, a first round pick, suffered a right knee injury last night. [NFL]

Andrew Luck uses a flip phone. [FOX Sports]

Tony Romo injures his back. Again. [CBS Sports]

Cops pinch a man on Treasure Island for doing something very lurid to a woman. Dude tells cops he performed this lewd act because he was an “emergency responder.” Mugshot goodness included. [TheSmokingGun]

Example of 19th century mindsets trying to run 20th century businesses in the 21st century. [New York Times]

Past White House economists don’t like Donald Trump. [Wall Street Journal]

Hillary’s flaws don’t matter. [BBC]

There is a good reason Steven Souza, Jr. doesn’t play for a winning team. [JoeRaysFan]

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Doom Scenario Developing For Alterraun Verner

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

alterraun verner 1001The numbers look troubling for the Buccaneers’ big-money, 27-year-old cornerback, who himself was a mathematics major at UCLA. (more…)

Sleeper

Thursday, August 25th, 2016
All about him.

Begins with him.

Why are some national NFL typists bullish on the Bucs this season? It starts with America! (more…)

Ira Explains: “This Has Got To Be Driving Dirk Koetter Crazy, Absolutely Nuts.”

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

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The wild world of the popular eye-RAH! Kaufman podcast presses on following Tuesday and Wednesday joint practices, Bucs-Browns at One Buc Palace.

Ira explains why he believes Dirk Koetter is going nuts, and Ira hammers away on many other Bucs issues of the day.

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“He Doesn’t Latch On To A Tackle”

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

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No, rookie Noah Spence didn’t wow the football world in his second preseason game like he did in his first. But he still is highly impressive says one former Bucccaneer. (more…)

What To Do With Aguayo?

Thursday, August 25th, 2016
Dilemma.

Dilemma.

Some believe, with justification, the Bucs are in a pickle. (more…)

Training Camp Winner: Mike Evans

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

EvanspracticeIt’s been one hell of an August for Mike Evans, who turned 23 this week. (more…)

Jameis: Slow Starts On Me

Thursday, August 25th, 2016
Takes blame for slow starts.

Takes blame

If there is anything close to a trademark of Dirk Koetter’s offenses with the Bucs through one season and two preseason games, it is a slow start. (more…)

“Kick The Damn Ball!”

Thursday, August 25th, 2016
Aguayowide

National insider weighs in

Bucs fans seeing red flags flapping in the wind and hearing alarm bells clanging in their heads over the major yips of rookie kicker Roberto Aguayo have every reason to be on the verge of panic. (more…)

Dye Not Yet Cast

Thursday, August 25th, 2016
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Special teams key to job security.

The first round of cutdowns are five days away. At 4 p.m. on Aug. 30, teams must trim rosters to 75 players. (more…)

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

2016.0225Start your day with the Morning Cup of Joe from HootersCalendar.com. And don’t forget to visit HootersCalendar.com for the 2016 calendar, amazing videos, pictures and cool gifts. It’s Joe’s second favorite website.

Peter King believes Jerry Jones should be elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame this winter because he put a TV camera in his team’s draft war room. What say you, Ira? [theMMQB]

Someone else is not on the Raiders’ bandwagon this fall. [TheBigLead]

Eating meth-soaked drawings in jail. [NewsHerald]

Donald Trump: “Hillary is a bigot.” [NBC News]

While serving as Secretary of State, you too could have an audience with Hillary, so long as you cut a check. Allegedly. [CNN]

The rise and fall of Drew Smyly. [JoeRaysFan]

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Above And Beyond

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
Pro Bowl cornerback Brent Grimes

Pro Bowl cornerback Brent Grimes

One great thing about having eye-RAH! Kaufman working for JoeBucsFan.com world headquarters is the great sources and access of Tampa Bay’s only Hall of Fame voter. (more…)