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What Did Todd Monken Mean?

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Dissects Todd Monken’s words.

Bucs offensive coordinator Todd Monken opened eyes when he shared a recent conversation he had with new Bucs receiver DeSean Jackson.

Essentially, Monken told Jackson his play better match his $35 million contract. (more…)

Sad Slap At Demar Dotson

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Wrongly called out.

For the house organ of the NFL, this is embarrassing. (more…)

Top Peer Honor Bestowed On Gerald McCoy

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Greatness, per NFL players.

There’s no division title or playoff game on Gerald McCoy’s resumé, but it is loaded with accolades.

McCoy racked up another one today. (more…)

(Some) 34 Defense Is Coming

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Bucs LB coach talks defense.

In the past couple of months, Joe started sniffing the Bucs would try a little more 34 defense than what Mike Smith’s crew did last year. (more…)

Five Pro Bowlers On The Offensive Line

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Renowned former St. Pete Times sports columnist Gary Shelton walked up to Joe at One Buc Palace last week and delivered a quality one-liner after talking to offensive line coach George Warhop. (more…)

44 Odd Seconds

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Running backs coach Tim Spencer speaks

Joe is sensing a trend at One Buc Palace, and Joe’s not sure whether it’s encouraging, alarming, exciting or all three. (more…)

Ending The Drought

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Forecasting end of playoff drought.

It’s been nearly 10-too-long years since the Bucs played a meaningful game in January, a playoff game.

Since, Tampa Bay is now on its fourth coach. (more…)

Fearful Of Fitzpatrick

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Be wary.

As Joe wrote Friday, Joe’s happy the Bucs landed NFL vagabond quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick to back up America’s Quarterback, Pro Bowler Jameis Winston. (more…)

PODCAST: Concerns In The Backfield

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

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Jags: Verner Out Of Shape

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Still unemployed.

Cornerback Alterraun Verner will go down as one of the great Bucs mysteries. (more…)

Bucs Primed To Save A Roster Spot

Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Potential Savior

UPDATED 1:29 p.m. – In part, Joe believes Ryan Fitzpatrick signing a one-year, $3-million-plus-incentives contract with Tampa Bay on Friday was about saving a treasured roster spot. (more…)

Time To Be Great

Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Bucs OC not satisfied.

For two seasons, Bucs wide receiver Mike Evans was good but showed flaws. (more…)

Ryan Russell On The Brain

Sunday, May 21st, 2017

It was kind of like “Marsha, Marsha, Marsha” at One Buc Palace last week. (more…)

Did Jackson Answer Monken?

Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Cryptic social media post.

Last week Bucs offensive coordinator Todd Monken made some headlines when he needled DeSean Jackson’s big new contract with the Bucs and said now Jackson has to earn it. (more…)