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“Overrated”

Monday, June 29th, 2015
CBS Sports is not enamored with Bucs LG Logan Mankins.

CBS Sports is not enamored with Bucs guard Logan Mankins.

There’s all kinds of legitimate finger pointing for the Bucs being an eyerake of a 2-14 team last year: turnover-prone Josh McClown, Ghost Johnson, Anthony Collins, zero running game, a porous defense … the list goes on. (more…)

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

Monday, June 29th, 2015

hooters 2015.0629Start 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.

Former Chief Osceola stabbed to death by restaurant co-worker after arguing about gumbo spices. [Tallahassee]

Dodger Stadium may be home to an NFL team next year. [NFL]

There is something hot about Olivia Munn and a sword. [Instagram]

Erin Andrews’ soon-to-be-unemployed NHL boyfriend skates free on coke charges. [New York Post]

Mark Sanchez to start at quarterback for the Eagles? [BSPN]

Bob Costas lights up a scrub of a Cubs pitcher and for good reason. You start doing the Albert Pujols’ home run point-to-the-sky routine after getting shelled, you deserve to get raked across the coals. [TheBigLead]

Rays trade for a first baseman, but what does it mean? [RaysIndex]

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Losing Is Shaming GMC

Sunday, June 28th, 2015
Losing is starting to unnerve GMC.

Losing is starting to unnerve GMC.

Even though a player may be one of the best in the game, it’s hard to establish a legacy when your team is building a legacy of losing. (more…)

Doing It The “Wright Way”

Sunday, June 28th, 2015
Bucs tight end Tim Wright

Bucs tight end Tim Wright

A fourth string undrafted rookie tight end out of training camp in 2013, Tim Wright soon found the best NFL teams executing defensive game plans around him.

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Gholston: “I Think I’m Gonna Be A Whole Different Player”

Sunday, June 28th, 2015
(Photo courtesy of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

(Photo courtesy of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

Jacquies Smith was snatched off the street by the Buccaneers last fall, later booted William Gholston from his starting left defensive end job and became the toast of Tampa Bay fans (those still watching) with 6.5 sacks in a half season of steady action. (more…)

Undaunted Kwon Alexander

Sunday, June 28th, 2015
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The Bucs’ youngest rookie says the NFL “is nothing different.”

Back in March at the NFL Owners meetings, minutes before Joe had breakfast with Lovie Smith, Joe chatted with the head coach about rookies in at corridor at the swanky Phoenix resort.

Lovie made the point that rookies are different than they used to be. (more…)

Mike James’ Days Numbers?

Sunday, June 28th, 2015
This summer could be stressful for Bucs RB Mike James.

This summer could be stressful for Bucs RB Mike James.

Yes, Joe knows one could argue the Bucs have a deep stable of running backs. Cynics would suggest it’s deep all right, and not for the right reasons.

(Think: Landmines that dot a cow pasture.) (more…)

Wright No Threat To ASJ

Saturday, June 27th, 2015
Austin Seferian-Jenkins need not worry about Tim Wright.

Austin Seferian-Jenkins need not worry about Tim Wright being claimed off waivers.

One great Bucs problem is holes all across the lineup.

That’s why the team farted in the elevator last year and finished 2-14. A reason why the team stunk was virtually no depth to speak of. (more…)

Irvin Worried About Sapp

Saturday, June 27th, 2015

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No matter how badly former Bucs great Warren Sapp may have treated fans, it bothers Joe to see Sapp’s life spiral out of control the way it has recently. (more…)

Discover Dolman Law Group

Saturday, June 27th, 2015

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Propaganda!

Saturday, June 27th, 2015

lovie 0912The Buccaneers want you thinking offense, offense, offense. (more…)

“They’re All Technicians”

Saturday, June 27th, 2015
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Ali Marpet speaks at the NFL Rookie Symposium

How bout that rookie Ali Marpet, the pride of Division III Hobart College! He can see that he’s jumping from, say, charming crowds in a preschool production of Jack and the Beanstalk to a Broadway stage. (more…)

Evans Deep Into Dixie Chicks Study

Saturday, June 27th, 2015
Tampa Bay's version of Julio Jones?

Tampa Bay’s version of Julio Jones?

This shouldn’t shock anyone, but if one wants a window into what the offense of the Bucs will look like, take a peek into the past. The Dixie Chicks’ past. (more…)

Jameis Winston Gains Seven Pounds, Wants To Lose Them

Friday, June 26th, 2015

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Joe’s idea of watching what he eats involves smiling and gazing at plates of french fries. So Joe’s not casting stones at America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston. (more…)

Culture Of Losing

Friday, June 26th, 2015
Lovie needs wins, says Fox Sports Florida.

Lovie needs wins, says Fox Sports Florida.

Yes, roughly 35 days remain until sweaty training camp begins at One Buc Place.

This is sort of like the Hot Stove League time in baseball, when all fans wait in anticipation of pitchers and catchers reporting, talking/conning themselves into believing this is the year their team makes a World Series run. (more…)

Ali Marpet: Jameis Is “Struggling Through The Playbook”

Friday, June 26th, 2015

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Joe’s learned in life that verbs are very important, like if a woman says she likes you. That can have a lot of meanings. (more…)

Evans: Bucs Were Undisciplined

Friday, June 26th, 2015
Bucs WR Mike Evans suggests a lack of discipline killed the 2014 season.

Bucs WR Mike Evans suggests a lack of discipline doomed 2014.

The Bucs were so rotten last year, one almost had to watch the TV between fingers because of hands covering their faces, it was such a nightmare. (more…)

Trust Your Valuables To Craters & Freighters Of Tampa

Friday, June 26th, 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.