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Jameis And Bratty Jay Cutler

Monday, May 18th, 2015
Noted NFL analyst Doug Farrar claims Jameis Winston has a few bratty Jay Cutler habits.

Noted NFL analyst Doug Farrar claims Jameis Winston has a few bratty Jay Cutler habits.

There is so much to like about “America’s Quarterback,” Bucs signal-caller Jameis Winston.

He’s a winner. He has charisma. Teammates love the guy. He is resilient, and the dude is just freaking deadly when the chips are down. Lethal, in fact. (more…)

Jameis Promotional Video

Monday, May 18th, 2015
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The Bucs have wasted no time promoting their No. 1 overall pick, “America’s Quarterback,” Jameis Winston.

And why not? The nation is captivated by young Jameis. (more…)

Important Message From

Friday, May 22nd, 2015


Joe will make significant technical upgrades to this weekend. After the arrival of America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston, Joe wants more horsepower.

At one point last week, nearly 1,000 readers were visiting JoeBucsFan — at the same time! Internet publishing geeks know that’s a stunning number.

If you notice anything odd about the site this weekend (unlikely), just be patient. Joe expects super smooth sailing by Monday.

Morning Cup Of Joe From

Monday, May 18th, 2015

hooters 2015.0330Start your day with the Morning Cup of Joe from And don’t forget to visit for the 2015 calendar, amazing videos, pictures and cool gifts. It’s Joe’s second favorite website.

Bucs news forthcoming.

Dude finds 10 pounds of weed on a beach in Alabama. [Associated Press]

Table setting for Johnny Football to beat out Josh McCown. Going to be a fun third preseason game in Tampa. []

Chucky dishing out more cash to local high schools. [Original Hooters]

Brain tumor takes Garo Yepremian. []

Citrus Bowl craziness continues — 40,000+ at Sunday’s swelter. [Orlando Sentinel]

Why Kevin Cash is a better game manager than Joe Maddon. [Rays Index]


What To Make Of This Photo?

Sunday, May 17th, 2015
Bucs WR Mike Evans was involved in an interesting task yesterday.

Bucs WR Mike Evans was involved in an interesting task yesterday.

It seems Bucs wide receiver Mike Evans had a cool gig yesterday. What it means isn’t exactly clear.

Via the Instagram account of Texas A&M receiver Ricky Seals-Jones, appeared a selfie with Evans in the background in what appears to be a warehouse of some sort. (more…)

Does Jameis Need More Help?

Sunday, May 17th, 2015
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Without accepting the sudden and mystifying notion that Logan Mankins has become 10 years younger, found a barbecue grill and is truly motivated to play for the Bucs, Joe is taking a wait-and-see approach to the offensive line. (more…)

High Risk, High Reward

Sunday, May 17th, 2015

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Several offseason player transactions could have dramatic impact.

Take the Eagles trading for Sam Bradford, for example. If he goes down and the Eagles miss the playoffs, then Chip Kelly won’t be able to walk down Broad Street without bodyguards. (more…)

Fat Down, Muscle Up

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

Doug Martin was leaner than ever in this July 2014 photo. Now he’s changed his body again.

Doug Martin was puzzled by a question from Joe this week. (more…)

Jameis & Friends Give Back

Saturday, May 16th, 2015
Jameis Winston and Buccaneers rookies paid a visit to a veteran's hospital yesterday. (Photo courtesy of Tampa Bay Buccaneers.)

Jameis Winston and Buccaneers rookies paid a visit to Jameis A. Haley veterans hospital in Tampa. (Photo courtesy of Tampa Bay Buccaneers.)

This is the first time I realized how sports really keep them up, keep them happy.Jameis Winston (more…)

Different Stories, Same Messages

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

Doug Martin spent much of his Thursday afternoon helping inspire kids in Clearwater, along with Demar Dotson, Keith Tandy and Leonard Johnson. (City of Clearwater photo)

How about your Buccaneers making an impact in the community!

Joe was sweating in the sun on Thursday watching Leonard Johnson, Doug Martin, Keith Tandy and Demar Dotson answer questions from Clearwater kids and exercise with them as part of the NFL’s Play 60 program, highlighted by the Buccaneers presenting a $10,000 check to fund youth programs.

The players had very different stories but similar messages. (more…)

Warhop: Should Have Played Pamphile

Saturday, May 16th, 2015


Combine what happened on the field in December with what we now know was Bucs general manager Jason Licht fixation on “America’s Quarterback,” Jameis Winston, and it makes you go, “Hhhhmmm?” (more…)

Donovan Smith Got Roasted

Friday, May 15th, 2015
Harsh words for the Bucs' new left tackle, from those who know his game well.

Harsh words for the Bucs’ new left tackle, from those who watched his games.

Researching all things Buccaneers, as Joe does daily, Joe found a troubling podcast in which a former NFL offensive lineman and a Penn State beat writer skewer Bucs rookie left tackle Donovan Smith. (more…)

A Great Time To Advertise On

Friday, May 15th, 2015

joe_mug_shotAttention Business Owner,

You are reading this specific post along with tens of thousands of other Tampa Bay locals. Wouldn’t it be nice to have them all learn about your business?

Damn, that sure would get your website lighting up like a pinball machine. (more…)

“Not Out Of The Question To Contemplate”

Friday, May 15th, 2015

johnthan banks 0728Why, why, why is Scott Smith of trying to give Joe a stroke on a sunny Friday afternoon?

Smith dared to suggest the unthinkable could happen in 2015. (more…)

Winston Fits Bucs’ Puzzle

Friday, May 15th, 2015

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Joe scoffs at the wet nurses out there who didn’t want the Bucs to draft a quarterback because the guy might bust out.

This just in: Any position might bust out. Roughly 50 percent of first-round picks are flops, regardless of position. (more…)

Buccaneers Unveil Five-Game Ticket Plan

Friday, May 15th, 2015

BucsfansAnother cool thing about Ring of Honor inductions is that they help sell tickets.

The Bucs recognize this and have rolled out a couple of Ring-focused plans. (more…)

Fair Or Foul?

Friday, May 15th, 2015


Earlier this week, iconic former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden nearly broke Twitter when he referred to “America’s Quarterback,” Bucs signal-caller Jameis Winston, as an “embarrassment in a lot of ways” when he played at FSU. (more…)

Better Break Tackles

Friday, May 15th, 2015
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The thinktank Football Outsiders has data showing Doug Martin goes down way too easily.

While it is cool to have a total roadgrading offensive line, that’s often wishful thinking.

Therefore, for a running back to thrive in the NFL, he either has to be super elusive, or be a Ford F-150 and bounce off would-be tacklers. (more…)