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Buccaneers Rookies Report July 27 For Camp

Thursday, June 25th, 2015
Bucs rookie left tackle Donovan Smith and friend

Bucs rookie left tackle Donovan Smith and friend

Yes, training camp feels like an eternity away, but it’s really not. (more…)

Further Evidence For Evans Explosion

Thursday, June 25th, 2015
Numbers point to big year.

Numbers point to big year.

Yes, it is well established that Mike Evans is moving into an “X” receiver role and Vincent Jackson will move to where Evans played last season, the “Z.” (more…)

More Dirk Koetter Love

Thursday, June 25th, 2015
High marks from NFL.com.

High marks from NFL.com.

There is no question the most important pick up this offseason is “America’s Quarterback,” Bucs signal-caller Jameis Winston.

If you listen to Bucs AC/DC-loving general manager Jason Licht, Jameis may be the most important draft pick in team history. (more…)

“We’re Not Going To Do The Same, You Know, Dumb Stuff.”

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

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Tampa Bay is banking on that. (more…)

Charles Sims: Backup?

Thursday, June 25th, 2015
Has Charles Sims been demoted?

Has Charles Sims been demoted?

Look, Joe doesn’t have a thing against Charles Sims, the Bucs running back selected in the third round last year. Nothing at all.

But Joe has to call it like he sees it, and it often rankles many, whether they be suits or fans at the bar. (more…)

Former Bucs TE Bullish On Jameis

Thursday, June 25th, 2015
Former Bucs tight end seems impressed with "America's Quarterback."

Impressed by “America’s Quarterback.”

Joe just loves SiriusXM NFL Radio, except yesterday afternoon when it was all Tom Brady talk. Made Joe want to sit at the beach bar at his trendy Miami Beach hotel and nurse Crown and Cokes. Oh, wait. (more…)

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

hooters 2015.0625Start 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.

There is infidelity on the set of the Bachelor/Bachelorette? No! [US Weekly]

Ever wonder what it’s like to slam a motorcycle head-on into a firetruck? [YouTube]

Superman p!sses on the streets of Palm Harbor, pantless. Have you seen him? [TheSmokingGun]

How Bill O’Brien breaks down quarterbacks. [BSPN]

It’s official. Matt Moore is back in the rotation. [Rays Index]

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Gerald McCoy Ranked 28th By Fellow Players

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

McCoy mugThe man who has his mind set on “15+ sacks” this season and believes he “should be able to win” got a huge honor tonight. (more…)

Barber Says Easy; Tillman Says Hard

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

ronde barber 0505aRemember when Ronde Barber verbally gutted the 2014 Tampa Bay Buccaneers on national radio? Man, that was painful.

During the assault, Barber said the Bucs’ Cover-2 is “the simplest defense possible.” (more…)

Lofty Expectations For Evans

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
Getting loads of hype.

Getting loads of hype.

Yes, Joe was like a lot of Bucs fans when he learned the Godzilla-like young receiver of the Bucs, Mike Evans, worked out with all-time great Randy Moss. (more…)

Dirk Koetter No. 73

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
Influential claims theMMQB.

Influential, claims theMMQB.

Yes, in the season when the NFL slumbers, Joe continues to tap away on his laptop. The NFL may take a six-week vacation but Joe does not, even when he is on vacation.

At a trendy hotel in Miami Beach, where guests entering the lobby are overwhelmed with the heavy smell of sunscreen, Joe slaves away. (more…)

Lovie Names Four Key “Weapons,” Includes Louis Murphy

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

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The Buccaneers head coach sat back relaxed and wasn’t afraid to name names, but he didn’t name everyone. (more…)

Vincent Jackson Aging?

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
Vincent Jackson is your new "Z" receiver.

Vincent Jackson is your new “Z” receiver.

There is no crueler being than Father Time. Oh, you may feel 25 and your mind tells you that you are 25, but Father Time has a whole different perspective.

Father Time is unforgiving. He gives no quarter. (more…)

What’s In “The Pudding?”

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

bobby rainey 1106Former NFL offensive lineman Ross Tucker, the guy who is very sour on Bucs rookie left tackle Donovan Smith, was adamant about running back performance on SiriusXM NFL Radio this week. (more…)

Lovie Talks “15-Plus Sacks” For Gerald McCoy

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

gerald mccoy 0916Gerald McCoy doesn’t like to talk about his individual goals, but Lovie Smith had no problem spilling the beans. (more…)

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

hooters 2015.0624Start 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.

FOX news anchors need to be careful throwing axes around (but half the babes on that channel could do what they wish with Joe — and Joe would pay a tidy sum for the pleasure). [Twitter]

Joe Paterno beer coming soon to a friendly Pennsylvania burg near you. [Trib Live]

Bob Costas creepily drools over Taylor Swift. What is it with guys pushing 60 lusting over her? OK, Joe gets it, she’s cute. But why are people throwing rose pedals at her feet for shaking down Apple when Metallica tried that years ago and got called out for being a bunch of scumbags? [TheBigLead]

Why Geno Smith is ready to break out (not in hives). [NFL]

San Diego mayor trying to woo Roger Goodell in frantic effort to keep the Chargers. You’ve had how many decades to build a new stadium? [BSPN]

Derek Shelton. Ready… set… go! [RaysIndex]

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Johnson Getting Bumped Out?

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
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Getting squeezed out?

One of Joe’s favorites is Leonard Johnson. No, he won’t be Darrelle Revis. But Johnson, the pride of Largo High School, has fought and scratched for everything, whether it be his college degree or his spot in the NFL. (more…)

Very Thick Skin

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
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A couple of Jameis Winston’s peers are learning tough lessons

Former Jameis Winston wide receiver and current stud Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin seemed to have a pouting session at minicamp last week before head coach Ron Rivera stepped in.

(more…)