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Motivational Times For Dirk Koetter, Mike Smith

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

koetterrightstare2Once upon a time last summer, winning head coach Dirk Koetter and defensive coordinator Mike Smith were men with the sweet hunger for competitive revenge. (more…)

VIDEO: Mike Evans At Work

Sunday, January 15th, 2017
Details

Details

Joe shoots a lot of video of all kinds throughout spring practices, training camp and preseason games. (more…)

Chucky Echos Koetter’s Frustration

Sunday, January 15th, 2017
"You are absolutely right Koetter! You should be able to work with Jameis in the winter. It's f@#$ing bull*&^% you are not allowed to. Jiminy Christmas!"

You are absolutely right, Koetter! You should be able to work with Jameis in the winter. It’s f@#$ing bull*&^% you can’t. Jiminy Christmas!

Joe just loves winning Bucs coach Dirk Koetter — even when Koetter is indirectly calling Joe out — because the man speaks his mind. (more…)

Kenny Britt And The Bucs

Sunday, January 15th, 2017
Potential free agent target?

Potential free agent target?

The Bucs have a Grand Canyon-like crater at wide receiver after Mike Evans (and if you want to throw in Rudy Humphries, that’s fine).

It’s a dropoff in talent like taking a dive off the skywalk at America’s largest natural hole in the ground. (more…)

Are Bucs Primed For All-In Free Agency Move?

Saturday, January 14th, 2017
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Gargantuan Pro Bowl DE/DT Calais Campbell could be an instant game-changer.

Everything the Bucs have done since their season ended smells like a team ready to push all its chips into the pot.

Just look at the power play on Mike Smith yesterday. (more…)

Why Replace A Rock?

Saturday, January 14th, 2017
Iron man.

Iron man.

Joe understands it’s a habit of some Bucs fans to rag on left tackle Donovan Smith. (more…)

Stability For A Change

Saturday, January 14th, 2017
Stability.

Stability.

Folks like to use the word “continuity” like it is some magic elixir. It’s an empty word. (more…)

Talking 2017 Bucs With Tony Dungy

Friday, January 13th, 2017

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Tampa Bay’s only Hall of Fame voter pens columns for JoeBucsFan.com Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday, and churns out his popular podcasts Tuesdays and Thursdays. Enjoy as Ira shares some of his chat today with Tony Dungy.

BY IRA KAUFMAN

I had the pleasure of Tony Dungy’s company at breakfast Friday morning for an in-depth discussion about John Lynch’s demanding role in that iconic Buc defense.

More on that subject in later columns, but I also had the opportunity to get a Hall of Fame coach’s thoughts on the current state of the Buccaneers and Jameis Winston’s leadership skills. (more…)

Locked In

Friday, January 13th, 2017
MIke Smith speaks

Mike Smith speaks

The question of the day was whether Mike Smith’s new contract included an agreement that he wouldn’t/couldn’t seek a head coaching job this time next year. (more…)

Cameron Brate: Focused On Eating

Friday, January 13th, 2017
Feed him the ball -- and more.

Feed him the ball — and more.

Tight end Cameron Brate isn’t just unique because he graduated from Harvard and caught a whopping, record-book-rattling eight touchdowns last season. (more…)

Gerald McCoy = Falcons Fan

Friday, January 13th, 2017

mccoyfalconspreIs it really possible that a Buccaneer could watch the playoffs this weekend and cheer for a division rival? (more…)

Is Wide Receiver Biggest Need?

Friday, January 13th, 2017
Receivers or running backs?

Receivers or running backs?

Look, Joe’s not blind. There is no question the Bucs need a starting receiver. Badly. (more…)

Divisional Round Fantasy Podcast – Every Game, Every Offensive Position For This Weekend

Friday, January 13th, 2017

Round 2 of the playoffs is here! Todd breaks down your offensive options for full postseason leagues and daily fantasy in action this Saturday and Sunday.

Click to listen above, or subscribe or listen on iTunes. And do not forget Todd’s golf page at JoeBucsFan.com/golf. His next tournament is Sunday, Jan. 29, and it will sell out next week.

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GMC Praises Return Of “Smitty”

Friday, January 13th, 2017
Happy.

Happy.

Fans let out a collective sigh of relief last night, if not raised a glass, to what may become the best Bucs offseason move, when it was learned Mike Smith pulled his name out of the running to be head coach of the San Diego Los Angeles Chargers and remain in Tampa. (more…)

PODCAST: Bucs Send Warning Shot To Rest Of NFL

Friday, January 13th, 2017

*Welcome to the most listened to Tampa Bay Buccaneers podcast in the free world! Bucs Uncensored is here for you every Monday, Wednesday & Saturday with “The Commish,” Justin Pawlowski. Follow him on Twitter! (@CommishOnline). Pawlowski dives into all things Bucs and shares real live fan takes via voice memos. (Email yours to [email protected]). A host on the USF Bulls Football Radio Network, and once a voice on the Buccaneers Radio Network, WDAE-AM 620 and 98.7 THE FAN, Justin shares his addictive brand of Bucs talk only here at JoeBucsFan.com! Click to listen above or subscribe to Bucs Uncensored on iTunes right here. *Beware, podcast may be harmful to small and medium-sized children.*

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