Bucs Tip Hand With Hayes

February 9th, 2016
The hiring of defensive line coach Jay Hayes suggests the Bucs will load up on the defensive line this offseason.

Hiring defensive line coach Jay Hayes suggests the Bucs will load up on defensive linemen this offseason.

When Joe chatted with NFL types in San Francisco, the Bucs talk wasn’t so much about the hiring of Dirk Koetter. Clearly, NFL folks are energized by the power of America’s Quarterback, Pro Bowler Jameis Winston. He is the epicenter of Tampa Bay and what’s good for Jameis is good for the Bucs, most NFL folks reason for good reason. [read more]

Was Team Glazer Spooked?

February 9th, 2016
(Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com.)

Did Dirk Koetter force Team Glazer’s hands? (Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com.)

Yes, in San Francisco, Joe chatted Bucs with NFL Network uber insider Ian Rapoport. It was cool to talk to him, one, because Joe knows who he talks to (no, Rapoport did not tell Joe who, but others have). So when Rapoport talks Bucs, it’s not just hare-brained nonsense he dreamed up to fill air time. [read more]

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February 9th, 2016

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Bucs news forthcoming.

South Florida man jailed for throwing a gator through a Wendy’s drive-through window. [WPTV]

Stinking Panthers fan freaks out, destroys TV, blames Cam Newton. [YouTube]

LeSean McCoy allegedly involved in off-duty cops being beat up. [NFL]

There are some really uptight people bent out of shape about Julie Stewart-Binks. Jealousy, perhaps? Personal insecurities? [Chicago Tribune]

Super Bowl takes gouging to new levels. [BSPN]

Donald Trump confronted by a heckler. [Business Insider]

Baseball inherently screws the Rays. [RaysIndex]

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Replacing Bobby Rainey

February 8th, 2016

bobby rainey 1112Bobby Rainey’s NFL career has been marked by some great afternoons running the football, and years of teams thinking he’s not quite in their plans. [read more]

Mike Tolbert And The Bucs

February 8th, 2016
A different kind of weapon for Dirk Koetter

A different kind of weapon for Dirk Koetter

Scoring a wide receiver that can stay healthy and squeeze footballs is not the only way the Bucs can upgrade their offense when the free agency dinner bell rings next month. [read more]

Joe’s Trip To San Francisco

February 8th, 2016

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So Joe went to San Francisco for Super Bowl Opening Night (nee: media day) and various other media-related events to dig up Bucs nuggets. [read more]

A Panthers Problem, Too.

February 8th, 2016
Competition is fierce for the Bucs has they look to move on from sackless George Johnson. Their second impotent Johnson in two season.

Competition is fierce for the Bucs has they look to move on from sackless George Johnson. Their second impotent Johnson in two season.

As the Bucs move on from their second impotent Johnson and turn their full attention to the crop of likely free agent defensive ends, they’ll discover the NFC champions have the same problem. [read more]

Flirting Jameis

February 8th, 2016
Jameis works his charisma.

Jameis works his charisma.

The Super Bowl has become, in some ways, secondary to the pomp and circumstance of Super Bowl week.

More seems to be written about and talked about all the ancillary events than the actual game. [read more]

GMC: Bigger Goals For Jameis

February 8th, 2016
GMC has Jameis' back.

GMC has Jameis’ back.

Yes, Bucs fans were miffed late Saturday when they learned America’s Quarterback, Pro Bowler Jameis Winston, was shamed by Associated Press voters, who turned against America and voted a running back, Todd Gurley of the Rams, NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. [read more]

“You Saw Growth”

February 8th, 2016
Bucs S Major Wright talks Jameis and the Bucs coaching change.

Safety Major Wright talks Jameis and the Bucs’ coaching change.

Radio row at the Super Bowl media center was awash in NFL players, ex-players and celebrities. As usual, the later in the week, the crazier it got. [read more]

Bucs “Stayed Up All Night”

February 8th, 2016
jay hayes

Bucs won an old fashioned recruiting battle for DL coach Jay Hayes.

When fiery former defensive line coach Joe Cullen leapt to the Crows, Joe was a bit sad. Cullen was one of the few bright spots on the defensive coaching staff. [read more]

Martin “Likely” To Make Deal

February 8th, 2016
Don't expect RB Doug Martin to carry the load next year for another team.

Don’t expect RB Doug Martin to carry the load next year for another team.

It seems a no-brainer. With the pending NFL free agency dinner bell set to ring in five weeks, the Bucs should re-sign Doug Martin.

There are potholes in this road, though. [read more]

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February 8th, 2016

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Bucs news forthcoming.

Jeremy Shockey was part of an FBI drug and gambling probe. [TheBigLead]

Broncos will not copy what the Bucs did with Michael Bennett and let Von Miller walk away for no good reason. Expect him to be tagged. [NFL]

Peyton Manning to the Rams? [BSPN]

Weeks after detailing how St. Louis is a wasteland of raw sewage unfit for an ISIS soccer squad in an effort to move his NFL team to Los Angeles, it is revealed Rams owner Stan Kroenke is a major investor in a proposed suburban St. Louis vast retail, entertainment, office, residential and sports complex. [101Sports]

Boring Ben Carson is laying off staffers working on his futile presidential bid. [Yahoo!]

Stay tuned. Later today, Joe will have a photo feature of his trip to San Francisco last week.

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