Dirk Koetter Says He’s A Three-QB Guy

August 29th, 2016
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No. 3 QB Ryan Griffin (left) is smiling.

Final roster prognosticators will like this one, and it will interest the Mike Glennon Mob. [read more]

Louis Murphy “Cutting Hard”

August 29th, 2016

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Good news has emerged on wide receiver Louis Murphy, who is now 9 1/2 months removed from ACL surgery. [read more]

“Taken A Piece Out Of Them”

August 29th, 2016

JagscampsmithCenter/guard Evan Smith talked to Joe today and was adamant that players giving “in-game” feedback to coaches is critical. [read more]

Thank You, Joe Thomas.

August 29th, 2016
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Student

Interesting stuff from Bucs rookie defensive end Noah Spence today. [read more]

Hargreaves Blowing Up

August 29th, 2016
The nerds love him.

The nerds love him.

Lotta love being thrown out Vernon Hargreaves’ way this morning. And it appears the numberscrunchers agree: Hargreaves is one helluva player. [read more]

“He Wanted To Find Out How Our Corners Would Hold Up, And Our Safeties Playing Man.”

August 29th, 2016
Pro Bowl cornerback Brent Grimes

Pro Bowl cornerback Brent Grimes

Lot of calculating stuff going on at One Buc Palace. [read more]

Never Lost Faith

August 29th, 2016
Never gave up. (Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com)

Never gave up. (Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com)

When he missed his first-ever kick as a pro, an extra-point no less, when he missed two kicks in his second game, when he was heckled and jeered and booed — at a practice! — for upchucking all over himself, rookie kicker Roberto Aguayo didn’t freak out. [read more]

Should Jameis Channel Johnny?

August 29th, 2016
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Bucs coach believes Jameis should tap into Johnny Football’s success.

A few years ago, Joe had never before been smitten by a quarterback like he was by Johnny Football. [read more]

Visit BalzerFootball.com

August 29th, 2016

Remember to visit the new BalzerFootball.com. It’s a little brother site of JoeBucsFan.com manned by esteemed Pro Football Hall of Fame selector and voter Howard Balzer, a veteran of all forms of media and a regular voice heard on SiriusXM NFL Radio.

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Strong Offensive Showing

August 29th, 2016
Sizzling offensive numbers.

Sizzling numbers.

How solid was the showing of the offense against the bungling Browns Friday night? Well, it may have been a game for the ages. [read more]

“I’m A Big Fan Of Big Wide Receivers”

August 29th, 2016
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File this away, NFL Draft freaks.

Something was largely lost in the monstrous and perfect night by Mike Evans on Friday. [read more]

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

August 29th, 2016

2016.0227Start your day with the Morning Cup of Joe from HootersCalendar.com. And don’t forget to visit HootersCalendar.com for the 2016 calendar, amazing videos, pictures and cool gifts. It’s Joe’s second favorite website.

Texas Tech football coaches pretend to be chicks on Facebook to catfish players in order to make sure they behave. [TheBigLead]

Rams sign Tavon Austin to a $42 million contract. Who is more overpaid, Austin or Jeff Fisher? [NFL]

Woman lets a box of crickets loose on a subway car in Manhattan. Panic and chaos ensues. [New York Post]

Seems Colin Kaepernick is not so popular among his NFL brethren. [CBS Sports]

Housing bubble popping (not in a good way) in Miami. [ZeroHedge]

Donald Trump has a Catholc problem. No kidding? The GOP has had a “Catholic problem” since John Kennedy was alive. [Washington Post]

Hillary is already breaking out the four-corners offense. [Politico]

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Jeremiah George And Major Wright Are Cut

August 28th, 2016
Gone

Gone

Training camp started off crappy for veteran safety Major Wright, and now he’s gone. [read more]

Storm Departing

August 28th, 2016
Reportedly cut.

Reportedly cut.

So the Bucs have to get down to 75 players on the roster, per league mandate, by 4 p.m. tomorrow. Some cuts are filtering out on social media. [read more]

A Koetter Love Call For Johnthan Banks

August 28th, 2016
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Catches the eye — and mouth — of Dirk Koetter

Will the Bucs carry six cornerbacks? [read more]