“Expanded Role” For Jacquizz Rodgers

December 7th, 2016

jacquizzThis should shake the feathers of Doug Martin fans and legions of fantasy football players. [read more]

The Coach Behind The Face

December 7th, 2016

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Tampa Bay’s only Pro Football Hall of Fame Voter is Mr. Ira Kaufman, aka eye-RAH!, the esteemed JoeBucsFan.com columnist. Today, after much sniffing around One Buc Palace, Ira dives into the other side of Dirk Koetter not seen by fans and media.

BY IRA KAUFMAN [read more]

Monken Not Going To USF

December 7th, 2016
Staying put.

Staying put.

The big buzz around Tampa Bay is who will replace Willie Taggert at the University of South Florida as the Bulls coach bolted to Oregon. [read more]

Gholston Gives Status Update

December 7th, 2016
Unsure of status.

No sign of injury today.

Of all the injuries the Bucs suffered Sunday at San Diego, the one worrying Joe most is Will Gholston. [read more]

Jameis Gives Election Advice

December 7th, 2016
Jameis gets political

Jameis gets political

Remember when Darrelle Revis said Lavonte David missing the Pro Bowl would mean the system is “rigged?” [read more]

“I’ll Remember That For A While”

December 7th, 2016
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Inspiring

Much has been driving the Bucs these days, but not all of it will be a lasting force. [read more]

Brate: Jameis Ordered Internal Exam

December 7th, 2016
Dr. Jameis.

Dr. Jameis.

Yes, your Bucs are parading through national media outlets.

That usually happens in December as often as Joe passes on warm chocolate chip cookies. [read more]

From “Scout” To Stardom

December 7th, 2016
Freddie Martino had a bigger day than Mike Evans in San Diego. (Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com)

Freddie Martino had a bigger day than Mike Evans in San Diego. (Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com)

In October, the Bucs cut Freddie Martino. That was nothing new. He’d been cut by the Bucs previously, and multiple times by the Falcons and Eagles.

But as singers from the velvet-lined lounge at the Vero Beach Ramada Inn know, it’s all about getting ready for the next act. [read more]

Marpet Talks GMC, Jameis And Camels

December 7th, 2016
"Thanks for keeping me out of a wheelchair, bro."

“Thanks for keeping me out of a wheelchair, bro.”

Joe called it and it was just dumb luck.

Seconds before Lavonte David’s pick-six Joe twittered something to the effect, “The Bucs could use a takeaway here.” Boom, two snaps later, David delivered.  [read more]

Bucs Uncensored Bumped To Thursday

December 7th, 2016

Yes, today’s Bucs Uncensored has been moved to Thursday.

Joe’s impressed by the sea of emails screaming for the Wednesday edition. Calm down, folks. You won’t miss an episode. Feel free to catch Monday’s podcast on iTunes and subscribe.

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“I Just Don’t Think We Played A Great Game”

December 7th, 2016
Not impressed with Sunday's play.

Not impressed

Bucs fans are still giddy over the Bucs traveling all across the country and punking the Chargers in their own crib, moving into a first-place tie with the Dixie Chicks.

For Bucs fans with playoff dreams dancing in their heads like Rachel Watson in a naughty Santa outfit, Dirk Koetter has words that may have Bucs fans pumping the brakes. [read more]

Contender

December 7th, 2016
Contender or pretender? (Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com)

Contender or pretender? (Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com)

There are those non-believers (like Peter King, who dearly loves his NFC East squads) who believe the Bucs are a cute story but when January hits, the Bucs will be scoping scantily-clad chicks on some Caribbean beach while nursing one of those fruity drinks with an umbrella sticking out of it. [read more]

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

December 7th, 2016

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Start your day with the Morning Cup of Joe from HootersCalendar.com. And don’t forget to visit HootersCalendar.com for the 2017 calendar, amazing videos, pictures and cool gifts. It’s Joe’s second favorite website.

“NY strippers are sick of Ryan Fitzpatrick.” [Busted Coverage]

Play-by-play call of a Jets fan an idiot on the field. [NFL]

Another sign the Chargers are moving two hours up the road. [PFT]

Jeff Fisher brags about punting. [CBS Sports]

Projected 2017 draft order. [BSPN]

How cool: The first dog’s name is… Patton! [Washington Post]

This is just weird. [Mirror]

Precious few survivors of Pearl Harbor are around. [Arcamax]

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“Advanced With Our Disguises”

December 6th, 2016
Secrecy rules

Secrecy rules

The word “disguise,” when used in conjunction with the Buccaneers defense, was often about pretending to be an NFL player in recent years.

See Michael “Ghost” Johnson, Sabby The Goat, Tim “Loaf” Jennings, Daniel Te’o-Nesheim and others. [read more]

“Energy” Quotient

December 6th, 2016
Fresh juice

A prominent Bucs player compares Lovie Smith and Dirk Koetter

Since Sunday, Joe has been asked often why the Bucs will be different down the stretch this year than they were last year? [read more]

“Jameis Winston Isn’t Getting Enough Credit”

December 6th, 2016
A glory days Buccaneer weighs in

A glory days Buccaneer weighs in

Yes, the United States of America is slowly waking up to the sizzle of the Buccaneers and America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston.

But one glory days Buccaneer thinks it’s taking too long. [read more]

Koetter: “I Wouldn’t Have Expected That In A Million Years”

December 6th, 2016
Stunned

Stunned

Dirk Koetter knows football, Xs and Os and managing players and coaches, but Koetter isn’t as seasoned when it comes to fan culture. [read more]