Celebration, Reality, Tactics, Worries & More; It’s Your JoeBoltsFan Podcast

May 18th, 2018

Thievery! Andrei Vasilevskiy is guilty of felony robbery and we all benefit! The Bolts have climbed their way back to 2-2 in the Eastern Conference Finals and the JoeBoltsFan Podcast will celebrate this development thoroughly. Yes, Tom discusses reality at length — the Lightning have to get a lot better, quickly, to win this new best-of-three. Tactics, trends, worries and one white and blue savior, we tackle it all on a joyous Friday morning.

Thousands love the JoeBoltsFan podcast with Tom Lang, lifelong Lightning fan, Clearwater native and popular personality at ESPN Tallahassee. It’s right here every Friday.

Bucs fans know Lang from The ScuttleBucs podcast, but do not fear, Lang knows his beloved Bolts inside and out.

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Jameis Could Have Had A Ring

May 18th, 2018

Wrong place, wrong time.

If things had just been a wee bit different, NFL history in the state of Florida would be flipped on its side. [read more]

QB Coach: No Sign Of Jameis Distracted By Investigation

May 18th, 2018

Happy six-month anniversary!

It’s been six months since the NFL officially launched a conduct investigation into America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston. [read more]

Licht: “He’s Strictly A Corner, Inside & Out”

May 18th, 2018

M.J. Stewart (Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com.)

The cornerback who seems like the forgotten draft pick of 2018, M.J. Stewart taken No. 53 overall, was on the mind and lips of general manager Jason Licht yesterday. [read more]

Best Pickup

May 18th, 2018

Golf clap.

No, Joe isn’t writing some sort of marketing pitch for a Ford 150. [read more]

Jason Licht No. 24

May 18th, 2018

Harsh critique for Bucs leaders.

In the eyes of one columnist, Bucs AC/DC-loving general manager Jason Licht has set himself up to get run come January. [read more]

“It Looks Like He Has A Rocket Up His Ass”

May 17th, 2018

There’s a fresh scouting report on rookie running back Ronald Jones from inside the walls of One Buc Palace. [read more]

“Pitch-And-Catch” Will Fix Red Zone

May 17th, 2018

When Joe thinks of the football phrase “pitch-and-catch,” Joe envisions a quarterback making a relatively easy throw to an open wide receiver.

If that’s what Bucs quarterbacks coach Mike Bajakian was talking about today, then it sure was a finger-point at America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston. [read more]

DJax And Consistent Routes

May 17th, 2018

Frank chatter.

Was Bucs offensive coordinator Todd Monken sending another message to DeSean Jackson? [read more]

“Most Underrated Quarterback”

May 17th, 2018

Strong praise.

Lofty words were typed about America’s Quarterback, Pro Bowler Jameis Winston by a self-professed “math guy.” [read more]

“We Chose To Suck”

May 17th, 2018

Offensive coordinator Todd Monken has spent countless hours studying the Buccaneers’ red zone woes last season.

Today, he offered an explanation. [read more]

“It’s Really Hard For A Player That Has All That To Underachieve”

May 17th, 2018

Godwin coach weighs in

Joe has remarked previously that Bucs players, coaches and front office types light up in a unique way whenever the name “Chris Godwin” is brought up. [read more]

“It’s Got To Be A Hell Of A Lot Better Than What We Put Out There Last Year”

May 17th, 2018

Taking a bullet for slackers?

Joe has used this line before but it bears repeating. There were times last year when Team Glazer, after watching the horrid Bucs defense (No. 32 in 2017), had to have a near-uncontrollable urge to pull a Bobby Knight and wing a suite chair onto the field. [read more]


May 17th, 2018

Peter Schrager is on a rampage. [read more]

Full Defensive Dismantling, Rebuilding & Teaching Change At One Buc Palace

May 17th, 2018

The juice was detailed today on the Ira Kaufman Podcast, via special guest Mark Duffner, the Bucs’ linebackers coach.

Duffner revealed that Mike Smith and the defensive staff didn’t take a status quo — aka status woe — approach to the defense and attacked change in an unique way this offseason. [read more]

“Whoop The Man In Front Of You”

May 17th, 2018

Direct talk.

Football is a simple game. [read more]

Bucs Not Building Defense Around GMC

May 17th, 2018

Team over player.

A lot of folks believe the Bucs have the personnel to run a 34 defense. The Bucs certainly have the linebackers, even more so if you factor in Noah Spence as an outside linebacker, which he was in college. [read more]

Bucs Linebackers Coach Mark Duffner Joins The Ira Kaufman Podcast!! Plus Ira Carves Up Mike Smith’s Comments, Talks Vernon Hargreaves Future, Carlton Davis Plan & Much More

May 17th, 2018

Forty-four years coaching college and NFL football makes Bucs linebackers coach Mark Duffner a man worth listening to. He is today’s special guest on the Ira Kaufman Podcast, and there’s plenty more from Ira on Wednesday’s media session with Mike Smith and more. Click play above or dial up the Ira Kaufman Podcast at iTunes, Google Play or Podbean.com. Ranked on the Google Play podcast “Top Charts” for SEVEN consecutive months (all genres nationwide), the podcast keeps you informed, thinking and smiling every single Tuesday & Thursday — and there is NO offseason. Click or download above. It’s fun — free and easy, too. Enjoy!