Chris Baker Kicker Maker

August 16th, 2017

Trash talks kickers.

Now we’ve finally seen what Chris Baker excels at. [read more]

“Stay Right There. I Ain’t Let It Hit You.”

August 15th, 2017

One of the great, raw football scenes in tonight’s Hard Knocks episode featured the Buccaneers’ biggest guns. [read more]

Brent Grimes: El Gato

August 15th, 2017

GM talks Bucs star CB.

Call him “The Cat.” [read more]

“I Want To Get Punched… “

August 15th, 2017

Goal is to get blasted.

You have to be hardcore to want to get drilled by Superman. [read more]

“Thank You For That Flag” (Video & Report)

August 15th, 2017

Fiery day

Perhaps it was the “Jaboo” taunting, trash talk coming at America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston, from Jaguars players today at a joint Bucs-Jags practice in sweltering Jacksonville. [read more]

“Gumby” Thriving But Deep In Learning Curve (With Video)

August 15th, 2017


Yes, defensive coordinator Mike Smith calls Noah Spence “Gumby.”

And when he first did, of course, Spence had no idea what he was talking about.

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VIDEO! Mike Evans’ Double Move In Jacksonville

August 15th, 2017

Here’s Pro Bowl receiver Mike Evans coming right into your living room.

Great work by the video team. [read more]

Brutal Growing Pains For Ryan Smith

August 15th, 2017

Cornerback Ryan Smith trails a Jaguars rookie receiver. Rough moment in a rough Tuesday for Smith.

UPDATED 3:15 p.m. – As cornerback Ryan Smith’s Tuesday morning got progressively worse battling a variety of Jaguars receivers, defensive coordinator Mike Smith’s patience wore thin.

Another beating of the second-year corner drew a fiery tirade from his coach. [read more]


August 15th, 2017

Chris Conte and Jags tight end Caleb Bluiett got into a heated fight at Bucs-Jaguars joint practice today. Joe’s got the details.

UPDATED 1:11 p.m.: Fights, fights, fights.

The Bucs joint practice today with the Jags morphed into a giant MMA bout. [read more]

Fitz Had Little Help

August 15th, 2017

Hung out to dry.

Joe is rewatching the Bucs-Bengals game from Friday night. [read more]

The Luxury Of Roster Depth

August 15th, 2017

Patience. (Photo courtesy of

How refreshing and, frankly, intelligent it is for the Bucs to build schemes around the players they have at hand. [read more]

Fortune Smiles On Beckwith

August 15th, 2017

Right place, right time.

In some respects, the NFL is about luck. [read more]

So Who Pulled The Trigger On Aguayo?

August 15th, 2017

Backroom intrigue.

The rumor floated by prickly Pete Prisco yesterday really got Joe’s mind working overtime. [read more]

How Bucs Moved Into 21st Century

August 15th, 2017

Talks importance of joint practices.

There is a pretty simple NFL rule to live by: If it’s good enough for Bill Belicheat, it’s good enough for everyone. [read more]

Ira Goes Deep On Bengals Performance, Aguayo Dump, Ryan Smith Challenges, Jameis On The Move, Ira Fulton Confusion & Much More

August 15th, 2017

Wow! Ira is in rare, fiery form today after the Bucs’ preseason opener. Listen right here, or at iTunes, Google Play or  The Ira Kaufman Podcast keeps you informed and entertained every Tuesday & Thursday — all year long. Listen to Tampa Bay’s only Pro Football Hall of Fame voter by clicking or downloading above. It’s free and easy. Enjoy!

Significant Ali Marpet Return

August 14th, 2017

Ali Marpet’s right ankle might still be taped up and be an area of concern, but he was back in pads working against the Jaguars on the Jacksonville practice fields today. [read more]