Plenty Of 2019 Room For Jameis’ Contract

April 17th, 2018

Jason Licht has no reason to stress

Yes, a new fan freakout is in the air.

The Bucs made their expected move today prior to a May league deadline, executing their fifth-year contract option on Jameis Winston. And (too) many fans are wondering how the team will fit that $21 million or so under the 2019 salary cap. [read more]

Todd Monken: Truth Doctor

April 17th, 2018

Offensive coordinator Todd Monken is going full-time in his role this year, and that means he’ll be spreading his in-your-face brand of coaching to more players. [read more]

Cameron Brate Joins The Ira Kaufman Podcast

April 17th, 2018

The Bucs’ big-money tight end returned work with his teammates and delivered a meaty interview on this episode of the Ira Kaufman Podcast. Definitely a can’t-miss listen. Dial up the podcast here and at iTunes, Google Play or Ranked on the Google Play podcast “Top Charts” for nearly SIX consecutive months (all genres nationwide), the Ira Kaufman Podcast keeps you informed and smiling every single Tuesday & Thursday — and there is NO offseason. Click or download above. It’s fun — free and easy, too. Enjoy!

Fifth Year For Jameis

April 17th, 2018


The haters are having a bad day, and that’s before they paid Uncle Sam. [read more]


April 17th, 2018

Talks building.

The Bucs season stunk last year. [read more]

Still Good Chance For Nelson

April 17th, 2018


Joe is yet again on the unpopular side of the street in this subject but brings information for those with an opposing view. [read more] And; Tickets. Travel. Connect.

April 17th, 2018

Joe is fired up to be joining forces again with Fan Retreat, your official JoeBucsFan home for Bucs tickets and Lightning playoff tickets, as well as all your travel needs. It’s all at And don’t forget that “JoeBucsFan” discount code.

Yes, there will be another Fan Retreat road-game event with Ira Kaufman this season, and plenty more surprises when the new Fan Retreat app comes out in May. Traveling to Bucs games is about to get a lot more fun — and a lot easier.

C.J. Anderson Is A No-brainer

April 17th, 2018

Should glide into Tampa.

This should be about as easy for Bucs AC/DC-loving general manager Jason Licht as it was to sign Vinny Curry. [read more]

Third-day Bargain?

April 17th, 2018

ACC Sleeper?

Joe brought word recently that Helmet Hair Mel Kiper discussed a couple of running backs that he thinks are third-day draft bargains next week. [read more]

Would You Pull The Trigger?

April 17th, 2018

Plays Jason Licht.

As most regular readers know, Joe isn’t an NFL mock draft guy. [read more]


April 16th, 2018

Yeah, you’ll get a quick taste of Bucs-fan passion and intensity at the stadium party, but if you desire unbridled, hardcore Bucs fun and fire, your only choice is the Miller Lite Bucs Uncensored Draft Party.

It will be completely lit with Bucs fans from four countries, 12 states (13?), plus Ira Kaufman, Joe, Justin “The Commish” Pawlowski and more in the house with a beastly $20 all-you-can-eat buffet from 6 p.m. til about midnight. Indoor and outdoor draft madness — and more than a few surprises and giveaways.

Then we party again on Friday, April 27, for Rounds 2 & 3.

$20 all-you-can-eat buffet kicks off at 6 p.m. and runs all night long. Be there!!

Marpet: Center Time Will Make Me Better Guard

April 16th, 2018

Silver lining

Left tackle in college, NFL rookie right guard, true virgin center in Year 3, and now a left-guard-in-training for Year 4.

Is there any doubt Ali Marpet will play nose tackle next season? [read more]

Jason Licht Love

April 16th, 2018

“Jason, remember to feel our love when our contracts are up.”

Don’t blame Jason Licht. [read more]

Expect OTA (Spring Practices) Absences From DeSean Jackson

April 16th, 2018

DeSean Jackson explains

DeSean Jackson was asked a few different ways today whether he planned to attend all of the Buccaneers’ voluntary workouts this spring.

There are 10 sessions in total. [read more]

No Lip From Ali Marpet

April 16th, 2018

Hopes to make sweet music at LG.

Bucs center guard Ali Marpet doesn’t impress Joe as a guy who would lash out at a coach for any reason. [read more]

Vintage Jameis Dedication

April 16th, 2018

Cameron Brate tells a Jameis story

Bucs fans are in for an absolute treat tomorrow as they’ll hear tight end Cameron Brate on the Ira Kaufman Podcast.

Brate had a few fantastic stories, one of which involved America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston. [read more]

“It Took Years”

April 16th, 2018
DeSean Jackson

Talks balling with Jameis.

Have football fans been spoiled by “Madden?” [read more]