“The Vibe Is Pumping”

June 23rd, 2017

Diggin’ Bucs vibe.

Kay Adams seems like a vibe kind of chick. [read more]

“Eventually, We Want You To Learn Everything”

June 23rd, 2017

O.J. Howard was talking yesterday. [read more]

Cap Casualty In 2018?

June 23rd, 2017

Interesting player contract structure.

In case you were hiding under a rock yesterday, you saw the announcement that Raiders quarterback Derek Carr hit the lottery. Big time. [read more]

Fear Them!

June 23rd, 2017

Opponents of the Bucs should be afraid. Very afraid. [read more]

Freeman Still Dialed In To A Football Future

June 22nd, 2017

Determined

Josh Freeman won his last NFL start, a walk-off-the-couch stunner in Week 17 for the Indianapolis Colts to close the 2015 NFL season.

It wasn’t a work of art, but he was pretty darn solid for only a few practices. [read more]

“Silent Count” At Home

June 22nd, 2017

Rock bottom in Tampa

Perhaps Joe’s “Den of Depression” nickname is obsolete now that Tampa Bay is riding a four-game home winning streak. Maybe.

However, it was 110 percent appropriate at one time, and Dirk Koetter candidly illustrated that while joining today’s episode of the Ira Kaufman Podcast today. [read more]

“We Will Just Have To See”

June 22nd, 2017

Dirk Koetter talks Doug Martin usage

Winning Bucs coach Dirk Koetter is sailing into uncharted waters. [read more]

Special Guest Dirk Koetter (Part I); Coach Talks “Stick Carriers,” Fan Impact & Doug Martin

June 22nd, 2017

Winning Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter sat down with Ira and Joe for a casual yet intense conversation about all things Tampa Bay recently. Coach’s takes will be divided into a handful of podcasts this summer, and today is Part 1. Of course, candid Koetter let it rip like only he would, as Joe and Ira peppered him with a great variety of questions. … ZERO summer down time for the booming Ira Kaufman Podcast, as it grows steadily with episodes every Tuesday & Thursday. Listen to Tampa Bay’s only Pro Football Hall of Fame voter by clicking or downloading above, or listen (and subscribe) at iTunes and Podbean.com. It’s free and easy. Enjoy!

Dirk Koetter, 22nd Best Head Coach?

June 21st, 2017

No respect

Joe’s seen enough nonsense for one day (and Joe’s not talking about the daily flow of filtered comments on JoeBucsFan.com).

Joe just read the last straw and is now off to Abe’s Place for the coldest beer in town. [read more]

Importance Of Explosive Plays

June 21st, 2017

Stats back him up.

When lazy Lovie Smith coached the Bucs, the dude was hung up on takeaways worse than Joe is hung up on ice cold beers on summer Friday afternoons. [read more]

Jameis Is Tired Of Hearing Other QBs Names

June 21st, 2017

Impatient

Before America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston, was drafted, he boldly told the world that he wasn’t competing against Marcus Mariota.

No, no. Jameis, he said, was battling Tom Brady and Peyton Manning. [read more]

Simeon Rice & The Right To Feel Jilted

June 21st, 2017

BY IRA KAUFMAN

The 2002 Bucs were just ranked the No. 2 defense of the past 30 years, and it’s easy to see why.

Warren Sapp and Derrick Brooks already have busts in Canton and John Lynch remains close. Ronde Barber should have his day in the debate room next February.

But what about big No. 97? [read more]

“This Team Is Very Scary”

June 21st, 2017

More can’t-miss video from Rock Riley. Yes, that Rock Riley, the longtime Tampa Bay sports TV mogul. (@RealRockRiley)

In today’s Lunch With Real Rock Riley, Rock talks Bucs with the Super Bowl MVP, and there’s some very cool practice video. Who knew Donovan Smith was a candidate for Dancing With The Stars.

Enjoy!  (Watch to the end!)

Dexter Jackson “Bucs are very scary, Rock.” from Rock Riley on Vimeo.

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June 21st, 2017

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Help Wanted

June 21st, 2017

Brother can you spare a job?

If it is late June and a healthy, young NFL player still hasn’t found a team to add him to its payroll, then that is bad news, very bad. [read more]

Tanking Is Good

June 21st, 2017

It seems tanking is suddenly an issue in the NFL. [read more]