You asked for it, you got it. It’s the TV map for tomorrow’s game between the Stinking Panthers and the Bucs, live from the Den of Depression. [read more]
Joe can understand any player, much less a proud guy like Bucs cornerback Alterraun Verner, being totally peeved about being benched and having to bite his tongue in frustration. [read more]
Joe’s unsure what tomorrow’s game means for the underdog Bucs against the Panthers, winners of seven consecutive regular season games, plus a playoff game in between their 2014 finish and their undefeated 2015 start.
For Lovie Smith, a victory, or at least a strong showing, might mean a chance to stop contradicting himself and speaking in clichés. [read more]
In his hometown of Bessemer, Ala. and college, he is known as “Jaboo.” [read more]
With the Bucs back in Tampa for a two-game home stand against the Panthers (Sunday) and Jaguars, Joe demands one simple goal be accomplished: win a home game.
Frankly, it’s the only thing that will keep Joe from lying prone in the fetal position, weeping and nursing a bottle of Jack Daniels. [read more]
For the second time in as many weeks, the Bucs have the NFL’s “Rookie of the Week.”
Last week, it was America’s Quarterback, Bucs signal-caller Jameis Winston. [read more]
The newly crowned NFC Defensive Player of the Month, Panthers cornerback Josh Norman, is a huge trash talker.
And not only did he and Mike Evans get into it last year, but they engaged in an offseason Twitter spat, too. [read more]
Smile, Bucs fans.
Joe’s got national love for what Jameis Winston, America’s Quarterback, has accomplished, and a victory prediction for Tampa Bay! [read more]
Aside from the obvious blowouts, perhaps the most telling sign the Bucs’ defense had serious issues last year came on December 14 against the Panthers. [read more]
These lunatics claimed the Bucs had five, six, seven, eventually 10 wins without beating a good or a full-strength team. [read more]
(Yeah, Joe likes that headline.)
When the Bucs waved goodbye to all-around good dude and Ric Flair freak middle linebacker Mason Foster last year, it was largely because the Bucs wanted someone quicker to cover the deep middle, which in Lovie’s defense is the middle linebacker. [read more]
Joe is still buzzing over how the shaky Bucs offensive line, facing arguably the most formidable defensive line in the NFL on Sunday, not just kept the jersey of America’s Quarterback, Bucs signal-caller Jameis Winston clean, but didn’t allow a sack. [read more]
A lot of Bucs fans and officials point to Doug Martin’s Pro Bowl rookie season of 2012, in which he had 1,454 rushing yards plus 49 receptions.
Closer examination shows Martin only had five games that year in which he rushed for over 100 yards, including his career-best game at Oakland for 251. [read more]