Late Friday night, BSPN finally aired the episode of “Gruden’s QB Camp” Bucs fans were all waiting for — the episode in which Chucky hosted and grilled Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston. [read more]
Remember former Bucs rock star general manager Mark Dominik and commander Greg Schiano throwing their hands in the air and waving the white flag on trying and trying and trying and trying and trying and trying and trying and trying and trying and trying and trying and trying and trying and trying and trying and trying and trying and trying to develop a pass rush?
They reached the conclusion, “You know, aside from Gerald McCoy we can’t get past an offensive line of girl scouts, so why not beef up the secondary instead?” [read more]
A feel good story circling the Internet about Bucs defensive end William Gholston has that kind of ring to it. [read more]
Tampa Bay has attempted all kinds of free agency maneuvers to shore up its hole at right defensive end, yet the team has done nothing to fix its woes along the offensive line. [read more]
Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston are such darn impressive quarterback prospects, per Donovan McNabb, both can be among the NFL elite provided they are blessed with certain things. [read more]
Winston’s talking about Super Bowls in his rookie season and, among other things, he graded his Pro Day as “A++” to a national TV audience. [read more]
It simply is unreal, through three general managers and four head coaches, that the Bucs have never been able to replace defensive end Simeon Rice, who had double-digit sacks for five consecutive seasons (2001-2005)
How can a franchise shat in the bed this badly? [read more]
Since 2003, only three coaches have done this and survived to use that draft pick. That would be Marty Schottenheimer, Steve Spagnuolo and Lovie Smith. [read more]
In NFL circles, the term “silly season” represents all the lies, planted lies and espionage that surface after evals of prospects are complete and there is too much down time before the draft. [read more]
By all measures, it seems the Bucs scored a touchdown landing Dirk Koetter as the team’s new offensive coordinator. Virtually everywhere he has been, Koetter has pumped out decent if not good offenses.
Koetter made former America’s Quarterback David Garrard into a solid signal-caller. And we all know the success Koetter had with Matty Ice in Atlanta. [read more]
Watching the debut of Jameis Winston on the famous Gruden’s QB Camp on BSPN2 last night was fun stuff for Bucs fans sick of dreadful quarterback play. (Isn’t that everyone?)
Two things of note were Chucky talking about the NFL practice field, and Winston taking what almost felt like a backhanded slap at the Lovie Smith regime. [read more]
Yes, the Interwebs went wild yesterday when Jameis Winston’s lawyer, David Cornwell, mentioned his client, while ready to play in the NFL, may not be mature enough to deal with the NFL lifestyle. [read more]
That doesn’t stop on weekends.
Tonight, cold beer in hand, Joe will be glued Jameis Winston’s debut on “Gruden’s QB Camp,” 11:30 p.m. on ESPN2.
Joe will deliver all kinds of stuff out of that, and Joe has plenty of draft coverage, Bucs nuggets and more for the weekend.
Stay safe out there.
Perhaps nobody had a bigger learning curve in the Buccaneers defense last year than Alterraun Verner. Joe’s not going to use the term “lost,” but Verner struggled with the radical transition from his days in Tennessee.
So it’s no surprise that Verner is pumped up by Tampa Bay’s offseason moves in 2015. [read more]
One Tampa Bay Buccaneer opened up today about the absence of former offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford and the rise of his ousted assistant, ill-suited playcaller Marcus Arroyo. [read more]
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