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October 24th, 2016

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Referee gets handsy with Vikings receiver Stefon Diggs. [TheBigLead]

Down goes Geno. [NFL]

Oakland mayor promises to keep Raiders. Well, then build them a stadium. Real simple. [CBS Sports]

Andrew Luck is not the problem; Ryan Grigson is. [BSPN]

Did horrible James Franklin save his Penn State job with the accidental upset over Ohio State? [Penn Live]

AT&T wants to reinvent the web. [Bloomberg]

The plot to frame Julian Assange. [Wikileaks]

Goldman Sachs CEO supports Catholic-intolerant Teflon Hillary. Imagine that? [CNN]

Donald Trump’s camp admits he’s screwed. [Washington Post]


Record-Busting Pace For Mike Evans

October 23rd, 2016
Truly historic numbers

Truly historic numbers

Sit down for this one.

Mike Evans is on pace to tear down every single-season Buccaneers receiving record. [read more]

Ira’s 10 Takeaways From Bucs-49ers

October 23rd, 2016



Tell the truth, how many of you out there in Buccaneer Land thought the visitors had the mental toughness to rally from a 14-0 deficit on the road?

You can put your hand down, Mr. Licht. The Bucs have reached .500 and Atlanta’s loss to San Diego represents a nice bonus. Bring on the home stand and let’s bring on the takeaways: [read more]

Bucs Half Game Out Of First Place

October 23rd, 2016

Bucs are primed to lead the NFC South in 11 days.

With 10 games to play, your Buccaneers are in fantastic shape in the NFC South. [read more]

Why So Much Hate?

October 23rd, 2016

KoetterwhistleYes, Dirk Koetter scores very well in the weekly Dirk Koetter Confidence Poll on, but his detractors are absolutely out of control. [read more]


October 23rd, 2016

Jacquizz Rodgers breaks a tackle. (Photo courtesy of

Former Bucs tight end and NFL analyst Anthony Becht was fired up! [read more]

Win Turnovers; Win Game

October 23rd, 2016
Bucs S Bradley McDougald picks off a Sideshow Bob pass. (Photo courtesy of

Safety Bradley McDougald picks off a Sideshow Bob pass. (Photo courtesy of

Early in the game, America’s Quarterback, Pro Bowler Jameis Winston, had a tipped pass that again went for a pick. [read more]

The Aguayo Situation

October 23rd, 2016


The Buccaneers are 3-3 and alive and well in the playoff hunt — with a very shaky rookie kicker.

It’s all smiles and daisies for the Bucs’ big win at San Francisco today, but Roberto Aguayo has morphed into a significant problem. [read more]

More Two-Minute Offense, Please

October 23rd, 2016
Two-minute offense seems to fit Jameis.

Two-minute offense seems to fit Jameis.

At halftime, Joe’s mouth was agape. Joe was overcome with emotion. [read more]

Niners Punched In The Mouth

October 23rd, 2016
Leave it to an ex-Nebraska offensive lineman to build a smashmouth offensive line.

Leave it to an ex-Nebraska offensive lineman to build a smashmouth offensive line.

The Bucs got physical today. [read more]

Smart, Conte, Real Smart

October 23rd, 2016
"Why, you... !"

“Why, you… !”

Sometimes, Joe cannot believe dudes in the NFL are paid seven-figures and still make plays dumber than a high school kid would. [read more]

Jacquizz Fever Sweeps Tampa

October 23rd, 2016
(Photo courtesy of Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

(Photo courtesy of Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

Ok, 101 yards on 30 carries on Monday Night Football for a no-name running back was a fairy tale story.

But now it’s getting serious. [read more]

Buccaneers 34, 49ers 17

October 23rd, 2016

(Photo courtesy of Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

That taste in your mouth, Bucs fans? It’s the sweet succulence of respectability, a 3-3 record, second place in the NFC South. [read more]

Bucs-49ers Open Thread

October 23rd, 2016

bucs cheerleader 0811Simple. Beat a crappy San Francisco team and come home for three in a row with a real shot jumping in the playoff hunt.

Lose, and it’s 2-4 and NFL Draft talk.

Even with all their injuries, the Bucs are more talented than the 49ers. No excuses.

Bang it here with comments all game long. And prepare yourself for postgame coverage.

Play nice. Personal fouls at not tolerated.

Banks, McDonald Among Official Inactive Bucs

October 23rd, 2016
Trade protection?

Trade protection?

When was the last time Johnthan Banks was deactivated for a game? [read more]