Jameis Watch: “Embarassed”

March 26th, 2015

JameisCrab-legs-stealing, BB-gun-shooting, obscenity-hollering, Heisman-Trophy-winning, former national champion Jameis Winston, the pride of Florida State University, continues to look like a much better quarterback prospect than Mike Glennon.

It’s Joe’s daily nugget on the Jameis Watch, celebrating the best quarterback ever to wear No. 5 in the state of Florida. [read more]

Joe Talks Offensive Line, Astute Drafting & Frozen, Overcast Indianapolis Vs. Warm, Sunny Phoenix

March 26th, 2015

Joe apologizes for the delay in posting this audio. It is Joe’s weekly in-studio chat with his good friend, “The Big Dog,” Steve Duemig of WDAE-AM 620. Also known as the “JoeBucsFan.com Hour.” [read more]

“This Isn’t A Smokescreen”

March 26th, 2015

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While this video doesn’t offer anything new, good guy Peter Schrager of Fox Sports did talk Bucs and offer a juicy tidbit via this stand-up at the NFL Owners Meetings in Phoenix yesterday. [read more]

Bill Polian Rates New Bucs LB Bruce Carter

March 26th, 2015
Hall of Fame GM Bill Polian

Hall of Fame GM Bill Polian

Buzzing around the NFL Owners Meetings this week in Arizona, Joe looked to engage important football people in good football conversation.

Sometimes Joe’s recorder was on, sometimes not. [read more]

Trade Market For Mike Glennon

March 26th, 2015

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Barring something unforeseen, it sure smells like the Bucs will select Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston as the savior of the franchise come April 30.

About time this team gets a quarterback. [read more]

Bucs GM Jason Licht Talks Analytics

March 26th, 2015

jason licht 0126Regular readers here know Joe is annoyed by the spreadsheeters, the guys (and businessmen) who pour over game film with little qualifications or knowledge of what they’re seeing, and then emerge with player data and rankings that they and millions claim are gospel. [read more]

Clearwater Motorcycle Accident & Injury Lawyers

March 26th, 2015

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If you were injured as a result of a motorcycle accident, specifically a collision, a thorough understanding of your attorney’s qualifications and the dynamics surrounding motorcycle accident cases in Florida is essential.

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Joe Gets Personal With Team Glazer

March 26th, 2015

joel glazerWhat a great privilege Joe had to probe the mind and heart of Team Glazer at the NFL Owners Meetings this week.

Joe could not resist the opportunity to explore how Team Glazer really feels about Buccaneers football, not just about boring matters of business. [read more]

Look At The Top

March 26th, 2015

The “Custodian of Canton,” eye-RAH! Kaufman, has strong words for Team Glazer.

The Bucs haven’t won one playoff game since that glorious January Sunday evening in San Diego 12 years ago, when Chucky hoisted the Vince Lombardi Trophy aloft in victory. [read more]

Jason Licht Doubles-Down On QB

March 26th, 2015

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As Joe has so often typed, Stevie Wonder can see the Bucs need a quarterback. Everybody can see the Bucs need a quarterback.

And it looks as if the Bucs are five weeks away from drafting one. [read more]

Watch Randy Gregory Fall

March 26th, 2015
How far will stud Nebraska DE Randy Gregory fall now that he tested for pot?

How far will stud Nebraska DE Randy Gregory fall now that he tested positive for pot?

Unlike some fans, Joe isn’t sweating the draft.

After Tampa Bay selects Jameis Winston — they better select a quarterback No. 1 — Joe, based on information obtained at the NFL Scouting Combine and talking to many insiders — is fairly convinced the Bucs will draft a defensive end at No. 34. [read more]

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

March 26th, 2015

hooters 2015.0326Start your day with the Morning Cup of Joe from HootersCalendar.com. And don’t forget to visit HootersCalendar.com for the 2015 calendar, amazing videos, pictures and cool gifts. It’s Joe’s second favorite website.

Bucs news forthcoming.

Eagles claim Sam Bradford is the best quarterback since Peyton Manning. Stop the nonsense, Chip! [NFL]

Dixie Chicks may lose a second-round pick over fake crowd noise. [BSPN]

Nothing like driving around at 3 a.m. stoned and drunk with an owl riding shotgun. [Sun-Sentinel]

Waffle House to deliver? [WAVE]

Wild: Bus gets swept away by sinkhole, swept away by river. [YouTube]

Rays are worth $625 million. [RaysIndex]

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Lovie Identifies Starting Rotation At DE

March 25th, 2015
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Lovie talked to Joe about DEs

The Bucs were in the hunt this offseason for manbeast, bad-boy defensive end Greg Hardy, after they lost a bid for veteran DE Trent Cole, who took his 85.5-sack resumé to Indianapolis.

So now what? [read more]

A New/Old Bucs Coach Is Coming To Tampa

March 25th, 2015

HermLovieLovie Smith turned to free agent defensive players who know his old-school, Tampa-2 system this offseason.

And he also might look to an old-school Tampa-2 coach. [read more]

Lovie Predicts “Early Success” For Mariota & Winston

March 25th, 2015

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Lovie Smith took the Winston-Mariota debate to a new level this morning at the NFL Owners meetings.

As Joe wolfed down bagels and lox and bran muffins like a slob, Lovie sat before a colorful plate of fruit and talked about impact. [read more]

Dirk Koetter: The First 76 Days

March 25th, 2015
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Lovie Smith weighed in on his new offensive coordinator today.

You could argue new Bucs offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter will be a savior of the franchise. (Did you miss what Jack Del Rio told Joe yesterday?)

Compared to the Tampa Bay coordinator situation last year, Koetter is a godsend. Joe asked Lovie Smith about Koetter today at the NFL Owners Meetings in Phoenix. [read more]

Full Audio From Lovie Smith At The NFL Owners Meetings

March 25th, 2015

joemugshotJoe, of JoeBucsFan.com, along with Ira Kaufman of The Tampa Tribune and Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, chatted with Lovie Smith before the NFC Coaches media breakfast in Arizona today. [read more]

“He’s Not Looking At Retirement By Any Means”

March 25th, 2015

logan mankins 1001Is barbecue-yearning left guard Logan Mankins a renowned player mired in a steep decline, or did he just need adjustment time and is now ready to revive and thrive? [read more]