Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

August 28th, 2015

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Start 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.

Usain Bolt run over by a Segway. [TheBigLead]

For the craft beer snobs out there: best fall beers without pumpkin. (Joe will just enjoy his Bud Light at Hooters and snicker and gawk.) [MarketWatch]

Maurkice Pouncey may return this season, says Mike Tomlin. Thanks, preseason football. [NFL]

Breakout running backs. [BSPN]

Why the hell would anyone want to take a selfie with a rattlesnake? [CBS.Los Angeles]

Unicorn woman. [Mirror]

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Kwon Rising

August 27th, 2015
Bucs DC Leslie Frazier discusses MLB Kwon Alexander.

Bucs DC Leslie Frazier discusses rookie MLB Kwon Alexander.

Bucs defensive coordinator-in-title Leslie Frazier had a lot of good things to say about the rising stock of rookie linebacker Kwon Alexander today.

However, Frazier wouldn’t say Alexander starts the regular season opener against the Titans, or that he will have the full responsibilities of his predecessor Mason Foster. [read more]

“Towards The End Of The Year”

August 27th, 2015
New Bucs right tackle Gosder Cherilus

New Bucs right tackle Gosder Cherilus

After 100 NFL starts with the Lions and Colts, new Bucs right tackle Gosder Cherilus knows plenty about his position. [read more]

“I Am Excited For It”

August 27th, 2015
Bucs DC Leslie Frazier discusses Lovie Smith's defensive play-calling duties.

Bucs DC Leslie Frazier discusses Lovie Smith’s defensive play-calling duties.

Rarely is a defensive coordinator who has been stripped of his main gameday duties in a good mood about such a move.

But that is the front Leslie Frazier had for Bucs fans today, when Frazier was asked about the recent revelation that Lovie Smith would assume play-callingf or the defense. [read more]

Rush Lanes, Josh McCown And Marcus Mariota

August 27th, 2015

gerald mccoy 0916Gerald McCoy found a away to talk about Marcus Mariota preparation today.

Man, the thought of a real game has Joe all jacked up. [read more]

Evans: Ready To Rock Week One

August 27th, 2015
Sidelined for the remainder of preseason, Bucs WR Mike Evans says he will be ready for the regular season opener.

Sidelined for the remainder of preseason, Bucs WR Mike Evans says he will be ready for the regular season opener.

Bucs wide receiver Mike Evans spent time chatting in the Bucs’ locker room prior to practice today and, like he did after Monday night’s win over the Bungles, proclaimed himself fine for the regular season opener against the Titans.

Evans suffered a hamstring injury on his left leg Monday night. [read more]

“He Stops His Feet Way Too Often”

August 27th, 2015
Bucs rookie left tackle Donovan Smith

Bucs rookie left tackle Donovan Smith

A former Buccaneers defensive end served up a mixed Xs-and-Os review of rookie left tackle Donovan Smith this morning. [read more]

“He’s Going To Fight You To The End”

August 27th, 2015
Marpet Ali

A former Buccaneer is applauding guard Ali Marpet and offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter

Rave reviews for the Buccaneers’ offensive line are pouring in after they stood tall as a unit against the Bengals. [read more]

Pull The Preseason Plug On Doug Martin

August 27th, 2015

doug martin 0905Joe barked this loudly on radio and is typing in bright lights here: There is zero sense to playing Doug Martin against the Browns on Saturday. [read more]

Listen To Joe

August 27th, 2015

joebucsfanYes, Joe was on ESPN Tallahassee radio yesterday talking Bucs with Jeff Cameron, he of “The Jeff Cameron Show.”

Joe has long been a fan of Cameron, a St. Pete native who puts together damned good radio.

Cameron actually spent time with Joe talking Bucs defense, and if Bucs coach Lovie Smith is actually going to try new wrinkles this year, maybe to improve his job security. [read more]

Barth “Not Surprised”

August 27th, 2015
Back again.

Back again.

Joe cannot remember a kicker jettisoned by a team but a year later found his way back to said team’s roster.

That happened last night when Bucs AC/DC-loving general manager Jason Licht inked former Bucs kicker Connor Barth to a pact. [read more]

Verner Identifies A Difference From 2014

August 27th, 2015

alterraun verner 0805A message from Lovie Smith since Day 1 of this season is translating to the field, says cornerback Alterraun Verner. [read more]

Get Down, Jameis

August 27th, 2015
Bucs OC Dirk Koetter said in so many words, "America's Quarterback" has to know when to fold 'em.

Bucs OC Dirk Koetter said “America’s Quarterback” has to know when to fold ’em.

So far in the young NFL career of America’s Quarterback, Bucs signal-caller Jameis Winston, Jameis has a hard time giving up on plays.

This can lead to Robert Griffin III status if Jameis isn’t careful. [read more]

George Johnson Starting To Flash?

August 27th, 2015
Bucs DE George Johnson now has seven tackles playing part-time in two preseason games.

Bucs DE George Johnson tied for the lead in tackles Monday.

When the Bucs traded for George Johnson, a defensive end from Detroit, Joe thought the Bucs were dumpster diving.

It marked Johnson’s second stint with the Bucs, and Joe is guessing fans would be hard-pressed to name any play he made during his first go-around. [read more]

It Is All About “Sunday!”

August 27th, 2015
"Sunday!"

“Sunday!”

For America’s Quarterback, Bucs signal-caller Jameis Winston, success the past couple of seasons has largely come on Saturdays. [read more]

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

August 27th, 2015

hooters 2015.0827Start 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.

So Andrew Luck isn’t a top-10 quarterback, eh? LOL! [PFF]

J.J. Watt new HBO star? [Larry Brown Sports]

Donald Trump vs. Megyn Kelly, round two. [AP]

Junior Galette may have blown his Achilles. [NFL]

Best rookie wide receivers. [BSPN]

Chris Archer’s story may “rub people the wrong way.” [RaysIndex]

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Bucs Bring Back Barth

August 26th, 2015
Bucs general manager Jason Licht has been very busy this summer

Bucs general manager Jason Licht has been very busy this summer

This afternoon, Lovie Smith said he was unhappy with his kicking game on Monday night. [read more]