Help Is Needed

May 20th, 2015
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Bill Polian wags a finger at those who believe the Bucs are a complete team.

Yes, the Bucs added a franchise quarterback in the draft, “America’s Quarterback,” Jameis Winston. Yes, the Bucs added a pair of rookie offensive linemen projected to be starters.

Also, the Bucs bought quite few second-tier free agents that not just add depth, but know Lovie Smith’s defense. [read more]

Jameis’ Weapons

May 20th, 2015

jameis 0324When the Bucs decided to draft “America’s Quarterback,” Jameis Winston, back in 2013 earlier this year, it was reasoned that Jameis would have a chance to succeed due to his weapons. [read more]

“The Great Teams, They Know Each Other”

May 20th, 2015

SappGrudenA couple of 2015 Buccaneers own a Super Bowl ring, and when one of them talks, it’s always worth listening. [read more]

Is Jameis Winston Fourth-Down Material?

May 20th, 2015

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Joe learned from a Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach that one way to spot a special teams stud is to look for players “jacking around” in the locker room. [read more]

Hypocritical, Idiotic NFL Rule Change

May 20th, 2015
Bucs kicker Patrick Murray's job just got more important.

Bucs kicker Patrick Murray’s job just got more important.

Joe’s dome is shaking at the rule change made yesterday that pushes an extra point back to the 15 yard line. [read more]

Rays At Braves Tonight

May 20th, 2015

Nothing quite like enjoying a Rays game at Hooters with a giant ice cold beer. Click below for your nearest location and more.

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Right Guard Will Be Inexperienced

May 20th, 2015
If rookie Ali Marpet cannot hack NFL competition early on, the Bucs will turn to Kadeem Edwards at right guard.

The Bucs will turn to Kadeem Edwards at right guard, if rookie Ali Marpet cannot hack NFL competition early on.

Yes, the Bucs are putting a lot of pressure on “America’s Quarterback,” signal-caller Jameis Winston. Starting a rookie QB, no matter how talented he may be, is always a gamble.

Putting that same rookie behind a shaky offensive line could be the proverbial pulling the pin on a hand grenade. [read more]

Trade-Down Crowd Had Little Hope

May 20th, 2015

gil brandtThe godfather of modern scouting said this was a terrible year to trade away a quality draft pick. [read more]

Jameis Needs Stability

May 20th, 2015
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Davin Joseph talks about Lovie Smith’s job security

There are several ways to blow up a rookie quarterback’s career.

One is to have a sieve for an offensive line. [read more]

Bucs Fandom Gone Too Far

May 20th, 2015

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Yeah, some folks think Joe is too much into football, eating, sleeping and talking football virtually 24/7. Joe could think of worse things to be consumed by. [read more]

Tampa A Finalist For Two Super Bowls

May 20th, 2015

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Are the Bucs trying to lure another Super Bowl to Tampa? Per a report late last night, that seems to be the case.

Adam H. Beasley of the Miami Herald claims Tampa Bay is among four finalists to host either Super Bowl 2019 or 2020. [read more]

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

May 20th, 2015

hooters 2015.0520Start 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.

Top-10 quarterbacks. [NFL]

Greg Hardy wants to make Jerry Jones happy. [BSPN]

Recipe for ruining rookie quarterbacks. [Matt Waldman]

Stadium deal for Raiders in Oakland dead? San Antonio Raiders? St. Louis Raiders? [CBS Sports]

Former Greg Schiano man Ron Turner is very much anti-Schiano in his approach to players using social media. He encourages it. [News-Gazette]

The Montreal Rays is a bunch of empty talk fit only for bad sports radio shows. [Rays Index]

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Joe Talks Jameis Jabs, Coaching Changes, D-Line Jockeying & More

May 19th, 2015

joe_mug_shotIt’s Tuesday! So Joe was back in the cage of The Big Dog, Steve Duemig of WDAE-AM 620.

Plenty of subjects were on the table. [read more]

Defense A Strength?

May 19th, 2015
Is the defense of the Bucs, led by LB Lavonte David, truly a "strength?"

Is the defense of the Bucs, led by LB Lavonte David, truly a “strength?”

Yes, Joe knows the Bucs defense last year wasn’t always humming. Hell, what was? The team finished 2-14.

Whenever anyone talks Bucs — including Joe — keep whispering to yourself: 2-14. [read more]

$68,000 And A Dream

May 19th, 2015

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The NFL is filled with so many long shot stories. And the more you scrutinize the Bucs roster, the more it seems seventh-round pick, bruising running back/fullback Joey Iosefa, looks like Mason Foster chasing a tight end. [read more]

“A Lot Of Ingredients”

May 19th, 2015

Chef Leslie Frazier has work to do

Your Tampa Bay Buccaneers have selected exactly one defensive player in the last two NFL drafts.

So Joe figured it might be a good idea to ask defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier about him yesterday. [read more]