“Jameis Of The Defense”

April 27th, 2016
Wants his own title.

Wants his own title.

A few months ago, Joe was casually discussing various players with a high-ranking suit from One Buc Palace and Joe dropped the name of bone-cracking middle linebacker Kwon Alexander. [read more]

Tuesday Practice Notes

April 27th, 2016
Fingers on the line at the first Bucs practice under head coach Dirk Koetter Tuesday at One Buc Palace. (Photo Courtesy of Buccaneers.com.)

Fingers on the line at the first Bucs practice under head coach Dirk Koetter Tuesday at One Buc Palace. (Photo Courtesy of Buccaneers.com.)

Here are notes Joe jotted down watching the first Bucs practice yesterday under head coach Dirk Koetter. [read more]

Bolting For Bosa

April 27th, 2016
"Jason, how the hell do you expect me to fix this defense if you don't draft a defensive end tomorrow night? What's the matter with you?

“Jason, how the hell do you expect me to fix this defense if you don’t draft a defensive end Thursday night? What’s the matter with you?”

When teams began trading up in recent weeks to obtain a quarterback, that meant better chances the Bucs were going to get a premier player, likely no worse than the second-best player at his position. [read more]

Morning Cup Of Joe From HootersCalendar.com

April 27th, 2016

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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 2016 calendar, amazing videos, pictures and cool gifts. It’s Joe’s second favorite website.

Chicken and waffles may be coming to a Dunkin Donuts near you. [The Street]

Boom or bust with this year’s top quarterbacks drafted? [NFL]

Could the Raiders and Las Vegas really be a thing? [BSPN]

David Carr said being the top pick in the draft is overrated. So he’s willing to give cash back to the Texans? [CBS Sports]

Bobby Knight to campaign for Donald Trump in Indiana. [Indianapolis Star]

The Three Stooges and the bullpen. [JoeRaysFan]

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Murphy, Marpet And Sweezy On Floppy Hat Duty Until Training Camp

April 26th, 2016
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A July return is planned for Louis Murphy and his carved up knee

Yes, the Bucs have wounded players, and the injuries appear more significant that originally thought. [read more]

Koetter More Anxious Than Nervous

April 26th, 2016
Anxious.

Anxious.

Tuesday was the day Bucs coach Dirk Koetter had long, long, long dreamed of — to lead a group of men onto a football field. [read more]

Leaner Jameis

April 26th, 2016

Here’s a look at the new, leaner look of America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston. Scroll down for Joe’s broader story.

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New Vibe From The New Coordinator

April 26th, 2016
Mike Smith is no Lovie Smith

Mike Smith is no Lovie Smith

Gone are the days of stoic Leslie Frazier and Lovie Smith serving as defensive shotcallers and playcallers of the Tampa Bay defense. [read more]

Donovan Smith The Biggest Target

April 26th, 2016
Fun equals wins, says Bucs left tackle Donovan Smith.

Fun equals wins, says Bucs left tackle Donovan Smith.

As the Bucs came off the practice field following walk-throughs before their afternoon practice today — yes, underwear football — a seemingly slimmed down left tackle Donovan Smith stopped to chat with the local pen and mic club. [read more]

“Then You Still Got A Whole Day To Do Nothing”

April 26th, 2016
Donovan Smith described his offseason lifestyle today at One Buc Palace

Donovan Smith described his offseason lifestyle today at One Buc Palace

NFL players sure have the life, especially the young, single guys with job security. [read more]

“What Happened To The Belly?”

April 26th, 2016
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Bucs WR Mike Evans wanted to know where America’s Quarterback hid his gut.

Last year, of all the thing folks could hate on America’s Quarterback, Pro Bowler Jameis Winston, for, it was the tire he carried around his bloated midsection. [read more]

Robert Ayers Talks Jameis

April 26th, 2016
The Bucs' new big money defensive end offers a first take on Jameis.

The Bucs’ new big money defensive end offers a first take on Jameis.

The Bucs had a walk-through practice this morning at One Buc Palace, so Joe asked veteran newcomer defensive end Robert Ayers for his impressions of the franchise, America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston. [read more]

A Welcome Storm For Mike James

April 26th, 2016

mike james 1104The Bucs signed a running back yesterday, and Joe sees the move as a great sign for forgotten ball carrier Mike James, Tampa Bay’s sixth-round pick in 2013. [read more]

Joey Bosa Confirms Tampa Visit

April 26th, 2016
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Talks expectations and his father’s influence.

Manbeast, 20-year-old, all-world defensive end Joey Bosa confirmed his visit to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this morning on NBC Sports Radio. [read more]

Jameis The Leader

April 26th, 2016
Calmed a teammate while amid personal turmoil.

Calmed a teammate amid professional turmoil and shame.

We have all heard by now how much of a team leader America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston, is. It’s what sets him apart from so many. [read more]

Bill Polian Talks “Clean” Hargreaves

April 26th, 2016

Bill Polian dishes on a CB widely linked to Bucs.

Yes, Florida cornerback Vernon Hargreaves is clean. And Joe isn’t referring to the ugly, false rumor that Hargreaves was dinged on a whiz quiz recently. Didn’t happen. [read more]