The Rise Of Hey Jude

August 23rd, 2016
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Strong summer showing.

Last year, cornerback Jude Adjei-Barimah, who Joe refers to as “Hey Jude” partly because Joe stumbles frequently trying to pronounce his name and partly because it is much easier to spell, was virtually unknown outside of his family. [read more]

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August 23rd, 2016

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Women brawl at Walmart (with video!). Of course, Walmart. [Daily Mail]

Some 13 years ago, Peter King did his best to kill the annual SI Swimsuit Issue, a giant money maker for a company that has laid off dozens as recently as last week due to lack of revenue. [Awful Announcing]

Sleeveless man arrested for brass knuckles attack at hot dog stand after being ejected from strip club. Now that sounds like a full day. [SPDBlotter]

Cowboys have a sweet new home. [Dallas Cowboys]

Blaming the SnapChat crowd for failing TV ratings of the Olympics is too easy. [Bloomberg]

Donald Trump believes MSNBC talking head Mika Brzezinski is neurotic. Didn’t he say the same about hot Megyn Kelly? Trump must have a thing against TV blondes with butch haircuts. [CNN]

Obama goes to Louisiana. Trump goes to Louisiana. Hillary? Eh, if she gets around to it, maybe, if she can first figure out how to use Hotmail. [Los Angeles Times]

What works for windmill Steven Sousa, Jr., short of a dumb pitcher throwing at his bat? [JoeRaysFan]

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Hargreaves Practices As Starting Outside Corner

August 22nd, 2016

Part of a revolution in the secondary.

Not the happiest of days for Alterraun Verner. [read more]

Roberto Aguayo Seeks Multiple Counselors

August 22nd, 2016

PhillyAguayoSound the alarm. Stock up on Tums. Break out the bourbon. [read more]

“All The Time”

August 22nd, 2016
Talks fast starts.

Talks fast starts.

Joe noted earlier today that a trademark of Dirk Koetter’s offense in Tampa Bay has been slow starts through one season and two preseason games.

This seems to irk the coach. [read more]

J.R. Sweezy Update

August 22nd, 2016
Status still shady.

Status still shady.

Joe just returned from the Bucs locker room and had a chat with injured left guard J.R. Sweezy. [read more]

Vote!

August 22nd, 2016

It’s another 24-hour JoeBucsFan.com poll, ending Tuesday at 11 a.m.

James Has No. 3 RB Gig On Lockdown

August 22nd, 2016
Mike James returns to center stage

Mike James returns to center stage

Moments after being drafted by the Bucs in the sixth-round of the 2013 NFL Draft, “the next Earnest Graham” label was smacked on running back Mike James. [read more]

“We Have All The Pieces In Place”

August 22nd, 2016

McCoyright2Gerald McCoy recently talked about winning and coaching changes. [read more]

Beware!

August 22nd, 2016
The ghost of Lovie past.

The ghost of Lovie past.

Last year the Bucs were simply wretched in pass defense. [read more]

What Was Kwon Alexander’s Punishment?

August 22nd, 2016

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After a season full of brain-dead penalties, a year in which the Bucs flirted with the NFL single-season record, there was too much bang-your-head-against-the wall stuff early against the Jaguars on Saturday. [read more]

“He’s Got To Make Them”

August 22nd, 2016
Catching the ire of fans.

Already drawing the ire of fans.

By the reaction of Bucs fans on social media, it appears it is open season on Roberto Aguayo. [read more]

Ira’s 10 Takeaways From Preseason Game 2

August 22nd, 2016

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BY IRA KAUFMAN

Generating turnovers has been a chronic problem for Tampa Bay’s defense during the club’s 5-year lease on the NFC South basement.

The Bucs picked off four passes in Saturday night’s 27-21 triumph at Jacksonville and here are 10 more takeaways for Buc fans to chew on:  [read more]

Slow Starts On Jameis

August 22nd, 2016
Needs mistake-free starts.

Needs mistake-free starts.

At times in the dark of the night, slow starts are not a bad thing. [read more]

The Power Of Licht

August 22nd, 2016

Full and complete control.

Rare is it for an NFL head coach not to be able to choose his players. [read more]

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August 22nd, 2016

2016.0222Start 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.

Why BSPN is quickly losing hold in America’s sports marketplace. [Business Insider]

Football is fun again for RG III. Wonder how much fun it will be when he breaks up with his FSU girlfriend and has to get rid of her name inked on his arm? [NFL]

What does the NFL have against Mike Tirico? [TheBigLead]

If Giants dirtbag kicker Josh Brown really did beat up his wife 20 times, how the hell is he not in jail? [New York Daily News]

Donald Trump is trying to figure out how he can deport 11 million people. Answer? He can’t. [Los Angeles Times]

Why millennials don’t like Hillary. [Fortune]

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