If Calijah Kancey Plays The Full Season

July 22nd, 2024

Impressive rookie stats.

In football, a stuff isn’t a giant burrito you get from a neighborhood watering hole after a night of pounding beers. [read more]

Morning Cup Of Joe

July 22nd, 2024

Welcome to your Morning Cup of Joe, an eye-opener to help Joe’s readers ease into their busy workday with a few football links, wacky news and a pleasant distraction. [read more]

Jarring Pass Defense Numbers

July 22nd, 2024

Bucs coach Todd Bowles.

Joe knew the Bucs’ pass defense was bad last year. This chart demonstrates it really struggled. [read more]

Make It Hooters For Lunch And Dinner!

Wednesday, June 26th, 2024

A tray of Hooters wings and their great salads, sandwiches and shrimp make for a heck of a lunch or dinner! Get it done! Locations are across the Bay area and online ordering is always easy from Joe’s great friends.

Liam Coen Lays Out Left Guard Battle

July 21st, 2024

New Bucs offensive coordinator Liam Coen.

It’s a two-man competition and the Buccaneers’ new offensive coordinator spelled it out. [read more]

Liam Coen Explains Graham Barton-Robert Hainsey Competition

July 21st, 2024

It sounds like stud first-round pick Graham Barton won’t be gifted a starting job at center, and no, he’s not competing for a starting guard gig. [read more]

Tears, Laughs & Legends

July 21st, 2024

In today’s column, Ira Kaufman sets the scene at the funeral for legendary Bucs defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin.


The start of training camp was always a special time for Monte Kiffin.

Sixteen years have passed since Tampa Bay’s former defensive coordinator last riled up the crowd on the opening day of camp in Orlando. Kiffin’s energy stoked Buc Nation as players drifted onto the field at the Wide World of Sports and he held court.

On Saturday, the wide world of sports gathered at Indian Rocks Baptist Church to honor the memory of an iconic assistant coach who touched the lives of so many. During an emotional 2 1/2 hour service that generated tears, smiles and laughs, Kiffin was lauded for his faith, his devotion to his family and his unbridled passion for football.

Call it the Tampa 3. [read more]

Best In Class Evaluates Every AFC West Draft Pick

July 21st, 2024

A draft weekend winner is declared among the AFC West teams, as JoeBucsFan.com draft guru Sean Sullivan explores every pick of the Chargers, Broncos, Raiders and Chiefs. It’s the final chapter of Sean’s exceptional draft-recap series. Enjoy!

Listen by clicking above. Or enjoy at Apple Podcasts and other platforms. All the fun is presented by Bill Currie Ford, where summer savings are fantastic. Sean also is the eager Bill Currie Ford GM ready to help you personally with all of your automotive needs. Fire off questions on football and more to Sean at BestInClass@BillCurrie.com.

Reliable Cade Otton

July 21st, 2024

Tight end Cade Otton.

Joe was starting to worry about Cade Otton. Thankfully, those worries were premature. [read more]

Championship Foundation

July 21st, 2024

Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht.

So the seemingly official league entity known as NFL Research has weighed in on the Bucs and their NFC South rivals. [read more]

Long-Range Touchdowns

July 21st, 2024

Home run hitter.

Despite former Bucs offensive coordinator Dave Canales trying to turn an offense with explosive playmakers into a ground-and-pound team, the Bucs still hit home runs. [read more]

More Pressure Or Less Pressure On Baker Mayfield?

July 21st, 2024

In recent days, Joe has heard Todd Bowles, former Bucs center and assistant coach A.Q. Shipley, NFL Network insider Tom Pelissero and Baker Mayfield himself talk about what’s different for Mayfield this season. [read more]

The Snowball Effect Of A Stud Pass Rusher

July 21st, 2024


Joe thinks the Bucs took care of the biggest problem in the secondary. [read more]

Jay Gruden: Bucs Will Win NFC South, “Don’t Overexaggerate How Great [Dave] Canales Was”

July 20th, 2024

Antoine Winfield, Jr.

Jay Gruden, the former Bucs assistant coach, Tampa Bay arena football quarterback legend and Washington Redskins head coach (2014-2019) has become quite a candid voice during his recent forays into media. [read more]

“They Need To Get Another Guy In Here”

July 20th, 2024

Bucs GM Jason Licht. Is he a man short?

The Buccaneers’ running backs room? Not good enough, says an astute observer and friend of Todd Bowles. [read more]

Shaq Barrett Retires

July 20th, 2024

Done with football.

This is a shocker on the eve of the opening of (most) training camps. [read more]

Mike Evans And Chris Godwin

July 20th, 2024

Joe came across a stat-geeky graphic this summer that blew Joe’s mind. [read more]