Archive for the ‘Bucs on “Hard Knocks”’ Category

“Nobody Was Talking About Philadelphia Last Year At This Time”

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

Sets high bar for Bucs.

Remember last year’s opening sequence of “Hard Knocks,” the NFL Films-produced HBO reality show featuring the Bucs? And how Bucs coach Dirk Koetter told the team it was the most talented Bucs team since he arrived in 2015? (more…)

“Hard Knocks” Flashback

Friday, July 6th, 2018

Hatched plan to stay off-camera.

Leave it to a Harvard man to figure out a way to stay out of the limelight. (more…)

The “Hard Knocks” Curse

Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Total clown.

Yeah, some dinosaur-minded Bucs fans absolutely hated the Bucs on “Hard Knocks” because they are stuck in the 1950s where football training camps should be like Junction Boys and quarterbacks should only practice handing the ball off while training camp is held in a remote rural location where the only non-football things visiting are gators, armadillos, mosquitoes and the cast from “Deliverance.” (more…)


Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Talks creative editing of “Hard Knocks” with a Bucs wide receiver.

Football fans claim they don’t like drama, but they do. Oh boy, do they ever. (more…)

“I Think It Was A Ploy By The Glazers”

Friday, November 17th, 2017

“Ed, which one of your brothers hatched this idea, anyway?”

You better break out the boots because this is heading into some really deep Twilight Zone-type ish. (more…)

Eye-popping Numbers

Friday, November 10th, 2017

No one better.

When Joe saw this stat, he had to do a double-take and make sure someone didn’t spike his Diet Coke with Crown Royal. (more…)

Broken Hearted

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Look at what the Bucs have done. (more…)

“I Think They Have Lost Their Edge”

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Focuses on Bucs issues.

Joe has written in the past couple of weeks that there is something about this Bucs team he can’t quite put a finger on. But there is something lacking. Something missing. Something awry. (more…)

“Right Now, We’re A Bad Football Team.”

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

No spin zone.

My, how things can change in the NFL in the span of three months. (more…)

“Chef Swaggy”

Thursday, September 14th, 2017


“Hard Knocks” isn’t quite over. (more…)

Skip Bayless Responds

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Target of GM’s barbs responds.

Last week Bucs AC/DC-loving general manager Jason Licht may have had one of the funniest quips in the history of “Hard Knocks.” (more…)

Has Jameis Learned?; Ronde Barber Speaks Out

Saturday, September 9th, 2017


It’s not a huge secret that America’s Quarterback, Pro Bowler Jameis Winston, hasn’t met a play he didn’t like or didn’t think he could make. (more…)

Jameis Winston, Ali Marpet, Mike Evans Talk Hard Knocks Portrayal

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Hard Knocks showed America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston, loving his dog Tootsie, getting playful with his girlfriend, chewing out teammates face-to-face, showing prejudice against football players from the north, absorbing F bombs from his head coach and imploring his teammates to focus, “F your circumstances.”

Joe asked Jameis, Mike Evans and Ali Marpet if they liked how they were portrayed on the recently concluded HBO series. (more…)

Face Of The NFL?

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Soon a superstar?

Bucs fans have heard that America’s Quarterback, Pro Bowler Jameis Winston, is the face of the franchise just about from the moment he first walked through the front doors at One Buc Palace. (more…)

Fourth Preseason Game Matters

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Wins final showdown.

Regular readers of Joe know Joe would rather watch America’s Quarterback, Pro Bowler Jameis Winston, call play-by-play of two cockroaches fornicating than to watch the final preseason game of a particular year. (more…)

Is DeSean Jackson Jealous?

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Interesting back and forth on the preseason-game sidelines between DeSean Jackson and America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston.

Man, Joe is going to miss the Hard Knocks cameras and microphones. (more…)

Breaking Up The Monotony

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Fun with Siri.

Joe can imagine that breaking down countless hours of tape trying to decide which final three or four guys will make the roster, well, it could make someone a little punchy. (more…)

“Little Antonio Brown”

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Blessed by Jameis

Tuesday’s night’s Hard Knocks finale taught us that the best player doesn’t always win. (more…)

He Has It

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Has it.

The arc of the drama that was Bucs free agent rookie linebacker Riley Bullough came to an end tonight in the season finale of “Hard Knocks.” (more…)

So Few Questions

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Clean cut

Last night on Hard Knocks viewers saw lots of players called into Dirk Koetter’s office to get cut. (more…)

GMC The Actor

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Second profession?

In what sure looked like a staged scene, six Bucs stars sat around a large table in a private room at a Tampa highfalutin steakhouse in the season finale of “Hard Knocks” broadcast Tuesday night. (more…)