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

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…)

Driving With Skip Bayless

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Torture for Bucs GM.

Joe can think of a lot of tortures that would drive him mental. (more…)

Bucs Wanted To Keep Jeremy McNichols

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Spurns Bucs

Classic behind-the-scenes intelligence delivered on Hard Knocks tonight. (more…)

“The Dirty South”

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Where football is king.

“The Dirty South” rules the football world. That’s life according to America’s Quarterback, Pro Bowler Jameis Winston. (more…)

“I’m A Risk-Taker”

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston, has lots of ways to describe himself. (more…)

“F Your Circumstances”

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

So how great of a leader is America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston? (more…)

Connecting With The Fans

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Dancing with a fan.

You know, Joe doesn’t think the Bucs organization has really connected with the fans like this current team has. And it showed on “Hard Knocks.” (more…)

Calling Out Swaggy

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Practice habits mocked.

A week or so ago, Bucs receiver DeSean Jackson put out on Instagram an outline of a skit Bucs rookies were going to perform. (more…)

Emotional Jason Licht

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Rare insight.

Sometimes, and Joe is caught in this trap as well, it seems fans don’t understand the amount of skin and blood NFL front office suits put into their careers and their jobs. (more…)

The Hidden Mike Smith

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

“Maybe you can stop a cool breeze?”

Wow, did we see a different side of Bucs defensive coordinator Mike Smith. (more…)

“You’re Going To Be Playing; You’re Going To Be Playing A Lot.”

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

Hard KnocksĀ sure was a treasure of inside information on rookie third-round pick Chris Godwin. (more…)

The Ups And Downs Of “Fabio”

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

Third nickname offered.

Drama. You may think you don’t like it, football fans, but you do. (more…)

Creative Editing II

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

More editing hijinks.

Yes, Joe has his eyes open and ears cleaned looking and listening for, well, shall we say inconsistencies in “Hard Knocks,” the NFL Films-produced HBO series featuring the Bucs. The fourth of the five-part series airs tonight. (more…)


Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

More evidence of changing perception.

Recently, Joe brought word by way of the Los Angeles Times that the perception of America’s Quarterback, Pro Bowler Jameis Winston, was changing — from the wrongheaded view painting him as some monster into the person he truly is: an intelligent, personable, charismatic young man wildly driven to win. (more…)

A Bucs Lesson In Fake News

Saturday, August 26th, 2017


Joe was intrigued by the recent public, on-air scrutiny of a Dirk Koetter-Jameis Winston conversation that never happened.

It was a great example of the hot topic of “fake news.” (more…)

Why “Hard Knocks” Is Succeeding

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Made for TV.

This will make eye-RAH! Kaufman squirm in his seat. (more…)

“And Then Your Greed Takes Over”

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Serving up tough love

Nothing quite like a mic’d up Dirk Koetter in the heat of battle — when things go wrong. (more…)

Inside Jameis’ Leadership

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Great scene in Hard Knocks last night when America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston, doesn’t like what he sees from the Buccaneers’ second-team offense. (more…)

“The Belly Brothers”

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017


Joe has to hand it to practice-hating, kicker-heckling, tree-grinding Chris Baker. (more…)

“Why Would You Not Throw Him The Ball All The Time?”

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Inside Jameis

Nothing quite like a look inside the mind of America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston — from The Franchise himself. (more…)