Archive for the ‘FHL’ Category

Chargers Lose Pro Bowl Corner

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

Won’t play against Bucs.

You think maybe park-violating, home-invading, NFLPA-ignoring Bucs quarterback Tom Brady is already dreaming of lighting up a backup corner? (more…)

Believe It

Monday, September 28th, 2020

NFL fans have a sick obsession with the comparison game.

This was never more evident 10 years ago when hater Bucs fans, still bitter that Chucky was fired in favor of Raheem Morris, bellowed that the 10-win, 2010 Bucs team was a fraud. (more…)

RoJo Punches Off The Ropes In The RB Battle

Sunday, September 27th, 2020

Look who closed out the victory today with five consecutive runs for two first downs, allowing the Bucs to take a glorious knee two consecutive times.

His name isn’t Leonard. (more…)

Stunning Maturity

Saturday, September 26th, 2020

This fresh teammate take on rookie safety Antoine Winfield, Jr. got Joe’s attention. (more…)

Run Him!

Friday, September 25th, 2020

Bucs RB Leonard Fournette.

Until the Bucs started feeding Leonard Fournette the ball in the second half last week, if most Bucs fans were like Joe, they just wanted to slam an empty can of Big Storm Brewing beer into their skulls. (more…)

“Man, He’s So Fast And Great”

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

Pro Bowl sacks king linebacker Shaq Barrett, who the Bucs made a very, very wealthy man, is sackless through two games, but one former Buccaneers is incredibly impressed by what Shaq produced Sunday. (more…)

Where’s Gronk?

Sunday, September 20th, 2020

Future Hall of Fame tight end Rob Gronkowski has 11 yards receiving in two Bucs games.

Yes, he’s healthy.

Joe’s trying to find a silver lining. (more…)

Defensive Rookie Of The Year Candidate Emerges

Sunday, September 20th, 2020

What a freakin’ all-around performance for Antoine Winfield, Jr.

After two games, the only new starter on the Bucs defense looks exactly like the plug-and-play stud safety Bucs fans dreamed of on Day 2 of the NFL Draft. (more…)

Bucs Coach Talks About “Undercover” Bucs Coach

Thursday, September 17th, 2020

This post reminds Joe of former Bucs defensive tackle Gerald McCoy talking about how he didn’t have any mentors during his rookie season. (more…)

Deeper Look At Penalties

Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

Joe already noted that on Sunday night, former NFL executive Scott Pioli stated there are deeper problems for the Bucs than park-violating, home-invading, NFLPA-ignoring Tom Brady and his picks. (more…)

“He Had Probably The Easiest Guy To Block”

Monday, September 14th, 2020

“Poor job”

It seemed just about every Bucs fan was nervous for how rookie right tackle Tristan Wirfs, with a limited offseason, was going to play against Pro Bowl defensive end Cam Jordan on Sunday. (more…)

Ira Kaufman’s 10 Takeaways From Bucs-Saints

Sunday, September 13th, 2020


In a drab debut, the new-look Bucs looked too much like the old Bucs.

Turnovers and penalties. Penalties and turnovers. Despite substituting Tom Brady for Jameis Winston under center, Tampa Bay maintained its ghastly knack for beating itself.

Brady was part of the problem as the Saints won the turnover battle 3-0. This is a trend that must be reversed if the Bucs plan to knock off New Orleans in the rematch in Tampa.

In the past three matchups, the Bucs have seven giveaways. The Saints have one. Bruce Arians couldn’t believe his weary eyes as the visitors self-destructed.


Here’s how the Bucs made it all too easy in The Big Easy: (more…)

A New O.J. Howard

Saturday, September 12th, 2020

Gets major props.

Though the Bucs won’t say it publicly, an underlying factor in the team going shopping for stud players in the offseason was the hope star power would rub off on others. (more…)

Playing With Tommy

Monday, September 7th, 2020

Peter Schrager of NFL Network

This really shouldn’t have surprised Joe, but Joe sure loves to hear it. (more…)

Throwaway Pick

Friday, September 4th, 2020

So the Bucs just cut their fifth-round pick from a year ago, their second drafted kicker launched in the last four offseasons. (more…)

Ultimate Endorsement For Shaq Barrett 2020

Tuesday, September 1st, 2020

Still drinking Cam Newton’s Gatorade.

For those concerned that NFL sacks leader Shaq Barrett was a classic one-hit wonder last season, this should ease your angst considerably. (more…)

Bucs Will Be QB Heavy

Tuesday, September 1st, 2020

Bucs backup QB Ryan Griffin.

The Bucs currently have four quarterbacks on the roster. And that may continue next week when the Bucs and all NFL teams set their rosters and practice squads. (more…)

Notes From Friday Scrimmage

Friday, August 28th, 2020

The dreaded south end zone field goal posts. Where Bucs kickers go to die.

Steamy day for the Bucs’ scrimmage at the Den of Depression. Let’s take a peek at the play on the field. (more…)

Thursday Practice Notes

Thursday, August 27th, 2020

A return of a Bucs star and the projected No. 1 running back looking like a No. 1 running back highlighted today’s practice at One Buc Palace. Let’s get after it! (more…)

Still “Loud” In Dome

Thursday, August 27th, 2020

Reading and hearing various news reports around the NFL, it seems the NFL will permit fake crowd noise in stadiums for games. (more…)