Archive for the ‘FHL’ Category

Bruce Arians: Ronald Jones Shining Through 4 Practices

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

RoJo! RoJo! RoJo!


There’s a lot of love at One Buc Palace for the Bucs’ 21-year-old running back. (more…)

Jets Lineman For Sale?

Sunday, May 19th, 2019


Very interesting developments in New Jersey that Bucs fans should monitor. (more…)

Another D-III Find

Sunday, May 19th, 2019

Division III hero Ali Marpet weighs in one of the newest Buccaneers

General manager Jason Licht and his team have been known to mine the lowest ranks of college football for talent — and draft and sign select players. (more…)

You’ll Be Missed, Big Dog!

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

Steve Duemig at Bucs training camp.

It’s been a rough, rough afternoon at world headquarters.

Lots of emotion.

The Dean of Tampa Bay Sports Radio, aka The Big Dog, legendary local sports radio icon Steve Duemig, has passed away after a long battle with cancer.

The”flag-wavers,” as Big Dog called Joe, are at half mast. (more…)

“I Tried To Be A Part Of The Energy And Just Set The New Standard For The Team”

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Buccaneers savior inside linebacker Devin White talked to Joe after practice today, following picking off America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston, and working alongside veterans for the first time. (more…)

Chemistry Between James & Perriman?

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Good vibes early with new WR.

Could there already be a cosmic connection between America’s Quarterback, Pro Bowler Jameis Winston, and speedy wide receiver Breshad Perriman? Only time will truly tell but Bucs coach Bucco Bruce Arians wouldn’t rule it out. (more…)

Notes & Nuggets From Day 1 Of OTA Practice

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

“Hey Todd, the young guys look pretty good.”

Spring practices with rookies and veterans (OTAs) kicked off today at One Buc Palace and Joe has plenty to share from the sidelines of the indoor facility (Glazer Shed?) as rain soaked the grass fields. (more…)

Hargreaves Off To Rough Start — With The Head Coach

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Vernon Hargreaves was a spectator at today’s practice

Vernon Hargreaves, the cornerback Bucco Bruce Arians has said he wants to lead the that position group, did not practice at today’s opening OTA session at One Buc Palace. (more…)

Ira Talks Cutting/Keeping JPP, Unfair Fan Reactions, Ronde Barber’s Tough Talk, Changing GMC Dynamics, “Suspenders” Ecstasy, Jameis Future & Much More.

Friday, May 10th, 2019

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“It Felt Different Here”

Friday, May 3rd, 2019

Devin White responds to the doubters

Interesting insight from the anointed savior of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense, No. 5 overall pick Devin White. (more…)

Jameis Gives A “My Huddle” Speech

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Coach shares a story

Buccaneers assistant head coach Harold Goodwin, also the team’s offensive line guru, talked to media today and Joe had one question that strayed from Goodwin’s chatter about all things running game and O-line. (more…)

Speed Numbers But Speed Questions

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

There’s track speed and there’s football speed.

Bucco Bruce Arians has talked about this many times. Arians is no fan of 40-yard-dash times; he likes to see how speed looks on film and on the field. (more…)

Gay Beat Odds Bigger Than Football

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Knows pressure.

New Bucs kicker Matt Gay may never be a full-time kicker for the Bucs. But he’s handled adversity before. (more…)

No Excuses From Jason Licht And Bucco Bruce Arians

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

No. Joe doesn’t like the Devin White pick at No. 5 overall.

Sure, he might be an excellent player, but he’s going to have to damn near be a superhero to be worth that pick on a team in need of defensive linemen. (more…)

Dominik Thinks Bucs Keep GMC

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Curious prediction.

Many folks inside and outside of NFL circles believe the Bucs will soon part ways with stud defensive tackle Gerald McCoy.

The man who drafted GMC isn’t on board with this concept. (more…)

“You Can’t Draft For Need; You Draft For Need You Get Fired”

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

Bruce Arians speaks

Bucco Bruce Arians put his foot down this afternoon at One Buc Palace after addressing media for the first time in about four weeks. (more…)

3 Clues To The Buccaneers’ Draft

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

Yes, it’s the season of smoke, draft nonsense and misdirection.

However, studying over time always reveals at least a few good indications of a team’s plan in the draft. (more…)

Unsettling Noah Spence Talk

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

After general manager Jason Licht talked this week about defensive end Noah Spence, the No. 39 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, Joe did a lot of head-shaking and sighing.

The comments were hard to stomach. (more…)

Gerald McCoy Told To Stay Home?

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Interesting twist this morning at One Buc Palace. (more…)

Bad Tackling And Bar Tabs

Saturday, April 13th, 2019

Bucs angle in Pittsburgh.

Joe has decided to document highlights of Bucs coach Bucco Bruce Arians captured when he coached Arizona during the inaugural season of “All or Nothing,” a “Hard Knocks”-like miniseries by NFL Films that follows a pro or college team throughout a season and is exclusive to Amazon Prime. Joe hopes these highlights will help Bucs fans learn what to expect from the 12th coach in franchise history. This series of posts will appear periodically until the days leading up to the draft later this month.

Last year the Bucs defense was a football atrocity. The pass defense was just horrid beyond words. The rush defense was just plain bad. (more…)