Archive for the ‘FHL’ Category

“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…)

Team Glazer Talks Offense, Balance And “What Gives Us Hope Going Forward”

Monday, April 8th, 2019

Remember when Joe explained the simple Rule of 27 swirling through the brain of Bucco Bruce Arians? (more…)

Bruce Arians Talks “Fear”

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

In NFL circles, there is a real and positive buzz about the Buccaneers — believe it or not.

Joe believes it, even in the season of smoke, because Joe looked the man saying it in the eye when he shared the info. (more…)

Refreshing Coaching Adjustment

Monday, April 1st, 2019

Ready to kiss Mike Smith’s coverages goodbye.

It is starting to smell as if Bucs defensive coaches last year tried to shove round pegs into square holes. (more…)

Bruce Arians Talks About His Significantly Heavier Hand In Personnel & More

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

The question had to be asked of Bruce Arians when it comes to how he’ll allocate his time considering he’s made a big effort to tell seemingly everyone that he won’t be doing a lot of what he used to do when he coached the Arizona Cardinals.

Joe laid it on Arians this morning at the swanky Arizona Biltmore resort. (more…)

About Drafting Kwon’s Replacement

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019


All of a sudden a 5-11 football team is going to get picky? (more…)

Bruce Arians’ 27 Plan

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

Yes, Bucco Bruce Arians is going to demand Chucky-era accountability from his players without the Greg Schiano stupidity. It will be so refreshing.

But the bigger plan at One Buc Palace is simpler than that. (more…)

Buccaneers See A Top-5 Running Back In Peyton Barber

Monday, March 11th, 2019

The love for Peyton Barber inside the walls of One Buc Palace runs extremely deep. Joe learned last week that it runs far deeper than Joe ever imagined. (more…)

Buccaneers Hire A Retired NFL Official

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

The wacky interpretations of NFL rules are always changing, so Bucco Bruce Arians has hired a retired NFL official to help him navigate all that and to serve as an in-game, instant-replay guru. (more…)

Will Jason Licht Make It Three Years In A Row?

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

The fixer for Jason Licht?

Lost in all the hustling to keep together the roster of a Tampa Bay team that went 5-11 in back-to-back seasons is the fact the Buccaneers need a kicker.

And what does Jason Licht do when he needs a kicker? (more…)

Defensive Players Light Up The Combine; Bucs Drafting LB?

Monday, March 4th, 2019

“The Commish,” Justin Pawlowski is in full NFL Draft mode on today’s Bucs Uncensored, and there’s plenty of fan takes and more. It’s always a riveting podcast. Listen above to the podcast or subscribe along with many thousands of Bucs fans on iTunes right here or at Justin’s work is not influenced by Joe just thinks it’s very, very special. **CAUTION: some R-RATED language!** 

Arians Explains Part Of Jameis’ Deep-Ball Woes

Friday, March 1st, 2019

The quarterback whisperer got a little technical when talking about the misfiring between malcontent DeSean Jackson and America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston.

Bucco Bruce Arians himself laid it out for Joe and other media at the NFL Scouting Combine this week. (more…)

“If I Would Have Had To Coach A Coaching Staff, No, I Probably Wouldn’t Have Gotten Back In.”

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Joe has a lot of confidence in new head coach Bucco Bruce Arians, but Joe is starting to wonder where Arians’ focus will be. (more…)

“Like Turning Around An Ocean Liner”

Monday, February 25th, 2019


The Bucs have spent the past dozen years looking for the right dance partner. It’s high time we end this waltz into obscurity. (more…)