Archive for the ‘FHL’ Category

Ronald Jones Vs. Late-Bloomer RBs

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

Is RoJo the next C.J. Anderson?


Calling Ronald Jones’ rookie season a disappointment would be the understatement of the year.

But how did it stack up against Pro Bowl running backs who did not tear up the league during their rookie campaigns? (more…)

The Best (At 32)

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019


So do the Bucs have any players considered to be the best in the NFL? One national NFL scribe believes so. (more…)

Major Speed Challenge For Jameis Winston

Sunday, June 30th, 2019

Data implies faster action is necessary

Joe really likes the NFL’s computer-generated NextGen Stats because they’re not subjective in any way.

Technology tracks footballs and uniforms and out comes a mountain of granular data. (more…)

“Jameis Has Way More Upside Than Maybe Any Other Quarterback”

Monday, June 24th, 2019

Supports America.

Now that, in his eyes, the Bucs got rid of their biggest problem, former Tampa Bay guard Ian Beckles doesn’t want the Bucs’ woes compounded by them dumping their quarterback. (more…)

“We Tried To Get A Veteran Safety”

Sunday, June 9th, 2019

Defensive coordinator Todd Bowles and GM Jason Licht

Logic guides Joe to believe the Buccaneers were in the free agent hunt for safety Tyrann Mathieu this offseason and now it appears they may have been. (more…)

RoJo Practicing With “Confidence”

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Stoked for Ronald Jones.

Bucs fans may be down on second-year running back Ronald Jones after he turned in one of the worst rookie running back performances in Bucs history. (more…)

“My Bitch-To Coach”

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

No wilting in the heat for new Bucs coach/consultant Tom Moore

Today Joe asked head coach Bucco Bruce Arians about the newest member of his coaching/consulting staff: 80-year-old Tom Moore, who seemed to have no problem in the mid-day broil of a late-May practice under sunny skies at One Buc Palace. (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…)