Archive for the ‘FHR’ Category

QB Change To Embrace

Friday, January 25th, 2019


It’s time to focus on the man behind THE MAN. (more…)

Bruce Arians: A-Holes Usually Run In The Wide Receiver Room

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

Don’t count on Bucco Bruce Arians wearing a leash while on his new job leading the Tampa Bay franchise. (more…)

“He Let Me Know I Can Run Whatever I Want To Run”

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Power broker Todd Bowles

Yes, Bucco Bruce Arians is in charge and everyone at One Buc Palace knows it or will know it.

But the new head coach also is incredibly big on delegating. (more…)

Bruce Arians: I Want Adam Humphries

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

The head coach speaks again. (Photo courtesy of Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

It’s shaping up as a strong offseason if you need a No. 2 wide receiver or slot receiver in free agency. (more…)

The Arians-Glazer Postseason Summit

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019


In less than a year, Bruce Arians and the Glazers will go behind closed doors for an open dialogue.

The subject of the meeting will be one Jameis L. Winston, who won’t be in the room but never strays far from the thoughts of ownership. (more…)

The Jameis Salary Nonsense

Monday, January 14th, 2019

Bucs GM Jason Licht explains.

It seems this comes more from highlights-watching-only national voices other than the local pen and mic club, but it still bothers Joe. (more…)

A Kicking Coach

Saturday, January 12th, 2019

Bucs kicking coach Chris Boniol.

It seems like Bucs AC/DC-loving general manager Jason Licht is finally fed up with seeing kicker after kicker throw away untold pairs of cleats after vomiting all over them on the field of play. (more…)

Bruce Arians Tips His Hand On Jason Pierre-Paul, Free Agency

Friday, January 11th, 2019

Joe’s pronouncing chatter on two Bucs topics officially dead right now, courtesy of the candid words of new head coach Bucco Bruce Arians. (more…)

Bruce Arians Relationship With Jameis Runs Long, Not Deep

Friday, January 11th, 2019

Much has been made of the long connection and relationship between Jameis Winston and his new head coach/quarterback whisperer.

But perhaps that’s way overblown. (more…)

“We’re Not 3-4; We’re Not 4-3 — We’re Going To Play Defense”

Friday, January 11th, 2019

Go inside the Todd Bowles way, the approach of our new defensive coordinator.

Joe talked to general manager Jason Licht about this today following the meet Bucco Bruce Arians news conference at One Buc Palace. (more…)

Inside Bruce Arians

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

What does Bruce Arians think about quarterback competition, team expectations, Todd Bowles, drafting an O-lineman early, and more? The Sage of Tampa Bay sports has answers.


More good news for Buc fans.

You don’t have to wait for an introductory press conference at team headquarters to get a jump-start on the football philosophy of Bruce Charles Arians. (more…)

“I Don’t Care How Old He Is, He Relates To Young Players.”

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

In a hiring season dominated by a get-the-hot-young-guy mentality, the Buccaneers went with the grandpa of candidates with a long list of health-related baggage.

It’s a beautiful thing.


Bruce Arians On New Regimes

Monday, January 7th, 2019

Yes, if Bruce Arians signs a contract and is calling the shots for the Bucs in a matter of hours, he might need the old MRSA hazmat team from Team Glazer to disinfect the Tampa Bay locker room. (more…)

Buccaneers To Announce New Head Coach No Later Than Tuesday

Friday, January 4th, 2019

Team Glazer will name the Buccaneers’ 12th head coach

It won’t be long now, Bucs fans. has learned on good authority that the Buccaneers plan to announce their new head coach no later than Tuesday of next week.

Joe expects it will be two-time NFL Coach of the Year Bruce Arians, though Joe cannot confirm Arians specifically with 100 percent certainty.

Derrick Brooks Talks Wild Card Weekend, When Tony Dungy First Emotionally Called Out A Buccaneer In Practice, And More

Friday, January 4th, 2019

Derrick Brooks and Ira Kaufman talk playoffs today on this new TAMPA TWO episode presented by Caldeco Air Conditioning & Heating. TAMPA TWO is a production of The Identity Tampa Bay and

Enjoy! (Another episode still to come this weekend!)

“That Just Fu***d Up My Whole Vibe For The Whole Year To Be Completely Honest”

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

Brent Grimes has opened up about the 2018 Buccaneers, and it’s ugly. (more…)

Ira Talks Jason Licht Pablum, Alex Cappa Scoop, Coaching Search, State Of The Roster, Jameis Rope & Expectations, Le’Veon Bell & More

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

Jason Licht, Alex Cappa, Glazer coach hunting and so much more is on the mind of The Sage. Ira joins Joe for this twice-weekly wrestling match on the Buccaneers news of the day. The Ira Kaufman Podcast is presented by Ed Morse Cadillac Tampa and Ed Morse Cadillac Brandon.

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Koetter Downfall And Candidate Update; The Commish Includes Joe As A Special Guest

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

Lots of great head coaching talk in today’s dynamic episode guided by host Justin “The Commish” Pawlowski, the leader of the Bucs Mob. Joe joins for a bit and The Commish brings it home. Listen above 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!** 

Dirk Koetter Has Been Fired

Sunday, December 30th, 2018

Team Glazer is not wasting time. And Joe sure hopes they haven’t been wasting time over the past eight weeks as it became clear that Dirk Koetter was a second-rate NFL head coach. (more…)

“You Can’t Be Your Main Reason For Losing”

Sunday, December 30th, 2018

Jameis speaks

“I guarantee that some of our coaches want it more than some of our players and that’s the bad part! That’s the bad part. Our coaches want it, I guarantee you!” Jameis Winston, Jan. 3, 2016. (more…)