Archive for the ‘2018 Free Agency’ Category

Are The Bucs Waiting On Byron Maxwell?

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

This post is one part wishful thinking, one part common sense, and one part news. (more…)

“You Are Kind Of Playing For Right Now.”

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Bucs GM Jason Licht.

It seems the offseason motives of the Bucs are clear to some within NFL circles. (more…)

The Recruiter

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Salesman.

During the offseason when the Bucs decided to have a total makeover of their defensive line, with the exception of Gerald McCoy, the powers that be at One Buc Palace had their eyes on Beau Allen as a target. (more…)

“Every Year He Got Better”

Friday, March 30th, 2018

Bummed losing Vinny Curry.

The way a Super Bowl-winning coach bragged up one of his former players, the Bucs may have gotten a steal landing defensive end Vinny Curry this month. (more…)

“Bringing In The Pillars”

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Digs Bucs offseason.

Yeah, last year the Bucs were all the rage in the offseason. (more…)

Three Playoff Teams After Suh

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

The final three.

Joe is just going to throw this out there. (more…)

A Love Of Homework

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

New Bucs defensive tackle Beau Allen

A recent throwaway comment by new Bucs defensive end Vinny Curry had Joe researching last night.

Yes, Joe loves homework — football homework.  (more…)

Kirwan: Suh Not The Answer

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Pass, says former NFL suit.

What manbeast defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh did — or more importantly didn’t do — in Miami should be a cautionary tale for the Bucs. (more…)

Ira Talks Defensive Line Upgrades, Clear 2018 Theming, Jensen Decision, Chubb Desperation, Licht’s Greatest Draft Challenge, And Much More

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Diving deep into the Buccaneers’ latest moves today is the great Sage of Tampa Bay sports, Mr. Ira Kaufman. Fire up the podcast right here as Ira and Joe wrestle with all the big free agency news, or enjoy at iTunes, Google Play or Podbean.com. Ranked on the Google Play podcast “Top Charts” for nearly FIVE consecutive months (all genres nationwide), the Ira Kaufman Podcast keeps you informed and entertained every Tuesday & Thursday — and there is NO offseason. Click or download above. It’s fun — free and easy, too. Enjoy!

Chris Simms: Why Not Suh?

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Former Bucs QB wants Pro Bowl DT on roster.

Joe once had a tax accountant who when going through Joe’s finances this time of year and paying close attention to anything that could be remotely used as a write-off, the accountant would look at Joe when all the paperwork was documented and say sternly if not loudly, “We need more!” (more…)

Curry Could Jumpstart Defense

Monday, March 19th, 2018

Intel from Philadelphia.

Joe has been very down on the Bucs when it comes to an edge rush, or any sort of rush on quarterbacks. (more…)

What Now?

Monday, March 19th, 2018

Corners still out there.

So let the speculation begin. (more…)

Hello, Vinny Curry

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

New Bucs DE.

UPDATED 9:59 p.m.: The Bucs have signed defensive end Vinny Curry. (more…)

Tyrann Mathieu, Rashaan Melvin Sign Cheap

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Where has the burning desire to entertain gone?

Where’s the insatiable urge to collect elite talent like Joe collects Hooters receipts?

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Bucs, Ryan Jensen Come To Terms

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Signed.

Ryan Jensen is your new Bucs offensive lineman. (more…)

Gaines And Bucs A “Fit”

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Why not?

It seems there is a love connection out there in the NFL and both parties don’t know it yet, but should. (more…)

Slim Pickings

Friday, March 16th, 2018

The list of best available free agents is unnerving. (more…)

After Day 2, More Puzzlement

Friday, March 16th, 2018

The only conclusion Joe can come to is the powers that be at One Buc Palace are damned confident in themselves. (more…)

Tom Coughlin To Cut Austin Seferian-Jenkins A Fat Check

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Bucs castoff cashes in

UPDATED: 6:01 p.m. – As Joe has said and written many times, nobody writes a soap opera like your Buccaneers.

For this one, first consider that head coach Dirk Koetter last year said O.J. Howard was a fresh version of Marcedes Lewis, the 12-year Jacksonville tight end who is still in the league. (more…)

Calling Mike Pouncey

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Options.

Perhaps the vibe wasn’t good. (more…)

Doug Martin Joins Chucky In Oakland

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Embraced by the Raiders

Frankly, Joe’s simply posting a picture and a few words here about this accurate nonsense.

Good luck, Doug Martin, who returns to his hometown Raiders at 29 years old.

Good luck, Chucky, whose film study of Martin over the past two years must have been accompanied by consumption of hallucinogens.

Discount Shopping

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

BY IRA KAUFMAN

Buc fans asked for a few home runs. I asked for some doubles.

But as free agency headed into Day 2, One Buc Place has generated only a bunt single or two. A lot of talented players have been signed by competitors while Jason Licht goes shopping with a restricted credit card. (more…)