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Identity Crisis

Monday, January 20th, 2020

Enjoy Ira’s new column. And remember to visit Ira’s good friend Sean Sullivan, general manager of Bill Currie Ford. He personally will take care of you!

BY IRA KAUFMAN

When it comes to getting the dirty job done, the Bucs come up short. (more…)

Ira Talks Different Bucs QB Approaches, JPP Fear, Baltimore Cabbies, Championship Weekend Picks, Two Shrine Game Players To Watch, Draft Evaluation & Development & More

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Back at the Bill Currie Ford showroom, The Sage of Tampa Bay Sports is very feisty in the latest Ira Kaufman Podcast, always a must-listen for Bucs fans presented by Bill Currie Ford. A special guest joins Ira and the Bucs chatter flows. Many thanks to Big Storm Brewing Co. local producers of the very best beers around. And our love to Pin Chasers, home to the best bowling, food and fun!

Click play above or listen at iTunes, Google Play or Podbean.com, Stitcher, too. Stay informed, thinking and smiling (crying?). Listening to Ira is fun, free and easy!

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Plenty Of Company — And Opportunity

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Ira’s award-winning column pops three times a week. Click through here to shop the great end-of-year deals at BillCurrieFord.com.

BY IRA KAUFMAN

The rest of the NFC South is backing up to the Buccaneers.

Tampa Bay went 2-4 in the division during the first year of the Bruce Arians era, but there are tangible reasons to believe the Bucs are the team on the rise in this group — particularly if Jameis Winston remains under center and fixes his turnover issues. (more…)

Ira Kaufman Talks Arians Trust, Jason Licht’s “Hall Pass,” Drafting Tua, NFL Playoffs, Canton Chatter, Attendance Importance & More

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

Tampa Bay’s only Hall of Fame voter, Ira Kaufman, went to Baltimore and Canton in the past week where he chatted all about the Bucs during his notable travels. The Ira Kaufman Podcast is a must-listen for Bucs fans presented by Bill Currie Ford, home of the nationwide lifetime warranty on new and pre-owned vehicles. Episode 5 of 2020 is free-wheeling and fun. Many thanks to Big Storm Brewing Co., local producers of the very best beers around. And our love to Pin Chasers, home to the best bowling, food and fun!

Click play above or listen at iTunes, Google Play or Podbean.com, Stitcher, too. Stay informed, thinking and smiling (crying?). Listening to Ira is fun, free and easy!

Click through to shop now at Tampa’s first family of Ford for nearly 60 years. Remember, all 2019 models must go NOW at BillCurrieFord.com.

Short Leash And A Strong Understudy

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

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BY IRA KAUFMAN

The Bucs would be wise to take a lesson from a former employee. (more…)

11 Hours Alongside Bill Belichick

Thursday, January 9th, 2020

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BY IRA KAUFMAN

At the end of a marathon meeting, we walked out both exhausted and inspired. (more…)

Fast Answer To The Tough Question

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

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BY IRA KAUFMAN

You never know who you’re going to run into at an airport terminal.

In this case, the dapper man sitting at the gate in Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson, waiting for his Tuesday morning flight to Canton, was the one and only Ron Wolf. (more…)

Ira Kaufman Talks National Disrespect For The Bucs & Its Ripple Effects, NFC South Landscape, Tom Brady & One Buc, Running Back Need, JPP Value, A Date With Bill Belichick, And Ira Shares A Testy Locker Room Confrontation & More

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

The twice-weekly Ira Kaufman Podcast is a must-listen for Bucs fans presented by Bill Currie Ford. Ira has loads on his mine today in already the third episode of 2020. Many thanks to Big Storm Brewing Co. local producers of the very best beers around. And our love to Pin Chasers, home to the best bowling, food and fun!

Click play above or listen at iTunes, Google Play or Podbean.com, Stitcher, too. Stay informed, thinking and smiling (crying?). Listening to Ira is fun, free and easy!

Click through to shop now at Tampa’s first family of Ford for nearly 60 years. Remember, all 2019 models must go NOW at BillCurrieFord.com.

Ira Kaufman Talks Bridgewater Buzz, Penalties Tied To Coaching, Jameis Winston At Home, Gay Confusion, Tom Brady, Nude Dancing With Donuts, And More

Monday, January 6th, 2020

Bill Currie Ford presents the incomparable Ira Kaufman Podcast! The twice-weekly affair is a must-listen from The Sage of Tampa Bay Sports and Joe. The Bucs offseason is here and the podcast’s intensity ramps up. So much is on the Bucs buffet. Many thanks to Big Storm Brewing Co. local producers of the very best beers around. And our love to Pin Chasers, home to the best bowling, food and fun!

Click play above or listen at iTunes, Google Play or Podbean.com, Stitcher, too. Stay informed, thinking and smiling (crying?). Listening to Ira is fun, free and easy!

All 2019 models must go NOW at BillCurrieFord.com. See their nationwide lifetime warranty on new and pre-owned vehicles.

Playoffs!!! Derrick Brooks & Ira Kaufman Look At Wild Card Weekend

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

Strong insight on the new TAMPA TWO from Bucs legend Derrick Brooks and The Sage of Tampa Bay Sports, Ira Kaufman. The playoffs are here!! Presented by Caldeco Air Conditioning & Heating, a production of The Identity Tampa Bay and Joe.

Enjoy the video below!

John Lynch “Hurt” By Teammates’ Hall Snubs

Thursday, January 2nd, 2020

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BY IRA KAUFMAN

Shafted. Again. (more…)

Ira Kaufman Takes A Deeper Look At Turnovers, Talks What’s Behind QB Door No. 2, Devin White Brace, Demar Dotson’s Farewell, Glazer “Sponge Cake,” Target Positions In The Draft & More

Thursday, January 2nd, 2020

Presented by the nationwide lifetime warranty on new and pre-owned vehicles at Bill Currie Ford, Ira Kaufman is fired up for the first podcast of 2020. A whirlwind of Bucs topics are on the table, and there’s a special guest and an announcement. The Sage of Tampa Bay Sports is always a must-listen. Thanks also to Big Storm Brewing Co. & Pin Chasers.

Click play above or listen at iTunes, Google Play or Podbean.com, Stitcher, too. Stay informed, thinking and smiling (crying?). Listening to Ira is fun, free and easy!

All 2019 models must go NOW at BillCurrieFord.com. Click through to shop the best prices of the year. See their nationwide lifetime warranty on new and pre-owned vehicles and remember, your trade-in will never be worth more than it is before Jan. 1.

New House Rules In Effect

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

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BY IRA KAUFMAN

No matter what decision is reached in the executive suite halls of One Buc Place, there needs to be a different dynamic under center for this franchise next fall.

Let’s assume Jameis Winston remains the starting quarterback for Tampa Bay in the 2020 season opener. That’s not exactly a stretch, despite the growing number of Winston skeptics who are making their feelings known on this No. 1 Buccaneer web site. (more…)

Ira Kaufman Talks Pierre-Paul Mea Culpa, The 2020 Jameis Dynamic, State Of The Season, Bucs Free Agents, Run-Ins With Drew Rosenhaus And Dirk Koetter, & More

Monday, December 30th, 2019

What a wild finish to the 2019 season and the Ira Kaufman Podcast is all over it, presented by the amazing year-end deals at Bill Currie Ford.  The Sage of Tampa Bay Sports is all here for you in Podcast 1 of this week. And as always, thanks also to Buffalo Wild Wings and Pin Chasers.

Click play above or listen at iTunes, Google Play or Podbean.com, Stitcher, too. Stay informed, thinking and smiling (crying?). Listening to Ira is fun, free and easy!

All 2019 models must go NOW at BillCurrieFord.com. Click through to shop the best prices of the year. See their nationwide lifetime warranty on new and pre-owned vehicles and remember, your trade-in will never be worth more than it is before Jan. 1.

Ira Kaufman’s 10 Takeaways From Bucs-Falcons

Monday, December 30th, 2019

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BY IRA KAUFMAN

The season ended as it began, with Bucs beating Bucs in Heartbreak City.

In Week 1, it was a home loss against the 49ers under the weight of 4 turnovers, including a pair of pick-6s thrown by Jameis Winston. (more…)

Bruce Arians: “There’s So Much Great Stuff And So Much Horrible Stuff”

Sunday, December 29th, 2019

Whoa!

Bucco Bruce Arians sounds like a man firmly on the fence when it comes to America’s Quarterback, Jameis Winston. (more…)

Home Cooking

Friday, December 27th, 2019

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BY IRA KAUFMAN

Rummaging through the debris of Tampa Bay’s lost decade, you can still find some tantalizing trash. (more…)

YOU Can Be On The Ira Kaufman Podcast! TODAY!

Thursday, December 26th, 2019

The fun is today at Bill Currie Ford.

You read that headline correctly!!

TODAY, the day after Christmas, come to the Bill Currie Ford showroom (5815 N Dale Mabry Hwy. in Tampa) between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. and enjoy some free food and your chance to sit down for a few minutes to talk Bucs with Ira Kaufman. You’ll get to chat with The Sage of Tampa Bay Sports to be recorded for The Ira Kaufman Podcast!

Yes, you can hug Ira and get a selfie, but keep in mind security will be watching you. And head to BillCurrieFord.com to see all the great end-of-year deals before you arrive.

Ira Kaufman Talks Avoiding The Cellar, The Bucs’ Quandary, Juiced Up Jameis, O.J. Arguments, Paying Shaq, A Backup QB Plan, Lavonte & The Ring Of Honor & Christmas Gore

Wednesday, December 25th, 2019

It’s a feisty and Merry Christmas on The Ira Kaufman Podcast, presented by the amazing year-end deals at Bill Currie Ford. The Sage is wheeling and dealing on many Bucs topics. It’s always a must-listen, but today there’s a special announcement. And as always, thanks to Buffalo Wild Wings and Pin Chasers.

Click play above or listen at iTunes, Google Play or Podbean.com, Stitcher, too. Stay informed, thinking and smiling (crying?). Listening to Ira is fun, free and easy!

All 2019 models must go NOW at BillCurrieFord.com. Click through to shop the best prices of the year. See their nationwide lifetime warranty on new and pre-owned vehicles and remember, your trade-in will never be worth more than it is before Jan. 1.