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“I Was Still Taking The College Mindset”

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Enjoy Ira Kaufman’s Wednesday column, of course, presented by Ed Morse Cadillac Tampa and Ed Morse Cadillac Brandon.

BY IRA KAUFMAN

Beware of the list. Steer clear of the list. (more…)

Finding A Fresh Identity

Monday, May 27th, 2019

BY IRA KAUFMAN

Let’s get real, Buc fans.

That’s what we do every day on this growing website, which is the primary reason why our pages and podcasts are the No. 1 destination for news and honest views about this franchise.

Unlike some other outlets, we aren’t beholden to anyone. In the spirit of telling it like it is, let’s take a look at an embattled position group that has much to prove this fall. (more…)

Punching Bag Pressure

Friday, May 24th, 2019

BY IRA KAUFMAN

Danger, danger.

Struggling NFL franchises always had the Browns to look down upon. The Bucs could go year after year without a postseason berth and their supporters could still feel superior to Cleveland fans. (more…)

Weighing The Suh-McCoy Swap, Early Offense Celebration, Hargreaves Disappointment, Weaving In Tom Moore, Plus Ira Shares Steve Duemig Memories & More

Friday, May 24th, 2019

It’s episode No. 3 of this week, presented by Ed Morse Cadillac Tampa and Ed Morse Cadillac Brandon, as always. Shop their Memorial Day offers while you listen.

Click play above or tune in at iTunes, Google Play or Podbean.com. Stay informed, thinking and smiling. There is NO offseason.

Listening to the Ira Kaufman Podcast is fun, free and easy. Enjoy!

Just The Beginning

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

BY IRA KAUFMAN

The Bucs have taken a wrecking ball to a dismal defense, and that’s a good thing. (more…)

Crash Course

Monday, May 20th, 2019

BY IRA KAUFMAN

Todd Bowles deserves a bigger toolbox.

When he accepted an invitation to become Tampa Bay’s new defensive coordinator, Bowles began examining the weapons at his disposal. (more…)

Ira Talks Hargreaves Perspective, Alone Time With Bruce Arians, “Lively-Arm” Jameis, Kicking Competition, O. J. Howard’s Take On His Health, Kawhi Leonard & The Bucs, And More

Monday, May 20th, 2019

Special make-up edition podcast as Joe and Ira put last week’s second episode on the shelf out of respect to departed friend Steve Duemig. So today’s podcast is the first of three you get this week.  The Bucs-heavy action and fun, as always, is presented by Ed Morse Cadillac Tampa and Ed Morse Cadillac Brandon. Shop their May online offers while you listen.

Click play above or tune in at iTunes, Google Play or Podbean.com. Stay informed, thinking and smiling. There is NO offseason.

Listening to the Ira Kaufman Podcast is fun, free and easy. Enjoy!

Ira Kaufman Podcast News

Friday, May 17th, 2019

In light of yesterday’s passing of The Big Dog, local sports radio legend Steve Duemig, a JoeBucsFan.com family member, Joe has delayed the release of the Ira Kaufman Podcast. Do not fear. There will no missed episode. And next week will feature a couple of special editions.

For now, you can pass the time shopping great Memorial Day offers online at Ed Morse Cadillac Tampa and Ed Morse Cadillac Brandon.

Start With No. 50

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

BY IRA KAUFMAN

He was drafted to be Tampa Bay’s version of Haloti Ngata.

Now’s the time. (more…)

Make The Call, Jason!

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

BY IRA KAUFMAN

Give him a call.

Jason Licht needs to remember that scene in “The Godfather.” When Michael Corleone arrives in Las Vegas, trying to set up a meeting with casino owner Moe Greene. (more…)

The Business Of Winning Football Games

Monday, May 13th, 2019


By IRA KAUFMAN

It’s time to move on.

There’s a chance that Jason Pierre-Paul’s latest health calamity won’t derail an accomplished career.at the age of 30. There’s a chance JPP rebounds from a fractured neck and reinforces his reputation as an impact pass rusher.

I’m not taking that chance. (more…)

Ira Explores All Sides Of The JPP Decision, Talks White-David Dynamic, “Very Active” Late-August Coming, Arians & His Golf Cart, And Ira Addresses The Lost Generation Of Bucs Fans, And More

Monday, May 13th, 2019

Big decisions are looming for the Bucs and the Sage of Tampa Bay sports is all over them, in addition to having plenty to say about what’s happening — and about to happen — on the practice fields. Your twice-weekly fun is always presented by Ed Morse Cadillac Tampa and Ed Morse Cadillac Brandon. Shop their new May online offers while you listen.

Click play above or tune in at iTunes, Google Play or Podbean.com. Stay informed, thinking and smiling. There is NO offseason.

Listening to the Ira Kaufman Podcast is fun, free and easy. Enjoy!

“We Will Not Ever Use Talent As An Excuse”

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

BY IRA KAUFMAN

Bruce Arians has been here before.

He knows what it’s like to take a forlorn NFL franchise and mold it into a winning organization — and he knows how to do it quickly. (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

Rookie minicamp is here but the Sage of Tampa Bay Sports has much bigger things on his Bucs-obsessed mind. The twice-weekly fun is all presented by Ed Morse Cadillac Tampa and Ed Morse Cadillac Brandon. Check out their new May online offers while you listen.

Click play above or tune in at iTunes, Google Play or Podbean.com. Stay informed, thinking and smiling. There is NO offseason.

Listening to the Ira Kaufman Podcast is fun, free and easy. Enjoy!

Ronde’s Year?

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

BY IRA KAUFMAN

It should have been his day.

Once again, Ronde Barber has been overlooked. He’s used to it by now, seven years after he made his final tackle and defended his last pass for the Buccaneers. (more…)

Ira Talks Internal Jameis Analysis, Tight Offseason, O-Line Realities, Kicking Management, Optimism, Jason Pierre-Paul Injury, Gerald McCoy Situation & Much More

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

Boring May in the world of the Bucs? Pffffttt!  Ira has loads on his mind during today’s Bucs-dominant wrestling match with Joe. The twice-weekly fun is all presented by Ed Morse Cadillac Tampa and Ed Morse Cadillac Brandon. Check out their new May online offers while you listen.

Click play above or tune in at iTunes, Google Play or Podbean.com. Stay informed, thinking and smiling. There is NO offseason.

Listening to the Ira Kaufman Podcast is fun, free and easy. Enjoy!

The Optimist’s Guide To The Postseason

Monday, May 6th, 2019

BY IRA KAUFMAN

When you wish upon a star …

It’s the beginning of May, rookie mini-camp is dead ahead, and Buc fans are entitled to dream a little dream. They have the right to assume the best for the roster taking shape at One Buc Place under Bruce Arians and a staff of thousands working behind the scenes. (more…)

Change, Trust & The Running Game

Friday, May 3rd, 2019

BY IRA KAUFMAN

It’s time for a rush to judgment around these parts.

Somehow, some way, the 2019 Tampa Bay Buccaneers have to construct a credible ground game. It’s been missing in action since 2015, when an offensive coordinator named Dirk Koetter orchestrated a well-balanced attack that set a franchise record for total offense. (more…)

Ira Talks Vegas Over-Under, Bowles Impressions, Gerald McCoy Insight, Safety & Nickel Revelations, Much More NFL Draft Reaction, Justin Evans’ Injury, Fan Draft Depression, Darrell Henderson & More

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Sage Ira goes a lot deeper on the NFL Draft with Joe, in addition to diving into all the fresh action Tuesday at One Buc Palace. It’s a loaded podcast — more than usual.  The twice-weekly, intense sparring session with Joe is all presented by Ed Morse Cadillac Tampa and Ed Morse Cadillac Brandon. Check out their online offers while you listen.

Click play above or tune in at iTunes, Google Play or Podbean.com. Stay informed, thinking and smiling. There is NO offseason.

Listening to the Ira Kaufman Podcast is fun, free and easy. Enjoy!

Ira Talks Making Sense Of The Draft, Arians/Bowles Rule, “Can’t Go Into It With This Roster,” Pessimism Self-Check, McCoy Future, Team Glazer View, Speed Changes & More

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

The Sage of Tampa Bay sports gives his initial takes on a very memorable Buccaneers’ draft, along with plenty of big-picture thinking, also knows as sage wisdom. The twice-weekly sparring with Joe is all presented by Ed Morse Cadillac Tampa and Ed Morse Cadillac Brandon. Check out their online offers while you listen.

Click play above or tune in at iTunes, Google Play or Podbean.com. Stay informed, thinking and smiling. There is NO offseason.

Listening to the Ira Kaufman Podcast is fun, free and easy. Enjoy!