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Tristan Wirfs Talks Zoom Call With The Bucs, Blocking For Tom Brady

Saturday, April 4th, 2020

Bucs fans proved they are aching for Tampa Bay to draft an offensive lineman in Round 1.

And a guy many want was talking about that happening yesterday. (more…)


Saturday, April 4th, 2020

Hoping for a surprise.

Hope is a big thing around One Buc Palace. Sadly, wins seem to take a back seat to hope. (more…)

Donovan Smith Talks “The Goat Coming To Tampa,” Jameis & More

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Welcome to a gargantuan spotlight, Donovan Smith.

Rondé Barber will be watching closely. (more…)

Ira Dives Into The Bucs’ Draft, Talks Offensive Modifications, Hype Comparison, Future Bucs Executive Peyton Manning (?) & Takes Fan Questions & More; Plus A Fresh Interview With Clyde Christensen

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

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No Real Relationship With Brady

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Bucs GM Jason Licht.

Bucs AC/DC-loving general manager Jason Licht made a national radio appearance this morning. And either he was up most of the night studying tape or he hadn’t yet had any jolt of caffeine. (more…)

Top Targets

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Bucs CB Jamel Dean.

Long-time NFL analyst Andy Benoit a few months ago was let go by Sports Illustrated. Joe missed him. Good guy, often good analysis. (more…)

“The Bucs Can Do Better — And They Should”

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

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Blaine Gabbert, really? (more…)

This Week’s McShay Mock

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

New mock.

Todd McShay changed his socks again. And this time they stink like an offensive lineman. (more…)

Morning Cup Of Joe

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Welcome to your Morning Cup of Joe, an eye-opener to help Joe’s readers ease into their busy workday with a few football links, wacky news and a pleasant distraction. (more…)

“How’s That Going To Look?”

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Tom Brady and Bucs chatter.

David Carr knows what it is like being a new quarterback. (more…)

“They Don’t Have That Guy”

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

“Jason, how are you coming along with finding a running back for Mr. Brady? Chop, chop!”

As we sit here under house arrest in our homes due to the corona in the early days of April, with the draft three weeks away, Daniel Jeremiah sees a monster hole on the Bucs roster. (more…)

“They Said His Joints Are Like That Of A 30-Year-Old Man”

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

About 15 months ago, Bucco Bruce Arians took an extensive physical exam before the Bucs hired him and the head coach said he was fired up to get a “C.”

But what about Tom Brady? (more…)

“That Was Part Of The Negotiaton”

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Former two-time Pro Bowl Colts punter and emergency backup QB Pat McAfee was talking with one of his old friends today, a guy who just happens to coach with the Buccaneers. (more…)

Now It’s Official

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Bucs backup QB Blaine Gabbert

As Joe reported in February from the NFL Scouting Combine, backup QB Blaine Gabbert will be with the Bucs in 2020. It was made official today, per NFL Network. You can read Joe’s February piece here.

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Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

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“There’s A Chink In Everybody’s Armor”

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Run game coordinator/assistant head coach and offensive line overseer Harold Goodwin won’t find a perfect right tackle prospect, says a friend of Bruce Arians.

The touted offensive tackle studs in the 2020 draft are not wowing a respected friend of Bucco Bruce Arians. (more…)

Have Your Say

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

It’s a one-hour flash poll posted at 10:15 a.m. Have your say!

Mocking A Tackle

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Mock draft time.

Holed up in his Manhattan apartment on lockdown from the corona, NFL Network talking head and closet Bucs fan Peter Schrager decided to put his time stuck at home to good use. (more…)

“Let’s Keep The Cannons Quiet”

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Sean Payton talks Bucs

Sinister, bounty-blessing Sean Payton has averaged 10 wins per year in 13 seasons with the Saints.

The future Hall of Famer has coaching numbers nearly identical to Father Dungy’s, though Payton has a winning record in the playoffs. Dungy does not. (more…)

Jacob Eason — In Round 2?

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Bucs legend Rondé Barber says he would not be surprised if Tampa Bay selects a quarterback in Round 2 or Round 3 of the draft in three short weeks.

A former NFL quarterback believes the Bucs might be wise to grab Jacob Eason as he falls to Round 2. (more…)