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Morning Cup Of Joe

Monday, December 9th, 2019

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…)

Mike Evans May Be Out A While

Monday, December 9th, 2019

Season in doubt.

When Mike Evans caught that 61-yard touchdown pass from Mr. Entertainment, America’s Quarterback, Pro Bowler Jameis Winston, late in the first quarter, who knew that could be his last catch of a wonderful 2019 season? (more…)

“Nicest” Team

Sunday, December 8th, 2019

Reason he is losing hair.

Though the Bucs have won four of their last five games, it may be a bit premature to call the Bucs a nice team. They still have a losing record. (more…)

Shaq Barrett’s Game-Saving Play

Sunday, December 8th, 2019

What a work of art, a true piece of football beauty.

Shaq Barrett’s heroics at the close of halftime likely won the game for the Bucs after Lavonte David was juked out of his cleats by Colts QB Jacoby Brissett. (more…)

Donovan Smith And Courage

Sunday, December 8th, 2019

Heart.

It seems there is some sort of sport Joe heard about, and it is taking a baseball bat to Bucs left tackle Donovan Smith. (more…)

Bucs “Played Dumb” Early

Sunday, December 8th, 2019

Stong play coninues.

The strong second half of the season for the Bucs’ No. 5 overall pick in the 2019 draft keeps rising. (more…)

“It’s Awesome To See The Culture In The Locker Room Change A Little Bit”

Sunday, December 8th, 2019

Ryan Jensen speaks

A disease has infected the Tampa Bay locker room for years. It’s called incessant losing.

Teaching chronic losers how to win and close out games was perhaps the biggest challenge facing Bruce Arians when he got the job in January. (more…)

Bad Practice Week Turns Into A Win

Sunday, December 8th, 2019

Intriguing buzz in the Bucs’ postgame locker room after today’s thrilling 38-35 win. (more…)

Eliminated

Sunday, December 8th, 2019

“Next year, Mr. Glazer.”

The Bucs beat the Colts and upped their record to 6-7, but the season officially is over. (more…)

Bucs 38, Colts 35

Sunday, December 8th, 2019

Did you wear your seat belt? Because that was one wild ride.

This has become Bucs football. It’s ugly. It’s pretty. It’s maddening. It’s exhilarating.

Lots of individual glory and breakdowns — and lately it’s enough for a “W.” (more…)

Bucs-Colts, Open Thread.

Sunday, December 8th, 2019

At 5-7, its time for Tampa Bay to take a giant step toward NFL decency — or a giant step backwards to the stench heap of the league.┬áThe Colts (6-6) are reeling and should be very beatable.

Talk about the action all game long in the comments section below. Play nice. Keep it clean.

Big day for the future of No. 3.

Big Game For Corners

Sunday, December 8th, 2019

Another test. (Photo courtesy of Buccaneers.com.)

The Bucs secondary, specifically its cornerbacks, has been playing well, significantly better than earlier in the season. (more…)

Bucs “On Schedule”

Sunday, December 8th, 2019

Bucs on pace with Vegas prediction.

And here you were impressed that the Bucs have won three of their last four games, eh? (more…)

Gameday Tampa Bay

Sunday, December 8th, 2019

Game 13

Colts (6-6) at Bucs (5-7)

Kickoff: 1 p.m.

TV: WTSP-TV Channel 10, NFL Sunday Ticket Channel 709.

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Fresh Legs, Questionable Hand

Sunday, December 8th, 2019

Another A-list running back will try to figure out the stingy Tampa Bay run defense today. (more…)

TV Map For Colts-Bucs

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Where the Bucs game will be shown on free TV

It seems only two small regions of the country will be blessed with the Colts-Bucs broadcast on free TV.

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Byron Leftwich Talks Normal “Leakage”

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

A lot of Bucs fans wept and ran to their local Hooters bar when they learned the Bucs were going status quo on their offensive line for the 2019 season. (more…)

Prices Cut To Incredible Lows At Bill Currie Ford

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Prices have been slashed to record lows on 2019 inventory at Bill Currie Ford, a mile north of Raymond James Stadium on Dale Mabry Highway.

All 2019 vehicles must go!

They all include Bill Currie Ford’s famous nationwide lifetime warranty! Do not wait! Your trade will be worth a lot less on January 1. Visit BillCurrieFord.com.

“Standard Of Performance”

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Hall of Fame general manager Bill Polian talked a bit this week about knowing his former co-worker, Bucco Bruce Arians, for more than 25 years. (more…)

Colts Expert Picks The Bucs

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Joe’s heard chatter that the 6-6 Colts are a good team.

Reality says Indianapolis has lost four out of five games — including to Miami — as they limp in to Tampa to face the Bucs. (more…)

Grading Bruce Arians

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Studied.

We will have a better idea a month from now how good of a job Bucs coach Bucco Bruce Arians did this season. (more…)