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Friday, October 15th, 2021

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Tom’s Thumb

Friday, October 15th, 2021

No, the root cause of three bad passes in a row late in the first half doesn’t have to be the bad thumb of salad-bar-hating, park-violating, home-invading, NFLPA-ignoring, down-forgetting, handshake-stiffing, jet-ski-losing, biscuit-baking, tequila-shooting, smartphone-phobic, waffle-grilling, trophy-throwing, roller-coaster-scared, numbers-rules-peeved, helmet-tossing, football-punting, Bucs-Super-Bowl-winning quarterback Tom Brady. (more…)

The Morning After

Friday, October 15th, 2021

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Good morning on this beautiful Victory Friday. Joe doesn’t get to type that often so let’s dive in to the deep end of the pool while we enjoy it. (more…)

Morning Cup Of Joe

Friday, October 15th, 2021

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…)

Winning Without Greatness From Devin White

Friday, October 15th, 2021

Joe is so encouraged by the Bucs’ 5-1 start, despite savior linebacker Devin White looking like a mere mortal and little like the force he was in the playoffs last season. (more…)

“Lenny’s Punishing People”

Friday, October 15th, 2021

At times against the Eagles last night Joe was having 2010 flashbacks. (more…)

How Much Was Tom Brady’s Thumb Hurting?

Friday, October 15th, 2021

Was injured thumb bothering Tom Brady?

Tom Brady was hot as a cheesesteak right off the grill in south Philly. But with a few minutes left in the second quarter last night, Brady seemed to get ice cold. (more…)

Hot Comeback For Jamel Dean

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

Remember when Todd Bowles stepped out of character a few weeks ago and sent cornerback Jamel Dean a message about playing through pain? (more…)

Yes, There Is An O.J. Howard

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

Strong game!

Who had O.J. Howard with 49 yards receiving and a touchdown tonight? (more…)

Did Bucs Think Game Was In The Bag?

Thursday, October 14th, 2021


A win is a win and the Bucs and Joe won tonight (if you get Joe’s drift coughEagles+7cough). And my how things have changed that at least for one story, Joe isn’t doing cartwheels while trying to balance a Big Storm Brewing beer. (more…)

Tom Brady On Pace For 5,848 Yards & 48 Touchdowns

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

Yeah, everyone loves Tom Brady. But Joe has to bow to the men who didn’t allow Brady to get sacked tonight.

He was hit just three times. (more…)

Buccaneers 28, Eagles 22

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

Bucs QB Tom Brady.

The versatile and lethal Bucs offense marches on. (more…)

Bucs-Eagles, Open Thread

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

More hate.

Comments through tonight’s game with fellow fans and a small handful of haters.

Behave like a decent human being — unless you’re blasting the zebras or moronic Eagles fans who find their way in here.

Go Bucs!

Screen Test

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

Devin White

Without Lavonte David prowling from sideline to sideline and using his on-field savvy, Joe has no doubt what’s coming from the Eagles tonight. (more…)

Ira Kaufman Dives Headfirst Into The Jon Gruden Mess, Gives Stunning Eagles-Bucs Predictions, Analyzes A Rare Bruce Arians Approach, And More

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

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Gameday Tampa Bay

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

Game 6

Bucs (4-1) at Eagles (2-3)

Kickoff: 8:20 p.m.

TV: NFL Network.


“Just A Terrible Game”

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

Thing of the past.

Joe thinks it is easy to say the worst road game the Bucs played last year was a Thursday night at Soldier Field. (more…)

Watch EVERY Bucs Road Game With Ira Kaufman & Fans At Big Storm Brewery Clearwater

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

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Donald Penn: Jon Gruden Is Not A Racist

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

So many ex-Bucs have chimed in on Jon Gruden’s NFL demise for all kinds of offensive language in his private emails to then Redskins executive Bruce Allen. But perhaps none know Gruden better than former Bucs left tackle Donald Penn. (more…)

Bucs-Eagles Fantasy Preview

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

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Old Timer May Still Have It

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

Prediction coming true?

Gil Brandt is showing his age but he still has a lot of wisdom dancing around that old noggin of his. (more…)