| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:47 PM
They coach the same game, with the same-sized fields and same oblong ball. They both wear whistles, headsets and sunglasses that hide sleep-starved eyes closer to Xs than O's.
But the difference between being a head football coach in college and the NFL...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Let's get it over with and change the name of One Buc Place to Dysfunction Junction.
Or maybe we're just watching the extended director's cut of Mean Girls.
It gets confusing with all the bickering and the backstabbing.
The coach loathes the...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Did you see where the government shutdown has cost thousands of "non-essential" employees their jobs? You know, like Josh Freeman, who has proven to be about as non-essential as you can get!
But, seriously, how...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 10:13 PM
Josh Freeman is poised to sign with the Minnesota Vikings, vaulting from the hapless Tampa Bay Bucs lineup to one of the NFL's more competitive teams.
Freeman's agent, Erik Burkhardt, broke the news on Twitter late Sunday night.
| Oct 6, 2013
| 10:17 PM
Josh Freeman has a new team, Minnesota has a new young quarterback and Tampa Bay has moved on.
This was quite the eventful bye week for the Vikings and Buccaneers.
Freeman’s agent, Erik Burkhardt, revealed the move in an exclamatory one-word...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 7:35 PM
— Greg Schiano won seven games as a rookie head coach just one year ago. This, after Chip Kelly turned the Tampa Bay Buccaneers down to remain at the University of Oregon.
Now, as Schiano continues down what has become an increasingly slippery...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 4:23 PM
TAMPA — The Buccaneers officially reached the lows of NFL misery on Sunday. All you had to do was look up in the sky:
A "Tebow to Tampa" banner fly over Raymond James Stadium before Tampa Bay played the Philadelphia Eagles after the Bucs' bye week...
| Oct 15, 2013
Lovie Smith never warmed up to anchormen in Chicago so, if you can, picture Smith pretending to laugh at prominent and omnipresent USC fan Will Ferrell's jokes on the sideline during a Trojans practice.
Imagine the straight-laced Smith sidling next to...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Seems hard to believe there will ever be a worse NFL team than the 1976-77 Tampa Bay Bucs that lost their first 26 games. I was there and want them to keep the title. They earned it.
But there is another team in our state that has created an anti-...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:51 AM
Anybody else calling their therapist today after that Monday Night Football fiasco?
Speaking of, did Josh Freeman just throw another incomplete pass?
Minnesota’s 23-7 loss to the New York Giants wasn’t all on Freeman, of course, but the...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Cam Newton is superman and Greg Schiano is superbad, according to one Tampa radio station.
Radio station 102.5 The Bone paid for a billboard in Tampa with the message "Fire Schiano" and the station's logo with flames in the background. Bucs coach Greg...