I went to last year’s Buccaneers Draft Party. After all, it was a big event. The lowly (for far too long) Tampa Bay Buccaneers had earned the dubious distinction of drafting first in 2015. I say dubious because the rights Continue reading
What a bizarre few days this has been for football coaches, more so than normal even. If neck braces, nepotism, runway dismissals and billionaire babblings don’t scream made-for-television drama, I don’t know what does.
People eat. In America, we eat to excess. It’s our birthright.
A friend and I were driving around town last week listening to the local broadcast of the Outback Bowl. Even though I live in Tampa and he was just visiting, he and I determined that bowl game, which featured neither Continue reading
The controversial ending to Monday night’s Packers-Seahawks contest got me thinking, as it did most football fans, but not about how replacement officials have negatively affected this NFL season. It’s safe to say we can all agree the return of Continue reading
* I wrote this piece three years ago after attending the Buccaneers’ first round playoff game against the New York Giants. Things were different back then. Jon Gruden roamed the Tampa sidelines, Jeff Garcia was still taking snaps and the Continue reading
Chuckie Strikes Back
Richard Pryor hosted Saturday Night Live in its flagship season of 1975. The interesting thing about that broadcast is that it wasn’t actually live. Pryor’s comedy was so cutting edge and profane at the time that NBC used a Continue reading
A friend texted me the other night. I was playing poker at my local house game while tipping back a few. His text read simply “Cutler a Buc!!!” I read the text with mixed emotions. The Jay Cutler sweepstakes Continue reading