Last Sunday afternoon, in the NFC Championship Game, we saw two different coaches make two different decisions at crucial moments of the game. One coach’s more bold approach vaulted his team into the Super Bowl, the other’s, far more, timid Continue reading
In 2008, Tampa Bay hired a man named Barry Melrose to coach their beloved hockey team. That experiment lasted only 16 games. Fortunately, it wasn’t long afterwards that the organization found the man they wanted in Jon Cooper, who has Continue reading
Coming up with a different theme to incorporate into my weekly football picks is tricky business. My prognosticating partners in crime already have theirs. KP chooses a different movie each week and manages to cleverly tie in his picks with Continue reading
For all you Buccaneers fans upset your team kept Dirk Koetter and lost out on the Jon Gruden sweepstakes, I’m here to talk you off the ledge and tell you why you’re better off without him. Go grab yourself a Continue reading
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