The U is Back! - Matt Porter (Palm Beach Post)

November 16, 2017

Like it or not The U has their swagger back!  Matt Porter from the Palm Beach Post joins us to discuss the Canes turnaround:

  • What's different with this year's team?
  • Is there concerns the Canes play to the level of their opponent?
  • Who has become the emotional leader of this opportunistic defense?
  • Can this offense win a championship?
  • Where are they most vulnerable as we head down the home stretch?

I'll also talk Tyrod Taylor's benching and why it's clear that not many national media experts pay attention to the Bills.  And I'll recap our big weekend at LSU.

Be sure to check out Matt on Twitter @mattyports.


Buffalo Bills - Hottest Team in the NFL?

October 19, 2016

It's not all about butt beers and bros throwing bros through tables in Buffalo.  The Buffalo Bills might just be the hottest team in the NFL.  This week we're joined by Buffalo Bills beat reporter Sal Capaccio (WGR 550) and Bleacher Report features writer Tyler Dunne

Sal Capaccio - Buffalo Bills 4-2 Start

  • Fans reaction to Colin Kaepernick during Sundays game
  • Is Jerome Felton the unsung hero of the offenses resurgence?
  • How have Zach Brown and Lorenzo Alexander gotten off to career starts?
  • Is it time to give the Ryan brothers credit for this turnaround?

Tyler Dunne - NFL After 6 Weeks

  • Can Vontaze Burfict continue to play his style in the NFL?
  • Is Aaron Rodgers really to blame for the Packers loses?
  • Would a return to Romo be detrimental to the Cowboys?
  • Can Kaepernick still be an effective mouthpiece for change if he's not an effective QB?

Plus we'll talk About why this might be the weakest list of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees ever. 

Be sure to follow Sal (@salsports) and Tyler (@tydunne) on Twitter. 


NFL Season Preview

September 7, 2016

Our NFL season previews wrap up with the Buffalo Bills and the San Francisco 49ers. Two teams who struggled mightily on defense last year.

Sal Capaccio from WGR 550 joins us to look at the Bills:

  • The difference in this team from year 1 to 2 of the Rex Ryan era
  • Is Tyrod Taylor the long term solution at QB for the Bills?
  • Should Bills fans feel optimistic that their defense can rekindle their dominance?
  • The two things that need to happen for the Bills to put an end to the longest playoff drought in sports

And we welcome back Matt Barrows from the Sacramento Bee to the program to talk Niners:

  • How have Colin Kaepernick's teammates reacted to his anthem statement?
  • Why did Chip Kelly decide to go with Blaine Gabbert over Kaepernick?
  • How can the Niners improve on their lackluster defense from 2015?
  • What are the realistic expectations for this team in 2016?

Plus, we'll look back at a crazy week 1 in college football.

Be sure to follow Sal (@SalSports) and Matt (@mattbarrows) on Twitter for up to the minute news on the Bills and Niners.


Episode 86 - Buffalo Bills Season Preview

August 27, 2015

It's time to turn our attention to our NFL season previews.  We start with a team that has had one of the most interesting off-seasons in the league, the Buffalo Bills.  Bills beat reporter Joe Buscaglia joins us to take a look at the Bills upcoming season...

-Has the team bought into the Rex Ryan way?
-Has Percy Harvin shown signs of locker room disruption?
-Who will emerge as the starting QB?
-The one thing preventing this defense from being the best in the league
-and will the Bills finally end their 15 year playoff drought?
Plus, I'll talk about the Little League World Series and the one bit of "sportsmanship" I'm sick of seeing.

Episode 65: Tom Brady Suspension

May 11, 2015

Hear that crying?  It's the Boston sports media crying foul because their golden boy has to sit 4 games.  We'll break down the Tom Brady suspension, why it's not just about deflated footballs, and why some media think it's not a win if Brady isn't the starter.  

Plus we'll talk some good sports including Rickie Fowler's incredible come from behind win at The Players.

Episode 51: NFL Combine, Draft and Bills Talk with Matthew Fairburn

February 8, 2015

Say it ain't so!  No more football for 6 months??!!  Well we always have the combine and draft to look forward to.  Matthew Fairburn from joins us to take a look back at the Senior Bowl and preview the Combine and Draft.  And since Matthew covers the Buffalo Bills we'll get his impression of the Richie Incognito signing and we'll ask him who he thinks the Bills starting QB will be in week 1.  Bills fans you might want to cover your ears.  


Episode 43: And Then There Were Two

January 4, 2015

It's all come down to this, the College Football Playoff has given us the final two teams, Ohio State and Oregon.  We'll look back at round one of the playoffs.  What went wrong for Alabama and Florida State.  We'll also ask Kelly Ward Sports Editor for The Crimson White if this was a disappointing season for Bama and if she thinks Nick Saban could go back to the NFL.

Plus, who's the clubhouse leader for the Buffalo Bills head coaching job. 

Episode 42: So Long Doug

January 1, 2015

So Doug Marrone decides to up and leave the Bills.  Well Doug don't let the door hit you where the good lord split you.  We'll talk about his decision and where the Bills go from here.  We'll also break down the College Football Playoff semi finals.  


Episode 34: Spartans and Tigers and Bears…eccchhhh

November 10, 2014

It was a bad weekend for lots of teams.  We saw 3 teams essentially eliminated from the College Football Playoff and if you're a Bills fan just remember it could be worse, you could be a Bears fan.  Lots of trouble in the Windy City.  We break it all down.


Episode 27: Let the Madness Begin

October 2, 2014

No not that sports madness, the madness that is week 6 of the college football season.  7 games featuring ranked vs. ranked.  We'll break it all down and also, who had a worse week?  Tom Watson?  or Brady Hoke? Let the madness begin!