NFL Draft Recap with Tyler Dunne

May 4, 2017

The 2017 NFL Draft didn't seem that exciting going in.  But boy did it deliver.  Lots of early dominoes fell when the Bears moved up one spot to take...Mitchel Trubisky.  We'll check in with our buddy Tyler Dunne (Bleacher Report) to get his thoughts on an exciting NFL draft. 

And we'll also get his thoughts on the comings and goings with the Buffalo Bills.  GM Doug Whaley is out and the team announced they will not pick up Sammy Watkins 5th year.

Be sure to follow Tyler on Twitter @TyDunne and check out his work at


2017 NFL Draft Preview

April 26, 2017

It's almost Christmas Day for all the armchair draft experts out there, it's time for the NFL Draft! I gave up my faux draft expert status years ago but luckily Tony Pauline, an actual draft expert, is here to prepare us for shopping day for 32 NFL teams.

We'll discuss...

  • Can the Browns actually screw up this #1 pick?
  • Should we be all in on Mitchell Trubisky?
  • Biggest depth position in this draft
  • How will Jabrill Peppers diluted sample effect his draft stock?
  • and what if players could pick their own team? Who would get the most players? Pats? Cowboys?

 Be sure to follow Tony on Twitter @TonyPauline and at for draft coverage all week long.


NFL Draft Recap & Kentucky Derby Preview

May 5, 2016

The NFL Draft has come and gone and with it plenty of interesting stories.  Vinny Iyer from The Sporting News joins us to recap the best and worst of the draft.  

  • Which teams made an immediate improvement?
  • Who's a bigger risk? Myles Jack or Laremy Tunsil?
  • Who's set up to win quicker? Jared Goff or Carson Wentz?
  • What are the big questions that need answers before we head into training camp?
We'll also be joined by Tim Layden from Sports Illustrated to take a look at the 2016 Kentucky Derby.  Will there be an American Pharaoh effect with fans of horse racing?  Who has the best chance to knock off favorite Nyquist?

NFL Draft Preview - Niners & Cowboys

April 21, 2016

The 2016 NFL Draft is almost here which's Bro Hug time!  I'm sure Commissioner Goodell is practicing his hugging skills in the week leading up to the draft.  We're also getting your ready for the draft on this week's episode with two great guests...

Drew Davison (Ft. Worth Star-Telegram) covers the Dallas Cowboys

  • Was there elation or disappointment when the Rams and Eagles moved up to the top 2 spots?
  • Ramsey, Bosa, or Elliott, which one is the best fit for the Cowboys right now?
  • Will the Cowboys give Johnny Manziel a realistic look?

and Matt Barrows (Sacramento Bee) who covers the San Francisco 49ers

  • The latest on Colin Kaepernick's status.  Will he stay or will he go?
  • With 12 picks in the 2016 Draft will the Niners still be looking to move up?
  • Is there real tension between GM Trent Balke and HC Chip Kelly?

Plus, we'll address the Curt Schilling situation and we'll say goodbye to the legendary Prince.


Episode 64: Bad Week for Sports

May 7, 2015

Grab a beer this one is going to take some alcohol to get through.  Not a real good week for sports.  And hell those are the weeks that make doing this so much easier.  We cover all the insanity including:

-Deflategate: What does this mean for Brady's legacy? Will he be suspended?
-LeSean McCoy accuses Chip Kelly of being a racist
-The Cleveland Cavaliers put out possibly the worst video ever
Plus what NBA series should I watch? Hit me up on Twitter with your suggestions: @theradioblast

Episode 62: Jack Eichel

May 1, 2015

It's time to talk the other draft, the NHL Draft.  Last week we talked Connor McDavid with Victor Fernandes from the Erie-Times News.  In the interest of equal time let's talk Jack Eichel with Scott McLaughlin from WEEI Boston.  Sabres fans pay close attention:

-What are the chances Eichel stays at BU another year?
-What does he do better than Connor McDavid?
-How did he handle the beer chugging video with the media?
-And did the Sabres get a steal in linemate Evan Rodrigues?
Plus my pick for this year's Kentucky Derby!

Episode 61: NFL Draft Preview

April 29, 2015

Get your hugging arms ready, it's NFL Draft time! Now that you've read 180 mock drafts including your neighbors dog's, let's talk about some of the big stories.  Michael Lombardo from and joins us to talk about the draft:

-Is Jameis Winston a lock at #1?
-Why are there no "sure thing" QBs anymore?
-Five years from now who will be the best player from this draft?
-and why the San Diego Chargers have become a "toxic" organization
Plus we'll talk sports reporter hypocrisy (one of our favorite topics) and the team I think is the X factor going into the Draft.

Episode 55: Buccaneers Draft Preview

March 4, 2015

It's never too early to start talking NFL draft.  And we might as well start at the top.  Roy Cummings the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat writer for the Tampa Tribune joins us to discuss who the Bucs might be leaning at with the #1 pick.  

-Will it be Winston or Marriota?
-Is a trade still on the table?
-What other needs does a 2-14 team have?
-And who will be the Bucs starting QB in week 1 (his answer might surprise you)?

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 16: Draft Round 1

May 9, 2014

Ok, I'm not handing out grades but I did think there were some interesting moments from Round 1 of the NFL Draft that I wanted to recap.  Also, why the media is already foaming at the mouth to write their NFL is Anti-Gay article about Michael Sam, and why they are wrong.