. Greg DePalma and co-host Tony Mejia take stock at the outset of the NFL’s Week 8 – the Miami Dolphins, Chicago Bears and L.A. Chargers are in playoff contention, while the Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers need to halt skids. Also, the Pittsburgh Steelers are a playoff contender on the field and a nightmare off it, and can London see one competitive game in 2017?
Greg DePalma is joined by Matthew Stevens, managing editor of USA Today’s RavensWire website, to discuss Baltimore Ravens headlines following Sunday’s overtime loss to the Chicago Bears. Jamal Murphy, chief fantasy analyst for Ourlads.com, also drops in to discuss the impact of QB Aaron Rodgers‘ injury in Green Bay. The college outlook spotlights the shakeup following losses by Clemson and Washington.
Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, joins Greg DePalma for a breakdown of how each NFC team fared in last week’s NFL Draft. Though not as high-profile as other teams, the Washington Redskins brought in perhaps the most solid top-to-bottom class starting with Alabama DT Jonathan Allen as a bargain at No.17.
Greg DePalma looks back at Thursday night’s opening round of the NFL Draft, which got unpredictable from the moment the Chicago Bears traded up to draft North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky, and suggests what to look for from Friday’s second round.
Greg DePalma and Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, conduct their final mock draft with just a week to go before the real thing happens in Philadelphia. In this edition, Mitch Trubisky (right) is the first quarterback off the board, but how does Christian McCaffrey fare among running backs?
Greg DePalma and Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, break down the trade and free-agent movement of every AFC North and NFC North team to see where their priorities lie for this month’s NFL Draft. The 2017 Ourlads’ Guide is now being shipped; orders can still be placed.
Greg DePalma offers his latest college basketball updates analysis and other musings, with Syracuse and Providence scoring big last-second wins to bolster their portfolios. And with the start of NFL free agency looming, PSN’s series of 32 teams and needs begins with the Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions.
After quarterback Tony Romo went down in the preseason, there were many in Dallas who believed the season was already lost before it began. Thanks to rookie QB Dak Prescott, there is not only hope that the Cowboys can stay in contention long enough for Romo to return and lead them to the playoffs, but also that they’ve found their franchise signal-caller for years to come. This is a good week…
Greg DePalma and co-host Ross Benjamin take a look at sports headlines from the July 4 weekend, including the slumping Chicago Cubs‘ four-game sweep at the hands of the New York Mets. They also discuss rumblings from NBA free agency, and the NFL roundup stops on the Chicago Bears.
Mock Draft: The SEC takes center stage with six of the next nine players including three from National Champion Alabama.