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The NFL Draft has FINALLY arrived and 3+ months of college football scouting from Pete Davidson of Rotobahn.com will arm you with PLENTY of analysis on this year’s Draft Class. Edition 1 features the Rankings and shotgun analysis on the Top 16 Quarterbacks who could and should get drafted today and this weekend and features a look Pete’s Top 30 Runningback Rankings. Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson have you covered
relatively easily, only to come up lacking at the NFL level, including Matt Leinart , Greg McIlroy , Brandon Weeden and Christian Ponder . However, the formula also serves as some measure of validation for some of the under-the-radar draftees
league, as TCU’s Andy Dalton (29-50-61 percent) made it his first two seasons and Florida State’s Christian Ponder (35-35-62 percent) helped the Vikings get to the playoffs (thanks to a big dose of Adrian Peterson ) in 2012
positioned when it comes to cap space, and while he wouldn’t be catching 100 passes a year from the likes of Christian Ponder (or Joe Webb), Welker would form a special offensive tandem ( The Rehabbed Knee Brigade? ) with Adrian Peterson
Texans and Patriots, but it appears that the Jags are going to go back to Blaine Gabbert. Good luck with that . 26. Christian Ponder , Vikings. “A man’s got to know his limitations,” said Dirty Harry, and Ponder seems cool with that. He
franchise. It appears that Terrelle Pryor will get the start in the regular-season finale against the Chargers. 27. Christian Ponder , Vikings. Probably too low (62 percent completion rate, 2,701 passing yards, 15 touchdowns, 12 interceptions
And he's rushed for 576 yards and four TDs in three games this month. Oh, and Peterson is doing all this with Christian Ponder -- 26th in passer rating -- as his quarterback.) This is simplistic, but here's one reason why Peterson would
who will start this weekend for the Vikings, is 1-1 as a starter with Minnesota this year, alternating with Christian Ponder and (occasionally) Josh Freeman . Kliff Kingsbury — who spent the 2003 season on injured reserve after being selected
adversity. The situation is very toxic in Washington. 28. (27) Vikings (2-8) – The Jekyll and Hyde play of Christian Ponder has to be wearing thin on the patience of the Vikings brass. It’s sad to think that Minnesota may have the best
should have won. There were many opportunities, but Washington failed to close. 27. (30) Vikings (2-7) — Christian Ponder is a tease to all the Vikings fans out there. He shows glimpses of promise, and there are other times where he
NFL as an ugly win, and the Cowboys got one Sunday. They added another mark in the win column, but they allowed Christian Ponder to look like a capable quarterback. Dallas’ defense gave up 393 total yards to one of the worst offenses in the league
Vikings (1-4) — An interesting decision will come out of Minnesota this week as Leslie Frazier must choose Christian Ponder , Matt Cassel or Josh Freeman to start at quarterback. None of those options are too enticing. 29. (28) Raiders
Tom "Eugene" Curran joins the guys to discuss how the Patriots look coming out of OTAs. Then Christian and Lou discuss the Patriots playbook scandal.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss Tom Brady's work in mini-camp and his response to recent criticism of his play.
Former NY Giants running back, Tiki Barber talks about Stevan Ridley's fumbling problem and reflects on what he did to fix the problem while he was still playing
Jackie Mac joins the guys to discuss her thoughts on a possible mid-season tournament in the NBA, LeBron's return to Cleveland, trade rumors with the Celtics and Red Sox, and Darrelle Revis' contract situation.
Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston to talk about the Lebron James Saga, the possibility of Rajon Rondo being traded, and the future of Marcus Smart.
Former coach of Celtics 1st-round pick Marcus Smart, Travis Ford joins MFB to talk about what Celtics fans should expect from the strong point guard. Among other things, Coach Ford says Smart will be a hard worker, and will improve his shooting ability.
Stephen Drew joins Joe Castiglione and Rob Bradford after the Red Sox offense continues to roll in a 14-1 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays.
Joe C. talked to the Sox ace after he
Joe & Dave talked to Rubby De La Rosa after the rookie pitcher went seven innings in the one-run win against the Royals at Fenway.
Rob Bradford is joined by WEEI.com Bruins beat writer DJ Bean, as well as Boston sports fan/blogger Turtleboy to talk all things Bruins free agency. With the B's recent moves, the conversation turns to where the Bruins might next turn and what kind of dent losing Jarome Iginla and Shawn Thornton might make.
DJ discusses Shawn Thornton's new deal, and the on going negotiations with Jerome Iginla
DJ Bean joins the program to dismiss the recent rumors that the Bruins are in discussions to trade Brad Marchand to the Sharks for Patrick Marleau
Steve Buckley joined the show to discuss Tony Dungy's comments on Michael Sam.
The top stories of the day as recounted by John Dennis.
The guys discussed Dungy's comments on Michael Sam.
Do the Bills pose the biggest threat? Should Sean McManus force his announcers on CBS to NOT say Redskins? What happens next? Tiger win another major, or will Rory complete a career grand slam? Colby Lewis was angry at Colby Rasmus for bunting against the shift. Should Red Sox fans have false hope, or cautious optimism?
Tim bought the entire DVD box set of True Detective and binge-watched the entire series in one weekend. Christian found a man who made a spread sheet of how and when his wife said "No" to sex. And most importantly, Lou spoke about a boy named Danny Nickerson. Danny was diagnosed with brain cancer last fall. He loves to see his name on postcards and mail, so Lou encouraged people to send Danny birthday cards.
The guys respond to a Dan Shaughnessy column that points out that the Red Sox are on pace to finish in last place for the 2nd time in 3 years, yet ticket prices still remain among the highest in the league. Is Red Sox nation getting fat and happy now that the Curse of The Bambino has been lifted?
We delve into Tony Dungy's comments on Michael Sam and drafting him, and how there may be more at work here than on the surface.
We talk Sox after a sweep over the Royals at Fenway. We look at fan interest and how nothing in the AL East is even remotely decided at this point.
We tackle four topics, all spawned by Rory McIroy's futures bet he placed on his own son 10 years ago.
Mut and Villani are talking about whether the Red Sox will give Jon Lester the type of contract he is looking for, or whether they might be shopping him with rumors of the Red Sox scouting Cole Hamels.
Mut and Villani are talking about the MLB All Star Game, Adam Wainwright and Derek Jeter, and what are some of the worst ideas in sports.
In this episode we talk about transfers across Europe, players we want to see in the MLS, and Liverpool's Joe Allen joins the show!
As we inch closer to August the initial Fantasy Football picture is starting to become more clear. Today, Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson of Rotobahn.com review Pete’s most recent article on WEEI.com featuring 20 High Value Targets to consider. The conversation features a deep analysis on upside players like Justin Hunter, Aaron Dobson, Tavon Austin, Michael Floyd and Martellus Bennett. As well as a breakdown on three Quarterbacks including Tom Brady who should be strongly considered ahead of their current Average Draft Position. Get ahead of the information while these great Fantasy Stocks are low!
Rob Bradford is joined by Torey Lovullo, Red Sox bench coach, to talk about what went wrong with his team and how they might be able to fix it heading into the second half of the season. Included is a special guest cameo by Alex Speier.
Lester went 8 innings allowing only 4 hits and striking out 8 as the Red Sox swept the Royals. He walked off the mound to a standing ovation from the Fenway faithful. With every dominant performance, the price tag goes up.More from this show
The guys respond to a Dan Shaughnessy column that points out that the Red Sox are on pace to finish in last place for the 2nd time in 3 years, yet ticket prices still remain among the highest in the league. Is Red Sox nation getting fat and happy now that the Curse of The Bambino has been lifted?More from this show
Tim bought the entire DVD box set of True Detective and binge-watched the entire series in one weekend. Christian found a man who made a spread sheet of how and when his wife said "No" to sex. And most importantly, Lou spoke about a boy named Danny Nickerson. Danny was diagnosed with brain cancer last fall. He loves to see his name on postcards and mail, so Lou encouraged people to send Danny birthday cards.More from this show