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Big Al and DMac help you get through the end of your day with the best afternoon sports radio talk show in Denver. DMac is a 1991 graduate of Syracuse University and has covered Colorado sports for The Fan since 2008. Alfred Williams, a College Football Hall of Famer, won the 1990 Butkus Award and was the captain for that year's consensus National Champion University of Colorado squad. He played nine years in the NFL, winning two Super Bowls with the Denver Broncos.

Big Al and DMac help you get through the end of your day with the best afternoon sports radio talk show in Denver. DMac is a 1991 graduate of Syracuse University and has covered Colorado sports for The Fan since 2008. Alfred Williams, a College Football Hall of Famer, won the 1990 Butkus Award and was the captain for that year's consensus National Champion University of Colorado squad. He played nine years in the NFL, winning two Super Bowls with the Denver Broncos.
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Longmont, CO

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Big Al and DMac help you get through the end of your day with the best afternoon sports radio talk show in Denver. DMac is a 1991 graduate of Syracuse University and has covered Colorado sports for The Fan since 2008. Alfred Williams, a College Football Hall of Famer, won the 1990 Butkus Award and was the captain for that year's consensus National Champion University of Colorado squad. He played nine years in the NFL, winning two Super Bowls with the Denver Broncos.

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Episodes

The Drive Hour 3: 6/18/18

6/19/2018
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Al wonders about the Broncos OLBs and why we don’t have an outside linebackers coach to start out the 2018 season. Al says it doesn’t seem like DeMarcus Ware wants to be a coach, and Chad says he’s never been around a part-time situation like Ware’s. The guys talk about the new CBA & Jon Gruden’s comments on the ‘Patriot Way’ finding versatile players that can adapt to win a game. Al asks Chad about the sights & sounds of the World Cup & if he’s been intrigued by the storylines so far. Also,...

Duration:00:42:35

The Drive Hour 2: 6/18/18

6/19/2018
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The fellas rank their top quarterbacks in the AFC West, and Al asks Chad Brown if his rankings are satisfactory. Chad tries to piece together an argument for Case Keenum to leapfrog Philip Rivers in the AFC West QB rankings, and Al notes the unorthodox style Rivers throws with. Chad mentions Rivers’ advantages, including the ability to throw with his body instead of his legs, and brings up the weapons surrounding Rivers as a reason why he’s been successful. Al is quick to note the weapons...

Duration:00:40:13

The Drive Hour 1: 6/18/18

6/19/2018
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Al & Chad Brown talk about playing at CU and who had the best parties, as well as why Chad chose to stay in the great state of Colorado. Also, Brooks Koepka’s performance at the US Open & what to do with Phil Mickelson now that he’s broken the rules. In the Big 3, Chad tells Big Al the Rockies’ locker room was looking & sounding like a funeral yesterday, and Big Al mentions Trevor Story catching fire & Nolan Arenado’s Gold Glove. Also, what it’s like waiting for Colorado’s pitching to turn...

Duration:00:44:56

The Drive Hour 3: 6/15/18

6/16/2018
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In the third hour, Big Al and Dmac discuss Emmanuel Sanders, and his reluctance to move into the slot this season. Will the Broncos be able to pay him after this year? Should they? Big Al makes his pitch to define what type of running back former Oregon Duck Royce Freeman will be for the Broncos. The guys take a look at the 2018 NFL draft in retrospect. Dmac shares the bizarre experience he found himself on his most recent flight.

Duration:00:39:32

The Drive Hour 2: 6/15/18

6/16/2018
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In the second hour, Big Al and Dmac remember the Broncos' Super Bowl 32 winning team, and recount how tightly-knit and competitive that team was. Al gives his list of running backs that will make this year's Broncos squad, starting with his clear choice for feature back: Royce Freeman. Al also reveals what he believes the future holds for Andy Janovich, Isaiah McKenzie and Carlos Henderson.

Duration:00:42:05

The Drive Hour 1: 6/15/18

6/16/2018
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In the first hour, Big Al and Dmac discuss the Broncos’ decision to bring DeMarcus Ware in as a part time pass rush specialist, and whether or not the team should hire a full time coach for the position, and who the prime candidates would be. If Ware can be considered a consultant for the Broncos, could Big Al, as a former player, fill the same role? With the recent reports that Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio, where will LeBron land this offseason? Can he put together a lineup...

Duration:00:43:59

The Drive Hour 3: 6/14/18

6/15/2018
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Al says the Broncos coaches are still a mess, and he would be suspicious about coming to Denver if he was drafted here in 2018. Big Al says Von Miller is in his Hall-of-Fame years right now, and the Broncos need DeMarcus Ware there full-time to consult Bradley Chubb. The guys talk about Kellen Winslow Jr. and the recent charges against him. Big Al says Winslow Jr. has some serious problems, and remembers the kind of guy Kellen Winslow Sr. was and is today. CJ and Al talk about transitioning...

Duration:00:40:31

The Drive Hour 2: 6/14/18

6/15/2018
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The guys talk about the 1991 NFL Draft, and if Big Al would’ve done anything differently. CJ asks Al about breaking down & crying on draft day, and Al remembers those that were happy for him. Al mentions teams holding the best players’ rights, and asks for the NFL to do away with the franchise tag. Al says this playbook will reflect what Case Keenum wants to run, and that might hurt Paxton’s game even more. CJ doesn’t believe in separate playbooks, and tells Al about modifying packages to...

Duration:00:42:58

The Drive Hour 1: 6/14/18

6/15/2018
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CJ calls out Big Al for his support of Paxton Lynch, Brock Osweiler & Trevor Siemian, and Al defends himself, pointing out the coordinators holding the QBs back & the playoff run Osweiler went on as a member of the Houston Texans. Al points out the opportunity Denver had to bring in Colin Kaepernick, and CJ tells Al to stop making excuses. In the Big 3, Al & CJ talk about Nick Stevens & Christian Hackenberg, and if young QBs in the league are affected by the new CBA. Al tells CJ it’s a...

Duration:00:43:16

The Drive Hour 3: 6/13/18

6/14/2018
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Al tells Pritch Carlos Henderson might get cut due to a crowded WR room, and Pritch hears some audio from VJ asking Carlos Henderson to show the team something. Pritch asks Big Al about his influences when he was a young pass rusher, similar to what DeMarcus Ware hopes to be for Bradley Chubb & the Broncos youngsters. Al says DeMarcus Ware might be too special as an individual to teach young players to be like him. Pritch asks Al what he loves about this game, and Al talks about the...

Duration:00:41:11

The Drive Hour 2: 6/13/18

6/14/2018
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In Football @ Four, Big Al asks Pritch what is going on in New England with Rob Gronkowski & the Patriots. Pritch notes that Tom Brady was upset with Belichick for trying to trade Gronk, and declares that the trade was likely for a quarterback. The guys talk about DeMarcus Ware joining the Broncos as a pass rush specialist and what it means for the organization. Big Al is eager to ink DeMarcus to a full-time contract, noting that with the money Denver’s invested in its pass rushers,...

Duration:00:40:12

The Drive Hour 1: 6/13/18

6/14/2018
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Al & Pritch talk about getting Courtland Sutton on the field, and how great Emmanuel Sanders looks this year. Al wonders how Isaiah McKenzie will be used this year, and expects Jake Butt to be a big part of the offense. Pritch says there’s no doubt Phillip Lindsay should’ve been drafted, and is sure Lindsay will make the team. Al loves Denver’s WR group, and Pritch wonders how many WRs Denver will keep on their final 53-man roster. In The Big Three, Al & Pritch talk about the Patriots, Danny...

Duration:00:45:19

The Drive Hour 3: 6/12/18

6/13/2018
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The guys talk about Sanders in the slot & how the Broncos are planning to get Sutton & Hamilton on the field. Pritch says it shouldn’t matter to Emmanuel whether or not the ball is coming. Al & Pritch talk about the audibles that will be used in Vance Joseph & Bill Musgrave’s system, and the art form that was lost with Peyton Manning. Al wants the hard count to make a comeback in the Broncos’ offense. Big Al welcomes the Corona Fan Dream Job semifinalists, and Al finds out the method to...

Duration:00:42:12

The Drive Hour 2: 6/12/18

6/13/2018
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Al asks Pritch about fourth downs, and how the stats are changing regarding going for it. Pritch asks Al if Marquette King is a weapon, and Al says a ‘weapon’ must score points. FAN Broncos Insider Cecil Lammey joins the show to talk about Broncos mandatory minicamp: Day 1 and what he saw on the field that stuck out. Cecil says it all starts with Case Keenum, and Keenum is currently attempting to master this offense. Al asks Pritch about Vance Joseph’s decision to run a fake punt with...

Duration:00:41:38

The Drive Hour 1: 6/12/18

6/13/2018
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Al & Mike Pritchard talk about Vegas in the Stanley Cup Final & playing on the Broncos. Pritch & Al laugh about playing in college for the Colorado Buffaloes, playing in the Orange Bowl, and winning a National Championship. Al asks Pritch about getting a shot at playing in the league, and how far we’ve come since 3-a-days. Also, Al’s funny story about running with Coach Bill McCartney. In the Big 3 @ 3:30, the guys talk about Shane Ray’s bone fusion & Andrew Luck seeing the field for the...

Duration:00:44:52

The Drive Hour 3: 6/11/18

6/12/2018
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DMac says it’s all about Case Keenum for the next three days at Broncos mandatory minicamp, and the guys rank Keenum amongst the NFL’s elite quarterbacks. Also, we hear audio from Mike Pritchard ripping Emmanuel Sanders for his comments about playing in the slot. The guys take some calls on if Keenum can produce in this Broncos offense, and the difference between the receivers Keenum had in Minnesota, and Sanders & DT in Denver. The guys talk about iHob changing their brand, and if the...

Duration:00:41:28

The Drive Hour 2: 6/11/18

6/12/2018
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In Football @ 4:00, DMac brings up the idea of starting Jeff Heuerman at Tight End to begin the Denver Broncos’ season, and Big Al expects Heuerman to keep the starting job for only a couple weeks. DMac points out that Gary Kubiak’s impact on the team will be massive in 2018, and Al defines Kubiak’s role with the team moving forward. Also, the guys debate if Kubiak is training to eventually be the team’s General Manager. DMac talks about Nicki Jhabvala’s recent article in The Athletic about...

Duration:00:38:32

The Drive Hour 1: 6/11/18

6/12/2018
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Big Al tells DMac LeBron James needs another true All-Star to help him out. DMac agrees landing Paul George will be huge for a team this offseason, and Big Al talks about the self-inflicted wound to LeBron’s hand. Also, Big Al points out Steph Curry has yet to win Finals MVP, and Steve Kerr is morphing into Phil Jackson. DMac tries to figure out why the Warriors would want to get rid of Klay Thompson, even if it means landing LeBron, and Al asks why any team wouldn’t want ‘The King.’ Also,...

Duration:00:46:38

The Drive Hour 3: 6/8/18

6/9/2018
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DMac talks about the downfall of the Patriots, and Tom Brady’s love for his trainer, Alex Guerrero. The guys talk about Guerrero defending the recently suspended Julian Edelman, and if Rob Gronkowski would ever be traded by New England. We hear from Tom Brady at the Super Bowl & from Tom vs Time talking about Alex Guerrero & why it was a miracle that New England won Super Bowl LI. Also, Big Al wonders why Kevin Durant would want to leave Golden State & the boys draw comparisons to Brady,...

Duration:00:38:12

The Drive Hour 2: 6/8/18

6/9/2018
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Big Al loses his mind about what to expect from the Broncos offense this season. Al thinks the Broncos offense can put up numbers similar to the top five offenses from last year, and DMac laughs & tries to bring Al back down to Earth. Al says this Broncos offense has the chance to be truly dynamic, and DMac says Al is being a ‘juke-box hero.’ Al says if the Broncos are dealing with injuries all bets are off, and there’s nothing like a young running back to step in & be stellar behind...

Duration:00:43:09