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The Drive With Big AL & D-Mac

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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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English


Episodes

The Drive Hour 3: 8/23/17

8/24/2017
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Trying to predict when Trevor Siemian will get injured & who will back him up when that time comes. The debate rages on whether Kyle Sloter should be kept on the roster as the backup to Siemian, and if Paxton Lynch is even ready to be an NFL quarterback right now. The guys make schedule predictions & decide if the Broncos make playoffs with a 10-6 or 9-7 record. The fans call in wondering how far Denver can make it if Siemian gets hurt, and Al highlights the toughest matchups on the...

Duration: 00:41:56


The Drive Hour 1: 8/23/17

8/24/2017
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Al starts off with the tough loss the Rockies were handed by the KC Royals & notes their struggles on the road. Al is floored by how many games the Rockies squeeze into a schedule and DMac says these games are huge despite them fading down the stretch. Big Al says Siemian can make all the throws, and DMac highlights some plays Trevor has made throughout camp that could get Broncos fans excited about their QB putting up big numbers. The guys hear from Mike McCoy on the kind of season...

Duration: 00:43:51


The Drive Hour 3: 8/22/17

8/23/2017
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Gary Kubiak’s offense compared to the players that were out there, what got a Super Bowl won in Denver for Super Bowl 50? Big Al tinkers with the Broncos tanking the season & lining up for a top draft pick. Trevor Siemian makes one of the lowest yearly salaries for NFL quarterbacks, and Al thinks about having his deal re-done now. Big Al is still keeping an eye on Ramczyk as to whether Bolles is a bust in the first round. Also, Al asks DMac if he’s seen what Dalvin Cook’s been doing, and...

Duration: 00:39:56


The Drive Hour 1: 8/22/17

8/23/2017
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Not a good day for the Broncos third-stringers, but the Broncos are almost there, says Al. DMac asks who the Broncos should cut along the offensive line, and Al says he wanted Ty Sambrailo to work out, but nearly getting Siemian killed was the last straw. Also, the physical shape of Von Miller. Adam Schefter joins the show to distinguish the difference between a GIF and DFW when Von Miller uses it in context. The guys joke with Adam about serious tweets, and Adam gets serious about how The...

Duration: 00:41:57


The Drive Hour 1: 8/21/17

8/22/2017
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A bad moon is on the rise as Trevor Siemian is named the starter by Vance Joseph.

Duration: 00:42:22


The Drive Hour 3: 8/18/17

8/19/2017
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The guys have fun trying to fix Big Al's microphone to start the hour. Big Al tells us what his biggest pet peeve is when traveling and they compare quarterbacks to hotels. The guys close out the show discussing if they could complete the American Ninja Warrior course.

Duration: 00:39:36


The Drive Hour 2: 8/18/17

8/19/2017
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Big Al and D-Mac kickoff Football at Four with Nick Saban's rant during a press conference. The guys talk about what players need to be a captain on this Denver Broncos team this year. Does a quarterback deserve to be a captain on this team? Mike Pritchard joins the guys LIVE from Santa Clara to tell us what Paxton Lynch needs to do Saturday to still have a chance to be the day one starter. Pritchard says the Broncos need to look at Paxton heavily and what's the latest with Kyle Sloter?

Duration: 00:42:50


The Drive Hour 1: 8/18/17

8/19/2017
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The guys kick off the show talking about the new quarterback battle with the Jaguars as Blake Bortles continues to struggle. Big Al says that the head coach should be picking the QB not the GM. How good of a General Manager is John Elway? In the Big Three the Atlanta Falcons have a restaurant in their stadium that's not open on Sunday's. Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone said the the QB situation in Jacksonville is up for grabs. Our Fan NFL Insider Cecil Lammey joins us LIVE from Santa Clara...

Duration: 00:40:44


The Drive Hour 3: 8/17/17

8/18/2017
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What will it take for Paxton to cement his job as the starter? Big Al says if the two QBs are even, then Paxton is leaving San Francisco as the starter moving forward. Al says you are what you watch, even when it comes to Hard Knocks. Big Al tells DMac he loves watching old preseason games, because he learns something new every time he watches them, and DMac is shocked to hear Al is in love with Dak Prescott. The guys discuss Paxton & Trevor as team captains, and DMac wonders if Paxton was...

Duration: 00:42:10


The Drive Hour 1: 8/17/17

8/18/2017
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Dmac asks Al what he thinks about Paxton’s big day, and Al starts to wonder if Paxton doesn’t get a starting look for Preseason Week 3 against the Packers. DMac thinks something might be wrong with Jamaal Charles, and defends The Drive from being called a smear campaign against Paxton Lynch. Al says he’s been talking about the Broncos starting their first-round draft pick all offseason. Big Al says the Broncos just wanted Paxton Lynch to be Jameis Winston, and DMac says it would have been...

Duration: 00:40:06


The Drive Hour 3: 8/16/17

8/17/2017
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DMac notes no shift of power or balance at the Broncos QB position & Al says teams have a better chance at winning the Super Bowl with a veteran superstar QB than a prolific defense. Big Al wants to know who’s edgy like Malik Jackson & Bill Romanowski on this year’s Broncos defensive line, and fears injury playing like mad-men with ultimate effort. Broncos may have problems at RT, and DMac says it seems obvious at this point. Also, DMac has Paxton lynch trending up & Al says it's so good...

Duration: 00:43:09


The Drive Hour 2: 8/16/17

8/17/2017
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Cecil tells Big Al about Garett Bolles’ pancake block in practice today, and the guys are curious about the fight & the spirit on the field after it went down. Big Al wonders how Jamaal Charles looked, and Cecil says it was good for Charles to get some action, but he isn’t seeing the same speed that made him a monster in Kansas City. Big Al wants to know about the trash the 49ers were talking about the Broncos QBs, and Cecil says both Paxton & Trevor were getting clowned on. Tomorrow, Cecil...

Duration: 00:41:11


The Drive Hour 1: 8/16/17

8/17/2017
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Al says some guys like to ‘get it in’ and DMac laughs about some nicknames for Al. DMac says there’s nothing to be ashamed of losing to Brett Favre in the playoffs, and Al says he got it in with Marshall Faulk on Tuesdays. Al says Drew Brees is a cut above, and DMac notes that Jeff Garcia was a successful NFL QB. DMac says Paxton’s size is unusual, and he’s not willing to write Paxton off as a bust. Al says Peyton was a tank. Dmac likes the opportunities Sefo is getting & Al is shocked to...

Duration: 00:41:16


The Drive Hour 3: 8/15/17

8/16/2017
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Dmac asks VJ what we can expect when it comes to number of snaps for the Broncos three QBs, and why Jamaal Charles isn’t playing this week in San Francisco. Big Al mentions cut-down day as a big deal, and isn’t sure Paxton would make the same reads that Trevor & Kyle have been making this preseason. What Chad Kelly is up to during the preseason, and what happens with Kelly & Butt when practice is over. Big Al notes Trevor's ability to avoid mistakes, and the guys agree Trevor learned what...

Duration: 00:41:21


The Drive Hour 2: 8/15/17

8/16/2017
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Dmac tells Big Al the Broncos should stay away from drafting a QB in the first round, and has the numbers to back it. DMac says history tells us Paxton needs another year to get ready, but we may not have that kind of time. Dmac says if you’re going to move up in the NFL draft, go way up, and Paxton is stuck on a developmental path. Al goes through the list of players acquired in the RG3 deal, and DMac says Paxton is not Elway, Favre or Marino. Troy Renck joins the show with his overall...

Duration: 00:45:53


The Drive Hour 1: 8/15/17

8/16/2017
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A nice win for the Colorado Rockies & an even better story for Chad Bettis, as he goes 7 shutout innings against the Atlanta Braves. DMac has beef with Bud Black’s mindset when it comes to bunting, and wanted the one run more than basic baseball strategy may suggest. Charlie Blackmon gets a clutch triple, and Carlos Gonzalez comes up huge for Chad Bettis, even though DMac wishes it was one inning earlier. Dmac remembers Super Bowl 50 and hanging out with the players in San Francisco without...

Duration: 00:41:10


The Drive Hour 3: 8/14/17

8/15/2017
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It’s back spasms for Jared Crick, and Al says Kerr can move outside & play another technique. The guys are not concerned about the run defense unless we get schemed to death. DMac says Crick might be available Week 1 & Al cautions the listeners that Crick & Wolfe’s injuries could linger all season long. Also, maybe the coaches made a mistake by letting Kyle Sloter play. What would Paxton’s stat line have to be if he gets five series against the 49ers, and how much time would Big Al give the...

Duration: 00:45:13


The Drive Hour 2: 8/14/17

8/15/2017
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Al tells DMac why Calais Campbell & Malik Jackson will likely go down as deals that should've gotten done in Denver, and we're fortunate Derek Wolfe only has a sprained ankle. Cecil Lammey joins the show to talk about the struggles of Paxton Lynch & how Von Miller has become a one-man wrecking crew in team drills. Vance Joseph assumes Paxton Lynch is excited for his upcoming opportunity against the 49ers & to play with the ones, but Cecil notes how unsure the situation seems with not enough...

Duration: 00:38:57


The Drive Hour 1: 8/14/17

8/15/2017
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Big Al tells DMac his only NFL regret was running at the NFL combine, and DMac gives the listeners the Good, Bad & Ugly from today at Broncos training camp. DMac says Paxton was more in control throwing on the run, and what the mood was like when the Broncos saw Jared Crick go down. DMac highlights Paxton's final 2-minute drill, and Lynch throwing it right in Aqib Talib's chest. Also, the beautiful pass from Siemian to Raymond in a tiny window for a first down & if games will still decide...

Duration: 00:42:30


Paxton's Final Push: Training Camp Day 12 WAR ROOM Hour 2: 8/12/17

8/14/2017
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The WAR ROOM breaks out in full effect on if this Broncos defense can survive the preseason without Derek Wolfe. DMac notes that this gives the young pass rushers all sorts of opportunity to shine, and says the No Fly Zone will be able to carry the Broncos to a few wins with Trevor Siemian at the helm. Kyle Sloter has some supporters call in and give DMac grief after he says every team in the NFL has a guy like Sloter.

Duration: 00:41:39

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