On this edition of Thursday Night Tailgate we put our Spotlight on the Positve on the Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research and Patriots Tackle Nate Solder for what he’s doing to help kids who are fighting cancer plus bringing healthy food to people in neighborhoods that may not be able to make healthy food choices.
Former Colts RB Dominic Rhodes shared memories of Super Bowl 41 and how it changed his life. He also shared memories of playing against Tom Brady in Brady’s first ever start and about the guys he used to enjoy watching on other teams.
Jonathan Wells joined us and shared his story of growing up in a violent area of New Orleans and how he was able to overcome that and his brother’s suicide. He also talked about emersing himself in the game of football, why he chose Ohio State, idolizing Eddie George, his thoughts on the National Championship game and a whole lot more.
Randy Minniear shares his insights on Purdue and Jeff Brohm’s first season as Head Coach. He also talked about the culture change that needs to go on with the Giants after not appearing to have much spirit towards the end of the season. He also talked about the mystery of the Browns, a once very proud franchise but now they never seem to be able to get any better.
On this episode of Thursday Night Tailgate it’s Runningbacks Night. We talked college National Championship, expansion of the college playoffs, NFL Playoffs, and a whole lot more with former Purdue, Giants & Browns FB Randy Minniear, former Patriots Pro Bowl RB Tony Collins, former Ohio State and Houston Texans RB Jonathan Wells, and former Colts RB and Super Bowl 41 hero Dominic Wells. Plus former Tampa Bay Bucs and Notre Dame President Gay Culverhouse joined us to update us on what going...
Check out this week’s Spotlight on the Positive to hear more great things that Aaron Rodgers and the Packers are doing in the Green Bay community plus the outstanding way Buffalo Bills fans have said thank you to Andy Dalton and the Cincinnati Bengals for helping to break the Bills 17 year playoff drought.
Former Rams Pro Bowl QB Jim Everett shares his thoughts on two of his former teams, the Rams & Saints. Please he does a sneak attack by bringing in our former Co-Host Angelo Cane who weights in on the Bills making the playoffs and who might be playing QB next season in Buffalo.
Super Agent Leigh Steinberg talks about this clients past and present, the impatience of teams to develop young QBs, why TV ratings have dropped in the NFL and how you can win an invitation to his 31st annual Super Bowl party up in Minneapolis.
New Florida A&M Head Coach Willie Simmons talks about how they were able to lure him away from Prairie A&M, what it’s like coming back to his hometown to lead this football team and how he intends to turn this program around.
Our guests on this episode are: Florida A&M new Head Coach Willie Simmons, former Browns DB Felix Wright, Super Agent Leigh Steinberg, and former Rams Pro Bowl QB Jim Everett. Former Patriots Pro Bowl RB Tony Collins took us through our picks for the NFL Wildcard Playoffs plus hear about the great things that Aaron Rodgers, Andy Dalton and Buffalo Bills fans did in this week’s Spotlight on the Positive segment.
Thsi week’s Spotlight on the Positive is Tampa Bay Bucs DT Gerald McCoy for the work he’s doing for families in need with his 5th Annual McCoy Family Christmas. We also put it on Chiefs QB Alex Smith for the work he’s doing helping foster kids go to college.
Randy shared his memories of Chuck Noll, signing with the Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 1974, what he did to make that team, Thomas “Hollywood” Henderson trash talking him, and the frustration each of the Receivers had because there were only so many passes to go around.
We got Olandis’ thoughts on his alma mater the University of Georgia and their upcoming playoff game against Oklahoma. We also talked about their opportunity to exercise all their demons by potentially playing Alabama in the National Champioinship game. Olandis also shared his thoughts on playing with the Broncos and alongside fellow UGA alumni Terrell Davis.
We talked with Paul at length about the Jesse James non-catch against the Patriots, and what a dumb rule the current catch definition is. We also talked about how poorly prepared the Steelers were for covering Gronk in the Patriots last drive, and for the Steelers last couple of plays of that game. We also got his thoughts on the Garrit Cole situation with the Pirates and the slow start the Penguins have gotten off to this season.
Denny McLain - Denny talked about growing up a Cubs fan, hating the White Sox and then signing with the White Sox out of high school at the direction of his mother, over the Yankees who Denny wanted to sign with. He told the story of how the White Sox let him go, the Tigers immediately signed him and in his first Major League start he not only beat the White Sox, he also picked off 2 runners and hit a homerun. Hear those stories plus more from his amazing 31 win season in 1968 and a whole...
On this episode of Thursday Night Tailgate our guests are: former Steelers TE and 4 time Super Bowl Champion Randy Grossman, former University of Georgia and Denver Broncos RB Olandis Gary, Pittsburgh Sports Talk TV & Radio Host Paul Alexander, and Detroit Tigers legendary Pitcher Denny McLain. Former Patriots Pro Bowl RB Tony Collins joins us to go through our 5 Star Picks of the Week for Week 16 in the NFL. This week in our Spotlight on the Positive segment hear the great things that...