Chris Broussard: The Rockets will need to get past an LA team to make a postseason run

Chris Broussard joins the show to discuss the Rockets’ win over the Bucks. The Rockets would need to beat an LA team to make a postseason run. If they do prevail in LA, Broussard feels they would have a better chance of beating the Lakers due to “problems defending on the perimeter”.

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Nick Wright & Michael Vick agree: An improved Mahomes would be scary to the rest of the NFL

Super Bowl MVP Quarterback Patrick Mahomes told CBS sports that he believes he still thinks he can improve, even after leading the Kansas City Chiefs to their first championship in 50 years. Nick Wright is joined by Michael Vick to decide whether they believe Mahomes has any more room to improve, and if so, what skill he should focus on improving to ensure success for his long career in Kansas City.

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Nick Wright: LeBron James’ senior look was psychological warfare against the NBA

The Los Angeles Lakers played their first scrimmage in the Orlando Bubble and fell to the Dallas Mavericks 108 – 104, but LeBron James ‘Senior Citizen’ look was Nick Wright’s biggest takeaway after the game. Hear Nick tell Antoine Walker and Kevin Wildes why he believes the grays in LeBron’s beard were intentional, a psychological swipe at younger players who think he may be past his prime.

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Nick Wright: Adding Markieff Morris won’t affect the depth of Lakers’ championship roster

Los Angeles Lakers’ Markieff Morris is en route to Orlando to join the team for the NBA restart, hinting that the Lakers might have a depth problem going into the playoffs. Nick Wright tells Kevin Wildes and Antoine Walker whether the addition of Morris will add any depth to the Lakers’ roster, and where he thinks they need the most help.

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Nick Wright: It’s not likely Brady & Bucs will overachieve this 2020 season

O.J. Howard, tight end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had this to say on his team’s offense: “When you put us on paper, we’re one of the best in the league, if not the best.” With Tom Brady replacing Jameis Winston, Nick Wright answers why he feels the addition of Brady to an already strong offense won’t necessarily mean the Bucs will overachieve this season, while Greg Jennings can’t see how they can underachieve.

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Nick Wright: Patriots’ QB competition between Stidham & Cam will be hilarious in hindsight

Sportswriter Peter King disagrees with anyone who thinks Cam Newton will be a lock for the starting quarterback position with the New England Patriots over Jarrett Stidham. Nick Wright tells Brian Westbrook and Kevin Wildes why this speculation over who will start will be hilarious in hindsight when Cam is making plays on the field and Stidham is on the sidelines ‘holding a clipboard’. Hear why Nick thinks the idea that Stidham can compete with Cam for the starting job is a silly one.

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Brian Westbrook: Cowboys adding CeeDee Lamb to rushing game is a dynamic move for offense

The Dallas Cowboys are looking to use newly drafted CeeDee Lamb in their rushing game, adding what Brian Westbrook calls a ‘dynamic’ element to their offensive strategy. Westbrook tells Nick Wright and Kevin Wildes why the rookie WR receiving carries in Dallas offense could be beneficial for the Cowboys, especially for teammates Ezekiel Elliott and Dak Prescott.

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Michael Vick: Cam Newton is a dual-threat QB, Pats offense will be one to watch

With the addition of Cam Newton to the New England Patriots, Offensive Coordinator Josh McDaniels’ options may have significantly expanded. Michael Vick joins Nick Wright and Kevin Wildes to talk how much of a difference a dual threat quarterback like Cam will make VS what Tom Brady was able to do offensively.

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Nick Wright: With Dak, Zeke & CeeDee Lamb, a Super Bowl run could be in play for Dallas

Now that it’s official Dak Prescott will be playing under the franchise tag, Nick Wright considers what it would take for him to lead the Dallas Cowboys to the Superbowl. With a new and improved coach in Mike McCarthy, the addition of CeeDee Lamb, and a healthy Ezekiel Elliott, Nick tells Kevin Wildes and Michael Vick what obstacle he thinks they’ll need to overcome in order to make a real Super Bowl run.

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Nick Wright & Brian Westbrook agree: 2020 will be Odell Beckham Jr’s most prolific season yet

Nick Wright and Brian Westbrook talk the Cleveland Browns, and discuss how important the 2020 season will be for Odell Beckham Jr’s career. The two recount his set backs last season, and point out the reasons why the Browns’ offense will lend itself better to a successful season for OBJ.

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Brian Westbrook: Dak Prescott should roll the dice again on deal with Dallas

It looks like there’s not a lot of optimism that a deal will be reached between Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys, and there are no scheduled talks between Dallas and Prescott’s agent. Brian Westbrook explains to Nick Wright and Kevin Wildes why he would sign a deal with the Cowboys if he were Dak, and bet on himself by raising his value with a successful 2020 season.

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Chris Broussard: Anthony Davis will be ‘key’ for Lakers reaching Finals

Los Angeles Lakers’ Jared Dudley says Anthony Davis is “the most critical part of” Lakers’ quest for a championship. Chris Broussard joins Nick Wright and Kevin Wildes to decide if they are buying this claim from Dudley that Anthony Davis – not LeBron James – is the key element for the Lakers’ quest for a championship.

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Greg Jennings: Cam Newton has further elevated the Patriots to Super Bowl Contenders

Greg Jennings tells Nick Wright and Kevin Wildes his reaction to the news that Cam Newton has been signed to the New England Patriots. Hear why Greg believes this is the best situation Cam Newton has ever been in, and why he believes the Pats are now stronger Super Bowl contenders with the MVP quarterback on their roster.

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Chris Broussard: The Bucks are a one man show, they may miss the Finals

Nick Wright and Kevin Wildes are joined by Chris Broussard to talk Giannis Antetokounmpo, and the chance that he will lead the MIlwuakee Bucks to win the Finals. Nick tells Broussard why he believes the Bucks have the skill to take it all, but hear why Broussard thinks they’ll have a challenge facing either Los Angeles teams, Lakers or Clippers, in the Finals.

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Eric Mangini: Jets paying Jamal Adams 2 years early will set a bad precedent for NFL

All Pro safety Jamal Adams is requesting a trade from the New York Jets despite the team making it clear they have all intentions of keeping him on. Nick Wright and Kevin Wildes are joined by Eric Mangini, who tells them why he believes paying Adams 2 years early just because he demands it, sets a bad precedent for the NFL.

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Chris Broussard loves Kyrie Irving’s sentiments, but sitting out with no plan won’t help

Chris Broussard joins Nick Wright and Kevin Widles to talk about Brooklyn Nets’ Kyrie Irving, and his push for players to skip NBA return in stand for social justice. Broussard explains why he admires Kyrie’s sentiments but he feels players need an execution plan to see these sentiments through.

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Eric Mangini: Cowboys giving Dak $40M a year could be a justifiable agreement

Eric Mangini joins Nick Wright and Kevin Wildes for a segment called ‘Drawing a Blank’. With Dak Prescott’s contract still up in the air, Nick and Mangini decide whether they believe the Dallas Cowboys would be wise to pay Dak $40M per year, or if other options should be considered.

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Nick Wright: Tua should start over Fitzpatrick for the Dolphins this season

Tua Tagovailoa’s physical therapist states that the rookie quarterback is doing ‘remarkably well’ after recovering from injury. This leads Nick Wright, Kevin Wildes and Eric Mangini to speculate whether they believe Tua should start for the Miami Dolphins over Ryan Fitzpatrick. Nick references the Dolphins 2020 schedule to explain why he believes Miami could have everything to gain by having Tua start week one of the season.

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Nick Wright believes the Patriots have the worst QB situation with Jarrett Stidham

FOX Bet released Quarterback spread values comparing NFL starters to replacement-level backups. New England Patriots’ quarterback Jarrett Stidham was listed as worth -1.5 points compared to a replacement level QB. Hear why Nick Wright takes this ranking as vindication for what he’s been saying for some time, that Stidham is proof of New England having the worst quarterback situation in the league.

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Chris Broussard: Kevin Durant has nothing to lose by returning for the playoffs

With the NBA slated to return July 31st, there’s a possibility that players previously thought to have season-ending injuries can rejoin the season for the playoffs. Nick Wright, Kevin Wildes and Chris Broussard talk what this could mean for Kevin Durant, and if he could lead the Brooklyn Nets to the Finals with his return.

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