Crossing the Line Podcast Episode 25 – Recaps, Importance of Sports in today’s world, Fantasty Buy, Sell, or Bench, and Quick Fire Questions
#CrossingTheLine is back with Jesse Rosales (@5280Jesse) and Keith Richards (@5280Keith) as they discuss the the importance of sports today in a world of turmoil. The guys give their Buy, Sell, or Bench picks for #FantasyFootball now that the season is past the midway point. You will be VERY suprised at some of the names on the list! Quick Fire Question election theme, find out what policy changes the guys would make to the major sports in the USA. Finally and a What's On Tap preview of what is to come during the next week in sports.
On this show, Last Word on Sports College Football Writer for Iowa State and the Big XII Connor Ferguson joins us to do a full Big XII Conference 2016 Preview. He takes us through all of the teams, who has the shot at winning, who will be some contenders, and who will be at the bottom. We also give you our full standings and predictions at the end.
After that, we also spend some time discussing teams that could join the conference as well. So, don't miss this Big XII Conference 2016 Preview edition.
On our second show of the week, Last Word on Sports College Football Department Head, Tony Siracusa, joins us to do a full American Athletic Conference 2016 Preview. He takes us through all of the teams, who has the shot at winning, who will be some contenders, and who will be at the bottom. Will it be Houston running away with it again? Or could another team step up and take their spot? We give you our full standings and predictions at the end as well on this American Athletic Conference 2016
Last week, we started our NFL Previews, this week we start our College Football previews. On this show, we begin by doing a Big Ten Conference 2016 Preview.
Last Word on Sports College Football writer Rob Gritzer joins us to talk some Ohio State Football and give his thoughts on the Big Ten. Then we have our College Football correspondent Brandon Clapp to help us break down the Conference in full. Finally, we give our thoughts and predictions on the Big Ten as well. So, you don’t want to
miss our Big Ten Conference 2016 Preview.
We kick things off today, with a short post-game discussing the College Football National Championship game, which Alabama won 45-40 over the Clemson Tigers. We discuss why Alabama won and why Clemson lost and also discuss where this puts Nick Saban in the annals of coaching.
We move on to breakdown what happened over the weekend in the National Football League, with our NFL Wildcard Weekend Recap. We discuss each game, talk about what stood out to us about each of the winning teams, some of
the controversies, and what to expect coming up in the Divisional Round.
Finally, we end things by discussing some more coaching changes and the latest NFL news.
Football 2 Futbol: NFL Wildcard Weekend Preview, Coaching Changes, and National Championship Game Preview
We kick things off tonight by discussing all of the coaching changes and decisions by teams, including the surprise firing of Lovie Smith, Tom Coughlin stepping down, Sean Payton staying in New Orleans and more.
Then we transition to going game by game and doing a NFL Wildcard Weekend Preview, discussing each game, going over strengths and weaknesses of each team and also giving out predictions for them as well. We also go ahead and give predictions for the rest of the NFL Playoffs here as
Finally, we spend a little time talking about the National Championship Game that happens on Monday night.
Due to the NFL regular season nearly coming to a close and another holiday happening on Thursday night into Friday, we are basically doing two podcasts on one night. Don't worry, we will still be doing all the things we normally do, plus talk about some of the big news of the day like Chip Kelly fired from his position as Philadelphia Eagles head coach and more.
We kick things off with a short post-game for the Cincinnati Bengals and Denver Broncos Monday Night Football game. This leads
directly into discussing if the Broncos could go far in the playoffs and how AJ McCarron's injury will affect the Bengals going forward. Then we end things here by talking about Peyton Manning and if we believe the HGH reports (10:00-26:05)
After that, we do a mixture of looking back at NFL Week 16, discussing the games that mattered, our level of concern for each of the playoff teams, and we also do a full NFL Week 17 Preview in here as well making predictions for all of the games and how they affect the playoff scenarios. We also talk about Chip Kelly Fired as Eagles coach, Gus Bradley staying as Jacksonville Jaguars coach, and more in there as well. (26:05-1:47:07)
Then we finish things out with our Top 5 Power Rankings, our Player of the Week and the final College Bowl predictions as well (1:47:07-End.)
This edition of the podcast is coming out a little early due to the holidays, so we basically just start out doing the NFL Week 16 Preview (10:00-1:14:45.)
We discuss and breakdown all the games happening this week, answer questions about the teams that matter, take a look at some key fantasy matchups that will be important for those Fantasy Football Championship games and more.
Then we finish things out by going over some of the College Bowl games (1:14:45-End) and making predictions from
the Bahamas Bowl to the Quick Lane Bowl. We will do the rest on our NFL Week 16 Recap podcast on Tuesday morning.
We kick things off with a short post-game for the Thursday Night Football game between the Tampa Bay Bucs and the St. Louis Rams (4:55-13:00.) Did the Bucs take the Rams lightly? Have the Rams found their QB of the future in Case Keenum? Are the Rams doing the right thing in keeping Jeff Fisher? We discuss these things and more.
After that, we get into the main portion of our program with our NFL Week 15 Preview (13:00-1:04:00.) We discuss every single game from the NY Jets and Dallas
Cowboys Saturday clash to the Detroit Lions and New Orleans Saints game happening on Monday night, and everything in-between as well. We answer questions about the teams that matter, answer some tough playoff fantasy football questions, and of course make predictions on each contest too. So, make sure you listen to our NFL Week 15 Preview.
Then we finish things out by previewing the College Bowls that are happening from Friday afternoon to Wednesday night. So, that means we begin with the Celebration Bowl and end at the Miami Beach Bowl (1:04:00-End.) Then we do a few more when we return on Tuesday morning for the NFL Week 15 Recap podcast.