#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.
is back with Jesse Rosales (@5280Jesse) and Keith Richards (@5280Keith) as they
discuss the Cubs World Series win. The
guys analysis game seven, the decisions made by the managers and the
implications for each team. Jesse and
Keith also get into their 2nd quarter/halftime grades for each
division in the NFL, declaring who they think is the best division in the NFL,
the worst division, and everything in between.
Before talking about What’s On Tap for the next week in sports, the guys
introduce a new segment called Not Overly Complicated in which they touch on
the NCAA, umpires in the MLB, and NFL refs.
Sean, Gary, and Randy discuss at length the Bills and Jets TNF game.
Then they preview and give predictions on the rest of the slate of games
for Sunday and Monday to come.
Well, it has finally happened, Robert Griffin III has signed with a NFL
team and we will discuss that right here. Will he actually be the
starter? Or will the Browns still draft a QB? We try to do our best to
figure that one out.
We do continue our NFL Off-Season Analysis series on the NFC North, by
having interviews with Last Word on Sports Writer Ryan Timmerman talk
Green Bay Packers and Jack Coleman let's us know what's going on with
the Detroit Lions.
We also discuss the Nick
Fairley to the Saints,
Courtney Upshaw to the Falcons, L.A. Rams being the Hard Knocks team,
The Touchback Rule and Automatic Ejection Rule passing, Rueben Randle to
the Eagles, Nate Washington to the Patriots and more.
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(4:37-38:23) NFL News: RG3 to the Browns, Nick Fairley to the Saints,
Courtney Upshaw to the Falcons, NFL Rule Changes, and More.
(38:23-1:03:11 Includes Interview) Green Bay Packers
(1:03:11-End Includes Interview) Detroit Lions
NFL Free Agency has died down to normal levels at this point, but there
are still some moves to talk about since the last time we had a podcast.
There's also some NFL rule changes that have been made permanent as
We also continue our Off-Season series, as we take a look at the NFC
North, beginning with Patrick Ketza giving us the lowdown about the
Chicago Bears and Brennan Underwood telling us everything we need to
know about the Minnesota Vikings.
Then we end things by talking
about some of the action during the first weekend of the 2016 NCAA Tournament.
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(4:00-52:50) NFL News: Rule Changes, No NFL Developmental, Alfred Morris to Cowboys, RG3 and Ryan Fitzpatrick...
(52:50-1:18:20) Includes Interview) Chicago Bears
(1:18:20-1:41:15) Minnesota Vikings
(1:41:15-End) March Madness Round 1 and 2 Recap
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,
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.
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
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
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
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
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 Monday Night Football
shootout between the Detroit Lions and New Orleans Saints (6:00-17:10.)
Even though it didn't matter for playoff contention, there are questions
facing the coaching staffs for both teams. We try to answer those as
well as discuss some key points about the game as well.
After that, we get into the main portion of our program with our NFL
Week 15 Recap (17:10-1:18:44) where we discuss all the games, breakdown
to the win and the
loss, answer questions about the teams that matter, and look at some
other things too. Don't miss our NFL Week 15 Recap.
Randy goes through the College Bowl games that have happened to this
point and we make predictions from the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl until
the GoDaddy.com Bowl (1:18:44-1:25:07) and leave the rest for our NFL
Week 16 Preview podcast on Thursday morning.
Finally we end things with a look at our NFL Pick'em standings, Gary's
Top 5 Fantasy Football pickups for the Championship games, our Top 5
Power Rankings, and our Player of the Week (1:25:07-End)