Sports Bash ON DEMAND The Weekend is Set
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The Sports Bash ON DEMAND gives you the chance to go back and hear what you missed. Its the Sports Bash with Mike Gill and Todd Ranck.
Here is today’s show: Friday April 27th, 2012.
The Weekend is set.
Mike Gill, Todd Ranck and Ryan Messick open up today's show with their opinions on the Eagles 1st round selection of Fletcher Cox. All three absolutely love the pick and all three agree that the Eagles HAD to move up from 15 to 12 to grab him.
Mike Gill says the Giants fans can't be happy with their selection of RB David Wilson thinking the Giants could have waited until today to draft a replacement for Brandon Jacobs. The guys are also worried with the Cowboys selection of CB Morris Claiborne, calling him the best defensive player in the draft.
Braydon Coburn calls in
Flyers D Braydon Coburn calls in at 2:45 to discuss the Flyers next opponent in the 2nd round, NJ Devils. Braydon speaks highly about the Flyers Power Play against the Penguins and enjoyed the week off of watching Game 7 hockey. Said he was just a "casual observer" last night watching Devils vs. Panthers.
Do you Flyers fans feel confident with this 2nd round match up of Flyers vs. Devils?
Mississippi State Bulldogs Head Coach Dan Mullen calls in at 3:05 and speaks very highly of his former player and newest Eagles DT Fletcher Cox. Coach Mullen told us all a story about his first time meeting Cox was at a rock climbing wall and "Fletcher was able to get up there in two seconds, I said holy cow." Mullen says the Eagles "got the steal of the draft" and "Eagles scheme is a great fit."
Reach on Weeden?
The guys bring back the segment wondering if the Browns selection of QB Brandon Weeden as the 22nd selection was too high. Mike Gill thinks Weeden can play, but he doesn't agree with his draft positioning. The guys think the Browns could have waited until early 2nd round to draft Weeden rather than reaching for Weeden at 22.
The Sportsbash Stock Exchange
1. BUY or SELL the Cleveland Browns still with the 4th best QB in the AFC North?
2. BUY or SELL the NHL being pleased with the 8 teams left in Stanley Cup Playoffs?
3. BUY or SELL the Philadelphia Eagles getting the best draft value for their selection of DT Fletcher Cox at number 12?
4. BUY or SELL Flyers Claude Giroux snubbed as a Hart Trophy finalist?
5. BUY or SELL the Philadelphia Eagles drafting a QB tonight?
We introduce you to Eagles DT Fletcher Cox as he speaks to the assembled media at the Novacare Complex! Former teammate Jamar Chaney is in attendance and plans to take him to his second ever hockey game. Cox said he was a 1B in high school and could have been a major league prospect if he stuck with it.
Jeremy Roenick talks Flyers at 4:30
NBC Sports Network NHL Analyst Jeremy Roenick called in at 4:30 to discuss the Devils vs. Flyers Round 2. JR talked about how key the closeness is of NJ for the Flyers to relax, and rest their bodies in between games. Roenick also said you wouldn't think that Devils G Martin Brodeur is one of the most suspect goalies left in the playoffs.
It's a Friday edition of Top Tweets brought you by Mercedes Benz of Atlantic City. How many total viewers watched the NFL Draft coverage on both the NFL Network and ESPN? How many total viewers watched both NHL Game 7s last night? It's all in Top Tweets!
ESPN MLB analyst Doug Glanville called in and talked about the Phillies offensive woes. Glanville talks about how difficult it can be for a team with players mix and matching positions in the lineup every day. Plus he talks about the weekend debut of Nationals OF Bryce Harper.
We end the work week in the best of ways with 5 QUESTIONS!
1. How many Phillies hitters would Fletcher Cox hitter better than?
2. Who do you want the Eagles to draft tonight?
3. Will the Eagles do any trading tonight?
4. Who is your favorite Eagles draft pick of all time?
5. Who is your favorite old time baseball player?
Pete Giordano is the producer of “The Sportsbash,” e-mail him: firstname.lastname@example.org