WISE Sports Radio football talk: Testing Tua, Le’Veon lashes out, Jimmy Kimmel’s bowl game

It’s mini-camp season in the NFL and most players look good — such as Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold. But Miami Dolphins signal-caller Tua Tagovailoa threw five interceptions in a rainy practice. Is that reason for concern?

For our WISE Sports Radio football segment, Pat Ryan, Mike Gore, and I also discuss Le’Veon Bell’s animus towards Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid, Sam Darnold, the NFL’s new COVID-19 protocols for unvaccinated players, and Jimmy Kimmel getting his name on a college football bowl game.

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WISE Sports Radio football talk: Seahawks eyeing Julio Jones, Mac Jones impressing Patriots, USFL returns

NFL teams are going through their respective mini-camps (or “Organized Team Activities”) now, which provides a few storylines to cover for our WISE Sports Radio football segment.

The Julio Jones trade drama may be nearing a resolution, while the Green Bay Packers may be preparing for life without Aaron Rodgers. Mac Jones might be further along than the New England Patriots expected, the Carolina Panthers moving a playmaker, and the disturbing practice of race-norming.

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WISE Sports Radio NFL talk: 49ers’draft rumors, Panthers trade buzz, Tim Tebow-Urban Meyer reunion (maybe)

The NFL Draft is finally here! In the hours leading up to pro football’s annual player selection meeting, there are still plenty of trade rumors. Anybody moving up? Who’s moving down? And everyone wants to know what the San Francisco 49ers will do with the No. 3 overall selection.

We also love talking about Tim Tebow on WISE Sports Radio, so news that he worked out for the Jacksonville Jaguars and his former college coach Urban Meyer to perhaps catch on as a tight end is news that definitely intrigued us. Probably better for him to get back to football than trying baseball.

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WISE Sports Radio NFL talk: Jadeveon Clowney joins Browns, teams eyeing Justin Fields, COVID-19 concerns

The Cleveland Browns suddenly have a formidable defensive line, adding Jadeveon Clowney to a corps that already included Myles Garrett and Sheldon Richardson. Add Takk McKinley and the Browns could put opposing quarterbacks on notice. That led off our WISE Sports Radio NFL segment for the week.

Pat Ryan, Mike Gore, and I also discussed quarterback Justin Fields and which teams might be interested in drafting the Ohio State star. Would the Carolina Panthers take him after making a deal for Sam Darnold last week? And how many players will skip offseason workouts because of the NFL’s current apathy toward COVID protocols?

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WISE Sports Radio NFL talk: Bailing on Deshaun Watson, Sam Darnold trade reaction, NFL Draft rumors

Quarterback Deshaun Watson is facing bigger problems than whether or not the Houston Texans will trade him. And the many sexual assault and harassment allegations against him are now costing him endorsements.

On Asheville’s WISE Sports Radio, Pat Ryan, Mike Gore, and I discussed Watson, reaction over the Carolina Panthers trading for quarterback Sam Darnold, and the latest NFL Draft rumors.

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