WISE Sports Radio football talk: Cam Newton cut, Dolphins and Deshaun, Raiders a playoff team?

The big news in the NFL this week was the New England Patriots cutting quarterback Cam Newton. That drew national headlines, but it’s also of local interest since Newton played nine seasons with the Carolina Panthers.

On our WISE Sports Radio football segment, we discuss whether or not Newton’s refusal to get vaccinated motivated his release and where he could possibly end up next. Also on the board, rumors of Deshaun Watson getting traded to the Miami Dolphins, and the playoff chances for the Las Vegas Raiders.

You can stream The WISE Guys from 3 to 6 p.m. ET on wisesportsradio.com or the TuneIn app. Locally in the Asheville area, you can listen on 1310 or 970 AM and 102.9 FM.

Thanks to Mars Hill University for sponsoring WISE’s streaming broadcast and the NFL segment is presented by D.C. Creasman Jewelers.

WISE Sports Radio football talk: Panthers eyeing Deshaun Watson, Colts need QB help, Bills stadium plea

NFL teams are roughly a week into training camp. The pads are out. Full contact! Yet as we discussed on our WISE Sports Radio football segment, a couple of teams have major questions about their quarterbacks.

Will the Houston Texans trade Deshaun Watson? If so, could he return to the Carolinas and play for the Panthers? How are the Indianapolis Colts going to handle Carson Wentz’s absence due to a foot injury? Will Nick Foles reunite with coach Frank Reich?

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WISE Sports Radio talk: Gerrit Cole’s filibuster, Deshaun Watson wants Denver Broncos, Jared Goff empowerment

Thursdays on WISE Sports Radio, we usually talk football. But we began this segment responding to Gerrit Cole’s long, bizarre answer to being asked if he uses Spider Tack to get a better grip on a baseball. The longer he talked, the guiltier he looked.

When we got to football, we discussed former New York Giants coach Jim Fassel passing away this week, Aaron Rodgers’ Green Bay Packers teammates supporting him, Deshaun Watson saying he wants to be traded to the Denver Broncos, and Jared Goff liking his new coaches with the Detroit Lions.

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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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WISE Sports Radio football clip: Deshaun Watson’s trade market and off-field allegations

Well, shit. I had almost all of the recording for today’s WISE Sports Radio NFL segment edited. That is, until I tried to delete five minutes after my spot and ended up deleting the whole recording. And as far as I can tell, there’s no way to get it back. Motherfu…!

But I did save a clip of Pat Ryan, Mike Gore, and I talking about the reported trade market for Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson and the two teams now apparently competing with the Carolina Panthers to make a deal for the young star.

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