WISE Sports Radio NFL Draft: Carolina Panthers, Deebo Samuel, First QB Taken, No. 1 Pick

Happy NFL Draft Day! The spotlight event of the NFL offseason is here with the annual player selection meeting and with WISE Sports Radio located in Asheville, there is plenty of interest in who the Carolina Panthers will pick with the No. 6 overall selection.

Who will be the No. 1 overall pick? Who will be the first quarterback selected in what most view as a subpar class at the position? And will any veteran players like Deebo Samuel, Baker Mayfield, or Jimmy Garoppolo be traded during the draft?

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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 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 baseball talk: Atlanta loses MLB All-Star Game, opening weekend highlights, NL East predictions

The Carolina Panthers getting quarterback Sam Darnold from the New York Jets hijacked some of our usual baseball talk on Asheville’s WISE Sports Radio. Does this mean Teddy Bridgewater will play for another team in 2021?

On the baseball side, I discussed Major League Baseball moving the 2021 All-Star Game out of Atlanta, early COVID-19 concerns, and highlights from the new season’s opening weekend with Pat Ryan and Charlie Metcalf.

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