Nick Wright and Cris Carter are in for Colin:
LeBron James went public with his displeasure about the current Cavs roster. He wants to add more pieces, and isn’t seeing eye to eye with Cavs owner Dan Gilbert. Gilbert is already spending the most money of any NBA owner, and is already well into the luxury tax.
Nick Wright says LeBron being grumpy is nothing new, and isn’t a long-term concern. He’s been similarly upset in each of the past two seasons and everything turned out fine. Dan Gilbert said he would spend whatever I took if LeBron came back to Cleveland.
Nick thinks he should get busy writing checks.
Cris is worried based on what he’s seen from the Cavs recently, especially defensively. He doesn’t see them as a sure thing to make the Finals, and even thinks they could get bounced in the East.
“Dan Gilbert ain’t the parent. LeBron’s everyone’s daddy in the whole organization.” – Nick Wright
Colin has said on various occasions that the wide receiver position is overrated. He’s also said that diva wide receivers cause more headaches than they are worth. Not surprisingly, the Hall of Fame wide receiver guest hosting the show today disagreed.
Cris has had enough. Both he and Nick agree that it’s unfair that in a passing league, the quarterbacks get all the credit. They argue that it’s the second most important position on the field. Just because Brady and Rodgers can win with less talent, but that’s the exception and not the rule. If the Steelers
Bill Romanowski – Super Bowl Champion with Broncos and Niners joins the show to look back at his best matchups with Cris Carter; why trash talking never detracted from doing his job; why he disagrees with Colin’s theory that wide receivers are overrated; and why he still thinks Montana is the greatest quarterback of all-time.
Jim Jackson – 14 year NBA veteran and FS1 NBA analyst is in-studio to discuss LeBron’s recent comments; why the Cavs need a true back-up point guard; his take on Rondo’s recent comments criticizing Jimmy Butler and D-Wade; and who’s to blame for the mess in Chicago.
Eric Mangini – Former Jets and Patriots head coach is in-studio to explain what Kyle Shanahan is going through as an assistant awaiting a head coaching job; why people who think Jimmy Garoppolo is a sure thing should slow down; why any team trading with Belichick should always be cautious; and if he thinks Belichick would ever trade Tom Brady.