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Stafford’s Outlook for Sunday, U-M-Indiana Preview, National Men Make Dinner Day, Story Time with Devin, & Michigan’s “Amicable Divorce"

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2020 134:26

Jim and Devin Gardner talk more football when it comes to Lions, Michigan, and MSU storylines and touch on “National Men Make Dinner Day.” Also, the guys sprinkle in a little bit of hockey talk, and Devin answers your questions while having a story to tell. Lastly, the guys once again go “Around the NFL”:- What are the Lions’ chances on Sunday with a cold Matthew Stafford? What’s the Lions’ outlook for the Vikings?- What’s the degree of concern for Michigan on Saturday at Indiana?- It’s “National Men Make Dinner Day!” What’s your favorite thing to make?- Are MSU fans heading for a letdown on Saturday at Iowa?- Steve Yzerman said something that’s going to make old school hockey guys upset.- “Around the NFL”: Who are the Top Five teams in the league?- Is the easiest answer to the Jim Harbaugh question an “amicable divorce”?

Lions Stand Pat, MSU Fans Frontrunners, Harbaugh’s Track Record, Lions’ Playoff Chances, Milton’s Development, & State of Michigan Football

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2020 134:02

Jim and Devin Gardner talk A LOT of professional and college football on a Wednesday that includes the Lions, MSU, and Michigan. That’s it:- Devin calls MSU fans “frontrunners.” He is right?- How good of a job has Jim Harbaugh done at Michigan?- Who wins more games this season: Lions or Michigan?- What’s holding the Lions back from a playoff spot?- Breaking down Joe Milton two games into the season. What say you about his performance?- The guys go “Around the NFL” with LionsWire’s Jeff Risdon with the main storyline being Matthew Stafford on the NFL’s Reserve/COVID-19 List.- The Lions stand pat at the trade deadline. Was it the right move? What’s the outlook for the rest of the way?- Anonymous sources offer what they think is wrong with Michigan. Do you agree with these sources?- MACtion returns tonight! Who’s excited?

Defending Matthew Stafford, Jim’s Continued Bad Luck, Unprepared Michigan, MSU & Michigan’s Next Move, & Matt Patricia’s Uncertain Future

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2020 134:12

Jim and Adam Jaksa debate about Matthew Stafford’s track record with the Lions and talk about Jim’s continued car bad luck. Also, the guys discuss Michigan’s lack of preparation; MSU and Michigan’s next move; and Matt Patricia’s uncertain future in Detroit. Lastly, the guys go “Around the NFL” once again, and Producer Fongers has a “Moment of Positivity”:- Should we keep defending Matthew Stafford? How much blame is on Stafford for the Lions’ current situation?- MLive’s Ben Raven joins the show for his weekly Lions discussion!- Jim just cannot catch a break! Does anyone feel sorry for him?- Josh Gattis admits to poor preparation against MSU. Ummmmm….ya think????- Where do MSU and Michigan go from here? Are the Wolverines in trouble on Saturday?- “Around the NFL”: Controversial “Monday Night Football” ending and Trade Deadline Winners and Losers- Is Matt Patricia a dead man walking?- Producer Fongers’ “Moment of Positivity”: The Red Wings ink Anthony Mantha to a four-year contract.

MSU Upsets Michigan, Jim Harbaugh’s Future in Ann Arbor, & Colts Trounce Lions

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2020 132:47

Jim and Adam Jaksa recap MSU’s stunning road win over Michigan and what it means for Jim Harbaugh’s future with the Wolverines. Also, the guys talk about another Lions loss to a good team at home on Sunday:- Are you officially done with Jim Harbaugh? Was Saturday’s loss to MSU his worst loss while at Michigan?- Is this already a successful season for MSU?- Michigan is still losing on and off the field when it comes to the MSU rivalry.- Is this the final nail in the coffin for Harbaugh?- How do Spartan fans feel about the Mel Tucker hire now?- The Lions are who we thought they were…..FRAUDS!

Tigers Hire A.J. Hinch, Halloween 2020 Plans, Colts-Lions Preview, "Around the NFL," & MSU-Michigan Final Thoughts

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2020 91:30

Jim and Jeff Risdon kick off a "Football Friday" with some Tigers talk following the hiring of A.J. Hinch and help set the stage for MSU-Michigan and Colts-Lions this weekend. Also, the guys discuss your Halloween plans tomorrow night and go "Around the NFL":- Are you on board with the A.J. Hinch hire? Cheater or Champion: How do you view A.J. Hinch?- What does the A.J. Hinch move mean for the future of the Tigers?- How is Halloween working for you this year? What are the most overrated and underrated candies?- The Athletic's Cody Stavenhagen joins the show for his thoughts on the A.J. Hinch hire.- "Around the NFL": What games are "must-wins" on Sunday?- The guys give out some final thoughts on MSU-Michigan and Colts-Lions.

THE PICKS - WEEK #8

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2020 21:36

THE PICKS - WEEK #8

State of MSU-Michigan Football Rivalry, Lions Allowing Fans, Fixing “Thursday Night Football,” & Mel Tucker Support, & A.J. Hinch Rumblings

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2020 134:03

Jim and Sean Baligian begin Thursday’s show with a State of the MSU-Michigan football rivalry and dive into the Lions allowing a few more fans to their home games. Also, a Big Ten game gets canceled this weekend, and Sean attempts to fix “Thursday Night Football.” Lastly, everyone except one person at MSU supports Mel Tucker and the A.J. Hinch to the Tigers rumors continue:- The State of the MSU-Michigan football rivalry: How far back is MSU? Does the gap widen more on Saturday?- A Lions proposition based on now allowing 500 fans to home games: Would you go see an upcoming home game? Also, a Lions writer tries to jinx the team!- A Big Ten game was canceled this week. Do you have any concern that it will impact MSU or Michigan?- How do you fix “Thursday Night Football?”- The guys go “Around the NFL” with a bevy of Week #8 topics!- MSU luminaries come out in support of Mel Tucker….except for one person.- The A.J. Hinch to the Tigers rumors are heating up! Is he the right hire for Detroit?

Lions Get Everson Griffen, World Series Controversies, Detroit Sports Drought, Kenny G’s Future, & “Dead” MSU-Michigan Football Rivalry

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2020 135:26

Jim and Sean Baligian discuss the Lions trading for Everson Griffen and talk about World Series controversies, the current Detroit sports drought, Kenny Golladay’s Lions Future, and the “dead” MSU-Michigan football rivalry. Also, the guys go back “Around the NFL”:- The Lions are buyers! How big of a difference does Everson Griffen make? Should the Lions continue to be buyers?- Controversies from last night’s World Series Game 6. Should Blake Snell have been yanked that early? Were you upset that Justin Turner joined the postgame celebration following his positive test?- Could you imagine if Detroit had an L.A. moment again?- Kenny Golladay’s Lions future straight from the source. Do you believe him?- The guys go “Around the NFL” with LionsWire’s Jeff Risdon.- Is this the most dead the MSU-Michigan football rivalry has been since the Rich Rodriguez/Brady Hoke days?

Big Drew’s Farewell Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2020 134:20

Big Drew and Jim attempt to talk some sports today, like MSU-Michigan and the Lions, but Tuesday’s show served as a fond farewell to one Big Drew.

Big Drew & Jim's First-Ever Show Together - November 20th, 2015

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2020 97:09

Big Drew & Jim's First-Ever Show Together - November 20th, 2015

Lions Win at the Buzzer in Atlanta & Michigan Claims Road Season-Opening Win at Minnesota

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2020 134:07

Big Drew and Jim recap the Lions’ walk-off road victory against the Falcons and Michigan’s dominating road win at Minnesota. Also, the guys touch on MSU laying an egg at home against Rutgers….maybe….and go “Around the NFL”:- Do you have a minute……to talk about the playoff-contending Lions?!?! Should we be talking about them as a playoff team?- Talking about the “King of the Comeback” known as Matthew Stafford.- What was the most impressive part of Michigan’s season-opening victory at Minnesota? Was it the biggest win of the Jim Harbaugh era?- Big Drew doesn’t want to talk about MSU. Can you blame him?- “Around the NFL”: What stood out from Week #7 of the regular season?

Worst Sports Rules, (Maybe) Playoff-Bound Lions, Rich Eisen’s Michigan Excuses, Big Ten Football Preview, & “Around the NFL”

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2020 80:27

Big Drew and Jim open up a “Football Friday” with more kind words towards Big Drew and get into the worst rules in sports. Also, the guys dive into the (maybe) PLAYOFF-BOUND Lions and Rich Eisen’s excuses for Michigan football. Lastly, Jim gives a Big Ten Football Preview and go back “Around the NFL”:- Saying nice things to Drew, and maybe, the Lions?- IF the Lions win on Sunday, do we need to start talking about the PLAYOFF-BOUND Lions?!?!- A Michigan alum is making excuses before they play a game. Does Rich Eisen have a valid point?- Jim provides his Big Ten Football Preview with a preview of all 14 teams in (roughly) 14 minutes!- “Around the NFL”: Is it time to relegate the NFC East?- What are the worst rules in sports?

THE PICKS - WEEK #7

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2020 21:30

THE PICKS - WEEK #7

Cindy Miller - Mercy Health Emergency Room Registered Nurse

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2020 10:16

Big Drew spoke with Mercy Health Emergency Room Registered Nurse Cindy Miller on the reasons to go to the Emergency Room vs Urgent Care and the continued appreciation of nurses.

Big Drew's Announcement

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2020 9:34

Big Drew gives out an announcement that alters the future of the show.

NFL’s Selling Season, Snow at Michigan’s Season Opener, Posting on Social Media, MSU Football Interest, & “Around the NFL”

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2020 124:28

Big Drew and Jim get into the NFL’s selling season and begin previewing Michigan and MSU’s season openers on Saturday. Also, the guys talk about posting on social media and bank accounts and go “Around the NFL” once again:- The NFL’s selling season has already begun. Is it time for the Lions to get in line, or do you need to see one more week?- The main storyline for Michigan-Minnesota that people need to talk about. It’s time to bundle up in Minnesota!- “Issue of our Time”: Coworkers fighting on Facebook with a post eventually being deleted. What are your thoughts on posting on social media and bank accounts?- The guys go “Around the NFL” with LionsWire’s Jeff Risdon heading into Week #7 of the regular season.

Past Lions Rookies Hype, Cowboys in Disarray, Nico Collins Speaks on Not Playing, “Around the NFL,” & Most Lions Outcome in the Next Month

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2020 133:54

Big Drew and Jim talk about D’Andre Swift’s climb up the depth chart ladder and get into the Cowboys in disarray; Producer Fongers being upset about a Charlie Brown classic; Nico Collins speaking out on not playing; and the Lions’ outcome over the next month. Also, the guys go back “Around the NFL”:- In honor of D’Andre Swift’s recent surge in production, who’s the last Lions rookie you were excited for?- Another NFL locker room is more toxic than Detroit. Is this the main reason why Matt Patricia is still employed?- Producer Fongers is NOT happy about a Charlie Brown classic being taken off of basic cable television. Do you side with him?- Nico Collins opens up on his decision not to play. Did he make the right decision?- Maize n Brew’s Anthony Broome jumps on the show to provide his insights on the Michigan football program going into the season opener at Minnesota.- “Around the NFL”: Who are the Top Five teams in the league? Also, Antonio Brown is getting reinstated and has multiple suitors.- What’s the most Lions outcome for this next month?

Reassuring Michigan Fans, Joe Milton’s Potential, Matthew Stafford’s Fantasy Value, “Around the NFL,” Lions’ Upcoming Schedule, & NFL Fans

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2020 133:41

Big Drew and Jim begin the show with some Michigan football discussion and get into Matthew Stafford’s fantasy value; the Lions’ upcoming soft schedule; and complaining NFL fan bases. Also, the guys do their daily “Around the NFL” segment, and Producer Fongers gives out a “Moment of Positivity”:- Jim wants to reassure Michigan football fans on Jim Harbaugh.- Do the Lions have momentum going into Sunday’s game at Atlanta?- MLive’s Ben joined the show for his Lions perspective following a road win.- Jim Harbaugh we’ll be surprised with Joe Milton. Do you believe him, or has history hardened you?- Big Drew is dropping Matthew Stafford from his fantasy football team. Is it a good move on his part?- “Around the NFL”: Who’s the best team in the NFC East? How good are the Cardinals?- One local writer makes the case the Lions are set up for playoff contention. Do you like their chances of making that playoff push?- A study of which NFL fan bases complain the most: Where are the Lions, and what’s their worst trait?- Producer Fongers gives out a “Moment of Positivity” on Spencer Torkelson.

Lions Run Over Jaguars, Atlanta vs. Detroit Fans, Kenny Golladay Instagram Drama, “Around the NFL,” & Good News for Big Drew’s Wedding

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2020 133:18

Big Drew and Jim recap the Lions improving to 2-3 on the 2020 season with an easy road win over Jacksonville and dive into Atlanta and Detroit sports fans, Kenny Golladay’s social media drama, and possibly some good news for Big Drew’s upcoming wedding. Also, the guys go “Around the NFL”:- The Lions won because of course they would. What was the most impressive part of the victory over the Jaguars?- Do the Lions have a new lead running back?- What hurts more: Being an Atlanta or Detroit sports fan?- Do we have Kenny Golladay drama brewing?- “Around the NFL”: Who was the biggest winner over the weekend?- What emotions did you feel when the Lions won on Sunday? Did they improve, or are the Jaguars that bad?- Did Big Drew possibly get some good news for his upcoming wedding?

Nick Saban Coronavirus Update, Jaguars Fans Role Call, Clayton Kershaw's Playoff Struggles, Lions-Jaguars Need-To-Know, & DAGGER TIME

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2020 88:33

Big Drew and Jim begin another "Football Friday" with an update on Nick Saban's coaching status for Saturday against Georgia and preview Sunday's Lions-Jaguars matchup. Also, the guys talk about Clayton Kershaw's continued playoff struggles and go "Around the NFL":- Nick Saban wants to coach remotely. Should he be allowed to?- Who out there is cheering for the Jaguars to knock off the Lions?- Who is the Clayton Kershaw of other professional sports?- Lions-Jaguars need-to-know based on injuries.- "Around the NFL": The rich get richer and the biggest thing you want to see this weekend.- DAGGER TIME! Do the Lions get it done in Jacksonville?

THE PICKS - WEEK #6

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2020 22:45

THE PICKS - WEEK #6

Lions Favored at Jacksonville, TV Series Reboots, College Football Bowl Games, Top Five NFL Teams, & Matthew Stafford Likes Detroit

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2020 133:24

Big Drew and Jim talk about those FAVORED Detroit Lions to kick off a Thursday show and get into TV series reboots, college football bowl games, and Matthew Stafford’s continue interest to play for the Lions. Also, the guys discuss their Top Five teams in the NFL:- The Lions are FAVORED on Sunday at Jacksonville. Should they be?- Cory Undlin takes offense to his defense being described as “passive.” Does anyone side with him?- What show would you want to get a second chance to fix its ending?- Is there such a thing as too many college football bowl games?- “Around the NFL”: Who are the Top Five teams in the league through the first five weeks of the season?- Matthew Stafford doesn’t sound like he’s sick of the Lions. Do you believe him?

Le’Veon Bell Released, Kenny Golladay’s Uncertain Future, National Dessert Day, Jim Harbaugh’s Contract, & Today in Detroit Sports History

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2020 133:48

Big Drew and Jim open up a Wednesday show by discussing Le’Veon Bell’s release and get into Kenny Golladay’s uncertain Lions future. Also, the guys touch on National Dessert Day and talk about Jim Harbaugh’s contract situation at Michigan. Lastly, a notable Detroit sports moment happened on this day:- Is Le’Veon Bell done, or is it just the Jets? What’s next for him?- Have we been talking about trading the wrong Lions player? Apparently, Matthew Stafford isn’t the only one with an uncertain Lions future….- Jim’s unfair question on National Dessert Day. If you only get one dessert the rest of your life, which one would it be?- Does Jim Harbaugh deserve a contract extension?- Ten questions for Michigan and MSU football ten days away from the 2020 season.- The guys go “Around the NFL” with LionsWire’s Jeff Risdon!- An all-time great Detroit sports moment happened on this day. Where were you when it happened?

Justin Herbert Raising Eyebrows, NBA All-Time GOAT Tiers, Michigan’s Primetime Opener, Matthew Stafford’s Issue, & Comparing NFL Openings

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2020 134:10

Big Drew and Jim recap Justin Herbert’s “Monday Night Football” performance and dive into their NBA all-time G.O.A.T. tiers. Also, the guys talk about Michigan football’s season opener under the lights and get into Matthew Stafford Mechanics and the NFL head coaching job market:- What if it’s not Tua Tagovailoa the Lions regret, but Justin Herbert instead?- NFL Power Rankings: Where the Lions are compared to others in the league.- MLive’s Ben Raven joins the show to help preview Lions-Jaguars and provide the latest surrounding the Lions.- What does your NBA all-time G.O.A.T. tiers look like?- Michigan football kicks off in primetime at Minnesota. What’s the mood of Michigan fans? How is Producer Fongers taking the news?- “Around the NFL”: The guys recap “Monday Night Football” and get you set for….”TUESDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL!”- Darrell Bevell diagnoses what’s wrong with Matthew Stafford. Do you agree with him?- The Falcons and Texans jobs are now open. How do they compare with the Lions’ inevitable one?

Falcons Clean House, More Matthew Stafford Rumors, Respecting LeBron, “Around the NFL,” Lions Still Hurting Us, & Dwayne Haskins Benched

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2020 133:59

Big Drew and Jim break down the latest news surrounding the Falcons, Washington Football Team, and Eagles and how it relates to the Lions and dive into more Matthew Stafford rumors. Also, the guys get into respecting LeBron after capturing his fourth championship and go “Around the NFL”:- The Falcons fire BOTH the general manager and head coach. Are the Lions watching?- Matthew Stafford to Dallas: Do we need to entertain it?- NBA Bubble Update: Does LeBron get enough respect?- The national media comes after Matt Patricia. What else could go wrong?- “Around the NFL”: What stood out to you from the weekend’s NFL games?- The Lions still found a way to hurt us this weekend. Dose this add to the continued issues with Quinntricia?- A different quarterback on the trade market with a Lions question.

Lions free weekend +Does Thursday Night Football Count + Bubble Update + Drew's embarrassing moment

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2020 91:07

Lions free weekend +Does Thursday Night Football Count + Bubble Update + Drew's embarrassing moment

THE PICKS - WEEK #5

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2020 21:03

THE PICKS - WEEK #5

NFL’s COVID Battle, D’Andre Swift’s Training Wheels, NBA/MLB Bubble Update, “Around the NFL,” “Fixing” League Schedules, & NHL Draft Recap

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2020 133:42

Big Drew and John Mac break down the NFL’s continued battle with COVID and get into the Lions’ usage of rookie D’Andre Swift. Also, the guys update the latest from the NBA and MLB bubbles and go “Around the NFL.” Lastly, the guys recap the NHL Draft from numerous Red Wings perspectives:- Is it time for the NFL to step all the way up to the plate when it comes to the battle on COVID?- Is it time to take training wheels off D’Andre Swift?- Winging It In Motown’s Kyle McIlmurray joins the show to talk about the NHL Draft when it comes to the Red Wings.- NBA/MLB Bubble Update: The Lakers go up 3-1 in the NBA Finals, and the Divisional Round continues in the MLB.- LionsWire’s Jeff Risdon hops on the show to go “Around the NFL.”- Should leagues use the pandemic to “fix” their schedules?- How did the Red Wings do in this year’s NHL Draft?

Bill O’Brien Fired in Houston, Figuring Out Matthew Stafford’s Issues, NBA/MLB Bubble Update, “Around the NFL,” & NHL Draft Preview

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2020 133:51

Big Drew and Jim dive further into Matt Patricia’s future in Detroit and get into some of the Lions’ continued issues on the field. Also, the guys go back into the NBA and MLB bubbles and go “Around the NFL.” Lastly, the guys, mostly Producer Fongers, give a preview of tonight’s first-round of the NHL Draft:- The Texans have put the Lions on the clock following yesterday’s news. Is Bill O’Brien getting fired in Houston a BAD thing for the Lions?- The Lions’ top defender explains the pass rush problem. Also, MLive’s Ben Raven jumps on the show for his Lions perspective.- What’s wrong with Matthew Stafford?- NBA/MLB Bubble Update: Notable MLB villains win their first Divisional Round games last night, and the NBA Finals get set for Game 4 tonight.- “Around the NFL”: Who’s the BEST team in the NFC, and was last night’s loss a GOOD thing for the Patriots?- What will the Lions’ record be over the next four games after the bye?- Producer Fongers provides a quick preview to tonight’s first-round of the 2020 NHL Draft.- Jim received a gift at work today….

Saints Drop Lions to 1-3, NBA/MLB Bubble Update, “Around the NFL,” & Producer Fongers’ “Moment of Positivity”

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2020 133:54

Big Drew and Jim recap yet another Lions loss, this time at the hands of the Saints at home, and go back into the NBA and MLB bubbles. Also, the guys go “Around the NFL,” and Producer Fongers ends the show with a “Moment of Positivity”:- The Matt Patricia excuses continue to fly, “When I came to Detroit, there was a lot of work to do.” Is he a dead man walking?- One Lions player says they should be 4-0. Do you buy any of it?- Should Lions fans be on high alert for a possible coaching change?- NBA/MLB Bubble Update: Heat take Game 3, and the MLB gets set for the Divisional Round beginning today.- The Matt Millen vibes are back! How much longer does Quinntricia have left?- “Around the NFL”: What stood out from this past weekend?- Were you a Saints fan yesterday?- Producer Fongers gives out a “Moment of Positivity” to end Monday’s show!

Saints Trolling the Lions, Jim's Flat Tire, NBA/MLB Bubble Update, Tigers Considering "Cheaters," & "Around the NFL"

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2020 89:33

Big Drew and Jim kick off another "Football Friday" with a Saints-Lions preview and get into Jim's flat tire and the Tigers considering "cheaters." Also, the guys go back into the NBA and MLB bubbles and go "Around the NFL":- Are the Saints trolling the Lions with Michael Thomas?- Big Drew feels bad, but he’s gotta make fun of Jim for his morning!- NBA/MLB Bubble Update: Lakers dominating the NBA Finals, and the MLB hits the Divisional Round.- The Tigers are considering “cheaters” for their next manager. Should Al Avila even be considering A.J. Hinch or Alex Cora?- "Around the NFL": What's the biggest thing you want to see this weekend?- Detroit News' Justin Rogers joins the show for his insights on the Lions three games into the season.

THE PICKS - WEEK #4

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2020 22:17

THE PICKS - WEEK #4

Desmond Trufant Practicing, Michigan’s Roadblock, NBA/MLB Bubble Update, Horror Movies, No “Tuesday Night Football,” & “Around the NFL”

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2020 134:00

Big Drew and Jim use Thursday’s show to discuss a notable Lions player returning to practice and get into what Michigan football’s biggest roadblock is. Also, the guys go back into the NBA and MLB bubbles and talk about horror movies, no “Tuesday Night Football,” and making peace with a Lions position group. Lastly, the guys go “Around the NFL”:- Desmond Trufant returns to practice. How big of a difference will it make, especially if Michael Thomas returns for the Saints?- What’s the bigger roadblock at Michigan: The quarterback or defense?- Maize n Brew’s Anthony Broome joins the show to provide his Michigan football insights.- The guys provide the latest on the NBA and MLB bubbles with the NBA Finals and MLB Playoffs underway.- Yay or Nay on horror movies?- The “Tuesday Night Football” dream is over. Are you bummed about it?- “Around the NFL”: Will you watch “Thursday Night Football” tonight? Also, which 3-0 teams are contenders and pretenders?- Making peace with an unsettled Lions position group. Are you satisfied with how this group has played so far this season?

Possible Tuesday Night NFL Football, Lions’ Lead RB, NBA/MLB Bubbles, Patricia’s Blind Spot, Scary Saints, & NFL Punishments (Maybe) Coming

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2020 136:13

Big Drew and Jim touch on last night’s debate and relate it to the possibility of “Tuesday Night Football” in the NFL. Also, the guys talk about the Lions’ new lead running back, Matt Patricia’s blind spot, the scary Saints, and NFL punishments (maybe) coming. Lastly, the guys go back into the NBA and MLB bubbles:- Are you ready for some possible “Tuesday Night Football” in the NFL?- It sounds like the Lions have a new lead running back, so……was D’Andre Swift a bad draft pick?- The guys provide an update on the NBA and MLB bubbles.- What is Matt Patricia’s biggest blind spot?- LionsWire’s Jeff Risdon goes “Around the NFL” with the guys.- Are the Saints still scary?- NFL punishments could be coming down. How big should they be?

Titans COVID Positive Tests, Guarding Lions Fans’ Hearts, Bubble Updates, Calvin Johnson’s Birthday, Mahomes Bests Lamar, & Lions Viewers

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2020 135:18

Big Drew and Jim start a Tuesday installment with the news involving the Titans and their positive COVID tests and begin their dissection of Sunday’s Saints-Lions matchup. Also, the guys go back into the bubbles and honor Calvin Johnson’s birthday today. Lastly, the guys attempt to define Lions viewers:- The Titans have positive COVID tests. How concerning is this for the NFL?- Guard your hearts, Lions fans about their upcoming schedule! Also, be honest, would a Lions win over the Saints hook you back in? Do you give them any chance on Sunday?- MLive’s Ben Raven joins the show to provide his Lions insights after an actual win!- The guys recap the NHL bubble after a champion was crowned last night and start their descent into the MLB bubble!- In honor of Megatron’s birthday today, which Detroit athletes will you tell your grandkids about?- “Around the NFL”: Are the Chiefs the team to beat?- What kind of Lions viewer are you?- Jim’s “Moment of Positivity”: Does the Lightning winning the Cup give you hope as a Red Wings fan with Steve Yzerman as general manager?

Lions Notch First Win in Arizona, NBA/NHL Bubble Update, “Around the NFL,” & “Monday Night Football” Preview

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2020 135:09

Big Drew and Jim recap the Lions capturing their first win of the 2020 season in Arizona and update the latest from the NBA and NHL bubbles. Also, the guys go “Around the NFL” and preview tonight’s massive “Monday Night Football” matchup between Kansas City and Baltimore:- DAGGER TIME HAPPENED! Was the Lions’ win in Arizona for real or fool’s gold?- Big Drew (NBA) and Producer Fongers (NHL) give out another update on the NBA and NHL bubbles.- Was Matthew Stafford impressive on Sunday?- “Around the NFL”: Who were the biggest winners and losers from Week #3?- Jeff Okudah says the Lions are tired of being disrespected.- “Monday Night Football” Preview: Who wins between the Chiefs and Ravens?

Garlic Bread Debate, Lions Must-Win in Arizona, LeBron Discussion Fatigue, Big Drew's Bad Decision, "Around the NFL," & Lions Dagger Time

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2020 91:52

Big Drew and Jim kick off a Football Friday with a debate on what defines as garlic bread and get into Sunday's Lions-Cardinals matchup. Also, Big Drew talks about a bad decision of his own, and the guys talk about possible LeBron discussion fatigue. Lastly, the guys go "Around the NFL" and end the show with some DAGGER TIME:- Do you know what garlic bread is?- Is Sunday's Lions game in Arizona a must-win based off of Adrian Peterson's recent comments?- What has to happen for the Lions to win on Sunday?- NBA/NHL Bubble Update: Who else is fatigued by the constant talk about LeBron James?- Is Big Drew's bad decision possibly WORSE than Jim's garlic bread decision?- "Around the NFL": Who are we going to learn the most about this weekend?- Lions-Cardinals DAGGER TIME: Is there any chance the Lions win on Sunday?

THE PICKS - WEEK #3

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2020 22:38

THE PICKS - WEEK #3

Lions Pass Rush Problem, Quarantine Houses, NBA/NHL Bubble Update, Lions Rebuild Pieces, More Michigan Paper Hype, & Tigers Eliminated

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2020 135:06

Big Drew and Jim discuss numerous football topics centered on the Lions and Michigan and talk about quarantine houses and the non-playoff-bound Tigers. Also, the guys head back into the NBA and NHL bubbles and go “Around the NFL” with Week #3 of the season beginning tonight:- The Lions have a pass rush problem, so who do they call???? FORMER PATRIOTS!!!!- Who’s the first NHL head coach fired this season? Could it be someone other than Matt Patricia?- FOX Sports 910 Host in Phoenix Matthew Jarecki joins the show to give his Cardinals perspective heading into Sunday’s matchup.- Which show quarantine house are you staying in?- Big Drew (NBA) and Producer Fongers (NHL) head back into the NBA and NHL bubbles.- If the Lions are rebuilding, who do they build around?- “Around the NFL”: Week #3 of the season begins tonight with Miami and Jacksonville!- Which team gets the most postseason hype? Also, a college football topic Producer Fongers doesn’t want to talk about.- The 2020 Tigers have officially been eliminated from postseason contention. What did we learn about this year’s team?

Rooting Against the Lions, Kingsbury Owning Patricia, NFL QB Facial Hair Battle, NBA/NHL Bubble Update, & All Eyes Now on Sheila Ford Hamp

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2020 134:59

Big Drew and Jim begin Wednesday’s show with a temperature check of Lions fans and talk about other football topics surrounding Kliff Kingsbury vs. Matt Patricia; NFL quarterbacks in a facial hair battle; and all eyes now on new Lions owner Sheila Ford Hamp. Also, the guys head back to the NBA and NHL bubbles and once again go “Around the NFL”:- Are you rooting AGAINST the Lions?- Kliff Kingsbury owns Matt Patricia, and it’s not even Sunday yet!- Big Drew (NBA) and Producer Fongers (NHL) provide another NBA and NHL bubble update.- All eyes are now on Sheila Ford Hamp. Is it time for her to make a move?- Big Drew has an old guy moment.- The guys go “Around the NFL” with LionsWire’s Jeff Risdon.- Producer Fongers provides a “Moment of Positivity” to end the show!

Drew’s Wedding Day Problem, Matthew Stafford’s Future, Jeff Okudah Draft Day Rumors, NBA/NHL Bubble Update, & Lions’ “Winning” Pieces

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2020 134:57

Big Drew and Jim begin a Tuesday installment by discussing how the Big Ten’s latest 2020 football schedule impacts Drew’s Wedding Day and get into Matthew Stafford’s future, rumors on drafting Jeff Okudah, and the Lions apparently having “winning” pieces. Also, the guys update the NBA and NHL bubbles and go “Around the NFL”:- The Big Ten football schedule is out (again), and Big Drew has a big issue with it. Also, how many wins do Michigan and Michigan State get in 2020?- Is it time for the Lions to move on from Matthew Stafford?- MLive’s Ben Raven joins the show to provide his insight on the Lions through two weeks.- Do you buy any of the recent rumors surrounding the Lions drafting Jeff Okudah?- Big Drew (NBA) and Producer Fongers (NHL) go back inside the NBA and NHL bubbles.- The Lions say they have enough pieces to win. So what’s wrong?- “Around the NFL”: “Monday Night Football” and Producer Fongers’ dominance in THE PICKS.

Packers Pummel Lions, NBA/NHL Bubble Update, Around the NFL, Matt Patricia’s Seat Getting Hotter, & Trading Matthew Stafford

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2020 135:10

Big Drew and Jim recap another ugly Lions loss in Green Bay to the Packers to fall to 0-2 on the 2020 season and talk about Matt Patricia’s seat getting hotter and all of the people calling for Matthew Stafford to be traded. Also, the guys give out another NBA and NHL bubble update and go “Around the NFL”:- It’s not too early to fire Matt Patricia! Is he the worst head coach in Lions history?- Which of the first two Lions games this season was the worst?- Big Drew (NBA) and Producer Fongers (NHL) throw out another NBA and NHL bubble update.- What week does Matt Patricia get axed?- “Around the NFL”: What were the best and worst moments from Week #2 of the NFL season?- One Lions player said he’s 200% behind Matt Patricia. What about you?- Lions fans are calling to trade Matthew Stafford. Is it smart or silly?

Jeff Okudah's NFL Debut, Jalen Mayfield Opting Back In, NBA/NHL Bubble Update, Stafford's Article, Around the NFL, & Lions-Packers Preview

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2020 94:14

Big Drew and Jim help set the stage for Sunday's Lions-Packers tilt in Green Bay and talk about the breaking news centering around Jalen Mayfield returning to Michigan. Also, the guys get into Matthew Stafford Players' Tribune article on racism. Also, the guys head back into the NBA and NHL bubbles and go "Around the NFL":- Jeff Okudah makes his NFL debut on Sunday. What are your expectations for him going up against the Packers?- Michigan's Jalen Mayfield opts back in for the 2020 football season. How big of impact does his return make for the Wolverines?- The Lions play the "Cheeseheads" on Sunday. What are the best cheeses?- Big Drew (NBA) and Producer Fongers (NHL) head back into the NBA and NHL bubbles.- What did you make of Matthew Stafford's Players' Tribune article on racism?- Who's the most important Lions player on Sunday?- "Around the NFL": What are the best games this weekend?- Remember the last time the Lions visited Green Bay?- Lions-Packer Dagger Time: What chance do you give the Lions to win on Sunday?

THE PICKS - WEEK #2

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2020 21:16

THE PICKS - WEEK #2

Golladay's Injury, Megatron's HOF Placement, Ducking Tigers Baseball, NBA/NHL Bubble Update, Joe Milton Expectations, & Irresistible Foods

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2020 134:38

Big Drew and Jim begin Thursday's show with an update on Kenny Golladay's injury and get into Calvin Johnson's Hall of Fame placement; Joe Milton's expectations at Michigan; and foods that you can't live without. Also, the guys talk about the NBA and NHL bubbles; Jim ducking the struggling Tigers; and the NFL going into Week #2 of the season:- Kenny Golladay is NOT expected to play Sunday in Green Bay. How big of a loss is it?- Is Calvin Johnson a first-ballot Hall of Famer?- Does Jim need to come clean on those struggling Tigers?- Big Drew (NBA) and Producer Fongers (NHL) provide updates on the NBA and NHL bubbles.- What are the expectations for Michigan's new starting quarterback in Joe Milton?- "Around the NFL": The NFL begins Week #2 of the season tonight and most underrated players in the league today.- What's one food you could eat every single day of your life?- Does Jarrad Davis need to play more this week?- Could Jeff Okudah really be "one of the great ones"?

Big Ten Football Returns, Dylan McCaffrey Transferring, Lions Hamstring Injuries, NBA/NHL Bubble Updates, & Around the NFL

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2020 134:58

Big Drew and Jim talk about the big story of the day on the Big Ten bringing back football for the 2020 season in late October and get into Dylan McCaffrey seeking a transfer and the numerous Lions hamstring injuries. Also, the guys go back in the NBA and NHL bubbles and go “Around the NFL”:- Big Ten football is back! What’s your excitement level on a scale of 1-10?- Updating all the Lions hamstring injuries: How much trouble are they in come Sunday in Green Bay?- Big Drew (NBA) and Producer Fongers (NHL) provide another update on the NBA and NHL bubbles.- The biggest questions with Big Ten football coming back: What are your expectations for Michigan and MSU?- What will the Lions’ record be when Big Ten football returns?In addition, Maize n Brew’s Anthony Broome and MLive’s Aaron McMann join the show to provide their thoughts on the Big Ten returning and Michigan losing a quarterback via transfer in Dylan McCaffrey, and LionsWire’s Jeff Risdon comes on the show to go “Around the NFL” with the guys.

More Bears-Lions Fallout, Tom Izzo’s Anger, NBA/NHL Bubble Update, Stafford’s Lions Future, Around the NFL, & Big Ten Football Update

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2020 134:58

Big Drew and Jim get into more fallout from Sunday’s Lions loss to the Bears to kick off the 2020 season and talk about Tom Izzo’s anger and Matthew Stafford’s future in Detroit. Also, the guys dish out another update from the NBA and NHL bubbles and go “Around the NFL.” Lastly, the guys provide more information on the never-ending Big Ten Football debate:- Lions fans aren’t overreacting right now. Is that a good thing?- How big of a deal is Justin Coleman landing on IR?- Tom Izzo is very disappointed. Do you feel the same way?- Big Drew (NBA) and Producer Fongers (NHL) provide another NBA and NHL bubble update.- Is this the beginning of the end for Matthew Stafford in Detroit?- “Around the NFL”: The guys recap the Monday Night Football doubleheader last night featuring Pittsburgh-NY Giants and Tennessee-Denver.- Do Matt Patricia’s comments bother you?- Is the Lions season already over?- What’s this all about with the Big Ten?In addition, MLive’s Ben Raven jumped on the show to provide his thoughts on Sunday’s Bears-Lions contest and what the immediate future holds for the Lions following a season-opening loss.

Lions Blow Late Lead Against Chicago, NBA/NHL Bubble Updates, NFL Opening Weekend Recap, & Lions Sewer People Party

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2020 134:58

Big Drew and Jim recap the Lions choking away a three-possession fourth quarter lead to the Chicago Bears during yesterday’s season opener and touch down the NBA and NHL bubbles. Also, the guys get into who stuck out the most during the NFL’s Opening Weekend:- A sense of normalcy has been restored! We’re also passing out the pitchforks! What was the biggest issue during the Lions loss to the Bears on Sunday?- Making sense of the Lions running back room. Is Adrian Peterson the new go-to back?- Big Drew (NBA) and Producer Fongers (NHL) provide another NBA and NHL bubble update.- Did the Lions get ANY better?- NFL Opening Weekend recap: What stood out most to you outside of our wonderful Lions?- Inviting all of the Lions sewer people to the party: Who wants to join?

Bears-Lions Preview & Keys, Someone Likes the Lions to WIN the Super Bowl, & NBA/NHL Bubble Updates

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2020 91:53

Big Drew and Jim help get you set for the first full weekend of the NFL that includes a complete preview of Sunday’s Bears-Lions matchup in Detroit for Week #1. Also, the guys talk about a writer picking the Lions to win it all in 2020 and give out another bubble update from the NBA and NHL:- THE FIRST FOOTBALL FRIDAY OF THE SEASON! Are you as excited as Jim is?- Someone actually picked the Lions to WIN the Super Bowl. Is this person out of their mind?- Big Drew (NBA) and Producer Fongers (NHL) update the latest from the NBA and NHL bubbles.- How you do feel about the Lions’ chances on Sunday against the Bears? What do you want to see most from the Lions?- LionsWire’s Jeff Risdon joins the show to provide his takes on Bears-Lions and what he thought about last night’s season opener between the Texans and Chiefs.

THE PICKS - WEEK #1

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2020 22:35

THE PICKS - WEEK #1

Brewers Thump Tigers, NBA/NHL Bubble Updates, Grading the Lions on a Curve in 2020, & Lions Game Week Continues

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2020 60:18

Big Drew and Jim open up their abbreviated Wednesday with a Tigers recap after getting throttled by the Brewers at home, 19-0, and provide another NBA and NHL bubble update. Also, the guys get into some Lions talk that consists of possibly grading them on a curve in 2020 and diving further into game week against the Bears:- The Tigers get shelled by the Brewers today. Is anyone still on that playoff bandwagon?- Big Drew (NBA) and Producer Fongers (NHL) give out another update from the NBA and NHL bubbles.- Are the Lions being graded on a curve this season?- MLive’s Ben Raven joins the show to help preview Lions Game Week against the Bears and gives his prediction on those 2020 Lions.

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