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Kyle Crabbs and Joe Marino team up to provide football fans with their thoughts and opinions on the NFL Draft.

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    • May 19, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    Biggest Hole on the Roster: AFC & NFC West

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 24:10

    Joe is out, but Kyle and Chris pick up the baton and keep the Draft Dudes train moving. Today it's examining the AFC and NFC West teams and the biggest holes that each team still has.

    Biggest Hole on the Roster: AFC & NFC East

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 29:22

    After looking at the free agent market, the guys piggy-back off of a ESPN story about the biggest holes for each team in the NFL. The guys give their response to what the biggest hole is for each team in the AFC and NFC East and give some examples of how they could fill those holes.

    Best Available Remaining Free Agents: Defense

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 25:39

    The dudes move over to the defensive side of the ball and look at some of the free agents that are still available.

    Best Available Remaining Free Agents: Offense

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 28:15

    The dudes are done with draft recaps, but that doesn't mean roster-construction in the NFL has stopped. There are still some quality free agents that can help teams available on the free agent market. So today, the dudes look at some of those guys on the offensive side of the ball.

    Takes on Takes Ep. 154

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 27:04

    It's Friday, and you know what that means. YOU take over the show. You provide the takes and the dudes provide the reactions. With the NFL schedule getting released, the takes get a little spicy on the show.

    2022 NFL Draft Class Recaps: NFC West

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 27:25

    The dudes wrap up their 2022 Draft Class recap series out west. This time it's the NFC West. Only one of the four teams made a selection in the 1st round in this year's draft. So, how did they all do?

    2022 NFL Draft Class Recaps: AFC West

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 30:05

    The dudes venture out west for a look at the AFC West draft classes. All four teams were very active in the trade market ahead of the NFL Draft, which impacted their draft capital. So which teams did the best with their draft picks?

    2022 NFL Draft Class Recaps: AFC South

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 29:23

    The dudes stay south to recap the draft classes of the AFC South. The Jags and Texans both picked inside the top 3. The Titans made a blockbuster trade on Night 1 of the Draft, while the Colts didn't pick till day two. So how do these classes stack up? Are we finally setup for some disagreement among Kyle and Joe?

    2022 NFL Draft Class Recaps: NFC South

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 24:15

    The dudes kick off another week by continuing to breakdown 2022 NFL Draft classes. Today, it's the NFC South. Two teams had top 10 picks. The Saints picked twice in the 1st round. The Bucs are trying to build for one more run with Tom Brady. So, how did they all do?

    Takes on Takes Ep. 153

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 27:46

    It's Friday and you know what that means. YOU take over the show. You provide the takes and the dudes provide the reactions. With the draft in the rear-view mirror, what takes does everyone have for the 2022 NFL season?

    2022 NFL Draft Class Recaps: NFC North

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 27:03

    The dudes set their sights on the NFC North for today's draft class recap show. Did the Bears do enough for Justin Fields? How well did Detroit draft with all of their premium capital? And did the Packers finally make Aaron Rodgers happy?

    2022 NFL Draft Class Recaps: AFC North

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 26:45

    The dudes travel north to discuss the draft classes of the AFC North. There's been a lot of praise for what the Ravens did. The Steelers were the only team to take a QB inside the top 70 picks. What did the Bengals do to add to their Super Bowl roster from a year ago? The dudes discuss all four of these classes.

    2022 NFL Draft Class Recaps: AFC East

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 27:50

    The dudes stay out East for today's show, recapping the draft classes for the teams in the AFC East.

    2022 NFL Draft Class Recaps: NFC East

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 30:14

    The draft is in the books, but the work continues on Draft Dudes. Now the dudes focus on stacking these classes up and recapping what teams were able to accomplish. First up on the show it's the teams in the NFC East.

    Thoughts on the 1st Round of the 2022 NFL Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 26:12

    The 1st round of the 2022 NFL Draft is in the books. And the dudes had some time (and some sleep) to be able to process it all. So now with that in mind, they share their thoughts about what took place during the 1st round of the draft. Which teams did well? Which Strange picks had the dudes confused?

    Ceilings and Floors for Draft Prospects in the 1st Round

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 40:24

    Anybody want some bonus draft content before the 1st round? Well the dudes last week on their radio show talked about the ceiling and floor, draft position wise, for some of the top prospects in this year's class. So here's some extra content before the buzzer to get you ready for the draft.

    Final Predictive Mock Drafts Are In

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 29:10

    The hay is in the barn. The work has been completed. The dudes have finished their final predictive mock drafts for the 2022 NFL Draft and on the show today, the explain the process as to how they got to their respective 32 picks.

    Dudes Discussions: NC State OT Ikem Ekwonu

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 23:49

    The day before the NFL Draft, the dudes had a chance to sit down with NC State OT Ikem Ekwonu ahead of his life-changing night on Thursday to talk about everything leading up to Thursday, his time at NC State and so much more.

    2022 Battle of the Boards

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 41:23

    It's that time of year once again. In the days leading up to the draft, with the boards finalized, the dudes go to battle. It's the 2022 version of Battle of the Boards. Where do the dudes differ on players this year? They go through the most notable names on both sides of the ball, while Chris tries to referee. It gets a little heated, but that's what the Battle of the Boards is all about.

    Peaking Behind The Curtain Into Putting Together a Mock Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 40:36

    The dudes bring you inside what it's like to try and put together a mock draft, talking out different scenarios and teams. The mainly focus on the Top 10 and what butterfly effects may occur from there.

    Dudes Discussions: Georgia LB Nakobe Dean

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 15:20

    The dudes, just a few short days away from the 2022 NFL Draft, had the chance to sit down and chat with Georgia LB Nakobe Dean ahead of his name getting called and his NFL journey beginning.

    Teams with the Most Pressure On Them in This Year's Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 40:31

    It's DRAFT WEEK everyone. And with the draft comes pressure. Which teams find themselves under the most pressure to get things right with their draft selections this year? The dudes go through some of the teams that standout to them.

    Takes on Takes Ep. 152

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 27:42

    It's Friday, and you know what that means. YOU take over the show. You provide the takes, and the dudes provide the reactions. With this being the last Takes on Takes before this year's draft, this is the last chance for any draft related takes on the show.

    Finding the Best Fits for the Top QB's in the 2022 NFL Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 40:55

    The QB's are always the biggest talking point when it comes to draft season. So that's what the dudes focus on for today's show. Picking out the ideal landing spots for some of the top QB's in this year's class.

    2022 NFL Draft Props Discussion

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 25:10

    The dudes take a look at some of the 2022 NFL Draft props, from our friends over at BetOnline. Which ones has Joe already placed money on? And which ones have peaked Kyle's interest?

    Mock Draft Monday: What I Would Do Edition (Picks 17-32)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 31:38

    The dudes are back for the second half of their 'What I Would Do' mock draft. With 16 picks in the books, it's time for the dudes to make and discuss the final 16 picks of the first round.

    Mock Draft Monday: What I Would Do Edition (Picks 1-16)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 28:39

    It's one of the dudes' favorite kinds of mock draft to do. The 'What I Would Do Edition". This isn't predictive, it's what the dudes would do if they were the GM for all of these teams on draft night. Kyle released his on the website over the weekend, so Joe joins the fun on the podcast. Kyle goes in-depth into his reasoning and Joe provides us with his 16 names.

    Takes on Takes Ep. 151

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2022 26:41

    It's Friday, and you know what that means. It's where YOU take over the show. You provide the dudes with takes. The dudes react to them live on the show. And with less than two weeks till the NFL Draft, time is ticking to get those draft related takes onto the show.

    Bet on Traits: Defense Class

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 23:34

    The dudes are all back together to continue to list draft prospects with traits that you want to bet on. Today, it's a focus on each defensive position.

    Bet on Traits: Offense Class

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 18:46

    It's become a bit of a phrase around these parts for Joe Marino: bet on traits. Well, on today's show the dudes pick a player at each position in the 2022 NFL Draft Class where a team could "bet on the traits" for that player.

    A Full Draft Dudes Mock Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 40:32

    The dudes were together for the last week, so they recorded a full mock draft. With the new Eagles/Saints trade as an added wrinkle to the draft order, there are some entirely new possibilities for the dudes to consider. They do that, and make 32 first round selections.

    Mock Draft Monday: How High Do QBs Go?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 22:13

    Monday's mean mock draft breakdowns on the show. And with the draft drawing closer and closer, there's always more info at the dudes disposal to discuss these mocks. Today, it's Keith Sanchez's mock that the dudes deep dive into.

    Takes on Takes Ep. 150

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2022 22:22

    It's Friday, and you know what that means. YOU takeover the show. You provide the takes. The dudes provide the reactions. It's a very draft themed episode of the show today, with Joe yelling about the color of grass along the way.

    Derek Stingley Jr.'s Pro Day and the Eagles/Saints Trade

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 26:29

    The TDN scouting team is all together for the week, so Kyle and Joe are joined by Keith Sanchez of TDN to discuss Derek Stingley Jr.'s pro-day and the draft pick trade between the Eagles and Saints.

    Tiering the NFC Quarterbacks

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 40:50

    The dudes took some time last week to tier the AFC quarterbacks after all the movement we saw this offseason. Well, today it's the NFC's turn. Where do these QB's stack after a couple of guys have left and new guys have starting opportunities.

    Contextualizing The 2022 Draft Class: CB and SAF

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 21:19

    The dudes close out their contextualizing series with the CB's and SAF's being the last group up. How do these groups stack in comparison to last year's?

    Mock Draft Monday: Joe's Version 7.0

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 23:03

    Monday's mean mock draft reactions on the Draft Dudes podcast. And today, it's Joe's latest mock that is going under the microscope. With three QB's going inside the top 10, there's plenty for the dudes to discuss.

    Draft Storylines: The WR Group and Where the Draft Actually Starts

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2022 40:25

    It's a bonus weekend edition of Draft Dudes. Joe and Chris take a look at some more storylines as the draft draws closer. Today, it's the WR group and where they might stack up in comparison to the last two year's group. And Chris asks Joe a very interesting question: where is the real turning point in the draft?

    Tiering the AFC Quarterbacks and A Conversation about WR's

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2022 40:20

    The dudes love making tier lists. So that's what they do on today's show, tier-ing all of the QB's in the AFC. There's been a lot of QB movement and some growth from younger players. How does it impact the list? Before that though, the dudes discuss the every changing landscape of the NFL when it comes to the wide receiver position.

    Takes on Takes Ep. 149

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2022 31:49

    It's Friday, and you know what that means. It's time for YOU to control the show. You provide the takes. The dudes provide the reactions. It's Joe and Chris for today's show discussing the Patriots, The Big 4 at OT in this year's class and banana peppers. Yes, you read that correctly.

    Contextualizing The 2022 Draft Class: IDL and LB

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 25:54

    The dudes continue to add context to the 2022 NFL Draft. Today on the show, it's contextualizing the IDL and LB groups and seeing where they compare to those groups from a year ago.

    Contextualizing The 2022 Draft Class: EDGE

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 30:44

    The dudes flip sides of the ball to start putting context to the 2022 draft class for the defensive side. First up on the menu is the EDGE class.

    Contextualizing The 2022 Draft Class: TE's

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 26:41

    The dudes close out contextualizing the offensive side of the ball in the 2022 NFL Draft. Where does this class of TE's stack up with last year's? And how close was the race for TE1 this year?

    Mock Draft Monday: Brentley's V6.0

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2022 27:05

    Monday's mean mock draft breakdowns on Draft Dudes during draft SZN. Today, it's Brentley Weissman's turn under the microscope. Do the dudes like the direction this mock went? Which picks left them asking some questions? Which ones did they like?

    Draft Storylines: Depth of EDGE Class, CB Group and Positional Value

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 27, 2022 40:32

    On this bonus edition of Draft Dudes, the dudes dive deeper into the EDGE class, discuss the top of the corner class and have a conversation about Kyle Hamilton and positional flexibility.

    Takes on Takes Ep. 148

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2022 29:06

    It's Friday, and you know what that means. YOU takeover the show. You provide the takes. The dudes provide the reactions. And boy are there some strong reactions today on the show. Takes about the NFL Draft, pizza and the Tyreek Hill trade are all on the docket for today's show.

    Deep Dive Into the QB Carousel

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 40:20

    There has been a lot of QB movement this off season and it has had a ripple effect all throughout the league. The dudes take a deep dive to analyze the moves that have happened and what else could come from this QB market.

    Dudes Discussions: QB Takeover Coach Sean McEvoy

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 32:29

    The dudes catch up with QB Takeover coach Sean McEvoy to discuss putting together a Pro Day for Malik Willis, Willis as a QB prospect and much more. Check out QB Takeover at: https://qbtakeover.com or on Twitter @QBTakeover

    2022 NFL Mock Draft: March Edition (Picks 17-32)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2022 27:10

    The dudes are back to finish up the back half of their March mock draft, but Kyle and Chris are both paying attention to their teams apparently trying to trade for Tyreek Hill. Who hears their name called during the final 16 picks of the mock?

    2022 NFL Mock Draft: March Edition (Picks 1-16)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 27:01

    Another month. Another mock draft. But a lot has change since the last time the dudes did one of these. The Texans have two picks inside the top 15. Free agency has potentially changed the needs for some teams. The Seahawks are back in the top 10. With that in mind, the dudes make the first 16 selections of their March mock draft.

    Dudes Discussions: UTSA CB Tariq Woolen

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2022 17:42

    The dudes had an opportunity to sit down with UTSA CB Tariq Woolen ahead of the 2022 NFL Draft to chat about the draft process, Tariq's transition from WR to CB and how that came about, and his new merch that may or may not have gotten Kyle a little hyped.

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