Grant Paulsen and Danny Rouhier on 106.7 the Fan.
5.24.22 Final Segment 1:00- Brady House, the Nats 1st round pick in 2021 who is with the Fred Nats right now, joins the show to talk to Grant as Strasburg makes his rehab start tonight in Fredericksburg. Then, we get to the story that Ben Standig broke that DaRon Payne left OTA's early today, and what that means.
5.24.22 Hour 4 1:00- We sent our associate producer, Ryan Clary, down to the Dumfries/Woodbridge area to get a feel for a potential new Commanders stadium that could be down there. Also, what is there to do around that area for entertainment before and after games? We have it all right here. 20:00- Terry McLaurin is a free agent after this year, and he is looking for a new contract. He was absent at today's OTA's, are you confident in them reaching a deal?
5.24.22 Hour 3 1:00- Nats- Charlie Slowes, NBA- Tony Massenburg, Commanders- Matt Paras 17:00- Trea Turner made his return to Nats Park last night, and it was a tough sight to see for Nats fans. But, we got Keibert Ruiz and Josiah Gray back who have been very good to start their young careers. 35:00- Since this trade was almost a year ago, do you still believe that deal is worth it still? Or, are you on the fence or not a fan of the trade?
5.24.22 Hour 2 1:00- Sam Fortier, covers the Washington Commanders for the Washington Post, joins the show to talk about day one of OTA's, as well as the potential new stadium beat. Is it close to being a done deal, or is there a long road to go? 19:30- With a lot of people upset about the current stadium situation, what needs to be right about the new stadium? Is it the location, or just what's inside the facility that makes the experience? 35:00- What's going on in our lives that has nothing to do with sports?
5.24.22 Hour 1 1:00- With the news breaking yesterday that the Commanders could potentially buy land in Prince William county, we talk about where the reports are saying that the stadium will be ending up. 19:00- We sent our associate producer, Ryan Clary, down to the Dumfries/Woodbridge area to get a feel for a potential new Commanders stadium that could be down there. Also, what is there to do around that area for entertainment before and after games? We have it all right here.
5.23.22 Hour 4 1:00 - Is there any chance this latest talk of Owners being upset with Snyder ends up being the true boiling point that forces him to sell? Grant & Danny discuss and take your calls. 21:45 - Michael Phillips of the Richmond Times Dispatch joins the show with the latest on Commanders purchase of land in Woodbridge.
5.23.22 Hour 3 1:00 - Grant & Danny take a spin around DC Sports and more on the Beltway Blitz, featuring Darren Haynes of WUSA9 on the Commanders, Chris Miles of NBA TV on the NBA Playoffs, and Matt Weyrich of NBC Sports Washington on the Nationals. 21:45 - Jarrett Bell of USA Today reports that owners are 'counting votes' as they are reaching a boiling point with Commanders Owner Dan Snyder. He joins Grant & Danny to further detail his latest story.
5.23.22 Hour 2 1:00 - Grant & Danny continue to take calls from those reacting to the news that the Commanders new stadium could be in Dumfries or Woodbridge, and asking several burning questions about location, traffic, and more. 21:45 - Associate Producer Ryan joins Grant & Danny as he's live in Dumfries getting a feel from the locals on how they feel about a stadium potentially coming to their area.
5.23.22 Hour 1 1:00 - Grant & Danny kick off a new week by throwing out the show rundown, as news breaks that the Commanders have purchased land between Woodbridge and Dumfries, Virginia as potential sites for a new stadium. 21:45 - Grant & Danny take your calls and reactions to the news that the Commanders new stadium could end up being in Woodbridge/Dumfries.
Grant Paulsen from 106.7 The Fan joins Craig Hoffman to talk about the latest breaking news regarding Washington's troubled owner. Craig and Grant break down the implications of the latest USA Today report that suggests owners are "counting votes" to kick Snyder out of the league. Could it happen? How so? What other options are on the table? Logan then re-joins to breakdown Washington's running backs. What are the strengths and weaknesses of Antonio Gibson, J.D. McKissick, and Bryan Robinson, Jr. and how will the Commanders use all three backs this season? Finally, Craig and Logan answer a Monday Mailbag question about the buffalo nickel and what makes it different from a regular nickel defense. Subscribe to the Take Command Podcast HERE! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1:00- Doug Farrar, NFL Editor with USA Today, joins G&D to discuss why he is high on Commanders rookie QB Sam Howell and why he could potentially be a starting caliber NFL QB. We then get you up to date on the Nats injury front as we have some news on Stephen Strasburg, Carter Kieboom, and Joe Ross.
5.20.22 Hour 4 1:00- Bobby Carpenter, former LB for Ohio State and host on Morning Juice 97.1 in Columbus, joins the show after interviewing head coach Nick Saban yesterday after his comments he made about Jimbo Fisher, and others. 31:45- We start off the segment talking about the Depp vs Heard trial since everyone is talking about it. Then, we get to previewing the Nats vs Brewers series.
5.20.22 Hour 3 1:00- Nats- Britt Ghiroli, NBA- Chase Hughes, Commanders- Rick Snider 18:30- DeAngelo Hall was on with B-Mitch & Finlay earlier this week, and he had some really honest, in depth answers about the football players and the decision makers in the organization. We play some of these cuts here and take your calls.
5.20.22 Hour 2 1:00- We take some time to take your calls here as it seems the transfer portal, and NIL deals have gone off the rails after Nick Saban and Jimbo Fisher are firing back and forth at each other. 34:40- Kedric Golston, former defensive tackle for the Redskins and the Georgia Bulldogs, calls in to the show to talk about this NIL drama, along with the transfer portal.
5.20.22 Hour 1 1:00- Nick Saban and head coach of Texas A&M, Jimbo Fisher, have been going back and forth regarding the transfer portals and NIL deals and Saban allegedly accusing A&M of paying players. We discuss this here. 21:45- The guys get into a heated discussion whether what Danny said to Eric Fedde in an interview almost 3 years ago was a joke or not. So, we go back and find the audio and let the people decide for themselves.
With two hitless games to start the series versus the Marlins this week, and his overall struggles with Runners in Scoring Position, Grant & Danny inquire if there's too much pressure on Juan Soto to carry the team? (3:06) Then, Former Nationals Relief Pitcher and current Pitching Coach for the Fredericksburg Nationals, Joel Hanrahan, joins Grant & Danny to discuss his transition from pitching in the Major Leagues, to coaching in the Minors, and provide insight on some of the young talent currently playing for Low-A Fredericksburg (16:28). Episode Four concludes with our Superlative of the Week (52:48). Subscribe HERE. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5.19.22 Hour 4 1:00- Tress Way, punter for the Washington Commanders, joins G&D to go through ALL the games of the 2022 season, and gives us the keys to each and every game in 2022. 33:15- Four years ago today, Juan Soto made this MLB debut and never looked back.
5.19.22 Hour 3 1:00- Commanders- Michael Phillips, Nats- Andrew Golden 16:45- Youth hockey leagues have been cracking down on rankings in youth sports, with kids in age groups below the high school level. Are you ok with taking these away, and starting to weave out the intensity of youth sports?
5.19.22 Hour 2 1:00- Former executive for the Suns and Celtics and current Audacy NBA Insider, Ryan McDonough, joins G&D to talk all things NBA Playoffs as the Heat-Celtics game 2 of the ECF tips off tonight. 21:45- We start off this segment talking about the Yankees prospect who was kicked off the team who allegedly had his hand in some risky business. We then get you updated on the Commanders holding no joint practices. 33:00- What's going on in our lives that has nothing to do with sports?
5.19.22 Hour 1 1:00- We catch you up on some playoff action in the NBA and the NHL as both sports had solid playoff action last night. Also, we get into the Nats as they had a real dramatic win from last night against the Marlins. 20:00- Carson Wentz was on with Colin Cowherd and he had his first opportunity to respond to Jim Irsay and Chris Ballard's comments this offseason burying their former QB. Does this help you warm up to Wentz? 31:20- Max Scherzer will be heading to the IL after leaving last night's game early with an oblique injury.
5.18.22 Hour 4 1:00- With Juan Soto being due tons and tons of money, most likely the most valuable contract in MLB history, are the Nats stuck in the mud at this point with him? We take your calls here. 16:50- Bobby Marks, ESPN NBA Front Office Insider, joins the show to talk about the NBA Lottery last night, and what the future holds for the Wizards with the 10th overall pick.
5.18.22 Hour 3 1:00- Nats- Craig Heist, NBA/Wiz- Tony Massenburg, Commanders- Matthew Paras 18:15- Buster Olney reported that rival MLB Executives believe that the Nats could entertain trading Juan Soto as soon as this year. We give our own opinions on this here.
5.18.22 Hour 2 1:00- Brad Spielberger, salary cap analyst for PFF, joins the show to talk about how the Commanders have one of the healthiest cap situations in the league, yet won't spend any money. 23:15- We start talking about how Terry McLaurin's contract situation isn't an excuse to not spend in free agency. What is taking so long for extension talks? 32:50- What's going on in our lives that has nothing to do with sports?
5.18.22 Hour 1 1:00- James Bradberry, former Panthers and Giants corner, made it official today and signed with the Eagles. We talk about this, and then transition into the offseason as a whole. 21:15- With the Commanders adding QB Carson Wentz, and others in the NFL Draft, are you concerned with the lack of moves being made? We take your calls here.
5.17.22 Hour 4 1:00- Our 2019 World Series Champions Washington Nationals, have had a rough first month and half of the season on the field, and off the field. The attendance hasn't been great, so we express concern over this here. 19:10- The Orioles are on the come up, and should be really good within the next 2-3 years with their top prospects making their way up. Should the Nationals be concerned over losing fans to the Orioles?
5.17.22 Hour 3 1:00- Caps- Andrew Gillis, Wizards- Chase Hughes, Nats- Dave Jageler 17:50- RG3 was on the four letter network and said that the Commanders could be a Super Bowl sleeper, and that this is the most talented roster since his 2012 season. We talk about this, and take your calls.