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Longtime Washington, D.C. sports personality Al Galdi takes an in-depth look at D.C.-area sports every weekday, giving hard-hitting analysis on - and having some fun with - the Washington Football Team, Nationals, Orioles, Capitals, Wizards, Terrapins, Hoyas and more.

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    Episode 171: Washington Football Team releases Dustin Hopkins and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 62:39

    14:20 - Washington Football Team: in-depth react to Washington releasing Dustin Hopkins and going with Chris Blewitt as the team's kicker 31:17 - Washington Football Team: examining the very-banged-up state of Washington's offense and the latest on Taylor Heinicke as he prepares for an emotional game - and what is hopefully a bounce-back game - at the Green Bay Packers 43:17 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on Washington's struggling defense as it prepares to face a great offense in that of the Green Bay Packers, including significant comments from Ron Rivera on Landon Collins 54:00 - Wizards: analysis of a season-opening 98-83 at the Toronto Raptors, including the Wizards playing - yes! - great defense https://www.tickpick.com/galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 170: WFT breakdown with Pro Football Focus' Nick Akridge, Wizards preview with Chase Hughes and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 71:19

    11:20 - Washington Football Team: react to Washington bringing back Chris Blewitt to the practice squad...and to the NFL claiming that all of the 650,000-plus emails from which the Jon Gruden-Bruce Allen emails arose were from Bruce's Redskins account 25:36 - Guest: Pro Football Focus senior data analyst Nick Akridge on the Washington Football Team, including deep dives on Washington's defense, William Jackson III, Taylor Heinicke, the WFT's offensive line and more 44:22 - Guest: Wizards insider Chase Hughes of NBC Sports Washington with a preview of the Wizards' 2021-2022 regular season, including the Wiz signing Daniel Gafford to a contract extension and whether the Wiz would trade Bradley Beal if he turned down their max-contract-extension offer 01:02:48 - Capitals: analysis of a 6-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche, including a great game for Evgeny Kuznetsov https://www.tickpick.com/galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 169: Ron Rivera admits "maybe I need to change my approach" with WFT defense and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 65:00

    10:34 - Washington Football Team: react to Ron Rivera saying "my approach probably has to be a little bit different" regarding Washington's struggling defense 25:48 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on Ron Rivera standing by Taylor Heinicke as Washington's QB1 and on Heinicke perhaps having lost his mojo 39:17 - Washington Football Team: analysis of playing time for Washington defensive players in the 31-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 6, including the continued decline of playing time for Chase Young and the deployment of Landon Collins 49:59 - Washington Football Team: the more that comes out about Washington's "honoring" of Sean Taylor, the more that there is not to like 58:06 - Nationals: examining the Nats hiring Darnell Coles as hitting coach off losing Kevin Long as hitting coach https://www.tickpick.com/galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 168: WFT falls to 2-4 with 31-13 loss to Chiefs and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 89:39

    10:29 - Washington Football Team: The Front Five - Galdi's five biggest takeaways from Washington's 31-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, including bad performances by the WFT's passing game and defense, analysis of Antonio Gibson and J.D. McKissic and more 49:13 - Washington Football Team: other thoughts on Washington's 31-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, including Andy Reid continuing to own Washington and positives for the WFT's passing game and defense 01:03:56 - Washington Football Team: examining the latest in the Sean Taylor No. 21 jersey retirement debacle, including a photo op for Sean's family inexplicably taking place in front of a bunch of portable toilets 01:14:11 - College Football: react to Virginia Tech's 28-7 homecoming loss to Pitt and Virginia's 48-0 homecoming win over Duke 01:2421 - Capitals: analysis of a 2-1 overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning, including Vitek Vanecek and Alex Ovechkin shining for a second time in as many Caps games this season https://www.tickpick.com/galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 167: WFT mangles retirement of Sean Taylor's No. 21, WFT-Chiefs preview and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 70:08

    13:07 - Washington Football Team: rant on the WFT inexplicably not announcing that Sean Taylor's No. 21 jersey will be retired on Sunday until Thursday morning - just three days out! 30:54 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on Washington's Week 6 game against the Kansas City Chiefs, including the latest on injuries and revealing comments from Jack Del Rio about Jamin Davis 42:50 - Guest: Steven Spector, program director for 610 Sports Radio in Kansas City, on the Washington Football Team's opponent in Week 6 - the Kansas City Chiefs 51:50 - Washington Football Team: Galdi's Rhyming Keys for a WFT win over the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 6...and Galdi's prediction for the game 01:01:34 - Navy Football: analysis of the Midshipmen's 35-17 loss at Memphis 01:03:53 - College Football: GaldiLocks for Week 7 - picks for Virginia Tech-Pitt and Virginia-Duke https://www.tickpick.com/galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 166: Hush money, Ron Rivera vs. Andy Reid, Taylor Heinicke vs. Patrick Mahomes and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 75:27

    12:59 - Washington Football Team: react to a report of the WFT having offered hush money to former female team employees who claimed to have been sexually harassed during their time with the team 23:37 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on the WFT being last in the NFL in home attendance and on Andy Reid as a certified Washington killer off comments from Ron Rivera 36:27 - Washington Football Team: examining the banged-up state of Washington's offense...and what we might see from Taylor Heinicke in Week 6 against a bad Kansas City Chiefs defense in dueling with Patrick Mahomes 52:07 - Washington Football Team: a look at a perhaps telling roster move, notable playing-time distribution for Washington edge rushers and other items for the WFT defense off comments from Ron Rivera 01:02:35 - Capitals: analysis of a season-opening 5-1 win over the New York Rangers, including a big game for Alex Ovechkin and Vitek Vanecek - and not Ilya Samsonov - being the Caps' starting goaltender 01:12:31 - Navy Football: a GaldiLocks pick for the Midshipmen's game at Memphis https://www.tickpick.com/galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 165: WFT film breakdown with Samuel Gold, Caps preview with Tarick El-Bashir and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 70:02


    10:30 - Washington Football Team: react to, analysis of and some scheduled fun with the WFT aspect of the Jon Gruden controversy - Bruce Allen, the emails, the Beth Wilkinson investigation, a stunning reveal from Jay Gruden and more 37:38 - Guest: Samuel Gold, the creator of Sam's Film Room on YouTube, with in-depth breakdowns of the Washington Football Team's struggling defense and Taylor Heinicke 54:29 - Guest: Capitals insider Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic DC and TNT with a preview of the Caps' 2021-2022 regular season https://www.tickpick.com/galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Episode 164: Ron Rivera defends Washington Football Team's defense and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 68:08


    01:00 - Washington Football Team: thoughts off Jon Gruden resigning as Las Vegas Raiders head coach due to the contents of leaked emails between himself and Bruce Allen from the Beth Wilkinson investigation 14:15 - Washington Football Team: commentary on - and some scheduled fun with - a feisty Ron Rivera defending Jack Del Rio, Washington's defensive scheme and the WFT's defensive performance in the 33-22 loss to the New Orleans Saints in Week 5 33:49 - Washington Football Team: examining multiple notable playing-time developments for players on Washington's struggling defense 49:20 - Washington Football Team: a look at where we are with Taylor Heinicke, Ryan Fitzpatrick and Curtis Samuel 58:38 - Wizards: react to Rui Hachimura returning to the Wiz off an absence due to personal reasons 01:01:17 - Nationals: analysis of multiple changes to the Nats' coaching staff, including hitting coach Kevin Long leaving to become the Philadelphia Phillies' hitting coach https://www.tickpick.com/galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Episode 163: WFT falls to 2-3 with 33-22 loss to Saints and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 93:01

    09:43 - Washington Football Team: The Front Five - Galdi's five biggest takeaways from Washington's 33-22 loss to the New Orleans Saints, including another disappointing performance by the WFT's defense and Taylor Heinicke's worst game as a WFT quarterback 52:06 - Washington Football Team: other thoughts on Washington's 33-22 loss to the New Orleans Saints, including how and why the secondary is the worst part of the WFT's struggling defense and in-depth looks at the WFT's defensive line, Dustin Hopkins, DeAndre Carter and Adam Humphries 01:11:21 - College Football: analysis of Maryland's 66-17 loss at Ohio State, Virginia Tech's 32-29 loss to Notre Dame, Virginia's come-from-behind 34-33 win at Louisville and Navy's 31-24 loss to SMU https://www.tickpick.com/galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 162: Washington Football Team-New Orleans Saints preview and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 85:24

    13:44 - Washington Football Team: analysis of Taylor Heinicke, Antonio Gibson, J.D. McKissic and how Washington will handle being without Logan Thomas and potentially being without three receivers for Week 5 against the New Orleans Saints off comments from Scott Turner 36:14 - Washington Football Team: examining what has become a familiar question - is this the game in which Washington's struggling defense gets its act together? - off comments from Jack Del Rio and other items for Week 5 against the New Orleans Saints 46:42 - Guest: Ross Jackson, host of the Locked On Saints podcast and the co-managing editor of the Canal St. Chronicles, on the Washington Football Team's opponent in Week 5 - the New Orleans Saints 01:01:40 - Washington Football Team: Galdi's Rhyming Keys for a WFT win over the New Orleans Saints in Week 5...and Galdi's prediction for the game 01:09:50 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on the latest in the Ryan Vermillion situation 01:13:46 - College Football: GaldiLocks for Week 6 - picks for Maryland-Ohio State, Virginia Tech-Notre Dame, Virginia-Louisville and Navy-SMU https://www.tickpick.com/galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 161: Taylor Heinicke and Terry McLaurin are delivering for WFT and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 56:35

    10:39 - Washington Football Team: react to a busy - and bad - Wednesday regarding injury news for Washington and to how the WFT is handling things without Ryan Vermillion, including return of the legendary Bubba Tyer 20:57 - Washington Football Team: analysis of the very good seasons so far for Taylor Heinicke and Terry McLaurin, including insight from Heinicke on his running and his fourth-quarter touchdown pass to McLaurin in the win at the Atlanta Falcons in Week 4 37:33 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on Washington's struggling defense, including whether the problems are more due to the players or the coaches 46:57 - Washington Football Team: examining some refreshingly honest answers from Ron Rivera on Dustin Hopkins that make Ron's support of Hopkins more understandable https://www.tickpick.com/galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 160: breakdown of Taylor Heinicke with former ODU head coach Bobby Wilder and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 69:35

    09:59 - Washington Football Team: thoughts - and some scheduled fun - off Washington placing Jon Bostic and Torry McTyer on the Reserve/Injured List and signing a kicker - Chris Blewitt - to the practice squad 22:12 - Guest: Taylor Heinicke's collegiate head coach and former Old Dominion head coach Bobby Wilder with an extensive Xs and Os breakdown of Heinicke's play through four games in the Washington Football Team's 2021 season and of Washington's defensive struggles 51:41 - Washington Football Team: analysis of Washington on fourth downs and on two-point-conversion attempts in the 34-30 win at the Atlanta Falcons in Week 4 and over the last few seasons 01:01:49 - Nationals: react to the Nats re-signing Alcides Escobar https://www.tickpick.com/galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 159: DEA is investigating Ryan Vermillion, WFT deals with major injuries and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 62:45

    09:01 - Washington Football Team: react to Washington placing director of sports medicine and head athletic trainer Ryan Vermillion on administrative leave due to an ongoing criminal investigation highlighted by the DEA and the Loudoun County Sherriff's Department searching the team facility 33:06 - Washington Football Team: examining what's next for Washington's defense off the losses of Torry McTyer and Jon Bostic to serious injury...and the latest on Washington's defensive struggles, including the dipping of Chase Young's playing time 48:20 - Washington Football Team: analysis of Brandon Scherff being hurt again and of how Washington will attack being without him and possibly Logan Thomas 57:51 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on a potentially very telling answer from Ron Rivera regarding Dustin Hopkins https://www.tickpick.com/galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 158: WFT improves to 2-2 with 34-30 win at Falcons and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 115:29

    10:06 - Washington Football Team: The Front Five - Galdi's five biggest takeaways from Washington's 34-30 win at the Atlanta Falcons, including Taylor Heinicke's incredible heroics and woeful performance by the WFT's defense 56:16 - Washington Football Team: other thoughts on Washington's 34-30 win at the Atlanta Falcons, including how Curtis Samuel did in his Washington debut and a response to Bobby McCain's postgame rant on the media 01:10:49 - Nationals: react to an emotional appreciation of Ryan Zimmerman and more from the Nats concluding a 65-97 season by getting swept in three games against the Boston Red Sox...and react to Mike Rizzo's comments on the state of the Nats 01:39:56 - College Football: analysis of Maryland's humbling 51-14 loss to Iowa and Navy's come-from-behind 34-30 win over UCF https://www.tickpick.com/galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 157: Washington Football Team-Atlanta Falcons preview and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 83:53

    11:49 - Washington Football Team: examining Taylor Heinicke, the potential WFT debut of Curtis Samuel and three significant problems for Washington's offense heading into Week 4 at the Atlanta Falcons off comments from Scott Turner 22:48 - Washington Football Team: react to Jack Del Rio's comments on his woeful defense, Chase Young and more heading into Week 4 at the Atlanta Falcons 34:39 - Guest: Evan Birchfield of The Falcoholic on the Washington Football Team's opponent in Week 4 - the Atlanta Falcons 46:59 - Washington Football Team: Galdi's Rhyming Keys for a WFT win at the Atlanta Falcons in Week 4...and Galdi's prediction for the game 57:15 - Virginia Football: analysis of a much-needed 30-28 win at Miami 01:02:24 - College Football: GaldiLocks for Week 5 - picks for Maryland-Iowa and Navy-UCF 01:10:29 - Orioles: thoughts on a classic troll job by the O's and more off a 6-2 win over the Boston Red Sox...and thoughts on the best of Mike Elias' season-ending session with reporters, including the state of the Orioles' rebuild Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 156: Ron Rivera backs Taylor Heinicke as WFT QB1 and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 66:23

    14:33 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on Curtis Samuel's return to practice, Benjamin St-Juste being in concussion protocol and Brandon Scherff not practicing on Wednesday due to a chest issue 25:07 - Washington Football Team: react to Ron Rivera dismissing benching Taylor Heinicke in favor of Kyle Allen right now and to Ron and Taylor on the notion of Taylor needing to "do things in more of a game-manager way" as Ron said on Monday 40:05 - Washington Football Team: will Washington's struggling defense - including Chase Young and Montez Sweat - get right at the Atlanta Falcons in Week 4? 47:51 - Virginia Football: a GaldiLocks pick for UVA-Miami 52:08 - Nationals: sorting through a wild - and lengthy - 10-5 loss at the Colorado Rockies, including developments regarding the Nats' starting pitching in the season-ending series against the Boston Red Sox 01:01:54 - Orioles: analysis of a second straight good outing from Zac Lowther and more from a 6-0 loss to the Boston Red Sox https://www.tickpick.com/galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 155: film breakdown with former WFT TE Logan Paulsen and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 59:10

    14:30 - Guest: former Washington tight end Logan Paulsen with an in-depth breakdown of the WFT - the struggling defense, Taylor Heinicke, the offensive line and more 33:57 - Washington Football Team: initial thoughts on Washington's game at the Atlanta Falcons in Week 4...and a look at some harsh statistical realities for multiple key WFT defensive players 42:30 - Nationals: react to Patrick Corbin being good for a fourth time in five starts and more from a 3-1 loss at the Colorado Rockies 53:02 - Orioles: examining Bruce Zimmermann's return and more from a 4-2 win over the Boston Red Sox...and analysis of Anthony Santander now that his 2021 season is over https://www.tickpick.com/galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 154: what is truly going on with WFT's disappointing defense? and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 74:07

    08:49 - Washington Football Team: examining what's going on with Washington's struggling defense, including a potential root cause of the problems, how Chase Young is doing, declining playing time for certain WFT players and more 33:43 - Washington Football Team: react to Ron Rivera saying that he wants Taylor Heinicke to "do things in more of a game-manager way" 49:07 - Wizards: thoughts on the Wizards as they begin training camp, including the reveal that Russell Westbrook tried to convince Bradley Beal to ask to be traded 58:47 - Nationals: analysis of a nice outing from Josiah Gray, an impressive all-around game for Alcides Excobar and more from a 5-4 win at the Colorado Rockies https://www.tickpick.com/galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 153: WFT falls to 1-2 with 43-21 blowout loss at Bills and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 98:36

    09:51 - Washington Football Team: The Front Five - Galdi's five biggest takeaways from Washington's 43-21 loss at the Buffalo Bills, including a rant on the WFT's defense and analysis of Taylor Heinicke's performance 46:39 - Washington Football Team: other thoughts from Washington's 43-21 loss at the Buffalo Bills, including examining Antonio Gibson's spectacular 73-yard touchdown reception 58:54 - College Football: breakdowns of Maryland's 37-16 win over Kent State, Virginia's 37-17 loss to Wake Forest, Virginia Tech's 21-10 win over Richmond and Navy's 28-20 loss at Houston 01:14:19 - Nationals: react to more bad pitching from the Nats, Keibert Ruiz's breakout continuing and more from the Nats losing three of four games at the Cincinnati Reds 01:29:25 - Orioles: a proper tip of the cap to Cedric Mullins for him becoming the first Oriole to have a 30-30 season and other items off the O's splitting a four-game series with the Texas Rangers https://www.tickpick.com/galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 152: Washington Football Team-Buffalo Bills preview and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 100:00

    10:55 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on various aspects of Washington's game at the Buffalo Bills in Week 3 off comments from Ron Rivera, including which disappointing unit - the WFT's defense or the Bills' offense - will prevail, Taylor Heinicke and more 28:11 - Guest: Buffalo Bills insider Matt Parrino of Syracuse.com and of the SHOUT! podcast on the Bills on the Washington Football Team's opponent in Week 3 49:22 - Washington Football Team: Galdi's Rhyming Keys for a WFT win at the Buffalo Bills in Week 3...and Galdi's prediction for the game 01:01:16 - Nationals: react to another monster game for Juan Soto and more from a 3-2 win at the Cincinnati Reds...and react to continued change for the Nats behind the scenes 01:16:30 - College Football: GaldiLocks for Week 4 - picks for Maryland-Kent State, Virginia-Wake Forest and Navy-Houston 01:24:33 - Capitals: examining bad news regarding Nicklas Backstrom and reviewing the Caps' offseason - including some scheduled fun with Evgeny Kuznetsov - as Caps Training Camp begins 01:34:41 - Orioles: examining a 3-0 win over the Texas Rangers, including more production from Austin Hays and Ryan Mountcastle and a nice outing from Zac Lowther Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 151: Scott Turner talks Taylor Heinicke, Jack Del Rio talks WFT defense, and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 75:18

    09:58 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on Scott Turner's comments on what's next for Taylor Heinicke, his career path, what he can be as an NFL quarterback, Washington's offensive line, Terry McLaurin and more 30:35 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on - and some scheduled fun with - Jack Del Rio's comments on Washington's underwhelming defense through two games, Chase Young, Montez Sweat, the 5-1-5 look and more 49:23 - Nationals: analysis of a 7-5 win at the Miami Marlins, including a much-needed strong outing from Josiah Gray and another monster game for Juan Soto - is he now the leading contender for National League MVP? 01:04:53 - Orioles: react to Austin Hays, Cedric Mullins and Keegan Akin doing well in a 4-3 loss at the Philadelphia Phillies and to the O's bringing back Brandon Hyde as manager for 2022 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 150: will WFT's rebuild be as quick and successful as Bills'? and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 60:18


    08:34 - Washington Football Team: analysis of Ron Rivera and Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott both being part of the Bill Walsh coaching tree, whether Washington's rebuild will be successful quickly as the Bills' has been and more 23:17 - Washington Football Team: examining Taylor Heinicke's success on play-action passes and more from and off his performance in the 30-29 win over the New York Giants in Week 2 39:13 - Nationals: thoughts on a 7-1 win at the Miami Marlins, including another good outing for Josh Rogers, and on the Nats reportedly firing multiple minor-league staff members 54:22 - Orioles: react to a 3-2 10-inning loss at the Philadelphia Phillies, including the return of Cesar Valdez not going so well Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Episode 149: film breakdown with Washington Football Team analyst Mark Bullock and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 73:55

    Guest: Washington Football Team analyst Mark Bullock provides a film breakdown with insights on Taylor Heinicke, Terry McLaurin, Washington's defense, Chase Young, William Jackson III, Landon Collins and more Washington Football Team: react to two stunning stats regarding Taylor Heinicke Washington Football Team: examining three intriguing storylines for Washington's game at the Buffalo Bills in Week 3 Nationals: analysis of a controversial rule striking the Nats again and more from a wild 8-7 10-inning loss at the Miami Marlins Orioles: thoughts on a very good outing from John Means and another impressive game for Austin Hays in a 2-0 win at the Philadelphia Phillies https://www.tickpick.com/galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 148: deep dive on Washington Football Team's disappointing defense and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 97:00

    10:39 - Washington Football Team: in-depth examination of what's going on with Washington's defense - the problems, the potential fixes, who played well in the 30-29 win over the New York Giants in Week 2, playing-time observations and more 36:24 - Washington Football Team: fallout from Taylor Heinicke's tremendous performance in Washington's 30-29 win over the New York Giants in Week 2, including how Ron Rivera is approaching who truly is the WFT's QB1 47:13 - Washington Football Team: what now with Dustin Hopkins off him going 3-for-3 on field goals - but with a miss that ended up not counting - in Washington's 30-29 win over the New York Giants in Week 2? 54:47 - College Football: thoughts on Maryland's 20-17 win at Illinois, No. 15 Virginia Tech's 27-21 loss at West Virginia and Virginia's 59-39 loss at No. 21 North Carolina 01:07:06 - Nationals: analysis of the Nats losing two of three games to the Colorado Rockies, including Paolo Espino pitching well again and Patrick Corbin and Josiah Gray struggling again 01:29:54 - Orioles: react to more bad starting pitching for the O's and continued success for Ryan Mountcastle and Austin Hays in the O's getting swept in three games at the Boston Red Sox https://www.tickpick.com/galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 147: WFT improves to 1-1 with wild 30-29 win over Giants and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 80:11

    10:41 - Washington Football Team: The Front Five - Galdi's five biggest takeaways from Washington's 30-29 walk-off win over the New York Giants at FedEx Field on Thursday Night Football, including in-depth analysis of Taylor Heinicke, the WFT defense and Terry McLaurin 57:24 - Washington Football Team: other thoughts from Washington's 30-29 walk-off win over New York Giants at FedEx Field on Thursday Night Football, including the latest on Ryan Fitzpatrick 01:09:01 - College Football: GaldiLocks for Week 3 - picks for Maryland-Illinois, Virginia Tech-West Virginia and Virginia-North Carolina 01:15:49 - Orioles: react to the work of the Orioles' Big Three - Austin Hays, Ryan Mountcastle and Cedric Mullins - in a 3-2 10-inning win over the New York Yankees https://www.tickpick.com/galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 146: Washington Football Team-Giants preview and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 88:55

    09:34 - Washington Football Team: why Washington's game against the New York Giants on Thursday Night Football isn't a "must-win"...and thoughts on Taylor Heinicke going into the game 18:01 - Guest: Nick Falato, co-host of the Big Blue Banter podcast on the New York Giants, with an in-depth look at the Washington Football Team's Week 2 opponent 42:10 - Washington Football Team: Galdi's Rhyming Keys for a WFT win over the New York Giants in Week 2...and Galdi's prediction for the game 54:37 - Nationals: analysis of another bullpen collapse and more from an 8-6 loss to the Miami Marlins 01:20:00 - Orioles: react to a spectacular catch by Cedric Mullins, two more home runs by Austin Hays and more from a 4-3 loss to the New York Yankees https://www.tickpick.com/galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 145: Taylor Heinicke is WFT's most mobile QB1 since RGIII and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 72:25


    Washington Football Team: react to Ryan Fitzpatrick going on the Reserve/Injured List...and analysis of what the WFT has in Taylor Heinicke as its starting quarterback, including him being Washington's most mobile QB1 since RGIII Washington Football Team: examining the likelihood of a bounce-back performance by Washington's defense against Daniel Jones and the New York Giants on Thursday Night Football Wizards: how John Wall and the Houston Rockets reportedly parting ways further validates how Tommy Sheppard handled the problem that was Wall's supermax contract extension Nationals: thoughts on Ryan Zimmerman's season and future with the Nats and more off an 8-2 win over the Miami Marlins Orioles: thoughts on a 7-2 loss to the New York Yankees and what the O's may have in Jorge Mateo off him being done for the season https://www.tickpick.com/galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Episode 144: Taylor Heinicke becomes Washington Football Team QB1 and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 78:36

    14:48 - Washington Football Team: react to Washington's quarterback situation - Ryan Fitzpatrick being diagnosed with a right-hip subluxation, RGIII(!) lobbying for the WFT to bring him back, Taylor Heinicke becoming QB1 and more 36:40 - Washington Football Team: analysis of Washington's problems preventing and generating pressure in the season-opening 20-16 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers at FedEx Field, playing time for key WFT players in the game and more 01:00:40 - Washington Football Team: examining the most controversial strategic decision in Washington's season-opening 20-16 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers at FedEx Field - punting in the fourth quarter while inside Chargers territory 01:05:54 - Nationals: thoughts on the Nats still having not been no-hit since the franchise came to Washington, D.C. and more from the Nats nearly being no-hit in a 3-0 loss to the Miami Marlins https://www.tickpick.com/galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 143: Washington Football Team suffers season-opening 20-16 loss to Chargers and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 109:56

    10:35 - Washington Football Team: The Front Five - Galdi's five biggest takeaways from Washington's regular-season-opening 20-16 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers at FedEx Field 44:42 - Washington Football Team: other thoughts from Washington's regular-season-opening 20-16 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers, including the lack of touches for playmakers, positives for the defense and a good game on special teams 01:02:06 - College Football: react to Maryland's 62-0 blowout of Howard, Virginia's 42-14 rout of Illinois, No. 19 Virginia Tech's 35-14 win over Middle Tennessee and Navy's 23-3 loss to Air Force and firing of offensive coordinator Ivin Jasper 01:13:13 - Nationals: analysis of the Nats losing two of three games at the Pittsburgh Pirates, including a good start for Patrick Corbin, another bad start for Josiah Gray and Juan Soto continuing to kill it 01:35:37 - Orioles: observations from the O's losing three of four games to the Toronto Blue Jays, including Brandon Hyde cursing at Robbie Ray and the O's giving up 44 runs over the final three games Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 142: WFT-Chargers preview, Scott Turner and Jack Del Rio speak and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 85:45

    Washington Football Team: examining a variety of pertinent topics regarding Washington's offense entering the 2021 regular season off comments from Scott Turner Washington Football Team: examining a variety of pertinent topics regarding Washington's defense entering the 2021 regular season off comments from Jack Del Rio Washington Football Team: Galdi's Rhyming Keys for a WFT win over the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 1...and Galdi's predictions for the game and for Washington's 2021 record College Football: GaldiLocks for Week 2 - picks for Virginia-Illinois, Virginia Tech-Middle Tennessee and Navy-Air Force Nationals: analysis of a 7-6 10-inning loss at the Atlanta Braves, including impressive performances by Luis Garcia, Lane Thomas and Juan Soto Orioles: thoughts on John Means pitching well in a 6-0 loss to the Kansas City Royals, Matt Harvey going on the 10-Day Injured List and more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 141: Curtis Samuel suffers setback at Washington Football Team practice? and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 83:30

    11:13 - Washington Football Team: breakdown of the cause of the name-change confusion from Tanya Snyder's appearance on The Adam Schefter Podcast 24:01 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on Curtis Samuel regressing in terms of his practice participation off a potential setback with his groin injury 34:55 - Washington Football Team: a scouting report on the Los Angeles Chargers, including their skill-position players, Chase Young vs. Rashawn Slater and Joey Bosa 44:40 - Washington Football Team: analysis of - and some scheduled fun with - Washington's bad recent history with team captains off the WFT announcing its team captains for the 2021 season 54:57 - Nationals: react to Sean Nolin being ejected for standing up for Juan Soto, an excellent performance by the Nats' bullpen, mammoth homers by Soto and Josh Bell and more from an eventful 4-2 win at the Atlanta Braves...and a rant on the National Baseball Hall of Fame holding its induction ceremony on a random Wednesday afternoon 01:13:14 - Orioles: examining a 9-8 win over the Kansas City Royals, another lost season for Hunter Harvey and the O's setting all-time attendance lows on back-to-back nights at Oriole Park at Camden Yards Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 140: Tanya Snyder speaks and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 92:19


    Washington Football Team: analysis of what Tanya Snyder said on The Adam Schefter Podcast about the WFT's final candidates for a permanent name and about all of the off-the-field issues for Washington over the last 16 months Washington Football Team: additional thoughts on the departure of Jimmy Moreland, including a breakdown of the complicated transactional path Guest: Chargers insider Jeff Miller of The Los Angeles Times with an in-depth look at the Washington Football Team's opponent in Week 1 Guest: Dr. Matthew Mintz, who has been rated as a top doctor by Bethesda Magazine and Washingtonian Magazine, on the 2021 NFL season and the COVID-19 pandemic in terms of competitive balance, including how the league mandating that players get vaccinated could lead to the removal of protocols Nationals: examining how an 8-5 loss at the Atlanta Braves epitomizes the 2021 Nats - bad pitching but sneaky-good hitting Orioles: react to Mike Baumann's Major League debut and to Cedric Mullins and Austin Hays continuing to rake in a 7-3 win over the Kansas City Royals Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Episode 139: Curtis Samuel practices!, should WFT have drafted Justin Herbert instead of Chase Young? and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 53:37

    09:22 - Washington Football Team: react to Curtis Samuel practicing to a significant extent for the first time this summer, including key comments from Samuel and Ron Rivera 25:29 - Washington Football Team: examining whether Washington should have taken Justin Herbert and not Chase Young with the No. 2 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft off Ron Rivera seemingly suggesting that he wishes that he had selected Herbert 36:09 - Nationals: analysis of a 4-3 come-from-behind and walk-off win over the New York Mets, including a number of unlikely heroes for the Nats 48:30 - Orioles: thoughts on a 3-2 loss to the Kansas City Royals, including a nice outing from pitching prospect Zac Lowther Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 138: conversation with Dan Pizzuta of Sharp Football Analysis on Washington Football Team and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 104:07

    09:54 - Washington Football Team: is Dustin Hopkins now in trouble off Washington signing kicker Eddy Pineiro to the practice squad? 17:17 - Guest: Dan Pizzuta, writer and editor for Sharp Football Analysis, on the Washington Football Team, including analytics-based breakdowns of Ryan Fitzpatrick, Terry McLaurin, Washington's defense and more 41:24 - Maryland Football: analysis of the Terrapins' big season-opening 30-24 win over West Virginia 49:53 - Virginia Tech Football: thoughts on the Hokies' big season-opening 17-10 win over No. 10 North Carolina 57:47 - College Football: react to Navy's season-opening 49-7 loss to Marshall and Virginia's season-opening 43-0 blowout of William & Mary 01:04:34 - Nationals: sorting through a wild first four games for the Nats in their five-game series with the New York Mets, including bad outings for Josiah Gray and Erick Fedde and more major production from Lane Thomas 01:33:07 - Orioles: observations from a series win at the New York Yankees, including good series for Austin Hays, Cedric Mullins and Trey Mancini Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 137: Ron Rivera opens up about Curtis Samuel situation and WFT QB competition and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 91:31

    Washington Football Team: react to what Ron Rivera had to say in speaking at length about the Curtis Samuel situation off him still having not practiced fully in months due to a groin injury Washington Football Team: analysis of Washington's now-concluded "quarterback competition" and more off comments from Ron Rivera and Ryan Fitzpatrick Guest: Jeff Ermann, founder and publisher of InsideMDSports.com, with a preview of Maryland football Guest: Mike Barber, ACC insider for Richmond.com, with previews of Virginia Tech and Virginia football GaldiLocks: Galdi's picks for Maryland-West Virginia, Virginia Tech-North Carolina and Navy-Marshall in College Football Week 1 Nationals: analysis of a history-making 7-6 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies, including another collapse by the Nats' bullpen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 136: Ron Rivera nails it with Washington Football Team cuts and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 46:42

    07:12 - Washington Football Team: react to all of of the players who Washington released in its cutdown to 53 clearing waivers and a good number of those players being signed to the WFT's initial practice squad 21:03 - Washington Football Team: three bigger-picture takeaways from Washington's cutdown to 53 31:45 - Nationals: thoughts on longtime Nats executive Bob Boone and other Nats employees leaving due to not complying with the team's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all full-time staff 38:06 - Orioles: analysis of a 5-4 loss at the Toronto Blue Jays, including more success for Ryan Mountcastle, Jorge Mateo and Jorge Lopez Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 135: Washington Football Team sets its initial 53-man roster and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 65:54

    08:54 - Washington Football Team: analysis of who the WFT kept and cut for its defensive position groups on the initial 53-man roster, including Troy Apke making the team but Jimmy Moreland and Jeremy Reaves being released 28:26 - Washington Football Team: analysis of who the WFT kept and cut for its offensive position groups on the initial 53-man roster, including Jaret Patterson and Sammis Reyes making the team and Peyton Barber and Antonio Gandy-Golden being released 42:52 - Nationals: react to Victor Robles being optioned to Triple-A Rochester, Patrick Corbin getting rocked again and more from a 12-6 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies and the Toronto Blue Jays designating ex-Nat Brad Hand for assignment 01:00:36 - Orioles: thoughts on a second consecutive good outing for Keegan Akin and more from a 4-2 win at the Toronto Blue Jays Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 134: in-depth prediction and preview of Washington Football Team's cutdown to 53 and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 56:08

    07:50 - Washington Football Team: Galdi gives his projected season-opening 53-man roster for the WFT, including examining the key questions, dilemmas and possibilities 34:03 - Nationals: analysis of a 7-4 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies, including the Major League debut for Keibert Ruiz as a Nat and a rough outing by Josiah Gray 49:39 - Orioles: thoughts on a 7-3 loss at the Toronto Blue Jays, including Ryan Mountcastle continuing his torrid August Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 133: Washington Football Team concludes 1-2 preseason with 37-3 loss to Ravens and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 103:32

    09:59 - Washington Football Team: The Front Five - Galdi's five biggest takeaways from Washington's preseason-ending 37-3 loss to the Baltimore Ravens at FedEx Field 45:31 - Washington Football Team: other thoughts off Washington's preseason-ending 37-3 loss to the Baltimore Ravens at FedEx Field 59:59 - Nationals: react to the Nats announcing that they're promoting their top prospect, catcher Keibert Ruiz, to the Majors...and analysis of the Nats losing two of three games at the New York Mets 01:30:34 - Orioles: an appropriate commemoration of the O's going 1-18 against the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2021 season...and a few other observations from the O's getting swept by the Rays in three games Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 132: Ron Rivera opens up about roster-construction philosophy for WFT and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 78:58

    11:42 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on Ron Rivera's explanation for delaying announcing Ryan Fitzpatrick as Washington's QB1...and examinations of the Fitzpatrick-Scott Turner partnership and the Curtis Samuel situation off comments from Turner 22:44 - Washington Football Team: a look at where Washington stands at tight end off the WFT releasing Temarrick Hemingway 30:18 - Washington Football Team: analysis of what Ron Rivera said about how he is approaching putting together Washington's roster, including trying to both rebuild and contend 42:04 - Washington Football Team: three things that Galdi wants to see from Washington in its preseason finale against the Baltimore Ravens 54:46 - Nationals: react to a terrible start from Patrick Corbin and more from a 7-5 loss at the Miami Marlins 01:11:29 - Orioles: proper praise for Keegan Akin, Ryan Mountcastle and more from a 13-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 131: Landon Collins speaks out about Washington Football Team's culture change and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 62:25

    11:42 - Washington Football Team: react to the latest on the Curtis Samuel and William Jackson III injury situations 14:17 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on the WFT's culture off Landon Collins' reveal about how bad Washington's culture was during his initial time with the team 26:43 - Washington Football Team: commentary on - and some scheduled fun with - Jack Del Rio discussing Washington potentially playing more man coverage, the rise of Torry McTyer and Washington's COVID-19 player-vaccination-rate situation 40:22 - Nationals: analysis of a 4-3 10-inning loss at the Miami Marlins, including Josiah Gray being good for a fifth time in five starts as a Nat 55:03 - Orioles: a proper commemoration of the O's ending their 19-game losing streak with a 10-6 win over the Los Angeles Angels Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 130: does Washington Football Team have its best receiving corps since 2016's? and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 71:00

    Washington Football Team: examining the latest on Curtis Samuel, Antonio Gandy-Golden and Dax Milne...and thoughts on whether Washington has its best and deepest group of receivers since the team's 2016 receiving corps Washington Football Team: commentary on Ryan Fitzpatrick's press conference from Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021, including discussion about Fitzpatrick's preseason so far Washington Football Team: commentary on Chase Young's press conference from Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021, including the highlighting of an important reality about Young's excellent 2020 rookie season Nationals: analysis of a 5-1 win at the Miami Marlins and of multiple major roster moves by the Nats, including promoting Cade Cavalli to Triple-A Rochester Orioles: react to MLB Pipeline ranking the O's as having the No. 1 farm system in baseball and to their losing streak reaching 19 games with a 14-8 loss to the Los Angels Angels Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 129: WFT releases Steven Sims Jr., Ron Rivera lists those who have impressed him and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 57:31

    Washington Football Team: react to Washington releasing Steven Sims Jr., including what the release represents...and thoughts on David Sharpe off Washington activating him off the Reserve/COVID-19 List Washington Football Team: is Curtis Samuel still having barely practiced due to his groin injury reason for concern or not really? Washington Football Team: analysis of who Ron Rivera identified as having impressed him over two preseason games - including Troy Apke!...and an examination of the possibility of defensive regression for Washington in 2021 Maryland Football: why the Big Ten's no-postponement policy for conference games regarding COVID-19 in the 2021 season is especially notable for the Terrapins Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 128: where is WFT at with Ryan Fitzpatrick two games into its preseason? and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 96:57

    11:36 - Washington Football Team: the state of Washington's passing game, including Ron Rivera passing on the chance to name Ryan Fitzpatrick as Washington's starting quarterback for Week 1 29:22 - Washington Football Team: is Jaret Patterson now a lock to make Washington's season-opening 53-man roster?...and a closer look at Antonio Gibson's performance in the preseason win over the Cincinnati Bengals at FedEx Field 46:39 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on Samuel Cosmi, John Bates, Saahdiq Charles and Jamin Davis in the preseason win over the Cincinnati Bengals at FedEx Field 53:26 - Nationals: analysis of the Nats losing two of three games at the Milwaukee Brewers, including a monster weekend for new Nat Lane Thomas 01:16:08 - Orioles: react to the Orioles' losing streak reaching 18 games with a three-game sweep to the Atlanta Braves, including a response to the mounting criticism of the Orioles' rebuild Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 127: The Jaret Patterson Game - Washington Football Team improves to 1-1 in preseason with 17-13 win over Bengals

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2021 65:16

    09:45 - Washington Football Team: The Front Five - Galdi's five biggest takeaways from Washington's 17-13 win over the Cincinnati Bengals at FedEx Field 43:08 - Washington Football Team: other thoughts from Washington's 17-13 preseason win over the Cincinnati Bengals at FedEx Field 55:56 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on Jason Wright clarifying - sort of - where the name-change saga stands off multiple name candidates being bleeped out in an episode of the team's YouTube series on the name change Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 126: Ron Rivera explains value and usage of William Jackson III for Washington Football Team and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 64:33

    Washington Football Team: three things that Galdi wants to see from Washington in its preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals Washington Football Team: deep dive on William Jackson III and the issue of him as a corner who is at his best in man coverage perhaps being asked by Washington to play a lot of zone coverage, including enlightening comments from Ron Rivera Nationals: analysis of an 8-5 win over the Toronto Blue Jays to complete a two-game sweep, including Josiah Gray being good again and the Nats hitting two homers off their former closer - Brad Hand Orioles: react to an 8-4 loss at the American League-leading Tampa Bay Rays for a 14th consecutive loss and to the O's having five of the top 100 prospects in baseball per MLB Pipeline Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 125: Ryan Fitzpatrick says WFT offense will be "dynamic," Kyle Allen hypes Curtis Samuel and Antonio Gibson and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 77:17

    12:46 - Washington Football Team: deep dive on Ryan Fitzpatrick off him opening up about a number of aspects of his game and saying that Washington's offense "is gonna be dynamic" 36:45 - Washington Football Team: react to Kyle Allen addressing his health, praising Curtis Samuel, saying that Washington is trying to use Antonio Gibson like the Carolina Panthers use Christian McCaffrey and more 48:24 - Nationals: analysis of a 12-6 win over the Toronto Blue Jays to snap a seven-game losing streak and of Joe Ross not undergoing a second Tommy John surgery for now 01:09:03 - Orioles: a proper therapy session for O's fans - and a few thoughts on John Means and Ryan Mountcastle - off the O's getting smashed at the American League-leading Tampa Bay Rays, 10-0, for a 13th consecutive loss Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 124: WFT down to final three name candidates?, Ron Rivera opens up about cancer battle and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 65:39

    12:34 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on the WFT bleeping out three apparent name candidates - perhaps the three final name candidates - in a video featuring a meeting involving Jason Wright and Ron Rivera 20:35 - Washington Football Team: react to Ron Rivera sounding off on the COVID-19-vaccine situation in the United States and to him opening up about his cancer battle, including a reveal that sheds further light on the benching of Dwayne Haskins after Week 4 of the 2020 season 35:51 - Washington Football Team: commentary on - and some scheduled fun with - Ron Rivera's training-camp press conference from Monday, August 16, 2021, including discussions on Ryan Fitzpatrick, Kyle Allen, Benjamin St-Juste, Kendall Fuller, Cameron Cheeseman's field-goal snaps and more 54:25 - Nationals and Orioles: analysis of how the Nats and O's did in Baseball America's rankings of the top farm systems and prospects in baseball...and analysis of Matt Harvey's latest Jekyll-and-Hyde start in a 9-2 Orioles loss at the Tampa Bay Rays Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 123: WFT gets back Kyle Allen and Curtis Samuel and makes cuts, Dustin Hopkins deep dive and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 96:00

    11:38 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on Kyle Allen returning to fully practicing, Curtis Samuel being activated, Washington releasing three players (including Kelvin Harmon) and more 25:45 - Washington Football Team: deep dive on the Dustin Hopkins situation, including how he compares to the rest of the NFL on field goals over his six seasons with Washington and Ron Rivera's latest comments on Hopkins' struggles 37:22 - Washington Football Team: commentary on Ron Rivera on a number of Washington players in the preseason-opening loss at the New England Patriots, including Steven Montez, Sammis Reyes, Samuel Cosmi, Saahdiq Charles and Jamin Davis 56:52 - Nationals: react to Joe Ross potentially needing a second Tommy John surgery and analysis of the Nats getting swept in three games by the Atlanta Braves 01:20:14 - Wizards: examining two key items from Tommy Sheppard, including confirmation that the Wiz didn't really want to trade Russell Westbrook 01:28:11 - Orioles: a proper marveling at the O's getting demolished in a three-game sweep at the Boston Red Sox Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 122: Washington Football Team begins its preseason with loss at Patriots and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 73:41


    08:09 - Washington Football Team: The Front Five - Galdi's five biggest takeaways from Washington's preseason-opening 22-13 loss at the New England Patriots 36:32 - Washington Football Team: a proper declaration of victory for Ron Rivera in the Quinton Dunbar saga off the Detroit Lions releasing Dunbar 45:17 - Nationals: analysis of the Nats being swept in a doubleheader at the New York Mets to complete a three-game sweep 57:05 - Orioles: react to Chris Davis announcing his retirement and thoughts on John Means and Cedric Mullins in a 6-4 loss to the Detroit Tigers to complete a three-game sweep Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Episode 121: conversation with Fred Smoot on Washington Football Team and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 71:00

    12:20 - Washington Football Team: three things that Galdi wants to see from Washington in its preseason opener at the New England Patriots 28:32 - Guest: former Washington cornerback Fred Smoot on why Taylor Heinicke will ultimately have a Kurt Warner-type career, why Benjamin St-Juste will be a candidate for Defensive Rookie of the Year, parallels between Ron Rivera and Marty Schottenheimer and more 45:44 - Nationals: analysis of an 8-7 rain-suspended loss at the New York Mets and of the Nats calling-up yet another 30-something from Triple-A Rochester 01:04:34 - Orioles: thoughts on the red-hot Anthony Santander and more from a 5-2 loss to the Detroit Tigers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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