Craig Hoffman offers thoughtful sports commentary and himself on being smart and having a conscious while still having a really good time on the air. Craig has covered Washington’s NFL team on the beat and has worked as a fixture in the DC Sports Communit
Pat Shurmur interviewed with the Commanders for their offensive coordinator position this week. Shaun Morash of the DA Show on CBS Sports Radio joined Craig for Not My Beat recalling Shurmur's time in New York. Plus, he and Craig preview the Giants Playoff game against the Eagles this weekend.
If the Commanders are "positioning" themselves to have Sam Howell as QB1, how should they go about prioritizing their off season spending? Kam Curl and Daron Payne need new contracts. The team needs to improve their offensive line, bring in a linebacker or two, and add depth at cornerback.
1:12 - Latest on the Commanders offensive coordinator vacancy 12:22 - How should Commanders prioritize their spending this offseason? 20:41 - Guest: Wizards Center Daniel Gafford 34:59 - Alex Gold of 610 Sports Radio previews Chiefs-Jaguars
From 'Take Command' (subscribe here): Hosts Logan Paulsen and Craig Hoffman continue their talk about who should be the next Commanders offensive coordinator by talking about the differences between west coast and east coast offenses. Logan breaks down how the plays would be called differently and the difficulties of trying to learn either offense. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1:12 - Guest: Mike Jones on the NFL Playoffs + which OC jobs are most intriguing 23:36 - Guest: Chris Knoche previews Maryland vs Michigan 34:55 - Real Things: Novak Djokovic, Zay Jones
The Commanders offensive coordinator job still needs to be filled, but several other teams also have OC vacancies. Mike Jones joins Craig to discuss where the Commanders OC ranks and compares to other jobs. Plus, they talk NFL playoffs as well.
1:12 - Craig says Greg Roman would be at the top of his Offensive Coordinator hiring list 13:52 - Calls/tweets: Should the Commanders bring in Greg Roman as their next OC? 24:32 - Guest: Wes Hall on the Wizards ‘Basketball in the DMV' initiative 37:08 - Power Rankings of the teams remaining in the NFL Playoffs
Greg Roman and the Ravens mutually parted ways today and Roman will now pursue other opportunities. With the Commanders still interviewing candidates to fill their OC vacancy, it leads one to inquire about whether or not the Commanders should consider bringing in Roman for an interview as well. Craig thinks bringing in Roman should be a no-brainer.
Mo Egger of ESPN's 1530 in Cincinnati joins Craig for Not My Beat recalling Ken Zampese's time as Cincy's OC a couple of years ago. Zampese has emerged as a potential candidate for Washington's OC vacancy. Egger also breaks down how Cincy is preparing this week to take on the Buffalo Bills this weekend in the NFL's Divisional Round Playoffs.
1:12 - “Never Read The Comments” 21:50 - Guest: Dave Johnson previews Wizards-Knicks 35:32 - Real Things: Stan Van Gundy, Kevin Durant, Frances Tiafoe, Coco Gauff + Dexter Lawrence
1:12 - Not My Beat: Christy Winters-Scott talking all things Wizards 23:16 - Lynnell makes his case for Kenny Zampese to be Commanders next OC 36:34 - Craig and Lynnell discuss Daron Payne's contract situation
Ron Rivera just finished up year 3 of his "rebuild" here in Washington and we have yet to have this "step forward" season he's hoped for. Meanwhile, if you look around the rest of the NFL, there are head coaches having "step forward" seasons in their first year. What's taking Ron so long?
1:12 - What would you like to see out of the Commanders next OC? 13:10 - Why hasn't Ron Rivera had his “step forward” season yet? 24:15 - How do the Wizards compare against some of the NBA's best? 35:55 - Calls/tweets: What would you like to see the Wizards do at the NBA trade deadline?
1:12 - Around the NFL: Craig and Ben recap Super Wild Card Weekend 15:28 - Ben and Craig discuss the latest on the Commanders OC search 23:00 - Guest: Glenn Consor talking all things Wizards 34:54 - Real Things: Peyton and Eli Manning, Joey Bosa
1:12 - Not My Beat: Eben Novy-Williams on the sale of the Commanders 26:18 - Ben Standig on his notebook piece about Scott Turner not being fully onboard w/ the Carson Wentz acquisition 40:15 - Ben Standig and Craig discuss importance of extending Kam Curl
Ben Standig joined Craig Hoffman discussing his notebook piece on the former Commanders offensive coordinator, Scott Turner, not being fully onboard with the Carson Wentz acquisition to the Commanders.
1:12 - 1st and 10: Super Wild Card Weekend Edition 18:19 - Reaction to the latest on the sale of the Washington Commanders franchise 25:27 - Take Command Segment w/ Logan Paulsen: John Keim on the Commanders Offensive Coordinator search
From 'Heat Check' (subscribe here), On this episode of The Heat Check, Trysta hands out her midseason grades to every team in the Eastern Conference!During this segment she dives into the Southeast Division to discuss the Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Hornets, Miami Heat, Orlando Magic, and Washington Wizards. Tune In!Follow us on TikTok @TrystaKrick and @ThisHeatCheckNew episodes every Tuesday and Friday! Watch video versions on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/c/ThisLeague/featured To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
From 'Take Command' (subscribe here): With everything to cover about the Washington Commanders, from selling the team to securing a quality quarterback, Logan Paulsen and Craig Hoffman bring on ESPN's John Keim to preview the Commanders' offseason.The guys and Keim talk about the state of the Commanders QB1. John says that it is very likely that Sam Howell will be the starting quarterback next year, and Logan and Craig bring up all the benefits you get with Howell. An important note that all three guys point out is that regardless of Howell's success, Washington can't stray away from being a run-first offense. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
With two of the four major sports teams in DC for sale, it seemed like a good time to go deep on how those sales get done. Eben Novy-Williams is the man who has that knowledge as one of the founders of Sportico. Craig and Eben talk about the unique-ness of the Snyder sale of the Commanders, where things stand, when they could get done, and more. Plus, why Eben wouldn't be surprised to see the Nats come off the market in the next few months without a sale.
1:00 - Playoff breakdown: How each team is built? 14:05- Playoff breakdown Continued: How each team is built? 25:02- Clinton Yates of ESPN talks about robot umps in the minor leagues? 37:54- Clinton Yates rejoins us as we talk Lakers & will they be active at the trade deadline?
From 'Take Command' (subscribe here): The Commanders have reached the offseason and they've got A LOT to do. Hosts Logan Paulsen and Craig Hoffman focus on the biggest and most pressing issue: ownership. With reports saying that Dan Snyder will sell the team, questions remain as to what the team will be able to do financially until the deal is done. When will Ron Rivera and company be able to hire a new offensive coordinator? What kind of capital could new ownership bring to DC? All this and more! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1:00- Katherine Fitzgerald of The Buffalo News gives us the latest on Damar Hamlin and the impact this will have. 18:52- Logan Paulsen & Craig Hoffman dive into the Commanders offense and how QB Sam Howell played against Dallas. 37:12- Can you believe the NFL regular season is over?
1:00- Craig Hoffman opens the show as he has a tasty steak & QB analogy. 13:19- Calls on the Commanders. 28:36- Monte Morris of the Wizards joins the show. 42:32- Hoffman will make a guest appearance on Wizards Radio tomorrow.
Robert Mays of The Athletic joins Craig Hoffman for Not My Beat sharing his thoughts on the Commanders parting ways with Scott Turner, how the team should address the QB situation and other Commanders items.
1:12 - Not My Beat: Robert Mays on what he makes of the Scott Turner firing 26:37 - Lynnell and Craig discuss Ron Rivera's comments on QB situation and team's offensive philosophy 38:58 - What should Commanders do this time around?
The Commanders choosing to part ways with Scott Turner as the team's offensive coordinator has Craig and Anthony wondering what OC would want to take such an unappealing job and what quarterback would want to come to Washington.
1:12 - Scott Turner firing aftermath: Why would an OC want to come to Washington? 13:11 - Scott Turner firing aftermath: Why would a FA QB want to come to Washington? 26:35 - Take Command Segment w/ Logan Paulsen on Scott Turner's firing
From 'Take Command' (subscribe here): Hosts Logan Paulsen and Craig Hoffman discuss the firing of offensive coordinator Scott Turner, who had an up-and-down season calling the plays after signing a three-year extension in the offseason. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices