Three-time Wisconsin Sportswriter of the Year Jason Wilde and Packers Hall-of-Famer Mark Tauscher discuss the latest on the Green Bay Packers, Wisconsin sports, and more.
The guys react to Jordan Loves first time talking to the media since becoming QB1.
The guys debate if Jordan Love being confident means he is already a good leader for the Packers.
With the Packers 2023 schedule being leaked early, the guys break it down and the five primetime games for the Green and Gold.
Tausch and Jesse take a trip to AmFam Field. Surprising no one, Jesse is taking days off and needs help planning a trip. Plus, the guys play Where's Wilde.
Bally Sports Bill Schroeder joins the show, and they discuss getting Jesse a chance to go down Bernie's slide.
Jordan Love is addressing the media today so the guys try to figure out what questions Jason should ask. They finish off the show with Woah Nelly.
The guys review the list of NFC Quarterback Tiers provided by Kyle Brandt of the NFL Network...and it leads to some consternation with Tausch having a different definition of how to assess which players belong on which tiers? Also, what does ESPN's Mina Kimes say about how Jordan Love may find success in Matt LaFleur's offensive scheme? And a round of Twitter Trash or Twitter Treasure presented by WM.
ESPN's Marcus Spears says Jordan Love shouldn't be measured this season by stats, but rather by leadership and command of the huddle. Is that a fair expectation to set for Packers fans? Also, an eventful Wilde & Tausch Trivia; Whoa Nelly! asking some questions about the NBA Playoffs; and did Tausch actually predict at some point that the Lakers and Celtics would be playing in the NBA Finals?
Tausch starts the show hoping to avoid fines from the FCC while asking for help from fans with his lawnmower. Then, the guys dive into Keisean Nixon adamantly opposing calling the Packers approach this offseason a rebuild. If it's not a rebuild, then what should it be called? Also, Wilde & Tausch Trivia.
Continuing to examine how to best describe the Packers approach this offseason if it is NOT best described as a rebuild. And following the Packers rookie orientation minicamp over the weekend, the guys enjoy a round of Need It Or Don't Need It? presented by Fleet Farm. And Jason shares which rookie most intrigues him after the weekend of introductions in Green Bay.
Following the results of the NFL Draft, what is the lingering question remaining for the Packers? The guys share their questions, and also review what ESPN's Rob Demovsky says is his. Also, Tausch recounts a situation over the weekend in which he grabbed leftovers from a dinner party. And a very quick Whoa Nelly! featuring Jets head coach Robert Saleh saying the team addressing Aaron Rodgers' wish list is a "silly narrative."
The guys share their reactions to the Bucks dismissing Mike Budenholzer after five seasons as head coach. Then, former Packers defensive end Aaron Kampman joins the show to share his insights on fellow Iowa Hawkeye--and now one of the newest Packers--first round pick Lukas Van Ness.
How do the head coaching tenures of Mike Budenholzer with the Bucks and Mike McCarthy with the Packers compare? Which head coach had a better tenure during his stint in Wisconsin? And Justin Garcia of the Bucks Radio Network joins the show to share his insights on the Bucks moving on from Coach Bud. Plus, Wilde & Tausch Trivia.
ESPN's Michael Wilbon says it was definitely time for the Bucks to move on from Mike Budenholzer because he simply hasn't been good enough in the playoffs. ESPN Wisconsin's Ben Brust says he doesn't like the decision to move on from Coach Bud given the circumstances of this year's playoff run. Which side are Wilde & Tausch on? Also, reviewing responses to the day's poll comparing Mike Budenholzer and Mike McCarthy. Whoa Nelly! featuring a holiday birthday celebration. And Feel Good Friday painted by Hallman Lindsay Paints.
Jason's starting the show with a less sleep and grumpy after being stuck in standstill traffic for a LONG time last night. Tausch fights back against the fellow hockey parents who have made fun of him for taking leftover chips home from a restaurant last weekend. And a round of Where's Wilde? which Tausch doesn't particularly appreciate.
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When Mel Kiper Jr. joined the show a few weeks ago, he said fellow ESPN NFL Draft analyst Todd McShay was the guy to ask about Jordan Love's skillset. Well, McShay has spoken on what he thinks of Love taking over as the Packers new starting quarterback. The guys share their reactions to Todd's take, plus dive into the incentive details in Love's new contract. Also, Whoa Nelly! featuring Jets players in awe of Aaron Rodgers. And chipgate returns to close the show on the ESPN Wisconsin Talk & Text Line.
Tausch has some gripes with how Twitter responded to his commentary applauding Packers GM Brian Gutekunst yesterday. Then, Randall Cobb is the latest former Packers player to join Aaron Rodgers in New York City. Wilde & Tausch share their reactions as "Green Bay East" continues to build its roster. Are Packers fans bothered by what Rodgers has said and done since he arrived in New York last week?
Fans weigh in to answer whether or not they are bothered by what Aaron Rodgers has said and done since he officially became a member of the Jets last week. And Homer joins the show for his weekly appearance to weigh in on the same question...and also seek advice about buying a Ha-Ha Clinton-Dix jersey?
At long last, it's time to talk about the guys the Packers drafted! Jason provides his Power Rankings of the most intriguing of the 13 picks made by the Packers over the weekend. Wilde & Tausch Trivia on a Wisconsin Geography Wednesday. Whoa Nelly! celebrating National Ride Your Bike To School Day? And a final check of the day's poll on the Wilde & Tausch Twitter Feed.
Wilde & Tausch react to news breaking moments before the show starts that Jordan Love and the Packers have agreed to a one-year contract extension through 2024 worth up to $22.5 Million. One member of the panel thinks this makes Packers GM Brian Gutekunst a "genius." Do fans feel the same way? The guys field calls, texts, and tweets reacting to the news.
The guys continue to react
The circle back to share their overall thoughts on Jordan Love and the Packers agreeing to a contract extension through 2024. Sophia Minnaert of Bally Sports Wisconsin joins the show as the Brewers head back out west for a six-game road trip. Whoa Nelly! featuring a major accomplishment in the garage by Jesse. And previewing the draft talk scheduled to occur on Wednesday's show.
Jason and Tausch start the show discussing Brian Gutekunst
Jason and Tausch continue taking callers all hour long with their reaction to Brian Gutenkust
Jason and Tausch start the hour discussing their reaction to the Packers 13 draft picks, and how they might figure into a brand new look Packers roster. Weekend in Sports Trivia. Whoa JOSHY.
The guys share their reactions to the Packers drafting Lukas Van Ness of Iowa with the 13th pick of the NFL Draft. What do we know about him? How will he fit with the Packers immediately next season? And which former Packers player does he draw a comparison to? Also, the first of two rounds of Wilde & Tausch Trivia.
More reactions to the Packers selection of Lukas Van Ness in Round 1 of the 2023 NFL Draft. Do the guys believe Brian Gutekunst when he says it's pure coincidence that 7 of his 8 first round draft picks have been defensive players? Also, a round of Twitter Trash or Twitter Treasure presented by WM.
Examining some of the commentary ESPN NFL Draft expert Mel Kiper Jr. shared when he joined the show two weeks ago, which is still pertinent ahead of rounds 2 through 7 of the NFL Draft tonight and tomorrow. A second round of Wilde & Tausch Trivia. Whoa Nelly! asking if no Aaron Rodgers talk on Draft Day was a breath of fresh air? And Feel Good Friday painted by Hallman Lindsay Paints.
It's NFL Draft Day. Aaron Rodgers was introduced as the newest member of the Jets yesterday. But Wilde & Tausch spend the entire 9am Hour reacting to the Bucks devastating loss in Game 5 to the Miami Heat, leading to their first-round elimination from the NBA Playoffs. What is the word that best describes how fans feel about the loss? How does it compare to other heartbreaking Wisconsin sports playoff losses? And what's next for Mike Budenholzer, Giannis, and others in the Bucks organization?
The guys react to how Giannis answered Eric Nehm's postgame question asking if the Bucks star considers this season a failure. Then, Eric joins the show
Thoughts on #FaceTimeGate as Aaron Rodgers shares more details of his lack of communication this offseason with Packers management. Who looks the worst as more and more details come out about the offseason negotiation process? And NOW Aaron Rodgers thinks it's important to show up to the offseason program? Plus, Whoa Nelly! with a blast from the NFL Draft past. And final predictions for what the Packers will do with the 13th pick tonight.
Aaron Rodgers has passed his physical, his introductory press conference with the New York Jets is happening this afternoon...The trade is official! What percentage of Packers fans will buy an Aaron Rodgers Jets jersey? Also, a round of Did You Hear This? featuring commentary from Jets GM Joe Douglas.
Reviewing several bits of commentary following the Aaron Rodgers trade to the Jets, including Brian Gutekunst answering Jason Wilde's press conference question, Mark Tauscher on Freddie & Fitzsimmons, and Bryan Bulaga on The Great Dane Huddle on ESPN Madison. Also, Wilde & Tausch Trivia.
Why is Tausch comparing the Packers offense to actresses from Baywatch? Whoa Nelly! diving into the must-win Game 5 for the Bucks hosting the Miami Heat tonight. And Homer joins for his weekly appearance on the show.
Less than 24 hours removed from the news, Wilde & Tausch share their reactions to the Packers and Jets officially agreeing to trade terms sending Aaron Rodgers to New York. What were the big takeaways from the deal for each of the guys? Fans then weigh in with the word(s) that best describe how they feel about the Aaron Rodgers era in Green Bay coming to its end.
Wilde & Tausch continue to react to fans weighing in on the ESPN Wisconsin Talk & Text Line with the word(s) that best describe how they feel about the end of the Aaron Rodgers era in Green Bay.
Fans continue to share their reactions to the Packers-Jets Aaron Rodgers trade officially being agreed to by both teams. What word(s) best describes how everyone feels about Rodgers' time in Green Bay being up?
Jason and Tausch are re-united for Monday's show, though Wolly is in to produce as the Cousins Sub of the Day while Jesse makes his way back from Chippewa Falls. Jason opens the show with a question springing from his trip to Minnesota for a gymnastics event: do you prefer when businesses are CASHLESS or CASH ONLY? They field some calls and texts on this topic before Tausch reveals his panic level following the Bucks 121-99 loss to Miami in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series. Justin Garcia of the Bucks Radio Network joins the show to talk about the loss, the health status of Giannis Antetokounmpo and a preview of Game 4 tonight down in South Beach.
Hour 2 begins as Jason and Tausch react to the most recent news in the Rodgers to the Jets trade saga, as New York and Green Bay reportedly re-engaged in trade talks over the weekend. They discuss how things could play out as we approach the NFL Draft starting Thursday night and if Gutey might maneuver his way to a draft-day trade. They also re-visit Jason's comments from when he called into his own show last Thursday, including what he's heard about the possible timeline of events in this trade.
The final hour of the show opens with Jason and Tausch wrapping up their conversation about the timeline and potential compensation surrounding the impending Rodgers trade to the Jets. Jesse Nelson is off the show while making his way back from 'ol Chippewa Falls, so Ryan (Wolly)sheim leads the guys through his sports weekend recap with Wilde & Tausch Trivia. The show finishes up with Whoa Wolly! followed by a final check of the fan responses about going cashless or cash only.