The Colts had a comfortable second-half lead on the Ravens in Baltimore, until they didn't... Mike Chappell and Joe Hopkins recap the wild game (2:26), discuss takeaways (21:48) and check in on a still very winnable AFC South (34:52).
First, the race to vaccinate more Americans and the pushback. We'll hear from state representative Jim Banks as he fights the federal mandate in Indiana. Next, the debate about what will be included in the infrastructure bill. State representatives Andre Carson and Greg Pence tell us what they think should and should not be in the bill. Finally, where governor Eric Holcomb and attorney general Todd Rokita stand after the legal fight over emergency powers takes a turn.
The Colts aim to build on last week's success as they take on Baltimore under the Monday night lights. Mike Chappell, Dave Griffiths and Joe Hopkins begin the show with news of the week. The trio then previews the game by discussing injuries (9:38), breaking down the Ravens (24:33), highlighting keys to the game (34:14) and making predictions (51:29).
(00:00-21:55) – Today's Tuesday edition of the Dan Dakich Show kicks off with regular show producer Jimmy Cook joining from Florida to share what he would like to see from the Yankees tonight in their Wild Card game against the Red Sox. Head Coach Tom Allen of the Indiana Hoosiers also joins Dan in the opening segment of today's show to recap the team's loss at Penn State, explains how the coaching staff is accessing the offense, and updates the status of Michael Penix Jr. (21:55-33:30) – Following the opening segment, Dan addresses the Urban Meyer news from this weekend, takes a call about how he feels about the Chicago Cubs future, and gives an update on the name of his new show with Outkick. (33:30-39:09) – As we round out the first hour of today's show, Dan receives a call from a woman to give her perspective on the Urban Meyer situation and gives a couple different situations that could have made it worse. (39:09-59:28) – Writer for BaltimoreRavens.com in Clifton Brown to give his take on John Harbaugh's decision to have Lamar Jackson run for five yards to end the game, how people don't realize how smart of a runner Lamar is, and how good the weapons around him are. (59:28-1:14:14) – Dan comes back from break and celebrates his third consecutive win in Dan vs Fan, how he loves seeing playoff baseball games on TV at Yankee Stadium or Fenway Park, and receives a question from a caller on where the two Pacer rookies fit in with this team. (1:14:14-1:20:06) – Hour number two concludes with Dan sending his condolences to two families who lost someone that he knew from his childhood and a loyal listener that often interacted with Dan. (1:20:06-1:42:49) – The final hour of the show starts with Dan announcing that he is all in on Justin Herbert, receives a question from a caller as to how long it'll be before IU basketball is back to their roots, and a question about his bike's program. (1:42:49-1:55:09) – The Dean Mike Chappell of FOX59 and CBS4 makes his weekly appearance on the Dan Dakich Show to share his thoughts on the Colts win, how the Colts might approach trying to contain Lamar Jackson, and labels the pass rush as the main factor into beating Baltimore. (1:55:09-1:58:11) – The Dan Dakich Show closes out on a Tuesday with Dan announcing the Indiana Grand ROTD winner and producer Eddie Garrison gives a couple picks that he like's in tonight's AL Wild Card game between the Yankees and Red Sox. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Today's Best of Features: (00:00-07:34) – Head Coach Tom Allen of the Indiana Hoosiers also joins Dan in the opening segment of today's show to recap the team's loss at Penn State, explains how the coaching staff is accessing the offense, and updates the status of Michael Penix Jr. (07:34-19:56) – Writer for BaltimoreRavens.com in Clifton Brown to give his take on John Harbaugh's decision to have Lamar Jackson run for five yards to end the game, how people don't realize how smart of a runner Lamar is, and how good the weapons around him are. (19:56-30:14) – The Dean Mike Chappell of FOX59 and CBS4 makes his weekly appearance on the Dan Dakich Show to share his thoughts on the Colts win, how the Colts might approach trying to contain Lamar Jackson, and labels the pass rush as the main factor into beating Baltimore. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Winless no more! The Colts advance to 1-3 after defeating the Dolphins in Miami. Mike Chappell and Joe Hopkins begin the show by recapping the game before discussing takeaways (9:38) and taking a look around the AFC South (24:33).
First, Joe Biden signed the funding bill that saves the federal government from a shutdown, but only until December 3rd. Next, we'll hear from Indiana state congressman Larry Bucshon as he discusses the process of federal funding and his reaction to the funding bill that passed. After, state attorney general Todd Rokita talks about trying to prevent the president's vaccine mandates from going into effect in the Hoosier state. Finally, the redistricting fight ends and we'll talk with state minority leader, Phil GiaQuinta, about what the future for redistricting in Indiana may become.
The Colts are headed to Miami where they aim to earn their first win of the season. Mike Chappell, Dave Griffiths and Joe Hopkins begin the show by discussing Marlon Mack's trade request. The gang then discusses Indy's puzzling backup QB situation (9:45) and T.Y. Hilton's IR status (16:47) before diving into this week's lengthy injury report (21:44). The crew gets you ready for the Dolphins by previewing the matchup (30:57), breaking down keys to the game (38:33) and making predictions (51:57).
Can the Colts recover from a 0-3 start and still make the playoffs? It's been done before. Joe Hopkins and Mike Chappell recap Indy's loss to the Titans (1:54), discuss takeaways (10:18) and provide an injury update (28:38).
First, there is a possibility of another government shutdown because of stalemates in the U.S. congress. Why Indiana senator Mike Braun says not to worry. Then, as the battle over redistricting nears its end, we'll hear from party chairs Kyle Hupfer and Mike Schmuhl. The chair's reactions about the proposed districts and the overall process of redistricting in the state. Finally, we'll hear about lieutenant governor Suzanne Crouch's program to expand broadband access for Hoosiers.
Whether or not Carson Wentz can suit up, the Colts must find a way to beat Tennessee if they're going to avoid falling to 0-3. Mike Chappell, Dave Griffiths and Joe Hopkins begin the show with the latest injury updates. The gang then previews the matchup by breaking down the Titans (25:59), detailing keys to the game (41:12) and making predictions (48:07).
The Colts came up short Sunday in a 27-24 loss to the Rams. Mike Chappell and Joe Hopkins begin the show with an update on Carson Wentz's injury. The duo then recaps the game (3:25) before discussing takeaways (17:54) and taking a look around the AFC South (26:15).
The ongoing redistricting battle nears its end as state Republican leaders unveil the proposed new districts. We'll hear from Democratic leader Mike Schmuhl about the proposal and how it could shape Indiana politics for the next 10 years. Next up, we listen to what Senator Mike Braun has to say about President Joe Biden's vaccine mandates. Finally, Mike Pence returns to Indiana and the national spotlight.
Following their week 1 loss, the Colts are looking to rebound against the Los Angeles Rams. Mike Chappell, Dave Griffiths and Joe Hopkins begin the shows by discussing news before diving into their game preview (9:14), which includes keys defeating the Rams (42:55) and predictions (50:47).
The Colts start the season 0-1 for an eighth straight year after a 28-16 loss to the Seahawks. Mike Chappell and Joe Hopkins begin the show by recapping the game before discussing key takeaways (10:25) and wrapping up with a look at how the rest of the AFC South fared during opening week (27:13).
First, we'll get inputs from both Indiana Republican and Democratic leadership about the president's vaccine requirements as we talk with Indiana attorney general Todd Rokita and hear from congressman Andre Carson. Next, Dan will sit down with White House deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre to find out the reason behind these requirements. Finally, we'll talk with Indiana senator Todd Young about the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks and the current events in Afghanistan following the end of the United States' longest war.
Week 1 is finally upon us! Mike Chappell, Dave Griffiths and Joe Hopkins begin the show by discussing news, including some positive injury updates. The gang then dives into their game preview (25:00) as the Colts prepare to host Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks.
First, we talk about the current COVID numbers and the rules put in place in Indiana schools. Then, we talk with Congressman Jim Baird, Congressman Andre Carson, and Governor Eric Holcomb about the Afghan refugees staying at Camp Atterbury. Finally, we discuss the potential Indiana impact after the Supreme Court's ruling to not overturn a Texas abortion bill.
It's been an eventful summer for the Colts who push forward toward the regular season through an onslaught of injuries and COVID-19 issues. Dave Griffiths and Joe Hopkins begin the show by breaking down how COVID has impacted the Colts this week, and we hear from GM Chris Ballard (15:14) and QB Carson Wentz (20:49) on the issue. The duo spends the second half of the show by discussing recent injury news and roster moves (30:12).
First, we'll hear from Indiana health leaders Dr. Virginia Caine and Dr. Kristina Box about Indiana's covid status. Then, we'll sit down with state congressman Larry Bucshon and talk about the Pfizer vaccine FDA approval and the U.S. Afghanistan response. Later on, we'll hear from U.S. senators Bernie Sanders from Vermont and Indiana's Mike Braun about the progress of the infrastructure and budget bills. After that, we talk with state congressman Andre Carson about those bills and the crisis unfolding in Afghanistan. Finally, governor Eric Holcomb discusses the bombing in Afghanistan and how Indiana could help support Afghan refugees.
The boys are back at practice! Mike Chappell, Dave Griffiths and Joe Hopkins begin the show by discussing Carson Wentz, Quenton Nelson and Ryan Kelly's return, along with other news and notes from the week. The trio then talks takeaways from the Colts' preseason win over the Vikings (30:46) and what to expect in Indy's preseason finale vs the Lions (46:55).
First, we hear from Governor Eric Holcomb and his thoughts on mask mandates as the state deals with Delta variant cases. Then, state representatives Andre Carson and Victoria Spartz, along with senator Mike Braun and former senator Joe Donnelly, discuss the recently passed infrastructure bill in the U.S. Senate. Finally, we talk with Mayor Joe Hogsett about funds heading to IMPD to combat violent crime.
This week on the Colts Blue Zone Podcast, Mike Chappell, Dave Griffiths and Joe Hopkins begin the show by discussing the injury to DE Kwity Paye before diving into Indy's recent flurry of contract extensions (7:27), IR and injury updates (20:42), the unofficial depth chart (32:27), the battle for backup QB (36:53), preseason game vs the Panthers (45:22) and reflecting on the Hall of Fame weekend. The show concludes with Peyton Manning (53:54) and Edgerrin James' (1:03:37) HOF speeches, courtesy of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Hoch pokes fun at the CBS4 sports anchor and reporter for not getting the invite to Chicago for the game and Cugno reveals he was once trapped in the bathroom of a Greyhound bus. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
First, we'll hear from Governor Eric Holcomb as the Hoosier state looks for answers following a dramatic rise in Delta variant cases. Then, we discuss redistricting with state representatives and the overall fight for representation. Finally, we'll hear from Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett about rising crime numbers in the city and potential plans to curb the violent crime.
Peyton Manning and Edgerrin James will be enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend. Both Manning (1:27) and James (29:08) recently spoke with the media about what the honor means to them.
The euphoria of training camp didn't last long as Carson Wentz and Quenton Nelson are on the mend after suffering foot injuries. Mike Chappell, Dave Griffiths and Joe Hopkins begin the show by diving into Wentz's injury and what the Colts' backup plan looks like. The gang then turns their attention to Nelson (26:36) before discussing how much longer Ryan Kelly is expected to be out (32:23) and notes from training camp. The show ends with some relatively positive news from around the league (38:41).
First, we hear from Governor Eric Holcomb, Major Joe Hogsett, Indiana Congressman Larry Bucshon and Marion County Health Director Dr. Virginia Caine as there are new CDC recommendations following rising cases in the Delta Variant. Then, we discuss the infrastructure deal with Indiana Senator Mike Braun. Finally, as the January 6 committee starts, we talk with Indiana Secretary of State Holli Sullivan about election reform at the national and local levels.
Training camp is in full swing for the Colts out in Westfield, but head coach Frank Reich must wait to join the team after testing positive for COVID-19. Mike Chappell, Dave Griffiths and Joe Hopkins begin the show by breaking down how COVID-19 is greatly impacting the Colts. The gang then discusses news of the week (21:44), including Braden Smith's big-time contract extension, and highlights Indy's top training camp battles (44:59).
We speak with Indiana Senators Mike Braun and Todd Young on the urgent push from both Democrats and Republicans for vaccinations in the midst of Delta variant cases rapid increase. Then we go one on one with RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel and Democratic Chair Mike Schmuhl about the President's Infrastructure plan. Finally we discuss the Indiana congressman who was blocked from serving on the House of Representatives Jan 6th Investigation committee.
The Colts report to training camp in less than a week! Mike Chappell, Dave Griffiths and Joe Hopkins begin the show with news of the week, including Peyton Manning broadcasting Monday Night Football, a critical NFL vaccine update (6:25) and Fred Warner resetting the market for linebackers (11:31). The crew then debates the Colts' top five most irreplaceable players for 2021 (15:46) and continues their training camp preview by breaking down the state of the defense (29:13).
We speak with Congressman Andre Carson, House Speaker Todd Houston, and State Auditor Tera Klutz about the new information on the pandemic's impact on our schools, economy, and crime rate here in Indiana. Plus we look back on the impact a similar walk out to Texas State Lawmakers had here in Indiana.
We're less than two weeks away from training camp as the Colts prepare for the 2021 season. Mike Chappell is back, but to make sure he's been staying up on his Colts knowledge, the fellas test him with some Colts trivia to begin the show. The gang then discusses news of the week (4:40) and which Colts made ESPN's top 10 positional lists (8:19) before diving into their training camp preview by breaking down the state of the offense (16:49).
Lawmakers in the Capitol are getting closer to passing the president's infrastructure bill. We speak with Congressmen Andre Carson and Trey Hollingsworth. We also have an update on the legal battle in Indiana between the governor and attorney general. Finally, we hear the latest from state health officials on the COVID-19 Delta variant in Indiana.