Daly Dose #142 The greatest QBs in NFL history Part 2

This week on the Dose, we continue our search to find the greatest quarterbacks in the history of each franchise in the National Football League!

Clint is joined again by longtime friend of the show, Mike from Castle Rock, and this week they are going through each team in the NFC.

The Dallas Cowboys have a rich tradition of top passers, the San Francisco 49ers had a quarterback dynasty, and the Green Bay Packers have three different signal callers that will end up in Canton. Yet, we also have teams like the Chicago Bears, the Detroit Lions, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that have seemingly been searching for the next great quarterback for years.

We make some difficult picks, and discuss why many selections of the top quarterbacks can be severely flawed. Who is the top quarterback in the history of YOUR favorite team?

Listen here to Daly Dose #142 The greatest QBs in NFL history Part 2!

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Andrew Luck’s shoulder announces it is not ready to play for the Colts yet

While the Indianapolis Colts are hoping that their starting quarterback Andrew Luck will be returning to action soon, there is someone very important that is not quite ready to play football just yet.

In January, Luck underwent surgery to repair a lingering issue in his throwing shoulder, and his status for the start of the season is still unknown. Yet, his right shoulder is more than a little nervous about rushing back to the field. Luck’s shoulder stated in an interview with the Daly Dose, that it is not looking forward to returning to the gridiron anytime soon.

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“Are you crazy?” the shoulder asked. “Have you seen that offensive line? I am not ready to go out there, and get hit again, and again. I am 27 years old, and I am not ready to be replaced already. I have only been in this league for five years, and I have already been sacked over 150 times! I am pretty sure that the Colts are trying to kill Andrew. He might be too dumb to see it, but I’m not. I’ve had enough.”

On Sunday, without Luck in the lineup, the Colts offense struggled under backup quarterback Scott Tolzien. Indianapolis managed just 27 yards, in three drives, with Tolzien at the helm.

Colts management is hopeful that Luck will be returning prior to the start of the regular season, stating that his rehabilitation is going well, and his strength is better than ever.

Luck’s right shoulder disagrees. “I don’t care about lifting weights.” it stated. “That doesn’t mean a thing. You think I care about bench pressing when a defensive lineman lands on me? Nope. Ask Andrew’s spleen what lifting weights did for him. Get out of here with that nonsense.”

Daly Dose #141 The greatest QBs in NFL history

This week on the Dose, we are remembering some of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play in the National Football League! Clint is joined by longtime friend of the show Mike from Castle Rock, and they debate the greatest quarterbacks to ever play for each NFL franchise.

We all know that the NFL has had memorable greats like Tom BradyJoe MontanaTerry Bradshaw, and Johnny Unitas, but who was the greatest signal-caller in the history of the Cleveland Browns, the Oakland Raiders, or the New York Jets?

Are Bradshaw and Unitas even the best quarterbacks from their own franchise? And how do we go about comparing different eras effectively?

Beginning in the AFC, we are remembering some of the best passers in league history, and probably even a few players that you may have forgotten!

Listen here to Daly Dose #141 The greatest QBs in NFL history!

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Local man draws upon middle school experience to help NFL coaching staff

A local man from Denver attended the Denver Broncos intra-squad scrimmage on Saturday, and found himself in a position to aid his favorite NFL team.

57-year-old Don Wisniewski has been cheering for the Broncos since he was a boy, but during the practice session, he saw the offense struggling to get on track. Instead of getting frustrated, he kept his cool, and helped out the team.

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“I know we have two young quarterbacks in Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch, and our defense features a very good pass rush.” Wisniewski stated in a post-scrimmage press conference. “I remembered from my playing days on the middle school football team, that sometimes a screen pass, or a draw play can slow down those edge rushers.”

Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy was going through his scrimmage game-plan when he heard Wisniewski’s suggestion from the sideline.

“We were having a tough time getting much continuity from our young quarterbacks, and we were seeing Cover 2 from the defense. So I was looking at a double slant, with a quick hitch on the backside, to get the ball out quickly.” McCoy revealed. “But when I heard Don’s suggestion from the crowd, it was like a godsend.”

McCoy quickly changed the play call to a screen pass, and Lynch connected with running back C.J. Anderson for an eight-yard gain, and a first down.

“I’m just glad I was able to recognize the problem, and offer a solution.” Wisniewski said. “Hopefully Coach McCoy has learned a valuable lesson today.”

Daly Dose #140 Our Fifty States Tour Part 2

This week on the Daly Dose, we continue our trek across the nation, with the second half of our 50 States Tour!

We continue touring these United States, looking at the best athletes, the greatest sports moments, and the most disappointing moments for each state!

Last week in Part 1, we went from Alabama to Missouri.

In Part 2, we start back up again in Montana, we stop in each state, all the way through to Wyoming. What state has produced NBA rivals from the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors? What Ohio State athlete ruined the day of an infamous dictator? Are the Dallas Cowboys the source of the worst moment in Texas sports history? And is the state of Pennsylvania the greatest producer of NFL quartebacks in history?

We answer all of these questions, and much, much more on our 50 States Tour finale!

Listen here to Episode #140 Our Fifty States Tour Part 2!

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Multiple NBA teams interested in Kyrie Irving despite having nothing of value to trade

Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving has formally requested a trade, and there are a number of NBA teams that are interested in attaining his services.

There is just one problem.

The more interested the suitor, the less assets they have to trade.

It was big news when word came out that Irving was tired of playing in the shadow of LeBron James, and that he was formally requesting a trade.

Trade scenarios were the subject of talk radio, and sports themed television everywhere. However, no move has been made, and we are starting to see why Irving still remains on the Cavaliers roster.

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One of the leading contenders in the Irving sweepstakes has been the San Antonio Spurs. The Daly Dose was able to contact a spokesperson for the Spurs, and here is a portion of that conversation:

Daly Dose: “So, rumor has it that you are interested in possibly trading for Kyrie Irving.”

San Antonio Spurs: “We are definitely interested. Kyrie is a game changer, and a very explosive player.”

DD: “So what would you be willing to trade to get him to come to San Antonio.”

SAS: “What do you mean?”

DD: “Which players would you be willing to trade to get Kyrie?”

SAS: “Well, we don’t really have much to trade.  I suppose we could let them have Patty Mills. Or maybe some of Manu Ginobili’s old hair. “

DD: “So, how do you expect to get Kyrie Irving?”

SAS: “Well I don’t want to go into all of the details, but we are very interested in having Kyrie come play for us.”

DD: “Yes, I understand that, but I think they may want LaMarcus Aldridge and Danny Green.”

SAS: “Well, too bad for them. They will have to accept less.”

San Antonio was not the only team that seemed to have these sentiments.

The New York Knicks are offering a partially smoked marijuana cigarette left behind in Phil Jackson’s desk, and what’s left of Joakim Noah. The Minnesota Timberwolves are dangling Ricky Rubio… despite the fact that he is no longer on their roster. The Denver Nuggets would give the Cavs point guard Emmanuel Mudiay , and an old Dan Issel jersey.

New Cavaliers general manager Koby Altman spoke to the trade offers he has been receiving.

“Look, we realize that Kyrie would like to be moved, but the offers that we have been receiving just do not make any sense for us.” Altman stated. “In fact, some of them have been flat out ridiculous. This one that we just received from the Los Angeles Clippers is ludicrous. It just says that Austin Rivers will come wash my car, and do household chores for me. Okay, well actually that one isn’t bad. I’m going to hold on to that.”