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September 12, 2019
DJ and Bucky are back before Week 2 of the NFL regular season. First, the pair preview the Saints vs. Rams rematch this week (8:37) and look at the Vikings' offense vs. the Packers' defense in their upcoming matchup (12:37). Next, the guys compare Lamar Jackson and Kyler Murray as they get set to play in Week 2 (15:12). Then, DJ and Bucky talk to Ohio State's assistant athletic director for player personnel Mark Pantoni about him scouting and recruiting former and current Ohio State players such as Ezekiel Elliott, Joey Bosa, Nick Bosa, Joe Burrow and Chase Young (20:22). After, the guys give advice to people who want to break into the scouting industry (35:44). To wrap up the episode, the pair evaluate three college players you should watch out for in Week 3 (40:07).
September 10, 2019
DJ and Bucky are back with a new episode. To start off, Bucky talks about his interaction with former NFL QB Michael Vick about young athletic quarterbacks such as Lamar Jackson (1:30). Then, the pair react to the two Monday Night Football games from Week 1 and discuss the standout players from each game (13:09). Next, DJ talks with Louisville head coach Scott Satterfield about building the football program (28:14). After, DJ and Bucky recall an interview they had with USC offensive coordinator Graham Harrell and dive into what makes his offensive scheme so successful (40:44). To wrap up the episode, the guys evaluate LSU QB Joe Burrow and Ohio State defensive end Chase Young (44:14).
September 9, 2019
Daniel Jeremiah, Bucky Brooks and Rhett Lewis look back at the weekend and pick ten storylines that stood out from Week 1 of the 2019 NFL season. The guys discuss how Antonio Brown fits with the Patriots (1:30), rave about Lamar Jackson's dominant performance (4:52), explain why the Chargers are fine without Melvin Gordon (11:04), evaluate the hype of the Browns (19:05), and give a bonus takeaway on the Patriots' defense (34:04). All that and more in this packed episode.
September 4, 2019
DJ and Bucky are back before Week 1 of the NFL regular season. First, the pair gives their thoughts on the recent contract extensions of Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott and Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff (1:34). Next, they preview the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears NFL opener and each pick who they think will win the game (15:56). After that, former NFL QB and current QB trainer Jordan Palmer joins the podcast to discuss some of the young quarterbacks he’s trained that are in the NFL and he talks about a few of the top college quarterbacks (18:36). To wrap up the episode, the guys dive into storylines from the NFC and AFC West divisions and pick division winners (37:40).
September 2, 2019
DJ and Bucky are back following Week 1 of the college football season. First, the pair react to the Seahawks' trade for defensive end Jadeveon Clowney (2:25) and the Texans' trade for offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil (10:52). Next, Bruce Feldman joins the show to talk college football and specifically, about the success of Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley (27:00). To wrap up the episode, the guys look at the performances of some of the top college quarterbacks from Week 1 and discuss which players stood out (44:50).
August 28, 2019
DJ and Bucky are back before Week 1 of the college football season. First, the pair preview the big Week 1 games and talk about which college players you should look out for (1:43). Next, the guys give the position groups they’re most fired up about for this season (18:32). After, DJ and Bucky pick the winners of every college football Power 5 conference (29:35). To wrap up the episode, the guys each predict the four teams that will reach the College Football Playoff (37:15).
August 27, 2019
DJ and Bucky are back with a new episode. First, the pair react to Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck's retirement announcement (:57). Next, the guys discuss the Washington Redskins naming quarterback Case Keenum their Week 1 starter. After, DJ and Bucky preview the NFC and AFC South, while they each pick who wins the divisions (19:38). To wrap up the episode, the guys answer 32 burning questions and focus on 1 per team heading into the 2019 season (30:30).
August 21, 2019
DJ and Rhett Lewis are back before the college football season gets underway. First, DJ discusses his rankings for the top college QB prospects for 2019 and Rhett gives his QB takeaways from his visit to the Manning Passing Academy (2:33). Next, the guys preview Week 0 of the college football season and talk about players to watch during it (21:12). To wrap up the episode, DJ and Rhett predict the outcome of games from the college football schedules of Indiana University, Appalachian State University and the University of North Carolina (25:52).
August 19, 2019
DJ, Bucky and Rhett Lewis are back following the second weekend of preseason football. First, they discuss takeaways from Week 2 of the preseason and also talk about some notable rookie quarterback performances (:50). Next, the guys look at the impact of Los Angeles Chargers safety Derwin James' injury (16:21). To wrap up the episode, DJ and Rhett dive into storylines from the NFC and AFC East division and pick who they think will win each division (18:37).
August 14, 2019
DJ and Bucky are back with a fresh new episode. First, the pair discuss how much Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott is worth (1:37). Next, the guys give their 32 breakout players heading into the 2019 season from across the league (12:15). To wrap up the episode, DJ and Bucky each list their top 5 pass rush groups for 2019 (22:40).
August 12, 2019
DJ and Bucky are back following the first full weekend of preseason football. Before getting into their takeaways from the games, the pair address the latest off-field reports regarding Antonio Brown, who Bucky has taken exception with (4:11). Next, the guys get into what they saw in the latest slate of preseason games (8:47), and discuss what they saw from rookie QBs Kyler Murray, Daniel Jones, Dwayne Haskins, and Drew Lock. After that, DJ and Bucky dive into the NFC and AFC North, previewing what to watch in the divisions and making their predictions regarding which teams will be heading to the playoffs (22:10). Later, the podcast takes a special look at the Dallas Cowboys featuring Bucky's interviews from training camp with key defensive backs Xavier Woods, Jeff Heath, and Chidobe Awuzie (34:28). These interviews spark conversation about key running back holdouts Ezekiel Elliott (DAL), and Melvin Gordon (LAC). Check out more from the Move the Sticks Podcast at YouTube.com/NFLPodcasts
August 7, 2019
According to DJ and Bucky, every team in the NFL has at least one IRREPLACEABLE player and in this episode, the duo reveal that list (7:05)! Before they do, the pair reveal some of their notes from training camp visits over the past couple of weeks (1:34). They give updates on the Eagles, Texans, Bills, and Giants, highlighting key players to watch during preseason games. At each stop, DJ interviews a key player at the quarterback position, beginning with Houston's Deshaun Watson (30:52), Philadelphia's Carson Wentz (34:54), Buffalo's Josh Allen (40:43), and New York's Daniel Jones (49:04).
August 5, 2019
In the Move the Sticks prototype series finale, DJ & Bucky dive into the cornerback position. First, the guys discuss the CB attributes they look for when scouting the defensive secondary (2:20). Next, we hear from a panel of cornerback experts: 13-year NFL veteran Shawn Springs (6:27), former Jets defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman (20:11), and finally Senior Bowl executive director Jim Nagy (38:49). Finally, DJ and Bucky round out the show by naming who they believe to be the prototype CB of today's game (41:38). As the hosts explain in the episode, a "prototype" could look different to different coaches.
July 31, 2019
With training camp in full swing, DJ & Bucky are back with a fresh episode.  The guys start things off by discussing what they saw at their recent trips to Chargers & Cowboys camp.  The duo then go around the horn, revealing their favorite impact rookies for all 32 NFL teams.
July 29, 2019
In the latest edition of the Move the Sticks prototype series, DJ & Bucky break down edge rushers. First, the guys discuss the Edge attributes they look for when scouting these highly valuable athletes (2:45). Next, we hear from a panel of edge rush experts: three-time Super Bowl champion Willie McGinest (7:41), Senior Bowl executive director Jim Nagy (31:02), and nine-time Pro Bowl edge rusher Demarcus Ware (40:42 ). Finally, DJ and Bucky round out the show by naming who they believe to be the prototype edge rusher of today's game (51:10). For once, DJ and Bucky agree!
July 26, 2019
DJ and Bucky make a special trip to Hollywood for Pac-12 media day! On this episode, the MTS crew discusses how to build a championship team with some of the most successful Pac-12 coaches. They chat with Stanford's David Shaw (1:57), Oregon's Mario Cristobal (9:04), Chip Kelly of UCLA (14:24), Washington head coach Chris Peterson (27:58), and finally Herm Edwards of Arizona State (35:52). After that, DJ and Bucky spend time with two Pac-12 players that are likely to be drafted near the top of the first round in the 2020 NFL Draft. First it's Oregon QB and Heisman hopeful Justin Herbert (47:09), followed by Colorado WR Laviska Shenault (53:59), who might be this year's number one receiver.
July 24, 2019
In a special edition of Move the Sticks, DJ and Bucky visit the campus of the University of Southern California to meet with several coaches from the Trojans football program. The MTS crew discusses game scheming, culture, and how the Trojans prepare young athletes for the NFL. First, the duo is joined by first year offensive coordinator Graham Harrell (3:33), followed by Keary Colbert (20:25), who is transitioning from tight ends coach to wide receivers coach this year. Finally, head coach Clay Helton discusses the evolution of Trojan football as he enters a key year with the program (37:38).
July 22, 2019
In the latest edition of the Move the Sticks prototype series, DJ & Bucky break down the tight end position. First, the guys discuss the TE attributes they look for when scouting (1:54). Next, we hear from a panel of tight end experts: Chargers GM Tom Telesco (7:08), and his standout tight end Hunter Henry (17:19), followed by 12-year veteran TE Anthony Becht (30:36). Finally, DJ and Bucky round out the show by naming who they believe to be the prototype tight ends of today's game (46:34).
July 15, 2019
In the latest edition of the Move The Sticks prototype series, DJ & Bucky dive into the offensive line. First, the guys discuss the OL attributes they look for when they're scouting (1:13). Next, we hear from three offensive line experts: 3-time Pro Bowl center Shaun O'Hara (4:16), veteran offensive line coach Paul Alexander (22:20), and Super Bowl-winning OL coach Howard Mudd (34:12). Finally, DJ and Bucky round out the show by naming who they believe to be the prototype linemen of today's game (47:25).
July 8, 2019
In the third edition of the Move The Sticks prototype series, DJ & Bucky dive into wide receivers. First, the guys discuss the WR attributes they look for when they're scouting (2:31). Next, we hear from three wide receiver experts - Atlanta Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff (7:29), 2-time Super Bowl champion wide receiver Brandon Stokley (23:27), and Super Bowl-winning head coach Brian Billick (41:38). Finally, DJ and Bucky round out the show by naming who they believe to be the prototype wide receivers of today's game (1:03:07).
July 1, 2019
In the second edition of the Move The Sticks prototype series, DJ & Bucky dive into the quarterback position. First, the guys discuss the QB attributes they look for when they're scouting (2:04). Next, we hear from three high-profile quarterback experts - Hall of Fame QB Kurt Warner (6:19), former NFL QB David Carr (45:17) and Super Bowl-winning head coach Mike Holmgren (1:07:38). Finally, DJ and Bucky round out the show by naming who they believe to be the prototype quarterback of today's game (1:18:00).
June 24, 2019
In the first edition of the Move The Sticks prototype series, DJ & Bucky dive into the running back position. The guys first give the running back attributes they look for when they're scouting (1:23). Next, we hear from three guests who know plenty about running backs - Maurice Jones-Drew (9:01), Hall of Famer Terrell Davis (24:38) and Titans general manager Jon Robinson (46:44). Finally, DJ and Bucky round out the show by saying who their prototypical running back playing today is (53:52).
June 17, 2019
DJ & Bucky compare the Anthony Davis NBA trade blockbuster to a common NFL GM decision around building a team depth vs. adding stars (2:11). They go on to list teams that are in position to mortgage their future and trade future draft picks for top players today. The duo also discuss which 2nd year players have something to prove entering the 2019 season (30:34). Plus, two NFL general managers join the show: Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff (15:26), and Titans GM Jon Robinson (37:49) to discuss their off-season team-building strategies.
June 10, 2019
DJ & Bucky give their take on the latest General Manager news, including the Jets hiring of Joe Douglas and the Texans firing of Brian Gaine (2:24). The guys also debate if the Eagles made the right decision giving Carson Wentz a 4-year contract extension (16:59). Then later in the show, Bucky recaps his trip to the Senior Bowl Scout School Summit (19:11). Also, Chargers General Manager Tom Telesco joins the show to talk about team depth, quarterback contracts & more (24:22). DJ & Bucky wrap things up with the top 3 teams whose stock they're buying for 2019 (39:08).
June 3, 2019
DJ & Bucky are back together after some vacation and have plenty to talk about. They guys kick things off with Bucky recapping what he learned in his recent visit with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (1:26). The guys then break down Bucky’s recent list of the NFL’s top 5 pass-catching groups (9:20). Later in the show, Super Bowl winning coach Mike Holmgren joins the guys to discuss the QB situation in New York with Eli Manning & Daniel Jones, as well as his incredible coaching tree (14:08). DJ & Bucky wrap things up with the players whose stocks they’re buying heading into 2019 (30:25).
May 30, 2019
Daniel Jeremiah & Rhett Lewis are back again with an action-packed show. The guys kick things off by ranking the best new tag teams created through free agency and the draft (2:08). Next, best-selling author Ken Coleman joins the guys to talk leadership and chasing your dreams (13:07). Then with the NBA Finals set to tip off, DJ & Rhett wrap things up by debating which dynasty is more impressive: The New England Patriots or the Golden State Warriors (41:56)?
May 20, 2019
DJ is back from vacation and joined by Rhett Lewis for a big-time show. The guys kick things off by discussing DJ's recent trip to see Peyton Manning talk at a leadership summit (4:21). After that, former NFL QB and current ESPN analyst Dan Orlovsky joins the program to talk about the best leaders he's played with, as well as this year's rookie QB class (21:36). DJ also surprises Orlovsky by reading him his own scouting report from 2005, when he was coming out of UConn (44:50). The guys wrap things up by analyzing if last year's division winners have gotten better or worse this offseason (53:11).
May 13, 2019
Bucky Brooks & Rhett Lewis kick things off by talking about who’s turning heads at rookie minicamp (9:45). The guys then reveal their lists of the top 5 teams whose rookie classes will have an instant impact in 2019 (16:30). Later in the show, Bucky and Rhett are joined by Reese's Senior Bowl Executive Director Jim Nagy to discuss his scouting process (30:37). The duo then wrap things up by discussing their favorite sophomore breakout candidates (46:14).
May 6, 2019
Bucky Brooks & Rhett Lewis open the show with a discussion on how teams view and look at fifth-year option players (1:45). Bucky & Rhett each pick offensive and defensive players that will have a breakout season in 2019 (13:08). Bruce Feldman joins the show to talk college football and about Clemson’s latest QB commit DJ Uiagalelei (20:52). To close the show, Bucky discusses why Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney is the best coach in college football right now (37:25).
May 2, 2019
Bucky Brooks & Rhett Lewis open the show with a discussion on why the Dolphins might have found their version of Brett Favre in trading for Josh Rosen (2:00). Rhett Lewis tells us what angered him on Twitter over Draft weekend (6:15). The guys then pick their favorite players in each round of the 2019 NFL Draft (13:30). To close the show, Bucky & Rhett select their best offensive drafts (35:30) and best defensive drafts (38:10).
April 29, 2019
DJ & Bucky recap the 2019 NFL Draft! The guys discuss the Raiders 1st round picks (3:00), best fits throughout the draft (5:20), picks outside the first round they love (11:00), Jaguars getting 2 of DJ’s top 14 ranked players (17:20), Drew Lock going to the Broncos in Round 2 (23:10) and why the Redskins had a good draft (28:30).
April 23, 2019
DJ & Bucky scout Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray. The guys cover three elements of Murray’s journey as the 2019 NFL Draft approaches: His winning ability throughout his football career (1:00), being a dual-sport star (21:20), and comparing Murray with former Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield (38:50). Interviews include his high school offensive coordinator, national college football analysts, college coaches that played against him, teammates of his at OU, Sooners head coach Lincoln Riley and, of course, the Heisman trophy winner himself.
April 22, 2019
DJ is in Nashville for Draft week and Bucky is in Los Angeles. They kickoff the show by running through the top five picks in the upcoming 2019 NFL Draft (1:00), then move onto their surprise 1st-rounders (8:40) and end the show with their favorite mid-round prospects (13:17).
April 18, 2019
With the draft one week away, Daniel Jeremiah & Bucky Brooks give you their safest picks (4:15) and their riskiest picks (16:32) in the 2019 NFL Draft. Plus, Oklahoma Wide Receiver Marquise “Hollywood” Brown joins the show to discuss his pro potential and what makes him a potential 1st-Rd pick (29:13).
April 16, 2019
DJ & Bucky scout the Clemson Defensive Line: Clelin Ferrell, Christian Wilkins, Dexter Lawrence and Austin Bryant. The guys interview several people close to the D-Linemen, including an elementary school principal (6:50) who knows Christian Wilkins well, Bucky’s father, Blake Brooks, who happened to coach Dexter Lawrence in H.S. (24:30), and Clelin Ferrell’s H.S. coach Greg Lilly (38:10) to talk about the character and perseverance of the edge rusher. Plus, ESPN scouting analyst Tom Luginbill talks about the DL when they were being recruited (50:20), Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney (57:00) & interviews from the 4 prospects themselves: Austin Bryant & Clelin Ferrell (58:45), Christian Wilkins & Dexter Lawrence (1:04:55).
April 15, 2019
Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks lead off with a discussion on whether they believe Kyler Murray will be the No. 1 overall pick (2:30). Then, the guys discuss when in the draft they expect a run of picks based on position (8:00). DJ & Bucky also go through each position and give their player with the highest floor (13:20) & talk about the teams with two 2nd-rd draft picks (27:40). They close on Tiger Woods’ Masters win & their favorite sports moments watched on the television (36:00).
April 11, 2019
DJ and Bucky discuss teams that don’t have a 1st round pick this season (2:00), then breakdown Bucky’s Top 5 By Position for the 2019 Draft 3.0 (10:30), then they each pick one “small school” prospect they like (23:44) and close out the show with an interview with Alabama State’s Tytus Howard (25:40).
April 9, 2019
DJ & Bucky scout Duke QB Daniel Jones. The guys interview several people close to Jones, including his parents (5:30) & his sister (19:25). Rhett Lewis joins Bucky to interview Jones' high school coach (26:20) & DJ interviews Duke head coach David Cutcliffe (40:30) and Jones’ personal QB coach David Morris (44:00), and the Blue Devils QB Daniel Jones joins the show (57:15).
April 8, 2019
DJ and Bucky discuss Josh Rosen reporting to the Cardinals Off-Season Program today and the five teams who took QB’s in the 1st round last season (4:54), and then they chat about who will be this year’s Phillip Lindsay (29:17) and close out the show with DJ’s interview with Johnathan Abram of Mississippi State (32:09).
April 4, 2019
DJ, Bucky and Rhett take us behind-the-scenes on what really goes on in Draft Meetings (2:41), then the guys each select their favorite players by round (12:53) and DJ ends the episode with an interview with Alabama Offensive Lineman, Jonah Williams (34:51)
April 3, 2019
Daniel Jeremiah & Bucky Brooks scout one of the top prospects in the 2019 NFL Draft, Ohio State DE Nick Bosa. The guys interview several people close to Bosa, including both of his parents, John Bosa (5:20) and Cheryl Bosa (19:30), his high school coach Roger Harriott (26:50), Ohio State head coach Ryan Day (35:50), OSU teammates QB Dwayne Haskins (39:35), DT Dre’Mont Jones (40:35), WR Parris Campbell (41:25), and conclude the show from the All-American DE Nick Bosa (43:50). Special thanks to NFL Media’s Lance Zierlein & Aditi Kinkhabwala for their contributions with the interviews!
April 1, 2019
Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks are back in studio together! DJ discusses his favorite food he had while on the road (1:15) & his biggest takeaways from the Pro Day’s he witnessed in-person (4:50). The guys debate two of the top defensive tackles in this year’s draft: Christian Wilkins vs. Ed Oliver (12:50) and close the show by breaking down the recent history of NFL Rookie redshirts (22:30).
March 28, 2019
Rhett Lewis & Bucky Brooks are in studio in L.A. to discuss the latest pro days this week, including Duke’s Daniel Jones (1:40). Daniel Jeremiah was on location in Raleigh to catch up with NC State QB Ryan Finley (8:45) & Center Garrett Bradbury (10:35). The “PBU” and Bucky also break down Mississippi State (13:15) and Florida’s pro day (16:00). Then, the guys deep dive into the Wide Receiver group for the 2019 NFL Draft (17:20).
March 26, 2019
DJ & Bucky scout one of the top QB prospects in the 2019 NFL Draft, Ohio State’s Dwayne Haskins. The guys interview several people close to Haskins, including his high school coach Pat Cilento (4:12), Ohio State head coach Ryan Day (12:15), his mentor & former Pro Bowl CB Shawn Springs (19:30), OSU teammates DE Nick Bosa (31:55), WR Parris Campbell (32:40), DT Dre’Mont Jones (34:35), and conclude with interviews from the man himself, Dwayne Haskins (36:50). Plus, DJ & Bucky break down Haskins’ ceiling & floor and give their pro comparisons for Haskins (45:10).
March 25, 2019
Bucky is joined by Lance Zierlein to discuss Rob Gronkowski’s retirement (1:40) and what it means for the Patriots upcoming draft. They also break down the value of the slot receiver (13:00). Lance and Bucky give a few names of prospects they would “pound the table” to draft if they were in the war room next month (25:30). They conclude the podcast by analyzing Ed Oliver’s potential and where he fits in best as he heads to the NFL (39:05).
March 22, 2019
Bucky & Rhett recap a big pro day while DJ is off in Missouri. First up is their thoughts on Dwayne Haskins pro day(1:48), the upcoming “360 Series” featuring Dwayne Haskins on Tuesday March 26th and Nick Bosa on Tuesday April 2nd (7:35), an interview with Nick Saban and Quinnen Williams (8:24) and their reaction to Drew Lock’s pro day performance(29:40).
March 18, 2019
With DJ traveling for multiple pro days this week, Bucky Brooks is joined by Lance Zierlein on today’s show to discuss Montez Sweat’s heart condition (14:00), what Ryan Fitzpatrick’s signing with Miami means for the QB market in the draft (18:00). Then, the guys debate which prospect they would have No. 1 on their positional “big board” with QBs Kyler Murray vs. Dwayne Haskins (23:20), WRs D.K. Metcalf vs. Marquise Brown (26:10), Edge Rushers Nick Bosa vs. Josh Allen (31:00), LBs Devin White vs. Devin Bush (34:00). Bucky caught up with all 4 Clemson starting defensive linemen early this month (40:20), and to close the show, the guys put on their scouting caps to hypothetically address if Zion Williamson would enter the draft, would he be a first round pick? (58:15)
March 14, 2019
Bucky is joined today by producer Kent Brown due to DJ being grounded in OKC after Kyler Murray’s pro day. The guys breakdown OBJ’s trade to the Cleveland Browns (1:31), what the next steps are for the New York Football Giants (12:05) and what we can expect from the New York Jets with the addition of Le’Veon Bell (17:59). Bucky discusses Kyler Murray’s pro day (28:17) and they cap off the show with Bucky breaking down his Top 5 position rankings for the 2019 NFL Draft (40:59).
March 11, 2019
DJ & Bucky open the show with the news of the Antonio Brown trade to the Oakland Raiders and their reactions (2:26), then move onto discuss DJ’s newest TOP 50 draft prospects (11:40) and then close out the show with an interview with Ohio State Wide Receiver, Parris Campbell (30:07).
March 8, 2019
DJ & Bucky discuss NFL draft strengths and weaknesses kicking off with the defensive side first (1:42) then they break down the offensive side (11:58). Bucky caught up with several of the top prospects at the Combine down on the field at Lucas Oli Stadium in Indianapolis. First up is his interview with Missouri QB Drew Lock (19:39), then Bucky chats with Duke QB Daniel Jones (25:37). Finally, Bucky wraps up his interviews with three stand out Offensive Lineman, Washington State’s Andre Dillard (32:47), Florida’s Jawaan Taylor (36:11) and Oklahoma’s Cody Ford (38:24).
March 6, 2019
DJ & Bucky are back from Indianapolis to recap the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine (2:10). The guys address Charley Casserly’s comments on Kyler Murray (4:20) and Josh Rosen (10:45). Plus, reports that the Chiefs are working on a record-setting deal for Tyreek Hill (13:55) and Antonio Brown is expected to be traded later this week (17:00). DJ goes through his post-Combine Mock Draft (22:40) and to close the show, Ohio State Head Coach Ryan Day caught up with Bucky at the Combine in Indianapolis to talk about his players in the draft and expectations for his first full season as the head coach of the Buckeyes (31:45).
February 28, 2019
DJ & Bucky are in Indianapolis to break down the latest news from Wednesday's media day at the Combine, including Nick Foles being a free agent (1:50), Cardinals GM Steve Keim's comments on Josh Rosen (3:15). Plus, the guys break down Bucky's mock draft 2.0 (8:40) and preview the defensive prospects they're looking forward to seeing at the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine (16:50).
February 25, 2019
The guys begin the show discussing DJ’s newest Top 50 prospects list, including Kyler Murray ranked as DJ’s No. 1 QB over Dwayne Haskins (2:40). DJ & Bucky also preview the offensive players they’re most looking forward to seeing by position at the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine (25:10).
February 21, 2019
DJ and Bucky discuss the latest news on Le’Veon Bell and how the Steelers will not franchise tag him (01:15). Then, the guys break down the future of the combine and how technology will ultimately impact the event (12:30). They close out the show with a look at the top ten TE numbers to look out for at the combine (24:04), and top ten OL numbers to also look out for (29:57).
February 19, 2019
DJ & Bucky discuss the latest news on Antonio Brown (0:40). DJ finds out during the podcast that his Padres signed Manny Machado (14:10). The guys then shift to a behind-the-scenes look at what goes on in draft meetings as the draft approaches (15:50). Bucky finishes the show with his Top 5 prospects by position for the defensive prospects in the 2019 NFL Draft (25:20).
February 14, 2019
The guys open the show with big news on Bucky becoming a high school football head coach (2:30). Plus, they talk Joe Flacco to the Broncos (5:30), Antonio Brown’s worth on the trade market (10:45), and the latest draft news (17:15). DJ & Bucky close the show by breaking down the offensive prospects on Bucky’s list of Top 5 Players in the 2019 Draft by position (23:10).
February 12, 2019
DJ & Bucky begin the show giving their takes on Kyler Murray’s decision to choose football over baseball (0:20). NFL Media and MLB Network’s Chris Rose joins the show to break down if Kyler Murray made the right choice (9:25) and his take on his Cleveland Browns signing Kareem Hunt (15:20). DJ & Bucky then focus on their thoughts about whether the Browns made the right move in signing Hunt (26:40). Closing the show, DJ discusses the top Running Backs in the draft and which traits you can look for at the combine to match the NFL’s elite players at the position (33:00).
February 7, 2019
DJ & Bucky begin the show discussing what is the best landing spot for Nick Foles (2:05) and other veteran QBs in the current market. The Athletic’s Bruce Feldman joins the show to talk how college coaches evaluate talent & the top prospects he has seen this season (9:05). Also, Bucky was able to catch up in Atlanta during Super Bowl week with Ohio State QB Dwayne Haskins (51:10) and Ohio State Edge Rusher Nick Bosa (54:30).
February 5, 2019
DJ and Bucky are reunited after the Super Bowl. Bucky discusses with DJ his takeaways from the big game (01:17), DJ breaks down the five lessons he learned from The New England Patriots win (4:14), then they chat about Kyler Murray and the unique position he’s currently in (09:17), the winning formula for NFL contenders next season (15:25) and they close it out with how football organizations make themselves more attractive as a team to play for (17:01). Plus, the guys bid a fond farewell to Move The Sticks producer Cam Molina (26:34)
February 4, 2019
DJ & Rhett Lewis recap the Patriots 13-3 victory over the Rams in Super Bowl LIII. The guys discuss the Pats dominant pass rush (1:35), why experienced matters (5:40), the Patriots plan is undefeated (9:20), the Rams running game runs dry (15:30). Plus, the guys discuss how much the Rams missed Cooper Kupp (20:40).
January 31, 2019
DJ & Bucky answer several questions about SB LIII to begin the podcast, such as what to expect from Sean McVay & Jared Goff in their 1st Super Bowl (1:25) & what is the blue print for beating the Patriots or the Rams (9:15)? Then, the guys rapid-fire through a bunch of topics, including biggest matchup edge and the x-factor for each team (12:10). To end the show, DJ & Bucky predict who will win the game and which player will be named Super Bowl LIII MVP (17:20).
January 29, 2019
DJ & Bucky recap the highlights of their week in Mobile for the Senior Bowl (1:15) and the intrigue of the QB market in the offseason (5:30). Then, the guys do a 20 pick draft of the top players in this week’s Super Bowl LIII between the Rams and Patriots (13:10).
January 28, 2019
DJ & Bucky are on a travel day back to L.A. after the Senior Bowl. Our ‘PBU’ Rhett Lewis caught up with David Morris of QB Country to talk about training Duke QB Daniel Jones (1:00). Plus, DJ & Bucky interviewed Boston College DE Zach Allen (9:20) and Texas DE Charles Omenihu (18:30) from Mobile.
January 25, 2019
On the final day of Reese's Senior Bowl practice, Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks react to the chilly Mobile weather (sorry Bucky) and standouts from this week's practices (:15), including - Temple corner Rock Ya-Sin and South Carolina's Deebo Samuel. After, Bucky and PBU, Rhett Lewis, caught up with some of college football's premiere coaches, such as the National Champion coach, Dabo Swinney (6:45), Penn State skipper James Franklin (11:35) and lastly, Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops explains why highly-touted prospect Josh Allen will succeed at the next level (17:35)!
January 23, 2019
DJ & Bucky recap day 1 of Senior Bowl practice in Mobile (0:30). Then, the guys interview Missouri QB Drew Lock (5:30), Auburn QB Jarrett Stidham (16:50) & NC State QB Ryan Finley (28:40).
January 21, 2019
Sunday. Was. Crazy. DJ and Bucky, from the Senior Bowl, share their biggest takeaways from a wild Championship Sunday, including - was the victory against the Saints Jared Goff's signature win (3:30) and special teams came through in the clutch for LA (9:00). Plus, New England has an appreciation for every single play (10:00), and the consistency and continuity in their coaching staff is huge (13:25). After, the guys toss around Super Bowl keys (16:25) and lastly, Mobile is fraught with talent, as DJ and Bucky preview the biggest names headlining the Senior Bowl (20:25)!
January 18, 2019
DJ & Bucky are back again from Tampa, and DJ takes out some old scouting notes on a few of the upcoming players in the upcoming AFC & NFC Title games (1:00). Plus, they discuss the top performers they’ve seen so far at the East-West Shrine practices (8:40). The guys also preview the NFC & AFC Championship games & give their keys for each team (10:15).
January 16, 2019
Daniel Jeremiah & Bucky Brooks are in Tampa for the East-West Shrine Game, the guys discuss some of the top entrants that declared for the upcoming NFL Draft (1:10), then DJ talks with Bucky about a discussion he had with a hockey executive about what he looks for in prospects (19:25). They finish the show wrapping on DJ’s thoughts about the divisional round and lookahead to the upcoming conference championship matchups (26:33).
January 14, 2019
Bucky Brooks & the ‘PBU’ Rhett Lewis give their takeaways for all 8 teams from the divisional round of the NFL playoffs including the Rams win over the Cowboys (1:45), Patriots blowout of the Chargers (8:05), Saints survival against the defending Super Bowl Champion Eagles (15:50) & why the Chiefs still have the most explosive offense in the NFL (23:10).
January 10, 2019
DJ & Bucky begin the show discussing the new that Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray is expected to enter the 2019 NFL Draft (0:45) and what it means for the rest of the QB class. Plus, the guys comment on the recent wave of newly hired NFL head coaches (17:40). DJ & Bucky close the show with their preview of the four Divisional Round playoff games (28:30).
January 8, 2019
DJ and Bucky recap Clemson’s dominant win over Alabama in the national championship game (0:15). DJ then hits us with more breaking news regarding the Bucs potentially landing Bruce Arians as its next head coach (9:10). FOX Sports commentator Charles Davis joins the show to talk with Bucky Brooks about his upcoming Eagles-Saints broadcast & draft prospect discussion (12:30).
January 8, 2019
With Wild Card Weekend complete, DJ and Bucky prepare their 10 takeaways from a lively weekend of postseason action, including – Joey Bosa and Melvin Ingram dominated for the Bolts (1:00), plus why Derwin James is perfect for the Chargers’ “hybrid role” (3:20). After, do the Eagles have a QB dilemma (11:30), and the guys react to the Packers hiring Titans OC Matt LaFleur as their next head coach (12:25)! Next, the Colts diverse offense guided them to a win (22:15) and lastly, the Cowboys adhered to their winning formula (25:20)!
January 3, 2019
PBU Rhett Lewis, the Nick Foles of the MTS podcast, is back with Bucky Brooks to preview both of Sunday’s wild card playoff matchups between Chargers-Ravens (1:10) & Eagles-Bears (7:25). Plus, the guys welcome Alabama radio commentator, and former Tide QB, John Parker Wilson to breakdown the Alabama-Clemson national championship game (11:05).
January 2, 2019
With DJ out of town, PBU Rhett Lewis (aka Nick Foles) steps in to host another show alongside Bucky Brooks who is back from his New Year’s Bowl trips. The guys break down the New Year’s Weekend Bowl games (1:10), talk about the difference in the top QB prospects in the 2019 draft (17:10). Then, Rhett & Bucky preview the Saturday slate of the NFL Wild Card weekend, including Colts at Texans (35:40) & Seahawks at Cowboys (39:10).
January 1, 2019
DJ and PBU, Rhett Lewis, reveal their biggest takeaways from a dynamic Week 17 of NFL action, including - the Browns' head coach vacancy is the most desirable job for coaching candidates (1:45), the Vikings went from Minnesota Miracle to Minnesota Misery in a season (4:20), Foles rescues Philly again (8:40), the Chargers really need Hunter Henry (16:20), when will Matty Ice be gifted some consistency at OC (20:10), Tannehill's time in Miami is done (21:40) and lastly, was the win against Oakland a 'get right' game for KC and Mike Mayock becomes the Raiders new GM (23:40)!
December 26, 2018
DJ & Bucky preview every game on the final week schedule of the 2018 NFL season (1:57), how to evaluate bowl games in 2018 with so many star players skipping their bowls (33:40), and the guys end the show by picking the top college bowl games, including a disagreement on both College Football Playoff semifinal games (36:25).
December 24, 2018
DJ & Bucky cover their top 10 takeaways from Week 16, including the Ravens defense dominating the Chargers (1:00), Eagles stay on a roll with Nick Foles (7:25), Russell Wilson’s big win over the Chiefs & why he deserves MVP consideration (12:10), Cowboys take care of business (15:10), Penalties kill the Steelers against the Sains (19:05), Vikings stay alive in the playoff race (24:15), Baker & Sam Darnold’s strong games (26:50), Pats leaning on the running game (35:10), Colts comeback (37:40), Rams go back to the basics (39:40).
December 21, 2018
DJ & Bucky have a brief discussion on the Pro Bowl roster announcement (0:40). Then, the guys preview all 16 games in Week 16 (2:30). Plus, DJ & Bucky went out to Chargers practice to catch up with rookie Pro Bowl safety Derwin James (24:45) & Week 15 hero wide receiver Mike Williams (30:05) to discuss the Chargers’ season and their young NFL careers headed into the big Week 16 game against the Baltimore Ravens.
December 18, 2018
Bucky returns, in studio, to talk with DJ about his time in London (0:15). The guys break down the Saints 12-9 win over the Panthers on Monday Night (2:40). DJ brings up a conversation he had with Chargers defensive coordinator Gus Bradley on which stats matter most for NFL defenses when looking at opposing personnel (10:20). Plus, LSU cornerback Greedy Williams joins the show to talk about his upcoming path to the 2019 NFL draft (32:15).
December 17, 2018
DJ & The ‘PBU’ Rhett Lewis are back to go through Sunday’s action, including the Steelers with another dramatic ending (0:35), Colts defense shutting out the Cowboys (3:30), Bears big win over the Packers (5:55), Jared Goff struggling (10:30), Derrick Henry’s emergence as a force (13:20), Vikings win with a new OC (16:20), the Ravens winning formula with Lamar Jackson (18:10), Joe Mixon’s elite skill set (21:50), Seahawks surprising loss to the 49ers (23:40), Jaguars terrible season (25:45).
December 13, 2018
Week 15 is rife with games that have major playoff implications and DJ and Bucky are ready to break each game down. Can the Mayfield-led Browns keep pace in the playoff race by downing Denver (2:30), NFC North powers take to the gridiron as Green Bay and Chicago duel (4:20), is Lamar Jackson's ascension to a starting role enough for Baltimore to make it to the post season (9:00), a backfield showdown featuring Derrick Henry and Saquon Barkley takes place in New York (13:35), Kevin Stefanski conducts the Vikings offense for the first time as OC against Miami (15:20), the sneaky good match-up of the week pits Dallas and Indy against each other (19:20), Big Ben aims for an elusive win versus New England (23:30) and Drew Brees challenges Cam Newton on MNF (27:25)! Bucky then welcomes Sky Sports' Neil Reynolds to the show from across the pond (30:10)!
December 11, 2018
A new OC in Minnesota? DJ and Bucky react to Kevin Stefanski being promoted to offensive coordinator following Monday night’s loss to Seattle (1:10). After, the guys delve into the NFC playoff picture (8:30), and debate who would win the Cowboys and Seahawks Wildcard game (11:20). Also, do the Browns have a chance at a playoff spot? DJ and Bucky chat AFC playoff shakedown (13:10) and which AFC North team could vie for a post season spot (15:30). Lastly, DJ and the voice of the Los Angeles Chargers, Matt ‘Money’ Smith, preview the highly anticipated Week 15 clash between the Chiefs and Chargers (22:40)!
December 10, 2018
DJ is joined for the 2nd week in a row by PBU (Primary Back up) Rhett Lewis to break down a wild Week 14, including the Chiefs OT thriller victory against the Ravens (0:55), the Bears dominate the Rams with defense (3:50), the Steelers baffling Big Ben decision (12:20), the Dolphins last-second game-winner over the Patriots in Miami (19:35), Amari Cooper’s 3 TD performance in the Cowboys win over the Eagles (26:40), and Sam Darnold’s big drive for the Jets (32:20).
December 6, 2018
Philly talking trash to Dallas (2:30) and Kyler Murray still undecided on his baseball career (4:20)? DJ and the London-based Bucky bring a lot to today’s pod and analyze every Week 14 NFL contest, including – a bout between rookie QBs as Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen prepare to clash (10:10), will downing Washington buy Eli an extra year in NY (11:35), two young, electrifying quarterbacks meet in KC (17:30), can Luck pave the Colts’ way to the playoffs (19:10), will Dallas’ devasting defense be rowdy after Philly’s trash talk (30:30) and will Da Bears defense propel them to a win over Todd Gurley and the Rams (32:00)?! Fox Sports football analyst Brady Quinn then joins the guys to share his biggest takeaways from this CFB season (35:15), is there a level of astonishment with how well young guns like OSU’s Dwayne Haskins have played (36:40) and lastly, Brady reveals the craziest thing that happened to him while being Notre Dame’s QB (53:50).
December 4, 2018
DJ and Bucky recap the Eagles win over the Redskins (1:55). NFL Media draft expert Mike Mayock joins the show to discuss the potential new hires in the NFL coaching ranks, current rookie QBs, top 2019 prospects he’s seen on film, and how the new wave of high-scoring NFL offense effects the league going forward. DJ & Bucky discuss Urban Meyer stepping down at Ohio State (26:45), Kliff Kingsbury going to USC (28:30), and give their initial thoughts on the College Football Playoff matchups (32:50).
December 4, 2018
DJ and PBU (Primary Back Up) Rhett Lewis share their most glaring takeaways from Week 13 of NFL action! The Ravens’ brand of complementary football is the catalyst for their success (1:30), Phillip Rivers delivered BIG on SNF (4:30) and New England can win with their ground attack and stingy defense (7:50). After, DJ and PBU explore options for Green Bay following Mike McCarthy’s firing (10:10), the Jags still have their pride to play for (25:10) and Mariota channeled some magic-like stuff late against the Jets (29:15)!
November 29, 2018
DJ and Bucky give their game-by-game Week 13 NFL preview (1:23), NFL Network & MBL Network host Chris Rose joins the show to discuss his hometown Cleveland Browns & the dilemma of a potential MLB-NFL decision for Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray (17:25), and they give their Championship week college football picks (42:15)
November 27, 2018
DJ and Bucky recap the Texans 34-17 win over the Titans on Monday Night (1:10), the guys also break down the top position groups in the NFL (7:00). Ryan Flaherty, Senior Director of Performance at Nike, joins DJ & Bucky to talk about his training philosophy and his relationship with current NFL stars (12:50), and wrap with a college football discussion, including early entrants and new coaching hires (32:24).
November 26, 2018
DJ and Bucky discuss Joey Bosa’s immediate impact (0:45), Lamar Jackson making the Ravens a much better offense (3:40), Vikings big win over the Packers (5:35), Seahawks creeping back into contention (9:00), Josh Allen’s formula for success (12:50), Mayfield and the Browns are on the right track (15:30), Eric Ebron shining in the Colts offense (19:05), Bucs shouldn’t give up on Jameis Winston (22:22), Broncos strategy for defending the Steelers (25:30), Sony Michel making an impact with the Pats offense (32:05).
November 21, 2018
DJ and Bucky preview the Week 12 NFL schedule (2:11), FOX College Football lead analyst Joel Klatt joins the show (18:25) to breakdown the Michigan-Ohio State he’ll call on Saturday, plus they discuss Kyler Murray & Will Grier and how they compare to Baker Mayfield (25:20). The guys end the show with their college picks for Rivalry Week (35:00).
November 20, 2018
Is the Chiefs offense more explosive than the Rams? DJ and Bucky react to, arguably, the greatest MNF contest ever by revealing their takeaways from the Chiefs-Rams battle royale (:20), including - was Mahomes' five-turnover performance bound to happen (2:00), is KC's offense more dynamic than the Rams (4:00), was Todd Gurley frustrated after LAR's win (7:25), the defensive tackle position might be forever changed after last night (12:10) and what pieces are needed to make a championship roster (15:30)? Next, the guys preview the Thanksgiving slate of games (26:50) and ponder if the Cowboys will take the reins in the NFC East (28:10). Finally, the guys share their fatal flaw for each division leader (30:50)!
November 19, 2018
DJ and Bucky discuss the Steelers surviving over the Jaguars (0:44), the Cowboys as the best team in the NFC East (2:59), Bears big win over the Vikings (5:50), Lamar Jackson adding a new dimension to the Ravens offense (8:25), Drew Brees looking better than ever (13:45), Colts are dark horse contenders (17:30), Von Miller’s still a game wrecker (19:30), why it’s too late for the Giants (23:00), Alex Smith’s leg inury (24:40), and Ron Rivera’s gamble backfiring on the Panthers (26:00).
November 15, 2018
DJ and Bucky discuss the Le’Veon Bell situation (0:30), preview all of the matchups on the Week 11 NFL slate (10:50). FOX Analyst Charles Davis joins the show to discuss the best that he has seen while broadcasting weekly this season (26:10), and close with Week 12 college football picks (41:35).
November 13, 2018
DJ and Bucky recap the Giants win over the 49ers on Monday Night (1:40), look ahead to the potential in next year’s draft (5:45). Then, the guys interview Super Bowl winning head coach Mike Holmgren (11:15). Plus, they close with a chat recapping Week 11 of college football (29:00).
November 12, 2018
DJ and Bucky break down the week that was with their top 10 takeaways from week 10, including – Saints are Super Bowl favorites (1:00), Andrew Luck is back (5:00), Baker Mayfield’s big day (8:30), Chiefs and Rams avoid upsets before their Week 12 showdown (16:35), Trubisky looks like a franchise QB (23:10), Raiders have no playmakers (27:00), Mariota is getting comfortable & the Patriots struggles (31:35), another slow start for the Eagles (34:45), and why you shouldn’t sleep on the Redskins (36:20).
November 8, 2018
DJ & Bucky open the show discussing Dez Bryant to the Saints (1:20), then the guys preview all the matchups on the Week 10 NFL slate (5:12). Former NFL QB and current QB trainer/coach Jordan Palmer joins the show to discuss the rookie QB class & what he has seen this fall from some of the top college QB in the nation & how they translate to the pro game (24:30). DJ & Bucky end the show with their college picks for Week 11: including 4 top-25 matchups: 2 Clemson at 17 BC, 16 Miss St at 1 Alabama, 24 Auburn at 5 Georgia, 10 Ohio St at 18 Michigan St (45:50).
November 6, 2018
Is Dak the Cowboys QB of the future? DJ and Bucky recap Dallas’s MNF loss to Tennessee (1:10) and evaluate players traded at the deadline debuts for their new teams (2:45). After, the guys are joined by Duke University QB Daniel Jones to discuss the outlook of the Blue Devils’ season and his biggest hero (7:00)! The guys wrap up the show with their most notable takeaways from CFB Week 10 (14:30)!
November 5, 2018
DJ and Bucky break down the week that was with their top 10 takeaways from week 9, including – Is it time for Lamar to start in Baltimore (:30), if you didn’t know, now you know, the Patriots are one of the most creative offenses in the NFL after a stellar win against the Packers (2:30), New Orleans has all the components to be a Super Bowl team (6:20), Kareem Hunt should be in the MVP convo (9:30), Pittsburgh can win with or without Lev Bell (22:05) and lastly, watch out, the Bears are playoff ready (29:00)!
November 1, 2018
DJ & Bucky preview all the matchups on the Week 9 NFL slate (1:17). Bruce Feldman of The Athletic & Fox Sports joins the show to discuss his article on Baker Mayfield vs. Patrick Mahomes 2016 thriller in Lubbock, plus they also discuss which college coaches may get a look at future NFL vacancies (17:50). The guys end the show with their college picks for Week 10, including the showdown in Baton Rouge between No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 3 LSU (39:40).
October 30, 2018
In a jam packed episode, DJ and Bucky examine the Bills MNF loss to NE (:30), draft needs for top 10 midseason, including New York’s next QB and potential offensive weapons for the Cardinals (2:45), then West Virginia University QB Will Grier joins the show to discuss his biggest hero and highlight of his college career (8:30) & lastly, the guys share some takeaways from the week that was in CFB (26:25).
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