Posts tagged NFL Draft
GS-HOU Round 2, Celtics Dominate, Isles Uphill Climb, Giants Draft Blunder, Yanks Rolling, Mets Pitching Woes. Plus, Hero & Zero of the Week

We’re on the verge of saying goodbye to an action packed sports month, but there’s still plenty to get into on this weeks edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. Both the NBA & NHL have moved on to the Conference Semi-finals. We’ll start off with the NBA as the juicy second round match-ups (in particular, Houston-Golden State) is off to a wild start. I’ll get into the officiating in Game 1, what this could mean for the rest of series and who’ll come out on top and advance to the Conference Finals. I’ll get into the Celtics dominating GM 1 in Milwaukee, the Raptors win over the 76ers and the Nuggets prevailing over the Spurs as they prepare to face the Trail Blazers in Round 2. On the ice, the Islanders have dug themselves an 0-2 hole and now have to go on the road to play the Hurricanes and get back in this series. I’ll explain why this series is far from over, despite having the odds against them, as well as, surveying the rest of the Stanley Cup Playoff landscape with the other three series taking place.. The 2019 NFL Draft is officially in the books. I’ll discuss the Giants surprise first of three first round picks, all of the comings and goings of another wild weekend in Nashville and the latest surrounding Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill. The Yankees continue their hot streak out West as they’ve won six of seven in Anaheim and San Francisco. Should the Yankee fan expect this team to play stellar ball without their key guys in the lineup? I’ll have the answer to that, plus, what’s going on with Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard as the Mets pitching staff has underperformed here in the first month of the season. Lastly, I’m experimenting with a new close out segment at the very end of the pod called ‘The Hero and Zero of the Week’. It’s a jam packed sports podcast that you won’t want to miss as I’ll satiate your sports appetite and then some on the latest episode of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 67)

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Nets On The Brink, Embiid's Clown Act, Celtics Sweep, NBA First Round Snooze. Islanders Waiting, NFL Draft Week, Yankees Surviving, Mets Stumbling

The best sports month of the year never disappoints as I’ll zip through the sports landscape in fast and furious fashion on this edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. The Brooklyn Nets have hung tough but have fallen short against the heavily favored Philadelphia 76ers. I’ll revisit their last three games, do they have a shot at bringing this series back to Brooklyn? And I must get into the antics of a one, Joel Embiid, whose postgame comments and in game behavior is starting to wear on me. This is one segment you won’t want to miss out on as I believe this will catch up to him in the long run. I’ll take a look back on how the Celtics had a rough go of it for a four game sweep vs. the Indiana Pacers and breeze through the rest of the NBA playoff brackets as there’s very little drama surrounding the first round of the tournament. The Islanders have secured their first four game sweep of a playoff series since they’ve won the Stanley Cup back in 1983. Up next, is either Washington or Carolina as they Capitals are currently up 3-2 in their series. Will the long layoff help or hurt the Islanders in the second round? I’ll have that, plus a more drama filled postseason on the ice than the hardwood as we have two, and a potential three, Game 7’s on the horizon. The NFL Draft is days away. Both the Jets and Giants have prominent roles as they respectively have the 3rd and 6th picks overall. What will they do? What should they do? I’ll deliver my take on who they should draft as we inch closer to the first round on Thursday. I’ll also share a bit on the upcoming NFL schedules of the locals, the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Cleveland Browns and their FOUR primetime games and much more. The Yankees have suffered another key injury, this time to their best player, Aaron Judge, but the beat goes on as they win five of their last six at home as they embark on a West Coast trip. Will they continue to tread water? Fall deeper in the AL East standings? As for the Mets, they limp home losing four of five and six of ten on their ten game road trip. What are biggest problem for the Amazins’ early season failures? You’ll be surprised at who are some of the culprits as to the Mets stumbling over the past week. Are there reinforcements coming? You’ll definitely want to listen to what I have to say regarding these issues, and a whole lot more on this weeks episode of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 66)

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John Butchko of Gang Green Nation from SB Nation on the NY Jets/NFL Draft

The anticipation of a generation defining pick has finally arrived. Get the first take right before the NY Jets select with the #3 pick overall as I welcome, John Butchko of Gang Green Nation from SB Nation to the podcast. Besides looking back at their off-season transactions, we'll unpack all of the QB's that the Jets might have on their draft board. Will they take Baker Mayfield? If he's not there, who is their possible backup? Could this pick seal GM Mike Maccagnan's fate? The same for head coach, Todd Bowles? In addition, you'll hear my thoughts of the recent developments regarding NY Mets P Matt Harvey. Plus, a possible return for New York radio legend, Mike Francesa. Bringing you all of what's going on in the world of sports, The JAYREELZ Podcast always comes correct, direct and in full effect! (Episode 10)

For more on Gang Green Nation, please go to their website: https://www.ganggreennation.com/

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Chris Pflum of Big Blue View from SB Nation on the NY Giants/NFL Draft

NY Giants and their fans...you're on the clock! It's a little premature, but you get my drift! NFL Draft week has arrived. Joining me on the podcast is Chris Pflum, who writes for Big Blue View on SB Nation. I'll get his take on the quarterback class of 2018. What will the Giants do with the #2 overall pick? Will they trade down? Should they draft a QB? A running back? A pass rusher? Offensive lineman? If they draft a QB, what does that mean for Eli Manning? Fascinating talk leading up to one of the most anticipated Giants drafts ever! Later, you'll hear my two cents on demoted NY Mets pitcher, Matt Harvey. Plus, a thought on the Washington Capitals. You'll get all of the above, and then some, on the latest episode of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 9)

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