After the fun and furore of the 2016 NFL Draft, Woot and Wye get back into their usual rhythm. They start the show talk about the big news out of Melbourne this week with Michigan hosting a Satellite Camp in conjunction with ProKick Australia before jumping into the NFL News.
Sam Bradford's return, the Oakland Raiders in Las Vegas?, Cromartie's kids and the NFL media carousel are all discussed at length. They finish the show looking at the post NFL Draft Super Bowl 51 Odds - who is your early money on?
The 2016 NFL Draft was special for many reasons. One of those being it fielded the greatest group of Australian prospects in history. Wye recaps all the Australian action from the 2016 NFL Draft headlined by defensive lineman Adam Gotsis. Gotsis' mum, Doxy, joins the show to talk about the reaction from her family, Australian media and what lies ahead. Wye then analyses all the Australian landing spots and makes some predictions on their chances and impacts.
Woot and Wye recap the draft classes of all sixteen NFC teams. Both of them agreeing this was a fairly strong draft from the Chicago Bears, Washington Redskins, New Orlean Saints & Seattle Seahawks. They also are truly baffled at the move by Tampa Bay in selecting Roberto Aguayo in the second round. They finish the show talking about the 2016 NFL Draft as a whole including some winners and losers.
Woot and Wye recap the draft hauls of all sixteen AFC teams. Things get a little heated when they disagree on Christian Hackenberg, the New England Patriots, Houston Texans, Jack Conklin and the Colts draft strategy. They then think of alternate careers based on the names of some of the prospects. If you have any, tweet us @wootandwye.
Wye speaks with Australian Kicker Brad Craddock after he was signed by the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent upon the completion of the 2016 NFL Draft. Craddock talks about his upcoming camp battle, receiving that call and his move to Cleveland. He also shares some insight into Roberto Aguayo.
Woot and Wye catch up with Australian Punter Lachlan Edwards who was drafted by the New York Jets with the 235th Pick of the 2016 NFL Draft.
Woot and Wye recap all the excitement, drama and gas mask bongs of Round 1 of the 2016 NFL Draft. They start by talking their winners and losers of the first round then turn their attention to the curious drama that surrounded Laremy Tunsil. They also talk about the slide of Myles Jack before doing a pick by pick recap of all 31 selections.
In their final episode before Roger Goodell officially announces that the Los Angeles Rams are on the clock in the 2016 NFL Draft, Woot and Wye complete a two round NFL Mock Draft with friends of the show Laurie Horesh (absent from the recording, but a participant in the draft) and Scott Langford. Given eight teams each, the boys each play the role of their respective teams GM and make the selections on their behalf. This mock includes some trades, player evaluations, draft analysis and some cheeky 90's references.
This is the final episode of our 2016 Pre-NFL Draft Coverage. A BIG thank you to Dane Brugler, Mike Renner, Jeff Risdon, Jon Ledyard, Matt Waldman, Josh Buchanan, Matt Harmon and Gregg Rosenthal for being generous with their time over the last six weeks.
We also thank ProKick Australia (including Jamie Keehn & Tom Hackett), Adam Gotsis, Lachlan Edwards and Brad Craddock for enabling us to share their wonderful stories and granting us access during their NFL Draft Process. We wish all seven of the Australians in the Draft the best of luck going forward. Please check out all of our Australian NFL Draft Coverage on our iTunes, Stitcher & other various pages.
Senior NFL Draft Analyst Dane Brugler, author of the most comprehensive draft guide on the planet, joins the show to talk about this 2016 NFL Draft Class, it's strengths, it weaknesses and some of the rumours that he is hearing in draft circles. Could Cleveland trade down again!?
Dane also answers questions on Artie Burns, Tom Hackett, Ryan Kelly and Adam Gotsis before talking about some day two cornerbacks including Will Redmond, Ryan Smith and Xavien Howard. They finish the show talking overrated and underrated players, surprise first round selections and sleepers.
The Rookie Scouting Portfolio is the best NFL & Fantasy Draft Guide on the planet when it comes to evaluating the QB, RB, WR and TE talents because it goes deeper than any other guide. The 2016 RSP currently stands at over 1,500 pages and the creator of the wonderful book, Mr Matt Waldman joins the show to shed some light on some of the words on all that paper.
In particular the guys talk Jared Goff, Cardale Jones, Mike Bercovici, Ezekiel Elliott, Peyton Barber, Brandon Wilds, Daniel Braverman, Leonte Curoo, Laquon Treadwell, Austin Hooper, Temarick Hemmingway and Hunter Henry. They also deep dive into the skewed perception of white wide receivers still happening in the NFL.
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In a special #NFLDraft edition of The Woot and Wye Show, the boys are joined by Mike Renner of Pro Football Focus to deep dive into the 2016 Defensive Line class. Mike wrote a really great article in March that covered the Top prospect fits for every defensive tackle position.
Mike eloquently explains for us the intricacies of each position along the interior defensive line before answering some questions on players like Jarran Reed, Kenny Clark, Vernon Butler, Chris Jones, Sheldon Rankins, Brandon Kaufusi, Anthony Zettel, DeForest Buckner and many more.
Woot and Wye are LIVE from the RadioHubAU West studio to break down the colossal trade between the Los Angeles Rams and Tennessee Titans. They look at the trade from both teams angles, ask what Quarterback the Rams will take and how the trade impacts how the rest of round one will play out.
After recapping some other NFL news including Josh Gordon, Johnny Manziel, Ryan Clady, Percy Harvin and the tragic death of Will Smith they give you some NFL Schedule Hot Takes.
Woot and Wye spend the first twenty eight minutes of the show talking Villanova, the US Masters and recapping all the latest news including the NFL's deal with Twitter, D'Brickashaw Ferguson's retirement and the Raiders signing of Reggie Nelson.
After that Wye sits down with Jeff Risdon (@jeffrisdon
) of Real GM & Draft Breakdown to talk about the upcoming NFL Draft. They put their GM hats on debate what Cleveland, Tennessee, New York and Denver should do in round one before talking about some players including Will Fuller, Darian Thompson, Andrew Billings, Justin Zimmer, Leonard Floyd, Jaylon Smith and Tom Hackett.
From Rockhampton to Odell Beckham Jr and Jarvis Landry's college room mate. ProKick Australia's Jamie Keehn joins the show to share his unique story about how he ended up becoming a punter for the LSU Tigers, his friendship with New York Giants Punter Brad Wing, his first ever punt after a botched snap, football fandom in Louisiana and his NFL Draft Process.
Jamie also sheds some light on OBJ's ability to put on an Australian Accent and speaks glowingly of soon to be NBA Superstar and fellow Australian Ben Simmons.
In Episode 118, Woot and Wye start the show recapping the latest NFL news and talk Julian Edelman's blockbuster boo boo, they are then joined on the phone by Jon Ledyard (@LedyardNFLDraft) from USA Today's NFL Draft Wire. Together they talk about this 2016 NFL Draft Class in particular its strengths and weaknesses and how it stacks up to previous years.
Topics and players mentioned include Cardale Jones, Brandon Allen, Adam Gotsis, Jared Goff, A'Shawn Robinson, MacKenzie Alexander, William Jackson III, Will Redmond, Jalen Mills, Willie Henry, Ezekiel Elliot, Tyler Higbee, Derrick Henry, Malcolm Mitchell, Tyler Boyd, Austin Blythe, Jordan Jenkins, Ricardo Louis, Michael Thomas and Ronnie Stanley.