NFL Draft check-in with Dane Brugler, Jourdan Rodrigue joins for a LA Rams Team Visit
First up, Robert welcomes The Athletic’s Dane Brugler to the show to talk all-things NFL Draft, including a crowded quarterback class, headlined by Trevor Lawrence, potentially transcendent non-QBs like Penei Sewell, whether loaded wide receiver classes are going to become the norm going forward or not, how the unprecedented COVID pandemic has affected this year’s draft, and much more.
Plus, The Athletic’s Jourdan Rodrigue stops by in this week’s Team Visit to break down the Las Angeles Rams, including what it’s like to cover the avant-garde franchise, moving on from Wade Phillips to Brandon Staley as Defensive Coordinator, how the Aaron Donald-centric defense is evolving game by game, Jordan Fuller’s play being emblematic of the team’s longterm plans, potential weaknesses that could keep the Rams from another Super Bowl berth, and more.
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