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Big Red Rage - Projecting Picks With Pasch
Apr 27, 2021
Ep. 505 - Cardinals play-by-play voice Dave Pasch joined Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley to preview the 2021 NFL Draft. What will the Cardinals do with the 16th pick? Will they trade up? Will they trade down? What happens if the top cornerbacks and wide receivers are gone when the Cardinals are on the clock? We examine the many ways the draft could unfold. Plus, the guys take their best guess as to who will become the latest first-rounder to land in Arizona.
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Big Red Rage - Warner Weighs In On Murray, NFL Draft
Apr 22, 2021
Ep. 504 - Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Kurt Warner joined Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley to talk about Kyler Murray heading into his third year, the value of proven veterans like J.J. Watt and A.J. Green, how center Rodney Hudson can take pressure off of Murray, the upcoming NFL Draft and more. Find out which way Warner would go with the 16th pick.
Big Red Rage - Grigson Talks Scouting, Draft Prep
Apr 14, 2021
Ep. 503 - The 2021 NFL Draft is two weeks away and the Cardinals are making their final preparations. Director of player personnel Dru Grigson joined Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley to talk about scouting during the pandemic, meetings with prospects, covering pro days, building their draft board and more. Grigson also discusses the deepest positions in the draft and what it's like inside the war room. Plus, Wolf and Calvisi speculate on the role of new running back James Conner who signed with the Cardinals on Tuesday.
Big Red Rage - Sanders Expects Refreshed A.J. Green
Apr 08, 2021
Ep. 502 - Former Cardinals wide receiver Frank Sanders joined Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley to talk about the offseason additions and upcoming NFL Draft. Sanders reveals why he thinks A.J. Green will thrive in Arizona, how competition leads to greatness and what he feels are the major traits of a good cornerback. Plus, we remember Sanders' role in the improbable 1998 Wild Card win over the Cowboys in Dallas.
Big Red Rage - Rucker Bullish On Jones and Watt Combo
Apr 01, 2021
Ep. 501 - Former Cardinals defensive lineman Frostee Rucker joined Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley to talk about J.J. Watt teaming with Chandler Jones up front, the outlook for the defense overall and how leadership can help take a team to the next level. Plus, Rucker discusses wide receiver A.J. Green and center Rodney Hudson, one-time teammates of his with the Bengals and Raiders respectively. According to Rucker, the change of scenery could propel Green to a productive season in Arizona.
Big Red Rage - Butler Addition Leads 500th Show
Mar 25, 2021
Ep. 500 - The Cardinals filled the biggest need on their roster on Thursday when they agreed to terms with cornerback Malcolm Butler. Paul Calvisi, Ron Wolfley and Darren Urban discuss Butler's fit, what's next for the corner position, the deep offensive line and yet another Larry Fitzgerald update. Plus, the guys celebrate the 500th episode of the Big Red Rage by remembering some of the greatest moments from the past 20 years of the show.
Big Red Rage - Golden Ready To Hunt With Watt And Jones
Mar 18, 2021
Ep. 499 - The Cardinals defense got a boost just prior to the new league year when linebacker Markus Golden inked a two-year contract to remain with the Big Red. Golden joined Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley to discuss new additions to the team, rushing the QB with J.J. Watt and Chandler Jones and what he likes about Vance Joseph's scheme. Plus, Golden talks about the departures of teammates Haason Reddick and Patrick Peterson who both signed elsewhere during via free agency.
Big Red Rage - Wyche Breaks Down Watt And Free Agency
Mar 11, 2021
Ep 498 - NFL Network reporter Steve Wyche joined Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley to talk about J.J. Watt's arrival in Arizona, Kyler Murray's progress, the NFC West quarterback landscape and the upcoming NFL Free Agency period. Which veteran free agent receiver would be a good fit with the Cardinals? Plus, Wyche talks about his podcast "Huddle and Flow" which created a stir in the NFL news cycle on Thursday.
Big Red Rage - Joseph Outlines Plan For Watt
Mar 04, 2021
Ep. 497 - On Monday, the Cardinals surprised many in the NFL when they signed free agent defensive lineman J.J. Watt to a two-year contract. Defensive coordinator Vance Joseph joined Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley to talk about his role in the recruitment process, where Watt will play in the defense and the leadership he brings the Cardinals both on and off the field. Plus, find out why Joseph said it was a "no brainer" to sign Watt after watching film and why he is a "perfect fit" for the Cardinals defense.
Big Red Rage - Questions On The Offensive Line
Feb 25, 2021
Ep. 496 - With free agency and the draft on the horizon, the Cardinals must answer several questions on the offensive line. Darren Urban joins Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley to talk about the center position, Josh Jones' versatility and a few potential options to join the o-line via free agency. Plus, do the Cardinals need to add size at running back? We also discuss how the Cardinals offense can counter when defenses take Kyler Murray out of the run game.
Big Red Rage - Cardinals Prepare For Cap Challenges
Feb 18, 2021
Ep. 495 - Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill spoke on a number of subjects while making an appearance on 98.7 FM, Arizona Sports Station's Newsmakers Week. Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley are joined by Kyle Odegard to talk about Bidwill's comments on the 2021 salary cap, expectations for Steve Keim and Kliff Kingsbury, Kyler Murray's development, free agency, the future of Larry Fitzgerald and Patrick Peterson and more.
Big Red Rage - Front Seven Future
Feb 11, 2021
Ep. 494 - In the NFL, change is a given. Roster composition can look very different from one season to another. With that in mind, how will the Cardinals' front seven look in 2021? Former Cardinals linebacker Rob Fredrickson joins Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley to talk about the future of Vance Joseph's defense, the potential role for 2020 top pick Isaiah Simmons and the pass rush options outside of Chandler Jones. Plus, the crew discusses the offensive side of the ball and how Kyler Murray can be most effective in a balanced attack.
Big Red Rage - Budda Baker's Rise To Stardom
Feb 04, 2021
Ep. 493 - Former Cardinals safety Antoine Bethea joins Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley to talk about the 2020 season, Budda Baker's ascension to top-safety status, Haason Reddick's breakout season and how the Big Red can develop consistency in 2021. Plus, Bethea previews Super Bowl LV and speaks on the factors that Larry Fitzgerald may be considering when mulling retirement.
Big Red Rage - Getting To The Next Level
Jan 28, 2021
Ep. 492 - Rookie of the Year in 2019. Pro Bowl in 2020. What will it take for Kyler Murray to improve on the impressive start to his NFL career? Former Cardinals linebacker Sam Acho joins Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley to talk about how K1 can take his game to the next level in 2021. Plus, Acho weighs in on the Super Bowl matchup between the Buccaneers and Chiefs. How will Acho's former defensive coordinator Todd Bowles try to slow Patrick Mahomes and the potent Kansas City offense?
Big Red Rage - Offseason Business Ahead
Jan 21, 2021
Ep. 491 - With 28 unrestricted free agents set to hit the market, the Cardinals have a bunch of business to take care of this offseason. Former Cardinals safety Rashad Johnson joins Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley to talk about the future of Patrick Peterson. Will it be in Arizona? Johnson also shares his thoughts on Budda Baker's All-Pro season, the upcoming conference championships and more. Plus, a discussion about the recent flurry of coaching and front office moves made in the NFL.
Big Red Rage - Cardinals Need Growth From Young Players
Jan 14, 2021
Ep. 490 - In order for the Cardinals to take the next step in 2021, they need to see growth from their young players. Play-by-play voice Dave Pasch joins Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley to talk about which players will take their game to the next level. Plus, the guys break down the NFL playoffs. Who will advance to the conference championships?
Big Red Rage - Cardinals Face Many Roster Decisions
Jan 07, 2021
Ep. 489 - With an expected drop in the salary cap and 28 players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency, the Cardinals should have a very busy offseason. Darren Urban joins Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley to discuss different scenarios and possibilities for the future. Plus, a recap of the 2020 season and what needs to happen for the Cardinals to find success in 2021.
Big Red Rage - Cardinals Fight For Playoff Spot
Dec 30, 2020
Ep. 488 - Defensive lineman Domata Peko joined Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley to talk about the Cardinals quest for a playoff spot, the need to stop the Rams run game and preparing for a relatively unknown QB named John Wolford. Plus, learn about Peko's journey from childhood in American Samoa to a 15-year NFL career.
Big Red Rage - Young Defenders Making Mark
Dec 23, 2020
Ep. 487 - As the 2020 regular season nears completion, the Cardinals are getting significant contributions from young players on the defensive side of the ball. One of those players is defensive lineman Zach Allen who joined Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley to talk about becoming comfortable Vance Joseph's scheme, his career day against the Eagles and the huge game against the 49ers coming up on Saturday.
Big Red Rage - Arnold Hungry To Reach Potential
Dec 17, 2020
Ep. 486 - After a key victory in New York, the Cardinals continue to prepare for their game with the Eagles on Sunday. Tight end Dan Arnold joined Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley to talk about the big win over the Giants, playing meaningful football in December, reaching his full potential and the upcoming game against Philadelphia.
Big Red Rage - Cardinals, Edmonds Chasing Victory
Dec 10, 2020
Ep. 485 - The Cardinals begin the final quarter of the 2020 regular season with a trip to New York to face the Giants. Running back Chase Edmonds joined Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley to talk about working through offensive issues, Larry Fitzgerald returning from the COVID-19 list, the Giants defense and much more.
Big Red Rage - The Golden Standard
Dec 03, 2020
Ep. 484 - When the Cardinals reacquired outside linebacker Markus Golden in a midseason trade with the Giants, they knew exactly what they were getting. A tireless worker who leads by example. Golden joined Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley to talk about returning to Arizona, his first career interception, work ethic and the upcoming NFC West battle with the Rams.
Big Red Rage - Stage Is Set For Cardinals And Seahawks
Nov 17, 2020
The rematch with the Seahawks on Thursday Night Football is rapidly approaching. Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley are joined by play-by-play voice Dave Pasch to preview the key NFC West battle in Seattle. Plus, discussions about the incredible finish against the Bills, opportunities for rookie LB Isaiah Simmons and of course, Kyler Murray's magic.
Big Red Rage - Peters Searching For Consistency On Defense
Nov 12, 2020
Veteran defensive lineman and team captain Corey Peters joined Paul Calvisi and Ron Wolfley to talk about the first half of the season, finding consistency on defense and the challenge of facing the red hot Buffalo Bills on Sunday at State Farm Stadium. Plus, Calvisi and Wolf talk about Kyler Murray's progress and his apparent chemistry with wide receiver Christian Kirk.