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Cardinals Cover 2 - Don't Be Afraid Of Change
Apr 15, 2021
Ep. 414 - This offseason we've heard a number of players—from J.J. Watt to A.J. Green and most recently James Conner—say they're looking forward to a fresh start in Arizona. They've hit the reset button on their careers with the decision to sign with the Cardinals. Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki like the idea of a change of scenery benefiting the team. Plus, where does Kyler Murray land on the list of MVP candidates for 2021 and Jurecki continues his top-50 countdown of the best draft prospects, focusing in on No. 21-30.
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.
Cardinals Underground - Conner Arrives, And Going With The Flow
Apr 13, 2021
Fitz might be talking more golf than football these days, but the guys have talked about adding a running back for weeks, and now the Cardinals have one. So Paul Calvisi, Darren Urban and Kyle Odegard have plenty to say about newcomer James Conner, how he fits in with Chase Edmonds, what it means – or doesn't mean – for the draft and Eno Benjamin, the question of just what will the Cardinals' offense look like this season, whether players will skip the voluntary offseason work, Paul's latest theory about Fitz, and just how much might the Cards reach for a cornerback in the draft?
Red Sea Report - Adding Beef To Running Back Room
Apr 13, 2021
The Cardinals found the big running back they were looking for when they signed former Steeler James Conner to a one-year deal on Tuesday. Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki talk about how Conner might work in the offense with returning running back Chase Edmonds. Plus, the guys get deep into NFL Draft talk and examine options at wide receiver, cornerback and tight end. What will the Cardinals do with the 16th pick overall?
Cardinals Cover 2 - A Draft Deep At Corner, Wide Receiver
Apr 12, 2021
Ep. 413 - Even with the addition of Malcolm Butler, cornerback remains the one position in need of the most work. So, it is good to hear scouts say this year's draft is deep at that spot. Wide receiver, too, is a position where talent can be found in either the second or third round. It's a position that is featured prominently between No. 31-40 on Mike Jurecki's top-50 prospect countdown, which is highlighted on this show. And speaking of wide receiver, what do Jurecki and Craig Grialou make of Larry Fitzgerald being featured to help promote a golf tournament in Tampa? And not just any golf tournament in Tampa.
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.
Cardinals Cover 2 - The NFL Draft Countdown Begins
Apr 08, 2021
Ep. 412 - Three weeks from today is the 2021 NFL Draft. With that in mind, Mike Jurecki begins to unveil his top-50 prospects list, highlighting on this show No. 41-50. Remember, the Cardinals have just two selections—No. 16 and 49 overall—among the first 50 picks and six total selections overall. Jurecki and Craig Grialou discuss what positions they would like to see addressed at the end of the three-day draft. Plus, there was a Larry Fitzgerald sighting in Jurecki's neighborhood. What does it mean? Probably nothing, but it's a good story.