The Al Galdi Podcast

By Al Galdi

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David NN
 Mar 10, 2021
Welcome back! I don't even follow sports that much but love listening to you on WFT. Been Googling you every few days since you 980 pulled a bonehead and am I happy to see UR BACK! Just downloaded the first two! 9 Mar: PS-When I hear the first few bars of the opening music, all I can think now is "Here comes the Galdi Train! Whoo Whoo!" But do bring back Go-GoThursdays!


 Mar 1, 2021

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Longtime Washington, D.C. sports personality Al Galdi takes an in-depth look at D.C.-area sports every weekday, giving hard-hitting analysis on - and having some fun with - the Washington Football Team, Nationals, Orioles, Capitals, Wizards, Terrapins, Hoyas and more.

Episode Date
Episode 58: examination of why WFT did not take a quarterabck in the 2021 NFL Draft, chat with WFT insider JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington and more
01:21:04

04:38 - Capitals: scheduled fun at the expense of the New York Rangers off the NHL fining them $250,000 and suspending one of Tom Wilson's victims, Pavel Buchnevich

 

10:19 - Washington Football Team: react to Washington announcing its intent to welcome back fans to FedEx Field for the 2021 season at full capacity

 

18:17 - Washington Football Team: examination of why Washington did not take a quarterback in the 2021 NFL Draft

 

33:24 - Guest: Washington Football Team insider JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington on Washington not taking a quarterback in the 2021 NFL Draft, Ryan Fitzpatrick vs. Taylor Heinicke vs. Kyle Allen, Washington potentially trading for Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and more

 

54:00 - Wizards: thoughts on a gutsy 131-129 overtime win over the Toronto Raptors

 

01:02:50 - Nationals: analysis of a 3-2 loss to the Atlanta Braves to complete a three-game sweep that featured plenty of frustration for the Nats' offense

May 07, 2021
Episode 57: Jack Del Rio speaks, chat with UNC WRs coach Lonnie Galloway on Dyami Brown and much more
01:16:04

06:27 - Washington Football Team: react to what Jack Del Rio said to WashingtonFootball.com about a number topics regarding Washington's defense, including that Landon Collins is staying at strong safety (or is he?) 

 

24:45 - Guest: North Carolina  receivers coach Lonnie Galloway on UNC receiver Dyami Brown, who the Washington Football Team took in the third round of the 2021 NFL Draft

 

33:10 - Capitals: review of a 4-2 fight-laden win at the New York Rangers that also featured an emotional hat trick by T.J. Oshie

 

44:52 - Wizards: thoughts on a wild 135-134 loss at Milwaukee Bucks

 

53:36 - Orioles: analysis of John Means throwing no-hitter and more from a 6-0 win at the Seattle Mariners

 

01:01:58 - Nationals: analysis of a 5-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves, including another frustrating game for the Nats' offense

May 06, 2021
Episode 56: in-depth breakdown of WFT's 2021 Draft with NFL Draft analyst Tony Pauline of Pro Football Network and much more
00:59:18

04:34 - Washington Football Team: rant on the insistence that Washington's 2021 Draft picks were so obviously "need" selections as opposed to best-player-available selections

 

08:24 - Washington Football Team: examining a potential trade that Washington could make for disgruntled Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers

 

19:21 - Guest: NFL Draft analyst Tony Pauline on all 10 of the Washington Football Team's picks in the 2021 NFL Draft, why Washington had the best draft in the NFC East, the quarterbacks in the 2022 NFL Draft and more

 

33:46 - Capitals: react to the NHL surprisingly not suspending Tom Wilson for his actions in a 6-3 win at the New York Rangers

 

43:48 - Nationals: analysis of a 6-1 loss to the Atlanta Braves, including the return of Juan Soto and a brutal outing for Tanner Rainey

 

55:37 - Orioles: thoughts on a 5-2 loss at the Seattle Mariners

May 05, 2021
Episode 55: reasons to like WFT's 2021 Draft even more, chat with Kentucky co-DC and ILBs coach Jon Sumrall on Jamin Davis and much more
01:07:47

10:22 - Washington Football Team: two reasons to like Washington's 2021 Draft even more

 

24:16 - Guest: Kentucky co-defensive coordinator and inside-linebackers coach Jon Sumrall on the Washington Football Team's 2021 first-round pick, Kentucky linebacker Jamin Davis, including the details of Davis' rise from backup to first-round pick, how he is in pass coverage and against the run and more

 

40:57 - Capitals: react to a number of developments surrounding a 6-3 win at the New York Rangers, including Alex Ovechkin returning from but then leaving due to injury, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Ilya Samsonov being suspended by the team and Tom Wilson going wild

 

50:56 - Wizards: analysis of a 154-141 win over the Indiana Pacers, as the Wiz put on a spectacular offensive show

 

01:01:11 - Orioles: thoughts on a 5-3 win at the Seattle Mariners and on Adley Rutschman off him being placed on Double-A Bowie's roster

May 04, 2021
Episode 54: deep dive on WFT's 2021 Draft class with NFL Draft analyst Thor Nystrom of NBC Sports Edge and much more
01:12:05

07:30 - Washington Football Team: react to a report regarding Dan Snyder's involvement in Washington's 2021 Draft

 

14:44 - Guest: NFL Draft analyst Thor Nystrom of NBC Sports Edge on all 10 of the Washington Football Team's picks in the 2021 NFL Draft

 

31:40 - Capitals: thoughts on Alex Ovechkin still being out and on a 3-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins

 

37:59 -  Wizards: observations from the Wiz's 1-1 weekend, including Russell Westbrook continuing his tear

 

47:14 - Nationals: analysis of the Nats' three-game sweep of the Miami Marlins, including an excellent weekend for the Nats' rotation and some notable offensive performances for the Nats

 

01:04:15 - Orioles: analysis of the O's winning two of three games at the Oakland A's, including another great start for John Means and a big series for Austin Hays

May 03, 2021
Episode 53: Washington Football Team Draft Special - WFT in Rounds 4-7 continues infusion of speed and athleticism
00:49:37

06:12 - Washington Football Team: examining the biggest theme of Washington's 2021 Draft class - athletic freaks

 

17:57 - Washington Football Team: analysis of Washington taking Boise State tight end John Bates in the fourth round of the 2021 NFL Draft

 

22:36 - Washington Football Team: analysis of Washington taking Cincinnati safety Darrick Forrest in the fifth round of the 2021 NFL Draft

 

25:57 - Washington Football Team: analysis of Washington taking Michigan long snapper(!) Camaron Cheeseman in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft

 

31:16 - Washington Football Team: analysis of Washington taking two edge rushers - Baylor's William Bradley-King and Penn State's Shaka Toney - in the seventh round of the 2021 NFL Draft...and thoughts on Washington potentially re-signing Ryan Kerrigan

 

42:19 - Washington Football Team: analysis of Washington taking BYU receiver Dax Milne in the seventh round of the 2021 NFL Draft

 

43:48 - Washington Football Team: analysis of Washington agreeing on a deal with undrafted free-agent Buffalo running back Jaret Patterson and not drafting a running back for the first time since 2008

May 02, 2021
Episode 52: Washington Football Team Draft Special - WFT takes Samuel Cosmi in second round and Benjamin St-Juste and Dyami Brown in third round
00:48:42

04:35 - Washington Football Team: analysis of Washington taking Texas offensive tackle Samuel Cosmi in the second round of the 2021 NFL Draft

 

20:27 - Washington Football Team: analysis of Washington taking Minnesota cornerback Benjamin St-Juste in the third round of the 2021 NFL Draft

 

27:47 - Washington Football Team: analysis of Washington taking North Carolina receiver Dyami Brown in the third round of the 2021 NFL Draft

 

37:01 - Washington Football Team: Day 2 thoughts on Washington taking Kentucky linebacker Jamin Davis with the No. 19 pick in the 2021 NFL Draft

May 01, 2021
Episode 51: Washington Football Team Draft Special - WFT takes Jamin Davis but doesn't trade up for Justin Fields in first round and much more
01:04:10

10:35 - Washington Football Team: analysis of Washington taking Kentucky linebacker Jamin Davis with the No. 19 pick in the 2021 NFL Draft

 

28:46 - Washington Football Team: react to Washington not trading up to take Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft

 

39:52 - Washington Football Team: why Washington should be all-in on disgruntled Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers if he's available via trade

 

53:18 - Capitals: an ode to the Caps making the Stanley Cup Playoffs again and thoughts on a 5-4 overtime loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins

 

59:39 - Orioles: review of a 4-3 10-inning win over the New York Yankees

Apr 30, 2021
Episode 50: Rhyming Keys for WFT for a successful first round, chat with Brian Burke of ESPN Analytics on WFT and NFL Draft and much more
01:25:59

12:48 - Washington Football Team: Rhyming Keys for a successful first round of the 2021 NFL Draft for Washington

 

24:51 - Washington Football Team: are the Los Angeles Rams showing us that draft picks are overrated?

 

36:56 - Guest: Brian Burke of ESPN Analytics on his work as a pioneer in football analytics, what ESPN's Draft Day Predictor is saying for the Washington Football Team in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft, the best way to go about drafting a franchise quarterback and more

 

55:19 - Wizards: thoughts on the Wiz's 11th win in 13 games - a 116-107 win over the LeBron James-less Los Angeles Lakers

 

01:05:46 - Nationals: analysis of the Nats' 8-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays, including another very good start by Erick Fedde and a second consecutive good game for the offense

 

01:20:13 - Orioles: why the O's should stick with Dean Kremer and Ryan Mountcastle despite their struggles off a 7-0 loss to the New York Yankees

Apr 29, 2021
Episode 49: WFT is trading for Ereck Flowers, Dan Snyder vs. Beth Wilkinson and much more
01:14:19

09:42 - Washington Football Team: in-depth breakdown of Washington trading for Miami Dolphins left guard Ereck Flowers

 

31:29 - Guest: Washington Football Team insider Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post on Washington trading for left guard Ereck Flowers, where things stand with a potential contract extension for Jonathan Allen, whether Washington will take a quarterback in the 2021 NFL Draft, who is putting together Washington's draft board and more

 

43:19 - Washington Football Team: react to Dan Snyder vs. Beth Wilkinson now being a thing

 

53:10 - Capitals: a proper reveling in the Caps' 1-0 win over the New York Islanders to complete a 3-0-0 run over three consecutive games against the Isles

 

01:00:49 - Nationals: analysis of the Nats' 9-5 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays in Florida, including a bad start for Max Scherzer

 

01:12:34 - Orioles: thoughts on the Orioles' 5-1 loss to the New York Yankees, including another bad start for Bruce Zimmermann

Apr 28, 2021
Episode 48: WFT wants Landon Collins to move to LB and much more
01:29:57

10:30 - Washington Football Team: in-depth looks at Daron Payne off Washington exercising the fifth-year option in his rookie contract and at what Washington is facing contractually with its many talented defensive linemen

 

25:20 - Washington Football Team: what Washington wanting Landon Collins to move to linebacker (or at least a linebacker-like role) tells us

 

42:57 - Washington Football Team: should Washington be in on trading for Atlanta Falcons receiver Julio Jones?

 

54:46 - Wizards: analysis of a wild 146-143 overtime loss to the San Antonio Spurs that snapped the Wiz's eight-game winning streak

 

01:05:43 - Guest: Nationals insider Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post on how to properly view the Nats' 8-11 start; what's going on with the struggling Patrick Corbin; whether it's time to worry about Stephen Strasburg's seven-year, $245 million contract; whether the Nats' offense is poised to be better or just be bad this season; whether the Nats are open to trading Max Scherzer this summer; and more

 

01:24:55 - Orioles: analysis of a 4-2 win over the New York Yankees, including a very good start by Matt Harvey and another impressive game for Cedric Mullins

Apr 27, 2021
Episode 47: is WFT done drafting character-deficient players?, state of WFT at LT entering 2021 NFL Draft and much more
01:44:41

12:12 - Washington Football Team: deep dive on Washington's troubling trend prior to Ron Rivera's arrival of spending first- and second-round picks on guys who proved to have character deficiencies...and how might this impact Washington potentially taking Penn State linebacker Micah Parsons with the No. 19 pick in the 2021 NFL Draft?

 

38:50 - Washington Football: deep dive on what Washington has at left tackle going into the 2021 NFL Draft off reports that Washington was in on offensive tackle Orlando Brown Jr., who was traded from the Baltimore Ravens to the Kansas City Chiefs

 

54:03 - Wizards: thoughts on two weekend wins for the surging Wiz and on the potential meaning of their eight-game winning streak

 

01:04:58 - Nationals: analysis of the Nats losing two of three at the New York Mets, including the punchless offense and another bad start for Patrick Corbin

 

01:25:56 - Capitals: react to the Caps improving to 2-0-0 in their big three-game stretch against the Islanders with a 6-3 win at New York despite being without Alex Ovechkin

 

01:35:49 - Orioles: examining the O's avoiding a three-game sweep and snapping Oakland's 13-game winning streak with an 8-1 win over the A's; Wade LeBlanc being DFA'd and Zac Lowther being called up; and telling comments from Brandon Hyde on Chris Davis 

Apr 26, 2021
Episode 46: Alex Smith sounds off on Ron Rivera again, chat with WFT insider Ben Standig of The Athletic DC and much more
01:32:19

12:18 - Washington Football Team: rant on Alex Smith's latest complaints - this time to SI.com - about how he was treated by Ron Rivera

 

41:59 - Guest: Washington Football Team insider Ben Standig of The Athletic DC on his approach to his nationally acclaimed mock drafts; the likelihood of Washington trading up into the top 10 of the 2021 NFL Draft to take a quarterback; which quarterback out of Mac Jones, Justin Fields and Trey Lance is most likely to fall to near Washington's No. 19 pick; the likely non-quarterback options for Washington with the No. 19 pick; thoughts on the surging Wizards; and more

 

01:12:36 - Capitals: analysis of the Caps' big 1-0 shootout win at the New York Islanders

 

01:21:48 - Georgetown basketball: reviewing some recent significant news for the Hoyas, including  Jahvon Blair declaring for the 2021 NBA Draft and the acquisition of transfer and three-point specialist Kaiden Rice

Apr 23, 2021
Episode 45: Bill Belichick to WFT in 2018?!, big wins for Wizards and Nationals, chat with Capitals pXp announcer Joe Beninati and more
01:27:00

07:23 - Washington Football Team: examining how pre-draft medical concerns can be much ado about nothing  - see Jonathan Allen and Montez Sweat - off the reveal that Justin Fields has epilepsy

 

20:33 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on - and some scheduled fun with - a second instance of someone saying that Bill Belichick flirted with leaving the New England Patriots for Washington in the 2018 offseason

 

37:27 - Wizards: analysis of the Wizards' sixth consecutive win - a wild 118-114 victory over the Golden State Warriors to get to 10th in the Eastern Conference

 

50:19 - Nationals: analysis of a 1-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals, including another great start from Max Scherzer

 

01:06:25 - Guest: Capitals play-by-play announcer Joe Beninati of NBC Sports Washington on a big stretch of upcoming games for the Caps, the team's goaltending situation, where we are with Alex Ovechkin and more

 

01:23:13 - Orioles: review of a 3-0 loss at the Miami Marlins

Apr 22, 2021
Episode 44: Jordan Reed retires, in-depth WFT draft preview with NFL Draft analyst Ian Wharton of Complex Sports and much more
01:37:38

03:57 - Washington Football Team: why the team's name would still be "Redskins" if not for the murder of George Floyd

 

13:12 - Washington Football Team: analysis of the retiring Jordan Reed's career with Washington

 

29:14 - Washington Football Team: examining the fallacy of taking running backs in the first rounds of NFL Drafts and the phenomenon of Washington consistently drafting running backs unlike any other team in the modern NFL

 

44:33 - Guest: NFL Draft analyst Ian Wharton of Complex Sports on realistic options for the Washington Football Team with the No. 19 pick in the 2021 NFL Draft; which stats for college quarterbacks best correlate to them having NFL success; why the hit rate on first-round quarterbacks isn't better; whether Washington should trade up to take Trey Lance, Justin Fields or Mac Jones; whether any of the second-tier quarterbacks make sense for Washington; and more

 

01:08:36 - Nationals: thoughts on the Nats surprisingly placing Juan Soto on the 10-Day Injured List and on a  3-2 come-from-behind win over the St. Louis Cardinals

 

01:26:13 - Orioles: thoughts on a 7-5 win at the Miami Marlins

 

01:32:52 - Maryland basketball: react to the Terrapins gaining another player from but also losing another player to the NCAA Transfer Portal 

Apr 21, 2021
Episode 43: Alex Smith retires, WFT waives Bryce Love, chat with WFT insider Michael Phillips of Richmond.com and much more
01:16:39

09:38 - Washington Football Team: react to Alex Smith retiring, including whether this was his call and examining maybe the most remarkable thing about Alex's career - him going from bust to success

 

26:16 - Washington Football Team: takeaways from the sad tale of Bryce Love with Washington

 

34:41 - Guest: Washington Football Team insider Michael Phillips of Richmond.com on Alex Smith retiring, Washington players potentially not participating in the team's offseason program, Washington's quarterback situation as it relates to the 2021 NFL Draft, the potential for Washington Training Camp still being in Richmond and more

 

51:15 - Nationals: analysis of the Nats' 12-5 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, including Joe Ross getting smashed

 

01:07:11 - Wizards: thoughts on a 119-107 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder that continued the rise of the Wiz

Apr 20, 2021
Episode 42: Ron Rivera and Martin Mayhew speak and much more
01:45:24

10:22 - Washington Football Team: react to what Ron Rivera and Martin Mayhew said in their joint Zoom press conference about Washington potentially taking a quarterback in the 2021 NFL Draft and about drafting quarterbacks in general

 

26:26 - Washington Football Team: react to what Ron Rivera and Martin Mayhew said in their joint Zoom press conference about drafting best player available vs. drafting for need, drafting linebackers and Landon Collins potentially moving from safety to linebacker

 

48:49 - Capitals: thoughts on a 1-1-0 weekend for the Caps and a big stretch coming up

 

01:02:19 - Nationals: analysis of the Nats' four-game split with the Arizona Diamondbacks, including Stephen Strasburg being placed on the 10-Day Injured List

 

01:27:23 - Wizards: the rise of the Wiz continues with a 2-0 weekend - what to make of this?

 

01:39:19 - Orioles: examining what stood out from the O's winning two of three games at the Texas Rangers

Apr 19, 2021
Episode 41: Dan Snyder vs. Bruce Allen, in-depth chat with North Dakota State radio voice Jeff Culhane about Trey Lance and much more
01:09:29

09:15 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on - and scheduled fun with - the Dan Snyder-Bruce Allen feud off Dan filing a motion of discovery against Bruce

 

27:26 - Guest: North Dakota State radio voice Jeff Culhane on quarterback Trey Lance - what would the Washington Football Team be getting in Lance were it to trade up to take him in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft?

 

45:46 - Capitals: react to a stunning 5-2 loss to the NHL-worst Buffalo Sabres

 

52:03 - Nationals: analysis of Patrick Corbin getting shelled again and more from an 11-6 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks

 

01:06:38 - Orioles: examining  a doubleheader sweep of the O's by the Seattle Mariners

Apr 16, 2021
Episode 40: The Washington Football Team's potential new names(?!) and much more
01:26:32

10:08 - Washington Football Team: react to - and some scheduled fun with - the potential new names for the Washington Football Team that it submitted to season-ticket holders

 

23:54 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on what tight end Sammis Reyes had to say at his introductory Zoom press conference

 

38:16 - Guest: Pro Football Network NFL analytics director Kent Lee Platte on new Washington Football Team tight end Sammis Reyes, the true value of player metrics from NFL Scouting Combines and college Pro Days and more

 

54:51 - Nationals: analysis of a 6-0 win at the St. Louis Cardinals for the Nats' first series win of the season

 

01:14:19 - Wizards: analysis of a 123-111 win at the Sacramento Kings - the Wiz's fourth win in five games

 

01:22:03 - Capitals: a nod of appreciation for Nicklas Backstrom...and why the Caps signing Conor Sheary to a contract extension is good news

Apr 15, 2021
Episode 39: WFT signs Sammis Reyes, why Gary Clark > Julian Edelman and much more
01:27:36

12:15 - Washington Football Team: analysis of Washington's intriguing signing of tight end Sammis Reyes, including what it may tell us about Washington's thinking at tight end

 

30:21 - Washington Football: react to the latest mock 2021 NFL Draft from ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr., including Washington potentially taking Stanford quarterback Davis Mills

 

42:20 - Guest: Matt Spitzer of Hogs Haven on whether there is a "sweet spot" in NFL Drafts for taking quarterbacks

 

55:19 - Washington Football Team: comparing the career of legendary Washington receiver Gary Clark with that of recently-retired New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman

 

01:03:06 - Capitals: reveling in a 6-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers 

 

01:12:05 - Nationals: black-boxing a hideous 14-3 loss at the St. Louis Cardinals

 

01:25:17 - Orioles: thoughts on a doubleheader split with the Seattle Mariners

Apr 14, 2021
Episode 38: WFT now the most stable team in the NFC East?, Capitals make big trade and much more
01:04:47

06:01 - Washington Football Team: scheduled fun with a major article on Philadelphia Eagles dysfunction...and has Washington risen to being the most stable team in the NFC East?

 

18:41 - Capitals: analysis of the Caps on NHL Trade Deadline Day acquiring forwards Anthony Mantha and Michael Raffl and not trading for a goaltender

 

41:28 - Nationals: thoughts on a much-needed 5-2 win at the St. Louis Cardinals

 

52:55 - Wizards: react to the Wiz defeating the NBA-leading Utah Jazz for a second time in less than a month

 

59:53 - Georgetown basketball: examining the Hoyas getting Eastern Kentucky transfer Tre King

Apr 13, 2021
Episode 37: WFT NFL Draft preview with Anthony Treash of Pro Football Focus and much more
02:01:41

08:39 - Washington Football Team: bigger-picture takeaways from Washington releasing tight end Thaddeus Moss, defensive tackle Caleb Brantley and (believe it or not) safety Tanard Jackson

 

28:24 - Guest: Pro Football Focus senior college analyst Anthony Treash on the 2021 NFL Draft from a Washington Football Team perspective - the top linebacker and tight end prospects, breakdown of Virginia Tech left tackle Christian Darrisaw, whether Washington should trade up from No. 19 to No. 4 for either Trey Lance or Justin Fields, the truth about Fields and throwing to primary targets, whether Washington should consider any of the second-tier quarterbacks and more

 

54:05 - Nationals: analysis of the Nats getting swept over three games at the Los Angeles Dodgers

 

01:14:26 - D.C. sports: react to Washington, D.C. increasing capacity for games at Nationals Park and finally allowing for fans at Capital One Arena

 

01:21:07 - Capitals: thoughts on the Caps' 2-0-0 weekend and outlook for Monday's NHL Trade Deadline

 

01:37:25 - Wizards: examining the highs and lows of a 1-1 weekend for the Wiz out west

 

01:47:27 - Maryland basketball: will Eric Ayala and Aaron Wiggins return off declaring for the NBA Draft but maintaining collegiate eligibility?

 

01:55:50 - Orioles: analysis of the O's getting swept over three games by the Boston Red Sox

Apr 12, 2021
Episode 36: deep dive into WFT potentially taking a QB in 2021 NFL Draft and much more
01:35:02

13:09 - Washington Football Team: confusion about Justin Fields...a deep dive into the frequency with which first-round quarterbacks are busts...and more on Washington potentially trading up from No. 19 to No. 4 in the 2021 NFL Draft to take Trey Lance

 

29:42 - Washington Football Team: examining how often non-first-round quarterbacks become franchise quarterbacks...and analysis of the best quarterbacks in the 2021 NFL Draft beyond the big five - Kellen Mond, Kyle Trask and Jamie Newman

 

52:09 - Guest: Florida Gators football insider Edgar Thompson of The Orlando Sentinel on 2021 NFL Draft prospects Kyle Trask, Kadarius Toney, Kyle Pitts and Trevon Grimes

 

01:16:44 - Capitals: examining a fourth regulation loss in six games - 4-2 to the Boston Bruins

 

01:27:00 - Orioles: thoughts on the home-opening 7-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox

Apr 09, 2021
Episode 35: WFT to make massive trade up in NFL Draft for Trey Lance?, chat with WFT insider Rhiannon Walker of The Athletic DC and much more
01:53:34

11:45 - Nationals: analysis of the Nats getting swept by the Atlanta Braves in a doubleheader

 

31:15 - Washington Football Team: react to a report that Washington had interest in Sam Darnold before the start of free agency...and to a former NFL executive saying Washington "loves" Trey Lance

 

51:50 - Washington Football Team: a fond farewell to Jeremy Sprinkle off him signing with the Dallas Cowboys...and where do things stand for Washington at tight end beyond Logan Thomas?

 

01:01:20 - Guest: Washington Football Team insider Rhiannon Walker of The Athletic DC on Washington's quarterback situation, Washington not having done more in the offseason (so far) at linebacker and tight end, Washington's sexual-harassment scandal (in which Rhiannon was a victim) and more

 

01:34:47 - Maryland basketball: examining the key details of Mark Turgeon's contract extension

 

01:43:35 - Wizards: thoughts on the many things that went well in a 131-116 win at the lowly Orlando Magic

 

01:49:05 - Orioles: analysis of the Orioles' 4-3 11-inning win at the New York Yankees

Apr 08, 2021
Episode 34: depleted Nationals begin their season by walking-off Braves, chat with Ryan Fitzpatrick mentor and former WFT QB Gus Frerotte and much more
01:40:26

10:13 - Nationals: react to an unlikely and outstanding season-opening 6-5 walk-off win over the Atlanta Braves

 

32:16 - Capitals: analysis of a 1-0 loss at the New York Islanders to conclude a 2-3-0 road trip

 

40:42 - Washington Football Team: is either Justin Fields or Trey Lance worth Washington trading up from No. 19 to No. 4 in the 2021 NFL Draft?

 

01:07:08 - Guest: former Washington quarterback Gus Frerotte on his relationship with Ryan Fitzpatrick, their career parallels, how to survive in the NFL for years as a seventh-round pick and Gus' time with Washington - the truth about Gus vs. Heath Shuler, insight on Norv Turner and much more

 

01:34:59 - Orioles: thoughts on a 7-2 loss at the New York Yankees

Apr 07, 2021
Episode 33: should WFT have traded for Sam Darnold?, rant on Muriel Bowser for not allowing fans at Capitals and Wizards home games and much more
01:18:57

07:48 - Washington Football Team: why Washington should be fine with not having traded for Sam Darnold now that he has been dealt from the New York Jets to the Carolina Panthers

 

28:24 - Washington Football Team: the likely reason for the WFT-INOVA divorce...and insight on the future of the ownership of the WFT

 

39:18 - Nationals: thoughts on the Nats finally being set to begin their 2021 season, though without a number of key players

 

48:16 - Capitals and Wizards: a rant on Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser still not allowing fans to attend Caps and Wiz games at Capital One Arena

 

01:00:03 - Maryland basketball: an announcement from Darryl Morsell lessens the buzz of the Terrapins' big weekend

 

01:07:34 - Wizards: react to the Wiz blowing a 19-point third-quarter lead and losing on a last-second three in a 103-101 loss to the Toronto Raptors...and to Troy Brown Jr. taking a shot at Scott Brooks

 

01:15:03 - Orioles: did the Orioles' true 2021 season begin with a 7-0 loss at the New York Yankees?

Apr 06, 2021
Episode 32: Brandon Scherff update, what's behind WFT and INOVA parting ways?, Mark Turgeon's "how ya like me now?!" weekend and much more
01:41:07

07:34 - Washington Football Team: reason for more pessimism regarding the likelihood of Washington signing Brandon Scherff to a long-term contract this offseason

 

18:32 - Washington Football Team: analysis of the significant - and perhaps telling - development of INOVA making "the decision to discontinue its medical team's role as the team physicians for the Washington Football Team"

 

35:39 - Nationals: examining where things stand with the Nats' COVID-19 situation...and react to pitching prospect Mason Denaburg having undergone Tommy John surgery

 

47:02 - Maryland basketball: thoughts on the Terrapins giving Mark Turgeon a contract extension and landing two major transfers in Qudus Wahab and Fatts Russell

 

01:04:53 - Guest: Jeff Ermann of InsideMDSports.com on Maryland basketball extending Mark Turgeon and acquiring two major transfers in Qudus Wahab and Fatts Russell

 

01:17:13 - Capitals: analysis of the Caps' completing a season sweep of New Jersey with two weekend wins at the Devils

 

01:28:15 - Orioles: analysis of the Orioles' season-opening three-game sweep at the Boston Red Sox

 

01:34:20 - Wizards: their injury absences and slide continue with a 109-87 loss to the Dallas Mavericks

Apr 05, 2021
Episode 31: Ron Rivera speaks on QB, free agency and more and a terrible Thursday for the Nationals, Capitals and Wizards
01:28:02

08:42 - Nationals: react to the Nats' COVID-19 situation getting even worse

 

20:41 - Washington Football Team: in-depth analysis of Ron Rivera in a Zoom press conference addressing Washington's signing of Ryan Fitzpatrick and the quarterback situation; the signing of William Jackson III; the signings of Curtis Samuel and Adam Humphries; what's going on at linebacker; where things stand with Brandon Scherff; the new-look front office; and the role of Dan Snyder

 

01:16:22 - Capitals: thoughts on a hideous 8-4 loss at the New York Islanders

 

01:22:22 - Wizards: thoughts on an embarrassing 120-91 loss at the Eastern Conference-worst Detroit Pistons

Apr 02, 2021
Episode 30: Dan Snyder becomes more powerful than ever, positive COVID-19 test strikes Nationals, MASN's app still isn't out and much more
01:33:17

05:56 - Washington Football Team: how Dan Snyder getting unanimous approval from NFL owners for his buying out of Washington's disgruntled minority owners completes an incredible swing and power grab

 

17:42 - Nationals: react to their out-of-nowhere COVID-19 problem as the 2021 season is beginning

 

29:29 - Nationals: a rant on MASN for it still not having its app out for in-market streaking of Nats and Orioles games as the 2021 MLB season is beginning

 

41:52 - Nationals: Galdi's prediction for the Nats' 2021 season

 

54:24 - Orioles: Galdi's prediction for the Orioles' 2021 season

 

56:11 - Guest: Nats Chat podcast co-host and MASNSports.com Nats insider Mark Zuckerman on what a successful 2021 season for the Nats would be, what Davey Martinez's contractual security means for the Nats and more

 

01:17:04 - Guest: Orioles insider Dan Connolly of The Athletic Baltimore on where the O's are in their rebuild, where the Orioles' promising young players are at, what's going on with Chris Davis and more

Apr 01, 2021
Episode 29: how to make NFL regular season even better off going to 17 games, chat with former WFT receiver Anthony Armstrong, biggest questions for Nationals and Orioles in 2021 and much more
01:42:49

07:21 - Washington Football Team: analysis of the NFL expanding to a 17-game regular season, including what it means for Washington in 2021...and a Galdi proposal for other changes to the NFL season

 

24:53 - NFL: how Roger Goodell saying that the league expects to have full stadiums in 2021 continues the NFL's great handling of the COVID-19 pandemic

 

36:28 - Guest: former Washington receiver Anthony Armstrong on the Washington Football Team's current receiving corps, his time with Washington from 2009-2011 and more

 

01:02:21 - Capitals: what went wrong in a 5-2 loss at the New York Rangers?

 

01:09:18 - Wizards: thoughts on a 114-104 loss to the Charlotte Bobcats

 

01:16:53 - Nationals: the four biggest questions for the Nats in the 2021 season

 

01:32:38 - Orioles: the two biggest questions for the O's in the 2021 season

Mar 31, 2021
Episode 28: Adam Humphries speaks, chat with John Ourand of Sports Business Journal on NFL's new TV deals and MASN mess, Russell Westbrook has all-time performance and much more
01:09:16

05:26 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on the most notable things that Adam Humphries said at his introductory Zoom press conference

 

22:50 - Guest: John Ourand of Sports Business Journal on the NFL's new $113 billion media-rights deals and what they mean, why MASN is cutting costs, what the Nationals' ideal end game in the MASN dispute is, the NHL's new deal with ESPN and more

 

36:46 - Wizards: Russell Westbrook has one of the greatest games in franchise history in a 132-124 win over the Indiana Pacers

 

48:53 - Nationals: injury updates for the Nats as the exhibition season now is over...and analysis of who did well and who struggled for the Nats during their 2021 Grapefruit League season

 

01:02:30 - Orioles: examining the Orioles' season-opening rotation, which now is set...and react to what became of Wade LeBlanc and Felix Hernandez with the O's

 

Mar 30, 2021
Episode 27: why WFT signing Ryan Fitzpatrick > trading up in 2021 NFL Draft a la 49ers and much more
01:55:15

05:43 - Maryland basketball: if No. 11-seeded UCLA and No. 12-seeded Oregon State can make the Elite Eight, why couldn't the 10-seeded Terrapins have done so?

 

12:35 - Washington Football Team: examining the two big trades involving the San Francisco 49ers, Miami Dolphins and Philadelphia Eagles regarding the 2021 NFL Draft from a Washington perspective, including how those trades further indict Bruce Allen and actually enhance Washington's signing of Ryan Fitzpatrick

 

36:27 - Washington Football Team: analysis of Washington signing free-agent corner Darryl Roberts

 

41:31 - Guest: Washington Football Team analyst and football analytics expert Nathan Coleman of Full Press Coverage Washington on the WFT's quarterback situation, outlook for the 2021 NFL Draft and more

 

01:08:50 - Capitals: examining two more wins for the Caps that leave them tied atop the NHL standings

 

01:21:21 - Nationals: in-depth reaction to the Nats optioning Carter Kieboom to Triple-A Rochester...the latest on the Nats' season-opening rotation...encouraging (though confusing) health news on Will Harris... and Josh Bell and Ryan Zimmerman have had excellent exhibition seasons

 

01:40:23 - Orioles: the Orioles' season-opening rotation is coming into focus, though with some surprising developments...and the O's put Chris Davis on the 60-Day Injured List with - ahem - a lower-back strain

 

01:48:32 - Wizards: Bradley Beal gets hurt...but Russell Westbrook ties a franchise record...and a debuting Daniel Gafford shines in a 106-92 win over the Eastern Conference-worst Detroit Pistons

Mar 29, 2021
Episode 26: WFT signs Adam Humphries, chat with Sam Monson of Pro Football Focus on WFT's moves in free agency and much more
01:56:06

05:08 - Washington Football Team: analysis of Washington signing free-agent Adam Humphries

 

19:48 - Guest: Sam Monson, lead NFL analyst for Pro Football Focus, on Washington's free-agent signings of Ryan Fitzpatrick, Curtis Samuel and William Jackson III

 

42:34 - Guest: sports-business expert Marty Conway on Dan Snyder reportedly buying out the Washington Football Team's three disgruntled minority investors and on whether the Angelos family is planning on selling the Orioles

 

01:02:03 - Capitals: the Caps keep rolling with a 4-3 win over the New Jersey Devils

 

01:10:53 - Wizards: react to the Wizards' trade on NBA Trade Deadline Day...and to a 106-102 loss at the New York Knicks that included more struggles for Bradley Beal and Russell Westbrook

 

01:23:54 - Nationals: Juan Soto's rough exhibition season and a bad exhibition season for the Nats' bullpen continue...why Davey Martinez revealing that he's open to using openers in 2021 is good news...and an ode to the retiring Gio Gonzalez

 

01:43:30 - Orioles: Austin Hays shines - and Keegan Akin does not - in an exhibition win over the Pittsburgh Pirates...Matt Harvey has made the season-opening rotation...Wade LeBlanc has opted to become a free agent

 

01:48:21 - Georgetown basketball: Qudus Wahab enters the NCAA Transfer Portal - why have so many Hoyas transferred over the last two seasons? 

 

 

Mar 26, 2021
Episode 25: Dan Snyder wins and much more
01:38:58

09:41 - Washington Football Team: in-depth analysis of Dan Snyder reportedly being set to buy out his three disgruntled minority investors and became even more powerful

 

36:27 - Washington Football Team: is Washington done at receiver in free agency off officially re-signing Cam Sims?

 

44:39 - Washington Football Team: where are we with Ryan Kerrigan as he remains a free agent?

 

49:54 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on Fabian Moreau off him reportedly agreeing on a deal with the Atlanta Falcons

 

58:03 - Guest: Wizards insider Chase Hughes of NBC Sports Washington on what the Wizards will and should do on NBA Trade Deadline Day...whether Scott Brooks is going to get fired...why the Wiz are so bad defensively...and more

 

01:19:35 - Nationals: Stephen Strasburg returns from his left-calf injury with a rough exhibition start...Brad Hand is struggling...but Josh Bell and Ryan Zimmerman are on fire

 

01:31:38 - Orioles: did Dean Kremer solidify a spot in the Orioles' season-opening rotation with his exhibition start on Wednesday evening?...and to what extent will the O's have a "rotation" in 2021?

Mar 25, 2021
Episode 24: why "Washington Football Team" shouldn't be the permanent name, chat with WFT insider Ben Standig of The Athletic DC and much more
01:37:32

03:21 - Maryland basketball: additional thoughts on the Mark Turgeon situation, including how Turgeon = Marvin Lewis

 

15:31 - Washington Football Team: another sign from Jason Wright that "Washington Football Team" could be the permanent team name - no thank you!

 

29:00 - Washington Football Team: off his impressive 40-yard-dash times at the Alabama Pro Day and him slipping a bit in the latest mock draft of ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr., should Washington be open to taking Mac Jones?

 

40:15 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on Washington officially re-signing Jared Norris and Danny Johnson

 

43:18 - Washington Football Team: Ryan Anderson reportedly is signing with the New York Giants, sealing him as yet another failed second-round pick for Washington

 

48:18 - Guest: Washington Football Team insider Ben Standig of The Athletic DC on what Washington's free-agent signings of Ryan Fitzpatrick, Curtis Samuel and William Jackson III; whether Fitzpatrick will be Washington's QB1 in 2021; the innovative idea that Washington has for Steven Montez; and much more

 

01:13:44 - Wizards: a proper blasting of the Wiz off them putting forth another hideous defensive performance in a 131-113 loss at the New York Knicks

 

01-23:43 - Nationals: is Carter Kieboom again being yanked from being the everyday third baseman before actually being the everyday third baseman?...the potential impact of Erick Fedde now not having any minor-league options left...and more

Mar 24, 2021
Episode 23: time for Maryland to part ways with Mark Turgeon?, why truly did Ryan Fitzpatrick sign with WFT? and much more
01:20:07

07:59 - Maryland basketball: analysis of the No. 10-seeded Terrapins' 96-77 loss to No. 2-seeded Alabama in the second round of the NCAA Tournament and of where the Terps are with Mark Turgeon

 

31:44 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on Ryan Fitzpatrick's reasons for signing with Washington and on the extent to which there will be a quarterback competition

 

46:58 - Guest: John Sheeran, co-host of The Orange And Black Insider podcast on the Cincinnati Bengals, on what Washington is getting in William Jackson III

 

01:00:12 - Nationals: examining the Nats' position players who are having great exhibition seasons and what those performances might mean

 

01:07:31 - Orioles: the state of the Chris Davis mess off telling comments from Brandon Hyde on Monday

Mar 23, 2021
Episode 22: Maryland advances to NCAA Tournament's second round, WFT's Curtis Samuel deal > Giants' Kenny Golladay deal and much more
01:46:32

07:54 - Maryland basketball: examining the major opportunity for the No. 10-seeded Terrapins against No. 2-seeded Alabama in the NCAA Tournament's second round...and analysis of the Terps' 63-54 win over No. 7-seeded UConn in the first round

 

22:52 - Washington Football Team: why the New York Giants' free-agent contract for Kenny Golladay makes Washington's free-agent contract for Curtis Samuel look even better...and more on Samuel off him at his introductory Zoom press conference addressing his position flex

 

43:28 - Washington Football Team: commentary on William Jackson III off him at his introductory Zoom press conference discussing playing man coverage vs. playing zone coverage and addressing his lack of interceptions...and a key point that Jackson raised about Ryan Fitzpatrick

 

53:19 - Georgetown basketball: why the future is bright despite the No. 12-seeded Hoyas getting blasted by No. 5-seeded Colorado, 96-73, in the NCAA Tournament's first round

 

59:25 - Virginia basketball: a 62-58 first-round loss for the No. 4-seeded Cavaliers to No. 13-seeded Ohio continues the Wahoos' bizarre recent NCAA Tournament history

 

01:04:11 - VCU basketball: thoughts on the No. 10-seeded Rams' game against No. 7-seeded Oregon in the NCAA Tournament's first round being canceled

 

01:07:58 - Virginia Tech basketball: what to make of the No. 10-seeded Hokies off their 75-70 overtime loss to No. 7-seeded Florida in the NCAA Tournament's first round?

 

01:11:59 - Capitals: observations from a 1-1-0 weekend for the Caps against the New York Rangers

 

01:19:22 - Wizards: more bad late-game execution and more turnovers for the Wiz in a 113-106 loss at the Brooklyn Nets

 

01:28:01 - Nationals: Max Scherzer is named Opening Night starter...and is the Nats' bullpen already a major concern off troubling health news for Will Harris and a bad exhibition debut for Tanner Rainey?

 

01:40:30 - Orioles: John Means is named Opening Day starter...thoughts on some recent exhibition starts by Orioles pitchers...and is D.J. Stewart now unlikely to be ready for the start of the regular season?

Mar 22, 2021
Episode 21: Ryan Fitzpatrick speaks, NCAA Tournament previews for Maryland and Georgetown, Wizards beat NBA-leading Jazz and much more
01:43:21

08:10 - Washington Football Team: in-depth commentary on what Ryan Fitzpatrick said at his introductory Zoom press conference for Washington

 

27:12 - Washington Football Team: analysis of Washington signing free-agent linebacker David Mayo and free-agent center Tyler Larsen

 

37:02 - Guest: Pro Football Network NFL Draft analyst and Washington Football Team fan Matt Valdovinos on Washington's free-agent signings of Ryan Fitzpatrick, Curtis Samuel and William Jackson III

 

55:22 - Maryland basketball: preview of the No. 10-seeded Terrapins' NCAA Tournament first-round game with No. 7-seeded UConn

 

01:04:14 - Georgetown basketball: preview of the No. 12-seeded Hoyas'  NCAA Tournament first-round game with No. 5-seeded Colorado

 

01:08:30 - Guest: Andrew Geiger, creator of CasualHoya.com, on Georgetown's amazing run to win the Big East Tournament, the Hoyas' prospects for the NCAA Tournament and the state of the program

 

01:20:33 - Virginia basketball: preview of the No. 4-seeded Cavaliers' NCAA Tournament first-round game with No. 13-seeded Ohio

 

01:25:14 - Virginia Tech basketball: preview of the No. 10-seeded Hokies' NCAA Tournament first-round game with No. 7-seeded Florida

 

01:27:33 - VCU basketball: preview of the No. 10-seeded Rams' NCAA Tournament first-round game with No. 7-seeded Oregon

 

01:29:08 - Wizards: react to - and some scheduled fun with - the Wiz authoring a 131-122 win over the NBA-leading Utah Jazz

 

01:35:20 - Nationals: Jon Lester makes his exhibition debut

 

01:38:34 - Orioles: the O's have the No. 5 farm system in baseball per MLB Pipeline

Mar 19, 2021
Episode 20: WFT is signing Curtis Samuel, more on what WFT is getting in William Jackson III, react to Trent Williams' big-money deal with 49ers and much more
01:11:43

08:25 - Washington Football Team: react to and analysis of Washington reportedly agreeing on a deal with free-agent Curtis Samuel

 

27:12 - Washington Football Team: further exploration of what William Jackson III is bringing to Washington's defense...and a theory as to why Washington was comfortable allowing Ronald Darby to leave

 

41:19 - Washington Football Team: examining other news with Washington on Day 1 of the NFL's new league year, including Nick Sundberg being told he's out

 

50:42 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on Trent Williams getting a mega-money contract to re-sign with the San Francisco 49ers

 

01:00:53 - Wizards: the slide continues with a 121-119 loss to the lowly Sacramento Kings

 

01:07:09 - Orioles: John Means looks sharp for a second consecutive Grapefruit League start - what's the long-term play with him?...and Austin Hays is having an excellent exhibition season

Mar 18, 2021
Episode 19: WFT is signing William Jackson III, could WFT still add QB off signing Ryan Fitzpatrick?, big win for Capitals and much more
01:17:05

05:22 - Washington Football Team: react to and analysis of Washington reportedly agreeing on a contract with free-agent William Jackson III

 

18:41 - Washington Football Team: further analysis of Washington reportedly agreeing on a contract with Ryan Fitzpatrick, including what his contract tells us and whether Washington might still take a quarterback in the 2021 NFL Draft

 

35:37 - Capitals: the Caps in their biggest game of the season so far author a 3-1 win over the New York Islanders

 

44:48 - Nationals: why Jon Lester's health matters even more given the Stephen Strasburg situation...and how much should we take from Patrick Corbin struggling in his exhibition start on Tuesday evening?

 

49:33 - Guest: Mike Petriello, Statcast analyst for MLB.com, on the excellence of Juan Soto, where we are with Bryce Harper, outlooks for the Nationals and Orioles in 2021 and much more

 

01:12:45 - Orioles: Felix Hernandez is dealing with the dreaded "elbow discomfort"...and is Maikel Franco now the Orioles' starting third baseman?

Mar 17, 2021
Episode 18: WFT is signing Ryan Fitzpatrick and losing Ronald Darby, chat with HOFer Gary Williams on Maryland basketball and much more
01:24:19

03:39 - Washington Football Team: react to and analysis of Washington reportedly agreeing on a contract with free-agent Ryan Fitzpatrick

 

25:49 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on Washington reportedly losing corner Ronald Darby and linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis in free agency

 

35:23 - Washington Football Team: is Washington poised to capitalize on a depressed NFL free-agent market?

 

41:30 - Capitals: a 6-0 win at the Buffalo Sabres precedes a huge game against the New York Islanders on Tuesday night

 

49:36 - Guest: Maryland basketball legend Gary Williams on the Terrapins' NCAA Tournament first-round game against UConn, the Terps' strengths and weaknesses, what went down between Mark Turgeon and Juwan Howard in the Big Ten Tournament quarters and more

 

01:10:26 - Wizards: the Wiz's slide continues with a 133-122 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks

 

01:16:18 - Nationals: Washington, D.C. - finally! - is allowing fans at Nationals Park...and Max Scherzer is dominant for a second straight Grapefruit League start

 

01:20:25 - Orioles: Matt Harvey makes his second Grapefruit League start...and Rio Ruiz makes perhaps a last-gasp effort to save his job as the Orioles' starting third baseman

 

Mar 16, 2021
Episode 17: final WFT thoughts headed into NFL free agency, 2021 NCAA Tournament is set and much more
01:37:32

08:10 - Washington Football Team: four final thoughts regarding Washington as the NFL's legal tampering period begins on Monday

 

23:23 - Washington Football Team: analysis of Dustin Hopkins off reports that Washington is re-signing him

 

31:40 - Washington Football Team: why signing Cam Newton never made sense

 

38:12 - Maryland basketball: react to the Terrapins' matchup with UConn in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...and to the Mark Turgeon-Juwan Howard incident in the Terrapins' 79-66 loss to Michigan in the Big Ten Tournament quarters

 

47:40 - Georgetown basketball: a proper honoring of an all-time run by the Hoyas in winning the 2021 Big East Tournament

 

56:58 - Virginia basketball: will the Cavaliers play in the NCAA Tournament off their COVID-19 issue?...and a look at an encouraging aspect of sports and the coronavirus

 

01:07:18 - Virginia Tech basketball: the Hokies  may not have played much recently, but the state of the program is strong as it has made another NCAA Tournament

 

01:10:16 - VCU basketball: thoughts on the Rams entering the NCAA Tournament

 

01:11:22 - Capitals: the Caps keep rolling, albeit with another imperfect win in a  5-4 victory at the Philadelphia Flyers

 

01:18:01 - Wizards: two more losses for the sinking Wiz

 

01:24:51 - Nationals: how worried should we be about Stephen Strasburg's left-calf strain?...and how encouraged should be by what Joe Ross has done so far in his Grapefruit League outings?

 

01:29:51 - Orioles: Maikel Franco is coming...Dean Kremer and Bruce Zimmermann continue to shine...Wade LeBlanc does not...and Hunter Harvey is hurt again

 

Mar 15, 2021
Episode 16: WFT free-agency preview, why WFT should be open to drafting Trey Lance, chat with Matt Manocherian of Sports Info Solutions on the 2021 NFL Draft and much more
01:28:21

08:16 - Washington Football Team: what the Buffalo Bills re-signing Matt Milano means for Washington and says about free agency overall

 

19:56 - Washington Football Team: analysis of Washington not tendering contracts to Robert Foster and Danny Johnson as restricted free agents...and predictions for which of Washington's unrestricted free agents will be re-signed 

 

25:41 - Washington Football Team: react to both Martin Mayhew and Scott Turner attending Trey Lance's pro day...and thoughts on why Washington should be open to drafting Lance

 

33:48 - Guest: Matt Manocherian, vice president of football and research for Sports Info Solutions, on the 2021 NFL Draft, including in-depth breakdowns of quarterbacks potentially available to The Washington Football Team - Justin Fields, Trey Lance, Mac Jones, Kyle Trask and more

 

59:04 - Maryland basketball: the Terrapins eliminate any NCAA Tournament bubble talk with a 68-57 win over Michigan State in the second round Big Ten Tournament

 

01:05:16 - Georgetown basketball: are the Hoyas authoring a miracle run off a 72-71 win over Villanova in the Big East Tournament quarters?

 

01:11:28 - Virginia basketball: the Cavaliers escape with a 72-69 win over Syracuse in the ACC Tournament quarters

 

01:14:28 - Virginia Tech basketball: an odd season for the Hokies continues with an 81-73 loss to North Carolina in the ACC Tournament quarters

 

01:17:12 - Capitals: it wasn't always pretty, but the Caps pick up another win with a 5-3 victory at the Philadelphia Flyers

 

01:22:48 - Nationals: an encouraging Grapefruit League start for Patrick Corbin

 

01:25:13 - Orioles: a second straight bad Grapefruit League start for Felix Hernandez

Mar 12, 2021
Episode 15: Ron Rivera speaks, WFT tenders Kyle Allen and Cam Sims and much more
01:40:16

12:40 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on Kyle Allen off Washington tendering him as an exclusive-rights free agent...and react to Ron Rivera's comments on Washington's search for a quarterback

 

29:11 - Washington Football Team: analysis of restricted free agent-to-be Cam Sims off Washington deciding to tender him

 

34:40 - Washington Football Team: how Ron Rivera struck the perfect balance in what he said about Washington's approach to free agency

 

48:39 - Washington Football Team: how Ron Rivera's first publicly-spoken words on releasing Alex Smith were correct

 

01:00:37 - Washington Football Team: the undeniable reality off Washington franchise-tagging Brandon Scherff for a second straight offseason...and comments from Ron Rivera that were perhaps very telling about the decision

 

01:08:23 - Wizards: the Wiz get smashed in the paint and on the glass in a 127-112 loss at the Memphis Grizzlies

 

01:14:48 - Nationals: Max Scherzer is dominant in his second Grapefruit League start...and Jon Lester opens up about his recent surgery

 

01:21:08 - Georgetown basketball: the Hoyas keep their season alive - and perhaps save Patrick Ewing's job - with a 68-49 win over Marquette in the Big East Tournament

 

01:26:08 - Guest: Patrick Stevens, bracketologist for The Washington Post, on Maryland, Virginia and Virginia Tech as they begin play in their conference tournaments

Mar 11, 2021
Episode 14: who WFT should pursue in free agency, will WFT re-sign Ronald Darby?, wild win for Capitals and much more
01:11:15

06:08 - Washington Football Team: analysis of who Washington should - and shouldn't - pursue among the free agents-to-be who weren't tagged by Tuesday's deadline

 

29:45 - Washington Football Team: why Washington should re-sign Ronald Darby, but also why that may not be so easy

 

37:59 - Washington Football Team: the latest in Godfather Ron Rivera's "Baptism of Fire"

 

44:06 - Capitals: Jakub Vrana prevents a collapse of a loss in a 5-4 overtime win over the New Jersey Devils

 

51:35 - Nationals: Stephen Strasburg looks good in his Grapefruit League debut...and will D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser take a cue from Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan regarding allowing fans at Nationals Park?

 

01:01:21 - Maryland basketball: an ode to Darryl Morsell off him winning Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year

 

01:05:55 - Guest: Patrick Stevens, bracketologist for The Washington Post, on the Georgetown Hoyas

Mar 10, 2021
Episode 13: WFT franchise-tags Brandon Scherff again, WFT free-agency and draft preview with NFL analyst Mark Bullock, Juan Soto = Ted Williams?! and much more
01:31:44

10:05 - Washington Football Team: react to and analysis of Washington franchise-tagging Brandon Scherff for a second consecutive offseason

 

24:11 - Washington Football Team: what the Dallas Cowboys' big-money contract for Dak Prescott means for Washington

 

35:04 - Guest: NFL analyst Mark Bullock with an in-depth preview of potential Washington Football Team free-agent, trade and draft targets

 

01:03:05 - Washington Football Team: how and why Ron Rivera is engineering a Godfather-like "Baptism of Fire" for Washington behind the scenes right now

 

01:15:55 - Nationals: latest on potential contract extensions for Juan Soto and Trea Turner...is Soto the next Ted Williams?!...and thoughts on Joe Ross off his Grapefruit League debut

Mar 09, 2021
Episode 12: Dan Snyder turmoil includes using Twitter bots?!, WFT releases Alex Smith, Capitals win, Terps collapse and much more
01:36:22

05:02 - Washington Football Team: react to the report that Beth Wilkinson is recommending that Dan Snyder no longer be Washington's owner or be suspended

 

15:07 - Washington Football Team: scheduled fun with Dan Snyder potentially having paid for Facebook ads and used Twitter bots for positive publicity

 

27:53 - Washington Football Team: three things about Alex Smith's tenure with Washington that aren't talked about enough

 

41:49 - Capitals: an eventful 1-1-0 weekend includes another suspension for Tom Wilson

 

55:37 - Maryland basketball: an overall good regular season ends with a complete collapse in a 66-61 loss to Penn State

 

01:05:24 - Georgetown basketball: the Hoyas are essentially done after a highly disappointing 98-82 loss at UConn

 

01:09:54 - Virginia and Virginia Tech basketball: analysis of the Cavaliers and Hokies as they enter the postseason

 

01:15:14 - Nationals: Jeremy Jeffress is shockingly and mysteriously released, good news on Jon Lester and Max Scherzer and Patrick Corbin make their Grapefruit League debuts

 

01:25:24 - Orioles: why we shouldn't see Adley Rutschman at the Major League level soon, potential Oriole reclamation projects in Felix Hernandez, Matt Harvey and Wade LeBlanc make their Grapefruit League debuts and more

Mar 08, 2021
Episode 11: what mock drafts are indicating for The Washington Football Team, chat with WFT insider JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington and much more
01:19:49

06:23 - Washington Football Team: how the latest mock draft from ESPN's Todd McShay continues a trend that may not be good for Washington in the 2021 NFL Draft

 

13:42 - Guest: Washington Football Team insider JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington on what Washington's approach in free agency will be, the many possibilities at quarterback, what will happen with Brandon Scherff's contract situation and more

 

37:29 - Washington Football Team: the importance of going "gangsta," as the Pittsburgh Steelers just did with Ben Roethlisberger and as Ron Rivera already has done multiple times for Washington

 

55:33 - Wizards: the rising Wiz enter the All-Star break with a 119-117 win over the Los Angeles Clippers

 

1:07:47 - Nationals: were the Nats' aces of the future on display in Thursday's exhibition game in Cade Cavalli and Jackson Rutledge?

Mar 05, 2021
Episode 10: Jets are listening on Sam Darnold - is The Washington Football Team calling?, why WFT shouldn't want Golden Tate, WFT discontinues cheerleaders, big win for Capitals and much more
01:14:30

04:26 - Washington Football Team: should/is Washington in on Sam Darnold, for whom the New York Jets now admit they're listening to trade offers?

 

18:23 - Washington Football Team: why Deshaun Watson wanting to be traded from the Houston Texans is understandable and not off-putting

 

30:00 - Washington Football Team: why Washington should just say no to Golden Tate

 

35:05 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on - and scheduled fun with - Washington discontinuing its cheerleader program for a coed dance squad

 

50:21 - Capitals: analysis of a big 2-1 shootout win at the Boston Bruins

 

59:02 - Maryland basketball: why the Terrapins' bad 60-55 loss at Northwestern wasn't that bad

 

01:05:28 - Nationals: what now with Jon Lester off him needing to have his thyroid removed?...the Nats showcase a good chunk of their likely 2021 lineup...and another bad exhibition start for Erick Fedde

Mar 04, 2021
Episode 9: Washington Football Team out on Deshaun Watson?, why WFT should be in on Kyle Van Noy, chat with Capitals insider Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic DC and much more
01:19:46

07:05 - Washington Football Team: react to NFL insider John McClain of The Houston Chronicle saying that Washington has "not...come up one time" regarding trading for Deshaun Watson

 

16:55 - Washington Football Team: why Washington should acquire Kyle Van Noy

 

27:59 - Wizards: analysis of a bad 125-111 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies

 

37:26 - Guest: Capitals insider Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic DC

 

59:07 - Nationals: thoughts on the significance of Carter Kieboom off him getting laser-eye surgery...and react to Washington, D.C. - for now - still not allowing fans at Nationals Park

 

01:14:43 - Georgetown basketball: the Hoyas' late-season surge continues with a 72-66 win over Xavier

Mar 03, 2021
Episode 8: The Washington Football Team is releasing Alex Smith, a WFT conversation with Mitch Tischler of NBC Sports Washington, what a 17-game 2021 schedule means for the WFT and much more
01:10:43

05:39 - Washington Football Team: why releasing Alex Smith is 100 percent the right move

 

27:39 - Guest: Mitch Tischler of NBC Sports Washington on The Washington Football Team reportedly releasing Alex Smith, what now for the team at quarterback and more

 

45:35 - Washington Football Team: impact of a 2021 17-game schedule on Washington and how winning the NFC East in 2020 could mean a much more difficult crop of opposing quarterbacks in 2021

 

53:13 - Nationals: thoughts on Ryan Zimmerman, Josh Harrison and Austin Voth off the Nats' second Grapefruit League game

 

01:00:41 - Orioles: was the outfield of the future for the O's on display in their second Grapefruit League game?

 

01:05:01 - Virginia basketball: how good truly are the No. 21 Cavaliers off a 62-51 win over Miami?

Mar 02, 2021
Episode 7: Dan Snyder still won't sell The Washington Football Team, a conversation with Burgundy Blog, weekend analysis of Capitals, Wizards, Terrapins and more
01:38:55

06:02 - Washington Football Team: the only realistic means of Dan Snyder no longer being WFT owner off something ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter said 

 

16:21 - Guest: Brent a.k.a. "Burgundy Blog" on The Washington Football Team

 

42:36 - Capitals: analysis of a great weekend that featured two wins at the New Jersey Devils

 

53:59 - Wizards: react to a gut-wrenching 111-110 loss at the Boston Celtics off a 128-112 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves the previous night

 

01:04:29 - Maryland basketball: the Terrapins seal their NCAA Tournament case with a 73-55 win over Michigan State

 

01:14:39 - Georgetown basketball: the Hoyas keep their faint NCAA Tournament hopes alive with a 68-60 win at DePaul

 

01:17:49 - Virginia Tech basketball: the No. 16 Hokies get back on track with an 84-46 blowout of Wake Forest

 

01:21:49 - Nationals: thoughts on Erik Fedde's performance and Davey Martinez's lineup in the Nats' Grapefruit League opener

 

01:30:48 - Orioles: why the O's should trade Trey Mancini

Mar 01, 2021
Episode 6: Washington Football Team still (rightly) saying no to Cam Newton, what the latest in the Deshaun Watson and Russell Wilson situations mean for the WFT, great wins for the Capitals and Wizards and Bryce Harper takes apparent shot at Nationals
01:05:38

07:30 - Washington Football Team: why Washington is right to not want to sign Cam Newton

 

12:35 - Washington Football Team: what the latest on Deshaun Watson and Russell Wilson means for Washington - Dak Prescott? Derek Carr? Marcus Mariota?

 

36:43 - Capitals: the Caps are tied for first in the East off a 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins at Capital One Arena

 

46:35 - Wizards: the rise continues with a 112-110 win at the Denver Nuggets to conclude a 3-1 trip out west

 

58:33 - Nationals: is Bryce Harper still relevant off his subtle dig at the Nats?

 

 

Feb 26, 2021
Episode 5: how The Washington Football Team should handle Brandon Scherff's free agency, conversation with WFT insider Ben Standig of The Athletic DC and the truth about Galdi's departure from WTEM
01:11:42

05:03 - Washington Football Team: what Washington should do with Brandon Scherff in free agency

 

27:15 - Guest: Washington Football Team insider Ben Standig of The Athletic DC on Alex Smith's comments to GQ.com, the Brandon Scherff free agency, Washington's new-look front office and some Wizards

 

54:15 - The truth about Galdi's departure from The Team 980

Feb 25, 2021
Episode 4: Alex Smith strikes back at Ron Rivera, conversation with FrontOfficeSports.com reporter A.J. Perez on Jeff Bezos potentially becoming WFT owner and Bruce Allen vs. Dan Snyder and much more
01:20:38

07:54 - Washington Football Team: react to Alex Smith's comments to GQ.com and why it's time for Washington to part ways with Alex

 

31:40 - Guest: A.J. Perez, senior reporter for FrontOfficeSports.com, on the news that he broke of Jeff Bezos wanting to become a Washington Football Team owner and Bruce Allen turning on Dan Snyder

 

54:28 - Capitals: analysis of the Caps' 3-2 overtime loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins at Capital One Arena

 

01:00:43 - Wizards: the disappointment that was the Wiz's 135-116 loss at the Los Angeles Clippers

 

01:06:03 - Georgetown basketball: the Hoyas get buried further with a 70-57 loss to UConn at McDonough Arena

 

01:10:18 - Nationals: examining what it will take to sign Juan Soto and Trea Turner to long-term contracts

Feb 24, 2021
Episode 3: Wizards win at Lakers, Jeff Bezos to become WFT owner?, Bruce Allen heel turn on Dan Snyder and much more
01:26:25

06:47 - Wizards: react to and analysis of a tremendous 127-124 overtime win at the Los Angeles Lakers

 

23:32 - Washington Football Team: why Dan Snyder should want Jeff Bezos as a WFT owner

 

34:16 - Washington Football Team: react to Bruce Allen apparently having turned on Dan Snyder

 

42:34 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on Washington's new-look front office

 

54:00 - Washington Football Team: why Washington should sign WR Curtis Samuel

 

01:01:15 - Washington Football Team: is New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold no longer an option?

 

01:07:51 - Nationals: analysis of the signing of reliever Jeremy Jeffress and the state of the bullpen

 

01:17:35 - Nationals: what the Fernando Tatis Jr. mega-contract extension should tell the Nats about Juan Soto

Feb 23, 2021
Episode 2: five WFT offseason quarterback commandments and Capitals, Terrapins, Hoyas and Wizards are all rising
01:02:24

04:51 - Washington Football Team: five offseason commandments regarding the quarterback situation

 

29:55 - Capitals: analysis of a 4-3 come-from-behind win over the New Jersey Devils

 

37:39 - Maryland basketball: did the Terrapins clinch an NCAA Tournament berth with their 68-59 win at Rutgers?

 

46:30 - Georgetown basketball: how much hope is there for the Hoyas with them 4-2 since their COVID-19 pause?

 

51:01 - Wizards: has the Wiz's four-game winning streak saved their season?

Feb 22, 2021
Episode 1: the intro
00:07:05

The Al Galdi Podcast has arrived! Galdi thanks his radio listeners for their outpouring of support and explains what this podcast will be.

Feb 10, 2021