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With the Arizona Cardinals and Baltimore Ravens set to play one another on Monday Night Football, we have to preview the show, right? Naturally. So this episode is actually about the Ravens. Host Jess Root brings on Matthew Stevens, lead editor for Baltimore Beatdown, the SB Nation Baltimore Ravens site, to talk about the Ravens and their tough start to the season.
We find out the Ravens had huge expectations, with aspirations of competing for the Super Bowl. Then things fell apart with key injuries.
He also tells us that quarterback Joe Flacco is not elite (gasp), but he is really good. And strangely enough, with one of the best running backs in the league, a top 10 QB, a great run-stopping defense and a bunch of sacks, they can't win. But their close games are because they do things well.
Stevens tells us how the Ravens can win and how they can lose.
Make sure to have a listen and to head to Revenge of the Birds for more Cardinals coverage.
The Arizona Cardinals were on the big stage in Week 7, playing host to the Baltimore Ravens on Monday Night Football. They defeated the now 1-6 Ravens 26-18 in a game that should have been that close. A blocked punt and a couple of bad decisions while trying to run the clock out led to the Ravens coming within a pay of perhaps tying the score late in the game.
But the Cardinals got the win, finally pulling out a close game and "finishing one," which was the theme of the win. Hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox discuss the win and whether or not the Cardinals really finished the game or not. They discuss the players who stood out and the plays that stood out and looked ahead on the schedule to the team's next opponent -- the Cleveland Brown.
Arizona has the Browns game and then will get their bye week at the mid point of the season.
Make sure you listen to the show and then head on over to Revenge of the Birds for more great Cardinals talk.
Sean, Gary, and Randy start things off by doing a short post-game for the Monday Night Football game between the Baltimore Ravens vs. Arizona Cardinals (2:45-10:45)
This one came down to the wire, but it was a Joe Flacco interception that sealed the deal. Now at 1-6 for the season, is it time to stick a fork in the Ravens? Could teams now be just as worried about that Cardinals defense as they are the offense? We discuss these questions and more.
Then we get into our full NFL Week 7 Recap (10:45-85:45, or 10:45- 1 hour and 25 mins) as we go through every game talking about each team, who looks good, who looks bad, and also answer some lingering questions as well.
Randy takes everyone through the big results in College Football Week 8 and we head back to the NFL side of things to finish out with Gary's Top 5 Fantasy Pick-ups for Week 8, Our Top 5 Power Rankings, and the Player of the Week. (85:45-End or 1 hour and 25 mins-End)
We will be talking sports and having fun doing it. Expected to be joined by Arizona Cardinals DL Rodney Gunter who will discuss the Cardinals big win against the Seahawks. Also, talking all things NFL. Have we seen the last of Peyton Manning? Can the Patriots really go 16-0? Do you have a problem with Cam Newton and the dancing? Also, NBA talk as well. Was firing Kevin McHale the right move for the Rockets? Can the Warriors really win 70 games? Call 646-727-3070 to join the fun,
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The Arizona Cardinals got what they needed on Sunday Night Football. They got a signature win against the two-time defending NFC champs in Seattle, defeating them 39-32 on Sunday Night Football. The win gives the Cardinals a three-game lead in the division with seven games to go and drops the Seahawks to 4-5, which puts them along with five other teams with the same record, two games back of the final wold card spot.
In the newest All-Cardinals show, hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox talk about the significance of the win and what it means to the team. Jess speaks of how this win was the result of other games and what they learned, and they both talk about minimum expectations for the rest of the season and what their ceiling could be.
They go over the good and the not so good in the win as well, talking about the play of Carson Palmer, Michael Floyd and others.
GIve the show a listen and head over to Revenge of the Birds for more great Cardinals content.
After the bye week, the Arizona Cardinals now enter the second half of the season 6-2 with a two-game lead in the NFC West. After a week off of the show, hosts Jess Root and Seth Cox look back and grade the first half of the season -- how did each position group and side of the ball do? With how the Cardinals have played, it's hard to give them low marks.
Who are the team's offensive and defensive MVPs? Both the hosts weugh in.
Then they talk about the remaining schedule and how crucial the next four games are. If Arizona can somehow win all four, they will have put away the division and also grabbed national attention as a favorite to come out of the NFC.
A few short weeks ago, Boston College was 3-1 on the season. The main questions about the team didn't center on if they would ever win again; it instead asked how the newer players would be brought along to score points and get the team on the move as competition leveled off after Florida State. Teams like Wake Forest and Duke were on the horizon, keeping expectations around what fans considered normal.
Now sliding after a three-game losing streak, the Eagles are 3-4 with offensive points at a premium. They deconstructed and began reconstructing on the fly, with Jeff Smith named quarterback this past week. As players start to come back, the Eagles are improving, but the fear now is that the learning curve's gradient is too steep for them to consistently win football games.
Boston College now heads to Louisville facing questions on if they can win a football game. They took strides forward against the Clemson Tigers and played better. There were definite improvements in the Eagle game. But even though they hung tough in the first half, Clemson was simply better, and they pulled away en route to a 34-17 victory.
Dan and AJ will take a progress report of the Eagles and dissect the status of the different positions. They'll talk about the improvements made and the areas where there are still holes. They'll talk about how those need to get better and how they can actually fulfill that need.
Tune in at 8 PM as they discuss this and get ready for the Louisville Cardinals. In a disappointing ACC season, everything is wide open, which means this is a chance for the Eagles to get back on the winning track. Give us a call at 646-200-0446 as we discuss all that is going on in BC nation!
Be sure to join Lance Williams and I of Behind the Steel Curtain as we kick off another week of NFL action with the BTSC flagship podcast "The Standard is the Standard". The Steelers are coming off an improbable victory against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 6, and are looking to move their record to 5-2 with a victory over the Kansas City Chiefs in Arrowhead Stadium Sunday.
Check out the run down for tonight's show:
- Game balls for the win over Arizona
- Brandon Boykin on the verge of seeing the field?
- Chiefs might be 1-5, but are no easy win
- Offensive and Defensive keys to victory vs. KC
- Predictions for the game
- and much more...
As always, if you want to be a part of the show, simply call (347) 850-8581 any time during the show to make the conversation a discussion. If you miss the show live, check it out in podcast form on our BlogTalkRadio page, BTSC and on iTunes. Simply search "The Standard is the Standard" to access our entire BTSC podcast feed. The show starts at 9:00 p.m. EDT, so tune in and call in!
With a special Friday edition of sports talk, we'll investigate the decline of the Baltimore Ravens defense. Also the large numbers of injuries and stupid penalties!
Fall baseball anyone? How about those Cubs, Mets, Blue Jays and Royals?! Does Jose Bautista bother you? How about the fact that Jake Arietta may be the next Cy Young Award winner?!
Give us a call today at 323-410-0028 to talk about this and anything that's on your mind!
Join Alan Zlotorzynski tonight at 9:00 p.m. for Ravens Monday Night Quarterback, on the Fantasy Sports Warehouse Radio Network, sponsored by Lupton’s Sports Collectibles.
Tonight, Alan recaps yet another tough loss to another below average team. You will hear from the Ravens locker room, including Elvis Dumervil. You will also get to hear, in its entirety, Head Coach John Harbaugh’s Monday presser.
Alan will also go back to the root of this problem and tell you how this began and how long this may take the Ravens to fix.
Alan welcomes Joe Lyons from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch to preview the Rams and recap the rest of Sunday in the NFL…….Follow the show on Twitter @RavensMNQB & Alan @zlotsports. Also be sure to join the Facebook group, Ravens Monday Night QB.
Join Alan Zlotorzynski & Bryan Yates for a GAMEDAY EDITION of Ravens Monday Night Quarterback tonight at 6:30. Just follow the link to the show on Blog Talk Radio
Sitting at 1-5 for the first time in franchise history, the Baltimore Ravens travel west yet again when they face the Arizona Cardinals (4-2) tonight on Monday Night. Kickoff at University of Phoenix Stadium is set for 8:30 p.m.
Alan & Brian will preview the game, tell you if the Ravens can upset the Cardinals and if they do, can they turn this season around?
Joining Alan & Bryan tonight as a special guest is former Ravens, Jaguars, Bills & Titans offensive lineman, Marques Ogden. The brother of former Ravens Hall of Fame Tackle, Jonathan Ogden, Marques recently wrote a book, Sleepless Nights, about his triumphs, trials & tribulations in the NFL, both on and off the field, as well as his life after football. The book is getting rave reviews and the guys will ask him all about it.
The guys will also recap the day in the NFL on Sunday and you’ll also hear from several Ravens players and coaches about tonight’s matchup in the desert. Please follow the show on Twitter and Facebook, Ravens Monday Night QB and the guys as well @zlotsports & @fswyates
The Arizona Cardinals lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday and did so losing to Landry Jones, Pittsburgh's third string quarterback. Carson Palmer threw two interceptions and missed a wide open John Brown in the end zone. The Cards could only score one touchdown in four red zone trips.
After the loss, hosts Jess and Seth talk about the different issues and wonder how in the world the Cardinals lost that game. They were dominating the first half. They talk QB play, offensive line play, the lack of focus and discuss the notion of the Cardinals beating themselves.
Enjoy the show and if you want to discuss it more, head on over the Revenge of the Birds.