Brandon Stokley – 03/17/2017 – Tyler Polumbus sitting in alongside Brandon Stokley live in studio. Friday’s show the guys talk about Joe Mixon, what the Broncos draft strategy should be this year and the ongoing NCAA Tournament. Rockies second baseman D.J. LeMahieu joined the show.
Hour one Tyler Polumbus and Brandon Stokley talk about Joe Mixon being in town yesterday to visit the Denver Broncos. The guys go through the history of Joe Mixon’s off the field issues in the past. Brandon Stokley gives his thoughts on Joe Mixon and whether or not the Broncos would be interested in a player like Mixon with off the field problems in the past. Tyler Polumbus also gives some of his thoughts on Mixon as a player on the field and what type of running back he could be. The guys go into that and try to decide whether or not it would be worth it for the Broncos to bring in Joe Mixon via the draft.
For the rest of the first hour Tyler Polumbus and Brandon Stokley discuss whether or not the Broncos should trade up or down or stay where they are in the upcoming NFL Draft at number 20 overall. Brandon Stokley explains why the Broncos shouldn’t trade up for a player like Christian McCaffrey unless he’s still available at number 17 overall now. Brandon Stokley goes into why not moving up is the right move for the Broncos in the draft.
Hour two Tyler Polumbus and Brandon Stokley talk about the Broncos running back situation this off-season heading into next season. The guys look at the Broncos current stable of running backs on the roster. The fellas look at what C.J. Anderson has been able to do when he’s healthy and also the injury concerns he faces going into this season after coming off of an injury. The guys debate whether or not the Broncos need to draft another running back this off-season.
Rockies second baseman D.J. LeMahieu joined Tyler Polumbus and Brandon Stokley. D.J. talks about his spring training so far and how he feels going into the season. D.J. discusses his new hitting coach and how he has compared D.J. to Tony Gwynn. D.J. also goes into where he might be hitting during the season in the Rockies lineup and if he’s talked about that with his new manager Bud Black at all. D.J. talks about the clubhouse this year and if it feels different at all heading into this season. Finally, D.J. breaks down Ian Desmond’s injury and how that impacts the club this year to start the season. Listen to the full interview here!
Hour three Tyler Polumbus and Brandon Stokley talk more about the Broncos running back situation this year and look at the Broncos offense in general. Brandon Stokley looks at the best way the Broncos can improve their running game heading into the season. Tyler Polumbus also gives some thoughts on the Broncos rushing attack last year and how he thinks the Broncos will approach their rushing attack this next season. The guys debate that and then turn the conversation to the Broncos offensive line and how to improve it.
For the rest of the final hour Tyler Polumbus and Brandon Stokley talk about the Broncos offensive line and the best way to improve the teams left tackle situation. The guys weigh in on if the draft, sticking with the teams current line or free agency should be the route for the Broncos to improve their offensive line. Tyler Polumbus gives a offensive lineman’s point of view and how he sees the situation playing out.