What about to use them? Oh, yeah, I've definitely got Tom Brady.
So I'm just seeing the kids joining.
Um, I've got Tom Brady, and the biggest question for monthly offense now is most definitely their protection.
And I loved Tristan worse, and I love his versatility, the fact that he can play anywhere on that offensive line.
But trust worst to me just doesn't make them significantly better on their offensive line.
I mean, should they need, They need more guys anymore.
Help from scripting. Worse.
But like you mentioned, Tom Brady is going to come in. He has drunk.
He has hopefully producing running backs.
He has Taliban who's not necessarily unproven, but the stats don't they're not.
Look, they're not promising in the receiving game, but they showed becomes capable of it.
He has, hopefully, Keyshawn Bond.
Maybe something on a LaShawn McCoy.
We'll see how that pans out for them.
He has Mike Evans, Chris Cotter and, yes, three hits.
Three tight as he is Mike Critter Cam and great O.
He has all the weapons and tools that he needs to succeed in that parking years offense and I've got Tom braided.
And then I'll direct that same question to you, Caleb, who you believe will be the temporary Buccaneers offensive.
That Pete, To be honest, I'm gonna go with Mike Evans, man.
I think he's gonna get a lot of touchdowns this year.
That's gonna increase from last year.
You get a lot of yards this year.
That's gonna increase a lot of that.
You think is gonna have a lot more consistent games this year.
He's gonna be a main target, you know? He's gonna I have a lot of one on opportunities with them being it seemed that they are with the receivers that they have.
A lot of teams aren't gonna be able to double by Evans, so he's gonna have his opportunities to get over.
Uh, all you have to do is, uh, have Tom Brady find you.
You will find himself.
Mike Evans. You have a really good season.
A lot more consistence using that We did last year and, yeah, go my together.
That definitely And it's just didn't think there for forgetting.
I'm also gonna go with what James and Sam said.
I'm also going to go with Tom Brady as the offensive, them being peak.
I mean, I step before Nice did it again.
If Tom Brady is on the terribly Buccaneers, we're not talking about them and a suitable conversation.
We're just talking about them.
As you know, one of those teams that's just gonna underachieve.
But now that they got Tom Brady, now he's gonna be with Juve NYSE.
You know, there's there's gonna be It will be a lot of talk, you know, that every bookies and it could be a situation where it's Super Bowl or bust in Tampa Bay.
And Tom Brady has proven time and time again that he is great in the clutch and, you know, it's it's gonna be interesting to see what what he's able to do, and he's got a lot of weapons.
He's got evidence. Got Godwin.
He's got three very solid tight ends with great Howard and Gronk, and, you know, I think in points all the way, instead of being the offensive NDP without a doubt and let's move on to our defense.
And here's my question.
Real quick was on Tim Tampa Bay instead of Tom Brady.
Well of your date.
I think this will be my offense about VP.
I would say I don't say I would say I would say Cam to because you would say I look at Cam Newton and if what I have said about him since the signing of the Patriots, Ah, lot of people have criticized the weapons the Patriots had, especially in the last couple of seasons, that Brady has been there.
But we can't forget is the season that Cam Newton won the M V P and took the Panthers to the Super Bowl.
Look at the weapons he had that season Kenyon Jr and aging Greg ALS and even Kelvin Benjamin without for that season.
So to me, I look at that and I say Cameras one a lot more with less.
So if you get camp, all those weapons I would most definitely pick The Buccaneers is still probably made it onto.
Quite is good, because I settled in Cam Newton is the type of winter that Tom Brady is that he's the type of playoff performer Tom Brady is.
So what? I picked them to win the Super Bowl with camera.
No, but I would still say that they should definitely be one of the top three favorites in the NFC.
I agree with you as well, James.
I feel like if Cameron was on the Buccaneers, I would still give him the offensive.
That may be exactly what you said.
He's got better weapons.
It would be that he ever had, really, his entire 10 year in Carolina.
We look at his best receiver.
His entire tenure ring and Carolina was pretty much on aging Steve Smith.
And then he pretty much had an aging Greg Olsen and then, you know, near the end, GM McCaffrey.
And other than that, that's pretty much it, you know.
And if you were on the Buccaneers now you know he's still got Evans.
Godwin, you you got you would have O.
Howard and Cameron break.
You wouldn't have grown because I feel like Gronk and Brady were a package deal.
But you would still have to very solid tight ends and you know it.
It would be would be great for game going to be on that team.
So definitely, definitely a good question there that do ask a low.
That's another theory to is you probably would not have grog if Cam was on the Buccaneers instead of Tom Brady.
Howard doesn't done anything since he came into the NFL.
Karen Brady is not a starting tight and Kevin Brady, if I'm not mistaken, I'm pretty sure restructured his contract into kind of a tight end to or roll tight.
And I would go Cam Newton as well still.
But at the same time, I think it's really close between Cam and Chris.
Got one Definitely very, very close there.
Now let's move on to the Jeopardy Buccaneers defect of M V P.
I'll start with I'll start with my I'll go shack Barrett for the Tablet Buccaneers defense of NDP Did he didn't get his extension? Or do you just accept the franchise tag this year? I think I think all we did was this except the French.
I think you got a friend.
Yeah, he got the tag.
He did keep digging.
You can't came off of a career year.
I believe he almost at plenty.
Sacks last year didn't have, like, I think he had 19 or 19.
5 sacks last year.
Yeah, he definitely.
He definitely was.
Was, in my opinion, the main reason why the generally Buccaneers defense was what wasn't improving defense.
You know, I believe that was a couple of years ago.
They had one of the worst defense is in the NFL.
Then Todd Bowles came in, and I'll turn the defense around into a somewhat of a respective unit, and you know it all, all internal Teoh Shack there of being a fantastic player.
And, you know, with him getting tab, you know, he thought he was worthy of an extension, but he got franchise tag, and I feel like that's gonna put a little chip on her shoulder.
But you're gonna franchise tag me.
You know, I'm gonna go prove my worth.
You know, it's gonna be a contract year.
And if shack bear what's up close to the same numbers, I want to be surprised if he gets a defense of M v p.
And you know, possibly in the running for defensive player of the Year.
If he puts up those kind of numbers and I'll even direct the question to you, Sam, who do you believe will be the book in years to offensive anything.
Pete, This season I've also got your fear.
And he's just not only see the star of the defense I think he wanted, I'm pretty sure.
He said he wanted to get paid like an edge rusher as well and not a linebacker, but yet Stack paired.
He's putting his name back out there, as sure as he should.
He's the star of that defense and shack barrettes and me is kind of a given, in my opinion is Well, I've got a shack Barrett.
Definitely a good choice.
On what about you, Caleb? Who you believe will be the Buccaneers defense of NDP this season? Yeah, I'm gonna have to go and shag bear to, uh, you know, you guys said it.
You said it all, man.
Last year, I think he's gonna continue to be a guy on their defense.
That clock is the pressure as long as they stay healthy.
Uh, he could expect a big contract coming his way next year, and he could perform the same er, but even just his goodness that they have Ah, this is getting the years he did last year would be fine.
So, yeah, go ahead.
Definitely another good after now.
What about you, J? Who do you believe will be the temporary Buccaneers defense of NDP this season? Well, I'm gonna complete the 40 sweet.
And go with the shock paired as well.
I think that he's a guy who's he's definitely a star.
He's the star of this defense, and coming into this year, he's not gonna have as much pressure on.
There's gonna be a lot more room for him to grow and become better.
And if almost at all, it was hot, bolder Boulder as well.
I think you guys nailed it.
He's He's definitely a guy who's looking to come into this year and make some noise now that the Buccaneers have the tools to make a deep run and he's a big part of that, and I think he has all of the tools, all the steel sets to come into this year and make the kind of impact that's gonna make this defense a winning DSS.
Definitely fantastic points there.
We pretty much it hit all of the money there about the shack.
Barrett and I also want to close off the gravity Buccaneers with kind of the most improved player.
Uh, who do you believe Sam will be the most improved player for the Tampa Bay book in years? This is so I've got I'm gonna go with wild card pick.
And this is one of my favorite brookies in the 2013 draft.
And that's L s U linebacker Devin White.
That's dude has all of the tools and the skill set in the world to be a franchise cornerstone on their dean fronts along with Shack Barrett.
This is a bold take.
I put this in my article year.
So last year, Coach O compared him to Patrick Willis.
Um, I mean, it's a bold take.
I'm not agreeing with it.
I'm not gonna make that assumption right away.
But he's physical.
I mean, the one knock that I give on him is if you watch this film attack, it's a minor weakness where it's a guy he tackles too high, and you lets its technique in the way we get in the way of them.
He is all of the tools and the skills that to be successful and be a franchise linebacker for it seemed like the Buccaneers and I've got death and life definitely a good selection there, and I'll drive that same question to you, James.
Who do you believe will be the most improved player for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this season? I'm gonna I'm gonna go offense, but this one, I'm gonna say O.
The reason I say that is because I believe that he's now in a system that he can succeed.
When you look at the last couple seasons with Jamis, Winston and quarterback, it was a lot of deep passes, especially with Mike Evans and now the emergence of Chris Godwin last season and O. J.
He's always kind of one of those guys who people have hope it would be good, but he hasn't quite gotten to where people have wanted him to be.
But when you look at the history of Tom Brady and you look at all the criminal offenses that he's had, tight ends are a big thing for him and you.
He's then going to for a number of years now and you could tell, especially last season, not how not having Brock Impact and Tom Brady.
So I believe when you have a guy like O.
Howard with his skill set, I'm ready, is gonna find a way to use him and get him involved.
And with him having that in his corner, I think he's gonna come in and have a very good season.
The two star receivers last time we're gonna take a lot of the pressure off that he's gonna be a red zone target.
He's gonna be a target in the open field, and Brady's gonna use him quite often.
So I'm gonna go with O. J. Howard.
That definitely could a good player to select their.
And I'm, uh, direct the same question to you, Caleb, Who do you believe will be the most improved player? Further? 10 of eight Buccaneers.
I was gonna go gay our to you basically said it all.
I mean, he's gonna have those opportunities where you definitely opening for short passes and guards after he gets a lot of stuff.
I think he's definitely have a lot of opportunities come his way.
He can capitalize on him.
He'll I have a solid year.
I'm not expecting them to have £12 100 yards.
But, I mean, I think I have more yards, more catches and more touchdowns than it did last year.
And, you know, you either stay in Tampere.
Could be a trade option for another on.
And I'm also gonna agree with you, Jay James and killing.
I'm also gonna go with O.
So I'm also going to go with the O.
Howard is because Tom Brady loves to use this tight ends as as targets.
I mean, looking before before Rob Gronkowski took his one year, one year hiatus to get okey, he was one of Barry's favorite targets, you know, besides Julian Omen in New England, it was Rob Gronkowski be being that guy and and I feel like O. J.
Howard could potentially be that, you know, obviously we look at they got like and as they got Chris conflict there obviously gonna get touches.
Howard is the kind of guy where you know, I believe he's entering his contract year.
And if he wants to get recognized by 10 today, if he wants to get paid by them or even get paid elsewhere that needs a tight end.
Or be likely kill upsetting, valuable trade piece.
You know, she's gonna have to step up and get big numbers.
Did I believe he will? I believe he'll don't get good catches show, get good yards, and and I believe he could put his name in the hat as being one of the better tight ends in football.
Now I won't say in the upper echelon like George killing Travis Kelsey, but I will say that he could be one of the one of most every respectable pie dance that can make a big contribution to his team.
But before, before we get to the the Atlanta Falcons since Caleb, you joined in a little later, I kind of want to give your your opinion on on these two on these two things.
So we talked about we talked about their free agent signings of the main ones we discuss where Tom Brady, Tom Brady going to tamp.
We talked about Gronkowski, talked about McCoy, and we talked about them bringing back the atomic ensue out of those players.
Who do you believe will make the biggest in time for Tampa Bay Uh, Brady Brady Brady.
But when you put something Super Bowl temptation, that's no question rating.
Definitely, definitely a good pick there, I believe.
I believe all of us agreed on on that.
And then on the last thing before we go to Atlanta, we're gonna talk about the book and years.
James and Sam went with Antoine Winfield Jr.
I went with Tristan worse as the most impactful traffic who you believe will make the most impact intendant Buccaneers.
And I'll name off some of these players Tristan works in the first round.
Antoine Winfield Jr or Keyshawn Bond.
Who do you like the biggest setback for the Buccaneers this season? I definitely Tristen Worse is gonna make the biggest impact just because they gotta have somebody there like it really take care of Tom Brady.
I know he has improved anything it, but yes, good potential to take a care Tom Brady.
And I think that's really, really, really need it.
So uh, yeah, I'm just a Christian.
Those other guys in defense, I didn't They come in, make an impact, but I think the worst was definitely got any.
Did they needed somebody go green and an NBA Blatt last thing toe ask you about What do you believe the Buccaneers record is guarantee.
Sam has 10 and six.
James and I both have 12.
And for what do you got? I got 11 inscribe only reason because a lot of guys, a lot of guys with major impacts coming team.
So I just think that chemistry is gonna be a little bit off.
I think in the NFC there's already allowed.
It seems that that's been together for two years now, have good chemistry, and then I just know it all season.
Some teams like saying Seattle Niners.
That's the only reason I put him at 11 5 I do think there will be a dangerous team on offense and they are, you know, favorites.
They come out of the NFC for sure, but I just don't think they'll have a super great um, regular season, considering there are no preseason games as well.
So they start off on a bad foot.
They really got it, you know, recover and they don't have four games to space, you know, good record, record point there.
And now we officially move on to the Atlanta Falcons.
They were also one of the busiest teams in the NFL, made mainly in the offseason free agency with Dutch trade trading for former Ravens tight and hated Hirst to now become their title number one, basically replacing Austin Hooper, who signed with 31 Then they also signed Dante Fowler Fowler Jr from the L A Rams.
They also brought in Todd Gurley, brought in Tom Girly from from the L A. Rams.
The once offensive player of the year now kind of seems like he's He's near, he's near the bottom.
You know what? The bunch of health concerns and I'm just gonna go go with those with those three players, and I would direct this one, this one to use them.
Who do you believe will be will be the biggest impact signing for the Atlanta Falcons Between those three players that we talked about all waste goat one live and they lost of Andre capable to the Cardinals.
They lost Desmond Truth, balance and Lions, and they lost Victor.
He's leading the Titans Dante Fowler waas, one of their biggest moves of the off season.
I think Dante Faller will come in, and he he's going to make an immediate impact on that defense.
Dan Dan Quinn is long gone.
Dan Quinn is an overdue fire, but to me it this is a pretty easy one.
I've got Dante Fowler, and then I'll direct the same question to you, James, who you believe will make the most impact between those three freezes.
Things that I just laid out.
I'm actually gonna go the rocks hot, girly.
The reason I say Todd Gurley is because when you look at the NFL and the direction that it's heading, running backs are starting to resurface.
You look at the top running backs in the league, and it's much more fruitful than it was, say 10 years ago And Todd Gurley.
He's had a lot of injuries, the arthritic knees that he's been dealing with.
But if you look at the situation that he was put in with the Rams, he had a lot on.
They had a lot of offensive line issues in his tenure.
There was very up and down in that sense, and he's coming in on Atlanta team where he's not going to be expected to do as much.
He's still extremely talented.
He could do it all in the backfield and he can make plays in the passing game as well.
So you look at him and I think he's gonna come in there.
He's gonna fit into that offense.
Devante Freeman had a down year.
Let you're so he doesn't have extreme shoes to fill.
I don't see this team is a playoff team.
I see them as a team that's gonna do what they know normally do, and it's gonna be pretty much Matt Ryan tryingto dictate this offense with his House of receivers.
But I think Todd Gurley, the guy who's going to come in and he's gonna balance out that power a little bit, and I think he's gonna be productive this year.
So I'm gonna go talk early, all right? Definitely a good player there.
What about you came up? Who do you believe will make the biggest impact of the Atlanta Falcons between those three players? Yeah, we're gonna go tie together as well.
Um, I think you have a solid season.
They don't have the best line.
I don't think he'll get 1000 yards, anything but do things that will go to him on the goal line.
You'll be ableto your pal on a lot of touchdowns.
They gave people hope.
Um, that'll hope, um, she's never had a Julio on his team.
So that's definitely gonna take a lot of attention on offer from I've really is.
You guys picked up on that senior, you have a pop off year, so I think we'll get a lot of opportunities that he didn't get on the Rams.
And I do think you yeah, a red zones argued for sure, just crowded in 31 32 Target.
So I think he would be in a It will be in on important place and make some major plates, and I won't go look a little different.
I was gonna go with Tom Group, but just to switch things up, I'll go with Hate and Hearst three's a while ago with Hayvenhurst is kind of look at the stats that Austin Hooper put up last year.
Put up some fantastic stats, you know, besides, besides clear jumps and Calvin really connects may target that Matt Ryan loved to throat.
It was awesome Cooper.
Now, now that he's up, up in Cleveland.
I expect hating hurts to fill in the rule perfectly.
And we saw we saw flashes only with in Baltimore.
You know, he didn't really get a lot touching because both war hat on Mark Andrews as your time, But I think it can be being the tight and one in Atlanta.
I feel like he's gonna be be a good impact now.
Dr Lee Phil put up Austin Cooper like numbers.
No, but I do definitely feel like he's gonna put up, put up some good sized numbers and let's let's move on toe.
The Atlanta Falcons draft picks.
So some of the main draft picks on the highlight our and the for first round with the 16th pick, they selected cornerback A. J.
Carroll in the second round.
They drafted a defensive tackle, Marlon Davidson.
They also drafted Matt Hennessy in the third with both of work Tropics.
It's like the linebacker Michael Walker and safety Jalen Hawkins, and in the seventh round, they stuck to the punter sterling clock, ridged her out of all of those players at the Atlanta Falcons. Drafted.
I'll go to you, James, on this one.
Who do you believe is gonna be the most impactful traffic that the Atlanta Falcons have.
Well, I think it's gonna be the first thing.
I definitely think that he's going to be a guy who's going to come in.
It was a team need for them, and then you all the help.
They can get it up.
Is it? They are coming into this year.
Their defense has been their Achilles heel for almost five years.
Now I want to say so.
I'm gonna go with him.
I think he's gonna come in there and he's gonna tow.
Haven't actually waiting for me.
You can have a major world so you could get a lot of rest.
You're gonna come in right away and your struggle early in season.
It if it's that thing ever.
That's what you come in and start talking to come into its own a little bit more on and then I'll correct that same question to you, Sam.
Who do you believe will have the biggest impact as attracting for the Falcons this year? I'm also gonna agree with James on a J Morality.
They lost Desmond Trufant as soon as they lost true fun.
I fully expected that team to trade up to the ninth pick to get the second best corner in that draft, and that's for the C J.
But Agent Carol, I mean, there were quite a few surprising picks in the first round, and A J.
Terrell was one of them, obviously, even or that was another one, but that's a total.
Both Raiders picks where total Mike Mayo, Micmac selectors like May Act is a draft genius.
Henry rugs being the first receiver taken off the board.
David are now, and I'm I love David Arnett, but David are not.
A lot of people hadn't mid early to mid second round, so little bit of a reach.
Eiji Toral was even seen as a second round candidate prospect.
It's where I was a really interesting player, kind of a fun player to watch, grow and develop back Clinton.
He's athletic, a guy that really improved, that exceeded in man coverage and heads that FLOTUS is on line.
I think is really gonna fall in love with and they're going.
They're going to expect him to come in and make that immediate impassioned.
So I've got agent.
I'll direct that same question to you, Caleb.
Out of all of the draft pick that I just named off who you believe will make the biggest impact for the Atlanta Falcons this season.
I gotta go A J to reality.
They're gonna need a point of active, stepped in and make the plays and eventually eventually be able to be their number one cornerback to guard the best receivers.
And they need somebody to step up pressure on my comics.
You know, they need people to step up and really make place.
So, you know, he's gonna be the young guy that they look to do it after I think why not him? So get rooms up this year.
Why not guy? And then I would do a clean sweep.
I'm also gonna be what you guys said.
What? The cornerback agent trail with the 16 thing.
And that is why I'm gonna go with that is just because I like what you guys said.
He's basically gonna replace death and true, far as as their main corner.
You know what? You fought going to Detroit.
I feel like Atlanta had to make this election.
You know, they had this like the quarterback and I just can't wait to see what like he's able to do now.
I do think Sam, I did like I said, like they should have trying to trade up.
Remember, nine to get siege.
I feel like it would be too hard to do, but I'm glad they were able to get a corner at 16.
Agent Terrell and hopefully, like you think you one day he'll be that number one corner that the lock up some of the beast like receivers in the NFC South White like a Mike Evans and Michael Thomas.
And let's move on to the Atlanta Falcons team record.
Uh, I'll start off with you.
How good do you believe the How good or bad do you believe the Atlanta Falcons will be this year? I think they will go about seven in mine this year.
I can't, uh, I don't see him being too good just because there so many teams see really good.
Um, I think the solid is your next year.
You know that in step in making and five women killed on Wednesday from this year, but this year I expect I'm going to, but I do see him being a little bit better than they were last year.
So I'm gonna stay around 798 me, All right.
And I'll direct that same question to you.
What do you have the record for the Atlanta Falcons this season? I'm gonna go with six and 10.
I look at their schedule.
I looked at the division and I see them losing both to the Saints and the Buccaneer ****e.
I look at that right away, I think will be.
And I think they could beat the Panthers twice.
I'm not sold on Carolina pretty much because Teddy, uh, that I've been the Falcon.
Still a lot of little fulfilled.
They I think adding con girly helps them.
But ultimately, I feel there just in the same boat as they were last year.
I think there's still a year away.
I'm gonna go back to same story, and I believe **** Quinn is a coach that is about two years overdue for a fire.
And he definitely should go if they don't make the playoffs this season.
We got into a Super Bowl, but at the end of the day, the NFL's or what have you done for me lately? Kind of league, and I believe they have another six intense season in the lates of them, and it's gonna be time for them to start looking for a coaching change.
Definitely a good record there, and I'm not goad director.
Same question to you.
Sam would have the record being for the Atlanta Falcons this season.
I'm also going to go a six and sad, and this is a team.
If you disregard their draft, they lost on more.
They lost more than they gain.
Dave, Andre Campbell is gonna hurt them.
Desmond Trufant was a huge loss, and I mean, yeah, they lost Vic Beasley and they gained downs.
But their defense still needs some serious work.
Their defense is going to have to pick up a lot of they're going to need a lot of developing.
There's a lot of young talent on that team, but at the same time there's a lot of unproven talent and I've got them going six and 10 Nestle good records.
There I go with what you have said.
Look, I feel like at the Atlanta Falcons are stuck in the middle.
I think they're too good to tank, but they're not good enough to compete.
And when they're basically a third place team, you know, if you if you put up, if you put him in almost any division, you could see the vision like a third place team.
And I see them being a third place team in the NFC South at seven tonight.
I don't think they have enough to compete with the same sort of buccaneers in division.
I don't see them competing with other powerhouses in the NFC like San Francisco, like Green Bay, either.
And you could cost me.
Some include Minnesota in there and even Seattle as well.
I just I feel like they don't have.
They don't have enough to compete, and I feel like Dan Quinn is gonna be the guy who's gonna be fired after this year.
And so some of their I lost that that I have this season.
I got the listen to the Saints I got listen to Dallas.
I could see them losing Green Bay, Minnesota.
I could even see the losing to the team a lot like Carolina.
I truly believe I don't mind the Atlanta Falcons one bit totally wrong.
I love to see go back to his old form, but I just feel like they're they're just a team that's gonna be up in the middle.
Six in 10 798 mate.
Really, really nothing special.
And I expect after that season that Dan Quinn is gonna be out the door and let's move on to.
There are 33 men awards for the Atlanta Falcons, the offense of M v P, the defense of M V P and the most improved player.
So we're going to start off with the offensive.
And I'm a direct this one to you, James.
Who do you believe will be the Atlanta Falcons Most valuable player this season? Most valuable player on well on offense, defense or just on on the office on the offense? Man, that's a that is a tough one. I am.
I'm gonna go with Julio Jones.
Uh, ultimately he's got.
He's the whole package.
As a wide receiver, he's always putting up consistent numbers.
He's always a threat toe make an impact, and with some new weapons coming in with Todd Gurley coming in with Calvin Ridley hoping to take another leap forward.
It's gonna alleviate some pressure from Julio Jones.
Uh, and it's a bit of an interesting one, because I think it could go either way, too, because Julio Jones might not be in his prime anymore.
But with the Falcons being the kind of team, they are a team that's gonna happen for the football a lot because that defense still isn't really there yet.
So I believe who was gonna come in, have another 900 to 1000 yard plus season, and he's gonna have a lot of touchdowns.
He's always a red zone.
So I'm gonna go with the old reliable, and I'm gonna take Julio Jones on the office.
Definitely a good option there.
I'm a direct that same question to you, Caleb, who you believe will be the offensive nbg for the Atlanta Falcons. Sisi's.
This might be a bullet take, but I'm gonna go and cover Ridley, Man, I think he'll have 1000 yard seasons.
You'll get double digits in touch downs.
I think like I said, you know, Leo, attention will get all that.
Maybe a jump to get a lot of attention, which, well, well, you know, allow have a really get loose.
So I think you you know how this season and emerges a main target for the Atlantic values.
I think they put himself on the map in Have a great year this year, Absolutely coming.
He's super game.
I like a lot of people.
Don't give me the respect you deserve.
Take their kids since you stay cover.
They have a bounce off the same question.
In 2018 the Steelers had Antonio Brown introduce Smith Schuster.
Antonio Brown was obviously the number one receiver, and Judas was Schuster at a quiet, good good season where I believe the most out of 1000 yards of double digit touchdown.
Do you, in fact, that same thing with Govern really as kind of why you had him as the offensive M. V P.
Do you think that it's gonna be that same Antonio Brown futures from the shoots of situation where Julio Jones is gonna be that one guy everyone's gonna be targeting? But then they forget about sovereignty and he's gonna have a fantastic season.
that, uh, have a different approach to it.
I don't think I don't think it will turn into a little, you know, I should have got its everything I think about a different way.
Be happy for him, and it'll take a big impact and effect in the locker room a lot.
So I think it turned out of it.
How didn't Pittsburgh? All right.
Good, good, good. Good selection.
They were Calvin covered, Really? And I'm a direct the same question to use them.
Who do you believe will be the Atlanta Falcons offensive? Anything, people? I'm gonna go back to James, and I'm gonna say, Julio Jones, I mean, you look at the receivers now.
People are talking about Michael Thomas.
They're talking about want the Adams, right? Police.
So they're talking DeAndre Hopkins.
It almost seems to me in like, yeah, you can even put the best of best ability is availability on the Who on Julio Jones.
But it seems to me that Julio Jones as Givens he is, he's worth turning to not talk about him as much.
He's a big body receiver.
He's everything you want in a wide receiver, and I still think he is their wider state, Iran, and is there made weapons? And I've got to get a chance.
I'm also gonna have to agree with what you said.
I'm also gonna go with Julio Jones.
Look, Julio Jones made makes that makes their offense.
You know, if Rubio Jules is it, Is it going if he's not doing good than the whole offense is kind of gonna be stagnant and don't get it wrong.
You know, I do hopefully leave.
Talk girly does well, but I just feel like Atlanta's main threat is going to be Julio Jones.
And don't Wronki love.
You do have a good point with Calvin.
Really, I just don't think he's there yet.
I like people, don't really fear cabin really like they do with Julio Jones.
Like defensive coordinators whenever they go up against the Atlanta Falcons, they got always wonder.
Where is clear gel speak? People forget.
A couple years ago, Julio Jones have 300 yards, one time receiving in one game.
I think he's one of the only receivers toe crack to crack 300 yards in a game, so if you can find a way to come back to that same capability.
It's gonna be It will be very, very interesting to see what happens there.
You know, that's essentially why I got Julio Jones.
You know, he's one of the best receivers in football, you know for sure.
And you know, I feel like that Ryan is gonna is gonna favor him a lot, you know, in the red zone and in almost every facet of the game.
And let's let's move on the defensive end. VP.
Who do you and I'll direct this question to UK with who you believe will be the Atlanta Falcons defensive end the paint this year? The question is a really tough question.
I let you guys answer that one.
Fishing is his leg non existent? It was nonexistent last year.
Uh, I kind of figured of units seen being this year.
We need to build on a little bit more.
But, um I mean, yeah, that's a tough question.
I want to hear you guys have talked about Their defense is non existent, but already I'll only my I'm gonna go a Dante Fowler as my defense of NDP And you do you have a great point.
The Atlanta Falcons defense is is just it is bad, you know, they like Sam, said Exam said earlier.
They lost more than the games, and I feel like the player that they gave Dante Fowler.
I feel like you'll.
He'll be their defense of M v P.
I feel like he'll be.
He'll be the only employer on the defense You expect to be good this season.
And that's essentially why I got Dante Fowler as like defensive MVP for the Atlanta Falcons.
I'll direct that same question to you used and Rudy, you believe, will be the Falcons defensive end compete this season.
I'm also going to say Dante Fowler and I want to repeat myself.
Yeah, like invention, too.
There it seemed that they've lost more than they gain.
They lost, as in True fought, been lost, the monetary Campbell they lost.
Vic Beasley and the star of their defense is now going to rely on a guy like Dante Fowler and you look at the quarterback position.
Their quarterbacks position is still concerning because it's unproven. Guys.
Yeah, they're going to expect a J.
Terrell to come in and produce right away and even Marlon Davidson on their D line, which we didn't get the chance to talk about.
Outside of Derek Brown.
What's even more impressive? Marlon Davidson put up those stats with Derek Brown, so it's not like Derek Brown was taking all that spotlight front.
But Dante follower to me is going to come in.
He has the veteran experience.
He's going to come in and be that star off backing plans and I've got a collar on.
Then I'm gonna direct this same question back to you. Caleb.
Who do you believe will be the Atlanta Falcons defensive end repeating this season? I think I mean, I can't go wrong with Beyonce.
A father can go wrong if he is the defensive player of the year.
I don't think you'll have too much of a like amazing there.
Anyways, you have a solid year.
How did that best Deep indicated there there, but not in the league are anywhere else.
I think he on a new can come back in our solid, solid year, hopefully make their their secondary defense a lot better and teach the end guy age Israel of something so I would leave my cars.
I thought of him a little late.
Remember that he got hurt last year, but I come back and a lot of vengeance.
Definitely an interesting pick there, Caleb.
I'm not directing I.
Same question to you, James, who you believe will be the Atlanta Falcons defensive MVP this season.
Yeah, I like the counter, Neil pick, but I'm gonna I'm gonna go with a power.
I think that you look at him and you look at this skill so that he brings to the table and he's a guy that's gonna come in and make an impact right away rather than not, The defense is good, and they're gonna need him to do so if they hope to have any chance at getting into the playoffs.
With that seven seed being there right now, that opens up a huge door for teams like the Atlanta Falcons who have talent and around the cuts of making it.
And they're going to need a big time player like Dante Fowler with big time players, big time James, big time performances.
And he's a guy that could come in there and do that for them and have that kind of impact.
And you also could be a guy who knows, maybe he will help that defense.
It really sometimes only takes one guy to come in and start making place.
That sets the tone and sense of rhythm in a defense.
So I'm definitely gonna go.
I think he's a great addition, and it's, Ah, starting point for them to start building their way back up hopefully and get some stability on that defense that they haven't had a recent years.
Definitely a good often.
They're so most of us agree that it will be Dante Fowler as the defense and then repeat the one outlined being being keep.
Yang Eun Bi believes counter deal, which is also a good a good selection there, and we're going toe close out goes out tonight's episode with the Atlanta Falcons.
Most improved player on other go to use them, who you believe will be the Atlanta Falcons most improved player this season.
My most improved flair is exactly who James mentioned would make the most impact coming in, and that's Todd Gurley.
It's everything you want in a running back.
I think everyone is sleeping on Todd Gurley.
If you look at the right moment in time.
Barely tours a C L R Georgia and and now now obviously, we're seeing It's starting to act up.
He is shown, and we have now seen that he is not capable of being the war course running back and now, like you mentioned, like everyone here's mentioned.
Now they have Hayden, Hurst, Calvin Ridley and Julio Jones, and they now and their run game.
They have three running backs now.
They have cod barely Brian Hill and Ito Smith.
So there, though, that's tooth.
That's three running backs.
They're gonna split carries and that I don't think I think people are sleeping on Todd Gurley.
I said this before.
I think Todd girl that has the capability of producing stats, being capable of being a top 10 running back in the 9 10 range.
And I've got time.
Girlie is my most improved player.
Definitely a great great option there.
I'm a direct that same question to UK.
Look, who do you believe will be the Atlanta Falcons most improved player this season? Uh, with me going with cavern really? As the MBT uh, I'm gonna have to give him the most improved where two This is a pretty big jump that he's making from being a city, wide out team MPP.
So I think he's gonna have to get awarded those two awards honestly.
But if I was gonna go with somebody besides him that I think we have a really, really solid years, I think we're getting not Ryan, and that would be my most improved player.
Anybody else, I would go with Matt Ryan.
Well, a lot more touchdown throw for a lot more guards.
Excuse that won't be anything new.
He's always expected of that.
But I feel like you he will have year that that that's a lot better than instant recently, so it would accuse anybody other than cover.
Really, I would go in my right already.
I'll direct that same question to you, James.
Who do you believe will be the Atlanta Falcons most improved player? This is I am going to go with the guy who I was debating as my offenses NBP, and I'm gonna I like Caleb's point.
I'm going to go with Calvin Ridley.
I believe Calvin Ridley is a transcendent talent who is on the custom entering his prime.
The reason I didn't go offensively, he edits.
I still think he's maybe a year away, and that also has a lot to do with the fact that the Falcons, I don't expect much of them.
If this is the winning team, I would expect a lot more of Calvin, really.
But I still think they're gonna go the more out of Julio Jones as they try to build this team up.
But I've been saying this for a long time.
I think Calvin Ridley was the steal of that draft where the Falcons got him where they did.
I was really I remember just streaming at my Teepees, telling San Francisco to grab him at their pick, which was about 14 picks prior to Atlanta taking in, and he was also the second receiver taken in that draft.
So I think when you factor that in and you look at the kind of offense that they run, he fits light and toys toe have a great season.
I could see the Falcons having a very similar season through the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the sense that this offense is gonna put up a lot of numbers.
But at the end of the day, the shortcomings on that team just isn't gonna be enough to push them into the playoffs.
But from a statistical standpoint, I believe Calvin really gonna make another stride.
And he's well on his way to becoming a top 10.
Maybe even top five caliber receiver in this league.
Made. Good points is there.
But I will have to go with what? Samson? I believe Todd Gurley is gonna be the most improved player for the Atlanta Falcons.
Reason why is I believe Todd Gurley is gonna bounce back, you know, way.
Look at Tom Girl.
In the last two years, he has been he has definitely had had his knee problems.
You know, it's definitely starting starting toe resurface.
And you know, I like the Rams kind of kind of gave up on, you know, the Rams like Gable, that big contract, because, you know, one offensive player of the year in 2018 about two years ago.
And, you know, I feel like Todd.
Really? You know, he's coming home, you know, he's ah, Georgia Bulldog.
Obviously with what Sam said, he didn't have you know that that torn a c l when he was when he was at Georgia, and it seems like those saying the problems are are going back up.
I just I just like, talk early.
He's He's in a good state of mind.
I feel like him go to Georgia on going to the Falcons on a one year deal.
I felt, you know, you don't get hungry again.
It'll bring that chip on the shoulder and maybe, just maybe, you know, this could be a free agency of a ton of running backs, you know, way we got doubt and cook, you know, could be a free agent after this season.
I believe we also got con James Connor that have been freed up this season.
Aaron Jones, Jamal Williams.
You know, there's gonna be a lot of yeah, and even Nick Chubb as well.
There's gonna be a lot of running backs out of free agents after this year.
And if Tom Girly wants to be once it wants to get paid big money, kind of like like he was with the Rams, you know, he's gonna have to have a good season, and, you know, that's why I have him as my most improved player.
for the Atlanta Falcons and that my friends will conclude tonight's episode of the Matt and Sam NFL recap show.
Caleb, we appreciate you joining in Goes with us.
I also want toe Thank thank James for joining in as well.
We appreciate your guys takes Ah, and then also I like toe think salmon as well.
And for and for a 20 tip at Dallas.
Girl, we We appreciate the gym for that, and, uh, anything.
Any last words you guys want to end up with? James? Any last words? Thank you for any job.
He was a great discussion, and I'm looking forward to coming back.
Any last words for you, Caleb, Thank you for having me.
Thank you for having me was fun.
It was a mad pleasure.
All right, we will.
And any any final words for for you, Sam.
So close out this episode.
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