Ja’Wuan James got bad advice. The Drive: 05.04.21
In the first hour, Tyler and DMac react to the breaking news that Ja’Wuan James has suffered a season-ending Achilles injury. Tyler vents his frustrations with the NFLPA over their decision to encourage players to put themselves at risk by working out away from the facility. At The Water Cooler, the guys discuss what James’ injury means for his contract and whether or not the team could look to move on from him this season. DMac asks Tyler how the Broncos should look to address James’ absence this season, including the idea of moving Dalton Risner to right tackle.
In the second hour, Tyler and DMac react to the announcement that Ja’Wuan James has torn his achilles while working out away from the facility. DMac questions the point of the players’ decision to opt out of voluntary offseason workouts. Tyler breaks down Javonte Williams’ film to determine how he and Melvin Gordon will co-exist this season. Troy Renck, our Denver7 Broncos Insider, joins the show to provide insight on James’ injury and how it impacts his future with the organization. The guys react to comments from Dianna Russini regarding Aaron Rodgers’ potential interest in the Broncos and roll their eyes at Terry Bradshaw’s latest criticism of Rodgers over his feud with the Packers.
In the third hour, Mt. Polumbus speaks on the NFLPA’s decision to encourage players to work out away from the facility and how it could likely come back to bite them. The guys react to Pat McAfee’s passionate response to Terry Bradshaw, who strongly criticized Aaron Rodgers over his current saga with the Packers.
In the fourth hour, Tyler and DMac recap the top stories of the day during the Top 6 at 6:00. How will the Broncos replace Ja’Wuan James this season while he recovers from his torn achilles? The guys discuss the continued reports surrounding Aaron Rodgers and the interest the Broncos reportedly have in trading for him. Troy Renck, our Denver7 Broncos Insider, joins the show to provide further insight on James’ injury and how it could impact the team financially if he is to miss the entire 2021 season.
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