On this week's segment of the Thursday Night Tailgate Spotlight on the Positive hear about the great things that former Giants Center Shaun O'Hare and former Steelers & Bengals DB LaVar Glover are doing in their communities.
Former Dolphins Pro Bowl Tackle Richmond Webb shares stories from his time in Miami including his favorite game and the one that still bothers him today. He also shared his thoughts on the Dolphins draft and looked ahead to next season for his alma mater Texas A&M.
Former Giants Pro Bowl DT and 2 Time Super Bowl Champions Leonard Marshall joins us. He shares his disappointment about not being in the Giants Ring of Honor plus the possibility of being black balled due to being an early part of the concussion lawsuit. Leonard has commited to donating his brain to for research after he has started to have some memory issues. He also talked about some of the great players he got to play alongside plus thoughts on his alma mater LSU.
Tony Collins shares his thoughts on the rumor that the Patriots were shopping Gronk in the days leading up to the draft. Plus if the Patriots would ever consider trading Tom Brady they way the 49ers did with Joe Montana. Is it time to sell high before either or both of those guys walks away? Hear what Tony thinks.
On this segment of Thursday Night Tailgate our guest is former Steelers Pro Bowl Tackle Marvel Smith. Marvel reflects back on Super Bowl and 2 of the biggest plays of the game, Willie Parker's 75 yards TD run at the beginning of the second half and the double reverse pass from Antwan Randle El to Hines Ward for another TD. He also talks about the differences in blocking for Willie Parker versus Jerome Bettis plus growing up poor and sometimes only having a bowl of ketchup for dinner.
On this edition of Thursday Night Tailgate our guests are: former Steelers Pro Bowl Tackle Marvel Smith, former Patriots Pro Bowl RB Tony Collins, former Giants Pro Bowl DT Leonard Marshall and former Dolphins Pro Bowl Tackle Richmond Webb.
Marvel Smith - Marvels shares memories of playing in Super Bowl 40, the differences in blocking for Willie Parker and Jerome Bettis and how his quick feet helped him stay away major injuries.
Tony Collins - Tony shared his thoughts on all the rumors swirling around the Patriots including Gronk being shopped just prior to the draft, and whether the Patriots would ever consider trading Tom Brady the way the 49ers did with Joe Montana.
Leonard Marshall - Leonard shared his major disappointment that the Giants have not inducted him into their Ring of Honor. Since he filed early for the concussion lawsuit, are they holding that against him? He also talked about being a part of 2 Super Bowl championship teams during his tenure and his expectations for his alma mater LSU next season.
Richmond Webb - Richmond shared his thoughts on the Dolphins draft and the lack of drafting a Center after they cut Mike Pouncey. He also gave us his thoughts on where the Dolphins are at QB and how much longer Ryan Tannehill may have to prove that he can be a franchise QB. He also talked about his favorite moment in the game plus the game that still bothers him to this day.
Look back to on our conversation with Steelers legend L.C. Greenwood. L.C. was a wonderful man. He became a great friend of the show. Hear his stories on this segment of Thursday Night Tailgate.
Former Colts & Dolphins FB Don "The Human Cannonball" Nottingham shares his stories from being a part of both franchises, including the Dolphins Super Bowl championship team in 1973 on this segment of Thursday Night Tailgate.
Hear more stories about those great 1970's Pittsburgh Steelers team from one of the Steelers legends Andy Russell on this segment of Thursday Night Tailgate.
Hear former Cowboys RB and Broncos, Giants & Falcons Head Coach Dan Reeves sharing his stories and insights us on this segment of Thursday Night Tailgate.
Hear about the great things that Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph and Chicago Bear RB Jordan Howard are doing for people who need assistance in their communities on this segment of Thursday Night Tailgate.
Former Chiefs & Falcons WR J.J. Birden talks about his alma mater Oregon plus matching up again Deion Sanders and looking ahead to the Chiefs 2018 season on this segment of Thursday Night Tailgate.
Former Packers QB Don Horn talks about playing for Lombardi, what it was like facing Dick Butkus plus his insights regarding the Packers for next season on this segment of Thursday Night Tailgate.
Former Denver Broncos Pro Bowl WR Rick Upchurch relives some great memories from those 70's & 80's Broncos teams plus what he's doing now on this segment of Thursday Night Tailgate.
Former Chargers, Vikings, & Giants DB Vencie Glenn shares stories from his playing career plus perspective about what's going on with the Chargers move to LA, plus the Vikings and Giants plus who the best Defensive coach he ever played for on this segment of Thursday Night Tailgate.
On this week's Spotlight on the Positive segment hear about the great things Lions Punter Sam Martin is doing plus what Saints Pro Bowl QB Drew Brees did a star high school QB who lost his leg.
Zig shared his insights on the Cowboys draft, and if they've done enough to compete with the Eagles next season. He also gave us his insights on the Stanley Cup finals, the college hockey national championship and the NBA playoffs as well.
Bob Lilly - Bob talked about his college days at TCU, plus what it was like being the Cowboys first ever draft pick and their gradual improvement every year through winning Super Bowl 6.
We had to take Tony's man card this after he made this statementon social media: "Wow! the Royal Wedding was better than watching the Super Bowl." Tony also talked about the head games that Bill Belichick plays with rookies.
Former Pitt and San Diego Chargers DE Burt Grossman joined us and talked about what it was like last season in San Diego without the Chargers and how much the locals now dislike the team and owner Alex Spanos. He also talked about why Pitt fell from being a Top 20 program and hasn't returned for 30 years.