As Texans defensive end J.J. Watt continues his assault on both the franchise and league record book, not to mention opposing quarterbacks, the conversation both in Houston and nationally has turned to whether or not Watt can become the first defensive player in 28 years to take home NFL MVP honors. Only twice in the 57-year history of the AP NFL MVP award has a defensive player been victorious: Giant’s linebacker Lawrence Taylor in 1986 and Viking’s defensive tackle Alan Page in 1971. That’s it.
Kevin Harlan of CBS Sports,TNT, Westwood One and more joined the Triple Threat wednesday to discuss the dominance of JJ Watt, current events in the NFL as well as the Houston Rockets, Listen in!
Mike Mayock joined the triple threat today, he talks about JJ Watt being a real candidate for league MVP not just defensive and the upcoming game against the steelers. he also discussed if the cowboys […]
THE Jerry joined the Triple Threat Wednesday to talk Cowboys/Texans as well as his recent controversies and his extreme plans to stop JJ Watt, Listen in!
Alyson Footer, MLB.com, joined The Triple Threat to discuss the latest happenings with the Astros. She thought this uproar over Mark Appel throwing a bullpen was a bit over blown by the media. She said twitter got ahead of the story and helped to blow things out of proportion. Footer says the “jury is still out” when it comes to how the league views Bo Porter’s managerial style with the Astros because it’s too early to know. She said the general attitude towards the Astros on the national level is very skeptical about what they are doing, but are waiting to see what will happen. She said the Astros have kind of been on a bit of a downward spiral since the 2007 draft where they didn’t draft a single useful player for the team.
Hall of Famer David Robinson joined the Triple Threat to talk about all things NBA. He said he hadn’t really heard much about LeBron James’s move because he’s been out of the loop. He said that he is a big fan of James Harden and that Harden is “a stud.” Robinson thinks the Rockets still have some question marks to work through. He said he really enjoyed playing under Gregg Popovich because of his no nonsense style of coaching. He discussed a charity event he is doing in town as well.
Glenn Moore, Cleveland.com, joined the Triple Threat to talk about LeBron James returning to Cleveland. He said the comparison of him returning to a lover he once spurned is over blown. He said LeBron never liked being in Miami that much and Cleveland is home to him. Moore thinks that Cleveland should go for a trade with Wiggins for Kevin Love because he is more of a sure thing than Wiggins. He thinks Cleveland really is the best place for LeBron James and where he is at in his career and life right now.
Brian Geltzeiler, hoopscritic.com, joined The Triple Threat to discuss all the NBA free agency moves. He mainly talked about what a big get LeBron James is for the Cavs in Cleveland. He also discussed the possibility of Chris Bosh coming to Houston and thinks he would make a huge difference here. Geltzeiler thinks Bosh will very likely come to Houston due to recent developments.
Brian Geltzeiler, hoopscritic.com, joined The Triple Threat to discuss NBA Free Agency. He discussed the probability of a sign and trade of Chris Bosh to Houston. He thinks if Houston can get Bosh and keep Chandler Parsons, they would definitely be a big contender. Geltzeiler thinks a lot of the rumors about LeBron to Cleveland could be misdirects leaked on purpose when he really intends to stay with Miami. He thinks Rockets are in a very tricky situation with Chandler Parsons while they try to go after a superstar and keep him at the same time. He also briefly commented on player and management issues that seem likely at some point.
Former Rams GM Charley Armey joined The Triple Threat to talk about what it’s like to be in the war room during the draft. He said he thinks the Texans should draft Johnny Manziel without hesitation. Armey says Clowney is only a franchise player when he wants to and would therefore be a risky choice for the Texans.