Rick Spielman and the Minnesota Fightin’ Vikings pulled the equivalent of Robert California closing down the Binghampton branch as the general manager traded a 2017 1st round pick and a 2018 conditional 4th rounder to Philadelphia for Matt Flynn-like financial magician Sam Bradford. Was it desperate? Yes. Was it a smart move? We’ve got 16 games to find out. We talk about the Bradford heist trade, what it means for Teddy Bridgewater’s 2017, and take a look at the final 53-man roster and practice squad.
Today’s Talkers Include:
• Did We Give Up Too Much For Sam Bradford?
• What Does This Mean for Teddy Bridgewater?
• When Does Bradford Start?
• What Does Bradford Bring to the Table?
• Other Teams Were Asking For What?
• Willie Beavers Was the Easily the Worst Pick of the 2016 Draft
• Maybe Rick Spielman’s Just Bad at Drafting O-Linemen
• Walking Throuhg the Practice Squad
• Jarius Wright Remains!
• Taylor Heinicke to Start on the Non-Football Injury List
• Kentrell Brothers Makes the Roster
• Zach Moore Claimed by Cowboys
• I Don’t Blame Isaac Fruechte for Leaving
• Jhurrell Pressley Claimed by Packers
• The Sun Still comes Up
All that and other “Australian Reds and Colombian Whites” chatter on this edition of the Purple FTW! Podcast!
An Andy Carlson Joint