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Don't Drop The Ball

Don't Drop The Ball

By SportsRoutes
Don't Drop The Ball is a series created by Loyola University of Chicago Journalism graduate and Phin Phanatic writer Pablo Rosero. He’s joined by former Madden Pro Stephen Javaruski, aka Stevey-J, and draft fanatic and Detroit Lions fan Kurt Carlson as they break down the pressing stories and views of the NFL. The trio will be joined by various guests throughout the various levels of the football landscape.
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2022 NFL Draft Recap and Reaction
Stephen and Pablo breakdown the 2022 NFL Draft including:  Wide receiver movement  Who got better? Quarterbacks Giants, Lions and Dolphins  and More! 
May 02, 2022
2022 NFL Mock Draft Special
Stephen, Pablo and Kurt take on the role of NFL General Manager and predict who they believe will go in the First Round of the 2022 NFL Draft. The trio traded off who represented what team.  Full Mock draft: Trade: Buffalo Bills trade 25, 57 and a 2023 1st for San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Deebo Samuel. 
April 25, 2022
Breaking Down the Draft - Defense
Pablo and Kurt break down some of the most pressing draft stories on the defensive side of the ball. Who will be the top corner? Nakobe Dean or Devin Lloyd? Who is the underrated stud of the EDGE rusher class? And more.
April 20, 2022
Breaking Down the Draft - Offense
This week, Pablo and Stephen are joined by Kurt Carlson to break down the 2022 NFL Draft. The trio breaks down quarterbacks, running backs, tight ends and offensive lines. Pablo breaks down his love for the fullback position and the guys give you names to look out for and their fits. 
April 05, 2022
Shadows in the Spotlight: Cornerbacks ft. Jamar Taylor
Pablo and Stephen are joined by former second-round NFL draft pick cornerback Jamar Taylor to talk about football and life. The duo also breaks down the current cornerback landscape and two potential early draft picks at the position. 
March 29, 2022
Blockbuster break down - Tyreek Hill to the Miami Dolphins
Pablo and Stephen are back in a new episode breaking down the Miami Dolphins' acquisition of Tyreek Hill. What does the deal mean for both the Dolphins and the Kansas City Chiefs? How will both teams finish the off-season? Will these offenses show out in 2023? 
March 24, 2022
The state of the NFL's Wide Receivers
Pablo Rosero and Stephen Javaruski kickoff Don't Drop The Ball talking about one of the game's flashiest positions — wide receivers.  The duo breaks down the loaded 2022 wideout draft class, head-scratching free agency deals, the disparity between the league's best and the league's highest-paid wide receivers, and who could break out in 2022. 
March 21, 2022