The Grant Napear Show – August 20, 2012
Buy Athletics Tickets
Grant began the week by talking about the San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders injuries after two preseason games. Grant then covered other team’s injuries and the bad preseason NFL officiating.
Grant’s rant today focused on DeSean Jackson of the Philadelphia Eagles admitting that he didn’t give a full effort last season.
Mike Pereira, former Vice President of Officiating in the NFL, joined the show to talk about the replacement refs with Grant.
Pereira talked about the need to get the full-time refs back as soon as possible and the time it takes for officials to get into a rhythm.
Charles Davis, NFL Network analyst and NFL and college football analyst for FOX, came on the show to give a preview of the Atlanta Falcons and to talk BCS.
Davis talked about Matt Ryan’s QB ranking, the Falcons’ playoff chances, preseason NFL games versus regular season games, college quarterbacks and early BCS rankings.
Former MLB player Eric Karros was on with Grant to talk baseball as the final stretch of the season is upon us.
Karros talked about the San Francisco Giants’ and Los Angeles Dodgers’ battle to win the NL West, which team has the better chance to get into the postseason and how the Washington Nationals will fair in the postseason without Stephen Strasburg.