The Grant Napear Show – August 1, 2013
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Jason Ross fills in for Grant, who is still on vacation. Jason opened up the show covering the Kings’ preseason schedule that was just released and predictions for each NFL team.
Danny Knobler, MLB Insider for CBSSports.com, joined Jason on the show to talk MLB trade deadline winners/losers and postseason predictions, including his thoughts on the A’s. Danny also discussed biogenesis and whether or not he thinks Alex Rodriguez will receive a lifetime ban from Major League Baseball.
Writer for the Sacramento Bee and 49ers insider, Matt Barrows, came on to the show to talk with Jason about the latest NFL training camp injuries, including Chris Culliver’s injured left knee and Patrick Willis’s slight hand fracture. Matt also discusses the recent training camp success of the 49ers’ offseason acquisitions Nnamdi Asomugha and Anquan Boldin.
Steve Wyche, analyst on NFL Network, joined Jason to talk about Chris Culliver’s knee injury, what to expect from Colin Kaepernick in his sophomore season, and the 49ers and Seahawks rivalry. Steve also spent some time talking about NFL teams that he thinks are on the rise/fall.
Jason took phone calls on predictions for NFL teams that could move up/down in the standings this year and expectations for the 49ers and Raiders.
Author of 100 Things 49ers Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die, Daniel Brown, came on to the show to discuss the highlights of his new book that 49ers fans would appreciate.
Jason breaks down the payrolls of each MLB team and how it translates to success on the field.