Another week, another edition of "Ovie and The Franchise" on WJON. This week, Jay and Dave discuss whether the Twins are actually improved from last season, whether the Gopher men will make the upcoming NCAA Tournament, who the best NFL play by play team is and, of course, much much more.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers won Super Bowl LV 31-9 over the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday night. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today. He says former Gopher safety Antoine Winfield Jr. and the Bucs defense outplayed the Chiefs injury riddled offense line.
There are rumors swirling about the Vikings possibly trading quarterback Kirk Cousins, with the rumors favoring a swap with San Francisco and quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. Is "Jimmy G" a clear upgrade over Cousins? And which team would be more likely to surrender draft capital in the swap?
Which of the four major men's sports teams, along with Gopher men's basketball and football, has the best chance at winning a championship first? Jay and Dave bust out their power rankings in this week's edition of "Ovie and the Franchise."
The Timberwolves won Saturday at home against New Orleans 120-110. They did so without top players Karl-Anthony Towns and D'Angelo Russell due to Covid-19 protocols for Towns and due to an injury for Russell. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today.
The Vikings are looking for a new Offensive Coordinator for the 6th time in 6 years after Gary Kubiak chose to retire from the position. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today. He says Kubiak's offense did what head coach Mike Zimmer wants it to.