The Rockpile Report - A Buffalo Bills Podcast
Rockpile Report - 199 - 2020 Draft Series: Running Backs w/Matt Waldman of the RSP Filmroom

Rockpile Report - 199 - 2020 Draft Series: Running Backs w/Matt Waldman of the RSP Filmroom

April 8, 2020
Brandon Beane thinks TJ Yeldon is...WHAT?!

This week, we kick off the podcast with Drew's takeaways from Brandon Beane's technologically groundbreaking press conference! We discuss his comments on topics like the acquisition of Stefon Diggs, the culture of the team, his draft aggressiveness in the face of looming technological hurdles & more!

Then we're joined by draft analyst & Rockpile Report veteran Matt Waldman for a preview of the 2020 Running Back draft class! He gives us his somewhat surprising pick for RB#1, dissects the field & depth of talent compared to recent seasons & gives us his insight as to how he'd approach the draft at the position if he were the Buffalo Bills GM!

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https://mattwaldmanrsp.com/ - Matt Waldman's Rookie Scouting Portfolio ; Subscribe Here!

Matt's breakdown of Utah Running Back Zack Moss

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IF6oLITB-h8

 

Rockpile Report - 198  - 2020 Draft Preview Series: Offensive Line w/Russ Brown, National Scout for Cover1.net

Rockpile Report - 198 - 2020 Draft Preview Series: Offensive Line w/Russ Brown, National Scout for Cover1.net

April 1, 2020

Mike Rodak, OL-men & bears - OH MY!

This weeks show starts off with a discussion about quarantine-era social media & Drew finally telling the story about the time former ESPN writer Mike Rodak snubbed him inside the Bills press box.

Then we host Cover1.net's National Scout Russ Brown for a dissection of the 2020 OL class. We break down the tackle talent that rules the roost, the depth that may be available to Buffalo despite them lacking a 1st round pick & what his take on the Cody Ford OT or OG situation!

@RussNFLDraft - Russ's Twitter

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@MidwesternFins - The place to go bid on the painting to help support the Center for Disaster Philanthropy 

Here's their link if you want to know more or donate directly:

https://disasterphilanthropy.org/

Brett Kollmann's Filmroom on Wirfs vs Wills: https://youtu.be/6K-OL21I2xE

Rockpile Report - 197 - 2020 Draft Series: Linebackers with Bruce Nolan of The Nick and Nolan Show

Rockpile Report - 197 - 2020 Draft Series: Linebackers with Bruce Nolan of The Nick and Nolan Show

March 28, 2020
This week we're talking about odd couples!
 
We open this week discussing Josh & Sam shacking up, & the state of the 2018 draft class of QB's as it pertains to development & who's team has done what.
 
Then, we kiss the hand discussing Brandon Beane's & his gangster persona, the way he's attacked the off-season & the future impact of the moves we've made this season - EVEN THE MOST FRUSTRATED FAN CAN APPRECIATE THIS!
 
Finally, we host Bruce Nolan of "The Nick & Nolan Show" to help us preview the 2020 crop of draft eligible NFL linebackers!
 
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Twitter - @BruceExclusive 
Rockpile Report - 196 - 2020 Free Agency Recap w/Mark Schofield of PatsPulpit.com

Rockpile Report - 196 - 2020 Free Agency Recap w/Mark Schofield of PatsPulpit.com

March 20, 2020

IT'S FINALLY HAPPENED!

This week we recap the first week of NFL free agency, including our in-depth reactions to & dissection of the the Diggs trade & our bolstering of the front 7 as we head into the NFL Draft.

Then, draft analyst & Patriots podcaster Mark Schofield joins us to discuss TB12, the "Sack of Rome" occurring in Foxboro, the state of the AFC East post free agency & this years crop of TE talent in the 2020 NFL Draft!

Twitter - @rockpilereport

Twitter - @Markschofield

Rockpile Report - 195 - Free Agency Preview: Defense with Ryan Talbot from NYUP.com

Rockpile Report - 195 - Free Agency Preview: Defense with Ryan Talbot from NYUP.com

March 11, 2020

We're less than 10 days away from the big day, Bills fans - THE START OF NFL FREE AGENCY! And this week we host NYUpstate.com's less "hair product conscious" half Ryan Talbot as we flesh out the defensive side of our NFL Free Agency Preview!

We kick it off with a dissection of the teams recent signing of Josh Norman & all the reasons Drew believes that it was a solid one given McDermotts track record with DB's. We go on to break down the rest of the class, position by position, giving our takes on the quality of the class, contract trends, our favorite prospects & more!

 

Twitter - @rockpilereport

Twitter - @ryantalbotbills

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Rockpile Report - 194 - Free Agency Preview: Offense with Matt Parrino from NYUP.com

Rockpile Report - 194 - Free Agency Preview: Offense with Matt Parrino from NYUP.com

March 4, 2020
The first big stepping stone of the NFL offseason is right around the corner & we're here for ALL OF IT!
 
This week, we're joined by Matt Parrino of NYUP.com as we break down the 2020 crop of free agents on the offensive side of the football.
 
We discuss the opportunities that exist for the Bills to continue reshaping the OL, the fact that the WR group is old, our suddenly bare cupboard at RB, give out sleepers & man-crushes at the various offensive skill positions & more!
 

Twitter - @rockpilereport

Twitter - @MattParrino

Rockpile Report - 193 - 2020 Draft Series: Corners and Safeties with Brett Kollmann

Rockpile Report - 193 - 2020 Draft Series: Corners and Safeties with Brett Kollmann

February 26, 2020
Drew pulls the George Thorogood Trifecta this week as we talk NFL DRAFT!
 
Draft & Film analyst Brett Kollmann joins the show as we dissect/discuss the Bills defensive back situation & dissect the 2020 crop of cornerbacks & safeties. He gives us the lay of the land in terms of positional depth, players to watch & some fits he already sees for what Buffalo does best.
 
We also talk CBA, we bring back the "Rockpile Report Wonderlic Challenge" & more!
 
@BrettKollmann
@RockpileReport
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4f_YVjZkC_4 - Brett's Josh Allen Video...YOU WON'T BE SORRY!
 
Rockpile Report - 192 - 2020 Draft Series: Buffalo’s Scouting Activity with Dean Kindig of Drafttek.com

Rockpile Report - 192 - 2020 Draft Series: Buffalo’s Scouting Activity with Dean Kindig of Drafttek.com

February 21, 2020

IT'S FINALLY HERE - THE ROCKPILE REPORT DRAFT SERIES!

We've reached our favorite part of any NFL offseason - the annual Draft Series. And there's no better place to kick that off than with Dean Kindig of DraftTek.com & BillsMafia.com!

We break down Dean's research as it pertains to tracking Brandon Beane & the Bills scouting targets & behavior in 2019, including some surprising time spent coaching colleges, positions or players fans might not expect to be early round picks & some trends regarding middle round players that might make mock drafters adjust their strategy before it's too late.

Then, Drew gives his annual Pre Combine rant over what he deems to be an almost useless part of the NFL evaluation process. NSFW clips, physical violence - we cover it all!

 

Twitter - @Rockpilereport

Twitter - @TCBills_Astro

Rockpile Report - 191 - Season Ticket Prices and Bills DE Mike Love

Rockpile Report - 191 - Season Ticket Prices and Bills DE Mike Love

February 12, 2020
OFF-SEASON? Please - The Rockpile Report takes no days off!

This week kicks off with a conversation about the XFL & why we not only enjoyed it but found ourselves hungry for more!
 
Then we discuss the breaking news regarding Star Lotulelei , more black magic by Brandon Beane & we take an in-depth look at the impending increase in Bills ticket prices for the 2020 season.
 
Then Bills Defensive End Mike Love joins our show for the very first time! We talk about his experience here in Buffalo & injury rehab, noting that this isn't his first rodeo with adversity. We also touch on the realities of being a UDFA player in the NFL this time of year as well as his goals for 2020 & beyond!

 
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Rockpile Report - 190 - Buffalo’s Salary Cap with Paul Wanecski of Hashtag Sports

Rockpile Report - 190 - Buffalo’s Salary Cap with Paul Wanecski of Hashtag Sports

February 5, 2020
The 2019-2020 NFL season has officially come to a close - now the real fun starts!
 
This week, we open with a conversation about the situation surrounding New Era Field, why the league's stance may be softening on the Bills/WNY's ownership of a team & why fans shouldn't pat the league on the back for it, but rather hope their dysfunction continues.
 
Then we host Paul Wanecski of Hashtag Sports for an in-depth look at the Buffalo Bills Salary Cap, covering more ground than Usain Bolt!

We review interesting league-wide spending trends & the impact of impending CBA negotiations, take a look the Bills current cap situation, Beane's apparent philosophies & ultimately set a bar for what fans should reasonably expect heading into this years draft & free agency period!

Twitter - @rockpilereport

Twitter - @htagsports

http://legendsandstars.net/  - Come out February 16th & have a beer w/Chris & I while we talk sports with local podcasters & Bills legends!

 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEAbbSuv33aMRi_wNoJWsaA - Hashtag Sports' YouTube Channel!