Cooley’s controversial Takes

Cooley’s controversial Takes

NFL talk brought to you by Ryan Cooley writer for Nuts And Bolts Sports. Weekly breakdowns on the games, players and events shaping the National Football League.

Episodes

September 15, 2021 52 min
In this episode, I discuss Washington's week one loss to the Chargers, which teams should panic and celebrate after week one, how well Ja'Marr Chase played, and if the Saints are Super Bowl contenders.
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In this episode I discuss Washington's first game against the Chargers, which rookie QB will have the best season, Tom Brady saying he can play for five more years, the NFC East defensive rankings, and finally, my picks for the week. 
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September 1, 2021 47 min
In this episode, I discuss Washington's 53 man roster, Cam Newton being released, comments Nick Wright made about Washington, and my reaction to the NFL's top 100 list. 
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In this episode, I discuss who should start at QB for Washington, Brady vs. Mahomes in 2021, which QB I would choose, Jarrett Patterson making Washington's roster, if the Bengals messed up drafting Chase over Sewell, and the NFC East position rankings: offensive line and tight ends. 
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In this episode, I discuss Washington's first preseason game, Tim Tebow getting cut, why Mac Jones should start week one, my NFC East RB and WR rankings, and finally, Jamal Adams' new contract.
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In this episode, I discuss Washington's first depth chart, Westbrook being traded to the Lakers, Josh Allen's contract extension, my NFC East's QB rankings, and Carson Wentz's injury.
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In this episode, I go over Jonathan Allen's and Logan Thomas' contract extension, my bold predictions for the 2021 season, Deshaun Watson reporting to camp, and finally, Aaron Rodgers coming back to Green Bay for one more year.
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July 20, 2021 35 min
In this episode, I discuss Chris Paul and Giannis in the finals, Tom Brady playing the 2020 season on a torn MCL, Richard Sherman getting arrested, Washington having less than 50% of its roster vaccinated, and finally, Mahomes taking a shot at Justin Herbert.
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In this episode I discuss the NBA finals, if Rodgers would make the Broncos Super Bowl contenders, N'Keal Harry requesting a trade, the Cowboys being on Hardknocks, and Luka taking Slovenia to the Olympics. 
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In this episode, I go over my power rankings 21-32, comments Brady made during an interview, Zion's family saying the Pelicans needs to get him more help, who is under more pressure: Dak and McCarthy or Stafford and McVay, and Dan Snyder making his wife co-CEO.
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In this episode, I discuss the Bucks/Nets game, Scott Brooks being fired, the Packers President saying Aaron Rodgers is a "complicated fella," which QB should start in Washington and New England, and my NFL power rankings 11-20.
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In this episode, I discuss the Mavs/Clippers series, go over the top 10 teams in the NFL post-draft and free agency, Julio Jones being traded to Tennessee, and why Carson Wentz will have a bounce-back year.
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In this episode, I discuss the Wizard's two playoff games, the Clippers/Mavs series, if Rodgers is leaving Green Bay, landing spots for Julio Jones, and how much success each rookie QB will have. 
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In this episode, I discuss the Wizards game against the Celtics, Morgan Moses being traded, Ryan Kerrigan signing with the Eagles, Tim Tebow signing with the Jags, and why one team has the chance to go 17-0.  
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In this episode, I discuss Aaron Rodgers wanting out of Green Bay, the first round of the draft, and Washington's draft as a whole.
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April 28, 2021 44 min
In this episode, I go over my 2021 mock draft before the Draft on Thursday night.
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In this episode, I discuss why the Steelers shouldn't draft a RB in the first round, why Washington has to draft a QB, comments Trevor Lawerence made, why the 49ers will dictate what happens for everyone else, and Alex Smith's retirement.
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In this episode, I discuss the 49ers, Dolphins, and Eagles trade, the top 5 QBs in the draft, the NFL adding an extra game to the season, the Panthers trading for Sam Darnold, and why Washington is running out of options at QB.
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In this episode, I discuss Washington signing Curtis Samuel, them trying to trade for N'Keal Harry, their name situation, why Daniel Jones is not a bad QB, the Jets looking to keep Sam Darnold as the starter, why Mac Jones is better than people think, and why I am not impressed with New England's free agency pickups. 
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March 17, 2021 44 min
In this episode, I discuss Washington's, New England's, and Green Bay's free agency moves, Dak's new deal, how Tampa was able to retain most of their team from 2020, and the Bear's QB situation. 
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