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NFL experts Kyle Crabbs (@GrindingTheTape) and Joe Marino (@TheJoeMarino) break down professional and college scouting, roster construction, team building, salary cap management and much more. Don't miss out on the most comprehensive look at building a successful NFL franchise! Part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

Exploring Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson’s ...
Former NFL MVP Lamar Jackson publicly shared his request for a trade from the Baltimore Ravens so it’s time to explore which teams should be in the market. Could Jackson be a target for the Indianapolis Colts, New England Patriots, Atlanta Falcons, Washington Commanders or Tampa Bay Buccaneers? What about the Carolina Panthers, Houston Texans or New York Jets? On today’s episode, Joe Marino and Kyle Crabbs break down the situation and what teams should be in the conversation.
37 min
Biggest remaining team need for every AFC franc...
With the offseason moving along, it's time to consider what the biggest remaining team need is for every team in the AFC. With Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs set to defend their Super Bowl Championships, what do the Buffalo Bills, Cincinnati Bengals, Jacksonville Jaguars and other contenders need to do to close the gap? For rebuilding teams like the Tennessee Titans and Indianapolis Colts, what is the most critical move to make? Do the Pittsburgh Steelers and Las Vegas Raiders have enough to contend for playoff berths? On today's episode, Joe Marino and Kyle Crabbs break it all down.
38 min
Who are the top remaining big ticket NFL Free A...
The initial big waves of free agency have come and gone but that doesn't mean there aren't several big ticket options remaining. On today's episode, Joe Marino and Kyle Crabbs offer their respective top 5 available NFL Free Agents that they expect to command the most money.
32 min
Carolina Panthers, Houston Texans & Indianapoli...
We expect several quarterbacks to be selected high in the 2023 NFL Draft with the Carolina Panthers, Houston Texans and Indianapolis Colts likely to make those picks in the top 5. Are they ready to bring in the likes of CJ Stroud, Bryce Young, Anthony Richardson or Will Levis. On today's episode, Joe Marino and Kyle Crabbs examine all three situations.
33 min
Developing a trade package from Arizona Cardina...
The Arizona Cardinals are a team in transition and rumors are heating up that wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins could be on the move. With Hopkins aging, Kyler Murray likely to miss significant time in 2023 and it being the first season under head coach Jonathan Gannon, it makes sense for the Cardinals to move on. What type of compensation will Arizona receive? What other NFL teams will be in the mix? On today’s episode, Joe Marino and Kyle Crabbs break it all down.
33 min
Top 5 NFL Free Agent Value Signings: Chicago Be...
When it comes to roster construction in the NFL, it’s all about value and getting the most bang for your buck. On today’s episode, Joe Marino and Kyle Crabbs deliver their top 5 value signings of NFL Free Agency in addition to a host of honorable mentions. The Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers, Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins, Atlanta Falcons, Washington Commanders, Houston Texans, Chicago Bears and more are all recognized among the top value signings.
36 min
Developing a trade package for Cincinnati Benga...
The Cincinnati Bengals recently signed OT Orlando Brown Jr. which complicates things with Jonah Williams who has already requested a trade. What types of offers can the Bengals expect to receive? On today's episode, Joe Marino and Kyle Crabbs dive into what Williams' market could look like, how we got to this point and some philosophy on building a an ideal offensive line in today's NFL.
36 min
NFC Overachievers: Are the New York Giants, Min...
The New York Giants, Minnesota Vikings and Seattle Seahawks all had winning records and qualified for the playoffs in 2022 despite not expected to achieve so much. Both the Giants and Vikings were in the first year under new head coaches Brian Daboll and Kevin O'Connell while the Seahawks moved on from Russell Wilson while Geno Smith led the team to the postseason. But did Seattle over-commit to Geno Smith? What about the Giants and Daniel Jones? How do the Vikings see themselves moving forward with Justin Jefferson and Kirk Cousins. On today's episode, Joe Marino and Kyle Crabbs consider the direction of all three franchises and how each team is building off unexpected success in 2022.
32 min
What additions of Derek Carr, Jimmy Garoppolo a...
Three notable veteran NFL quarterbacks now have new homes with Derek Carr heading to the New Orleans Saints, Jimmy Garoppolo now with the Las Vegas Raiders and Baker Mayfield signing with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. What do these quarterback additions tell us about how those teams perceive themselves? On today's episode, Joe Marino and Kyle Crabbs dive into the dynamics of all three situations to determine the trajectory of each franchise. Can the Saints win the NFC South with Derek Carr? Does Jimmy Garoppolo preclude the Raiders from picking a quarterback in the NFL Draft? Is there enough in Tampa Bay for Baker Mayfield to succeed?
30 min
Dallas Cowboys and New England Patriots among t...
The NFL's legal tampering period brought about plenty of player movement which means winners and losers across the league. On today's episode, Joe Marino and Kyle Crabbs break down why the Dallas Cowboys, Cleveland Browns, New York Jets and New England Patriots most moved the needle in how they did and did not improve during the legal tampering period. Dalvin Tomlinson, Stephon Gilmore, Jakobi Meyers and Allen Lazard sparked plenty of discussion among the dudes before shifting the focus of the conversation towards intriguing position groups to monitor the rest of the way.
31 min
Takes on Takes Ep. 194/Start of March's Two Tru...
It's Friday, and you know what that means. YOU take over the show. You provide the takes. The dudes provide the reactions. This week's topics include: the Combine, Derek Carr, the Texans and more. Then, it's time for the beginning of March's Two Truths and a Lie.
52 min
2023 NFL Scouting Combine: Defense Preview
After looking at the offensive side of the ball yesterday, the dudes flip sides and preview the defensive position groups and players that they are paying attention to at the NFL Scouting Combine.
52 min
2023 NFL Scouting Combine: Offense Preview
The dudes embark on a preview series of the 2023 NFL Scouting Combine. Today, it's a focus on the offensive position groups and who the dudes are paying attention to the most.
41 min
Bryce Young Won't Throw at the NFL Combine
Alabama QB Bryce Young reportedly won't throw at the NFL Combine later this week. The dudes discuss how big of a deal it is, and take a big picture look at the QB class.
27 min
What Will The Bears Do With The Number One Pick...
There's a lot of noise surfacing about the Bears and what they might do with the number one pick. The dudes share their thoughts on that, plus break down the latest mock draft from TDN courtesy of Damian Parson.
51 min
Takes on Takes Ep. 193/ Last Two Truths and a L...
It's Friday, and you know what that means. YOU take over the show. You provide the takes, the dudes provide the reactions. Today's topics include, QB purgatory, Cracker Barrel, the Jets and much more. Plus, it's championship week for Two Truths and a Lie. Will anyone walk out of February as a champion?
70 min
2023 NFL Mock Draft: February Edition (Picks 1-31)
The dudes put on their drafting hats and do a mock draft for the month of February. For this one, all three of them draft teams and of course, chaos ensues.
41 min
Checking the Tape On Rookie Snap Counts and The...
On Wednesday's, we check the tape. And it's a unique edition of check the tape because well, there's not actual tape this week. Joe wants to check the tape on the rookie snap counts by team for 2022/23 and Kyle wants to check the tape on a free agency project he's been working on.
39 min
Predicting 5th Year Option Decisions for the 20...
The dudes put on their predictions hat for today's edition of the podcast. With 5th year option decisions looming for the 2020 1st rounders, the dudes went through each pick and predicted whether or not the teams will pick up that 5th year option.
39 min
Reacting to the XFL 3.0 Launch/Mock Draft Monda...
The dudes react to the things they liked from the first week of the XFL 3.0 season, and what they would like to see come to the NFL. Then, they dive into the latest mock draft over at TDN from Keith Sanchez.
36 min
Takes on Takes Ep. 192/Trying to Find a Win in ...
It's Friday, and you know what that means. YOU take over the show. You provide the takes, the dudes provide the reactions. Topics for today's show include: best HC/QB/GM trios of all time, Lamar Jackson, Aaron Rodgers and more. Then, can anybody find their way into the victory column for two truths and a lie?
56 min
Predicting Every Teams Primary Starting QB for ...
With Derek Carr free to sign at any moment, the dudes move up their yearly tradition: predicting every team's primary starting QB for the upcoming season.
48 min
Breaking Down The Latest TDN100
With the latest drop of the TDN100 after the Senior Bowl, the dudes take a deep dive into the latest set of rankings and explore how the Senior Bowl impacts these rankings.
43 min
5 Things We'd Love To See This Offseason
The Dudes stay in the Valentine's Day spirt and share their 5 things they'd love to see happen this offseason in the NFL.
50 min
Reaction to the Super Bowl/Mock Draft Monday: B...
The NFL season wrapped up with a classic, all-time Super Bowl game. The dudes share their thoughts from the game and then dive into the latest mock draft over at TDN.
43 min