Declined fifth-year option bounce-back candidates & Nick Bosa interview
Charles Robinson and Jori Epstein kick things off by reacting to the news that New York Giants NT Dexter Lawrence has reached an agreement on a contract extension. The Giants are building through the trenches, and Lawrence looks to be a big part of the future in New York. In other news, Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay was upset to hear that the Washington Commanders had reached out to former Colts QB Andrew Luck last season. Jori thinks Irsay's reaction was a little overblown given the Commanders never appeared to seriously pursue Luck.
Next, the duo take a look at the record number of fifth-year options declined from the 2020 draft class, as they attempt to find which players from that group could still bounce back and land a big payday next season. Jori likes Commanders EDGE Chase Young, while Charles likes Green Bay Packers QB Jordan Love, linebackers Jordyn Brooks and Patrick Queen and New York Jets OT Mekhi Becton.
Jori finishes the show by sitting down with San Francisco 49ers EDGE Nick Bosa, who discusses the 49ers defense under new DC Steve Wilks and his preparations for a run at another Defensive Player of the Year in 2023.
1:30 - Dexter Lawrence agrees to a four-year extension with the New York Giants
7:20 - Colts owner Jim Irsay threatens Commanders after they reached out to Andrew Luck. Is Irsay becoming a loose cannon in Indianapolis?
19:00 - Declined fifth-year option bounce-back candidates: Chase Young, Jordan Love, Jordyn Brooks, Patrick Queen, Mekhi Becton, Isaiah Simmons
49:30 - Nick Bosa talks DeMeco Ryans, Robert Saleh, Steve Wilks, winning DPOY and the future of the 49ers
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