Between the Trenches – episode 1
Between the Trenches looks to provide an entertaining and informative look on the National Football League. Hosts Duane Turner and Mitch Sanderson provide insight on the latest news in the NFL and offer previews and analysis on all the teams that make up the biggest sport in North America.
Episode 1 breakdown – Intros, Cam Newton, and AFC North Preview
Segment 1: We introduce ourselves, Mitch Sanderson and Duane Turner, and take a quick look at our back ground with football.
Segment 2: Getting into some NFL current events, we discuss Cam Newton’s new contract, our thoughts, and a look at the rising contract of the NFL quarterback.
Segment 3: We take a look at the Cleveland Browns coming off of a 79 season and the ongoing saga of Johnny ‘Football’ Manziel. The Cleveland defence looks stout, but can they’re offence step it up or are these the same sorry old Browns?
Segment 4: We look at how the ever-mediocre Cincinnati Bengals will fair in 2015. Quarterback Andy Dalton has brought the cats to the playoffs in each of his four seasons, but in this do or die season for coach Marvin Lewis, can they finally make it past the first round?
Segment 5: The Steelers had one of the league’s top offense last year, but they’ll start the year without star running back Le’Veon Bell. Pittsburgh is going through a change of identity as long-
time defensive leaders Troy Polamalu, Brett Keisel, and Dick LeBeau have left the Steel Curtain. The black and yellow will look to win their second consecutive AFC North title.
Segment 6: We finish off with a look at the Baltimore Ravens who have lost several veterans this offseason. Can rookies Breshad Perriman and Maxx Williams make up for the losses of Bernard Pierce, Torrey Smith, Owen Daniels, and Jacoby Jones? The Ravens will need a solid effort from their defence and their big-money quarterback Joe Flacco to get back to the top of the division.