August 31, 2020
Warren Moon played 23 seasons of professional football, including 17 in the NFL where he threw for nearly 50,000 yards. On this episode of the Silvi Knows podcast, the Pro Football Hall Of Famer gives his opinions on the Pac 12 and Big 10 cancelling their fall football seasons (3:00) and why conferences should not attempt to play two college football seasons in the same calendar year (30:30).
Moon talks plenty of NFL, including the hiring of Jason Wright as the NFL's first, black team president as he takes over in Washington (6:00) as well as the name change for the Washington Football Team.
Moon also gives his opinion about Tom Brady playing in Tampa (14:00), Cam Newton in New England (17:30), and the first skillset to fail aging quarterbacks (21:15).
Find out the best team Moon ever played for (23:30) and the biggest hit he ever took (26:30) all on this episode of the Silvi Knows podcast.
August 17, 2020
Hockey Hall of Famer Ron Francis has been tasked with building the Seattle Kraken from scratch. On this episode of the Silvi Knows podcast, the GM of the NHL’s 32nd franchise talks about his formula for assembling a team (2:40) through the league’s expansion draft (4:20), hoping to mirror the success of the most recent expansion team, the Las Vegas Golden Knights (6:30). Will he follow the the Knights’ successful footprint?
How much more difficult is Francis’s job amid a pandemic (9:50)? Is he in favor of analytics when evaluating players (11:50) and how much does he value a player’s character when evaluating him (12:45)? How soon will Francis hire a coach and what are some characteristics he’s looking for (15:00)? The search for answers continues on this episode of the Silvi Knows podcast.
August 10, 2020
Dave Oancea, aka "Vegas Dave" bought a Mike Trout baseball card two years ago for $400,000. It's now up for auction and is expected to break the world record previously held by a Honus Wagner card that sold for $3.12 million. On this episode of the Silvi Knows podcast, Dave tells the story of how he acquired the Trout card (1:30) and why he's been banned in Vegas sports books (2:30). He's now a record-setting sports betting consultant with a lot of stories to tell, including how his future bet of $100,000 on the Kansas City Royals that won him 2.5 million when the Royals won the World Series (5:45).
Other topics include the easiest and hardest sports to win money on (8:15) and why he has no plan to bet on the Seahawks or the Mariners to win it all anytime soon (14:45). He does offer a tip on one player to keep an eye on for a future bet (17:30) all on this week's Silvi Knows podcast.
August 3, 2020
Walter Jones is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the NFL 100 All-Time Team.
Big Walt joins us on this episode of the Silvi Knows podcast to give his opinion of current NFL players opting out of the season (5:30) and the league's decision to eliminate all preseason games (8:25). He also shares funny training camp stories of his playing days, including his attempt at catching punts to earn the players a night off (10:30) and his humorous take on kickers (12:30).
Walt also reflects on his playing days alongside fellow Hall Of Famer Steve Hutchinson (18:50), pushing Cadillac Escalades to stay in shape (23:30), his basketball playing days (26:00), and why he chose his now famous number 71 (35:30).
Walt shares his thoughts on the Jamal Adams trade (14:00) and the possibility of the Seahawks' Super Bowl window closing (17:00) all on this week's Silvi Knows podcast.