SportsTalk with Bobby Hebert & Kristian Garic

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Bobby& Kristian takes on the day’s hottest topics in the world of sports,
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in-depth coverage of the Saints, LSU and Pelicans​.  WHO DAT!

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1943 episodes

How serious is Pete Werner's groin injury?

Mike and Bobby discussed their concerns about Saints linebacker Pete Werner's groin injury recovery. They talked to Ron Higgins, a columnist for TigerDetails, about Myles Brennan's exit from the LSU program. Higgins expects the Tigers to feature several freshman starters this season. Ryan Fowler, the host of The Game on Tide 100.9, also joined the show to praise Alabama linebacker Will Anderson and break down the Crimson Tide heading into this season.

30m
Aug 16
Myles Brennan could continue to play college football somewhere else

Ron Higgins, a columnist for TigerDetails.com, joined the show to share his thoughts on Myles Brennan's decision to leave football. Higgins said he hopes Brennan continues to play college football somewhere else. He still views the former LSU quarterback as a pro prospect. Higgins also talked about Harold Perkins and Maason Smith.

15m
Aug 16
The Saints feature a dynamic offense paired with a stingy defense

Bobby and Mike broke down the addition of former Washington linebacker Jon Bostic to the Saints' defense. Stan Verrett, a New Orleans native and current ESPN anchor, joined the show to share his thoughts on this year's Saints team. Verrett said the black and gold improved across the board in the off-season. Teams will struggle to score 30 points against the defense, and their offense is dynamic enough to lead them to 10+ wins.

29m
Aug 16
Teams will struggle to score 30 points against this Saints defense

Stan Verrett, an ESPN anchor, joined the show to discuss his expectations for the Saints this season. Verrett explained that the Saints got better in the secondary, and their offense should be more dynamic this season. The two biggest concerns for this team are the offensive line and linebacker depth. 

16m
Aug 15
Most NFL teams would take Andy Dalton as an insurance policy

Bobby and Mike continued talking about Myles Brennan's decision to walk away from football. Mike explained that new LSU offensive coordinator Mike Denbrock likes to utilize athletic rushing quarterbacks. The guys also discussed Andy Dalton's preseason debut with the Saints. Bobby also gave his pick for the best Saints team in history. 

29m
Aug 15
LSU OC Mike Denbrock wants to utilize athletic rushing quarterbacks

Dave Hilbert, the marketing manager of the Silver Slipper, joined the show to continue discussing the LSU quarterback situation with Mike and Bobby. The guys also talked about Saints quarterback Andy Dalton before Hilbert gave an update on the events at the Silver Slipper.

10m
Aug 15
In hindsight, Myles Brennan should have transferred

Bobby and Mike discussed the news that LSU QB Myles Brennan decided to walk away from football. Bobby gave a story about his decision to continue playing football, and the guys talked to WWL Sports Director Kristian Garic about why Brennan left the program. Bobby and Mike also broke down the latest roster moves from the Saints. 

29m
Aug 15
Myles Brennan was going to be third on the LSU QB depth chart

WWL sports director Kristian Garic joined the show to discuss the news he broke about LSU quarterback Myles Brennan. Bobby continued breaking down the move, explaining why the transfer portal should prevent backup quarterbacks from staying with one program for a long time. 

12m
Aug 15
Picking The Studs & Duds From Saints Preseason Opener | Inside Black & Gold

There was a lot of good early on against the Texans, but things came a bit unglued once the backups got in the game. So who stood out the most and who … did not? Steve and Jeff make their picks for the studs & duds of the preseason opener out in Houston.    Subscribe to Inside Black & Gold HERE! https://www.audacy.com/podcasts/inside-black-gold-168803

28m
Aug 15
Chris Olave has a ridiculous second gear

Kristian praised wide receiver Chris Olave and defensive end Carl Granderson, calling them his "K-Dawg's dogs." Bobby gave multiple statistics that defend Saints defensive end Cam Jordan's case for a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The guys broke down training camp audio from Dwayne Washington and Trevor Penning, and they also shared their exclusive interviews with cornerback Paulson Adebo and wide receiver Kirk Merritt.

30m
Aug 13
Trevor Penning's mean streak is a breath of fresh air

Kristian and Bobby dissected Saints training camp audio from running back Dwayne Washington and offensive tackle Trevor Penning. Bobby praised Washington's effort on special teams, and Kristian explained why he loves Penning's attitude. 

7m
Aug 13
Seven or eight wins sounds about right for this LSU team

Kristian and Bobby praised Saints running back Dwayne Washington for his effort on special teams. Wilson Alexander, an LSU writer for The Advocate, joined the show to discuss updates on the Tigers after one week of fall camp. Alexander shared his thoughts on the quarterback battle and broke down what players have stood out so far. The guys also talked about Tom Brady's absence from Buccaneers training camp.

30m
Aug 13
Freshman TE Mason Taylor has been a pleasant surprise for LSU

Wilson Alexander, an LSU writer for The Advocate, joined the show to share his thoughts on the Tigers one week into fall camp. Alexander said the development of freshman tight end Mason Taylor has been a pleasant surprise. He also discussed the offensive line and quarterback battle, breaking down his thoughts on Jayden Daniels and Myles Brennan.

20m
Aug 12
Is CJ Gardner-Johnson going about his contract demands the right way?

Kristian and Bobby discussed Jim Mora's case for a spot in the Saints' Ring of Honor. The guys also debated CJ Gardner-Johnson's contract demands before speaking to Marc Vandermeer, the voice of the Houston Texans. Vandermeer said that fans are optimistic about the improving direction of the Texans. He talked about the team's young players, including Derek Stingley Jr., Davis Mills, and Nico Collins. Bobby also shared his thoughts on Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford's elbow injury.

28m
Aug 12
Fans are optimistic about the improving direction of the Houston Texans

Marc Vandermeer, the voice of the Houston Texans, joined the show to break down how fans feel about the team this season. The Texans are obviously in a rebuild, but Vandermeer said fans are optimistic about the team's direction under general manager Nick Caserio and head coach Lovie Smith. Vandermeer also discussed the team's young players, including quarterback Davis Mills, wide receiver Nico Collins, and tight end Brevin Jordan.

16m
Aug 12
The Texans have been a disaster in the past few years

Kristian and Bobby previewed the Saints' upcoming preseason game against the Houston Texans. Bobby also opened his notebook to share his thoughts from Saints training camp. The guys discussed Payton Turner, Jordan Jackson, and Michael Thomas. Kristian mentioned that kicker Wil Lutz looked good in practice, and Bobby said the Saints have a great special teams duo between Lutz and punter Blake Gillikin.

30m
Aug 12
The Saints' offense operates at its best when they run the ball well

Bobby opened his notebook to continue sharing his insights from Saints training camp. He talked to Kristian about the tight end position, breaking down Nick Vannett and Juwan Johnson. The guys also discussed Payton Turner, Jordan Jackson, and Michael Thomas. 

14m
Aug 12
Kristian loved what he saw from Dai'Jean Dixon and Ian Book on Thursday

Kristian, Bobby, and Mike spoke to Saints wide receiver Dai'Jean Dixon following Thursday's practice. The guys praised the undrafted free agent out of Nicholls State. Kristian and Bobby also broke down training camp audio from Dennis Allen. They expect the tackling on Saturday's game to be messy. Kristian said Dixon and quarterback Ian Book stood out to him on Thursday. 

29m
Aug 12
The Nicholls State alum, WR Dai'Jean Dixon, has impressed in training camp

Kristian, Bobby, and Mike interviewed wide receiver Dai'Jean Dixon following Thursday's practice session. Mike praised Dixon's ability to make physical, contested catches, and Dixon said he takes pride in making DBs uncomfortable. The receiver also discussed his time at Nicholls State.

10m
Aug 12
Will the Saints carry 7 wide receivers?

Bobby broke down his observations from Thursday's training camp practice. He said the Saints' defense had another good day, and he's excited to see which young running backs separate themselves in the preseason. Jeff Nowak, a WWL digital sports producer and host of the Inside Black & Gold podcast, joined the show to discuss the Saints' secondary. Nowak also shared his thoughts on the team's young wide receivers.

34m
Aug 12
The Saints have excelled at finding premium DBs in the draft's middle rounds

Jeff Nowak, a WWL sports digital producer and host of the Inside Black & Gold podcast, joined the show to discuss the Saints' defensive backs. Nowak broke down which players in the secondary have excelled in training camp. The guys also predicted how many wide receivers the Saints could carry.

17m
Aug 12
The strong play of LSU's cornerbacks in fall camp has surprised Brian Kelly

Kristian, Bobby, and Mike answered questions from a WWL listener regarding Saints cornerback Paulson Adebo. Glen West, a senior writer for Geaux247.com, joined the show to break down his observations from LSU fall camp. West talked about the cornerbacks, running backs, and tight ends. Mike also discussed what he wants to see in New Orleans' first preseason game.

30m
Aug 11
Mike Jones Jr. and BJ Ojulari have emerged as leaders on LSU's defense

Glen West, a senior writer at Geaux247.com, joined the show to talk about LSU football. West discussed early surprises at fall camp, gave his picks for leaders on the defense, and predicted the starting cornerbacks on the team.

15m
Aug 11
Picking the Saints to win the NFC South at their current odds is a good bet

Kristian, Bobby, and Mike broke down some of their early thoughts from Thursday's practice. Kristian liked what he saw from quarterback Ian Book, and Mike praised offensive tackle James Hurst. The guys also talked to Ryan Horvat, the host of BetMGM Tonight, about his favorite NFL bets ahead of the 2022-23 regular season. Horvat likes odds for the Saints to win the NFC South.

28m
Aug 11
Something is wrong with Tampa Bay

Ryan Horvat, the host of BetMGM Tonight, joined the show to discuss some of his favorite pre-season NFL bets. Mike wondered what was going on in Tampa Bay with their injuries and Tom Brady's recent leave of absence from camp. Horvat said the Saints winning the NFC South is one of his favorite bets. He also praised the Colts as an under-the-radar Super Bowl selection and broke down second-year quarterbacks.

17m
Aug 11
Michael Thomas could win NFL Comeback Player of the Year

Kristian, Bobby, and Mike interviewed Saints wide receiver Kirk Merritt. The Destrehan, Louisiana native discussed growing up as a Saints fan and shared his background as a former track athlete. Kristian listed wide receiver Michael Thomas and defensive end Carl Granderson as his two "K-Dawg's Dogs." Bobby said he could see the star Saints receiver winning the NFL Comeback Player of the Year. The guys also talked about the battle in the trenches between the offensive and defensive lines at training camp.

29m
Aug 11
Kirk Merritt will do whatever he can to help the Saints win

Kristian, Bobby, and Mike interviewed Saints wide receiver Kirk Merritt following Wednesday's practice. Merritt discussed growing up as a member of the Who Dat Nation in Destrehan, Louisiana. He also talked about his speed and background as a track athlete. Merritt explained what he learned with the Miami Dolphins that prepared him for this opportunity in New Orleans. 

5m
Aug 11
Which players get the most out of the NFL preseason?

Kristian and Bobby broke down moments from Dennis Allen's press conference following Wednesday's practice. They talked about the depth in the Saints' secondary and the usefulness of preseason. Bobby also discussed Baltimore kicker Justin Tucker's contract, praising him as the best kicker in NFL history. 

32m
Aug 11
PJ Williams has become an important part of the Saints' defense

Kristian and Bobby broke down sound bites from Saints head coach Dennis Allen following Wednesday's practice. The guys talked about the depth in the Saints' secondary and praised the growth of PJ Williams. They also debated the importance of the NFL preseason. 

20m
Aug 10
Andy Dalton had the most accurate day of any Saints QB so far

Kristian, Bobby, and Mike talked about All-Pro linebacker Roquan Smith. Chessa Bouche, a sports reporter for BRProud.com, joined the show to break down LSU's football team. Bouche discussed expectations for wide receiver Kayshon Boutte and a stout defensive unit. Bobby also praised Andy Dalton for his outstanding performance at Wednesday's training camp practice. 

28m
Aug 10