Ep. 45 – Boys Behaving Badly

Jodie is back! To bring more Fantasy Football fun and update us on snowboarders…yes, I did say snowboarders. Boys behaved pretty badly this last week so the title came to us in the middle of our opener!

Boys/Men behaving badly. Come on, guys. We’d rather talk about awesome catches and touch down celebrations! See a therapist.

Women Drinking Beer!

The Playbook:
What’s Up With Gronk?!? Gronk’s bad hit.
Enforcer documentary Ice Guardians
Russian athletes banned from Olympics!
Silken Laumann – Canadian Rower who tested positive for drugs after taking cold medicine!
Snowboarder is a “budding” entrepreneur. Ross Rebagliati
Mark McMorris snowboarder who ruptured his spleen. Returned to win Gold!
LiAngelo Ball caught shoplifting!?!
Trophy Kids documentary – Kids in sports
College Football Playoffs scandal!

Ep. 43 – Connie Has a Stamps Collection

Wow! We cover a lot in this episode! Connie joins us just before she steps on a plane to head to the Grey Cup in Ottawa! We compare NFL and CFL and chat about our favourite podcasts.

Connie would have a Stampeders players’ collection if she could without being charged with kidnapping. She loves herself some kickers! Come and kick it with Vanda and Connie!

Episode with Matt Singleton!

The Playbook:
Gronk in high school. Hobbied in animal husbandry?
Calgary Stampeders Alex Singleton work with the Special Olympics! (CFL.ca)
Grey Cup info
Calgary Stampeders 4 legged mascot!
CFL Fans Fight Cancer charity for 2017 Grey Cup! Cancer Survivorship Centre
Conan O’Brien gets screeched in! (YouTube)
Connie opposing teams great players. Toronto Argonauts SJ Green and Ricky Ray!
CFL Purolator Tackle Hunger!
New Orleans Saints go marching in! (NOLA.com)
JJ Watt amazing fundraising (SI.com)
Denver Broncos (ex) AJ Derby one-handed catch! (YouTube)
CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders Duron Carter backhand catch!
Calgary Stampeder DaVaris Daniels amazing catch!
Calgary Dinos Niko DiFonte 59 yard field goal! (CBC.ca)

Ep. 42 – Just Joshin’ Around

This week Vanda is joined by her nephew, Josh! They chat about their weekend fantasy football matchup AND their fave movies from before they were born. Vanda even found some talkies! Then they close it out by talking about the biggest stories out of the NFL this season.

The episode title is pretty easy to figure out. Though Vanda insists on calling her cohost Joshua since that’s the name his mama gave him!

The Playbook:
Oh, Gronk…
Watch Cam Newton score 4 TDs while sitting on Vanda’s fantasy team bench! (YouTube)
Romeo and Juliet 1968 trailer (YouTube)
Once Upon a Time in the West trailer (Youtube)
Gaslight 1944 trailer (YouTube)
La Strada (IMDB)
Vanda’s fave song from Funny Girl (YouTube)
Rear Window – waking up to Grace Kelly 😍 (YouTube)
Odell on a boat!
Colin Kaepernick – Citizen of the Year (GQ)

Ep. 39 – How Did You Celebrate the Sports Equinox?

This week we welcome guest coohost, Karen Unland, who not only loves podcast but created a podcast network to share her love?!? We chat Fantasy Football and Edmonton sports. Where were you when Wayne Gretzky left the Oilers? The ladies also tell you how to enhance your winter experience. Vanda hates winter but Karen floods her backyard Canadian-style!

What is the Sports Equinox, you ask? Better listen to find out! It’s like awards season for sports fans…times a million.

The Playbook:
ATB Entrepreneur Centre
Wayne Gretzky leaves the Oilers (YouTube)
Fog in New England! (Patriots.com)

Ep. 38 – The Tight Ends Get Roasted

This week Hannah from Film Roast podcast joins us to chat football and movies! Grab the popcorn and listen to our review of the oldie Necessary Roughness from 1991. We also cover Sports News and list our fantasy players that have been TIGHT or BITE. And Hannah learns what a Canadian Tuxedo is!

Vanda is sick with the flu this week but she’s a trooper! Hannah joined online from Arizona to chat American Football and Football, or Soccer, as you American folks call it.

Ep. 37 -The Fix Is In

This week Vanda and guest host, Jodie, discuss how to fix everything that’s wrong with the NFL. It’s all solved, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell! They also compare their Fantasy Football teams to players in non-Fantasy Football. Were they TIGHT or did they BITE? The halftime show is all about new Fall TV! Don’t set your DVR until you listen to this episode!

The episode title is also a great song by Elbow. This week we solve the NFL’s issues, tomorrow peace in the Middle East!

The Playbook:
Leonard Fournette (Google Player Profile)
Aaron Rodgers moustache memes! (SB Nation)
Doug Flutie – Jodie’s grandmother’s favourite player. (Wikipedia)
Todd Gurley’s hair
Antonio Brown throws a tantrum! (CBS Sports)
Julio Jones (Google Player Profile)
Le’Veon Bell plays catch with a young fan! (Twitter)
Deshaun Watson gives his first paycheque to Houston cafeteria workers. My Most Vanda-approved Player. (Today.com)
Trevathan suspended for 2 games for hit on Davante Adams. (Fansided)
Should Don Cherry go away? (Google images)
Don Cherry biopic if you want to like him more. (Flixlist)

Vanda and Jodie’s Fall TV Guide:
Madame Secretary
Line of Duty
Survivor
This Is Us
Mr. D
Star Trek Discovery
The Good Doctor
Stranger Things
Riverdale

Ep. 36 – Frankly, my dear, I Don’t Give an Inferno!

This week we are joined by Calgary Inferno General Manager, Kristen Hagg, to talk about womens hockey! Former Inferno player Erin Duggan, Vanda’s neighbour (!), joins in the conversation! Listen to this one with your daughters! Our guest cohost is Vanda’s other half, Frank. He joins us while Ali is on vacation. Our halftime show is all about Alberta Podcast Network and female entrepreneurs.

The episode title was a tough one. You can hear us decide on during the podcast. Vanda did consider Towering Inferno but that movie is from the ’70s or something and we didn’t know if anyone would get it.

The Playbook:
Canadian Women’s Hockey League
Calgary Inferno (Twitter)
The best logo in sports?
That’s So Maven! Podcast
Emily Chu – artist (Instragram)

Ep. 34 – My Fantasy Team Just Got Kareem’d

In this week’s podcast Ali and Vanda recap on week one of Fantasy Football. Who was TIGHT? And who was a BITE? You’ll have to listen to find out! They also have corrections, a fashion-filled half time show, a quiz brought to them by The 4th Line Podcast, and they finish off the show with some fun facts from the US Open.

The Playbook:
Fantasy Football – Scoring Leaders (ESPN)
Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF):https://www.tiff.net/
New York Fashion Week: http://nyfw.com/
The 4th Line Podcast
Alberta Podcast Network
US Open: http://www.usopen.org/index.html
U.S. Open – Sloane Stephens gets a nice cheque! (Twitter)
Rafa!! (ESPN)
Kevin Anderson How old is he?! (ESPN)
Beth Mowins – NFL Play by Play Announcer!! (Wikipedia)

Ep. 32 – FUN-tasy Football Draft on Facebook Live!

It’s our first live show! And on video! Take a listen OR find the video on Tight Ends Podcast Facebook page.

Vanda and Ali do their 1st live draft in front of an audience AND ALL OF FACEBOOK! Find out if their picks are TIGHT or do they BITE in a segment called TIGHT or BITE. Hear 2 HUGE announcements. These are big announcements, people. If that isn’t enough we feature a super cute Trinidadian who happens to be single!

Tight Ends Podcast (Facebook)

Ep. 30 – Playing Hide and Zeke

Ugh! Tech difficulties this week. Apologies for the echo…you get to hear Vanda twice! Back to regular ‘casting next week when Ali returns.

This week the Tight Ends play Hide and Zeke! The ladies give you some supplemental fantasy football resources (obviously come to Tight Ends first) and help you find a workout during our Halftime Show. Also updates from Sid and Stan visit Halifax and Coupe de Roger in Montreal!

Don’cha love the episode title. Zeke should do a little more hiding and a little less seeking trouble!

The Playbook:
Instagram Fantasy Football
Fantasy Football 101
Fantasy Football Report
Fantasy Football Bros
Podcast Fantasy Football
Fantasy Footballers
Her Fantasy Football
Twitter
Pro Football Focus
Blake Bortles Facts