6 episodes

Chris Crouse's Desktop GM looks at sports through a strategic lens.
CC has covered it all, from sports business and betting at CNBC to the NBA, NFL, and XFL at various outlets. Join him each week as he brings on guests to share experiences, examine roster moves, and dissect team strategy, all while breaking down upcoming games in the NFL (and sometimes NBA).

Desktop GM Athletes Unfiltered

    • Football

Chris Crouse's Desktop GM looks at sports through a strategic lens.
CC has covered it all, from sports business and betting at CNBC to the NBA, NFL, and XFL at various outlets. Join him each week as he brings on guests to share experiences, examine roster moves, and dissect team strategy, all while breaking down upcoming games in the NFL (and sometimes NBA).

    Jake Rongholt Joins Chris Crouse

    Jake Rongholt Joins Chris Crouse

    Desktop GM - #6 - Jake Rongholt covers the Packers and the NFL at large for Pro Football Action and hosts the weekly Turning Point podcast, where he tells both sides of the story. Jake joins Chris to give instant reactions to the Le'Veon Bell signing, preview the Packers-Bucs game, and find something positive with Falcons and Washington Football Team in this week's bad teams need love too segment.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 36 min
    Alex Rikleen Joins Chris Crouse

    Alex Rikleen Joins Chris Crouse

    Desktop GM - #5 - In addition to his role as a senior fantasy writer at Rotowire, Alex Rikleen teaches The Business of Fantasy Sports at Framingham State University. Alex (@Rikleen) joins Chris Crouse to discuss the NFL's handling of player safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic and what protocols league managers should follow as uncertainty reigns over fantasy football. Keith Rollins also returns and the three scribes conduct of draft of NFL teams based on their chances of making the 2020 playoffs.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Keith Rollins Joins Chris Crouse

    Keith Rollins Joins Chris Crouse

    Keith Rollins is in the music scene, though he's long cross-pollinated in the sports world. Keith joins Chris Crouse to discuss the NBA Finals, explore parallels between LeBron James' career and Jay-Z's in the rap game, and examine some of the worst teams in the NFL...because bad teams need love too.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 39 min
    Kelsey Kramer Joins Chris Crouse

    Kelsey Kramer Joins Chris Crouse

    Desktop GM - #3 - iHeartMedia's Kelsey Kramer works as a sports producer but also covers the Atlanta Falcons for Heavy.com. She previously covered the Big South Conference for ESPN and currently contributes to Sports Book Review, giving weekly picks. Kelsey (@KKramz) joins Chris Crouse (@NBACrouse) to discuss the NFC South, identify Dan Quinn's possible replacement (hello Deion Sanders?), and attempt to find proper quarterback comparisons for some East Coast beaches. All that plus some Week 3 picks.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 21 min
    Ben Standig Joins Chris Crouse

    Ben Standig Joins Chris Crouse

    Desktop GM - #2 - Ben Standig covers the Washington Football Team and Washington Wizards for The Athletic. He has over a decade of experience as a sports journalist in the nation's capital. The native Washingtonian catches up with Chris Crouse (@NBACrouse) to discuss the Washington Football Team's impressive week 1 victory, the franchise's parallels to the Wizards' organization, and life as sports writer in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 46 min
    Aaron Schatz Joins Chris Crouse

    Aaron Schatz Joins Chris Crouse

    Desktop GM - #1 - Aaron Schatz is the founder of Football Outsiders and the creator of DVOA and DYAR. Publications like The Ringer have referred to him as the "founding father of football analytics." He catches up with Chris Crouse to discuss how to approaching thinking about predicting the outcome of football games, why process is more important than outcome and what attributes he looks at when evaluating a team. All that and 2020 NFL season predictions.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 39 min

Top Podcasts In Football