Current Sports | December 12, 2017

Dec 12, 2017

Shea Patterson; U-M Football; Recruiting; Jim Harbaugh; Detroit Lions; Matthew Stafford; NFC Playoff Picture; Allen Gant.

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Well, he got his guy. On this edition of "Current Sports with Al Martin,"  enjoy a full scouting report on Shea Patterson, the quarterback transfer to coach Jim Harbaugh's Michigan football team that has the hype train tooting its horn yet again. Al looks at Patterson--what he does well and what he doesn't--and his fit on Michigan's roster. But while the move undoubtedly improves the roster, Al doesn't think that  Patterson is the cure for Michigan. Engineer Isaac Constans, on his penultimate show, explains the other gaps that Harbaugh has to address. With that, Al looks into the psychology of why this move is receiving so much attention when Patterson isn't guaranteed to start. Furthering that conversation is Allen Gant, former University of Michigan linebacker. Allen pushes back on some of the critiques against Harbaugh and also looks ahead to what's next for the Wolverines: an Outback Bowl showdown. Interspersed towards the end of the show, Al and Isaac pessimistically parse the Detroit Lions' playoff chances.

Make sure to tune into Wednesday's "Current Sports with Al Martin" for engineer Isaac Constans' final show!

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