Dukes & Bell Weekdays 2p – 7p
Bio: Carl Dukes is a co-host on Dukes & Bell 2pm – 7pm Weekdays, with Mike Bell. Carl is an award winning broadcaster with over 17 years experience, most recently with ESPN 97.5 in afternoon drive with his show “Put up your dukes!” Dukes has also made regular appearances in ESPN’s The Hotlist and First Take along with several other national sports shows on Fox and Fox Southwest. Carl is involved in numerous charitable community activities and does guest speaking engagements for his foundation throughout the year. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, movies, golfing, playing a good pick-up game of hoops and listening to music while creating new dishes on the grill!
Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
Twitter: @DukesandBell, @PutEmUpCDukes
THE FALCONS OFFENSE HAS shut down. The 49ers held Falcons running back Devonta Freeman in check. Freeman entered the game leading the league in rushing, but was held to 12 yards on 12 carries. The Falcons averaged 126 yards rushing per game, which ranked eighth in the league, before facing San Francisco… RIDICULOUS!
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers bounced back after blowing a 17-point lead, getting a 31-yard field goal from Connor Barth in overtime to beat the mistake-prone Falcon 23-20 on Sunday. But as a fan I am disappointed! You should be too! This was another bad game for the Falcons who moved the ball up and down the field on the Bucs, but had nothing to show for it most of the day because they played undisciplined football! Matt was bad in the 1st half / Great in the 2nd. The Falcons sustained some injuries, but I will not make excuses for a team we should have beat. Jameis Winston throw for only 177 yards and a TD. But in Overtime “Dukesism” ‘when it matters most’ he played like a guy that had been in this situation numerous times. The story of this game was turnovers. The Falcons turned the ball over 4 times and had a hard time getting out of their own way. They kept themselves from putting points on the board and keeping the Bucs offense off the field with 11 penalties for 124 yards. Terrible!
Here we are again. Same story, different year. We came into the beginning of the season with tons of hype and a stacked, talented team. Another signing class full of stars and an off-season with all the right things seeming to happen. And yet again, we dare to hope… Is this FINALLY our year???
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