Cover 1 | The Podcast-A NFL Draft Podcast

Cover 1 The Podcast is committed to covering the NFL Draft with intense background research and breaking down the Xs and Os.

Cover 1 | The Podcast Episode #20 Live Edition: GM Brandon Beane, UDFAs and More

May 13th, 2017

Erik Turner and Kevin Massare discuss:

-Brandon Beane thoughts and role
-Sean McDermott’s Role Going Forward
-Specific thoughts on UDFAs
-Tryout Players: Jalen Robinette
-Vet FAs you want to see? Byrd, Barnidge.

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Cover 1 | The Podcast Episode #19 Post Draft thoughts, GM search, State of the Roster

May 7th, 2017

Erik and Jon are joined by Dave Palermo from Numb Bills Fan Podcast on this Sunday Funday, to discuss the draft, the GM search and much much more.


Cover 1 | The Podcast Episode #18 Doug Whaley Fired, the Scouting Process, NFL Draft Recap

April 30th, 2017

The Bills announced the firing of General Manager Doug Whaley and possibly a majority of his personnel department. Today we were joined by Dan Hatman, former scout in the NFL, and founder of the Scouting Academy.


A multitude of topics were covered including:

  • Roles of the player personnel staff

    • Blesto Scouts
    • Area Scouts-their role on draft day
    • Director of Pro Personnel
    • General manager
  • Rumors of player personnel staff being fired prior to draft
    • How that affects the department
    • Why firing before the draft is bad
  • Possible GM candidates
  • Opinions on Bills draft picks
    • Tre'Davious White
    • Nathan Peterman
    • Dion Dawkins
  • Personal experience working with QB coach David Culley and OL coach Juan Castillo
  • Why firing the player personnel staff after is the correct model
  • "Firing timeline should not be taken as a sign of dysfunction"
  • Regardless, today is not a good day
    • Scouts, GM and a lot of good people lost their jobs
    • Now have to find out how to provide for their family


Be sure to check out the @TheScoutAcademy on Twitter and their website The Scouting Academy 


Cover 1 | The Podcast Episode #17 Peppers, Gillislee and the NFL Draft

April 25th, 2017

Erik Turner and Kevin Massare cover a multitude of topics leading into the 2017 NFL Draft.

  • Jabrill Peppers' diluted urine sample
  • Bills not matching Mike Gillislee's offer, RB options



Cover 1 | The Podcast Episode #16 Nathan Peterman Film Room Session

April 10th, 2017

Erik Turner and Nate Geary discuss a mid round target the Bills may be zoning in on in Nate Peterman. Peterman is a guy that the Bills organization has scouted several times. He's an accurate passer, can throw on the run, and is very intelligent. So step into the Cover 1 Film Room to analyze this intriguing prospect.

Be sure to get to to read Nate Geary's full breakdown and to watch the video breakdown get to our Youtube channel!!











Cover 1 | The Podcast Episode #15 with Special Guest Anthony Sambrotto from

March 30th, 2017

We are joined by Anthony Sambratto, contributor to to discuss the feeling at One Bills Drive. We also discuss the relationship between Doug Whaley and Sean McDermott then we jump into the state of the roster in regards to the wide receivers and defensive backs.


Cover 1 | The Podcast Episode #14 Free Agency + Draft Talk with Jason Shannon

March 24th, 2017

Kevin Massare and Jason Shannon discuss the Bills free agent pickups and dive into some draft talk.



Cover 1 | The Podcast Episode #13 Film Room: LB/S Jabrill Peppers

February 13th, 2017

Erik Turner and Jon Vinson break down three games from one of the most versatile players in this draft Jabrill Peppers.

Game 1 vs. Penn State

Game 2 vs. Wisconsion

Game 3 vs. Ohio State


Cover 1 | The Podcast: Episode #12 Who is Rick Dennison?

January 24th, 2017

Nate Geary and Kevin Massare discuss the Bills decision to bring in former Broncos offensive coordinator. Also available in videocast format here:


Cover 1 | The Podcast Episode #11 Sean McDermott Hired!

January 14th, 2017

Jon Vinson, Nate Geary and Erik Turner discuss the Bills hiring of Sean McDermott

  • Opinions
  • Lineage
  • Scheme
  • Film review

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