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Going Off The Grid: Execs Talk NFL Draft Recap, Overrated Bands

"Going Off The Grid" is a weekly survey of sports execs and personalities offering their thoughts on a handful of pressing (and trivial) issues in sports and pop culture. This week, our panelists share their thoughts on the NFL Draft and what the most overrated band of all time is.

  • ANC Exec VP/Technology Solutions Chris Mascatello
    -- Has nightmares about shiplap and sconces due to watching too much HGTV.
  • Aquarius Sports & Entertainment Dir of Client Services Hilary Goldberg
    -- Once took a zipline down from the Great Wall of China.
  • Lagardere Sports Senior VP/Commercial Bob Brennfleck
    -- Enjoys watching Netflix shows like "Ozark" and "Stranger Things."
  • Tandem Sports & Entertainment Senior VP/Client & Business Operations Shana Martin
    -- Ran track at the Univ. of Pennsylvania. 
Going Off The Grid
Can't start the morning without... Thoughts on NFL Draft in Nashville Favorite takeout food Agree with MLS expanding to 30 teams? Most overrated band of all time
A 20-ounce Coke Zero
They did a great job transforming Broadway into a stage and venue
I'm a sucker for any Asian noodle dish
30 teams is probably too many
The Eagles -- loved the doc but don't get the infatuation with the music

The radio -- I still listen to my local rock station
Music City isn't JUST Music City anymore!
Bao Buns & Pizza
If you build (the stadium) will they come?
I still don't know when Panic! At The Disco became a headliner
Iced coffee
Well done, Nashville
I am a Jersey guy who grew up on great pizza
It's an important milestone for the league's future growth
KISS. I guess that I'm a traditionalist, who prefers to keep it all about the music
Hugs and kisses from my husband and three daughters
A tremendous success. I guess it's that southern hospitality
Jamaican beef patty with cocoa bread
Yes, pro soccer continues to grow in the U.S.
I'll leave this one up to the pro music critics/bloggers to debate

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