With a focus on the San Francisco 49ers, these three sports voices often clash. Three different points of view, one main focus, the 49ers. Welcome to 3 Sides Sports Talk.
Jimmy and Niners needed all of the 18 week schedule, and all of the final game, plus overtime to do it, but they secured a win and a trip to the playoffs.So much to discuss. So many turning points, and we break it all down, including the points that no one is talking about.Plus, we rewind to the beginning of the season to see where we were right with our division and playoff predictions, and where we were horribly wrong. Spoiler, there were plenty.Finally, a look ahead to the Cowboys, and all the history between the teams.
The guys dive right into Trey Lance, the good, the not so good, and why it's clear the reasons Kyle has trust issues with him. But it was a win, and now it's Rams week with a playoff birth on the line!Plus, we take the first shot at fixing some of the NFL teams. Jerry fixes the Raiders and Jaguars; Jeff fixes the Browns and Broncos and Todd fixes the Seahawks and Texans. Great discussion!Now, it is win and in. Do or die. Oh, the pressure of Rams week.Plus, what do we think the NFL should do to honor John Madden in the long term.Come for the information, stay for the entertainment.
The guys recap a very disappointing game in Tennessee.Was it just a bad Jimmy game? How much falls on the defense for not getting off the field on all the 3rd and long situations? Why can't Kyle and the offense produce in the 2nd half of games?Then came the news of Jimmy's thumb injury. Can he play against the Texans? Should he play if he's 70%? Is it time to move to Trey and see what he's got?We also pay tribute to John Madden and all he meant to us and the NFL.Plus, our locks of the week, our Final Thoughts and plenty of information and entertainment.
The Niners took care of Atlanta and put themselves in great playoff positions, but is winning the division out of the question? We look at the what it would take, and if it's even in the world of possible.Plus, during our spin around the NFL we try and "fix" some teams. Some may beyond fixing, but we do our best.Plus, it's episode 50. So we get into the Christmas spirit and spread some Christmas cheer!
We were on to Cincinnati and the 49ers took care of business. It wasn't easy or pretty, but they got the job done in overtime.Jerry would point out that Jimmy nearly threw a pick 6 to lose the game. Todd would say Jimmy went 6 for 6 in OT with a TD. You know there is debate about this.But the Niners got the win and they move on to play the Atlanta Falcons.Plus, plenty of talk about the other NFL games that took place in week 14 including, would Jim Harbaugh be interested in the Raiders job?Finally, some great Final Thoughts from everyone!
The loss to the Seahawks was a failure on so many levels, and at 6-6 and 5 games remaining, what do the 49ers do? Try for the playoffs with Jimmy? Play Trey and see what happens? Even if you make the playoffs are you capable of beating the top teams?This isn't just podcast, this episode is a therapy session for all 49er fans. Come, sit on the couch and let's chat. One thing we do know is, "We're on to Cincinnati."
It was a make or break game against the Vikings and the 49ers came out on top. Listen to us breakdown much of the game, including asking, do the 49ers really miss Mike McGlinchy? What's the key to beating Seattle? Is missing Deebo and Warner going to be drastic or do they have what it takes to replace them this week?Lots to get into. Lots of entertainment.It's December and the 49ers are in the Playoff Picture, it's time to jump on board fans and help this team not only make the playoffs, but catch the Rams and make noise in the postseason!
The Niners went to Jacksonville and did what they had to do, get a win. Even down a few players they made it look easy. Now, into Vikings week and a chance to move above .500 and into prime Wild Card position.Plus, a spin around the NFL and a look into the QBs that might be on the move in the offseason.Finally, a review of the new Hard Knocks. As usual, Jerry wants more and Todd found it entertaining.Come for the information, stay for the entertainment.
The guys celebrate a Monday Night Football victory over the Rams. That's 5 in a row for the 49ers over the Rams.Everyone gets their props for a big win, but that doesn't mean the podcast was without disagreement.Plus, a full swing around the NFL.
What happens when a 49er podcaster endures an embarrassing loss like the 49es had against Colt McCoy and the Cardinals? There's an explosion. Jeff takes Kyle, the front office, and every one in the 49er organization to task. Cover your ears, because his rant is not for the faint of heart.
After a month of loses, the 49ers get a victory in Chicago and the guys break it all down. Including, should Shanahan rotate RBs more; could Trey have done what Jimmy did; and why Mitch Wishnowsky deserves props even though all he did was hold for FGs.Plus, a spin around the NFL.And, the guys get breaking news during the podcast about Henry Ruggs.
The guys discuss an embarrassing loss to the Colts. What it means now and will we now see Trey Lance?Play breakdowns showing are the Xs and Os are there, but the execution is not.Plus, a Final Thought about the 6 worst people in the world.
What does Kyle Shanahan owe the fans when it comes to what is happening with the 49ers? Is Aiyuk in the doghouse or are the fans overreacting? We have stats, stats and more stats, but do they mean anything?Even in the bye week there was plenty to disagree about.
It got heated again as Todd, Jerry and Jeff disagreed with what went wrong in the loss to the Cardinals.The main bone of contention was Kyle Shanahan's game plan, but was he to blame? Todd says no, others disagree.Plus, a full discussion on Trey Lance's first NFL start.
A second loss of the season. More injuries. A QB swap. Something has the guys all fired up for this episode of 3 Sides Sports.Plus, what is happening in Jacksonville with Urban Meyer.Finally, just a little bit of baseball talk as MLB moves into their postseason.
The guys experienced their first loss of the season and emotions ran high as they "discussed" what went wrong, who was to blame, and where they go from here.Was it Jimmy's limitations? Was it the poor defense? Were the Packers just too good? It all is on the table. And speaking of on the table, Jerry's got wine, Todd's got whiskey, and Jeff's got a cocktail. It was that kind of podcast.Come for the information. Stay for the entertainment.
The guys dive right into the 49er's win over the Eagles, and have a good discussion about if Jimmy was a positive or a negative in the win. They also talk about the unsung heroes of the game.Plus, a full tour around the NFL, including the surprising 2-0 Panthers and Raiders. The 1-1 Seahawks and the will-they-ever-win Vikings and Jags.Plus, a preview of the home opener against the Packers coming up in Prime Time this Sunday.Finally, the fans of 3 Sides Sports chime in on what's on their Sports Bucket list.Come for the information. Stay for the entertainment
The guys breakdown the week 1 victory over the Lions, including the injury aftermath and where to go next. They tour around the NFL and talk about what surprised them the most. Finally they take a quick look ahead to the 49ers v Eagles.It's an action packed show full of information and entertainment.Go Niners!
Todd, Jerry and Jeff go around the NFL and breakdown the divisions, make their predictions on records, who will make the playoffs, and put on the record their Super Bowl Pick.It's the final episode to make predictions before the pigskins starts flying for real!Join us. Come for the information. Stay for the entertainment.
The guys breakdown the final preseason game against the Raiders and talk about the 2 QB system that we saw. They also talk about cutdown day and the Final 53 man roster. Plus, a tour around the NFL to see which players made teams and who didn't.Plus, they get ready for week 1.And as always, Final Thoughts.Come for the information, stay for the entertainment.
The guys dive right into the action between the Niners and Chargers in preseason week 2. Plenty of talk about Jimmy and Trey, and what we think and want to happen moving forward. Plus, cuts are made and roster construction is underway. It's football time people. Jump onboard for everything Niners related!
Trey Lance hits an 80 yard TD and keeps the hype train rolling. Is he on track to start Game 1 in Detroit? The guys also talk about the new taunting rules that will be a point of emphasis this year. They also give the second episode of Hard Knocks a big thumbs down. What we noticed from around the NFL in preseason week 1. Plus, a discussion on QB rankings heading into the season.Football season is here and the guys are breaking everything down.
Jerry starts the Trey Lance hype train leading up to the first preseason game. The guys talk about what they expect to see from the team as they take on the Chiefs. They debate about the Hall of Fame speeches and if Hard Knocks is worth watching. Plus, Jeff puts a bow on his displeasure with the entire Aaron Rodgers saga.
The boys open up this podcast discussing the Fred Warner extension with strong props to the front office. They debate what the loss of Cam Akers means to the Rams. And Todd and Jerry spare over Aaron Rodgers and if he's just being a petulant child after the news that he turned down a contract extension from the Packers.All that, plus our Final Thoughts.Come for the information. Stay for the entertainment.
After some much needed vacation time, Todd, Jerry and Jeff are back. They get deep into the recent comments that Kyle Shanahan made on The Flying Coach podcast, including debating how upset he seemed by missing out on Matt Stafford, and where Justin Fields really was on Kyle's list. Plus, since it's the calm before the Training Camp storm, the guys get into what it means to be a good fan, how to be a fan when you live in different areas, and finally, what are the holes in their entertainment viewing.Come for the information, stay for the entertainment.
With Jeff in Costa Rica, Todd and Jerry take the wheel and discuss the recent rash of 49er injuries, Aaron Rodgers officially skipping mandatory OTAs, and a fun discussion about superstar athletes who had Hall of Fame careers in two locations.Lots of 49er talk, and even more entertainment.
The guys discuss what they saw from OTAs. Jeff's already a little concerned with the injuries, are you? Jerry says he can't see Aaron Rodgers taking another snap for the Packers. And they somehow weave tennis and wrestling into the discussion.Finally, the end song is a tribute to Todd's Final Thought as well as a tribute to one of the greatest wrestlers of the 80s and 90s. Enjoy.Come for the information, stay for the entertainment.
The guys talk about mini camp and their thoughts of seeing Trey Lance in a Niner uniform for the first time. They also talk about the latest with Aaron Rodgers and the unwritten rules of sports.Come for the sports, stay for the entertainment.
The NFL schedule has been release and the guys have thoughts. Where is the tough stretch, what's the end look like, and did the schedule makers squash their road trip to Nashville? It's all here. All 49ers. All the time!
The guys give their thoughts on the full 49er draft, including disagreeing on Trey Sermon. They also dive deep into the Aaron Rodgers issues and conclude with some interesting, if not "old time" Final Thoughts.Next week, we'll have the full schedule breakdown.Come for the information. Stay for the entertainment.
The 49ers kept the secret until the very end, and when the pick was made the Faithful rejoiced. With the 3rd pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, the San Francisco 49ers select, Trey Lance, QB, North Dakota St. Todd, Jerry and Jeff break it all down, including the nervous energy leading up to the pick.Come for the information, stay for the entertainment.
Mock Draft Edition!The guys breakdown the entire 1st round, mock draft style. But before they do that, they give their final thoughts on the QBs, who the 49ers might take and why.It's Mock Draft season, and this is by far one of the best!
It's a BIG DRAFT show. The guys are joined by KNBR radio host, and former NFL scout, Larry Krueger to breakdown the entire draft -- what the 49ers should do, not only at #3, but through the whole draftPlus, the guys talk about the second pro day for Justin Fields and what it might mean that the Jets were in attendance.Come for the information, stay for the entertainment.
The guys are joined by NBC Bay Area 49er Insider Matt Maiocco to discuss Mac Jones and the QB situation at #3, what makes Kyle Shanahan so beloved by players and what is the hands down road trip for this upcoming year.Plus, hear Matt tell the story about winning a bet against Jim Harbaugh, but how winning a bet against Jim isn't always a win.Come for the information, stay for the entertainment.
After 5 days to digest, Jerry, Todd and Jeff jump right into the trade that brought the 49ers the #3 pick. They try and figure out what Kyle is doing, and go deep into, "Is Mac Jones really in play for that #3 pick?" Come for the information, stay for the entertainment.
The guys breakdown the 49er free agency and discuss a few more names they'd like to see added for the upcoming season. They also talk about the most overrated stats and awards in football; and their sports pet peeves. You won't want to miss that. Finally, Jeff continues his battle against the city of Cleveland and Jerry issues a mini-apology to Raider fans. Come for the knowledge, stay for the entertainment.
The guys dive right into the Free Agent Frenzy and discuss all the moves that the 49ers made, and all the moves they want to continue to see made. They also talk about the most surprising things to happen in free agency, players and teams. Plus, they talk about Deshaun Watson and what his latest off-the-field issues mean for his future and the possibility of trading him. Enjoy a fun-filled episode of 3 Sides Sports Talk!
The crew reacts to Dak Prescott's record setting QB deal, answer a slew of mailbox questions and get ready to react to the start of free agency. They also discuss the great article in The Athletic by David Lombardi and Matt Barrows that allowed every wannabe GM to test their skills at assembling a roster for the 49ers, complete with the ability to input draft choices, restructure contracts and add veterans. It's a great exercise for anyone who wants a deep dive into roster assembly. And as always, some fiery Final Thoughts.The Athletic article - https://theathletic.com/2419809/2021/03/10/build-your-own-2021-49ers-can-you-assemble-a-sustainable-53-man-roster/
Big episode! The guys welcome Pac-12 Play-by-play announcer Troy Clardy to the show. Troy shares his adventures in broadcasting, sells Washington St. as the place you need to road trip and defends his opinion that Fatburger is better than In-n-Out. Plus, a mini mailbag and as aways, QB talk. Come for the information, stay for the entertainment.
Mailbag coming next episode, submit your questions now via Apple Podcast review, YouTube channel or on Twitter @3SidesSports.On this episode, why did the Texans give JJ Watt what he wanted, and are holding Deshaun Watson hostage? You bet there was disagreement on this. Plus, Todd drops some knowledge on the NFL rules of trading draft picks and why Dee Ford might have to stay with the 49ers. Plus, do any of the guys want Big Ben as their bandaid QB? Finally, some solid Final Thoughts.
The guys recap the Super Bowl and discuss why Nick Bosa CANNOT be part of a trade for Deshaun Watson. They also talk about Carson Wentz and Sam Darnold, and why the Niners are kicking the tires on those two. They also start their draft preview by breaking down Trey Lance and giving you the comp for him in the NFL. They conclude by talking about the free agents the Niners already have signed, and as always have their Final Thoughts. Ending the episode with a tribute to the Super Bowl. Enjoy!Trey Lance clips that we discussed - https://youtu.be/BAW7OSXPBOE
If you haven't noticed, our intro music always gives a clue about our episode. This time, it's Pearl Jam from their Ten album to signify our 10th episode. Our exit song, well, you'll just have to listen to find out. In this episode the guys discuss the Goff/Stafford trade and what it means to the Niners; Jerry has an offer the Texans can't refuse for DeShaun; and we pay tribute to a 49er who stepped away from the game this past week and try and stump each other with some of our favorite 49ers. Plus, as always, our Final Thoughts. Welcome to an fun-filled episode of 3 Sides Sports!
Watch your kneecaps, Jerry goes full Macho Man in describing Dan Campbell's press conference. We recap the poor coaching by Matt LaFleur in giving away the NFC Championship game, and of course dive deep into the discussions of what it would take for the 49ers to get, and if they'd even want, Matt Stafford, Deshaun Watson or maybe even Aaron Rodgers. Join the conversation!
Jerry and Todd disagree on why the 49ers would have to overpay to get Deshaun Watson; do the Jets and Dolphins really have the best shot of getting him; and Jeff rejoices in the Browns getting bounced from the playoffs. Plus, the latest dominos in the head coaching carousel.
There was an unexpected Dirk Diggler reference, so we kick off this episode with a little 70s music. Then the 3 Sides Crew discuss the latest on Deshaun Watson wanting out of Houston and what it would take for him to become a Niner. They also talk about Robert Saleh and the coaching carousel. Plus, the NFL Playoffs and which NFL players, current and retired, they'd most want to be neighbors with. Join the discussion.
Todd, Jerry & Jeff dive deep into the first week of the 49er offseason. How should the Niners prioritization Juice? If Jimmy is on the trade block, why is he only garnering mid to late round compensation? What would it cost in draft compensation to jump into the top 4 for a top level rookie? The guys discuss, sometimes at an angry volume, what the Niners should do. That's why they call it 3 Sides Sports.
The guys put a bow on the 2020 year, begin the offseason discussion, such as who is going to play QB for the Niners in 2021. Also, they each make a prediction about which NFL Head Coaching spots will be open. Will there be a surprise opening? Saints? Cowboys? Bucs? Listen in and see if you agree. Plus, which current or former NFL player would you want as a neighbor?
Todd and Jeff strenuously disagree about what the Niners should do with Josh Rosen, Jerry has a pie-in-the-sky path to fix the 49er QB problem, and there is some heated debate as to what the Niners should do next. Sit back with some egg nog and enjoy this Holiday episode of 3 Sides Sports Talk.
The guys contemplate whether fans expect too much of a backup QB like Nick Mullens; what the Niners should focus on now that their playoff hopes are all but dashed; will Trevor Lawrence pull an Eli Manning; and Todd gets nerdy by breaking down the salary cap and what the Niners options maybe going forward. Plus, beer talk and recommendations.