P:60 Packers Podcast with Michael Cohen

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Michael Cohen covers the Green Bay Packers for The Athletic. His podcast gives fans the latest news, notes and analysis about everything happening at Lambeau Field. Follow Michael on Twitter at @Michael_Cohen13

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    • Jun 2, 2020 LATEST EPISODE
    • every other week NEW EPISODES
    • 39m AVG DURATION
    • 88 EPISODES

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    Ep. 10 — Lindsey Hunter

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2020 75:02

    Michael is joined by two-time NBA champion Lindsey Hunter, who is now the head coach at Mississippi Valley State. A former lottery pick from Jackson State, Hunter won his first ring with Shaq and Kobe in Los Angeles before winning a second in Detroit alongside Chauncey Billups and Rasheed Wallace. He broke into coaching with the Suns in 2012 and the Warriors in 2013 before transitioning to the college ranks. Now he's building his own program at an HBCU amid our country's turbulent racial climate.

    Ep. 9 — Brian Windhorst

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2020 87:34


    Michael is joined by NBA reporter Brian Windhorst of ESPN. A two-time New York Times best-selling author, Windhorst has been chronicling the NBA for nearly 20 years and offers his insight about Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, The Last Dance and a wealth of other basketball topics. Stick around for some incredible stories about LeBron James the football player, too.


    Ep. 8 — Jim Nagy

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2020 53:15

    Michael is joined by longtime NFL scouting veteran Jim Nagy, who is now the executive director of the Senior Bowl. Jim spent 18 years as a scout for the Redskins (2001), Patriots (2002-08), Chiefs (2009-12) and Seahawks (2013-18) in both regional and national capacities before taking over college football's preeminent all-star game. Tune in as he brings listeners behind the scenes of the scouting world and the pre-draft process.

    Ep. 7 — Marvin Lewis

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2020 58:53


    Michael is joined by former Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis, who is now the co-defensive coordinator at Arizona State. Tune in for a discussion about breaking into the league with Bill Cowher and the Steelers, what it was like to coach arguably the greatest defense of all time with the Ravens and how he turned a franchise around in 16 seasons as coach of the Bengals.


    Ep. 6 — Casey Hayward

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2020 59:43

    Michael is joined by two-time All-Pro cornerback Casey Hayward of the Los Angeles Chargers. Hayward, who was drafted by the Packers in 2012, offers some insight about covering the league's best receivers, developing proper study habits, how to break down film, the importance of a position coach to overall development and those legendary pick-up basketball games at Lambeau Field.

    Ep. 5 — Geep Chryst

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2020 83:12

    Michael is joined by longtime NFL assistant Geep Chryst, who has coached for the Bears (1991-95), Cardinals (1996-98; 2001-03), Chargers (1999-2000), Panthers (2006-10), 49ers (2011-15) and Broncos (2017-18). Tune in for stories about head coach Jim Harbaugh practicing in full uniform for the 49ers, weekly wine and cheese nights with Mike Ditka and what it's like to scout his brother Paul Chryst's players at Wisconsin.

    Ep. 4 — Greg Bishop

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2020 84:55

    Michael is joined by Sports Illustrated senior writer Greg Bishop, who is one of the preeminent sports reporters in the country. Tune in for stories about Ricky Williams and marijuana use in the NFL; the brutal side of football that teams don't want you to see; the moral challenges of covering football and boxing; and how Greg ended up on a private plane with UFC star Conor McGregor.

    Ep. 3 — Sage Rosenfels

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2020 85:58

    Michael is joined by former NFL quarterback Sage Rosenfels, who played 12 years in the league (2001-12) for the Redskins, Dolphins, Texans, Vikings and Giants. Tune in for stories about Brett Favre, Ricky Williams, Kyle Shanahan, Andre Johnson and what it's like to be a quarterback in the NFL Draft.

    Ep. 2 — Dave McGinnis

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2020 72:33

    Michael is joined by former Arizona Cardinals head coach Dave McGinnis, whose career in pro football stretched from the '86 Chicago Bears to the '16 Los Angeles Rams, from legendary linebacker Mike Singletary to future Hall of Famer Aaron Donald. Tune in for 30 years of stories, insight and more.

    Ep. 1 — Jerry Glanville

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2020 55:23

    Michael is joined by former Houston Oilers and Atlanta Falcons head coach Jerry Glanville, a football lifer whose lengthy career began in the late 1960s. At 78 years old, Glanville is now the defensive coordinator for the XFL's Tampa Bay Vipers. He remains one of the sport's best storytellers.

    The introduction

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2020 3:04

    Welcome to Cohen's Corner, a new podcast hosted by sports reporter Michael Cohen. Tune in and brighten your day as Michael and his guests swap stories from the sporting world. Let's have some fun!

    Michael Cohen's farewell

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2019 49:04

    In Friday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen bids farewell to the Packers beat. After four seasons in Green Bay, he is moving to another part of the country to pursue new opportunities. Join Michael to say goodbye to both this podcast and the people who helped him along the way.

    Q&A with listeners

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2019 41:45

    In Tuesday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen answers questions from listeners. Topics include Matt LaFleur's new offense, the toughest roster bottles entering training camp, which players are in line for breakout seasons, what will happen to Josh Jones and more.

    Meet the assistant coaches

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2019 60:59

    In Monday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen introduces listeners to the new members of Matt LaFleur's coaching staff. You will hear from all of the fresh faces at Lambeau Field as organized team activities continue in Green Bay.

    Special guest Blake Martinez

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2019 41:03

    In Wednesday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen is joined by inside linebacker Blake Martinez for a conversation about defensive technique, leadership, playing for Mike Pettine, navigating a contract year and much more.

    NFL Draft analysis

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2019 59:38

    In Tuesday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen is joined by Ben Fennell to discuss the 2019 NFL Draft. Did Brian Gutekunst get things right? Which players are most likely to help the Packers? Tune in to find out.

    Rashan Gary and Darnell Savage Jr.

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2019 31:44

    In Friday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen analyzes the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft. The Packers selected edge rusher Rashan Gary from Michigan and safety Darnell Savage Jr. from Maryland. Were these good picks, bad picks or somewhere in between? Tune in to find out.

    NFL Draft preview with Dane Brugler

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2019 39:40

    In Monday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen is joined by national NFL writer Dane Brugler of The Athletic to preview the 2019 NFL Draft. Which players might the Packers be interested in? Which hidden gems can be found in the later rounds? Tune in to find out.

    Special guest Billy Turner

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2019 36:39

    In Monday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen is joined by offensive lineman Billy Turner, one of the team's free-agent signings earlier this year. Topics of conversation include Turner's decision to join the Packers, playing for Matt LaFleur and how his versatility should mesh with the new offense.

    Special guest Kenny Clark

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2019 30:00

    In Friday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen is joined by special guest nose tackle Kenny Clark. Topics include Clark's development as a player, the importance of defensive line coach Jerry Montgomery, playing for Mike Pettine and more.

    Special guest Bryan Bulaga

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 20, 2019 38:54

    In Wednesday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen is joined by right tackle Bryan Bulaga for a conversation about free agency, the departures of Clay Matthews and Randall Cobb, the new offense under coach Matt LaFleur and, of course, the English Premier League. Sit back and enjoy.

    Brian Gutekunst's spending spree

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 13, 2019 48:58

    In Wednesday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen is joined by Ben Fennell to discuss Brian Gutekunst's free-agent spending spree. Did he make the right decision by splashing cash on Za'Darius Smith, Preston Smith, Adrian Amos and Billy Turner? How will those players be used on the field? Tune in to find out.

    NFL scouting combine

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2019 40:26

    In Monday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen reports from the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis. What did Brian Gutekunst and Matt LaFleur have to say? How will the Packers approach the draft? How will they handle free agency? Tune in for answers to those questions and more.

    Special guest Bob McGinn

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 21, 2019 58:20

    In Thursday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen is joined by former Milwaukee Journal Sentinel colleague Bob McGinn. Tune in for a discussion about Matt LaFleur's coaching staff, the firing of Mike McCarthy, the NFL scouting combine and McGinn's annual draft series, which is now hosted by BobMcGinnFootball.com

    Special guest Andrew Brandt

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 14, 2019 39:29

    In Thursday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen is joined by special guest Andrew Brandt, former vice president of the Packers. Brandt shares his insight on free agency, contract negotiations and the recent changes in Green Bay.

    Which players will the Packers re-sign?

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 6, 2019 34:35

    In Wednesday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen analyzes this year's class of free agents to determine which players general manager Brian Gutekunst should re-sign. Will Clay Matthews and Randall Cobb come back? What about Geronimo Allison and Kentrell Brice? Tune in to find out.

    Matt LaFleur's coaching staff

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 30, 2019 36:11

    In Wednesday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen discusses the coaching staff compiled by Matt LaFleur. Was hiring youthful assistants the right choice? Or should LaFleur have added more experience to ease his transition to Green Bay? Tune in to find out.

    Meet Matt LaFleur

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2019 35:38

    In Thursday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen introduces listeners to Matt LaFleur, who was unveiled by the Packers earlier this week at Lambeau Field. Hear from LaFleur and president Mark Murphy to understand how this hire came to fruition and what the Packers expect from their new coach.

    Matt LaFleur hired as coach

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2019 30:07

    In Tuesday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen analyzes a coaching search that ended with the decision to hire Titans offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur. Who is Matt LaFleur? Why were the Packers interested? Tune in to find out.

    Season ends with embarrassment

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2018 32:16

    In Monday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen analyzes a pathetic end to the season in Green Bay. The Packers were walloped by the Detroit Lions, 31-0, in a game between two teams playing for nothing more than pride. It was an unsightly conclusion for a year this franchise would like to forget.

    Coaching search is underway

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2018 31:41

    In Friday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen analyzes the beginning of the coaching search. Why are the Packers interested in Chuck Pagano and Jim Caldwell? What about Mike Pettine? Does he have a shot to become the next head coach? Tune in to find out.

    Winning on the road

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2018 31:16

    In Monday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen analyzes the first road victory of the season. It took huge performances from Aaron Rodgers and Jamaal Williams, but the Packers finally won a game away from Lambeau Field.

    Should Aaron Rodgers finish the season?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2018 38:53

    In Thursday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen answers questions from listeners before the final two games of the regular season. Chief among them is this: How much should Aaron Rodgers play against the Jets and Lions? Tune in to find out.

    Playoff chances squashed by Bears

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2018 36:56

    In Monday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen analyzes a 24-17 loss to the Bears that eliminated the Packers from playoff contention. Tune in to find out what went wrong in Chicago and what happens next in Green Bay.

    Can Joe Philbin beat the Bears?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2018 42:34

    In Thursday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen is joined by The Athletic Wisconsin's Ben Fennell to discuss the debut of interim coach Joe Philbin and look ahead to this week's showdown with the Bears. Can the Packers keep their playoff hopes alive? Tune in to find out.

    Rallying behind Joe Philbin

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2018 30:30

    In Monday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen analyzes Joe Philbin's first game as interim head coach. The Packers kept their slim playoff hopes alive by beating the Falcons at Lambeau Field. Will it mean anything in the long run?

    Life after Mike McCarthy

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2018 36:04

    In Friday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen discusses a wild week at 1265 Lombardi Ave. that saw Mike McCarthy fired, Joe Philbin promoted and Winston Moss relieved of his duties. What will life after McCarthy look like in Green Bay? Tune in to find out.

    Mike McCarthy gets fired

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2018 31:53

    In Monday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen analyzes the decision to fire coach Mike McCarthy. Did Mark Murphy make the right move by parting ways with McCarthy now, in the aftermath of a heinous loss to the Arizona Cardinals? Tune in to find out.

    Special guest Ben Fennell

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2018 67:03

    In Thursday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen is joined by Ben Fennell of The Athletic for a complete breakdown of this year's team. Tune in for an Xs-and-Os analysis of the Packers.

    Playoff hopes fading fast

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2018 32:59

    In Monday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen analyzes a 24-17 loss to the Vikings. Can the Packers still make the playoffs after a dreadful 4-6-1 start? Is this the beginning of the end for coach Mike McCarthy? Tune in to find out.

    Q&A with listeners

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2018 37:27

    In Tuesday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen answers questions from listeners. Topics include: injuries to Jimmy Graham and Mike Daniels, playing time for Robert Tonyan, clock management issues by Mike McCarthy and Aaron Rodgers, upcoming free agents, the emergence of Kyler Fackrell and more.

    Should McCarthy have rolled the dice on 4th down?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2018 34:59

    In Friday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen answers the question on everyone's mind: Should Mike McCarthy have gone for it on fourth down against the Seahawks? Tune in for a detailed discussion of McCarthy's decision to punt late in the fourth quarter of a game the Packers needed to win.

    Confidence-building win over the Dolphins

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2018 35:14

    In Monday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen analyzes a thorough win over the Dolphins. The Packers accomplished everything they wanted to Sunday by establishing the run, feeding Davante Adams and putting together a stout defensive effort against a subpar quarterback and wounded offensive line. Can this be a springboard toward a playoff push?

    Midseason review with Tyler Dunne

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2018 52:30

    In Friday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen is joined by former Packers beat reporter and current Bleacher Report features writer Tyler Dunne for a discussion at the midway point of the season. Topics include R-E-L-A-X, Run the Table, the outlook for this year's Packers and much more.

    Self-inflicted wounds doom Packers

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2018 36:31

    In Monday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen analyzes the 31-17 loss to the New England Patriots. There were mistakes in all three phases for the Packers, who are on the fringes of the playoff picture at 3-4-1. Another week, another batch of deadly self-inflicted wounds.

    Gutekunst deals ahead of Patriots showdown

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2018 40:00

    In Thursday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen explores the two trades by general manager Brian Gutekunst. Was shipping Ha Ha Clinton-Dix to Washington the right move? Was parting was with Ty Montgomery necessary? Tune in for the answers to those questions and more ahead of this week's showdown with the New England Patriots.

    Terrific performance ends in defeat

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2018 31:27

    In Monday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen analyzes a thrilling game between the Packers and Rams. It was, in many ways, the Packers' best performance of the season on both sides of the ball. So what should they take away from a narrow loss to one of the best teams in the league? Tune in to find out.

    Can the Rams be stopped?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2018 44:13

    In Thursday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen analyzes the biggest matchup of the week: defensive coordinator Mike Pettine against the entire offense for the Los Angeles Rams. The Rams rank near the top of the league in nearly every offensive category, but what makes them so good? Hear from Pettine and Rams coach Sean McVay for an inside look at one of the best offenses in football.

    Redemption for Mason Crosby

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2018 35:20

    In Tuesday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen recaps a 33-30 win over the San Francisco 49ers. Kicker Mason Crosby responds with one of the finest performances of his career after last week's debacle at Ford Field, nailing a game winner as time expired. But there are still major questions about the Packers' defense, the running game and more.

    Josh Jones and Ha Ha Clinton-Dix speak their minds

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2018 39:53

    In Friday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen discusses the eye-opening comments by safeties Josh Jones and Ha Ha Clinton-Dix earlier this week. What does it say about them as players? What does Mike McCarthy think? Tune in to explore those topics and more.

    Sloppy first half dooms Packers

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2018 37:19

    In Monday's episode of the P:60 Packers Podcast, host Michael Cohen examines a 31-23 loss to the Detroit Lions. An early deficit doomed the Packers thanks to sloppy offense, mistakes on special teams, penalty woes and more. It was another uneven performance for the Packers, who are 2-2-1 after five games.

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