Joe Miglio & John McCarthy take you on a football journey as they discuss the sport in depth. This 365 24/7 football podcast discusses everything NFL - Offseason, Draft, Rumors, Training Camp, Fantasy Football, and of course, the season!!!
December is officially here. And while you're all shopping for Christmas gifts and spending tons of money, all football fans want under the tree is their team to go to playoffs. Today's discussion goes over one team that will not happen for while the other is used to postseason play, but is clearly in a flux state. John, Joe and Richie are all together to break down the woes of the Panthers and what led the Bills to be where they are today
It's been rendered the best division in football for years. Currently, no team in the division is under .500. But impact players are falling like flies. Deshaun Watson, Mark Andrews and Joe Burrow are the latest. Joe and John check in on all the teams and where they stand now. But they also go into where they are 5 years from now and who is set up for success. Listen in to see where each of the Browns, Ravens, Bengals and Steelers mark up in our latest episode
A mere weeks away from Thanksgiving, the grind is officially on for bubble. In this newest episode, John and Joe go through their latest power rankings and discuss which teams can make a significant move. The Jets are criticized by the guys for their lack of offensive creativity and personnel as Joe doesn't hold back on why he thinks the offense has failed the defense and the city. A conversation is had about CJ Stroud and how far he can actually go. And the Cardinals are getting back Kyler Murray, but what does that mean for their future? Tap in to listen!
We are officially into the second half of the NFL season, and we finally saw our first firing as Josh McDaniel's is now out of a job. Joe and John get together to discuss what the move means for the Raiders, as well as giving a somber moment for Kirk Cousins. The crux of the episode goes through the AFC Elite - Miami, Baltimore, Jacksonville and Kansas City (with a head nod to Cincinnati) and see what it will take for each of these teams to win their division and get to a Super Bowl. Bring your notepads and start writing. We are starting to keep receipts
Richie is back! We are at the midway point of the season and the band is back together as Joe, John and Rich discuss which players have shined so far during the 2023 campaign. The guys also discuss the sphinx that is DeShaun Watson and why the Bengals/49ers game is the biggest of the week. Who's your MVP so far? Listen in to find out ours!
The quarter is done for the year - we are now firmly into October where the good teams (mostly) shine through the rest. The NFL isn't like any other sport where there can be a slump for teams cause of the long season. Every game is important. And for the NFC, it's which team is best suited to take down the mighty 49ers. John and Joe discuss exactly what team has the capability to do that and why. John also finally gets his Vikings therapy session, and the guys wonder if there is any chance Brian Daboll could actually be fired for this Giant disaster. The guys also review a couple of interesting games from Week 5 and look ahead to Week 6 with game picks
A quarter of the season is completed. There are teams who we knew would be good, teams who we knew would be bad, and teams that are still figuring themselves out. But there are a certain group of teams that have to be sat down and be told what is up, because they are drinking some kind of cool-aid. John and Joe go on a therapy session as the Giants, Steelers, Falcons, Patriots and Bengals get a stern talking to
Week 2 has come and gone, and the guys at PSP have a ton of thoughts. They react to another brutish injury on MNF: this time it's Nick Chubb. Can the Browns recover? Are the Washington Commanders for real? John gives a “non-biased” opinion as to whether or not the Vikings can turn this thing around. We are halfway through the quarter mark of the season, and teams are starting to make their move
Week 1 is officially in the books! And like every other season, it was filled with exciting finishes, upsets and injuries. None bigger than the Aaron Rodgers injury. John and Joe discuss the injury for A-Rod at length and what it means for the Jets moving forward. The guys also discuss Week 1 in depth as they highlight a couple of games to talk and then look ahead to Week 2. We are back in full swing with the NFL!
The time is now. The season is upon us. Everyone's hopes, dreams and ACLs remain intact. For now. On the eve of the NFL season, the guys at Perfect Spiral take their crack at how the season will shake out. Joe and John break down how they think each division will play out and go through their respective playoff scenarios and who will eventually hoist the Lombardi. Spoiler alert - it's cool to be a cat.
With Fantasy Football month coming to a close, Joe and John take all the news, nuggets and opinions they've given you and put it to the test when they do a full, 12 team PPR mock draft. The boys also discuss the Jonathan Taylor situation as well as a couple of other news and notes around the league as cut day hits the NFL.
Believe it or not, we are mere weeks away from real NFL games counting. And as the countdown is real to the start of the season, the pressure is going up with fantasy football. In our 3/4 special “fantasy month”, Joe and John break down the pass catchers for this season. We know the obvious guys, but where do you draft guys such as Tee Higgins, Drake London, Diontae Johnson, etc? The guys break down a bevy of WR and TEs. Make sure you find some time to take some notes - school is in session
We are nose deep into fantasy. Halfway through the month of August, fantasy rankings and drafts are coming fast and furious. With fantasy season in full swing, John and Joe tackle the running backs for 2023, and why the position may finally be taking a back seat to the receivers. Come and take a deep dive with us as we discuss upwards of 30-35 backs (20:00) and where we think they will land. The guys also briefly discuss the decision for Colts to start Anthony Richardson and the signings of Zeke Elliott and Dalvin Cook.
It's our favorite time of the year. Fantasy football is back! Joe and John break out their expert hats and discuss the most important position in football as it pertains to fantasy. The guys break down upwards of 30 quarterbacks and give you the best insight into who's going to have a solid season and who's going to be a bust. Don't miss it out on fantasy season!
Richie joins John back in studio to go over a wild week in the NFL, The dog days of summer are officially over. The fellas are also joined by Joe Via phone for the beginning of the episode to discuss the Saquon Barkley contract & The Jonathan Taylor Colts controversy. The boys go over some training camp news and notes as well as some other contracts and cap off the episode with the top 100 finale.........dont miss the little tease at the end for whats to come on PSP!
The off-season is officially winding down as teams are starting to arrive for training camp. Things are happening. Coaches are screaming, rookies are carrying ball bags, and the PSP crew is continuing their Top 100 countdown. John and Joe go through numbers 30-11 this week, and we actually got some news! Hopkins is a Titan, and the RB revolt has begun. Join for us for an all new episode wherever you get your podcasts.
The doldrums of the off-season. The calm before the storm. The vacations before training camp. The “legal tampering” period of fantasy season. This is where we, as football savants find ourselves in July. But no worry, the Perfect Spiral Top 100 countdown continues as Joe and John march towards their way to number 1. We also have some new content dropping on TV that is hitting our airwaves and the guys discuss that too on an all new episode
The beat goes on as Joe and John continue their continue of the Top 100 players from 2022. This list also includes some future HOFers as well as some rising stars in our league. The guys also focus on yet another gambling issue that's hit the NFL, the update (or lack thereof) on D-Hop and Dalvin Cook, and much much more. Don't miss this episode as our countdown to the Top 10 continues!
The Dog Days of the NFL season. What better way to rid through the muck than continuing the PSP countdown of the Top 100. We get big names in this group, and one player in particular who we question how good they can really play, and how long they will play. Also, what the actual bell is Stefon Diggs doing? And we are not fans of KD on this pod! Take a listen and find out why!
Well, the time has come! 100 episodes for Perfect Spiral is the newest milestone for the start up podcast! Joe and John celebrate 100 episodes the only way they know how - by talking about what's going on during the dog days of the football season. Saquon isn't happy, D-Hop is searching for sub par QB play, and the Top 100 countdown continues. Here is to the next 100!
It's Memorial Day weekend, and that means the NFL is officially is in hibernation mode. But not for the boys at PSP, as this episode starts their Top 100 players of 2022. Join John, Richie and Joe as they hit off their list with numbers 100-91. Joe breaks down the criteria for how they came up with the list as well as some injury omissions and honorable mentions. This is a doozy for the fellas, so hop along for the ride as we start the countdown to number 1!
It's the last major announcement before the lull of the off-season, and John, Joe and Richie are here to break down the NFL Schedule Release! The guys break down a few divisions and go over the prime time games and talk about what it means for certain teams and how we think they might end up. Let the predicting begin!
Joe is on vacation (Again) so John and Richie recap the first round of the NFL Draft, They go over some winners and losers and some teams that really impressed them. They finally put a bow on the Lamar Jackson & Aaron Rodgers saga and look ahead to the rest of the off-season.
We are mere days always from the NFL draft, and it's time for the most important positions. The offensive and defensive lines! Joe and John put their hands in the dirt and talk O-line, EDGE rushers and DTs. Who are the top 10 in each spot? We go over where we think the top guys will go. Are you getting hyped? The NFL draft is days away. Let's go get it!
We are officially now less than two weeks away from the NFL Draft in Kansas City. John and Joe continue their breakdown as they work their way towards the offensive skill players (RB, WR, TE). Players such as Bijan, Zay Flowers and Dalton Kincaid are discussed as well as some potential sleeper picks (I'm looking at your Tyjae Spears) Draft month continues on this all new episode
We are finally in the month of April, and that means one thing- Roger Goodell and some good old boos. Yes, the NFL Draft is now less than a month away. John and Joe are back it for their third rendition of NFL Draft coverage, and they start it with the Quarterbacks. Young, Stroud, Richardson, and the rest of them grab the attention of the football nerds as they dissect which ones will be successful and which ones won't
Well, it finally looks like it's coming to an end. Rodgers has stated his intent to play for the Jets, and that's only the start. John and Joe cover what has gone in so far in the first week of free agency as well as discussing what teams they feel like have done well and teams that left them scratching their heads. Be sure to visit perfectspiralpodcast.com for everything PSP, including blog posts and our new newsletter!
“With less than a week until the new NFL league year and Free Agency starts, the NFL off-season reigns supreme. John and Joe get together to discuss the latest cuts, extensions, restructures and signings to try and decipher which players are gonna end up where. With 11 teams left to get under the cap, we may see some more names pop up we didn't expect. Oh, and the Aaron Rodgers thing. We briefly go over the latest and why everyone is sick and tired of it already. Odell anyone?
With the new league year less than 2 weeks away, the guys get back together to discuss some of the major news regarding some key players and some of the more interesting teams heading into the free agency period. John, Joe and Richie discuss the latest on Aaron Rodgers and Derek Carr, the cap situation for most of the NFL teams, and which teams are most intriguing heading into the new league year. We also discuss some cut candidates in the next week as well as guys we think may be tagged. Does football ever stop? The answer is no. 24/7. Always.
Joe is on Vacation once again, Lavish Life...BUT....The show must go on! Richie Joins John to recap one of the better Super Bowls in recent Memory, They go over all the recent coaching hires, and look ahead to the off season.
We finally made it! We have quite possibly the best matchup for Super Bowl 58. It's the Chiefs vs. Eagles. It's Mahomes vs. Hurts. It's Reid vs. Sirianni. It's Kelce vs. Kelce. So. Many. Storylines. Joe and John are here to break everything down and give you the most in depth preview you can find. The biggest matchups, the biggest storylines, the biggest x-factors. You get all the best info here. Perfect Spiral is doing the Super Bowl again!!!! Let's put a great finishing touch on the 2022 season!
We are two weeks away from Super Bowl Sunday, and the best four teams are in their respective title games. John and Joe get into the battles between the Chiefs/Bengals and the Eagles/49ers and what it's gonna take for each of the four teams to make it to Super Sunday. Burrow, Mahomes, Hurts, Purdy. Reader, Jones, Reddick and Bosa. The Super Bowl is on the line. Get pumped
We are mere weeks away from the Super Bowl. And with Super Wild Card Weekend in the books, the playoff field is down to 8. Joe and John review the week that was - including the Jaguars incredible comeback, the Bengals defensive rescue, the Daniel Jones experience, and much more. Divisional week promises to always be the best playoff week, and this is no different. In the AFC, we have four quarterbacks that seem poised to take over the entire NFL, while the NFC has the blue bloods - the historic franchises that always have a pulse. It's a hell of a weekend to be a football fan!
The time has finally come for the NFL Playoffs! This episode is heavily dedicated to breaking down all six wild card matchups this weekend with valuable insight into each game. Joe, John and Richie each tackle some tough questions that each team may be asking going into this weekends games. Segment two provides a rapid fire reaction into some off-season plans for non playoff teams while our final segment is prediction time! John took home the regular season crown in 2022, but the playoff crown is open for business
Richie Jones joins the boys on his birthday to fill in for Joe who is sick but also on the brink of a panic attack with the AFC South title on the LINE. We open the show with the amazing recovery of Damar Hamlin and that very scary moment, We go over the very confusing AFC Playoff outlook moving forward and to close the show we have a therapy session with Joseph about his Jaguars.. Enjoy this one!
For the last time in 2022, the boys at Perfect Spiral hit the mic to discuss this weeks biggest topics. Derek Carr's time as a Raider seem to be over. The guys discuss this shocking move and what's next for him and Vegas. Just how much of a disaster has this year been for Denver? The guys go through what led to Nate Hackett's firing. I'm Segment 2, Joe has his moment in the sun as the Jags are finally in the playoff picture. Also, is A-Rod going to pull off a miracle? And in segment three, the guys go over their top 5 moments of 2022
Do you hear the footsteps? No, thats not Santa coming into your house. That's the NFL Playoffs creeping up on a ton of teams. John and Joe break down the latest weeks results and what they mean for the playoff picture. Brock Purdy is here, and he is for sure a beast. What's wrong with the Dolphins? And after an eternity, the Lions are relevant again. What a time to be alive. It's our last episode before the christmas holiday - have a great Christmas everyone!
We are mere weeks away from the playoffs, so Joe and John breakout the playoff predictor and get frisky by going through each week and seeing who would make the playoffs. What do the injuries to Jimmy G and Lamar do to their teams chances? Can the Cowboys actually not Cowboy this year. Find out and much more on the latest episode of PSP.
Tis the season for hard nosed, playoff worthy football. We are now in December and it's to separate the frauds from the real ones. John and Joe discuss the latest in the world of the NFL and how certain QBs can help/hurt their teams chances of competing in the playoffs. DeShaun Watson is returning - what do the guys think they will get in his first week back? And the AFC South, often deemed the worst division in the sport is our division topic this week. The guys discuss what to expect from the rest of the season and going forward in years to come
It's Thanksgiving Week, and the boys at Perfect Spiral have a potluck for an episode! In segment one, Joe and John react to the news of Zach Wilson being benched by the Jets and what it means for both parties. We preview the Thanksgiving day games, give some insight to the NFC North, and reveal which football personalities we would invite to our thanksgiving dinner!
It's Thanksgiving week, so that means that the boys are stuffing their faces with some football conversation. Joe, John and Richie break down topics such as the LVR fiasco, the aftermath of Titans/Packers, games they are looking forward to in Week 11 and the state of the NFC East
With the halfway point of the season officially here, John and Joe are bringing the pain in this episode. The guys review all the trades that went down on deadline day and how it's going to impact their new teams. The guys also cross off their pretenders and had out their exclusive mid-season awards, discussing MVP, OPOY, DPOY, amongst others. And finally, the guys break down the all of the sudden interesting AFC East.
We are getting into the "hump day" of the NFL season. John and Joe are here to get you over the hump. The boys discuss the injury bug biting the Bengals and Bucs, while also talking trades for Chiefs, Giants, Bears and Eagles. In segment two, John burns Joe with some tough nosed questions about various topics in the NFL including if the Eagles can go 17-0, and the guys go over their most anticipated matchups of Week 8 in the NFL.
Well let freedom ring...Christian McCaffrey is a San Francisco 49er. Joe and John break down this shocking trade as to where it puts SF in the NFC pecking order. And for Carolina, dark days are ahead. Was the draft haul worth it? Joe gives some insight as to maybe why it's not. In segment two, the guys discuss what has made NY football so good this year. But is it all an illusion? or this is a sustainable model for future years. In segment three, we discuss the state of the AFC North, so if you are a Ravens, Bengals, Browns or Steelers fan, be sure to listen in. And finally, with John creeping on Joe's tail in game picks, can last year's leader continue to hold him off. Find out all this and more on episode number 76. No excuses, play like a champion.
75 episodes in and the content just keeps getting better and better. In the latest episode of PSP, Joe and John give a recap of Week 5 in the NFL and the pleasant surprise of the NFC East. Can the Giants and Cowboys sustain the success for this whole season? And over in the AFC, there is a big mosh pit of mediocrity, but can a team like the NY Jets prevail? The guys also introduced their in-season divisional breakdowns, starting with the NFC South. Topics discussed include the Matt Rhule firing and what's next for Carolina, the surprisingly fun Atlanta Falcons, and the pile of muck the Saints seem to be in. All that and MORE on the latest episode of PSP
The beat must go on. Joe and John are here to get you ready for Week 5 in the NFL. Trends are starting to take shape, teams are establishing themselves; cinderellas are trying on their shoes. Some things remain the same though - Russ struggles, Superbowl hangovers and the young teams rising into the conversation. The boys are discussing all the hot topics and more to get you ready for NFL Sunday!
Almost a Quarter of the way thru the NFL season and things are becoming clearer... We left week 3 with a lot of questions . Is JAX for real? Are the Dolphins Legit? and what on earth is going on in Vegas. The boys are joined by Richie again to go over all of it. As well as our usual Game Picks. Enjoy everyone!
We are marching on to Week 3 in the NFL. But what a wild, wild week it was in the NFL. Not one, but TWO, historic comebacks. Three teams one on the same day that hasn't happened in over 10 years. NFL coaching hot seats are active. And are the Bills that far ahead of everyone else? Join John and Joe to find out everything and more!
Week One is in the books! In one of the most memorable week ones in ages, John and Joe break down a wild week that was including an in-depth breakdown of Vikings/Packers, Bengals/Steelers and Broncos/Seahawks while we look ahead to Week number two. Our social media correspondent, Richie Jones joins us again for our Game Picks of the week!
It's here. Don't hold your breath. Week 1 of the 2022 NFL season is upon us. And OF COURSE the boys are here for their second season. In segment one, Joe and John recap the Bills-Rams game and the Bills total domination. Also, what is going on with Cam Akers and Allen Robinson? In segment two, the guys go over the week one slate and what games they are intrigued by. In the last segment, the guys introduce their new media correspondent, Rich Jones, and give their first fantasy picks/game picks of the year! All hail, football is BACK
Less than a week away! Joe and John are getting ready as the guys are hyped that the NFL season starts in less than one week. In this special preview episode, the boys take the bus to Tennessee to discuss the Harold Landry injury and then go to Denver to discuss the Russell Wilson extension as well as what this deal means for Lamar Jackson. In segment two, the guys make their NFL predictions on the season including Division winners, full playoff breakdowns, and obviously who their Super Bowl Champ is going to be. They also give some predictions on who the awards will go to this year - and trust me, there is a theme. So get yourself ready as the NFL season is upon us !