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The Athletic’s flagship football podcast covers the NFL like only The Athletic can. Robert Mays is joined by a team of world class NFL writers and analysts. They’ll break down the biggest stories throughout the world of football. Whether it’s happening on the field, or behind-the-scenes, you’ll get an in-depth look at an unprecedented NFL season on The Athletic Football Show.

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    The Brett Veach/Andy Reid relationship, NFL per diems, and more from the TAFS mailbag with Mitch Schwartz

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2023 70:28


    Robert Mays and Mitch Schwartz spend a day during the playoff bye week digging into the TAFS mailbag on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. The guys discuss the success of the Brett Veach/Andy Reid partnership, patience for head coaches, the value of Christian McCaffrey vs. Fred Warner, and more. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Mitch on Twitter: @MitchSchwartz71 Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube Today's episode is brought to you by... Atlassian: For projects impossible alone, visit www.atlassian.com Honey: Get PayPal Honey for FREE at joinhoney.com/mays 2:20 Brett Veach/Andy Reid partnership 8:15 Head coach learning curve 16:00 Efficacy of OL changing body types 23:57 Can Sean Payton unlock Broncos skill players? 34:31 Reaction of defense to OL protection calls 41:21 CMC vs. Fred Warner 44:25 OL tipping plays with their stance? 46:09 Regular season bye week vs. off-week before Super Bowl 51:14 Fun with NFL per diems and freebies 54:19 Obscure rules? 58:27 Why don't teams go no-huddle more often? 62:18 The most beautiful play you've ever seen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Prospects to Pros: Observations & analysis from the Senior Bowl

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2023 55:12


    Andy Staples, Dane Brugler and NFL.com analyst Lance Zierlein break down their observations from the Senior Bowl practices in Mobile. They talk about each position group, who has stood out, their favorite player to watch and much more.  Follow Andy on Twitter: @Andy_Staples Follow Dane on Twitter: @dpbrugler Follow Lance on Twitter: @LanceZierlein Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube 1:28 Players who have stood out 3:45 The highest drafted player from the Senior Bowl will be …. 5:46 OT Dawand Jones 8:27 Offensive lineman  16:19 WR Michael Wilson 18:17 Cornerbacks and safeties  24:04 Running backs 30:29 QB Malik Cunningham  33:17 Stetson Bennett declining offer & arrest 43:12 Favorite player to watch  Today's episode is brought to you by... Atlassian: For projects impossible alone, visit www.atlassian.com Honey: Get PayPal Honey for FREE at joinhoney.com/mays Morgan & Morgan: If you're ever injured in an accident, you can check out Morgan & Morgan. For more information go to forthepeople.com/mays Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Football GM: Tom Brady retires, 49ers QB outlook, Sean Payton in Denver + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2023 65:21


    Mike Sando and Randy Mueller have the latest news and notes around the NFL. Tom Brady retires and this time he says it's "for good." The guys discuss what made TB12 one of the best players of all-time. What should we expect from him in the broadcast booth? Kyle Shanahan says the 49ers will move forward at QB with Trey Lance and Brock Purdy. Was it a mistake to take Jimmy G out of the equation? Sought-after HC Sean Payton lands in Denver. Is it surprising Payton landed in the talent-rich AFC West? The guys remember Hall of Fame former GM Bobby Beathard who died Monday at the age 86. The GM notebook this week is filled with interesting tidbits about Kellen Moore's move to LA, the state of NFL officiating & more. Follow Mike on Twitter: @SandoNFL Follow Randy on Twitter: @RandyMueller_ Time codes: 2:00 - Championship weekend reaction 4:00 - Tom Brady announces his retirement 17:00 - Kyle Shanahan say no scenario includes Jimmy G returning 21:00 - Broncos hire Sean Payton as Head Coach 35:00 - Hall of Fame former GM Bobby Beathard dies at age 86 41:00 - The GM notebook Today's episode is brought to you by... Atlassian: For projects impossible alone, visit www.atlassian.com Honey: Get PayPal Honey for FREE at joinhoney.com/mays Morgan & Morgan: If you're ever injured in an accident, you can check out Morgan & Morgan. For more information go to forthepeople.com/mays Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Between the Lines | Trailer

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2023 1:57


    The Athletic Football Show is excited to share our latest narrative podcast series - Between the Lines. The five episode limited series, hosted by The Athletic's Tashan Reed, focuses on how America's biggest game grapples with America's biggest issue. Between the Lines brings a first-person perspective into how race impacts each level of the NFL - featuring interviews with Commanders team president Jason Wright, Raiders team president Sandra Douglass Morgan, Atlanta Falcons GM Terry Fontenot, former Super Bowl MVP Doug Williams, former NFL MVP LaDainian Tomlinson, New England Patriots captain Devin McCourty, former Seattle Seahawk Doug Baldwin and more. The first episode will be released on February 14th, and new episodes will follow every Tuesday right here on The Athletic Football Show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Sean Payton to Broncos, DeMeco Ryans to Texans, oh my!; A look at The Athletic's new series 'Between the Lines' with Tashan Reed

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 31, 2023 62:17


    So much for a ho-hum Tuesday during the bye week between the conference championship games and Super Bowl, huh? The Broncos swung a deal for Sean Payton, making him their new head coach, while DeMeco Ryans officially took the reins in Houston, agreeing to a six-year deal with the Texans. Robert Mays and Nate Tice react to the news just moments after it broke on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. Then, Tashan Reed joins Robert to introduce his new series, "Between the Lines" debuting Tuesday, February 14 on The Athletic Football Show podcast feed. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Nate on Twitter: @Nate_Tice Follow Tashan on Twitter: @tashanreed Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube Today's episode is brought to you by... Atlassian: For projects impossible alone, visit www.atlassian.com Honey: Get PayPal Honey for FREE at joinhoney.com/mays 4:08 Broncos hire Sean Payton 19:37 The Saints get back into the first round 26:17 DeMeco Ryans, Texans agree to deal 37:35 Tashan Reed introduces "Between the Lines" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Kellen Moore to the Chargers, Vic Fangio (maybe) to the Dolphins, updates on ongoing head coach searches, and more with Mike Sando

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 31, 2023 83:17


    While the Eagles and Chiefs were busy advancing to the Super Bowl, teams across the rest of the league kept making news. The Chargers, for instance, made a huge splash in the coordinator pool. The Broncos, Cardinals, Colts and Texans, meanwhile, still have head coaching positions to fill. Robert Mays and Mike Sando discuss all that and more on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Mike on Twitter: @SandoNFL Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube Today's episode is brought to you by... Atlassian: For projects impossible alone, visit www.atlassian.com Honey: Get PayPal Honey for FREE at joinhoney.com/mays 3:35 Chargers hire Kellen Moore as OC 21:39 Dolphins (maybe) hire Vic Fangio as DC 30:49 Carolina's search for a new DC 38:32 The remaining head coach openings 65:58 One big question for the 49ers 72:10 One big question for the Bengals Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Championship Sunday Recap — Chiefs outlast Bengals, Eagles knock off 49ers, Super Bowl LVII is set

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 30, 2023 68:24


    The Eagles and Chiefs have been the two best teams in the league all season. After both took care of business on Sunday, they'll meet in Super Bowl LVII. Robert Mays and Nate Tice recap the NFC and AFC Championship Games on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Nate on Twitter: @Nate_Tice Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube Atlassian: For projects impossible alone, visit www.atlassian.com Honey: Get PayPal Honey for FREE at joinhoney.com/mays 2:31 Chiefs beat Bengals in AFC Championship Game 27:16 What's next for the Bengals? 37:40 Eagles beat 49ers, win NFC 57:47 Big questions ahead for San Francisco Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    49ers-Eagles and Bengals-Chiefs best bets

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2023 25:01


    Michael Beller and Austin Mock return to break down the NFC and AFC Championship Games from a gambling perspective on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. Follow Beller on Twitter: @MBeller Follow Austion on Twitter: @amock419 Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube 1:45 49ers-Eagles 13:14 Bengals-Chiefs Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Championship Weekend preview — 49ers at Eagles; Bengals at Chiefs

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2023 96:56


    Championship Weekend is upon us, and it promises to be a doozy. No matter what happens, we're going to get a great matchup for Super Bowl LVII. But, you know, what happens is going to be a ton of fun! Robert Mays and Nate Tice preview 49ers-Eagles and Bengals-Chiefs on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Nate on Twitter: @Nate_Tice Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube Today's episode is brought to you by... Peloton: Try Peloton risk free with a 30-Day Home Trial, New Members only at onepeloton.com/home-trial Better Help: Visit betterhelp.com/mays today to get 10% off your first month of online therapy Penrose Hill: Go to tryfirstleaf.com/mays to get your first 6 bottles for $39.95 plus free shipping Philo: Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code MAYS to get 50% off your first month Roman: To get ready, Roman Ready, for better sex this Valentine's Day. Go to ro.co/athletic today to get 20% off your entire first order. Place before February 8th for guaranteed shipping in time. Tommy John: Get 20% off your first purchase at tommyjohn.com/athletic right now for Valentine's Day! 2:05 Panthers hire Frank Reich 9:40 NFC Championship Game 23:32 When the 49ers have the ball... 34:27 When the Eagles have the ball... 45:03 X-factor and winner 50:47 AFC Championship Game 62:25 When the Bengals have the ball... 80:03 When the Chiefs have the ball... 93:27 X-factor and winner Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Football GM: Brock Purdy & the 49ers, Brandon Beane's comments, Bill O'Brien's return to Patriots & more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2023 71:33


    Can Brock Purdy lead the 49ers to the Super Bowl? Mike Sando and former GM Randy Mueller discuss what they've seen from the rookie QB ahead of conference championship weekend. Then, they talk about Brandon Beane's comments towards the Bengals, the likelihood of an Aaron Rodgers trade this offseason and Bill O'Brien's return to the Patriots. Plus, they rate the head coach vacancies and share their AFC and NFC picks. Follow Mike on Twitter: @SandoNFL Follow Randy on Twitter: @RandyMueller_ Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube 1:11 Brock Purdy & the 49ers 17:07 Brandon Beane's comments towards Bengals 26:13 Likelihood of an Aaron Rodgers trade 34:34 Would a contender rather add Rodgers or Brady this offseason? 41:14 Rating head coach vacancies 53:47 Bill O'Brien returns to Patriots as OC 58:05 GM Notebook 1:01:29 Championship weekend picks Today's episode is brought to you by... Peloton: Try Peloton risk free with a 30-Day Home Trial, New Members only at onepeloton.com/home-trial Better Help: Visit betterhelp.com/mays today to get 10% off your first month of online therapy Penrose Hill: Go to tryfirstleaf.com/mays to get your first 6 bottles for $39.95 plus free shipping Philo: Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code MAYS to get 50% off your first month Roman: To get ready, Roman Ready, for better sex this Valentine's Day. Go to ro.co/athletic today to get 20% off your entire first order. Place before February 8th for guaranteed shipping in time. Tommy John: Get 20% off your first purchase at tommyjohn.com/athletic right now for Valentine's Day! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Prospects to Pros: Dane Brugler's Top 15 players at each position + Reese's Senior Bowl preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2023 55:46


    Andy Staples and Dane Brugler get you ready for the Reese's Senior Bowl by discussing the top players at each position. They talk about the QBs, offensive lineman, edge rushers and more that will be in Mobile. They also explain what coaches and scouts are watching for during the week and how players can improve their draft stock. Follow Andy on Twitter: @Andy_Staples Follow Dane on Twitter: @dpbrugler Follow Lance on Twitter: @LanceZierlein Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube 2:00 QBs 9:48 Players who can catch our attention in Mobile 14:12 Offensive lineman 17:17 Edge rushers 21:53 Cornerback 24:55 Will Levis 28:42 What coaches and scouts are watching at the Senior Bowl 40:41 Brock Purdy Today's episode is brought to you by... Peloton: Try Peloton risk free with a 30-Day Home Trial, New Members only at onepeloton.com/home-trial Better Help: Visit betterhelp.com/mays today to get 10% off your first month of online therapy Penrose Hill: Go to tryfirstleaf.com/mays to get your first 6 bottles for $39.95 plus free shipping Philo: Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code MAYS to get 50% off your first month Roman: To get ready, Roman Ready, for better sex this Valentine's Day. Go to ro.co/athletic today to get 20% off your entire first order. Place before February 8th for guaranteed shipping in time. Tommy John: Get 20% off your first purchase at tommyjohn.com/athletic right now for Valentine's Day! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Lessons learned from the Chiefs, Bengals, Eagles and 49ers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2023 72:38


    We're down to four teams playing football this season. So, what can we learn about how to succeed in the NFL from the Chiefs, Bengals, Eagles and 49ers? ESPN's Bill Barnwell joins Robert Mays and Nate Tice to answer that question on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Nate on Twitter: @Nate_Tice Follow Bill on Twitter: @billbarnwell Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube Today's episode is brought to you by... Peloton: Try Peloton risk free with a 30-Day Home Trial, New Members only at onepeloton.com/home-trial Better Help: Visit betterhelp.com/mays today to get 10% off your first month of online therapy Penrose Hill: Go to tryfirstleaf.com/mays to get your first 6 bottles for $39.95 plus free shipping Philo: Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code MAYS to get 50% off your first month Roman: To get ready, Roman Ready, for better sex this Valentine's Day. Go to ro.co/athletic today to get 20% off your entire first order. Place before February 8th for guaranteed shipping in time. Tommy John: Get 20% off your first purchase at tommyjohn.com/athletic right now for Valentine's Day! 4:09 Build around a money-saving QB 8:22 Positionless offense 14:22 The necessity of elite weaponry 20:39 Offensive line coaches are the new market inefficiency 28:24 Attacking defenses with multiple personnel groupings 36:38 The run game is back, baby! 43:07 Take advantage of desperate teams 54:36 Diversity vs. the pass 57:59 Smart, veteran DBs are also the new market inefficiency 63:37 February's FA market vs. August's FA market 68:29 Don't be afraid to throw resources at your defensive line Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Head coach opening rankings, available offensive coordinator gigs, and the NFL's potential scheme to ruin conference championship games with Mike Sando

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2023 70:56


    Which available head coaching job is the best? Could it really be...Houston? Additionally, one-quarter of the league is going to hire a new offensive coordinator in this cycle, and that doesn't include the teams that are also looking for a new head coach. Robert Mays and Mike Sando dig into all that, plus the horrible idea hosting conference championship games at neutral sites, on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Mike on Twitter: @SandoNFL Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube Today's episode is brought to you by... Peloton: Try Peloton risk free with a 30-Day Home Trial, New Members only at onepeloton.com/home-trial Better Help: Visit betterhelp.com/mays today to get 10% off your first month of online therapy Penrose Hill: Go to tryfirstleaf.com/mays to get your first 6 bottles for $39.95 plus free shipping Philo: Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code MAYS to get 50% off your first month Roman: To get ready, Roman Ready, for better sex this Valentine's Day. Go to ro.co/athletic today to get 20% off your entire first order. Place before February 8th for guaranteed shipping in time. Tommy John: Get 20% off your first purchase at tommyjohn.com/athletic right now for Valentine's Day! 2:32 Ranking the head coach openings 22:29 Open OC gigs, starting with the Ravens 35:14 Chargers 44:19 Rams 46:19 Jets 51:42 Lightning round: Patriots, Buccaneers, Titans, Washington 63:02 Save our conference championship games! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Divisional Round Sunday recap — Bengals upend Bills, 49ers beat Cowboys, conference championship games set

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2023 76:36


    And then there were four. The Bengals and 49ers advanced to Championship Weekend on Sunday with wins over the Bills and Cowboys, respectively. Robert Mays and Nate Tice put a bow on Divisional Round weekend on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Nate on Twitter: @Nate_Tice Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube Today's episode is brought to you by... Peloton: Try Peloton risk free with a 30-Day Home Trial, New Members only at onepeloton.com/home-trial Better Help: Visit betterhelp.com/mays today to get 10% off your first month of online therapy Penrose Hill: Go to tryfirstleaf.com/mays to get your first 6 bottles for $39.95 plus free shipping Philo: Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code MAYS to get 50% off your first month Roman: To get ready, Roman Ready, for better sex this Valentine's Day. Go to ro.co/athletic today to get 20% off your entire first order. Place before February 8th for guaranteed shipping in time. Tommy John: Get 20% off your first purchase at tommyjohn.com/athletic right now for Valentine's Day! 1:50 49ers beat Cowboys, move on to NFC Championship Game 17:00 What's next for the Cowboys 27:30 A little NFC Championship Game preview 39:00 Bengals beat Bills, move on to second straight AFC Championship Game 60:53 What's next for the Bills? 66:01 The Bengals are awesome Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Divisional Round Saturday recap — Chiefs triumph in the Patrick Mahomes ankle game, beat Jaguars; Eagles dominate Giants from wire to wire

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2023 62:31


    The 1-seeds in both conferences are moving on, but that doesn't come anywhere near telling the whole story of Saturday night. Sure, the Chiefs are headed to their fifth consecutive AFC Championship Game, but it will be a tense few days ahead after Patrick Mahomes injured his ankle in the first quarter of the Divisional Round win over the Jaguars. The Eagles, meanwhile, reasserted some dominance in the NFC by controlling the Giants from wire to wire. Robert Mays and Nate Tice break down the two games on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Nate on Twitter: @Nate_Tice Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube Philo: Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code MAYS to get 50% off your first month Burrow: Show Burrow you're listening to The Athletic Football Show by shopping at Burrow.com/mays and get 10% off your first order LinkedIn: LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/mays Mizzen + Main: Go to mizzenandmain.com and use promo code MAYS, to receive $35 off any regular-price order of $125 or more 2:05 Chiefs beat Jaguars, advance to fifth-straight AFC Championship Game 25:37 What's next for the Jaguars? 37:22 Eagles dominate Giants, move on to NFC Championship Game 47:09 What's next for the Giants? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Divisional Round Sunday preview — Bills vs. Bengals; 49ers vs. Cowboys

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 60:35


    We're down to eight teams still playing football this season. By the end of the weekend, it'll be four. Robert Mays and Nate Tice try to figure out how we get there by previewing the Divisional Round matchups. On this episode, the guys dig into Sunday's games: Bills vs. Bengals and 49ers vs. Cowboys. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Nate on Twitter: @Nate_Tice Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube Philo: Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code MAYS to get 50% off your first month Burrow: Show Burrow you're listening to The Athletic Football Show by shopping at Burrow.com/mays and get 10% off your first order LinkedIn: LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/mays Mizzen + Main: Go to mizzenandmain.com and use promo code MAYS, to receive $35 off any regular-price order of $125 or more 2:50 Bengals-Bills 12:00 When the Bengals have the ball... 21:15 When the Bills have the ball... 26:18 Bengals-Bills X-factor 31:20 Cowboys-49ers 35:00 When the Cowboys have the ball... 41:32 When the 49ers have the ball... 55:32 Cowboys-49ers X-factor Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Divisional Round Saturday preview — Chiefs vs. Jaguars; Eagles vs. Giants

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 62:28


    We're down to eight teams still playing football this season. By the end of the weekend, it'll be four. Robert Mays and Nate Tice try to figure out how we get there by previewing the Divisional Round matchups. On this episode, the guys dig into Saturday's games: Chiefs vs. Jaguars and Eagles vs. Giants. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Nate on Twitter: @Nate_Tice Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube Philo: Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code MAYS to get 50% off your first month Burrow: Show Burrow you're listening to The Athletic Football Show by shopping at Burrow.com/mays and get 10% off your first order LinkedIn: LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/mays Mizzen + Main: Go to mizzenandmain.com and use promo code MAYS, to receive $35 off any regular-price order of $125 or more 2:55 Jaguars-Chiefs 12:05 When the Jaguars have the ball... 17:04 When the Chiefs have the ball... 27:50 Jaguars-Chiefs X-factor 32:15 Giants-Eagles 39:37 When the Eagles have the ball... 47:43 When the Giants have the ball... 57:07 Giants-Eagles X-factor Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Prospects to Pros: Dane Brugler's 2023 NFL mock draft 2.0

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 72:49


    Andy Staples and Dane Brugler welcome back NFL.com analyst Lance Zierlein to break down Dane's latest mock draft. They begin by talking about a potential big trade at No. 1 and they dissect where the QBs could land. Then, they talk about the other top prospects to watch over the next few months, the TE class, who Lance believes is the best WR on the board and much more.  Follow Andy on Twitter: @Andy_Staples Follow Dane on Twitter: @dpbrugler Follow Lance on Twitter: @LanceZierlein Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube 1:53 Bryce Young 17:54 Will Levis 26:09 Anthony Richardson 38:39 Non-QB prospects to watch after Jalen Carter and Will Anderson Jr. 44:03 Bijan Robinson 50:40 TE class 59:58 WR class Sponsors! Today's show is brought to you by... Philo: Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code MAYS to get 50% off your first month Burrow: Show Burrow you're listening to The Athletic Football Show by shopping at Burrow.com/mays and get 10% off your first order LinkedIn: LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/mays Mizzen + Main: Go to mizzenandmain.com and use promo code MAYS, to receive $35 off any regular-price order of $125 or more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Football GM: Titans hire new GM, Aaron Rodgers' future, Sean Payton sweepstakes and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 77:43


    Mike Sando and former GM Randy Mueller begin the show by talking about Aaron Rodgers' future with the Packers and the latest in the Sean Payton sweepstakes. Then, they dive into the GM hires from the Titans and Cardinals, the Browns new defensive coordinator and the Chargers firing of OC Joe Lombardi. Follow Mike on Twitter: @SandoNFL Follow Randy on Twitter: @RandyMueller_ Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube 1:17 Aaron Rodgers stirs the pot about future 7:33 Sean Payton sweepstakes  16:34 Titans hire Ran Carthon as GM 23:28 Cardinals hire Monti Ossenfort as GM 34:48 Jim Schwartz named new DC of Browns 38:50 Chargers fire OC Joe Lombardi 44:23 Lamar Jackson situation  50:03 GM Notebook 1:03:02 Divisional round picks Sponsors! Today's show is brought to you by... Philo: Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code MAYS to get 50% off your first month Burrow: Show Burrow you're listening to The Athletic Football Show by shopping at Burrow.com/mays and get 10% off your first order LinkedIn: LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/mays Mizzen + Main: Go to mizzenandmain.com and use promo code MAYS, to receive $35 off any regular-price order of $125 or more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The 2022 Athletic Football Show Awards Episode

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023 79:23


    Awards season isn't limited to Hollywood. We get in on the fun in the football world, too. Robert Mays and Nate Tice hand out some hardware on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Nate on Twitter: @Nate_Tice Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube Philo: Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code MAYS to get 50% off your first month Burrow: Show Burrow you're listening to The Athletic Football Show by shopping at Burrow.com/mays and get 10% off your first order LinkedIn: LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/mays Mizzen + Main: Go to mizzenandmain.com and use promo code MAYS, to receive $35 off any regular-price order of $125 or more 3:40 Offensive Player of the Year 8:45 Defensive Player of the Year 16:50 Executive of the Year 22:30 Assistant Coach of the Year 30:04 Offensive Rookie of the Year 41:24 Defensive Rookie of the Year 43:34 Coach of the Year 58:39 MVP Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Cowboys roll past Buccaneers, move on to face 49ers in Divisional Round

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 46:29


    The final game of Wild Card Weekend wasn't so super, at least from a competitiveness standpoint. The Cowboys dominated from start to finish, eliminating the Buccaneers with a 31-14 win behind a monster performance from Dak Prescott. Robert Mays and Bob Sturm break it down on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Bob on Twitter: @SportsSturm Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube Philo: Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code MAYS to get 50% off your first month Burrow: Show Burrow you're listening to The Athletic Football Show by shopping at Burrow.com/mays and get 10% off your first order LinkedIn: LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/mays Mizzen + Main: Go to mizzenandmain.com and use promo code MAYS, to receive $35 off any regular-price order of $125 or more 1:37 Cowboys dominate behind Dak's big game 36:44 What's next for the Buccaneers and Tom Brady? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Cardinals new GM, Sean McVay stays, Brandon Staley's future, and more in the post-Wild Card Weekend roundup

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 72:51


    While 14 teams spent the week getting ready for, and kicking off, the playoffs, the NFL news wheel kept on spinning. Robert Mays and Mike Sando discuss Arizona's hiring of Monti Ossenfort as GM, the state of the Ravens, and coordinator changes on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. They also welcome Jourdan Rodrigue and Daniel Popper to the show to discuss the head coaches running the show for both of the league's L.A. franchises. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Mike on Twitter: @SandoNFL Follow Jourdan on Twitter: @JourdanRodrigue Follow Daniel on Twitter: @danielrpopper Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube Today's show is brought to you by... Philo: Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code MAYS to get 50% off your first month Burrow: Show Burrow you're listening to The Athletic Football Show by shopping at Burrow.com/mays and get 10% off your first order LinkedIn: LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/mays Mizzen + Main: Go to mizzenandmain.com and use promo code MAYS, to receive $35 off any regular-price order of $125 or more 1:55 Cardinals hire Monti Ossenfort as GM 12:57 Something's rotten in Baltimore 24:40 Panthers interviewing DC candidates 27:47 Jim Harbaugh staying at Michigan 31:53 Sean McVay sticking with the Rams 56:19 Brandon Staley's future with the Chargers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Wild Card Sunday Recap — Bengals outlast Ravens; Giants take down Vikings; Bills hold off Dolphins

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 79:21


    Another NFL playoff day, three more thrilling games. Robert Mays and Nate Tice recap Wild Card Sunday with a look back at Bengals over Ravens, Giants over Vikings, and Bills over Dolphins on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Nate on Twitter: @Nate_Tice Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube 3:51 Bengals outlast Ravens 21:26 What's next for the Ravens? 28:31 Giants beat Vikings 48:21 What's next for the Vikings? 55:07 Bills hold off Dolphins 71:53 What's next for the Dolphins? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Wild Card Saturday recap — Jaguars rally from 27-0 hole to stun Chargers; 49ers take down Seahawks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2023 65:11


    Well that was quite the start to the playoffs, wasn't it? Robert Mays and Nate Tice recap the Jaguars' thrilling comeback win over the Chargers and the 49ers' victory over the Seahawks on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Nate on Twitter: @Nate_Tice Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube 3:00 Jaguars-Chargers 18:20 What's next for the Chargers? 29:55 49ers-Seahawks 57:15 What's next for Seattle? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    AFC Wild Card Weekend preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023 55:38


    Six win-or-go-home games spread across three days. The NFL playoffs are here. On this episode of The Athletic Football Show, Robert Mays and Nate Tice break down the keys to this weekend's AFC Wild Card matchups: Jaguars vs. Chargers, Bills vs. Dolphins and Bengals vs. Ravens. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Nate on Twitter: @Nate_Tice Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube Today's show is brought to you by... Peloton: Try Peloton risk free with a 30-Day Home Trial, New Members only at onepeloton.com/home-trial Philo: Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code MAYS to get 50% off your first month Better Help: Visit BetterHelp.com/MAYS today to get 10% off your first month Penrose Hill: Get your first 6 bottles for $39.95 plus FREE shipping. Go to TryFirstleaf.com/MAYS 2:00 Jaguars-Chargers 23:35 Bills-Dolphins 39:08 Bengals-Ravens Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    NFC Wild Card Weekend preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023 67:26


    Six win-or-go-home games spread across three days. The NFL playoffs are here. On this episode of The Athletic Football Show, Robert Mays and Nate Tice break down the keys to this weekend's NFC Wild Card matchups: 49ers vs. Seahawks, Vikings vs. Giants and Buccaneers vs. Cowboys. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Nate on Twitter: @Nate_Tice Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube Today's show is brought to you by... Peloton: Try Peloton risk free with a 30-Day Home Trial, New Members only at onepeloton.com/home-trial Philo: Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code MAYS to get 50% off your first month Better Help: Visit BetterHelp.com/MAYS today to get 10% off your first month Penrose Hill: Get your first 6 bottles for $39.95 plus FREE shipping. Go to TryFirstleaf.com/MAYS 2:15 49ers-Seahawks 29:04 Vikings-Giants 50:03 Buccaneers-Cowboys Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Football GM: NFL head coach openings, young QBs in the playoffs, Wild Card picks & more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023 78:30


    As head coach interviews are underway across the NFL, Mike Sando and former GM Randy Mueller discuss each of the openings, the top candidates and more. Then, they examine the young QBs in the playoffs and what they're looking forward to watching. They close out the show with the GM Notebook and their Wild Card picks. Follow Mike on Twitter: @SandoNFL Follow Randy on Twitter: @RandyMueller_ Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube 1:01 Damar Hamlin discharged from the hospital 2:22 Head coach hiring process…    -3:12 Cardinals     -10:44 Texans    -15:42 Broncos     -23:00 Panthers    -30:25 Colts 33:44 Similarities between Sean Payton and Sean McVay 40:38 Young QBs in the playoffs 48:22 Will the Lions be contenders next season? 54:08 GM Notebook 1:01:46 Wild Card picks  Today's show is brought to you by... Peloton: Try Peloton risk free with a 30-Day Home Trial, New Members only at onepeloton.com/home-trial Philo: Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code MAYS to get 50% off your first month Better Help: Visit BetterHelp.com/MAYS today to get 10% off your first month Penrose Hill: Get your first 6 bottles for $39.95 plus FREE shipping. Go to TryFirstleaf.com/MAYS Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Prospects to Pros: NFL Draft order, Stetson Bennett's rise, players who have not declared & more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 55:10


    Andy Staples and Dane Brugler discuss their biggest takeaways from the CFP National Championship including Stetson Bennett's rise and what's next for the QB. They also examine the NFL Draft order and what teams could do in the top 10. Finally, they talk about the players that have not declared or are still undecided about returning to college next season.  Follow Andy on Twitter: @Andy_Staples Follow Dane on Twitter: @dpbrugler Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube 1:45 Stetson Bennett 10:54 NFL Draft order 23:56 Players who are not declaring for the draft or still undecided (Jared Verse, Blake Corum) 36:03 East West Shrine Bowl coaches  39:10 Players excited to watch in all-star games  Today's show is brought to you by... Peloton: Try Peloton risk free with a 30-Day Home Trial, New Members only at onepeloton.com/home-trial Philo: Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code MAYS to get 50% off your first month Better Help: Visit BetterHelp.com/MAYS today to get 10% off your first month Penrose Hill: Get your first 6 bottles for $39.95 plus FREE shipping. Go to TryFirstleaf.com/MAYS Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Athletic Football Show's All-Pro Offense

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 69:56


    The regular season is over, which can only mean one thing. Well, it could mean more than one thing, but in this case it means it's time to name our All-Pro Teams! That's exactly what Robert Mays and Nate Tice do on this episode of The Athletic Football Show, picking their First- and Second-Team All-Pros on offense. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Nate on Twitter: @Nate_Tice Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube Today's show is brought to you by... Peloton: Try Peloton risk free with a 30-Day Home Trial, New Members only at onepeloton.com/home-trial Philo: Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code MAYS to get 50% off your first month Better Help: Visit BetterHelp.com/MAYS today to get 10% off your first month Penrose Hill: Get your first 6 bottles for $39.95 plus FREE shipping. Go to TryFirstleaf.com/MAYS 5:20 Running Backs 14:00 Wide Receivers 27:52 Tight Ends 34:56 Left Tackles 41:35 Left Guards 43:40 Centers 48:50 Right Guards 52:17 Right Tackles 59:38 Quarterbacks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Athletic Football Show's All-Pro Defense

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 71:11


    With offense taken care of, Robert Mays and Nate Tice turn their attention to the other side of the ball. The guys name their First- and Second-Team All-Pro Defenses on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Nate on Twitter: @Nate_Tice Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube Today's show is brought to you by... Peloton: Try Peloton risk free with a 30-Day Home Trial, New Members only at onepeloton.com/home-trial Philo: Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code MAYS to get 50% off your first month Better Help: Visit BetterHelp.com/MAYS today to get 10% off your first month Penrose Hill: Get your first 6 bottles for $39.95 plus FREE shipping. Go to TryFirstleaf.com/MAYS 3:16 Edge Rushers 15:15 Interior Defensive Linemen 29:00 Linebackers 41:19 Cornerbacks 60:25 Safeties Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    DeMeco Ryans, Shane Steichen and the next group of head coach candidates

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2023 84:55


    The equal and opposite reaction to Black Monday is that a new group of coaches is going to get a shot to run the show. Robert Mays and Conor Orr from Sports Illustrated dive into that group, which includes the likes of 49ers defensive coordinator DeMeco Ryans and Eagles offensive coordinator Shane Steichen, on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Conor on Twitter: @ConorOrr Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube Today's show is brought to you by... Peloton: Try Peloton risk free with a 30-Day Home Trial, New Members only at onepeloton.com/home-trial Philo: Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code MAYS to get 50% off your first month Better Help: Visit BetterHelp.com/MAYS today to get 10% off your first month Penrose Hill: Get your first 6 bottles for $39.95 plus FREE shipping. Go to TryFirstleaf.com/MAYS 3:00 What teams get right and wrong when they hire head coaches 6:30 The through-line of recent success stories 20:48 Shane Steichen, Eagles OC 30:11 Jonathan Gannon, Eagles DC 35:38 Ben Johnson, Lions OC 45:21 DeMeco Ryans, 49ers DC 51:10 Ken Dorsey, Bills OC 56:39 Ejiro Evero, Broncos DC 64:14 Mike Kafka, Giants OC 69:03 Raheem Morris, Rams DC 74:55 Dan Quinn, Cowboys DC 79:10 Lou Anarumo, Bengals DC 84:06 Brian Callahan, Bengals OC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Kliff Kingsbury out in Arizona, Lovie Smith fired by Texans, and the rest of Black Monday with Mike Sando

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2023 69:39


    Black Monday is one of the unfortunate realities of life in the NFL. Robert Mays and Mike Sando break down the moves that were made on Monday (and before), and what comes next for the teams involved, on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Mike on Twitter: @SandoNFL Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube 2:15 Kliff Kingsbury, Steve Keim out in Arizona 11:41 Texans fire Lovie Smith 24:12 Joe Woods done in Cleveland 30:28 What's next for Sean McVay? 37:44 The Broncos' head coach search 52:40 The Panthers' head coach search 59:01 The Titans need a new GM 67:11 The Colts' head coach search Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Week 18 recap — Super Bowl favorites take care of business, sizing up the playoff field, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 82:35


    This season's NFL playoff field is set with Week 18 in the books. Robert Mays and Nate Tice put a bow on the regular season and look ahead to the playoffs on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. The guys discuss the Super Bowl favorites taking care of business in Week 18, the Bills' emotional return to the field, the Jaguars' AFC South title, and more. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Nate on Twitter: @Nate_Tice Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube Today's show is brought to you by... Peloton: Try Peloton risk free with a 30-Day Home Trial, New Members only at onepeloton.com/home-trial Philo: Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code MAYS to get 50% off your first month Better Help: Visit BetterHelp.com/MAYS today to get 10% off your first month Penrose Hill: Get your first 6 bottles for $39.95 plus FREE shipping. Go to TryFirstleaf.com/MAYS 3:16 Lions player spoiler to Packers 15:52 Seahawks get last spot in NFC 20:43 Sizing up the playoff field 25:23 Jaguars win AFC South 37:51 The Bears are on the clock! 44:48 Super Bowl favorites take care of business 51:37 Emotional win for the Bills 58:05 Patriots fall short in bid for playoffs 66:54 Ugly Dolphins-Jets matchup 75:54 What are you doing Chargers? 78:03 What was that, Cowboys? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Week 18 preview — Great news on Damar Hamlin, Packers-Lions on SNF, Jags-Titans for the AFC South, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 63:07


    Doctors from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine provided Thursday the type of update on Damar Hamlin we've all been hoping for since Monday night. That takes precedence on this Week 18 preview episode of The Athletic Football Show. After that, Robert Mays and Nate Tice dig into final week of the regular season and the playoff picture. It all gets going on Saturday, with the Jaguars and Titans playing for the AFC South crown, and continues through to Sunday night, where the Packers will be playing the Lions in what could be a play-in game for the final spot in the playoffs on the NFC side of the bracket. Damar Hamlin's foundation GoFundMe page Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Nate on Twitter: @Nate_Tice Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube Today's show is brought to you by... Roman: Get 20% off your first order at ro.co/ATHLETIC Allbirds: Discover your perfect pair of Wool Runners at Allbirds.com today 2:38 Damar Hamlin update 11:37 AFC 1-seed 16:55 Lions-Packers 27:33 Titans-Jaguars for the AFC South 39:45 AFC 7-seed 50:06 What remains at stake in the NFC 57:01 Week 18 picks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Football GM: Damar Hamlin update, Jim Harbaugh's NFL talks, Commanders QB indecision & more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2023 67:03


    Mike Sando and former GM Randy Mueller begin the show by discussing the latest with Damar Hamlin as they reflect on the tragic situation earlier this week. Then, they discuss a potential return to the NFL for Jim Harbaugh, their impressions of Jarrett Stidham and the Commanders QB indecision. They also talk about what's going on with Lamar Jackson, the Eagles' injury concerns and much more.  Damar Hamlin's foundation GoFundMe page: https://www.gofundme.com/f/mxksc-the-chasing-ms-foundation-community-toy-drive 1:13 Latest on Damar Hamlin 16:34 Will Jim Harbaugh return to the NFL? 20:44 Impressions of Jarrett Stidham 26:42 Commanders QB indecision 30:40 Lamar Jackson situation  37:29 Concern for the Eagles? 43:00 NFC playoff predictions 47:34 GM Notebook 54:11 Week 18 picks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Prospects to Pros: Takeaways from the CFP semifinals + national championship preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2023 52:29


    Andy Staples and Dane Brugler break down all of the action from the College Football Playoff semifinals. They talk about C.J. Stroud, Marvin Harrison Jr., Kelee Ringo, Max Duggan and more. Plus, they discuss Bryce Young and Brian Branch's strong performance in the Sugar Bowl and Jim Harbaugh's potential return to the NFL before they preview the national championship game. Follow Andy on Twitter: @Andy_Staples Follow Dane on Twitter: @dpbrugler Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube 2:31 C.J. Stroud 9:01 NFL teams potentially in the market for a QB 11:02 Marvin Harrison Jr. gets the best of Kelee Ringo 17:13 Bryce Young and Brian Branch dominate Sugar Bowl 23:26 Felix Anudike-Uzomah 25:50 Deuce Vaughn 30:20 How TCU beat Michigan  37:47 Will Jim Harbaugh go back to NFL? 41:27 National Championship preview Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Damar Hamlin's on-field cardiac arrest

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2023 64:35


    Mitchell Schwartz and The Athletic's Tim Graham join Robert Mays to discuss the horrific scene in Cincinnati on Monday following Damar Hamlin's on-field cardiac arrest. Tim offers his perspective having been on the scene in Cincinnati over the last few days, while Mitch provides a player's point of view. Damar Hamlin's foundation GoFundMe page: https://www.gofundme.com/f/mxksc-the-chasing-ms-foundation-community-toy-drive Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Week 17 recap — Packers crush Vikings, Bucs clinch NFC South, playoff picture, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2023 88:56


    There are 17 regular season games remaining in the 2022 NFL season, and the playoff picture is finally starting to come into focus. The Buccaneers and Giants both clinched playoff spots on Sunday, while the Packers are one win away from turning a 4-8 start into a playoff berth. The final Wild Card spot in both conferences remains up for grabs, as does the top seed on either side of the bracket. Robert Mays and Nate Tice break it all down through the lens of Week 17 on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Nate on Twitter: @Nate_Tice Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube Today's show is brought to you by... Roman: Get 20% off your first order at ro.co/ATHLETIC Allbirds: Discover your perfect pair of Wool Runners at Allbirds.com today 1:16 Steelers-Ravens 4:23 Packers-Vikings 21:01 NFC playoff picture 25:36 Buccaneers, Mike Evans go off vs. Panthers 39:36 Hats off to the Giants 53:11 CMC, Nick Bosa star in 49ers' win over Raiders 59:16 Worried about the Eagles? 63:41 Jets flame out in fifth-straight loss 71:47 AFC playoff picture 77:09 Washington eliminated from playoff contention Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The QB2 Series: Case Keenum on the Minnesota Miracle and other tales from life as a backup

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2022 40:08


    Not many perennial backup quarterbacks can say they authored one of the most iconic plays in NFL playoff history. Case Keenum, however, is an outlier. He sits down with The Athletic's Kalyn Kahler to discuss his football life in the latest installment of The QB2 Series. Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Week 17 Preview — Bills-Bengals showdown, breaking down five games with huge playoff implications, Derek Carr's future, picks and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2022 90:09


    There are two weeks left in the regular season, and the NFL playoff picture still has plenty of pieces that need to be put in place. Robert Mays and Nate Tice dig into five games with massive playoff implications on the Week 17 preview episode of The Athletic Football Show. But first, they break down the Game of the Week, and a potential AFC Championship Game preview: Bills at Bengals. Follow Robert on Twitter: @robertmays Follow Nate on Twitter: @Nate_Tice Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube 7:16 Bills-Bengals 27:36 Derek Carr's future 43:36 Panthers-Buccaneers 51:49 Vikings-Packers 62:29 Dolphins-Patriots 68:46 Jets-Seahawks 73:19 Browns-Washington 80:09 Win My Fourth Screen 82:56 Week 17 picks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Football GM: Raiders bench Derek Carr, Commanders to start Carson Wentz, Sean Payton's future & more


    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2022 81:57


    Mike Sando and former GM Randy Mueller talk about the Raiders decision to bench Derek Carr and what's next for the team at QB. They also discuss Nathaniel Hackett's firing, Sean Payton's future, Carson Wentz's return to the starting lineup and J.J. Watt's retirement. Plus, they review the film for Desmond Ridder and Malik Willis before sharing their Week 17 picks.  Follow Mike on Twitter: @SandoNFL Follow Randy on Twitter: @RandyMueller_ Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube 3:12 Raiders bench Derek Carr 12:23 Could Tom Brady land in Las Vegas? 18:57 Mac Jones & the Patriots offense 25:11 Reaction to Broncos press conference following Hackett firing + Sean Payton's future 39:14 Carson Wentz to start for Commanders 43:11 J.J. Watt announces retirement 48:44 Film Review: Desmond Ridder & Malik Willis 55:21 Are you buying the Chargers? 58:08 Does Steve Wilks have a shot at Panthers job? 59:35 What's going on in Tennessee? 1:01:15 Tua Tagovailoa suffers another concussion 1:03:21 GM Notebook 1:07:25 Week 17 Picks 1:13:42 Thoughts on Dallas entering the playoffs? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Prospects to Pros: Players to watch in the College Football Playoff

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2022 48:48


    Andy Staples and Dane Brugler get you ready for the College Football Playoff by discussing all of the top prospects to watch from Georgia, Ohio State, Michigan and TCU. They talk about the quarterbacks, the key matchups in each game, the potential first rounders and much more.  Follow Andy on Twitter: @Andy_Staples Follow Dane on Twitter: @dpbrugler Subscribe to The Athletic Football Show... Apple Spotify YouTube 3:10 C.J. Stroud 5:32 Ohio State offensive line vs. Georgia defense 12:50 Kelee Ringo 14:35 Georgia offense vs. Ohio State defense 18:52 Stetson Bennett 23:35 Top players in Michigan vs. TCU 26:36 Max Duggan 29:54 Quentin Johnston vs. DJ Turner 34:32 Olu Oluwatimi 39:35 J.J. McCarthy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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