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    • Oct 19, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    • 57m AVG DURATION
    • 386 EPISODES

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    Looking At The Bigger Picture

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 61:07

    Bill is joined by his friend CBS' Will Brinson to talk about two big games: Bills vs. Titans and Steelers vs. Seahawks. Bill and Will discuss not only what happened during these games but what the outcomes mean for the future.

    Consequences & Second Chances

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 53:03

    Bill is joined by his friend Mike Sando of The Athletic to tackle all the latest news including Jon Gruden leaving the Raiders, Seattle losing Russell Wilson, and more!

    Deep Dive Into Developing QB's

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 70:35

    Bill Barnwell is joined by his friend ESPN's Field Yates to take a deep dive into three quarterbacks that are developing: Mac Jones, Jalen Hurts, and Sam Darnold!

    The Bears: Out-Schemed & Out-Talented

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 60:23

    Bill is joined by his friend Robert Mays of The Athletic to dive into the mess that is the Chicago Bears. Mays shares his opinions on Matt Nagy's decision making, the quarterback battle between all three Chicago QB's, and more! After that, the two pivot to the Packers and share their biggest takeaways from Packers vs. 49ers.

    Sam Dangerous Darnold

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 58:31

    Bill is joined by his friend, The Athletics' Nate Tice to talk about Sam Darnold, Josh Allen, the Raider, the Vikings... and so much more!

    Small Sample Size Surmises

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 60:10

    Bill is joined by Stealing Signals writer Ben Gretch about whether or not fans should be worried about the Packers offense, the fantasy fallout from the 49ers-Lions game, disappointing starts for the Titans and Falcons, and more.

    2021 NFL Outliers, Crazy Predictions, & Hot Takes

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 94:22

    Bill is joined by his friend Steven Ruiz of The Ringer to go team by team across the NFL discussing their craziest predictions, their hottest takes, and what to be on the lookout for as the 2021 season starts this week!

    Quarterback Battles

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 63:18

    Bill is joined by Lindsay Jones of the Athletic as they look at how the Patriots, Bears, 49ers, Broncos and Saints handled their QB battles this pre-season

    You Asked... Bill Answered

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 46:24

    Bill is his own guest today as he addresses all of your most asked NFL questions from rookie QB expectations to teams tanking for next season... you asked and Bill answered!

    Preseason Money Moves

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 56:15


    Bill is joined by his friend Doug Kyed, of Pro Football Focus, to dissect any preseason storylines including Josh Allen's contract extension and Michael Thomas' situation.


    The Playbook: A 2021 NFL Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 58:55

    Bill is joined by his friend, The Athletic's Sheil Kapadia, to talk about his new book which previews all 32 teams ahead of this upcoming NFL season.

    Future NFL Power Rankings

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 49:38

    Bill is joined by his friend, ESPN's Seth Walder, to rank all 32 teams on how good they look for the next 3 years.

    Inventing Player Props

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 56:09

    Bill is joined by his friend Will Brinson of CBS Sports to talk through player props they invented for the upcoming 2021 season.

    Top Edge Rushers, Defensive Tackles, Linebackers, Cornerbacks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2021 41:09

    Bill Barnwell and Jeremy Fowler discuss the top-ten edge rushers, interior defensive linemen, linebackers and cornerbacks based off a survey of more than 50 league executives, coaches, scouts and players.

    Answering Your MOST Pressing NFL Questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 38:43

    Bill hosts another solo episode where he answers all of your most pressing NFL questions.

    A New Type of Fantasy Football

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 71:11

    Bill is joined by his friend, Josh Norris of Underdog Fantasy. The two talk about a new way to play Fantasy Football and what some of their favorite fantasy players are ahead of this upcoming season.

    A Fútbol Pod

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2021 62:56

    Bill is joined by his friend Nate Tice of The Athletic to talk about the Julio Jones trade and how he fits in with Tennessee. After that, they talk soccer and dive into the USMNT and their most recent match against Mexico.

    Who Can Beat The Chiefs?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2021 64:38

    Bill is joined by his friend Lindsay Jones of The Athletic to debate who has the best shot at beating the Chiefs this upcoming NFL season.

    Possible Julio Jones Trade Scenarios

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2021 56:03

    Bill is joined by his friend Gregg Rosenthal of NFL Network to go around the NFL discussing possible trade scenarios for Julio Jones.

    A PPR Dynasty Rookie Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2021 62:44

    Bill is joined by his friend, ESPN's Mike Clay to give you a mock PPR dynasty rookie draft. They go through the first 20 picks of a typical dynasty rookie draft and give their thoughts on this year's rookies now that they have been drafted.

    The NFL Draft Impact On AFC Teams

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2021 56:04

    Bill is joined by his friend CBS Sports' Will Brinson to break down the draft picks for each AFC team as well as their off-seasons and what's ahead next season for each team.

    The NFL Draft Impact On NFC Teams

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2021 92:38

    Bill is joined by his friend Robert Mays of The Athletic to break down what each NFL Draft pick means for all of the NFC teams as well as a full analysis of Justin Fields to the Bears.

    NFL Draft Round 1 Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2021 68:05

    Bill is joined by his friend, ESPN's Domonique Foxworth! Bill and Domonique recap the first round of the NFL Draft.

    Breaking Down the 49ers NFL Draft Pick

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2021 53:31

    Bill is joined by his friend Steven Ruiz of USA Today to dissect everything there is to know about the 49ers and their third overall pick in this year's NFL Draft.

    Sam Darnold to Carolina, Top-10 Wide Receiver Prospects

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2021 74:34

    Bill Barnwell is joined by The Athletic’s Sam Tice to discuss Carolina trading for Sam Darnold, what can be gleaned from Darnold's time with the Jets and what he can expect playing under Joe Brady. Then, the guys breakdown the top-10 wide receivers in the 2021 NFL Draft class. Plus, a guest appearance from Mitch the cat.

    A Mixed Mailbag

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2021 60:58

    Bill switches things up with a solo episode! He reads through your most frequently asked NFL questions as we approach the NFL Draft and inch closer to the 2021 season.

    NFC: Free Agent Moves

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 26, 2021 67:30

    Bill is joined by his friend Lindsey Jones of The Athletic to break down each of the free agent moves in the NFC.

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    AFC: Free Agent Moves

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2021 82:20

    Bill is joined by his friend Robert Mays of The Athletic to break down each of the free agent moves in the AFC.

    NFL Free Agency Is Here

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 12, 2021 48:41

    Bill sits down with his friend ESPN's Marcel Louis-Jacques to talk about some recent re-signings, the cuts that have popped up over the last few days, some guys who weren't franchise tagged, and more!

    NFL Top Shot?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2021 65:18

    Bill is joined by his friend CBS' Will Brinson to talk about the NFL equivalent to NBA Top Shot. They get into the best highlights from the 2020 season, the best moments from the NFL in the past, and what their dream plays would look like in 2021.

    Where Should These Free Agents Go?

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 25, 2021 63:11

    Bill is joined by his friend ESPN's Mike Clay to share their ideal destinations for the league's leading free agents.

    Carson Wentz Is Now A Colt

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2021 49:48

    Bill is joined by his friend Ted Nguyen of The Athletic to breakdown the Carson Wentz trade. They also discuss a few other teams who may or may not need to part ways with their quarterbacks.

    The 2020 NFL Season Is Over

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2021 48:13

    Bill is joined by his friend, ESPN's Mina Kimes, to breakdown and recap Super Bowl LV.

    Super Bowl LV

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2021 75:01

    Bill is joined by his friend's Geoff Schwartz and ESPN's Matt Bowen to break down the pass and run games in Super Bowl LV.

    Deshaun Watson Breakdown + Super Bowl Props

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2021 68:15

    Bill is joined by his friend Robert Mays of The Athletic to preview the upcoming Super Bowl and offer a few props. They also dive into the Deshaun Watson situation with likely trade scenarios.

    Divisional Round Recap + NFL Coaching Hires

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2021 87:48

    Bill is joined by his friend Nate Tice from The Athletic to recap the four divisional round games. Then, he is joined by ESPN's Kimberley Martin to discuss all of the recent NFL head coaching hires.

    Dissecting the Divisional Round

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2021 74:00

    Bill is joined by his friend Will Brinson of CBS Sports to break down each of the 4 divisional round games this upcoming weekend. They also touch on all the big head coaching news around the league.

    The Philadelphia Fiasco

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2021 51:43

    Bill is joined by his friend Sheil Kapadia of the Athletic to breakdown the controversy surrounding the Philadelphia Eagles and the future of Carson Wentz. 

    Sorting Through The Chaos

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2020 48:08


    Bill is joined by his friend ESPN's Rams beat writer Lindsey Thiry to sort through the chaos surrounding the upcoming Rams vs. Cardinals game. Then, ESPN's Patriots beat writer Mike Reiss joins Bill to make sense of what the future holds for this Patriots team.


    Two Teams On The Rise

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2020 71:39

    Bill is joined by his friends ESPN's Brown's beat writer Jake Trotter and ESPN's Bill's beat writer Marcel Louis-Jacques to discuss how both of these teams are on an exciting upward trajectory.

    Teams in Turmoil

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2020 50:42

    Bill is joined by his friends ESPN's Mike Triplett and Brooke Pryor as they discuss two teams that are currently in a bit of turmoil; the New Orleans Saints and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

    Domonique Foxworth Talks Carson Wentz, The Jets, & More...

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2020 67:11

    Bill Barnwell is joined by his friend ESPN's Domonique Foxworth to talk Carson Wentz's struggles, the Jets late game scenario, and more!

    Week 12 Was Crazy... To Say The Least

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2020 58:50

    Bill is joined by his friend Lindsay Jones of The Athletic to make sense of what happened in Denver this last weekend as well as COVID-19's impact on the Steelers, 49ers, and more.

    A Change In Football Plans

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2020 50:35

    Bill talks with his friend CBS' Will Brinson on the postponement of Thursday night's Steelers/Ravens game. They also talk about how good this Steelers team is, how the lions are NOT good, what the future holds for this Texans organization, and more.

    At The Halfway Point: Who Is Still A Mystery?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2020 58:52

    Bill is joined by his friend Mike Sando of The Athletic to break down all of the seemingly anticlimactic NFL trade deadline news.. Also, they dive into the teams they are still unsure about going into the second half of this season.

    Dissecting Team Needs With Mina Kimes

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2020 80:02

    Bill is joined by his friend, ESPN's Mina Kimes to go around the league discussing possible trade options for the league's Super Bowl contenders.

    The 9 Best Teams in the NFL

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2020 79:14

    Bill is joined by his friend Lindsay Jones of The Athletic to talk about the 9 NFL teams Bill believes are the best in the league.

    Who Doesn't Love Weekday NFL Games?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2020 48:14

    Bill sits down with his friend Will Brinson to recap the NFL's Week 5 Monday and Tuesday night games.

    Who Is In Better Shape: Jets or Giants?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2020 59:36

    Bill is joined by his friend, ESPN's Dan Graziano to understand why the Houston Texans fired Bill O'Brien. They also take a look at the teams who are now 0-4 to start the season.

    How Do You Stop The Chiefs From Winning?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2020 53:14


    Bill is joined by his friend Nate Tice to recap last night's Monday night matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Baltimore Ravens. They also discuss Drew Brees' struggles thus far and if Michael Thomas is the answer to all the Saints' problems.


    Who Will Go 3-0 After Week 3?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2020 81:05

    Bill is joined by his friend Robert Mays of The Athletic to recap the Thursday night matchup between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Miami Dolphins. They also deep dive into the eleven teams that are now 2-0 heading into Week 3.

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