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Throughout his three-decade long career with the NFL, Mike Lombardi worked as an NFL executive with the San Francisco 49ers, Cleveland Browns, Philadelphia Eagles, and Oakland Raiders alongside NFL legends including Bill Belichick, Bill Walsh and Al Davis.   On The GM Shuffle, Lombardi and co-host…

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    Urban to USC? Bills In Trouble? Saints Covid Issues, Full Week 2 Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 39:30

    Could Urban Meyer be out already for the USC job? Mike has some interesting information on the topic. 6 Saints offensive coaches test positive for Covid, how that will impact their gameplan? Will Josh Gordon get another chance in the NFL? Plus, a full Week 2 preview. Colts could bounce back, Broncos could start 3-0, Dolphins look to prove they're for real, Herbert could have an MVP-type year, Ravens getting killed with injuries, Seahawks are letting Russ cook, Giants mismanaging Saqoun. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Rodgers Flops, Mac Impresses, Week 1 Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 50:45

    Mike and Adnan hit every game of Week 1 in the NFL. Mac Jones impresses in his debut for the Patriots, but the Dolphins have a better game plan. Aaron Rodgers posts the worst performance of his career. Loss to Chiefs shows why Browns waited to pay Mayfield. Steelers defense steps up big against Bills. Not surprising, the Bears and Giants offenses looked as expected: bad. Rookie QBs on full display. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Season Predictions, Week 1 Preview, Mayfield/Watt Contracts

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 49:42

    The NFL season is officially upon us. Mike and Adnan are giving a full breakdown of their predictions this season, including division winners, wild cards, and Super Bowl winners. Plus, we break down some key matchups in Week 1 with picks against the spread to win you some money. TJ Watt is back on the field while looking for a contract extension, Mike breaks down how the Steelers should approach, plus why it's a good thing the Browns are waiting to extend Mayfield. And Tom Brady sounds off on the number rule change, Mike breaks down exactly why it can cause such an issue for offenses around the league. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Introducing “It Was Said: Sports” with Doc Rivers

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 4:13


    As you enjoy this preview, be sure to search and listen to It Was Said: Sports wherever you listen to your podcasts. We hold speeches from the world of sports deep in our hearts and minds as timeless and historic moments that still, to this day and beyond, bring us inspiration, historical context, empathy, education and more. We remember these iconic moments so that we too can share them with current and future generations as a way to remember why they touched us personally, and why they remain so relevant and important today. Welcome to It Was Said: Sports, Season one, a documentary podcast that guides you through six of the most impactful and timeless speeches in sports history, including Jack Buck's “For America” poem following the 9/11 attacks, Muhammad Ali protesting the Vietnam War, Billie Jean King championing equal pay, Tim Tebow's promise, Hank Aaron's Hall of Fame acceptance speech, and co-captain Harry Flournoy's powerful statement on race during Texas Western's Basketball Hall of Fame induction. From the team that brought you the Webby Award-winning Best Series of 2021, It Was Said, comes the sports version of the franchise, narrated by NBA legend, Doc Rivers, written by Pulitzer-Prize Winning Historian, Jon Meacham, and directed, produced and created by award-winning C13Originals Studios, a Cadence13 company. With first-hand perspective behind some of the most memorable and influential moments in sports, propelled by the voice of Rivers, the writing of Meacham and the production of C13Originals, this timeless documentary is meant to inspire, educate, and keep these historical moments as relevant as ever, and for generations to come. It Was Said: Sports is a presentation of Shining City Audio, a C13Originals and Jon Meacham Studio. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Cam Released, Pre-Season Wrap, Bishop Sycamore Saga

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 47:27

    We're down to the final 53-man roster on all NFL teams as the preseason wraps up. Mike discusses what goes into making final cuts on a roster, and how every move is strategically calculated. Cam Newton released by the Patriots, the guys cut through the noise and tell you the REAL reason why Cam was released and what his future is in the NFL. Deshaun Watson to Miami trade rumors heating up, injuries in the preseason are making headlines again, and the guys break down which teams could make the playoffs this season. Plus, one of the craziest stories in sports all year unfolded on Sunday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Preseason Week 2 Headlines, Cam vs. Mac, Down Year for Lamar?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 42:23

    A “misunderstanding” with Cam Newton could cost him his starting job, the Jaguars look terrible and it's hurting Trevor Lawrence, Jameis Winston shines but the Saints need to figure out what to do with Taysom Hill, the Steelers look like they have a solid game plan for Big Ben, Trey Lance's performance is a lot of smoke, and why Drew Lock may need to start over Teddy Bridgewater in Denver. Plus, Wentz's speedy recovery, why teams still may struggle to defend Lamar Jackson, and why rookies who sat out last season are really struggling. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Preseason Week 1 Headlines, NY Giants Issues, Hurts a Franchise QB?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 45:56

    Football is finally here, and the guys are diving into all the headlines from Week 1. Performances from all the rookie QBs including Trey Lance, Mac Jones, and when will Justin Fields take over in Chicago? Saints and Broncos QB situations are still in flux, Dwayne Haskins may be turning his career around, and Dan Campbell isn't helping his own team. Plus, Jalen Hurts is wowing players in Philly, the drama with Deshaun Watson continues, the Seahawks lock in their star safety, and what needs to change for the Giants to turn their franchise around? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Pre-Season Kicks Off, Josh Allen Extension, Michael Thomas Drama

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 43:45


    The pre-season is officially underway and we're getting you ready for it all. Mike breaks down how teams are preparing for pre-season this year and what to look for. Josh Allen gets a major extension, why it's good for the Bills but potentially bad for some other teams that need to get deals done with their QBs. Michael Thomas and the Saints have a fractured relationship, is it over in NO? Lamar Jackson still unsure about vaccines after 2nd bout with Covid, Saquon Barkley is back on the field, and Zach Wilson struggles. Plus, recapping the Hall of Fame inductees, and remembering the great Bobby Bowden. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Wentz Injury, Unvaxed Vikings, AFC South Preview:

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 41:22


    Carson Wentz's durability concerns continue as a foot injury could have him sidelined up to 12 weeks. Could this open the door for a Philip Rivers return? He isn't ruling it out. Daniel Jones gets himself involved in a fight that could have sparked disaster for the Giants, the Vikings are having major issues with vaccinations and it is keeping their QBs off the field, and legendary Lions linebacker Chris Spielman could be hurting the team's culture. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Rodgers Returns, The Forfeit Rule, AFC North Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 44:15

    After an offseason of turmoil, Aaron Rodgers is finally back with the Packers after agreeing to concessions. But, who actually won in the deal? The NFL introduces a forfeit rule for teams with Covid-19 outbreaks among unvaccinated players that could also take game checks away from both teams. Could this create a domino effect amongst other pro sports? Our full AFC North Preview, Lamar Jackson tests positive for Covid for the 2nd time in 8 months, Deshaun Watson is back at training camp, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Rodgers Saga Takes Turn, Brady Defies Logic, AFC West Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 41:40


    The Bucks are your 2021 NBA Champions, and Mike is on fire about how to build a successful franchise vs. how to blow one up. Aaron Rodgers turns down an extension that would make him the highest paid QB in the NFL, is this the nail in the coffin with the Packers? Tom Brady defies all logic on age and health after playing all of 2020 with a torn MCL, how does he do it? Plus, a full AFC West preview with gambling predictions, and why is Jerry Jones so desperate for a Super Bowl? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Top 10 QBs, AFC East Preview, Which Franchise Can Win First Super Bowl?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 38:46

    Mike and Adnan are breaking down the Top 10 QBs in the league currently, where they stand, and what their outlook for the season is. What QBs are overvalued going into the season, and which QBs are undervalued and due for a big year? Plus, looking at the 12 franchises that have never won a Super Bowl to determine who is set up best to win their first in the next few years (and also, which teams are moving in the wrong direction?) Plus, a full AFC East preview with gambling predictions, and why the Patriot Way isn't for everybody. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Washington's Culture Issue, Cowboys on Hard Knocks, NFC South Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2021 36:11

    The NFL levied a hefty fine on WFT and stripped Dan Snyder of his power, why it isn't what it seems, and why the punishment may be too lenient. Colts GM Chris Ballard has wise words on free agency strategies, Urban Meyer could face more issues transitioning from college to the NFL, and the Patriots woes at WR continue has N'Keal Harry requests a trade. Plus, the Cowboys are back on Hard Knocks, and our full NFC South Preview… can the Bucs repeat with all 22 starters returning? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    NFC West Preview, Eric Gleacher on Hard Work and Leadership

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 42:16

    Dan Snyder brings in his wife Tanya as co-CEO of the Washington Football Team franchise, is that a smart move? Plus, Mike and Adnan preview the entire NFC West, and we welcome one of the world's most successful investors Eric Gleacher to talk about his career, what it takes to be a leader, and how hard work can get you anywhere. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Brady Throws Shade, Jackson's Contract Extension, NFC North Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2021 38:46

    Lamar Jackson could sign an extension worth over $40M per year, but he's negotiating without an agent. How that could really hurt both he and the Ravens. Brady said “you're sticking with that motherf***er!?” to a team who pulled out of his free agency sweepstakes – why it probably isn't who you think it is. Carl Nassib comes out as gay, Frank Clark is in trouble with the law yet again, a full NFC North preview, and Mike is no longer a Sixers fan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Veteran vs. Rookie QBs, NFC East Preview, Sixers Implode

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2021 45:02

    Bears coach Matt Nagy says there's no way Justin Fields starts Week 1 and it shows he has no ability to adjust to a plan. Derek Carr says he would rather “quit football” than play for anyone other than the Raiders, but that's not how the world works. Baker isn't in a rush to get an extension done, and neither should the Browns. Plus, a full preview of the NFC East, and the Sixers epic collapse. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Julio to Titans, Rodgers Holdout Continues, Watson to Denver?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2021 50:13

    Julio Jones to the Titans is official, but Mike explains why that doesn't necessarily make them a better team. Todd Gurley still doesn't have a home, where could he land and what does he have left? The stalemate between Rodgers and the Packers continues, Deshaun Watson apparently wants to be a Bronco, and the Niners continue to be plagued with injuries. Plus, we remember former Giants coach Jim Fassel, and the 14th anniversary of the final episode of the Sopranos. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Rookie QBs, Veterans on New Teams, the Real Issue with Julio

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2021 40:55


    Nearly a third of the league could have a new QB at the helm in Week 1. Mike and Adnan break down each situation. From the rookie first-round QBs, how their team will manage them, and when they could realistically see the field... to veteran starting QBs who have moved during the offseason and how they will have an impact on their new team. Plus, why Julio hasn't been traded yet and why we shouldn't be listening to all these reports, the Packers call Aaron Rodgers' bluff, and Coach K is retiring. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Rodgers Speak, Watson Holdout Continues, & Julio Sandbagged

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 42:23

    Aaron Rodgers finally speaks out for the first time publicly about his situation with the Packers, and the guys discuss what it will take to get the reigning MVP back in Green Bay this season. Deshaun Watson continues to hold out, why that could actually be the benefit of the Texans. Julio Jones is sandbagged on live TV, and how those comments could affect what the Falcons get for him in a trade. Plus, Mike responds to Jim McMahon’s story from the Browns in 1995 where McMahon calls out both he and Belichick. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Julio Jones Destinations, “Diva” Rodgers, & Adjusted OTAs

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2021 35:55

    Mike and Adnan break down a few potential rumored destinations for Julio Jones, and where he fits best. Ex-Packers GM Ron Wolf calls players like Aaron Rodgers “divas” and says guys don’t want to practice. Meanwhile, nearly half of the teams in the league are adjusting OTAs and minicamp to be more player-friendly. The guys break down the Ja’Wuan James situation in Denver which highlights the risk of not working out with the team, and Kelly Kleine makes history in the NFL, could we see more women follow suit? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    2021 NFL Schedule, Tim Tebow, Aaron Rodgers Saga & Blake Bortles

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2021 47:38


    The 2021 NFL schedule has officially been released, but it’s important for fans to understand the differences in how they view the schedule and how teams view the schedule. The guys discuss notable matchups, starting quarterbacks and more! The Aaron Rodgers saga continues with WR Davante Adams alluding to his future with the Green Bay Packers organization and the team’s decision to sign veteran QB Blake Bortles. Tim Tebow gets signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars (for some reason), Eric Fisher signs with the Indianapolis Colts, and Mike meets Drake. Yes, that Drake. All that and more on this week’s The GM Shuffle! Find lots of other great podcasts here: https://shows.cadence13.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    NFL Draft Recap, Quarterbacks Drafted on Days 2 & 3, Aaron Rodgers Saga

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2021 35:11

    It was reported over the weekend that Aaron Rodgers does not want to return to the Packers while Brian Gutekunst is the still the GM of the franchise, which could cause even more drama in Green Bay. The 2021 NFL Draft is officially in the books and the later rounds saw quarterbacks fly of the board. The guys break down all the notables QB picks along with other moves from teams around the league. The Cleveland Browns drafted well, the Carolina Panthers get Sam Darnold help on offense, and “Medina Spirit” wins the 147th Kentucky Derby! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Aaron Rodgers Drama, Trey Lance to San Francisco, NFL Draft - Round 1 Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2021 34:21

    Hours before the first round of the NFL Draft a bombshell story emerged that Aaron Rodgers told Green Bay personnel that he does not want to return to the Packers. Now it’s up to the team to try and salvage the situation and retain their franchise quarterback. After weeks of speculation the San Francisco 49ers took North Dakota State quarterback Trey Lance with the 3rd overall pick. It’s a high-risk, high-reward move that will define Kyle Shanahan’s legacy. The Chicago Bears traded up to grab Justin Fields, Bill Belichick finds his QB in Mac Jones, and Urban Meyer takes Clemson’s entire backfield. All that and more on this special round 1 recap of The GM Shuffle! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Teddy Bridgewater Trade, NFL Draft Preview & Rumors, Prop Bets, Antonio Brown

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2021 32:51

    Teddy Bridgewater was traded by the Carolina Panthers to the Denver Broncos yesterday, in a deal that shouldn’t affect whether Denver drafts a quarterback or not with 9th overall pick. Meanwhile, the Las Vegas Raiders have the 17th overall pick, but the team should consider trading up to land a quarterback to replace Derek Carr. Mike gives some of his favorite prop bets to win you money, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers re-sign Antonio Brown, and the Miami Dolphins trade away Ereck Flowers. All that and more on this special NFL Draft Preview of The GM Shuffle! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Julio Jones Trade Rumors, NFL Draft Prop Bets, Orlando Brown Trade

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2021 37:29

    Reports emerged over the weekend indicating that the Atlanta Falcons are taking calls to trade Julio Jones, but options are limited as there are not a lot of teams in the NFL that are able to take his substantial cap hit. The 2021 NFL Draft begins on Thursday and the guys break down the best Prop Bets to wager, including who will be taken with the third overall pick. The Kansas City Chiefs traded the Baltimore Ravens for OT Orlando Brown and “Nomadland” won Best Picture at the Academy Awards. Stay tuned all week as the GM Shuffle discusses the latest NFL Draft news and rumors! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Mac Jones vs. Justin Fields, Alex Smith Retires, Fix My Team: Bears, Dolphins, Rams

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2021 48:59

    As the draft approaches, analysts from around the league weigh in on the pros and cons of both Mac Jones and Justin Fields. This week the GM Shuffle breaks down how scouts evaluate quarterbacks prior to the draft and discuss what Kyle Shanahan is specifically looking for with the third overall pick. Alex Smith Retires, Joe Bucks wants to host Jeopardy, and the guys “fix” the Chicago Bears, Miami Dolphins and Los Angeles Rams. All that and more on this week’s The GM Shuffle! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Philadelphia Eagles Downfall, Justin Fields' Draft Stock, Julian Edelman Retires

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2021 60:31


    The Athletic published a lengthy exposé on the Philadelphia Eagles culture and management in the age of GM Howie Roseman and Owner Jeffrey Lurie. The detailed account dives into how the franchise communicates, operates, and makes decisions. Justin Fields draft stock has been in question, but the real problem is a lack of evaluation for players. Julian Edelman retires, the guys "fix" the Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals, and the Ernest Hemingway documentary is a lesson on life. All that and more on this week's The GM Shuffle! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Sam Darnold Trade, Atlanta Falcons Draft Options, Ron Rivera’s QBs, Fix My Team

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2021 47:47

    The New York Jets traded Sam Darnold to the Carolina Panthers this week, signifying that they will draft a quarterback with the second overall pick in the 2021 NFL draft. Now the question becomes, “What will happen to Teddy Bridgewater?” The Atlanta Falcons own the fourth overall pick in the 2021 NFL draft and the organization has a ton of options on who to take to help build their roster. We asked and you, the fans, answered; the guys reveal the best suggestions of potential titles for Hue Jackson’s new book about his time with the Cleveland Browns. Ron Rivera says Washington will have a quarterback competition, Baylor beat Gonzaga in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, and Aaron Rodgers hosted Jeopardy. All that and more on this week’s The GM Shuffle! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Hue Jackson’s Comments, 17th NFL Regular Season Game, Alabama/OSU Pro Day Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2021 53:19


    Former Browns head coach Hue Jackson offered explosive comments regarding his time in Cleveland, saying he was lied to by the organization. Alabama and Ohio State held their Pro Days this week and the guys break down exactly how NFL teams evaluated both Justin Fields and Mac Jones’ performances. The NFL has approved the addition of a 17th regular season game, which will push the Super Bowl back to its latest date in history. New York Giants owner John Mara still believes in Daniel Jones, the guys “fix” the Dallas Cowboys, and the NCAA Final Four is officially set. All that and more on this week’s episode of The GM Shuffle! Have a question for the show? Email us at TheGMShuffle@gmail.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    The Rule of Three: NFL Free Agency, DeShaun Watson Saga, March Madness

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2021 58:00

    The biggest NFL free agents have now signed with new teams and the guys break down the best, worst, and most confusing moves from around the league! After multiple sexual assault allegations there are teams that are reportedly still interested in trading for Houston Texans quarterback DeShaun Watson, but doing so would be a big mistake. March Madness is in full swing and the guys recap the biggest upsets of the tournament to this point and how watching basketball can teach football coaches about pace and style. All that and more on this week’s The GM Shuffle! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    NFL Free Agency, Notable Signings, New England Patriots, Drew Brees Retires

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2021 53:46


    The new NFL year has officially begun and with it, free agency. The guys break down the biggest signings as well as profile the New England Patriots’ flurry of acquisitions to start the offseason. The Detroit Lions and Carolina Panthers will be vying for success next season, but in exactly how many moves will it take to fix their teams? The answer may involve DeShaun Watson. Drew Brees officially retires, Tom Brady extends his contract with the Buccaneers, and the Green Bay Packers lock in Aaron Jones to a long term deal. All that and more on this week’s The GM Shuffle! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Franchise Tag, Dak Prescott, Jon Gruden & The Raiders

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2021 38:24

    Tuesday marked the deadline for NFL teams to place franchise tags on players. This week, the guys break down exactly what this means for the players who did and didn’t get tagged by a team and how the lowered cap will affect free agency. The Jon Gruden, Mike Mayock era for the Las Vegas Raiders has been underwhelming in their first three years and that’s because Gruden doesn’t know how to build a team. Dak Prescott signed a record breaking extension with the Dallas Cowboys, the Atlanta Falcons need to draft a quarterback in the 2021 NFL Draft, and the Cincinnati Bengals need to build a dominate offensive line. All that and more on this week’s The GM Shuffle! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    JJ Watt To Arizona, Quarterback Trade Rumors, Fix My Team: NY Jets

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2021 46:41

    JJ Watt is reportedly signing a two-year, $31 million contract with the Arizona Cardinals, which is a high price to pay for the aging Defensive End. The San Francisco 49ers reportedly called the Carolina Panthers about Teddy Bridgewater, but the trade will never happen for several reasons. The guys also break down how to fix the New York Jets and Houston Texans this offseason. Russell Wilson is unhappy in Seattle, while Alex Smith has been released by the Washington Football Team. All that and more on this week’s The GM Shuffle! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Franchise Tag Window, Big Ben’s Future, Fix My Team: Jacksonville Jaguars, Carson Wentz Trade

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2021 45:36

    The franchise tag window is officially open and because of the lowered salary cap for the 2021 season, teams are going to have to make tough decisions when negotiating new contracts with their players. Ben Roethlisberger wants to stay with Pittsburgh Steelers next season, but in order to do so he’ll have to come to terms with being a transition quarterback for the sake of the franchise’s future. In their new segment “Fix My Team in How Many Moves,” the guys break down the five moves the Jacksonville Jaguars have to make in order to compete next season. All that and more on this week’s The GM Shuffle! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Carson Wentz & Jalen Hurts, Potential Offseason QB Moves, Al Davis vs. The NFL

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2021 46:29

    It has now been reported that Jalen Hurts will be gathering Eagles wide receivers for workouts next month, further depending the potential of Caron Wentz focused trade. The Saints will have a decision to make a quarterback next season, but it won’t be as complicated as fans may think. “Al Davis vs. The NFL” is the latest 30 for 30 by ESPN and to celebrate The GM Shuffle is happy to welcome special guest Jack Barhite, the world’s greatest Al Davis impersonator. He’s on to recap the documentary with Mike and trade Al Davis stories from their time with the Oakland Raiders! Taylor Heinicke gets a two-year contract, JJ Watt gets released by the Houston Texans, and Joe Pesci is selling his New Jersey home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Super Bowl LV Recap!

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2021 37:17


    Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are Super Bowl champions! This marks Tom Brady’s 7th Super Bowl win which also made Bruce Arians the oldest head coach to ever win the title. On this episode of The GM Shuffle breaks down how the Kansas City Chiefs had no answers for Tampa Bay’s stifling defense lead by Defensive Coordinator Todd Bowles. The guys also break down how the results affected bettors and recap their favorite Super Bowl commercials. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Super Bowl Betting Guide, Prop Bets, Novelty Prop Bets

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2021 27:44

    The Super Bowl is finally here! On this episode of The GM Shuffle, the guys offer their definitive guide on how to bet the big game. What variables should fans factor into their bets? Where is the money headed? How is Las Vegas setting the money line? All these question and more are answered on today’s show! Plus, the guys give their take on the some of the most popular in-game prop bets along with some the strangest. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Super Bowl LV Preview, Buccaneers Margin of Error, Derek Carr Rumors

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2021 26:16

    Jon Gruden and the Las Vegas Raiders are weighing all options to get their cap space under control and trading Derek Carr is very much on the table. The guys are also preview Super Bowl LV, including an in-depth look at the offense and defense for both teams and discuss the margin of error the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have to win the game. Plus, some fun facts about Super Bowl Sunday and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Matthew Stafford Trade, Jimmy Garoppolo Rumors, Aaron Rodgers

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2021 24:57

    The Los Angeles Rams were finally able to rid their books of Jared Goff’s contract by trading for Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford. The cost for the Rams to acquire, pay, and ultimately dump Goff may never be matched again. There have also been rumors regarding a trade for Kirk Cousins between the San Francisco 49ers and Minnesota Vikings, which is a deal the Vikings should make is they want to get out of “cap-room jail.” Defensive Coordinator Mike Pettine was fired by the Packers, Mitch Trubisky could leave the Chicago Bears, and Troy Aikman gets into an unlikely feud. All that and more on this episode of The GM Shuffle! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Deshaun Watson Drama, 2021 Quarterback Carousel, Jason Witten Retires

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2021 30:45

    Deshaun Watson has officially asked the Houston Texans to trade him to a different team, but it’s important to remember that it’s the franchise, not Watson, who holds all the bargaining leverage. The quarterback carousel for 2021 has already begun and this offseason could change the NFL quarterbacking landscape with Matthew Stafford, Ben Roethlisberger, Jimmy Garoppolo and more all on the table. The Green Bay Packers have fired their Special Teams coach, Jason Witten retires and the Texans hire David Culley as their new head coach. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Buccaneers vs. Packers Recap, Bills vs. Chiefs Recap, Matthew Stafford

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2021 59:31


    The Green Bay Packers season officially came to an end after suffering a devastating loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Questionable play calling by Packers’ Head Coach Matt Lafleur and Defensive Coordinator Mike Pettine cost the team the game, even though Tom Brady had a mediocre performance. The Kansas City Chiefs are heading to their second straight Super Bowl after crushing Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills. Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions are officially moving on from one another, the guys give out their weekly awards, and broadcasting legend Larry King passed away at 87 years of age over the weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    AFC/NFC Championships Preview, Dan Campbell Press Conference, Nick Sirianni & The Eagles

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2021 40:51

    Dan Campbell, the newly hired head coach for the Detroit Lions, gave one hell of an opening press conference this week that lasted more than 30 minutes, but he’s going to have to bring more than just mental toughness to the ailing franchise if he wants to succeed in the long run. The Philadelphia Eagles have hired Nick Siranni as their new head coach as they hope to catch lighting in a bottle once more. The Conference Championship games are sure to full of surprises and the Buffalo Bills could upset the Kansas City Chiefs. Philip Rivers calls it a career, Dwayne Haskins Jr. signs with the Pittsburgh Steelers, and the guys say goodbye to an NFL legend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Divisional Round Recap, Lions New Head Coach, DeShaun Watson Rumors

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2021 55:41


    Tom Brady and Drew Brees battled for what could have been the last time on Sunday and the New Orleans Saints are going to have some tough decisions to make this offseason. The game between the Cleveland Browns and the Kansas City Chiefs will be a learning experience for rookie head coach Kevin Stefanski on how to win games. The Buffalo Bills are heading to their first AFC Championship in 27 years, but it’s the Baltimore Ravens who will have to decide how to fix their offense for next season. Aaron Rodgers provided another MVP Caliber performance, the Lions have picked their new head coach, and the DeShaun Watson trade rumors are just that – rumors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Divisional Round Preview, Urban Meyer, Coaching Hires Around The NFL, James Harden Trade

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2021 42:00

    Urban Meyer is officially the new head coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars and he’ll succeed because of his ability to build team culture anywhere he goes. Robert Saleh has been hired to coach the New York Jets, but no one know if he’ll be able to fix the problems plaguing the organization. Tua Tagovailoa’s teammates question his quarterbacking ability, the guys preview every Divisional Round game, and the Brooklyn Nets sell the farm to acquire James Harden. All that and more on The GM Shuffle! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Wild Card Round Recap, Browns & Bills Win, Doug Pedersen’s Future

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2021 57:51


    It was an exciting weekend of football as the Cleveland Browns handedly beat their longtime rivals the Pittsburgh Steelers. Both the Cleveland Browns and Buffalo Bills claimed their first post-season wins since 1995, but they face much tougher competition next week. The Baltimore Ravens beat the Tennessee Titans on Sunday and they are proving to the hottest team in the NFL going to into the divisional round of the playoffs. Doug Pedersen is reportedly on thin ice in Philadelphia, Mitch Trubisky needs to go ‘On the Lam,’ and Tom Brady outdueled the Washington Football Team. All that and more on this episode of The GM Shuffle! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Wild Card Round Preview, DeShaun Watson & The Houston Texans, Jason Garrett

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2021 35:46

    Reports have surfaced that Houston Texans quarterback DeShaun Watson is becoming increasingly frustrated with the organization after the team gave him little input in their hiring process for general manager and head coach. Can their relationship be salvaged or will Watson be looking to move to greener pastures? Hiring in the NFL is a political process, which explains why Jason Garrett is being considered for the head coaching position for the Los Angeles Chargers. Plus, the first round of the NFL playoffs begins this weekend and to celebrate the guys compare each team to characters from The Sopranos & The Godfather. All that and more on this episode of The GM Shuffle! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Week 17 Recap, NFL Playoff Picture, “Black Monday,” 2021 NFL Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2021 63:29

    Doug Pederson claims he was “playing to win” on Sunday Night Football, which couldn’t be further from the truth. In his post-game press conference, the Philadelphia Eagles coach addressed whether he tanked on purpose, discussed his current relationship with quarterback Carson Wentz, and speculated on whether Jim Schwartz will return to the NFL next season. Tua Tagovailoa and the Miami Dolphins got stomped by the Buffalo Bills on Sunday and head coach Brian Flores made a point to place blame on the entire team and not just his young quarterback, but the team still needs to evaluate all available quarterbacks in the 2021 NFL draft. The Chicago Bears are in the playoffs despite losing to the Green Bay Packers, the Arizona Cardinals missed the playoffs after Kyler Murray got injured, and “Black Monday” is taking shape as losing teams terminate their contracts with head coaches. All that and more on The GM Shuffle! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Week 17 Preview, Dwyane Haskins Downfall, NFL Playoff Scenarios, CFB Playoffs

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2020 37:56

    Dwayne Haskins’ time in Washington came to end this week, but blame shouldn’t solely be place on the young quarterback as Dan Snyder and the Washington Football Team’s culture didn’t hold Haskins accountable. After 16 weeks much of the NFL’s playoff seeding is up for grabs and many teams will not rest their starters this Sunday. Urban Meyer is eyeing a coaching position in the NFL, the Jets has several options in the draft, and the guys preview the CFB playoffs. Happy New Years from The GM Shuffle! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Week 16 Recap, JJ Watt Wants Accountability, Tua is Overrated, Cowboys Beat Eagles

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2020 65:06

    Jon Gruden came under fire after deciding to run out the clock against in the final moments of the Las Vegas Raiders game against the Miami Dolphins. But story that fans need to focus on is the fact that Tua Tagovailoa cannot throw a pass downfield. JJ Watt’s impassioned press conference echoes the need to accountability in the Houston Texans locker room and their need for leadership. The Philadelphia Eagles are officially eliminated from playoff contention after their loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday and Doug Pederson’s future with the team looks bleak. The NY Jets beat the Cleveland Browns, the Pittsburgh Steelers bounced back, and Dwayne Haskins needs to cut by the Washington Football Team immediately. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Week 16 Preview, Problems in Pittsburgh, Vikings vs. Saints

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2020 38:47

    The problems for the Pittsburgh Steelers continue to mount after the team suffered a stunning loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. The guys break down exactly what is wrong with the franchise and what needs to change before the playoffs begin. Coaches and GM are finding themselves in the hotseat as the end of the season approaches, but the Detroit Lions Fire took a proactive step by firing a “rogue” assistant coach. The Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints play a rare Christmas Day game, the Houston Texans interview Jim Caldwell, and the guys talk about some of their favorite holiday movies. Happy Holidays from The GM Shuffle! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Week 15 Recap, Trevor Lawrence Sweepstakes, Drew Brees Injury, Jalen Hurts & Carson Wentz

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2020 54:25


    This weekend the New York Jets stunned the Los Angeles Rams to claim their first win of the 2020 NFL season! This win puts the Jacksonville Jaguars on the inside track to draft the highly coveted quarterback Trevor Lawrence. Drew Brees made his return from injury this weekend as the New Orleans Saints battled the Kansas City Chiefs, but Brees did not look good on the field and only completed 44% of his throws. Carson Wentz reportedly says he’s not a backup quarterback, but it doesn’t look like Jalen Hurts will relinquish the starting QB position in Philadelphia anytime this season. The Patriots have officially been eliminated from the playoffs, the Bears keep their playoff hopes alive, and Bills win the AFC for the first time in 25 years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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