Never shy with an opinion, Max Kellerman brings his unique style back to where it all began, your radio. No matter what happened on the court, the field or the ring, the interaction with you, his audience will be paramount. Just be prepared to back to it up and be educated in the process. Along the way he’ll be joined by everyone from the newsmakers to the movers and shakers in sports. This is the home for hourly podcasts of the show.
With Washington playing tonight against the Giants, Key thinks that Taylor Heinicke has what it takes to be a really good QB that can take his team to the Super Bowl. The crew also shared their thoughts on if Cam Newton would be a good fit in Washington. Also, ESPN Daily Wager Host/ Sports Betting Analyst Joe Fortenbaugh joins to talk about the betting odds for this weekend's games and the problems that betters can have when they go to make their bets.
Max surprises Keyshawn when he talks about his time when he was a rapper, then they preview Giants - Washington and if there is too much pressure on Daniel Jones. Plus, ESPN NFL Analyst Damien Woody and ESPN Senior NFL Insider Adam Schefter join the show.
Max Kellerman weighs in on Baker Mayfield needing to learn from the loss against Kansas City in order to keep growing and Pro Football HOF Bill Parcells joins the show to discuss the pressures that Daniel Jones has to deal with as the Giants starting QB, the challenges that young QBs have to face and if he thinks Justin Fields is a good fit in Chicago.
Keyshawn and Max dive into some nature talk to teach Jay about ligers. Then Key discusses why he is not worried about Saquon Barkley when the Giants meet Washington on Thursday Night Football. Also, the Rams are facing the Colts on Sunday and Jay thinks that the Colts will be fine against them. However, Max explains what starting 0 - 2 would mean for Frank Reich and Carson Wentz this early on in the season.
The guys react to Jermichael Finley's comments earlier on Aaron Rodgers. Jay thinks that it's easily a championship or bust season for the Packers. Also, ESPN CFB Senior Writer Heather Dinich shares who she has as the best team in the country, what could happen with OSU and how many teams the SEC can get in to the CFP. Plus, should Eric Bieniemy be interested in the USC job? And, Chargers Head Coach Brandon Staley joins the show.
Key breaks down what happened that lead to Clay Helton being fired by USC and Jay and Max join the discussion on the level of concern the Giants should have about Week 2? Plus, ESPN Baseball Insider Buster Olney sheds light on the Dodgers, Max Scherzer and the MVP race.
Former Packers TE Jermichael Finley joins the show and shares why the Packers got crushed in Week 1, how concerning that loss is, why Aaron Rodgers never takes blame for anything, and his lack of work ethic. Also, ESPN NFL Reporter Kimberley A. Martin reacts to Jermichael Finley, and plays Hot News or Not News. Plus, what's it going to take for Matt Nagy to start Justin Fields?
Keyshawn Johnson, Jay Williams and Max Kellerman discuss which 0-1 team should we be most concerned about, which Week 1 performance was most likely to reality: Jalen Hurts or Carson Wentz, and what the expectations are for the Packers moving forward.
Key was getting smashed on Twitter about his Derek Carr take from a few weeks ago early in the Monday Night Football game, but Carr brought the Raiders back from what looked like would be a loss, to an OT win. Plus, Key says USC alums are ecstatic that they've moved on from Clay Helton as coach.
Key, Jay and Max chat with ESPN NFL Front Office Insider Mike Tannenbaum about why it might be a mistake that Ron Rivera and the WFT isn't interested in Cam Newton. Plus, 49ers Tight End George Kittle joins the show to talk about San Francisco's win over the Lions, the 49ers QB rotation, what kind of progression he's seen out of Trey Lance this year and how good the NFC West is.
The guys ask why was Mike Vrabel's tone about Julio Jones so sharp. Jay thinks there's something festering in Tennessee. Also,The Paul Finebaum Show's Paul Finebaum weighs in on USC firing Clay Helton, who the next head coach for the Trojans could be, if Lane Kiffin should be considered for USC's head coach vacancy, why it's so important for USC to get it right this time, and what is wrong with Ohio State. Plus, ESPN NFL Analyst Jeff Saturday joins the show.
Max is still trying to figure out how to watch sports and wake up at three in the morning for the show. Also, the second half of the Raiders/Ravens game was wild. Usually games like last night go against the Raiders, but Derek Carr brought them back for an improbable win. Plus, Key weighs in on USC's firing of their head coach and ESPN NFL Insider Dan Graziano joins the show to play a little Hot News or Not News.
The guys share thoughts on Matthew Stafford and ask if he is an upgrade over Jared Goff. They also talk about how strong the NFC West is and the potential of all four teams making the playoffs. Plus, the crew has more overreactions on Daniel Jones, the Texans, and Patrick Mahomes.
Keyshawn, Jay and Max weigh in on Sam Darnold beating his old team and Zach Wilson's performance. Then, they continue to talk about the Browns and Chiefs, the issues with Daniel Jones and the Giants, and more. Also, ESPN NFL analyst Rex Ryan joins the show to talk about Wilson's debut, the Packers getting crushed by the Saints, the Steelers' upset over the Bills and more.
Keyshawn, Jay and Max give their Week 1 overreactions and encourages callers to give theirs as well. Plus, Keyshawn shares his "Key Observations" and welcome ESPN NFL analyst Ryan Clark to the show to discuss the Saints' win and more. Plus, should Washington consider signing Cam Newton.
Keyshawn, Jay and Max open the show talking about the Rams beating the Bears, Stafford throwing for three touchdowns and over 300 yards and what the Bears should do at QB. They also discuss the Saints' victory over the Packers and recap other NFL Week 1 matchups.
Keyshawn says that Tom Brady, despite his age, is absolutely amazing in his talent and questions why Bill Belichick would not want to keep that talent. Plus, ESPN NFL Reporter Ed Werder joins the show to talk about the Bucs performance last night, the Cowboys' inability to defend against Brady and how concerned Dallas should be about Dak Prescott's shoulder injury. Also, ASU head coach Herm Edwards joins the show to discuss his time as the HC of the Jets when 9/11 occurred, how it impacted his career and the expectations of his ASU team this year.
Keyshawn, JWill and Max weigh in on the Giants and what they expect to see from Daniel Jones when they face off against the Broncos. Plus, ESPN CFB Analyst Desmond Howard joins the show to discuss the games happening this weekend, what he expects from Ohio State when they go against Oregon and more.
Key, Jay and Max share their thoughts on the NFL opening matchup, their concern about Dak Prescott and how they felt when the Bucs got the ball on the final . The guys discuss which games they are most excited to watch this weekend, Key is looking forward to watching the Ravens play, while Jay chooses the Steelers. Also, ESPN NFL Insider Dan Graziano joins the show to give the Hot News or Not News.
Do the Cowboys or Browns have the most to gain with a win in Week 1? Callers weigh in with that they think. Also, ESPN Daily Wager Host Joe Fortenbaugh joins the guys to go through some prop best and play our new game House Money. Plus, 2x Super Bowl Winner Eli Manning joins the guys to talk about what he expects out of Daniel Jones this season, if he would play Saquon Barkley in Week 1 and what it'll be like broadcasting the Monday Night Football game with his brother.
Keyshawn, Jay and Max make their early picks for NFL awards and welcome Super Bowl XXXVII Champion Ronde Barber to the show. Also, ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter joins the show to talk about Dak Prescott's health heading into tonight's game, the Texans' handling of Deshaun Watson and more.
Keyshawn says the Cowboys fanbase will go CRAZY if they beat the defending champs tonight. Jay thinks the Browns have the most to gain by showing everyone that they're on the same level with the Chiefs, which prompts the guys talk about the differences in situations between Baker Mayfield and Patrick Mahomes. Plus, Pro Football Hall of Famer Derrick Brooks joins the show to talk about the expectations for the Bucs coming off their Super Bowl win last season.
The NFL season starts TONIGHT. The guys weigh in on what they are looking forward to seeing most. Jay says he's going to make sure he appreciates Tom Brady while he's still playing, Key wants to see how the Bucs' defense looks and Max is going to be looking to see how Zeke Elliott performs after an abysmal 2020 season. Plus, ESPN Cowboys Reporter Todd Archer & ESPN Buccaneers Reporter Jenna Laine check in ahead of the teams' matchup.
Keyshawn, Jay and Max weigh in on the Jets and Panthers, where Sam Darnold faces his former team. They also talk about what to expect from Zach Wilson and debate if Wilson or Darnold is the better option. Plus, Host of the Paul Finebaum Show Paul Finebaum and Pro-football Hall of Fame's Tony Dungy join the show.
Keyshawn, Jay and Max open the show talking about the Browns/Chiefs matchup in NFL Week 1, what their expectations are for Baker Mayfield and what kind of season Mayfield has to have for him to get paid. Jay thinks this is the year where the Browns have to get to the next level. Plus, former Packers LB AJ Hawk joins the show to talk about the expectations for Green Bay and If they can get over the hump to a Super Bowl.
Key, Jay and Max bring Eagles QB Jalen Hurts on the show to discuss being named the starter for Philadelphia, how much pressure is on the team to win the division, working with Nick Sirianni and more. Plus, the crew talk about NFC West and why Matthew Stafford is under the most pressure of anyone in the division.
Key, Jay and Max weigh in on the NFC Easter, play "Real or Not Real" on contenders in college football and welcome in ESPN NFL analyst Jeff Saturday to talk about the pressure that is on Dak Prescott, how important Zack Martin is to the Cowboys and more.
Keyshawn, Jay and Max preview Cowboys-Bucs Week 1 and discuss what the expectations are for the Dallas before Jay tells us why he thinks Tampa is going to the Super Bowl again. Plus, ESPN NFL Reporter Jeff Darlington joins the show to play a game or hot news or not news .
A new era in morning radio has begun with Keyshawn, Jay Will and Max Kellerman! The guys open the show previewing Week 1 of the NFL season and discuss which game will they learn the most from. Plus, Key shares his "Key Observations" from college football Week 1.
College GameDay's Kirk Herbstreit joins the guys to break down the entire college football weekend. How concerned should NFL teams be about players visiting their former colleges? ESPN Cowboys Reporter Todd Archer gives an update on their COVID situation. Plus, Fill in the Blank.
Cowboys Rookie DT Osa Odighizuwa pointed out what Tom Brady's weakness. How much motivation do athletes get from these types of comments? Kimberley A. Martin plays Hot News or Not News. Plus, Marcus Spears joins the guys to break down all things college football and NFL.
Jay and Jason Fitz recap a huge weekend of college football, including an epic win by Notre Dame. ND coach Brian Kelly made a weird joke after the game. Zack Martin will miss the Cowboys Week 1 opener vs. the Bucs. How concerning is that for Dak Prescott? Plus, ESPN NFL Front Office Insider Mike Tannenbaum!
Matt and Joe talk about Week 1 in the NFL and what you should lookout for throughout the season. Then, they get into Week 1 of college football and the kickoff game with Alabama going against Miami and Georgia vs. Clemson. Later, Joe gives his best bets for college football this weekend.
Does the CFP need to expand past 4? The guys debate the pros and cons. Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Moon joins the guys to talk about the biggest QB stories around the NFL. Plus. Joe Fortenbaugh gives you all the gambling insight heading in to Week 1 of the college football season.
Does Kyler Murray need a change of scenery to become successful? Mac Jones will start for the Patriots, and Key thinks he fits what the Patriots want to do. Ryan McGee joins the guys to preview Week 1 of the college football season. Buster Olney joins the talk all things baseball. Plus, Take It or Shake It!
Does the College Football Playoff need to expand past 4 teams? Keyshawn wants to see it, but Jay sees the argument against it. Which QBs could benefit from a change of scenery? Also, who is under the most pressure in the Cowboys organization? PLus, ESPN NFL Insider Jeremy Fowler plays Hot News or Not News.
College football is back! Ohio State managed to hold off Minnesota to pick up the win on Thursday night. How will COVID-19 impact this college football season? Bart Scott says that Alabama QBs are NFL ready, but have lower ceilings. Keyshawn isn't willing to buy that narrative. Plus, the 4 biggest college football games this weekend.
The guys talk about the uncertainty of the Deshaun Watson and if there is a likelihood that he will be traded to another team. Plus, ESPN NFL analyst Rex Ryan weighs in on Cam Newton's release, starting a rookie QB as a contender team and his new podcast with Bart Scott, Organized Chaos. Lastly, the crew plays Caller Roulette.
The guys discuss the most underrated QBs this season as well as Tony Romo's comments about Zach Wilson and how it won't be long before he is a top three to five QB. Plus, Alabama HC Nick Saban joins the show to talk about the growth of Mac Jones since he played college football and more. Also, ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter joins the show to talk about why the Patriots released Cam Newton and the Colts' GM making comments about there being consequences for unvaccinated players.
Packers GM Brian Gutekunst stated that he's had excellent conversations with Aaron Rodgers, although Keyshawn thinks that these conversations aren't more than just short discussions and not Rodgers having meaningful conversations with management. Also, the guys discuss Joel Embiid denying that a rift exists between him and Ben Simmons.
Freddie Coleman, Keyshawn Johnson and Jay Williams discuss which division has the best quarterbacks and now that younger quarterbacks are going to be able to start this season, the chances of one of these younger quarterbacks breaking out is a lot higher this season. Plus, Former NFL Patriots Tight End Jermaine Wiggins joins the show to talk about Cam Newton being released from the Patriots, the pressure that is on Mac Jones' shoulders and more.
ESPN Draft Analyst & Dari & Mel Host Mel Kiper Jr. joined the guys to talk about how what he saw in Mac Jones' game in college and if he has translated it to the pros. He also shares why the Bears would be better off starting Justin Fields. Also, Former Patriots QB Matt Cassel joins the guys to talk about how Jones won the Patriots' starting QB job, why he thinks Belichick made the decision to go with a rookie QB and more.