Mina talks all things football with her unique brand of humor and insight. Her friends join each episode to talk about the NFL's latest storylines along with her football loving dog, Lenny, making frequent contributions.
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Mina Kimes is joined by Kevin Clark of The Ringer to discuss the Jon Gruden scandal and what it says about the NFL's culture. They also talk football and diagnose what's wrong with the Chiefs defense, and preview Chargers-Ravens and Cardinals-Browns.
Mina and Patrick Clayborn of NFL Network talk about Justin Fields outlook after being named the starter in Chicago, what Stephon Gilmore's impact will be on the Carolina Panthers, the Giants newfound offensive success, the rookies that have impressed them, Baker Mayfield's struggles, and why the Chief-Bills is set to be an offensive showdown.
Mina and SB Nation's Justis Mosqueda preview Bucs-Rams and discuss wide ranging NFL topics like- should we be worried about the rookie quarterbacks? Will the Packers' defense be their undoing? Are the Raiders legit? Are you buying on Teddy Bridgewater? And how good is the Panthers' defense?
The Third Annual Mina Kimes Show Draft returns with Mina and Mike Golic, Jr. drafting all 32 NFL teams, getting deep into the strategy of the game and reviewing last season's draft. A champion will be crowned based on the following scoring system: 1 point for each win 5 points for making the playoffs 5 points for making the divisional round 10 points for making the conference championship game 10 points for making the Super Bowl 5 points for winning the Super Bowl
Mina and ESPN's Field Yates preview the AFC South- How will Urban Meyer 's influence impact the Jaguars' roster (4:45)? How does the uncertainty of the health on the offensive line impact Indy (26:11)? Will the Titans' improved secondary be enough to contend with the Chiefs and Bills (43:03? And what is the new front office doing to turn the tide in Houston (54:51)?
Mina and Steven Ruiz preview the NFC South- how will Michael Thomas' injury impact the Saints' offense (2:42)? Will Kyle Pitts step into the A.J. Brown role in Arthur Smith's offense (21:30)? Will Sam Darnold take a Ryan Tannehill-esque jump now that he's gotten away from Adam Gase (38:08)? And what, if anything, could potentially derail the Bucs (57:20)?
Mina and ESPN's Matt Bowen discuss the injuries in Indy and then preview the NFC North including potential pitfalls for the Packers (8:56), why the Lions' offense will be better than people think (21:14), a much improved Vikings defense (47:17), and what the Bears' offense should look like once Justin Fields takes over (53:45).
Mina and Nate Tice of The Athletic discuss Aaron Rodger reporting to training camp and then preview the AFC West- What kind of offense will the Chargers run with Joe Lombardi (10:00)? Can the Raiders make up for a shaky secondary (27:02)? Does Patrick Mahomes mask all of Kansas City's holes on defense (44:40)? And is it all about the QB for the Broncos (58:37)?
Mina and ESPN's Lindsey Thiry preview the NFC West- how will the Rams make up for the loss of Cam Akers (1:02)? When is the right time for the 49ers to turn to Trey Lance (18:29)? Can Kliff Kingsbury finally unlock Kyler Murray (34:08)? And will the Seahawks' defense stand up despite a few glaring holes (45:51)?
Mina and ESPN's Marcel Louis-Jacques preview the AFC East. Can Josh Allen and the Bills' offense replicate what they did in 2020 (1:20)? Will the Patriots defense carry them to the playoffs (19:54)? What will the Dolphins' offense look like with added skill players for Tua (32:39)? And can the Jets front seven make up for their holes in the secondary (48:34)?
Mina and Arif Hasan of The Athletic recap the offseason and preview the 2021 season for the AFC North. Will the Browns defense put it all together (3:05)? Will the Bengals improve dramatically in year two with Joe Burrow (21:08)? How much different will the Ravens' passing attack look (36:53)? And will the offensive line derail the Steelers yet again (51:02)?
The division previews are...back. Mina and Ben Solak of The Draft Network assess the outlook for the teams in the NFC East. Will Daniel Jones have enough time to throw to his new skill players (4:40)? Can Washington repeat as division champs if they get average QB play (21:16)? Will Dallas' defense be able to stop anyone (41:29)? And are the Eagles kind of fun (54:59)?
Mina and Jonathan Jones of CBS discuss why they like what the Bills and Jets did in free agency, whether or not the Washington Football Team and New York Giants did enough to compete with the Cowboys in the NFC East, and why the NFC West is an apocalyptic hellscape.
Mina and USA Today's Steven Ruiz answer free agency related mailbag questions about the Patriots spending spree, the Chiefs bolstering their offensive line, and the Bucs keeping everyone. Plus, they offer instant reactions to a flurry of deals that were reported during the taping of the podcast.
Field Yates tells Mina that Dak Prescott's new contract is quite possibly the best deal ever signed by a player in NFL history. Then they look at the eight teams last place teams and discuss ways they can improve. Should the Falcons, Jets, Broncos, and Lions all be targeting a quarterback in the first round of the draft. Will Jimmy G be the 49ers starter in Week 1?
Mina talks to Chris Long about Carson Wentz' fit in Indy, who the Patriots should target to be their quarterback next season, and where the top free agents like Trent Williams, Kenny Golladay, Leonard Williams, Yannick Ngakoue, and Bud Dupree will wind up.
Mina and Domonique Foxworth discuss the marvelous schematic performances by both Todd Bowles and Byron Leftwich in the Super Bowl, the myriad of lessons the Bucs learned in their Week 12 loss to Kansas City, how the Chiefs waited too long to run the ball, and why the GOAT debate is officially over-- Gronk is the best TE ever and Kelce isn't catching him. Plus, they react to Russell Wilson saying he's been sacked too much and suggest that Houston should trade Deshaun Watson to improve a depleted Texans roster.
Mina and former NFL offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz look ahead to Super Bowl LV. How will the musical chairs up front impact Kansas City's offense? Will the Chiefs blitz Brady aggressively? Will Tampa Bay running backs have to make a few big catches? Plus, they review the Matthew Stafford-Jared Goff trade for both the Rams and the Lions.
Mina talks to Sheil Kapadia of The Athletic about what should be a wild offseason with an ample amount of QB needy teams, how Aaron Rodgers was let down by both his teammates and coaches in the NFC Championship Game, and what the Bills need to do to improve heading into next year.
Mina and Sam Monson of Pro Football Focus look ahead to Championship Weekend and preview Bucs-Packers and Bills-Chiefs. Plus, they take a look at the off season needs for the teams eliminated in the Divisional Round and discuss how hard the Jets should go after Deshaun Watson.
Mina talks to ESPN's Bill Barnwell about the Divisional Round- Do the Rams have the best defense in the league? Is Ravens-Bills the best match up? Are the Browns going to get clapped? What can Todd Bowles do to slow down the Saints offense? Plus, what the firing of Doug Pederson means for Philly and Mina reacts to the news of the Seahawks parting ways with offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer.
Mina talks to ESPN's Marcel Louis-Jacques about Josh Allen's ascension this season, whether or not the Bills are the team that matches up best with the Chiefs, the future for the Jets if they have the 2nd pick in the draft, and the teams that have the best chance to emerge from the NFC playoff picture.
Mina talks with the NFL Network's Gregg Rosenthal about what's different with Tom Brady this year, the Washington Football Team's chances to win the NFC East, a possible Bevellution of the Lions offense down the stretch, and what to expect in the Rams-Cardinals game. Plus, a mailbag, Who Caught Your Eye, and Dinks and Dunks.
Mina and Robert Mays of The Athletic discuss the Rams win on Monday Night Football, if Taysom Hill can keep it up with the Saints, whether or not the Raiders are legitimate contenders, and look ahead to Titans-Colts. Plus, Who Caught Your Eye and Dinks and Dunks.
Mina talks to Domonique Foxworth about Justin Herbert's haircut, the Saints' chances with Jameis, what's wrong with the Ravens, and which team will win the AFC East. Plus, Mike Golic, Jr. joins for a mega mailbag and some soul crushing poll questions.
Mina talks to ESPN's Seth Walder about what's wrong with the Bucs offense, which team matches up the best against the Chiefs, and whether or not the Seahawks defense can be fixed. Plus, they look ahead to Bills-Cardinals, play Who Caught Your Eye, and discuss who would be on an All-Star team comprised of players from the NFC East.
Mina and Dave Dameshek discuss the NFL trade deadline, whether or not the Steelers are the team best equipped to beat the Chiefs, and if they are Fins up or Fins down on the Dolphins. Plus, they discuss jersey numbers in Who Caught Your Eye and look ahead to Seahawks-Bills.