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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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    • Oct 13, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    • 169 EPISODES

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    Cards Against Humanity (or Cleveland)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 83:07


    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.


    Dual Threat Danny

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 77:38

    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.

    WTF, WFT?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 80:27

    Mina and Ollie Connolly of The Guardian and The Read Optional discuss the issues with the Patriots' offense, what's gone wrong for the Washington defense, the positive vibes coming from the Chargers' offense, and look ahead to a great weekend in the NFC West.

    Justin Time for Week Three

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 73:28

    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?

    Charger Than Life

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 96:33

    Mina and ESPN's Bill Barnwell look ahead to the most intriguing matchups on the Week 2 schedule including Rams-Colts, Raiders-Steelers, Cowboys-Chargers, and Titans-Seahawks.

    The Cowboys are Back in Town

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 78:57

    With the regular season just days away Mina and ESPN's Domonique Foxworth look ahead to the biggest matchups in Week One: Cowboys-Bucs, Browns-Chiefs, Packers-Saints, and Dolphins-Patriots.

    Big Mac Attack

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 66:29

    Mina and Charles McDonald of USA Today play Right Call or Wrong Call as they discuss the Patriots' release of Cam Newton, the Bears rolling with Andy Dalton in Week 1, the 49ers' two quarterback system, and Teddy Bridgewater winning the job in Denver.

    THE THIRD ANNUAL TEAM DRAFT

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 76:04

    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

    AFC Southern Man

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 83:36

    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)?

    NFC Southern Discomfort

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 76:02


    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)?


    The NFC Northern Lights

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 90:01

    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).

    The AFC Westing Game

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 90:35

    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)?

    Into the Wild NFC West

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 68:22

    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)?

    The Future of Defense (and a personal history)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 100:35

    Mina talks to Coach Vass of the Make Defense Great Again podcast about the changing nature of defense in the NFL. Then Roger Bennett stops by to discuss his new book and his fealty to the Chicago Bears.

    Year Tua in the AFC East

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2021 75:36

    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)?

    AFC Northern Exposure

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 83:32

    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)?

    NFC Eastern Promises

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2021 79:30

    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)?

    Can the Broncos Buck Recent History?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2021 89:36

    Mina and Gregg Rosenthal of the NFL Network offer Stock Up/Stock Down options including mini camp holdouts, position groups, entire offenses and defenses, and much more.

    A Titan-ic WR Corp

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2021 83:17

    Mina and Bill Barnwell discuss the Julio Jones trade to Tennessee and then answer a bevy of mailbag questions from listeners.

    Hero Ball Don't Lie

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2021 89:28

    Mina and Nate Tice of The Athletic discuss how every starting quarterback in the league can improve in 2021.

    JuliOH NOOOOOOOOOO

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2021 67:13

    Mina talks to Charles McDonald of For The Win about the latest on Julio Jones’ trade rumors and what the Falcons need to do going forward. Plus, the pair answers listener questions and much more. 

    Absolute Units

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2021 68:15

    Mina and Domonique Foxworth rank their top 10 (or so) defenses for the 2021 season.

    Not So Jolly Rodgers

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2021 102:46

    Mina is joined by Justis Mosqueda of SB Nation to break down the Green Bay Packers and the rest of the NFC. Plus, Mike Ryan Ruiz stops by to talk about what’s going on with the Cleveland Browns and his AFC power rankings. 

    The Niners Go Counter Trey

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2021 85:22

    Mina and The Ringer's Danny Kelly give their thoughts on the Aaron Rodgers saga, 1st round QB’s and the teams in the NFL Draft that they were excited about and the ones that made them go hmm. 

    Let's Mock And Roll

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 71:30

    Mina and Field Yates give you a full, round one non-predictive mock draft filled with surprise picks, trades, and much more.

    On A (Team) Needs To Know Basis

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 86:04

    Mina is joined by ESPN's Courtney Cronin to break down the roster needs of all 32 NFL teams.

    So Long And Sewell

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2021 77:03

    Mina Kimes and PFF's Lead Draft Analyst Mike Renner break down the best prospects on the offensive line and discuss the top-tier players from all three levels on the defensive side.

    Play it Again, Sam

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2021 101:48

    Mina reacts to the Sam Darnold trade and then talks to Spencer Hall about the best wide receivers, running backs, and quarterbacks in the NFL Draft.

    Trading Places

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2021 55:58

    Mina and Mike Golic, Jr. discuss the haul the 49ers traded in order to move up to the 3rd pick in next month's draft, how Miami must really like a guy or a group of guys to move from 12 to 6, and what it means for the Eagles to trade down.

    Giant Spenders and Skittish Colts

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2021 83:29

    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.

    Dollar Dollar Bill, Ya'll

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2021 74:52

    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.

    And just like that...we're Dak!

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2021 88:32

    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?

    This Bud Dupree's For You

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2021 85:56

    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.

    Watt Dreams May Come

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2021 81:03

    Mina and Ben Solak of The Draft Network discuss potential landing spots for J.J. Watt, provide a holistic view of Carson Wentz' career and forecast his future ceiling, and offer their early assessments of the top 5 quarterbacks in the 2021 Draft Class.

    Knuck If You Buc

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2021 64:49

    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.

    Super Bowles vs. Super Spags

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2021 65:14

    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.

    How Much Can You Stafford?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2021 71:19

    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.

    Twelve on Twelve

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2021 72:00

    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.

    The Senior Bowl in New Orleans

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2021 90:36

    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.

    Wildcard N' Out

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2021 74:47

    Mina and Domonique Foxworth look ahead to Wild Card Weekend- what's the sexiest match up? Does Washington have a chance? Will the Titans beat the Ravens again? Plus, which characters from Cobra Kai are Mina and Domonique most like?

    Let's Dolphinish This!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2020 73:16

    Mina and ESPN's Field Yates discuss Week 17's most pivotal games. Who's playing? Who's not playing? What does that mean? Mina and Field tackle all of those questions while navigating the chaos surrounding the leagues playoff scenarios.

    Jets...Win? Sorta?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2020 79:31

    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.

    A Lamarvelous Performance

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2020 82:54

    Mina talks to Bleacher Report's Adam Lefkoe about the wild Monday Night Football game between the Ravens and Browns, how the Steelers have fallen off the past two weeks, and the future for Jalen Hurts with the Eagles.

    All-en on Buffalo

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2020 60:32

    Mina and Steven Ruiz of USA Today look ahead to the Steelers-Bills game in Week 14, discuss why Philadelphia should start Jalen Hurts, reflect on the Seahawks' loss to the Giants, and rank the potential head coach openings around the league.

    The Bevell You Know

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2020 90:01


    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.


    Are the Colts a Shoe-in?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2020 69:16

    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.

    Herbert's haircut and Jameis enters the chat

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2020 93:19

    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.

    The Buc Stops Here

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2020 74:55

    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.

    'Fins and Losses

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2020 74:11

    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.

    Can Ben Make Baltimore Eat Crow?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2020 80:59

    Mina and Arif Hasan of The Athletic look ahead to Steelers-Ravens and Patriots-Bills, discuss the Browns' offensive line, Kyle Shanahan scheming players open, and whether or not the Bucs are the best team in the NFL

    Tampa 2 Legit

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2020 81:01

    Mina talks to Sam Monson and Steve Palazzolo of Pro Football Focus about the weaknesses of the top 10 teams in the league (according to 538's expected playoff percentage)- Chiefs, Steelers, Titans, Seahawks, Ravens, Bears, Packers, Bucs, Bills, and Saints.

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