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    • Oct 19, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    Top 12 QBs, Week 6 recap, and Seth Wickersham on the Brady-Belichick Pats

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 72:51

    (1:30) Peter King & Paul Burmeister recap Week 6 and discuss Peter's Top 12 QB through the first third of the season(37:30) Seth Wickersham joins Peter to discuss his book "It's Better To Be Feared: The New England Patriots and the World They Made" about the Brady-Belichick Pats

    Jon Gruden resigns

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 50:42

    (1:40) Peter King &Paul Burmeister react to Jon Gruden resigning as head coach of the Raiders and fallout from it.(17:05) Peter & Paul react to Week 5, including Lamar Jackson's comeback, the Packers wild win over the Bengals, and the best teams in the NFL right now.(29:20) Andrew Beaton of the Wall Street Journal joins to the show to discuss his reporting on Jon Gruden's emails that eventually led to the end of his coaching tenure with the Raiders.

    Inside Tom Brady's Triumphant Return to New England

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 52:19


    Peter King wraps up a memorable night in Foxboro and shares his 1-on-1 conversation with Tom Brady after his triumphant return to New England. Peter and Paul also recap the other big games in the NFL Week 4, including a statement win by the Cardinals. Then, Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy chats with Peter about Brady's return and the Red Sox making the playoffs.


    Week 3 Recap: Cowboys are NFC East favorites, Stafford for MVP, plus Tom Brady's return to New England

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 40:27


    Peter King & Paul Burmeister recap Week 3 of the NFL(4:00) Why Cowboys are the NFC East favorite(11:15) It was a rough week for the rookie QBs who started on Sunday(17:50) Matthew Stafford for way-too-early MVP(28:30) In advance of Tom Brady's return to New England, Peter King shares a couple conversation from his trip to all 6 New England states to get a sense how fans are bracing for TB12's return to FoxboroSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


    Week 2 Recap, plus Vikings announcer Paul Allen on his game-ending call

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 65:30


    Peter King and Paul Burmeister recap a wild Week 2 in the NFL.Then Vikings play-by-play announcer Paul Allen joins to talk about his call of the Vikings missed GW FG that went viral on Sunday.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


    Week 1 Recap: Ravens-Raiders fun, Manning Brothers excellence, Jameis Winston's growth, and Packers drama continues

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 54:28

    (1:15) Peter King and Paul Burmeister wrap up Week 1, including a fun ending to Ravens-Raiders and the excellent Manning Brothers broadcast; Jameis Winston proved with one throw how much he's grown under Sean Payton; this week's Download includes the Browns not ready for Primetime, young QBs rule, and the most surprising performance of the week(31:10) Peter is joined by Packers Insider Rob Demovsky to discuss Green Bay's Week 1 debacle and what the future holds for Aaron RodgersSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Peter King's 2021 NFL Predictions

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 65:41

    Peter King & Paul Burmeister discuss Peter's predictions for the 2021 NFL season, including his Super Bowl pick of Rams-Bills.Mike Sando of The Athletic also joins the show to discuss Carson Wentz and the Colts, Matthew Stafford and the Rams, and how they think the season will shake out.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Patriots cut Cam, plus Peter's Training Camp Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 43:53

    Peter King and Paul Burmeister react to the shocking news of Cam Newton being cut by the Patriots and naming Mac Jones the starter; Where will the Saints play their opener in the aftermath of Ida?; What's next for Deshaun Watson?; How Dave Gettleman screwed up with the Giants o-line; The impact of the JK Dobbins injury; Then, the guys take a spin through the league and recap Peter's Training Camp Tour,See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Tom Brady, Bruce Arians, and Mike Tomlin

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 31:06


    As Peter King wraps up his 2021 Training Camp Tour, he speaks with Tom Brady, Bruce Arians, and Mike TomlinSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


    Josh Allen, Sam Darnold, and Sam Ehlinger interviews

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 29:04

    Peter King speaks with Bills QB Josh Allen, Panthers QB Sam Darnold, and Colts QB Sam Ehlinger on his Training Camp TourSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Patrick Mahomes & Justin Herbert interviews

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 32:22

    Peter talks with Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes about his various ownership stakes, rebounding from the Super Bowl, and the season ahead. Then, Chargers QB Justin Herbert chats with Peter about the strange circumstances surrounding his debut, dealing with heightened expectations, and what he's worked on in the offseasn.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Matthew Stafford, Jimmy Garoppolo, and Derek Carr

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 42:21

    Peter King's annual training camp tour is underway on the West Coast, and he chats with a trio of QBs: Matthew Stafford of the Rams, Jimmy Garoppolo of the 49ers, and Derek Carr of the Raiders.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Peter King's NFL Power Rankings

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 54:30

    Peter King reveals his post-Draft / pre-Training Camp NFL Power Rankings in his final podcast of the season with Paul Burmeister

    NFL 2021 Schedule Release with Howard Katz and Mike North

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2021 39:02

    Peter King is joined by Howard Katz, NFL Senior VP of Broadcasting, and Mike North, NFL VP of Broadcast Planning, to discuss the 2021 Schedule Release.

    Packers WR Davante Adams

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2021 64:26

    (1:00) Peter King & Paul Burmeister discuss the Dolphins trading bonanza, praise for the 49ers for keeping things quiet, the schedule release, and the NFLPA pushing its players to stay away for offseason workouts(47:30) Packers WR Davante Adams contemplates life after Aaron Rodgers, what bugs him the most about losing to the Bucs in the NFCCG, and the good work he's doing with 'Building Better Lives'

    #1 pick Trevor Lawrence, plus 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2021 52:22

    (1:00) Peter King and Paul Burmeister recap the NFL Draft and discuss what happens next in the Aaron Rodgers saga(36:10) #1 overall pick Trevor Lawrence talks with Peter about becoming the face of the Jacksonville Jaguars(46:15) 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan on what went into the selection of Trey Lance

    Peter King's 2021 NFL Mock Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2021 69:28

    Peter King & Paul Burmeister walk through each 1st round pick in Peter's 2021 Mock Draft

    NFL Draft preview with Peter Schrager; plus Congressman Anthony Gonzalez

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2021 78:59


    (0:30) Peter King & Paul Burmeister discuss Trey Lance's Pro Day and some of the challenges facing teams and scouts as the Draft approaches.(12:45) Peter Schrager from NFL Network and Fox Sports joins Peter to preview the first round of the Draft and go through each team and their likely options(48:20) Anthony Gonzalez, former Colts WR and current Ohio Congressman, discusses the legislation he plans to introduce surrounding the Name, Image, and Likeness issue in college athletics.


    QB coach John Beck on Zach Wilson, Justin Fields, and Trey Lance; plus, Falcons at 4 & Edelman retires

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2021 62:08

    (1:00) Peter King & Paul Burmeister ponder what the Falcons might do with the 4th overall pick, and discuss Julian Edelman's career after the Patriots WR announced his retirement.(28:15) John Beck, QB coach for Zach Wilson, Justin Fields, and Trey Lance, talks about his 3 pupils - all of whom are expected to go in the 1st round.

    Sam Darnold trade reax, Justin Fields faces criticism, plus NFL Draft talk with Mel Kiper Jr

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2021 60:04

    (1:00) Peter King and Paul Burmeister analyze the big trade between the Jets and Panthers, which sent Sam Darnold to Carolina. Also, the guys react to the controversial comments surrounding Justin Fields(33:30) ESPN's NFL Draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr takes a trip down memory lane, and breaks down some of the top prospects in this year's draft.

    Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer; plus Draft trade reax with Paul Burmeister

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2021 65:21


    (2:30) Peter King & Paul Burmeister break down the 49ers-Dolphins trade, as well as the Dolphins-Eagles trade and all the ramifications the moves will have on the draft(29:55) Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer on Trevor Lawrence, learning from Tom Brady, and why there's "zero chance" he returns to coach college football


    QB ramifications from Deshaun Watson's legal trouble; plus, inside Bill Belichick's decision-making, and the NFL's new TV deal

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2021 85:57

    (1:25) Peter King and Paul Burmeister discuss the impact of Deshaun Watson's legal troubles on the rest of the league as it relates to the QB position(25:35) Former Chiefs GM and Patriots front office exec Scott Pioli on Bill Belichick's process and decision-making, and why the New England dynasty deserves more credit.(54:35) Richard Deitsch from The Athletic on the NFL's new TV deal

    Patriots break the bank with Drew Rosenhaus & Tom Curran; plus Free Agency reaction Paul Burmeister

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2021 62:58

    (1:20) Peter King & Paul Burmeister break down the first 24 hours of free agency(25:30) Agent Drew Rosenhaus on making deals with Belichick, signing his big clients Jonnu Smith & Rob Gronkowski, and why the opening of this free agency period was so unique(41:20) Patriots Insider Tom Curran on the Pats making an uncharacteristically big splash in free agency

    Packers coach Matt LaFleur, Lions GM Brad Holmes, and Dak's new deal with Paul Burmeister

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2021 69:48

    (0:40) Peter King & Paul Burmeister analyze the Dak Prescott contract, and what it means for the QB market moving forward(21:20) Packers coach Matt LaFleur on Green Bay's uncertain offseason, and what he should've done differently with Aaron Rodgers at the end of the NFC title game(41:40) Lions GM Brad Holmes on the task of turning Detroit around

    BYU QB Zach Wilson; plus early Draft chatter with Paul Burmeister

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2021 83:04

    Peter King & Paul Burmeister dive into some of the stories from Peter's FMIA column, including getting to know BYU QB Zach Wilson, the future of Russell Wilson in Seattle, and JJ Watt signing with the Cardinals.Then, Peter's full conversation with Zach Wilson, who is expected to be one of the first QBs taken in April's Draft.

    QB Tectonic Shift with Mike Tannenbaum & Ernie Accorsi

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2021 71:38

    Former NFL executives Mike Tannenbaum & Ernie Accorsi discuss the QB movement that's expected this offseason(8:00) Tannenbaum on how he would handle the Deshaun Watson situation if he were in Nick Caserio's shoes(35:50) Accorsi on the history of QB trades. Plus, a remembrance of Marty Schottenheimer

    Justin Jefferson, Christian McCaffrey, and Austin Ekeler

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2021 57:44

    (1:00) Peter King reacts to JJ Watt being cut by the Texans, and the market for Carson Wentz(9:25) Vikings WR Justin Jefferson on his incredible rookie year(26:25) Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey on taking care of his body(40:40) Chargers RB Austin Ekeler on playing with Justin Herbert

    Bucs Coaching Trio: Bruce Arians, Byron Leftwich, Todd Bowles

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2021 55:22


    Peter King speaks with a trio of Bucs coaches in the immediate aftermath of their Super Bowl LV victory(6:35) Byron Leftwich on working with Tom Brady and getting confused for Todd Bowles(35:00) Bruce Arians on his journey from thinking he'd never get a head coach job to becoming a Super Bowl champ(47:30) Todd Bowles on why this was his best gameplan (that worked)


    Giants RB Saquon Barkley, Chiefs GM Brett Veach, and Peter's Super Bowl pick

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2021 66:08

    (1:00) Peter King reacts to the Stafford-Goff trade, speculates that we could be waiting on a Deshaun Watson deal for a long time, and makes his Super Bowl pick.(9:30) Chiefs GM Brett Veach on building a potential dynasty in Kansas City(44:15) Giants RB Saquon Barkley on his video game tournament, rehabbing his knee, and a bright outlook for the Giants

    Jets head coach Robert Saleh, Bucs GM Jason Licht, and NBC's Chris Simms

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2021 77:17


    (5:30) Bucs GM Jason Licht on the impact of Tom Brady, and constructing a roster that's one win away from a Super Bowl title(35:20) Chris Simms breaks down the 3 goal-to-go plays that preceded Matt LaFleur's ill-fated decision to kick a FG in the NFC Championship Game.(56:15) Jets head coach Robert Saleh on his inspiring story to take up coaching, his defensive philosophy, and message to Jets fans


    Falcons head coach Arthur Smith; plus Hall of Fame talk with Jarrett Bell

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2021 59:57

    Peter King chats with new Falcons head coach Arthur Smith about turning around Atlanta. Then Jarrett Bell drops by to discuss the Hall of Fame voting process.

    Rams DC Brandon Staley & NFL Network's Rich Eisen

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2021 65:59

    Rams defensive coordinator Brandon Staley on coaching Aaron Donald, Jalen Ramsey, and why playing QB at Dayton was such a valuable step in his career. Then Rich Eisen pops by to discuss s great Wild Card weekend and look ahead to the Divisional round.

    FMIA Bonus Pod: Washington QB Taylor Heinicke

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2021 23:36

    Peter King speaks with Washington QB Taylor Heinicke the morning after his impressive showing in their loss to the Bucs.

    Doug Pederson crosses the line, Browns-Steelers with Aditi Kinkhabwala, and COVID-19 latest with Dr. Allen Sills

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2021 73:24

    Peter King discusses how Doug Pederson messed up Week 17 for him and the Eagles. Aditi Kinkhabwala from NFL Network talks about the Browns COVID-19 outbreak that will keep Kevin Stefanski from coaching in the Wild Card round against Pittsburgh. Finally, Dr. Allen Sills gives the latest on how the NFL is dealing with the pandemic.

    Jamal Adams & Frank Reich

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2020 57:53

    Peter King speaks with Jamal Adams about finally making the playoffs, and why the Seahawks got the better of the trade with the Jets. Then Colts coach Frank Reich discusses getting over a tough loss to the Steelers, the prospect of missing the playoffs at 11-5, and coaching Philip Rivers.

    Travis Kelce & Chris Spielman

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2020 67:22

    Peter King speaks with Chiefs TE Travis Kelce about his historic season and why it's so much fun playing with Patrick Mahomes. Then Chris Spielman joins the show to discuss his new role with the Detroit Lions.

    Ravens-Browns craziness with Justin Tucker; plus Steve Kornacki

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2020 74:28


    Peter King speaks with Ravens all-world kicker Justin Tucker on his game-winner vs the Browns, and the art of kicking. Plus, Steve Kornacki from NBC News on his Patriots fandom, the craziness of election night, and learning from Tim Russert


    Wentz gets benched for Hurts; plus Greg Cosell and Mike Sando

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2020 67:27

    Peter King speaks with Greg Cosell from NFL Films about the benching of Carson Wentz and what to expect from Jalen Hurts. Then Mike Sando from The Athletic joins to discuss why the Giants making the playoffs might be a bad thing, why running backs might have a tough time making the Hall of Fame, and more.

    FMIA Conversations: Myles Garrett, Leonard Williams, and John Lynch

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2020 50:21


    Peter King shares his conversations with some of Week 13's biggest newsmakers(1:50) Browns DE Myles Garrett on the Browns big win over the Titans(8:35) Giants DL Leonard Williams on the Giants shocking upset over the Seahawks(15:15) 49ers GM John Lynch on the wild, rocky season thus far for San Francisco, which has taken them to Arizona


    Kendall Hinton & Raheem Morris

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2020 63:02

    Peter King speaks with Kendall Hinton about the wild sequence leading to his emergency start at QB for the Broncos. Plus, Raheem Morris joins the show to discuss how he's turned around the Falcons season.

    JuJu Smith-Schuster & Alex Smith

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2020 59:46

    (3:10) Peter peels back the curtain on his FMIA column writing process, including his in-depth conversation with Patrick Mahomes after his incredible comeback win vs the Raiders(14:10) Washington QB Alex Smith opens up about his improbable comeback from a life-threatening leg injury(42:35) Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster on his dog, celebrating his birthday with a TD dance, and the undefeated Steelers

    Adam Thielen & Johnny Hekker

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2020 57:41

    (8:35) Vikings WR Adam Thielen on his tribute to Alex Trebeck, and Minnesota's winning streak.(28:30) Rams punter Johnny Hekker on banana kicks, watermelon kicks, and the life of a punter.

    Troy Vincent & Emmanuel Ogbah

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2020 53:03

    (2:20) Peter peels back the curtain on how the NFL is dealing with the latest COVID-19 spikes around the country(5:20) NFL Executive VP of Football Operations Troy Vincent on the possibility of an expanded postseason, and the incentives for NFL franchises to develop minority coaches and executives(33:25) Dolphins edge rusher Emmanuel Ogbah on his unique path from Nigeria to the NFL, playing with Patrick Mahomes, playing for Brian Flores, and being teammates with Tua Tagovailoa

    Mike Tirico & Tyler Tynes

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2020 73:31

    (1:30) Peter King marvels at how the Saints & 49ers have stayed afloat and explains why they are so intriguing over the next couple weeks(7:10) Mike Tirico on NFL power rankings, Trevor Lawrence, and NFL COVID(37:20) Tyler Tynes from The Ringer on the frustration of black football coaches at every level

    Joe Buck on his crazy October; plus Jason Fitzgerald of overthecap.com

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2020 62:46

    (2:50) Peter King reflects on his conversation with Bruce Arians about the signing of Antonio Brown(8:30) Fox's Joe Buck on his crazy October of calling NFL and MLB games nearly every day(46:25) Jason Fitzgerald of overthecap.com on why the trade deadline is different this year because the salary cap will drop for 2021

    Tua named Dolphins starter; plus, Cris Collinsworth & Thomas Dimitroff

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2020 70:24

    (1:00) Peter King explains why he agrees with the Dolphins decision to name Tua Tagovailoa the starter moving forward.(6:55) Cris Collinsworth talks about the role that advanced analytics plays in today's game(51:45) Former Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff on getting fired by Atlanta, and what's next for him

    Titans blast Bills; plus, Ed Werder & Dan Orlovsky

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2020 55:25

    (1:15) Peter King reacts to the Titans decisive victory over the Bills, and how Tennessee pulled it together after 2 weeks of COVID outbreak-related delays.(8:45) Ed Werder on Dak Prescott's injury, and what's next for the Cowboys QB(27:25) Dan Orlovsky on Jimmy G, what system would be best for Deshaun Watson, Browns/Steelers, and plenty more

    Matt Rhule & John McClain

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2020 51:43

    (1:10) Peter riffs on the MVP chase a quarter of the way into the season(6:10) Panthers coach Matt Rhule discusses his team's surprising start(32:10) Texans insider John McClain on the firing of Bill O'Brien

    Dr. Allen Sills, Ryan Fitzpatrick, and Bruce Gradkowski

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2020 73:27

    Another wild week, from a veteran QB fairy tale to the first COVID crisis of the regular season.(4:50) Dr. Allen Sills, the NFL's Chief Medical Officer, discusses the Titans COVID-19 outbreak and how the situation will be handled moving forward.(20:30) Dolphins QB Ryan Fitzpatrick on enjoying football and enjoying life(44:15) Bruce Gradkowski on Carson Wentz's struggles and grading QBs for PFF

    Brent Musburger & Week 2 injuries with Mike Ryan

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2020 55:57


    Peter King talks with the legend Brent Musburger about the Raiders, gambling, and football history. Then NBC Sports Medicine Analyst Mike Ryan joins the show to discuss the rash of injuries that hit in Week 2.


    Week 1 Aftermath; plus author Jeff Benedict on his Patriots book "The Dynasty"

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2020 63:19


    Peter discusses the aftermath of a strange Week 1 of the NFL season. Then he chats with Jeff Benedict about his new book, "The Dynasty", about the Belichick-Brady era Patriots.


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