Formerly the Woot and Wye Show, The Punt Return Podcast is Australia's new #1 NFL podcast! Your home for all things NFL - analysis, statistics, betting, fantasy - hosted by Josh Wye & Nick Splitter with the occasional special guest, this podcast delivers fresh and fun football analysis every single week. Feedback or Sponsorship: email@example.com
And then there were two... It's Patrick Mahomes vs Tom Brady for all the marbles in Super Bowl LV. Before we get to all things Super Bowl 55, we talk some Matthew Stafford to the Lions, Deshaun Watson trade Rumors & what the future holds for the Green Bay Packers. And as always we take a deep dive into the Super Bowl between the Kansas City Chiefs & the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. We give you our thoughts on the crucial matchups, the key battles in the trenches and where the game can be won & lost by each team. We follow it up with a variety of stats, picks, plays and thoughts on: Super Bowl MVP Touchdown Scorers Player Props Novelty Props We finish the show with our Best Bets & Long Shots.
NFL Championship Round! We have FOUR teams remaining, with THREE games to play, including TWO rematches this week... all vying for ONE Lombardi Trophy. Let the games begin! But before we get to the Final Four, we look back at an incredible Divisional Round, and touch on the size of Andy Reid's cojones, Justin Tucker's legacy, Drew Brees' retirement game and Josh Wye's least favourite NFL Playoff narratives. And as always we take a deep dive into the upcoming matchups, with analysis, stats, picks, plays and longshots for each game, with the Green Bay Packers hosting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the NFC Championship, and the Kansas City Chiefs hosting the AFC title game for the third consecutive year, this time against the Buffalo Bills. #TBvsGB #BUFvsKC Gamble responsibly!
And then there were Eight... After an action packed Super Wildcard Round that featured a couple of upsets, some Nickelodeon slime & an electric Lamar Jackson TD run, only eight teams are left in the fight for the 2020-21 Lombardi Trophy. Before the Punt Return preview all the action of Week 2 of the NFL Playoffs, they discuss: The Future of the Steelers - Big Ben on the move? The Eagles firing of Doug Pederson Punting is for Cowards Frank Reich's nightmare ... and as always, picks, plays and long shots for every game of the NFL Divisional Round! #LAvsGB #BALvsBUF #CLEvsKC #TBvsNO Gamble responsibly.
In the famous words of Jim Mora.... "Playoffs? Don't talk about—playoffs?! You kidding me? Playoffs?!" But before we get into #WildcardWeekend, we take a look at the Nate Sudfeld scandal, Deshaun Watson, the coaching carousel and the QB class in the upcoming NFL draft. PLUS: Run, Ravens, Run Henry & Diggs: skill kings Free Allen Robinson ... and plenty of #NFLPlayoffs picks and plays for every single Wildcard matchup! #INDvsBUF ( 34:00 ) #LAvsSEA ( 41:00 ) #TBvsWFT ( 48:00 ) #BALvsTEN ( 55:00 ) #CHIvsNO ( 01:01:00 ) #CLEvsPIT ( 01:06:00 ) Gamble responsibly.
The gents rightly start the pod talking about that Ravens & Browns instant classic and of course THAT toilet break by Lamar Jackson. Was there a better team to do that against than "The Browns"? They then turn their attention to a few things that caught their eyes from Week 14 inlcuding: Matthew Stafford's Future in Detroit The Bills Building for a nice playoff run Jalen Hurts debut Aaron Rodgers MVP chances Phil Rivers' resurgence Justin Tucker is the GOAT 2021 Head Coaching Candidates As always, https://twitter.com/jwyenfl (Josh) and https://twitter.com/nicksplitter (Nick) preview every single game from the upcoming week and in particular examine the playoff implications of the Chiefs @ Saints game. They then wrap up the show with their Lock of the Week, Best Bets & Long shots including a juicy $9 Austin Ekeler Prop.
The Final Stretch of the NFL Regular Season is upon us and with just 4 weeks left to go, Nick and Josh do a deep dive on a couple of surprising teams that had big Week 13 wins that have catapulted them well and truly in the playoff race: The Cleveland Browns and the New York Giants. They also discuss a wide range of topics before previewing every Week 14 NFL game (20:00), including: The Saints being 8-0 without Drew Brees since 2018 The Chargers abysmal Special Teams Performance The QB Controversy in Philadelphia Gregg Williams, the martyr Are the Ravens Back? As always, https://twitter.com/jwyenfl (Josh) and https://twitter.com/nicksplitter (Nick) finish the show with their Lock of the Week, Best Bet & Long Shots. Gamble Responsibly!
On this Week's show, former University of Houston Punter https://twitter.com/dRoy?s=20 (Dane Roy) stops by the show to talking https://sportscaster.media/content/taking-a-punt-the-dane-roy-story/ (Punting) & Punting. He sticks around to help dissect all the Week 12 NFL action including: The NFL's Handling of the Covid Situation The 49ers Fight & Potential Resurgence The Rising Buffalo Defense #FreeARob Sam Darnold's Future Colt McCoy Redzone's 200th Episode The Lions' response to Matt Patricia's Firing As always, https://twitter.com/jwyenfl (Josh) and https://twitter.com/nicksplitter (Nick) preview every game of the upcoming Week 13 Slate (44:00) followed by their Lock of the Week, Best Bet & Long Shots. Get Dane Roy's https://taking-a-punt-the-dane-roy-story.captivate.fm/ (#TakingAPuntPodcast) wherever you get your podcasts! Gamble Responsibly!
After previewing the Thanksgiving games on Thursday, the gents open the show recapping those two games including the explosive performances of Deshaun Watson & Antonio Gibson. They examine the ongoing Covid19 situation involving the Ravens & Steelers game. They then ask: "How long until Matt Patricia is fired by the Lions" and the answer was: about 20 minutes later!! As always, https://twitter.com/jwyenfl (Josh) and https://twitter.com/nicksplitter (Nick) preview every remaining Week 12 game followed by their Lock of the Week, Best Bet & Long Shots. Gamble Responsibly!
With Thanksgiving this week, the gents open the show explaining what they are Thankful for. They then turn their attention to all the results & takeaways of the last week of NFL action, including: Patrick Mahomes: GOAT? Sean Payton the QB Whisperer Should the Eagles Bench Carson Wentz? Underrated Wide Receivers Can Julian Blackmon win DROY? A Joe Burrow 2020 Eulogy Predicting the NFC East https://twitter.com/jwyenfl (Josh) and https://twitter.com/nicksplitter (Nick) then preview only the Thanksgiving action including the blockbuster Steelers vs Ravens game. Part 2 will include a full preview of the remaining Week 12 Slate.
The Arizona Cardinals stole the show in Week 10 of the season with the Hail Murray Touchdown to seal victory against the Bills. The lads talk about that DeAndre Hopkins trade and his importance in the NFC West race and examine the state of the Houston Texans franchise. As always, the gents preview the upcoming slate of NFL action but also cover a whole range of topics including: [09:00] Jon Gruden, actually doing a good job? [12:00] Running the Football is Overrated [20:00] Cordarrelle Patterson is the KO GOAT [33:00] Cardinals @ Seahawks TNF Preview [40:00] Can the New Orleans offense survive without Drew Brees? [50:00] Matthew Edward F**king Patricia [54:00] Justin Herbert's Hair [01:05:00] SNF (KC @ LV) & MNF (LAR @ TB) Previews As always, https://twitter.com/jwyenfl (Josh) and https://twitter.com/nicksplitter (Nick) wrap up the show with Week 11 Lock of the Week, Best Bets & Longshots [01:09:00](nice). Gamble responsibly!
This week's episode of the Punt Return is brought to you LIVE from Four Seasons Total Landscaping. After recapping the darkest days in the podcast's history the boys turn their attention the biggest takeaways & atop the list was the Sunday Night Slaughter of the Tompa Bay Buccaneers at the hands of the New Orleans Saints, the interpretation of defensive pass interference & the emergence of the Miami Dolphins as a playoff contender. Also on the agenda this week: [07:00] Who is the Best WR in the NFL? [11:00] Could Seattle's defense actually cost Russell Wilson an MVP Award? [14:00] Colts @ Titans TNF Preview [21:00] Luton Town [42:00] Kyler Murray: QB1 [56:15] Ravens @ Patrios SNF Preview [60:40] Vikings @ Bears MNF Preview As always, Josh and Nick wrap up the show with Week 10 Lock of the Week, Best Bets & Longshots [64:27] Gamble responsibly!
After what has felt like the longest week in human history for a number of reasons, the boys focus their attention on the NFL, but firstly, recap the week that was by examining the future of the New England Patriots, wondering if Drew Lock is good or not and laughing at Javon Wims swinging fists. After recapping their results [15:30], they go game by game on the Week 9 slate: [17:45] H2H on the Packers (-7.5) vs 49ers [30:00] Wax lyrical about the KC Chiefs [44:00] Deep dive on the 6-2 Bills [48:00] Can the Dolphins win the AFC East? [56:00] Preview the hugely important blockbuster clash between NFC heavyweights in New Orleans and Tampa Bay. As always, Josh and Nick wrap up the show with Week 9 Lock of the Week, Best Bets & Longshots [1:05:00] Gamble responsibly!
Our resident NFL Futures expert, James Rosewarne of Stats Insider, joins the show to cover all the major storylines of the first half of the 2020 NFL Season. In particular we praise Mike Tomlin & Todd Bowles, examine the unbelievable rise of Justin Herbert, scoff at the NFC Least and delve into the Ryan Tannehill experience. After discussing the major talking points of NFL 2020 and recapping betting results from the Week 7, the boys also: Update their Super Bowl LV Predictions [26:00] Preview all the Week 8 Games [30:00] Try to FLEX the Eagles v Cowboys SNF game [01:17:00] Give their Best Bets, Long shots & Lock of the Week [01:21:00] Brought to you by BeforeYouBet.com.au. Gamble Responsibly.
Derrick Henry running riot all over the Texans last week brought the podcast plenty of joy and winners. This week, Nick & Josh turn their attention to: Kirk Cousins Contract Todd Bowles being the elite TB Tua Time in Miami Reliable Robby Anderson Mike Vrabel's surprising coaching ability The NFC (L)east And, as always, we preview all the Week 7 NFL action with picks, best bets, player props and long shots.
Josh's apology to Josh Allen last week fell on deaf ears as the Bills put up a stinker against the Titans. This week we have some big talking points: NFL in a COVID world... Brady 4th down... The Bills defense... Could the Jets get any worse... and, Are the Steelers the most complete team in NFL 2020? And, as always, we preview all the Week 6 NFL action with picks, best bets, player props and long shots.
Week 5 and we have to address the elephant in the room: The Tennessee Titans are putting the entire 2020 NFL Season at risk. Plus, an apology from one Josh to another, Matt Rhule(s) Funthers, the future of the Texans minus Bill O'Brien, and are we still underrating Aaron Rodgers? As always we preview all the Week 5 NFL action with picks, best bets, player props and long shots.
We split up the Week 4 preview into two episodes this week, with a https://the-punt-return-podcast.captivate.fm/episode/nfl-2020-week-4-tnf-preview-are-the-ravens-front-runners (Week 3 recap and Thursday Night Football preview) released earlier, and the rest of Week 4, now, in "part two." Let us know what you think of this new format! Are we ready to call the Seahawks the best team in the NFC? Let's discuss.
The oven is starting to heat up as @jwyeNFL prepares his humble pie for Josh Allen, while @nicksplitter asks if Nick Foles can turn around the Chicago Bears' offense. We take a look at the Week 4 "Disgusting Bowl" featuring the Denver Broncos and New York Jets on Thursday Night Football, and discuss if the Ravens really can compete with the likes of the Kansas City Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes.
Who nixed the Niners? The Broncos are broken. Saquon's squashed and Brees is washed. So many storylines, so little time after a brutal Week 2 of NFL 2020. We ask: just why did the Packers draft a QB and RB in the first two rounds of the NFL Draft when Aaron Rodgers and Aaron Jones are so good? Plus we take a long, hard look at Week 3 of the 2020 NFL season.
We're back again, this week with a full NFL Week 2 preview podcast following our rushed (but in-depth), lengthy season preview prior to Week 1. There's alot to catch up on: Is the Seattle Seahawks aggressive play-calling here to stay? Who is the worst head coach in the NFL... and why is it Matthew Patricia? Where are we at with Saquon Barkley? What did we learn from the Tampa Bay / Tom Brady debut? So, without any further housekeeping, let's get into it and... #LetRussCook!
We're back! What an off-season we've had - it feels like years since the Kansas City Chiefs saluted in Super Bowl LIV - Australia has been through massive bushfires, while the COVID-19 pandemic took over the entire planet. BUT... The Punt Return Podcast is back for NFL Season 2020 and we're better than ever! Formerly the Woot & Wye Show, we've untertaken a series of rebrands over the last few years, but we're finally settled here with Sportscaster Media and excited to get going again! Here we take an in-depth look at the 2020 NFL Season, each division, each franchise (well, mostly...) and give our thoughts on potential NFL Playoff outcomes and the NFL Award season.
Nick, James & Josh open the show talking Divisional Round and in particular the Titans upset victory over the Ravens (including Mike Vrabel potentially cutting off his d**k), the Chiefs incredible comeback & the Vikings disappointing showing. They then talk Browns new HC, Luke Kuechly's retirement & maybe a coaching change in Seattle? They then turn their attention to the conference championships, and they dissect both games at length before giving you their picks and plays on the games.
James & Josh recap all the wild Wildcard Weekend action including the dramatic exit of Tom Brady and the Patriots, Deshaun Watson's heroic comeback & the sad Saints. They then discuss all the Coaching Hires including Mike McCarthy to the Cowboys. They then preview all four divisional round games and why they're expecting a massive showing from Patrick Mahomes & the Chiefs.
Nick, Josh & James recap all action of the 2019 NFL regular season including the final magic trick of Ryan Fitzpatrick's season and all the coaching movements including the firing of Jason Garrett. They then preview all four Wildcard Weekend games in depth giving their picks and favourite plays.
Nick & Josh recap all the playoff implications of Week 16 including the Philadelphia Eagles upsetting the Cowboys in the battle for the NFC East, the form of Za'Darius Smith & the various scenarios for the last AFC playoff spot. They then preview all the Week 17 games including the NFC West showdown in Seattle.
Nick, James, Josh talk all things Week 15 in the NFL including some absolutely wild finishes with Philly, Atlanta and Chicago before discussing the DPOY Race and Brees' status among the all time greats. They then preview all the Week 16 action including their best bets & longshots.
Nick, James & Josh recap all the action of NFL Week 14 including the 48-46 thriller in the Superdome, they then discuss whats wrong with the Patriots offense, the fraudulent Texans & the Broncos future QB. They then look ahead to all the Week 15 action including a chat about Ryan Tannehill's terrific form and what are the Buccaneers. They finish the show with their best bets & long shots.
Nick, James & Josh return for another week of NFL action. They recap Week 13 by talking Riverboat Ron, the NFC East, the QB situation in Jacksonville & the Patriots offense. They then turn their attention to Week 14 and in particular the blockbuster clash between the Saints & 49ers before an in depth discussion about Seattle's Super Bowl Chances. They finish the show with their best bets & long shots.
Nick, James, Josh start a Thanksgiving edition of The Punt Return by stating what they're thankful for. They then turn their attention back to Week 12 and all eyes were on the Ravens & 49ers impressive victories. The two hottest teams in football play each other in Week 13 & the guys not only preview that potential Super Bowl match but every single game. As always they finish the show with their best bets & long shots.
Nick, James & Josh recap a helmet hitting Week 11 by talking about THAT Myles Garrett incident, some Colin Kaepernick, the rejuvenated Falcons and the form of Kirk Cousins. They then dive into an incredibly spicy Week 12 slate that features five blockbuster matches between playoff contenders. They preview every single game before giving our their best bets and long shots.
Nick, James & Josh recap a saucy Week 10 that saw three 1-7 teams claim victory and discuss whether the Seattle Seahawks are Super Bowl Sleepers. They then turn their attention to Week 11 of the National Football League and in particular discuss Michael Thomas terrific week and the play calling of the Dallas Cowboys before giving their best bets and long shots.
James, Josh & Nick recap all the action from Week 9 of the NFL including the Ravens impressive win, another Cleveland Loss and Mitch Trubisky's awful performance. They then turn their attention to Week 10 of the NFL and in particular Christian McCaffrey vs the Packers and the rest of the BIG NFC matchups. They finish the show with their best bets, long shots & the SI Model's plays.
Josh & Nick recap the first half of the season handing out their mid season awards before looking at some of the biggest surprises and updating their Super Bowl predictions. They then preview all the Week 9 action giving their best bets & long shots.
The regular trio of James, Josh & Nick recap a wonder Week 7 which saw their best bets go 6-2 and talk a little Lamar Jackson MVP credentials, potential QB controversy in Carolina & the end of Nick's golden longshot run. They then look ahead to all the Week 8 games in the NFL and in particular they love a big underdog at home this week. They then end the show with their best bets and longshot plays before some quick chatter about the SI Model's thoughts on the week.
Nick, James & Josh discuss all things Week 7 in the NFL including the end of Atlanta's Super Bowl Window, the MVP Form of Russell Wilson and the Rams acquisition of Jalen Ramsey. They then go game by game for the Week 8 NFL slate with their thoughts and best bets. They wrap up the show with their longshots & the SI Model's Plays.
Josh, James & Nick open the show recapping NFL Week 5 in particular the performance of Brian Burns and the continued success of Nick's Long Shot Bets. They then cast their eyes on a saucy Week Six Slate that includes The Funeral Bowl between Washington & Miami. They wrap up the show with their best bets, long shots including an $11 MVP candidate.
Josh is joined by James to recap their Week 3 best bets and they ask what is wrong with the Browns offense before previewing all the Week 4 games. Nick then joins the show to discuss Philadelphia's win over Green Bay in TNF and they give their best bets for Week 4, both agree this could be a BIG BIG Day for Austin Ekeler.
Josh, James & Nick dissect Week 3 of the NFL season, discuss the plethora of injuries at the QB position and it's impact on the power rankings before throwing up some trade destinations for Jalen Ramsey. They finish the show by giving you their best bets, long shots & Darryl Data stops by to give you the SI's Model's plays.
Nick, James & Josh recap an explosive Week 1 before jumping straight into all the NFL action of week 2. They preview every game before giving you their favourite plays and player props. The show ends with Dr Darryl Data joining the show to run throw the SI Model's Week 2 projections.
The First Week of the 2019/20 NFL season is here and Nick, Josh & James have you covered previewing every single game before giving you their best bets and throwing out some longshot player props for the week. 2018/19 MVP Darryl Data joins the show late to give us the SI Model's projections for Week 1.
And we back! The Punt Return is back for another season of NFL chat & betting action. In this episode, Wye is joined by Stats Insider's Nick & James as they go around the NFL in 100 minutes previewing every single teams season before sharing their playoff predictions and a whole lot more.
Woot, Wye & Darryl Data spend the first 15 minutes of the show recapping their conference championship bets before giving you their best Super Bowl bets on the moneyline, spread and total. Darryl finishes his 2018/19 stint on the podcast by giving us the Fantasy Insider Lineup Cruncher's best DFS plays. Woot and Wye then preview the SB LIII in more depth talking about the most important matchups, key players and of course, their favourite prop bets!
Data Darryl & Wye recap an average divisional weekend of NFL football before examining the look ahead lines for Super Bowl LIII. After that the boys preview the NFC & AFC Championship games giving your their best bets, angles and DFS plays on the total, spread and fantasy football. Wye labels one team the "lock of the season" & goes all in on some bizarre referee stats.
After a long 17 Week Slog, the NFL Playoffs are finally here and are kick started by four amazing Wild Card Games. Before Darryl Data & Wye preview those games they recap the final week of the regular season and look at any value in the Super Bowl LIII odds. They then give you their favourite plays of the first week of the playoffs and preview the College Football Championship Game between Clemson & Alabama. They close the show by giving you their best DFS plays.
The boys open the show recapping Week 15 which saw five teams put an end to some horrific losing streaks against rivals. They also lay out all the different playoff scenarios and point out the most important games of the Week. Data Darryl & Wye then go game by game outlining their best bets and finish the show giving their best value DFS plays of the Week.
Data Darryl joins Wye to discuss all things NFL DFS for Week 15 of the National Football League. Both of them admit this week is very wide receiver heavy with very few options at the running back position. They also agree on a certain rookie QB & a Tight End closing in on a franchise touchdown record as must starts.