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Each week, Ryen Russillo will break down the biggest topics in football, both NFL and NCAA.

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    Latest episodes from Dual Threat with Ryen Russillo

    NFL QB Tiers With Mike Sando, and Do the Celtics Really Need Kevin Durant?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 82:53


    Ryen opens with the Celtics reported interest in trading for Kevin Durant and why they should really just run it back rather than overpay (00:32). Next, he chats with The Athletic's Mike Sando about his annual NFL QB Tiers article, including the controversy around Patrick Mahomes and Lamar Jackson's rankings (12:44). Finally, he closes it out with some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (55:33). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Mike Sando Producers: Steve Ceruti and Stefan Anderson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    All-Star Reserve Deep-Dive, Tom Brady's Retirement, and the A-List QB Carousel With Mike Sando

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2023 96:15


    Russillo shares his thoughts on NBA All-Star “Snub Week,” taking a deeper look at the selections, and discusses Grizzlies-Cavaliers, Warriors-Nuggets, and Clippers-Bucks (0:35) before addressing Tom Brady's retirement, why he is the ultimate revenge story, some incredible career stats, and more (15:11). Then Ryen is joined by The Athletic's Mike Sando to discuss some big-name QBs who could be on the move, including Aaron Rodgers, Lamar Jackson, and Derek Carr, as well as the QB situation in San Francisco and Sean Payton's impact on Russell Wilson and the Broncos (26:14). Finally Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:03:49). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Mike Sando Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Anthony Edwards Problem and a Trade Rule Every Team Should Follow With Raja Bell

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2023 89:54


    Russillo shares his thoughts on Knicks-Lakers, RJ Barrett's minutes, the scrappy Heat and their win over the Cavaliers, the bleak situation around Anthony Edwards in Minnesota, Lakers trade rumors, and more (0:41). Then Ryen talks with The Ringer's Raja Bell about Jokic vs. Embiid, Darius Garland's offense, Anthony Edwards's development, whether or not to trust the Clippers, trade deadline stories, and more (21:22). Finally, Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (57:49). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Raja Bell Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Mahomes Adjusts the Belt, the Blame Game, and a Look Ahead to the Super Bowl With Daryl Johnston

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 30, 2023 85:58


    Russillo does a Tales From the Couch-style recap of the Chiefs' win over the Bengals, including the mysterious "extra third down" play, Chris Jones's impact, undue criticism on referees, and more (0:29). Then Ryen is joined by three-time Super Bowl champion Daryl Johnston to discuss how Patrick Mahomes adjusted to losing his top WRs vs. the Bengals, the underrated Cincinnati defense, Joseph Ossai's hit on Mahomes, whether we learned anything from 49ers-Eagles, a look ahead to Super Bowl 57, and more (18:35). Finally Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (42:01). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Daryl Johnston Producer: Kye Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Conference Championships: Eye Test, Stats, and Trends. Plus, Why It's So Hard to Make NBA Trades, Deadline Teams, and Two Favorites in the West With John Hollinger.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2023 73:28


    Russillo previews the NFL Conference Championships with stats, historical evidence, and betting trends before making his picks (0:44). Then Ryen is joined by The Athletic's John Hollinger to discuss why NBA trades take so long to manifest, the toughest trades John had to make during his time with the Grizzlies, whether the Hawks would ever trade Trae Young in season, two co-favorites in the West, whether the Warriors should trade one of their young lottery players, and more (15:24). Finally Ryen and Kyle give out their favorite NFL bets for Round 3 (43:59) and answer some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (45:23). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: John Hollinger Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Tales From the Couch: Fourth-Quarter Marathon. Plus Tim Hasselbeck on Conference Championship Matchups and Playing for Andy Reid.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2023 92:49


    Russillo runs through the fourth quarters of Celtics-Heat, Bulls-Pacers, Cavaliers-Knicks, Pelicans-Nuggets, Mavericks-Wizards, and Lakers-Clippers (0:28). Then Ryen is joined by ESPN's Tim Hasselbeck to discuss 49ers-Eagles, Brock Purdy's success, Jalen Hurts's impact on defenses, Chiefs-Bengals, whether Cincinnati's offensive line will hold up again, Patrick Mahomes's ankle injury, stories from when Tim was playing for Andy Reid, and more (31:27). Finally Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:06:48). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Tim Hasselbeck Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Cincy's Big Win, the Bills' Annoying Next Year, Dak's Struggles, and Hurts's Reminder With Damien Woody

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2023 85:34


    Russillo shares his thoughts on how surprising it was for the Bills to be so dominated in their home stadium, and the doubt that will creep into next season. He also hits on Dak Prescott's concerning performance in the Cowboys' loss to the 49ers, and takeaways from every QB in the divisional round (0:28). Then Ryen is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Damien Woody to discuss the Bills' deficiencies that the Bengals exposed on Sunday, the Bengals offensive line holding up after so many concerns, the 49ers defense emerging as the clear no. 1 left in the playoffs, and how they will match up with the Eagles, who are emerging as the best offensive line in football. Plus Burrow vs. Mahomes, and more (16:43). Finally Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (43:14). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Damien Woody Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Divisional-Round Story Lines and Picks. Plus Jim Nantz on Buffalo's Resilience, the “Storybook” Call, and His Career.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 84:19


    Russillo shares his view of the four NFL divisional-round playoff games before making his picks (0:47). Then Ryen talks with broadcasting legend Jim Nantz to discuss his experience at the Week 18 Bills-Patriots matchup, when Nyheim Hines returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown, Jim's favorite QBs to have pre-production meetings with, Tony Romo's emergence in football broadcasting, Jim's long relationship with CBS, the magic of the Masters Tournament, and more (13:43). Finally Ryen and Kyle give out their favorite picks for the divisional round (55:10), before answering some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (56:24). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Jim Nantz Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Stubborn NBA Power Rankings. Plus, Eddie Johnson on the State of the Suns and Moses Malone Stories, and Life Advice With Max Homa.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023 116:02


    Russillo shares his midseason Stubborn NBA Power Rankings, running through his top 10 teams based on a few key factors (0:26). Then Ryen is joined by SiriusXM's Eddie Johnson to discuss the state of the Phoenix Suns amid injuries to Chris Paul and Devin Booker, stories from Eddie's long NBA career, and more (14:28). Finally, Ryen is joined by PGA golfer Max Homa to answer some listener-submitted Golf Life Advice questions (54:45). Host: Ryen Russillo Guests: Eddie Johnson and Max Homa Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Jaguars Comeback and What If Staley Stays? Plus: Coaches and Their QBs, Wild-Card Recap, and Football War Stories With Willie Colon.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 88:14


    Russillo shares his thoughts on Daniel Jones leading the Giants to an upset win over the Vikings, coaching and its impact on NFL games vs. other sports, the Chargers' collapse vs. the Jaguars, and more (0:32). Then Ryen is joined by Super Bowl champion Willie Colon of SiriusXM to discuss the scrappy Giants, questions about Josh Allen after a close win vs. Skylar Thompson and the Dolphins, what to think about Trevor Lawrence after his turnover-fest and massive comeback, Bengals-Ravens, stories from Willie's career battling on the football field, a look ahead to Cowboys-Buccaneers, and more (21:36). Finally, Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (55:20). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Willie Colon Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Playoff Preview: Picking Every Wild-Card Game. Plus, Josh Duhamel on the Vikings and Marrying J.Lo … in a Movie.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023 98:16


    Russillo shares stats and story lines behind each team in the NFL wild-card playoff round before making picks for every game (0:53). Then Ryen is joined by actor Josh Duhamel to discuss (disagree) on the Vikings' playoff hopes, Dak Prescott's strange season, Josh's new film, 'Shotgun Wedding' with Jennifer Lopez, Ryen's cameo in 'Buddy Games 2,' and more (22:26). Finally Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (47:40). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Josh Duhamel Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Tales From the Couch: Jazz, Raptors, Heat, and Magic. Plus Betting on Healthy Contenders, Either-Or on Mobley, and Best Fits for Wembanyama With Kevin O'Connor

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 91:09


    It's NBA Tales From the Couch! Ryen hits on Hornets-Raptors, Thunder-Heat, Cavaliers-Jazz, Suns-Warriors, and Trail Blazers–Magic (0:40). Then Ryen is joined by The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor to discuss which (healthy) NBA roster gives them the best shot at a title, LaMelo Ball's development, whether Evan Mobley can be a no. 1 player on a team, adjusting Scottie Barnes's ceiling, Jalen Green, best fits for Victor Wembanyama in 2023-24, and more (22:53). Finally Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:06:39). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Kevon O'Connor Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    National Championship Game Recap: What Went Wrong? Plus Stetson and Duggan As Pros With Trent Dilfer (Bonus Episode).

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2023 31:16


    Russillo shares his thoughts on Georgia's blowout win over TCU in the College Football Playoff National Championship and the SEC's continued dominance over the sport (0:30). Then Ryen is joined by Trent Dilfer to discuss the mismatch between TCU and Georgia, Stetson Bennett IV and Max Duggan as NFL prospects, next year's college season, and more (7:47). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Trent Dilfer Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Did Rodgers Just Retire? Unlikely NFC Playoff QBs and Chicago's No. 1 Pick With Damien Woody

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 62:33


    Russillo shares his five biggest takeaways from the NFL regular-season finale, including the Bears receiving the no. 1 draft pick for the first time since 1947, Dak Prescott's continued inconsistency, 2023-24 Detroit Lions optimism, and more (0:40). Then Ryen is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Damien Woody to discuss the surprising list of NFC playoff QBs, the Lions' feel-good win over the Packers, Aaron Rodgers's strange departure from Lambeau Field after the loss, Daniel Jones's impact on the Giants, why the Bengals are Damien's favorite AFC contender, what to make of the Chargers, and more (11:24). Finally Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (36:48). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Damein Woody Producer: Kyle Crichton SUGGESTED ART: NFC Playoff QBs Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Doncic Problem, Jordan Scoring Today, and Coaching Criticism With Jeff Van Gundy. Plus Three Concerning Young NBA Players, and Life Advice

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2023 96:14


    Russillo shares his thoughts on the Nuggets' blowout win over the Clippers, no West teams having a winning record on the road, Mavericks-Celtics, and three promising young NBA players who are not developing as expected (0:47). Then Ryen is joined by ESPN's Jeff Van Gundy to discuss the NBA scoring deluge, Luka Doncic's ability to dissect any defense thrown at him, what constitutes a "winning player," the Nets' resurgence, fans' and media's criticism of coaches, and more (17:16). Finally Ryen and Kyle give out their favorite bets for NFL Week 18 (1:11:53), before answering some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:15:08). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Jeff Van Gundy Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Damar Hamlin, 'MNF,' and the Days Since With Domonique Foxworth. Plus Tales: What's Wrong With Boston, Love for OKC, Denver's Big Test, and Mitchell's 71.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2023 86:02


    Russillo shares his Tales From the Couch, where he covers the Celtics' blowout loss to the Thunder, Kings-Jazz, the first-place Nuggets, and Donovan Mitchell's 71-point game (0:37). Then Ryen is joined by ESPN's Domonique Foxworth to discuss Damar Hamlin's collapse during the Bills-Bengals game, what it's like to be a teammate of a player who suffers a life-threatening injury, wrestling with how to talk about tragedy, big-picture questions surrounding the NFLPA, player safety, and more (20:55). Finally Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (55:22). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Domonique Foxworth Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    CFP Reaction With Trent Dilfer. Plus: Five Things From NFL Week 17 and Stidham's NFL Debut With Mike Giardi.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2023 125:44


    Russillo shares his five biggest takeaways from NFL Week 17 (0:49) before recapping the College Football Playoff semifinals (11:35). Then Ryen talks with University of Alabama at Birmingham head coach Trent Dilfer about Ohio State's hard-fought loss to Georgia, how TCU pulled off its win over Michigan, a CFB national title preview, and more (28:41). Next, Ryen is joined by NFL Network's Mike Giardi to discuss Jarrett Stidham's impressive performance in the Raiders' overtime loss to the 49ers, the Patriots keeping their season alive after beating the Dolphins, and how the Patriots will move forward next year with so many questions surrounding the offense (1:03:27). Finally, Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:28:48). Host: Ryen Russillo Guests: Mike Giardi and Trent Dilfer Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Why Michigan Has the Most Pressure in College Football. Plus Are the Nets Still a Bad Bet? With Nick Friedell

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2022 79:03


    Russillo shares his thoughts on why Michigan has the most pressure of any of the four teams in the College Football Playoff (0:30). Then Ryen is joined by ESPN's Nick Friedell to discuss the real reasons behind the Nets' win streak, Kevin Durant's MVP-caliber play, how long the Nets need to see continued success before they can be considered a title contender, the prospect of Kyrie Irving returning to the team on a new deal next season, and more (11:37). Finally Ryen and Kyle give out their favorite bets for NFL Week 17 (45:59), before answering some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (49:58). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Nick Freidell Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Luka's Night and the Unsolvable Problem and Why the Nets Change Everything. Plus, Sara Walsh on a Long Season in Tampa.

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2022 87:38


    Russillo shares his thoughts on Luka Doncic's historic triple-double in last night's Mavericks win over the Knicks (0:44), and the Nets' win streak (13:38). Then Ryen is joined by NFL Network's Sara Walsh to discuss the Buccaneers' disappointing season while still in contention to win the NFC South, Tom Brady's prospects for playing another NFL season, and much more (22:41). Finally, Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (53:11). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Sara Walsh Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Trade Trae Young? Plus Tales From the Couch: Christmas Day, and Life Advice

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 26, 2022 76:21


    Russillo shares his thoughts on the rumors that Trae Young could be the next NBA star to request a trade (0:34), before running through the NBA Christmas Day games in Tales From the Couch (14:51). Finally Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (38:39). Host: Ryen Russillo Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Jon Ritchie on the Eagles and ESPN Days With Russillo. Plus, a Double-Length Life Advice

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2022 85:31


    Russillo is joined by radio host and former NFL fullback Jon Ritchie to discuss Ritchie's time with the Eagles, great Gruden and Jim Harbaugh stories, Jalen Hurts's long-term prospects, NFC teams the Eagles should be worried about, working with Ryen at ESPN, and more (0:40). Then Ryen and Kyle give out their favorite bets for NFL Week 16 (45:30), before answering some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (48:11). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Jon Ritchie Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Tales: The Knicks' Streak and Was Bucks-Pelicans a Finals Preview? Plus Daniel Jeremiah on This Year's QB Class, the No. 1 Pick, and Revisiting Zach, Fields, and Mac.

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 79:59


    Russillo shares his thoughts on the Knicks' eight-game win streak, what the Warriors may do while Steph Curry recovers from injury, Grizzlies-Nuggets, and Pelicans-Bucks (0:40), before talking with NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah about the 2023 NFL draft, Alabama QB Bryce Young, what the Lions may do with their first-round draft picks, the impact of prospect visits vs. game tape, a TE-heavy draft class, and more, before revisiting the first-round QBs from the 2021 NFL draft (21:59). Finally Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (54:40). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Daniel Jeremiah Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Perception Win for Miami, Comeback for the Vikings, and Bill-Tom Legacy Update With Ben Solak. Plus a World Cup Recap With Ceruti.

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2022 102:07


    Russillo shares his five biggest takeaways from NFL Week 15, including the Vikings pulling off the biggest comeback win in NFL history and an updated Bill Belichick-Tom Brady legacy rankings (0:35), before talking with The Ringer's Benjamin Solak about the Bills' Saturday night win over the Dolphins and why Miami fans should be proud, Colts-Vikings, the Bengals' late-season push, preparing for a wild AFC playoffs, Cowboys-Jaguars, and more (16:37). Next Ryen is joined by Steve Ceruti for a World Cup recap (57:28), before Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:12:13). Host: Ryen Russillo Guests: Benjamin Solak and Steve Ceruti Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    West Contenders and a Frigid Trade Market With Brian Windhorst. Plus, the Rules for Micah Parsons Are Different.

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2022 106:25


    Russillo shares his thoughts about the different reactions to Micah Parsons's comments about Jalen Hurts on the 'VonCast' with Von Miller, and whether active players should have different rules for commenting on the sport they play (0:43). Then Ryen is joined by ESPN's Brian Windhorst to discuss the NBA's Western Conference, players missing games, the Grizzlies, the Pelicans, how the conference standings will affect the trade market, whether we will see an unhappy NBA star attempt to change teams this season, which players could be holding the Bill Russell and Larry O'Brien trophies in June, and much more (12:37). Finally Ryen and Kyle give out their favorite bets for NFL Week 15 (1:12:46), before answering some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:17:17). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Brian Windhorst Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Sean Payton on His Career and Future, Celtics-Lakers Overtime, and NCAA Nostalgia With Dave Dameshek

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2022 110:19


    Russillo shares thoughts from his trip to Arizona to see Cardinals-Patriots, and observations from his trip to Crytpo.com Arena to see the Lakers-Celtics overtime battle (0:37). Then Ryen is joined by Super Bowl champion coach Sean Payton to discuss his first year off from coaching, arriving in New Orleans in 2006, the most impressive NFL offenses this season, Sean's next coaching job, and more (19:00). Then Ryen talks with Dave Dameshek of Wondery and the Extra Points network about college sports fandom, the "Old Big East" Indiana under Bob Knight, bully head coaches, and more (53:35). Finally Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:24:02). Host: Ryen Russillo Guests: Sean Payton and Dave Dameshek Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Is Tua vs. Herbert Over? '22 Brady vs. '19 Brady and the Jets' Bright Future With Damien Woody

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2022 73:30


    Russillo shares his five biggest takeaways from NFL Week 14, including the end of this iteration of the Justin Herbert vs. Tua Tagovailoa debate, Bengals-Browns, and the Titans' second-half losing streak (0:27). Then Ryen is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Damien Woody to discuss Jets-Bills, Dolphins-Chargers, Chiefs-Broncos, the Cowboys barely surviving the Texans, Titans-Jaguars, Brock Purdy's 49ers, and more (11:41). Next Ryen briefly shares his Spotify Wrapped (35:02), before answering some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (37:06). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Damien Woody Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Joel Klatt on Picking the Playoff, and Can the Big Ten Surpass the SEC? Plus, Tales From the Couch: Denver's Big Night.

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2022 99:52


    Russillo shares his NBA thoughts in Tales from the Couch, including: Trail Blazers-Nuggets, Clippers-Heat, and Rockets-Spurs (1:15). Then Ryen talks with Joel Klatt about the College Football Playoff, Michigan's improvement from last season, how Ohio State matches up with Georgia, the Pac-12 raising its profile this season, playoff expansion disagreements, and Deion Sanders's impact on Colorado football (19:25). Finally, Ryen and Kyle give out their favorite bets for NFL Week 14 (1:02:09), before answering some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:04:12). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Joel Klatt Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ryen Russillo Podcast will be LIVE in Salt Lake City, Utah, for NBA All-Star Weekend on Saturday, February 18th at 2 p.m. MT at Wise Guys Comedy Club at the Gateway! Get tickets at wiseguyscomedy.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Annual NFL QB-NBA Player Comp With Ceruti. Plus, the Transfer Portal Explained With Max Olson, and Life Advice With TV Writer Bill Callahan

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2022 102:38


    Russillo is joined by Ceruti to make their annual NFL QB–NBA player comp list (0:43). Then Ryen talks with Max Olson of The Athletic about the current version of the NCAA transfer portal, why and how it changed, its affect on team-building and staffing, how it ties in with NIL and boosters, its impact on high school players, and more (22:16). Finally Ryen is joined by writer-producer Bill Callahan to discuss his origins in show business before answering some listener-submitted writing Life Advice questions (56:54). Host: Ryen Russillo Guests: Steve Ceruti, Max Olson, and Bill Callahan Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Hurts vs. the World, and Cincy's Big Win With Sheil Kapadia. Plus Trent Dilfer on His Move to UAB, CFP Selection, and USA Goes Home With Ceruti.

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2022 115:26


    Russillo shares his five most important takeaways from NFL Week 13 (0:34). Then Ryen is joined by Trent Dilfer to discuss being hired as the head coach of the University of Alabama at Birmingham football team (13:09). Next Ryen talks with The Ringer's Sheil Kapadia about Eagles-Titans, reactions to Bengals-Chiefs, the 49ers with Jimmy G out, Jets-Vikings, and more (30:57). Next Ryen reacts to conference championship weekend and the CFP selection (1:01:45), before briefly Going Abroad with Ceruti to discuss the USMNT's World Cup loss to the Netherlands (1:13:25), then he closes the show with some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:24:51). Host: Ryen Russillo Guests: Trent Dilfer, Sheil Kapadia, and Steve Ceruti Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Playoff Scenarios and CFB Weekend Picks With Stanford Steve and The Bear. Plus: Rams Paying the Price, and Life Advice.

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 100:08


    Russillo shares his thoughts on the Rams' 3-8 season after winning the Super Bowl in February, their grim cap-space situation, and lack of draft picks (0:37). Then Ryen is joined by “Stanford” Steve Coughlin and Chris “The Bear” Fallica to discuss how many teams are realistically still alive in the College Football Playoff, CFP expansion thoughts, and picks for conference championship weekend (10:18). Finally, Ryen and Kyle give out their favorite bets for NFL Week 13 (56:26) before answering some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:00:39). Host: Ryen Russillo Guests: Steve Coughlin and Chris Fallica Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Vikings HC Kevin O'Connell. Plus CFB Coaching Carousel With Bruce Feldman, Tales From the Couch: NBA Reset, and the CFB Top 7.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 110:02


    Russillo shares his thoughts on the Warriors' loss to the Mavericks, and a look at the league at the quarter-season mark (0:46). Then Ryen is joined by Vikings head coach Kevin O'Connell to discuss the team's 9-2 season, Kirk Cousins, being drafted by the Patriots in 2008, Rex Ryan stories, and more (22:36). Then Ryen talks with Bruce Feldman about the CFB coaching carousel (48:29). Next Ryen reacts to the updated CFB rankings (1:19:34) before answering some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:25:14). Host: Ryen Russillo Guests: Kevin O'Connell and Bruce Feldman Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Tua Story With Ryan Fitzpatrick, Plus Herbert, Burrow, Lawrence's Best Wins, and Ohio State vs. Alabama for Outrage

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 92:44


    Russillo shares his five most important takeaways from the NFL weekend (0:45) before he is joined by Ryan Fitzpatrick to discuss his first year of broadcasting, Tua Tagovailoa's growth as a QB, the two distinct phases of Ryan's NFL career, stories, rapid-fire questions, and more (12:41). Next Ryen talks about Ohio State's loss to Michigan, and what the polls will do with Alabama and Ohio State after the college football weekend (45:17), before answering some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (57:29). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Ryan Fitzpatrick Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Are the Nets and Warriors Still Contenders, With Richard Jefferson. Plus CFB Top 12, and Tales From the Couch.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 100:33


    Russillo shares his Tales From the Couch, including 76ers-Nets, Kings-Grizzlies, Nuggets-Pistons, and Lakers-Suns (0:40). Then Ryen talks with Richard Jefferson of ESPN and YES Network about the current parity in the NBA's Western Conference, his stories from Team USA, Ben Simmons going back to Philly, the Warriors being in need of a change, Patrick Beverley's shove on Deandre Ayton, Richard's tussle with teammate Kenyon Martin, and more (26:25). Then Ryen gives out his rankings for the top 12 teams in college football (1:08:07), before answering some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:14:29). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Richard Jefferson Producer: Kye Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Herbert Over Mahomes Anyone? Wrapping Up the NFL With Damien Woody, CFB Playoff Scenarios, Plus The FTX Collapse With WSJ's Greg Zuckerman

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 101:02


    Russillo gives out his five takeaways from NFL Week 11 (0:40), before talking with two-time Super Bowl champion Damien Woody about Zach Wilson's terrible game in the Jets' loss to the Patriots, Chargers-Chiefs, the new top tier of NFL pass rushers, and more (13:08). Then Ryen hits on some college football results and possible CFP scenarios (32:53), before he talks to Greg Zuckerman of the Wall Street Journal about the fall of FTX and its founder, Sam Bankman-Fried (44:35). Finally Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:14:44). Host: Ryen Russillo Guests: Damien Woody and Greg Zuckerman Producer: Kyle Crichto Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Chris Long Returns! Plus: Van Lathan on LSU, Twitter Apocalypse, Life Advice, and a World Cup Preview With Steve Ceruti

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2022 127:49


    Russillo is joined by two time Super Bowl champion Chris Long of the 'Green Light' podcast to discuss the Packers' loss to the Titans, what makes Mike Vrabel a special coach, the top three current head coaches Ryen and Chris would want to play for, the Eagles' first loss of the season, the Rams in despair, and more (0:42). Then Ceruti takes a couple minutes off of paternity leave to join Ryen for a World Cup preview (59:20). Next, Van Lathan joins to talk LSU's upset win over Alabama in the beginning of November, LSU-Georgia, social media's Twitter hysteria, and more (1:15:47), before sticking around to answer some Life Advice questions (1:39:12). Host: Ryen Russillo Guests: Chris Long, Van Lathan, and Steve Ceruti Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Live in Denver With Special Guest Jeff Green

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 83:57


    Russillo took the podcast on the road to Ophelia's Electric Soapbox in Denver, Colorado! He is joined by Nuggets forward Jeff Green (0:37), before answering some listener-submitted Life Advice questions with Kyle (30:05) and, finally, a Q&A with the audience (57:03). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Jeff Green Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    What Does the Game of the Year Mean? Plus Allen, Rodgers, and Fields's Improvement With Trent Dilfer, and Life Advice.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 85:37


    Russillo shares his five most important takeaways from NFL Week 10, including the Vikings' win over the Bills in the game of the year, who between the Chargers or 49ers could go on a run, and more (1:19). Then, Ryen is joined by Trent Dilfer who discusses improvements from quarterbacks Josh Allen, Aaron Rodgers, and Justin Fields (16:00). Then Ryen talks about Washington's impressive win on the road at Oregon before answering some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (48:54). Host: Ryen Rusillo Guest: Trent Dilfer Producers: Kyle Crichton and Brian H. Waters Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    NFL Teams Ranked by a CFB Selection Committee. Plus: Damien Woody on Jeff Saturday and Bryce Young, and ‘The Last Folk Hero: The Life and Myth of Bo Jackson' With Jeff Pearlman.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2022 112:39


    Russillo ranks the top six NFL teams in the style of a college football playoff committee (0:39), before he is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Damien Woody to discuss Alabama QB Bryce Young, Jeff Saturday being named head coach of the Colts, NFL teams with the best resumé this season, Odell Beckham Jr.'s return, Aaron Rodgers, and more (11:43). Then Ryen is joined by author Jeff Pearlman to discuss his new book, 'The Last Folk Hero: The Life and Myth of Bo Jackson' (39:34). Finally Ryen and Kyle give out their favorite bets for NFL Week 10, before answering some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:14:54). Host: Ryen Russillo Guests: Damien Woody and Jeff Perlman Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    NBA Midterms: The East, Bobby Marks on Blowing Up the Nets In-Season, and CFB Top 12 RankingsDraft Episode for Nov 09, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 109:06


    Russillo opens the show with NBA Midterms (just go with it) for the Eastern Conference (0:44), before talking with ESPN's Bobby Marks about how the Nets should move forward after a disappointing start to the season, the pros and cons of "blowing up" the roster, a surprising start for the Jazz, how the Knicks missed out on Donovan Mitchell, the best young NBA players, and more (26:02). Next Ryen gives out his updated rankings of the top 12 teams in college football (1:00:39) followed by Worst Take (1:06:39) and Life Advice (1:15:52). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Bobby Marks Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Handicapping the AFC With Domonique Foxworth. Plus: LSU-Alabama Up Close and Life Advice.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 83:35


    Russillo shares his five most important takeaways from NFL Week 9, including the Titans' battle with the Chiefs, the Jets taking down the Bills, Justin Fields, and more (0:27). Then Ryen is joined by ESPN's Domonique Foxworth to discuss the Bills loss to the Jets, Josh Allen's uncharacteristic performance, "Has Justin Fields turned a corner?", why it's so hard to feel good about the Vikings, Colts-Patriots, and more (11:03). Then Ryen talks about his experience in Baton Rouge for LSU's win over Alabama before answering some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (48:58). 'The Domonique Foxworth Podcast' releases episodes every Tuesday and Thursday during the football season. Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Domonique Foxworth Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Matt Leinart on CFB Playoff Rankings and NIL. Plus: Terence Winter—From 'The Sopranos' to 'Tulsa King'.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2022 103:06


    Russillo is joined by Matt Leinart to discuss the college football landscape, why Tennessee is the best team in the country, “How good is TCU?”, and Michigan vs. Ohio State before discussing the evolution of NIL and Matt's new venture, Hall of GOATs (0:42). Then Ryen talks with writer and producer Terence Winter about his new Paramount Plus series 'Tulsa King', as well as his work on 'The Sopranos' from Seasons 2-6, 'Wolf of Wall Street', and more (28:51). Finally Ryen and Kyle give out their favorite bets for NFL Week 9 (1:03:02) before answering some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:05:38). Host: Ryen Russillo Guests: Matt Leinart and Terence Winter Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Nash Out, Udoka in? Nets Headlines With Frank Isola. Plus Tales From the Couch, CFB Top 12, and Life Advice.

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2022 94:17


    Russillo shares his thoughts on the Nets parting ways with head coach Steve Nash, Nash's tenure as Nets HC, and reports that suspended Celtics coach Ime Udoka is the front-runner to fill Brooklyn's head-coaching position (0:33). Then Ryen recaps some NBA games in another edition of Tales From the Couch, including: Suns-Timberwolves, Nets-Bulls, and Warriors-Heat (13:00). Then Ryen is joined by Frank Isola of ESPN, YES Network, and SiriusXM to discuss Steve Nash's two and a half years as coach of the Nets, the seemingly endless number of Nets headlines over the past few years, the uncertainty around Ben Simmons, what Udoka could do for this Nets team, and more (24:23). Then Ryen gives out his rankings for the top 12 teams in college football (58:01), before answering some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:04:01). Host: Ryen Russilo Guest: Frank Isola Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Willie Colon on Josh Allen and the Bills' Dominance and Playing with Geno Smith. Plus Mexico City Travelogue and F1 Recap.

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2022 94:27


    Russillo shares his five most important takeaways from NFL Week 8, including another decisive Bills win, the early NFL playoff picture, Jalen Hurts's deep passes, and more (0:27). Then Ryen is joined by Super Bowl champion Willie Colon to discuss the Bills' dominance on both sides of the ball, why the Titans are the third-best team in the AFC, shifting expectations for the Packers, Patriots-Jets, Geno Smith's revitalized career, and stories from playing with Geno in New York (11:30). Then Ryen talks about his journey to Mexico City for the Mexican Grand Prix (43:12), before answering some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:03:21). Host: Ryen Russillo Guest: Willie Colon Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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