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Paddy Pigskin offers an Irishman's perspective on American Football. Gary is a New York Giants fan living in Boston, follow his weekly podcast and keep up to date with everything in the world of the NFL. Partnering with Draft Kings for 2017 NFL season and beyond.

Paddy Pigskin offers an Irishman's perspective on American Football. Gary is a New York Giants fan living in Boston, follow his weekly podcast and keep up to date with everything in the world of the NFL. Partnering with Draft Kings for 2017 NFL season and beyond.
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Paddy Pigskin offers an Irishman's perspective on American Football. Gary is a New York Giants fan living in Boston, follow his weekly podcast and keep up to date with everything in the world of the NFL. Partnering with Draft Kings for 2017 NFL season and beyond.




Paddy Pigskin - Episode 49

Back after a week off and we have a new guest on the show! Former Belfast Trojan Rob Lyttle joins us from from Tackle Rite, a non-profit organization improving the safety of the tackle for youths. He spoke to us about how the art of the tackle is changing in football, and how today's youth are being coached to minimize head injuries. We wrap up the show with our Week 11 Paddy's Picks going for the W against the Cover Zero Zingers. Breakdown: Denis Smith Dedication - 1:40 Rob Lyttle & Tackle...


Paddy Pigskin - Episode 48

T'was the week of ghouls and goblins!! We put a Halloween twist on our Pick 6 this week which yielded some interesting results. We also reviewed some pumpkin suds as we discussed some of the big trades of the week and made our Week 9 picks on this Daryl Johnston dedicated episode. Trick or Treat! Breakdown: Daryl Johnston Dedication - 1:29 Halloween Pick 6 - 3:40 The 2 Point Conversion - 27:40 Featured Track: Monster Mash - Bobby Pickett & the Crypt-Kickers Join us in our Fantasy Football...


Paddy Pigskin - Episode 47

Paddy is back from International duty for more NFL talk! World Series fever has hit Boston as the Red Sox take on the LA Dodgers but there's still plenty of football chatter to dive into. Barry is back in to crack open a Halloween brew as we break down our Pick 6 games from Week 7 and preview the Week 8 games in The 2 Point Conversion. Breakdown: John Lynch Dedication - 2:00 Week 7 Pick 6 - 4:27 The 2 Point Conversion - 34:46 Featured Track: If You Know You Know - Pusha T Join us in our...


Paddy Pigskin - Ireland v Belgium

It's International Game Week! The Irish Wolfhounds take on the Belgian Barbarians this weekend in Navan Ireland, so the NFL talk can take a week off with national pride at stake. I spoke to Wolfhounds Head Coach Ciaran O' Sullivan and Barbarians General Manager Christophe Olenaed about their preparations for this weekend's clash and the state of the game in their respective countries. COYBIG!! Breakdown: Tim McDonald Dedication - 1:18 Coach Ciaran O' Sullivan - 3:52 Christophe Olenaed -...


Paddy Pigskin - Episode 45

We are officially at the quarter point of the 2018 season and Steve O' Rourke from joins me from Ireland to get his feet wet in our new segments. We recap some of the best Week 4 games including the first W for his beloved Raiders, and we preview all 15 games for Week 5 on this Kenny Easley inspired episode. Breakdown: Kenny Easley Dedication - 1:20 Week 4 Pick 6 - 3:37 The 2 Point Conversion - 39:26 Featured Track: Brimful of Asha (Remix) - Cornershop Join us in our Fantasy...


Paddy Pigskin - Episode 44

Technically our 50th episode, and just like our first episode it's myself and Ger shooting the shit on all things Pigskin. Recapping some of the tastiest games from Week 3 and previewing the Week 4 slate from Fenway Paaaaaak. Also, Paddy's Picks is back this year for fantasy must starts, but there's a twist, tune in to find out what! Breakdown: John "Diesel" Riggins Dedication - 1:15 Week 3 Pick 6 - 3:50 The 2 Point Conversion - 23:06 Paddy's Pick's Week 4 - 50:18 Featured Track: Nonstop -...


Paddy Pigskin - Episode 43

We have new segments galore this week! Barry is back from Paris to join myself and Ger as we introduce Pick 6 where we review 6 of the juiciest games from last week. The 2 Point Conversion makes it's debut as we preview each of the weekend's games with 2 points from each of us and who will win and why. We also welcome Aidan "Sully" O' Sullivan from MatchBook on the Troy Polamalu dedicated episode, to discuss some of the best and most interesting bets of the weekend. Paddy Pigskin is...


Paddy Pigskin - Episode 42

PACKED full of fantasy football chatter on Episode 42 as we approach the main slate of Week 1 games. Alex Krall from the daily fantasy advice site Daily Play Action, joins me to discuss the main fantasy plays for Sunday. From QB's poised to put up monster numbers, RBs due to get a heavy workload and a few sleepers to boot, we cover it all this week. We also tried a few new beers, which always helps the shite talk flow, enjoy! Breakdown: Ronnie Lott Dedication - 1:28 Early Sunday Games - 3:58...


Paddy Pigskin - Episode 41

AFC fans, your team is absolutely horrendous and we tell you why on Episode 41!! Gary and Barry break down all 16 AFC teams by divisions; recapping their 2017 records, Vegas odds for 2018 and their key roster additions/losses. Do we have the same divisional rankings for this season, or are they completely arseways? Tune in to find out! Breakdown: Lorenzo Neal Dedication - 0:59 AFC East & North - 3:21 AFC South & West - 24:46 Featured Track: A$AP Forever - A$AP Rocky Feat. Moby Join us in our...


Paddy Pigskin - Episode 40

Do you support an NFC team? Well, they are absolute garbage, so find out why on our 2018 NFC Season Preview! Gary and Ger rattle through every team in the 4 NFC divisions extremely efficiently, covering Vegas odds on them winning a divisional title, their key additions/losses and final rankings for the season. We also have some fantastic news for you fantasy football fans of the show on this Gale Sayers dedicated episode. Competitive football is right around the corner... OKURRRRRR...


Paddy Pigskin - Episode 39

Bad Ass Guest Alert!! Santia Deck, AKA The Queen of Abs joined us this week all the way from the ATL. She's a former Legends Football League player and track star, and as well as being an all-round workout machine, she's looking to make the US Women's rugby squad for the 2020 Olympics. We spoke to Santia about her career as an athlete, empowering women to get more involved in football and other sports through her Girlz Can Do It 2 initiative. We also chatted about her work with The Cancer...


Paddy Pigskin - Episode 38

Shamrock Bowl 32 Special! The pinnacle of football in Ireland takes place this weekend between the defending champs the Dublin Rebels and the Cork Admirals. I spoke to Rebels QB and OC Andy Dennehy and Admirals President Stuart Donaldson about their teams' route to the final, and their preparations this week ahead of the big game in Dublin on Sunday. And for Episode 38, our player dedication is former Giants and Vikings TE Bob Tucker. Less Slant More Shamrocks!! Breakdown: Bob Tucker...


Paddy Pigskin - Episode 37

The School of Hard Knocks is now in session!! Our most-loved HBO show, well, apart from Game of Thrones is back on our TV screens. We break down our favorite parts of Episode 1 with the 2018 Cleveland Browns.. BLESS 'EM. We also discuss the major talking points from Week 1 of the preseason including standout rookie performances, ex-teammate beef and injuries around the NFL. No beers this week, only ice coffees coz we are basic bitches, don't @ me. Breakdown: Rodney Harrison Dedication - 0:58...


Paddy Pigskin - Episode 36

2018 NFL Training Camps are officially OPEN!! Football talk on both sides of the pond this week as I chat to Daragh Mooney from UCD Football and Paul Grogan from the Dublin Rebels about their SBC Semi-Final games this Sunday. I also spoke to Paul about the announcement over the weekend that the Irish Wolfhounds will be taking on the Belgian Barbarians in Ireland in October. Sandwiched in between all of this is some chats with fans of the Patriots as I attended training camp over the weekend...


Paddy Pigskin - Episode 35

So much bloody news! Mid July is normally a quiet period in the NFL, but not for us here at Paddy Pigskin, we out here grindin. Off the field issues, contract developments (or lack thereof) and Jameis Winston being fucking useless, dominate this week's chatter. Barry and Gary talk about some of the biggest stories around the NFL and risk alcohol poisoning by knocking back a beer thats been in Paddy's basement for months, yikes. Less Slant More Sepsis probably! Breakdown: 1:58 - Aeneas...


Paddy Pigskin - Episode 34

Feeling refreshed after a few weeks off, Paddy is back in the saddle! Myself, Barry and Ger ease ourselves back in gently by discussing some of the biggest news around the NFL over the last few weeks. Superstar hold outs as training camps approach, and some Patriots drama with a SCORCHING HOT take from Paddy Pigskin on the Julian Edelman PED situation. Of course we knock back a few suds with not 1 but TWO new beers this week, lethal stuff! #lessslantmoreslainte Breakdown: Walter Payton...


Paddy Pigskin - 2018 Draft Recap

The post-NFL Draft hangover is kicking in and it's shite, quite frankly! Just Gary and Ger this week recapping the action from the Draft, as Barry is off being a functioning member of society, they grow up so fast. We discuss how our own teams did and also offer up winners & losers from the 3-day affair in the house that Jerry built. The NFL now enters a quiet phase for the next few weeks, no bueno! Breakdown: Draft Winners - 1:57 Draft Losers - 30:19 Contest Winners & Swag Alert - 45:23...


Paddy Pigskin - 2018 MOCK DRAFT

Our 1st ever NFL Mock Draft is locked in! Myself, Ger, Barry and of course Barney recorded this episode live on Facebook in Down the Road Beer Company in Everett, MA. 96 picks, several pints, 1 pup and some great craic in between made this one of our best episodes yet! #lessslantmoresláinte Check out the video at: Breakdown: Picks 1 to 16 - 2:25 Picks 17 to 32 - 38:46 Beer Review - 1:15:00 Featured Track: American Dream - Jeezy...


Paddy Pigskin - Episode Turty Tree

LESS THAN 2 WEEKS TO THE NFL DRAFT PEOPLE!! Ger and Barry have the week off this week as Steve O' Rourke from is back with me to talk all things football. He discusses meeting some well known NFL players on their recent trip to Ireland and the ongoing controversy surrounding Kaep and Eric Reid. We round things off by previewing the madness that's sure to unfold during the 1st round of the NFL Draft in Dallas. Don't forget we are now on SPOTIFY so check us out there and follow the...


Paddy Pigskin - Episode 32 Ireland v USA!

It's international game week, Ireland v USA LET'S GOOOO!! Ireland's U-20 national team face American competition this Saturday in the AWF Elite High School team. So this week, I have Head Coach Ciaran O'Sullivan on to preview this huge game for Irish football. Myself, Ger and Barry also give our winners and losers from NFL Free Agency over some beers and a bonus bourbon on National Whiskey Day. Who made their squads better and who are destined for the pit of misery in 2018? Tune in and find...