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Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio


Mike Florio talks about the biggest NFL topics with the people who are most passionate about the game: League execs, players, coaches and the journalists who cover pro football.

Mike Florio talks about the biggest NFL topics with the people who are most passionate about the game: League execs, players, coaches and the journalists who cover pro football.


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Mike Florio talks about the biggest NFL topics with the people who are most passionate about the game: League execs, players, coaches and the journalists who cover pro football.




Belichick on Draft + More teams will skip OTAs | 4/16 #1

Bill Belichick spoke for the first time this offseason. Peter King joins Florio to unpeel what BB said about players to target at pick #15, changing the Patriots draft process, and spending big in free agency. More teams are joining the NFLPA's push to skip the upcoming voluntary practices. What are the players trying to achieve here? And will it work? As Aaron Rodgers continues to raise money for his home state during his run as Jeopardy! host, could his schedule allow his to do the job...


Justin Fields now 49ers favorite? + Top 10 Trade Possibilities | 4/16 #2

Bettors were apparently impressed by Justin Fields' Pro Day, because they've now made him the odds-on favorite to go to the 49ers ahead of Mac Jones. But is there anything behind this swing? Florio and Peter King hash it out, and also look at some teams that could move up or down in the Top 10 of the draft. Which Doesn't Belong & Why? - Veteran pass rushers, WRs with shaky Hall of Fame resumes, and NFL players as TV show hosts. Draft: Most Intriguing People Over The Next 2 Weeks - Who will...


Browns sign Jadeveon Clowney + Aaron Donald assault charge | 4/15 #1

After weeks of flirting, the Browns have signed Jadeveon Clowney. Can he be a difference-maker again across from Myles Garrett? Is Cleveland now a premier destination for free agents? A man claims that Aaron Donald assaulted him late Sunday night. What could this mean for the Rams star DT? A new development in the Deshaun Watson story has his lawsuit total back up to 22.


Justin Fields holds 2nd Pro Day + GUEST: Rams WR Robert Woods | 4/15 #2

Justin Fields held his 2nd Pro Day yesterday. Should fan backlash influence whether they the 49ers take him at #3 overall? And Florio unearths a conspiracy behind Julian Edelman's "Foxboro Forever" sign-off. GUEST: Robert Woods - The Rams WR comes on the show to talk about getting to know Matthew Stafford, virtual OTAs, and fighting Jalen Ramsey for jersey #2. Draft: Players Who We’d Want to Be Owners - Inspired by Alex Rodriguez buying part of the Timberwolves, even though his players...


NFLPA wants to skip OTAs + Deshaun Watson developments | 4/14 #1

The NFLPA has announced that the Bucs, Seahawks, and Broncos players have agreed to skip voluntary OTAs. Florio and Simms are usually on the players' side, so why do they dislike this move? And why does Mike want to know what Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady think about this? Deshaun Watson's attorney says that one of the 22 civil lawsuits against him have been dismissed. What's the next step in this story? The Chiefs released a statement after former assistant head coach Britt Reid was charged...


Gronk gives Edelman "69 percent chance" + NFC East Draft Needs | 4/14 #2

Rob Gronkowski put an unsurprising number on Julian Edelman's chance of signing with the Bucs, but Florio and Simms disagree on if the receiver will eventually join his former teammates in Tampa. NFC East Draft Needs - The Cowboys, Giants, and Eagles are in a prime spot, and does Washington need to draft a QB? Simms Draft RB Ranks - Chris likes Travis Etienne, but would he take him in the 1st round? Draft: Best Landing Spots for Rookie QB - As Justin Fields prepares to hold a 2nd Pro Day...


Julian Edelman retires + NFC West Draft Needs | 4/13 #1

Julian Edelman has abruptly retired. Florio and Simms look back at his life, whether he deserves Hall of Fame consideration (he doesn't), and Conspiracy Mike makes an appearance. NFC West Draft Needs - In perhaps the toughest division in the NFL, what do the Cardinals, Rams, Seahawks, and 49ers need most in draft weekend? Giovani Bernard signed with the Bucs, and looks to fill the James White role for Tom Brady.


Eagles dysfunction + AFC West Draft Needs | 4/13 #2

Another in-depth story outlines the dysfunction inside the Eagles, including the owner and GM second-guessing former head coach Doug Pederson due to analytics. AFC West Draft Needs: While the Broncos are still looking for a franchise QB, the Chargers and Chiefs need to protect theirs. Draft: Most Valuable "Other" Pats of Brady/Belichick Era - Does Julian Edelman make the list? In an upcoming movie, Sean Payton will be played by...Kevin James?


Aaron Rodgers contract delaying Packers? + NFC North Draft Needs | 4/12 #1

As Aaron Rodgers grows into his role as Jeopardy! guest host, Florio and Simms look at why the Packers aren't restructuring Aaron Rodgers even if it's delaying their other roster moves. NFC North Draft Needs - We start a series hitting every division by looking at who the Packers, Vikings, Bears, and Lions need to leave Draft weekend with.


AFC North Draft Needs + Throwback Helmets That Need To Return | 4/12 #2

The Browns are reportedly bringing Jadeveon Clowney in for a 2nd visit, and then Florio and Simms go through the drafted needs for the AFC North. Simms reacts to the Friday news that Jerry Jones is "infatuated" with TE Kyle Pitts. Would he make a drastic move to take him? Draft: Throwback Helmets That Need To Return - With news that the NFL might lose its confusing one-helmet rule, we choose the throwbacks we miss the most.


Trevor Lawrence missing medical exam + Julian Edelman won't play entire 2021? | 4/9 #1

Peter King joins Florio on a Friday, and they start with news on the Top 5 picks of the upcoming Draft. Trevor Lawrence is missing a medical exam to get married; Joe Douglas seems locked in on Zach Wilson at #2, while Nick Saban says the 49ers didn't talk to him about Mac Jones. And how much will Falcons owner Arthur Blank have a say in their #4 pick? Deshaun Watson's attorney filed a motion in court that could be a sign towards settling the cases. A report says it's doubtful that Julian...


Jerry Jones "infatuated" with Kyle Pitts + Draft: Losses Teams Should Still Be Ticked About | 4/9 #2

Mike gets Peter King's thoughts on the big news of the week, including the Sam Darnold trade, Ryan Day criticizing players who opted out, and Jerry Jones' reported love for TE prospect Kyle Pitts. Which Doesn't Belong and Why? - Tom Brady's QB whisperers, NFL players in Wrestlemania, & QBs on "prove-it" deals. Draft: Losses Teams Should Still Be Ticked About (inspired by the Mets controversial walk-off win yesterday) Patrick Mahomes is out of a walking boot, and Chiefs fans exhale.


Josh Allen says "ew" to franchise tag + Justin Fields will throw for 49ers | 4/8 #1

When Josh Allen was asked about the franchise tag, he said "I don’t think it’s great for the team or the player.” Is a big extension with the Bills a mere formality for him? Justin Fields will throw for teams next week, including the 49ers. Is he still in the running for the #3 overall pick? A day after Deshaun Watson's accusers spoke out, his sponsor started cutting ties with him. Does the NFL need to address his status immediately? Tom Brady praised Bruce Arians, and no longer thinks...


PFT Mailbag (Teddy B, Deshaun Watson, Jalen Hurts) + CB Caleb Farley with Simms | 4/8 #2

We reach into the PFT Mailbag to answer your questions. What's the most likely 2021 outcome for Teddy Bridgewater? Would the NFL have vetoed a trade involving Deshaun Watson? What should we expect out of Jalen Hurts this year? And do the Cowboys have to draft a defender in Round 1? Virginia Tech CB Caleb Farley spoke with Chris yesterday. He's the top corner on Chris' board, but will his injury concerns drop him on draft day? Draft: Places You’d Keep The Super Bowl Permanently (in honor of...


Deshaun Watson accuser speaks out | 4/7 #1

In a powerful press conference yesterday, Ashley Solis put a face and voice to the Deshaun Watson accusers. What does her statement mean for the QB? Could the Texans also be implicated in these cases? Will there be even greater federal crimes that Watson has to answer to? Florio explains all angles from a legal perspective.


Panthers could still draft QB? + Draft: Best QBs on New Teams | 4/7 #2

In the wake of the Sam Darnold trade, Jets GM Joe Douglas no longer has to hide that they will draft Zach Wilson. Meanwhile, Panthers GM Scott Fitterer says Carolina could still draft a QB, but Simms isn't buying it. What does Darnold have to do to guarantee he's the starter beyond this year? Finally, why haven't the 49ers asked Nick Saban about Mac Jones? A report says Bill Belichick ignored his scouts when he drafted N'Keal Harry over better wide receivers. Is this leak coming from former...


Jets trade Sam Darnold to Panthers | 4/6 #1

Florio and Simms hit all angles of the Sam Darnold trade. Are the Jets now locked in on Zach Wilson? Did they get enough from the Panthers? What happens to Teddy Bridgewater? How did Aaron Rodgers do in his first night hosting Jeopardy? And could be both host and Packers QB at the same time? Sammy Watkins has plenty of praise for Lamar Jackson, but how much of an impact will the WR have on the Ravens offense?


AFC Win Totals + Draft: Most Disappointing Jets QBs | 4/6 #2

AFC Win Totals are up on PointsBet, so Mike and Chris talk through which overs and unders they like best. Ryan Day defended Justin Fields' commitment, but how did he go too far in criticizing players who opted out? Draft: Most Disappointing Jets QBs - Did Sam Darnold make the list?


Aaron Rodgers, Jeopardy host + 49ers want 1st for Jimmy G | 4/5 #1

Aaron Rodgers' episodes as Jeopardy! host start tonight. Will this give us a glimpse of his life after football? And when will that be, exactly? Meanwhile, the 49ers reportedly want a 1st round pick for Jimmy Garoppolo. Is there any chance a team would pay them that? Deshaun Watson's status could change dramatically now that someone has officially filed criminal charges against him. Florio gives us the lawyer's perspective. Matt Nagy is again taking charge of playcalling this season, and...


NFC Win Totals + Draft: NFL TV Show Hosts | 4/5 #2

NFC Win Totals are out, and Mike and Chris look through the best bets. Simms takes us through his 2021 Draft EDGE Rankings. Draft: NFL Figures Who’d Make The Best Show Host (inspired by Aaron Rodgers' Jeopardy host run starting tonight) Patrick Mahomes tweeted an Easter family photo, but Chiefs fans are concerned about the walking boot on his foot.