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Four Irish lads talking all things NFL on a weekly basis. Come for the football talk, stay for the gritty banter.

Four Irish lads talking all things NFL on a weekly basis. Come for the football talk, stay for the gritty banter.
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Four Irish lads talking all things NFL on a weekly basis. Come for the football talk, stay for the gritty banter.




Divisional Round Preview - The Foles Fappening

Cathal, Ciarán and Seán break down the recent coaching hires, and preview a meaty Divisional Round weekend. Ciarán passionately calls for John Elway's job, Seán plots to hack Nick Foles' cloud to unleash the Foles Fappening, while Cathal attempts to reign in the excessive banter and keep a lid on things.


Wild Card Weekend Preview - Lamar Miller 4 MVP

It's the most wonderful time of the year - the beginning of the NFL playoffs. Cathal, Ciarán and Seán lash into the Wild Card Weekend slate. Ciarán provides some money-making bets with Eric Ebron, Tarik Cohen and Lamar Miller (the holy trinity), Cathal roasts the lowly Cowboys and Seán is present.


Black Monday Lit Takes

BONUS POD! Cathal and Ciarán offer some instant reaction to the numerous head coach firings that took place on Black Monday. It will come as a surprise to approximately no one that the end of the Marvin Lewis era is celebrated triumphantly by the Cover Zero crew. We also discuss the hiring of the magnificent Mike Mayock as the Raiders GM. All this while keeping an eye on multiple college bowl games during the pod.


Week 17 Preview - Swaggy Johnson

In a rare occurrence, we've got a full crew in house for our Week 17 preview pod. Cathal, Jack, Ciarán and Seán chop up all sixteen of this Sunday's matchups, and dissect the multitude of playoff and seeding implications in excruciating detail. We finish up the show by discussing the gameplan regarding our Zinger selection now that the competition is firmly in the bag.


Week 15 Preview - Riding Solo

If you crave the dulcet tones of Seán, Jack and Ciarán, unfortunately this may not be the show for you. If you have a disturbing level of affection for Cathal, smash that download button. On this week's pod, Cathal recaps an electric Thursday night football clash between the Chargers and Chiefs, before breaking down every Week 15 game. All this while writing about himself in the third person.


Week 14 Preview - Talking Pure Shop

Cathal, Ciarán & Seán leave all dull formalities aside and truly shoot the shit about football for 90 minutes. As well as a tasty preview of every Week 14 game, listeners will be treated to an aural tour of Ciarán's home and a deep dive into the utility of hashtags.


Week 13 Preview - Phil 'Infidelity' Rivers

Cathal and Seán chop up one of the meatiest slate of games we've had in a long time. Among the bizarre topics we dive into: Nick Chubb's potential as an offensive playcaller, Colts' RB coach Tom Rathman's prioritisation of ball security over his faith, and Phil Rivers letting loose in downtown Pittsburgh on a Sunday night. (4:26) Week 12 awards (14:21) 1pm games (45:47) Fantasy fallout (51:21) Late afternoon games (1:01:51) Primetime games (1:08:47) Zingers


Week 12 Preview - The Future is Now Old Man

Back at it again with our second show of the week to preview the weekend's action. We gush over the electric Rams-Chiefs contest with Jack, while also lamenting the disappearance of our favourite style of play - running the ball and playing hard-nosed defense (not really). The future is now old man...get with the times.


Thanksgiving Special

For the week that's in it, we're giving you two podcasts for the price of one. On this mini-pod, we preview the 3 Thanksgiving games and debate what Americans do better than the Irish and vice-versa. Any Golden Corral lovers will be only delighted with what we have to say regarding that exemplary establishment. Week 12 preview podcast coming Friday morning as usual!


Week 11 Preview - Colombian Booger Sugar ft. Fozzy

On this week's show, we're joined by friend of the show Fozzy to break down our lists of the top 5 NFL figures you'd like to go on a night out with. Safe to say, things get out of hand fairly swiftly. As for our game previews, this week's slate includes the greatest sporting event of all time on Monday night, as the 9-1 Rams take on the 9-1 Chiefs.


Week 10 Preview - The Passing of the GOAT Torch

The rare combo of Cathal and Jack shoot the shit for an hour, breaking down every Week 10 matchup. The GOAT torch has been well and truly passed, we learn the origins of the infamous Coin, and Seán chimes in with a message for all of his loyal fans at the end of the show.


Week 9 Preview - High-Quality Meat

As I prepare to rack my brains for yet another humorous and informative episode description, I find myself sprawled on the couch at 3am watching Nick Mullens guide the 49ers to a thorough demolition of the soon-to-be 1-7 Raiders. I think it's time for bed. You already know what this episode is about. We preview every Week 9 game and talk shit for an hour. Hope you enjoy it. - Cathal


Week 8 Preview & Irish Wolfhounds Chat w/ Paul Grogan

This is a beefy one ladies and gentlemen. On this special episode of the Cover Zero Podcast, we’re joined by our good friend and Irish Wolfhounds captain Paul Grogan to discuss the team’s historic win against the Belgium Barbarians last week. As well as that, Jack calls in to kick off his new ‘Armchair Quarterback’ segment, with the focus this week being on Colin Kaepernick. And lest we forget the main reason for this podcast – previewing every Week 8 matchup and dishing out our Week 7...


Week 7 Preview - Derek Anderson SZN

On this week's podcast, Cathal and Seán break down every Week 7 matchup and introduce a couple of fun new segments. In Master Debaters, we react to Chris Simms' list of the top 10 receivers in the NFL which includes Tyreek Hill at #1, and produce our own top-10 rankings. Later in the show, Seán takes charge on 'Fantasy Fallout' as he gives you his must starts and sits for the week using obscure statistics and reasoning. On top of all this, we've got new rules for our Zingers v Paddy's...


Week 6 Preview - Would a London NFL franchise work?

Cathal, Ciarán and Seán welcome Micháel (mic #3) into the studio to join the lads for our Week 6 preview podcast. In handing out our Week 5 awards we ponder Hue Jackson's ambitious decision to go for two after a field goal, Mason Crosby's nightmarish day in Detroit, and Marcus Maye's GOAT-like interception against Denver. Then, we break down every Week 6 matchup, including the first London game of the year and a titanic AFC clash between the Patriots and the undefeated Chiefs. This week's...


Week 5 Preview - Dallas Shenanigans

This one is probably our most fun show of the season so far. We have a full house this week to preview a jam-packed Week 5 slate of games. Cathal, Seán, Ciarán and Jack take you through all the biggest storylines heading into a juicy weekend of football, including GOATrick Mahomes facing the Jags #1 ranked defense and a Vikings team out for revenge in a rematch of the 2018 NFC Championship game in Philly. Ciarán gives us his report from Dallas after attending the Lions-Cowboys game last...


Week 4 Preview - Freaky Friday

Cathal and Seán unite to bring you a tasty Week 4 preview pod teeming with gritty banter. After paying homage to Jeff Fisher by going 7-9 with our picks last week, we look to right the ship in a big way on this week's podcast. We break down every Week 4 matchup, and wonder what head coaches are best suited to strap on the pads and play a game for their team (and in what position?). Finally, a new competition is born as we compete with Paddy Pigskin for fantasy glory - listen to find out...


Week 3 Preview - Premature Confessions

Cathal and Seán are joined by Jack (via the interweb) to break down a juicy enough slate of Week 3 games. We also dish out Week 2 awards to Vontae Davis, Ryan Fitzpatrick and the 'heap-o-shite' Cardinals, before making some Premature Confessions about a number of our questionable preseason predictions. (4:20) Week 2 awards (9:49) Premature Confessions (21:54) 1pm kickoffs (54:40) Late afternoon kickoffs (1:00:57) Primetime games


Week 2 Preview - Darnold the GOAT, Andy Benoit Tweets

Cathal, Ciarán and Seán come together (not in a Beatles kind of way) to preview a jam-packed Week 2. Sam Darnold is christened the GOAT, Will Dissly finally gets the respect he deserves and one of us picks the Browns to win on the road in New Orleans. To finish the show, Seán introduces a fun game to the lads: legit Andy Benoit tweet or State Your Case?


Week 1 Preview - Football is back

Football is back! On this week's podcast, Cathal, Jack, Ciarán, Seán and special guest Eamonn pile into Cathal's small bedroom to break down every Week 1 matchup. Highlights include Deshaun Watson seeking revenge against the Patriots, Jimmy G facing a stern test against the Vikings stingy defense, and a potential shootout between Pat Mahomes and Philip Rivers. Make sure you're following us on all platforms: Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. We'd love to hear your comments and questions, so...