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NFL Total Access: The Locker Room

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Former NFL Fullback and Super Bowl champ Michael Robinson and NFL Insider Mike Garafolo provide unique stories and insights about the game of football and those who play and coach it. These two NFL experts take listeners inside the locker room to learn what's really going on the the NFL. It's stories about the game and the players you won't hear anywhere else.

Former NFL Fullback and Super Bowl champ Michael Robinson and NFL Insider Mike Garafolo provide unique stories and insights about the game of football and those who play and coach it. These two NFL experts take listeners inside the locker room to learn what's really going on the the NFL. It's stories about the game and the players you won't hear anywhere else.

Location:

United States

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Former NFL Fullback and Super Bowl champ Michael Robinson and NFL Insider Mike Garafolo provide unique stories and insights about the game of football and those who play and coach it. These two NFL experts take listeners inside the locker room to learn what's really going on the the NFL. It's stories about the game and the players you won't hear anywhere else.

Language:

English

Contact:

(248) 982-7888


Episodes

Steven Jackson on Playing Days, Patriots Speech and RBs He Modeled His Game After

10/27/2021
Former NFL running back Steven Jackson joins Michael Robinson and Mike Garafolo on NFL Total Access: The Locker Room to give insight into his playing days. First, Jackson gives a locker room story about the biggest prank he's seen. Then, he talks about being the Rams all-time leading rusher and if he's ever felt like the forgotten man. After that, he talks about running backs he modeled his game after. Then, Jackson discusses his decision to leave the Rams after 9 seasons. Later, he talks...

Duration:00:31:58

Martellus Bennett on His Hobbies, Relationship with Bill Belichick and Breaking Norms in the NFL (Part One)

10/20/2021
Former NFL tight end Martellus Bennett joins Michael Robinson and Mike Garafolo on NFL Total Access: The Locker Room to give insight into his hobbies and playing days. First, Bennett talks about his love for music and how he traveled with his hip hop group while playing in the NFL. Next, he discusses selling art and touches on his hobby of painting. After that, he gives a locker room story about former NFL edge rusher Charles Haley. Then, Bennett talks about his experience of having a...

Duration:00:29:46

Shawne Merriman on Expensive Rookie Dinner, Hardest Hit Taken and Josh Allen or Justin Herbert?

10/13/2021
Former San Diego Chargers and Buffalo Bills linebacker Shawne Merriman joins Michael Robinson on NFL Total Access: The Locker Room to give insight into his playing days. First, Merriman gives a locker room story about having to pay for an expensive dinner for the veterans when he was a rookie. Next, he tells a story about hitting former Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson too hard. Then, he talks about something people don't know about former Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers and to...

Duration:00:26:20

Martellus Bennett on Super Bowl win with Patriots, The Imagination Agency, and his post-NFL career (Part Two)

10/8/2021
Former NFL tight end Martellus Bennett joins Michael Robinson and Mike Garafolo on NFL Total Access: The Locker Room to give insight into his playing days and post-NFL career. First, Bennett tells locker room stories from the year the Patriots overcame a 28-3 deficit to the Falcons in Super Bowl LI. Next, Bennett goes into detail about his philosophy surrounding creativity and the formation of The Imagination Agency. To wrap up the show, Bennett expands on his life and career since retiring...

Duration:00:27:11

LeSean McCoy on Playing for Andy Reid and Stories from the Eagles

10/6/2021
Former NFL running back LeSean McCoy joins Michael Robinson and Mike Garafolo on NFL Total Access: The Locker Room to give insight into playing for Andy Reid and stories from his playing days. First, McCoy gives a locker room story about former Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel. Then, McCoy talks about some funny stories involving Andy Reid. Following that, he discusses his departure from the Eagles. To wrap up the show, McCoy gives details about his trade to the Buffalo Bills and...

Duration:00:21:50

Kyle Long and Chris Long on locker room tarantulas, growing up in a football household

10/1/2021
Three-time Pro Bowler Kyle Long and his two-time Super Bowl Champion brother Chris Long join Michael Robinson and Mike Garafolo on NFL Total Access: The Locker Room to reveal untold locker room stories from their time in the league. First, Kyle talks about starting fights in training camp to get out of practice early and finding tarantulas in the locker room. Next, Chris and Kyle discuss what it was like growing up with a Hall of Fame father in Howie Long. Next, Chris explains the...

Duration:00:20:18

Introducing: Tape Heads

9/30/2021
Tape Heads is a twice-weekly, in-season X-and-O podcast giving fans the “whys and hows” of each week’s NFL action. In each episode, Dan, Bob and Scott detail the biggest moments of the NFL weekend based on their study of All-22 coaching footage, aka “The Tape.” Conversations fueled by observation and analysis give fans the new insights and information they crave. But its coverage extends beyond the surface of real time moments and extends into the living history of the National Football...

Duration:00:01:36

Scott Pioli on Drafting Tom Brady, Connection to Bill Belichick and Scout Stories

9/29/2021
Former Patriots VP of player personnel and former Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli joins Michael Robinson and Mike Garafolo on NFL Total Access: The Locker Room to give insight into his days as a scout, stories of drafting Tom Brady and working with Bill Belichick. First, Pioli gives a locker room story from his early days as a scout with the Cleveland Browns. Then, he discusses his connection with Bill Belichick and Tom Brady, while working for the Patriots. After that, Pioli gives his...

Duration:00:34:14

LeGarrette Blount on Super Bowl victories, playing with Tom Brady

9/24/2021
Three-time Super Bowl champion LeGarrette Blount joins Michael Robinson and Mike Garafolo on NFL Total Access: The Locker Room to reveal untold stories from his time playing with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots, and Philadelphia Eagles. First, Blount tells a story about how he maintained his weight without eating food provided by the team. Then he reveals what it was really like to be a part of the Patriots locker room during the 28-3 Super Bowl comeback against the Atlanta...

Duration:00:36:58

Potential Week 3 Power Shifts

9/22/2021
Michael Robinson and Mike Garafolo are back to get your ready for week three of the biggest NFL season ever! In this episode, the hosts go game-by-game, asking the most important questions for each matchup. First, they discuss Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers, weighing in on whether the star quarterback’s performance against the Detroit Lions would be enough to defeat this week's opponent in the San Francisco 49ers. Next they dive into the rest of the NFC West and its 7-1 combined...

Duration:00:18:59

Brian Dawkins on life with and without the Philadelphia Eagles

9/17/2021
Pro Football Hall of Fame safety Brian Dawkins joins Michael Robinson and Mike Garafolo on NFL Total Access: The Locker Room to reveal untold stories from his time playing with the Philadelphia Eagles, Denver Broncos, and life after football. First, Dawkins tells a locker room story about how his teammate Terrell Owens once held a press conference from his home driveway. Then he what it was really like to be a part of the Eagles locker room during the late 90s and 2000s - including new...

Duration:00:39:29

Tony Gonzalez on the Future of NFL Tight Ends and What to Watch in Week 2

9/15/2021
Pro Football Hall of Fame tight end Tony Gonzalez joins Michael Robinson and Mike Garafolo on NFL Total Access: The Locker Room to discuss the evolution of the tight end position. First, Tony tells a locker room story about how his teammates tricked a young player into thinking he won the lottery! Then he discusses the league's top tight ends today and how he would have stacked up against players such as Travis Kelce, George Kittle and Kyle Pitts. Later, he talks about his transition from...

Duration:00:35:31

Steve Jordan's Multi-Generational NFL Family

9/10/2021
Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor member Steve Jordan joins Michael Robinson and Mike Garafolo on NFL Total Access: The Locker Room to compare and contrast his days playing in the NFL now when his son, Cameron Jordan, is playing for the New Orleans Saints. First, Steve tells a locker room story about how as a rookie following the 1982 NFL lockout player salaries became publicly known. Then he recounts stories about his teammates including Hall of Fame wide receiver Cris Carter. Later, he talks...

Duration:00:33:13

Biggest Questions for Every Week 1 NFL Game

9/8/2021
Michael Robinson and Mike Garafolo are back to get your ready for week one of the biggest NFL season ever! In this episode, the hosts go game-by-game, asking the most important questions for each matchup. First, they discuss the Dallas Cowboys and whether quarterback Dak Prescott, who was sidelined during the preseason will be ready for Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 2021 Kickoff Game. Next, they discuss the Philadelphia Eagles, and whether or not head coach Nick Sirianni went...

Duration:00:39:42

Stories Donald Penn Couldn't Share as an Active NFL Player

9/3/2021
Less than six months after retirement, three-time Pro Bowl offensive tackle Donald Penn joins Michael Robinson and Mike Garafolo on NFL Total Access: The Locker Room to share all the stories he couldn't reveal during his playing days. First, Donald Penn tells a locker room story about how he lost a series of bets to Khalil Mack playing trash can basketball in Oakland. On the topic of Mack, Penn goes on to criticize the decision made by the Oakland Raiders not to extend the contract of the...

Duration:00:37:24

Mike Garafolo on Cam Newton getting cut, Justin Fields and Trey Lance battle for starting QB roles

9/1/2021
Mike Garafolo makes his hosting debut alongside Michael Robinson to begin a new season of NFL Total Access: The Locker Room. First, Garafolo talks about his playing days and a time where he learned information he wasn't supposed to know about while reporting. Then, the duo discuss Cam Newton including why they think he and the New England Patriots parted ways and what's next for the former NFL MVP. Next, they chat about some of the League's rookie quarterbacks and map out routes for Justin...

Duration:00:28:47

Rod Woodson – Inside His Hall of Fame Career and the Techniques That Led to 71 Career Interceptions

6/2/2021
Hall of Fame Defensive Back Rod Woodson joins Michael Robinson & Brian Baldinger. Up first, Rod talks about the time a coach chewed him out and how it changed his mindset from being an athlete to thinking more cerebral (2:30). Baldy gets insight into what it was like playing for Steelers legendary coach Chuck Noll (5:50), the current state of the team with Mike Tomlin and Ben Roethlisberger (10:50), and where they stack up in a loaded AFC North (13:45). Rod reveals the secrets behind making...

Duration:00:33:34

Thomas Davis – Believing in Cam Newton, Competing with Luke Kuechly, and the Evolution of the LB Position

5/28/2021
Three-time Pro Bowl Linebacker & Walter Payton Man of the Year Award Winner Thomas Davis joins Michael Robinson & Brian Baldinger. Up first, Thomas talks about the one time a player almost came to blows with former head coach Ron Rivera in Carolina (2:05). Next, he opens up about one of the hardest hits he ever took in the NFL and getting a little revenge on the next play (4:30). Baldy gets insight from Thomas on making the transition from Safety to Linebacker early in his career (6:02). The...

Duration:00:21:39

John Lynch Part 2 – The offseason so far: From the Hall of Fame door knock to drafting Trey Lance

5/26/2021
San Francisco 49ers General Manager and 2021 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee John Lynch returns for the second half of his conversation with Michael Robinson and Bucky Brooks. First up, Lynch talks about the advice he got John Elway on how to behave on camera as a GM (2:00). Who first put the idea of Canton in Lynch’s head (4:05), and what was it like to have David Baker knock on his door? (6:20) Bucky asks about the Niners aggressive philosophy towards player acquisition… including that...

Duration:00:22:13

John Lynch Part 1 – His journey from NFL player to 49ers General Manager

5/21/2021
San Francisco 49ers General Manager and 2021 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee John Lynch joins Michael Robinson and Bucky Brooks to talk about the bond between himself, Warren Sapp and Derrick Brooks… oh and the time Lynch and Brooks went to Buccaneers Head Coach Tony Dungy to get Sapp benched (2:05). Spoiler alert, Dungy didn’t go for it. MRob asks Lynch about transitioning from player to GM (7:12) and we learn how John Elway prepared Lynch for the 49ers job alongside Head Coach Kyle...

Duration:00:23:21