Will Brinson is joined by Dave Dameshek of NFL Media to break down the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason and what they're facing as they head into 2018, including the Le'Veon Bell contract situation, the loss of Ryan Shazier on defense and how they'll replace him, whether the Steelers can win more than 11 games, who the best Steelers OC of the Big Ben era is, which teams are sleepers in the NFL next year and much more. Will also breaks down the late evening news about James Winston facing a...
Eric Edholm of Pro Football Weekly joins Will Brinson to look at the odds for which NFL coach will be fired first. The leader in the clubhouse is Hue Jackson, but that's too obvious, so the guys dive into which of the other candidates could actually end up being fired, including a potential favorite for bettors in Dirk Koetter (10-1) and a deep sleeper in Jason Garrett (25-1).
Cincinnati Enquirer Bengals beat writer Paul Dehner joins Will Brinson to break down the Bengals offseason and debate whether or not they did enough in terms of acquiring offensive line help for Andy Dalton, if Tyler Eifert will end up playing in 2018 and if Joe Mixon can be a monster as a bellcow back for Cincy. They also break down the first coach fired odds as it relates to Marvin Lewis, talk about whether Lewis will ever be fired, plus much more.
Will Brinson (finally) returns from vacation and welcomes Sean Wagner-McGough to break down the latest NFL news and look at his 30 over 30 list of NFL players. Then Redskins pass rusher Ryan Kerrigan joins the show to talk about the expectations for Washington's defense, how Alex Smith has impacted the team so far, how the Capitals Stanley Cup win affects other D.C. sports teams, whether pineapple belongs on pizza, his work with Gatorade to #BeatTheHeat and much more.
NFL Draft analyst Mike Mayock joins CBS Sports Senior Fantasy writer Dave Richard to discuss his career path into the broadcasting world, detailing how he has attacked assignments and various roles throughout the year, while also extensively discussing his process as a draft evaluator.
CBS NFL writer Ryan Wilson joins CBS Senior Fantasy writer Dave Richard to discuss Sam Darnold's showing at Jets' minicamp, the addition of Terrance West to the Saints, and Jarvis Landry exposing his mostly non-existent relationship with former quarterback Ryan Tannehill. The guys then discuss Landry's current teammate David Njoku and his potential to breakout in Year 2, if Tyler Eifert can ever get back on the field and if Antonio Gates could possibly return to the Chargers.
CBS NFL writer John Breech joins CBS Senior Fantasy writer Dave Richard to break down their respective biggest minicamp storylines and news coming out of those mandatory sessions being held this week. The guys also discuss expectations for Deshaun Watson as he returns from injury and sheds his knee brace, the Ravens usage of rookie LaMar Jackson, and the possibility of Josh Allen starting Week 1 for the Bills. John and Dave also analyze the AFC East by strength of schedule, each offering...
Nick Kostos is joined by CBS NFL Insider Jason La Canfora to analyze Andrew Luck's return to throwing footballs and to breakdown a series of big-name minicamp holdouts and if and when their deals will get done. Nick and JLC discuss Aaron Donald in LA, Khalil Mack in Oakland, Julio Jones in Atlanta and David Johnson in Arizona, who are all absent from their respective team minicamps this week. Finally, the guys discuss Jason's list of quarterbacks under pressure in the 2018 season with...
Pete Prisco is joined by former NFL cornerback Bryant McFadden to discuss Earl Thomas holding out of the Seahawks' mandatory minicamp and if there should be concern in Seattle. The guys also breakdown the importance of minicamps, where the Chiefs rank in the AFC West and the make-or-break nature of the Jaguars upcoming 2018 season. Pete and Bryant finish by reacting to Pete's list of the Top 100 players in the NFL, focusing on the Top 10.
Adam Aizer and Jamey Eisenberg react to Julian Edelman's suspension and a wild weekend of Rob Gronkowski trade rumors that have seemingly settled down. Then, the guys delve into more minicamp storylines for teams back on the field this week including the Bills, Broncos, and Vikings. Adam and Jamey also discuss Terrell Owens passing on being present for his Hall of Fame enshrinement in Canton, Ohio, in August.
CBS NFL Insider Jason La Canfora joins Dave Richard to discuss the Ravens being fined for violating league rules during OTAs and to break down the latest with Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Rodgers' contract situations. The guys also discuss the impact of gambling on the NFL, rookie QB over/unders, and the Browns having to earn their helmet stripes.
Former NFL cornerback and Super Bowl champion Bryant McFadden joins Dave Richard to discuss minicamp and Super Bowl memories. McFadden lists what he thinks are the most memorable catches in NFL playoff history as we remember 49er hero Dwight Clark. The guys also analyze the Steelers wild offseason, the league's best cornerbacks and Adrian Peterson losing to Drew Brees in a conditioning test last offseason.
Dallas wide receiver Deonte Thompson joins the show as he gets acclimated to playing for the Cowboys. Thompson tells us about Dak Prescott's leadership, which NFC East rivalry he's looking forward to, how amazing his 2008 Florida Gators were and much more. Then Adam and Jamey discuss rookie QBs, softball injuries in honor of Clay Matthews and if the Giants should give Odell Beckham Jr. a massive contract.
Adam Aizer and Jamey Eisenberg break down this week's minicamps, including the potentially surprising Chicago Bears, Matt Patricia's first season in Detroit, the Dolphins remaining mediocre, and a pretty captivating offseason for New England. The guys also discuss the NFL's clarification on their new 'targeting' rule and Hue Jackson's "cleanse" in Lake Erie. -CHI: Are they this year's LAR? -DET: I have my doubts about Matt Patricia. Will they become a running team? -MIA: They don't seem...
Pete Prisco is joined by Bleacher Report columnist Mike Freeman to discuss the wide-ranging potential impact of the NFL's new national anthem policy and what gambling on football means moving forward. The guys then dive into Russell Wilson's role with the Seahawks before analyzing who is the league's version of LeBron James.
Pete Prisco is joined by former NFL defensive end and current pass-rushing specialist Chuck Smith to break down both the history and future of getting to the quarterback, what it takes for player to succeed at the skill, his teaching approach and his wide list of clients thriving in the NFL. You'll definitely enjoy this both technical and personal football conversation!
Pete Prisco fills in for Will Brinson, as Nick Kostos joins the podcast to breakdown the impact of Brandon Marshall heading to the Seahawks, analyze where Dez Bryant will end up, and how Odell Beckham Jr. fits amongst the best overall players in the league. Then, Pete and Nick take an 100-days early look at the Week 1 lines across the NFL, issuing tentative picks against the spread way in advance of the start of the season.
Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald joins Will Brinson to break down the Dolphins offseason, including his prediction that the Dolphins will score 25 points a game, what Adam Gase likes about this particular roster and why they are a lock for the over of 5.5 games in 2018.
Chris Trapasso joins Will Brinson to break down the Buffalo Bills offseason, discussing who should start at quarterback, what the offense will look like, if expectations should be high and then they dive into some discussion of the 2019 NFL Draft, including who would be the top pick right now and what the biggest strengths of the class are.