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NFL Network's Insider Ian Rapoport provides exclusive information and in-depth analysis on the biggest news in the National Football League. Ian is joined by fellow NFL reporters Mike Garafolo and Tom Pelissero to discuss the inside story on the most newsworthy topics of the week. In addition, Ian conducts insightful conversations with the key players, coaches, and NFL front office personnel to provide fans with a unique and engaging listening experience.

NFL Network's Insider Ian Rapoport provides exclusive information and in-depth analysis on the biggest news in the National Football League. Ian is joined by fellow NFL reporters Mike Garafolo and Tom Pelissero to discuss the inside story on the most newsworthy topics of the week. In addition, Ian conducts insightful conversations with the key players, coaches, and NFL front office personnel to provide fans with a unique and engaging listening experience.
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NFL Network's Insider Ian Rapoport provides exclusive information and in-depth analysis on the biggest news in the National Football League. Ian is joined by fellow NFL reporters Mike Garafolo and Tom Pelissero to discuss the inside story on the most newsworthy topics of the week. In addition, Ian conducts insightful conversations with the key players, coaches, and NFL front office personnel to provide fans with a unique and engaging listening experience.

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English


Episodes

Ep. 20 - Freddie Kitchens, Ronnie and Hailey Lott, donuts and a live audience

1/16/2019
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In honor of one of the league's best weeks of the year - Championship Week - we take the show on the road, with Ian and Mike Garafolo setting up shop at the Vineyard Vines store in Grand Central Station in New York! (Tom Pelissero sets up shop at his home in Minnesota as usual. Sorry Tom.) The guys talk Patriots (3:00), Adam Gase getting the Jets job (26:00), other soon-to-be-hired coaches in Cincinnati and Miami (35:00) and preview the AFC and NFC Championship Games (40:00). Plus, Mike...

Duration:01:10:07

Ep. 19 - Stephon Gilmore, Quincy Wilson, coaching carousel chaos and a reluctant birthday boy

1/9/2019
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Episode 19 of RapSheet and Friends packs a lot of punch in 54 minutes and change. Ian's guests include Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore (9:00), Colts corner Quincy Wilson (46:30) and NFL expert and guru on head coaches Charley Casserly (31:00). Tom Pelissero and Mike Garafolo are also on hand to discuss the craziness of the coaching carousel (18:30), the Divisional Round this weekend (35:00) and much more, including TSA friskings, nap time and a reluctant birthday boy. Like we said,...

Duration:00:54:37

Ep. 18 - Brandin Cooks, Kyle Williams and the Coaching Carousel Starts Spinning

1/2/2019
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Ian's guests this week are Rams receiver Brandin Cooks (9:45) and recently retired Bills defensive tackle Kyle Williams (43:00). Tom Pelissero and Mike Garafolo are also on hand to talk Wild Card Weekend (2:00) and the coaching carousel (17:30).

Duration:00:59:32

Ep. 17 - Chuck Pagano, Kenny Clark and all things Week 17

12/25/2018
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Ian's guests this week are former Colts head coach Chuck Pagano (22:30) and Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Kenny Clark (51:15). Tom Pelissero is on hand to wrap Christmas gifts and share his thoughts as the season moves into Week 17. Meanwhile, Mike Garafolo is on hand to take random phone calls ... and also share his thoughts as the season moves into Week 17. Topics include playoff possibilities (4:00), Saints-Steelers (14:00), the recent struggles of the Chiefs (39:30) and much,...

Duration:01:05:35

Pod Special: Redskins QB Josh Johnson and Saturday doubleheader preview

12/20/2018
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If you're traveling for the holiday, we've got a little something extra to get you another 30 minutes closer to grandma's house - it's a RapSheet and Friends pod special! Redskins quarterback Josh Johnson stops by to talk about his improbable return the NFL (3:30) and Ian, Mike and Tom preview Saturday's doubleheader on NFL Network and Westwood One. It's the Redskins at the Titans and the Ravens at the Chargers.

Duration:00:28:50

Ep. 16: George Kittle, Antoine Bethea and getting into Shea Patterson's pants

12/19/2018
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Ian's guests this week are 49ers tight end and fantasy football frenemy George Kittle (9:45) and Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee and Arizona Cardinals safety Antoine Bethea (46:00). Also, Mike Garafolo stops his workout and Tom Pelissero sends the refrigerator repairman packing to be part of the show. The guys discuss the recent struggles for the Rams (2:45), the blowout loss on Sunday for the Cowboys versus the Colts (23:45), the future in Carolina (30:00) and much more.

Duration:00:58:31

Ep. 15 - Sam Darnold, Josh Rosen and the search for hair product endorsements

12/12/2018
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Ian's guests in Week 15 are a pair of rookie starting QBs that are approaching the end of their debut NFL campaigns - the Jets' Sam Darnold (10:00) and the Cardinals' Josh Rosen (44:30). As usual, Tom Pelissero and Mike Garafolo are also on hand (eventually) to look around the league and dissect the biggest news of the week, including the Vikings' firing offensive coordinator John DeFilippo (3:00), the Raiders letting GM Reggie McKenzie go (24:00), the awesome playoff race (29:30) and the...

Duration:00:57:32

Ep. 14 - Dave Toub, Pete Thamel and a coaching change in Green Bay

12/5/2018
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Ian's guests this week include Kansas City Chiefs assistant head coach Dave Toub (9:00) and Yahoo Sports national college sports writer Pete Thamel (50:30). Tom Pelissero and Mike Garafolo are also on hand to talk about the Packers' decision to fire Mike McCarthy (23:00) and the Redskins quarterback situation (35:10), among other topics.

Duration:01:07:33

Ep. 13 - Matt Nagy, Aqib Talib and the Celebration of Baldness

11/27/2018
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Ian's got two special guests this week with nearly zero hair between them - Bears head coach Matt Nagy (13:15) and Rams cornerback Aqib Talib (45:45) - and baldness becomes a theme from start to finish. Meanwhile, Tom Pelissero (hair) and Mike Garafolo (chrome dome) are on hand to discuss the "fun" goings on in Jacksonville (3:00), the Reuben Foster situation and waiver claim by the Redskins (32:00), Drew Brees for MVP (41:00) and the resurgent Seahawks (55:45).

Duration:01:06:49

Ep. 12 - Case Keenum, Tyrann Mathieu and Ian's ongoing battle with a cough

11/21/2018
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Broncos quarterback Case Keenum (13:30) and Texans defensive star Tyrann Mathieu (51:00) are Ian's special guests this week. Tom Pelissero and Mike Garafolo are on hand as well to talk about everything going on around the NFL, including the epic Chiefs-Rams game on Monday night (2:30), the debut of Lamar Jackson for the Ravens (28:00), Alex Smith's horrific injury (34:15) and the NFC North-leading Chicago Bears (37:00).

Duration:01:05:53

Ep. 11 - Stefon Diggs, Corey Davis and Ian's "Psychic Powers"

11/14/2018
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It's a pass-happy edition of RapSheet and Friends this week as Ian is joined by Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs (12:30) and Titans pass-catcher Corey Davis (49:00). Tom Pelissero and Mike Garafolo are also on hand as usual to discuss various goings on around the league, including Le'Veon Bell (5:20), the coaching situations with the Jets, Bengals and Browns (24:00) and answer the question nobody with any sense is asking: is Tom Brady on the decline? (36:00)

Duration:01:03:36

Ep. 10 - Kareem Jackson, Calvin Ridley and Ian's new, used shoes

11/7/2018
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On a Crimson Tide-heavy edition of RapSheet and Friends, Ian's guests are a pair of former Alabama stars - Kareem Jackson of the Houston Texans (14:00) and Calvin Ridley of the Atlanta Falcons (42:30). And, as always, Mike Garafolo and Tom Pelissero are on hand to offer their unique perspective. The guys discuss the Cowboys (7:45), John Harbaugh's job status (25:00), the Jets (28:30), Packers (32:30) and much more - including the intricacies of the etiquette of bestowing a pair of used...

Duration:00:55:30

Ep. 9 - Rams GM Les Snead and the inside details of the Dante Fowler trade

10/31/2018
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On Tuesday, Rams GM Les Snead pulled off one of the bigger trades of this year's deadline - acquiring pass rusher Dante Fowler from the Jacksonville Jaguars for a pair of draft picks. On Wednesday, he became Ian Rapoport's "special friend," joining RapSheet and Friends to talk about the inner workings of the deal (14:30). On the rest of a Halloween / trade deadline RapSheet and Friends mashup, Ian and "regular friends" Mike Garafolo and Tom Pelissero talk Halloween costumes (1:00), give...

Duration:00:59:10

Ep. 8 - Cordarrelle Patterson, Darius Leonard, Snacks Traded and Podcast Beef

10/24/2018
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Ian's got a pair of high-profile guests this week - New England Patriots KR/WR Cordarrelle Patterson (15:30) and Indianapolis Colts rookie linebacker and Defensive Rookie of the Year candidate Darius Leonard (39:40). As usual, Tom Pelissero and Mike Garafolo cleared their calendars to join the show, though Mike had to phone it in from the Jersey Turnpike this week and Tom couldn't manage to find his clothes in time. The guys talk about the New York Giants starting what looks like it's...

Duration:01:04:42

Ep. 7 - Cowboys COO Stephen Jones on Dak, Defense and Dallas Life

10/17/2018
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Ian's special guest this week is Dallas Cowboys COO, EVP and Director of Player Personnel Stephen Jones (10:50), who talks about Dak Prescott, a surging Dallas defense and much more. NFL Network colleague Kim Jones - no relation - also phones in to talk about the always entertaining New York Giants (47:55). And as usual, Mike Garafolo and Tom Pelissero are on hand to keep Ian honest. This week, they teach him how to sell a story (4:00) and discuss Jon Gruden's unique press conference...

Duration:01:01:24

Ep. 6 - Bill O'Brien and the true story of J.J. Watt's voluntary wind sprints

10/10/2018
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Ian's guest this week is Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien (8:00), who tells the true story of J.J. Watt sprinting between practice reps. He also explains how Tom Brady and Brian Hoyer gave him the nickname Teapot (25:00). Of course, Mike Garafolo and Tom Pelissero are on hand to talk about everything going on around the league - from Odell Beckham's notorious interview (2:30) to the resurgence of the Cleveland Browns (28:00). Also, in a sort of bingo of R&B and hip-hop, the...

Duration:00:54:36

Ep. 5 - Melvin Gordon and the thrill of running over and through defenders

10/3/2018
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Just in time for Week 5 of the 2018 season, Ian is joined by Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon (16:00) as well as his friend and NFL Network colleague James Palmer. And, as always, Mike Garafolo and Tom Pelissero are on hand to offer their insights into the latest news around the NFL and share their issues with printers and parenting. Really.

Duration:01:04:41

Ep. 4 - Jarvis Landry and the beginning of the Baker Mayfield era

9/26/2018
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After breaking that 635-day streak without a win, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry joins Ian as the special guest this week - though it should be noted the Browns are a symetrical 1-1-1 during Juice's short tenure in the 'Land. Tom Pelissero and Mike Garafolo are on hand as always to go through the biggest stories of the week - and pick through each other's closets. And finally, in a segment we probably should've called "Clay Matthews Wishes You Well with that Endeavor", NFL...

Duration:00:53:28

Ep. 3 - Bengals defensive coordinator Teryl Austin and the joys of coaching Geno Atkins

9/19/2018
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This week's show starts with the inside dirt on an off-day-in-the-life of Tom Pelissero, while Mike Garafolo chimes in with his weekly airing of grievances. We also get the inside scoop on the return of Carson Wentz and behind-the-scenes details on the reporting of Josh Gordon's trade to New England (and the 45-minute stress-fest it caused for Ian and, in a way, his mom). Bengals defensive coordinator Teryl Austin is this week's special guest (starts at 22:15) and NFL Network colleague and...

Duration:01:05:24

Ep. 2 - Adam Gase and the time Nick Saban suspended him from a rec basketball game

9/12/2018
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RapSheet and Friends is back for Week 2 with special guest Adam Gase, the head coach of the Miami Dolphins. Ian's NFL Network colleagues Mike Garafolo and Tom Pelissero are on hand again as well as a quick drop-in from NFL.com reporter Jeffri Chadiha, who this week got the inside scoop on Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes. We also spare a moment for Nathan Peterman.

Duration:00:59:48