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The Philly Frenetics Podcast is Philadelphia's hottest new sports podcast. Well, Philadelphia's newest sports podcast, at least. Hosts Joe Greenwich and John Saeger dive head first into the latest Eagles, Flyers, Phillies, 76ers, and Union news each week, mixing insight with a dash of irrationality – as is the Philadelphia way – and a strong sense of humor, because in this sports town, it's the only way to survive. The pair will also share their thoughts on the general sports news of the week in addition to sharing their experiences as life-long Philadelphia sports fans with their listeners.

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The Philly Frenetics Podcast is Philadelphia's hottest new sports podcast. Well, Philadelphia's newest sports podcast, at least. Hosts Joe Greenwich and John Saeger dive head first into the latest Eagles, Flyers, Phillies, 76ers, and Union news each week, mixing insight with a dash of irrationality – as is the Philadelphia way – and a strong sense of humor, because in this sports town, it's the only way to survive. The pair will also share their thoughts on the general sports news of the week in addition to sharing their experiences as life-long Philadelphia sports fans with their listeners.

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English


Episodes

The Eagles Fall in the Super Bowl; What's Next?

2/17/2023
The Eagles lost Super Bowl LVII to the Chiefs; this week, the guys discuss just what happened and how badly the team was outcoached (2:01) before finding some big takeaways (20:09) from the game; the field surface (30:38) and yes, *that* penalty are discussed as well (36:13) before the conversation turns to what's next for the team, including extending Jalen Hurts' contract and replacing its coordinators (44:44). You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts,...

Duration:01:06:40

Super Bowl LVII Preview: Eagles vs. Chiefs; LeBron James: Greatest of All Time?

2/10/2023
The Super Bowl is upon us, so the guys share the key matchups they're watching and what they think the Eagles and Chiefs need to do to win the game on Sunday (9:59). Then, Joe surprises John with a basketball take in light of LeBron James setting the NBA scoring record (32:49) before the guys discuss the Kevin Durant trade and the Sixers' trade of Matisse Thybulle (39:58); Joe then reheats some old beef with Kyrie Irving, Dillon Brooks, and Donovan Mitchell (48:10). You can find The Philly...

Duration:00:56:44

The Eagles are Going to the Super Bowl!

2/1/2023
What a time to be alive; your Philadelphia Eagles are headed back to the Super Bowl! The guys talk at length about Sunday's NFC Championship Game, including the 49ers quarterback debacle, where Haason Reddick's playoff performance ranks among Philadelphia's all-time greats, and the narratives that cropped up in the hours after the game; then, they chat briefly about the AFC title game (44:08) and the Sixers' recent run of good form (54:51). You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple...

Duration:01:08:47

The Giants Were Too Small; the Eagles are Headed to the NFC Championship Game

1/24/2023
The Eagles opened their playoff run with a dominant victory over the Giants, so of course the first topic of conversation is the Flyers and Sixers! After touching on the recent news surrounding the tenants of the Wells Fargo Center, the guys dig into everything great about the Birds' demolition of the Giants (12:39); it wasn't all sunshine and rainbows, though, as both John and Joe took issue with some of Nick Sirianni's decision-making on Saturday night (21:20). Then, the guys discuss the...

Duration:01:01:06

Eagles-Giants III: The Divisional Playoffs; The Sixers and Flyers are Playing, Too!

1/18/2023
After a bit of sick leave, the guys return to talk about the NFL Playoffs, but first they give their thoughts on how the Eagles' regular season ended (7:11); John thinks the team is in good shape moving forward while Joe's outlook is less rosy (14:56). Then, the Flyers and Sixers get a quick shoutout (25:43) before the guys discuss the Wild Card games (38:43) and Saturday's Eagles-Giants Divisional Playoff matchup (48:08). You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google...

Duration:00:59:39

90. 12/22/22: Jalen's Hurt, The Coronation of Lionel Messi, and the Frenetics Christmas Spectacular

12/22/2022
The annual Philly Frenetics Christmas Spectacular is upon us, and as such, the guys have thoughtfully shopped in the theoretical bargain bin at the last minute to find gifts for each other and the Philadelphia sports community (26:54). Of course, they also discussed the Eagles' recent performance and the injury to Jalen Hurts (7:00) before a brief chat about the recently-concluded World Cup, which featured a schadenfreudian rooting interest for Joe (21:14). You can find The Philly Frenetics...

Duration:00:47:28

90. 12/06/22: Trea Turner is (Going to Be) a Phillie; Jalen Hurts Should Be the NFL MVP Favorite

12/6/2022
The Phillies agreed to a massive contract with free agent shortstop Trea Turner on Monday, which was perfect timing for the guys to discuss the deal and Turner's potential impact on the roster (5:59), what the lineup looks like in 2023 (16:58), and whether the signing closes the gap on the Braves and Mets (21:38). Then, after the Eagles topped the Titans on Sunday (31:38), Jalen Hurts gets his due – at least on this pod – as the favorite to win the NFL MVP award (38:13). You can find The...

Duration:00:50:16

88. 11/30/22: The Eagles Are 10-1; Looking Back at the Phillies and Union Championship Losses

11/30/2022
A lot has happened since the guys last got together, including a handful of Eagles games; the guys chat about the win over the Packers (6:25), the Birds' place atop the NFC hierarchy (15:08), and their thoughts on the season moving forward (22:12). Then, it's therapy time as the guys look back at the Phillies' World Series loss to the Astros (34:57) – which Joe blames in large part on the manager (45:04) – and the Union's eternally scarring gut-punch of a defeat in the MLS Cup Final...

Duration:01:06:51

87. 10/27/22: A Phillies-Astros World Series Preview with Pat McCarthy

10/27/2022
The Phillies and Astros will open up the World Series on Friday night in Houston, and to preview the series, the guys chatted with Iron Pigs and Phillies play-by-play broadcaster Pat McCarthy about his experience at the postseason clincher in Houston (5:22) and why he missed the NLCS (13:55). Then, the trio breaks down the World Series: how the Phillies can win (23:10), potential X-factors (40:46), and bold predictions for the series (44:58). You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on...

Duration:00:48:30

86. 10/25/22: I Love This Place: The Phillies Win the Pennant

10/25/2022
There's nothing else to say: the Phillies are going to the World Series! The guys talk about the Phillies' NLCS win over the Padres, including their stories about being in attendance at a roller coaster of a Game 4 (6:48) and a recap of the series (21:49). You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Spotify, Stitcher, and more; you can also find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @PhillyFrenetics and on the web at PhillyFrenetics.com.

Duration:00:56:45

85. 10/18/22: (Still) Dancing On Our Own: The Phillies are Headed to the NLCS (and the Eagles Beat the Cowboys, Too)

10/18/2022
Somehow, some way, the guys are once again talking about another Phillies playoff series victory! This week, Joe talks about being at Game 3 and being close to Game 4 (9:33) before the guys break down how the Phillies beat the Braves (18:32) and what they have to do to beat the Padres in the NLCS (29:00). Of course, the Eagles beating the Cowboys can't go unmentioned (41:14), nor does the Birds' outlook for the next few games (49:11). You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple...

Duration:00:56:18

84. 10/11/22: Cardinals Ruled: The Phillies and Eagles Get Big Wins While the Union Top the East

10/11/2022
Two happy pods in a row? Who'd have thought?? This week, the guys talk about the Phillies' Wild Card sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals (4:54) and the new playoff format in general (26:22) before a quick chat about the Eagles' win over the Arizona Cardinals (34:37) and the Union locking up the top seed in the Eastern Conference for the MLS Cup playoffs (45:35). You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Spotify, Stitcher, and more; you can also...

Duration:00:53:26

83. 10/05/22: Philadelphia Resplendent: The Phillies are Postseason Bound and the Eagles are 4-0

10/5/2022
For the first time in 11 years, the Phillies are headed to the playoffs! The guys discuss the Phillies' win over the Astros on Monday night as well as what they think ultimately put the team over the top (12:36). They also answer two key questions – how far can the Phillies go, and how far will they go? (27:20) – before going over Sunday's Eagles victory over the Jaguars (42:52). You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Spotify, Stitcher,...

82. 09/27/22: The Eagles Put Carson Wentz in a Sack; It's Judgment Time for the Phillies

9/27/2022
The Eagles are 3-0 after dominant wins over Minnesota and Washington, so the guys discuss what they liked over the last seven days (9:35) and the one thing causing Certified Hater™ Joe concern (25:43). Then, Joe gets heated about Rob Thomson's managerial performance against the Braves on Sunday (36:52) before pouring his special brand of cold water all over the good feelings that the fan base has for the interim manager (51:03). But ultimately, it comes down to one question: with 10 games to...

81. 09/12/22: Eagles Hang On in Detroit; Phillies Right the Ship; Joe Feuds on Twitter

9/12/2022
The first of hopefully many post-Eagles victory pods has the guys talking about what they liked (9:31) and didn't like (17:15) from Sunday's 38-35 win over the Lions. They also discuss the Phillies bouncing back against the Marlins and Nationals (33:09) before Joe resurrects the Twitter Feud of the Week and tells the story of his interaction with an angry Orlando City fan during the Union's 5-1 demolition of said Orlando City (41:17). You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple...

80. 09/07/22: Faltering Phillies; Eagles Season Preview

9/7/2022
Last week, the guys were optimistic about the last month of baseball season; the Phillies wasted no time in making them question that optimism with a 1-5 road trip (7:05). Of course, since it's September, it's time for the Eagles to take center stage, and the guys share who they think will be the team's most impactful players on both sides of the ball (24:37) before taking a closer look at the 2022 schedule (44:40). You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google...

79. 08/30/22: Vanilla Ice Rocks the Bank; The Phillies Prep for the Stretch Run; The Union Are Demolishing (Almost) Everyone

8/30/2022
The guys are back to review their trip to the Phillies-Mets game – and the "I Love the 90s" postgame concert – before discussing the Phillies' recent homestand and what they expect down the stretch (13:33). Then, Joe waxes romantic about the Union's recent run of incredible goal-scoring form (29:10). You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Spotify, Stitcher, and more; you can also find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at...

78. 08/18/22: KD is (Maybe) Coming to Philadelphia; Hugh Douglas is an Eagles Hall of Famer

8/18/2022
The guys are back to discuss the NBA investigation into the Sixers (5:28) and the rumors of Kevin Durant's potential interest in coming to Philadelphia (11:10). Then, it's August, so it's time to talk Phillies (25:39) before segueing into a discussion of the respective team Halls/Walls of Fame (31:09) – including the Eagles' imminent enshrinement of Hugh Douglas – and the NBA's plan to honor the late Bill Russell (38:06). You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google...

77. 08/04/22: 'Gaard-ed Optimism: The Phillies After the Trade Deadline

8/4/2022
Did the Phillies have a successful trade deadline? The guys discuss Dave Dombrowski's acquisitions of Noah Syndergaard, Brandon Marsh, and David Robertson (7:40) – as well as the departures of Odubel Herrera and Jeurys Familia – and what it might mean for the Phillies' postseason hopes (24:01). Plus, the Juan Soto and Josh Hader trades (30:45), and the guys chat about the passing of basketball legend Bill Russell and broadcasting titan Vin Scully. You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast...

76. 07/26/22: The Sixers Are Moving?

7/26/2022
The guys return after John's COVID-19 absence; he talks about his experience, while Joe shares an entirely different anecdote about suffering; the guys chat about the Phillies and the MLB All-Star festivities (9:41) before getting into the Sixers' plans to build a new arena in Center City (19:49). Then, the Flyers seem to have no direction after failing to sign Johnny Gaudreau; how big a missed opportunity was it? (39:49) You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google...