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ITP #008: Rivals Of The NFL

8/20/2019
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Episode 8. The NFL, as a brand and as a product, seems impervious to competition. Many startup leagues have tried to take on the billion dollar empire and help itself to a slice of the pie. All of them have failed. On this latest Inside The Pocket, the boys look back at the USFL, XFL and the recent AAF and try to understand what went wrong, and if they ever really stood a chance. Enjoy!

Duration:01:14:47

CPP #136: Award Predictions 2019

8/14/2019
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Episode 136. Preseason is in full flow and real football is tantalisingly close. The boys gather together to discuss AB, Christian Wade & a kicker trade before making predictions for this year's major awards. They even have a few pint bets too. Enjoy!

Duration:01:27:31

CPP #135: The Hotseat 2019

8/7/2019
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Episode 135. Preseason is here and nobody cares. The boys gather in the office studio to deliberate the news before diving into their weekly segment - which head coaches are on the hotseat going in to 2019? Find out by listening now! Enjoy!

Duration:01:22:41

CPP #134: Path To The Superbowl 2019

7/31/2019
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Episode 134. The new season is on the horizon! With the Hall of Fame game due to be played on Thursday, the boys gather in the pub office studio to to predict their division winners, wildcard spots and postseason matchups. And for once, Sam's suggestions don't seem quite so outlandish. Enjoy!

Duration:01:32:10

ITP #007: Lawrence Taylor

7/23/2019
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Episode 7. A man who was so good at football he forced the rest of the National Football League to adapt to him. A man who was so bad at self control he came close to the abyss on more than one occasion. Terrified opponents simply knew him as '56' or 'LT'. Hall of Famer and two-time Superbowl winner Lawrence Taylor is the subject of our latest Inside The Pocket. Enjoy!

Duration:00:32:59

CPP #133: Running Back Tandems

7/17/2019
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Episode 133. After a three week hiatus the boys gather once again in the pub office to dissect Sam's t-shirt choice and go through the news before breaking down their top ten 'running back tandems' in the NFL. As per usual they each seemed to have their own definition of the task in hand. Enjoy!

Duration:01:15:05

CPP #132: Tales Of Tottenham Part 2

7/10/2019
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Episode 132. Sam joins Si once more to talk about his trip to Tottenham. Interviews with Bears DE Akiem Hicks, Buccaneers TE Cameron Brate, Rams LB Samson Ebukam and Jaguars K Josh Lambo. Enjoy!

Duration:01:02:08

CPP #131: Tales Of Tottenham Part 1

7/5/2019
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Episode 131. Bonus pod from Si's time down in London as Tottenham showcase their new NFL ready stadium and the NFLUK launch The Academy. Interviews with DJ Chark, Johnathan Joseph & Tahir Whitehead, plus Jason Bell gives some of the academy hopefuls a pep talk. More interviews out next week in part 2. Enjoy!

Duration:01:06:25

ITP #006: QB Cotroversy - Joe Montana v Steve Young

7/2/2019
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Episode 6. They say competition for starting spots in any sport breeds success. But in football, the Quarterback position in this regard is rather unique. We look back at one of the most compelling battles to be starting QB of all time: Joe Montana v Steve Young, two Hall Of Fame Quarterbacks who between them helped The San Francisco 49ers establish one of the greatest dynasties in NFL history.

Duration:01:02:05

CPP #130: Cubic Shits

6/25/2019
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Episode 130. The boys gather in the pub office once more to discuss lots of inane chit chat, a bit of news and then delve into their annual comparison podcast. This year the idea was to project EPL footballers to positions in the NFL, but as usual two of the three do whatever they want. Enjoy!

Duration:01:05:00

CPP #129: Manchester To Wrexham

6/19/2019
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Episode 129. The boys gather in the pub office once more to discuss a little news before getting stuck in to their first real offseason segment of 2019 - Quarterback Power Rankings. The third season conducting this exercise, will Sam finally put Tom Brady in his top ten? Don't count on it. Enjoy!

Duration:01:23:26

CPP #128: Wood For The Trees Part 4

6/12/2019
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Episode 128. After a two week hiatus the boys get back in the pub office to discuss birthdays, weddings, camping, cake and a boat load of NFL news, before FINALLY completing their state of the franchise series (or Wood For The Trees series as we call it - the reason for this is hotly debated) with a deep dive into the NFC East & West. Enjoy!

Duration:01:54:12

CPP #127: Wood For The Trees Part 3

5/30/2019
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Episode 127. Just two in the studio this week as Si is at a wedding, but he chips in from afar as the boys continue their Woods For The Trees series, this week focusing on the NFC North and South. Rob & Sam also go through some news, including Bart Starr, Pacman Jones and Ben Watson. Enjoy!

Duration:01:31:23

CPP #126: Wood For The Trees Part 2

5/22/2019
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Episode 126. After a lengthy tirade from Wardy the boys settle down and get stuck into all the news from the past fortnight, including a prosthetic penis, a penis in handcuffs, and a bunch of dicks up in New York. They finish off this lengthy pod with their second instalment of their Wood For The Trees series, focusing on the AFC East and West. Enjoy!

Duration:01:44:22

CPP #125: Wood For The Trees Part 1

5/8/2019
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Episode 125. The boys gather round the dictaphone to crack on with their state of the franchise series following an offseason of regime changes, free agency and the NFL Draft. They've inexplicably called it "The Wood For The Trees" - don't drink and pod kids. All the news also discussed including Tyreek, some retirements and a big announcement by NFLUK. Enjoy!

Duration:01:07:45

CPP #124: Clifton Duck

5/1/2019
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Episode 124. The boys congregate in the office to offer their thoughts on all the drama from the NFL Draft. All the big names, some winners and losers, and Sam takes us through his list of amusing names. Enjoy!

Duration:01:34:09

CPP #123: 2019 Mock Draft

4/24/2019
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Episode 123. The three boys gather in the war room to talk a bit of news, including the blockbuster trade and new deal for Frank Clark, before getting stuck into their annual 1st round mock draft. Unsurprisingly, Sam throws a curveball at the top AND at the bottom of the board. Enjoy!

Duration:01:41:01

CPP #122: Pre-Draft, Post-Drinks Team Needs

4/17/2019
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Episode 122. Si & Sam go on the lash with many other football fans gathering together in Manchester prior to an NFLUK Live event, before marching to the studio to discuss some team needs heading into next week's NFL Draft. Apologies for the phenomenal amount of C-Bombs in this one - we really were rather drunk when recording. Enjoy!

Duration:01:06:09

CPP #121: Draft Chat With Trevor Sikkema

4/8/2019
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Episode 121. Simon sits down with draft expert and all-round top bloke Trevor Sikkema to discuss some of the big names likely off the board come round one in this month's NFL Draft. Come and learn your Devin White from your Devin Bush, your Josh Allen from your Josh Jacobs, and enjoy a seriously hot take regarding some classic NFL uniforms. Enjoy!

Duration:01:08:38

CPP #120: Penalty Field Goals

4/3/2019
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Episode 120. Rob, Si & Sam gather together to discuss a shed load of news including Le'Veon Bell's burgeoning hip hop career, Joey Bosa's acting career, and Harry Kane's potential NFL career. They then take a look back at the rule changes that were implemented following the owners meeting, and suggest a couple of their own ideas that in their eyes would enhance the game. Enjoy!

Duration:01:16:54