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Ken Blanton and Anthony Wootton bring you news and interviews from the NFL and NFL International Series. They interview the top players and keep you updated on the CFL.

Ken Blanton and Anthony Wootton bring you news and interviews from the NFL and NFL International Series. They interview the top players and keep you updated on the CFL.
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Ken Blanton and Anthony Wootton bring you news and interviews from the NFL and NFL International Series. They interview the top players and keep you updated on the CFL.






Episode 60: Living through The Draft

Dubs previews the NFL Draft with former Colts and Bills center Joe Staysniak. Joe tells us what it's like to go through the Draft as he recounts his experience in 1990. He also talks about his days playing in front of Jim Kelly and Jim Harbaugh. Is Brady done in New England? Patriots reporter, Kevin Duffy, brings us the latest. And we speak to Jaguars UK about a special event they've got planned for UK fans on Draft weekend.


Episode 59: Aden Durde

Our special podcast featuring former London Warriors coach, Aden Durde. We caught up with him at the NFL UK offices to talk about his new job. He's the assistant linebackers coach for the Atlanta Falcons. The full interview is right here. Also we head to Canada for the latest on Manziel's links to the CFL.


Episode 58: Winners & Contenders

The Rams continue to make headlines in the league and Dubs speaks to reporter, Rich Hammond, in LA about Les Snead's revolution. We also cross the country to chat about the reigning champions' offseason thus far with Marcus Hayes from Philly.com


Episode 57: Beckham Bonanza & Manziel Mania

Where will Odell Beckham Jnr end up in the NFL? Des Bieler from The Washington Post joins Dubs with that and all the latest news from the NFL. We also have news from the CFL, including the latest on Johnny Manziel's on/off move north of the border.


Episode 56: The Cold War

Dubs is joined by Rick Ballou, sideline reporter for 1010XL in Jacksonville, with news on the Jags' revolving door of talent. Plus we're treating you to a couple of mini documentaries; how the Cold War helped launch one of BAFA's oldest teams. And the story of Alex Jenkins's rise from the Bristol Aztecs to the New Orleans Saints, featuring Sean Payton.


Episode 55: Trade Federation

What's happening in Seattle? Dubs talks to Gregg Bell, Seahawks insider for the News Tribune. Plus there's free agency chat with Des Bieler from the Washington Post.


Episode 53: SBLII

It's our Super Bowl special! We've got reporters in both camps, Patriots beat writer Kevin Duffy, Eagles reporter Marcus Hayes and Super Bowl betting with Neil Channing from Betting Emporium. Plus there's news of that Alex Smith trade to the Redskins from Cindy Boren of the Washington Post.


Episode 52: Jags gamble Diggs Vikings

Dubs & Dave cross to Jacksonville and speak to Rick Ballou, sideline reporter for 1010XL. He's got the latest on the Jags and previews the AFC Championship game. We've got your championship round betting with tipster Neil Channing from Betting Emporium. He'll tell you where you can potentially make some money. And we've got the NFC covered with a bit of Stefon Diggs & British Vikings super fan Aaron Shergold.


Episode 50: A wild card spectacular feat. Johnny Manziel

It's our wild card weekend spectacular! In this show we have Rick Ballou from 1010XL in Jacksonville with news on the Jags. We cross to the Titans' training centre for the very latest on their preparations with Rhett Bryan from Titans Radio. Former Colts and Bills centre, Joe Staysniak, talks about the Colts' search for a new head coach and he reminisces about his Super Bowl appearance with the Bills. And what's the latest on Johnny Manziel's move to the CFL and Hamilton Tiger Cats?...


Episode 49: Fantasy semi-final week

It's semi-final weekend in Fantasy Football and we've got you covered! Andrew Jordan, fantasy analyst for Inside the Pylon, joins us for a very special podcast. He has waiver wire suggestions and his top picks for each position to help you get that all-important W this weekend.


Episode 48: CFL Titan Up Eli

Dave & Dubs focus on the battle for the AFC South and chat to Rhett Bryan, game day host of Titans Radio Network. There's Grey Cup reaction from Mark Stephen, play-by-play caller for the Calgary Stampeders. And the guys chat to lifelong Giants fan, Andy, from Gridiron & Gravy.


Episode 46: the 2017 under/over achievers

With the 2017 NFL season reaching its halfway point Dave & Dubs list their overachieving and underachieving teams. We ask you who you want to see playing in London in 2018 and there's a CFL play-off preview.


Episode 43: Saints vs Dolphins recap

Here's another Wembley special! This episode's got reaction from the second London game of 2017, Saints vs Dolphins. We've got interviews with Saints CB Ken Crawley and rookie RB Alvin Kamara. We also hear from Jay Ajayi and the fans that make the NFL in London a festival of football.


Episode 42: Ravens vs Jags round-up

We round-up the first London game of 2017. There are post-game interviews with Myles Jack & Jalen Ramsey, we also hear from John Harbaugh and Jermaine Eluemunor. We take you behind-the-scenes at Wembley Stadium. Kenny Stills & Alex Jenkins preview Saints vs Dolphins.


Episode 41: Ravens vs Jags preview

Football is back in the UK and it's our first London preview show. Dave & Dubs speak to Rick Ballou, sideline reporter for Jacksonville's radio station 1010XL. Rose Wilford from Baltimore Ravens UK gives a Ravens' slant on things. Plus Aaron Shergold updates us on his dream trip across the States taking in 4 games in 4 cities in 3 weeks.


Episode 40: Dissecting the Indianapolis Colts

Dave & Dubs get the latest on the Indianapolis Colts and speak to former guard, Joe Staysniak. Joe gives the guys news fresh from the Colts' locker room as they discuss what's gone wrong in Indy. We hear from Vikings receiver, Stefon Diggs, and there's news from the CFL.


Episode 39: The 2017 preview

It's our season preview! Dave & Dubs are joined by the Dolphins WR Kenny Stills. There's NFL betting with top tipster Neil Channing from Betting Emporium. The guys also speak to a UK fan who is taking in four games in four US cities in two weeks. Plus we share your Super Bowl LII predictions.


Episode 38: Honey Badger & the Punter

It's all about the NFC West and the CFL's Eastern Conference. Dave & Dubs speak to the Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu and the LA Rams punter Johnny Hekker about All or Nothing, their NFC West rivalry and the game at Twickenham in October. The guys also chat to Marshall Ferguson, voice of the Hamilton Tigercats, about the drama that's engulfed their winless season. And there's fantasy draft advice as well.


Episode 37: The Brits storming the NFL

Dave & Dubs celebrate all things British in the NFL. There are interviews with the former rugby star, Alex Gray, now with the Falcons. Bath-born Alex Jenkins, DE for the Saints, talks about adjusting to life in New Orleans. And Henry Hodgson, AKA Handsome Hank from the NFL podcasts, chats on the show. We also hear from Cindy Boren from the Washington Post about Kirk Cousins's future with the Redskins.


Episode 36: Henry Burris

Dave & Dubs are joined by CFL royalty! Reigning Grey Cup MVP, Henry Burris, comes on for a chat ahead of his trip to London with the Grey Cup for the Canada 150 celebrations. Jeff Hamilton from the Winnipeg Free Press previews the big Canada Day game, Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs Saskatchewan Roughriders. There's also football TV chat looking ahead to the new series of All or Nothing and Last Chance U.


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