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Free Agency, A-Rod, Chris Cooley & Chad Pennington

Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith sit down to discuss the latest free agency news, highlighting the major moves at the QB position: Cousins to the Vikings, Keenum to the Broncos and Tyrod Taylor to the Browns (10:11). Also, Cynthia reveals the two teams she believes have given themselves the best chance to improve based on her models (17:03), as well as some head scratching free agency moves made by the Dolphins and the Giants. Then, Cynthia sits down with Alex Rodriguez to discuss the...


2018 NFL Scouting Combine Special

The Game Theory and Money podcast is live from Indianapolis for the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine! Listen to this extra-long episode to hear interviews with New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles (22:00), Atlanta Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff (33:00), and former Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook (47:00). Also, Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith discuss...


Offseason Preview: Free Agent QBs

Where should Kirk Cousins sign? Which team is the best fit for him? Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith do a deep-dive into this free agent class of QBs to find the best fits for Cousins and Tyrod Taylor, and maybe find new starting QBs for the Minnesota Vikings and Cleveland Browns in the process. Also, Cynthia interviews Beth Mowins from the Super Bowl!


Super Bowl LII Recap with Eagles HC Doug Pederson

Fresh off winning the Super Bowl, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson joined the podcast to talk about how analytics plays a part in his decision-making during a game. Also, Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith recap the biggest plays of Super Bowl LII and make bold predictions for next NFL season.


Eagles vs. Patriots: Who is going to win Super Bowl LII?

Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith are in Minnesota for Super Bowl LII between the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots! In addition to previewing the game using Cynthia's predictive analytics, the crew sat down with Mike Daniels and Jalen Ramsey to get a look at the game from their perspectives.


What to look for in Super Bowl LII

Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith are waiting to preview Super Bowl LII between the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles until next week, but this week they broke down which players are most likely to win the MVP Award, which team will likely score first, who will have more turnovers, and even the coin toss odds for the big game in Minnesota.


NFL Conference Championship Preview with Jags punter Brad Nortman

Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith take a look back at the dramatic Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs before previewing this weekend's Conference Championship games and chatting with Jaguars punter Brad Nortman.


NFL Divisional Playoffs with Chargers DB Casey Hayward

Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith recap a fun NFL Wild Card Weekend, preview the four games in the divisional round of the NFL Playoffs this weekend, and chat with Los Angeles Chargers DB Casey Hayward. Listen to find out...


NFL Wildcard Weekend & Regular-Season Awards!

Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith recap their year of picking games, pitting Money's gut against Cynthia's predictive analytics model, and gloat about the Bills making it into the playoffs (Cynthia's prediction from October!) before previewing all four of this weekend's playoff games and handing out their own regular season awards. Listen and find out how the Falcons are responsible for Sean McVay turning around the Rams (21:20), what the Falcons' gameplan should be on Saturday...


NFL Week 17: Win or Go Home

Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith break down every NFL playoff-clinching scenario (9:47), everything you need to know about seeding, and help the Jaguars pick an opponent for Wild Card weekend (1:55). Also, find out why Falcons Head Coach Dan Quinn likes Cynthia's shoes (39:09) and what's wrong with the 0-15 Cleveland Browns (45:55). All that and more in this episode of Game Theory and Money!


NFL Week 16: Brian Billick & Dark Horse MVP Candidates

Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith break down the NFL's MVP race in the final weeks of the season and preview every Week 16 game. Former NFL Head Coach Brian Billick also joins the show, sitting down with Cynthia to discuss how the Pittsburgh Steelers can recover from their injuries to be successful in the playoffs.


Week 15: NFL Playoff Elimination Games!

Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith update their playoff odds and preview seven Week 15 games that have huge playoff implications.


NFL Week 14: Aaron Rodgers could mess up the NFC Playoff Picture

Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith look over the current NFL playoff picture, make some predictions on how it will look by the end of the season (based on predictive analytics), and preview all of the Week 14 games that could have big playoff implications.


NFL Week 13: 'MVP Bowl' in Seattle & Updated Playoff Odds

Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith use predictive analytics to go over updated playoff odds (with 5 weeks left) and preview an "MVP Bowl" between Carson Wentz and Russell Wilson this Sunday, as well as predicting the scores of all 15 of the games set for Sunday and Monday in Week 13 of the NFL regular season.


NFL Week 12: Thanksgiving Games & New Playoff Contenders!

Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith preview the three NFL games that will be played on Thanksgiving Day, as well as three games from Sunday that have huge playoff implications. Also, which teams have joined in or fallen out of Cynthia's playoff odds?


NFL Week 11: Updated Playoff Odds & Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph

Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith use predictive analytics to update their NFL playoff odds and preview the week 11 games, including a huge matchup between the Los Angeles Rams and Minnesota Vikings. Later, Cynthia talks with Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph about the responsibilities of a tight end and how many different QBs he has caught passes from.


NFL Week 10 Preview & Playoff Odds!

Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith use predictive analytics to predict which teams are most likely to end up in the NFL Playoffs this year, as well as winners and losers for all of this Week 10's NFL games. Cynthia also had a chance to sit down with Los Angeles Rams OT Andrew Whitworth to talk about why he was ready for a new challenge after 11 years with the Cincinnati Bengals.


NFL Week 9 Preview & Trade Deadline Recap

Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith look back at some big trades that happened in the NFL before the trading deadline and then use predictive analytics to preview all of the Week 9 matchups.


NFL Week 8 Preview: Big playoff implications!

With the NFL trade deadline looming, Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith preview all of Sunday and Monday's NFL Week 8 action, including a few games that will drastically swing playoff odds in one direction or another.


2017 NFL Week 7: How do QB injuries change playoff odds?

Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith use predictive analytics to answer questions from Twitter, break down updated NFL playoff odds for teams facing QB injuries, preview a Super Bowl rematch between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons (as well as every other game this week), and rank the NFC East QBs.


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