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Featuring PodVader and the SuperFans. A weekly check in with the people who know their NFL teams the best, the fans. And the occasional guest.

Featuring PodVader and the SuperFans. A weekly check in with the people who know their NFL teams the best, the fans. And the occasional guest.
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Featuring PodVader and the SuperFans. A weekly check in with the people who know their NFL teams the best, the fans. And the occasional guest.






The Game Every NFL Is Playing or Better or Worse - 3/23/18

As NFL Free Agency continues to roar on, the SuperFans continue to talk about the moves being made. This week, Neil (Redskins) leads the pack as PodVader is away on assignment. Neil is joined by James (Texans), Patrick (Patriots) and the late arriving Ken (Chargers) to rank all 32 teams by saying if they've gotten "better" or "worse". We'd like to extend a shout out to the Facebook group, NFL Talk All 32. A great place for NFL talk about all 32 teams. And if you want to be a SuperFan on this...


3-19-18, As Free Agency Turn

Next Fan Up brings you a special Sunday edition. Monty (Raiders) leads the group as we get you up to speed on everything happening in free agency. Alvaro will tell you all about why the Jets huge trade to move up in the first round makes sense. Dan will give you his thoughts on what that trade means for the colts, and Andrew Luck in particular, plus what losing Hankins means. What does Rob our Bills fan think of giving up so much, and how does that affect his team's ability to trade up to...


NFL Free Agent Frenzy or We're Going to Win This Year! - 3/15/18

Hello and welcome to Free Agency! PodVader is joined by a cavalcade of SuperFans to address all of the signings that have happened so far. James (Eagles) and James (Texans) joins Pod for the entire show with multiple SuperFans chiming in. Every team is discussed in alphabetical order. Here are the SuperFans that gave perspective on their individual teams: Dr Jones (Cardinals) MJ (Falcons) Don (Ravens) Tom (Bears) Ben (Browns) Josh (Lions) Brian (Packers) Nick (Chiefs) Chris (Saints) Alvaro...


3-12-18, Dolphins Reactions and a Comprehensive Draft Guide

The Next Fan Up draft experts are back. We start off with reactions from Andy (dolphins) regarding the Jarvis Landy trade, plus who else could be gone in Miami. Ben (Browns) gives his thouhts on their myriad trades. Then Neil (Washington), Chris (Saints) and Rob (Bills) convene to go position by position as we continue our deep draft dive. Looking for a top safety, a one handed linebacker, or a stud defensive lineman? You've come to the right place. Follow @nfupodcast Email...


Do You Like Guys? or the Worst Signings of 2017 - 3/8/18

For the record, I love everybody. This week, PodVader is joined by James (Eagles), Andrew (Dolphins) and Monty (Raiders) to talk about the latest NFL news and happenings. But first... When looking for that perfect gift for a retiring referee, look no further than Justin (Seahawks) jumps in as we kick off the Headlines with the roster cleaning going on in Seattle. He looks at this as a sad end of an era, but a necessary one. Michael Bennett was traded to the Eagles....


PodVader Is Crazy or Our Fourth Season - 3/1/18

Strap in kids, it's a long one! PodVader is back with the SuperFans - Neil (Redskins), Kevin (Cowboys), James (Eagles) and Patrick (Patriots) - to talk about the NFL stuff fans like to talk about. But first... Go to, find the bracket featuring @nfupodcast and vote for our show! To get us in the right mindset, Pod talks with Arthur Arkush of (@arthurarkush @pfweekly on Twitter). What's up with Jerry Jones vs the NFL? Who should we be watching...


2-19-18, NFU's First Draft

Neil (Washington), Rob (Bills), and Chris (Saints) reunite to talk through all the top talent in the upcoming draft. We've got a full mock draft, with thoughts on each pick. This is the perfect primer on the key players to watch this offeseason. The combine is coming, let Next Fan Up get you ready! Email Follow @nfupodcast Online at


Go Pats! or Fly Eagles Fly! or the Super Bowl Preview - 2/1/18

The Super Bowl is finally (almost) here! PodVader is joined by Neil (Redskins), James (Eagles) and Patrick (Patriots) to break down all the matchups! But first... There is no "but first" in this show - it's the Super Bowl! What can we expect when the Patriots have the ball? How does the Patriots Special Teams play into their offensive game plan? How will they stop the Eagles RPO? Who are the XFactors? What will the final score be? All the matchups broken down to the underwear Pod will be...


The 3rd Annual NFU Gambling Preview!

James and Josh are here to bring your our annual betting guide. Whether it's your office pool our you are hoping to strike it rich in vegas, these superfans will tell you the way. Find out about prop bets, parlays, and making it up as you go. Plus, we are joined by Chris Cichon of SiriusXM/WTOP 103.5 in DC for his takes. Trust me, this is not a show to miss. Email Follow @nfupodcast Online at *Obey your local gambling laws!


One More Week Until the Super Bowl - 1/28/18

Still have a week before Super Bowl 52 featuring the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots. PodVader is joined by Neil (Redskins), James (Eagles), Josh (Lions) and Andy (Dolphins) to talk about some of the other things happening in the NFL. But first... Get your razors now for that post-victory shave at The guys start the show by discussing the relevance of the Pro Bowl. The joke of a game that even kids don't care about vs how much weight being a "Pro...


Super Bowl Guest Stars Galore! - 1/25/18

Pod broke out the rolodex for this week's show and decided to do an all guest star appearance of the Next Fan Up podcast. But first... Seriously, get yourself a few shave kit at 6min - Russell Baxter, @BaxFootballGuru on Twitter,, writer and contributer for Fansided Russell and Pod go waaaaay back to the early days of ESPN. Pod reveals where he got all his wonderful stats from...Russell Baxter. They talk about the conference championship games and...


Championship Week is Here

Josh (Lions) runs the Next Fan Up crew though the Conference Championship games. Patriots vs Jaguars. Vikings vs Eagles. Only two will remain. Expect to hear joy and sorrow, questionable calls, and a whole lot of football. Can't wait! Email Follow @nfupodcast Online at


Is This a Math or Football Podcast or The Conference Championships - 1/18/18

Welcome to the penultimate week of the NFL season and it's 3 podcasts rolled into one. PodVader is joined by Neil (Redskins), James (Eagles) and Kevin (Cowboys) to preview the NFL Conference Championship games. They also discuss the latest coaching news and even take a preliminary look at the NFL draft. But first... Get your razors from 9:00 - Jaguars/Patriots ... Ryan vs Patrick 1:03:00 - Vikings/Eagles ... Joe vs James 1:44:00 - Coaching news and rumors, plus a look...


The Bunk and Hooey Show or NFL Divisional Playoffs - 1/11/18

Welcome to the next round of the NFL playoffs. PodVader is joined by Neil (Redskins), James (Eagles) and Kevin (Cowboys) to preview the four games. They also talk about the latest coaching changes and draft prospects, but first... Per Josh's request (he emailed us, get your best razors from 7:45 Falcons/Eagles - MJ vs James 33:00 Titans/Patriots - Pod vs the World 43:45 Jaguars/Steelers - Ryan vs Greg 1:04:40 Saints/Vikings - Chris vs Joe 1:33:25 -...


Wild Wild Wild Card, The Playoff have Begun!

We've got 4 game in this exciting Wild Card Weekend. Who's moving onto the divisional round? We talk about Cam Newton's alleged concussion, Tyrod Taylor's very real concussion, and Cam Jordan giving people concussions. Matt Ryan and the Falcons are trying to make it back to the Super Bowl after their devastating loss last years. Meanwhile the Rams are back for the first time since the 2000's, the Bills in for the first time since the 90's. Plus, we find out if Blake Bortles can carry a...


NFL Wildcard Weekend 2018 - 1/4/18

Our first playoff preview of 2018. PodVader is joined by Neil (Redskins), Rob (Bills), James (Eagles), James (Texans) and Andy (Dolphins) to preview all the games and talk coaches. But first... Get your shave on! Go to for a FREE trial set (pay for shipping, but it's worth it) 9:25 - Titans/Chiefs featuring Chris (Saints) and Nick (Chiefs) 28:08 - Falcons/Rams featuring MJ (Falcons) and Jarrod (Rams) 50:00 - Bills/Jaguars featuring Rob (Bills) and Ryan (Jaguars)...


Week 17, the Final Week of the Regular Season

The Next Fan up Crew are back with a New Years Eve Edition! We run down all the games in the leage. Can the Patriots be stopped? Who is out of a job? What are our final thoughts on 2017 in the NFL? Plus, new head coach rumors, draft position thoughts, and a winless teams. What more could you ask for? Email Follow @nfupodcast Online at


Looking Ahead to 2018 or Week 17 in 2017 - 12/28/17

Happy Holidays everybody. PodVader is joined by Neil (Redskins), Rob (Bills), MJ (Falcons) and Patrick (Patriots) to preview all the games in Week 17. The guys give equal time to all 32 teams, looking ahead to what each team should be doing for 2018. And there's no "but first". They kick off with the Bears/Vikings and don't stop until they finish with the Cardinals/Seahawks. If you enjoyed the show, we hope you leave a review on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Tune In, Aha Radio or Spreaker....


NFL Week 16, Christmas Eve Antic

It's a special Christmas edition of Next Fan Up as the ghost of Superbowl hopefuls Past (Justin - Seahawks), Present (James - Eagles) and Future (Rob - Bills) check in with their thoughts. We go deep in the Seahawks vs Cowboys and the Bills vs the Referees (with a special guest appearence by the Patriots). Then it's rapid fire, as we check in with thoughts on every game from this weekend. It's a short and sweet one. Presented unedited, uncut, and at times unhinged. Follow @nfupodcast Email...


The Worst NFL Podcast or Week 16 Previews - 12/21/17

Welcome to the Worst Edition of the Next Fan Up podcast. PodVader is joined by Neil (Redskins), James (Eagles) and Rob (Bills) to preview all of Week 16 in the NFL. But first... Just like Jordan Reed, you should get a shave kit from The SuperFans don't react to the Pro Bowl selections per se, but they do react to an article from Bleacher Report discussing the 5 worst players at every position. James mentions that some of the players aren't starters - also injured...


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