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"The MMQB Podcast with Peter King" is the ultimate destination for all things pro football. Led by one of the most influential storytellers in all of sports media, three-time American Sportswriter of the Year Peter King, "The MMQB Podcast with Peter King" is an access-driven experience that brings fans into the locker room, the press box and the front office with the biggest influencers in professional football. Fans can listen in on in-depth conversations with the biggest names in football that they haven't heard before to get a fresh, new and intimate experience on America’s most popular sport.




Sean Payton, New Orleans Saints & Hue Jackson, Cleveland Browns

New Orleans coach Sean Payton on the meaning of the Saints to New Orleans--a decade ago, and now, on trying to break the schneid of going 7-9 three straight years, and on why he decided to break his long silence with me after he disagreed with my coverage of the Saints' Bountygate scandal. Cleveland coach Hue Jackson on how his job is different from the other 31 head coaches in the league, on what he likes about rookie quarterback Deshone Kizer, and how he works within the structure of a...

Duration: 01:15:37

Ty Montgomery, Green Bay Packers & Anthony Lynn, L.A. Chargers

This week, Green Bay running back Ty Montgomery and L.A. Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn join Peter King. Montgomery discusses making the change from receiver to running back in mid-career, keeping the number 88 in the backfield, and talks about one of the most touching moments of his career after a college game against Army at West Point. Lynn explains the lessons he learned from pursuing a head-coaching job, how the NFL’s Rooney Rule is working, and shares the challenges of coaching...

Duration: 01:08:11

Khalil Mack, Oakland Raiders & Vance Joseph, Denver Broncos

This week Peter King speaks to Oakland Raiders Defensive End, Khalil Mack and Head Coach of the Denver Broncos, Vance Joseph

Duration: 00:51:36

Rick Gosselin, NFL writer; Steve Keim, Arizona Cardinals GM

This week Peter sits down with Rick Gosselin, 43-year veteran NFL beat man and Hall of Fame voter, and Arizona general manager Steve Keim. Gosselin talks about the Cowboys' fate if Zeke Elliott is suspended, the offense/defense disparity in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and reveals his surprise team to challenge New England. Keim discusses the perception that his team's Super Bowl window is closing, why the 2017 team is more fit to contend than the 2016 team, and the newness of the NFC...

Duration: 00:46:19

Ed Bouchette, Pittsburgh Post Gazette; Cian Fahey, writer and author

This week Peter sits down with veteran Pittsburgh Post Gazette Steelers writer Ed Bouchette and Cian Fahey, an Irish writer who wrote a new book about quarterback play in the NFL.

Duration: 01:05:07

A Special Father's Day Book Club podcast

Michael MacCambridge, author of "Chuck Noll: His Life's Work.", Lucy Kalanithi, widow of New York Times bestselling author and neurosurgeon Paul Kalanithi, author of "When Breath Becomes Air." and Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn

Duration: 01:14:37

Colin Kaepernick's Future; London Calling the League

On this week's episode, Peter King debates the reasons for Colin Kaepernick's unemployment with The MMQB's Albert Breer. Peter also talks about the NFL's London future with Mark Waller, VP of international development for the NFL. Waller explains why the European time zone is great for the NFL's audience in Asia, shares his one doubt about putting a team in London, and speculates when we might expect to see a franchise across the pond.

Duration: 01:08:59

Ed Werder, former ESPN reporter and Jed York, CEO San Francisco 49ers

Peter King talks to former ESPN reporter Ed Werder and 49ers CEO Jed York. Werder details his quiet outrage on being laid off by ESPN and what the ESPN layoffs mean for the future of the journalism business. He explains why he changed his Twitter handle to @EdWerderRFA and talks about the stigma of getting laid off. Jed York on how his new John Lynch/Kyle Shanahan team did in their first draft, on being a lightning rod for angry 49er fans, and on what went wrong in his fiery relationship...

Duration: 01:06:01

Special Draft Episode: Mike Mayock, NFL Network Draft Analyst

NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock on what he'd do if he were the Browns at number one, on the mysteries of this draft, on how Steve Sabol changed his life, and on the draft he had to drop out of because he lost his voice.

Duration: 00:57:57

Kirk Cousins, QB Washington Redskins and The MMQB's Tim Rohan interviews Tim Tebow

Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins on his contract situation, on his love of reading and what he tries to get out of reading, his relationship with former GE chairman Jack Welch, and on how he’s made a career of fighting to prove himself and so he doesn’t mind playing on a series of one-year deals. Tim Rohan of The MMQB interviewed Tim Tebow in his minor-league baseball home of Columbia, S.C. ... Rohan on what he found spending time with Tebow at spring training, in his Jacksonville...

Duration: 01:35:08

Robert Klemko & Jenny Vrentas (The Great Super Bowl Jersey Caper) and John Urschel, Baltimore Ravens

The MMQB writers Jenny Vrentas and Robert Klemko talk about their groundbreaking story this week on the stolen Tom Brady jersey, on the crazy web of law enforcement and collectors who caught the jersey thief, and how this incredible story also has tentacles into a former New York Giants running back. Ravens guard John Urschel on the challenges of his second career (mathematics as an MIT Ph.d student), on how he got ridiculously good at math at an early age, and on the diametrically...

Duration: 01:08:23

Dan Quinn, Head Coach Atlanta Falcons and Chris Ballard, GM Indianapolis Colts

Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn on living with the worst loss of his life in the biggest game of his life, on his belief in MVP quarterback Matt Ryan as a player and as a leader, and on why his youth-dominated defense could make this a contender for years. Indianapolis rookie general manager Chris Ballard on the road to becoming an NFL GM after turning down chances in the past, on why he wanted to take a job with a team in the midwest, on the pressure to build a strong team around Andrew...

Duration: 00:58:12

Chairman of the NFL Competition Committee Rich McKay, Head Coach of the Oakland Raiders Jack Del Rio and San Jose Mercury News columnist Mark Purdy

Peter King talks to NFL Competition Committee chairman Rich McKay, Oakland coach Jack Del Rio and San Jose Mercury News columnist Mark Purdy. McKay talks about centralizing replay and taking the final say on replay out of the hands of the referee on the field. He explains why the public should trust a VP of Officiating (Dean Blandino) who has never been an NFL official, and he discusses the fate of the 10-minute overtime period. Del Rio grew up a Raider fan and remembers his personal...

Duration: 01:06:03

BONUS POD - Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League

This week, Peter King speaks with NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell

Duration: 00:41:56

Bill Polian, Hall of Fame GM and Jon Robinson, GM Tennessee Titans

Peter King talks to Hall of Fame general manager Bill Polian and Tennessee general manager Jon Robinson. Polian discusses the Hall of Fame voting process and his anger that former commissioner Paul Tagliabue was kept out of the Hall. Polian also talks about on life on TV. Robinson looks ahead to the 2017 draft and his team’s aims, and the health of quarterback Marcus Mariota after his 2016 season was cut short by a broken leg. As a Tennessee native, he gives his take on the Titans breaking...

Duration: 01:19:38

Cris Collinsworth, NBC Sports and Rick Maese, Washington Post

Peter King talks to NBC Sunday Night Football analyst Cris Collinsworth and Washington Post reporter Rick Maese. Collinsworth talks about replacing John Madden (twice) and why felt he had to get a law degree in the middle of his career. He explains why the Patriots are so good, and discusses the future of his new venture Pro Football Focus. Washington Post reporter Rick Maese talks about his story on the unchecked explosion of painkiller use in the NFL and why Toradol is the painkiller of...

Duration: 01:09:22

John Harbaugh, Head Coach Baltimore Ravens and AJ Bouye CB Houston Texans

Peter talks to Baltimore head coach John Harbaugh and the soon-to-strike-it-rich Houston cornerback A.J. Bouye. Harbaugh talks about whether he ever wishes Tom Brady would just retire, the competitiveness of his brother (Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh) and what happens when they play a family pickup basketball game. He explains why he is so staunchly defensive about Joe Flacco, and why he feels he needs to defend football so fervently. Bouye discusses how he morphed from a margin NFL...

Duration: 00:52:17

Combine Week: ESPN Draft Analyst Todd McShay, NFL.com Draft Analyst Lance Zierlein, and SI.com Draft Analyst Chris Burke

It's combine week, and this episode is all about getting to know the top draft prospects. Peter consulted with the experts: ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay, NFL.com draft analyst Lance Zierlein, and SI.com draft analyst Chris Burke. McShay talks about his roots in scouting, the questionable quarterback crop in this draft, and why he'd over pay for Jimmy Garoppolo if he were Cleveland's GM. Zierlein discusses the mother lode of the draft— the safety position, why he loves Myles Garrett, and...

Duration: 00:56:17

Mike Greenberg, ESPN Radio Host and Mike Pereira, Fox Sports Rules Analyst

On this week's episode, Peter talks to ESPN Radio host Mike Greenberg and FOX NFL analyst Mike Pereira. Greenberg talks about his TV future, his love of books and his (surprising) affection for opera. He also explains why he has such a thing for the New York Jets. Pereira, from our live podcast show in Houston, picks out the NFL rule that must be fixed and discusses the state of officiating. He also talks about how officiating gave him a focus in life, and why he wants young veterans...

Duration: 01:30:58

Tom Brady, 5 X Super Bowl Champion - Part 2 of 2

This is the second part of Peter King's conversation with Tom Brady, recorded Sunday at Brady's "cabin" in Montana, a remote place where he retreats from the world. Brady talks about his future, his lifestyle, his family and his refusal to show much emotion about his four-game suspension by the NFL this season in the Deflategate scandal. And future opponents be warned, Brady isn't retiring soon. "I know next year is not going to be my last year," he said.

Duration: 00:39:42

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