Transcripts (12)

Dream trade scenarios, Steelers-Ravens rivalry, what’s at stake for Drew Lock & more in our Week 8 preview

The Athletic Football Show: A show about the NFL

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  • 27 days ago
  • 01:34:58

With the trade deadline just days away, The Athletic’s Robert Mays and Lindsay Jones propose fake trades they would like to see happen. Who will be buyers and who will be sellers? What are the best landing spots for guys like J. J. Watt, Will Fuller and John Ross? They weigh in.  Plus, it’s rivalry week for the Steelers and Ravens. They break down the game of the week as well as what’s at stake for Drew Lock moving forward.  Finally, Bruce Feldman joins the show to discuss his new book with Ed Orgeron, 'Flip the Script.’ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Russell Wilson’s QB coach Jake Heaps on “Let Russ Cook”, a Buffalo Bills Team Visit with Matthew Fairburn, and examining the Arizona Cardinals Offense in Ted Nguyen’s Film School

The Athletic Football Show: A show about the NFL

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  • 28 days ago
  • 01:18:29

To kick things off, Robert talks to Jake Heaps, Russell Wilson’s personal QB coach, about the “Let Russ Cook” movement, Russell’s evolution into arguably the best player in the league, honing his off-platform skills, and much more. Then, in this week’s team visit, The Athletic’s Buffalo Bills writer Matthew Fairburn joins the show to discuss the team going 1-2 over their last three games, following a 4-0 start to the season, Josh Allen’s play in recent weeks, how the underperforming defense can turn things around heading down the stretch, and more. Finally, in Ted Nguyen’s Film School, the guys break down the Arizona Cardinals Offense, including the differences between Kliff Kingsbury’s NFL playbook and what his Air Raid scheme looked like in college, what defines the team’s passing game, Kyler Murray’s comfort level in this offense, and more. Get a year’s subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/footballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Steelers stay unbeaten, the Cardinals conquer, Baker Mayfield saves his job, trading for JJ Watt & more in our week 7 review

The Athletic Football Show: A show about the NFL

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  • about 1 month ago
  • 01:27:21

It was an entertaining as hell week 7 in the NFL, from the Steelers outlasting the Titans in the battle of the unbeatens, to Baker Mayfield saving his job with the Browns, there was no shortage of dramatic storylines. The Athletic's Robert Mays and Nate Tice dive into the headlines of Cardinals-Seahawks, appreciation for Mike Tomlin and Tom Brady, apologies to Justin Herbert, which receivers we would start franchises with and much more in our week 7 review. Get access to The Athletic for $1 at theathletic.com/footballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Week 7 DFS plays, and picks against the spread

The Athletic Football Show: A show about the NFL

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  • about 1 month ago
  • 01:05:04

On this episode of The Athletic Football Show, Michael Beller and Derek VanRiper break down the Week 7 DFS slate. They discuss ideal running back pairs, which typically include two high-priced backs, the abundance of attractive, mid-priced receivers, and budget savers at quarterback. Later, Beller and Vic Tafur run through every Week 7 game, highlighting their favorite picks against the spread (begins at 31:01). Can the Cardinals keep it close with the Seahawks? Can the Patriots bounce back against the 49ers? And who wins the clash of 5-0 teams between the Steelers and Titans in Nashville? The guys answer those questions, and a whole lot more. Follow Beller on Twitter: @MBeller Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Follow Vic on Twitter: @VicTafur Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Week 7: Steelers-Titans AFC showdown, Bears’ run defense and questions surrounding Zimmer and McCarthy

The Athletic Football Show: A show about the NFL

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  • about 1 month ago
  • 01:09:56

There is plenty to unpack with Week 7’s slate, The Athletic’s Robert Mays and Lindsay Jones look ahead to an exciting weekend of action. They break down Ryan Tannehill’s success this season as they preview the AFC battle between the undefeated Titans and undefeated Steelers. Plus, how will the Bears defend against the Rams’ run game? Where do the Vikings and Cowboys go from here? They discuss the matchups they’re watching as well as the concerns surrounding Mike Zimmer and Mike McCarthy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices