In this episode of the Necessary Roughness Podcast, host Nikolas Donadic dives into the NFL Wild Card weekend matchups. He also breaks down the Patriots drama, explains why he thinks Marvin Lewis got a contract extension, and wonders why Hue Jackson is still employed as the coach of the Cleveland Browns. Enjoy the show and join us next Saturday afternoon for the following episode!
Necessary Roughness Podcast (EP 15): NFL Week 14 Preview! Plus a Breakdown of the AFC Wild Card Race
In this episode of the Necessary Roughness Podcast, host Nikolas Donadic dives into the NFL regular season's Week 14 matchups. He also touches on the Bills injury issues, discusses the Odell Beckham-Tom Brady debate, and ponders just how vulnerable the Eagles really are. Enjoy the show and join us next Saturday afternoon for the following episode!
Necessary Roughness Podcast (EP 9): NFL Week 8 Preview! Plus Nik Breaks Down the NFL’s Surprise Contenders
In this episode of the Necessary Roughness Podcast, host Nikolas Donadic dives into the NFL regular season's Week 8 matchups. He also takes a look at the perplexing Carolina Panthers, discusses Joe Thomas’ injury, and ponders why the Dolphins went with Jay Cutler after all. Enjoy the show and join us next Saturday afternoon for the following episode!
On this Football 2 the MAX EXTRA, Sean Garmer, Gary Vaughan and Erik Watkins go in-depth for over one hour discussing all things Ezekiel Elliot Suspension.
They try to take as many angles as possible, from a legal standpoint, the league's point of view, the Dallas Cowboys and more. How does this affect the team off-the-field? Who starts at running back? And could this even be an issue on defense for the Cowboys too? Does the suspension ultimately go down on appeal? The trio cover it all here.
After that, at about the 1 hour and 10 minute mark, they get into the three-team trade, which wasn't officially a three-team trade. Can it officially be called a rebuilding year for the Buffalo Bills? What does the addition of Sammy Watkins do for Jared Goff? Can Ronald Darby be an answer for the Philadelphia Eagles defensive back depth? Is this a downgrade for Tyrod Taylor? And can Jordan Matthews help the receiving core.
Finally, Ryan Tanehill officially has ACL surgery, could this be his last year as a Miami Dolphins quarterback?
On today's show, Randy and Mike recap last night's Jets-Bills fantasy football showdown, as well as taking a look at what we expect from this weekends match-ups. Some differing opinions lead to Four You Betcha challenges for this weekend.
Sean, Gary, and Randy discuss at length the Bills and Jets TNF game. Then they preview and give predictions on the rest of the slate of games for Sunday and Monday to come.
We continue discussing the NFL divisions here on Football 2 the MAX. This episode, is all about the AFC East. Aaron Earlie joins us to talk about the Miami Dolphins. Then a trio of Last Word on Sports writers help us cover the other teams in the division. John Jackson covers the New York Jets, James Coyne has the Buffalo Bills, and Tanner Bisbee discusses the New England Patriots.
Each person on the panel gives their full standings for the AFC East and overall records for each team. We also do the
same and give a final wrap-up on the division too. So, be sure to join us for this AFC East 2016 Preview.
* Due to a technical issue we were having with our recording studio, we had to change the way we normally do these preview podcasts. Our analysis of the entire division happens after the first interview and we unfortunately were not able to give analysis on each team individually *
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(1:00-7:00) We discuss the impact of Ryan Fitzpatrick re-signing with the NY Jets
(7:00-23:00) (Includes interview) New York Jets
(23:00-45:45) Our analysis of the Jets and we give our final standings for the entire AFC East division
(45:45-1:13:16) (Includes interview) New England Patriots
(1:13:16-1:35:30) (Includes interview) Buffalo Bills
(1:35:30-End) (Includes interview) Miami Dolphins
We are starting to hit that lull in the off-season, where not a whole lot is really happening. There is some news to talk about though and we cover as much as we can of it.
Zach Mettenberger has been released by the Titans, we discuss if he has any potential landing spots, there’s some injury news, as Shaq Lawson has to have shoulder surgery and may not be ready to start the season, Sammy Watkins also has a broken bone in his foot as well. The Atlanta Falcons made some waves with their
possibly cheaply priced concessions, Jason Jones signs with the Dolphins and Anquan Boldin could go to the Titans.
We also keep things going with our burning questions on some NFL teams. What questions do we ask? Tune in to find out.
The 2016 NFL Off-Season Analysis marches on, as we head into the AFC East and we start off with two teams that have a true ire for each other.
Last Word on Sports Chief Executive Officer Ben Kerr talks all things Buffalo Bills. Then we are joined by another Bills fan, Harry Broadhurst, live on the podcast to further our discussion on the team.
we also have a special guest covering everything New York Jets.
We also discuss the NFL considering shortening the Pre-Season schedule, some NFL
winners from the Combine, Chargers wanting to trade the third pick, Tom Brady's extension and more.
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(3:05-34:00) NFL News: Eliminating Fourth Pre-Season game, San Diego Chargers Trading No. 3 Pick, Tom Brady's Extension & More.
(34:00-1:08:35 Includes Interview) Buffalo Bills
(1:08:35-End Includes Interview) New York Jets
We kick things off with a short post-game for the Monday Night Football shootout between the New York Giants and Miami Dolphins (6:05-18:45.) Have the Giants finally found their groove? Is the Miami Dolphins defense overrated? And what now for the Dolphins now that they are done in the playoffs race.
Then we get into the main portion of the program with our NFL Week 14 Recap (18:45-2:06:00,) where we discuss what led to the win, what led to the loss for each game, analyze some tough decisions, and answer questions about the teams that matter. Plus another look at the crazy NFL playoff race in both conferences too. (We do have a call-in during the middle of this that calls to talk about his Buffalo Bills from 58:45-1:14:30. So that's why the Recap portion went a little longer than normal.)
Finally, we end things with a preview for the Thursday Night Football game between the Tampa Bay Bucs and the St. Louis Rams (2:06:00-2:12:50.)
Gary has his Fantasy Football Playoff waiver wire pickups and we have our Top 5 Power Rankings and the Player of the Week as well. (2:12:50-End)