We move over to the NFC on Football 2 the MAX. This episode, is all about the NFC West. Sean Louis-Philipsen and Andrew
Kulick join us to talk about Arizona Cardinals and the Los Angeles Rams
respectively. Last Word on Sports Writer Karley Sibert helps us cover
the Seattle Seahawks. Chet Yoder from 103.7 "The Game" also returns to the podcast to discuss
all things San Francisco 49ers as well.
Each person on the panel gives their full standings for the NFC West 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 NFC West 2016 Preview.
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(3:30-22:40 Includes interview and our analysis) Seattle Seahawks
(23:30-52:45 Includes Interview and our analysis) San Francisco 49ers
(53:04-1:28:30 Includes Interview and our analysis) Los Angeles Rams
(1:28:52-End) Includes Interview and our analysis) Arizona Cardinals,
after this interview is our final standings for the NFC West as well.
Off-Season workouts have officially started for teams around the league
and after the blockbuster that was the previous week, things have
quieted down as the draft is still a little more than a week away at
That being said, we still have some of our Off-Season Series to mull
through, as Jorge Linares talks Arizona Cardinals with us and Andrew
Kulick goes totally in-depth on the L.A. Rams as well.
We also talk about the news that’s come out since Tuesday, the NFL had their $1
settlement upheld in court, the Houston Texans released Brian Hoyer,
Trent Richardson signs with the Baltimore Ravens, the Kansas City Chiefs
lost the anti-tampering case, and a few other things are on the docket
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(4:00-25:45) NFL News: Kansas City Chiefs lose on Jeremy Maclin
tampering case, NFL $1 Billion concussion settlement upheld, Brian Hoyer
released, Trent Richardson signs with the Ravens and more.
(25:45-1:00:32 Includes Interview) Arizona Cardinals
(1:00:32-End Includes Interview) Los Angeles Rams
This is a pretty simple show, we discuss and breakdown what happened in
the NFL Championship Sunday games and talk a few NFL news and notes.
In our NFL Championship Sunday Recap, we discuss why the Carolina
Panthers are Super Bowl bound and if anyone is going to stop them. We
also talk about where the Arizona Cardinals should place blame for the
Then we talk about the AFC Championship game and how great of a
defensive job the Denver Broncos did on Tom Brady and the New England
offense. Did Peyton
Manning do enough to convince you he could do well in the Super Bowl?
And did Bill Belichick take one too many chances.
We discuss a few NFL notes and then call it day.
We kick things off today by discussing a few news items, such as the NFL potentially putting Thursday Night Football on two channels, our thoughts on the Buffalo Bills hiring of Kathryn Smith as part of the Special Teams coaching staff, Josh Gordon applying for reinstatement, Chip Kelly signing a CFL Player, and who to keep our eyes on in the senior bowl.
After that, we get into the two big games happening on Sunday with our NFL Championship Sunday Preview. We discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the teams in each game, answer some lingering questions we have and of course make those ever important predictions as well.
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(2:44-5:30) We give our thoughts on The Pro Bowl
(5:30-32:23) NFL News: TNF maybe going to two channels, Josh Gordon, Kathryn Smith, Chip Kelly, Senior Bowl
(32:23-End) NFL Championship Game Previews
We kick things off today by doing a NFL Divisional Round Recap of the
four games played over the weekend. We discuss the keys to the win and
the loss, any concerns we have for the four remaining teams, and look
ahead to the Championship Games as well.
We do weave in discussions on the Doug Pederson hire by the Philadelphia
Eagles and the Tennessee Titans retaining Mike Mularkey as well.
We then finish things out by having a discussion about Cam Newton throwing away the 12th man flag, and if
the NFL needs more players like Cam that have fun and celebrate more.
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(3:05-1:08:57) NFL Divisional Round Recap, Doug Pederson & Mike Mularkey, Concerns for remaining teams
(1:08:57-End) Discussion about Cam Newton throwing away the Seahawks
12th Man Flag, and if the NFL needs more players like how Cam Newton is
on and off the field.
We kick things off with a discussion on the move of the Rams back to Los
Angeles and we also talk about all the recent coaching hires that have
occurred since the last time we did a podcast. Can Hue Jackson really
turn the Cleveland Browns around? Will the promotions for the Bucs and
Giants really carry them to the next level? What about Chip Kelly in San
Francisco? Does this mean Collin Kapernick is a Quarterback in the NFL
again? We discuss all of this and more.
Then we finish things
out by doing our NFL
Divisional Round Playoff Preview. We look at each game, what are the
keys for each team, what are some of the big injury concerns? How will
they affect the teams? And of course we make predictions for each game
(2:40-14:10) Discussion about Rams moving back to Los Angeles
(14:10-40:30) Talk about each coaching hire made since 1/11/16 and the news about Chris Mortensen
(40:30-End) NFL Divisional Round Preview discussing each game and making predictions.
We kick things off today, with a short post-game discussing the College
Football National Championship game, which Alabama won 45-40 over the
Clemson Tigers. We discuss why Alabama won and why Clemson lost and also
discuss where this puts Nick Saban in the annals of coaching.
We move on to breakdown what happened over the weekend in the National
Football League, with our NFL Wildcard Weekend Recap. We discuss each
game, talk about what stood out to us about each of the winning teams,
the controversies, and what to expect coming up in the Divisional Round.
Finally, we end things by discussing some more coaching changes and the latest NFL news.
We kick things off tonight by discussing all of the coaching changes and
decisions by teams, including the surprise firing of Lovie Smith, Tom
Coughlin stepping down, Sean Payton staying in New Orleans and more.
Then we transition to going game by game and doing a NFL Wildcard
Weekend Preview, discussing each game, going over strengths and
weaknesses of each team and also giving out predictions for them as
well. We also go ahead and give predictions for the rest of the NFL
Playoffs here as
Finally, we spend a little time talking about the National Championship Game that happens on Monday night.
Due to the NFL regular season nearly coming to a close and another
holiday happening on Thursday night into Friday, we are basically doing
two podcasts on one night. Don't worry, we will still be doing all the
things we normally do, plus talk about some of the big news of the day
like Chip Kelly fired from his position as Philadelphia Eagles head
coach and more.
We kick things off with a short post-game for the Cincinnati Bengals and Denver Broncos Monday Night Football game. This leads
discussing if the Broncos could go far in the playoffs and how AJ
McCarron's injury will affect the Bengals going forward. Then we end
things here by talking about Peyton Manning and if we believe the HGH
After that, we do a mixture of looking back at NFL Week 16, discussing
the games that mattered, our level of concern for each of the playoff
teams, and we also do a full NFL Week 17 Preview in here as well making
predictions for all of the games and how they affect the playoff
scenarios. We also talk about Chip Kelly Fired as Eagles coach, Gus
Bradley staying as Jacksonville Jaguars coach, and more in there as
Then we finish things out with our Top 5 Power Rankings, our Player of
the Week and the final College Bowl predictions as well (1:47:07-End.)
This edition of the podcast is coming out a little early due to the
holidays, so we basically just start out doing the NFL Week 16 Preview
We discuss and breakdown all the games happening this week, answer
questions about the teams that matter, take a look at some key fantasy
matchups that will be important for those Fantasy Football Championship
games and more.
Then we finish things out by going over some of the College Bowl games (1:14:45-End) and making predictions from
the Bahamas Bowl to the Quick Lane Bowl. We will do the rest on our NFL Week 16 Recap podcast on Tuesday morning.