In this episode of the Necessary Roughness Podcast, host Nikolas Donadic dives into the NFL regular season's Week 3 matchups. He also offers his take on the New York Giants offense and actually makes a bold prediction. Enjoy the show and join us next Saturday afternoon for the following episode!
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 running through the NFL divisions here on Football 2 the
MAX. This episode, is all about the AFC North. Frequent guests and
friends of the show, Michael Mitchell and Robert Hagan join us to talk
Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens respectively. Fansided Writer
Samuel Beckenstein gives us the lowdown on the Cleveland Browns. Then Steve
Cook talks Cincinnati Bengals and a few other things as well.
Each person on the panel gives their full standings for the AFC North and overall
records for each team.
Then at the end, we do the same and give a final wrap-up on the division
too. So, be sure to join us for this AFC North Division 2016 Preview.
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(3:50-22:10 Includes interview and our analysis) Cleveland Browns
(22:10-51:00 Includes interview and our analysis) Baltimore Ravens
(51:00-1:18:35 Includes interview and our analysis) Cincinnati Bengals
(1:18:35-End Includes interview and our analysis) Pittsburgh Steelers
We continue our 2016 NFL Off-Season Analysis series, as we finish out the AFC North by looking at the two teams in Ohio.
Freelance Writer Sam Beckenstein gives us the lowdown on his Cleveland
Browns and 411mania.com writer Wyatt Beougher discusses the everything
about the Cincinnati Bengals.
We also discuss some more players that have been Franchise tagged and other NFL news.
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(6:15-26:25) NFL News: Players Franchise Tagged, Sam Bradford price increase, Eagles
shopping DeMarco Murray, Jaelen Strong arrest and more.
(26:25-51:30 Includes Interview) Cleveland Browns
(51:30-End Includes Interview) Cincinnati Bengals
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.)
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)
We kick things off today with a short post-game on the Thursday Night
Football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions
(2:00-10:05.) Did that hail mary catch save the Packers season? Will
this be a loss that haunts the Lions the rest of the way? We discuss
those things and more.
After that, we get into the main portion of the show with our NFL Week
13 Preview (10:05-1:12:45.) We go game by game asking questions about
each team, playing some games, and also answering some
tough fantasy questions as well, while also making predictions on each game too.
We finish things out by making predictions on the huge College Football
Conference Championship games (1:12:45-End) happening on Saturday as
We kick things off today with a short post-game on the Baltimore Ravens
vs. Cleveland Browns Monday Night Football game (5:45-20:20.) The game
was a close one up to the final play and the Browns even had to bring in
Austin Davis to replace Josh McCown. Should the Browns just use these
final games to evaluate Austin Davis instead of even thinking about
Johnny Manziel? Who should Baltimore Ravens fans and coaches be looking
at as nice pieces for next season? We discuss these things and more.
Then we get into the main portion of our program with our NFL Week 12
Recap (20:20-1:35:35.) Where we go game by game discussing the keys to
the wins and losses. We also ask questions about all the teams that
played and take a look at the muddy playoff picture in both conferences.
Who could be those wildcard teams at the end of the season? We try to
figure out that out and more.
Randy takes us through the final proper week of the College Football
(1:35:35-1:41:50) season and we take an early look at some of the
Conference Championship games too.
We finish things out with Gary's Fantasy Football pickups for Week 13,
our Top 5 Power Rankings, and our Player of the Week as well