In this episode of the Necessary Roughness Podcast, host Nikolas Donadic dives into the NFL regular season's Week 13 matchups. He also breaks down the crowded NFC Playoff Picture, ponders if the Falcons are finally who we thought they were, and can’t resist ranting about the benching of Eli Manning. Enjoy the show and join us next Saturday afternoon for the following episode!
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.
Football 2 the MAX: NFL 2016 Schedule Release, Rams & Titans Trade, Off-Season Analysis: 49ers & Seahawks
Due to Sean's trip to Texas for Wrestlemania and other things, unfortunately, we were unable to do a podcast until today.
Well, at least we picked a great day to make our return as the NFL 2016 Regular Season Schedule Released and we discuss our teams, the tasty national match-ups and other things that may have caught our eye about the schedule.
We are almost at the end of our Off-Season Analysis, as we look at the NFC West with Sean-Louis Philipsen talking all things Seattle Seahawks
and Chet Yoder from 103.7 "The Game" in Louisiana giving us the lowdown on the San Francisco 49ers.
We also talk the sad passing of Will Smith, the crazy Rams and Titans trade, Josh Gordon failing his drug test, and a few other things in the news as well.
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(3:40-36:08) NFL News: Josh Gordon fails drug test, Rams and Titans trade for # 1 Pick in NFL Draft, the passing of Will Smith and more.
(36:08-52:00) NFL 2016 Schedule Release
(52:00-1:20:50 Includes Interview) San Francisco 49ers
(1:20:50-End Includes Interview) Seattle Seahawks
Well, Super Bowl 50 is done and guess what? We are breaking it all down on our Super Bowl 50 Recap edition of the podcast.
We discuss all of the little things that led to the Denver Broncos win and the Carolina Panthers loss, go over some of the big moments in the game, and what to make of a few things that happened after the game as well. Will this be the final game for Peyton Manning? Do we understand Cam Newton walking out of the post-game press conference? We discuss all of this
At the end, we talk about Marshawn Lynch deciding to retire, the 2016 NFL Hall of Fame, and more on the Johnny Manziel situation, plus our thoughts on if Robert Griffin III fits with the Dallas Cowboys.
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(3:25-1:04:45) Super Bowl 50 Recap from all angles
1:04:45-End) Marshawn Lynch retiring, Hall of Fame, Johnny Manziel situation, RG3
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 as well.
(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, some of
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.
Football 2 Futbol: NFL Wildcard Weekend Preview, Coaching Changes, and National Championship Game Preview
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
directly into 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 reports (10:00-26:05)
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 well. (26:05-1:47:07)
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 by doing a short post-game for the ridiculous Monday Night Football game between the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins (4:30-14:45.) We wonder if Washington is still the favorite in the division after their last minute loss and if the Cowboys should actually have some belief after the big win.
After that, we get into the main portion of our program where we go game by game and do a full NFL Week 13 Recap (14:45-2:09:35) asking questions about every team, look at the
playoff standings, who played well, who didn't, and who's on the way to playing well into January.
Randy takes us through the College Football Conference Championship games (2:09:35-2:20:30) and we give some early thoughts on what the National Title game might look like.
Finally, we end things with Gary's Fantasy Football Week 14 waiver wire pickups, the Top 5 Power Rankings, and our Player of the Week too (2:20:30-End)