In this episode of the Necessary Roughness Podcast, host Nikolas Donadic dives into the NFL regular season's Week 12 matchups. He also compares the slumping Chiefs and Bills, discusses Minnesota’s “QB controversy,” and talks about what he likes to call “FitzMagic.” Enjoy the show and join us next Saturday afternoon for the following episode!
We continue with the NFC on Football 2 the MAX. This week, it is all
about the NFC South. All four teams in this division are represented by
Last Word on Sports Writers, which is a honorary first for us. Will
Cotchery, Garrett Readling, Justin Halper and Dalton Tompkins help us
cover the New Orleans Saints, Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons, and
Tampa Bay Buccaneers respectively.
Each person on the panel gives their full standings for the NFC South 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 South Division 2016 Preview.
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(9:15-40:15 Includes interview and our analysis) New Orleans Saints
(40:15- 1:01:30 Includes interview and our analysis) Carolina Panthers
(1:01:30-1:23:20 Includes interview and our analysis) Atlanta Falcons
(1:23:20-End Includes interview and our analysis, plus final standings for division)
The craziness of free agency has calmed down, but we are still rolling along with our 2016 NFL Off-Season Analysis series.
We have Last Word on Sports writer Dalton Tompkins discussing everything
about the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Robert Cooper talking about the
We also go through some more NFL Free Agency signings, if Mark Sanchez
could really start for the Denver Broncos, Martavais Bryant's one year
suspension, Dak Prescott's DUI and how it affects his draft
status, and a lot more.
Plus we give you our 2016 NCAA March Madness brackets in the last 15 minutes of the podcast as well.
(3:45-23:20) More NFL Free Agency Talk, Martavais Bryant suspension, Mark Sanchez could he actually start at QB?
(23:20- 45:50 Includes interview) Tampa Bay Bucs
(45:50- 1:15:00 Includes interview) Carolina Panthers
(1:15:00-End) NCAA Tournament Bracket Predictions
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 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.
We kick things off with a short post-game for the Thursday Night
Football game between the Tampa Bay Bucs and the St. Louis Rams
(4:55-13:00.) Did the Bucs take the Rams lightly? Have the Rams found
their QB of the future in Case Keenum? Are the Rams doing the right
thing in keeping Jeff Fisher? We discuss these things and more.
After that, we get into the main portion of our program with our NFL
Week 15 Preview (13:00-1:04:00.) We discuss every single game from the
NY Jets and Dallas
Cowboys Saturday clash
to the Detroit Lions and New Orleans Saints game happening on Monday
night, and everything in-between as well. We answer questions about the
teams that matter, answer some tough playoff fantasy football questions,
and of course make predictions on each contest too. So, make sure you
listen to our NFL Week 15 Preview.
Then we finish things out by previewing the College Bowls that are
happening from Friday afternoon to Wednesday night. So, that means we
begin with the Celebration Bowl and end at the Miami Beach Bowl
(1:04:00-End.) Then we do a few more when we return on Tuesday morning
for the NFL Week 15 Recap podcast.