In this episode of the Necessary Roughness Podcast, host Nikolas Donadic dives into the NFL regular season's Week 7 matchups. He also takes a look at the underachieving Bucs, the perplexing Ravens, and breaks down the underwhelming starts of the Pats and Falcons ahead of their rematch. Enjoy the show and join us next Saturday afternoon for the following episode!
We are back once again to talk about what’s going on in the NFL. The
Jacksonville Jaguars got some bad news that Jalen Ramsey has a slight
meniscus tear in his right knee and it could be minor or be a major
issue, we discuss that, as well as more on a potential move to Las Vegas
for the Oakland Raiders, the latest in Tom Brady’s deflategate
suspension, fans not liking Aaron Rodgers hard counts, people not being
big fans of Sam Bradford, and a few other things.
After this, we go through Round
Robin style and rank
the teams 1 to 32 on who has the best chance to win the Super Bowl
during the 2016 season. Will the Broncos repeat again? Could the
Patriots bounce back? Were the Carolina Panthers a one year wonder? Is
it Carson Palmer’s time in Arizona? Where does your team rank? Tune in
to find out.
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(6:05-42:48) NFL News: Tom Brady tries to get appeal, Jalen Ramsey
surgery, more on Raiders to Las Vegas, players against Sam Bradford and
(42:48-End) Our Superbowl Draft: We pick teams going around the horn
from 1-32 to determine who has the best chance to make it to the Big
Game at the end of the season.
Well, it has finally happened, Robert Griffin III has signed with a NFL
team and we will discuss that right here. Will he actually be the
starter? Or will the Browns still draft a QB? We try to do our best to
figure that one out.
We do continue our NFL Off-Season Analysis series on the NFC North, by
having interviews with Last Word on Sports Writer Ryan Timmerman talk
Green Bay Packers and Jack Coleman let's us know what's going on with
the Detroit Lions.
We also discuss the Nick
Fairley to the Saints,
Courtney Upshaw to the Falcons, L.A. Rams being the Hard Knocks team,
The Touchback Rule and Automatic Ejection Rule passing, Rueben Randle to
the Eagles, Nate Washington to the Patriots and more.
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(4:37-38:23) NFL News: RG3 to the Browns, Nick Fairley to the Saints,
Courtney Upshaw to the Falcons, NFL Rule Changes, and More.
(38:23-1:03:11 Includes Interview) Green Bay Packers
(1:03:11-End Includes Interview) Detroit Lions
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.)