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Fri, 09/22/2017 - 7:41am

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Friday, September 22, 2017

 

6:00 – The Rams held off a furious 49ers comeback to win what could be the game of the year so far.

6:18 –  Mike reacts to the controversial offensive pass interference penalty at the end of the Thursday Night Football game.

6:35 – Zeke Elliott says he knows he can’t quit on his team like he did during interceptions in the Denver game. Dallas better hope he gets back on track this week.

6:48 – Aaron Hernandez’s lawyer is trying to sue the NFL because Hernandez had severe CTE.

7:00 – What You Need To Know- The Rams held off a furious 49ers comeback to win what could be the game of the year so far.

7:18 –  Mike and Chris react to the controversial offensive pass interference penalty at the end of the Thursday Night Football game.

7:35 –  We rip through all the early games coming up on Sunday.

7:48 – Mike and Chris preview the late games of week three.

8:00 – What You Need To Know- The Rams held off a furious 49ers comeback to win what could be the game of the year so far.

8:18 – Florio updates you on the biggest injuries heading into week three.

8:35 – Tennessee Titans Head Coach Mike Mularkey tells us the gameplan for week three, and why so many offensive lines are struggling so far this season.

8:48 – Florio and Simms make picks on the biggest games of the week, and provide their upset specials.

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Thu, 09/21/2017 - 7:01am

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Wednesday, September 21, 2017

6:00 – Florio and Stats preview tonight’s Thursday Night Football game between the 49ers and the Rams. Stats thinks the 49ers can win six games, which makes Mike force him to make a bet.

6:18 – Roger Goodell is going to get a contract extension soon, according to ESPN. Which is weird, because they’re the ones that were saying there was going to be a hiccup in the negotiations.

6:35 – We listen to Richard Sherman complain about the injury report, and update the bigger injuries around the league.

6:48 – Florio has an idea that would improve NFL ratings immediately.

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  Eli Manning has continued to take the high road after being ripped by Ben McAdoo. Eventually that’s going to start hurting McAdoo.

7:18 –  The Jets acting owner says the team isn’t tanking and he won’t judge his head coach or GM by wins and losses alone. Mike explains why this is bullcrap.

7:35 – Pro Football Hall of Famer Anthony Munoz tells us why the Bengals are struggling, and whether all the complaining about offensive lines is warrented.

7:48 – NFL players want the league to donate a month to activism the way they do to cancer and other causes.

8:00 – Mike and Stats look at the spreads in this week’s games.  

8:18 – Andy Dalton says the Bengals are trying to make the easy things easy on offense. Unless the Bengals gain an identity on offense, nothing will get better.

8:35 – NFLPA President Eric Winston tells us why the players brought DeMaurice Smith back, and what the players are looking for in the next CBA.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Kyle Shanahan says Thursday games are more about getting rest and willing yourself to victory instead of X’s and O’s.

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Wed, 09/20/2017 - 9:30am

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

6:00 – Mike rips Ben McAdoo for throwing Eli Manning under the bus. There are ways around that but McAdoo didn’t take any of them.

6:18 – Jerry Jones found a way to defend Zeke Elliott not trying to tackle a defender after some INTs. Shocker.  

6:35 – De Smith will be back as the head of the NFLPA, and he will negotiate with Roger Goodell for the next CBA – even if Jerry Jones is getting involved in Goodell’s deal.

6:48 – Malcolm Butler could be on his way out of New England for trying to get a new big money contract.

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  We listen to Eli Manning fend off criticism from his head coach, and Jerry Jones fends off critics of Ezekiel Elliott not trying to tackle someone after a turnover.

7:18 –  Denver Broncos Defensive Back Chris Harris Jr. says they, “definitely” made a statement against Dallas, the Steelers and Raiders have better receivers than the Cowboys, and Trevor Siemian has really stepped up this year.

7:35 – Kansas City Chiefs Defensive Lineman Chris Jones tells us how he approached their game against Philly, what motivated him, and why no one in their locker room was surprised when they beat New England.

7:48 – Malcolm Butler could be on his way out of New England for trying to get a new big money contract.

8:00 – Cleveland Browns Tackle Joe Thomas tells us how he’s played more than 10,000 straight snaps, and how he celebrated the tremendous accomplishment.

8:18 – We listen to Eli Manning fend off criticism from his head coach, and Jerry Jones fends off critics of Ezekiel Elliott not trying to tackle someone after a turnover.

8:35 – Joe Thomas Part II Joe weighs in on Zeke Elliott not husting after an interception, and his reaction to the Browns being favored for the first time in two years.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Kyle Shanahan says Thursday games are more about getting rest and willing yourself to victory instead of X’s and O’s.

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Tue, 09/19/2017 - 8:27am

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

6:00 – The Giants looked like garbage on Monday Night Football. Once again, their offensive line destroyed any possibility of sustained drives. Also, Ben McAdoo threw his QB under the bus.

6:18 –  Does Zeke Elliott have an on-field issue in addition to his off-field trouble?

6:35 – Bruce Arians continues to call out his quarterback in public for poor play. He claims Palmer doesn’t mind, but that only lasts so long.

6:48 – What the heck is going on with Su’a Cravens and Washington? Mike explains.

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  Terrible showing by the Giants on Monday Night Football, while the Lions played a solid game on the road for a change.

7:18 – Mike and Chris argue about whether the Cowboys should be upset that Zeke Elliott didn’t bust his butt to make a tackle after an INT.

7:35 – Mike and Simms look at some struggling QBs and debate whether it’s already time to start the backup QB.

7:48 – PFT One Liners ­– Florio gets you up to date on some of the news and notes from around the NFL.

8:00 – What You Need to Know–  Mike and Chris break down another terrible offensive night for the Giants. When will Ben McAdoo feel the heat?

8:18 – Mike and Chris argue about whether the Cowboys should be upset that Zeke Elliott didn’t bust his butt to make a tackle after an INT.

8:35 – Which 0-2 teams have a shot to come back and make the playoffs?

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – The Falcons are going to be without Vic Beasley for a month, which is part of the reason they’re staying in touch with Dwight Freeney.

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Mon, 09/18/2017 - 7:54am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

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Monday, September 18, 2017

6:00 – Mike breaks down another convincing win by the Falcons over the Packers.

6:18 –  Mike updates some of the big name injuries this week, including Cam Newton, Greg Olsen, Gronk, and more.

6:35 – All of the best teams in the league are in the AFC. The best teams in the NFC got whooped yesterday.

6:48 – Things are getting weird with the QB situation in Houston and Cincinnati. Andy Dalton could be in real hot water.

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  The AFC West has proven it’s the best division in football after dominant wins by Denver and Oakland, and a solid win by Kansas City.

7:18 – The Cowboys and the Packers were beaten soundly yesterday. Dallas hasn’t gotten knocked around like that since Dak and Zeke have been there.

7:35 – Mike updates some of the big name injuries this week, including Cam Newton, Greg Olsen, Gronk, and more.

7:48 – Snap Judgements– Mike and Chris make their quick reactions to what we saw from week two’s games.

8:00 – What You Need to Know–  Mike and Chris break down another convincing win by the Falcons over the Packers.

8:18 – Homer Calls of the Week – Mike and Chris listen to the best local radio calls from week.

8:35 – #Narrative – We look at some of the narratives we heard coming into week two that didn’t hold up once the games were actually played.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Congratulations to Joe Thomas, who played his 10,000th consecutive snap this week, a former Bengals wide receiver says Andy Dalton’s starting days are over, and Mike and Chris make MNF picks.

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Fri, 09/15/2017 - 8:34am

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Friday, September 15, 2017

6:00 – The Texans outlasted the Bengals in a brutally boring game.  

6:18 – Odell Beckham Jr. let the cat out of the bag about his injury, but he’s making the smart choice by not playing until he’s 100% healthy.

6:35 – The NFL seems intent on keeping Zeke Elliott off the field, starting in week three.

6:48 – Russell Wilson tried to talk up his offensive line, but we all know what’s up. How long can he continue to run for his life?

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  The Texans made one more play than the Bengals last night in Deshaun Watson’s first start. We wonder how much longer Andy Dalton can continue to look so bad before getting benched.

7:18 – Gronk and AP aren’t happy – Gronk with the refs and Peterson with his role in New Orleans.

7:35 – We make our picks for the week 2 games.  

7:48 – PFT Props- We look at some interesting props about week two’s schedule.

8:00 – What You Need to Know–  The Texans made one more play than the Bengals last night in Deshaun Watson’s first start. Marvin Lewis threw his defense under the bus, which we didn’t agree with.

8:18 – While You Weren’t Working – A TV station in Houston cut away early from the end of the Houston-Cincinnati game. Also, Chris and Mike give us one big thing they’re watching for this weekend.

8:35 – Chris and Mike rip through all of week 2’s Sunday games.

8:48 – Adrian Peterson is already unhappy in New Orleans, and he could be on his way out.

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Thu, 09/14/2017 - 9:01am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

6:00 –  Deshaun Watson is set to make his debut tonight for the Texans, but did Houston botch their handling of their QBs from the start?

6:18 – Andrew Luck’s agent has denied rumors that his client is unhappy in Indianapolis – which is the worst possible thing he could have done.

6:35 – Tom Savage Agent Neil Schwartz makes the case that his client never should have lost his starting job this week.

6:48 – The NFL has to be happy this week after most early games last Sunday finished in under three hours, and the ratings for Sunday Night Football were up.

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  Deshaun Watson tries to steady the Texans QB situation tonight against Cincinnati, and Neil Schwartz defends his client, Tom Savage.

7:18 – Alex Smith says this is potentially his last year in Kansas City. Mike wonders – why if he keeps playing like he did in week one?  

7:35 – WTHR Colts Insider Bob Kravitz destroys the Colts for how they’ve handled Andrew Luck and says the QB has every right to be unhappy about his career so far.

7:48 – PFT Props – Stats asks Florio some props relating to the Thursday Night game.

8:00 – What You Need to Know–  Deshaun Watson tries to steady the Texans QB situation tonight against Cincinnati, and Neil Schwartz defends his client, Tom Savage.

8:18 – Houston Chronicle Texans Insider John McClain tells us how Neil Schwartz’s comments will go over with the team, and whether Watson will be the starter all year long.

8:35 – Will Zeke Elliott miss this week’s game after more legal wrangling? Florio explains.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working –  Johnny Manziel is making his push to return to pro football, and Florio gives his opinion on how the Texans have screwed up their QBs.

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Wed, 09/13/2017 - 9:15am

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

 

6:00 –  The Texans are going with Deshaun Watson this week. Shouldn’t they have gone with him all along? If they did, they could have gotten Watson more reps in the preseason and practice so that he’d be more prepared.

6:18 – “The Cardinals are screwed” without David Johnson until Christmas. If you’re out of it at that point, why bring him back at all?

6:35 – Mike Tomlin is very salty about people asking if Le’Veon Bell’s holdout was a factor in his poor week one performance. Settle down, Tomlin!

6:48 – Tom Brady says he threw the ball last year better than he ever has before. What happened on Thursday, then?

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  The Texans are going with Deshaun Watson, David Johnson is out until Christmas, and the two Florida teams playing at home this weekend won’t have to move because of the hurricane.

7:18 – Pro Football Hall of Famer LaDainian Tomlinson tells us which young RB plays like him, how the Chargers win the battle for LA, and how Adrian Peterson has to learn to deal with less carries.

7:35 – Which 0-1 teams with dreams of the playoffs should start to worry?

7:48 – PFT One Liners- Florio gives you his take on some of the b-list stories of the morning, including a possible power struggle in Philadelphia.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– Deshaun Watson will start for Houston, Mike Tomlin doesn’t want to hear about Le’Veon Bell missing camp and the Cardinals are going to be without their best player until Christmas.

8:18 – Florio and Stats debate which players on the Hall of Fame finalist list will get into Canton.

8:35 – Seattle Seahawks Wide Receiver Doug Baldwin explains why he understands Earl Thomas’s criticism of the offense and why athletes shouldn’t just stick to sports.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working –  Josh Gordon is still trying to get reinstated and Brandon Marshall claims he isn’t worried about his lack of chemistry with Eli Manning.

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Tue, 09/12/2017 - 8:48am

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

6:00 –  Mike breaks down the heartbreaking loss for Philip Rivers and the Chargers. Once again, Rivers sees a monumental effort go all for naught.

6:18 – Sam Bradford totally outplayed Drew Brees last night to have the best start in his career. Can he keep this up?

6:35 – Is there beef between AP and Sean Payton? We listen to their postgame comments about an awkward sideline exchange and decide for ourselves.

6:48 – The Patriots are replacing a new field they put down in May. Wonder how Eric Berry feels about that?

7:00 – What You Need to Know– Sam Bradford had the game of his career last night on Monday Night Football, and Dalvin Cook announced his presence with authority. Is there beef between Adrian Peterson and Sean Payton?

7:18 – Mike and Chris break down the Broncos narrow escape against Denver on Monday Night Football.

7:35 – Mike and Chris pick out the best and worst of week one.  

7:48 – The Texans don’t know who their QB is going to be, and have more than 20 players on the injured list already.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– Sam Bradford had the game of his career last night on Monday Night Football, and Dalvin Cook announced his presence with authority. Is there beef between Adrian Peterson and Sean Payton?

8:18 – Mike and Chris break down the Broncos narrow escape against Denver on Monday Night Football.

8:35 – Minnesota Vikings Wide Receiver Stefon Diggs tells us how Sam Bradford blew up on Monday Night Football, and why he doesn’t get mad about hits to the head.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Hue Jackson tells Browns fans to have hope with DeShaun Kizer, and Pete Carroll is understandable upset with his offensive line.

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Mon, 09/11/2017 - 9:14am

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Monday, September 11, 2017

6:00 –  The Cowboys smothered the Giants yesterday, and Big Blue should be worried. Also, the Seahawks have major offensive line issues, as displayed at Lambeau Field yesterday.

6:18 – Who had the worst loss of week one? Unfortunately, we have many contenders for the title.   

6:35 – The Raiders and Lions won games that could become factors once we get down to playoff seeding wars at the end of the season.     

6:48 – Tony Romo got great reviews for his first game for CBS. Also, the NFL can’t like that the stadiums for the 49ers and Rams were practically empty.

7:00 – What You Need to Know– The Cowboys smothered the Giants yesterday, and Big Blue should be worried. Also, the Seahawks have major offensive line issues, as displayed at Lambeau Field yesterday.

7:18 – We look at all the teams that won divisional games on the road yesterday. Baltimore’s D looks legit, and the Texans already have QB issues.  

7:35 – #Narrative– Mike and Chris look at what we thought we knew about teams going into week one, and how what happened completely contradicted it.  

7:48 – Snap Judgements– Florio and Chris make quick decisions about what we saw from Marshawn Lynch, Cam Newton, Kyle Shanahan, and more.

8:00 – What You Need to Know–  The Cowboys dominated the Giants last night, and David Johnson could be out for months after hurting his wrist against the Lions.

8:18 – Homer Calls of the Week- We listen to the three best radio calls from week one, and break down their games.

8:35 – Mike and Chris look at some of the poor performances yesterday and wonder if we should hit the panic button already.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Brent Musburger threw shade at Brandon Marshall, the Jags threw shade at the Texans, and Tony Dungy thinks the preseason should be two weeks long.

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Fri, 09/08/2017 - 8:42am

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Friday, September 8, 2017

6:00 – Mike and Stats try and explain the shocking upset by Kansas City last night. The Patriots looked off right from the start, including Tom Brady.

6:18 –  We give some love to Alex Smith, who looked like a totally different QB last night.

6:35 – We preview the Sunday Night Football matchup between the Cowboys and the Giants.

6:48 – Mike updates the latest twist in the Michael Bennett situation with LVPD.

7:00 – What You Need to Know– Mike and Stats try and explain the shocking upset by Kansas City last night. The Patriots looked off right from the start, including Tom Brady.

7:18 –  We give some love to Alex Smith, who looked like a totally different QB last night.

7:35 – Florio runs through some of the biggest games this week and tells you what to watch for.

7:48 – We preview what the Cowboys offense will look like this year, and listen to some of Tony Dungy’s interview with Dak Prescott.

8:00 – Pro Football Hall of Famer and FNIA’s Tony Dungy tries to make sense of what he saw last night, and explain why the Patriots couldn’t do anything against Kansas City in the fourth quarter.

8:18 – There were some big injuries coming out of this game, including Dont’a Hightower, Eric Berry, Danny Amendola, and more.

8:35 – Florio and Stats make their week one picks.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Adrian Peterson still thinks he’s elite, and the NFL suspended Josh Brown 6 more games for domestic violence.

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Thu, 09/07/2017 - 8:38am

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

6:00 – What You Need to Know– Football is back! Mike breaks down tonight’s season opener.

6:18 – Odell Beckham Jr. still isn’t practicing, and Myles Garrett will miss 4-6 weeks with a high ankle sprain.

6:35 – We listen to Michael Bennett talk about his encounter with the Las Vegas police, and wonder if what he’s saying will resonate with people.

6:48 – Craig Carton gets arrested by the FBI, and Ray Lewis could be holding a grudge from the Super Bowl against Colin Kaepernick.

7:00 – What You Need to Know– Football is back! Mike and Chris break down tonight’s season opener.

7:18 – Michael Bennett talked to the media about his encounter with Las Vegas police. Hopefully people start listening to what players and others have been saying about how they’re treated by some police officers.

7:35 – Best Case/Worst Case – Mike and Chris give you the best and worst of what the 2017 season could be for the AFC West.

7:48 – PFT Props – We look at some of the most interesting props available for the upcoming season.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– Football is back! Mike and Chris break down tonight’s season opener.

8:18 – The NFL was quick to support Michael Bennett after his allegations against two LVPD officers. Where does the league go from here?

8:35 – **Official PFT Live 2017 Season Picks ** Mike and Chris make their predictions for the coming season.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Larry Fitzgerald tells defenders to hit him high rather than down low. Also, Chris and Mike make their score predictions for tonight’s game.

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Wed, 09/06/2017 - 8:20am

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

6:00 – A lot happened with Zeke Elliott’s case, and Mike is the perfect guy to break it all down. There are now two judges involved in this thing, and we’ve got miles to go before we know for sure how things will end up.

6:18 – The NFL is debating what to do with the Dolphins/Bucs game this week now that it won’t be played in Miami on Sunday. Florio lays out the options.

6:35 – Ray Lewis said more dumb things about Colin Kaepernick.   

6:48 – We recap the final season of Hard Knocks.

7:00 – What You Need to Know– Zeke Elliott’s case takes another legal turn, and the NFL is debating what to do with Miami and Tampa Bay because of an incoming hurricane.

7:18 – Question of the Day– Who will be Defensive Player of the Year?

7:35 – Best Case/Worst Case – Mike and Chris give you the best and worst of what the 2017 season could be for the AFC West.

7:48 – PFT Props – We look at some of the most interesting props available for the upcoming season.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– Zeke Elliott’s case takes another legal turn, and the NFL is debating what to do with Miami and Tampa Bay because of an incoming hurricane.

8:18 – We get your thoughts on our question of the day: Who wins the DPoY?

8:35 – Denver Broncos LB Von Miller tells us why Trevor Siemian looks 10 times better this year, and how tough it was to watch Texas A&M gack up a huge lead last weekend.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – The Red Sox were trying to steal signs from the Yankees and other teams with an Apple Watch.

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Tue, 09/05/2017 - 8:17am

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

6:00 – Mike explains the three ways in which Zeke Elliott could be on the field in week one, and explains why the whole process is a joke.

6:18 – TJ Ward is mad at the Broncos for how they cut him, and the Raiders are putting the squeeze on their longest tenured player. 

6:35 –  Chris Ballard finally admitted that Andrew Luck won’t play week one. The Colts have been stacking horrible decisions on top of each other lately, and the handling of Luck’s injured shoulder is at the top of the list.

6:48 – The NFL is keeping the Texans Jags game at home this week, but they may have to move the Bucs and Dolphins.

7:00 – What You Need To Know- Mike and Chris explain and react to everything that happened in the Zeke Elliott case, and Mike tell us the timeline on when we should know if he’s playing.

7:18 – Mike updates the injury status of Andrew Luck, Cam Newton, Odell Beckham Jr., Brandon Marshall and more.

7:35 – PFT Draft – Mike and Chris draft their picks to win the 2017 NFL MVP.

7:48 – We get Chris’s reaction to a crazy first weekend of college football, including whether Sam Darnold hurt his draft stock with a bad first week.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– We should know a lot more about Zeke Elliott soon, Odell Beckham Jr.’s status is up in the air, and Aaron Donald doesn’t seem like he’ll be playing any time soon.

8:18 – We get your thoughts on our question of the day: Who wins the MVP?

8:35 – Patriots Tight End Rob Gronkowski tells us whether he values his second Super Bowl ring less because he wasn’t on the field to earn it, and makes a joke about head trauma from football.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – We react to Gronk trying to make a joke about head trauma. Gronk Being Gronk buys you a lot of leeway from critics.

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Fri, 09/01/2017 - 7:38am

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Friday, September 1, 2017

6:00 – Zeke Elliott has filed a lawsuit that aims to block the suspension issues to him earlier by the NFL. Mike explains why they filed the lawsuit before his appeal is even over.

6:18 – What does all the Zeke Elliott news mean for his week one football future?

6:35 – While we don’t yet know the NFL’s side of things, if what Zeke and the NFLPA is true, who gets fired? Could it go all the way up to Roger Goodell?

6:48 – The Texans were giving out contracts yesterday like Oprah gives away cars. Why? Mike explains.

7:00 – Andrew Lucks status is still up in the air. Jim Irsay spoke about it yesterday, but didn’t exactly clear things up.

7:18 – Martavis Bryant of the Steelers is still waiting to be  

7:35 – Pro Football Talk’s Darin Gantt tells us what we all kind of know: The league stinks at investigations. Why would you trust anything the league gave you if you were a player?

7:48 – Outside the Lines accused the NFL of trying to control concussion research instead of funding actual impactful studies which may reveal facts that damage the league. The NFL pushed back – hard.

8:00 – Mike and Ross Tucker are arguing on Twitter about whether or not we can judge the Zeke Elliott case without reading the full report.

8:18 – DeAndre Hopkins got a great deal yesterday, and Jim Irsay shed some light on Andrew Luck’s status.  

8:35 – The Bears foolishly exposed their future franchise QB to hits yesterday, and Roger Goodell keeps talking about shortening the preseason.

8:48 – What does all the Zeke Elliott news mean for his week one football future?

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Thu, 08/31/2017 - 8:35am

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

6:00 – Vontaze Burfict’s suspension gets reduced and Joe Haden joins the Steelers.

6:18 – The Texans return home after their final preseason game was cancelled. We update JJ Watt’s charity efforts.

6:35 – Johnny Manziel is trying to return to pro football – in the CFL. Keep an eye on this one.

6:48 – Fox is going to go to six second commercials during football games. Mike is eager to see how it works. Plus, it looks like both teams are losing the Battle for LA.

7:00 – What You Need to Know– The Texans return home after their final preseason game was cancelled, Vontaze Burfict’s suspension gets reduced and Joe Haden joins the Steelers.

7:18 – Le’Veon Bell made a rap where he said he wants 17 million dollars a year. That’s not going to happen.

7:35 – Best Case/Worst Case Scenario – Mike and Chris paint the best and worst picture of what could happen this year in the AFC South.  

7:48 – Chris gives us a preview of some of the big name college quarterbacks playing tonight. Oh, and Notre Dame.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– The Texans return home after their final preseason game was cancelled, Vontaze Burfict’s suspension gets reduced and Joe Haden joins the Steelers.

8:18 – We get your reaction to our question of the day: Who wins the AFC South?

8:35 – Pro Football Hall of Famer Kurt Warner tells us how the Cardinals will bounce back, and which rookie QB he likes this year.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working –  Chris explains why Odell Beckham dancing with his teammates doesn’t mean he can play football. Plus, Florio explains why he didn’t like Albert Breer’s column on Colin Kaepernick.

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Wed, 08/30/2017 - 8:13am

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

6:00 – Mike explains how the Zeke Elliott appeal will work, and how it is possible he gets to play while the decision winds up in court.

6:18 – Mike has the full details of the Matthew Stafford contract.

6:35 – Who will be the next QB to get paid?  Will any non-QB get QB money? Should I type QB one more time? Mike has the answers. Except on that last one.  

6:48 – Several Texans players are stuck in Houston because of the flooding.

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  Mike breaks down the Zeke Elliott appeal process, Dak is confident in the offense without him, and the Cowboys can’t get their Jaylon Smith story straight.

7:18 – Matt Stafford got paid, so who is next?   

7:35 – NFL Senior VP of Officiating Alberto Riveron tells us why Vontaze Burfict is being suspended, how the replay process will work, and whether being on the field as an official will help in his new position.

7:48 – PFT Rumor Mill: TJ Ward, Matt Forte, Joe Haden, and Brock Osweiler are all on the trade block. 

8:00 – What You Need to Know– Mike breaks down the Zeke Elliott appeal process, Ron Rivera says we’ll have to see how Cam does in week one, and Joe Flacco has resumed throwing.

8:18 – NBC Sports Fantasy Analyst Josh Norris **In Studio** Josh tells us how to treat good players on bad teams, how he ranks rookie RBs, and who benefits from the Julian Edelman injury.

8:35 – Cleveland Browns Head Coach Hue Jackson tells us how he knew that DeShone Kizer was the right man to start for the Browns.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working –  It’s the one year anniversary of the Teddy Bridgewater injury, and the reports are that he’s slowly and surely coming back.

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Tue, 08/29/2017 - 7:50am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

6:00 – Matthew Stafford cashes in, and Mike wonders how much of an actual commitment the Lions have made to their quarterback.

6:18 –  Mike has doubts that the Vontaze Burfict hit was even illegal in the first place.

6:35 – The Zeke Elliott appeal is going to get a lot worse before it gets better. He’ll likely end up back in court.

6:48 – We track the charity efforts going on to help the city of Houston in light of the flooding.

7:00 – What You Need to Know– Matthew Stafford gets a big new QB deal, and the Zeke Elliott appeal is going to end up in court, just like Tom Brady’s did.

7:18 –  Question of the Day: Who wins the NFC West?

7:35 – Houston Chronicle Texans Insider John McClain tells us how bad the flooding has gotten in Houston, why they should cancel the Texans’ last preseason game, and why the regular season opener should not be cancelled.

7:48 –  PFT Props- We look at some hypothetical props based on the headlines of the day.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– Matthew Stafford gets a big new QB deal, and the Zeke Elliott appeal is going to end up in court, just like Tom Brady’s did.

8:18 – Florio, Chris Simms, and Stats debate whether the one year contract extension John Harbaugh signed gets him off the hot seat.

8:35 – Best Case/Worst Case Scenario – Mike and Chris look at the best and worst of the NFC West going into this year.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Doug Marrone says Blake Bortles looks the best he’s ever seen him. That’s convenient. Plus, the Broncos need a backup QB with Paxton Lynch down for a couple of weeks.

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Mon, 08/28/2017 - 8:41am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

On NBC Sports Radio & NBCSN

Monday, August 28, 2017

6:00 – Vontaze Burfict is appealing a suspension of five games for an illegal hit. When does Marvin Lewis have to reign him in?    

6:18 – Jay Gruden says he has no issue with Kirk Cousins trying to make a tackle after an INT. Mike explains why that’s a dumb thing for a head coach to say to his quarterback.   

6:35 – We examine the biggest injuries from week 3 of the preseason.   

6:48 – Fox is hiring Michael Vick to be a studio analyst. Why? We have no idea.  

7:00 – What You Need to Know– Vontaze Burfict is appealing a five game suspension for an illegal hit, and Julian Edelman is done for the year.

7:18 – We check in on rookies DeShone Kizer, Mitchell Trubisky, and Kareem Hunt.

7:35 – Best Case/Worst Case Scenario – Mike and Chris look at the best and worst of the NFC North going into this year.

7:48 – The Patriots have cut Kony Ealy just months after trading for him. Stats is upset that New England never gets criticized when they screw something up.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– Vontaze Burfict is appealing a five game suspension for an illegal hit, Julian Edelman is done for the year, and the Browns have a new starting QB – again.

8:18 – CSN New England Patriots Insider Tom Curran tells us how the Pats will adjust with Julian Edelman and why Kony Ealy didn’t work out like everyone thought.

8:35 – Dallas Cowboys Quarterback Dak Prescott tells us how he leads his teammates in year two, and how he can avoid a sophomore slump.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – We update our poll question and listen to a salty John Harbaugh not want to answer questions about when his starting QB will get back to practice.

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Mon, 08/28/2017 - 1:01am

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