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10 hours 39 min ago

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

On NBC Sports Radio

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

 

Hour 1

6:00 – Josh Gordon has been reinstated by the NFL. We look at the conditions to his return, and wonder whether Gordon can still play, and if Cleveland would try and trade him.

6:18 – Peyton Manning has been cleared by the NFL in their HGH investigation. Good luck getting anyone to believe you really did your homework on that one.  

6:35 – The NFL and the NFLPA announced a new concussion protocol enforcement policy. Mike can’t help but notice the words, “absolute discretion” next to Roger Goodell’s name in the press release.

6:48 – Tom Jackson is out at ESPN. We were surprised there was no victory lap for the seasoned veteran.

 

Hour 2

7:00 – NFL Coast to Coast – Stats gets Mike’s reaction to the headlines of the day.    

7:18 – Stats reads our email of the day about why the Jets don’t pursue Michael Vick.

7:35 – ESPN Cleveland Browns Insider Tony Grossi says the Browns’ response to getting Josh Gordon back was tepid, at best. Integrating Gordon into the offense is now one of many jobs on new coach Hue Jackson’s plate.

7:48 – Chip Kelly confidant Tom Gamble is now the assistant GM of the 49ers. We wonder if another power play is possible, and how secure GM Trent Baalke’s job really is this season.

 

Hour 3

8:00 – Josh Gordon’s Agent Drew Rosenhaus explains how Josh was reinstated by the NFL, and why Roger Goodell  will let him stay with the team during his suspension. Also, we get Drew’s response to Gordon hanging out with Johnny Manziel.

8:18 – The NFL left themselves open to criticism for their investigation of Peyton Manning. They didn’t ask to look at messages or calls from his phone, unlike what they did with Tom Brady.  

8:35 – Former Minnesota Vikings RB Robert Smith shares his memories of Dennis Green, and his reaction to players choosing to retire from the NFL earlier than ever before.

8:48 –  PFT Planet – We take your calls, tweets and emails on anything NFL

Under Center w Mark Malone Podcast 07-25-16

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 6:59pm

Join Mark Malone Under Center on a Monday that has us honed in on Training Camp which opens around the NFL all week. The Browns Josh Gordon has been reinstated by the NFL while Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell has a bit of a setback of his own. Today’s Podcast Guests include Ray Fittipaldo on the Steelers and Josh Paunil who covers the Eagles. Listen to the Under Center Podcast below:

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Mon, 07/25/2016 - 7:48am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

On NBC Sports Radio

Monday, July 25, 2016

Hour 1

6:00 – A Dallas Cowboys bus was in a car accident that resulted in the deaths of four people. Also, Le’Veon Bell is appealing a four game suspension, and Mike once again is upset that player confidentiality has been violated and/or ignored.

6:18 –  Drew Brees wants to know why the Saints haven’t engaged in contract talks in months. So, Mike explains it to him.

6:35 – Why Ezekiel Elliott is not likely to be disciplined by the NFL for accusations of domestic violence.

6:48 – Chris Sale didn’t want to wear throwback uniforms, so he cut them up with scissors during batting practice. Yeah, he’s definitely suspended.

Hour 2

7:00 – Adam Schefter implied on Twitter that someone was retiring due to health concerns. Florio disagrees and was pretty salty about it.

7:18 – Tom Brady can’t even have catch with a teammate while he’s suspended. Mike explains a loophole in the rules that Brady and the Pats could exploit if they wanted to get him reps.

7:35 – JoeBucsFan.com’s Ira Kaufman says Jameis Winston losing weight is yet another sign that he’s a workaholic who is serious about getting better.

7:48 – Stats reads our email of the day.

 

Hour 3

8:00 – NFL Coast to Coast – Stats gets Mike’s reaction to the headlines of the day.    

8:18 – NBC Sports Medicine Analyst Mike Ryan explains the nature of JJ Watt’s injury, what kind of rehab he’s looking at, and how long it will take him to get back into football shape once he has the procedure.

8:35 – Pro Football Hall of Famer Cris Carter joins us to share his memories of former Vikings Head Coach Dennis Green.

8:48 – Florio revisits his response to Adam Schefter’s misleading tweet from earlier in the show. He’s still salty.

Mavericks guard Deron Williams

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 1:56pm

Deron Williams joins Amani and Dan from the American Century Championship in South Lake Tahoe.

Oakland Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 1:55pm

Sebastian Janikowski joins Amani and Dan from Lake Tahoe at the American Century Championship in South Lake Tahoe.

Going Deep with Amani and Dan 07-22-16

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 5:41pm

Amani and Dan from Harrah’s lounge in Beautiful South Lake Tahoe for the American Century Championship.
Mavericks guard Deron Williams and former All-Pro WR Sterling Sharpe among the guests with Amani and Dan.

Going Deep with Amani and Dan 07-21-16

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 5:40pm

Amani and Dan from Harrah’s lounge in Beautiful South Lake Tahoe for the American Century Championship. Warriors forward Andre Iguodala joins Amani and Dan.

 

Cincinnati Bengals Head Coach Marvin Lewis

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 5:37pm

Coach Lewis joins Amani and Dan from Lake Tahoe at the American Century Championship in South Lake Tahoe.

Warriors forward Andre Iguodala

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 5:33pm

Andre joins Amani and Dan from South Lake Tahoe at the American Century Championship. Andre talks about the the addition of Kevin Durant, his comments on OKC being the best team he faced last year. And, the 73 win regular season.

Wes Welker with Amani and Dan

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 5:30pm

Wes joins Amani and Dan from South Lake Tahoe at the American Century Championship. Wes opens up about his future in the NFL, his headaches and time with the New England Patriots.

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Fri, 07/22/2016 - 7:42am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

On NBC Sports Radio

Friday, July 22, 2016

**Live from U.S. Bank Stadium**

 

Hour 1

6:00 – JJ Watt had back surgery yesterday, and he could miss time during the regular season. Mike can’t help but wonder when this injury happened, and if his off-field activities contributed in any way.

6:18 – The Jaguars kicked the tires on signing Greg Hardy. They won’t do it now, but if they need someone later in the season, they could bring him in.

6:35 – Minnesota Vikings Defensive Lineman Everson Griffen **In Studio** explains his goals for this year, what he thinks of the new stadium, and why Minnesota can make serious noise this year.

6:48 – The NBA has moved their All Star Game out of North Carolina because of HB2. We revisit the NFL taking a Super Bowl away from Arizona in the 90s, and wonder if there will be more pressure on the NFL to take a stance on social issues.

 

Hour 2

7:00 – Minnesota Vikings Tight End Kyle Rudolph **In Studio** says he expects his role in the offense to expand this year under an improved Teddy Bridgewater.

7:18 – The Seahawks should be worried that DE Michael Bennett is going to hold out, and remember that he was the guy the Patriots game-planned against in the Super Bowl.

7:35 – Minnesota Vikings Guard Alex Boone **In Studio** explains why he’s happy to be in Minnesota, whether Jim Harbaugh will return to the NFL and whether Colin Kaepernick will win the starting QB job.

7:48 – Stats reads our email of the day.

 

Hour 3

8:00 – NFL Coast to Coast – Stats gets Mike’s reaction to the headlines of the day.   

8:18 – Architect Brian Trubey **In Studio** explains how he went about designing the new stadium, and how they are preparing for harsh Minnesota winters.

8:35 – Minnesota Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman & KFAN’s Paul Allen**In Studio** Rick explains what he likes about the new stadium and why his quarterback is being treated unfairly.  

8:48 – KFAN’s Paul Allen **In Studio** Paul Allen fights back on the idea that he’s a homer as an announcer. He explains the difference between a homer and a cheerleader, which he is.

Under Center w Mark Malone Podcast 07-21-16

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 7:18pm

Join Mark Malone Under Center on a Thursday that prompted a huge change from the NBA. Without any change to HB2 from the state of North Carolina, The NBA has pulled the All-Star game out of Charlotte. Also celebrating 49 Days until kickoff for the NFL Season with some 49er’s Trivia. Today’s Podcast guests include Jonathan Jones of the Charlotte Observer and Pete Fiutak of Campus Insiders and College Football News. Listen to the Under Center Podcast below:

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Thu, 07/21/2016 - 7:41am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

On NBC Sports Radio

Thursday, July 21, 2016

 

Hour 1

6:00 – Mike is live at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minnesota! Steve Tasker says the kickoff could go away. Mike thinks the NFL’s plan is to dilute it so much that fans ask the league to change things.

6:18 – Bob McGinn ripped Aaron Rodgers for having a down year last year. A down year?! 31 TDs and 8 INTs is a down year? Mr. Sensitive sure won’t like that.

6:35 – Odell Beckham Jr. said Josh Norman is only relevant because of him. Hmm, those two games are going to be great next year.

6:48 – The NFL replaced their chief medical officer, and they let everyone know how unhappy they were with him by saying he, “retired.” They really gave him the boot, and usually they let their execs go out with more dignity than that.

 

Hour 2

7:00 – NFL Coast to Coast – Stats gets Mike’s reaction to the headlines of the day.   

7:18 The NFL’s new head of PR is finding out how hard it is to tell Roger Goodell what to do. Powerful people don’t like taking advice from anyone, especially if it involves things they can’t do.

7:35 – We look at the teams with the best home record in the first year of a stadium. The Panthers and Titans ran the table back in the 90s.

7:48 – Stats reads our email of the day.

 

Hour 3

8:00 – Minnesota Vikings Owner Mark Wilf **In Studio** Mark talks about what it took to get the stadium done, why this one will last for twenty years, and whether the days of publicly funded stadiums are over.

8:18 – Minnesota Vikings Defensive Lineman Linval Joseph **In Studio** Linval says he likes the new stadium, in part because it has a good smell. He tells us how the defense will be improved next year.

8:35 – Minnesota Vikings Linebacker Chad Greenway **In Studio** Chad says this is likely his last year in the NFL. Too many people in the NFL are worried about competition. You should never fear earning your job.

8:48 – Eugene Monroe is going to walk away from the sport. Mike is surprised a team like the Giants wasn’t able to scoop him up after he was cut by Baltimore.

Under Center w Mark Malone Podcast 07-20-16

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 6:52pm

Join Mark Malone Under Center on a HUMP DAY Wednesday that has us taking a finer look at the NFL, and some of the more ridiculous characters that make it worthy of 24/7 coverage. Listen, at age 80 Jerry Richardson probably does deserve a statue, but what other owners are green with envy? Checking in on the Baseball Diamond after a wild afternoon chock full of Home Runs. Today’s Podcast Guests include Al Pawlowski on the Cleveland Indians and former NFL LB Seth Joyner discussing concussions in the NFL. Listen to the full podcast below:

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Wed, 07/20/2016 - 8:20am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

On NBC Sports Radio

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

 

Hour 1

6:00 – The Rooney Rule is coming under fire once again, and Mike agrees that it isn’t fulfilling its purpose. Eventually, someone is going to have to sue for discrimination to get things to change.

6:18 – We revisit Dean Blandino’s comments on PSI measurements from Tuesday’s show. The fact that NFL security took and withheld the measurements proves other footballs were under 12.5 PSI last year.

6:35 – We look at Scot McCloughan’s comments about QB Kirk Cousins, and wonder if he’s making the right decision by being so open about his plans for the position.

6:48 – Santana Moss ranked the top 5 QBs he played with in Washington, and RG3 trails Rex Grossman.

 

Hour 2

7:00 – The Rooney Rule is coming under fire once again, and Mike agrees that it isn’t fulfilling its purpose. Eventually, someone is going to have to sue for discrimination to get things to change.

7:18 Kyle Rudolph and Teddy Bridgewater are working out together in the offseason to improve chemistry. Many think the Vikings will take a leap forward in their new stadium with a controlled climate.

7:35 – ProFootballTalk.com’s Darin Gantt says the Panthers’ statue of owner Jerry Richardson is weird and unsettling. Also, the NFL and Roger Goodell are being VERY clear about sucking up to Annie Apple and other women.

7:48 – Stats reads our email of the day.

 

Hour 3

8:00 – NFL Coast to Coast – Stats gets Mike’s reaction to the headlines of the day.   

8:18 – TJ Ward says the Broncos become the greatest defense in history. If they win another Super Bowl this year with a terrible offense, they just might be.

8:35 – We look at how Dez Bryant could be setting himself up for a world of hurt by suing his former advisor.

8:48 – PFT PlanetWe take your calls, tweets and emails on anything NFL

Under Center w Mark Malone 07-19-16

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 7:06pm

Join Mark Malone Under Center on a Tuesday that features some interesting storylines, leading off with the news Tiger Woods will no longer compete for 2016. Our golf freak says it’s not the end, but well, it’s never been worse for Tiger. Some thoughts on Jim Grobe and the MLB Trade Deadline doesn’t get as hot as Super Producer Alex Hardy when it comes to DeMarcus Cousins. Today’s Podcast Guests include Adam Kuperstein, on Miami’s signing of Arian Foster. Listen to the Under Center Podcast below:

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Tue, 07/19/2016 - 8:06am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

On NBC Sports Radio

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Hour 1

6:00 – The Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick aren’t any closer on a deal, but Mike thinks that’s just because we haven’t gotten close enough to a deadline, like training camp.

6:18 – The NFL will use chips in footballs in the preseason, but they won’t measure the PSI, despite reports by some that that kind of technology exists.

6:35 – The Seahawks and Rams could be facing some coach and/or GM changes in the near future, and they represent extremely attractive openings to people inside the NFL.

6:48 – The baseball hacking story should serve as a warning to NFL teams to get their houses in order. I’m someone started looking into some of the things teams are likely doing to get a leg up on each other, it could be very bad news for the league.

 

Hour 2

7:00 – The Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick aren’t any closer on a deal, but Mike thinks that’s just because we haven’t gotten close enough to a deadline, like training camp.  

7:18 The NFL has modified the language in the catch rule again, and Mike thinks it will help the refs make calls on those plays that reflect what we see watching the game on TV.

7:35 – Von Miller’s Agent Joby Branion tells us how the Von Miller deal got done, whether he really would have sat out this season without a deal, and what it’s like negotiating with John Elway.

7:48 – Stats reads our email of the day.

 

Hour 3

8:00 – NFL Coast to Coast – Stats gets Mike’s reaction to the headlines of the day.   

8:18 – Johnny Manziel’s apology and promise to get back to football could be seen as a first step, or it could be the realization that the NFL has moved on from Johnny Football.

8:35 – NFL VP of Officiating Dean Blandino tells us what the points of emphasis are for officials this year, how they decided on those, what the plan is for chips in footballs, and what happened to the PSI readings the NFL collected last year.

8:48 – We react to Dean Blandino’s comments about the PSI readings being kept private by NFL Security.

Under Center w Mark Malone 07-18-16

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 7:11pm

Join Mark Malone Under Center on a Monday where the big man is back after a 3-day weekend. How about we talk about the NY Jets new issue at hand, well old one as well: the QB position. Mark says it’s time for the Jets to offer Fitzpatrick, a career backup, an ultimatum on whether he wants to join or not. Today’s Podcast guests include Darryl Slater on the Jets and Bill Ladson who covers the Nationals for MLB.com. Listen to the Under Center Podcast below:

New Iowa State FB Head Coach Matt Campbell

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 12:22pm

Iowa State has a tough road to become a force in an incredibly competitive Big 12, but proven winner Matt Campbell is ready to tackle the challenge. The former Toledo coach joined Newy to talk about the uphill climb for him and the Cyclones in 2016.

 

Should Texas Tech QB Pat Mahomes Be Involved in Heisman Discussion?

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 12:20pm

He describes himself as a combo of Ben Roethlisberger and Aaron Rodgers, but Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes isn’t getting the recognition other QBs are getting. Newy believes the junior QB has first-round NFL potential and asks him if he believes that’s in his future.

 

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