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Thu, 11/02/2017 - 8:10am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

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Wednesday, November 2, 2017

6:00 – The Broncos have a new QB. We listen to Vance Joseph and Brock himself explain why this is a good move, and why the key to victory is protecting the football.

6:18 – Mike reacts to Browns ownership finally reacting to something the team has done. Supposedly they went, “nuclear” on anyone responsible for the AJ McCarron screw up.

6:35 –  The Bills can prove to everyone tonight that they should be taken seriously. Can they do it? A lot rests on Tyrod Taylor’s shoulders.

6:48 – Papa John was critical of how Roger Goodell has handled protests by the players, but Mike wonders if Jerry Jones put him up to it.

7:00 – What You Need to Know– The Broncos have a new starting quarterback. Can Brock be any different this time around? Plus, Browns ownership supposedly “went nuclear” after their trade debacle. Will it help?

7:18 – Mike and Chris preview tonight’s Thursday Night Football game.  

7:35 – Mohamed Sanu, Atlanta Falcons Wide Receiver tells us why he’s tired of Super Bowl hangover questions, and says the team is trying to build a new offense this year, not imitate what they did with Kyle Shanahan.

7:48 – Mike explains why Zeke’s latest attempt to avoid a suspension will likely fail, and we wonder if the Giants will have to move on from Ben McAdoo after another player was suspended this week.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– The Bills and Jets square off tonight with Buffalo looking to make believers out of the doubters on national TV. Plus, the Broncos have a new (old) starting quarterback.

8:18 – We listen to players on the Texans, Dolphins, and Panthers react to the trades we saw this week. Cam is clearly upset by not having Kelvin Benjamin anymore.

8:35 – Mike and Chris preview some of week nine’s games.

8:48 – We finish previewing week nine’s games.

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Wed, 11/01/2017 - 8:32am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

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Tuesday, November 1, 2017

6:00 – Yesterday was the busiest trade deadline we’ve seen in years. Mike breaks down the Kelvin Benjamin and Jay Ajayi deals.

6:18 – What the hell were the Browns doing yesterday? They supposedly had a deal in place for QB AJ McCarron, but didn’t file the paperwork in time and were denied by the league.

6:35 –  Jerry Jones is criticizing the NFL’s policy on personal conduct issues, but Mike thinks he only cares because it affects one of his own players.

6:48 – Colin Kaepernick’s lawyer says he thinks Kaepernick will get signed in the next ten days. We try and figure out who would do that.

7:00 – What You Need to Know– Yesterday was the busiest trade deadline we’ve seen in years. Mike breaks down the Kelvin Benjamin and Jay Ajayi deals. Also, the Brown continue to do Browns things.

7:18 –  We listen to Jerry Jones defend Zeke Elliott from an unfair punishment process, in his opinion.

7:35 – Pro Football Talk’s Darin Gantt tells us why the Panthers would be willing to move on from Kelvin Benjamin, and what the deal tells us about the future of interim GM Marty Hurney.

7:48 – We listen to Bill Belichick, Jimmy Garoppolo, and Kyle Shanahan talking about the trade of the day yesterday.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– Yesterday was the busiest trade deadline we’ve seen in years. Mike breaks down the Kelvin Benjamin and Jay Ajayi deals. Also, the Brown continue to do Browns things.

8:18 – Miami Herald Dolphins Insider Armando Salguero tells us what Jay Ajayi did to get booted from Miami, and why Adam Gase had to do something to send a message to his team.

8:35 – Philadelphia Eagles Hall of Fame RB Brian Westbrook tells us why the Ajayi move was a good deal for the Eagles, and why he’s totally on board the Wentz Wagon.

8:48 – We listen to Cam Newton talk about Kelvin Benjamin after their game on Sunday and wonder if Carolina is alienating their franchise QB by trading away his best target.

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Tue, 10/31/2017 - 8:18am

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Monday, October 31, 2017

6:00 – The Patriots have shipped Jimmy Garoppolo to the 49ers. The 49ers have their guy now, and the Patriots decided 40 year old Tom Brady is their guy for the immediate future.

6:18 – Mike breaks down the Zeke Elliott suspension. It looks like it will stick this time. Plus, Mike thinks this will make Jerry Jones more determined to affect Roger Goodell’s contract extension.

6:35 –  Mike breaks down a win by the Chiefs on Monday Night Football, and the Paxton Lynch era for the Broncos is about to begin.

6:48 – The Seahawks traded for Duane Brown, who looks to shore up their offensive line. Seattle is all in this year, bringing in Sheldon Richardson, Dwight Freeney, and Duane Brown since the season began.  

7:00 – What You Need to Know– Zeke Elliott was suspended again, and Mike explains why this time it likely won’t get overturned. Chris breaks down the impact on the Cowboys offense on the field.

7:18 – The 49ers traded a second round pick for Jimmy Garoppolo. Mike wonders which team made the first call, and Chris thinks Kyle Shanahan has the perfect QB to run his system.

7:35 – We wonder how the Patriots are so confident that 40 year old Tom Brady will be able to stay healthy for the next few years.

7:48 – Mike and Chris break down a solid win by the Chiefs on Monday Night Football. Broncos appear headed for a QB change.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– Mike and Chris break down the Zeke Elliott suspension, and the Jimmy Garoppolo deal.

8:18 – Mike and Chris break down a solid win by the Chiefs on Monday Night Football. Broncos appear headed for a QB change.

8:35 – NBC Sports Boston’s Tom Curran tells us why the Patriots made this deal, how much longer Brady will play, and why 2019 could be a year of huge change in New England.  

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working- Word is that Hue Jackson really wanted Jimmy Garoppolo this offseason, but the Browns front office disagreed. Things could get ugly when they eventually split in Cleveland.

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Mon, 10/30/2017 - 8:53am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

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Monday, October 30, 2017

6:00 – After another fantastic performance, Mike thinks Deshaun Watson has erased the little doubt that remained about whether he is a franchise quarterback. Also, Russell Wilson was amazing yesterday.

6:18 – JuJu Smith-Schuster set multiple records last night after almost 200 yards receiving. The Steelers got a much-needed win and sent another message to Martavis Bryant.

6:35 – The Chargers and Raiders were terrible yesterday. Both had games they could have won, and both flopped. Now the MNF winner games a game on the entire AFC West.  

6:48 – What is going on with Roger Goodell’s extension? Mike explains.

7:00 – What You Need to Know– Russell Wilson and Deshaun Watson put on an absolute show yesterday. Watson has more TD passes through 7 games that any rookie QB in NFL history.

7:18 – Mike and Chris recap the Steelers holding off the Lions on Sunday Night Football.

7:35 – PFT Draft– Mike and Chris draft the biggest surprises of the 2017 season.

7:48 – The Chargers and Raiders were terrible yesterday. Both had games they could have won, and both flopped. Now the MNF winner games a game on the entire AFC West.  

8:00 – What You Need to Know– Russell Wilson and Deshaun Watson put on an absolute show yesterday. Watson has more TD passes through 7 games that any rookie QB in NFL history.

8:18 – Snap Judgments- Mike and Chris give their first-blush reactions to provocative statements based on the questions of the day.

8:35 – Homer Calls of the Week- Mike and Chris listen to the best local radio calls of the eighth Sunday of the NFL season.

8:48 – Mike and Chris preview a big game on Monday Night Football in the AFC West.

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Fri, 10/27/2017 - 8:14am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

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Friday, October 27, 2017

6:00 – Florio reacts to a dominating 40-0 win by the Ravens on Thursday Night Football. Joe Flacco may be out a while after taking a vicious hit from Kik Alonso.

6:18 – Mike continues to react to the Thursday Night Football game, including Ndamukong Suh grabbing the throat of Ryan Mallett.

6:35 –  Russell Okung says the NFL needs to put its money where its mouth is when it comes to social justice.

6:48 – PFT Live was almost cancelled yesterday after the whole crew tried the Carolina Reaper Pepper potato chips.

7:00 – What You Need to Know– Florio reacts to a dominating 40-0 win by the Ravens on Thursday Night Football. Joe Flacco may be out a while after taking a vicious hit from Kik Alonso.

7:18 – Mike continues to react to the Thursday Night Football game, including Ndamukong Suh grabbing the throat of Ryan Mallett.

7:35 –  Mike and Stats rip through every game on Sunday’s schedule.

7:48 – We listen to the best cuts from Mike’s interview with Von Miller earlier this week.

8:00 – Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach Doug Pederson tells us why Carson Wentz reminds him of Brett Favre, and how he avoids a letdown against the winless 49ers this week.  

8:18 – Florio reacts to a dominating 40-0 win by the Ravens on Thursday Night Football. Joe Flacco may be out a while after taking a vicious hit from Kik Alonso.

8:35 – Mike and Stats rip through every game on Sunday’s schedule.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – PFT Live was almost cancelled yesterday after the whole crew tried the Carolina Reaper Pepper potato chips.

 

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Wed, 10/25/2017 - 9:34am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

6:00 – Bruce Arians denies retirement reports. Also Mike goes off topic about something boring.  

6:18 – Mike Tomlin didn’t throw any punches when talking about dealing with Martavis Bryant’s trade request.

6:35 – Jerry Reese faced the NY media yesterday, and Mike was impressed at how he handled himself.

6:48 – Colin Kaepernick has a million dollar book deal.

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  Bruce Arians denies retirement reports, and Jerry Reese faces the NY media.

7:18 – PFT Rumor Mill – We pick Mike’s brain about what he’s hearing regarding certain players changing teams this year.

7:35 – Washington Tight End Vernon Davis tells us what he sees in Kirk Cousins this year, how his old team looks in San Francisco, and how he’s changed as a player during his career.

7:48 – Stat Line- Mike looks at some of the more outlandish statistics from last week’s action, as selected by Stats.

8:00 – What You Need to Know–  Mike Tomlin didn’t throw any punches when talking about dealing with Martavis Bryant’s trade request.

8:18 –  We look at two recent suspensions the NFL has handed down.

8:35 – Kansas City Chiefs TE Travis Kelce tells us about the new offense this year, the new Alex Smith, and rookie QB Patrick Mahomes.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Dwight Freeney is a Seahawk and Tony Romo discussed his broadcasting career with Peter King.

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Tue, 10/24/2017 - 8:20am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

6:00 –  Florio breaks down the Sunday Night Football game and more from a crazy seventh week in the NFL season.

6:18 – Duane Brown ended his holdout yesterday, but Mike thinks he could still get traded.

6:35 – Martavis Bryant’s excuse for not showing up to the team’s facility yesterday makes no sense. Who would trade for him given all these issues?  

6:48 – Marcus Peters tried to help Marshawn Lynch in his suspension hearing.  

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  Mike and Chris break down Carson Wentz’s fantastic Monday Night Football performance.

7:18 – Could the Giants really bench Eli Manning? Ben McAdoo really did sound like a man who was considering doing just that.

7:35 – Hot Seat-  Mike and Chris draft the coaches who are on the hottest seat heading into week eight.

7:48 – Martavis Bryant’s excuse for not showing up to the team’s facility yesterday makes no sense. Who would trade for him given all these issues?

8:00 – What You Need to Know–  Mike and Chris break down Carson Wentz’s fantastic Monday Night Football performance.

8:18 –  We check in on some of the bigger name injury issues around the league.

8:35 – #Narrative – Mike and Chris look at some of the storylines that were debunked after this week’s games.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Vontaze Burfict won’t be suspended and the Seahawks are bringing in Dwight Freeney.

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Mon, 10/23/2017 - 8:30am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

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Monday, October 23, 2017

6:00 –  Florio breaks down the Sunday Night Football game and more from a crazy seventh week in the NFL season.

6:18 – Carson Palmer, Jay Cutler, and Joe Thomas all went down with injuries this week, and all of them could miss a decent chunk of time.

6:35 – Florio debates with Stats about which team had the most impressive win yesterday. 

6:48 – The NFL is changing how they hand out Super Bowls.

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  Mike and Chris break down a dominant Patriots win on Sunday Night Football.

7:18 – The Jets absolutely gave a football game away yesterday, and the Dolphins continue to find way to win, even when they lose their quarterback.

7:35 – Snap Judgments- Mike and Chris give us their first-blush reaction to provocative statements based on the headlines of the day.

7:48 – Worry Scale- Mike and Chris tell us how worried they are about the Broncos offense, the Packers without Aaron Rodgers, and the Panthers offense.

8:00 – What You Need to Know–  Mike and Chris break down a dominant Patriots win on Sunday Night Football.

8:18 – Carson Palmer and Jay Cutler went down with potentially long-term injuries yesterday.

8:35 – Homer Calls of the Week- Mike and Chris listen to the best local radio calls from week seven.

8:48 – Mike and Chris preview tonight’s Monday Night Football matchup between Washington and Philadelphia.

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Fri, 10/20/2017 - 7:55am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

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Friday, October 20, 2017

6:00 – The Raiders walked off with an amazing victory over the Chiefs on Thursday Night. Mike runs through what happened, and we wonder if the refs made the right call(s).

6:18 – We continue to discuss the Thursday Night game, and listen to postgame comments from David Carr, Alex Smith, and Andy Reid.

6:35 – Did Marshawn Lynch leave the game early last night and bail on his teammates? Don’t believe the reports.

6:48 – The 2018 Draft is coming to Dallas. Jerry Jones gets what he wants again.

7:00 – What You Need to Know– The Raiders walked off with an amazing victory over the Chiefs on Thursday Night. Mike runs through what happened, and we wonder if the refs made the right call(s).

7:18 – We continue to discuss the Thursday Night game, and listen to postgame comments from David Carr, Alex Smith, and Andy Reid.

7:35 – Cam Newton isn’t talking to the media, Jameis Winston probably won’t play this weekend, and Teddy Bridgewater impressed teammates in his first practice in years.

7:48 – We give Derek Carr and Amari Cooper credit for coming up huge with the season on the line last night.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– The Raiders walked off with an amazing victory over the Chiefs on Thursday Night. Mike runs through what happened, and we wonder if the refs made the right call(s).

8:18 – Minnesota Vikings Tight End Kyle Rudolph tells us how he’s handling the Vikings QB situation, why he didn’t watch the TNF game last night, and where he falls in the, “Duck Duck Goose/Greg Duck” debate.

8:35 – We preview every game on this Sunday’s schedule.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Carson Wentz is now the MVP favorite in Vegas. How do you feel about passing on him now, Browns fans?

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Thu, 10/19/2017 - 8:05am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

6:00 – Mike previews Thursday Night Football, where Derek Carr needs a good performance in a prime time game. The Raiders haven’t been good at dealing with success. Also, Mike doesn’t buy the idea that Zeke Elliott and the NFL would reach a settlement on his suspension.

6:18 – Andrew Luck has had a setback and is going to stop throwing. Mike is convinced he isn’t playing this year, and that the Colts are stringing us along to keep the fan base together.

6:35 – Michael Bennett thinks the NFL won’t solve its player protest issues until Colin Kaepernick gets a job.

6:48 – Shad Khan threw some haymakers at Donald Trump. We continually refresh Twitter for a response.

7:00 – What You Need to Know– Mike and Chris preview the Thursday Night Football game. What the hell has happened to the Raiders’ offense? 

7:18 – Brett Hundley makes his debut this week against New Orleans, and Andrew Luck had a setback with his shoulder.

7:35 – Mike and Chris preview all of Sunday’s early games.

7:48 – Mike and Chris preview all of Sunday’s late games.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– Mike and Chris preview the Thursday Night Football game. The Chiefs D could get run over by Marshawn Lynch a week after getting gashed by Le’Veon Bell. 

8:18 – Roger Goodell said yesterday that the league wants all players to stand for the anthem, but they won’t force them to stand.  

8:35 – Pressure Cooker Draft- Mike and Chris pick the players or coaches that are under the most pressure to perform this week.  

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Zeke and the NFL have discussed a suspension settlement, but Mike doesn’t think that’s likely to happen.

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Wed, 10/18/2017 - 9:05am

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

6:00 – Mike explains how Zeke Elliott is back on the field, and where he’ll be going forward this year.

6:18 – The NFL owners met with players yesterday to discuss the league’s support of social justice issues. We listen to two different reactions to how the meeting went.

6:35 – Jack Del Rio told fans to ignore the haters, except he did it on Twitter – home of the haters.

6:48 – We look at NFL players reacting to the gruesome injury to Celtics player Gordon Hayward last night.

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  Mike gives you his reaction to the big meeting between NFL owners and players interested in using their platform to promote social justice.

7:18 – Mike explains how Zeke Elliott is back on the field, and where he’ll be going forward this year.   

7:35 – SNY NFL Analyst Willie Colon talked to players in the big meeting yesterday. He tells us what they shared with him about the substance of the talks.

7:48 – Stat Line- Stats asks Mike about some interesting statistics coming out of week 6 in the NFL.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– Mike explains how Zeke Elliott is back on the field, and where he’ll be going forward this year.

8:18 –  PFT One Liners – Mike whips through some of the most interesting headlines of the day.  

8:35 – Forth Worth Star Telegram Cowboys Insider Clarence Hill tells us what he knows about the Zeke Elliott situation, and how badly the team needs a win this week vs. San Francisco.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Ben McAdoo gets the dreaded vote of confidence from ownership, and Jack Del Rio tells fans to ignore the haters while responding to haters.

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Tue, 10/17/2017 - 8:41am

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

6:00 – Mike breaks down the win for the Titans on Monday Night Football.

6:18 – Mike McCarthy got upset with a reporter that asked whether the team considered Colin Kaepernick for the backup QB spot, and we don’t know why.

6:35 – Mike updates the latest developments in the Zeke Elliott legal battle.

6:48 – The ratings for the NFL are largely still down.

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  Mike and Chris break down the Titans win over the Colts, and Chris was very impressed by Marcus Mariota.

7:18 – Mike and Chris make snap judgments about provocative statements based on the headlines of the day.

7:35 – PFT Draft – Mike and Chris draft the best replacement QBs of all time.  

7:48 – Mike McCarthy got upset with a reporter that asked whether the team considered Colin Kaepernick for the backup QB spot, and we don’t know why.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– Mike and Chris break down the Titans win over the Colts, and Chris was very impressed by Marcus Mariota.

8:18 – Al Riveron continued to defend the controversial call in the Jets-Patriots game.

8:35 – #Narrative – Mike and Chris run through some narratives that died this week.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Ernie Acorsi says he had a scout banging the table to draft Tom Brady, and he’ll always regret not listening to him.

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Mon, 10/16/2017 - 8:17am

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Monday, October 16, 2017

6:00 – Aaron Rodgers is likely done for the year. Are the Packers?  

6:18 – The Jets Patriots game was changed by a controversial call near the endzone that was overturned on replay. Mike and Chris debate whether the refs got it right. 

6:35 – Did the Steelers fix their issues after ending the Chiefs’ undefeated season?

6:48 – Colin Kaepernick is coming after the owners for collusion. Will it work, and what does Kaepernick hope to gain?

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  Aaron Rodgers is likely done for the year. Are the Packers done, and where can they look for QB help?  

7:18 – Did the Steelers right the ship yesterday with a win over Kansas City?

7:35 – The Falcons blew a 17 point lead to Miami yesterday. Are they still feeling the Super Bowl hangover? Plus, how is Miami continuing to win despite all the chaos around them?  

7:48 – Colin Kaepernick is coming after the owners for collusion. Will it work, and what does Kaepernick hope to gain?  

8:00 – What You Need to Know– Mike and Chris react to the broken clavicle of Aaron Rodgers, and debate whether Green Bay needs to go out and get someone to play QB the rest of the year.

8:18 – We update the other big name injuries coming out of week six.

8:35 – Homer Calls of the Week – Mike and Chris listen to the best local radio calls from week six.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Martavis Bryant’s girlfriend insinuates that he wants to be traded.

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Fri, 10/13/2017 - 8:49am

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Friday, October 13, 2017

6:00 – Mike breaks down a great road win for the Eagles, and some of the struggles of the Panthers ground game.  

6:18 – Mike continues breaking down the Thursday Night game.

6:35 – Mike explains all the legal battles that are yet to come in the Zeke Elliott.

6:48 – Roger Goodell’s wife was recently outed as secretly defending her husband from online critics. 

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  Mike and Chris break down the Thursday Night win, including Carson Wentz throwing 3 more touchdown passes.

7:18 – Mike breaks down the implications of the ruling in the Zeke Elliott case, and Chris explains how Zeke’s absence affects the Cowboys.

7:35 – Mike and Chris break down the early games from week six.

7:48 –  We finish our Sunday preview of games.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– Mike and Chris break down the Thursday Night win, including the struggles of the Panthers offense.

8:18 – Mike breaks down the implications of the ruling in the Zeke Elliott case, and Chris explains how Zeke’s absence affects the Cowboys.

8:35 – PFT Live Draft- Mike and Chris draft the NFL figures under the most pressure this week.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – The air quality in Oakland was so bad that the Raiders had to cut practice short to the players could go inside.

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Thu, 10/12/2017 - 8:50am

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

6:00 – The Panthers and Eagles game look like another solid matchup on Thursday Night Football this year.  

6:18 – Ben McAdoo is totally in over his head in New York, and the latest saga with DRC proves it.

6:35 – Ben Roethlisberger seemed to take issue with reporters asking him about his confidence, even when he himself questioned his ability after last week.

6:48 – Mike gives his take on Jerry Jones’ latest quotes about the anthem policy.

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  The Panthers and Eagles game look like another solid matchup on Thursday Night Football this year.

7:18 – Bill Belichick praised 22 different things about Jets QB Josh McCown in his pregame presser. Imagine what he’d say about a good quarterback!

7:35 – Pro Football Talk’s Darin Gantt helps us figure out what’s up with Christian McCaffrey’s lack of production, and whether Cam is back to his MVP form.

7:48 – The Browns don’t want to talk about the QBs they could have drafted, even if the most recent pass, Deshaun Watson, is playing against them this week.

8:00 – What You Need to Know–  The Panthers and Eagles game look like another solid matchup on Thursday Night Football this year. Plus, Von Miller thinks Odell Beckham Jr. should be the highest paid NFL player.

8:18 – Pittsburgh Steelers Linebacker Ryan Shazier tells us why he isn’t worried about any issues with the offense, and why he thinks they’ll be prepared for the new-look Chiefs.

8:35 – Ben Roethlisberger seemed to take issue with reporters asking him about his confidence, Tom Brady is playing in pain, and Derek Carr should be back this week.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – The air quality in Oakland was so bad that the Raiders had to cut practice short to the players could go inside.

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Wed, 10/11/2017 - 8:35am

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

6:00 – The Cardinals are bringing in Adrian Peterson. He’ll get the carries he desires, but can he hold up week to week?  If he can’t, could Arians be out at the end of the year?

6:18 – Ben Roethlisberger spend some of the afternoon trying to convince the world that he’s still an elite quarterback. Or was he trying to convince himself?   

6:35 – Mike updates the latest on the anthem controversy, including why the NFL may soon be changing the rule, forcing the players to stand.  

6:48 – Cam Newton seems to be back to his old self after two great performances in the last two weeks.

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  The Cardinals have traded for Adrian Peterson, and Tom Brady has an injury to his non-throwing shoulder.

7:18 – Ben Roethlisberger spend some of the afternoon trying to convince the world that he’s still an elite quarterback. Or was he trying to convince himself?

7:35 – Miami Herald Dolphins Insider Armando Salguero tells us how the Chris Foerster firing unfolded, and what effect that may have had on the team.

7:48 – Mike updates the latest on the anthem controversy, including why the NFL may soon be changing the rule, forcing the players to stand.

8:00 – What You Need to Know–  The Cardinals have traded for Adrian Peterson, and Tom Brady has an injury to his non-throwing shoulder.

8:18 – PFT One Liners – Mike runs whips through some of the morning’s headlines.

8:35 – New York Jets Quarterback Josh McCown tells us how the team has used outside doubters to motivate themselves, and the real secret to this season’s surprising success.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – The Browns have announced they’re benching DeShone Kizer this week, though they claim they still like him long-term.

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Tue, 10/10/2017 - 8:22am

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

6:00 – The Vikings were bailed out by backup QB Case Keenum on MNF. What the heck was Minnesota thinking starting Sam Bradford? Also, Mike breaks down the debut of Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky.

6:18 – Mike updates the latest QB injuries around the league, and tells you what he expects to see happen come Sunday.

6:35 – The Steelers have issues, and they’re way worse than Antonio Brown throwing a cooler on the sideline.  

6:48 – Jerry Jones is threatening to bench players that protest during the anthem and the POTUS is cheering him on. How did this happen?

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  Florio and Simms break down the Vikings win on Monday Night Football. Chris likes what he saw from Trubisky in the loss.

7:18 – Jerry Jones won’t let players protest during the anthem, and Donald Trump is cheering him on. Mike thinks the league is in a very difficult position. 

7:35 – PFT Draft- In light of the performances of young QBs, Mike and Chris draft the best signal-callers under the age of 25.

7:48 – Snap Judgments- Chris and Mike give their first reaction to provocative statements based on the headlines of the day.

8:00 – What You Need to Know–  Florio and Simms break down the Vikings win on Monday Night Football. Chris likes what he saw from Trubisky in the loss.

8:18 – Mike updates the latest QB injuries around the league, and Chris explains the fallout from each one.

8:35 – The Steelers have issues, and they’re way worse than Antonio Brown throwing a cooler on the sideline. Chris says the Steelers have stopped trusting Ben Roethlisberger.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Former Browns WR Josh Gordon has admitted to using drugs other than alcohol and marijuana, and says coaches at Baylor helped him cheat drug tests.

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Mon, 10/09/2017 - 8:19am

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Monday, October 9, 2017

6:00 – The Chiefs are still undefeated and don’t look like they’re losing any time soon. JJ Watt has a broken bone in his leg, and won’t be back for a while. Same goes for Odell Beckham Jr., who broke his ankle yesterday.

6:18 – Aaron Rodgers delivered a dagger to the Cowboys late in the fourth quarter– again.  Dak played well, but Rodgers is super human.

6:35 – Big Ben was awful yesterday, and got testy with the media afterwards, saying, “maybe I don’t have it anymore.” Antonio Brown isn’t the one creating distractions anymore. 

6:48 – The vice president showed up that the Colts game yesterday so he could leave after the protests during the national anthem.

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  Odell Beckham Jr. and JJ Watt aren’t going to play football for a long time. We break down each injury, and the guys point out that Odell never should have stepped on the field without a long term deal.

7:18 – Big Ben was awful yesterday, and got testy with the media afterwards, saying, “maybe I don’t have it anymore.” Antonio Brown isn’t the one creating distractions anymore.

7:35 – Aaron Rodgers delivered a dagger to the Cowboys late in the fourth quarter– again.  Dak played well, but Rodgers is super human.  

7:48 – The Chiefs are still undefeated and don’t look like they’re losing any time soon. At least, despite the loss, the Texans know they’ve found their quarterback.

8:00 – What You Need to Know–  Odell Beckham Jr. and JJ Watt aren’t going to play football for a long time. We break down each injury, and the guys point out that Odell never should have stepped on the field without a long term deal.

8:18 – Homer Calls of the Week – We listen to the best local radio calls from week five.

8:35 – #Narrative – We look at the narratives that were put to bed after the fifth Sunday in the NFL.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – The Dolphins are gathering information on a video that appears to show their offensive line coach snorting white powder with a rolled up dollar bill.

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Fri, 10/06/2017 - 7:48am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

On NBC Sports Radio & NBCSN

Friday, October 06, 2017

6:00 – Mike breaks down the Patriots win on TNF. There were huge plays in the game that could have swung it either way, and Tony Romo should have pointed some of them out.

6:18 –  Mike continues to wonder why Bill Belichick took the ball out of Tom Brady’s hands late in the two point game. You’re going to depend on THAT defense?

6:35 – Cam Newton apologized during the game yesterday, but that doesn’t excuse or exonerate him. He’s trying to avoid answering questions about it on Sunday.

6:48 – Ben McAdoo downplayed the idea that the Bucs knew which plays the Giants were running. He thinks it’s all a matter of execution. Uh, sorry, Ben.

7:00 – What You Need To Know – Chris and Mike break down the Patriots win on Thursday Night Football. Is there defense fixed?  

7:18 – Chris Simms and Florio react to Cam Newton’s apology, and wonder if the video he put our was an attempt to avoid talking about it with reporters.     

7:35 – Mike and Chris whip through the early games on Sunday.

7:48 – Mike and Chris preview the late games on Sunday.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– Chris and Mike break down the Patriots win on Thursday Night Football. Is there defense fixed?   

8:18 – Chris Simms and Florio react to Cam Newton’s apology, and wonder if the video he put our was an attempt to avoid talking about it with reporters.

8:35 – FNIA & Pro Football Hall of Famer Tony Dungy tells us what he would say to Cam Newton if he coached him, breaks down the Bucs’ loss, and previews Sunday Night Football.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Ben McAdoo downplayed the idea that the Bucs knew which plays the Giants were running. He thinks it’s all a matter of execution. Uh, sorry, Ben.

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Thu, 10/05/2017 - 9:05am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

On NBC Sports Radio & NBCSN

Thursday, October 05, 2017

6:00 – Cam Newton showed the world he’s a sexist yesterday, and no crappy apology or damage control is going to change Mike’s mind.

6:18 –  Mike previews tonight’s Thursday Night Football matchup, which features a Patriots team that really needs to right the ship.

6:35 – Bill O’Brien didn’t exactly deny a report that GM Rick Smith talked him out of starting Deshaun Watson after week one of the preseason.  

6:48 – Odell Beckham Jr. says players on the Bucs told him they knew what routes he was going to run. This is a much bigger problem than endzone celebrations.

7:00 – Buffalo Bills Safety Micah Hyde tells us how the Bills have been so good defensively this year, and why he has no problem being the underdog in people’s minds.

7:18 – Cam Newton showed the world he’s a sexist yesterday, and no crappy apology or damage control is going to change Mike’s mind.    

7:35 – Mike previews tonight’s Thursday Night Football matchup, which features a Patriots team that really needs to right the ship.

7:48 – Bill O’Brien didn’t exactly deny a report that GM Rick Smith talked him out of starting Deshaun Watson after week one of the preseason.   

8:00 – What You Need to Know–  Cam Newton showed the world he’s a sexist yesterday, and no crappy apology or damage control is going to change Mike’s mind.  

8:18 – Patriots Radio Analyst Scott Zolak tells us what the team’s new plane is like, why the defense has been struggling, and how they can get back on track tonight.

8:35 – Pressure Cooker – Mike looks at the top five people under the most pressure to win this week.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Nick Mangold says he still isn’t healthy enough to play, and Brandon Weeden says players know Kaepernick is good enough to play in the league. We also make our TNF picks.

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