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The Athletic’s flagship football podcast covers the NFL like only The Athletic can. Robert Mays is joined by a team of world-class NFL writers and analysts including Mike Sando, Nate Tice, Diante Lee and more. They’ll break down the biggest stories throughout the world of football. Whether it’s happening on the field or behind-the-scenes, you’ll get an in-depth look at the NFL season and NFL Draft on The Athletic Football Show. Continue Reading >>
The Athletic’s flagship football podcast covers the NFL like only The Athletic can. Robert Mays is joined by a team of world-class NFL writers and analysts including Mike Sando, Nate Tice, Diante Lee and more. They’ll break down the biggest stories throughout the world of football. Whether it’s happening on the field or behind-the-scenes, you’ll get an in-depth look at the NFL season and NFL Draft on The Athletic Football Show. << Show Less
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Where Tua Tagovailoa, Jalen Hurts, and other young QBs need to improve with Dan Orlovsky; Plus, a Bengals team visit with Paul Dehner Jr. The Dolphins, Eagles and Jets are all built to win right now, and the Jaguars spent plenty of cash for the 2022 season. All that's left for those four teams is for their quarterbacks to take the next step. Where do Tua Tagovailoa, Jalen Hurts, Zach Wilson and Trevor Lawrence need to improve this season? ESPN's Dan Orlovsky joins Robert Mays to break it all down on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. Then, Robert checks in from Bengals camp with Paul Dehner Jr. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Snippet of the Athletic Football Show: The Best and Worst Drafting Teams with Bill Barnwell Which teams have nailed the NFL Draft over the past five seasons? Which teams have not? Robert Mays and ESPN’s Bill Barnwell dive deep into the data to determine the best and worst drafting teams, some of which may surprise you.
Why did the Denver Broncos Draft a Cornerback 9th Overall? Robert Mays, Nate Tice, Lindsay Jones and Dane Brugler bring you live reaction from the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft. How shocked were we that the 49ers drafted QB Trey Lance?
Snippet of The Athletic Football Show: NFL Draft Prospect Scheme Fits with Matt Bowen We know most teams tend to draft either for value or position of need. But which player in the 2021 draft class could fit with certain teams because of their unique skillsets or the way they fit into certain schemes?
2021 NFL Mock Draft With the Athletic Staff Writers With the NFL Draft less than one week away, Robert Mays teams up with The Athletic’s beat writers for a top 10 mock draft. Which QB with the 49ers take at No. 3? Do the Bengals go WR or OL? Who will land Kyle Pitts?
How The 2021 NFL Draft Process Was Unlike Any Other Dane Brugler and Lance Zierlein join Robert Mays to discuss some big takeaways from the process of scouting the 2021 NFL Draft class, from no combine to lack of game tape, weird measurables, intangibles and more.
Snippet of The Athletic Football Show, A show about the NFL: Russell Wilson Interested In Chicago As a big picture guy who understands legacy, he understands success as the QB of the Bears. Wilson could be the first QB to bring home a championship. Vegas makes sense for him too because of this reason. His desire is to be in the Hall of Fame, make records, and be an all-time great.
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Where Tua Tagovailoa, Jalen Hurts, and other young QBs need to improve with Dan Orlovsky; Plus, a Bengals team visit with Paul Dehner Jr. The Dolphins, Eagles and Jets are all built to win right now, and the Jaguars spent plenty of cash for the 2022 season. All that's left for those four teams is for their quarterbacks to take the next step. Where do Tua Tagovailoa, Jalen Hurts, Zach Wilson and Trevor Lawrence need to improve this season? ESPN's Dan Orlovsky joins Robert Mays to break it all down on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. Then, Robert checks in from Bengals camp with Paul Dehner Jr. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Emptying the training camp notebook with the Ravens, Eagles, Commanders and Steelers When you make training camp swing through about two-thirds of the league, eventually your notebook fills up. And when your notebook fills up, you have to empty it. That's exactly what Robert Mays does on this episode of The Athletic Football Show, sharing his conversations with The Athletic's beat writers for the Ravens (Jeff Zrebiec), Eagles (Bo Wulf), Commanders (Ben Standig) and Steelers (Mark Kaboly). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Justin Herbert, Jeffery Simmons, and the 2022 narrative changers We think about Deebo Samuel entirely different right now than we did a year ago at this time. He changed his narrative in a big way in 2021. Who can do that in 2022? Robert Mays and the NFL Network's Cameron Wolfe nominate a handful of candidates on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Rebuilding teams in year two, with Daniel Jeremiah; A visit to Bills camp with Joe Buscaglia The Lions and Jets are among a handful of teams entering the second year of what feels like a total rebuild. How do those teams look entering the 2022 NFL season? Daniel Jeremiah of NFL Network joins Robert Mays on this episode of The Athletic Football Show to assess. Then, Robert check in from Bills camp with Joe Buscaglia. Where can we expect some changes this year from the preseason betting-market favorite to be Super Bowl Champs? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Lions, Jets, and what success looks like for 2nd-year rebuilds, with Daniel Jeremiah; A visit to Bills camp with Joe Buscaglia The Lions and Jets are among a handful of teams entering the second year of what feels like a total rebuild. How do those teams look entering the 2022 NFL season? Daniel Jeremiah of NFL Network joins Robert Mays on this episode of The Athletic Football Show to assess. Then, Robert check in from Bills camp with Joe Buscaglia. Where can we expect some changes this year from the preseason betting-market favorite to be Super Bowl Champs? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Which teams can win the Super Bowl?; A dispatch from Browns camp with Zac Jackson Everyone knows the Bills can win the Super Bowl. And the Rams. And the Buccaneers, too. But can the 49ers win the Super Bowl? Can the Broncos? What about the Saints? That's right, the Saints! Mike Sando joins Robert Mays to dig into which teams can win the Super Bowl on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. Then, Mays checks in from Browns camp with Zac Jackson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Trevor Lawrence, Patrick Surtain II, and the rest of 2022's breakout players; Plus, a visit from Lions camp with Colton Pouncy It's one of the best storylines every NFL season. The breakout players who have monster years and set new expectations for themselves. From Trevor Lawrence and Elijah Moore to Patrick Surtain II and Ernest Jones, Robert Mays and Nate Tice find breakouts on both sides of the ball on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. Plus, Robert checks in from Lions camp with our beat writer, Colton Pouncy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
What the hell are you?: The teams we can't figure out Every NFL season dawns with a number of questions, including the one at the heart of this episode of The Athletic Football Show...what the hell are you? The Ringer's Ben Solak joins Robert Mays to try to figure out the Patriots, Cardinals, Saints and a couple of other teams going through an identity crisis. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Unearthing wide receiver gems with Matt Harmon and a check-in from Broncos camp with Nick Kosmider Is Juju Smith-Schuster the perfect fit for the Chiefs' offense? Is current Terry McLaurin the 2017-18 version of Stefon Diggs? Is Amon-Ra St. Brown Bud Light Cooper Kupp? So says Matt Harmon of Yahoo Sports and Reception Perception. He joins Robert Mays to explain why, and a whole lot more at the receiver position on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. Then Robert checks in from Broncos camp with The Athletic's Nick Kosmider. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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