WHOOOO BOY is this a jam-packed Monday pod! Spain & Fitz recap the football weekend with some "Good Take or Hot Take" and "Good News, Bad News." Plus, they nearly lose their minds trying to explain the NFL's decision-making on COVID-affected games. A fired up Dan Graziano gives the latest on the postponed Ravens/Steelers game, the 49ers' move to Arizona and a major suspension in the NFL. And Bills linebacker AJ Klein joins the show to talk about his great play of late and the team's success.
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— Deion Jones returned an interception 67 yards for a touchdown, Matt Ryan threw a pair of short scoring passes, and the Atlanta Falcons thoroughly dominated Derek Carr and the bumbling Las Vegas Raiders 43-6 on Sunday.
Watermelons, hams, time clocks, an ax, and an unfortunate bull: The weird world of coach motivational tools
Dallas Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy made news after impersonating prop comic Gallagher to inspire his team. He's not the first coach to go to extreme lengths for motivation. And he's certainly not the most bizarre.
Mina and Robert Mays of The Athletic discuss the Rams win on Monday Night Football, if Taysom Hill can keep it up with the Saints, whether or not the Raiders are legitimate contenders, and look ahead to Titans-Colts. Plus, Who Caught Your Eye and Dinks and Dunks.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced its list of 25 semifinalists for the Class of 2021, with Peyton Manning, Charles Woodson and Calvin Johnson leading the way.
Field, Stephania, Daniel and Kyle discuss the latest news around the league, the key waiver wire additions for Week 12 and recap Monday Night Football.
Keyshawn Johnson, Jay Williams, and Zubin Mehenti begin hour two wondering if they agree with Jay. Jay thinks Brady is starting to look old and isnt pushing the ball down the field. Jeff Saturday joins the show to discuss what he saw in the Rams vs Bucs game and if we should have any concern for the Bucs. Dan Graziano joins the show to discuss what the Ravens need to do, and should they pay Lamar Jackson?
Left guard Richie Incognito recently underwent "season-ending foot surgery," Raiders coach Jon Gruden said Monday.
Dan, Domonique and Israel question the most impressive aspect of the Chiefs' big Sunday Night Football win and if the Bengals should have protected Joe Burrow better.
Spend your afternoon with Jalen & Jacoby as the guys discuss Mahomes' late game heroics in Vegas, the Saints dominating without Brees and the Titans running over the Ravens. Plus, the Lakers are the rich getting richer.
The Raiders may have lost... but we do owe Jon Gruden an apology. As for the Chiefs, Greeny says rename the MVP award after Pat Mahomes. Then... Greeny shares his "hot takes" from Week 11 and we take yours as well. Plus, Northwestern H.C. Pat Fitzgerald joins the show to discuss their big win over Wisconsin... and Greeny breaks down the state of the rookie QBs in the NFL right now.
First take hour 1: Colts defeat the Packers, Mahomes comes up big on Sunday night and Taysom Hill impresses for the Saints:
Stephen A, Max and Dan Orlovsky debate if the Packers can be a Super Bowl team, if we should have doubts about the Chiefs repeating and what we learned from Taysom Hill's first start with the Saints.
Keyshawn Johnson, Jay Williams, and Zubin Mehenti begin the show discussing how the Raiders let the Chiefs off the hook. Is Patrick Mahomes now the MVP leader? Mike Tannenbaum joins the show to discuss what he saw this weekend in the NFL and what on Earth is up with Carson Wentz?
Say what? Las Vegas quarterback Derek Carr put on a verbal show during Sunday night football.
Seven of the 10 players who were on the Raiders' reserve/COVID-19 list were activated Saturday.
Laura Rutledge, Mina Kimes, Ryan Clark, and Marcus Spears discuss the Saints' decision to start Taysom Hill over Jameis Winston at QB. They also react to the Seahawks-Cardinals Thursday Night match-up.
Spend your afternoon with Jalen & Jacoby as the guys discuss how the Warriors are making moves in response to Klay's injury, Russ & Seattle's D coming up big against Cardinals and the Chiefs looking for revenge against the Raiders. Plus...a recap of Gucci Mane-Jeezy Verzuz battle.
First Take 1st Hour: Are the Seahawks going to the Super Bowl? Is the Warriors dominant run over? Plus, can Cam & the Pats win the AFC East, and will the Raiders sweep the Chiefs?
Stephen A. & Max react to the Seahawks win against the Cardinals and wonder if they're Super Bowl favorites, debate if the Warriors title runs are over after Klay Thompson's injury, question if the Patriots will win the AFC East, and discuss if the Raiders can beat the Chiefs again.
Keyshawn Johnson, Jay Williams, and Zubin Mehenti begin hour one of the show discussing what they saw from the AFC West showdown. Kyler was under pressure all night, and the Seahawks came out on top. Are the Seahawks rounding into form? Also, we discuss what to make of the Klay Thompson injury and what it means moving forward. Dianna Russini joins the show to discuss the injuries around the NFL.
Los especialistas de NFL Live analizan lo que está en juego para Pittsburgh este fin de semana.
With 10 of the 11 players on the reserve/COVID-19 list on the defensive side of the ball for the Raiders, coordinator Paul Guenther says the team faces a "daunting task" heading into Sunday night's game vs. the Chiefs.
Max reacts to the news on Klay Thompson being OUT for the Season. Max feels the Warriors are in big trouble. Greg Anthony stops by to give us his thoughts on Klay's injury and his son, Cole Anthony being drafted by the Magic. Also, who does Max have as the MVP; Kyler Murray or Russell Willson? Which 6-3 NFL Teams are Super Bowl Contenders?