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December 13, 2019
On today’s show, Pat reacts to ESPN’s like of five most attractive expecting coaching vacancies at the end of the season and he has a few questions about which ones are seen as much better than the others and if he thinks that is accurate or not. Pat and the guys also dive into some World News with Nick as they discuss Clinton Portis and a few other players accused of defrauding the NFL’s league health program with false claims amounting to around $4 million, and OBJ telling everyone that he can that he wants out of Cleveland and for certain teams to come get him. Later, 2x Pro Bowler, 2002 Heisman Trophy finalist, and former Running Back for the Bills, Ravens, and Broncos, Willis McGahee, joins the show. He gives his opinion on players sitting out bowl games in college in hopes of avoiding an injury that will derail their NFL draft stock, as no one is more intimate with that situation that anyone else. Willis also gives his thoughts on Lamar Jackson, why he is so dangerous, and what makes him such a threat. Willis and Pat also chat about his time in Buffalo and the story behind why he had an ugly exit from Buffalo, and who he thinks is going to win the Super Bowl (36:13-46:33). Pat also reacts to Roger Goodell’s comments about no changes coming to the playoff structure in the near future, and what Pat was trying to do to help get retired NFL players benefits, gives his thoughts on Jacoby Brissett and why he has started to slow down a little bit in the back half of this season, and what he thinks Chris Ballard will do for the Colts’ roster in the offseason. Lastly, the guys chat about the hottest issue in the office right now.. there is a snack kleptomaniac in the building, and Pat gets to the bottom of it. Today’s show is a fun one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
December 12, 2019
On today’s show, 3x Pro Bowler, 17 year NFL veteran, former Quarterback for the Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks, Tennessee Titans, Indianapolis Colts, and friend of the show, Matt Hasselbeck calls in to clear some things up about Spygate 2.0. Matt and Pat discuss why he doesn’t think it is really that big of a deal with the way teams in the NFL make most of their calls through headsets now, why it would be a much bigger deal if it were being done in college, and what repercussions, if any, he thinks will come of the whole situation (4:14-9:49). Later, 3x Pro Bowler, 3x All-Pro, 2005 Defensive Rookie of the Year, and member of the LA Chargers’ 50th anniversary team, Shawne “Lights Out” Merriman joins the show. Shawne and Pat chat about Phillip Rivers going viral recently with his on field trash talk, and Shawne breaks down who Phillip Rivers is on and off the field and goes through their long history together. He also gives his thoughts on the next stage of Rivers’ career, which quarterback he’s played with that he would prefer led a team he was on, what needs to be done in order to contain Lamar Jackson and the Ravens offense, and his take on Spygate 2.0 (20:13-37:15). Also included are a couple of calls from the radio show dealing with Pat’s thoughts about the Chiefs chances heading into the playoffs after an impressive win in Foxborough, and Pat breaks out his new duck call when talking about the Steelers playoff chances with arguably the biggest budding superstar in the league, Duck Hodges. Pat also explains why he’s bummed out and depressed with the newest developments in the Antonio Brown saga, and breaks some For The Brand news dealing with long snappers going to the Pro Bowl. Today’s show is a good one. Come and laugh with us. Cheers.
December 10, 2019
Today’s show is loaded with everything you need to know following a massive weekend in the NFL. First, Pat welcomes 3x Pro Bowler, 2x All-Pro, one of the most freakish athletes to ever walk the face of the earth, friend of the show, LaVar Arrington. LaVar discusses his thoughts on Dwayne Haskins, if he sees progress in his game this year, and whether or not he thinks the Redskins will ever be a good football team. LaVar and Pat also chat about the Patriots and why he’s not ready to throw the towel in on them just yet, despite another mediocre performance this past week, and LaVar explains how he would attack defending Lamar Jackson (3:23-16:39). Pat and the boys also cover whether or not it’s time for the Patriots to panic, and why despite all the issues surrounding them, they’re still not a team people want to see in the playoffs. They discuss whether or not they think the Packers have a legitimate shot to make a deep playoff run, how tough the NFC looks this year, they take some time to gush about how incredible of a football player George Kittle is and why this 49ers team is humming right now, break down the AFC playoff picture and give some love to the scorching hot Tennessee Titans. Pat also reacts to the news that Adam Vinatieri will be having season ending knee surgery and how that has impacted his game this entire year. Plus, Digs calls in to chat about the Steelers’ big win over the weekend and why he thinks Duck Hodges is the best quarterback in the NFL and where he see’s the Steelers at as the playoffs are right around the corner. To close out the show, Pat chats about his first experience at an SEC game, and why it just matters more down there. He also gives his thoughts on the CFP finalists, why he thinks Joe Burrow is so good and why he’ll make all the monies in the NFL. Today’s a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
December 6, 2019
On today’s show, Pat and the boys are joined by friend of the show, owner and creator of Pro Football Talk, Mike Florio. They discuss Florio’s bombshell on Twitter a few days ago that he has an inkling that Andrew Luck will be the Las Vegas Raiders Quarterback to start the 2020 season, and what the Raiders would potentially have to give up in order to get his rights. Pat also asks Mike whether or not another coach will get fired before the end of the season, and where a possible landing spot for Ron Rivera might be, when Jason Garrett will be fired, and addresses the idea of Tom Brady potentially playing for a different team next year (1:57-12:07). Next, 4x All-Pro, 3x Pro Bowler, Super Bowl Champion, the most accurate kicker in NFL history, Baltimore Ravens Kicker, Justin Tucker calls in. Justin and Pat discuss his game winning kick against the 49ers in the miserable conditions in Baltimore this past weekend, what his mindset and ritual is before he lines up to kick, what he has seen in Lamar Jackson over the last two years and if there is anything he can point that has led to his massive success. He also chats about his relationship with Matthew McConaughey, his potential career as an opera singer, and why this Ravens team has bonded so quickly (12:09-32:40). Pat also reacts to the news that Adam Vinatieri has been dealing with a knee injury for some time and the Colts having to bring in a kicker and what that process is like, and why it magnifies how important having a great kicker is, and gives a couple of thoughts on some of the early lines from this weekend’s NFL games. Also included are a few calls from the radio show including questions about why Browns fans are having a hard time hating Duck Hodges, and whether or not the Chiefs have a shot to knock off the Patriots this weekend in Foxborough. Today’s show is a good one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
December 5, 2019
On today’s show, Pat and the boys sit down with former Capo of the Colombo crime family, a man who spent a large majority of his life as a made man in the mafia, Michael Franzese. They chat about what it was like growing up in the mob and at what point did he make the decision he was going to get in the life. He chats about the different rackets he had his hands in and what he did to become a major earner for the Colombo crime family. They also cover what kind of involvement the mafia has had in sports gambling and if he recalls any of those situations. Michael also gives his thoughts on The Irishman as he was intimately involved in the situation and was close with many of the people involved in the story, and tells Pat and the guys which mafia movies, in his opinion, are most accurate to the way things really are. He also covers how he is still alive, what his time in prison was like and if he was given any special privileges, what some of his favorite nicknames of associates were, and he dives into how he turned his life around to put himself into the position he is currently in. This is one of the most fascinating and interesting conversations that you’ll ever hear and something you definitely don’t want to miss (2:27-57:23). Later, Head Coach of the Baylor Bears and potential college football coach of the year, Matt Rhule, stops by the show. Pat and Matt cover where his teams’ head is at heading into the Big 12 Championship against Oklahoma, what people should expect to be different about this upcoming game his mentality as a head coach and what he tries to instill in his players, and his relationship with his defensive coordinator, Phil Snow (1:00:55-1:16:26). Also included is a snippet of the conversation between Pat and former Pro Bowler and All-Pro for the Houston Texans and Detroit Lions, Glover Quin. They chat about Glover playing against Peyton Manning and how he had to learn how to disguise his coverage pre-snap because if he didn’t, Peyton would know exactly what he was doing and how to exploit it (1:16:28-1:19:55), and to close out the show, Pat breaks down his candidates for NFL Coach of the Year. Today is a great show, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
December 3, 2019
On today’s show, Pat covers the entire weekend slate in the NFL including all the marquee matchups. He discusses whether or not the Patriots offense will eventually turn it around after Tom Brady looked as visibly frustrated as he ever as Sunday night in Houston, whether or not the Packers defense will prevent them from making a run in the playoffs, the potential Super Bowl preview in this past weekend’s 49ers/Ravens game in Baltimore and why Baltimore continually shows how tough of an out they will be. Pat also dives into why the NFC East stinks, and the guys chat about the Cowboys still potentially getting a home playoff game after the Eagles lost to the Dolphins in Miami after a magical performance from Fitzmagic himself.. Later, 2x Pro Bowler, All-Pro, and member of the Eagles Hall of Fame, former running back, Brian Westbrook, joins the show. They discuss what the problem with the Eagles is and whether or not they can turn it around in time, why certain players have difficulty scoring touchdowns on the goal line, he chats about the work he’s doing with his foundation, and talks about which teams he sees making a run in the NFC and AFC (32:00-43:47). Next, 4x Pro Bowler, 2x All-Pro, former Offensive Rookie of the Year and Heisman Trophy winner, Eddie George, joins the program. Eddie and Pat discuss their bet on the Colts/Titans game this past weekend, and why Eddie thinks the Titans may have the formula to be successful in the playoffs. They also chat about Ohio State mollywhopping Michigan on Saturday, and give their takes on the Dr. Pepper tuition giveaway halftime show in a hilarious interview (43:49-57:43). Lastly, one of Pat’s offensive coordinators while he was with the Colts, a man who has coached nearly everywhere in college and the NFL, and now current Head Coach and General Manager of the DC Defenders of the XFL, Pep Hamilton, joins the show. Pep and Pat chat about their time together while at the Colts, why Pep thinks the XFL is going to be successful with some of the rule changes that make it different than the NFL, the allure of being a Head Coach and General Manager, what it’s like coaching in the Ohio State/Michigan rivalry, and Pat helping his son diversify The Brand (1:00:56-1:11:47). Today’s show is a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
November 29, 2019
Today’s show is highlighted by 3 incredible interviews. First, 2x Super Bowl Champion, current linebacker for the New England Patriots, and friend of the show, Kyle Van Noy stops by. He and Pat chat about New England’s most recent win over the Cowboys, why he thinks Lamar Jackson is so difficult to stop, the wizardry of Bill Belichick, and his Youtube cooking show on his channel, Vibin’ with the Van Noy’s (3:34-22:00). Next, Hall of Famer, 2x Super Bowl Champion, member of the Indianapolis Colts and Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ring of Honor, and current studio analyst for Football Night in America, Tony Dungy, joins the show. They chat about his role in selecting the NFL all-time time in celebration of the league’s 100th season and how difficult that process was and what it was like sharing a round table with Bill Belichick. Pat and Tony also discuss the league as a whole as we get closer and closer to the playoffs, and why he thinks Lamar Jackson has been so dominant and why he has been very impressed with the 49ers defense, and if this Patriots offense will get it figured out, or if the current formula is their new identity (23:36-35:36). Lastly, Super Bowl Champion, 2x Pro Bowler, former safety for the Saints and Panthers, Roman Harper stops by while on vacation in Paris. He discusses what exactly double coverage looks like in the NFL, and why trying to stop a guy like Michael Thomas is so difficult. He also chats about why rivalry games can be much tougher on players if one of the teams has a bad record, and he chats about his alma mater Alabama, and why he thinks they should get into the College Football Playoff, and what he thinks the best formula for success is in order to be one of the final 4 teams selected (40:05-54:55). Also included is Pat’s story of his fake punt pass on Thanksgiving against the Steelers, and his instant reaction of this week’s CFP rankings as we get ready for rivalry weekend. Don’t forget, everything at store.patmcafeeshow.com is still 20% off! Don’t wait as most of the items will sell out. Hope your Thanksgiving was incredible. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
November 28, 2019
Happy Thanksgiving! On today’s show, Pat and the boys sit around and discuss the NFL slate on Thanksgiving as well as who they are thinking about betting on. They discuss whether or not people in Detroit hate Thanksgiving because it usually comes during a time of the year where Lions fans have nothing to be positive about, if the Bills have enough to beat the Cowboys in Jerry World or if the Cowboys will respond after Jerry Jones had a couple of choice comments for the Good Morning Football crew after being asked about Dak’s contract and the Jason Garrett situation. Pat also announces the Thanksgiving Giveaway Extravaganza Stupendous as each of the guys picks an ungoogleable question and a hashtag that you can try to answer to win anything from gift cards to the store, a free pair of shoes, a VISA gift card, or special items from the store. The guys also cover the “Thanksgiving Thank You” sale that started last night at midnight and will run through the end of the weekend. EVERYTHING in the store at store.patmcafeeshow.com is 20% off. Ugly sweaters, For The Brand gear, sweatpants, jackets, you name it. Supplies are limited so make sure you beat the rush. We thank you all so much for riding with us and being apart of the team. Come laugh with us, and hopefully this is the best Thanksgiving of your lives. Cheers.
November 26, 2019
On today’s show, Pat and the guys record live from 4 World Trade Center in New York City. They break down everything that happened this past weekend and all the marquee games including what it means for the Packers after getting absolutely mollywhopped by the 49ers and what they have to do to get back on the correct course, and why the 49ers might be the scariest team in football. They also break down the Cowboys rough game against the Patriots and why it might have spelled the end of Jason Garrett’s tenure after Jerry Jones’ comments. They also chat about how the Pats might not need to get their offense right in order to win a Super Bowl. Later, Super Bowl Champion, 4x Pro Bowler, 3x All-Pro, and friend of the show, Josh Sitton’s joins to recap everything that happened this weekend. He breaks down the Packers/49ers game and why he still thinks the NFC championship might go through Green Bay, what teams need to do in order to stop the 49ers pass rush, the best way to neutralize Lamar Jackson and why he would be so fun to block for, and gives his keys for the Packers getting back on the right track (38:27-52:43). Pat and the boys also break down the rest of the NFL slate including Dwayne Haskins winning his first NFL game and missing the final snap to take selfies with fans, the Seahawks potentially being the best team in the NFC, the Saints and Panthers debacle that may have been a direct shot at Sean Payton from Al Riveron and everything else that happened over a crazy NFL weekend. Also, Wednesday night at midnight, EVERYTHING at store.patmcafeeshow.com will be 20% off for our Black Friday Sale. Today’s episode is a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
November 22, 2019
Today’s show is loaded with a couple of great guests. First, 10x Pro Bowler, 9x All-Pro and arguably the greatest offensive lineman in the history of the NFL, former Cleveland Brown tackle, Joe Thomas, joins the show. He and Pat chat about the Myles Garrett situation and Joe gives his take as he’s known Myles for a long time, they cover his transition from the league into media, his thoughts on Dwayne Haskins’ offensive lineman blowing him off on the sidelines on video, and Joe admits that he was wrong about whether or not Lamar Jackson was going to be successful in the NFL (2:34-23:41). Next, former Pro Bowler and Super Bowl Champion with the Seattle Seahawks, Cliff Avril joins the show. He chats about being in London with Sky Sports and what he’s trying to do in the next phase of his career, what defensive lineman can do in order to try to stop a guy like Lamar Jackson and why it is proving to be so difficult, and he gives his thoughts on the potential of the new CBA and if he thinks a 17 game season would benefit everyone (25:36-32:26). Later, former National Champion for the Ohio State Buckeyes and current starting Quarterback for the DC Defenders, Cardale “12 Gauge” Jones, joins the show. He and Pat talk about the differences between the NFL and XFL and why some of these changes will help the game be more explosive, he looks ahead to this weekend’s Ohio State/Penn State clash and explains what it’s like playing in the Horseshoe on Saturday’s, and gives some clarity to his now infamous tweet about being in school to play football and not to study (32:28-44:24). Also included is Pat’s take on why moving the Chargers to Mexico City could make sense, but why it will be tough to ever execute, and the guys wonder why NBA ratings are down so much this season and what may be causing it. It’s a good one today. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
November 21, 2019
On today’s show, Pat and the boys record from the back of the box truck in beautiful Atlanta, Georgia.They are joined by 6x Pro Bowler, All-Pro, former Bills defensive tackle and friend of the show, Kyle Williams. They discuss his thoughts on the Colin Kaepernick situation and how it seems to be getting worse for everyone, what defensive linemen can try to do to neutralize Lamar Jackson (if that’s possible), Kyle gives his thoughts on the Bills season so far, what coach Sean McDermott is like, whether or not they have a legitimate shot to make a run in the playoffs, and chats about life from his duck hunting camp in Louisiana (3:16-16:48). Next, 2x Pro Bowler, Pro Bowl MVP, the man who made one of the nicest catches in NFL history a couple of weeks ago, Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph joins the show. Kyle and Pat discuss what has fundamentally changed for the Vikings since the big public meltdown early in the season, what Kirk Cousins demeanor is like in the huddle, locker room, and sidelines, how big of a threat the Vikings are moving forward when they’re healthy, whether Mike Zimmer has relented in his coaching style at all over the course of the season, his plans for the bye week, and if he’s gotten to pay much attention to the other elite teams in the NFC that the Vikings may face down the road (16:50-29:35). Pat also discusses the College Football Playoff Committee’s new rankings and how he sees everything shaking out, breaks down the 4 primetime games in the NFL this week which are some of the marquee matchups of the season, reacts to Le’Veon Bell being drug tested for HGH multiple times by the NFL over the last few weeks, and with Christmas being right around the corner, the guys get into a heated debate about what their top 3 Christmas movies of all-time are. It’s a fun one. Come laugh with us, cheers.
November 19, 2019
On today’s show, Pat and the boys are joined by the Voice of College Football, one of the most handsome men working in sports today, friend of the show, Kirk Herbstreit. They discuss this past Saturday’s installment of College Gameday and when pat knew that he was going to bellyflop into the Brazos, the CFB playoff committee’s mindset when selecting their top 4 teams, why he thinks Alabama is on the outside looking in, Kirk chats about which quarterback’s he likes watching in the NFL and who he thinks is in that tier. They also cover how each of them got to where they are now, including Kirk’s winding road from doing local radio in Ohio to being the face of college football and the different bumps he encountered along the way, and gives his thoughts on when the next installment of NCAA Football might be coming out. It’s an incredible conversation about football and life (2:07-52:04). Pat and the boys also cover what is currently going on in the NFL as they get a pulse for what Steeler fans are thinking and why they may or may not hate Mason Rudolph, discuss whether the Lions or the Bears are in a worse position, and gush about Bill Belichick having a little fun in his post game press conference after the Eagles game. Today’s a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
November 15, 2019
On today’s show, Pat reacts to Myles Garrett trying to cave Mason Rudolph’s head in with his own helmet moments after they land back in Indiana from Pittsburgh, and Pat throws to Tone Digz’ incredible Steelers/Browns rant from yesterday’s radio show before the game. Pat also talks more about the Colin Kaepernick situation and what to expect from this weekend’s workouts, what that entails, and which teams could potentially be interested outside of the teams who said they would be in attendance. Pat also dives into the proposals for the new CBA and whether or not players will like the proposed changes, and if it could actually work for both parties involved. Also included are interviews with 2x Super Bowl champion and friend of the show, Ike Taylor. He talks about which teams he think could use Kaepernick, whether or not he’s still got it, what he thinks of this maturing Steelers defense and what he see’s in Minkah Fitzpatrick, and he sheds some light on what he thinks of Tim Tebow (21:17-33:46). Later, former Pro Bowler and Cornerback for the San Diego Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs, Brandon Flowers calls into the show. He explains why he doesn’t like the idea of another game being added in the new CBA, what he thinks of defensive units currently in the NFL especially the back end, talks about what it was like being a smaller guy and having to get chippy with WR’s in order to prove a point, and who he’s got in the Super Bowl this year (44:41-57:04). Today’s show is fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
November 14, 2019
Today's show comes from an ice cold box truck in Pittsburgh, PA as Pat and the boys battle the elements and try to stay warm. Pat breaks down the College Football Playoff rankings that were just released, and he is not pleased with how things are shaking out as Minnesota is still on the outset of the top 6 despite making the biggest jump in the history of the rankings, but Pat has a simple message for the committee. Also joining the show is the all-time leading rusher at Florida State, and current NFL rushing leader, Dalvin Cook. He tells Pat what the secret to his success so far has been, why the Vikings offensive line has been so successful this year, what happened in the locker room in order to turn everything around after the issues that plagued the locker room earlier in the season, and Dalvin gives his thoughts on Deion Sanders potentially being the next Head Coach for Florida State and whether or not he thinks that will result in a return to dominance (19:59-27:42). Also joining the show is 4x Pro Bowler, 3x All-Pro, 2018 Built Ford Tough Lineman of the Year, LA Rams left tackle, Andrew Whitworth. He breaks down why he thinks LSU has been successful this year and what he thinks of Coach O, the issues with the Rams this year and why he thinks they can turn things around once Todd Gurley is worked back into the offense, how he builds trust with lineman who haven't been in the league for very long and are constantly changing, and what his plans are after retirement (27:45-35:55). Pat also dives into the Colin Kaepernick situation and what he thinks will come from it and reminds us that regardless of how people feel about the situation, it's the NFL's sandbox and ultimately their decision. Pat also chats about Elton John and the film Rocketman ahead the concert, the Astros being in hot water over taping signs during their 2017 championship run, and some other things that are happening right now in the world. Don't forget to tweet us using hashtag #GimmeDatPat for a chance to win a $500 gift card to store.patmcafeeshow.com. Today's a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
November 12, 2019
On today's show, Pat and the boys do a DEEP dive into everything that happened this week in the NFL. They cover the heartbreaking loss the Colts suffered this weekend at the hands of Fitzmagic and the Dolphins, question whether there will ever be another player like Lamar Jackson, Pat reiterates his formula for winning Super Bowls which includes building a team around a quarterback on a rookie contract, they discuss why other teams can't do things like the Patriots, and look at Bill Belichick's potential successor. Pat also gives out his top 4 teams for the college football playoff. Also, 3x Super Bowl Champion, 2x Pro Bowler, and friend of the show, Mark Schlereth drops by to chat about everything that happened this weekend in the NFL including why certain teams' offensive lines look incredible one week, and really bad the next, whether or not the Saints getting the doors blown off was a fluke, and why he thinks Lamar Jackson is succeeding (1:07:53-1:23:29). Later, Head Coach of the undefeated Minnesota Golden Gophers, PJ Fleck, calls into the show after a huge win against Penn State on Saturday. He discusses their mentality going forward now that the playoffs are in sight, what his message to the team was after the win and going into this week's game at Iowa, whether or not he has any fears on the football or otherwise, and as always, he gives Pat and the boys a little motivation (1:23:51-1:35:14). To close out the show, our very own Todd McComas shares some personal stories from his time in the Marines as he and the boys appreciate all past, present, and future veterans. Today's a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
November 8, 2019
On today’s show, Pat and the boys record from Tampa Bay, Florida ahead of last night’s Temple vs. USF game. Pat goes through all his different potential NFL MVP candidates and gives a couple of reasons to stake his claim. Also, 3x Pro Bowler, 18 year NFL veteran, and good friend of the show, Matt Hasselbeck joins Pat and the boys in the box truck to chat about everything happening around the NFL including why Kirk Cousin’s can’t seem to win primetime games, what the issues with Mitch Trubisky are and whether or not they are fixable, if the Chiefs are going to pick up right where they left off with Patrick Mahomes, they fix the Pro Bowl together, and chat about everything else going on in the league ahead of week 10 (15:41-50:07). Also joining the show is 2x Pro Bowler, 14 year NFL veteran, and current linebacker for the Buffalo Bills, Lorenzo Alexander. Lorenzo and Pat chat about the Bills success this year, what type of coach Sean McDermott is, his thoughts on the Patriots and the Bills philosophy when playing them, and how he has witnessed the NFL change first hand on the defensive side of the ball over the course of his career (51:51-1:00:51). Today is a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
November 7, 2019
On today’s show, Pat and the guys are joined by Super Bowl Champion, Super Bowl MVP, 7x Pro Bowler, 3x All-Pro, the most gifted thrower of football’s of all-time, and Pat’s best friend, Aaron Rodgers. They chat about what he’s doing with State Farm to bring some aid and relief to those who have been afflicted by the wildfires in California, and how that situation hits close with him. They also cover the differences in the Packers offense this year, his thoughts on responding after a tough loss to the Chargers, he expands on his relationship with Brett Favre, and explains what a normal night in his life is like. If you’d like to help donate to wildfire relief visit neighborhoodofgood.com (2:16-25:09). Also included on today’s show is the announcement that Pat will be joining the XFL in a field analyst position that was created specifically for him. He explains what exactly he’ll be doing, and asks for some suggestions. Plus, Pat and the guys break down the first College Football Playoff Rankings, and effectively fix the entire system to ensure that the best team is crowned champion every year. Pat also goes through the list of ESPN’s NFL power rankings and gives his thoughts and who is slotted where and what he’s looking forward to in the coming weeks of the season, and we throw to the Rich Eisen show as Pat retells the story of having a team camaraderie building barbecue at his house in college and why Rich Rod was less than pleased. Today’s a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
November 5, 2019
On today’s show, Pat recaps his insane weekend starting with commentating SmackDown Live! on FOX on Friday night which included being lucky enough to have Jim Irsay lend him his private jet so that he could get to Buffalo in time for the show, and ending with Pat heading to Memphis to be on College Gameday on Beale St. Pat and the boys also recap everything that happened this weekend in the NFL including the Steelers pulling out an impressive win over the Colts in Pittsburgh, the Seahawks starting to come on strong and why no one is really talking about them, Lamar Jackson looking incredibly against the Patriots on Sunday night, DeShaun Watson and Stefon Diggs marketing Popeye’s, and everything else that was important around the league. Pat also breaks down Vinny’s game winning kick opportunity and why it was an operational failure and not necessarily all Vinny’s fault, and breaks down the proper way to hold the football on a field goal attempt and what the holder, long snapper, and kicker’s individual responsibilities are. Also joining the show is arguably the greatest sportscaster in the business. You’ve heard him call the Super Bowl, World Series, and US Open, consummate professional and hilarious human, Joe Buck. Joe and Pat discuss his thoughts on a lot of the good team’s in the NFL laying an egg this past weekend, why people hate him and where he thinks that comes from, his thoughts on the NFL so far this season and his feelings on all the issues with the referees, whether or not he appreciates tanking in the NFL and if he thinks it will be a viable option moving forward, and what the most memorable moment from his career has been thus far (1:06:40-1:21:56). Don’t forget to watch this week’s vlog recapping Pat’s entire week at www.youtube.com/thepatmcafeeshow Today’s a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
November 1, 2019
On today’s show, Pat and the guys record pieces of the episode on the plane on their way back from Waco, Texas. The show is highlighted by three incredible interviews from this past week. First, Minnesota Head Football Coach PJ Fleck joins the program to talk about his undefeated Golden Gophers team, his relationship with holder Casey O’Brien and how his story has inspired him and the rest of the team. Coach Fleck also addresses the people who think his coaching style is phony or fake, all while giving one of the most incredible inspirational speeches you will ever hear and will have you eager to run through a brick wall. He also clears up the rumors that Minnesota didn’t agree to play a night game in next week’s tilt against Penn State, and talks about what it means to be ELITE in the Minnesota Gophers program (3:22-19:19). Next, 2x Super Bowl Champion and former Pittsburgh Steelers legend, Ike Taylor joins the show. Ike and Pat chat about everything currently going on in the NFL, who Ike likes moving forward as we get closer to the playoffs, why he doesn’t think Tom Brady is going anywhere this offseason, the mentality it takes to be a great football player, and why that sometimes doesn’t mesh with other people’s expectations, and what he makes of the Baker Mayfield/beat writer drama and whether or not he or his teammates had any situations like that while he was in Pittsburgh (22:29-33:34). Lastly, 2x Super Bowl Champion, and current linebacker for the New England Patriots, Kyle Van Noy joins the show for an incredible interview. He and Pat discuss what it’s like playing for the Patriots, how many people will never understand Bill Belichick’s sense of humor, the controversy surrounding Sam Darnold saying he was seeing ghosts against the Patriots, what makes their defense so special, and what Bill Belichick’s message is when they huddle together on the sidelines during games (35:23-51:45). It’s a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
October 31, 2019
On today’s show, Pat and the guys record from Waco, Texas ahead of tonight’s West Virginia vs. Baylor game. They are joined in the box truck by Pat’s Thursday Night Football play-by-play man, one of the most interesting men at ESPN, Adam Amin. They chat about what it was like growing up Muslim in the Chicagoland area, and the impact that 9/11 had on his life, he tells the story about how his father immigrated from Pakistan and had to save money for several years before he could bring the rest of his family over, and he dispels some common misconceptions about being Muslim. They also chat about how things have been going in the Thursday Night booth, what Adam’s dream job would be in terms of calling games, some of the most memorable games he’s called, and he tells a few hilariously stories about his career before he got to ESPN in a very deep and incredible interview (6:36-55:09). Also included is an interview in studio with Super Bowl Champion, 7x Pro Bowler, 4x All-Pro, member of the NFL 2000s All Decade team, newly minted member of the Colts Ring of Honor, and Pat’s former teammate, Dwight Freeney. They discuss the change of the defensive end position throughout his career and why guys like him made such an impact in their careers, what he thinks of this years Indianapolis Colts team and why he thinks they are built for success, he remembers a few of his better gambling stories while with the Colts, and chats about the NFL trade deadline, and why he doesn’t believe the NFL trade market will explode the way fans want it to (57:55-1:20:36). Don’t forget to send pictures of your Halloween costumes to Pat and the guys using the hashtag #CoolCostumeCuz for a chance to win a $500 gift card to store.patmcafeeshow.com. Come and laugh with us, and have a safe and Happy Halloween. Cheers.
October 29, 2019
On today’s show, Pat and the guys sit down and chat about how awesome everything involved with the College Gameday process was, what some of his favorite moments were, what Coach Corso is like, how insane the crowd was in Brookings, South Dakota, and what it was like being apart of one of the longest running and most successful shows of all time. The guys also discuss everything that happened in this weekend’s NFL games including how good Aaron Rodgers and the Packers are after squeezing out a win at Arrowhead on Sunday night, why the Colts are still Super Bowl bound in Pat’s eyes, and how their win this weekend, albeit not pretty, was incredibly impressive. The guys also break down how the only obstacle in the AFC for the Colts is the Patriots, and how impressive they have been, including this weekend’s dominating win over the Browns. The guys also dive into the Mitch Trubisky situation in Chicago, and whether or not Buffalo is for real. Also joining the show is the GOAT of all GOATS, friend of the program, 4X Super Bowl Champion, and the NFL all-time points leader, Adam Vinatieri, joins the show. He and Pat talk about his game on Sunday and how he was relishing an opportunity to have a game winning kick, why he thinks this years Colts team is a little different, how impressed he’s been with Jacoby Brissett and why everyone in that locker room isn’t shocked by how successful he’s been, Bill Belichick earning win 300, and his thoughts on where this Colts team can go (1:05:32-1:22:26). Today’s episode is a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
October 25, 2019
On today’s show, Pat wraps up the week from above 30,000 feet on the fastest bird in the sky on the way back from Houston to Indianapolis. Included in today’s show are a couple of incredible interviews. First, Pro Bowler/Super Bowl Champion, and now analyst on ESPN, Ryan Clark, who covers all the big news happening in the NFL right now including Tom Brady potentially playing for a new team next year, Emmanuel Sanders and John Elway’s beef, and who his Super Bowl Contenders are in the AFC and the NFC (2:22-17:00). Next, All-Pro Linebacker and reigning Defensive Rookie of the Year, Colts standout, Darius Leonard joins the show. They chat about why this Colts team is clicking on all cylinders, what it’s like playing for Frank Reich, how Jacoby Brissett has performed so far, and what the expectations are for the Colts moving forward (20:32-32:44). Lastly, former All-Pro and Pro Bowl guard and friend of the show, Josh Sitton, stops by. They chat about the Packers success and if this is the happiest he’s ever seen Aaron Rodgers, whether or not the 49ers are for real, and his thoughts on Drew Brees potentially coming back from injury early (34:45-46:24). Also included is the wild story about how Pat and the boys were stranded outside of Minute Maid Park in Houston while trying to access their tickets for Game 2 of the World Series. It’s a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
October 24, 2019
On today’s show, Pat and the guys are joined by former NBA referee and member of one of the biggest betting scandals in recent sports history, Tim Donaghy. They discuss his role in the betting scandal that rocked the NBA and all of professional sports which eventually resulted in the FBI getting involved, what the process was like in terms of his job and what he was doing, the new film “Inside Man,” which is about the whole ordeal and what kind of involvement he had in the film, whether he thinks games are being fixed in other major sports leagues, where he thinks the next major betting scandal will come from, and what his time in prison was like. It’s an absolute roller coaster of an interview (3:05-26:24). Also included are Pat’s thoughts on the John Elway/Emmanuel Sanders situation, and who is in the right and what he thinks the atmosphere inside that locker room is currently like. Pat also gives his take on LeBron James and why he is becoming more and more unlikeable off the court. Today’s show is a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
October 22, 2019
On today's show, Pat and the guys are joined by starting Center for the Arizona Cardinals and great friend of the show, AQ Shipley. They discuss how the Cardinals are quietly coming back to life, what his thoughts are on Kliff Kingsbury and what makes him so creative in terms of play calling. He chats about his budding relationship with Kyler Murray, and what he's starting to figure out about the NFL game which is leading him to more success. AQ also tells a couple stories from this past week in preparation for a tough game in New York against the Giants, including being singled out at practice by an authentic New York heckler, and also chats about what life is like as a new dad (3:01-35:50). The guys also discuss everything of note that happened this past weekend in the NFL and Pat breaks out his power rankings for the AFC and the NFC, and dives into what the Bears need to do with the Mitch Trubisky situation, as it seems to have reached it's boiling point. To close out the show, Golden Globe winner, 3x Emmy Winner, accomplished actor on both stage and screen, and the man responsible for one of the greatest characters in TV history, Jeremy Piven joins Pat and the guys in studio. They discuss his career as an actor, what Entourage did for it, and whether or not he knew it was going to be a massive success when it first came out. Jeremy also recounts a hilarious story from his time on Seinfeld, goes in depth on what school of acting he went to and what he's most comfortable with, and chats about his standup comedy and why he is such a perfectionist when it comes to the craft (1:04:14-1:30:39). Today's show is a fun one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
October 18, 2019
On today’s show, Pat records a little bit above the clouds on the way back from Palo Alto to Indianapolis. The guys each pick some of their favorite moments of the week from New York to Indy to San Francisco to Palo Alto. Included are interviews with Mike Pereira, LaVar Arrington, Pat’s take on where Cam Newton could possibly end up if the Panthers decide to trade him, and Zito’s brain exploding when trying to figure out whether or not their is salt water in the ocean in California. It’s a fun one. Come and laugh with us. Cheers.
October 17, 2019
On today's show, Pat and the guys are joined by Super Bowl Champion, 10 year NFL veteran, former Linebacker for the Green Bay Packers and Cincinnati Bengals, and good friend of the show, AJ Hawk. They discuss what he has been up too as of late, as he and Pat explain the difficulties with calling college football games and how their short term memory works. AJ also chats about his method for avoiding concussions his entire playing career from high school to college to the NFL, how impressed he has been with defenses so far this NFL season, who he thinks the best teams in the NFC are, and if the Colts are good enough to knock the Patriots off in the AFC. AJ and Pat also catch up and tell a few stories in an absolutely hilarious interview (2:33-54:35). Also included are some phone calls that didn't make it to live air from the radio show with topics including the issues with the NFL refs and how implementing a review system similar to tennis might be a viable option, whether or not the 49ers are the best team in the NFC, and what the chances of survival are for the XFL, and other leagues similar to it. It's a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
October 15, 2019
On today’s show, Pat and the boys are joined by Pittsburgh Steelers starting Quarterback, all-time FCS passing yards leader, and Junior World Duck Calling Junior Champion, Devlin “Duck” Hodges. They discuss his rise from practice squad player to 3rd string QB, to 2nd string QB, to eventual starter, and what that process has been like. He chats about the atmosphere in LA against the Chargers and all his thoughts pregame, his punting days in college at Samford, he answers some questions from around the room, and gives a little taste of his duck calling prowess (2:28-32:38). The guys also cover everything that happened over the weekend in the NFL including the blueprint on beating the Chiefs being out, the issues surrounding the Browns and who might be the cause for blame, the Cowboys falling apart and Jerry Jones deciding to back Jason Garrett. Pat also asks the guys who they would rather have in a backyard football game, Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota, they discuss a rough flight back from New York, and Pat and Todd elaborate on their cars breaking down and possibly being done for. It’s a fun one, come and laugh with us. Cheers
October 11, 2019
On today’s show, Pat records bits and pieces 38,000 feet in the air on the plane on the way back from Raleigh, North Carolina. The guys each pick some of their favorite moments from the past week including Pat’s story about having to take a bunch of edibles in the Heathrow Airport after playing the Jaguars in London and what that experience was like, his take on Dave Petersen, the moron who sent a disparaging letter to a Penn State football player for not “representing the school the way he should.” Also included are interviews with Green Bay Packers Running Back and newly minted NFC Offensive Player of the Week, Aaron Jones (2:25-12:48), and an incredibly insightful conversation with 4x Pro Bowler, 3x All-Pro, Super Bowl Champion, and former Green Bay Pack, Chicago Bear, and Miami Dolphins Guard, Josh Sitton (24:47-36:18). It was a long week, but a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
October 10, 2019
On today's show, Pat throws to an interview from yesterday that was picked up by nearly every sports media outlet in existence. 4x Pro Bowler, 3x First Team All-Pro, Super Bowl Champion, and future Hall of Famer, Richard Sherman, joins the show to talk everything related to DapGate. He breaks down why he thinks he was disrespected by Baker Mayfield at the beginning of the Browns v. 49ers Monday Night Game, and everything surrounding the dap up. He also chats about the 49ers success so far this season, what it's like playing for Kyle Shanahan, and why he thinks things got blown out of proportion with the DapGate situation. Lastly, Sherman issues an apology to Baker Mayfield (1:51-18:41). Also joining Pat and the boys for the remainder of the show live from the box truck in Raleigh, NC, is Thursday cohost and friend of the program, Matt Hasselbeck. They chat about their "report card" thus far from ESPN for the Thursday Night Football games, Pat and Matt discuss how exhilarating it is to catch a foul ball at a baseball game as Pat recounts Foxy getting absolutely BODIED trying to get one while the boys were at the ALDS game between the Yankees and the Twins. Hasselbeck also gives his thoughts on some of the things happening in the NFL including Duck Hodges getting his first start, whether or not Dak stinks, if the 49ers are real or not, and delivers an interesting take on the referee situation in the NFL. And per usual, Matt tells a few incredible stories that you won't hear anywhere else (28:36-01:44:23). Today's a great one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
October 8, 2019
On today’s show, Pat is joined by friend of the show, Bleacher Report OG, and host of the Lefkoe Show, Adam Lefkoe (@AdamLefkoe), live in New York City. They discuss everything that happened in week 5 of the NFL season, including how horrible Alberto Riveron and the rest of the refs have been, which teams are real and which teams are pretenders, what the issues are with the current media landscape, how excessive the overreactions facing certain teams are, who the best punter of all-time is, and what their ideal game shows to commentate would be. Lefkoe also tells people why they should like Chris Simms, despite what the most people may think about him without being familiar with his work, they challenge each other to a weight loss competition over the next few weeks, and tell a few stories (00:59-01:13:09). It’s a good one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
October 4, 2019
On today’s show, Matt Hasselbeck joins Pat and the boys again from the box truck in Greenville, North Carolina. They chat about the Kirk Cousins/Stefon Diggs drama in Minnesota and why the blame should maybe he pointed at someone else along with Kirk Cousins, and whether Matt has ever been in a similar situation. They also cover whether or not Matt thinks Jared Goff is a good quarterback, and what he says to the people that criticize him. Super Bowl MVP and elite quarterback, Joe Flacco also stops by to check in with the show. Pat and Matt also shoot the breeze, and chat about some people who Pat wasn’t initially a fan of, but eventually came around on. And because it is Friday, Pat uses this opportunity to culture Matt in some ways with a couple of picks for Friday Bangerz to help send you into the weekend. Today’s a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
October 3, 2019
On today’s show, Pat and the guys record the show live from the box truck in Greenville, North Carolina. He chats more about his take on marijuana in the NFL after Percy Harvin publicly stated that he was high during every NFL game he played in, and why Pat thinks that is more beneficial to players long term than pain killers and other remedies. Also stopping by the box truck is friend of the show and Pat’s teammate both on the field and the broadcast booth, Matt Hasselbeck, joins the show with the entire Temple University football video team including the certifiable content machine that is Macho Scotty Smalls. They chat about the punting challenge he issued to Pat, and the $10,000 purse for charity that is now on the line. Scotty and the Temple football video guys chat about what it means to be Temple Tuff, being from near Philadelphia, their takes on Philly cheesesteaks, and Matt recounts a hilarious story that occurred during his time in Seattle. Pat and the boys also vent about all the technical issues that are still plaguing the studio and the box truck, and whether or not everything will ever work the way it was intended to. Don’t forget to tune in to #TNFonESPN as Pat, Matt, Adam Amin, and Molly McGrath call the action between Temple and ECU at 8 PM EST on ESPN. Today’s show is a therapeutic, fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
October 1, 2019
On today’s show, Pat is live from 1 World Trade Center in New York City and is joined by real estate mogul and star of “Million Dollar Listing,” Ryan Serhant. They discuss what it’s like controlling almost all of the real estate in New York, what the most expensive piece of property that he’s currently trying to sell, who his typical clientele is, what he did before becoming a real estate broker, and he tries to find Pat a nice piece of real estate in NYC (1:45-35:02). Pat also gives a full recap of week 4 in the NFL and is joined by one of the cohosts of Good Morning Football, Kyle Brandt. They cover Baker Mayfield and the Browns getting a big win in Baltimore and being all the way back, Danny Dimes likeness to William Wallace/whether or not the Redskins are the worst team in the NFL, Tom Brady playing his worst possible game and still finding a win against the Josh Allen led Bills, what it's like being in the NFL substance of abuse program, Vontaze Burfict being suspended for the season and whether he’ll ever play again, the current quarterback controversy in Chicago, and why Jerry Jones is finally going to start negotiating with Dak Prescott (Kyle Brandt - 41:52-1:03:14). Today’s a fun one, come and laugh with us, cheers.
September 26, 2019
On today's show, Pat is joined by the GOAT. 4x Super Bowl Champion, 3x Pro Bowler, 3x First Team All-Pro, and one of Pat's best friends, Adam Vinatieri joins the show. They discuss whether or not he ever actually considered retirement after hitting a rough patch earlier this year, why he was so excited to come back and play for this Colts team, what he thinks his problems were earlier this season and what he did to fix them, and Pat tries to figure out what luxury vehicle Vinny is calling from in an honest, open interview that you don't want to miss (1:55-20:46). Pat and the guys also record some quick hits about tonight's Packers/Eagles game and look ahead to this weekend in the NFL as they record the show into a cell phone inside Foxy's XL Suite, as the truck won't be operational until this morning before the radio show. Pat also dives into the fiasco of not having a hotel room when arriving in Memphis, and all the other hijinks that took place once he and the boys landed. Pat's running on very few hours of sleep and another late night recording results in he and the boys being a little slap happy. It's a fun one that you'll enjoy. Come and laugh with us. Cheers.
September 24, 2019
On today’s show, Pat is Live from 4 World Trade Center in New York City with new friend of the show and hilarious comedian, Paul Virzi. They discuss the current climate of comedy and how things have changed since he started, and how it has gotten more difficult keeping audiences happy with the current outrage culture, how Bill Burr initially discovered him and what their relationship with each other is like, his love for the New York Giants and what he thinks of the whole Daniel Jones situation and whether or not he was excited when the Giants first drafted him. Pat and Paul also chat about how sad the whole Antonio Brown saga is, what the final straw was for Giants fans with Odell Beckham, and other things going on in the NFL on an overreaction Monday. You can check out Paul’s special “I’ll Say This,” streaming now on Comedy Central, his album “Night At The Stand,” on iTunes, and The Virzi Effect Podcast wherever podcasts are found. Today’s show is an absolute blast. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
September 20, 2019
Today's show features three of our favorite interviews from this week's radio show (Live on Westwood One from 10 AM - Noon EST, and live streamed on DAZN) with some incredible guests. First, Pat is joined by friend of the show, 7x Pro Bowler, 2x First Team All-Pro, former center for the New York Jets, Nick Mangold. They discuss his new venture into sports betting, the problem with all the horrendous refs in the NFL, his thoughts on the bill being passed in California to pay college athletes for the use of their image and likeness, what the difference between skinny and fat Rex Ryan is, and why he isn't in the Hall of Fame at Ohio State (2:20-23:10). Next, 2x Super Bowl Champion, and current WR for the Detroit Lions, Danny Amendola, joins for a chat with Pat. They discuss the differences between Tom Brady and some of the other quarterbacks he has played with, what he likes about the culture being built in Detroit, how all the fallout from his social media affected him, and whether or not it was fabricated, and he and Pat reminisce about a crazy night they had together in New Mexico (23:45-38:42). Lastly, 2x Super Bowl Champion, 12 year NFL veteran, former QB for the Detroit Lions and Pittsburgh Steelers, Charlie Batch, calls into the show. He and Pat discuss what his take is on Daniel Jones starting over Eli Manning, and how he was in a similar situation when he was in Detroit, and what the best way for Daniel Jones to have success will be. He also chats about the Big Ben situation with the Steelers and whether he thinks they'll be okay, and he dishes on what it was like being teammates with Barry Sanders, and whether or not his retirement was in any way similar to Andrew Luck's (41:39-1:01:07). Today's show is a good one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
September 19, 2019
On today's show, Pat and the boys are joined by friend of the show, Matt Hasselbeck, live from the box truck studio in New Orleans. They discuss everything going on in the NFL right now including Daniel Jones getting the starting nod in New York, whether or not Jalen Ramsay is going to be traded, and what Pat and Matt think about Adam Vinatieri's current situation and when he will bounce back, and Matt talks about the mental toughness it takes to be a starting QB in the NFL for a good chunk of time, only to go somewhere else with the intention of being someone's backup QB. Matt also tells a couple of incredible stories from this time in the locker room with guys including Brett Favre, Jerry Rice, Tom Coughlin, and Josh McCown, among others. Today's show is loaded with everything you need to be up to date on going on in the NFL ahead of week 3. It's a good one, come and laugh with us, cheers.
September 17, 2019
On today’s show, Pat and the guys cover everything that happened in week 2 of the NFL including Lamar Jackson showing out and why the Ravens might be the real deal, the Packers staying hot and taking a commanding lead in the NFC North, Kirk Cousins’ woes at Quarterback for the Vikings, Ben Roethlisberger needing season ending elbow surgery and how Sunday could potentially be the last time he throws a football in the NFL, the Dolphins being possibly the worst team in NFL history, and whether or not Alabama could beat them. The guys also cover the theatrics surrounding the Wake Forest/North Carolina game that Pat called on Friday of last week, Doug Marrone wanting to smack a few of his players in the mouth, whether the Giants should move ahead with Daniel Jones and if Eli is done, Julio Jones being a freak of nature, Pat chats about Adam Vinatieri’s struggles and the conversation they had after the Colts big divisional win against the Titans, and who the favorite in the NFC South is now that Drew Brees is out for the foreseeable future due to thumb surgery. Today’s a good one, covering everything you need to know around the league after week 2. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
September 13, 2019
On today's show, Pat and the guys recap the week from the box truck studio as they break down all the chaos and hilarity surrounding the week and how everything for the radio show and live stream was still being worked on down to the last second. Also included is a conversation with friend of the show, Super Bowl Champion, Super Bowl MVP, 2x NFL MVP, Quarterback of the Green Bay Packers, Aaron Rodgers. They battle tech issues at the start of the call and cover his relationship with Head Coach Matt LaFleur, how his relationship with Brett Favre has evolved over the years, his thoughts on the Packers week 1 performance against the Bears, and Aaron looks ahead to this weekend's matchup again the Vikings (8:48-38:40). Next, Pat's boothmate for Thursday Night College Football on ESPN and friend of the show, Matt Hasselbeck, stopped by the radio show to discuss the Aaron Rodgers/Brett Favre relationship, what it's like to be in a competitive QB room, the best places to hang out in an NFL facility, and the hardest hit he took in his NFL career (39:29-59:34). Later, one of Pat's bosses, the Cerebral Assassin, The Game, Triple H, joins the show. They discuss WWE becoming a massive global brand, his competition in the sports entertainment world and whether or not he thinks WWE will get in a Wednesday night war with AEW, and how he maintains his work/life balance (1:02:58-1:20:35). To close out the show, Digz gives a couple of NFL gambling locks, and Nick gives a few bangers to help send you into the weekend. It's a good one. Come laugh with us. Cheers.
September 12, 2019
On today’s show, Pat and the boys sit down for a conversation recorded on the anniversary of 9/11 with former University of Texas/Seattle Seahawks long snapper and Green Beret, Nate Boyer. They discuss where he was when he found out about 9/11 and what convinced him to go enlist, the process of becoming a Green Beret and how traveling abroad helped mold him for his time in the Green Beret’s, he tells some hilarious stories from his time at Texas, his involvement in the Colin Kaepernick situation, he talks about his work with Jay Glazer and their foundation, Merging Vets & Players. Nate also answers some questions from the guys concerning his film career, his relationship with Peter Berg, and what Matthew McConaughey is like on the sidelines at games (6:26-01:17:13). Today’s episode is a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
September 10, 2019
On today’s show, Pat and the boys are finally live from the recently completed new studio. Joining the show is 3x Super Bowl Champion, 2x Pro Bowler, and member of the Denver Broncos’ 50th anniversary, Mark Schlereth. Pat and Stink cover the Antonio Brown situation and whether or not people are misinterpreting the whole ordeal, his thoughts on the ways the NFL is changing, and what the NFL should do about the overtime rule as he called the Cardinals/Lions game on Sunday. Mark also sticks around for some questions from the boys as they discuss his acting career, what it was like meeting The Rock, how the chili business is, and who he thinks is going to win the Super Bowl this year. You’re not going to want to miss this one (2:34-57:45). Also, one of the most electric humans on the face of the earth, one of the main men responsible for the new studio, Technical Operations Director of DAZN and England’s finest, Petro Mnych, joins the show. They discuss how he thinks the relationship between PMI and DAZN will go, what some of the most challenging aspects of building the studio were, what is going on in England right now with the Queen and the Royal family, and Petro busts Zeet’s balls as they chat about their growing friendly rivalry. Today’s show is a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
September 6, 2019
On today’s bonus episode, Pat and the boys record the podcast late into the night immediately after the Packers and Bears kicked off the 100th NFL season. They chat about the game, and how happy they are that football is back. They also cover the ever increasing Antonio Brown drama and why they think he could potentially end up in New England on a one year deal with the Patriots, why Pat thinks the Colts could potentially go undefeated this year, who some of the teams are that everyone is excited to watch play this weekend, and recap the trip to Toronto including the story of running into Canadian legend and retired NHL left winger, Nick “Kyper” Kypreos. Pat and the boys also discuss the launch of the radio show on Westwood One and simulcast on DAZN (starting on Monday September 9th at 10:00 EST), chat about Alec Baldwin’s upcoming roast on Comedy Central whose dais includes Caitlyn Jenner. Pat also answers what his go to candy is on road trips, dives into LeBron’s new glass helmet initiative and if he is becoming less and less relatable, and chats more about his Escalade that he will be giving away to someone who listens to the radio show everyday next week. And finally, after a long hiatus, Friday Bangerz returns to the show to help send you into the weekend. Today’s a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
September 5, 2019
On today's show, Pat and the guys are live from Canada and have a couple of incredible interviews. First, Super Bowl champion, 5x Pro Bowler, First Team All-Pro, one of the best RB's of all-time, Beast Mode, Marshawn Lynch makes his long overdue first appearance on the show. Pat and Marshawn chat about the fallout from the decision not to run the ball at the goal line in the Super Bowl and how it started the collapse of the Seahawks dynasty, his thoughts on current RB's in the league getting big money contracts, what he did growing up that prepared him for the NFL, and whether or not the Hall of Fame is something he has his eyes on (3:12-37:05). Next, 2x NBA MVP, 8x All-Star, 3x All-NBA First Team, 5x NBA assists leader, and member of the Phoenix Suns Ring of Honor, Canadian legend Steve Nash joins the show. They chat about his mentality towards the grind of an NBA season, what it was like playing with guys like Shaq, Kobe, and Dirk, and what he learned from guys like that, what he's currently doing with his media company, his relationship with Kevin Durant after serving as a consultant for the Warriors, and who he believes is the greatest NBA player of all-time (41:53-01:11:11). Pat and the guys also cover some NFL as they chat about Antonio Brown's newest drama with the Raiders and if the Chiefs are going to win the Super Bowl. They also recap their time in Canada and Pat previews a MASSIVE GIVEAWAY that will result in him giving away his Escalade to a fan who listens to the radio show every day next week (starting on 9/9). Today's a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
September 3, 2019
On today’s show, Pat and the guys are back from a 2 week hiatus with an exclusive interview with the newly christened QB1 of the Indianapolis Colts, as Jacoby Brissett joins the show live from the Colts’ indoor practice facility. They discuss everything stemming from the shock of Andrew Luck retiring, if his viral reaction on the sideline is when he first found out, and what his mindset was like coming into the building as the starter. They also chat about his preparation as we get closer to the start of the regular season, what is on his playlist during pregame, and how he wants people to view his game as starting quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts (3:24-31:36). Pat and the guys also discuss Brissett signing a $30 million extension twenty minutes after the end of their interview together, go over Andrew Luck’s retirement some more, they cover all the moves the Houston Texans have made in the last few days, and whether or not it makes them a better football team. They also do a deep dive into the AFC South, and react to Shady McCoy signing with the Chiefs. Pat also has a few thoughts on Jalen Hurts and some other things in the college football landscape, Dave Chappelle’s new standup special Sticks & Stones, and breaks down his fall schedule in detail. It’s good to be back. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
August 15, 2019
On today's show, Pat and the boys are LIVE from Colts training camp as they welcome in the Cleveland Browns for a joint practice. Pat sits down with Colts GM and friend of the show, Chris Ballard, to discuss the Andrew Luck situation and when they think he might be back healthy, what he expects out of his Colts team this year after a successful 2018 season, what he would've asked for in return from the Bears if Pat had went and played there, his relationship with Coach Frank Reich, and how he thinks the team performed in the joint practice with the Browns (3:26-17:43). Next, 4x Pro Bowler, one of the most underrated receivers in the league, and Pat's former teammate, TY Hilton stops by. They chat about him being a veteran in the locker room and what that process has been like, his thoughts on the Colts' QB situation and how that affects his preparation, what the best thing he purchased in the offseason was, and if his kids are better athletes than he is (20:36-27:28). Lastly, first team All-Pro, last year's Defensive Rookie of the Year, and one of the best linebackers in football, Darius Leonard stops by. They discuss the improvements he made in the offseason to polish his game, his thoughts on training camp fights with other teams, what it's like being a new father, what he did to relax during the offseason, and what gives him the massive chip on his shoulder (35:22-42:38). Today's a fun one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
August 13, 2019
On today's show, the man who pioneered the industry Pat is about to embark in, the Godfather of sports talk radio, member of a countless number of broadcasting hall of fames, host of Mike's On: Francesa on the FAN, and creator of the Mike's On app, all around electric human being, Mike Francesa joins Pat and the guys live on FaceTime. They discuss how his career has changed with the times over the last 30+ years, his relationship with his former co-host Chris "Mag Dog" Russo and what their relationship was like while they were on the air, some advice he has for Pat with the start of the radio show around the corner, what his relationship with Odell Beckham and the New York Giants front office is currently like, his philosophy on taking phone calls during his show and why his treatment of the callers is often misconstrued, his thoughts on the upcoming NFL season as well as some takes on some of the players that are making waves this preseason, and he answers some questions from the room. This interview is a MUST LISTEN (2:08-1:03:37). Pat also covers his weekend in Toronto with Foxy as they were in town for the WWE Watchalong at Summerslam. Pat breaks down why Toronto might be his favorite city on the planet, what the Canadian hospitality is like, how going to a Blue Jays vs. Yankees game resparked his idea to have live betting available before every pitch at a baseball game and how it would improve the entertainment value, some of his favorite moments from the Watchalong event including his growing friendship/rivalry with Adam Cole, and his post NXT preshow run-in with Triple H on Saturday night and how he thought it might have been due to another dress code violation, and what it's like being dropped back into the WWE Universe after being gone for a few weeks and getting caught up with everything that is happened throughout the business. Today's episode is a great one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
August 8, 2019
On today's show, Pat and the guys finally chat about their fall plans which include a nationally syndicated radio show on Westwood One and the video version on DAZN. Pat also explains what his fall will be like including the radio show/livestream, the podcast, Thursday Night College Football, and Get Up! in New York. It's going to be a busy fall, but it's going to be a lot of fun. Next, radio host, ESPN College Football Analyst, former Heisman Trophy finalist and #2 overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft, Ryan Leaf joins the show for an incredible conversation. They cover his days through college at Washington State, and his eventual experience in the NFL. He also candidly talks about his time in prison, and what the exact moment was that changed his life, and when he realized he needed to start becoming the person he wanted to be. He also discusses who some of his favorite current athletes are, whether or not he ever got into any Longest Yard type situations while in prison, what some of his fondest memories from his NFL days are, and what other sports he excelled at growing up. It's an inspiring and honest interview you don't want to miss (36:34-1:25:38). It's a great episode, and it's going to be an even better fall. Come and laugh with us. Cheers.
August 6, 2019
On today's show, Pat and the boys discuss everything happening around the NFL as training camp has started to heat up. They dive into Baker Mayfield shotgunning a beer at the Indians game this past weekend and proceeding to light things up on the practice field, which has Pat feeling like his Browns to win the Super Bowl pick was correct, discuss Freddie Kitchens and Bob Wylie's dust up with each other, and why all these things contribute to a different mentality for the Cleveland Browns. They also chat about Hard Knocks, which premieres tonight and how they're excited for Gruden and AB to be highlighted a bit, and they discuss Andrew Luck's bum calf which has Colts fans everywhere very concerned. Pat also covers some of the things that he watched this weekend, including trying to finish the new Avengers movie, and he has some recommendations for next years Hall of Fame speeches after watching all seven hours of them over the weekend. Pat also chats about going to his 5th Indiana State Fair with Sam, and covers everything they did, all the different foods available, what some of his favorite carnival games are (and some of the ones he despises the most), and tells the hilarious story about the caricature that he and Sam got of themselves and the artists interesting and aggressive decision for the final product. Lastly, Pat teases the big news which should be revealed in 48 hours or less that is certain to ramp things up even more this fall. It's a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
August 1, 2019
On today's show, Pat and the boys discuss his couple of days in Charlotte for the ESPN College Football seminar. He talks about getting thrown into the fire, and recounts his entire experience, as the college football season (and football in general) creeps closer and closer. Also joining the show is ESPN College Football storyteller/analyst, one of the most charismatic and genuine people on the face of the earth, and soon to be New York Times Bestselling Author, Marty Smith. He and Pat chat about his career path to where he's at now, the relationships he's made along the way, and a couple of stories from their few days together at the college football seminar. Marty also gives a sneak preview of his new book "Never Settle: Sports, Family, and the American Soul," which details some incredible stories with the likes of Tim Tebow, Michael Vick, Ric Flair, Nick Saban, and his best friend, Eric Church, among many other things. You're really going to enjoy this interview (2:45-1:02:31). Pat and the guys also chat about LeBron taking heat for celebrating at his son's AAU game, the NFL season starting tonight with the Hall of Fame game, some of the stories that have been floating around training camp including Saints WR Michael Thomas signing a new deal, Lev Bell apologizing to fantasy owners for missing last season, and Nathan Peterman growing on Coach Gruden as well as the building excitement for the new season of Hard Knocks. Today's show is a great one. Come and laugh with us. Cheers.
July 30, 2019
On today's show, Pat and the guys are joined by 18 year NFL veteran, 3x Pro Bowler, friend of the show, and now Pat's teammate in the booth for ESPN's College Football Thursday Primetime games, Matt Hasselbeck. They discuss Matt's long career in the NFL, and what he likes about commentating games as opposed to playing in them, he sheds some light on his broadcasting style and how he thinks that will play off Pat's, he shares some of his favorite stories about his time as one of Pat's teammates, including when he almost died in the locker room, he chats about his relationship with Brett Favre while on the Packers and throughout his career in the league, talks about some of the remedies he used to keep himself feeling young as he was getting older, and he and Pat look ahead to this season's Thursday Night college football slate (3:44-1:07:26). Be on the lookout for more news about Pat and boys, as calling college football games on Thursday night's won't be the only thing Pat has going this fall. Also, be sure to check out https://store.patmcafeeshow.com as everything in the store is currently 20% off with code #ThursdayNightMcAfee. Today's episode is a monumental one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
July 25, 2019
On today's show, Pat and the guys are joined in studio by comedian, AGT Superstar, and America's newest sweetheart, Ryan Niemiller, fresh off the most recent round of judges cuts on America's Got Talent. They chat about his journey thus far and what still needs to be done in order to reach his goal, the influx of opportunities that he has gained since being on national TV, some of the things that go on behind the scenes on America's Got Talent, what his relationship is like with some of the other acts on AGT, and where he see's his career going from this point forward. It's another hilarious and heartfelt interview that will leave you wanting to vote for Ryan as many times as possible (3:39-47:41). Also joining the show is up and coming country musician, and all-around hilarious human, Mitchell Tenpenny. Mitchell and Pat chat about his road to where he's currently at, what it's like being a non-traditional country artist, what made him decide to start his own label and go for it on his own, his songwriting process, how hard it is trying to make it in a place like Nashville where the music scene is competitive as can be, and what some of his hobbies are whenever he's not making music. You're going to like this guy. (53:07-01:13:23). Pat and the guys also discuss the NFL being back as several teams have started to report for training camp. They cover some of the things making waves around the league, and dive into Taylor Lewan being suspended for the first four games of the season, and why testing for certain supplements has become a slippery slope in the NFL. Today's a great one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
July 23, 2019
On today’s show, Pat and the guys discuss his thoughts on the new Aladdin movie, as well as some of the other documentaries that he watched over the weekend. They also discuss NFL training camp starting here soon and chat about friend of the show James Holzhauer stating that the Browns are the worst long term bet this season. Pat also gives his thoughts on teams putting players on the PUP list to start training camp, and everyone picks a team to win the Super Bowl with a little bit of money on the line. The guys also cover the recent heatwave going through not only Indianapolis, but apparently the entire planet, and Pat sends his well wishes and a way to help the people in his hometown of Plum, after serious flooding has afflicted many people in the area (https://www.gofundme.com/f/plum-boro-flooding-fund?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet). Also joining the show in studio is former finalist on the Ultimate Fighter and UFC Heavyweight, stand-up comedian, and cohost of The Fighter and the Kid and King and the Sting podcasts, and host of Below The Belt, all around hilarious human, Brendan Schaub sits down for an incredible conversation. He and Pat discuss his path to where he is now, including playing lacrosse and football in college, what his cup of coffee in the NFL was like, his relationship with Kimbo Slice while on the Ultimate Fighter, and his thoughts on his place in the comedy world after really going after it, and what he plans to do next (11:13-58:42). Today's show is loaded. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
July 18, 2019
On today's show, Pat and the guys welcome on friend of the show, Ohio State legend, Super Bowl champion, 5th overall pick of the 2006 NFL Draft, and one of the funniest humans on the planet, AJ Hawk, for the entire episode. They discuss everything from AJ and Pat's relationship, them calling NCAA Football games together, AJ's relationship with Aaron Rodgers and how the Lake Tahoe tournament was, his thoughts on the raid on Area 51, whether he thinks aliens are real, and what he enjoys doing in his leisure time. They also cover his thoughts on players not being happy about their ratings in Madden, how he thinks the Packers will fare this NFL season, what it's like being apart of the first celebrity couple, whether he thinks Urban Meyer will coach college football again, and much more. It's a hilarious interview (2:14-1:49:44). Today's a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
July 16, 2019
On today’s show, Pat breaks down his weekend in Philadelphia for the WWE Watch Along as he is recovering from almost having his back broken in two by a kendo stick strike from WWE legend Matt Hardy. He and the boys also recap the Djokovic vs. Federer Wimbledon final and how tennis is easily forgettable as an incredibly entertaining sport. They also do a deep dive into some more conspiracy theory talk as Pat and the guys talk about people preparing to storm Area 51 and how they think they will fare, and the Bob Lazar documentary about aliens and UFO’s as well as the Joe Rogan interview that Lazar did, and how Pat is still all the way in on other lifeforms being out there. He also explains how he’s so in on the alien movement, that he no longer subscribes to Bigfoot being real and relives his story about going Bigfoot hunting. Pat also looks ahead a little bit as he prepares for a loaded schedule in the fall and what that may entail for him. To close out the show, we reair the Joey Chestnut interview after Kobayashi recently stated in the news that he’s personally seen Chestnut cheat. The interview covers their rivalry, and gives a look behind the curtain at America’s greatest eater (1:57:12-2:29:14). It’s a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
July 11, 2019
On today’s show, Pat welcomes on The Voice of College Football, one of the best football minds there is, former Ohio State quarterback and friend of the show, Kirk Herbstreit. They discuss what it’s been like preparing for his kids to go play football at Clemson, his philosophy on dealing with trolls, why he thinks College Gameday has been so successful, whether he ever considered making a jump to cover the NFL, and who he likes this upcoming football season, in a fantastic interview (2:04-44:56). Later, Pat and the guys try to solve one of the biggest issues facing the earth today as they discuss global warming and try to connect the dots between that and pangaea. Block Dad also stops to announce the winners of the annual scholarships given out by the Pat McAfee Foundation (apply at thepatmcafeefoundation.org), they discuss the luxury of pods while flying long distances as Pat recaps some of the things he did in Hawaii while on vacation, they chat about the future of Netflix as other major streaming services emerge, and Zito sets a weight loss goal for a couple of weddings he has coming up. It’s a fun one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
July 9, 2019
On today's show, Pat and the guys are back from vacation and they break down everything surrounding the US Women's dominant run during the World Cup, and try to figure out what the deal is with the pay disparity between the women's team and the men's team, and in the end, come up with a solution that could change the face of soccer in the United States. Also joining the show is 3x NBA All-Star, 2x Gold Medalist, 3rd overall pick in the 2005 NBA Draft, and 14 year NBA veteran, Deron Williams. Deron and Pat discuss all the craziness with NBA free agency and his take on guys like Kawhi Leonard and Paul George deciding to play for the Clippers instead of teaming up with LeBron. They also rehash their respective rounds during the Baha Mar NFL/NBA Showdown, chat about what D Will does in his free time, what he thinks of the current landscape of the NBA, the MMA gym that he owns in Dallas and whether or not he's ever considered getting into the octagon, and much more in an incredible conversation (27:45-1:14:27). Today's show is a fun one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
July 4, 2019
On today's show, Pat's in Hawaii and everyone else is off work for the rest of the week. This episode features previous interviews with Aaron Rodgers (4:24-15:54), Tim Tebow (18:56-40:30), JJ Watt (42:25-1:07:42), and we celebrate the life of Jared Lorenzen with an old interview between The Hefty Lefty himself, and Pat. RIP. (1:06:04-1:39:36). Happy 4th of July, everybody. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
July 2, 2019
On today's show, Pat recaps his trip to the Bahamas to play on Team NFL for The Showdown playing with legends from the NFL and NBA including Brett Favre, Aaron Rodgers, Scottie Pippen, Chris Paul, and Ray Allen, among others. He breaks down the whole weekend including the boys' time at the resort and in the casino, his golf game over the weekend, and all the other exploits that happened to the group. The guys also break down what's going on in NBA free agency with ridiculous amounts of money being thrown around. Also joining the show is 2x Pro Bowler, All-Pro, one of the best WR's in the NFL, and one of Pat's teammate from this weekend, Minnesota Vikings WR, Adam Thielen.  They discuss their golf games from this weekend, and how they worked as playing partners, he chats about going through regional combines in order to get a shot in the NFL, who some of his NFL heroes were growing up, how he thinks the Vikings will fare this NFL season, and what his impressions of Pat were after meeting him for the first time (1:44:49-2:11:25). Today's episode is an incredible one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
June 27, 2019
Today's show includes a couple of incredible interviews. First, former 6th overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft, a first-team All-Pro and Pro Bowler, Adam Pacman Jones joins Pat live in Cincinnati. They chat about the airport situation, his time in the NFL, how he's trying to set a good example for his kids, his past, what song he would want to play at his funeral, and what NFL player from his tenure he'd like to fight the most. (2:27-32:00). Next, 15th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, 2x Pro Bowler, one of the most inspirational guys on this planet and Linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Ryan Shazier, joins Pat and the guys live in Pittsburgh. They chat about his road back to recovery, what the best parts about being a dad are, who he would want to play him in a movie about his life, and he gives his outlook on the Steelers 2019-2020 season (35:32-1:05:01). Later, the guys chat about the different vehicles in Pat's collection, and a conversation about the Amish leads to Pat calling one of his agents to ask a few questions in search of some answers about what it means to be Modern Orthodox Jew. It is perhaps, one of the most enlightening religious conversations you'll ever hear, and answers a lot of questions you may have about the different practices of being Jewish. Today's show is a great one. Come and laugh with us, cheers. 
June 25, 2019
On today’s show, Pat and the guys are Live from the Jo Ann Davidson Theatre in Columbus, Ohio on the Pat McAfee Does America Tour. They welcome in one of most inspirational figures anywhere, former All-American, Big Ten Freshman of the Year, Mr. Football in the state of Ohio, and 3rd round draft pick of the Denver Broncos, friend of the show, Maurice Clarett joins the guys for an incredible conversation. They cover his life including all the trials and tribulations, what he did to rehabilitate himself, his time in prison (including a prison intramural basketball championship), and he fields some questions from the guys in one of the most moving, deep conversations we’ve ever had. (:34-42:38). The guys and Maurice also do a Q&A with the crowd and field questions for about 45 minutes. Also included is Pat and the guys reflections on their experiences over the weekend on the first run of the Pat McAfee Does America Tour. This isn’t one you want to miss. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
June 20, 2019
On today’s show, Pat welcomes Butler University legend, 9th pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, NBA All-Star, and current face of the Boston Celtics, Gordon Hayward onto the show for an incredibly open and honest conversation. They chat about his rise at Butler, and what the NBA draft process is like when you aren’t positive where you’ll be going. He talks candidly about his horrific leg and ankle injury and what he’s been doing to recover from it mentally/physically and whether he’s still working through that process, and what his relationship with Brad Stevens is like. They also chat about the NBA rumor mill and how he keeps a level head during that process when everything is changing so quickly, and talks about his change in barber once he ended up in Utah (8:37-48:33). Pat also addresses the status of the war against the USGA, the guys try to answer a few logic based questions, discuss Brett Favre announcing on his Instagram that he was coming out of retirement(he was hacked), Max Scherzer breaking his nose laying down bunts in BP, chat a little about the upcoming Pat McAfee Does America Tour, and have a lengthy discussion about some of their favorite places to travel while getting into an in-depth discussion about scuba diving, hot air ballooning while Pat recounts his entire skydiving experience and how he was sure it was going to result in certain death. It’s a good one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
June 18, 2019
On today's show, Pat discusses PMI potentially being at war with the USGA after his video featuring Patrick Reed snapping a wedge over his knee at the US Open was given a DMCA strike on Twitter by the USGA social media team. He pleads his case for why he did nothing wrong, why he feels like this was nothing more than a personal attack on him, and looks ahead at what some of the outcomes could potentially be. Pat also discusses his new sauna based workout that he's been getting into as of late and why he thinks he might be a permanent sauna workout guy now. The guys also chat about OJ Simpson and Bill Cosby both making questionable comebacks on Twitter this weekend, and the group wonders where things will go from here. Finally, Gorms gives all the details about Jim Irsay's 60th birthday party over the weekend including who some of the headlining acts were, what kind of food was served, what the overall atmosphere was like, and what some of the most memorable moments were including Gorman's gift to Mr. Irsay. Today's a good time, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
June 13, 2019
On today's show, Center for the Arizona Cardinals, and good friend of the show, AQ Shipley joins Pat and the guys to discuss game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals, and the new Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues. They also cover his time so far in OTA's and what his relationship with Kyler Murray is like, and they discuss whether or not there has ever been a botched surgery by team doctors from any sport. AQ also recounts his relationship with Ben Roethlisberger as the guys discuss his recent performance in OTA's for the Steelers (6:02-49:41). Jon Gruden and Lou Holtz also join the show to talk about things happening around the NFL, Nick gives a heartwarming ode to the NHL season, the guys discuss how Zito's hair is starting to fade despite the theory that most people of Cuban descent have great hair, they chat NBA contracts and look ahead to see where certain guys will be signing and give a few quick predictions about tonight's NBA Finals game, Pat talks about his experiences without an agent trying to secure his own contract, and Pat previews a couple of guests who will be coming on the show next week. It's a good one, come and laugh with us, cheers.
June 11, 2019
On today’s show, Pat and the guys talk about game 5 of the NBA Finals, and cover how heartbreaking it was to see Kevin Durant go down with perhaps a torn achilles. They cover their reactions to the whole the ordeal, the game in general, and what this means going forward. They also get into NHL Finals chatter, Justin Bieber making the colossal mistake of challenging Tom Cruise to a fight, and Pat and the guys do a deep dive into the Women’s World Cup to educate people that it’s going on right now, and to discuss the incredible soccer being played ahead of the US’s match today. They also chat about potentially becoming a baseball show during the dog days of summer, and what the MLB can do to get the average viewer excited about baseball games, and Pat and the guys give a shoutout for David Ortiz, as Big Papi is still recovering from surgery after an assassination attempt in the Dominican Republic. Also, at the end of the show, fresh off absolutely crushing America’s Got Talent, one of the funniest human beings in the world right now, and hopefully an eventual AGT champion, Indianapolis native, Ryan Niemiller joins the show. He and the guys discuss his road to where he’s at, why he thinks about the way he basically just blew up over night, he talks about the AGT process leading up to everything, what some of his favorite hobbies to do when not performing stand up comedy, and when to potentially see him in the future. It’s an incredible interview with someone who hopefully wins this season of America’s Got Talent, we’re pulling for him (1:18:46-2:34:06). Today’s a good one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
June 6, 2019
On today's show, Pat prepares something to honor the Greatest Generation as we celebrate the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the men that helped us continue to live in freedom in the greatest country on the planet. Pat is also starting to get the NFL itch again as the guys discuss what the chances are that Gronk is going to come out of retirement to play for the Patriots next year, discuss the possibility of the NFL going to an 18 game season, while Pat has different ideas in order to keep the players and owners both happy, and he discusses which job he would prefer: Executive Director of the NFL Players Association or Commissioner of the NFL. Later, friend of the show, arguably the most dominant player in the history of game shows, certified genius, and America's sweetheart, Jeopardy! James Holzhauer, joins the show again. He and Pat discuss whether or not being on the show last week brought upon the McAfee curse and ended his run, what's next for James and what different opportunities have come up since his Jeopardy! run ended, his overall thoughts on the whole experience, and what some of his most fond memories of his run were (35:52-55:37). The guys also discuss Aaron Rodgers being chug shamed and dive back into a conversation about the chug as a method of bringing people together, what some of their favorite buffets are, and the guys discuss the NBA Finals and try to decide if Kawhi Leonard is going to stay in Toronto or test the waters of free agency elsewhere. It's a fun one, come and laugh with us, cheers.
June 4, 2019
On today's show, Pat stops into the Lion's Den in Detroit to sit down with 3x Super Bowl Champion, former defensive coordinator of the New England Patriots and current Head Coach of the Detroit Lions, Matt Patricia. They chat about his first year in Detroit and what he's learned from the entire process, the drama that he had to deal with from the media, what he learned during his time in New England, some of his defensive philosophies, who the toughest player he's ever had to game plan for is, his relationship with Matthew Stafford, why he decided to shave his beard down, whether or not he's taking notes all day with the pencil behind his ear, and much more (4:57-29:33). Pat also brings back everyone's favorite segment, "Some Thoughts," and covers what he thinks about friend of the show, Jeopardy James, finally being defeated (or potentially losing on purpose) on Jeopardy!, why he thinks Andre Iguodala is the most under appreciated and underrated player in the NBA, and gives his thoughts on bare foot kickers. The guys also cover some documentaries and movies that they've recently watched, have a deep conversation about whether or not Elon Musk is an alien or a time traveler (or both), discuss the craze around quarterback's chugging beers, Andy Ruiz Jr. becoming the first Mexican Heavyweight Champion in arguably one of the biggest upsets in the history of boxing, and Pat announces the sale going on right now at store.patmcafeeshow.com featuring THE BRAND NEW Independence Day merch line that is currently 20% OFF. It's a great one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
May 30, 2019
On today's show, perhaps the smartest man on earth, the most dominant Jeopardy! champion of all-time whose 29 day total has reached $2,254,938, the incomparable, James Holzhauer, joins the show for an incredible interview. They cover his strategy when it comes to Jeopardy and what he did to prepare before going into the show, what the taping process is like, how his career as a sports gambler has benefited him during his time on Jeopardy, whether or not his opponents respect his strategy or if he's gotten any blowback, what he considers some of his weaker categories, and ultimately, what comes next (2:25-35:32). Pat and the guys also talk more about one hit wonders and try to pin down what the actual last one hit wonder of all-time might be, and Pat recaps his trip to Fort Wayne for his speaking engagement at an event for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana, and how the evening had a bit of scary start to it, some of the memorable moments, and how his speech differed from some of the legends that have come before him at the event. Today's show is a great one, come and laugh with us, cheers.
May 28, 2019
On today’s show, Pat sits down for a chat with one of the most respected men in sports media. Former host of the Mike & Mike Show, current host of Get Up!, and one of the most prominent voices at ESPN, Mike Greenberg. They discuss his career transition from Mike & Mike in the Morning to Get Up! and whether he felt pressure to succeed, he gives his background on how he got to where he’s at right now, discusses the NBA Finals, talks about who some of the people he’s been most star struck around, and rants about the current state of the New York Jets in an incredible interview (2:27-36:13). Later, winner of the 100th Indianapolis 500, runner-up at this year’s Indianapolis 500, and one of the biggest stars in all of IndyCar, Alexander Rossi, joins the show. They discuss all the drama from this year’s 500, and he talks about what prevented him from taking the checkered flag, talks about the emotion he showed that gained him fans around the world, and chatted about how he thinks IndyCar is handling drivers becoming well known personalities in a hilarious and insightful interview (46:42-1:13:01). Pat and the guys also discuss why they think the concept of one-hit wonders are now dead, and Pat makes a statement about the whole Shane Morris situation. Today’s a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
May 23, 2019
Today’s show is an all-time episode. First, 3x NFL Defensive Player of the Year, 5x 1st team All-Pro, 5x Pro Bowler, 2x NFL sacks leader, former Walter Payton Man of the Year, 2017 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year, one of the most dominant defensive players in the history of football, JJ Watt, joins the show. He and Pat chat about his recent commencement speech at the University of Wisconsin, the massive chip on his shoulder that has led to his success, what still motivates him to be great, his new game show Ultimate Tag that he’ll be hosting with his brothers, and JJ gives Pat his personal endorsement for the Monday Night Football gig in an incredibly honest and hilarious interview (3:37-28:54). Next, Pat debuts country music star and friend of the show, Clayton Anderson’s new song, “Run Wild,” that will be available everywhere Thursday at midnight. Pat also chats about marijuana in the NFL as he brings back everyone’s favorite segment, “Some Thoughts.” Later, Pat recounts Shane Morris’ viral Twitter thread recounting how he unknowingly transported $40,000 worth of heroin across the country and narrowly escaped death when the original owner came back looking for it, and Shane joins the boys for a Q&A about how everything went down (1:14:56-1:24:19). Come and laugh with us. Cheers.
May 21, 2019
On today's show, Pat recaps the most electric weekend of his life as he was in Atlanta for one his agents' weddings, and the stories that came from this weekend won't disappoint. Pat breaks down in detail his 48 hour whirlwind in Atlanta and then going directly to Hartford, Connecticut for the WWE Money in the Bank watch along. Nick and Digs also talk about their weekend back in Pittsburgh for a charity golf event that almost resulted in the death of Coach Digs, Todd details his weekend long excursion without power and how it almost brought his whole world crashing down, Gorms dives into the details of seeing The Who play with Jim Irsay as well as taking a tour of some of Irsay's most prized musical instruments. Zito explains his situation not making it to the correct Twitchcon location, Ty gives his seal of approval to John Wick 3, and lastly, the guys recap the series finale of Game of Thrones and give all their takes about whether they liked or disliked what happened, and look back at the series as a whole while discussing the viral video that was created in remembrance of the show. Today is a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
May 16, 2019
On today's show, Pat is joined in studio by probably the world's greatest impressionist, actor and comedian, the man of 1,000 voices, Frank Caliendo. They have an incredible chat that ranges from Frank's career doing impressions, the life that he has lived to this point and what some of the seminal moments were to get him to this point in his career, some of the fears and anxiety's that he has trying to further his career in the digital age through Instagram and Twitter, what aspirations he still has for comedy, and some of the things he has learned from Pat trying to reinvent himself through podcasts and other forms of media. This is maybe one of the deepest and realest conversations we've ever had, and not one that should be missed (3:45-1:28:15). Pat also covers the Knicks being screwed out of the NBA draft lottery, gives a couple thoughts on the NBA playoffs now that we're down to the conference finals, and chats about Jamie Collins potentially going back to New England, as Pat remembers him jumping over Matt Overton to block an Adam Vinatieri extra point, which sends him down memory lane as to why he can't stand Walt Anderson. Today's show is a great one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
May 14, 2019
On today's show, Pat is joined by 16 year NFL vet, 2x Pro Bowler, ambassador For the Brand, and now a world renowned magician of America's Got Talent fame, Jon Dorenbos, joins the show. Pat and Jon have an incredibly entertaining, enlightening, and inspiring conversation that covers Jon's hardships growing up, his journey from junior college to being one of the most respected long snappers in the NFL, to his career after football being an accomplished magician. Jon leaves no page unturned, all while doing a couple of magic tricks along the way (2:44-57:15). Next, Pat's former teammate, 2nd round pick of the New England Patriots, and one of the smoothest athletes of all-time, Darius Butler, joins the show to give his reaction to the insanity of the last few days in the NBA playoffs. He recaps the games from this weekend, looks ahead to the Conference Finals, and gives his prediction for the NBA finals. He also gives his pick for a team to watch in the NFL this year, and talks about what he's been up to recently (1:02:12-1:18:21). We also have a NEW SEGMENT ALERT called, "I Have Some Thoughts." The guys also dive into a SPOILER HEAVY discussion about everything that happened on Sunday's penultimate episode of Game of Thrones, and try to make sense of it all  while looking ahead to next week's series finale (1:37:01-1:52:34). Today's a great one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
May 9, 2019
Today's show is headlined by two incredible interviews. First, 3x Pro Bowler, 2x All-Pro, member of the San Diego Chargers 50th anniversary team, business owner, and now fight promoter, Shawne "Lights Out" Merriman, joins the show. He and Pat chat about his new mixed martial arts promotion "Lights Out Xtreme Fighting," and dive into an incredible conversation about life after football. They also chat about what Shawne thinks of the new rule changes in the NFL, and which current NFL player he enjoys watching the most (3:54-35:15). Next, Pat's former teammate, current center of the Arizona Cardinals, and friend of the program, AQ Shipley joins the show. He tells a couple of hilarious stories about ruining his daughter's first birthday party, gives his thoughts on the Cardinals under Kliff Kingsbury, and chats about his new career as a podcaster for PMI (37:55-1:07:45). The guys also dive deep into some science talk as they discuss the possibility of an asteroid wiping out the earth and the tests that scientists are currently running to ensure that doesn't happen, they cover the NHL and NBA playoffs, and give their opinions on the Avatar sequels being pushed back even further. It's a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
May 7, 2019
Today's show is packed to the gills. Pat and the guys discuss the Kentucky Derby and it's unprecedented ending, as well as who they had money on, and the Gorms giving out "winners," to the whole office. Pat remembers the few times he's been to the Kentucky Derby and what the atmosphere is like in the infield, and imagines what that weekend is like being a guest of either Tom Brady or Aaron Rodgers. The guys also chat about the 1st annual Pat McAfee Foundation golf outing and remember some of their favorite foursomes that helped make the day an incredible success. The guys also cover the NHL playoffs, the NBA playoffs, and chat a little bit about movies after the release of Zac Efron's Ted Bundy movie on Netflix, as well as Adam Sandler making a return to SNL to host, and of course recap the latest episode of Game of Thrones as we are nearing the home stretch for the series. Also joining the show, is a man who recently went viral for hilariously berating the players for his Little League team, Coach Scott Bergin. He chats about his initial idea to make the videos, whether he has received any blowback from any players' parents, or parents from other teams, what he has in store in the future, and he also tells the harrowing story about he and his wife being caught in the middle of the tragic shooting in Las Vegas from a couple years back in an incredible interview (1:25:14-1:46:46). It's a fun one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
May 2, 2019
On today’s show, Pat celebrates his 32nd birthday by looking ahead at what’s to come this next year, and reflects a little bit on the past. Pat also previews a massive opportunity presenting itself after some having some meetings with Westwood One, and he also addresses the Monday Night Football situation and his thoughts on the what is potentially next. Pat and the guys also talk about the Walmart by Pat’s house, and discuss his love for Applebee’s and the drastic deviation in their service from visit to visit. The guys also cover whether or not Jeopardy! is fixed with the current champion, wonder what Regis Philbin is up to, and try to decide how people in Hollywood manage to not age at all. For Throwback Thursday, stick around after the show for an incredible interview with Bob Pennington and Scott Neil, two of the original horse soldiers/Green Beret’s that the film “12 Strong,” starring Chris Hemsworth, was based on. They do a deep dive into their mission, describing a part of our world that very few humans know about, chat about what they thought of the film based on them, and discuss their new Horse Soldier Bourbon Whiskey from their new company American Freedom Distillery (1:14:08-2:18:18). It’s a good one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
April 30, 2019
On today’s show, Pat breaks down his trip to Nashville for the NFL Draft. From shaking hands with Roger Goodell and sitting in a forum with Hall of Famers like T.O. and perhaps the most electric human on earth, Rayfield Wright, to hanging out with Shane Lechler and TJ Yates in the green room and getting a picture with Reggie Wayne, to delivering the most entertaining and hilarious draft pick in NFL history, Pat relives the entire day. Also joining the show to discuss his draft and what he thought of Pat’s performance, is GM of the Indianapolis Colts, Chris Ballard. He and Pat discuss the players the Colts picked up, and what the atmosphere was like in the Colts’ war room for pick 89 (33:24-37:51). Also joining the show is friend of the program, friend of The Brand, and the voice of the NFL, Rich Eisen. He and Pat discuss draft weekend, and what Rich thought of the weekend as a whole. They cover the headspace of Giants fans after drafting Daniel Jones and all the negative backlash, Mike Mayock's first draft as GM of the Oakland Raiders, Rich’s vendetta with the band at the draft, his enthusiasm when calling the first punter drafted, and what he thought of Pat’s performance (48:24-1:10:22). The guys also dive DEEP into Game of Thrones as they discuss the Battle of Winterfell and whether or not it lived up to everyone’s expectations, and they briefly get into Avengers: End Game (WITHOUT SPOILERS). It’s a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
April 25, 2019
On today’s show, Pat and the guys are joined by friend of the show, and General Manager of the Indianapolis Colts, Chris Ballard. They chat about his draft day strategy in terms of what types of players the Colts plan to go after, whether or not they will be trading the 3rd round pick that Pat is supposed to announce, what he makes of the Gruden situation with clearing scouts out of the war room, and answers whether or not he’s a top need or best available guy in an incredible interview into the NFL draft process (4:!6-24:31). The guys also discuss the night that was OCW: Straight to Hell and all the madness behind it, how the guys put it together, and they relive some of their favorite moments, and look ahead to next week’s installment. The guys also discuss Ben Roethlisberger’s new massive contract and how Yinzers are presumably feeling about it, Pat talks a little about being cursed after the Vegas Golden Knights blew a 3-0 lead to the San Jose Sharks, and Pat decides to place a few locks on some other NHL teams as the Stanley Cup playoffs keep rolling on. Be sure to tune in to either ESPN or the NFL Network on Friday night to watch Pat announce the Indianapolis Colts’ 3rd round selection live from Nashville, it should be memorable. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
April 23, 2019
On today's show, Pat welcomes The Blogfather, owner and voice of Pro Football Talk, and dear friend of the show, Mike Florio, to chat about the upcoming NFL draft. They discuss who can be trusted during draft week and what certain teams' mindsets are going in. They also cover a few new ideas for prospects coming into the NFL to go to the draft and make a little money, Pat asks Florio to get to the bottom of the Gruden/Mayock/scouting debacle in Oakland and whether that is that common, what he's currently hearing about Kyler Murray and if he's still the #1 pick, and whether Mike has heard anything in relation to Pat in the Monday Night Football booth (4:13-23:32). Pat and the boys also discuss their upcoming comedy tour, "Pat McAfee Does America," which will be in six different cities this summer with tickets going on sale next Monday. They also cover Pat's weekend in Nashville and how he got mistaken for Jackson Maine, the boys have a little Hockey Talk as they check in on the NHL playoffs, and a little hoops talk as they all make a bet with Gorman about who will win the NBA championship. The guys also cover Game of Thrones, as Pat is now all the way in and arguably one of the biggest fans of the series. After the show, stick around as Todd goes Behind the Badge and breaks down some of the new breaks in the Delphi murders case in Delphi, IN from two years ago. It's a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
April 18, 2019
On today's show, Pat and the guys record the show live from his backyard in what feels like an Indiana summer night. They discuss the NFL schedule release and highlight a couple of different games that they are looking forward to, including Packers vs. Bears to open the season on Thursday night, Steelers vs. Patriots on the first Sunday night, and a couple of the Thursday night and Monday night games that look to be good matchups. They squeeze in a little hockey talk as Pat has to respond to the city of Pittsburgh after the Pens got swept by the Islanders. They also discuss Russell Wilson's new contract, and whether or not any of his teammates in the locker room actually like him. They also discuss movie biopics, and how Pat see's the movie about his life unfolding. Also joining the show is 11 year NFL veteran, Pro Bowler, and the man who started the entire Deflategate situation by intercepting a Tom Brady pass, D'Qwell Jackson. He and Pat talk about their relationship as teammates, his video for The Uninterrupted about how all he wants is his playoff interception from the Deflategate game to be returned to him, and what he's been doing to enjoy his retirement thus far. (4:15-18:44) To close out the show, Zito makes a triumphant return trying to read and ad, and the guys each give their favorite summer banger to give you something to chew on heading into the weekend. It's a fun show, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
April 16, 2019
On today's show, Pat and the guys break down one of the most memorable Sunday's in recent memory as they look back on Tiger Woods winning his 5th Green Jacket at the Masters and discuss his greatness, how much more he has in the tank, and why things were different this time around when they've looked promising before. To chat a little bit more about Tiger, Pat welcomes on friend of the show, 2X Major Champion, and one of the most electric human beings to ever walk the planet, John Daly. They chat about his week in Augusta at Hooters and how it differed from last year, how Little John has been performing on the course as of late, what he thought about Tiger winning his 5th Green Jacket and whether or not he's going to make a run at Jack Nicklaus' major record, and if there are any young players right now that can challenge the greatness of Tiger's career (22:47-27:47). Pat and the guys also welcome recurring guest, regular panelist on "Get Up," and 11 year NFL veteran, Dan Orlovsky, to chat about Russell Wilson giving the Seahawks a hard deadline for a new extension, and whether or not he could end up playing QB for the Giants. They also chat about which coaches from the Sean McVay mold will have successful season or if he is an anomaly, if Joe Flacco will resurrect his career in Denver, and Dan gives out a couple of his sleeper picks for the NFC and AFC next year (38:41-50:20). To close out the show, the guys discuss the premiere of Game of Thrones and try to convince Pat that getting on board with the show is worth his time, and Pat announces the upcoming live podcast tour which has 6 dates in 6 different cities this summer. It's a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
April 11, 2019
On today’s show, Pat talks a little more about the massive fine that Zito is responsible for, and The Pub makes a PSA for all it’s members asking for help paying the fine (shirts available at store.PatMcAfeeShow.com with promo code “FreeZito”.) Pat and the guys also cover the whole MyBookie situation, and discuss Magic Johnson stepping down as President of Basketball Operations for the Lakers, and why he chose to do so on the same night that Dirk Nowitzki and Dwyane Wade retired. Pat also makes a big announcement regarding his upcoming golf outing, and answers a couple questions from Instagram for another edition of #ChatWithPat. Also joining the show is friend of the program, co-host of That’s Hockey Talk, and starting center for the Arizona Cardinals, AQ Shipley. They dive deep into the NHL playoffs and what AQ thinks about being in the podcast game. He also discusses what he expects from the Arizona Cardinals this year and how Kliff Kingsbury has been in the locker room so far, what it’s like being a dad, whether or not NFL players have the responsibility of getting their eventual replacements ready to play, and what he’s been doing to keep himself busy while waiting for the NFL season to start (1:00:06-1:39:07). Today is a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
April 9, 2019
On today’s show, Pat and the Roadhawks are back in Indianapolis after a week on the road leading up to Wrestlemania at MetLife Stadium in the shadows of New York City. They chat about the NCAA championship as they record right after the game finishes, and the guys all approve of the way things finished. Pat also chats about his week with the WWE from the NXT Preshow to NXT Takeover all the way up to his spots on the Wrestlemania Preshow and the Wrestlemania Watch Along. The Roadhawks also retell the now legendary story of their nest being absolutely obliterated by an awning at MetLife Stadium, and how each of them nearly lost their lives, and the aftermath that followed. The guys also dive into the recent comments made about Aaron Rodgers by some of his former teammates, the developing feud between Antonio Brown and Ju-Ju Smith Schuster, and they look ahead to the NHL and NBA playoffs and the Masters, as well as the Game of Thrones premiere, which Pat nearly found himself attending at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. This is a fun one, come and laugh with us. Cheers
April 4, 2019
On today's show, Pat and the Roadhawks come to you live from possibly the nicest hotel room on the planet overlooking the New York City skyline. They discuss the 2nd leg of their #RoadToWrestlemania trip from DC to Baltimore and from Baltimore to New York City, and chat about some of the things they've been doing so far in New York including Boston Connor not knowing how to act like an adult around other professionals when the crew went to the Bleacher Report offices, the #RoadToWrestlemania video that they put together for the WWE (available on their Twitter, Youtube, and Facebook), Zeet's many personalities coming to life throughout the trip, and the guys dive into Pat and Nick's experience going to a local barber shop in Brooklyn and the hilarity that ensued there. They also question if teams need an elite WR to win a Super Bowl when discussing whether or not the Chiefs are going to give Tyreek Hill big time money, and Pat breaks down how he was booked possibly the worst hotel room in New York City before moving to his new hotel, while Foxy got booked what is essentially the penthouse suite. Also included are some hilarious moments from The Lefkoe Show that Pat recorded with Bleacher Report's Adam Lefkoe from today (1:17:18-2:04:13). Also don't forget to check out the NXT preshow (Friday) and Wrestlemania preshow (Sunday) that are offered for free to new subscribers of the WWE Network. Today's episode is a fun one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
April 2, 2019
On today's show, Pat and the other Roadhawks come to you live from a hotel in Baltimore on their trek to Met Life Stadium for Wrestlemania. They discuss the road trip so far, discussing the content Pat has made for the WWE and their time in Hershey, PA for a WWE live event, to Washington D.C. where they got an exclusive tour of the capitol from sitting US Representative from Ohio's 16th congressional district and Pat's former Colts teammate, Anthony Gonzalez, to winding up at a mansion outside of Washington D.C. for dinner. They also cover Foxy's rough week so far, the NCAA tournament and whether or not Coach K blew his utilization of Zion down the stretch against Michigan St. and Pat's budding fan hood for Purdue basketball. Pat and the Roadhawks also discuss how they're out on April Fools Day and the many pranks he was involved in while at training camp, they send their thoughts and prayers out to Nipsey Hussle and his family after his tragic passing, and look ahead at the rest of the trip that still includes stops in Philadelphia, New York City, and New Jersey. Also included is a road interview with WWE superstar and Pat's former Colts teammate, Baron Corbin, who joined the Roadhawks on their trip from Hershey to Washington D.C. (1:20:24-1:38:12). It's a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
March 28, 2019
On today's show, The GOAT, 4x Super Bowl Champion, 3x 1st Team All-Pro, the undisputed points king of the NFL, Adam Vinatieri, joins Pat and the guys in studio to chat about his record breaking season. He goes through his thought process before the record breaking kick in Oakland, what the NFLPA has been up to among all the rule change proposals, how many more years he has left in the tank, he tells a couple of stories that define the Adam Vinatieri competitive nature, and he breaks down his plans for the rest of the offseason at his ranch in Missouri (2:21-27:54). The guys also chat about the new commercial they're shooting, dive into a little hockey talk, discuss the return of Game of Thrones and whether or not Pat plans to catch up before the start of the final season, they chat a little more about the Road Hawk Wrestlemania roadtrip, Pat tells a story about one of friends dogs that is half German Shepard half wolf, which spirals into whether or not a human could kill a wolf with his bare hands if he had too, and the guys also discuss the golden days of the internet with dial-up internet, bum fights/the Kimbo era, and AIM. It's a good one, come and laugh with us, cheers.
March 26, 2019
On today’s show, Pat and the guys dive deep into everything that happened over the weekend in March Madness including the legend of Zion Williamson continuing to grow with an incredible performance in Duke’s win over UCF, teams utilizing the 4 and 5 point play, whether or not the tournament has lived up to expectations this year with almost all chalk moving on to the Sweet Sixteen, and Orange Vanilla Coke's quest to become the official drink of TV timeouts during March Madness. Pat also details one of the worst customer service afternoon’s he’s ever had while at Applebee’s with some of the guys, and gives an update on the engagement ring he bought for Sam. Pat also gives a heartfelt ode to Gronk as the guys discuss his retirement, his legacy in the NFL, and what comes next. Pat also recounts a couple of stories from his NFL career, including his wild poker run during the early part of his career, and he thinks back to his glory days playing soccer in high school and with the U18 national team as he recalls how other players probably remember him, and how he was a footsal national champion. This one has a little bit of everything. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
March 21, 2019
On today's show, Pat and the guys are locked in on the start of March Madness and chat about who they think is going to make some noise in the tournament, which spawns a conversations about the greatness of Zion Williamson, and whether or not he is the next LeBron. Also, one of the most electric guys around, sports handicapper, inspiration for the film "Two for the Money," and friend of the show, Brandon Lang, calls into the show to talk March Madness and give the guys a few sure fire locks as well as some other plays for deeper in the tournament, and tells some hilarious stories. If you're looking for free money, look no further (3:17-30:02). Also joining the show are two of the most accomplished entertainers in the history of sports entertainment. Holders of various titles, icons of the sport, The Hardy Boyz (Matt and Jeff Hardy) join the guys in studio to chat about their illustrious careers, what has changed in the wrestling business over the years, whether or not either one has any fear doing the insane stunts that they've pulled for years, what they still want to do in their careers before it's all said and done, who some of the wrestlers that helped them early in their careers were, and they each share some hilarious stories about their different concepts along the way and take a look back to their early days when they were wrestling in their backyard and appearing on RAW at the ages of 16 and 18, respectively. It's an incredible conversation with two incredible humans (50:01-1:21:39). Today is a really fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
March 19, 2019
Today's show is highlighted for two incredible interviews. First, friend of the show, ESPN college basketball analyst, former head coach, and current radio host, Dan Dakich calls into the show to break down the NCAA Tournament. They cover who some of the teams he likes going in are, why Zion Williamson is different than anyone else he's ever seen, who some of his sleeper upset picks, shares some of his favorite Bob Knight stories, and he answers questions from the around the room in another rendition of "The Room Wants To Know." It's everything you need to get ready for March Madness (2:53-36:02). Later, the Blogfather, friend of the show, and one of the smartest football minds around, Mike Florio calls into the show for a new segment called, "INTERNET BEEF," to discuss his recent war of words with Richard Sherman on Twitter. He breaks down why he was right in his argument with Sherman, what his logic was, and highlights a few more things around the league that carry importance and might try to steal some of the spotlight from the NCAA Tournament. They also do a little Hockey Talk, and discuss who Mike likes for March Madness (42:56-1:11:06). Pat and the guys also discuss their St. Patrick's Day together in Indianapolis and put some of the pieces back together, Pat gives a little wedding update and how he's finally convinced Sam to let Zito be involved in the wedding, the guys chat about their new Bro Bro Bro Bets podcast and what their mission is, and Digs got a new dog which leads to a discussion about Pat facing heat to add more animals to his farm, despite a written contract that says otherwise. Pat also takes to Instagram to answer questions from listeners in the first edition of new segment, "Chat With Pat." Today's a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
March 14, 2019
On today's show, Triple H officially joins the show while Pat records from his hotel room in Orlando as the guys battle a couple of technical issues to get the everything up and running. They discuss everything Pat has done on his trip in Orlando so far including exploring Pandora at Universal Studios and Pat gives his overall assessment of Disney World as he spent the entire day there earlier this week. They also do a deep dive into all the chaos of NFL free agency so far including AB to Raiders and what Jon Gruden's thoughts on the entire matter are, Lev Bell landing in New York and whether or not that makes the Jets a contender at all, and OBJ being shipped from the Giants to Cleveland and how the Browns might finally be ready to take over the AFC North with all the acquisitions that they've made so far this offseason. To close out the show, lead commentator for Smackdown Live and all around electric human being, Tom Phillips, joins the show live from the WWE performance center. They discuss everything pertaining to the NFL draft as Tom is an NFL nut who enjoys the draft process. He gives out a couple of his picks for where he thinks certain players will wind up, and gives his thoughts on AQ Shipley, as well as the cult of Penn State football. Also included are some special appearances by Triple H and Michael Cole (1:22:59-1:56:38). It's a great one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
March 12, 2019
On today's show, Pat and a few of the guys record live from a hotel room in Pittsburgh right after coming back from WWE Monday Night Raw. They recap their roadtrip from Indiana to Cleveland to Pittsburgh and everything that they did along the way including WWE Fastlane, some of their dining experiences, and beating the inclement weather that was on their backs. Also included in the show is Pat's interview with Rich Eisen on the NFL Network Free Agency Frenzy as he discussed Antonio Brown going to Oakland, who some of the best free agent punters are, and Rich gives him another push to keep the #McAfeeForMNF train rolling (28:54-36:08). Later, an absolute legend in the game, an NFL Hall of Famer, one of the most recognizable faces in NFL media, The Professor, John Clayton, joins the show. They discuss everything free agency related and how AB almost wound up in Buffalo, he gives a couple of ideas where he thinks certain players might land as teams are handing out insane amounts of cash, he dives into what his work weeks are like during these types of hot beds in the NFL calendar, gives his Super Bowl pick for next year, and chats about whether or not the pony tail is real (41:48-1:03:10.) It's a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
March 7, 2019
On today's show, Pat and the guys welcome in 2X State Champion, 2X NCAA Champion, member of the 2008 Olympic wrestling team, former ONE and Bellator Welterweight Champion, and one of the hottest names currently in the UFC coming off a victory at UFC 235, "Funky" Ben Askren, joins the show for an incredible conversation. They cover why the UFC/Dana White ducked him for so long and why Dana still hates him, what he wants to do with the rest of his career in the UFC, what it was like fighting in Asia for a large part of his career, some of his hobbies outside of the Octagon, his thoughts on Conor McGregor, and what some of the defining moments of his career have been (2:01-45:07). The guys also have some HUGE Tim Tebow news, chat about kids today and the issues with a participation trophy society, discuss winter weather sports, where Antonio Brown's landing spot will be as the Steelers say he should be traded by Friday, what the deal with the anti-vaccine crowd is and where it all started, what the deal with Jim Carrey is right now, and Pat chats about his upcoming plans for Orlando including going to the Avatar theme park down there. It's a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
March 5, 2019
On today's show, Pat and the guys discuss the grassroots guerilla campaign to get Pat into the Monday Night Football booth that started on Twitter yesterday and ended being a top 3 trend in the United States. They also discuss their thoughts on the NFL combine and how entertaining it was, and chat about some other NFL news as we get closer to free agency and the NFL draft. They also dive in Leaving Neverland, the HBO documentary about the Michael Jackson sexual abuse allegations and how disturbing it was, whether or not this effectively ends Michael Jackson, and how it seems to tap into the same formula that has been present in some of the most talked about documentaries of the year. To close out the show, Pat welcomes Super Bowl Champion, 1st and 2nd Team All-Pro, former AFC Defensive Player of the Year and 2013 sack leader, 5x Pro Bowler, future Hall of Famer and former teammate Robert Mathis to the show. They chat about his role with the Colts now as a pass rush consultant and what he's doing with Gridiron Gang, his own football training service. They also discuss some of the guys that impressed him at the combine, how he and Dwight Freeney pushed and made each other better, whether or not he thought Pat was a good teammate, which quarterback he hated the most, and he answers some questions in the "the room wants to know" (1:05:47-1:36:39). It's a great time. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
February 28, 2019
On today’s show, Pat and the guys sit down with Colts GM and friend of the show, Chris Ballard, for probably the best interview ever given by an NFL GM. He takes them through his draft and scouting process, and how much it changes during the week of the combine. He also discusses what some of the questions the Colts use for potential draft picks are, what he focuses on to put his team into a position to be successful, his thoughts on Frank Reich, and whether or not he’ll be making moves to bring in a guy like AB or Lev Bell in an absolutely hilarious and enlightening conversation (1:53-25:00). The guys also discuss The Pub sliding in to the number three spot in the St. Paddy’s march sale, what the combine week means, discuss old toys that probably killed a lot of kids, the allure of scuba diving which sprouts another oceans vs. space debate, wedding planning, what kind of questions Dr. Phil would ask NFL draft prospects, and what some of their favorite types of cookies are. It’s a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
February 26, 2019
On today's show, Pat and the guys do a deep dive into the Oscars as they recap the show, talk about Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, give some of their takes on the Academy Awards as a show and whether it suffered from having a host or not, and how Hollywood might as well be a different planet. The guys also discuss the Robert Kraft saga and try to make sense of what he was thinking, and whether or not they think there are actually bigger names attached. Pat also gives an outlook on combine week that is coming up as the NFL offseason is about to heat up again, and extends the St. Paddy's Day t-shirt sale for a limited time. Later, one of the most electric humans on the planet, former Vice President of officiating for the NFL, and current rules analyst for FOX Sports, Mike Pereira, joins the show from Top Golf. They discuss his career as an official, some of the things he'd like to see changed in order to makes the lives of the officials easier, who he has beef with, and what some of his hobbies are in an absolutely hilarious interview (1:07:53-1:35:56). It's a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
February 21, 2019
Pat is in Orlando recording the show from his hotel room as he finds himself in his first full week as a WWE employee and the guys record a late, slap happy episode. They cover his travels down to Florida, his entire first day at the complex including commentating a dark match at the WWE NXT event, and him hitting a HUGE Frog Splash on a training dummy. They also cover Zion Williamson's shoe/knee exploding and whether or not it will affect Nike stock, some of the guys competing in a very hot and spicy chocolate eating contest, and break down the sale on St. Paddy's day shirts available now for 20% off (through Saturday at midnight) at store.PatMcAfeeShow.com. Also included are a couple of incredible interviews. First, 2nd round pick of the New England Patriots and Pat's teammate in Indianapolis, one of the smoothest athletes to ever play in the NFL, former defensive back, Darius Butler, joins the show. He and Pat chat about him being in the room with the owners when trying to end the Kaepernick situation, what he thinks about the way everything unfolded, what he's expecting from his new podcast, and he answers a few questions about Antonio Brown, one of his best friends (1:11:15-1:35:21). To close out the show, 7x Pro Bowler, 2x All-Pro, former center for the New York Jets and hilarious human, Nick Mangold joins the show. He chats about what it was like playing for the Jets through the good and bad times, which version of Rex Ryan he prefers, what some of his hobbies are outside of football now that he's retired, some Ohio St. and Michigan rivalry stories, and whether or not he'll raise his son as a Jets fan (1:50:38-2:04:38). It's a hilarious one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
February 19, 2019
On today's show, Pat and the rest of the guys are back from vacation with a LOADED show. Pat discusses his trip to Hawaii and gives a breakdown of how he popped the question to Sam in an Avatar-like setting on the island. He and the rest of the guys also discuss what else they did while they were away on vacation, discuss a couple of the documentaries they watched while on break including 'Abducted in Plain Sight,' chat about the pothole epidemic in Indianapolis, give their thoughts on the AAF so far, and chat about the upcoming St. Patrick's Day sale coming soon to PatMcAfeeShow.com. Also included are two incredible interviews from Super Bowl week with the voice of Monday Night Football and Top Rank Boxing, all around electric human being, Joe Tessitore (2:01:23-2:21:54); as well as an inspirational interview with Steelers linebacker and 2X Pro Bowler, Ryan Shazier, as he chats about his incredible journey to recovery and how confident he is that he'll play football again (2:22:36-2:38:51). It's great to be back. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
February 14, 2019
Pat is still on vacation in Hawaii, the rest of the guys are out of the office as well, so today's show features part 2 of the best conversations, interviews, and moments from the last 6 months of The Pat McAfee Show 2.0. Featured in this episode are interviews with Kirk Herbstreit (4:40-24:02), Maurice Clarett (28:03-49:41), and Pat Angerer (52:59-1:22:36). It's a good time, come and laugh with us, cheers.
February 12, 2019
Pat's on vacation in Hawaii, and the rest of the guys are out of the office as well. Today's show includes some of the best moments and interviews from the past 6 months. Included are interviews with Dan Patrick (3:50-24:28), AJ Hawk (27:50-1:03:05), and Wheeler Walker Jr. (1:04:41-1:33:28). It's a good one, come and laugh with us, cheers.
February 7, 2019
Today’s episode is loaded with two incredible conversations. First, one of the most charismatic guys out there, former Head Coach of the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills and current ESPN analyst, Rex Ryan, joins the show. He and Pat talk about his defensive philosophy, what he thinks of the defenses playing in the NFL right now, whether or not he’s gotten the itch yet to get back into coaching, how being in the media is different than being a coach, his career as an actor, and he elaborates on the shots he took at Cody Parkey (4:43-21:35). Next, arguably the greatest play-by-play announcer in the world, one of the most accomplished men in the industry, the voice of the WWE, Michael Cole, joins the show for an in depth conversation. He and Pat discuss the big news that Pat has coming up, Michael recounts a career that has spanned from covering political campaigns, to covering the siege in Waco, to civil wars, and ultimately to finding his way working for the WWE. He also recounts some different stories about his career in wrestling and gives a little closer look inside the industry, and how he’s found himself in the position he’s in. The guys also get involved in another edition of, “The room wants to know,” as they fire some rapid fire questions at Michael (24:02-1:21:28). Pat also gives everybody an idea of what to expect from the show next week with him on vacation, and has another great giveaway opportunity to close the show. It’s a really fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
February 5, 2019
Today’s show is a great one. First, former Heisman Trophy winner, 1st round draft pick of the Denver Broncos, the greatest college football player of all-time and current outfielder in the New York Mets organization, Tim Tebow, joins the show from Top Golf in Atlanta for an incredible conversation. They discuss what it was like being Tim Tebow in college, his transition to the NFL and the most difficult part, talks a little bit about his perspective about life, chats more about his MLB aspirations and what his walkup song will be, and how he handles all the scrutiny every time he does something (4:51-27:37). Also joining the show is the king of scoops himself, one of the best in the game at his job, the creator of the “Adam Bomb,” Adam Schefter. They discuss what Super Bowl week is like for him, the guys dig for a couple updates on some scoops, what he thinks is going to happen with the Antonio Brown situation, and the stresses of having troll Twitter accounts make fake news with his name and having to deal with the repercussions (55:54-1:13:46). The guys also recap the entire Super Bowl week from Top Golf and who some of their favorite guests were and which people surprised them. They also recap the weight loss competition, and dive into their thoughts on the Super Bowl, the commercials, and Boston Connor chats about his experience seeing the Patriots win a Super Bowl in person. It’s a great one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
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