Florio, Simms, and Peter King give Odell some props for a fantastic Monday Night Football game. Plus, how soon could the Jags move on from Jalen Ramsey now that he's requested a trade? Plus, Ben is done for the year and Brees could miss six games.
Mike reacts to two huge injuries to Big Ben and Drew Brees, and gives the Falcons credit for gutsy win on Sunday Night Football. Plus, have we seen the last of Adam Vinatieri on a football field? Also, Mike shares what Kyle Shanahan and Josh Allen told him after their wins on Monday.
Florio and Simms ponder what life without future hall of fame QBs will be like for the Steelers and Saints. Plus, the Bears and Falcons stole wild wins at the end of their games Sunday. Finally, we picks our Superlatives for week 2.
Mike was blown away at how terrible the Panthers' game plan was against Tampa Bay, including the big 4th down call that cost Carolina the game. Plus, a bad start to the year gets worse for the Jets, Odell calls out Gregg Williams, and Minkah Fitzpatrick wants out of Miami.
After another lackluster performance, Florio and Barstool Big Cat think Cam Newton may never be the player we've gotten used to seeing run all over defenses. Plus, Odell Beckham Jr. says Gregg Williams coaches cheap shots, and we begin our week 2 preview.
Florio reacts to Bill Belichick and Tom Brady getting questions from the media about Antonio Brown. They actually faced hard questions for a change. Plus, Mike previews Thursday Night Football and tells you want he's hearing about the big injuries around the league.
Florio and Simms react to Antonio Brown practicing with the Patriots, and look at the possibility that the NFL takes him off the field before Sunday. Plus, the Chargers are banged up (again), What's More Likely, and Big Ben trying to calm the critics.
Mike explains what will happen now that Antonio Brown has been sued for every possible angle. Plus, we listen to Bill O'Brien defend his terrible defense on Monday Night Football. Also, Mike wasn't happy with Al Riveron for a replay review and Odell Beckham Jr. for not taking off his watch.
Florio and Simms react to the new about the lawsuit against Patriots WR Antonio Brown. What happens next, how will the league and team respond? Plus, two major injuries for the Eagles and Raiders, Airing of Grievances, and Jets safety Jamal Adams.
Florio and Simms look at the Week 2 Power Rankings, and Simms explains his issues with Mike's list. Plus, Tyreek Hill should be back in 4-6 weeks, and we draft the players/teams that can right the ship in week 2.
Florio breaks down the first Monday Night Football game - a stunner by the Saints. What was Houston's defense doing playing so far back with so little time on the clock? Plus, the Raiders showed their offense still works without Antonio Brown, and the Patriots will show they can make it work with Antonio Brown.
Florio, Simms, and Peter King were amazed by Deshaun Watson on Monday Night Football, but wonder if Bill O'Brien needs to do more to protect his QB. Plus, the Raiders didn't need AB against Denver last night. Speaking of AB, can he really work in New England?
Florio, Simms, and Peter King react to an incredible game on Monday Night Football between New Orleans and Houston. Plus, is Freddie Kitchens sending the right message to his team about not overreacting? Plus, we draft the most surprising things come out of week one.
Mike reacts to his prediction about the Titans beating the Browns coming true, and explains what Carson Wentz told him after the game about what woke the offense up. Plus, how did the Patriots end up with Antonio Brown, and can he stick in New England?
Florio and Simms react to the Browns coming completely unglued in the 4th quarter against Tennessee. Plus, the Patriots crushed the Steelers at home again. Should we worry about Pittsburgh's offense? Plus, the Wentz Wagon rolls on against Washington.
Florio and Simms break down nice wins from Tennessee over Cleveland, the Chiefs over the Jags, and the Rams over the Panthers. Plus, we draft the players or teams that made the biggest Sunday statement in week one.
Florio and Simms react to defensive struggle in the NFL's opening game, preview the 4 PM ET games on Sunday and draft the players under the most pressure this week. Plus, give you our favorite underdogs and storylines this week.
Florio previews Packers/Bears on NBC, reacts to Zeke Elliott's return to the Cowboys, and thinks Kliff Kingsbury is a little too confident in his offense right now. Plus, the Raiders are actually being unfair to Antonio Brown right now - for a change.
Florio and Simms wonder how Aaron Rodgers will play without having taken a single snap in a preseason game with a new system. Plus, Zeke says he and Jerry Jones have no bad blood, and Kliff Kingsbury knows his system will work in the NFL.
Florio and Simms break down Packers and Bears from every possible angle. Plus, the week one power rankings are out, and Simms has some issues with them. Also, today's draft is the most important non-QBs in tonight's game.
Florio reacts to the contract of Jared Goff with the Rams. We weren't sure he was going to get another deal there, but now he's tied at the hip to Sean McVay. Plus, Mike thinks it was a bad look for Matt LaFleur to lose his cool when asked about the audible issue in Green Bay.
Florio and Simms react to the breaking news of Zeke agreeing to a new contract. Plus, Mike and Chris argue about how big of an issue the Packers have with Matt LaFleur and Aaron Rodgers. Plus, we offer our predictions for the AFC.
Florio and Simms run through their playoff picks in the NFC, then make their Super Bowl predictions. Plus, Jared Goff gets a new deal and we draft the teams that could regret giving their QB a contract.
Florio rips Bill O'Brien for how he handled the Jadeveon Clowney situation and the Kenny Stills/Laremy Tunsil deal. If Houston had a GM, they'd have done much better. Plus, Aaron Rodgers officially won his public power struggle with new coach Matt LaFleur.
Florio, Peter King, and Chris Simms look at the Zeke Elliott holdout and wonder if Dallas will finally do what they need to do to get Zeke on the field against the Giants. Plus, we break down Peter's NFC playoff picks and listen to Bill O'Brien try and defend his big trades from the weekend.
Florio, Peter King, and Chris Simms dive into Peter's AFC playoff selections, and we look at whether Texans Head Coach Bill O'Brien is right to go all-in on 2019. Plus, we draft the transaction that will have the biggest impact this season.
Florio calls out Jerry Jones for now trying to put the toothpaste back in the tube about how he negotiates with players. Too late, Jerry. Plus, Julian Edelman got dinged in his preseason debut and the Dolphins are asking for a king's ransom in a Jadeveon Clowney/Laremy Tunsil deal.
Florio and Barstool Big Cat react to Jerry Jones saying he accepts that the Cowboys won't have Zeke in week 1. Plus, we get Big Cat's playoff picks for the AFC, and the guys argue about whether Brian Flores can lose the locker room in Miami.
Jerry Jones likes to cut agents out of the negotiating process when working on new contracts. That's great for the team, but Mike explains how the players would get destroyed if this happened all the time. Plus, where will Jadeveon Clowney end up?
One week away from the preseason, how many holdouts will continue once the real games start? Plus, is Jerry Jones going to get in trouble for how he negotiates contracts? Also, we look at when fans and media will start various "watches" around the league.
Florio and Simms look at which of last year's playoff teams will be on the outside looking in this year. Plus, Jimmy G. says he throws into coverage on purpose - what? Also, we draft the teams with the best head coach, o-coordinator, and d-coordinator.
Florio reacts to Rob Gronkowski's emotional press conference, explains the possible Jadeveon Clowney outcomes, and rips Big Ben for "apologizing" to Antonio Brown while patting himself on the back at the same time.
Florio and Simms listen to Gronk's answer when asked if he will come back to the NFL, and Mike explains why we'll see him back with the Patriots this season. Plus, now that Andrew Luck retired, who is left to challenge Tom Brady?
We listen to Rob Gronkowski explain his quad injury after the Super Bowl, and why he just couldn't put up with the pain anymore. Plus, who would trade for Jadeveon Clowney now, and a draft of players about to break out in 2019.
Bill Belichick said he hadn't heard that Andrew Luck retired - Mike calls BS on the Patriots coach. Plus, Zeke says he wants to be a Cowboys forever, but does he, really? Finally, Mike calls out the NFL for compromising their rules in order to make money.
We listen to Colts HC Frank Reich explain how things will change with Jacoby Brissett under center. Plus, why does Washington continue to stash Trent Williams, and we play another game of What's More Likely.
Florio and Simms try and predict the best-case scenarios for the teams that finished last in their divisions in 2018. Plus, why did the Packers not want Clay Matthews this year? Plus, we draft the teams we think will have the best defenses in 2019.
Florio explains how he found out about the Andrew Luck news, which parts of the story you shouldn't believe, and where things go from there. Plus, AB lost his second helmet grievance, but it was good for him? We explain that and more.
Florio and Simms look at how the Andrew Luck news could have reached the media. Plus, we draft the most surprising retirements in any sport. Plus, why is Jerry Jones doubling-down on the joke that disrespected Zeke Elliott?
Florio reacts to Cam Newton's injury after just 11 snaps on Thursday night, the Packers and Raiders having to play on an 80 yard field and whether the Cowboys are trying to take a page from New England's playbook.
Florio and Simms try and come up with some QB solutions in Carolina if Cam Newton's injury Thursday night turns out to be serious. Plus, another embarrassing moment for the NFL after yet another international field raises safety concerns.
Florio and Simms continue to think that Daniel Jones has a real shot to be the week one starter in New York. Plus, we break down the best games of week 3 of the preseason, and draft the strangest field conditions in NFL history.
Mike is fired up because Stephen Jones says some agents don't have players' best interest at heart. Prison Mike disagrees. Plus, how did Michael Crabtree end up with the Cardinals, and CBS rolls out the red carper for the Browns.
Florio and Simms tell you what you need to know about Melvin Gordon's holdout, and Baker Mayfield's apology to Daniel Jones. Plus, we preview every game on Thursday night's schedule and air some grievances.
Florio and Simms look at the best-case-scenario for each team that finished last in their division in the AFC. Plus, did Jon Gruden go out of his way to shut down Kyler Murray is the second preseason game? Finally, we do our draft and also pick our favorite storylines from Thursday's games.
Florio was surprised to see Jerry Jones get so serious when asked about Zeke's reaction to his holdout joke the other day. Could this affect negotiations? Plus, Baker and Odell blasted the Giants and Mike is still fed up with Hard Knocks.
Florio and Big Cat react to Baker and Odell's comments about the Giants. How big a problem are the comments? Plus, Jerry Jones didn't care that Zeke's people didn't like his joke, and some of Florio's conversation with Saints QB Drew Brees.
Antonio Brown has filed another grievance against the NFL to wear the helmet model he's always worn. What are his chances of winning, and when will this all be over? Plus, we react to the 49ers and Broncos on Monday night. Finally, Aaron Rodgers got defensive about his preseason playing time.
Florio and Simms break down the disaster in Denver for Jimmy Garoppolo. What happened, and how worried should the 49ers be? Plus, Antonio Brown is still fighting to wear the helmet model he's always worn.
Florio explains what the hell is going on with Antonio Brown and his helmet, and gets fired up about preseason officiating. Plus, Josh Gordon is back with the Patriots, but how much do they actually want him and how will they use him?
Florio and Simms react to Mike Mayock telling Antonio Brown he has to either be all in or all out with the team. What happens now? Plus, Jerry Jones was joking about Zeke Elliott's holdout and Josh Gordon is back with the Patriots.
Florio and Simms look at what the backlash from the Raiders locker room could be if Antonio Brown continues to stay away from the team due to helmet issues. Plus, Daniel Jones and Jared Stidham continue to impress, and we draft NFL marriages that ended quickly.
Florio thinks the Eagles may need to sign another QB because the guys they have keep dropping like flies. Plus, Mike's confidence in Kyler Murray isn't shaken, but he has serious issues with Al Riveron's replay review skills.
Florio and Big Cat break down what happened to Kyler Murray in his second preseason game. Plus, are Lamar Jackson and Sam Darnold ready to break out this season? Finally, can Aaron Rodgers coexist with new coach Matt LaFleur?
Florio and Big Cat react to Kyler Murray's struggles, and Big Cat gives us his take on the Antonio Brown saga in Oakland. Plus, we rip through the weekend's preseason games with the biggest storylines.
Mike reacts to Baker Mayfield saying people want the Browns to lose, and to the Colts basically admitting Andrew Luck won't be ready to play in week one. Plus, why did Jay Z throw Colin Kaepernick under the bus, and what is his endgame?
Are people already sick of the Browns' hype train? Baker Mayfield thinks so. In KC, Travis Kelce says the Chiefs will take things to another level on offense this year. Plus, we preview every game on Thursday's preseason schedule.
Florio and Simms give Bill Belichick some love for self-scouting himself and using the preseason to work on a weakness. Plus, we draft the teams we think will have the best offenses in 2019, and look at whether Washington has an issue dealing with injuries.
Mike and Chris react to Antonio Brown's comments to the media, and wonder if HBO should have done more to show us what happened with AB and the team. Also, what exactly is Andrew Luck's injury, and when will he be back? Plus, Simms defends Aaron Rodgers against Florio - again.
We look at when fans around the league will start calling for certain things to happen: Jason Garret to be fired, Eli to be benched, etc. Plus, did the Raiders maintain their relationship with Antonio Brown through all this drama? Plus, we draft the players worth the headaches they bring.
Antonio Brown lost his grievance, but may still get what he wants. Plus, Florio explains exactly why the report Dak wanted 40 million a year is bogus, and what you should believe. Also, Mike updates the holdouts of Melvin Gordon, Jadeveon Clowney, and Trent Williams.
Florio and Simms explore what Brown's options are now that the arbitrator ruled against him, and how far he'll have to go to wear the helmet he's always worn. Plus, if Dak didn't ask for 40 million a year, what should he ask for?
Florio and Simms explore how the Raiders will handle AB now that he is going to report to the team. Plus, is Leonard Fournette due for a bounce back year and we do a draft inspired by International Lefthanders Day.
Florio wonders if part of the reason AB doesn't want to change helmets is because of how he looks in the new headwear. Plus, Where does he go from here if his grievance fails? Plus, are the Cowboys trying to tell Zeke they don't need him?
Florio and Simms try and understand what is going through Antonio Brown's head. He has every reason to show up and play, yet nothing about this seems logical. Also, we play a little Fill in the Blank now that preseason week 1 is in the books.
Florio and Simms wonder just how long Brown's antics can continue in Oakland before Jon Gruden reaches his breaking point. Plus, was Jerry Jones sending a message to Zeke Elliott after the Cowboys preseason game? Plus, we draft the weirdest off-field stories ever.
Florio reacts to Kyler and Daniel Jones lighting it up during their NFL debuts. Plus, Kyle Shanahan says Nick Bosa isn't injury prone, but he's clearly crazy. Also, are we headed for a disaster with reviewable pass interference?
Florio and Simms react to a full slate of preseason games. All of the rookie QBs looked good at times, and Kyler and Daniel Jones really popped. Plus, how did the second year QBs do starting their sophomore seasons?
Florio and Simms hand out Superlatives for the Thursday night games, and Mike twists himself into a pretzel on reviewing pass interference. Plus, we draft the places where we'd want to see a gimmick NFL game - and it ends up as the weirdest draft ever.
Florio reacts to Kenny Stills taking Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross to task for holding a Trump fundraiser while also having a foundation that seeks to fight racism. Plus, Antonio Brown is out again, and the XFL is starting to assemble their draft pool.
Florio and PFT's Charean Williams preview every game on Thursday's preseason schedule and give you the biggest storylines going into the night. Plus, when should the Raiders start worrying about the severity of Antonio Brown's frostbitten feet?
Florio and PFT's Charean Williams run through a list of players that could get into the hall of fame if they won a title this year. Plus, we draft the teams and players who are the biggest threat to the Patriots in the AFC.
Mike was unimpressed with the first episode of Hard Knocks. Did Jon Gruden shut down anything juicy during the editing process? Plus, Mike doesn't buy the idea that Zeke will sit out of the season - he gains nothing by doing that.
Florio and PFT's Charean Williams react to Frank Reich claiming not to be worried about the health of his QB, and we do a PFT Mailbag about the rookie you're most excited to see. Plus, we play another round of What's More Likely.
Florio and PFT's Charean Williams update the status of the Cowboys' contract talks with Ezekiel Elliott, Dak Prescott, and Amari Cooper. Plus, Antonio Brown freezing his feet inspires our draft of the weirdest NFL injuries, and we react to Hard Knocks.
Mike says a new part of Brady's deal means he's destined to hit free agency after this year. Plus, why do coaches keep getting in hot water over preseason depth charts? Also, what to expect on Hard Knocks tonight. (This hour is shorter due to technical issues - sorry!)
Florio and Simms take a quick peek at a new part of Brady's contract and try and predict the future. Plus, Case Keenum didn't know he was the backup on the depth chart, and Freddie Kitchens gets cranky after a former staffer ripped him.
Florio and Simms look at which divisions this year are good enough to send more than one team to the playoffs. Plus, we look at Brady's new deal and draft the players that were better on team #2 than team #1.
Tom Brady's new contract doesn't mean he won't finish his career with another team. Plus, Mike thinks AB's feet could be a bigger issues than the Raiders are letting on. Plus, what can Jon Gruden learn from last year's Hard Knocks? Also, Mike addresses the recent shootings that took place over the weekend.