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The Athletic Football Show: A show about the NFL

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The Athletic Football Show: A show about the NFL

The Athletic Football Show: A show about the NFL

The Athletic

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104
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The Athletic’s flagship football podcast covers the NFL like only The Athletic can. Robert Mays is joined by a team of world class NFL writers and analysts. They’ll break down the biggest stories throughout the world of football. Whether it’s happening on the field, or behind-the-scenes, you’ll get an in-depth look at an unprecedented NFL season on The Athletic Football Show.

Latest Episodes

Week 7 DFS plays, and picks against the spread

On this episode of The Athletic Football Show, Michael Beller and Derek VanRiper break down the Week 7 DFS slate. They discuss ideal running back pairs, which typically include two high-priced backs, the abundance of attractive, mid-priced receivers, and budget savers at quarterback. Later, Beller and Vic Tafur run through every Week 7 game, highlighting their favorite picks against the spread (begins at 31:01). Can the Cardinals keep it close with the Seahawks? Can the Patriots bounce back against the 49ers? And who wins the clash of 5-0 teams between the Steelers and Titans in Nashville? The guys answer those questions, and a whole lot more. Follow Beller on Twitter: @MBeller Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Follow Vic on Twitter: @VicTafur Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

65 min3 d ago
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Week 7 DFS plays, and picks against the spread

Week 7: Steelers-Titans AFC showdown, Bears’ run defense and questions surrounding Zimmer and McCarthy

There is plenty to unpack with Week 7’s slate, The Athletic’s Robert Mays and Lindsay Jones look ahead to an exciting weekend of action. They break down Ryan Tannehill’s success this season as they preview the AFC battle between the undefeated Titans and undefeated Steelers. Plus, how will the Bears defend against the Rams’ run game? Where do the Vikings and Cowboys go from here? They discuss the matchups they’re watching as well as the concerns surrounding Mike Zimmer and Mike McCarthy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

70 min4 d ago
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Week 7: Steelers-Titans AFC showdown, Bears’ run defense and questions surrounding Zimmer and McCarthy

Aaron Donald joins the show, Darius Butler talks offensive production from a defensive perspective, and a Miami Dolphins Team Visit with Josh Tolentino

First up, nine-year NFL veteran, and cohost of The Man To Man With DB & AB podcast, Darius Butler joins the show to talk about why offensive production has been up so much so far this season, the lack of offseason prep time affecting defenses, Jet Motion, Julio Jones, Bill Belichick, and a lot more. Then, Robert talks to two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year, LA Rams defensive tackle, Aaron Donald about how he adds new wrinkles to his game, building trust with a coaching staff, if he ever thinks about his place in the history of football as potentially one of the best defensive players ever, conditioning and recovery, and more. To close things out, The Athletic’s own Josh Tolentino stops by in this week’s Team Visit to discuss the beginning of Tua Time for the Miami Dolphins as Tua Tagovailoa steps in as the team’s starting QB, how he’ll mesh with the offense, and its slowly improving offensive line, where some of the teams draft capital will be directed as their rebuild continues, and much more. Get a year’s subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/footballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

87 min5 d ago
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Aaron Donald joins the show, Darius Butler talks offensive production from a defensive perspective, and a Miami Dolphins Team Visit with Josh Tolentino

Week 6 Reaction: The Steelers keep scoring, Derrick Henry isn't fair, the Buccaneers bounce back & concerned about Cam Newton?

From the Tennessee Titans and Pittsburgh Steelers putting up offensive showcases to stay undefeated, to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers shutting down Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers, it was a week 6 full of firepower, big plays, and even more questions about which teams we should be buying. Join Robert Mays and Nate Tice for a full recap of the biggest moments of Sunday including Adam Gase's failure in New York, the Bears red zone defense, Adam Vrabel being a possible Savant, the underrated Lavonte David and much more. Subscribe to The Football GM for a new episode each Tuesday: https://apple.co/3n7yn7O Get access to The Athletic for $1 at theathletic.com/footballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

74 min1 w ago
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Week 6 Reaction: The Steelers keep scoring, Derrick Henry isn't fair, the Buccaneers bounce back & concerned about Cam Newton?

Week 6 DFS plays and picks against the spread

On this episode of The Athletic Fantasy Football Podcast, Michael Beller and Derek VanRiper break down the Week 6 DFS slate. They discuss ideal running back pairs, a desire to pay up at receiver, and attractive mid-priced quarterbacks. Later, Beller and Vic Tafur run through every Week 6 game, highlighting their favorite picks against the spread (begins at 29:23). Can the Buccaneers possibly slow down the Packers' offense? Can the 49ers get on track against the Rams? Should the Cowboys really be home dogs in Andy Dalton's first start with the team? The guys answer those questions, and a whole lot more. Follow Beller on Twitter: @MBeller Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Follow Vic on Twitter: @VicTafur Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

66 min1 w ago
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Week 6 DFS plays and picks against the spread

Week 6: Le'Veon Bell released, Aaron Rodgers vs. Tom Brady and an intriguing test for the Steelers’ defensive line

In a surprising move this week, the Jets parted ways with Le'Veon Bell. The Athletic’s Robert Mays and Lindsay Jones discuss what went wrong for the running back in New York. Also, Lindsay explains the latest news involving the NFL’s schedule changes. Later in the show, they preview the Chiefs-Bills showdown as they both look to bounce back from their first loss of the season as well as the battle between Brady and Rodgers. Finally, hear what quarterbacks they think have the most at stake in Week 6. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

67 min1 w ago
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Week 6: Le'Veon Bell released, Aaron Rodgers vs. Tom Brady and an intriguing test for the Steelers’ defensive line

Evan Silva fantasy stock market, a Carolina Panthers Team Visit with Joe Person, and the Kevin Stefanski Offense in Ted Nguyen’s Film School

First up, Establish the Run’s fantasy football guru Evan Silva joins the show to evaluate the fantasy season so far, including his biggest miss, early season victory lap, whose stock he’s buying and selling right now, slow starters, dynasty picks, and much more. Then, The Athletic’s Joe Person stops by in this week’s Team Visit to take a closer look at the Carolina Panthers’ pleasantly surprising 3-2 start and discuss the defining characteristics of Matt Rhule’s coaching style, Joe Brady’s incredible impact on the offense, Teddy Bridgewater’s play changing the narrative about the season, and more. To close things out, in Ted Nguyen’s Film School, the guys break down the Kevin Stefanski Offense, Bill Callahan’s details oriented approach with the offensive line improving things dramatically from last season, how a play action heavy attack has helped Baker Mayfield adjust to a new offense early on, and more. Get a 1 year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/footballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

77 min1 w ago
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Evan Silva fantasy stock market, a Carolina Panthers Team Visit with Joe Person, and the Kevin Stefanski Offense in Ted Nguyen’s Film School

Week 5 Reaction: Dallas loses Dak Prescott; the Falcons clean house, Myles Garrett, Chase Claypool & more

Week 5 in the NFL was one that could define franchises for the foreseeable future, with Cowboys QB Dak Precott going down with a gruesome ankle injury, the Falcons moving on from Dan Quinn and Thomas Dimitroff, and the 49ers benching Jimmy Garoppolo. The Athletic's Robert Mays & Nate Tice dig into the biggest headlines of the weekend including Chase Claypool's huge game, the Raiders win over the Chiefs, Myles Garrett's insane impact on the Browns' defense and much more. Get access to The Athletic for $1 at theathletic.com/footballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

63 min2 w ago
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Week 5 Reaction: Dallas loses Dak Prescott; the Falcons clean house, Myles Garrett, Chase Claypool & more

Week 5 DFS plays and picks against the spread

On this episode of The Athletic Football Show, Michael Beller and Derek VanRiper break down the Week 5 DFS slate. They discuss a lack of high-priced options at running back and receiver, and what that means for the slate as a whole. Later, Beller and Vic Tafur run through every remaining Week 5 game, highlighting their favorite picks against the spread (begins at 29:19). Can the Browns pull a mini-upset on the Colts? Can the Falcons finally get their first win of the season? Are the Chiefs going to run away and hide from the Colts? And can the Vikings keep pace with the Seahawks? We have answers to those questions, and plenty more. Follow Beller on Twitter: @MBeller Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Follow Vic on Twitter: @VicTafur Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

65 min2 w ago
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Week 5 DFS plays and picks against the spread

Week 5: COVID-19 concerns across NFL, Browns-Colts preview and the decision to bench Dwayne Haskins

COVID-19 cases are on the rise throughout the NFL and as the story continues to develop The Athletic’s Robert Mays and Lindsay Jones bring you the latest on the situations with the Patriots and Titans. Later in the show, they discuss this week’s matchup between the Browns and Colts as well as a big test for Joe Burrow against the Ravens' defense. Plus, Rhiannon Walker joins the show to talk about Washington’s decision to bench Dwayne Haskins. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

76 min2 w ago
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Week 5: COVID-19 concerns across NFL, Browns-Colts preview and the decision to bench Dwayne Haskins

Latest Episodes

Week 7 DFS plays, and picks against the spread

On this episode of The Athletic Football Show, Michael Beller and Derek VanRiper break down the Week 7 DFS slate. They discuss ideal running back pairs, which typically include two high-priced backs, the abundance of attractive, mid-priced receivers, and budget savers at quarterback. Later, Beller and Vic Tafur run through every Week 7 game, highlighting their favorite picks against the spread (begins at 31:01). Can the Cardinals keep it close with the Seahawks? Can the Patriots bounce back against the 49ers? And who wins the clash of 5-0 teams between the Steelers and Titans in Nashville? The guys answer those questions, and a whole lot more. Follow Beller on Twitter: @MBeller Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Follow Vic on Twitter: @VicTafur Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

65 min3 d ago
Comments
Week 7 DFS plays, and picks against the spread

Week 7: Steelers-Titans AFC showdown, Bears’ run defense and questions surrounding Zimmer and McCarthy

There is plenty to unpack with Week 7’s slate, The Athletic’s Robert Mays and Lindsay Jones look ahead to an exciting weekend of action. They break down Ryan Tannehill’s success this season as they preview the AFC battle between the undefeated Titans and undefeated Steelers. Plus, how will the Bears defend against the Rams’ run game? Where do the Vikings and Cowboys go from here? They discuss the matchups they’re watching as well as the concerns surrounding Mike Zimmer and Mike McCarthy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

70 min4 d ago
Comments
Week 7: Steelers-Titans AFC showdown, Bears’ run defense and questions surrounding Zimmer and McCarthy

Aaron Donald joins the show, Darius Butler talks offensive production from a defensive perspective, and a Miami Dolphins Team Visit with Josh Tolentino

First up, nine-year NFL veteran, and cohost of The Man To Man With DB & AB podcast, Darius Butler joins the show to talk about why offensive production has been up so much so far this season, the lack of offseason prep time affecting defenses, Jet Motion, Julio Jones, Bill Belichick, and a lot more. Then, Robert talks to two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year, LA Rams defensive tackle, Aaron Donald about how he adds new wrinkles to his game, building trust with a coaching staff, if he ever thinks about his place in the history of football as potentially one of the best defensive players ever, conditioning and recovery, and more. To close things out, The Athletic’s own Josh Tolentino stops by in this week’s Team Visit to discuss the beginning of Tua Time for the Miami Dolphins as Tua Tagovailoa steps in as the team’s starting QB, how he’ll mesh with the offense, and its slowly improving offensive line, where some of the teams draft capital will be directed as their rebuild continues, and much more. Get a year’s subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/footballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

87 min5 d ago
Comments
Aaron Donald joins the show, Darius Butler talks offensive production from a defensive perspective, and a Miami Dolphins Team Visit with Josh Tolentino

Week 6 Reaction: The Steelers keep scoring, Derrick Henry isn't fair, the Buccaneers bounce back & concerned about Cam Newton?

From the Tennessee Titans and Pittsburgh Steelers putting up offensive showcases to stay undefeated, to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers shutting down Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers, it was a week 6 full of firepower, big plays, and even more questions about which teams we should be buying. Join Robert Mays and Nate Tice for a full recap of the biggest moments of Sunday including Adam Gase's failure in New York, the Bears red zone defense, Adam Vrabel being a possible Savant, the underrated Lavonte David and much more. Subscribe to The Football GM for a new episode each Tuesday: https://apple.co/3n7yn7O Get access to The Athletic for $1 at theathletic.com/footballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

74 min1 w ago
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Week 6 Reaction: The Steelers keep scoring, Derrick Henry isn't fair, the Buccaneers bounce back & concerned about Cam Newton?

Week 6 DFS plays and picks against the spread

On this episode of The Athletic Fantasy Football Podcast, Michael Beller and Derek VanRiper break down the Week 6 DFS slate. They discuss ideal running back pairs, a desire to pay up at receiver, and attractive mid-priced quarterbacks. Later, Beller and Vic Tafur run through every Week 6 game, highlighting their favorite picks against the spread (begins at 29:23). Can the Buccaneers possibly slow down the Packers' offense? Can the 49ers get on track against the Rams? Should the Cowboys really be home dogs in Andy Dalton's first start with the team? The guys answer those questions, and a whole lot more. Follow Beller on Twitter: @MBeller Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Follow Vic on Twitter: @VicTafur Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

66 min1 w ago
Comments
Week 6 DFS plays and picks against the spread

Week 6: Le'Veon Bell released, Aaron Rodgers vs. Tom Brady and an intriguing test for the Steelers’ defensive line

In a surprising move this week, the Jets parted ways with Le'Veon Bell. The Athletic’s Robert Mays and Lindsay Jones discuss what went wrong for the running back in New York. Also, Lindsay explains the latest news involving the NFL’s schedule changes. Later in the show, they preview the Chiefs-Bills showdown as they both look to bounce back from their first loss of the season as well as the battle between Brady and Rodgers. Finally, hear what quarterbacks they think have the most at stake in Week 6. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

67 min1 w ago
Comments
Week 6: Le'Veon Bell released, Aaron Rodgers vs. Tom Brady and an intriguing test for the Steelers’ defensive line

Evan Silva fantasy stock market, a Carolina Panthers Team Visit with Joe Person, and the Kevin Stefanski Offense in Ted Nguyen’s Film School

First up, Establish the Run’s fantasy football guru Evan Silva joins the show to evaluate the fantasy season so far, including his biggest miss, early season victory lap, whose stock he’s buying and selling right now, slow starters, dynasty picks, and much more. Then, The Athletic’s Joe Person stops by in this week’s Team Visit to take a closer look at the Carolina Panthers’ pleasantly surprising 3-2 start and discuss the defining characteristics of Matt Rhule’s coaching style, Joe Brady’s incredible impact on the offense, Teddy Bridgewater’s play changing the narrative about the season, and more. To close things out, in Ted Nguyen’s Film School, the guys break down the Kevin Stefanski Offense, Bill Callahan’s details oriented approach with the offensive line improving things dramatically from last season, how a play action heavy attack has helped Baker Mayfield adjust to a new offense early on, and more. Get a 1 year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/footballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

77 min1 w ago
Comments
Evan Silva fantasy stock market, a Carolina Panthers Team Visit with Joe Person, and the Kevin Stefanski Offense in Ted Nguyen’s Film School

Week 5 Reaction: Dallas loses Dak Prescott; the Falcons clean house, Myles Garrett, Chase Claypool & more

Week 5 in the NFL was one that could define franchises for the foreseeable future, with Cowboys QB Dak Precott going down with a gruesome ankle injury, the Falcons moving on from Dan Quinn and Thomas Dimitroff, and the 49ers benching Jimmy Garoppolo. The Athletic's Robert Mays & Nate Tice dig into the biggest headlines of the weekend including Chase Claypool's huge game, the Raiders win over the Chiefs, Myles Garrett's insane impact on the Browns' defense and much more. Get access to The Athletic for $1 at theathletic.com/footballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

63 min2 w ago
Comments
Week 5 Reaction: Dallas loses Dak Prescott; the Falcons clean house, Myles Garrett, Chase Claypool & more

Week 5 DFS plays and picks against the spread

On this episode of The Athletic Football Show, Michael Beller and Derek VanRiper break down the Week 5 DFS slate. They discuss a lack of high-priced options at running back and receiver, and what that means for the slate as a whole. Later, Beller and Vic Tafur run through every remaining Week 5 game, highlighting their favorite picks against the spread (begins at 29:19). Can the Browns pull a mini-upset on the Colts? Can the Falcons finally get their first win of the season? Are the Chiefs going to run away and hide from the Colts? And can the Vikings keep pace with the Seahawks? We have answers to those questions, and plenty more. Follow Beller on Twitter: @MBeller Follow DVR on Twitter: @DerekVanRiper Follow Vic on Twitter: @VicTafur Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

65 min2 w ago
Comments
Week 5 DFS plays and picks against the spread

Week 5: COVID-19 concerns across NFL, Browns-Colts preview and the decision to bench Dwayne Haskins

COVID-19 cases are on the rise throughout the NFL and as the story continues to develop The Athletic’s Robert Mays and Lindsay Jones bring you the latest on the situations with the Patriots and Titans. Later in the show, they discuss this week’s matchup between the Browns and Colts as well as a big test for Joe Burrow against the Ravens' defense. Plus, Rhiannon Walker joins the show to talk about Washington’s decision to bench Dwayne Haskins. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

76 min2 w ago
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Week 5: COVID-19 concerns across NFL, Browns-Colts preview and the decision to bench Dwayne Haskins
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