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Mike Florio talks about the biggest NFL topics with the people who are most passionate about the game: League execs, players, coaches and the journalists who cover pro football.

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Mike Florio talks about the biggest NFL topics with the people who are most passionate about the game: League execs, players, coaches and the journalists who cover pro football.

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Great Football rules!

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Florio cutting through the BS & Simms keepin it real with the XO’s & daddy cigars!

Great Daily Distraction

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Exceptional Job entertaining us all right now

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Great Football rules!

By Hawkmannix - May 25 2020
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Florio cutting through the BS & Simms keepin it real with the XO’s & daddy cigars!

Great Daily Distraction

By Nate makes the show ridiculous - Apr 05 2020
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Exceptional Job entertaining us all right now
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Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

Latest release on Jul 31, 2020

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Mike Florio talks about the biggest NFL topics with the people who are most passionate about the game: League execs, players, coaches and the journalists who cover pro football.

Rank #1: Belichick and Brady talk free agency, twitter troll gets what's coming to him | 3/5 #1

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Mike continues to try and connect the dots between Brady and the 49ers, especially now that Brady talked with Belichick. Plus, Mike loved the story about someone who was threatening athletes on social media potentially going to jail. Finally, could the Panthers move on from Cam Newton and Christian McCaffrey this year?

Mar 05 2020

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Rank #2: Florio address Chiefs fans on Mahomes comments | 1/24 #1

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Florio addresses issues that some Chiefs fans have after his Patrick Mahomes comments on Wednesday. Plus, we listen to Jimmy Garoppolo and Nick Bosa on how to beat Kansas City. Plus, a sad update on the Antonio Brown saga.

Jan 24 2020

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Rank #3: Best of PFT: Super Bowl Props and Drew Brees Future

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Join Mike and the PFT Crew as they get you caught up with the latest happening around the NFL!

Jan 25 2020

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Rank #4: Baker Mayfield speaks; Draft: NFL Stadiums You'd Rent Out | 5/28 #2

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Baker Mayfield spoke with the media for the first time this offseason. What is the different approach he's taking this year, and why does Florio think it's a mistake?

Jameis Winston is QB #33 in the Simms Top 40 Countdown. Is it more likely that he gets a big contract next year or re-signs with the Saints as a backup?

Paul Burmeister quizzes Chris on some rookie QB trivia in QB Jeopardy.

PFT Live Draft: With a minor league team renting out their ballpark, we pick the NFL stadiums we'd want to rent out for a vacation.

Are reports of the death of Sky Judge greatly exaggerated? Now we get news that it could still be implemented this season.

May 28 2020

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Rank #5: Chiefs win first Super Bowl in 50 years on Mahomes' arm | 2/3 #1

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Florio reacts to an incredible Super Bowl comeback by the Chiefs. The game came down to a handful of plays, and they were all made by the Chiefs down the stretch. Also, who does Vegas think will win the Super Bowl next year?

Feb 03 2020

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Rank #6: Simms QB #37: Justin Herbert; What is Cardinals ceiling? | 5/27 #1

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As the NHL announces a detailed plan on returning to play, there are some conflicting messages from the NFL & NFLPA about the likelihood of a football season.

Rookie Justin Herbert comes in at #37 on the Simms Top 40 QB Countdown. Why does he have the potential to be a Top 10 NFL QB? And is it a red flag that Joey Harrington is his idol?

Fill In The Blank: The Texans offense needs _______. The ceiling for the Cardinals is ______.

Redskins Head Coach Ron Rivera has some thoughts on the prospect of a 4th-and-15 alternative to the onside kick. Is this rule likely to pass?

May 27 2020

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Rank #7: Simms Top 40 QB Countdown begins | 5/26 #1

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As the NFL is set to vote on the sky judge rule proposal this week, Florio is skeptical of some of the opposition to it. And the league clarifies something about the 4th-and-15 onside kick that could make Bill Belichick very happy.

We're kicking off the Simms Top 40 QB Countdown. #40 is Tua Tagovailoa, and Chris explains how he could rank someone who's never thrown an NFL pass before.

Stanford Head Coach David Shaw explains why he isn't interested in moving to the NFL.

Simms #39 QB Dwayne Haskins: How much support does he have in Washington?

Carlos Hyde signed with the Seahawks while Devonta Freeman is waiting for a better offer that may never come.

May 26 2020

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Rank #8: QB Trade Rumors: Stafford and Andy Dalton, Myles Garret is back | 2/13 #1

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Florio reacts to the reports that two teams could be looking to trade their starting QBs, the reinstatement of Myles Garrett, and Michael Bidwill saying 17 games won't affect player safety. Plus, Jameis Winston had eye surgery and the internet lost its mind.

Feb 13 2020

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Rank #9: Can the NFLPA wait out the owners, what will Colts do at QB? | 2/24 #1

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Florio thinks the players have some leverage in the CBA talks because some influential elderly owners may not be willing to sacrifice a year of football. Plus, what will the Colts do at QB, and how close is the NFL to getting a sky judge?

Feb 24 2020

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Rank #10: Tom Brady to the Cowboys? It's not totally crazy | 2/10 #1

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Florio reacts to the return of the XFL over the weekend. There are already things the NFL should be stealing. Plus, could Jerry Jones get crazy and try to reel in Tom Brady on the free agent market? Plus, Florio was called out in Cincinnati for pointing out that Joe Burrow may not want to end up in Cincinnati.

Feb 10 2020

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Rank #11: Brandin Cooks traded to HOU, Peter w/ Justin Herbert, Could the Lions trade #3 pick | 4/10 #1

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Florio and Peter King react to the Brandin Cooks trade from the Rams' and the Texans' perspectives. Plus, we listen to Roger Goodell's hopeful message about the NFL season, and some of Peter King's interview with Justin Herbert. Also, we play What's More Likely and wonder if the Lions will trade the #3 overall pick in the Draft.

Apr 10 2020

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Rank #12: Patriots still the AFC East favorite?| 4/3 #2

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Florio & Peter King react to the the NFL's Chief Medical Officer, who was more cautious about the league having its normal season. Bills GM Brandon Beane said "The team to beat in the East is the Patriots.” Do we agree with him? The guys draft the NFL records within reach of being broken soon, and weigh the chances of the Dolphins traded up for Joe Burrow.

Apr 03 2020

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Rank #13: The Bucs are in "no bleeps given" mode; Saban says Tua most protect self | 5/1 #2

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Florio and Barstool Big Cat look back on Gronk saying he's had a Bucs' playbook for weeks despite not being on the team - will the league punish Tampa for tampering? Plus, Nick Saban is changing his tune about Tua now that the Draft is official over. We also draft the best undrafted free agents of all time, and wonder if there's too much pressure on CeeDee Lamb in Dallas now that he's wearing number 88.

May 01 2020

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Rank #14: Sky Judge coming?; Dak's contract leverage| 5/22 #1

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The NFL could finally be adopting the Sky Judge concept that Florio has been lobbying for, and Big Cat has some thoughts on what the league should call the position. And what do the guys think about the possible 4th-and-15 onside kick alternative?

Florio updates us on the latest on Dak Prescott's contract and why he has historical leverage in these negotiations.

What's More Likely? Patriots build a statue for Belichick or Brady? The Rams or 49ers have a 1,000-yard rusher this season?

Adrian Peterson isn't thrilled about the Redskins trading Trent Williams.1 to 10: how optimistic are we about Dwayne Haskins?

May 22 2020

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Rank #15: Don't complain about the Draft, or else... | 3/27 #1

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Florio reacts to Roger Goodell's memo to each NFL team that the league will proceed as scheduled, and that any public dissent will result in punishment.

Mar 27 2020

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Rank #16: First round moves we loved and moves that could cause friction | 4/24 #1

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Florio and Simms react to how the quarterbacks fell in round one. Will Miami regret taking Tua at #5, and how mad will Aaron Rodgers be that the Packers took his replacement in the first round? Plus, Chris tells us one wide receiver pick he loved and one that left him scratching is head.

Apr 24 2020

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Rank #17: Players come out against the new CBA, Haskins' future | 2/27 #1

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Live from the NFL Combine. Mike updates Chris Simms' flu, the latest on the CBA and player opposition to it. Plus, Mike discusses Dwayne Haskins and the Redskins other options at quarterback, and possible landing spots for Phillip Rivers.

Feb 27 2020

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Rank #18: The future of Brady and Rivers, people go crazy over Taysom Hill take | 2/11 #1

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Florio speculates about the future of Tom Brady and Philip Rivers. Plus, when will Myles Garrett be reinstated and why the internet lost its mind over Mike's Taysom Hill comments.

Feb 11 2020

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Rank #19: First round Superlatives; Best “Woah” moments of round one | 4/24 #2

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Florio and Simms hand out their awards from night one of the draft. Plus, how did the teams with multiple first round picks do on Thursday night? We also draft the “woah” moments of the first round, and Simms tells us the best players still on the board going into the weekend.

Apr 24 2020

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Rank #20: Brady opens up to Howard; NFC North Draft Needs| 4/9 #1

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Tom Brady went on Howard Stern and gave Florio & Simms plenty to react to. Did he give signs all last season that he was moving on from the Patriots? Does Brady deserve more credit than Belichick? And does he care as little about his legacy as he says?

The NFL is facing another technological hurdle with IT employees as it prepares for the virtual draft.

NFC North Draft Needs: what do the Vikings, Packers, Bears and Lions need to come away with?

Bills GM Brandon Beane gives insight into what many prospects miss when visiting a team. And he tells us how he plans to keep Stefon Diggs happy.

The Falcons revealed their new uniforms, and the reviews are not kind.

Apr 09 2020

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Goodell could postpone games; Saints are "Super Bowl or bust" | 7/31 #1

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Peter King joins Mike for a Friday edition of PFT Live.

2020 season: Should the NFL keep pushing back the deadline to opt out? Could teams still move to some sort of bubble solution?

Postponing games: Roger Goodell could shift games if teams have an outbreak. Could we have a season where some teams don't play 16 games?

Fill In The Blank: LeSean McCoy will be _____ for the Bucs; The Saints declaring "Super Bowl or bust" is _____

College football: The Big Ten might not play football this season.

Jul 31 2020

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Could Alex Smith start?; Draft: Teams That Could Benefit Most from Uncertainty| 7/31 #2

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Peter King weighs in on the Jamal Adams trade and the bold moves that young GMs are making.

Alex Smith: Could he actually win the starting job in Washington?

PFT Live Draft: Teams That Could Benefit Most From 2020 Uncertainty

Jul 31 2020

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Lamar Jackson wants Antonio Brown; Damien Williams opts out| 7/30 #1

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Opt outs: Super Bowl champ Damien Williams becomes the latest big name to opt out. Can the Chiefs now count on a rookie RB to carry the load?

Lamar Jackson says he still hopes the Ravens sign Antonio Brown. Why is AB not a good fit for Baltimore's locker room?

State of the Franchise: #25 Bears - How will no preseason affect the Nick Foles-Mitchell Trubisky competition?

49ers: John Lynch gets a contract extension.

Jul 30 2020

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Don't overlook the Falcons; Draft: 2020 Offensive Rookie of the Year | 7/30 #2

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Matt Ryan talked to Mike Florio about how he's preparing for this season. Is everyone overlooking the Falcons?

State of the Franchise: #24 Jets - Could they be a playoff team given their tough schedule?

PFT Live Draft: Offensive Rookie of the Year candidates, where does Clyde Edwards-Helaire go?

Titans: Where is Vic Beasley? Will he opt out?

Jul 30 2020

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Joey Bosa's record contract; Pats players opt out | 7/29 #1

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Opt-outs: The list keeps growing with some impact players sitting out this season. The Patriots have some big holes to fill.

Joey Bosa gets a record contract. Does he deserve it? Did the Chargers panic?

State of the Franchise: #26 Dolphins - Over/under on when Tua gets his first start, and does Miami have the best CB duo in the league?

Dalvin Cook: After all the speculation, he reports to camp on time. Does he still have hope for a new contract this summer?

Jul 29 2020

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Rodney Harrison's best safety duos; Draft: Reasons We Don't Want The Season Canceled | 7/29 #2

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QB news: Joe Burrow signs his contract, Aaron Rodgers' draft night, Patrick Mahomes becomes a part-owner

PFT Live Draft: With dumb Twitter talk that some media members don't want to see football succeed, Florio & Simms pick the Reasons We Don’t Want The Season Canceled

Rodney Harrison joins us to talk about players opting out, the Joey Bosa contract, and the Jamal Adams trade. "The Jets blew it."

After the guys drafted the Best Safety Duos on Monday, Rodney has his own Top 5.

Jul 29 2020

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Dont'a Hightower opts out; Too late for NFL bubble? | 7/28 #1

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COVID-19: After a day on bad news for sports, is it too late for the NFL to consider playing a season in a bubble?

Opt-outs: DeMarcus Lawrence will report to training camp, but other players have started opting out of this season.

State of the Franchise: #27 Lions - Could this be the last season of the Matthew Stafford era?

Breaking news: Dont'a Hightower becomes the first star player to opt out

Jul 28 2020

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Ron Rivera's message for the media; Draft: Best Reclamation Projects in NFL History | 7/28 #2

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Jets: How much of a downgrade is Jamal Adams to Bradley McDougald? And is Clowney on the way?

49ers: Weeks after asking for a trade, Raheem Mostert instead signs an extension.

Washington: Ron Rivera doesn't quite understand what the media's job is.

PFT Live Draft: In honor of Rivera's task with Washington, the guys draft the Best Reclamation Projects in NFL History

Patriots: A 4th New England player opts out of the 2020 season

Jul 28 2020

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Jamal Adams traded; Training camps will start on time | 7/27 #1

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Jamal Adams finally gets his trade, to the Seahawks. Did the Jets get enough for him? Will his contract become a problem for Seattle?

Training camp will start on time after the NFL & NFLPA agreed to a deal. What will be the impact of smaller rosters and a lower salary cap?

Chiefs starting right guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif is the first NFL player to opt out of the 2020 season. How many more will follow him?

Jul 27 2020

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Conflicting reports on Dalvin Cook holdout; Draft: Best Safety Duos in NFL | 7/27 #2

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Dalvin Cook will report to training camp...unless he doesn't...unless he does...unless he doesn't.

Alex Smith is cleared to return to full football activities. Could he actually be an option for Washington at QB?

Draft: with Jamal Adams in Seattle, we draft the Best Safety Duos in the NFL

The Simms Top 10 WR list may have sparked a Twitter beef between Keenan Allen & Mike Evans.

Jul 27 2020

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The Washington Football Team; Jamal Adams slams Gase| 7/24 #1

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Charean Williams makes her return to join Florio for a PFT Friday.

The Washington football team will be going by...the Washington Football Team.

Mike hears that the NFL & NFLPA are aiming to have an agreement in place in the coming days.

Fill In The Blank: Tyreek Hill predicting "seven rings" is __________

Jamal Adams called out Adam Gase. Will that get him any closer to being traded off the Jets?

Jul 24 2020

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Kyle Shanahan on Jimmy G; Draft: The Player You’d Want to See Play One More Time| 7/24 #2

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Dak Prescott will play for the Cowboys this season. But does he want to stay in Dallas?

Simms interviewed Kyle Shanahan on Thursday's Chris Simms Unbuttoned podcast, and the 49ers coach confirmed his faith in Jimmy Garoppolo.

PFT Live Draft: In honor of Mike Tyson, The Player You’d Want to See Play One More Time

Jul 24 2020

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Woody Johnson accused of “sexist, racist” comments; Antonio Brown "unretires" | 7/23 #1

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A CNN report says Jets owner Woody Johnson made “sexist, racist” comments as Ambassador to Britain. Will the NFL investigate? Could Johnson have to sell the team?

The NFL announced that all fans will have to wear masks at games this season. And Florio explains that an NFL-NFLPA disagreement will not stop football this year.

State of the Franchise: #29 Giants - Will Joe Judge clear 6 wins in his debut season? Will Dave Gettleman return for 2021?

After "retiring" Monday, Antonio Brown pleaded for the NFL to reinstate him Wednesday. Is the league treating him unfairly?

Jul 23 2020

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Mike Zimmer extension coming; Draft: Players You Want To See Win a Super Bowl | 7/23 #2

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Mike Zimmer is reportedly getting a multi-year extension. Are the Vikings really good enough to win a Super Bowl under him, or do they have a ceiling?

State of the Franchise: #28 Bengals - How much will no preseason hurt Joe Burrow?

PFT Live Draft: Players You Want To See Win a Super Bowl

Chase Young signed his rookie contract, and Chris has a bold prediction for the Yankees.

Jul 23 2020

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CeeDee Lamb or Jerry Jeudy?; State of the Franchise: #31 Jaguars | 7/22 #1

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COVID-19: Can the NFL justify their mass testing if there are delays elsewhere in the country? And what else is needs to be resolved before training camps?

State of the Franchise - #31 Jaguars: Are they backing Gardner Minshew or "tanking for Trevor?"

What's More Likely - Rookie Edition: Will Tua or Herbert start first? Better season: CeeDee Lamb or Jerry Jeudy?

Terrell Owens beat Tyreek Hill in a race (sort of), which made us wonder...who are the fastest players in NFL history?

Jul 22 2020

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Rodney Harrison on Simms WR Rankings; State of the Franchise: #30 Panthers | 7/22 #2

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PFT Live Draft: Better Than The Stats Say - Mike goes for a big name and Chris gets defensive.

State of the Franchise - #30 Panthers: Is Teddy Bridgewater a long-term answer for Matt Rhule?

Rodney Harrison joins us: How will Bill Belichick take advantage of this chaotic offseason? And why he's bullish on Cam Newton to the Patriots.

Rodney also has some questions for Simms' Top 10 WR Rankings. Did Chris overrate AJ Green?

Jul 22 2020

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NFL nixes preseason; Simms Top 10 Wide Receivers| 7/21 #1

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Daily testing and no preseason games...the NFL and NFLPA are getting closer to an agreement for the season.

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is skeptical about a football season; could the NFL have done a bubble like the NBA?

We start our State of the State franchise by previewing all 32 teams...what is the best and worst case for Washington this season?

Simms revealed his Top 10 WR rankings in yesterday's Unbuttoned podcast, and Davante Adams is upset that he was left off.

Antonio Brown says he's retiring (again).

Jul 21 2020

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Patriots plans for Cam Newton; Draft: Offensive Player (non-QB) You'd Start a Franchise With| 7/21 #2

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Peter King joins the show to talk about his visit to the Vikings facility and all the changes they've made for this weird season.

Is Cam Newton a lock to be the Patriots starter? Is Jarrett Stidham still a long-term plan for New England?

PFT Live Draft: Offensive Player You’d Start A Franchise With (QBs excluded)

Michael Bennett announces his retirement.

Jul 21 2020

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We're back!...Players blast NFL on Twitter; Preseason cutting to 1 game? | 7/20 #1

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Vacation is over and Florio & Simms are back together!

With training camp fast approaching, the players coordinated on Twitter to blast the NFL for their lack of health protocols. How much pressure will this put on the owners? Why wasn't Tom Brady included?

The NFL is taking a hardline stance on players opting out of this season. Is it fair? Is it realistic?

On an NBC "Race and Sports in America" special, Chargers coach Anthony Lynn spoke about how football broke down racial barriers for him.

Breaking news from this morning: the NFL has proposed just 1 preseason game. Is delaying the start of the regular season inevitable?

In a "Sports Uncovered" podcast, Rob Ninkovich talks about the time Bill Belichick started a snowball fight with him.

Florio reveals his PFT 2020 Preseason Power Rankings. Does he have the Pats too high?

Jul 20 2020

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Chiefs or the field?; Draft: Defensive Player You’d Start A Franchise With | 7/20 #2

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In the wake of Washington's sexual harassment accusations, will the NFL force out owner Daniel Snyder? And how is he getting away with something other investigated teams have not?

Patrick Mahomes signed a record contract...so why does Florio not like the deal?

From last week's episode of Chris Simms Unbuttoned, what mascot would win a battle royale?

PFT Live Draft: On the heels of Myles Garrett's huge contract, we pick "Defensive Players You’d Start A Franchise With"

In this week's Football Morning in America, Peter King gives us an inside look at the Vikings training facility and how they're working to combat COVID-19.

Next Super Bowl champion: Would you take the Chiefs or the field?

Jul 20 2020

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iTunes Ratings

771 Ratings
Average Ratings
556
72
40
26
77

Great Football rules!

By Hawkmannix - May 25 2020
Read more
Florio cutting through the BS & Simms keepin it real with the XO’s & daddy cigars!

Great Daily Distraction

By Nate makes the show ridiculous - Apr 05 2020
Read more
Exceptional Job entertaining us all right now