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Don Banks and Nick Stevens team up to break down the news and topics of the day in the NFL. With analysis and insight from around the league and a wide-ranging roster of guests, listeners will discover that no one covers the NFL like the guys from Cover 2.

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Don Banks and Nick Stevens team up to break down the news and topics of the day in the NFL. With analysis and insight from around the league and a wide-ranging roster of guests, listeners will discover that no one covers the NFL like the guys from Cover 2.

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Great stuff

By BawstonFan - Jul 18 2017
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Good insight, good interviews, good show

Enjoyed this...

By MarkCarolla - May 03 2017
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.... but would like it much more if it weren't so patriots centric.

iTunes Ratings

37 Ratings
Average Ratings
32
5
0
0
0

Great stuff

By BawstonFan - Jul 18 2017
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Good insight, good interviews, good show

Enjoyed this...

By MarkCarolla - May 03 2017
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.... but would like it much more if it weren't so patriots centric.

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Cover 2 with Banks & Stevens

Updated 3 days ago

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Don Banks and Nick Stevens team up to break down the news and topics of the day in the NFL. With analysis and insight from around the league and a wide-ranging roster of guests, listeners will discover that no one covers the NFL like the guys from Cover 2.

Rank #1: Cover 2 1/15: Division Round Recap; AFC/NFC Championship Preview with Kendall Gammon and Mike Triplett

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Don Banks and Nick Stevens recap the AFC and NFC divisional games. Plus, we preview the AFC and NFC Championship games with Kansas City Chiefs radio color analyst Kendall Gammon and ESPN NFL Nation reporter Mike Triplett.

Jan 15 2019

50mins

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Rank #2: Cover 2 1/9: Matt Smith on Patriots-Chargers; Divisional Round Preview and Predictions

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Don Banks and Nick Stevens are joined by LA Chargers radio play-by-play announcer, Matt Smith to preview this Sunday's AFC Divisional Playoff game between the Patriots and the Chargers. Don and Nick recap Wild Card Weekend and discuss the recent head coaching moves around the NFL. Plus, they offer their predictions for the Divisional Weekend slate of games.

Jan 09 2019

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Rank #3: Cover 2 9/12: Eric Mangini Interview; NFL Week 1 Takeaways; Week 2 Preview

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Don Banks and Nick Stevens are joined by former New York Jets Head Coach and current Fox Sports 1 NFL Analyst Eric Mangini. We discuss Sam Darnold's Jets debut, Matt Patricia's debut in Detroit, Patriots-Texans takeaways and preview the upcoming slate of games for NFL Week 2.

Sep 12 2018

54mins

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Rank #4: Cover 2 9/19: NFL Week 2 Recap; Terry McAulay Interview

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Don Banks and Nick Stevens recap NFL Week 2 and discuss the Patriots trade for Josh Gordon, trouble in Pittsburgh with Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell and Vontae Davis retiring at halftime. Our guest today is former NFL Official and current NBC NFL Rules Analyst Terry McAulay, who discusses the roughing the passer call on Clay Matthews that cost the Packers the game. McAulay gives insight on how referees are being to instructed to call roughing the passer.

Sep 19 2018

59mins

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Rank #5: Cover 2 12/11: Steelers Preview with Ed Bouchette; Miami Miracle; Week 15 Preview

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Don Banks and Nick Stevens discuss the last second win for the Dolphins over the Patriots and how it impacts the AFC playoff picture. We are joined by Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette to preview Sunday's Patriots-Steelers game. Plus, we preview Chiefs vs. Chargers and other NFL Week 15 games.

Dec 11 2018

54mins

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Rank #6: Cover 2 1/3: Playoffs Preview with Tony Boselli and Dennis Pitta

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Don Banks and Nick Stevens preview Wild Card weekend, recent NFL coach firings and the Antonio Brown saga in Pittsburgh. Our guests today are Jacksonville Jaguars Color Radio Color Analyst and Westwood One NFL Color Analyst Tony Boselli, as well as Baltimore Ravens Radio Color Analyst  Dennis Pitta.

Jan 03 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #7: Cover 2 10/23: NFL Network's Rich Eisen; Week 7 Recap; Week 8 Preview

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Don Banks and Nick Stevens talk with NFL Network's Rich Eisen, who will be calling his first ever NFL game this Sunday when the Jaguars take on the Eagles in London. Don and Nick talk Red Sox in the World Series and the Patriots win in Chicago. Plus, we recap NFL Week 7 and preview NFL Week 8.

Oct 23 2018

55mins

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Rank #8: Cover 2 9/26: Dolphins Preview; Interview with Matthew Hasselbeck

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Don Banks and Nick Stevens take a look at NFL Week 3, preview the Miami Dolphins, and the new rules around the league. They also talk with ESPN NFL Analyst Matthew Hasselbeck and how the NFL is responding to criticism on roughing the passer penalties.

Sep 26 2018

40mins

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Rank #9: Cover 2 11/6: ESPN's Seth Wickersham talks Patriots

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Don Banks and Nick Stevens recap the Brady vs. Rodgers matchup on Sunday Night Football. We talk with ESPN Senior Writer Seth Wickersham about his article on the dynamic relationship between Robert Kraft, Bill Belichick and Tom Brady. Plus, we take stock of the Patriots at midway point of the season where they stand at 7-2.

Nov 06 2018

53mins

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Rank #10: Cover 2 11/1: Patriots - Packers Preview with Rob Demovsky and Tom Silverstein

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Don Banks and Nick Stevens preview Patriots - Packers on Sunday Night Football with Rob Demovsky from ESPN.com and Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Nov 01 2018

1hr 4mins

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Rank #11: Cover 2 12/27: Phil Savage on Alliance of American Football; Week 17 Preview and Playoff Picture

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Don Banks and Nick Stevens recap NFL Week 16 and talk with Phil Savage (GM of the Arizona Hotshots of the Alliance of American Football and former GM of the Cleveland Browns) about the Alliance of American Football getting ready to kick off in February and the Cleveland Browns resurgence with Baker Mayfield. Plus, we preview NFL Week 17 and take a look at the NFL Playoff picture.

Dec 27 2018

51mins

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Rank #12: Cover 2 10/10: NFL Week 6 Preview with Cris Collinsworth

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Don Banks and Nick Stevens discuss the Red Sox ALDS win over the Yankees. We recap NFL Week 5 and talk with NBC Sunday Night Football Analyst Cris Collinsworth about Patrick Mahomes and what makes him so dangerous as we preview the SNF matchup between the Patriots and the Chiefs and look ahead to the week 6 slate of games.

Oct 10 2018

47mins

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Rank #13: Cover 2 10/16: Interview with NFL Analyst Trent Dilfer

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Don Banks and Nick Stevens talk with NFL analyst Trent Dilfer about the Patriots-Chiefs game on Sunday against Patrick Mahomes and Tom Brady. They also discuss defenses, new rules in the NFL, and Dilfer's memories of the late Paul Allen. Other topics include the success of the Boston Red Sox and previewing NFL Week 7 games.

Oct 16 2018

55mins

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Rank #14: Cover 2 11/27: Week 13 Preview; Vikings Preview with Paul Allen

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Don Banks and Nick Stevens recap the Thanksgiving week games and preview NFL Week 13. Plus, we are joined by radio play-by-play voice of the Minnesota Vikings, Paul Allen who discusses the upcoming Patriots game against the Vikings.

Nov 27 2018

58mins

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Rank #15: Cover 2 10/3: Dan Orlovsky and Jeff Pearlman Interviews

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Don Banks and Nick Stevens recap NFL Week 4 and are joined by ESPN NFL Analyst Dan Orlovsky to discuss the NFL QB play around the league and the hot start of Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes. Plus, we talk with New York Times Best Selling Author Jeff Pearlman about his book, 'Football For A Buck: The Crazy Rise and Crazier Demise of the USFL.'

Oct 04 2018

1hr 2mins

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Rank #16: Cover 2 11/20: Gil Brandt and Tom Waddle

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Don Banks and Nick Stevens recap a thrilling NFL Week 11 which concluded with an epic shootout on Monday night with a 54-51 Rams win over the Chiefs. We serve up Thanksgiving week with interviews with NFL.com Senior Analyst Gil Brandt and former Bears WR and current host of Waddle & Silvy on ESPN 1000, Tom Waddle. Plus, we wrap up the show with our NFL Week 12 predictions.

Nov 20 2018

1hr 1min

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Rank #17: Cover 2 9/26: Interview with Ian O'Connor

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Don Banks and Nick Stevens talk NFL with ESPN Senior Writer Ian O'Connor, author of "Belichick: The Making of the Greatest Football Coach of All Time".

Sep 26 2018

31mins

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Rank #18: Cover 2 11/13: Sam Farmer from LA Times

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Don Banks and Nick Stevens discuss the Patriots loss to the Titans as well as recap of NFL Week 10. We are joined by Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times as we discuss the terrible shooting and wild fires in LA and how it is impacting the Rams. Plus, we preview NFL Week 11 including Rams vs. Chiefs on Monday Night Football.

Nov 13 2018

50mins

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Rank #19: Cover 2 12/18: Sebastian Vollmer; Week 15 Recap; Week 16 Preview

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Don Banks and Nick Stevens are joined by former Patriots Offensive Tackle Sebastian Vollmer to talk about soccer and American Football in Germany and his efforts to help grow American Football there. We recap NFL Week 15 and discuss the abundance of parity in NFL this season. Plus, our NFL Week 16 preview.

Dec 18 2018

44mins

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Rank #20: Cover 2 12/4: Tony Dungy; AFC Playoff Picture

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Don Banks and Nick Stevens recap NFL Week 13 with defense making a brief return with some low scoring games. We are joined by NBC NFL Analyst Tony Dungy to discuss the Mike McCarthy firing in Green Bay, the new NFL being all about offense and the AFC playoff picture.

Dec 04 2018

46mins

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