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 Apr 16, 2021

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 Jan 4, 2019
one of the best day to day football and sports show I have listen to.

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The Rich Eisen Show mixes sports analysis with pop culture, humor and interviews. The show attracts the most recognizable names including Tom Brady, Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Regina King, Aaron Rodgers and Morgan Freeman. Now in its sixth year, the Emmy-nominated show originates out of Los Angeles, airing weekdays Noon-3pm ET/9am-Noon PT on SiriusXM and NBC Sports on Peacock TV. As Eisen said, “After all these years of seeing TV add ten pounds, I’m hoping phones and tablets will only add five.”And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen.

Episode Date
REShow: Mike McCarthy & Josh Duhamel - Hour 3 (05-07-21)
3374
Cowboys Head Coach Mike McCarthy and Rich discuss drafting Penn State LB Micah Parsons and revamping Dallas’ defense this season, if Dak Prescott will be ready for Week 1 after suffering a season-ending ankle injury last year, and if he thinks Dez Bryant actually made that catch that was overturned in the 2005 playoff game for the Cowboys against his Packers.   Actor Josh Duhamel tells Rich the life lessons he’s learned from James Caan and why the acting legend doesn’t really like being know by younger audiences for playing Buddy’s father in ‘Elf,’ why he, a die-hard Vikings fan, is disappointed the Vikes passed on Alabama QB Mac Jones in the NFL Draft, and what it’s like to finally get to be a superhero in Netflix’s ‘Jupiter’s Legacy.’      Rich and the guys wrap up the hour reflecting back on the anniversary of Allen Iverson’s infamous “practice” rant. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 07, 2021
REShow: Mike Florio - Hour 2 (05-07-21)
3530
Rich and the guys start the hour revisiting their most painful moments of being a sports fan including Reggie Miller trolling the Knicks and Aaron Boone crushing the Red Sox.   Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio and Rich discuss the grown of the NFL over the last two decades that keeps the league in headlines even during the offseason, just how fixable is the Aaron Rodgers-Packers standoff, if trading Jordan Love would alleviate the stalemate between the 3-time MVP and the team, how the Packers could use fan sentiment as leverage against the star QB, and why this saga could drag out all the way to training camp and beyond.    Rich and the guys wrap up the hour sneaking on one last bit of clowning on TJ Jefferson after his ‘Price Is Right’ Showcase Showdown overbid.   And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 07, 2021
REShow: Matt Nagy - Hour 1 (05-07-21)
3535
Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the outlook for all the quarterbacks selected in the 2021 NFL Draft and explains the myriad factors that could lead to unbridled success…or abject failure.   Bears Head Coach Matt Nagy tells Rich how close Chicago came to pulling off that blockbuster trade for Seahawks’ QB Russell Wilson and if they kicked the tires on an Aaron Rodgers deal, what the timeline is for getting newly-drafted QB Justin Fields on the field as the Bears’ starting QB and how he will use Patrick Mahomes’ rookie year as a template for his development, his reaction to the team’s now infamous Andy Dalton “QB1” tweet, and why he’s optimistic about his future in Chicago despite back-to-back 8-8 seasons.   Rich wraps up the hour reacting to Mike the Miz’s annual “Browns Will Win the Super Bowl” prediction but explains why this might actually be the season Cleveland finally does it. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 07, 2021
REShow: Frank Reich, Billy Crystal & Michael Smith - Hour 3 (05-06-21)
3369
Indianapolis Colts Head Coach Frank Reich tells Rich how he plans to “hit the reset button” on Carson Wentz to return the beleaguered QB to an MVP-level of play.   Billy Crystal and Rich discuss that state of their beloved Yankees, how a native New Yorker like him became a die-hard Clippers fan, shares the incredible story about how he, then an unknown comic substitute teacher, became fast friends with boxing legend Muhammad Ali because of a one-in-a-million bit of happenstance, the genesis of the story behind the new film he co-wrote, directed, and stars in ‘Here Today’ and why co-star Tiffany Haddish is “a five-tool player, and shares some hilarious stories about Ali and legendary sportscaster Howard Cosell.     Rich wraps up the hour with ‘Brother from Another’ co-host Michael Smith break down the Aaron Rodgers-Packers standoff and why he sees it as more of an “Impossible burger” than a true “beef” in his eyes with a message to the Green Bay QB about being bothered by the team’s drafting of Jordan Love: “Get over it, Aaron!”  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 06, 2021
REShow: David Shaw - Hour 2 (05-06-21)
3534
Stanford Head Coach David Shaw and Rich discuss the Houston Texans drafting of his Cardinal quarterback Davis Mills and the stability his personality brings to a team in turmoil, which 1st Round quarterback has the best chance to succeed as a rookie, and how he sees the Aaron Rodgers-Packers standoff playing out and which teams would be the best fit for the 3-time NFL MVP.    Rich and the guys debate which AFC team would be the best fit for Aaron Rodgers if he can’t work out his beef with the Packers’ front office.   Rich recaps the spectacle that was the New York Rangers-Washington Capitals brawl to begin their game last night and team owner James Dolan’s roll in the “holy hell of a mess.”      Rich and the guys wrap up the hour debating the best George Clooney movie on the actor’s 60th birthday, which leads to a TJ Jefferson George Clooney story involving Chris Rock and Cindy Crawford. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 06, 2021
REShow: Arthur Smith - Hour 1 (05-06-21)
3525
Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the latest in the Aaron Rodgers-Packers saga and explains why we’re all grasping at straws right now to find out what exactly is going through the reigning MVP’s mind in his beef with Green Bay’s GM.      Falcons Head Coach Arthur Smith tells Rich why the Falcons opted for Kyle Pitts at #4 in the NFL Draft and admits Atlanta would have taken a quarterback in there had been a QB they had ranked higher on their board than the Florida TE, why Julio Jones might be wearing a different uniform come Week 1, and flips the script on Rich to ask him to grade his NFL Draft coverage on the NFL Network.    Rich defends his continuing attempts to foist of “The Mattural” nickname on Falcons QB Matt Ryan for the umpteenth time.     Rich wraps up the hour going down a Dolan Wormhole after the New York Rangers recent fighting fiasco that looked ugly on the ice and landed the team a $250,000 fine. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 06, 2021
REShow: Howie Roseman - Hour 3 (05-05-21)
3367
Eagles General Manager Howie Roseman and Rich discuss Philadelphia’s phrenetic trades that saw them move down then back up in the NFL Draft, why they selected Alabama’s Heisman Trophy-winning WR DeVonta Smith and the creative ways he can be woven into Philadelphia’s offense, the team’s muddled QB situation between Jalen Hurts and Joe Flacco, and if they would pursue an Aaron Rodgers trade, and more.     WWE Superstar Drew McIntyre tells Rich why he decided to chronicle his up-and-down life in his new book, what it was like meeting Vince McMahon for the first time and his impressions of the most recent Wrestlemania, and more.    Rich and the guys wrap up the hour debating whether or not LeBron James is sandbagging his injury status and if the Lakers star is right to rip the NBA’s new play-in tournament. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 05, 2021
REShow: Sean Payton - Hour 2 (05-05-21)
3534
Saints Head Coach Sean Payton and Rich discuss how different this year’s draft was due to limitations because of Covid-19 restrictions, reveals which player New Orleans wanted to trade up into the top ten to draft, why the team’s QB competition might not be limited to just Jameis Winston and Taysom Hill, what impressed him about Ian Book that led to the Saints drafting the Notre Dame QB, if he and the other Competition Committee members will ever get rid of the NFL’s controversial End Zone/Pylon Fumble Rule, and his reaction to Kevin James portraying him in the forthcoming Netflix movie ‘Home Team.’      Rich and TJ recap his ‘Price Is Right’ appearance with a THOROUGH breakdown of his “number of mind-boggling mistakes” that culminated with him overbidding in the final Showcase Showdown. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 05, 2021
REShow: Brandon Staley - Hour 1 (05-05-21)
3524
Rich kicks off the hour recapping the latest in the Aaron Rodgers-Packers saga and a detailed story in the Athletic spelling out why the deep rift between Rogers and the team’s GM Brian Gutekunst could mean the reigning MVP has played his last game for Green Bay.   Chargers Head Coach Brandon Staley and Rich discuss his first draft for Los Angeles and why the team is ecstatic with landing Northwestern OT Rashawn Slater in the 1st Round, why the Bolts were equally ecstatic to draft FSU cornerback Asante Samuel Jr. in the 2nd Round along with their other players in their highly-regarded draft class, bonding a firm relationship with budding superstar QB Justin Herbert, and his super-secret-Batman’s-cave-type entrance for primo parking at L.A..’s new SoFi Stadium.    Rich wraps up the hour taking 100% glee in Yankees fans giving the Astros a well-deserved earful of boos and taunts in their first trip to New York in front of fans for the first time since 2019. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 05, 2021
REShow: Michael Vick & John Lee Hancock - Hour 3 (05-04-21)
3366
FOX Sports NFL Analyst and 4-time Pro Bowl quarterback Michael Vick tells Rich why he was extremely disappointed with this 4.72-second 40-yard dash (…at age 40!!!), what it was like to FINALLY get to throw some passes to the GOAT wide receiver Jerry Rice, how he overcame his debilitating fear of Ravens LB Ray Lewis, and why he agrees with Aaron Rodgers in his beef with Packers’ management.   Director and writer John Lee Hancock and Rich discuss the first movie he ever directed, ‘The Rookie,’ how ‘The Blind Side’ movie almost didn’t happen and how he got Sandra Bullock on board for her Oscar-winning performance, the hilarious way the was able to convince Nick Saban to be in ‘The Blind Side,’ and working with Oscar-winning actors Denzel Washington and Jared Leto in his latest film ‘The Little Things.’     Rich wraps up the hour breaking down how the top speed clocked by the retired NFL legends who run in this year’s RunRichRun matched some in-game top speed runs by active NFL players last season, and reacts to Jimmy Garoppolo embracing a QB competition with the 49ers’ newest quarterback Trey Lance. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 04, 2021
REShow: John Pollard - Hour 2 (05-04-21)
3527
Rich opens the hour wondering about the origins of “May the 4th Be With You” which lead to a caller entertaining us with some great Star Wars sports names.     Rich and the guys abandon the show to watch a local airing of “the Price is Right” to see if TJ Jefferson could make if off Contestants’ Row and into the Final Showcase.   Zebra Technologies VP John Pollard and Rich discuss what his company’s advanced metrics revealed about Rich’s 40-yard dash at this year’s RunRichRun event and reveals that he compares favorable to many NFL offensive lineman, and if the technology exists for the NFL to determine if a first down has been made by putting chips inside of footballs. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 04, 2021
REShow: Matt Rhule - Hour 1 (05-04-21)
3534
Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the uncanny parallels between the Aaron Rodgers-Jordan Love situation and the Brett Favre-Aaron Rodgers situation when the reigning NFL MVP first came into the league.      Panthers Head Coach Matt Rhule tells Rich why Carolina opted to go with CB Jaycee Horn over Alabama CB Patrick Surtain II, why the team opted to stick with Sam Darnold instead of drafting a young quarterback, if we’ll see a lighter workload for star RB Christian McCaffrey next season, if the Panthers can become the dominant team in the NFC South, what it’s like working for the free-thinking billionaire David Tepper, and his reaction to Scott Drew’s national championship for his former employer Baylor University.     Rich wraps up the hour discussing if the Packers really have done Aaron Rodgers wrong with their roster moves over the years and if the 3-time MVP should have more of a say in personnel matters. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 04, 2021
REShow: Kyle Shanahan - Hour 3 (05-03-21)
3370
Rich begins the hour explaining why the Bears moving up to draft Justin Fields was a win-win-win for Chicago’s GM, coach, and new QB.   Rich offers up his long-awaited reaction to the Jets drafting Zach Wilson #2 overall and why, though his favorite team has been down this road many times before, “this feels different” and why he’s filled with hope the franchise can turn around its fortunes at long last.     San Francisco 49ers Head Coach Kyle Shanahan tells Rich when he knew he was going to select Trey Lance at #3 overall in the NFL Draft, why Jimmy Garoppolo remains the Niners’ staring QB…for now, how much a role his dad, former NFL head coach Mike Shanahan, played in the pre-draft evaluation leading up to the Trey Lance selection which leads to the shocking reveal that Washington had planned on drafting Russell Wilson in the 4th round the year they drafted RG3 in the first round, confirms that he did indeed call the Packers about a possible trade for disgruntled QB Aaron Rodgers, and how many players called and texted him on Sunday to let him know they were alive following his macabre existential comments in his last press conference leading up to the draft.     Rich ends the hour recapping what happened behind-the-scenes at this year’s RunRichRun event including Michael Vick’s eye-popping 40-yard dash time despite pulling a hamstring halfway through. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2021
REShow: Ian Rapoport - Hour 2 (05-03-21)
3529
Rich begins the hour revealing he’s hearing whispers that a Deshaun Watson settlement might be in the works and where the embattled Texans QB could land via trade if and when he can put his legal troubles behind him.   NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and Rich discuss the source behind Aaron Rodgers discontent with the Packers, if a fully-guaranteed contract can make it all go away, the latest on Deshaun Watson’s legal troubles and if the Texans drafting of Stanford QB Davis Mills indicates Houston is ready to trade him.   Rich wraps up the hour responding to a Raiders fan who wonders if former analyst Mike Mayock would be ripping current Las Vegas GM Mike Mayock after the Silver & Black’s eyebrow-raising draft. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2021
REShow: Daniel Jeremiah - Hour 1 (05-03-21)
3535
Rich kicks off the hour recapping the exciting and eventful 2021 NFL Draft and says if you’re not happy with your team’s draft haul don’t be so soon to pass judgment.    Rich and Patriots fan Chris Brockman debate the merits of New England drafting Alabama QB Mac Jones at #15 in the draft and why it could turn out to be Bill Belichick’s final stroke of genius.    NFL Network Analyst Daniel Jeremiah and Rich discuss the 49ers draft and how their rookie class led by Trey Lance could impact their 2021 season, which rookie QB not named ‘Lawrence’ or ‘Wilson’ has the best chance to start in Week 1 this season, how Bengals’ rookie WR will impact Joe Burrow and Cincinnati’s offense right off the bat, if the Dolphins made the right choice taking Alabama WR Jaylen Waddle at #5 over his Heisman Trophy-winning teammate DeVonta Smith, his reaction to the Cowboys’ defense-heavy draft, and if the Aaron Rodgers drama influenced how the Packers conducted their draft.   Rich wraps up the hour weighing in on the Aaron Rodgers-Packers rift, who’s to blame most, and how Green Bay’s front office can mend fences with the reigning NFL MVP. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2021
REShow: Listener Calls - Hour 3 (04-30-21)
3370
Guest host Ryan Leaf and the guys break down the latest news from the world of sports which leads to a story about that time all of TJ’s friends went to the Kentucky Derby…and didn’t invite him.   Ryan and the guys react to the Bears announcing Andy Dalton is still their QB1, and debate how much Justin Fields will remain his backup.   Rich calls in from Cleveland and recaps the electric atmosphere of holding a live NFL Draft in front of fans again, the biggest surprises and head scratching picks in Round 1, the shocking news that Aaron Rodgers does not want to play another down for the Packers, how the Green Bay brass could have avoided the whole mess, and how it could all play out before Week 1 in the fall.   Ryan and TJ wrap up the hour breaking down the Cowboys draft (good) and the Eagles draft (not so good). And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 01, 2021
REShow: Steve Wyche - Hour 2 (04-30-21)
3535
Guest host Ryan Leaf starts the hour breaking down the five teams who “truly lost” by making bad roster choices with their 1st-round picks in the NFL Draft.     Ryan gives his stamp of approval on the Chargers selecting OT Rashawn Slater in the first round but explains why he has some doubts Justin Herbert can replicate his rookie season success in 2021.   NFL Network’s Steve Wyche and Ryan discuss the Falcons taking Florida TE Kyle Pitts at #4 and why WR Julio Jones might never get to line up with him in a game, just how serious the Aaron Rodgers-Packers beef is and if Green Bay could actually trade the reigning NFL MVP, why the 49ers selecting Trey Lance was the first round’s biggest shocker and why Mac Jones to the Patriots didn’t surprised him at all, and if we’ll see the Falcons draft a QB after passing on the chance to do so in the first round.    The guys discuss how soon we’ll see Trey Lance staring for the Niners with Ryan explaining why rookie QBs have a steep learning curve in the NFL.   Ryan wraps up the hour dissecting Aaron Rodgers options (including sitting out the season) in his standoff with the Packers.  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 30, 2021
REShow; Thomas Dimitroff - Hour 1 (04-30-21)
3534
Guest host Ryan Leaf kicks off the hour breaking down the falling about between Aaron Rodgers and the Packers that came to a head right before the NFL Draft’s first round and why the Green Bay QB has a right to be fed up with the team.   Ryan and Chris Brockman break down the eventful first round of the draft that saw plenty of trades and the 49ers FINALLY putting a name to their 3rd overall selection.    Former Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff and Ryan discuss the Aaron Rodgers-Packers rift and if fences can be mended between the team and the 3-time NFL MVP and the challenge of general managers to balance keeping star players happy with the realities of a smaller salary cap this year, the Bengals’ decision to go with wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase instead of offensive lineman Penei Sewell to protect Joe Burrow, his reaction to the Bears’ “ballsy” move up to draft Ohio State QB Justin Fields, if the Falcons might still draft Matt Ryan’s eventual successor, and which team impressed him the most in the draft’s first round.    Ryan wraps up the hour debating Brockman on the merits of Bill Belichick and the Patriots drafting Alabama QB Mac Jones at #15. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 30, 2021
REShow: Chris Simms & Guy Haberman - Hour 3 (04-29-21)
3367
Pro Football Talk co-host Chris Simms tells guest host Ryan Leaf why he’s “adamant” the 49ers will be picking Mac Jones with the #3 pick in the NFL Draft, what the Niners should tell an irate fan base if the team takes Jones, why he has Ohio State QB Justin Fields falling all the way to #32 in his latest mock draft, and why Aaron Rodgers is likely playing his last season for the Green Bay Packers.   Pac-12 host/announcer Guy Haberman and Ryan discuss who the 49ers pick at the #3 spot in the NFL Draft, if the Falcons should take their QB of the future, trade out, or take Florida TE Kyle Pitts, and if the Bengals are more likely to take Oregon OT Penei Sewell to protect Joe Burrow or a wide receiver.   Ryan and the guys wrap up the hour reacting to the news that Tim Tebow could return to the NFL…to the Jaguars…as a Tight End??? And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 29, 2021
REShow: Ross Tucker - Hour 2 (04-29-21)
3532
Former NFL Offensive Lineman Ross Tucker tells guest host Ryan Leaf why he’d rather have 5 average linemen than two studs and three duds, why he thinks the 49ers are taking Alabama QB Mac Jones at #3 in tonight’s NFL Draft, Jimmy Garoppolo’s future in San Francisco and why he might be back in New England before the draft ends, if we’ll see a running back drafted in the first round, what the draft night experience is like for marginal players like himself coming out of Princeton in 2001, and a debate with Patriots fan Chris Brockman on the merits of Belichick bring Jimmy G back into the fold.     Rich calls in from Cleveland hours before the NFL Draft to discuss the intrigue and rumors swirling around teams potentially moving up and teams moving down, what the 49ers will do at #3, why he’s placing all his trust in the Jets leadership with drafting BYU’s Zach Wilson with the 2nd overall pick.  Ryan and Brockman wrap up the hour debating what the 49ers will do at number 3 in the NFL Draft and why Leaf believes the Niners will take Justin Fields and keep Jimmy Garoppolo.    And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 29, 2021
REShow: Tom Pellisero - Hour 1 (04-29-21)
3534
Guest host Ryan Leaf kicks off the hour recapping his experience at the 1998 NFL Draft including an awesome story about how his then-teenage brother incurred the wrath of Peyton Manning and his family by nearly delaying the entire draft.  NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero and Ryan discuss the possibility of teams trading up and down in the top ten of the NFL Draft, the chances the Patriots, Saints or Eagles move into the top 10 of the draft, why trading Jimmy Garoppolo might not be all that easy for the 49ers, why the Niners have apparently narrowed down their choice at #3 to Mac Jones and Trey Lance, and where Ohio State QB Justin Fields could be selected.  Ryan wraps up the hour offering up his own mock draft with some surprising slides by two of the draft’s top quarterbacks. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 29, 2021
REShow: John Beck & Rich Eisen - Hour 3 (04-28-21)
3376
Quarterback coach/guru and former NFL QB John Beck and guest host Dan Hellie discuss Zach Wilson’s last 12 months going from obscure QB fighting for the starting spot at BYU to presumptive #2 overall pick in the NFL Draft, why Ohio State QB Justin Fields is getting far more criticism in the pre-draft process than he deserves, why he has nothing but glowing things to say about North Dakota State QB Trey Lance, and why he doesn’t sugar coat anything when delivering his evaluations on quarterbacks he’s worked with when NFL teams inquire.  Rich dials in from the Cleveland where he tells Dan that he’s predicting a very wet first round for this year’s NFL Draft, discusses the intrigue and top storylines that will impact the top of the draft, what the Teddy Bridgewater trade means for the Broncos' draft plans in terms of targeting a QB, what his Draft Day will be like from the moment he wakes up on Thursday until the final pick is announced, and who deserves credit for expanding the field of runners in this year’s RunRichRun campaign. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 28, 2021
REShow: Brian Billick - Hour 2 (04-28-21)
3534
Guest host Dan Hellie and Chris Brockman break down the latest in the NFL including a debate about whether the Lions should move up from #7 to #4 in order to draft LSU wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase. NFL Network analyst and Super Bowl-winning head coach Brian Billick and Dan discuss if new head coaches prefer to start fresh by drafting their own QB or sticking with an inherited veteran, why the intrigue in the draft surrounding QBs doesn’t end with the top three or four picks, the Vikings’ decision to draft Randy Moss when he was Minnesota’s Offensive Coordinator and the Ravens’ best draft pick when he was Baltimore’s Head Coach, what the biggest challenge will be for Urban Meyer in his first season as an NFL head coach, who he would chose at #3 if he run the 49ers (here’s a hint: it’s NOT Mac Jones).  Dan and Brockman break down the odds where the top quarterbacks will land in the NFL Draft, and react to the news of Teddy Bridgewater’s trade to Denver and what the means for the draft approach for the Broncos and Panthers. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 28, 2021
REShow: Brian Baldinger - Hour 1 (04-28-21)
3535
Guest host Dan Hellie and the guys can’t contain their absolute giddiness over the upcoming NFL Draft and all the intrigue surround how the top ten picks could unfold. NFL Network analyst Brian Baldinger tells Dan why 49ers fans will erupt (in a very bad way) if the Niners take Mac Jones with the #3 pick in the NFL Draft and why Justin Fields would be a better pick, if the Falcons should select Florida TE Kyle Pitts or draft their QB of the future with the 4th overall pick, why people comparing Penn State LB Micah Parsons to Buccaneers Pro Bowler Devin White should pump the breaks, why he prefers Fields over BYU’s Zach Wilson, and which overlooked player in this year’s NFL draft is his favorite.   Dan and the guys wrap up the hour reacting to news that Hall of Fame running back Marshall Faulk could be the next former player to dive into the head coaching pool by taking the HC job at Southern, and breaking down Antonio Brown re-signing with the Buccaneers and what that means for Tampa’s chances to repeat as Super Bowl Champions. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 28, 2021
REShow: Trey Lance - Hour 3 (04-27-21)
3369
North Dakota State QB Trey Lance tells Rich why he’s still hearing the same criticism now heading into the NFL that he did when he was coming out of high school, how often he’s spoken with the 49ers over the pre-draft process, his desire to soak up all things NFL even if that means cold calling every QB in the league, and how much interest Bill Belichick and the Patriots have shown in him leading up to the draft. Rich and Cowboys fan TJ Jefferson discuss Jerry Jones emphatically stating Dallas won’t trade up for Kyle Pitts, which leads to TJ revealing that time he partied with the Cowboy’s owner at a Super Bowl one year. Rich wraps up the hour wondering if this is finally, after years of having their hopes and dreams shattered like a cheap snow globe of Manhattan dropped by a Times Square tourist, the year that the football gods bless the Jets with the superstar QB they’ve been waiting for in BYU’s Zach Wilson. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 27, 2021
REShow: Daniel Jeremiah & John Harbaugh - Hour 2 (04-27-21)
3534
NFL Network Analyst Daniel Jeremiah tells Rich why reading between the lines of the 49ers’ pre-draft press conference points to the Niners taking Mac Jones with the 3rd overall pick in the NFL Draft but SHOULD take Trey Lance, why Lance’s potential and drive reminds him of Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen, and who will be the first defensive player taken in the draft in a mini-preview of his nex mock draft. Ravens Head Coach John Harbaugh tells Rich about the time his 7-year-old brother Jim mad a bad first impression on his future college head coach Bo Schembechler, why Baltimore traded it’s starting Right Tackle Orlando Brown Jr. to their AFC rival Chiefs, why the team still hasn’t exercised the 5th-year option on QB Lamar Jackson, his plans to make the Ravens’ one-dimensional offense more dynamic, and the growing importance of analytics in the NFL. Rich wraps up the hour wondering if the NFL could be heading down the path where teams will be financially forced to draft a new quarterbacks every 4 years instead of handing over salary cap-killing mega contracts to their incumbent QBs. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 27, 2021
REShow: Steve Smith Sr. - Hour 1 (04-27-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour recapping the 49ers’ eventful pre-Draft press conference where Niners head coach Kyle Shanahan appeared to be sipping heavily from a bottle of truth serum which lead to one of the all-time classic NFL sound bites. NFL Network Analyst Steve Smith Sr. tells Rich why 166-pound Heisman Trophy winner DeVonta Smith could struggle in the NFL against bigger and stronger DB’s, why strength is often just as important for speed when it comes to wide receivers, why LSU’s Ja’Marr Chase is “fantastic” but the Bengals should still pass in him at #5, why a TE (Kyle Pitts) is the best receiver in the draft, and why the Falcons should get their QB of the future sooner rather than later, and why he hilariously refers to Ryan Fitzpatrick as “The Minivan.” And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 27, 2021
REShow: Kirk Herbstreit and Michael B. Jordan - Hour 3 (04-26-21)
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ESPN College Football Analyst Kirk Herbstreit and Rich discuss why Ohio State QB Justin Fields might be falling on the eyes of NFL talent evaluators, how perennial winners Trevor Lawrence and Urban Meyer will handle losing much more often with the Jaguars, and why the Clemson QB is more competitive and tough than you might think, his upcoming memoir, and that time he was recruited by Michigan legend Bo Schembechler even though he had already chosen to attend archrival Ohio State. Actor Michael B. Jordan and Rich discuss his new Tom Clancy movie ‘No Remorse’ and why he was intent on doing all of his own stunts, if he’s ever met the other Michael Jordan, his plan to bring more accountability to NBA refs and their often head-scratching foul calls, and why he has a tough time deciding on his favorite sports movie. Rich wraps up the hour with entrepreneur Marc Lore who discusses why he got involved in the RunRichRun campaign that raised over $1 Million this year, and becoming the new owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves (and yes, he DID introduce Alex Rodriguez to T-Wolves rookie phenom Anthony Edwards). And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 26, 2021
REShow: Cris Collinsworth - Hour 2 (04-26-21)
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NBC Sports Sunday Night Football Analyst Cris Collinsworth tells Rich why BYU QB Zach Wilson reminds him a lot of Aaron Rodgers, why the thinks Justin Fields should be the 49ers pick at #3, why there’s a lot to like about Mac Jones despite all the recent negative criticism of the Alabama QB, why Trey Lance has impressive physical traits that remind him of former 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick, and why the Falcons should trade the #4 pick in this year’s NFL Draft. Rich and TJ debate of the Cowboys should move up in the draft to select Florida TE Kyle Pitts or hang tight at #10 to beef up their defense after the retirement of LB Sean Lee. Rich and the guys wrap up the hour discussing if Mike Del Tufo should have his own show and what, exactly, that potential train wreck of show would look like. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 26, 2021
REShow: Ian Rapoport - Hour 1 (04-26-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour explaining why Falcons QB Matt Ryan will be “sitting on pins & needles” during the first round of this week’s NFL Draft waiting to see if Atlanta drafts his eventual successor. (timestamp).    Rich reacts to the latest reports saying the 49ers are going to choose between Mac Jones or Trey Lance, and how the top ten picks in the draft could be absolute mayhem with teams trading up and down to land their next franchise QB. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport tells Rich why the 49ers STILL haven’t decided which QB they’ll be taking with the #3 pick in the NFL Draft and why Ohio State’s Justin Fields is no longer in the mix for San Francisco, why the Falcons might be forced to trade WR Julio Jones in order to have cap space just to sign their draft picks, why the Ravens trading Orlando Brown Jr. to the Chiefs is a win-win for both teams, and why the Cowboys are more likely than not to trade back in the draft. Rich wraps up the hour recapping the wild weekend between the Dodgers and Padres and why it’s great that Fernando Tatis Jr. to celebrate home runs and for pitchers like Trevor Bauer to celebrate strikeouts without the fear of retaliation. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 26, 2021
REShow: Greg Cosell - Hour 3 (04-23-21)
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NFL Films Analyst Greg Cosell tells Rich why Florida TE Kyle Pitts is the best player in the NFL Draft and if the Cowboys should move up to draft him, if the Bengals should go with an lineman to protect Joe Burrow or a wide receiver to add to his arsenal, if DeVonta’s Smith’s talent can outweigh concerns over his slight frame, who’s the best defensive player in the draft, why Ohio State’s Justin Fields is moving up his draft QB rankings, and his take on the Browns exercising the 5th-year option on Baker Mayfield but the Panthers not doing the same with Sam Darnold.  Rich reacts to a report that the Panthers are interested in moving down in the NFL Draft, whether it’s just a smokescreen, and why Carolina didn’t pick up the 5th-year option on newly-acquired Sam Darnold. Roger Goodell’s announcement that he’s going to resume his tradition of handing out hugs to NFL draftees elicits some unexpected backlash from Chris Brockman. They guys discuss how the NFL’s new uniform number might prove costly for players like Vikings running back Dalvin Cook who want to make a switch for next season. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 23, 2021
REShow: Micah Parsons & Dan Campbell - Hour 2 (04-23-21)
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Penn State All-American linebacker Micah Parsons tells Rich why he believes he has the drive and ability to become one of the best linebackers in the NFL, reveals which teams are the most interested in drafting him and if he played Rock-Paper-Scissors vs Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni, and why reaching the NFL means much more to him than just getting to play football on Sundays.  Detroit Lions Head Coach Dan Campbell tells Rich how he’s getting his coaches involved in this year’s RunRichRun campaign, when he first knew he wanted to become a coach during his 11-year NFL playing career, how legendary head coach Bill Parcells influenced his no-nonsense coaching style, why he’s “fired up” to have Jared Goff as the Lions QB, his team’s approach to the draft with the 7th overall pick, and how his family (and dentist) reacted to his “teeth kicked in” comments at his opening press conference in Detroit. TJ and Brockman wrap up the hour revealing who they predict the Cowboys and Patriots will select with their first-round picks in next week’s NFL Draft. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 23, 2021
REShow: Kurt Warner - Hour 1 (04-23-21)
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Rich begins the hour revealing his “Come @ Me!!” Mock Draft 2.0 for the top of the NFL Draft with a twist: using a Magic 8 Ball to assess the odds his picks will come true.  Pro Football Hall of Famer and NFL Network Analyst Kurt Warner and Rich discuss who the 49er could take with the 3rd overall pick in the NFL Draft, if athleticism or the ability to process information is the more important trait in quarterbacks, if the Jets would be smart to select BYU’s Zach Wilson with the #2 pick, where Ohio State QB Justin Fields could land in the draft, if the Falcons should take the successor to Matt Ryan with the 4th pick in the draft, and why he’s ESPECIALLY excited for this year’s RunRichRun event.  Rich and the guys wrap up the hour debating on which is the more important trait win quarterbacks: the ability to make plays or the ability to read defenses and make pre-snap reads? And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 23, 2021
REShow: Penei Sewell & Mel Kiper - Hour 3 (04-22-21)
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Oregon’s All-American, Lombardi Trophy-winning OT Penei Sewell and Rich discuss the chances he’ll be chosen by the Bengals in the NFL Draft and what’s the strangest question he’s been asked in the pre-draft interview process, that ONE TIME he gave up a sack in nearly 1400 career snaps, the possibility of being reunited with his Ducks QB Justin Herbert on the Chargers, and the warrior mentality approach he takes when stepping into the playing field. ESPN Senior NFL Draft Analyst Mel Kiper Jr. and Rich discuss his 38 years covering the draft and how he got his start at ESPN, how coverage of the draft and reaction to critiques of teams’ selections have changed drastically over the years, the 49ers’ approach in choosing who to take at #3, the Falcons’ and Bengals’ options at #4 and #5, why he ranks Justin Fields the 2nd-best QB in the draft class and why the Jets are taking Zach Wilson at #2, and if the Cowboys should move up to draft Florida Tight End Kyle Pitts. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22, 2021
REShow: Carson Palmer - Hour 2 (04-22-21)
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Rich begins the hour lamenting the poor start by his 6-11 Yankees and explains why current players and manager Aaron Boone are lucky George Steinbrenner isn’t around to see it. Former Pro Bowl QB Carson Palmer reveals to Rich that he begged the Bears to trade with the Bengals and select him in the 2003 NFL Draft, why the 49ers should select Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields with the #3 pick in the draft, if the Bengals should take Oregon OT Penei Sewell or a wide receiving weapon for Joe Burrow with the 5th overall pick, and why he’s so impressed with soon-to-be #1 overall draft pick Trevor Lawrence.  Rich and the guys end the hour commenting on Tom Brady ripping the NFL’s new policy on uniform number and wonder if this is TB12’s ‘get off my lawn” moment. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22, 2021
REShow: Kevin Stefanski - Hour 1 (04-22-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour discussing the intrigue at the top of the NFL Draft, breaking down the options for the Falcons and Bengals, and if the Cowboys can somehow move up from their current slot at #10. Browns Head Coach Kevin Stefanski and Rich discuss his football journey that has taken him from playing against Ryan Fitzpatrick in the Ivy League to Terrell Owens doing sit-ups in his driveway to becoming the NFL’s reigning Coach of the Year, how the Browns improved to finished at 11-5 and made the playoffs last season, Baker Mayfield’s improvement and constant drive to get better, his reaction to pundits who say the Browns offense is better without Odell Beckham Jr., if the signing of Jadeveon Clowney will impact Cleveland’s NFL Draft strategy, and if he’s with Rich on changing the NFL’s controversial End Zone Fumble Rule. Rich and the guys wrap up the hour talking Eagles and somehow get into a debate about Rock-Paper-Scissors…or is it Paper-Rock-Scissors??? And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22, 2021
REShow: Wayne Brady - Hour 3 (04-21-21)
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Emmy-winning host Wayne Brady and Rich discuss the crazy things he’s seen on his new FOX show ‘Game of Talents,’ which ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway’ castmate cracked him up the most, and the timeliness of his new movie ‘Blind Fire.’ Rich and the guys noodle over what Rich’s entrance music should be if his WWE “Ravishing Rich” Eisen WWE bid comes to fruition. The guys discuss the Dolphins GM going all-in on Tua Tagovailoa but wonder if he’d be saying the same thing if Deshaun Watson wasn’t embroiled in his legal troubles. Rich wraps up the hour breaking down the latest NFL rules changes which could result in new uniform numbers for many players throughout the league. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 21, 2021
REShow: Joel Klatt - Hour 2 (04-21-21)
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Rich begins the hour announcing the details of this year’s RunRichRun campaign what will be even bigger and better after having to be rescheduled from its normal time during the NFL Combine. FOX Sports NFL Draft Analyst Joel Klatt and Rich discuss the assessment of the 2019 QB draft class including his then-criticism of the Giants’ selection of Daniel Jones, how Heisman Trophy winner DeVonta Smith can be a successful NFL wideout despite being only 166 lbs, who the 49ers could be targeting with the #3 pick in the NFL Draft, why he rates Ohio State QB Justin Fields as the 2nd-best QB in the draft, and why North Dakota State QB Trey Lance is high on draft boards despite having limited reps as a starter at a small school.  Rich reacts to Jaguars GM Trent Baalke revealing that he’s received calls about teams possibly trading up to the #1 overall slot which begs the question: how many first round picks would it take for the Jags to pass up on drafting Trevor Lawrence?   Rich wraps up the hour revealing his recent dream involving Notre Dame Head Coach Brian Kelly, Bobby Petrino…and Dan Patrick??? And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 21, 2021
REShow: Roger Bennett - Hour 1 (04-21-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to the latest surrounding the 49ers options in the NFL Draft with whisperings telling him the 49ers are now leaning toward drafting North Dakota State’s Trey Lance. Rich reacts to the latest less-than-inspiring press conference from new Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni who might have inadvertently started a QB controversy between Jalen Hurts and Joe Flacco. ‘Men in Blazers’ co-host Roger Bennett tells Rich why he’s so giddy and happy about the collapse of the European Super League, how the massive revolt by English Premier League fans led to the ESL’s disintegration, and if the 6 teams that initially defected from the EPL will ever be forgiven by English fans. Rich and TJ Jefferson end the hour with a heated debate on which team has had more to brag about over the last 25 years: the Jets or Cowboys? And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 21, 2021
REShow: Kyle Brandt - Hour 3 (042021)
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Good Morning Football’s Kyle Brandt and Rich discuss their Sports Emmy nominations and getting swole for a Muscle & Fitness photo shoot, why he’s praying for the 49ers to drop a bomb on the NFL Draft and select Florida TE Kyle Pitts with the #3 pick, and why the Bengals deciding between taking a lineman to protect Joe Burrow or a WR like Ja’Marr Chase equates with him deciding between getting a new 80” TV for his home or fixing some broken down steps leading up to his house. Rich reacts to the fan backlash that saw Chelsea and other teams back out of the proposed European Super League and if the ESL is even viable anymore. Rich reacts to Steph Curry’s RIDICULOUS month of April so far and explains why the Warriors guard might be the most relatable superstar in all of sports. Rich wraps up the hour reflecting on his Best Studio Host Sports Emmy nomination and gives thanks and appreciation for all those working behind-the-scenes who played a role in making that happen. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 20, 2021
REShow: Louis Riddick - Hour 2 (042021)
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ESPN’s Monday Night Football Analyst Louis Riddick and Rich discuss which QB the 49ers could take with the 3rd pick in the NFL Draft, why he’s an unabashed “big fan” for North Dakota State QB Trey Lance, if Mac Jones was a one-year wonder at Alabama of if he’s truly an elite NFL QB prospect, and why the Falcons will have a very tough decision to make with the #4 pick. (timestamp).      In the face of the proposed European Soccer Super League, Rich and the guys present the ten teams each one of them would choose to start an NFL Super League here in the United States. (timestamp).    Rich wraps up the hour discussing the overwhelming negative fan reaction to the European Super League and what possible defections could mean for the survival of the English Premier League.(timestamp).    And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 20, 2021
REShow: Ian Rapoport - Hour 1 (042021)
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Rich kicks off the hour reflecting on the uproar caused in Europe by the proposed creation of a soccer Super League, and explains why something similar could happen here in the United States. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport and Rich discuss why the Dolphins, who originally held the #3 pick in the NFL Draft but traded out of that pick then back up to #6, now want to trade out of THAT pick, if Mac Jones, Trey Lance, or Justin Fields will be the pick for the 49ers at #3, how a financial settlement with Deshaun Watson’s accusers could impact which team he plays for next, the draft day storyline that is getting overlooked, and Mike Tomlin’s Steelers’ contract extension. Rich and the guys wrap up the hour recapping a pre-show conversation that involved RJ trolling Rich (intentionally or unintentionally) about Yankees-killer Luis Gonzales. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 20, 2021
REShow: Todd McShay - Hour 3 (04-19-21)
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ESPN Draft Expert Todd McShay tells Rich why the 49ers will take Alabama QB Mac Jones with the 3rd pick in the draft but SHOULD take North Dakota State’s Trey Lance instead, why he gave Kyle Pitts the highest pre-draft grade of any tight end in the last 20 years, why Heisman Trophy winner DeVonta Smith will be the first wide receiver to come off the board on draft night, how teams like the Chargers and Patriots could benefit from an early run on quarterbacks, and what the Jets would be getting in drafting Clemson RB Travis Etienne.  Chris Brockman runs through the latest news and notes from the world of sports, including a report on the Jets possibly not taking Zach Wilson with the #2 overall pick in the NFL Draft which triggers Rich’s “Jets Insecurity.” Rich reacts to Zion Williamson’s postgame sound bite where the Pelicans F GLOWINGLY gushed about how much he likes playing in Madison Square Garden which leads Rich very close to a Knicks/Dolan Wormhole. Rich and the guys wrap up the hour discussing Drew Brees’ Instagram post extoling the virtues of a GRILLED peanut butter and jelly sandwich. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 19, 2021
REShow: Roger Bennett - Hour 2 (04-19-21)
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Rich begins the hour breaking down the proposed new soccer Super League that would be comprised of the top Premier League teams, AC Milan, FC Barcelona, Real Madrid and others, and what the impact would be on existing European leagues and the FIFA World Cup. ‘Men in Blazers’ Co-Host Roger Bennett and Rich discuss the “seismic” changes coming to international soccer in the face of the proposed Super League, if fans in England and Europe will boycott the new league if it destroys their old, beloved leagues, if we’ll see top German clubs like FC Bayern Munich round out the proposed new league and why Liverpool could be the linchpin in determining the fate of European football.  Rich wraps up the hour taking calls and discussing the possibility the top college football teams in the country would ever break off from the NCAA to form their own “super league” like the top soccer clubs in Europe are getting set to do And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 19, 2021
REShow: Mike Florio - Hour 1 (04-19-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to the announcement that quarterback Alex Smith has retired, and reflects on the former #1 overall draft pick’s rollercoaster NFL career that culminated with a brave return to the field after a devastating broken leg that earned him Comeback Player of the Year honors.  Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio and Rich discuss the big news in Europe with the proposed formation of a soccer Super League and if we’d ever see NFL teams secede like that, the intrigue surrounding the 49ers and what they do with the #3 pick in the NFL Draft, if Bill Belichick and the Patriots could move up in the draft to take a QB, if the Broncos, Bears or WFT could jockey for position in the draft to select a quarterback, Alex Smith’s future now that he’s retired from the NFL, if the Falcons should select Florida TE Kyle Smith or draft their quarterback of the future,  Rich wraps up the hour reacting to Trevor Lawrence defending his comments that were perceived as a lack of love for and commitment to football, and how much better he could be if the soon-to-be-Jags QB ever gets a chip on his shoulder. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 19, 2021
REShow: Bucky Brooks & Stephanie McMahon - Hour 3 (04-16-21)
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NFL Network analyst Bucky Brooks and Rich discuss if the hype surrounding Florida TE Kyle Pitts is legit and if the Falcons should select in with the #4 pick, why the Niners ARE NOT taking Mac Jones with the 3rd overall pick in the NFL Draft, how far the “pedestrian” Alabama QB could fall in the draft, and if the 49ers knew which quarterback they wanted when they traded up to the #3 spot.  WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon tells Rich about her first memories from a life steeped in professional wrestling, A+E’s new show ‘WWE’s Most Wanted Treasures’ and her longtime friendship with the late Andre the Giant, which celebrities and cross-over athletes we might see in upcoming Wrestlemanias, and Rich makes his case for becoming a WWE wrestler a la Pat McAfee. Rich wraps up the hour with some big news about his 40-yard dash this year! And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 16, 2021
REShow: Michael Rosenberg - Hour 2 (04-16-21)
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Sports Illustrated Senior Writer Michael Rosenberg and Rich discuss his in-depth profile of Trevor Lawrence and reveals what makes the Clemson QB tick, how Lawrence’s maturity and even-keeled mindset will allow him to handle losing more often than he’s used to, why Lawrence would have been a great fit with the Jets and resistant to the lure of New York’s distractions, and which story from his SI piece that didn’t make it into the final version.  Rich reflects on the 21-year anniversary of the Patriots drafting Tom Brady and how the obscure 6th round draft pick transformed himself into the NFL’s GOAT quarterback. The guys dust of their “Higher Register” segment with sorta-semi-hot-but-more-tepid-to-doubtful takes on the Celtics’ chances to win the East, TJ’s sports card collection obsession, Tony LaRussa’s impact on the White Sox, and if Mike Del Tufo really should DJ Rich’s son’s bar mitzvah. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 16, 2021
REShow: Eddie George - Hour 1 (04-16-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reminding everyone that we’re now two weeks away from knowing how the top of the NFL Draft will playout, and in the meantime offers up his “Come At Me!” mock draft. New Tennessee State Head Football Coach Eddie George tells Rich why he got into coaching and why it was a difficult decision that now seems like a no-brainer, how Deion Sanders taking the Jackson State coaching job inspired his decision, why we might see more former players with no coaching experience landing head coaching jobs, his long-standing rivalry with Deion, and why the Tennessee State motto goes against everything he believes as an Ohio State alum.  Rich wraps up the hour revealing his Sports Emmy award for hosting the NFL 100 series. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 16, 2021
REShow: Michael Irvin & Michael Holley - Hour 3 (04-15-21)
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Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Irvin reacts to Stephen A. Smith’s appearance on the show this week where he ripped Irv’s beloved Cowboys, tells Rich if the Cowboys should move up in the NFL Draft to select Kyle Pitts and if he’d want the Florida TE to wear the Cowboys iconic #88, and hilariously responds to Stephen A.’s allegations that Irvin is actually bald and wears a toupee. Rich and the guys react to White Sox pitcher Carlos Rodon losing his perfect game in the 9th inning with a controversial Hit By Pitch and if there will be any repercussions from the latest incident of someone breaking baseball’s “Unwritten Rules.” The guys also reflect on the anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball’s color barrier and how he changed the game in ways in which you might not have been aware. ‘Brother from Another’ co-host Michael Holley and Rich wrap up the hour discussing Bill Belichick’s tenuous relationship with the media and why guessing how the Patriots’ head coach will respond to a question is usually a losing proposition.  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 15, 2021
REShow: Albert Breer - Hour 2 (04-15-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to the late game heroics by Dallas Mavericks guard Luca Doncic and Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr., explaining how lucky we are as sports fans to witness the blossoming of such transcendent young talent. Rich reacts to some eyebrow-raising comments by and about Trevor Lawrence in Sports Illustrated, and wonders why the Clemson QB is getting a pass on not being 100% committed to football due to his pre-ordained status as the NFL’s Next Big Thing.  Rams Head Coach Sean McVay and Rich discuss what new quarterback Matthew Stafford brings to his offense, why he parted ways with Jared Goff and how the Stafford-Goff trade went down at a spa in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, the 49ers options with the #3 pick in the NFL Draft and why competing in the stacked NFC West isn’t as much fun for him as it is for football fans, and the impact on coaches when players opt out of voluntary off-season workouts. Rich wraps up the hour reacting to the surprising retirement of Nets F LaMarcus Aldridge after suffering an irregular heartbeat episode. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 15, 2021
REShow: Sean McVay - Hour 1 (04-15-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to the late game heroics by Dallas Mavericks guard Luca Doncic and Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr., explaining how lucky we are as sports fans to witness the blossoming of such transcendent young talent. Rich reacts to some eyebrow-raising comments by and about Trevor Lawrence in Sports Illustrated, and wonders why the Clemson QB is getting a pass on not being 100% committed to football due to his pre-ordained status as the NFL’s Next Big Thing. Rams Head Coach Sean McVay and Rich discuss what new quarterback Matthew Stafford brings to his offense, why he parted ways with Jared Goff and how the Stafford-Goff trade went down at a spa in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, the 49ers options with the #3 pick in the NFL Draft and why competing in the stacked NFC West isn’t as much fun for him as it is for football fans, and the impact on coaches when players opt out of voluntary off-season workouts. Rich wraps up the hour reacting to the surprising retirement of Nets F LaMarcus Aldridge after suffering an irregular heartbeat episode. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 15, 2021
REShow: Stephen A. Smith - Hour 3 (04-14-21)
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ESPN Host & Commentator Stephen A. Smith and Rich discuss his new ESPN+ show ‘Stephen A’s World’ and if he misses his roots as a sportswriter, why he thrills in and takes extreme delight in seeing Dallas Cowboys fans suffer at the foibles of America’s Team, his longtime relationship with Sixers Hall of Famer Allen Iverson, the 76ers chances to get past the Brooklyn Nets to win the East, his pick to win the NBA’s Western Conference and why a lot of people are overrating Kawhi Leonard, why he was VERY disappointed with coaching Lil Rel Howrey in the “fixed” NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, his beef with Common and how he plans to settle the score, and more final poke (or two) at Cowboys Hall of Famer Michael Irvin’s wardrobe and hair. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 14, 2021
REShow: David Alan Grier - Hour 2 (04-14-21)
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Rich starts the hour kicking off the 100-day countdown to the Tokyo Games by revealing which Olympic sport he’d win a gold medal in…IF that sport actually existed. Actor/Comedian David Alan Grier and Rich discuss his DEEP love and appreciation for his Rich Eisen Show mug, what it’s like to play Jamie Foxx’s dad even though he’s only 11 years older than the Academy Award winner, that time he gave the Godfather of Soul James Brown a fake haircut on ‘In Living Color,’ his new Netflix sitcom ‘Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!,’ why even he is shocked by the fullness and color of his new beard, and offers up a review of his new show while channeling his classic ILC character Calhoun Tubbs. Rich wraps up the hour remarking on Alex Rodriguez buying the Minnesota Timberwolves and having the T-Wolves’ star young player Anthony Edwards having no clue who he is. At all. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 14, 2021
REShow: JC Tretter - Hour 1 (04-14-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour discussing Justin Fields 2nd pro day and if the 49ers are actually targeting the Ohio State QB with the 3rd pick in the draft. Cleveland Browns C and NFLPA President J.C. Tretter and Rich discuss the growing number of players opting out of teams’ “voluntary” off-season workouts in the face of the ongoing Covid-19 threat, the Players Union’s stance on requiring players to get Covid vaccinations, and the Browns’ improvement in 2020 under new head coach Kevin Stefanski and the maturity of QB Baker Mayfield. Rich offering up his take on NFL players en masse deciding to skip voluntary off-season workouts, and why coaches are right to be disappointed in that from an X’s and O’s point of view. Rich wraps up the hour reacting to news that Jadeveon Clowney has signed with the Browns and what that means for Cleveland’s chances to win the AFC North next season. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 14, 2021
REShow: Mark Schlereth - Hour 3 (04-13-21)
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3-time Super Bowl champion Mark Schlereth and Rich discuss the Jets’ chances to reverse the their fortunes under new head coach Robert Saleh and a new quarterback, his response to offending Jets fans by offending them even more, if the Broncos could be in the market for a new QB in this year’s draft, and why Hall of Fame safety Steve Atwater had an apt nickname, and why he thought it meant something other than what it actually meant.  Rich and the guys break down Mel Kiper’s latest mock draft that has features two big trades in the top ten including the Patriots moving up to the Cowboys current slot at #10. Chris Brockman wraps up the hour with the latest news and notes from around the NFL including former Steelers RB James Conner signing with the Arizona Cardinals. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 13, 2021
REShow: Charles Davis - Hour 2 (04-13-21)
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CBS Sports/NFL Network analyst Charles Davis and Rich discuss if the crazy hype around Florida TE Kyle Pitts is legit or not, why the 49ers could select with the number three pick in the draft, if we could see teams like the Patriots jockeying to move up to select their next QB, and how a change of scenery will benefit Sam Darnold in Carolina Rich offers up his (unsolicited) solution to MLB’s ongoing issues with replay reviews and why umpires aren’t required to explain to managers, players, fans and viewers what is being reviewed and what the final determination is. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 13, 2021
REShow:David Shaw - Hour 1 (04-13-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to Julian Edelman’s retirement and explains why he’s not going to wade into the ‘Is Julian Edelman a Hall of Famer’ debate. Stanford Head Coach David Shaw and Rich discuss how the two top NFL Draft QB prospects, Trevor Lawrence and Zach Wilson, measure up, if the perceived red flags on Wilson are legitimate, which QB would be the best fit for the 49ers with the 3rd overall pick, why his Cardinal QB Davis Mills iis just as good as the other top quarterbacks in the draft, and why the Falcons should run to the NFL Draft podium and select Florida tight end Kyle Pitts. After saying he won’t talk about Julian Edelman’s Hall of Fame worthiness, caller Cathy in Philadelphia lures Rich into talking about Julian Edelman’s Hall of Fame worthiness. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 13, 2021
REShow: O'Shea Jackson, Jr. & Jonathan Tucker - Hour 3 (04-12-21)
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Actor O’Shea Jackson Jr. announces to Rich that he’s throwing his hat in the ring to wrestle in Wrestlemania 39 in Los Angeles, breaks down Wrestlemania 37’s main events, and tells Rich what’s it’s like to become part of the ‘Star Wars’ universe on the upcoming Disney+ Series ‘Obi Wan Kenobi.’ Actor Jonathan Tucker and Rich renew their friendly-but-not-so-friendly Yankees-Red Sox rivalry, discuss why the former ‘Kingdom’ star is still in love with all things MMA, his new NBC show ‘Debris’ and if he believes in UFOs, and why he won’t be cutting the cord when it comes to watching sports on TV anytime soon. Rich wraps up the hour reacting to Sam Darnold’s first press conference with the Carolina Panthers and explains why the 23-year-old has a better chance to succeed there than he did with the Jets. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 12, 2021
REShow: Kyle Pitts - Hour 2 (04-12-21)
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Florida Gators TE Kyle Pitts and Rich discuss his status as one of the top prospects in the NFL Draft and his reaction to some people hyping him up as a future Hall of Famer, how he and his family, die-hard Eagles fans, would react to him being drafted by their rival Cowboys, and his expectations on where he’ll be drafted and his draft night plans. Rich and TJ Jefferson get into a heated discussion on why the Cowboys should move up in the draft to take Kyle Pitts. Rich wraps up the hour discussion what kind of NFL owner he would be in reaction to an article in The Athletic detailing how the Eagles went from Super Bowl champions to also rans under the heavy-handed tactics for their owner Jeffrey Lurie. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 12, 2021
REShow: Scott Van Pelt - Hour 1 (04-12-21)
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Rich tees off the hour recapping Hideki Matsuyama’s historic Masters win to become the first Japanese to win a golf major. ESPN SportsCenter anchor and golf host Scott Van Pelt and Rich discuss the impact of Hideki Matsuyama’s Masters victory and how it could earn him a billion dollars in endorsements going forward, the Matsuyama airport sightings wearing his new Augusta National green jacket in what is likely the last commercial flight he’ll ever take, and if Bryson DeChambeau’s big-hitting game can ever win The Masters. Rich wraps up the hour reacting to yet another MLB umpiring controversy that saw the Phillies beat the Braves thanks to a blown call at the plate that was upheld by replay which detracts from people talking about all the good things in baseball. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 12, 2021
REShow: Bobby Cannavale - Hour 3 (04-09-21)
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TJ Jefferson starts the hour with a THROROUGH Wrestlemania 37 preview breaking down all the storylines that could play out at the WWE’s flagship event. Rich and the guys have some fun with the news that North Dakota State QB Trey Lance will be holding a 2nd pro day, like Justin Fields also will do. Emmy Award-winning actor Bobby Cannavale and Rich discuss the why hope and optimism are two things completely foreign to Jets fans everywhere, his new ‘Thunder Force’ Netflix movie with Melissa McCarthy, and the Mets/Michael Conforto hit-by-pitch controversy.   And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 09, 2021
REShow: Thomas Dimitroff - Hour 2 (04-09-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour explain why Jets fans are completely buying in to Zach Wilson as the franchise’s savior despite the fact that most of them probably haven’t seen him play a down of football at BYU. Rich and the guys do a deep dive into the Mets-Marlins controversy that saw New York’s Michael Conforto create a Hit-by-Pitch by leaning into a pitch over the plate that forced in the game-winning run against Miami. Former Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff and Rich discuss Atlanta’s perspective heading into the NFL Draft where they currently hold the #4 pick, what it would take for the Falcons to trade out of that spot, who he would select at #4 if he were still calling the shots in Atlanta, and the 49ers options with the 3rd overall pick in the draft. Rich and the guys wrap up the hour debating how much longer Tom Brady will/can play and if 12 Super Bowls is a realistic goal for the 7-time Super Bowl champion. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 09, 2021
REShow: Ian Rapoport - Hour 1 (04-09-21)
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Rich begins the hour breaking down the Atlanta Falcons’ options with the #4 pick in the NFL Draft: keep Matt Ryan and draft a new offensive weapon for him or draft a QB to begin a new era with their new head coach and GM. NFL Insider Ian Rapoport and Rich discuss Michael Conforto’s controversial hit-by-pitch to give the Mets a win over the Marlins, if the 49ers are leaning toward drafting Mac Jones at #3, what the Falcons could do with their 4th overall draft pick, if the Seahawks still might trade Russell Wilson before the season, his predictions for how the top 5 picks in the NFL Draft will go down, and Aaron Rodgers’ murky future with the Green Bay Packers. Rich and Chris Brockman wrap up the hour discussing the Celtics disappointment this season and when things might start getting hot under the seat of head coach Brad Stevens. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 09, 2021
Gary Vaynerchuk joins "Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen"
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Rich sits down with businessman, entrepreneur, author, and social media personality Gary Vaynerchuk. Gary harks back to his childhood and explains how being raised by Russian-Immigrant parents sparked his entrepreneurial spirit from a young age. The two delve deep into why human beings allow fear to stop them from pursuing their dreams. Plus, what if Gary owned The New York Jets? Subscribe Today: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2021
REShow: Christopher Mintz-Plasse & Michael Smith - Hour 3 (04-08-21)
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Rich and the guys break down the viral video of Jameis Winston’s water workout and wonder if he’s just trolling us now, and why he’s likely to win the Saints starting QB job over Taysom Hill.  Actor Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Rich discuss his role in the Academy Award Best Picture nominated ‘Promising Young Woman,’ his Boston sports fandom that includes dinner with Rajon Rondo, partying with Rob Gronkowksi, but DOES NOT include being in a Paul Pierce Instagram video, how he landed the iconic McLovin role in Judd Apatow’s ‘Superbad’ and if it’s true his mom was on-set for his sex scene in that film, and his reaction to learning that the Dan Patrick Show has its own ‘McLovin.  ‘Brother from Another’ co-host Michael Smith wraps up the hour revealing why he’s 100% head-over-heals in love with the NFL Draft. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2021
REShow: John Cena - Hour 2 (04-08-21)
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Rich and the guys open the hour with a HEATED debate on whether it’s better to be a hands-on (Jerry Jones) or a hands-off (Robert Kraft) NFL owner. WWE Superstar John Cena and Rich discuss how he came to be the co-host of TBS’s ‘Wipeout’ and why he enjoys that job so much, his experience as a scene-stealer in the Amy Schumer comedy ‘Trainwreck,’ and reveals his favorite Wrestlemania moments from over the years at the WWE’s flagship event. Rich wraps up the hour making a BOLD bet with a caller who predicts the 49ers won’t take a quarterback after trading up to the #3 pick in the NFL Draft, and offers up his thoughts only ten players attending the NFL Draft in-person in Cleveland this year. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2021
REShow: Matt Miller - Hour 1 (04-08-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the growing intrigue around which QB the 49ers will select with the #3 pick in the NFL Draft, reacts to reports of Jerry Jones’ “infatuation” with Florida TE Kyle Pitts and if the Cowboys could move up to draft him, and explains why the NFC West is the most interesting division in the NFL. ESPN NFL Draft Analyst Matt Miller and Rich discuss why Ohio State QB Justin Fields isn’t getting his due respect from draft evaluators, if the 49ers are leaning toward Mac Jones with the #3 pick in the NFL Draft, the Falcons’ options with the 4th pick in the draft, how this year’s QB draft class compares to recent years’ classes, and which players could drop in the draft because of medical red flags.  Rich wraps up the hour explaining if NFL teams should draft their QB of the future when the opportunity presents itself or if they should look ahead to future draft classes.  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2021
REShow: Bubba Wallace & Daryl Morey - Hour 3 (04-07-21)
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NASCAR Cup Series driver Bubba Wallace tells Rich what it was like leaving Richard Petty Motorsports to join Michael Jordan’s upstart racing team, and how he grew as a personally and professionally after an eventful and trying 2020. Chris Brockman runs through the latest news from the world of sports including Tom Brady’s comments about the difference between playing for Bill Belichick and Bruce Arians, and Rams GM Les Sneed saying he expects Matthew Stafford to be their QB for many years to come. Philadelphia 76ers President of Basketball Operations Daryl Morey and Rich discuss the Sixers’ chances to win the East’s #1 seed and why home field advantage has returned to the NBA, Rich’s upcoming interview with Cardinals DE JJ Watt at the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, and the growing role of analytics in the NFL including the possible obsolescence of the 40-yard dash. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 07, 2021
REShow: Bobby Lashley - Hour 2 (04-07-21)
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To honor the anniversary of the release of ‘Major League’ Rich and the guys open the hour debating which fictional pitcher they’d want on the mound for their team in a World Series Game 7, (timestamp) which leads to Rich reacting to Angels fans trolling the Astros by throwing trash cans on the field showing baseball fans won’t soon forgive them for cheating their way to a World Series title in 2017. WWE Champion Bobby Lashley and Rich discuss if ‘Die Hard’ is a Christmas movie, his preparation for the upcoming Wrestlemania, how being the victim of a bank robbery catapulted him toward a career in professional wrestling, why Drew McIntyre is just a “stepping stone” for him, and Tj Jefferson’s pitch to become a member of The Hurt Business.  Rich and the guys wrap up the hour discussing Mike Del Tufo’s new boat, and Rich shares why all three of his kids made sure he got ZERO sleep last night. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 07, 2021
REShow: Scott Drew - Hour 1 (04-07-21)
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Rich begins the hour reflecting on the latest in the Deshaun Watson saga which saw two of his accusers spoke out publicly and sponsors like Nike severing ties with the Texans quarterback. Baylor Basketball’s Scott Drew tells Rich what it feels like to finally win a National Championship after 18 years as the Bears’ head coach, how he recruits for and coaches the relentless mindset that is the hallmark of his program, what it meant having his close-knit family and friends there to witness him cutting down the nets, and what it means being the first team from the Lone Star State to win a title since Texas Western in 1966. Rich wraps up the hour discussing if the bad blood between Russell Wilson and the Seahawks has healed or if the superstar QB could still be dealt before the NFL Draft. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 07, 2021
REShow: Wyatt Russell - Hour 3 (04-06-21)
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Rich and the guys kick off the hour debating which QB (not named Matthew Stafford) will have the most success with their new team this season with Rich casting his vote for Ryan Fitzpatrick on the Washington Football Team. Actor Wyatt Russell and Rich discuss how he landed the Captain America role in ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier,’ his lifelong love of hockey that eventually led him to a professional career as a goaltender in Europe, how his father, Kurt Russell, schooled him on the history of the USA’s upset over the USSR in the ‘Miracle on Ice,’ that time he attended a game with Ronald and Nancy Reagan as a young kid, and how he’s handing Marvel fans’ reaction to him taking over the Captain America role from Chris Evans. Rich wraps up the hour reacting to Aaron Rodgers’ debut as the ‘Jeopardy!’ host and the great Packers-trolling response one of the contestants gave for his Final Jeopardy answer. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 06, 2021
REShow: Ron Rivera - Hour 2 (04-06-21)
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Washington Football Team head coach Ron Rivera and Rich discuss WFT’s QB depth chart and what newly-acquired Ryan Fitzpatrick brings to the team, why he parted ways with Alex Smith after the quarterback’s heroic return last season, what newly-acquired WR Curtis Samuel means for the team’s burgeoning passing attack, his reaction to a possible ‘sky judge’ ref and how the new 17-game season will impact the way his teams prepare week-to-week, and how legendary coach John Madden transformed him from a by-the-book coach into “Riverboat Ron,” and why he’s NOT in favor of changing the NFL’s controversial end zone/pylon fumble rule. Rich and the guys marvel at the viral video of Bryson DeChambeau’s manic session just HAMMERING balls on the Augusta National Driving range at this week’s Masters. Rich wraps up the hour with a controversial take, revealing that cannot stand the “One Shining Moment” highlight package that CBS traditionally airs at the end of the NCAA Tournament which touches off a very heated debate. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 06, 2021
REShow: Jay Bilas - Hour 1 (04-06-21)
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Rich tips off the hour recapping Baylor’s absolute demolition of previously unbeaten Gonzaga in the NCAA Tournament’s National Championship game, (timestamp) then breaks down the trade that sent Sam Darnold to the Carolina Panthers, and explains why he’s in a much better situation that he was with the Jets. ESPN College Basketball Analyst Jay Bilas and Rich discuss Baylor’s domination of Gonzaga and explains why the draining UCLA game had zero impact on the Zags poor showing in the title game, how Scott Drew transformed the Baylor program from an absolute dumpster fire into National Champions, his reaction to Hubert Davis taking over the reins at North Carolina, and possible big changes coming to the NCAA’s amateurism/Name-Image-Likeness policies after getting battered by the Supreme Court last week. Rich wraps up the hour debating if the Jets did the right thing by trading Sam Darnold, and his advice for BYU QB Zach Wilson.  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 06, 2021
REhow: Hour 3 (04-05-21)
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Rich and the guys continue their “Lose in a Heartbreaker vs Lose in a Blowout” debate using those Buffalo Bills Super Bowl teams and the long-suffering Detroit Lions as examples. With Rich’s wife Suzy Shuster debating on whether to watch ‘The Departed’ on her cross-country flight the guys get into a debate on which era of Martin Scorsese’s career is the best. Chris Brockman wraps up the hour with the latest news and notes from the world of sports. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 05, 2021
REShow: Peter King - Hour 2 (04-05-21)
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Rich begins the hour explaining why he, a Michigan alum, was rooting for UCLA to beat Gonzaga, and how the end of the Bruins season mirrors a certain plot point in the horror classic ‘The Shining.’   Rich and the guys debate if it’s better to lose in a blowout like Houston lost to Baylor or in heartbreaking fashion a la UCLA vs Gonzaga? NBC Sports’ Peter King and Rich discuss why this could be an unprecedented NFL Draft when it comes to how many QBs will be taken in the first few picks and how the Jets could shake everything up with their pick at #2, why Jimmy Garoppolo isn’t likely to be traded by the 49ers, the chances Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields drops in the draft, and if he’d rather see his favorite team lose in heartbreaking fashion or in a blowout.  Rich wraps up the hour reacting to Stanford beating Arizona for the Women’s National Championship and reflects on the Cardinal’s accomplishment in the face of being on the road for 10 straight weeks leading up to their title. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 05, 2021
REShow: Jim Nantz - Hour 1 (04-05-21)
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Rich tips off the hour reacting to the “instant classic” that was the epic Final Four overtime thriller between UCLA and Gonzaga. CBS Sports’ Hall of Fame announcer Jim Nantz and Rich discuss his call of the epic ending between the Zags and Bruins and where it ranks among the sport’s all-time games, how he sees the Gonzaga-Baylor National Championship game playing out, the top stories to watch for at The Masters this week, and why you shouldn’t bet against Tiger Woods returning to the golf course at some point in the future. Rich and the guys wrap up the hour trying for the millionth time to convince Chris Brockman to watch the Humphrey Bogart classic ‘Casablanca.’ And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 05, 2021
Subscribe to Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen
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Rich Eisen has ANOTHER podcast. Listen each Friday as veteran broadcaster Rich Eisen sits down with the biggest names in entertainment, sports, business and beyond to find out the answer to the question: "How did it all start for you?" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 02, 2021
REShow: Lil Rel Howery - Hour 3 (04-02-21)
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Rich and the guys start the hour reacting to Michael Strahan’s April Fools gap-tooth prank and grill Mike Del Tufo for taking credit for sniffing out the prank when it was actually TJ Jefferson who made the initial call. Actor & Comedian Lil Rel Howery and Rich talk the surprising success of his Netflix prank movie ‘Bad Trip’ and why you’ll want to watch it just for the cocky priest, and why his NBA All-Star Celebrity Game dreams went down in flames and led to his benching by coach Stephen A. Smith. And make sure to check out Rich's other podcast every Friday: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 02, 2021
REShow: Ian Eagle and Bill Walton - Hour 2 (04-02-21)
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CBS Sports’ and Brooklyn Nets announcer Ian Eagle and Rich discuss how amazing this year’s NCAA Tournament has been, why Gonzaga is the best tournament team he’s seen in his two decades of calling March Madness games and if UCLA can pull off a stunning upset of the Zags, his dropping an awesome Megan Thee Stallion reference during one of his tourney games this year, the Nets’ chances to erase their long history of NBA irrelevance, and his predictions on how the Final Four plays out. Rich and the guys react to Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts changing his number from 2 to 1 and wonder if that has anything to do with Carson Wentz switching to #2 with the Colts. Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Walton tells (yells?) Rich how much love and enthusiasm for life and basketball, what will be the basis of his upcoming on-air conversation with fellow UCLA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and if the underdog Bruins can pull off the upset against unbeaten Gonzaga. And make sure to check out Rich's other podcast every Friday: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 02, 2021
REShow: Greg Cosell - Hour 1 (04-02-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour remind everyone that we are exactly one month away from the NFL Draft and that he is exactly 1000% nervous that the Jets will screw it up completely. Rich reacts to comments by Bears’ GM Ryan Pace touting Andy Dalton’s resume, and reminds Chicago fans that they probably deserved better. NFL Films analyst Greg Cosell and Rich discuss if Trevor Lawrence is really that much better than BYU quarterback Zach Wilson, if the Jets could surprise everyone and stick with Sam Darnold as their QB instead of drafting his replacement, if Mac Jones or Trey Lance will be the third quarterback off the board on draft day, why Ohio State’s Justin Fields reminds him of a smaller version of Cam Newton, which dark horse QB the Bears could target later on in the draft, and if the top draft QBs can be compared to any current NFL QBs. Rich wraps up the hour debating TJ on whether all the pundits are overrating Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence as the NFL’s “Next Great QB.” And make sure to check out Rich's other podcast every Friday: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 02, 2021
REShow: Bob Odenkirk & Michael Holley - Hour 3 (04-01-21)
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Rich and the guys start the hour grilling long-time Yankees fan Mike Del Tufo who says he’s going to switch his allegiance to the Mets if the Pinstripes don’t win the World Series this season. The guys also do a DEEP dive into Titans Qb Ryan Tannehill’s response to Derrick Henry’s INSANE pushups-on-an-exercise-ball-and-strength-band-with-a-chain-over-your-neck workout which leads to a fun game of 80’s Action Hero/Film Set Job Mad-Libs. Actor and Emmy-winning writer Bob Odenkirk and Rich discuss his longtime Chicago Cubs fandom, why you shouldn’t watch his new film ‘Nobody’ with your kids, working with Garry Shandling in the seminal HBO comedy ‘The Larry Sanders Show,’ and if he’s in the know about how ‘Better Call Saul’ will wrap up its series storyline. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 01, 2021
REShow: Chris Como - Hour 2 (04-01-21)
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Rich tips off the hour reacting to the news that North Carolina’s Roy Williams is retiring and wondering if Celtics head coach Brad Stevens could be in line to replace the 3-time national champion coach in Chapel Hill. With the 49ers trading up to #3, Rich and the guys discuss the growing intrigue about which QB’s will get drafted by which teams and some possible wheeling and dealing that could do down. Acclaimed golf swing coach and Golf Channel/Golf Pass host Chris Como and Rich discuss Bryson DeChambeau’s absolute desire to become the best in golf despite using methods that have rankled the sports’ traditionalists, the advice he has for all the hackers out there along with the ultimate flex when Rich asks for a lesson. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 01, 2021
REShow: Jomboy - Hour 1 (04-01-21)
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Rich starts the hour reacting to TJ Jefferson’s April Fool’s tweet about the Bears trading for Russell Wilson which DID NOT go over well with die-hard Chicago fan Jeff Garlin, so the ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ actor/comedian called into the show to “voice his displeasure.” Jomboy dials in and reveals to Rich where the “Jomboy” name came from and how MLB has reacted to his sudden online stardom covering the more controversial aspects of baseball, his preview of the National League and why the Padres have a better chance to win the World Series than the NL West, an American League preview, and his Cy Young/MVP favorites in the NL and AL. Rich warps up the hour giving his preview of his beloved Yankees and their chances to win the World Series this season.  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 01, 2021
REShow: Chris Long - Hour 3 (03-31-21)
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Two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long and Rich discuss the importance/overemphasis on pro days for NFL prospects, why current NFL players have a right to be upset with the league expanding to a 17-game regular season, the Eagles’ “confusing” off-season and why this could be a make-or-break season for the team’s front office, what kind of quarterback Colts fans can expect in Carson Wentz next season, and why you can expect to see Jimmy Garoppolo back with the Patriots soon.  With the NFL moving to a 17-game regular season, Rich busts out a special version of “Sneaky Good Games” showcasing the top Week 18 games to watch in the upcoming NFL season. Rich and the guys wrap up the hour reacting to Michael Strahan’s decision to fix his trademark gap-toothed smile and wonder if it’s not all just an elaborate April Fool’s joke. And please check out Rich's other podcast every Friday: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 31, 2021
REShow: Chris Webber & Mike Pereira - Hour 2 (03-31-21)
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Turner Sports NBA Analyst and Michigan alum Chris Webber and Rich discuss the Wolverines’ upset loss to UCLA in their Elite 8 matchup and how Bruins alum Reggie Miller wouldn’t stop trash talk texting him about it, why Juwan Howard has a bright future in Ann Arbor while breaking the bias against big man coaches, why he, an pioneer of baggy shorts in basketball, IS NOT A FAN of the trend toward John Stockton-esque short shorts, why the NBA needs to change its policy on teams adding high-quality players via buyouts, and his message for former Lions QB Matthew Stafford. FOX Sports NFL Rules Analyst and former NFL VP of Officiating Mike Pereira and Rich discuss if the End Zone/Pylon Fumble Rule will ever be changed, why the proposed “Sky Judge” proposal is good theory but flawed in how it could be implemented, and why the NFL is thinking about tinkering with Overtime rules and onside kicks, and his 4th & 15 proposal to replace the current system. Rich wraps up the hour presenting the new statistical milestones that NFL QBs, RBs, and receivers now have to strive for if they want to be known as the single season record holder for passing yards, receiving yards and touchdowns, and rushing yards. And please check out Rich's other podcast every Friday: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 31, 2021
REShow: Listener Calls - Hour 1 (03-31-21)
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Michigan alum Rich tips off the hour giving props to UCLA for bouncing his #1-seeded Wolverines from the NCAA Tournament for their first trip to the Final Four since 2008. Rich recaps to the stellar pro days of LSU wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase and Florida Gators tight end Kyle Pitts, and why the Eagles might already regret trading out of the #6 slot in the NFL Draft.   Rich reacts to the growing number of lawsuits against Texans QB Deshaun Watson, and tries to read between the lines of recent comments from Houston’s GM Nick Caserio and what the allegations mean for Watson’s trade market.  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast every Friday: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 31, 2021
REShow: Mike Florio - Hour 3 (03-30-21)
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Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio and Rich discuss which QB the 49ers are targeting after trading up to get the 3rd overall pick in the NFL Draft, if the Jets are dead set on Zach Wilson with the #2 pick or if Justin Fields or Mac Jones could be in the mix for New York, if 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan still holds a torch for Vikings QB Kirk Cousins, his reaction to the latest allegations against Deshaun Watson that came out in a recent Sports Illustrated story, and the NFL’s options to discipline Watson in the face of the mounting lawsuits against him.  Rich and the guys react to the NFL officially announcing a 17-game season and how it will impact scheduling, and wrap up the show getting the scoop from TJ Jefferson on his bid to become a contestant on ‘The Price Is Right.’ And make sure to check out Rich's other podcast every Friday: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 30, 2021
REShow: Denis Leary - Hour 2 (03-30-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to Justin Fields’ eye-popping 40 time at his pro day, and admits to his “Jets insecurity” because of the team’s long history of disappointment with highly-touted quarterbacks. Actor Denis Leary tells Rich how much he was hoping for Tom Brady to fail in Tampa so there would be a Bill Belichick-Brady reunion in New England, reveals that Belichick played a big role in preparing for his role as an NFL head coach in ‘Draft Day’ and what the Patriots coach surprisingly did one time when Leary invited him to the ‘Rescue Me’ set, his role in the iconic sports movie ‘The Sandlot,’ what it was like to work with Kevin Costner, and the new season of this FOX sitcom ‘The Moodys.’   Rich wraps up the hour issuing a correction on his rant against People Magazine for naming Prince William the World’s Sexiest Bald Man.  And make sure to check out Rich's other podcast every Friday: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 30, 2021
REShow: Drew Brees - Hour 1 (03-30-21)
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Rich opens the hour recapping the latest from the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16, and the guys still can’t believe they’re losing the bracket challenge to Rich’s ten-year-old son. Rich breaks down the 49ers recent press conference and marvels at the absolute 100% honesty of the Niners’ GM John Lynch and Head Coach Kyle Shanahan on Jimmy Garoppolo’s future as the team’s starting QB. Future Hall of Famer Drew Brees tells Rich what his proudest NFL accomplishment was, if he was having second thoughts about hanging up his cleats before formally announcing his retirement, and how close he came to signing with the Dolphins before he eventually opted on the Saints.  And make sure to check out Rich's other podcast every Friday: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 30, 2021
REShow: Albert Breer & Joe Manganiello - Hour 3 (03-29-21)
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The MMQB’s Albert Breer and Rich discuss the inside machinations that saw the 49ers, Dolphins, and Eagles shuffling the deck atop the 2021 NFL Draft, if the 49ers will be shopping Jimmy Garoppolo if they take a QB with the #3 pick in the Draft, how the mounting lawsuits and allegations against Deshaun Watson are impacting his trade market, and why Aaron Rodgers is reluctant to restructure his Packers contract.  Actor Joe Manganiello and Rich discuss the premise of his new movie ‘Shoplifters of the World,’ why he’s wary of the Steelers prospects for the 2021 season, who should be Pittsburgh’s next quarterback after they move on from Ben Roethlisberger, and his reaction to Zach Snyder’s 4-hour ‘Justice League’ cut. Rich and the guys wrap up the hour reacting to the news that TJ Jefferson will get a shot to “come on down” and win some fabulous prizes on ‘The Price Is Right.’ And make sure to check out Rich's other podcast every Friday: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 29, 2021
REShow: Daniel Jeremiah - Hour 2 (03-29-21)
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NFL Network analyst Daniel Jeremiah tells Rich which QB the 49ers are surprisingly targeting in the Draft after moving up to the #3 spot, why Zach Wilson is a lock to go to the Jets with the #2 pick, how the Dolphins are poised to make a run at Deshaun Watson after moving back from the #3 spot in the draft, and possible landing spots for Sam Darnold if the Jets go with a QB in the draft and decide to trade their incumbent starter.  Rich updates how he and the staff are doing in their March Madness brackets competition against his kids (guess who’s winning and guess who’s in last. Again), and reacts to reports that the NFL will announce a 17-game regular season this week and the financial and physical impact on players and owners. (timestamp).   Rich wraps up the hour taking umbrage with a report that Prince William has been named the World’s Sexiest Bald Man…especially since he’s not even completely bald!! And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast every Friday: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 29, 2021
REShow: Listener Calls - Hour 1 (03-29-21)
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Rich tips off the hour demonstrating what most fans around the country are feeling right now: complete elation about this year’s thrilling NCAA Tournament (unless your team lost in which case it’s complete despondence). Rich breaks down the big trades that saw the 49ers moving up and the Eagles moving down prior to next month’s NFL Draft and the top five things to take out of those big dealings as they reverberate throughout the league. Rich wraps up the hour explaining why the NBA needs to address teams like the Nets being able to stockpile talent via the league’s buyout policies instead of having to give up assets via the trade route. And make sure to check out Rich's other podcast every Friday: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 29, 2021
REShow: Kevin Connolly - Hour 3 (03-26-21)
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Actor-Director Kevin Connolly and guest host Ryan Leaf discuss his new venture ‘Victory the Podcast’ and the early days of HBO’s ‘Entourage,’ how the iconic HBO series would be VERY different if it was rebooted today, how he, a Long Island native, grew up a Miami Dolphins fan, and that night he and TJ Jefferson almost got carjacked in Wilmer Valderrama’s SUV.   Ryan shares his amazing story about his recruiting trip to visit the Miami Hurricanes involving limos, cutoff jeans, Warren Sapp…and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.   Ryan wraps up the hour giving Rich Eisen thanks for the guest hosting opportunity and reflects on what 9 years of sobriety has meant to his life after years of personal turmoil. And please check out Rich's other podcast every Friday: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 26, 2021
REShow: James Worthy & Tim Legler - Hour 2 (03-26-21)
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Basketball Hall of Famer and Lakers Analyst James Worthy and guest host Ryan Leaf discuss the impact of injuries to LeBron James and Anthony Davis on L.A.’s title hopes, the chances the Lakers could miss the playoffs altogether, if there’s any help available on the buyout market for someone like Andre Drummond or LaMarcus Aldridge, and who should portray him in the upcoming Showtime Lakers miniseries.  ESPN NBA Analyst Tim Legler tells Ryan which teams surprised him the most at the NBA Trade Deadline by making and not making moves, which deadline trade will have the biggest impact, if the Lakers are in real trouble with LeBron and AD out with injuries, why the Nets are still the team to beat, and the best fits for Andre Drummond and LaMarcus Aldridge and how the flurry of deadline deals “saved the league” this season.    Ryan and the guys wrap up the hour reacting to the breaking news about the blockbuster trades that have gone down in the NFL today that have the 49ers moving up to the #3 spot in the NFL Draft most likely to draft their next quarterback. Don't miss Rich's other podcast, "Just Getting Started". New episodes drop every Friday: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/just-getting-started-with-rich-eisen/id1548813183 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 26, 2021
REShow: Cynthia Frelund - Hour 1 (03-26-21)
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NFL Network Analytics Expert Cynthia Frelund and guest host Ryan Leaf discuss her latest Mock Draft and explains why NFL teams don’t always draft with the goal of winning right away, why she loves what the Patriots have done this offseason, if Dak Prescott’s ankle injury will limit him next season, and who has the analytical edge in the Saints’ Jameis Winston vs Taysom Hill QB competition.    Ryan wraps up the hour sharing a story about how he and his brother spent an eventful New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas one year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 26, 2021
REShow: Chris Mannix - Hour 3 (03-25-21)
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Guest host Kirk Morrison kicks off the hour reacting to the Bears’ failed attempt to land Russell Wilson and if Chicago fans should have faith in Andy Dalton and the team’s front office. Sports Illustrated Senior Writer Chris Mannix and Kirk discuss the NBA Trade Deadline and how the Nuggets improved by trading for Magic forward Aaron Gordon, if the Nets are still the team to beat in the East, and LaMelo Ball’s chances to win Rookie of the Year if he misses the rest of the season because of a broken wrist. Kirk wraps up the hour recounting his transition from NFL linebacker to a career in broadcasting and his appreciation of this first booth partner, Dick Stockton, who announced his retirement today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2021
REShow: Aaron Wilson - Hour 2 (03-25-21)
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The Houston Chronicle’s Texans writer Aaron Wilson and guest host Kirk Morrison discuss the latest in the mushrooming Dehsaun Watson saga, the unusual tactics Watson’s accusers lawyer, Tony Busby, has taken to influence the court of public opinion, how Texans fans have reacted to the Watson allegations and the long-term impact on his playing career and legacy, and how the Watson controversy will impact the way the Texans move forward with their roster. Kirk reflects on his journey to the NFL including what his pre-draft experience was like, why he panicked on draft day, the emotions he felt during his first game as a pro, and what he learned being in the same locker room as Hall of Famers Warren Sapp, Randy Moss and Charles Woodson.  Kirk wraps up the hour reacting to Chris Brockman’s “Ryan Fitzpatrick Belongs in the Hall of Fame” case and says why the ageless QB still keeps playing football. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2021
REShow: Ian Rapoport - Hour 1 (03-25-21)
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Guest host Kirk Morrison tips of the show discussing the latest in NBA Trade Deadline with Chris Brockman and TJ Jefferson, and ponder how much injuries will effect the playoff seedings for teams like the Lakers and Sixers.  NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and Kirk discuss the NFL’s new Covid protocols for his year’s draft, if the Bears could draft a QB despite the recent signing of Andy Dalton, if the Seahawks would still trade disgruntled QB Russell Wilson after turning down Chicago’s huge offer, why Aaron Rodgers has been reluctant to restructure his Packers contract and Tom Brady’s influence on the mindset of top NFL QB’s, who has the upper hand in the Saints’ QB competition, how the NFL Draft will shake out regarding the top quarterbacks available, and if Jadeveon Clowney can expect to sign a long-term deal this offseason. Kirk and the guys wrap up the hour reacting to breaking news of Aaron Gordon’s trade to the Rockets, what Rajon Rondo would bring to the Clippers in a trade, and George Hills trade to the Sixers, and how forthcoming trades could change the title outlook for many NBA teams. And please check out Rich's other podcast every Friday: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2021
REShow: Jim Irsay - Hour 3 (03-24-21)
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Guest host Ryan Leaf starts the hour breaking down the Patriots’ off-season moves and if they will have any impact on the Bills’ chances to repeat as AFC East champions, and if Mitchell Trubisky will get another shot at career redemption. Leaf weighs in on the Buccaneers bringing back more of their top free agents and what that means for their chances to repeat as Super Bowl champions. Indianapolis Colts Owner Jim Irsay reveals to Ryan just how close the team came to choosing him over Peyton Manning in the 1998 NFL Draft, his close friendship with the late writer Hunter S. Thompson including a recording of the famed writer leaving him a scathing voicemail, why he reached out to Leaf after his the former NFL quarterback’s post-playing career troubles with addiction, and how much of the bad buzz surrounding Leaf before the ’98 Draft got back to him.  The guys wrap up the hour revealing their final choices for their ‘Breakfast Club’ detention group. And please check out Rich's other podcast every Friday: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2021
REShow: Ric Bucher & Wayne Tinkle - Hour 2 (03-24-21)
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FS1 NBA Analyst Ric Bucher and guest host Ryan Leaf discuss the possibility Lonzo Ball gets moved before the NBA Trade Deadline and which teams are in the market for a new point guard, how injuries to LeBron James and Anthony Davis will impact the Lakers at the trade deadline and their title defense hopes,   Oregon State Head Basketball Coach Wayne Tinkle and Ryan discuss the turning point for this team in a season that saw them lose to lowly Portland and then go on to reach the Sweet 16, what kind of player Leaf was coming out of high school and if defense was a big part of his game (it wasn’t), and how he’s keeping his team loose during the long week off in the NCAA Tournament’s Indianapolis bubble. Ryan wraps up the hour recounting his NFL Draft experience in 1998 and reveals which salacious stories about his pre-draft behavior are true and which were just fabrications. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2021
REShow: Jeff Darlington - Hour 1 (03-24-21)
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Guest host Ryan Leaf kicks off the hour sharing a great story about how he and his father painted Manhattan red on the night of the 1997 Heisman Trophy Award ceremony.  ESPN NFL reporter Jeff Darlington and Ryan discuss the impact the mounting allegations against Deshaun Watson will impact his trade market and possibly his football future, why he’s still not convince Russell Wilson will be on the Seahawks come Week 1, and his reaction to the NFL deciding on having a live draft with fans in attendance in Cleveland this year. Ryan and the guys wrap up the hour paying to tribute to the ‘Breakfast Club’ by naming an athlete, actor and musician they’d most like to be stuck in Saturday detention with. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2021
REShow: Dana Altman - Hour 3 (03-23-21)
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Guest host Dan Hellie kicks off the hour reacting to Jameis Winston’s emotional statements on Drew Brees’ retirement which leads to a debate on who will be the Saints starting QB next season, Winston or Taysom Hill? Dan and Chris Brockman discuss the Jets’ options with the #2 pick in the NFL Draft and debate if it makes more sense to stick with Sam Darnold or draft Zach Wilson or another QB. Now that the Sweet 16 field is set, Dan and the guys give their picks for the dark horse team that could rise up to knock of top-seeded Gonzaga. The hour wraps up with Oregon Head Coach Dana Altman and Dan discussing the Ducks’ reaching the NCAA Tourney’s Sweet 16, the impressive season from his guard Chris Duarte, and how he’s keeping his team on-point during the long week off before their next game.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 23, 2021
REShow: Sam Amick & Andy Enfield - Hour 2 (03-23-21)
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The Athletic’s Senior NBA Writer Sam Amick and guest host Dan Hellie discuss the Lakers approach at the Trade Deadline in the wake of injuries to LeBron James and Anthony Davis, which difference-makers like Aaron Gordon and Kyle Lowry could be on the move before the deadline, if the Nets are the team to beat for the NBA Title, if the Warriors are likely to land Lonzo Ball, and the growth of the NBA’s G League.    USC Head Basketball Coach Andy Enfield and Dan discuss reaching the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 and if they used some “uncalled for” criticism by a CBS Sports analyst as motivation in the Trojans’ blowout win over Kansas, the challenge of coaching hoops at a football school, and why the Pac 12, 10-1 in this year’s Big Dance, deserves more credit on the national stage. Dan and Brockman wrap up the hour debating if Mike Tyson should have accepted $25 Million to fight Evander Holyfield again and if there really is an audience for long-retired athletes to come out of retirement to compete again.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 23, 2021
REShow: Mike Florio - Hour 1 (03-23-21)
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Chris Brockman and guest host Dan Hellie tip off the hour reacting to the Giants latest free agent signing, Adoree Jackson, with Dan saying it’s “put up or shut up time” for New York.  Dan and the guys also debate if the concerns are valid about the weight of Heisman Trophy-winning wide receiver as the NFL Draft approaches. Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio and Dan discuss Deshaun Watson’s snowballing legal troubles and what advice he, as a lawyer, would give the Texans QB, what options the NFL has in terms of possible punishment for Watson if the allegations against him prove true, how the Patriots aced and the Giants fumbled their free agent signings, and why there could be at least 5 QBs taken in the first round of the NFL Draft.   Brockman and Hellie wrap up the hour discussing the sudden explosion in basketball card collecting and how it’s changed drastically over these two decades, and the joy and frustration of assembling a piece of Ikea furniture. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 23, 2021
REShow: Peter King & Jeff Boals - Hour 3 (03-22-21)
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NBC Sports’ Peter King tells guest host Dan Hellie why the Patriots fortunes still depend on the QB position despite their recent free agency spending spree, why the Colts deserve a lot of credit for NOT spending a lot of money on free agents, and how Deshaun Watson’s mounting legal troubles will impact his ability to force a trade from the Texans and could eventually keep him off the field if the civil allegations result in criminal charges.    Ohio University head coach Jeff Boals and Dan discuss the challenges his team faced this season in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, the inspiring story of Bobcats point guard Jason Preston who’s gone from obscurity to rising NBA prospect, and the difference between playing in and coaching in the NCAA Tournament.  The guys wrap up the hour discussing Urban Meyer’s ‘welcome to the NFL’ moment and if the Jaguars have a legitimate chance to win the AFC South next season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 22, 2021
REShow: Porter Moser - Hour 2 (03-22-21)
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Guest host Dan Hellie tells Chris Brockman the preparation necessary to be able to call play-by-play for sports ranging from the NFL to MMA.  Brockman runs through the latest news from the world of sports including the NFL Draft being held live in Cleveland this year, the Giants signing of WR Kenny Golladay and if he deserved a huge contract coming on an injury-plagued season. Dan and the guys break down the big changes in the NFC East and which team should be the frontrunner in the wide-open division for the upcoming season. The guys discuss LeBron James’ sprained ankle and what it means for the Lakers’ playoff outlook if L.A. goes an extended time without their two best players. Loyola Chicago head coach Porter Moser tells Dan how this year’s Ramblers compares to his recent Final Four team, how he gets his players to buy in to playing tenacious defense, why 101-year-old Sister Jean is MUCH feistier than she looks (and if you don’t believe it, see what happens when you don’t return one of her emails), and much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 22, 2021
REShow: Paul Mills - Hour 1 (03-22-21)
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Chris Brockman and guest host Dan Hellie tip off the hour breaking down the wild opening weekend in the NCAA Tournament that was chock full of amazing upsets and Cinderella teams crashing the party at the expense of #1 seeds and blue-blood programs. Oral Roberts hoops head coach Paul Mills and Dan discuss the Golden Eagles’ improbable run to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament and how he keeps his players from believing all the hype surrounding them, the surprising way he and his team will be spending their down time this week, and if he could be in for a change of scenery as a result of his Tourney success this year. Dan breaks down the NFL’s announcement that this year’s Draft will take place in Cleveland with fans and players in attendance, and why we’re likely to see 4 quarterbacks go off the board within the first 7 or 8 picks. Brockman and Dan wrap up the hour debating which Cinderella team has the best chance to reach the Elite 8. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 22, 2021
REShow: Martin Freeman - Hour 3 (031921)
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Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the latest on the NFL Free Agency front including JuJu Smith-Schuster re-signing with the Steelers for one year instead of taking more money to play with Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs.   Rich dusts off his ‘4 Downs’ segment weighing in on WFT’s reversal of fortune after adding Ryan Fitzpatrick and Curtis Samuel, the Pats not standing pat after missing the playoffs last season, how the Bucs are running it back and how the Chiefs are rebuilding their O-Line, and why Emmanuel Sanders to the Bills might turn out to be the best free agent signing of the off-season. Emmy Award-winning actor Martin Freeman and Rich discuss the news season of his FX comedy ‘Breeders,’ why he, a cast member on the original BBC version of ‘The Office,’ was initially resistant to the idea of an American version of the comedy, what drew him to the first season of the TV version of the classic Coen brothers film ‘Fargo,’ why he was saddened and shocked by the unexpected passing of ‘Black Panther’ co-star Chadwick Boseman, and if there is the sliver of hope for fans that he will re-team with Benedict Cumberbatch for a ‘Sherlock’ revival.  Rich reacts to Carson Wentz opting to wear #2 with the Colts which just happens to be the number of the man who supplanted him in Philadelphia, Jalen Hurts.  The guys wraps up the hour revealing their Final Four picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 19, 2021
REShow: Dick Vitale - Hour 2 (031921)
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Rich and the guys revisit TJ’s map-bending sports fandom and get into a heated debate: should you have to root for teams from your hometown or be allowed to adopt teams from other cities?  ESPN College Basketball Analyst and Hall of Fame Sportscaster Dick Vitale and Rich discuss the always-thrilling First Round games of the NCAA Tournament, his incredible journey from failed Pistons head coach to the Basketball Hall of Fame including the great story about how he was hired by ESPN, the Michigan head coach Juwan Howard to the NBA rumors, if a Cinderella team can emerge from this year’s Big Dance field, his DEEP love of the Bucs, Rays and Lighting, and a special birthday message for Mike Del Tufo.   Rich wraps up the hour pointing out the inequities between the NCAA’s treatment of players in the Women’s College Basketball Tournament vs the emphasis placed on the Men’s College Basketball Tournament after an Oregon player posted a Tik Tok video showing the VAST differences between the weight rooms that were made available for them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 19, 2021
REShow: Doug Pederson - Hour 1 (031921)
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Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the NFL’s new TV and Streaming contacts that will go into effect in the 2023 season. (timestamp).      With Mitchell Trubisky signing with the Bills, Rich revisits the Bears’ decision to draft him in the first place and why the people who made that decision still have jobs.   Super Bowl-winning head coach Doug Pederson and Rich discuss his son’s Pro Day at Louisiana-Monroe and his chances to land with an NFL team as a tight end, the Eagles’ mindset when drafting quarterback Jalen Hurts last year, how things unraveled for Carson Wentz in Philadelphia and if he regrets benching him, why Jalen Hurts has the right mindset to succeed in the NFL, and his surprising exit from Philly just 3 years removed from winning a Super Bowl.      Rich and Brockman wrap up the hour debating which was the more compelling watch on Thursday night: the NCAA Tournament play-in games or LaMelo Ball taking on LeBron James for the first time?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 19, 2021
REShow: Clark Kellogg and Michael Smith - Hour 3 (03-18-21)
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CBS Sports’ College Basketball Analyst Clark Kellogg tells Rich how far Baylor will go in the NCAA Tournament, Patrick Ewing and Georgetown’s chances to make a deep run in the Big Dance, if Gonzaga can pull off an undefeated season and win it all, if Syracuse will even get past the first round, why UCLA vs Michigan State might be the best play-in game of all time, his pick for this year’s Cinderella team, and how the bubble environment will impact this year’s NCAA Tourney. After Chris Brockman and TJ Jefferson agree to a Syracuse vs Georgetown bet, Rich and the guys launch into an examination of TJ’s sports rooting interests that includes the Altoona, PA native rooting for the Dallas Cowboys, L.A. Clippers, Georgetown hoops, the Sixers, New York Mets, Penn State and Florida State. The hour wraps up with ‘Brother form Another’ co-host Michael Smith reacting to TJ’s schizophrenic sports fandom with the most spot-on assessment one could expect: “wait, WHAT???” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 18, 2021
REShow: Lavonte David - Hour 2 (03-18-21)
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Rich opens the hour revisiting Michael Wllbon’s comments that Bears head coach Matt Nagy wants no part of coaching Mitchell Trubisky and what that says about their organization as a whole. Buccaneers All-Pro linebacker Lavonte David and Rich discuss the impact fellow LB Devin White has made on Tampa’s defense, what Tampa DC Todd Bowles has brought to the team and his defensive game plan that shut down Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs’ high-powered offense in the Super Bowl, the Bucs’ home field advantage vs KC, how Tom Brady changed the mindset of the locker room, his reaction to the Packers settling for a field goal late in the NFC Championship game instead of going for a touchdown, Brady’s now famous Lombardi Trophy toss during the Bucs celebration parade and the Bucs’ chances to repeat, and why his foundation is focused on providing financial assistance to college students in need. Rich wraps up the hour discussing the Raiders’ curious decision to blow up their offensive line and how that will impact them and the other teams who are getting their castoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 18, 2021
REShow: Steve Wyche - Hour 1 (03-18-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to WFT’s signing of WR Curtis Samuel and why things are looking up for Ron Rivera’s team in D.C. Rich and the guys break down the Buccaneers’ busy off-season trying to bring back as many of their free agents as possible. NFL Network reporter Steve Wyche and Rich discuss a possible timeline for a Deshaun Watson trade, the deep-seated issues between Watson and the Texans’ higher ups, why the disgruntled QB is highly unlikely to budge from his stance, and if a Russell Wilson trade will happen now that the Seahawks have turned down the Bears’ monster offer for the Super Bowl-winning QB. Rich wraps up the hour reacting to the lawsuit allegations against Deshaun Watson and says why he things the QB will never play for the Texans again, says why the Eagles should sign running back Phillip Lindsay, and the possibility of the Jets signing JuJu Smith-Schuster. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 18, 2021
REShow: Michael Wilbon - Hour 3 (03-17-21)
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Rich and Chris Brockman start the hour with a heated debate on whether or not the Seahawks should have accepted the Bears offer of three 1st round picks, a 3rd rounder and two starting players for Russell Wilson. ‘Pardon the Interruption’ co-host and die-hard Bears fan Michael Wilbon tells Rich why he’s 1000% NOT DOWN with the Bears signing of Andy Dalton, how much blame head coach Matt Nagy should accept for the Bears’ muddled QB situation and Mitchell Trubisky’s stunted development, why Russell Wilson to the Chicago would have actually been bad for the team, and why he has little faith that the current Bears front office can ever get it right when it comes to the QB position.  Rich wraps up the hour reacting to Trail Blazers’ guard Damian Lillard’s latest 50-point game and his inspiring words afterward about believing in himself when not many people did. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 17, 2021
REShow: Frank Vogel and Ashton Kutcher - Hour 2 (03-17-21)
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Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel tells Rich why L.A. is not rushing star center Anthony Davis back from his heel injury, why he’s been so impressed with LeBron James’ basketball IQ, and the collaborative mindset between him and the future Hall of Famer, the ONE rule he’d like the NBA to change, what it was like being on ‘Late Night with David Letterman’ as a 13-year-old, and why the era of NBA head coaches wearing suits during games is poised for a comeback after Covid pressed pause on the longtime tradition. Rich reacts to the Cardinals signing of wide receiver AJ Green and what it means for Arizona’s chances to win the NFC West. Actor Ashton Kutcher tells Rich his favorite story about his longtime friend TJ Jefferson, how his iconic MTV prank show ‘Punk’d’ came about 18 years ago, which celebrity reacted the worst to one of his ‘Punk’d’ pranks including a juicy story about Alex Rodriguez making him destroy the tapes of his potential episode, how Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson reacted that time he blew up his trailer, and his di-hard Bears fan reaction to Andy Dalton’s signing (which is more positive than expected). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 17, 2021
REShow: Peter Schrager - Hour 1 (03-17-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour with a thorough break down of the Bears’ swing-and-miss for Russell Wilson and settling on Andy Dalton instead, thus underwhelming their fanbase to say the least. ‘Good Morning Football’ co-host Peter Schrager and Rich discuss the Bears opting to sign Andy Dalton to compete for their starting QB job, why critics shouldn’t underestimate the Mount Everest-sized chip on Dalton’s shoulder, why many free agent wide receivers like JuJu Smith-Schuster aren’t getting the fat contracts they were expecting so far, the Jets’ options with the #2 pick in the NFL Draft, and why the 49ers could be on the verge of making a big move to move off Jimmy Garoppolo as their starting QB. Rich wraps up the hour explaining how the Bears getting Andy Dalton is reminiscent of the plot of the Coen brothers’ classic film ‘Fargo.’ Is a proverbial woodchipper in someone’s future?? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 17, 2021
REShow: Michael Irvin - Hour 3 (03-16-21)
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Chris Brockman runs through the latest news in NFL free agency, weighing in on the Patriots’ slew of signings, Bud Dupree to the Titans, Leonard Fournette and Richard Sherman’s suitors and more. Pro Football Hall of Famer and NFL Network Analyst Michael Irvin tells Rich if Dak Prescott should be offended that Jerry Jones stated he “overpaid” for the Cowboys’ QB, how Dallas stacks up against other NFL contenders, and why the Texans must turn to their locker room for support if they have any chance at mending fences with Deshaun Watson. Rich wraps up the hour reacting on the passing of actor Yaphet Kotto who played memorable roles in such classic movies like ‘Midnight Run,’ ‘Alien,’ and ‘The Running Man’ among others, which somehow morphs into a conversation about Mike Del Tufo’s storied careers as a chauffeur to the stars. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 16, 2021
REShow: Michael Lombardi - Hour 2 (03-16-21)
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Rich begins the hour digging deep into one of his favorite topics, Ryan Fitzpatrick, with a tongue-in-cheek breakdown of what the often-spectacular but often-disastrous journeyman QB brings to Wasington. The Athletic’s NFL Insider Michael Lombardi and Rich discuss Bill Belichick’s free agent spending spree, how the Patriots are trying to get back to their two tight end-focused offense, why the Texans should resist being “bullied” into trading Deshaun Watson, what the Raiders must do to contend in the AFC West, and the Cowboys’ outlook for the 2021 season after locking down Dak Prescott to a long-term deal. Rich wraps up the hour reacting to DeAndre Hopkins’ tweet celebrating the 1-year anniversary of his trade to the Cardinals and how the Texans will eventually have to change their stance on the Deshaun Watson situation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 16, 2021
REShow: Albert Breer - Hour 1 (03-16-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour breaking down Bill Belichick’s VERY busy (and expensive) day signing just about every NFL free agent in sight and what it means for the Patriots’ 2021 fortunes. The MMQB’s Albert Breer and Rich discuss why the Patriots have been big spenders in the free agent market so far, what all the Pats’ new acquisitions mean for Cam Newton’s status as the team’s starting quarterback, if the Steelers can bounce back from their disappointing finish to their 2020 season after an 11-0 start, if and when the Seahawks will eventually move on from Russell Wilson, the latest in the Deshaun Watson-Texans standoff, and why we could see a lot of experienced QB’s on the unemployment line. Rich wraps up the hour breaking news that TJ Jefferson will “come on down” to be a conteste on ‘The Price Is Right.’ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 16, 2021
REShow: Kurt Warner - Hour 3 (03-15-21)
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Chris Brockman runs through the latest NFL free agency moves, Joel Embiid’s knee injury that will keep the Sixers’ big man out a couple of weeks, what might be Ben Roethlisberger’s greatest accomplishment, the Vegas betting favorites to win the NCAA Tournament, and reaction to news that Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury will square off twice this year to unify the heavyweight title. Pro Football Hall of Famer and NFL Network analyst Kurt Warner and Rich discuss Drew Brees’ retirement and the legacy of the Saints’ legend, how the 6-foot-tall Brees changed the opinion of NFL decision-makers about shorter quarterbacks which paved the way for QB’s like Russell Wilson and Kyler Murray, why Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence still has room for improvement, Alex Smith’s options going forward after his WFT release, and which actors were cast for his upcoming biopic ‘American Underdog.’ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 15, 2021
REShow: Mike Florio - Hour 2 (03-15-21)
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Rich begins the hour examining Patrick Mahomes restructuring his contract and the importance of quarterbacks being flexible with their deals for the betterment of their teams. Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio and Rich react to the usually-stingy Patriots suddenly becoming free agency big spenders, what the Saints' quarterback options are following Drew Brees’ retirement, if the Bears are more likely to trade for Russell Wilson or run it back with Mitchell Trubisky, why Russell Wilson wants more control over the Seahawks’ offense and a possible timeline for a possible trade of the disgruntled QB, which remaining free agents will take priority for the defending champion Buccaneers, and the Jets' approach in rebuilding their team via the draft or trading for Deshaun Watson. Rich and the guys debate which NFL team has the best Big Three QB/RB/WR combo. To celebrate Daylight Savings Time’s return, Rich and the guys wrap up the hour listing the current sports stories they wish they could spring ahead on to find out how it all plays out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 15, 2021
REShow: Jay Bilas - Hour 1 (03-15-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to Drew Brees FIIIINALLY announcing his retirement from the NFL after a storied 20-year career, and how his lasting impact on New Orleans extends far beyond the playing field. ESPN College Basketball analyst Jay Bilas tells Rich his reaction to the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee's choices for this year’s tournament field, which #1 seed has the best chance to win the national championship, Duke’s up-and-down season and the Blue Devils’ unfamiliar role as March Madness underdogs, his reaction to Michigan State selling the naming rights of their men’s basketball team, and why he’s 100% confident in 100% of his picks to win each Tournament game. Rich wraps up the hour breaking down Aaron Jones re-signing with the Packers and what it means to Green Bay’s fortunes on the field when it comes to Aaron Rodgers’ mindset. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 15, 2021
Official Trailer: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen
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We all "start" somewhere. But, the road of life takes us all in different directions. Some achieve stardom, fame and fortune quickly. Others must grind their way to the top and take the long road to success. Listen each week as veteran broadcaster Rich Eisen sits down with the biggest names in entertainment, sports, business and beyond to find out the answer to the question..."How did it all start for you?" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 13, 2021
REShow: Jim Trotter - Hour 3 (03-12-21)
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NFL Network reporter Jim Trotter and Rich discuss how committed the Texans are to keeping Deshaun Watson on the Texans, a possible timeline for a Watson trade, which teams could be bidding against each other for the disgruntled QB, and what Watson’s endgame is and why we haven’t heard from him yet with a hint that there could be a camera crew documenting the whole situation. Rich and the guys discuss the Deshaun Watson-Texans standoff and how it could get really ugly at some point down the road. Chris Brockman runs down the latest news in the sports world including Patrick Mahomes restructuring his contract, the Texans adding a running back, and a red flag from Trey Lance’s pro day. Rich wraps up the hour reacting to Patriots head coach Bill Belichick shaving off his combover for charity and if that puts him in the Bald Brotherhood club. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 12, 2021
REShow: Bucky Brooks and Tom Curran - Hour 2 (03-12-21)
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NFL Network analyst Bucky Brooks and Rich discuss if the Patriots could be in the market for a quarterback in this year’s NFL Draft, how the top quarterbacks in the draft compare, if the Jets should stick with Sam Darnold or draft his replacement and why the Falcons should draft Justin Fields to supplant Matt Ryan as their QB, which stellar player in the draft is being overlooked and undervalued, why the Dolphins should be patient with Tua Tagovailoa, and the Bears’ best option at quarterback if they can’t land Russell Wilson (the answer WILL surprise you.) NBC Sports Boston’s Tom Curran tells Rich why he’s not surprised AT ALL by Tom Brady’s success with Tampa Bay, Bill Belichick’s philosophy with the QB positing in New England going forward, why New England can’t afford to give up picks in order to move up in the NFL Draft, and how new Texans GM Nick Caserio will ultimately have to deal with the Deshaun Watson situation. Rich wraps up the hour explain why he things the Cowboys will be vastly improved in the 2021 season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 12, 2021
REShow: Joe Lunardi - Hour 1 (03-12-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to Tom Brady’s contract extension that frees up $19 Million in cap space for the Buccaneers, Cam Newton re-signing with the Patriots and a debate with Pats fan Chris Brockman who is NOT down with that move. Rich reacts to Knicks legend Patrick Ewing being ‘accosted’ by MSG security and takes a shocking tack in siding with James Dolan in this case. ESPN’s Joe Lunardi and Rich discuss his bracketology method, if Virginia will be able to make the NCAA Tournament after having to bow out of the ACC Tourney due to Covid-19, how the NCAA will react if any tourney teams have to withdraw due to a coronavirus outbreak, which teams likely to earn #1 seeds and which teams might be on the outside looking in, and his new book “Bracketology: March Madness, College Basketball and the Creation of a National Obsession.’ Rich, a University of Michigan alum, weighs in on Michigan State selling its hoops team naming rights so that they’re now officially called “MSU Spartans presented by Rocket Mortgage.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 12, 2021
REShow: Tom Pellisero and Ramona Shelburne - Hour 3 (03-11-21)
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NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero and Rich discuss the impact of the lowered NFL Salary Cap on the current rash of roster cuts and free agency this offseason, why teams like the Patriots and Colts are best situated to pursue some top free agents, how draft QB’s Trevor Lawrence, Zach Wilson and Mac Jones grade out, and the question marks and tremendous upside of Justin Fields and Trey Lance. Rich and the guys react to new Texans head coach David Culley using two words to describe Deshaun Watson’s status as the team’s starting QB that set off alarm bells. ESPN NBA Insider Ramona Shelburne and Rich discuss the one-year anniversary of Rudy Gobert testing positive for Covid-19 prior to the Jazz-Thunder game in Oklahoma City, and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s leadership during the Covid crisis and how the league helped set tone for how the country responded to the global pandemic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 11, 2021
REShow: Trent Dilfer - Hour 2 (03-11-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour pondering the question ‘hos Tom Brady figured it all out?’ with a debate about how the 7-time Super Bowl champion has been able to play for less money over the years in order to benefit his teams. Super Bowl-winning QB Trent Dilfer tells Rich how the Buccaneers transformed themselves from run-of-the-mill team at mid-season into NFL champions, how Tom Brady’s 7th ring has suddenly changed the way EVERYONE in the NFL thinks and makes decisions, his evaluation of Justin Herbert, Tua Tagovailoa and Joe Burrow after their rookie seasons, the pecking order for this year’s NFL Draft QB class and if the Jets should move on from Sam Darnold, and why he’s not completely sold on BYU QB Zach Wilson as the 2nd best quarterback in the draft. Chris Brockman wraps up the hour with the latest news in NFL cuts, and what new Texans head coach David Culley said that could indicate something about Deshaun Watson’s future in Houston. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 11, 2021
REShow: Ian Rapoport - Hour 1 (03-11-21)
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Rich opens the hour reflecting on the one-year anniversary of Rudy Gobert testing positive for Covid-19 and how our everyday lives have changed drastically since the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic. Rich reacts to the news that the Chiefs have released both of their starting Offensive Tackles, Eric Fisher and Mitchell Schwartz, and how much Patrick Mahomes’ big contract played a role in the cuts. NFL Insider Ian Rapoport and Rich discuss why the Chiefs blew up their offensive line, why we’ll see a glut of high-profile players like JuJu Smith-Schuster possibly signing for less money and shorter terms than expected, who we can expect to see as the Saints starting QB next season, how the crazy game of NFL QB Musical Chairs plays out, if the Patriots could possibly bring back Jimmy Garoppolo, and how Dak Prescott turned the tables in Jerry Jones while negotiating his new, record contract. Rich wraps up the hour examining Dak Prescott’s MONSTER contract and why Jerry Jones fully admits that he overspent to keep the QB in the fold. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 11, 2021
REShow: J.A. Adande - Hour 3 (03-10-21)
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 ‘The Dream Team Tapes: Kobe, LeBron & The Redeem Tea‪m’ podcast co-host J.A. Adande and Rich discuss how sports journalism his change COMPLETELY over the last 20 years, what Kobe taught LeBron when they were Olympic teammates, how Mike Krzyzewki become the Olympic ‘Redeem Team’ coach, if the Nets can topple the Lakers from their championship perch and the Jazz’s NBA Finals chances, and if Los Angeles is a Dodgers town or a Lakers town. Chris Brockman runs through the latest NFL cuts with some high-profile players now looking for work, along with Rich making the case why the Carolina Panthers could be poised to make a big run at disgruntled Texans QB Deshaun Watson. Rich wraps up the hour looking at which QB’s from the 2018 draft class are no-brainer choices to have their 5th year options picked up by their current teams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 10, 2021
REShow: Todd McShay - Hour 2 (03-10-21)
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ESPN NFL Draft Analyst Todd McShay and Rich discuss the Jets strategy and options at quarterback heading into the NFL Draft and free agency, which teams could resurrect the once-promising hopes of Sam Darnold, how BYU QB Zach Wilson stacks up against the presumptive #1 pick Trevor Lawrence, if the Patriots are likely to move up and take a QB in the first round, why the Dolphins should be patient with Tua Tagovailoa after an up-and-down rookie season and if he’d swap him for Deshaun Watson if given the chance, and if the Bears should jump in the market for the embattled Texans QB. Rich breaks down the Bears quarterback situation and explains why Alex Smith would be a great fit for the Bears at quarterback next season. Rich and the guys react to Tom Brady’s latest Tik Tok post documenting his morning routine and compare how his differs (GREATLY) from theirs, and also debate on whether or not they eat the ends of bananas or nah. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 10, 2021
REShow: Kyle Brandt - Hour 1 (03-10-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour analyzing the impact of the reduces NFL Salary Cap and its implications on how teams strategize and build their rosters around the quarterback position. ‘Good Morning Football’ co-host Kyle Brandt and Rich discuss the joys and perils of teams giving quarterbacks huge contracts but still having Super Bowl aspirations, if Alex Smith is a viable option to become the Bears starting quarterback next season, why the Patriots should take a big swing at landing their quarterback of the future this off-season, and if Deshaun Watson has played his last down as a Houston Texan. Rich wraps up the hour reacting to the anti-Semitic comments made by Miami Heat F/C Meyers Leonard and how Julian Edelman was spot on in addressing the issue on social media. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 10, 2021
REShow: Chris Mortensen & Harry Connick Jr. - Hour 3 (03-09-21)
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ESPN NFL Insider Chris Mortensen and Rich discuss Drew Brees’ prolonged retirement announcement, if the Cowboys waited too long to ink Dak Prescott to a record contract, why Eagles’ owner Jeffrey Lurie is committed to diving Jalen Hurts a shot to cement his spot as Philly’s starting QB, and if the Eagles would consider trading up in the draft to land BYU QB Zach Wilson.  Grammy/Emmy Award-winning recording artist Harry Connick Jr. and Rich disuss his new album ‘Alone with My Faith’ he recorded at home amid the Covid-19 quarantine, if his friend Drew Brees will return to play for his beloved Saints, how he ended up with a show belonging to former Saints’ QB Aaron Brooks and that time he signed a one-day contract with New Orleans, and who originally was slated to play his role in ‘Independence Day.’    Rich wraps up the hour reading a text from O’Shea Jackson Jr. who puts the definitive bow on the “Is L.A. a Lakers town or a Dodgers town” debate.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 09, 2021
REShow: Blake Griffin - Hour 2 (03-09-21)
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Rich starts the hour discussing Dak Prescott’s new contract and the pressure it brings which somehow morphs into a heated debate: is Los Angeles a Lakers town or a Dodgers town.  Blake Griffin and Rich discuss why he left the Pistons and why there’s no hard feelings about Detroit sitting him for an extended period of time while shopping him around the league, why he chose to sign with the Nets once he became a free agent, his new Tru-TV prank show ‘Double Cross,’ if he’s planning on a post-NBA career doing stand-up comedy, and as a past champion, his take on this year’s controversial Slam Dunk Contest judging.  Rich wraps up the hour offering up his advice for the Jets as the NFL Draft approaches. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 09, 2021
REShow: Chris Simms - Hour 1 (03-09-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to Dak Prescott’s MAMMOTH new contract with the Cowboys and says why the Dallas quarterback is worth every cent of is record 4-year, $160M contract. Pro Football Talk Live’s Chris Simms tells Rich why the Cowboys had no choice but to give Dak Prescott a huge contract, why he ranks BYU QB Zach Wilson ahead of nearly everyone else’s presumptive #1 QB, Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence, why the Jets would be foolish to trade for disgruntled Texans QB Deshaun Watson, why Alabama’s Mac Jones is a better pro prospect than Tua Tagovailoa, and which young NFL QB should be the next to sign a big long-term deal.   Rich wraps up the hour breaking down the latest NFL players to get slapped with the Franchise tag and which will become free agents. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 09, 2021
REShow: Richard Kind- Hour 3 (03-08-21)
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Brockman kicks off the hour running through the latest news items including possible strife in the Eagles front office, Blake Griffin’s new team, and a debate on whether or not Steve Nash deserves NBA Coach of the Year honors this season. Comic actor Richard Kind tells Rich why he prefers golf and tennis over high impact sports like skiing…or skateboarding, shooting the new season of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ with Vince Vaughn, what he said to Larry David the first time he met him, why he refuses to discuss that infamous George Clooney kitty litter story, and his upcoming series ‘Hudson Falls’.  Rich wraps up the hour discussing where ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ and ‘Seinfeld’ rank among his all-time favorite shows, discussing with a caller if Bryson DeChambeau’s golf swing will hold up over time, and the success of his brand-new ‘Just Getting Started’ podcast.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 08, 2021
REShow: Peter King - Hour 2 (03-08-21)
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NBC Sports’ NFL Insider Peter King tells Rich why a Russell Wilson to the Bears trade is HIGHLY unlikely to happen, why it’s getting “very weird” that Drew Brees hasn’t announced his retirement yet, the Saints’ options at quarterback once Brees does call it quits, why the Jets won’t break the draft pick bank to trade for Deshaun Watson, how Carson Wentz talked himself out of Philadelphia, and the chances the Eagles would move up in the draft to select another QB.   Rich and the guys react to Peter King’s assessment of the Jets draft options and break down the possible moves in this off-season’s wild QB carousel including the Jets, Eagles and Raiders potential shakeups under center.   Rich and the guys wrap up the hour debating on if the NBA’s Slam Dunk Contest has run its course.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 08, 2021
REShow: Kalani Sitake - Hour 1 (03-08-21)
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Rich tips off the hour recapping the NBA All-Star Game and voicing his appreciation for the league and players offering up a “tremendous diversion.”   Rich and the guys break down the Eagles’ QB situation and a Chris Mortensen report that the team brass is divided on whether or not Jalen Hurts can be their quarterback of the future. BYU Head Coach Kalani Sitake tells Rich he knew Cougar’s QB Zach Wilson was special when he saw him play for the first time at a 5th grader, why the Brigham Young quarterback loves nothing more in life than all things football, and the challenge of scheduling and playing a full season in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, and whether any teams ducked the 11-1 Cougars.  Rich wraps up the hour explaining why he’s equally excited by the Jets possibly selecting Zach Wilson with the #2 pick on the draft or sticking with Sam Darnold and giving him another chance to prove himself as a viable starting QB in the NFL Draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 08, 2021
REShow: Jermaine Fowler - Hour 3 (03-05-21)
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Chris Brockman runs through the latest news including the most recent report on Russell Wilson and the Seahawks’ situation with Rich and Brockman acting out what a phone call would sound like. Rich and the guys break down the NBA All-Star team selections and debate if LeBron and Kevin Durant did the Jazz dirty by waiting until the end to select Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert. Actor/comedian Jermaine Fowler tells Rich how landing a role in ‘Coming 2 America’ opposite Eddie Murphy is a dream come true, how filming with Murphy, Leslie Jones and the rest of the cast was ‘like a party,’ and how he taught himself Kung Fu (which he might have had to use against fellow castmate Judd Hirsch).    Rich and guys wrap up the hour debating if the media is rooting for Dak Prescott against Jerry Jones and the Cowboys ownership, and Call Screener Adam calls in to reveal which NBA superstar coach he met at a local gas station. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 05, 2021
REShow: Kwity Paye - Hour 2 (03-05-21)
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Rich kicks off hour 2 breaking down some of the possible NFL Rules Changes for next season including the league going back to its original Overtime Sudden Death rule, and an why he’s all in on the league’s possible adoption of a Sky Judge. Michigan Defensive End Kwity Paye and Rich discuss his preparation for the NFL Draft, his amazing journey from being born in a Liberian refugee camp to potentially becoming the first defensive player taken in the 2021 NFL Draft, why he chose to play for Jim Harbaugh and playing this season under the cloud of the Covid-19 pandemic, his favorite Harbaugh story, and what a team would be getting if they draft him. On the anniversary of the release of ‘Analyze This’ Rich and the guys debate which is the best Robert De Niro movie: ‘Midnight Run,’ ‘Meet the Parents,’ ‘Dirty Grandpa,’ or ‘Analyze This’?  The guys wrap up the hour with their kinda-sorta-maybe-not-so-solid takes including Trevor Lawrence taking the Jaguars to the playoffs, exposing Kawhi Leonard, the Jets’ fortunes after missing out on Lawrence, and Del Tufo’s take on scuba diving in the dirty Hudson River.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 05, 2021
RES: Peter Schrager - Hour 1 (03-05-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to Washington Football Team’s release of Alex Smith and ponders if they should throw their hat into the Deshaun Watson mix, and breaks down Smith’s options going forward including becoming a mentor for Trevor Lawrence in Jacksonville or competing for the Patriots’ starting QB job.  ‘Good Morning Football’ co-host Peter Schrager and Rich discuss possible landing spots for free agent QB Alex Smith, the latest on the Texans-Deshaun Watson standoff, if there is the slightest-remotest-never-gonna-happen chance that Trevor Lawrence is NOT the #1 overall pick in the draft, the Jets’ options with the #2 overall pick, why Drew Brees STILL hasn’t announce of he’s retiring or not, and why there will be a glut of high-level players available once NFL teams start making salary cap-based cuts.  Rich wraps up the hour reacting to the news of the Pistons FINALLY agreeing to a buyout with Blake Griffin after sitting him out for an extended period of time while attempting to trade him, and which teams make most sense for him.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 05, 2021
REShow: Macklemore & Michael Holley - Hour 3 (03-04-21)
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Grammy Award-winning recording artist Macklemore tells Rich why he decided to start his own ‘Bogey Boys’ golf clothing line, what driving him to lower his golf handicap so he can compete with Music’s Golf GOAT Kenny G, his thoughts on good friend Russell Wilson’s discontent with his beloved Seahawks, and why after years of hating Tom Brady he’s starting to soften his stance on the 7-time Super Bowl champion.  Chris Brockman recaps the latest sports news including Jazz star guard Donovan Mitchell ripping the refs after his controversial ejection which leads to the debate: does the NBA not want Utah in the Finals? ‘Brother from Another’ co-host Michael Holley reveals to Rich who dunked on him so viciously he gave up dreams of playing professional basketball and (smartly) focused instead on a career in journalism.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 04, 2021
REShow: Jack McCallum - Hour 2 (03-04-21)
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The hour begins with Rich and the guys looking back at Tom Brady’s memorable Super Bowl parade celebration which gets interrupted by the breaking news of Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers coming to an agreement on a new contract for the 2021 season. Rich and the guys go full X-Files when breaking down Baker Mayfield’s tweet about possibly seeing a UFO last night which leads to the ultimate question: would you rather your QB see an alien (Mayfield) or a ghost (Darnold).   Sports Illustrated’s Jack McAllum and Rich discuss his ‘The Dream Team Tapes’ podcast, how the Redeam Team led by Kobe matched up with Michael Jordan’s original Dream Team, the truth about Michael Jordan keeping Isiah Thomas off that original Dream Team, and more.  Rich and guys wrap up the hour discussing the Jordan-Isiah beef and why it never gets old and remains a fascinating topic after three decades. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 04, 2021
REShow: Jeff Darlington - Hour 1 (03-04-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour recapping the latest in the Deshaun Watson-Texans standoff and says why things will get uglier and not better for both sides.  ESPN NFL Insider Jeff Darlington and Rich discuss Dolphins’ fans impression of Tua Tagovailoa after his rookie season and if they’d rather trade him and a boatload of draft picks for Deshaun Watson, the timeline for a possible deal for the disgruntled quarterback to happen, if the Chicago Bears have a legitimate shot to land Watson via trade, why the fractured Russell Wilson-Pete Carroll relationship mirrors the Tom Brady-Bill Belichick relationship, how the disappointing regression of Carson Wentz and Jared Goff will impact the next batch of young quarterbacks when it’s their turn to sign long-term deals, and when/if Drew Brees will finally announce his retirement.  Rich and Brockman wrap up the hour debating which young quarterbacks coming off their team-friendly rookie contracts deserve big long-term extensions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 04, 2021
REShow: Louis Riddick and Frank Caliendo - Hour 3 (03-03-21)
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Monday Night Football analyst Louis Riddick tells Rich why the Texans should reverse course and start entertaining offers for Deshaun Watson, why the Bears should “take a big swing” to land the disgruntled quarterback, the source of Watson’s unhappiness with the Texans’ brass, and why the Cowboys STILL haven’t worked out a long-term deal with Dak Prescott and why that could come back to bite them with the rest of the players in the Dallas locker room.   Comedian Frank Caliendo tells Rich about his big role in helping to lure free agent DE JJ Watt to the Arizona Cardinals, why Green Bay Packers fans are mad at him now, and drops a GREAT impression of Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians. Rich wraps up the hour celebrating the anniversary of one of his all-time favorite shows, ‘Moonlighting,’ and how it launched Bruce Willis’ career.    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 03, 2021
REShow: Rod Woodson - Hour 2 (03-03-21)
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Rich open the hour recapping the Jets news on trading Sam Darnold and why the Texans would be smart to make a deal with New York. The guys break down Tom Brady’s appearance with James Corden, and Rich offers up some advice for impatient Cowboys fans still waiting for that Dak Prescott deal to get done. Pro Football Hall of Famer Rod Woodson tells Rich why former Browns WR Webster Slaughter was the ONE player who constantly got under his skin, why the Steelers would be smart to work things out with Ben Roethlisberger, what Tom Brady’s Super Bowl win with the Bucs means for Bill Belichick’s legacy, what his Hope Thru Football charity does for kids, and why the Texans should just go ahead and trade Deshaun Watson. Rich wraps up the hour assessing a caller’s suggestion for naming Mike Del Tufo’s new boat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 03, 2021
REShow: Albert Breer - Hour 1 (03-03-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour discussing the ripple effect of the JJ Watt-Cardinals signing on Russell Wilson and Deshaun Watson’s situations with the Seahawks and Texans. With the Cardinals bringing back their #99 for JJ Watt to wear, Rich offers a history lesson on the man who’s exploits originally retired the number, Marshall Goldberg. The MMQB’s Albert Breer and Rich discuss JJ Watt signing with the Arizona Cardinals, what disgruntled QB Russell Wilson did to “piss off” the Seahawks, a possible timeline for the Texans to deal Deshaun Watson, and if Houston would even budge from their current stance in keeping the star QB, which teams make the most sense for the Texans to deal with for Watson, why Drew Brees is prolonging his retirement announcement, and how the Patriots could approach their shaky QB situation. Rich wraps up the hour reacting to the news that the Jets are putting incumbent QB Sam Darnold on the trade block. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 03, 2021
REShow: Steve Keim & Matthew Willig - Hour 3 (03-02-21)
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Arizona Cardinals GM Steve Keim tells Rich Eisen how the team used comedian Frank Caliendo and Country star Blake Shelton to recruit JJ Watt to Arizona, if future Hall of Famer Larry Fitzgerald will return for another season, the challenge of scouting draft prospects without an NFL Combine, and his thoughts on former Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians winning the Super Bowl with the Buccaneers. NFL Lineman-turned-Actor Matthew Willig and Rich discuss the greatness of his late USC roommate Junior Seau, winning a Super Bowl with the Rams in ’99, his favorite moments being coached by Steve Mariucci on the 49ers, what it’s like portraying Andre the Giant on the new NBC sitcom ‘Young Rock,’ and that time he introduced himself to Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in a gym and what Hall of Famer Reggie White said to him that almost made him cry.  The hour wraps up with Call Screener Adam (ad die-hard Chicago fan) giving props to one of his all-time favorite Bulls player and if the team should retire Derek Rose’s number.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 02, 2021
REShow: Jeff Van Gundy - Hour 2 (03-02-21)
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ESPN NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy and Rich discuss why NBA head coaches aren’t wearing suits anymore and how that could hilariously snowball out of control, just how good the Jazz are and how they’ll fare against good teams in the postseason, if the Nets will be the team to beat come playoff time, who’s on his list of top 4 all-time shooting guards, why teams shouldn’t be allowed to sit potential trade bait players for extended periods of time, and which potential trades could swing the balance of power in the NBA.   Rich and the guys debate the merits and the downside of MLB’s new Spring Training rule that allows managers to end and inning early on a mercy rule to save a pitcher’s pitch count.  Rich wraps up the hour weighing in on the state of the Jets and the pivotal decisions they can make in the coming weeks that could change the direction of the franchise.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 02, 2021
REShow: Dan Orlovsky - Hour 1 (03-02-21)
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Rich tips off the hour with a “my bad,” acknowledging his “don’t trade your whole team for James Harden” take DID NOT age well in the face of Harden lighting it up on the Nets. With the Knicks sporting an above-500 record and the 4th seed in the East, Rich tells his fellow fans to pump the brakes a bit and take a look at what’s going on across the river in Brooklyn. ESPN NFL Analyst Dan Orlovsky and Rich discuss if Russell Wilson or Pete Carroll is more important to the Seahawks, Seattle’s options to replace Wilson if they decide to trade him, what the Seahawks can adjust on offense to appease its star QB, why Matthew Stafford is poised to thrive on the Rams running Sean McVay’s offense, and why the Jets shouldn’t be too quick to give up on incumbent QB Sam Darnold.  Rich wraps up the hour lamenting the demise of the sharp-dressed NBA head coach in the face of the ‘dress down’ trend since the pandemic bubble began.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 02, 2021
REShow: Brent Musburger & Daniel Jeremiah - Hour 3 (03-01-21)
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Raiders announcer and VSiN Managing Editor Brent Musburger and Rich discuss the passing of broadcaster and former NFL DB Irv Cross, what Cross brought professionally and personally to the groundbreaking ‘NFL Today’ pre-game show, why he’d take Derek Carr over Deshaun Watson as the Raiders’ starting QB next season,  NFL Network’s Daniel Jeremiah and Rich discuss why GPS data could make the 40-yard dash obsolete when evaluating NFL Draft prospects, the market for a potential Russell Wilson trade, the Jets plans at QB, why Mac Jones would be a great fit with the Saints, Alex Smith’s NFL future, and why he was surprised JJ Watt chose to sign with the Cardinals.   Rich wraps up the hour debating Chris Brockman about the merits of the Patriots signing free agent-to-be Alex Smith. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 01, 2021
REShow: Scott Drew - Hour 2 (03-01-21)
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Baylor head basketball coach Scott Drew and Rich discuss the challenges his 1-loss team has faced this season, how much he turns to his father, hoops coaching legend Homer Drew, for advice during his career and his hilarious first-ever basketball memory, the inside scoop on Valparaiso’s March Madness buzzer beater against Ole Miss back in 1998, and if losing their first game of the season was actually a good thing for his Bears team.  Rich breaks down a video posted of Drew Brees working out HARD and wondering if the future Hall of Fame QB is having second thoughts about retirement after Tom Brady’s Super Bowl win at the age of 43 this season. Rich wraps up the hour with his reaction to an alarming report that the NFL might do away with his beloved 40-yard dash drill at future combines. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 01, 2021
REShow: Mike Florio - Hour 1 (03-01-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the snowballing drama between Russell Wilson and the Seahawks, and says why Seattle’s star QB is unlikely to be traded. Pro Football Talks Mike Florio and Rich discuss the latest in the Deshaun Watson-Houston Texans standoff and what a timeline for a deal makes most sense, the possibility that the Seahawks actually deal Russell Wilson and why he would consider a trade to the Bears, why Saints’ QB Drew Brees hasn’t announced his retirement yet, how much of a pay cut Ben Roethlisberger is willing to take to remain the Steelers’ starting QB, and why the 49ers are still not completely sold on Jimmy Garoppolo as their starting QB going forward. Rich wraps up the hour reacting to Adam Schefter’s report of JJ Watt’s signing with the Arizona Cardinals Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 01, 2021
REShow: Shaquille O'Neal & Damon Lindelof - Hour 3 (02-26-21)
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Turner Sports NBA Analyst and Basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal and guest host Suzy Shuster discuss his training for his upcoming All-Elite Wrestling debut, his take on big men taking more and more 3-pointers and why Steph Curry is his favorite player in the NBA right now, why he was so brutally honest in his criticism of Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell, which players he’d choose to play alongside him in an all-time starting five, his NBA Finals prediction and why the Sixers are clicking right now, his thoughts on changing the NBA logo, and the ONE thing in life he still wants to do. If you miss wagering on the NFL, Chris Brockman runs through the odd of the major categories for the Golden Globe Awards with Suzy weighing in on her picks to take home the hardware. Emmy Award-winning writer & producer Damon Lindelof tells Suzy his favorite sports movie and TV show, why he (a Jets fan) had a BIG problem (jealousy??) with how Tom Brady prepared for the Super Bowl, why HBO’s ‘Watchmen’ was just a one-and-done, how he juggles fans’ love and criticism of his iconic ‘Lost’ series, and what to expect from Sunday’s Golden Globes show.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 26, 2021
RESHow: Doc Rivers - Hour 2 (02-26-21)
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Guest host Suzy Shuster starts the hour trying to stump Chris Brockman and TJ in her turn at bat in the Movie Quotes Challenge.  Brockman runs through the latest in the world of sports including the latest on the Deshaun Watson-Texans standoff which leads to a heated debate on who would be the best QB for the Cowboys next season: Dak Prescott, Russell Wilson, or Deshaun Watson?  76ers head coach Doc Rivers and Suzy discuss how he’s gotten his young players to buy into his system and how he has Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons playing well together when most experts said they couldn’t coexist, why he chose the Sixers job, and if the NBA should change its logo from Jerry West to Kobe Bryant or another player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 26, 2021
REShow: Peter King - Hour 1 (02-26-21)
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Guest host Suzy Shuster and the guys kick off the hour discussing the growing tension between Russell Wilson and the Seahawks’ brass and the emerging roll of quarterbacks in teams’ personnel decisions. NBC Sports NFL Insider Peter King and Suzy discuss why Wilson became disgruntled in Seattle, break down the QB’s curious list of possible trade destinations, if Deshaun Watson has played his last game for the Texans, and why JJ Watt could be leaning toward signing with the Packers.   Suzy and the guys wrap up the hour discussing if the NBA should change its logo to Kobe Bryant and if so, which iconic image of the late Lakers star should be used.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 26, 2021
REShow: Steve Kerr & Stephen A. Smith - Hour 3 (02-25-21)
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Hour 3 kicks off with TJ Jefferson taking his turn trying to stump Chris Brockman, Mike Del Tufo and guest host Suzy Shuster with his Movie Quotes Challenge, and his impressions of the actors who delivered the original lines are CAN’T MISS! Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr and Suzy discuss the development of the W’s up-and-coming young players, the challenge of coaching during the Covid-19 pandemic, the latest on Klay Thompson’s recovery from a torn Achilles injury, ‘The Last Dance’ and that time he punched Bulls teammate Michael Jordan, and how the NBA has changed for better and worse since MJ’s glory days. ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith and Suzy discuss the Russell Wilson situation in Seattle and why the Seahawks are highly unlikely to trade the superstar QB, the latest in the Deshaun Watson-Texans standoff, his early pick to win the NFC East next season, why the Lakers won’t last long in the playoffs this season, and who he’d choose to portray him in a biopic on his life. Suzy and the guys wrap up the hour revealing their picks to portray themselves if there was a movie made on their lives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 25, 2021
REShow: Jeremy Schaap - Hour 2 (02-25-21)
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Chris Brockman runs through the latest news from the sports world which leads to a spirited debate on some possible trade destinations for Russell Wilson, a deep dive into JJ Watt’s latest cryptic tweet with a possible indication of where he’ll sign, and a discussion on whether the NBA should change its logo from Jerry West to Kobe Bryant.   ESPN’s Jeremy Schaap and guest host Suzy Shuster discuss his impressive BBQ skills and a fail-proof recipe you can try, why it makes sense for the NBA to switch logos from Jerry West to Kobe, and the big picture changes coming in Tiger’s life following the car crash that left him hospitalized with multiple leg injuries. Suzy and the guys wrap up the hour trying to come up with a jingle for her to rival the one Blake Shelton laid down for Rich recently. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 25, 2021
REShow: Michael Irvin & Laura Linney - Hour 1 (02-25-21)
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NFL Network analyst and Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Irvin and guest host Suzy Shuster discuss the increasing power struggle between star quarterbacks and NFL front offices, why the Cowboys should have signed Dak Prescott long ago, why Deshaun Watson holds all the power over the Texans, and why Carson Wentz will have to earn the respect of this new Colts teammates. Multiple Emmy Award-winning actress Laura Linney tells Suzy why she’s having a lot of fun portraying her badass ‘Ozark’ character, surprisingly reveals which award she’s won means the most to her (the answer WILL surprise you), and even more surprising is her deep love of sports and a SHOCKING revelation about her all-time favorite movie. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 25, 2021
REShow: Chris Godwin - Hour 3 (02-24-21)
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Chris Godwin and Rich discuss the “unbelievable” feeling of winning the Super Bowl, the winning mentality Tom Brady brought to the Bucs, his approach to free agency and possibly leaving Tampa Bay, why he handed over his #12 to Brady for free, what TB12 said to the team that inspired them to victory over the defending champion Chiefs, his goals for the rest of his career, and reveals that he didn’t handle his phone as well as Cameron Brate handled Tom Brady’s Lombardi trophy toss during the Bucs’ parade celebration.  Chris Brockman takes his turn trying to stump Rich and the guys at the Guess the Movie Quote game, and Rich makes a shocking declaration about the movie ‘Major League.’    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 24, 2021
REShow: Milla Jovovich & Juwan Howard - Hour 2 (02-24-21)
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Rich opens the hour “unabashedly” touting his alma mater Michigan as a basketball school in the wake of recent mixed results on the gridiron. On the birthday of Phil Knight and the late Steve Jobs, Rich and the guys have a heated debate on who’s had the greater cultural impact: Nike or Apple? Actress Milla Jovovich and Rich discuss how she, as bona fide video game movie star, approaches limiting her kids’ screen time playing video games at home, reveals why she never imagined herself having a career as an action movie hero and her new film ‘Monster Hunters,’ and why she can’t remember ANYTHING from making Richard Linklater’s ‘Dazed and Confused.’  Michigan head coach Juwan Howard and Rich discuss the success he’s had in his short time in Ann Arbor, if there is a ‘big man bias’ in the hiring of head coaches, why he’s still honking the fact that he was a McDonald’s All-American back in the day, and why he’s not a fan of the growing trend of basketball shorts getting shorter and shorter.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 24, 2021
REShow: Jason LaCanfora - Hour 1 (02-24-21)
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Rich opens the hour reacting to Tiger Woods’ horrific car crash and how it transcends  CBS Sports’ NFL Insider Jason La Canfora and Rich discuss how the league’s new salary cap will impact the free agent market, how much of a pay cut Ben Roethlisberger will have to take in order to remain the Steelers’ starting QB, if the Seahawks would consider trading Russell Wilson, and Alex Smith’s future as a starting quarterback in the NFL.  Rich wraps up the hour explaining why the Texans would be wise to trade disgruntled QB Deshaun Watson for a bevy of draft picks.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 24, 2021
REShow: Kenan Thompson - hour 3 (02-23-21)
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The hour begins with Mike Del Tufo hilariously trying to stump Rich and the the guys with his turn at the Movie Quotes Challenge. It goes as about as well you might expect.  Saturday Night Live’s Kenan Thompson and Rich discuss why he, an Atlanta native and die-hard Falcons fan, has a soft spot for Cowboys Hall of Famer Tony Dorsett and that time he kinda-sorta-met Deion Sanders at LAX, who was the best athlete to host SNL and how Charles Barkley and Steve Harvey had VERY different reactions to his portrayals of them, why enjoys playing Red Sox great David ‘Big Papi’ Ortiz, and his new ‘Kenan’ sitcom with ‘Miami Vice’ veteran Don Johnson.  The hour wraps up with Rich reacting to the breaking news about Tiger Woods’ serious single car accident in Southern California on Tuesday morning. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 23, 2021
REShow: Jason Licht- hour 2 (02-23-21)
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Rich and the guys begin the hour trying to decipher JJ Watt’s cryptic ‘mitochondria’ tweet with TJ Jefferson saying he’s figured out the meaning and which team Watt will sign with.  Tampa Bay Buccaneers GM Jason Licht and Rich discuss winning the Super Bowl and why it was better than his wedding day, his close friendship with Bucs’ head coach Bruce Arians, Tom Brady’s effect on the team, dealing with Tampa’s plethora of potential free agents and keeping a championship team intact, a possible contract extension for Brady, preparing for the upcoming NFL Draft with no Combine this year, and his reaction to Tom Brady’s Lombardi Trophy boat toss. Rich and the guys wrap up the hour discussing Ben Roethlisberger’s meeting with the Steelers’ brass and what it means for Big Ben’s future in Pittsburgh. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 23, 2021
REShow: Brandon Marshall - hour 1 (02-23-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour remarking on the remarkable, wild, unprecedented QB carousel that is re-shaping the NFL landscape this offseason and pinpoints what/who tipped the first domino (hint: rhymes with ‘Mom Grady’) Six-time Pro Bowl WR Brandon Marshall and Rich discuss that time his training saw Rich clock a sub-six-second 40 yard dash run, Cam Newton and his handing if a trash-talking camper who tried to troll him recently, if the Patriots should bring back the former MVP quarterback, why Carson Wentz might be in for a rude awakening if he’s expecting special treatment from Colts coaches and players, and why Deshaun Watson deserves to have his trade demands met.   Rich wraps up the hour debating Patriots fan Chris Brockman about what New England should do at QB next season; bring back Cam? Trade for Marcus Mariota? Draft a QB? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 23, 2021
REShow: Al Michaels - hour 3 (02-22-21)
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Rich starts the hour explaining why Colts wide receiver Michael Pittman Jr. would be wise to hand over his #11 jersey to incoming QB Carson Wentz. Hall of Fame announcer Al Michaels and the goalie of the 1980 gold medal-winning US Hockey team Jim Craig join Rich on the anniversary of the ‘Miracle on Ice’ and explain why the USA’s shocking win over the USSR still resonates in America, Craig reveals why he’s only re-watched that famous game once in the last 4 decades, how head coach Herb Brooks got the most out of his players, Brooks’ generosity of spirit, and what Craig thought the first time he heard Michaels’ famous “do you believe in miracles” line and its place in American lore. Rich wraps up the hour taking challenges from callers trying to stump him on his ‘guess the movie’ quote game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 22, 2021
REShow: Hour 2 (02-22-21)
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Rich starts the hour breaking down the Nets going 5-0 on their recent west coast swing including wins over the Lakers and Clippers, and wonders who in the Eastern Conference can take down Brooklyn when the playoffs come around. Rich also weighs in on the hypocrisy of NBA teams being able to sit players on the trade block for extended periods of time. Rich challenges Brockman, TJ, and Del Tufo on their movie trivia knowledge to see if they can name a movie by hearing just one line of dialog, and wraps up the hour debating the best Coen brothers movie. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 22, 2021
REShow: Adam Schefter - hour 1 (02-22-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the Eagles trade of Carson Wentz to the Colts, discusses if Wentz can regain his form in Indianapolis, and ponders the question: what if Josh McDaniels hadn’t left the Colts at the altar back in 2018 and how the NFL might look much different if he’d stuck by his decision to be Indy’s head coach. ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter and Rich discuss how the Doug Pederson/Carson Wentz relationship deteriorated in Philadelphia, Ben Roethlisberger’s uncertain future with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the latest on the Deshaun Watson/Houston Texans standoff, which players might be surprising cap casualties in what could be the biggest buyers’ market in the history of NFL free agency, and the chances Drew Brees will put off retirement and play again in 2021. Rich wraps up the hour revealing how Country Music superstar Blake Shelton came up with a new jingle for the show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 22, 2021
REShow: Ed Bouchette - hour 3 (02-19-21)
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With guest hosts Ben Lyons and Kirk Morrison Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 19, 2021
REShow: Darius Miles and Ben Schwartz - hour 2 (02-19-21)
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With guest hosts Ben Lyons and Kirk Morrison Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 19, 2021
REShow: Matt Light - hour 1 (02-19-21)
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With guest hosts Ben Lyons and Kirk Morrison Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 19, 2021
REShow: Jared Greenberg & Quentin Richardson - hour 3 (02-18-21)
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With guest Hosts Ben Lyons and Kirk Morrison. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 18, 2021
REShow: LaMorne Morris - hour 2 (02-18-21)
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With guest Hosts Ben Lyons and Kirk Morrison. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 18, 2021
REShow: Albert Breer - hour 1 (02-18-21)
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With guest Hosts Ben Lyons and Kirk Morrison. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 18, 2021
REShow: Nick Swisher - hour 3 (02-17-21)
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With guest hosts Ben Lyons and Ryan Leaf. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 17, 2021
REShow: Cynthia Frelund - hour 2 (02-17-21)
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With guest hosts Ben Lyons and Ryan Leaf. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 17, 2021
REShow: Tim Legler - hour 1 (02-17-21)
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With guest hosts Ben Lyons and Ryan Leaf. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 17, 2021
REShow: Adnan Virk & Jay Chandrasekhar - hour 3 (02-16-21)
2930
With guest hosts Ben Lyons and Ryan Leaf. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 16, 2021
REShow: O'Shea Jackson, Jr. - hour 2 (02-16-21)
2930
With guest hosts Ben Lyons and Ryan Leaf. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 16, 2021
REShow: Andrew Brandt - hour 1 (02-16-21)
2930
With guest hosts Ben Lyons and Ryan Leaf. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 16, 2021
REShow: Dr. Robert Klapper - hour 3 (02-15-21)
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With guest hosts Ben Lyons and Ryan Leaf. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 15, 2021
REShow: Donovan Smith - hour 2 (02-15-21)
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With guest hosts Ben Lyons and Ryan Leaf. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 15, 2021
REShow: Jerry Ferrara - hour 1 (02-15-21)
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With guest hosts Ben Lyons and Ryan Leaf. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 15, 2021
REShow: Bruce Arians & Kevin James - hour 3 (02-12-21)
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Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians tells Rich when if finally sank in to him that he’d won the Super Bowl, why Tom Brady is “just one of the dudes” and a mentor to Tampa’s young players, how you can have cocktails and celebrate with the Bucs’s coach, and what winning the Super Bowl mean to him and his family in the face of recent off-field challenges. Actor/comedian Kevin James and Rich discuss his long-suffering Jets fandom, his new NASCAR-themed comedy ‘The Crew’ on Netflix, and his favorite moments with the late, great (and hilarious) Jerry Still. The hour wraps up with NFL QB consultant/guru Jordan Palmer and Rich breaking down Trevor Lawrence’s pro day performance, where the Clemson QB ranks among recent top quarterback prospects, how Lawrence will fit with Urban Meyer’s system in Jacksonville, and Josh Allen’s blazing bright future with the Buffalo Bills. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 12, 2021
REShow: Nick Saban & Ken Rodgers - hour 2 (02-12-21)
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Alabama head coach Nick Saban and Rich discuss why 170-pound Heisman Trophy-winning WR DeVonta Smith is NOT too small to succeed in the NFL, how college recruiting compares to scouting for the NFL Draft, if the College Football Playoff should expand beyond four teams, the art of motivating players of different personality types, what happened the first time he met Bill Belichick, his advice for Urban Meyer and what he did three decades ago when his wife told him to hire the then-obscure coach, and if he would ever consider returning to the pro ranks. NFL Films producer Ken Rodgers and Rich discuss Steve Sabol’s impact on league history with his NFL Films productions that have resulted in 132 Emmy Awards over the decades, his new ESPN 30-for-30 ‘Al Davis vs. the NFL’ documentary, why he chose to use Deep Fake technology to aid in the telling of the Al Davis vs. Pete Rozelle story, and his quest to find those mythic NSFW outtakes by legendary NFL Films’ voice John Facenda.  Rich wraps up the hour recounting the first time he met NFL Films found Ed Sabol at the NFL Network studio, and reacting to the Raptors deciding to play the rest of their season in Tampa. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 12, 2021
REShow: Peter King - hour 1 (02-12-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to the news that the Texans have released 3-time Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt, and examines what Watt’s release means for the team’s impasse with disgruntled QB Deshaun Watson. NBC Sports’ Peter King and Rich discuss the Texans CEO’s comments that he expects Deshaun Watson to remain on the team, why Houston released J.J. Watt instead of trading him, if there’s any chance the Texans can mend fences with Watson, Trevor Lawrence’s pro day and the misinformation gamesmanship teams play when the NFL Draft approaches, why the Eagles haven’t traded Carson Wentz yet, Jimmy Garoppolo’s future with the 49ers, and who was surprisingly left out of the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s class of 2021. Rich wraps up the hour offering his tongue-in-cheek advice on what parents should say to young Houston fans with all their sports heroes leaving town, and his Jets fan reaction to Trevor Lawrence absolutely KILLING it at his Clemson pro day for NFL scouts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 12, 2021
REShow: John Lynch, Warren Sapp, Derrick Brooks, & Michael Holley
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The hour starts with Rich doing a group interview with Buccaneers legends Warren Sapp, John Lynch and Derrick Brooks discussing Lynch’s recent election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, how they were motivated to greatness by the Steelers’ iron Curtain defense, and a great story about that time Lynch and Sapp tried to get Sapp benched and how then-coach Tony Dungy reacted to that suggestion.  Rich and the guys throw kudos to Tom Brady’s daughter for being the lone voice of reason during the Buccaneers raucous boat parade celebration. ‘Brother from Another’ co-host Michael Holley and Rich discuss Tom Brady’s Super Bowl win and why he had every right to go overboard (figuratively) during the Bucs victory parade. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 11, 2021
REShow: Ricky Williams - hour 2 (02-11-21)
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Rich and Brockman start the hour recapping the historic trade in 1999 that saw the Saints send a TON of draft picks to Washington in order to draft Texas Heisman Trophy-winning running back Ricky Williams. Rich examines the latest on the Carson Wentz trade front and wonders if the Eagles asking price is too high for the once highly-regarded QB, and explains why Matthew Stafford to the Rams will be one of the most compelling storylines of the 2021 NFL season. Former All-Pro NFL running back Ricky Williams and Rich discuss his new ‘Curious Questions’ podcast based on his guests astrological signs, how different his career would have been had he not been drafted by the Saints and reveals which team he was hoping would draft him, if he would do that notorious ESPN the Magazine cover again where he posed next to Mike Ditka while wearing a wedding dress, why he had to sell his Heisman Trophy, and what Tom Brady and Rich’s zodiac signs surprisingly say about their personalities. Rich wraps up the hour previewing Trevor Lawrence’s pro day and offers up some advice for the soon-to-be #1 overall draft pick. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 11, 2021
REShow: Devin White - hour 1 (02-11-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour breaking down Tom Brady’s, um,…”eventful” (and drinkful?) day at the Buccaneers boat parade, and says why that might be the GOAT QB’s most relatable moment of his career. Buccaneers linebacker Devin White and Rich discuss his celebrating Tampa Bay’s Super Bowl win by riding around Raymond James Stadium on horseback, how the Bucs were able to shut down the Chiefs’ “gimmicky” offense, meeting Tom Brady for the first time and Brady fully embracing the Bucs’ boat parade celebration, and how much better he can get after two stellar NFL seasons. Rich and the guys wrap up the hour discussing the biggest upsets in sports history, and why the Buccaneers defense should be stout for years to come. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 11, 2021
REShow: Justin Herbert & David Koechner - hour 3 (02-10-21)
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Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert and Rich discuss winning the NFL’s Offensive Rookie of the Year award and meeting Tom Brady, the firing of Anthony Lynn and the hiring of Brandon Staley, his goals for the 2021 season, and if he plans to regrow those flowing, golden locks he sheared off mid-season.  Actor/comedian David Koechner discuss his beloved Chiefs laying a big, fat egg in the Super Bowl, his new film ‘The Right One,’ his MUST-HEAR reaction to learning that ‘Talladega Nights’ is one of Christopher Nolan’s favorite movie, how he landed the ‘Todd Packer‘ role in ‘The Office,’ and the perils of doing Tik Tok videos with his daughter. Rich wraps up the hour reacting to Tom Brady tossing the Lombardi Trophy a good 20 feet from one boat to another during the Buccaneers’ victory parade. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 10, 2021
REShow: Kyle Brandt - hour 2 (02-10-21)
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Rich and the guys open the hour breaking down the Buccaneers’ 2021 schedule and potential must-watch games matchups against the Patriots and Cowboys.  The guys also debate if Tim Tebow is the NFL’s greatest one-hit wonder. ‘Good Morning Football’ co-host Kyle Brandt and Rich discuss why he was let down by the Chiefs in the Super Bowl, why oddsmakers are crazy not to make the Buccaneers the 2022 title favorites, his pick for the NFL’s greatest one-hit wonder, and his prediction to be the Bears’ starting QB 2021 season. Rich and the guys wrap up the hour with an in-depth look at Mike Del Tufo’s social media presence and his latest head-scratching twitter poll. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 10, 2021
REShow: Joe Banner- hour 1 (02-10-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour discussing the Deshaun Watson waiting game and says what he would do if he were the GM of an NFL team in need of a new quarterback. Former Browns CEO and Eagles President Joe Banner and Rich discuss why Philly is shopping Carson Wentz and what kind of return they could get in a trade for the embattled quarterback, why the Texans would be loathe to trade superstar QB Deshaun Watson despite a Herschel Walker-type trade haul, if the Seahawks would ever consider trading Russell Wilson, and the possibility that the 49ers and Raiders move Jimmy Garoppolo and Derek Carr.  Rich wraps up the hour explaining why his Jets are the team best positioned to make a run at Deshaun Watson.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 10, 2021
REShow: Ronald Jones & Michael Irvin - hour 3 (02-09-21)
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Ronald Jones and Rich discuss which pizza topping is his favorite, winning the Super Bowl and meeting Tom Brady for the first time, and how adding Leonard Fournette to the Bucs’ backfield didn’t bother him one bit. NFL Network Analyst and Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Irvin and Rich discuss if he was or was not truly on board with Tom Brady’s ability to lead Tampa to a Super Bowl title, the Buccaneers team effort in dominating the Chiefs, why he ‘lone wolfed’ Tampa to beat KC, and what Tom Brady DID NOT say to Tyron Mathieu in their heated exchange during the Super Bowl.  Rich and the guys wrap up the hour reminiscing on past interviews with Modern Family’s Ed O’Neill and My Cousin Vinny actress Marissa Tomei. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 09, 2021
REShow: Jay Gruden - hour 2 (02-09-21)
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Rich and the guys open the hour debating which is their favorite Joe Pesci performance: Goodfellas, My Cousin Vinny, Home Alone, Casino, or another. Former Washington head coach Jay Gruden and Rich discuss how the Buccaneers were able to shut down the Chiefs in the Super Bowl, why he (a former Bucs coach) was cheering for KC, how he dealt with having Dwayne Haskins foisted upon him when he was the Head Coach in DC, what it was like growing up with a HIGHLY impatient brother like Jon Gruden, and why he owes Tony Romo an apology. Rich reflects on the passing of longtime NFL head coach Marty Schottenheimer, and the guys wrap up the hours discussing the latest news including updates on Patrick Mahomes, LaMelo Ball’s big night, and a debate on which is the best pizza topping.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 09, 2021
REShow: Ian Rapoport - hour 1 (02-09-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour explaining why some NFL teams might try to copycat the Buccaneers and land a game-changing quarterback, and lists his top 5 teams that should make that move.  Rich breaks down the growing buzz out of the Pacific Northwest that All-Pro QB Russell Wilson is growing more and more frustrated with the team’s lack of protection for him and might want out of Seattle. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and Rich discuss the Patriots’ life after Brady and Gronk, and their next move at the QB position, how much longer Carson Wentz will remain on the Eagles, the Texans’ plan to bring Deshaun Watson back into the fold, if the Seahawks would ever trade Russell Wilson, and which 2020 starting QB could be starting elsewhere in 2021.   Rich and the guys wrap up the hour wondering if Bill Belichick will call Tom Brady to congratulate him on his 7th Super Bowl win. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 09, 2021
REShow: Listener Calls - hour 3 (02-08-21)
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Rich and the guys debate if the Buccaneers or the Chiefs have a better chance to reach the Super Bowl next season, and how Brady made the most of his transition from the Patriots to the Bucs. Rich and the guys discuss the ageless Tom Brady and how he, at 43, compares to other famous people when they were 43 (and you WILL be surprised by some of the comps). Chris Brockman runs through the best Super Bowl postgame sound bites, the on-field beef between Brady and Chiefs' safety Tyrann Mathieu, and the already-posted Super Bowl odds for next season. Rich wraps up the hour explaining why the GOAT QB conversation is over once and for all, and why Patriots fans watched the Super Bowl in droves this year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 08, 2021
REShow: Tony Dungy - hour 2 (02-08-21)
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NBC Sports NFL analyst and Pro Football Hall of Famer Tony Dungy and Rich discuss what Buccaneers’ defensive coordinator Todd Bowles did to shut down the Chiefs’ vaunted offense, how the auto accident involving Chiefs’ head coach Andy Reid’s son impacted the Super Bowl outcome, Bruce Arians’ desire to repeat as champions, the need for more diversity on NFL coaching staffs, if new Texans head coach David Culley can mend the team’s rift with Deshaun Watson, his reaction to John Lynch and Drew Pearson making it into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and how he and all of Peyton Manning’s head coaches surprised him with his HOF announcement.  Rich explains how having no/limited numbers of fans in NFL stadiums this season impacted game outcomes, and why he’ll never doubt a Tom Brady-led team again. Rich recaps his weekend in Tampa and what the best part of his short trip was (hint: it has ZERO to do with football) Rich and the guys wrap up the hour discussing how playing on their home turf benefited the Buccaneers, and how much of an impact the refs had on the game in the first half. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 08, 2021
REShow: Troy Aikman - hour 1 (02-08-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour recapping the Tom Brady and the Buccaneers defense’s stunning domination of the Chiefs in Super Bowl LV, and explains why Tom Brady is the GOAT when it comes to NFL free agent signings. FOX Sports NFL analyst and Pro Football Hall of Famer Troy Aikman and Rich discuss how the Buccaneers were able to shut down the vaunted Chiefs’ offense, how Tom Brady’s mindset transformed Tampa Bay into Super Bowl champions, how Brady became the GOAT QB despite limited physical traits, what’s next for the Chiefs after their Super Bowl flop, and his reaction to Drew Pearson and John Lynch’s Pro Football Hall of Fame elections. Rich wraps up the hour discuss just how long the ageless Tom Brady will continue to play football. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 08, 2021
REShow: Rod Woodson & Charles Davis - hour 3 (02-05-21)
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Pro Football Hall of Famer Rod Woodson and guest host Andrew Siciliano discuss what the Buccaneers have to do to beat the Chiefs in the Super Bowl, why Chief’s offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy hasn’t gotten an head coaching job yet, the seemingly ageless Tom Brady, and his pick to win on Super Sunday. CBS Sports’ analyst Charles Davis and Andrew discuss how the city of Tampa is adjusting to the Covid-19 impact on Super Bowl week, if the Chiefs will benefit from arriving in Florida on Saturday, a defensive back’s perspective of defending against Patrick Mahomes, and if we’ll see any new wrinkles from either time in their usual game plans.  The guys wrap up the hour reacting to the news that reigning National League Cy Young Award winner Trevor Bauer is heading to the Dodgers, and offer up their Super Bowl predictions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 05, 2021
REShow: Brian Billick & Steve Mariucci - hour 2 (02-05-21)
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NFL Network analyst and Super Bowl XXXV winning coach Brian Billick and Andrew Siciliano discuss the 20th anniversary of the Ravens’s Super Bowl win, why a team with a dominant defense can’t win a title in today’s pass-happy NFL, how the Chiefs’ offensive line issues will impact Sunday’s big game, and what a 2nd Super Bowl win would mean for Chiefs’ head coach Andy Reid’s legacy.  NFL Network analyst Steve Mariucci and Andrew discuss his preparation for Sunday’s 8-hour pre-game show, how much longer Tom Brady could play, Patrick Mahomes’ penchant for throwing (and completing) high-risk passes, and if the aggressive approach of Lions’ new head coach Dan Campbell will pay dividends.    Andrew wraps up the hour discussing the best Super Bowl host cities, and recounting a great story about his first Super Bowl trip involving too many adult beverages, oversleeping, and somehow not getting fired from his radio gig.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 05, 2021
REShow: Cam Jordan - hour 1 (02-05-21)
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Guest host Andrew Siciliano kicks off the hour discussion the dumbest conversation surrounding Tom Brady vs Patrick Mahomes in Super Bowl LV, and how much longer Brady could play.  Saints 6-time Pro Bowl defensive end Cameron Jordan and Andrew Siciliano discuss what it was like playing a full season under the threat of Covid-19, what it’s like trying to sack Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes, if Drew Brees has played his last game in the NFL, if there’s a chance RB Mark Ingram returns to New Orleans, and who he’s rooting for in the Super Bowl. Andrew and the guys discuss some of the odder Super Bowl tidbits including if the coin toss or jersey color could determine the Chiefs-Buccaneers winner. Andrew wraps up the hour telling the guys about his Senior Bowl experience and how the Covid-19 threat is treated a bit differently in Mobile, Alabama that what he’s used to in Los Angeles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 05, 2021
REShow: Jamal Adams & Stefon Diggs - hour 3 (02-04-21)
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Rich and the guys discuss which is the most likely scenario between the Buccaneers and Chiefs: a blowout or a close game? Bills All-Pro wide receiver and Rich discuss his relationship with QB Josh Allen and Buffalo’s great team chemistry, why he stayed on the field after the AFC Championship game loss to watch the Chiefs celebrate, and why he can’t pick against Tom Brady in the Super Bowl. Seahawks Pro Bowl safety Jamal Adams and Rich discuss the challenges the Bucs’ and Chiefs’ secondaries with face against Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes, how his game has changed since coming to Seattle from the Jets, and his Super Bowl predictions.  Rich wraps up the hour breaking down the most important Super Bowl factors and his final prediction for Super Sunday Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 04, 2021
REShow: Kurt Warner - hour 2 (02-04-21)
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Pro Football Hall of Famer and NFL Network analyst Kurt Warner and Rich discuss why he wanted to change Patrick Mahomes’ throwing motion when he first watched him up close, the Mahomes vs Tom Brady Super Bowl matchup, Tom Brady’s mindset in cementing his GOAT QB legacy, how the Super Bowl plays out, why he was surprised the Rams traded Jared Goff for Matthew Stafford, and his upcoming ‘QB Confidential’ platform.  Rich breaks some news during the show and confirms that Eagles QB Carson Wentz is indeed on the trade block, and discusses what a trade package could look like. Chris Brockman runs through the latest news of the day including items on former Patriot LB Tedy Bruschi saying Matthew Stafford “isn’t tough enough” to play for Bill Belichick, Deshaun Watson’s rumored interest in the Denver Broncos, and the Chiefs’ team barber getting pulled out of duty mid-haircut because of a possibly positive Covid-19 test,  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 04, 2021
REShow: Terrell Davis - hour 1 (02-04-21)
3486
Rich kicks off the hour explaining why the Eagles would be smart to trade Carson Wentz and what a possible deal for the embattled Philly QB could look like. Pro Football Hall of Famer and NFL Network analyst Terrell Davis and Rich discuss the Tom Brady vs Patrick Mahomes Super Bowl showdown, how the running backs could impact the Super Bowl, how the Chiefs can overcome their rash of offensive line injuries, what it’s like to prepare for The Big Game and his odd bubble bath superstition, and his Super Bowl final score prediction. Rich wraps up the hour putting Tom Brady’s remarkable 10th Super Bowl appearance in its proper perspective. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 04, 2021
REShow: Devonta Smith & Michael Griffin - hour 3 (02-03-21)
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Heisman Trophy-winning Alabama WR DeVonta Smith and Rich discuss why he’s not fully satisfied with his record-breaking season, his NFL prosects, being mentored by Nick Saban, his stylish wardrobe choice for the Heisman Trophy ceremony, and how he should handle pre-draft criticism.  Chris Brockman runs through the latest news including updates in Deshaun Watson and the Texans, Jared Goff’s reaction to being traded to the Lions, Jameis Winston and the Saints, Andrew Luck’s retirement status, and an important Super Bowl Weather Report from Mike Del Tufo. Two-time Pro Bowl DB Michael Griffin and Rich discuss his life after the NFL as a successful cupcake baker, his pick to win the Super Bowl, and his reaction to his alma mater, Texas, hiring Steve Sarkisian as their new head football coach. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 03, 2021
REShow: Steve Smith Sr. & Kyle Brandt - hour 2 (02-03-21)
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NFL Network analyst Steve Smith Sr. and Rich discuss what it’s like for a player preparing to play in the Super Bowl, if the Bucs and slow down the Chiefs’ explosive WR Tyreek Hill, Scotty Miller’s claims that he’s as fast as Hill, if this is the most talent-laden Super Bowl ever, why Deshaun Watson should be wary of the Texans hire of David Culley, his grudge against the new Texans head coach, and his new “Cut to It” podcast. Good Morning Football co-host Kyle Brandt and Rich discuss if the Texans have ANY chance to repair the rift with Deshaun Watson, why he’s having trouble picking a winner in the Super Bowl, the legitimacy of Michael Strahan’s single-season sack record, and how Brett Favre ending up in ‘There’s Something about Mary.’ Rich wraps up the hour breaking down the incredible season put up by Alabama’s Heisman Trophy-winning wide receiver DeVonta Smith.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 03, 2021
REShow: Willie McGinest - hour 1 (02-03-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour wishing the Super Bowl would just hurry up and get here, and breaks down how the Buccaneers can possibly stop the Chiefs’ All-Pro tight end Travis Kelce. NFL Network analyst and 3-time Super Bowl champion Willie McGinest and Rich discuss Tom Brady’s astounding 10th Super Bowl appearance, the key matchup that could decide the Super Bowl winner, and which is the worst way possible to lose on football’s biggest stage.  Rich and the guys wrap up the hour discussing today’s poll question: which is the worst way to lose the Super Bowl: David Tyree’s helmet catch, the Malcolm Butler interception, Scott Norwood’s missed field goal, or Kevin Dyson getting tackled at the 1-yard line?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 03, 2021
REShow: Viggo Mortensen - hour 3 (02-02-21)
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In honor of Groundhog Day, Rich and the guys discuss which favorite sports event they witnessed in-person they’d love to re-live over and over again and break down the top sound bites from Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes’ Super Bowl media day press conferences. Three-time Academy Award nominee Viggo Mortensen tells Rich about being in the arena for the ‘ ‘Miracle on Ice’ hockey game when the US upset the Soviet Union on their way to an Olympic gold medal, how he became a devout fan of the Montreal Canadiens, his new film ‘Falling,’ and what it was like to work with Gene Hackman and Denzel Washington on the set of ‘Crimson Tide.’ The hour wraps up with Chris Brockman making a final decision on whether or not to reverse Rich’s fantasy basketball blunder where he traded Kristaps Porzingis for Lonzo Ball when he thought he was trading for LaMelo Ball. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 02, 2021
REShow: Kevin Harlan & Michael Irvin - hour 2 (02-02-21)
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CBS Sports and Westwood One play-by-play announcer Kevin Harlan and Rich discuss the stellar and unprecedented start to Patrick Mahomes’ career, the Chiefs’ budding dynasty, how the Buccaneers can slow down the explosive KC offense, and the most special of the 12 Super Bowls where he’s been on the radio play-by-play mic. NFL Network Analyst & Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Irvin and Rich discuss the mindset needed to repeat as Super Bowl champ in back-to-back years, if Tyreek Hill can repeat his Week 12 269-yard dominance of the Buccaneers, his advice for Deshaun Watson and the Texans, how Tom Brady to the Bucs led to Matthew Stafford joining the Rams, the Aaron Rodgers/Packers situation, and the one sports moment he’d love to re-live every day.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 02, 2021
REShow: George Kittle - hour 1 (02-02-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour remarking on the VERY different Super Bowl media day that saw the usual throng of media members replaced by virtual Zoom sessions. Rich and the guys debate which is the best team Tom Brady has faced in his ten Super Bowl appearances. 49ers All-Pro Tight End and Rich discuss his love of tequila, his role in the development of Packers TE Robert Tonyan, his advice for the Buccaneers as they get set to face the Chiefs, his Super Bowl winner prediction, and Jimmy Garoppolo’s future as the Niners’ starting quarterback. Rich explains why it’s difficult to get back to the Super Bowl in consecutive years much less win it back-to-back. Rich wraps up the hour desperately pleading his case to have a blatant blunder he made in the Rich Eisen Show’s fantasy basketball league overturned by league commissioner Chris Brockman.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 02, 2021
REShow: Charles Woodson & Carson Palmer - hour 3 (02-01-21)
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Nine-time Pro Bowl DB Charles Woodson and Rich discuss his impending election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, his reaction to Tom Brady’s 10th Super Bowl appearance, Aaron Rodgers’ future with the Packers, how the Bucs can pull off the upset against the Chiefs in the Super Bowl, and his reaction to Patriots fans calling the “Tuck Game” the “Snow Game.”  Three-time Pro Bowl quarterback Carson Palmer and Rich discuss Tom Brady leading the Buccaneers to the Super Bowl, why Bucs’ Head Coach Bruce Arians is a “breath of fresh air” in today’s analytics-driven NFL, and how he sees the Buccaneers-vs-Chiefs Super Bowl playing out. Chris Brockman wraps up the hour with his news report including updates on the Rams making a run at Aaron Rodgers before pulling the trigger on the Matthew Stafford trade, the 49ers’ interest in Kirk Cousins, Jason Witten’s new job now that he’s retired (again) from the NFL, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 01, 2021
REShow: Maurice Jones-Drew & Drew McIntyre - hour 2 (02-01-21)
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NFL Network and Rams Analyst Maurice Jones-Drew and Rich discuss why the Rams pulled the plug on Jared Goff as their starting QB, what Matthew Stafford brings to the Rams, if the Buccaneers have a chance to beat the Chiefs, and why Goff’s personality didn’t mesh with Sean McVay’s high-energy approach.  WWE Superstar Drew McIntyre and Rich discuss his rise from backyard wrestling to defeating Goldberg, his aim to destroy The Miz in this weekend’s Shaq Bowl, how is soccer career ended with a spectacular send off, and what CRAZY character the WWE in mind for him before settling on The Chose One persona.  Rich wraps up the hour listing his top ten storylines you’ll hear this Super Bowl week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 01, 2021
REShow: Kyler Murray - hour 1 (02-01-21)
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Rich kicks off Super Bowl week breaking down, not the Bucs vs Chiefs matchup, but the blockbuster trade of Matthew Stafford for Jared Goff between the Rams and Lions. Arizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray and Rich discuss his room for improvement in the 2021 season, how he reacted when he found out the Cards had traded for All-Pro WR DeAndre Hopkins, what he’s learned from future Hall of Fame WR Larry Fitzgerald, his point of view of the Hail Murray game-winning TD vs the Bills this season, and why he’s picking Tom Brady and the Bucs to beat Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs in the Super Bowl. Rich and the guys wraps up the hour discussing what Tom Brady is doing this week in Tampa now that Gisele and the kids have left him home alone in Tampa. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 01, 2021
REShow: Rob Corddry - hour 3 (01-29-21)
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Rich begins the hour dissecting what new Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni said and didn’t say at his introductory press conference today, along with Brockmans News updates on Joe Burrow, Mike Tomlin and the passing for former Temple head basketball coach John Chaney. Emmy Award-winning comic actor Rob Corddry and Rich discuss his MotorTrend show ‘Top Gear America,’ why his first car was definitely NOT a chick magnet, his Patriots fan reaction to Tom Brady reaching the Super Bowl with the Bucs, and his reaction to former ‘Daily Show’ host John Stewart finally joining Twitter. The guys wrap up the week with their Higher Register Tepid Takes on the Lakers’ title hopes, the fastest player on the Super Bowl field, the Knicks watchability, and Del Tufo’s highly confusing labeling system for his audio mixing console. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 29, 2021
REShow: Malcolm Jenkins - hour 2 (01-28-21)
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Saints Safety and 2-time Super Bowl champion Malcolm Jenkins and Rich discuss the Eagles’ new head coach and Carson Wentz’ stature in the team’s locker room, why he’s disappointed in the latest round of NFL head coaching hires, Deshaun Watson wanting out of Houston, if Drew Brees will return to quarterback the Saints next season, his playing future, they keys to the Buccaneers stopping the vaunted Chiefs offense in the Super Bowl, his Academy Award hopes for his ‘Black Boys’ documentary, and why he’s surprised Urban Meyer is not coaching in the NFL. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and Rich discuss why the Texans are intent on keeping Deshaun Watson despite the star QB’s trade request, the Eagles’ plans for Carson Wentz, and why you shouldn’t be surprised if the Rams trade QB Jared Goff.  Rich wraps up the hour discussing the absence of Texans owner Cal McNair at the introductory press conference for new head coach David Culley, and why they should strike a deal soon for Deshaun Watson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 29, 2021
REShow: Jimmy Johnson - hour 1 (01-29-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour previewing today’s Eagles’ and Texans’ press conferences introducing their new head coaches, and comes up with some hard-hitting questions for Houston’s ownership that are not likely to be asked today. Hall of Fame coach and FOX Sports NFL Analyst Jimmy Johnson and Rich discuss the Patrick Mahomes vs Tom Brady Super Bowl matchup, his advice for the Texans and how to handle Deshaun Watson’s trade request, the touchy Aaron Rodgers situation in Green Bay, how the Cowboys are mishandling Dak Prescott’s contract negotiations, and a great story about coaching Michael Irvin back in their Miami Hurricane days. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 29, 2021
REShow: Derrick Henry & Michael Smith - hour 3 (01-28-21)
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Rich begins the hour breaking down all the zaniness surrounding the Deshaun Watson situation and how it mirrors what going on with Game Stops stock, and what the Texans could possibly gain by holding onto their disgruntled QB.  Titans running back Derrick Henry and Rich discuss why he’s not satisfied with his 2000-yard rushing season, the value of RBs in today’s pass-happy NFL, why he’d rather stiff-arm a defender than leap over one, his Chiefs-Buccaneers Super Bowl predictions, why he wouldn’t be sad to see Deshaun Watson leave the AFC South, and what he did once to make Alabama head coach Nick Saban very, VERY angry.   ‘Brother from Another’ co-host Michael Smith and Rich discuss how everyone can come out a winner between the Texans and Deshaun Watson when all the dust settles.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 28, 2021
REShow: Keegan-Michael Key - hour 2 (01-28-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the messy Deshaun Watson-Texans situations and evaluates possible trade scenarios for the star QB.  Actor/Writer/Comedian Keegan-Michael Key and Rich have a hilarious conversation that starts with his praise of Tom Brady that somehow morphs into images of Michigan coaching legend Bo Schembechler doing deep knee bends in a singlet, his new ‘The History of Sketch Comedy’ podcast that traces the first recorded fart joke back to ancient times, the evolution of sketch comedy on TV, and why skits are so much funnier when one of the actors can’t help but crack up. Rich wraps up the hour recounting his love of comedy and his turn as a roast master for Dan Patrick one night way back when. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 28, 2021
REShow: Chris Berman - hour 1 (01-28-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the sorry state of the Houston Texans that finds them with a brand new head coach, but with a star QB, Lamar Jackson, asking for a trade. (timestamp).   Rich breaks down the Texans’ options now that Watson has officially asked for a trade. ESPN legend Chris Berman and Rich discuss his beloved Bills’ season and why their future looks bright, the evolution of great QB’s from Joe Montana-to-Tom Brady-to-Patrick Mahomes, why the Chiefs are poised for long-term success, his charity work with the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, giving TJ Jefferson his very own Berman Nickname, and his Super Bowl predictions.  Rich wraps up the hour reacting to a caller making the case for Bucs’ WR Mike Evans’ way-too-premature Hall of Fame claim. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 28, 2021
REShow: Kyle Brandt- hour 3 (01-27-21)
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Rich and the guys begin the hour discussing the potential we’ll see a lot of big-name NFL quarterbacks changing teams this offseason. Chris Brockman runs through the latest news and notes including items on a possible extension for Bills’ QB Josh Allen, Jared Goff’s job security with the Rams,  ‘Good Morning Football’ co-host Kyle Brandt and Rich discuss their deep appreciation of all those great nicknames handed out by ESPN legend Chris Berman, the epic Brady vs Mahomes Super Bowl matchup, why Tom Brady has ended all GOAT QB conversations (ahem, Joe Montana), and why you’d better think twice if you’re betting against the Chiefs in the Super Bowl.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 27, 2021
REShow: Casey Affleck - hour 2 (01-27-21)
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Rich relates the story about his kids watching their first ever Robert De Niro movie, ‘The War with Grandpa’ and how that could affect their appreciation for future De Niro movies. Oscar-winning actor Casey Affleck and Rich have a phenomenal conversation discussing his career as a hot dog vendor at Boston’s Fenway Park, what his inner Patriots fan thinks of Tom Brady going to the Super Bowl with the Buccaneers, a GREAT story about playing baseball with Jon Hamm against inmates at California’s San Quentin maximum security penitentiary, his new films ‘Our Friend’ and ‘The World to Come,’ and some hilarious stories from making ‘Good Will Hunting’ and ‘Ocean’s 11.’  Rich wraps up the hour giving advice to a caller about the best way to go about the near-impossible task of picking out a family movie that everyone will enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 27, 2021
REShow: Arthur Smith - hour 1 (01-27-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour discussing the apparent rift between Jared Goff and the Rams’ front office and coaches after a lackluster season, and breaks down Aaron Rodgers latest comments on his future with the Green Bay Packers. New Atlanta Falcons Head Coach Arthur Smith and Rich discuss the interview process for prospective NFL head coaches, Matt Ryan’s future as the Falcons starting QB, what it was like coaching Titans RB Derrick Henry, and the increasing role of analytics in football.   Rich reacts to Kyler Murray’s disastrous first appearance on the show back at the Super Bowl in 2019.  The guys wrap up the hour with a THOROUGH break down of Mike Del Tufo’s game day demeanor when mixing audio for NFL games compared to the readiness he brings to the Rich Eisen Show on weekdays. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 27, 2021
REShow: Michele Tafoya & Aldis Hodge - hour 3 (01-26-21)
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NBC Sports’ Michele Tafoya and Rich discuss her latest podcast on the one-year anniversary of Kobe Bryant’s death, her reaction to Tom Brady making his 10th Super Bowl, and the Patrick Mahomes vs Brady storyline. Rich and the guys react to Aaron Rodgers latest comments on his future with the Packers, and Rams’ GM Les Sneed’s non-committal comments about Jared Goff’s future as L.A.’s starting quarterback.  Actor Aldis Hodge and Rich discuss his new film ‘One Night in Miami’ where he portrays Browns Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown, award-winning actress Regina King’s directorial debut, and weather ‘Die Hard’ is a Christmas movie. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 26, 2021
REShow: Brandon Staley - hour 2 (01-26-21)
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Rick kicks off the hour discussing if he’ll get a better parking spot than Rams Head Coach Sean McVay when the NFL Network moves their operations into the new SoFi Stadium.  Chris Brockman runs through the latest news including updates on Aaron Rodgers and the Packers situation, Justin Herbert’s new offensive coordinator, and Antonio Brown’s super bowl status.  New Chargers head coach Brandon Staley and Rich discuss his rapid rise up the NFL coaching ranks, how he plans to implement a Saints-style high octane offense, what Rams-style defensive philosophies he’s bringing to the Bolts, his approach to late-game decision making, and if he’ll have to fight Rich and Sean McVay for a parking spot at SoFi Stadium. Rich wraps up the hour re-visiting his 2018 sit-down interview with Kobe Bryant. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 26, 2021
REShow: Bruce Arians - hour 1 (01-26-21)
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Rich begins the hour reflecting on the one-year anniversary of the tragic death of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians and Rich discuss his reaction to reaching the Super Bowl after having called it a career at one point in his life, why Bucs’ OC Byron Leftwich deserved more consideration for open head coaching positions, his ‘no risk it, no biscuit’ philosophy to life and football, what it’s like having a GOAT QB running his offense, and having a true home-field advantage against the formidable Chiefs in the Super Bowl. Rich begins his Top 10 Super Bowl Storylines rundown charting the career arc of Bruce Arians and his “retirement” from the Steelers when he was Pittsburgh’s Offensive Coordinator. Rich wraps up the hour getting a Patriots fan’s perspective from Chris Brockman on Tom Brady reaching the Super Bowl while Bill Belichick and the Pats didn’t even make the playoffs.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 26, 2021
REShow: Listener Calls - hour 3 (01-25-21)
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Rich opens the hour with a hilarious story explaining why Raiders GM and former NFL Network cohort Mike Mayock is an absolute, 100% straight shooter.  Rich fields calls from viewers to discuss Aaron Rodger’s future in Green Bay after his cryptic postgame comments following the Packers’ NFC title game loss to the Buccaneers.  Chris Brockman runs through the latest news including updates on the Chiefs’ banged up offensive line heading into the Super Bowl, Tom Brady’s parents’ battle with Covid, NBA trade rumors, and a rare trade between the Yankees and Red Sox.   Rich reacts to news that the MLB players union has rejected the universal Designated Hitter and expanded playoffs. Rich wraps up the hour revealing how Bills’ QB Josh Allen reacted when offered up his new nickname, “The Mandalorian.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 25, 2021
REShow: Ariel Helwani- hour 2 (01-25-21)
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Rich begins the hour breaking down how the Bills and Packers settling for field goals in their conference championship games proved costly in the end, and reacts to Aaron Rodgers postgame comments about his uncertain future with the Packers.   ESPN MMA host & reporter Ariel Helwani and Rich discuss his belove Bills getting bounced out of the playoffs by the Chiefs, Conor McGregor’s knockout at the hands of Dustin Poirier, what’s next for McGregor, Jon Bones Jones’ desire to move up in weight class, his reaction to boxer Ryan Garcia saying he’d consider fighting in the UFC, why he excited for the Knicks for the first time in years, and why the Montreal Expos are an under-the-radar storyline for the upcoming Bucs-Chiefs Super Bowl.  Rich wraps up the hour recapping Bills fan Wolf Blitzer’s appearance on NFL GameDay Morning. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 25, 2021
REShow: Peter King - hour 1 (01-25-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour recapping the Buccaneers NFC Championship Game win over the Packers and what reaching another Super Bowl means for Tom Brady’s already impressive legacy. Rich then recaps the Chiefs dismantling of the Bills and why he (and pretty much every football fan living) is VERY excited to see Brady vs Mahomes on the game’s biggest stage. NBC Sports’ Peter King and Rich discuss Tom Brady reaching his mind-boggling 10th Super Bowl, the epic Mahomes vs Brady Super Bowl matchup, Aaron Rodgers future with the Packers after his cryptic postgame remarks, if Packers’ head coach Matt LaFleur made the right choice to kick a field goal at the end of the NFC Championship game, and the trade possibilities for Deshaun Watson and Matthew Stafford. Rich wraps up the hour discussing the best trade destinations for Lions QB Matthew Stafford, and his ‘what were they thinking’ reaction to the Texans latest blunder in their head coach search.    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 25, 2021
REShow: Bobby Moynihan - hour 3 (01-22-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour breaking down Sunday’s AFC and NFC Championship games and predicting which teams will face off in the Super Bowl.  Chris Brockman runs through the latest news on Patrick Mahomes, who will be Trevor Lawrences’ first Offensive Coordinator, and the possibility of Philip Rivers joining the Monday Night Football booth.  Actor/comedian Bobby Moynihan and Rich discuss his favorite sports moments from his decade on Saturday Night Live, and his new NBC sitcom with Ted Danson and Holly Hunter, ‘Mr. Mayor.’  Rich reacts to Darrell Bevell being handed the keys to the race car that is Trevor Lawrence Chris Brockman offers up his ‘Sneaky Good Games’ for the NFL’s Conference Championship games, and Mike Del Tufo delivers another ‘Highly Inaccurate Weather Report’ for Green Bay and Kansas City. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 22, 2021
REShow:Willie McGinest & Bob Costas -hour 2 (01-22-21)
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NFL Network analyst and 3-time Super Bowl champion Willie McGinest and Rich discuss the possibility of Tom Brady winning a Super Bowl with the Buccaneers, how the Brady-Belichick legacy has been impacted by TB12’s success in Tampa, and his predictions on which two teams will advance to the Super Bowl. Rich weighs in on the legitimacy of the “did Tom Brady need Belichick or did Belichick need Brady more” debate.  Hall of Fame announcer Bob Costas and Rich reflect on the passing of baseball legend Hank Aaron and how Aaron’s impact transcended sports, how high the Braves Hall of Fame was regarded by his fellow players and generations to come. Rich wraps up the hour discussing the mountain of racism Hank Aaron faced during his career especially when he was chasing Babe Ruth’s all-time home run record. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 22, 2021
REShow: Robert Saleh - hour 1 (01-22-21)
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Rich starts the hour reflecting on the life and impact of Braves Hall of Famer Hank Aaron who passed away at the age of 86.  New Jets Head Coach Robert Saleh and Rich discuss his process for making the Jets a championship contender, Sam Darnold’s future as the Jets starting QB, his “all gas, no brake’ philosophy, and his process for deciding on throwing the red replay challenge flag.  Rich offers up his first blush impressions of Saleh and discusses what the team should do with incumbent QB Sam Darnold. Rich wraps up the hour discussing his “Mandalorian” nickname for Bills QB Josh Allen, and discusses the Falcons hiring of Arthur Smith as their new head coach. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 22, 2021
REShow: Kyle Brandt & Michael Holley - hour 3 (01-21-21)
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Rich and the guys kick off the hour debating which TV show you’d most want to go back and watch for the first time: The Sopranos, The Wire, Game of Thrones, or Breaking Bad. Rich reacts to the Eagles hiring the Colts Offensive Coordinator Nick Sirianni to be their new head coach, and wonder why Chiefs OC Eric Bienemy hasn’t been hired as an HC yet (hello, Texans??) Good Morning Football’s Kyle Brandt and Rich discuss the Tom Brady vs Aaron Rodgers NFC Championship showdown, his AFC pick to reach the Super Bowl, and his reaction to the wild introductory press conferences from new Jets Head Coach Robert Saleh and new Lions Head Coach Dan Campbell.   Rich wraps up the hour with Peacock’s ‘Brother from Another’ co-host Michael Holley breaking down the memorable press conference from new Lions head coach Dan Campbell, and the impact on Tom Brady’s already legendary legacy if he wins another Super Bowl.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 21, 2021
REShow: Michael Wilbon & Taye Diggs - hour 2 (01-21-21)
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‘Pardon the Interruption’ co-host Michael Wilbon and Rich discuss Kyrie Irving’s return to the Nets and why he’s wary of Brooklyn’s enigmatic All-Star guard, Kyrie’s chemistry with his Brooklyn teammates, why the Lakers are still the team to beat in the NBA, which teams he predicts will face off in the Super Bowl, and why’s he’s not down with the Bears running in back in 2021 with their GM and head coach.    Actor Taye Diggs and Rich discuss his CW show ‘All American,’ why he was at every game in the Carrier Dome while at Syracuse but never got to actually see a game, his experience making ‘How Stella Got Her Groove Back,’ the new Michigan Fab Five documentary, and his side job writing children’s books.  Rich and the guys wrap up the hour discussing the possibility of free agent running back Mark Ingram possibly joining the Bills, and a breakdown of the very “colorful” introductory press conference by new Lions Head Coach Dan Campbell. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 21, 2021
REShow: Richard Jefferson - hour 1 (01-21-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour recapping Kyrie Irving’s return to the Nets and their double-overtime loss to the Cavaliers Rich and the guys debate if Tom Brady winning a Super Bowl with the Buccaneers would be the most special championship for him.  Nets TV Analyst Richard Jefferson and Rich discuss the Nets finally getting Durant, Kyrie, and Harden on the court for the first time, why Kyrie Irving doesn’t owe anybody but his teammates an explanation for his mystery absence, how the Nets still have room for improvement, Steve Nash’s handling of all the drama in Brooklyn, and why the Cavaliers are an up-and-coming team.   Rich wraps up the hour debating Chris Brockman on whether Kyrie should come out with an explanation of his absence from the Nets.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 21, 2021
REShow: Cari Champion & Jemele Hill - hour 3 (01-20-21)
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Chris Brockman kicks off the hour running through the latest news on Deshaun Watson, Patrick Mahomes status for the AFC Championship game, the Lions giving Dan Campbell a head-scratching 6-year contract, and former Jaguars’ head coach Doug Marrone’s new job at Alabama.  Vice TV’s Cari Champion and Jemele Hill join Rich to discuss the (sometimes too slow) evolution of ESPN’s flagship show SportsCenter over the decades in the face of changing demands of viewers and sports fans, how their new show ‘Cari & Jemele Won’t Stick to Sports’ exemplifies the trend toward mixing sports and politics, James Harden’s and Deshaun Watson’s use of leverage to extract a more favorable situation for themselves, and what goes in inside the mind of Nets’ enigmatic All-Star guard Kyrie Irving.    Rich wraps up the show calling out Mike Del Tufo for (again) not paying attention to the show while the show was live on the air. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 20, 2021
REShow: Kevin Acee & Josh Norman - hour 2 (01-20-21)
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The San Diego Union-Tribune’s Kevin Acee and Rich discuss how Philip Rivers delivered the scoop to him on his retirement, why Rivers is retiring without a Super Bowl ring, his Hall of Fame worthiness, and the long-time Chargers’ QB’s top-flight trash talk ability despite his lack of cursing.   Bills cornerback Josh Norman and Rich Eisen discuss Buffalo’s mindset after a season of challenges, possibly facing the Chiefs without Patrick Mahomes, why he’s as energized right now as at any point in his career, how he’s teamed up with Bills Mafia to help support local businesses in the Buffalo area, and his praise for Bills Defensive Coordinator Leslie Frazier. Rich wraps up the hour updating the story that caused such an uproar; about that time his mom went out on a date with Dodgers Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax.    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 20, 2021
REShow: Richard Jefferson - hour 1 (01-20-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to the Philip Rivers’ retirement announcement and recaps the long-time Chargers’ QB’s storied career. Rich and the guys debate Rivers’ Hall of Fame credentials: will he be a first-balloter …will he even get in?  Rich and the guys discuss Kyrie Irving’s return from his mystery absence and discuss what the Durant-Harden-Kyrie trio means for the balance of power in the Eastern Conference.  Rich and the guys discuss the NFL’s controversial end zone fumble rule and debate when/if it will ever be changed. With Philip Rivers’ retirement, Rich and the guys discuss what the Colts next move at quarterback will be. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 20, 2021
REShow: Anthony Mackie - hour 3 (01-19-21)
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Rich and the guys discuss the rumored rift between Rams head coach Sean McVay and Jared Goff, and debate if Carson Wentz or Goff has the best chance come back from their recent slumps.  Kyrie Irving has returned to the Nets so Rich dissects what he didn’t say verbally and what he shouted out loud with his bad body language.  Actor and devout Saints fan Anthony Mackie and Rich discuss his deep, deep, DEEP hatred of the Atlanta Falcons, his dreams of Deshaun Watson playing for New Orleans, an AMAZING, never-told story about those Eminem rap battle lyrics from ‘8 Mile,’ his new Netflix movie ‘Outside the Wire,’ if he’s going to be the new Captain America, and his Super Bowl predictions.  Rich wraps up the hour discussion Tom Brady stumping for former Patriots’ defensive lineman Richard Seymour to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and breaks some news about the NFL’s controversial End Zone/Pylon Fumble Rule. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 19, 2021
REShow: Doc Rivers - hour 2 (01-19-21)
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Rich and the guys start the hour debating which new NFL head coach hire will have the most success in the 2021 season, and which teams that made the playoffs this season will be watching from home next. The guys discuss who’s the best Jewish athlete ever which leads to a MUST LISTEN reveal aby Rich about Dodgers’ Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax and his mom. 76ers head coach Doc Rivers and Rich discuss his concerns that the NBA season could be paused because of Covid-19, the growing importance of Social Justice activism among NBA players, coaches, and the league itself, how’ he’d handled coaching Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons while working with new team exec Daryl Morey, and why his beloved Bears should stick with Mitchell Trubisky. Rich and the guys wrap up the hour trying to decipher Deshaun Watson’s latest cryptic tweet.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 19, 2021
REShow: Aaron Jones - hour 1 (01-19-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour recapping the latest in the Deshaun Watson/Texans drama and explains why James Harden forcing his way out of Houston might be Watson’s blueprint to be traded to another team (maybe the Jets??)   Packers running back Aaron Jones and Rich discuss Green Bay’s Divisional Round win over Aaron Donald and the Rams, facing the Buccaneers again after Tampa Bay blew them out of the water earlier this season, Aaron Rodgers’ as a mentor and leader, Rodger’ upcoming stint as ‘Jeopardy!’ host, and how he wound up in the NFL despite having NBA dreams while growing up.   Rich wraps up the hour explaining the big changes to this year’s Pro Football Hall of Fame voting this season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 19, 2021
REShow: Chad Henne - hour 3 (01-18-21)
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Rich opens the hour with a deep and VERY heated debate with Chris Brockman on one of his ongoing NFL pet peeves: the controversial Fumble Out of the End Zone rule. Chiefs backup QB Chad Henne and Rich discuss him entering the game for a concussed Patrick Mahomes in their Divisional Round game against the Browns, how he surprisingly used his legs to help secure KC’s win, Mahomes’ stauts for the AFC Championship Game, head coach Andy Reid’s penchant for handing out nicknames to his players, and Lloyd Carr’s awkward exit from the University of Michigan. Chris Brockman runs through the latest news including updates on Patrick Mahomes, Antonio Brown, Justin Fields, Eric Bieniemy and the Texans, Adam Gase and the Seahawks, Josh McDaniels and the Eagles, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 18, 2021
REShow: Al Michaels - hour 2 (01-18-21)
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Rich reacts to a caller blasting Drew Brees’ 3-interception game to possibly close out his storied career. The Deshaun Watson situation gets stickier every day so Jets fan Rich makes his pitch to the disgruntled Texans QB to pack his bags and join the Jets. NBC Sports’ hall of fame announcer Al Michaels and Rich discuss the Bills knocking off the Ravens to reach the AFC Championship game, Buffalo’s ‘why not us’ mindset that could put them over the top vs the Chiefs, Drew Brees’ historic career, the epic Tom Brady vs Aaron Rodgers matchup in the NFC Championship Game, and the passing of Tommy Lasorda including a classic story about the time he first met the Dodgers’ legend. Rich explains how Tom Brady’s appearance in the NFC title game puts him in rarified air among all-time NFL quarterbacks, and how another Super Bowl berth would put him in the company of only one other player in league history. Rich wraps up the hour explain why these are NOT the same old Cleveland Browns.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 18, 2021
REShow: Mike Florio - hour 1 (01-18-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the Chiefs’ win over the Browns in their Divisional Round matchup, recaps the Bucs finally beating the Saints in three tries this season, weighs in on Tom Brady adding to his already-impressive legacy, and what appears to be the end of the line for Drew Brees. Peacock’s Pro Football Talk host Mike Florio and Rich discuss his reaction to Tom Brady and the Bucs’ big Divisional Round win over their NFC South rival Saints, Patrick Mahomes’ status after suffering a concussion and a toe injury in the Chiefs’ win over the Browns, how the Texans have made a mess of the Deshaun Watson situation, why the Eagles’ head coach job is anything but attractive, and his reaction to the coaching hires by the Chargers Lions, and Falcons. Rich wraps up the hour breaking down the messy situation facing the next Eagles head coach, and reflecting on Tom Brady and Drew Brees’ mutual respect and friendship displayed after their Divisional Round game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 18, 2021
REShow: Kurt Warner - hour 3 (01-15-21)
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Rich and the guys react to Urban Meyer’s first press conference as the Jaguars head coach, and Rich makes a bold bet that could come back to haunt him (and his digestive tract). Chris Brockman runs down the latest news and notes on the NFL’s head coach hiring front, and the latest on Kyrie Irving’s mystery absence from the Nets. NFL Network’s Kurt Warner and Rich discuss the key to victory in the historic Saints-Buccaneers Divisional Round matchup between Tom Brady and Drew Brees, the number of high-level QBs in the Divisional Round, if the Browns can pull off the road upsets vs the Chiefs, the Rams’ chances against the Packers with an injured Jared Goff under center, and his reaction to the Urban Meyer and Robert Saleh hirings by the Jaguars and Jets.    Rich and the guy go Higher Register with their sorta-solid-but-not-so-much tepid takes on tne Nets chances to win it all with James Harden, the role of superstitions in the Browns’ success, and Doug Pederson’s decision to part ways with the Eagles. The week wraps up with another classic edition of Mike Del Tufo’s Highly-Inaccurate Weather Report for the NFL’s Divisional Round games. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 15, 2021
REShow: Josh Charles - hour 2 (01-15-21)
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Rich begins the hour gloating to Mets fan TJ Jefferson and Red Sox fan Chris Brockman about his Yankees re-signing DJ LeMahieu.  In his weekly 4 Downs segment, Rich weighs in on the Saints secret weapon that gives them yet another game-changing player, if New Orleans can beat Tampa for a 3rd time this season, the bevy of quality QBs playing in this year’s Divisional Round, and why two home favorites will end up VERY disappointed come Sunday night.    Actor Josh Charles and Rich discuss his rabid Ravens fandom and his level of confidence for Baltimore’s Divisional round game against the Buffalo Bills, what it’s like having a superstar QB like Lamar Jackson, if Lamar was really getting an IV in the locker room during his much-discussed unscheduled “break” during the Ravens comeback win over the Browns, and his experience making the classic film ‘Dead Poets Society’ with the late, great Robin Williams.   Chris Brockman wraps up the hour offering his best bets for how you should wager on this weekend’s NFL Divisional Round games. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 15, 2021
REShow: Tony Boselli - hour 1 (01-15-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to Urban Meyer officially joining the Jacksonville Jaguars as their new head coach. The Jets have a new head coach and die-hard fan Rich breaks down the team’s long history of misfires, and says what new HC Robert Saleh must to that previous Jets coaches couldn’t.  Jaguars legendary lineman Tony Boselli and Rich discuss Jacksonville’s hiring of Urban Meyer, how the Jaguars can best take advantage of Trevor Lawrence’s skillset, and the keys to the HUGE Divisional Round game between the Buccaneers and Saints.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 15, 2021
REShow: Lou Diamond Phillips and Michael Smith - hour 3 (01-14-21)
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Rich starts the hour recapping Ryan Garcia’s new-worthy comments from his Hour 2 interview, and breaks down how the Jets losing-by-winning put Urban Meyer on the Jaguars private jet to Jacksonville. Rich and the guys run through the latest news from around the NFL and react to Nets GM Sean Mark’s comments about pulling off the James Harden trade. Actor Lou Diamond Phillips and Rich discuss his long-standing Cowboys fandom, how landing the lead role in La Bamba changed his life, some amazing stories from the set of ‘Young Guns,’ and the new season of his FOX drama ‘Prodigal Son.’ ‘Brother from Another’ co-host Michael Smith and Rich discuss Kyrie Irving’s mystery absence from the Nets and how James Harden will mesh with Kevin Durant and Kyrie, and who’s to blame for the Brother from Another’s last-place showing in the Rich Eisen Show fantasy hoops league. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 14, 2021
REShow: Ryan Garcia - hour 2 (01-14-21)
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Rich opens the hour explaining why the Rams imposing defense can take them far in the playoffs. Urban Meyer is reportedly close to joining the Jaguars and Rich ponders if there’s a deeper, ego-driven impulse pushing him to coach in the NFL. WBC Interim Lightweight Champion Ryan Garcia and Rich discuss his reluctance to let people into his inner circle, why he respects Floyd Mayweather Jr as a fighter but DOES NOT have a lot of nice things to say about him as a person, why he opened up his life for a behind-the-scenes docu-series, his plans to fight Gervonta Davis and Manny Pacquioa, and why he would consider fighting in the UFC in the future. Rich and the guys wrap up the hour discussing the Packers hosting the Rams in their Divisional Round matchup. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 14, 2021
REShow: Ian Eagle - hour 1 (01-14-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to the James Harden trade to the Nets and questions the methods Harden used to force the Rockets’ hand. Rich weighs in on the Urban Meyer-to-the-Jaguars reports and spells out why it’s a smart move for the 3-time national champion head coach. Nets announcer Ian Eagle and Rich discuss the James Harden to Brooklyn trade and what’s going on with the M.I.A. Kyrie Irving, how Harden with mesh with Kevin Durant and Irving, if the Bills are a legitimate Super Bowl contender, how much a role snowy conditions will play in the Bills-Tians playoff matchup, and his reaction to his son Noah’s play-by-play of Nickelodeon’s broadcast of the Saints-Bears game. Rich wraps up the hour wondering what in the world is going on with Kyrie Irving, and when/if the All-Star guard will return to the Nets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 14, 2021
REShow: Leonard Fournette & Barry Sanders - hour 3 (01-13-21)
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Buccaneers running back Leonard Fournette and Rich discuss being on a playoff team with Tom Brady at quarterback, his mindset heading into Tampa’s Divisional Round showdown with their NFC South rival Saints, and why he’s not taking any calls from friends and hometown friends this week.   Rich and the guys break down Sunday’s momentous Tom Brady vs Drew Brees matchup, and if Brady was trolling Saints QB in his latest photoshopped Instagram post.   Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders and Rich discuss the drama surrounding James Harden and Deshaun Watson, his role in finding the next Lions head coach, if the Texans should consider former Detroit head coach Jim Caldwell, who’s the best running back in the NFL, and how you can win big on choosing squares in Super Bowl Sunday.    Rich and the guys wrap up the hour debating who’s better at collecting celebrity selfies: Rich or Mike Del Tufo?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 13, 2021
REShow: Kyle Brandt - hour 2 (01-13-21)
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Rich and the guys kick off the hour with Chris Brockman unabashedly confirming that he’s 100% untrustworthy when it comes to cheating at board games…especially vs children.   Rich reacts to the announcement that the Bears are running it back with GM Ryan Pace and Head Coach Matt Nagy, and Urban Meyer’s seemingly choosing between the Jaguars and the Chargers. Good Morning Football co-host Kyle Brandt and Rich Eisen discuss the Bears standing pat with their GM and Head Coach, his ‘Network’ inspired rant on GMF, his penchant for infusing famous movie motivational speeches into his NFL takes, why the movie ‘Miracle’ will always resonate, why the NFL needs to rebrand the Divisional Round of the playoffs, and why he lets his kids win at board games.   Rich discusses which sports movies he needs to watch with his kids, including a behind-the-scenes look at the making of ‘Hoosiers.’   The hour wraps up with Rich and the guys breaking down potential James Harden trades to the Nets or Sixers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 13, 2021
REShow: Eric Wood - hour 1 (01-13-21)
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Rich starts the day recapping the Rockets’ latest blowout loss and the increasingly on court disinterest shown by disgruntled guard James Harden.   The trouble in H-Town continues with a deep dive into the out-of-the-blue tweet from former Texans WR Andre Johnson supporting Deshaun Watson’s criticism of the team’s front office decision-making.   Bill radio analyst and former Pro Bowl center Eric Wood and Rich discuss how Sean McDermott cleaned house and changed the culture in Buffalo, what Josh Allen has meant to the team’s fortunes, the challenge the Bills face in Lamar Jackson in the Divisional Round, how WR Stefon Diggs has improved Buffalo’s run game, and a CRAZY story about his visit to a Bills Mafia tailgate party. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 13, 2021
REShow: Bruce Greenwood - hour 3 (01-12-21)
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Rich and the guys revisit their Older QB vs Younger QB in the last minutes of a game debate, and also discuss if the Dolphins should trade their 4 first and second round draft picks to the Texans for Deshaun Watson.   Rich reacts to the NBA seriously clamping down on its Covid-19 protocols.   Actor Bruce Greenwood and Rich discuss why he’s so often cast to play the President of the United States despite being a Canadian, why he gave up competitive skiing for acting, what it’s like to deal with Trekkies, how his FOX drama ‘The Resident’ mirrors the plight of health care workers on the Covid-19 front, and that time he missed out on a million-dollar payday by selling his vintage Lamborghini way too soon.    Rich and the guys discuss that guy who forgot the password to his iron vault containing $200M worth of bitcoin and how Mike Del Tufo could actually help him get his money.    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 12, 2021
REShow: Daniel Jeremiah - hour 2 (01-12-21)
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Rich Eisen begins the hour discussing the ever-growing murmurs in certain circles that the Dolphins are ready to move on from Tua Tagovailoa after just a one-season audition.   In his Overreaction Tuesday segment, Rich weighs in on the NFL’s hottest topics including Mike Tomlin’s questionable decision-making vs the Browns, Ben Roethlisberger’s future in Pittsburgh, if the Browns can pull off another stunning upset vs the Chiefs, if Tom Brady can finally beat the Saints this season, and if Lamar Jackson’s playoff win did finally silence his critics. NFL Network’s Daniel and Rich discuss the draft stock of Heisman Trophy-winning Alabama WR DeVonta Smith, where Alabama QB Mac Jones is likely to land in the NFL Draft, if the Jets should draft a QB or stick with Sam Darnold, if Doug Pederson or Giants DC Robert Saleh would be a better fit as the Jets next head coach, if the Dolphins regret drafting Tua Tagovailoa over Justin Herbert, why Alabama WR Jaylen Waddle played in the National Championship game so soon after ankle surgery, and if the NFL Combine will actually happen this season.      Rich wraps up the hour trying desperately to convince himself that Jets QB Sam Darnold still has some value. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 12, 2021
REShow: Calais Campbell - hour 1 (01-12-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour recapping Nick Saban’s 6th national championship at Alabama, says why Crimson Tide WR DeVonta Smith could be moving up the NFL Draft boards, if Alabama is simply too good for their own good, and his message to all the student-athletes who played football this season.  Rich and Chris Brockman get into a HEATED debate: would you rather have Drew Brees or Josh Allen as your QB to lead your team on a last-minute scoring drive?  Ravens Pro Bowl Defensive End Calais Campbell and Rich discuss how Baltimore shut down the Titans’ 2000-yard rusher Derrick Henry, his team’s pre-game trash talk and post-game Titans’ logo stomp, how the team and QB Lamar Jackson turned their season around after a mid-season funk, and how being the reigning Walter Payton Man of the Year honors is helping him prepare to face the Bills in the Divisional Round of the playoffs.  Rich and the guys wrap up the hour breaking down the top QB matchups in this weekend’s playoff games. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 12, 2021
REShow: Brent Musburger and Steve Austin - hour 3 (01-11-21)
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VSiN’s Brent Musburger and Rich discuss Tom Brady and the Bucs’ chances to upset the Saints in their Divisional Round playoff game, which remaining playoff team has the most imposing defense, which AFC team has the best chance to unseat the Chiefs, the Eagles firing head coach Doug Pederson, how the Alabama-Ohio State National Championship game plays out, and how 43-year-old Tom Brady compares to 43-year-old George Blanda. Stone Cold Steve Austin and Rich discuss what the wrestling hall of fame does on a typical weekend, how he bonded with Brett Favre, his star-studded slate of comedians on season two of his USA Network show ‘Straight Up Steve Austin,’ and his reaction to Baker Mayfield’s playoff win over the Steelers. Rich wraps up the hour reacting to the Eagles stunning firing of Super Bowl-winning head coach Doug Pederson and why he’d welcome him to the Jets sideline in a heartbeat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 11, 2021
REShow: CJ McCollum - hour 2 (01-11-21)
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Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum and Rich discuss his beloved Browns’ big playoff win over their AFC North rival Steelers, the perils of playing this NBA season outside of a bubble, sharing the ball with teammate Damian Lillard, and why he was popping champagne in the 1st quarter of the Browns-Steelers wild card game on Sunday night. Chris Brockman runs through the latest news items from the world of sports including the latest on the Deshaun Watson-Texans drama, NFL head coaching news, and the Covid impact on the current NBA season. The guys wrap up the hour debating with MLB team is the frontrunner to sign free agent batting champion D.J. LeMahieu. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 11, 2021
REShow: Cam Jordan - hour 1 (01-11-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the NFL’s Super Wild Card Weekend starting with a recap of the NFC games. Rich recaps the Browns surprising blowout of the Steelers and explains why that 28-0 lead was anything but a guarantee of a W. Saints DE Cam Jordan and Rich discuss New Orleans defensive domination on of the Bears, his kind but still brutally honest assessment of Chicago QB Mitchell Trubisky, facing Tom Brady and the Buccaneers for the third time this season, and his reaction to Nickelodeon’s coverage of the network’s first NFL telecast. Rich wraps up the hour offering his glowing assessment of Nickelodeon’s presentation of the Bears-Saints Wild Card game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 11, 2021
REShow: Michael Ealy - hour 3 (01-08-21)
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Brockman kicks off the hour with the latest news and notes in sports including Kyrie Irving’s mystery absence from the Nets, what the Texans owner and GM had to say about the Deshaun Watson trade rumors, and who made first-team All-Pro in the NFL this season. Rich weighs in on what kind of coach the Jets need to turn the franchise around. Actor Michael Ealy and Rich discuss his longtime Washington Football Team fandom, his Maryland Terps hoops program in the Big East Basketball glory days, and his new film with Hilary Swank, ‘Fatale.’ Rich reacts to the simmering tension between Deshaun Watson and the Texans’ brass, (timestamp) and the guys wrap up the hour with their Higher Register Tepid takes on the Patriots, Trubisky, and Knicks, along with Chris Brockman’s Sneaky Good Games for the NFL’s Super Wild Card Weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 08, 2021
REShow: Michael Holley - hour 2 (01-08-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour getting goaded into making a more reluctant-than-ever Unlockiest Lock of the Week, one that will make Washington Football Team fans happy. Ever notice why the Bill Belichick coaching/GM tree doesn’t always bear fruit? Rich explains why that is, along with the correlation between a head coach’s success and his quarterback. Brother from Another co-host Michael Holley and Rich discuss how the Patriots are reacting to Tom Brady’s big season and playoff berth, how Brady’s demeanor with teammates is different in Tampa, and why his team is DEAD LAST in the Rich Eisen Show’s fantasy hoops league. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 08, 2021
REShow: John McClain - hour 1 (01-08-21)
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Rich opens the hour reacting to the sad news out of Los Angeles of the passing of Dodgers Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda. Rich does a deep dive into the weekend’s NFL Wild Card games looking at the top storylines for each matchup. Houston Chronicle NFL writer John McLain and Rich discuss why superstar QB Deshaun Watson is disgruntled with the Texans, what the chances are Watson will be traded, who could be the Texans next head coach, JJ Watt’s future in Houston, and some of the Texans’ biggest blunders over the years. Rich and the guys wrap up the hour debating which teams would be most likely to trade for disgruntled Texans QB Deshaun Watson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 08, 2021
REShow: Skylar Astin - hour 3 (01-07-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour giving a Yankees fan’s perspective of the Mets trading for Cleveland All-Start SS Francisco Lindor, and reacts giddily to the news that PBS has pulled the plug on the bratty cartoon series ‘Caillou.’ To celebrate his birthday, Rich and the guys debate which is the best Nicolas Cage movie. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 07, 2021
REShow: Cris Collinsworth - hour 2 (01-07-21)
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Sunday Night Football’s Cris Collinsworth and Rich discuss the Eagles’ tanking controversy, how the Browns’ Covid outbreak will affect them vs the Steelers, why Pittsburgh has been so inconsistent this season, which overlooked player could have the biggest impact for the Browns and Steelers, and who has the edge in the Bucs vs Washington wild card game. Rich explains why the Buffalo Bills don’t know how good they really are, which makes them even more dangerous in the playoffs, (timestamp) and recaps the show’s legendary night of karaoke in Nashville during the NFL Draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 07, 2021
REShow: Ray Lewis and Eddie George - hour 1 (01-07-21)
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Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio and Rich discuss the possibility that Texans QB Deshaun Watson might request a trade, why Houston still hasn’t interviewed Chiefs’ OC Eric Bieniemy for their vacant head coach job, and what the timeline for a possible trade could be. Hall of Fame linebacker Ray Lewis and Heisman Trophy-winner Eddie George join Rich to discuss their longstanding rivalry, how their on-field battles led to a close off-field friendship, how facing George inspired Lewis in his off-season workouts, the keys to this weekend’s Titans vs Ravens wild card game, and their VERY different takes on the Eagles’ tanking controversy. The guys wrap up the hour discussing the Mets pulling of a blockbuster deal to acquire shortstop Francisco Lindor from Cleveland. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 07, 2021
REShow: Bert Kreischer - hour 3 (01-06-21)
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Rich and Chris Brockman break down the latest in the Browns Covid outbreak and why the NFL won’t let Cleveland head coach Kevin Stefanski call plays remotely. Comedian Bert Kreischer and Rich discuss his hilarious baseball career, hosting TBS’ ‘Go-Big Show,’ his upcoming “Machine” movie, and reveals something shocking about fellow comedian and Mandalorian co-star Bill Burr. Rich wraps up the hour breaking down the most likely upset targets in this weekend’s NFL Wild Card matchups.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 06, 2021
REShow: Jonathan Taylor and Kyle Brandt - hour 2 (01-06-21)
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Indianapolis Colts running back Jonathan Taylor and Rich discuss his record-setting rookie season, how he had to adjust mentally to his role in the NFL, playing against fellow Wisconsin Badgers JJ Watt for the first time, having Philip Rivers as his first NFL QB, and how former Buffalo QB Frank Reich is preparing his time for the Bills in their Wild Card matchup. Good Morning Football’s Kyle Brandt and Rich discuss if the Bears have any chance whatsoever to upset the Saints in their Wild Card matchup, why the Browns will beat the Steelers despite their Covid outbreak, who should start for the Rams against the Seahawks and if the Dolphins regret drafting Tua Tagovailoa over Justin Herbert, and why Bills QB Josh Allen is the NFL’s Mandalorian. Rich wraps up the hour explaining why the Redskins being an 8-point home underdog is pure craziness.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 06, 2021
REShow: Mac Jones - hour 1 (01-06-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to Eagles Center Jason Kelce’s explanation of what happened on the sideline when Nate Sudfeld replaced Jalen Hurts in their season finale. Rich reacts to Trevor Lawrence officially declaring for the NFL Draft with one last Jets lamentation on missing out on the Clemson QB. Alabama QB Mac Jones and Rich discuss his Cinderella season that nearly earned him the Heisman Trophy, what he learned while backing up Tua Tagovailoa and Jalen Hurts, his appreciation of Tim Tebow’s stellar collegiate career, and what he did that time in practice that caused Nick Saban to yell at him for ten minutes. Rich previews the truly super matchups in the NFL’s Super Wild Card Weekend and wraps up the hour revisiting a very touchy subject among the show’s cast and crew. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 06, 2021
REShow: Emmanuel Sanders and Michael Chiklis - hour 3 (01-05-21)
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Saints WR Emmanuel Sanders and Rich discuss what it was like playing a full NFL season amid the Covid-19 pandemic, how head coach Sean Payton expertly handled all the adversity thrown at the team, if star RB and WR Alvin Kamara and Michael Smith will play this weekend vs the Bears, why Eagles’ head coach Dough Pederson wasn’t entirely wrong to tank vs Washington, and his reaction to former teammate Aqib Talib’s successful transition to the broadcast booth. Emmy-winning actor Michael Chiklis and Rich discuss his difficulty in accepting the end of the Patriots’ dynasty, why he still roots for Tom Brady, and his new CBS All Access show ‘Coyote,’ Rich wraps up the hour previewing the big Titans-Ravens wild card matchup this weekend, and revisits some great memories from his college days between Michigan and the Miami Hurricanes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 05, 2021
REShow: Daniel Jeremiah - hour 2 (01-05-21)
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Brockman kicks off the hour with the latest news including notes on Jerry Jones’ comment son Dak Prescott’s next contract, the Redskins possibly using a QB platoon this weekend, Frank Gore’s NFL future, the Heisman Trophy odds, and more. NFL Network’s Daniel Jeremiah and Rich discuss how Justin Fields’ draft stock compares to that of Trevor Lawrence, what the Jets could do with the #2 pick in the NFL Draft, Alabama’s embarrassment of riches when it comes to NFL talent, how the Bama/Ohio State title game plays out, if Urban Meyer would be a good fit as the Chargers next head coach, and why the Eagles tanking was an example of poor execution. The guys and callers wrap up the hour debating Brockman on whether Craig Biggio is worthy of his Hall of Fame status. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 05, 2021
REShow: Steve Mariucci - hour 1 (01-05-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to the news that Browns’ head coach Kevin Stefanski and four others testing positive for Covid-19 and will be unavailable for their upcoming wildcard game against the Steelers. Rich recaps the aftermath of the Eagles tanking controversy including his reaction to Giants’ head coach Joe Judge ripping his NFC East rivals. NFL Network’s Steve Mariucci and Rich discuss his memories of the 49ers incredible wildcard game comeback in 2003 vs the New York Giants, the Eagles’ controversial benching of Jalen Hurts in their season finale against Washington, why Giants HC Joe Judge was out of line in ripping his division rivals, his reaction to the Browns losing head coach Kevin Stefanski for their wildcard game vs the Steelers due to Covid-19, the key matchups in the NFL’s Super Wildcard Weekend games. Rich wraps up the hour debating a caller on the merits of Giants head coach Joe Judge’s criticism of the Eagles’ tanking. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 05, 2021
REShow: Ron Rivera - hour 3 (01-04-21)
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Washington Football Team head coach Ron Rivera and Rich discuss his team’s resilience to win the NFC East this season, Alex Smith’s “triumphant” return to the NFL after that devastating leg injury he suffered two seasons ago, why Washington released former first-round pick Dwayne Haskins, his reaction to seeing the Eagles benching of Jalen Hurts for Nate Sudfeld in their regular-season finale, and how rookie DE Chase Young compares to Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor. Rich recaps the Cowboys’ woeful 6-10 season and why coaches continuously make bad decisions when it comes time to throw/not throw the red challenge flag, (timestamp) and breaks down the Jets’ draft options after losing out on the Trevor Lawrence sweepstakes. Rich wraps up the hour discussing why tanking in the NFL can be a good thing if you’re looking ahead to the future instead of living in the moment.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 04, 2021
REShow: Bruce Feldman - hour 2 (01-04-21)
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Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports and The Athletic and Rich discuss why the Texas Longhorns fired head coach Tom Herman, which former NFL head coaches are being considered to replace Steve Sarkisian as Alabama’s next Offensive Coordinator, why Jim Harbaugh to the Chargers is a real possibility, if Iowa State’s Matt Campbell or Northwestern’s Pat Fitzgerald could make the jump to the NFL coaching ranks, why the College Football Playoff is destined for expansion, Ohio State’s chances vs Alabama in the National Championship Game, and if his FOX Sports co-hort Urban Meyer will be re-joining the coaching ranks with the Jaguars.\Rich previews the Buccaneers vs Washington wildcard game and explains how the 7-9 WFT can upset Tom Brady and company. In his Overreaction Monday segment Rich Eisen reacts to the NFL’s trending topics including the Bucs chances to reach the Super Bowl as a wildcard team, if this was Aaron Rodgers best season ever, if Justin Herbert makes the Chargers HC opening the most attractive, and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 04, 2021
REShow: Mike Florio - hour 1 (01-04-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour recapping how the NFL playoff picture shook out after Week 17 including the Eagles’ controversial decision to bench Jalen Hurts for 3rd stringer Nate Sudfeld in a game that decided the NFC East champion.  Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio and Rich discuss if the Eagles tanked it in their season finale vs the Washington Football Team by benching Jalen Hurts for Nate Sudfeld, if the NFL can fix its tanking problem, the chances Urban Meyer takes the Jaguars head coaching job, who the Jets will target as their next head coach (Jim Harbaugh??), why the Chargers fired head coach Anthony Lynn, and what making the playoffs means for Mitch Trubisky’s future as the Bears’ starting QB. Rich wraps up the hour explaining why Urban Meyer and Ohio State’s Ryan Day might want to think twice about making the jump to the NFL to coach the Jaguars. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 04, 2021
BEST OF THE RESHOW: HOUR 3 (12-23-20)
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The Best Of The Rich Eisen Show featuring Travis Kelce, Billy Gardell, and Jed York. Thank you to today's sponsor: Microsoft Teams = Now there are more ways to be a Team. Learn more at Microsoft.com/teams  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 24, 2020
BEST OF THE RESHOW: HOUR 2 (12-23-20)
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The Best Of The Rich Eisen Show featuring Bob Costas, Jon Hamm, and CC Sabathia. Thank you to today's sponsors: Amazon Prime = Watch NFL Football Live on Prime Video. Visit https://www.amazon.com/amazonprime  Geico = In just 15 minutes you could save you 15% or more on car insurance. Visit Geico.com   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 24, 2020
BEST OF THE RESHOW: HOUR 1 (12-23-20)
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The Best Of The Rich Eisen Show featuring Jeff Monken, Rich Gannon, and Frank Reich.  Thank you to today's sponsor: Microsoft Teams = Now there are more ways to be a Team. Learn more at Microsoft.com/teams  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 24, 2020
REShow: Chris Long and Craig Robinson - hour 3 (12-22-20)
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Two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long and Rich discuss why the Jaguars will win in Week 16 and put the Jets back in the driver’s seat to land Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence, why Sam Darnold could still find success in New York, why Jets Head Coach Adam Gase still has a job, and the mindset of players over very, very bad teams. Actor/comedian/musician Craig Robinson and Rich discuss his new FOX show ‘The Masked Dancer,” his Bulls fan reaction to the ‘Last Dance’ Michael Jordan documentary, the unforgettable basketball scene from ‘The Office,’ how hilarious a Dunder Mifflin zoom call would be, and which ‘Office’ cast member was the easiest to crack up while filming. Rich wraps up the hour breaking down all the playoff clinching scenarios for NFL Week 16. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 22, 2020
REShow: CC Sabathia and Frank Reich - hour 2 (12-22-20)
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In his Overreaction Tuesday segment Rich weighs in on what the Jets should do if they only get the #2 overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, if he’d take Jalen Hurts over Tua Tagovailoa, if the Rams embarrassing loss to the previously winless Jets was the worst of his career, if the Cowboys could actually make the playoffs, and more! Cy Young Award-winning pitcher CC Sabathia and Rich discuss the heart issues that led to his dramatic weight loss, his baseball journey from his grandmother’s backyard to a possible spot in the Hall of Fame, who are the most talented players he saw during his playing days, if the Astros cheated vs the Yankees in the 2019 ALCS, his new HBO documentary, and why he’s semi-panicked about his beloved Raiders. Colts Head Coach Frank Reich and Rich discuss facing a desperate Steelers team in Week 16, what Philip Rivers has brought to Indianapolis, his team’s mindset for the last two games of the season, his reaction to Carson Wentz’s benching in Philadelphia, and more!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 22, 2020
REShow: Rod Woodson - hour 1 (12-22-20)
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Rich kicks off the hour recapping the “desperate” Steelers Monday Night Football loss to the woeful Bengals, and explains why he’s counting on Jaguars’ QB Gardner Minshew to keep his Trevor Lawrence-to-the-Jets dream alive. Hall of Fame DB Rod Woodson and Rich discuss the way-too-soon passing of Steelers legend Kevin Greene, Pittsburgh’s concerning 3-game losing streak after starting the season 11-0, why the Bills could top the Chiefs in the AFC this season, why the Packers are the class of the NFC, and what nugget of life wisdom advice he once gave Rich. Rich wraps up the hour recapping how he was masterfully trolled by Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, Reggie Jackson and others on his GameDay Morning NFL Network show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 22, 2020
REShow: Aqib Talib - hour 3 (12-21-20)
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Former All-Pro cornerback Aqib Talib and Rich discuss is star turn in the booth as an NFL on FOX in-game analyst, why Jalen Hurts is staying put as the Eagles’ starting QB, why the Cardinals will be a tough out if they reach the playoffs, if he’d rather cover Tyreek Hill or DeAndre Hopkins, and why he studied Tony Romo before making his broadcasting debut. In the wake of a semi-controversial choice of final four College Football Playoff teams, Rich offers up his own brackets on what an 8-team CFP could have looked like, followed up by Rich revealing that he has a BIG issue with those Dr. Pepper halftime football “throwing” tuition giveaway contest. Rich wraps up the hour lamenting more on the Jets possibly losing out in the chance to draft Clemson QB/franchise savior Trevor Lawrence, and offers one final Princess Leia-inspired plea to Bears’ quarterback Mitchell Trubisky.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 21, 2020
REShow: Jeff Monken - hour 2 (12-21-20)
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Rich kicks off the hour singing the praise of the Bills and their QB Josh Allen taking his game to the next level. Army Head Coach Jeff Monken and Rich discuss why the 9-2 Black Knights are without an opponent to play in the Independence Bowl, why other college football programs are opting out of postseason games in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, if Army will be ready to step in if another team bows out of a bowl game, and why he left Notre Dame out of his top 4 in the latest Coaches’ Poll. Rich wraps up the hour marveling at the golf skills of Tiger Woods’ 11-year-old son Charlie. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 21, 2020
REShow: Peter King - hour 1 (12-21-20)
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Rich kicks off the hour recapping the Saint loss to the Chiefs in Drew Brees’ return from a rib injury, along with Tom Brady and the Bucs’ big comeback win over the Falcons (sound familiar??). Rich, a lifelong (and long-suffering) Jets fan EPICALLY reacts to New York’s improbable win over the Rams that put them behind the Jaguars in the pursuit of the #1 overall pick and Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence. Rich follows that up with an impassioned plea to Bears’ QB Mitch Trubisky to help get the Jets back on track to win the Lawrence sweepstakes. NBC Sports’ NFL Insider Peter King and Rich discuss Aqib Talib’s surprising and triumphant turn as an in-game booth analyst for the NFL on FOX, why Jalen Hurts’ emergence could push Carson Wentz out of Philly, who can win the woeful NFC East, if the Bills can get past the Chiefs to win the AFC, which teams could get left out of the AFC playoff picture, and why Tom Brady and the Bucs could be a dangerous road playoff team. Rich warps up the hour looking at which NFC teams helped and hurt their playoff chances in Week 15. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 21, 2020
REShow: Scott Glenn. Hour 3 (12-18-20)
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The guys have more reaction to Chris Brockman’s issues with the show’s new publicity photos.(2:03). Actor Scott Glenn and Rich discuss that time he saved Francis Ford Coppola’s life while filming Apocalypse Now, how astronaut Alan Shepard hilariously reacted to Glenn’s portrayal of him in The Righ Stuff, filming The Hunt for Red October with Sean Connery, what advice Denzel Washington gave him about making Training Day, why he almost passed on being in The Silence of the Lambs, his new disaster film Greenland, and his bold prediction about his Steelers and Patrick Mahomes’ Chiefs.(20:59). The guys wrap up the week with Rich’s top Under-the-Radar games and Chris Brockman’s Sneaky Good Games for NFL Week 15. (46:24).   Thank you to today's sponsor: Microsoft Teams = Now there are more ways to be a Team. Learn more at Microsoft.com/teams  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 18, 2020
REShow: Chris Fowler and Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson. Hour 2 (12-18-20)
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ESPN’s Chris Fowler and Rich discuss what’s shaping up to be an EPIC Clemson-Notre Dame rematch in the ACC title game, Fighting Irish head coach Brian Kelly’s threat to possibly boycott the Rose Bowl, what it’s like working with his wife on his new ‘Who You Got?’ podcast, and if Trevor Lawrence is ready to give up Clemson’s winning ways for …the Jets?? (2:40). Former NFL WR Chad Ochocinco and Rich discuss their big plans to work together…and go shopping for slippers, why Bill Belichick runs a TIGHT ship in New England, who the best receiver in the NFL is, why he’s a penny pincher on his wardrobe but SUPER generous when it comes to tipping, and why he’s so impressed with Bengals rookie WR Tee Higgins (23:00). In their weekly Higher Register tepid takes Brockman weighs in on Tiger Woods’ son, TJ on LaMelo Ball’s season outlook, and Rich drops a bomb that takes a show’s behind-the-scenes controversy to all new “heights”(45:48).   Thank you to today's sponsor: Geico = In just 15 minutes you could save you 15% or more on car insurance. Visit Geico.com  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 18, 2020
REShow: Brian Baldinger. Hour 1 (12-18-20)
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Rich kicks off the hour recapping the Raiders loss to the Chargers on Thursday Night Football (2:19). Rich reacts to Brian Kelly saying Notre Dame won’t play in any bowl games where friends and family are not allowed to attend…ahem, Rose Bowl. (23:37). NFL Network analyst Brian Baldinger and Rich discuss Jets rookie offensive lineman Mekhi Becton, which NFL rookies aren’t playing like rookies, why the Packers are the best team in the NFC, if anyone can stop the Chiefs in the AFC, and why the Eagles are in good hands with rookie QB Jalen Hurts. (26:50). Rich wraps up the hour explaining why Sam Darnold, though flawed as a QB, is an outstanding person, and the show’s Call Screener Adam weighs in on Mitch Trubisky’s future as the Bears starting QB. (46:10).    Thank you to today's sponsor: Microsoft Teams = Now there are more ways to be a Team. Learn more at Microsoft.com/teams  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 18, 2020
REShow: Rich Gannon and Michael Smith. Hour 3 (12-17-20)
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CBS Sports NFL Analyst Rich Gannon and Rich discuss his transition from the playing field to the broadcast booth, his improbable journey from small college Delaware to winning the NFL MVP Award, Justin Herbert’s impressive rookie season and bright future, what makes the Chiefs so good, how Tom Brady and Philip Rivers have meshed with their new teams this season, Mike McCarthy’s struggles with the Dallas Cowboys, and Alex Smith’s return to the field (3:17). Chris Brockman runs through the latest news & notes from sports including updates on Drew Brees, Christian McCaffrey, and others. (33:18). Michael Smith and Rich discuss Tiger Woods and his son’s identical golf swing, why the Jets deserve Trevor Lawrence, and have some good-natured fun at the expense of James Harden and ‘Brother from Another’ co-host Michael Holley. (46:26).    Thank you to today's sponsor: Microsoft Teams = Now there are more ways to be a Team. Learn more at Microsoft.com/teams  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 17, 2020
REShow: Richard Jefferson. Hour 2 (12-17-20)
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Rich and the guys kick off the hour discussing James Harden’s adventures in Las Vegas and his diva mindset. Why NBA superstars expect and get preferential treatment, (3:20). ESPN NBA Analyst and 17-year NBA veteran Richard Jefferson and Rich discuss who’s to blame for all the Harden-Rockets drama, if the Heat should make a run at James Harden, and co-hosting the Sports Illustrated Awards with former NFL WR Chad Ochocinco. (22:19). Rich wraps up the hour discussion with the guys topics ranging from an overabundance of bubble wrap, getting a third dog, what to do when you drop your cellphone in the toilet, and who’s the best movie president? (43:41).    Thank you to today's sponsor: Geico = In just 15 minutes you could save you 15% or more on car insurance. Visit Geico.com   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 17, 2020
REShow: DK Metcalf. Hour 1 (12-17-20)
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 Rich kicks off the hour previewing the Raiders vs Chargers on Thursday Night Football and the playoff implications for Las Vegas and Jon Gruden (2:52). Seahawks WR D.K. Metcalf and Rich discuss his emergence as one of the NFL’s most dangerous weapons, what makes him so motivated to become an all-time great, his unforgettable chase down of Budda Baker and all the subsequent memes, his unique personal style, and the one thing that gets his ire up. (15:25). Rich and the guys wrap up the hour previewing the intriguing storylines in the Giants vs the Browns in Week 15. (42:16).     Thank you to today's sponsor: Microsoft Teams = Now there are more ways to be a Team. Learn more at Microsoft.com/teams  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 17, 2020
REShow: Brian Windhorst. Hour 3 (12-16-20)
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ESPN NBA Insider Brian Windhorst and Rich discuss James Harden’s ‘star treatment’ that has impacted the Rockets on and off the court, what the Rockets could get in return in a possible Harden trade, the long-term impact of Giannis signing his Bucks supermax extension, and how the NBA will handle covid protocols and testing in the new season with no bubble this time around. (3:16). Rich and the guys do a deep dive on James Harden, reacting to the latest comments from the Rockets guard, and the possibility of a trade anytime soon, (28:55). Rich wraps up the hour with another classic comment on Jets head coach Adam Gase because, why not!?! (52:55).    Thank you to today's sponsor: Geico = In just 15 minutes you could save you 15% or more on car insurance. Visit Geico.com   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 16, 2020
REShow: Kyle Brandt. Hour 2 (12-16-20)
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Rich and the guys begin the hour debating if any team in the AFC can stop the Chiefs offense. (00:52). Rich calls out TJ Jefferson for not having his back yesterday when Chargers RB Austin Ekeler trolled him for mentioning a certain obsolete technology. (16:18). Good Morning Football co-host Kyle Brandt and Rich discuss the Giants up-and-down fortunes of late, how many AFC North teams will make the playoffs, how Bill Belichick could keep the Jets from getting Trevor Lawrence, if the Bears should move on from Mitchell Trubisky, and which is the best Farrelly Brothers movie: Kingpin, Dumb and Dumber, or There’s Something about Mary? (23:47). TJ Jefferson recalls that time he was an extra in ‘Kingpin,’ (44:55) and Rich has some advice for Trevor Lawrence for when he gets drafted by the Jets (49:06).    Thank you to today's sponsor: Microsoft Teams = Now there are more ways to be a Team. Learn more at Microsoft.com/teams  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 16, 2020
REShow: Brian Griese. Hour 1 (12-16-20)
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Rich kicks off the hour VERY geeked out about the NFL’s Week 15 playoff clinching scenarios. (1:18). Rich and the guys react to James Harden’s less-than-impressive NBA pre-season debut and his off-season penchant for having a VERY good time at all times. (18:13). Monday Night Football’s Brian Griese and Rich discuss if his ’97 Michigan team could beat the ’97 Nebraska team in a battle of split national title winners, how Tom Brady has matured since college and his inconsistency in Bruce Arians’ offense, his takeaways from the EPIC Browns-Ravens MNF game, what Lamar Jackson was really doing in the locker room during his mystery break on MNF, possibly loosing his Monday Night Football boothmate Louis Riddick to an NFL GM job, why the ’72 Dolphins celebrated the Steelers first loss this season, and which AFC team has the best chance to unseat the Chiefs. (25:22).    Thank you to today's sponsor: Geico = In just 15 minutes you could save you 15% or more on car insurance. Visit Geico.com   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 16, 2020
REShow: Austin Ekeler and Christopher Nolan. Hour 3 (12-15-20)
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Chargers running back Austin Ekeler and Rich discuss his improbable journey to the NFL, how he dealt with injury after finally winning the starting job, head coach Anthony Lynn’s tenuous job status, Justin Herbert’s immense potential, his co-founding of Gridiron Gaming Group, and if Lamar Jackson was cramping up or doing something else in the locker room during the Ravens’ MNF game. (2:41). Acclaimed director Christopher Nolan and Rich discuss his new film ‘Tenet’ and his obsession with time that’s threaded through most of his movies, the challenge of filming Tenet’s time-twisting scenes with actor John David Washington, what it was like to buy then destroy an actual 747 jet airplane, which “Dark Knight’ role he originally wanted Heath Ledger to play, and his surprising reveal about which movie he just can’t stop watching. (22:00). Chris Brockman wraps up the hour with the latest news including updates on Drew Brees, James Conner, Alex Smith, Christian McCaffrey and others. (45:47).    Thank you to today's sponsor: Microsoft Teams = Now there are more ways to be a Team. Learn more at Microsoft.com/teams  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 15, 2020
REShow: Joe Thomas. Hour 2 (12-15-20)
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In his weekly ‘4 Downs’ segment Rich weighs in on the excitement surrounding Jalen Hurts as the Eagles’ starting QB, the race to be the worst team in the NFL this season, why the Dolphins are setting pretty already in the 2021 NFL Draft, and if the Eagles can rally to win the NFC East. (6:54). NFL Network Analyst Joe Thomas and Rich discuss what the Browns proved despite losing to the Ravens in Week 14, how new head coach Kevin Stefanski has turned around Cleveland’s fortunes, if Lamar Jackson really was cramping during MNF, how the Steelers can fix their run game, and which team has the best chance to unseat the Chiefs in the AFC. (17:00). Rich and the guys react to the news that Giannis Antetokounmpo is signing his 5-year supermax extension to remain with the Milwaukee Bucks and what that means for the rest of the Eastern Conference, and if the Rockets will actually trade James Harden. (40:28).    Thank you to today's sponsor: Geico = In just 15 minutes you could save you 15% or more on car insurance. Visit Geico.com   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 15, 2020
REShow: Scott Van Pelt. Hour 1 (12-15-20)
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Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the EPIC Ravens-Browns Monday Night Football slugfest, and ponders what really happened during that unique “cramping” situation involving reigning MVP Lamar Jackson. (00:51). ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt and Rich discuss the bad beat caused by the safety at the end of the Ravens-Browns game, if Lamar Jackson was pooping or cramping up during Monday Night Football, and what Baltimore’s comeback win means for their playoff hopes. (25:35). Rich wraps up the hour reacting to Ravens Safety Marlon Humphrey having some fun at the expense of his MVP quarterback, and the historical significance of that Lamar Jackson-Baker Mayfield battle between Heisman Trophy winners. (44:20).     Thank you to today's sponsor: Microsoft Teams = Now there are more ways to be a Team. Learn more at Microsoft.com/teams  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 15, 2020
REShow: Hour 3 (12-14-20)
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Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the Eagles QB situation and saying if he’d go with Carson Wentz or stick with rookie Jalen Hurts (6:21). In his Overreaction Monday segment Rich weighs in on Mitch Trubisky, the Steelers slump, Drew Brees’ importance to the Saint’s Super Bowl chances, Derrick Henry’s MVP case, the Raiders sinking ship and more! (11:14). Rich reacts to Bill Cowher’s statement saying he has interest in return to coach in the NFL, and why Trevor Lawrence is the savior the Jets are looking for (27:34). Chris Brockman wraps up the hour with the latest news and nots from the NFL, College Football, and the Indians changing their name for the 2022 season. (26:47).    Thank you to today's sponsor: Geico = In just 15 minutes you could save you 15% or more on car insurance. Visit Geico.com   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 14, 2020
REShow: Jim Irsay. Hour 2 (12-14-20)
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Rich kicks off the hour explaining why the Bills are impressive but still have one big thing to prove. (1:00). Another week, another Jets lament as Rich rues on the state of his 0-13 team, saying they’ve reached an all-time low point (which is saying A LOT considering the team’s long history of low points). (8:27). Colts Owner & CEO Jim Irsay and Rich discuss this 9-4 team’s outlook for the rest of the season, Philip Rivers’ future as the Colts starting QB, if they would ever make a run at luring Andrew Luck out of retirement, how Josh McDaniels backing out of the Indy job turned out to be a blessing in disguise, what the Colts are doing to help raise awareness of and the approach to treating mental health issues, and if the NFL is considering going to a playoff bubble like the NBA and MLB did. (21:13). Rich wraps up the our wondering which is the more promising reclamation project: Carson Wentz or Sam Darnold? (47:35).    Thank you to today's sponsor: Microsoft Teams = Now there are more ways to be a Team. Learn more at Microsoft.com/teams  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 14, 2020
REShow: Mike Florio and Travis Kelce. Hour 1 (12-14-20)
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 Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the big changes atop the AFC playoff hierarchy after Sunday’s NFL Week 14 games, and recaps Jalen Hurts’ impressive NFL starting debut and the NFC playoff picture (4:11). Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio and Rich discuss the NFL making it through 14 weeks in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Eagles’ future decisions at QB, Alex Smith’s calf injury, the Raiders firing their Defensive Coordinator, which NFL coaches won’t be NFL coaches after this season, and his choice for NFL Coach of the Year honors. (23:10). Chiefs’ TE Travis Kelce and Rich discuss what makes the Chiefs’ offense so dangerous, his nomination for the NFL’s esteemed Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, his brother Jason’s new hairdo, his record-setting career path, and a new a great new nickname for KC head coach Andy Reid (39:29).    Thank you to today's sponsor: Netsuite = The world's number one cloud business system. Schedule your free product tour at Netsuite.com/Rich  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 14, 2020
REShow: Kevin Bacon. Hour 3 (12-11-20)
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Chris Brockman updates the latest NFL injury news that could impact your fantasy playoffs.(8:13). Rich offers up his top three Under the Radar games for NFL Week 14 between the Cowboys and Bengals, Cardinals and Giants, and the Chargers and Falcons. (13:46). Actor Kevin Bacon and Rich discuss his hosting the upcoming ‘Play On’ charity concert on CBS, the best singers-turned-actors and an EPIC Six Degrees of Kevin Back game, the anniversary of the release of ‘A Few Good Men,’ and Showtime’s ‘City on a Hill.’ (20:45). Rich and the guys wrap up the hour with their Higher Register Tepid takes on the Bills chances to play in the AFC Championship Game, the Rams as the NFC’s best team, and the Raven’s revived playoff hopes, plus Brockman’s Week 14 Sneaky Good Games, and Rich’s Unlockiest Lock of the Week. (45:09).   Thank you to today's sponsor: Microsoft Teams = Now there are more ways to be a Team. Learn more at Microsoft.com/teams  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 11, 2020
REShow: Bomani Jones and Tom Curran. Hour 2 (12-11-20)
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ESPN’s Bomani Jones and Rich discuss Kyrie Irving’s convoluted reasoning for not speaking to the media, if the Clippers should have given Paul George that huge max extension, possible landing spots if the Rockets trade James Harden, and his choice for the biggest heist in sports history. (4:24). NBC Sports Boston’s Tom Curran and Rich discuss the problem with Cam Newton and the Patriots offense, how the Bill Belichick and Patriots painted themselves into a corner when it comes to their roster, how the Patriots can rebound in 2021 and beyond. (24:11). Rich and the guys wrap up the hour breaking down his 12-year-old son’s (impressive) fantasy hoops draft. (48:27).   Thank you to today's sponsors: Geico = In just 15 minutes you could save you 15% or more on car insurance. Visit Geico.com Pluto TV = Drop in. It's free. 100s of free TV channels and 1000s of movies and TV shows. Visit Pluto.TV  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 11, 2020
REShow: Trey Wingo. Hour 1 (12-11-20)
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Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the Patriots complete and utter break down against the Rams in Week 14, touting the Rams doing everything right against Bill Belichick. (1:58). Former ESPN host Trey Wingo and Rich discuss his days as an NBC Page, why he named his new podcast ‘Half Forgotten History,’ leaving ESPN after 23 years, why the Chiefs will repeat as champions, why he’s not fully on the Browns bandwagon, and which team will come out of the NFC. (23:59). Rich and the guys wrap up the hour touting the Browns as a legit title contender, and debate who is most expensive bust in sports history. (45:56).   Thank you to today's sponsor: Microsoft Teams = Now there are more ways to be a Team. Learn more at Microsoft.com/teams  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 11, 2020
REShow: Nick Kroll and Michael Holley. Hour 3 (12-10-20)
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Chris Brockman opens the hour with the latest news and notes from the world of sports including a ton of NFL injury updates. (2:49). Comedian Nick Kroll and Rich discuss why ‘The League’ former cast member is also a former fantasy football player in real life, which athletes were the best actors on ‘The League,’ how he convinced some of Hollywoods top stars and most respected actors to play raunchy roles in the new season of Netflix’s ‘Big Mouth,’ and what he learned from British camp counselors as a kid. (19:57). ‘Brother from Another’ co-host Michael Holley and Rich discuss if James Harden is the most overrated player in the NBA, and the Eagles starting Jalen Hurts over the much higher-paid Carson Wentz in Week 14. (41:06).      Thank you to today's sponsor: Microsoft Teams = Now there are more ways to be a Team. Learn more at Microsoft.com/teams  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 10, 2020
REShow: DeMarcus Ware. Hour 2 (12-10-20)
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Rich and the guys discuss Chris Brockman’s insane 14-team fantasy league and how to make yourself not hate your life when your fantasy team is losing. (8:33). Future Hall of Fame linebacker Demarcus Ware and Rich discuss the Cowboys lack of leadership on the defensive side of the ball, Dak Prescott’s future in Dallas, if the Cowboys are using Ezekiel Elliott enough, his pick for the NFL’s Defensive Player of the Year, and this new fitness app ‘Driven to Win.’ (20:42). Rich wraps up the hour reacting to the MASSIVE contract extension the Clippers just gave Paul George. Seriously, it’s A LOT of money. (42:18).   Thank you to today's sponsors: Geico = In just 15 minutes you could save you 15% or more on car insurance. Visit Geico.com Pluto TV = Drop in. It's free. 100s of free TV channels and 1000s of movies and TV shows. Visit Pluto.TV  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 10, 2020
REShow: Dabo Swinney. Hour 1 (12-10-20)
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Rich kicks off the hour previewing the big Thursday Night Football matchup between the Rams and Bill Belichick’s Patriots, previews the top Week 14 storylines, and explains why this is a HUGE week for the Eagles. (3:04). Rich and the guys debate which NBA team would have the best chance to unseat the Lakers if they were to acquire disgruntled Rockets guard James Harden. (26:51). Clemson Head Coach Dabo Swinney and Rich discuss how he got the recruiting ball rolling at Clemson, if teams that have played only a partial schedule should be illegible for the College Football Playoff, and Trevor Lawrence’s NFL future and when it might start. (36:59).   Thank you to today's sponsor: Microsoft Teams = Now there are more ways to be a Team. Learn more at Microsoft.com/teams  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 10, 2020
REShow: Kenny Smith. Hour 3 (12-09-20)
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Rich kicks off the hour sharing a story about his first trip to Las Vegas where he took in a comedy set from the late, great (and HIGHLY profane) Redd Foxx, (4:51). Chris Brockman runs through the latest news including NFL injury updates on Joe Mixon, Daniel Jones, Antonio Gibson, Drew Brees and others. (10:40). ‘Inside the NBA’ co-host Kenny Smith and Rich discuss James Harden’s future with the Rockets, if Giannis Antetokounmpo will be staying or leaving the Bucks, if anyone can truly compete with the Lakers in the 2020-21 season, and how his Jet Academy can help your budding hoopster’s skill set. (22:56). Rich and the guys debate how the Rockets should handle the disgruntled James Harden, (43:38) and wrap up the hour breaking down the latest NFL playoff-clinching scenarios for Week 14 (51:25).    Thank you to today's sponsors: Geico = In just 15 minutes you could save you 15% or more on car insurance. Visit Geico.com   Pluto TV = Drop in. It's free. 100s of free TV channels and 1000s of movies and TV shows. Visit Pluto.TV  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 09, 2020
REShow: Luke Voit and Kyle Brandt. Hour 2 (12-09-20)
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Yankees first baseman Luke Voit and Rich discuss his 2020 season where he led MLB in home runs, what his uniform number change has to do with the Army-Navy football game, why he’s last in the Yankees fantasy football league, and why DJ LeMahiue is the best hitter he’s ever seen. (2:35). Rich and the guys dive into their appreciation for Alec Baldwin and his unforgettable and immensely quotable scene in ‘Glengarry Glen Ross.’(16:07). Good Morning Football’s Kyle Brandt and Rich discuss Gregg Williams’ head-scratching decision to blitz the Raiders at the end of the Jets Week 13 loss, why Bills QB Josh Allen is BETTER than a young Ben Roethlisberger, what could be an epic Chiefs-Dolphins Mahomes-Tua matchup, and the extremely competitive AFC playoff race. (22:30).  Thank you to today's sponsor: Microsoft Teams = Now there are more ways to be a Team. Learn more at Microsoft.com/teams  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 09, 2020
REShow: Cris Carter and Bob Costas. Hour 1 (12-09-20)
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Rich kicks off the hour recapping the Cowboys getting steamrolled by Lamar Jackson and the Ravens on Tuesday night, (3:13). Hall of Fame wide receiver Cris Carter and Rich discuss the rise of Vikings rookie WR Justin Jefferson and Minnesota’s playoff chances, how/if the Eagles can right their ship, and which AFC teams he’s high on. (23:14). Did Hall of Fame broadcaster Bob Costas finally join twitter?? No, and he HILARIOUSLY refutes the fake account that sprang up in his name this morning. (38:48).   Thank you to today's sponsor: Geico = In just 15 minutes you could save you 15% or more on car insurance. Visit Geico.com Pluto TV = Drop in. It's free. 100s of free TV channels and 1000s of movies and TV shows. Visit Pluto.TV  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 09, 2020
REShow: Darren Waller and Chris Sullivan. Hour 3 (12-08-20)
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Las Vegas TE Darren Waller and Rich discuss the Raiders’ last-second win over the Jets in Week 14, his long road from substance addiction to budding NFL superstar, how future Hall of Famer Jason Witten has helped his development, and the work his foundation is doing for the greater good. (2:56). ‘This Is Us’ actor Chris Sullivan and Rich discuss the greatness of Steven Soderbergh’s ‘The Knick’ series, his recording career as Joseph the Spouse and his debut album ‘Six Feet from Under,’ why ‘This Is Us’ resonates with viewers, and why he gave up on a promising tennis career for acting. (21:00). Rich wraps up the hour previewing the Tuesday night matchup between the Cowboys and Ravens. (49:58).   Thank you to today's sponsor: Microsoft Teams = Now there are more ways to be a Team. Learn more at Microsoft.com/teams  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 08, 2020
REShow: Taysom Hill and Jon Hamm. Hour 2 (12-08-20)
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 Rich and New Orleans Saints QB Taysom Hill discuss the timeline for Drew Brees’ return to the starting QB role, his long journey from practice squader to starting QB in the NFL, his long-term goals as the Saints quarterback, how he handles a talented WR corps, and his role at home as a new dad. (1:52). Emmy Award-winning actor Jon Ham and Rich discuss why he was forced to root for the Chiefs, that time he pissed off Bill Murray and much of Chicago by wearing a Cardinals cap to a Cubs World Series Game, and his new film ‘Wild Mountain Thyme,’ (22:19). Rich wraps up the hour reacting to the news that this year’s Ohio State-Michigan game has been cancelled due to Covid-19, and reacting to the announcement that the Eagles have named rookie Jalen Hurts their starting quarterback over Carson Wentz for Week 14. (40:21).   Thank you to today's sponsor: Geico = In just 15 minutes you could save you 15% or more on car insurance. Visit Geico.com Pluto TV = Drop in. It's free. 100s of free TV channels and 1000s of movies and TV shows. Visit Pluto.TV  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 08, 2020
REShow: Brian Kelly. Hour 1 (12-08-20)
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 Rich kicks off the hours recapping Washington Football Team’s surprising win over the previously unbeaten Steelers, and marvels at the MVP-like performance of Bills QB Josh Allen in Buffalo’s Monday Night Football drubbing of the 49ers. (2:25). Rich reacts to new that this year’s Michigan-Ohio State game might be cancelled due to Covid-19. (23:10). In his weekly ‘4 Downs’ segment Rich weighs in on the Saints as the top seed in the NFC, the Vikings’ playoff chances, (28:39). Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly and Rich discuss the Covid-19 impact on this college football season, if the Fighting Irish should be in the College Football Playoff even if they lose their rematch with Clemson, if the CFP committee should expand the playoff field this season, if the Irish will remain in the ACC for football and his decade in South Bend and what Rich will do to celebrate his 13th year at the school. (38:34).   Thank you to today's sponsor: Microsoft Teams = Now there are more ways to be a Team. Learn more at Microsoft.com/teams  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 08, 2020
REShow: Damien Woody. Hour 3 (12-07-20)
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Rich kicks off hour three previewing the Bills vs 49ers on Monday Night Football, (00:45). In his ‘Overreaction Monday’ segment Rich weighs in on the Eagles’ QB situation, the Saints Super Bowl Chances with Taysom Hill, Aaron Rodgers MVP chances and more! (11:26). ESPN NFL Analyst and 2-time Super Bowl champion Damien Woody and Rich discuss Bill Belichick’s 45-0 destruction of Anthony Lynn’s Chargers, why Belichick’s coaching tree doesn’t always bear fruit, why the Jets job is “pretty attractive,” and why he’s not fully buying into the 9-3 Browns (22:31). Rich wraps up the hour pondering the possibility of Bill Cowher coming out of retirement to coach the Jets (48:23).   Thank you to today's sponsor: Geico = In just 15 minutes you could save you 15% or more on car insurance. Visit Geico.com Pluto TV = Drop in. It's free. 100s of free TV channels and 1000s of movies and TV shows. Visit Pluto.TV  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 07, 2020
REShow: Pete Thamel and Steve Kornacki. Hour 2 (12-07-20)
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Rich and Yahoo! Sports’ Pete Thamel and Rich discuss the covid-19 threat to the Michigan-Ohio State game, if the BYU-Coastal Carolina battle of unbeatens could influence an expansion of the College Football Playoff, how long Jim Harbaugh will remain at Michigan, and if Urban Meyer is heading to Texas and Trevor Lawrence staying at Clemson, (2:18). NBC News’ Political Correspondent Steve Kornacki and Rich discuss his AWESOME appearance breaking down the NFL playoff picture on Football Night in America, why he’s a low-key Patriots fan, reveals that he’s actually only good at one thing when it comes to math, reveals how many pairs of khaki pants he owns, and if he’s willing to do a big favor for Rich on the air. (20:43). Rich wraps up the hour singing the praise of Giants’ head coach Joe Judge and why his team is tougher than their 5-7 record indicates, and responds to critics who say the Chiefs are vulnerable (47:57).   Thank you to today's sponsor: Microsoft Teams = Now there are more ways to be a Team. Learn more at Microsoft.com/teams  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 07, 2020
REShow: Peter King. Hour 1 (12-07-20)
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Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the top storylines from the NFL’s Week 13 including Rich singing the praises of the 9-3 Cleveland Brows. (00:56). Rich reacts to the Jets last-second come-from-ahead loss to the Raiders and the subsequent firing of Defensive Coordinator Gregg Williams (13:36). NBC Sports’ Peter King and Rich discuss the Jets firing of Jets Defensive Coordinator Gregg Williams, the Eagles (finally) benching Carson Wentz, if the Giants Joe Judge could win Coach of the Year Honors, how the NFC Wild Card picture could shake out, why Vikings WR Justin Jefferson looks like anything but a rookie, and if the 9-3 Browns can go deep in the playoffs. (26:21). The hour wraps up looking at the Patriots 45-0 demolition of Anthony Lynn’s Chargers, and convincing a skeptical Browns fan why he should be fully on the bandwagon. (47:39).   Thank you to today's sponsor: Geico = In just 15 minutes you could save you 15% or more on car insurance. Visit Geico.com Pluto TV = Drop in. It's free. 100s of free TV channels and 1000s of movies and TV shows. Visit Pluto.TV  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 07, 2020
REShow: Aaron Eckhart and Ray McElrathbey. Hour 3 (12-04-20)
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Actor Aaron Eckhart and Rich discuss his Raiders fandom and why he cares little for Next Gen Stats, the great Al Pacino stories he has from ‘Any Given Sunday,’ how impressed he was when meeting Browns legend Jim Brown, his new movie ‘Wander’ with Oscar-winner Tommy Lee Jones, his favorite remote drop movies, and what it was like making ‘The Dark Knight’ with Christopher Nolan and Heath Ledger. (3:19). In his ‘Under the Radar’ segment, Rich previews Lions-Bears, Giants-Seahawks, and Rams-Cardinals, and Chris Brockman offers up some wagering advice in his Sneaky Good Games take (29:30). Former Clemson DB Ray McElrathbey and Rich discuss his amazing true-life story about how he raised his younger brother in the dorms while playing for the Tigers, how he would fare going up against fellow alums DeAndre Hopkins and Deshaun Watson. (36:43). Rich wraps up the hour going out on a limb to predict the winner of the Falcons-Saints Week 13 game. (51:54).   Thank you to today's sponsor: Microsoft Teams = Now there are more ways to be a Team. Learn more at Microsoft.com/teams  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 04, 2020
REShow: Scott Hanson. Hour 2 (12-04-20)
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NFL Network’s Scott Hanson and Rich discuss why he doesn’t eat when hosting NFL RedZone, the most memorable moments in NFL RedZone history, challenges Rich on his Seinfeld/sitcom trivia knowledge, (3:49). Rich’s mom calls into the show to weigh in on the ‘Best Cookie’ debate and has some kind words for Chris Brockman. (29:06).Chris Brockman runs through the latest NFL injury news including updates on Tua Tagovailoa, Deebo Samuel, Josh Allen, Kyler Murray and others, along with news on NBA marijuana testing that elicits a surprising reaction from Rich. (34:35). In their ‘Higher Register Tepid Takes’ segment Rich and the guys weigh in on the Browns, Lakers, and Colt McCoy’s chances to lead the Giants to the playoffs (47:38).     Thank you to today's sponsor: Geico = In just 15 minutes you could save you 15% or more on car insurance. Visit Geico.com  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 04, 2020
REShow: Hour 1 (12-04-20)
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 Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the top storylines heading into the NFL’s Week 13, and previews the 8-3 Browns vs the 8-3 Titans pivotal AFC matchup (3:39). Rich and the guys do a deep (and hunger-inducing) dive on which is the best kind of cookie, (22:27). Rich wraps up the hour with his ‘We Talkin’ Playoffs or What?!?’ segment discussing which AFC and NFC have the best chances to make the playoffs (33:18).   Thank you to today's sponsor: Microsoft Teams = Now there are more ways to be a Team. Learn more at Microsoft.com/teams  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 04, 2020
REShow: Howie Long and Michael Smith. Hour 3 (12-03-20)
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FOX Sports NFL Analyst and Pro Football Hall of Famer Howie Long and Rich discuss the Saints’ chances to reach the Super Bowl, why the Raiders look great one week and not-so-great the next, why the Chiefs are still the best team in the NFL, and if Tom Brady and Bruce Arians can get the Bucs’ offense consistently clicking (2:13). Rich breaks down the latest NFL Playoff-clinching scenarios for the Chiefs, Steelers, and Saints (26:51). Co-host of Peacock’s ‘Brother from Another’ Michael Smith and Rich discuss today's poll question and LeBron James' legacy (44:54).    Thank you to today's sponsor: Microsoft Teams = Now there are more ways to be a Team. Learn more at Microsoft.com/teams  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 03, 2020
REShow: Jed York. Hour 2 (12-03-20)
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49ers CEO Jed York and Rich discuss the Niners having to finish out their season with ‘home games’ in Arizona, if they considered playing their remaining home games in Oakland or San Francisco, if the NFL would consider a “soft bubble” for playoff games and a possible Week 18, what NFL owners say on Zoom meetings when they think they’re on mute, how the Niners have handled their rash of injuries this season, and how the 49ers could massively troll the Bills before their Week 13 game. (2:05). Rich reacts to the latest Jets mess involving rumors of locker room discord and parking lot fights with Joe Flacco and one of his linemen, (28:02). The guys wrap up the hour with an appreciation for Mike Tomlin’s coaching prowess and propencity for great soundbites, and wonder of Texas Longhorns hoops coach Shaka Smart has abandoned the Bald Brotherhood (47:31).   Thank you to today's sponsors: Geico = In just 15 minutes you could save you 15% or more on car insurance. Visit Geico.com Netsuite = The world's number one cloud business system. Schedule your free product tour at Netsuite.com/Rich  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 03, 2020
REShow: Albert Breer. Hour 1 (12-03-20)
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Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the blockbuster Russell Westbrook-for-John Wall NBA trade, and what Anthony Davis’ 5-year/$195M contract with the Lakers means for LeBron’s legacy when it’s all said and done. (2:06). Rich then recaps the rare Wednesday NFL game between the Steelers and Ravens and the sloppiness by coaches, players and refs. (14:11). The MMQB’s Albert Breer and Rich discuss how Mike Tomlin and the Steelers handled the frustration of having their schedule re-jiggered multiple times, the impact of losing Bud Dupree to an ACL injury on Pittsburgh’s defense, how the NFL decides whether to play or postpone covid-impacted games, when we’ll see Drew Brees back at QB for the Saints, if the Texans’ and Falcons’ interim head coaches have a shot to land the permanent job, and Ohio State’s chances to play for a Big Ten and national title and the ‘Michigan-is-Ducking-OSU’ conspiracy theory. (23:51). Rich wraps up the hour urging the NCAA to “do something radical” and expand the College Football Playoff. (45:52).   Thank you to today's sponsor: Microsoft Teams = Now there are more ways to be a Team. Learn more at Microsoft.com/teams  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 03, 2020
REShow: Bryan Cranston. Hour 3 (12-02-20)
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