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August 23, 2019
We acknowledge the obviously flawed NFL preseason and try to come up with some quick fixes for it (2:14), before running down a list of quarterbacks who have question marks next to their names heading into the 2019-20 season—including Jimmy Garoppolo, Daniel Jones, Eli Manning, and more (22:10). Hosts: Robert Mays and Kevin Clark
August 22, 2019
Danny Kelly and Danny Heifetz break down the best ways to win in both snake and auction drafts, and spell out a few tried and true methods for finding value.
August 20, 2019
After completing our yearly training camp circuit, we share our overarching takeaways on the state of the league, the things we underestimate about team building, and what’s to come in the 2019 season (2:30). Then we wonder whether the Browns are really going to be this season’s most exciting team and share the rest of the franchises that we think have a chance at that title (26:34). Hosts: Robert Mays and Kevin Clark
August 19, 2019
Danny Kelly and Danny Heifetz look at the players whose stocks have gone up or down since their positional previews and debate what to do with Andrew Luck and Antonio Brown.
August 16, 2019
Danny Kelly, Danny Heifetz, and Craig Horlbeck give their favorite under-the-radar breakout candidates, debating which backups are too talented to stand on the sideline, which grizzled veterans are ready for one last ride into the sunset, and which sleepers are getting too much hype.
August 16, 2019
Previewing the Panthers, Saints, and Falcons (3:40), an update on Aaron Rodgers and Matt LaFleur from training camp (14:00), and the top players at each position to build an offense with (23:20). Hosts: Robert Mays, Kevin Clark
August 14, 2019
What is the Bucs' ceiling with Jameis Winston and Bruce Arians? Plus, will Antonio Brown’s eventful offseason have on-field ramifications (12:35), should the Redskins trade Trent Williams, and should the Texans trade Jadeveon Clowney (21:50)? Finally, a check-in with Dak Prescott’s contract negotiations (32:30). Host: Robert Mays, Kevin Clark
August 12, 2019
Danny Kelly, Danny Heifetz, and Craig Horlbeck discuss the tight end middle class, which sleepers could join the elite tier in 2019, and “advice" on kickers.
August 9, 2019
Checking on the Chiefs, Rams, and Vikings training camps, including the differences between building a team around Patrick Mahomes and Jared Goff (3:00). Then, what to make of an NFL that’s never been younger (26:35). Hosts: Robert Mays, Kevin Clark
August 8, 2019
Danny Kelly, Danny Heifetz, and Craig Horlbeck debate whether PPR is for cowards (spoiler: yes) and then discuss who could be a league winner in 2019, whose bandwagon is too full, and a conspiracy theory on Antonio Brown and his freezer-burned feet.
August 7, 2019
Tom Brady’s contract extension with the Patriots, plus takeaways from training camp with the Chargers, Cowboys, Packers, Texans, and under-the-radar players they are intrigued by this year. Host: Robert Mays and Kevin Clark
August 6, 2019
Danny Kelly, Danny Heifetz, and Craig Horlbeck examine The Ringer's 2019 fantasy football top 50 rankings, including guys they’re hyping, fading, and flat-out avoiding. Hosts: Danny Heifetz, Danny Kelly Check out The Ringer’s first ever fantasy football rankings here:
August 2, 2019
Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas became the NFL's highest-paid wide receiver, how Ezekiel Elliot’s draft capital is affecting his market value, and the Jets summon Ryan Kalil out of retirement (4:00). Then, training camp with the Ravens, Browns, Panthers, and more (17:25). Hosts: Robert Mays, Kevin Clark
August 2, 2019
Danny Kelly and Danny Heifetz debate what to do with Todd Gurley, identify the key role players who could become stars, and find the 2019 version of Christian McCaffrey as they run through the most important fantasy running backs to know this season. Hosts: Danny Heifetz and Danny Kelly
July 31, 2019
Jon Gruden is talking up Nathan Peterman, A.J. Green requires ankle surgery, and Jerry Jones speaks on the value of running backs (0:50). Then, takeaways from training camp with the Packers, Browns, Vikings, Bills, Bears, Colts, Steelers, Jets, and Giants (15:15). Hosts: Robert Mays, Kevin Clark
July 29, 2019
Danny Kelly and Danny Heifetz make their triumphant return in 2019 by declaring which fantasy football quarterback they trust with their life, which quarterback’s bandwagon is so full it’s destined to crash, and why Josh Allen is better than Baker Mayfield. Hosts: Danny Heifetz and Danny Kelly
July 26, 2019
Which teams with cap space need to make a move, will the coaching overhaul in Minnesota and Green Bay make a difference, how many teams can win the Super Bowl, what are the Cardinals going to look like, and are we sleeping on the Chiefs? (2:40) Then, Brian Westbrook on the Eagles' potential this season, paving the way for the modern running back, Andy Reid stories, and more (41:10). Host: Robert Mays, Kevin Clark
July 19, 2019
The running back market has changed, and now the system is more important than the individual position (1:00). Plus, Warren Sharp joins to discuss the biggest coaching mistakes, teams getting more savvy with contracts, maximizing offensive efficiency, hiring the right coaches, bold 2019 predictions, and more (18:30). Host: Robert Mays, Kevin Clark Guest: Warren Sharp
July 12, 2019
The positions to focus on when building a defense, collegiate schemes pro defenses should adopt, underrated defensive coordinators (1:35), tendencies at the lower level that will show up in the NFL, understanding “pattern-matching” defense, stopping the play-action pass, and how to stop Patrick Mahomes II (18:15). Hosts: Robert Mays, Kevin Clark Guest: Cody Alexander
July 5, 2019
What matters in 2019 in fantasy football, the predictive stats to rely on, the coaches that overhype their players the most, players who will thrive in a new scheme, players to worry about (3:30), under-the-radar RB bargains, how to handle the Patriots’ backfield, sleepers, breakout candidates, and more (20:34). Host: Robert Mays, Kevin Clark Guest: Evan Silva
June 28, 2019
The evolution of offensive linemen, how to perfect an O-line in 2019, the team most likely to make the jump in line play, getting value out of a cheap offensive front, and the advantage of having a superstar. Hosts: Robert Mays, Kevin Clark Guest: Brandon Thorn
June 21, 2019
The Ringer’s Robert Mays and Kevin Clark discuss the news of the NFL making pass interference reviewable (02:00) and the drama surrounding Nick Caserio (07:00). Then FiveThirtyEight’s Josh Hermsmeyer joins the show to discuss the influx of analytics around the league (12:00), what it reveals about the quarterback landscape (24:00), and how it will affect the future of the NFL (31:30). Hosts: Robert Mays and Kevin Clark Guest: Josh Hermsmeyer
June 14, 2019
The tampering allegations by the Patriots, the Texans' failure to build around Deshaun Watson, and the Raiders on ‘Hard Knocks’ (0:35). Then, Joel Corry on deciphering Carson Wentz’s confusing new contract, the Eagles' future, the Cowboys' path forward with the Dak extension, and the way contracts will be looked at in the future (15:00). Hosts: Robert Mays, Kevin Clark Guest: Joel Corry
June 7, 2019
It’s easier to be aggressive as a quarterback in 2019, why teams don’t run more motion and play-action (1:00), how defenses can exploit quarterbacks, adopting college defensive schemes in the NFL, Kellen Moore’s potential in Dallas, and second-year breakout candidates at quarterback (14:35). Host: Robert Mays, Kevin Clark Guest: Dan Orlovsky
May 24, 2019
The New York Jets have had a peculiar offseason (2:00), and the Bucs cut Gerald McCoy and signed Ndamoukong Suh, which offers an interesting look back to the 2010 NFL draft (19:40). Then salary cap expert Jason Fitzgerald joins the show to talk about how different teams handle their salary caps, the looming Dak Prescott contract, nontraditional QB contracts, whether or not the Jets are a disaster, and what positions are worth paying for (29:15). Hosts: Robert Mays, Kevin Clark Guest: Jason Fitzgerald
May 10, 2019
How to interpret the rumors and commentary of the NFL offseason (1:45), a brief look at Doug Baldwin’s career following his release in Seattle (13:15), and a list of dream offseason trades and acquisitions around the league (17:00). Hosts: Robert Mays and Kevin Clark
April 27, 2019
The winners and losers from the draft, the Josh Rosen trade, the GMs who separated themselves from the rest, the players that went too high, the best value picks, and more. Host: Robert Mays, Kevin Clark Guest: Danny Kelly
April 26, 2019
The winners, losers, and everything in between from Round 1 of the 2019 NFL draft. Hosts: Robert Mays, Kevin Clark Guest: Danny Kelly
April 24, 2019
Robert Mays and Danny Kelly huddle up to discuss who will be selected first, how the defensive linemen will shake out, if any linebackers or tight ends will be in the top 10, and more. Hosts: Robert Mays and Danny Kelly
April 19, 2019
Russell Wilson just signed the richest deal in NFL history. How will Wilson's payout affect the future quarterback market? (0:40) Also, the best running backs to draft, the right time to draft them, and whether it even matters (9:15). Finally, how the worst teams in the NFL can improve their rosters in this year's draft (24:30). Host: Kevin Clark Guest: Danny Kelly
April 15, 2019
Russel Wilson’s future in Seattle and how it affects the Seahawks and the league. Hosts: Robert Mays and Kevin Clark Guest: Danny Kelly
April 12, 2019
The guys offer their stances on every corner of the 2019 NFL draft, including when to trade up or down, which position we will remember in five years, why wide receivers are the new running backs, and where to land on Drew Lock (0:38). Then Danny Kelly drops by to break down D-lineman and the front four players in this year's draft (35:00). Hosts: Robert Mays and Kevin Clark Guest: Danny Kelly
April 5, 2019
The guys tackle how to rebuild team from scratch, including which positions to value first, which to wait on, and how to evaluate talent (0:35). Then draft expert Danny Kelly stops by for another edition of NFL Draft Stock Watch to cover this year’s pass-catcher prospects (28:45). Finally, the guys redraft all the QBs from the 2017, 2018, and upcoming 2019 drafts (50:30). Hosts: Robert Mays and Kevin Clark Guest: Danny Kelly
March 29, 2019
The guys discuss the teams that need a home run draft to be a real playoff contender in the 2019 season (0:40), before draft guru Danny Kelly joins the program to provide a stock watch of the top QB prospects in the 2019 NFL draft (41:30). Hosts: Robert Mays and Kevin Clark Guest: Danny Kelly
March 22, 2019
Among the winners after free agency are the Browns (now the AFC North favorite), Earl Thomas and his impact in Baltimore, Antonio Brown and player empowerment, Nick Foles and his huge contract in Jacksonville, and the Packers’ offseason spending (1:50). Some of the losers are the Giants as a franchise, the running back position in general, the Rams’ Super Bowl hangover, Le’Veon Bell, and more (25:00). Hosts: Robert Mays and Kevin Clark
March 18, 2019
We revisit the NFC championship of the 2013 NFL season, between the Seahawks and the 49ers, including the most rewatchable sequence, what’s aged the best and worst, greatest "what if," hottest retroactive take, and more! Hosts: Robert Mays and Kevin Clark
March 13, 2019
The Giants shipped Odell Beckham Jr. to the Browns, the Jets signed Le’Veon Bell, the Raiders dealt for Antonio Brown, the Ravens landed Earl Thomas, and more roster news from around the league. Hosts: Robert Mays and Kevin Clark
March 8, 2019
The trade between the Giants and Browns (00:30), Trey Flowers and other available defensive linemen (06:15), Earl Thomas and a crowded safety market (18:30), Le’Veon Bell’s fluctuating value (29:30), where Nick Foles ranks among free-agent QBs (44:30), and more.    Hosts: Robert Mays and Kevin Clark
March 1, 2019
The top teams that could land Antonio Brown, Dallas’s offseason plan, and predicting the impending QB free-agency class (0:35). Plus, Danny Kelly stops by to talk about Kyler Murray and what has stood out to him at the 2019 NFL combine (25:25). Hosts: Robert Mays and Kevin Clark Guests: Danny Kelly
February 8, 2019
Robert Mays is joined by The Athletic’s Ted Nguyen to break down the Patriots' dominant defensive performance against the Rams and Sean McVay’s future (1:20), before speaking with former NFL cornerback Ty Law on his recent Hall of Fame induction and his experience of playing in a Super Bowl under Bill Belichick (15:15). Later, Mays is joined by former NFL offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz to break down the Patriots' play-calling in the trenches (32:45) and by Mina Kimes to look ahead at the biggest story lines of the offseason (48:30). Host: Robert Mays Guests: Mina Kimes, Ty Law, Ted Nguyen, and Geoff Schwartz
February 5, 2019
Bill Belichick's most dominating Super Bowl win, what the history books will remember from the Patriots dynasty, and what's next for Sean McVay and the Rams. Hosts: Michael Lombardi and Tate Frazier Try Hopsy!
February 4, 2019
Bill Belichick and Tom Brady do it again, while Sean McVay and Jared Goff struggle every step of the way. What does this game tell us about the legacy of the Patriots and the future of the Rams? Hosts: Robert Mays and Kevin Clark
February 1, 2019
Jason Garrett’s future, Julius Peppers’s retirement, big Super Bowl matchups, the key to the game (that no one is talking about), prop bets, and predictions. Hosts: Michael Lombardi and Tate Frazier
February 1, 2019
Final thoughts, opinions, and keys to the Rams-Patriots matchup, including insights from former NFL players, Sean McVay's and Bill Belichick’s game plans, Todd Gurley’s importance, Julian Edelman’s Hall of Fame candidacy, and much more. Hosts: Robert Mays and Kevin Clark Try Hopsy!
January 31, 2019
Robert Mays and Kevin Clark link up with Dan Orlovsky to discuss the Rams offense versus the Patriots defense (1:50), Warren Sharp on all things statistical analysis (15:50), Danny Kelly to give his keys to the matchup (29:15), and Bryan Curtis on the media buzz leading up to kickoff (43:00). Hosts: Robert Mays and Kevin Clark
January 30, 2019
Nickell Robey-Coleman’s comment on Tom Brady’s age, Sean McVay’s background, the Rookie of the Year race, and more. Hosts: Michael Lombardi and Tate Frazier
January 29, 2019
The Dannies wrap up the 2018-19 NFL season with two daily fantasy lineups destined to make your Super Bowl Sunday a winner. Hosts: Danny Heifetz and Danny Kelly
January 24, 2019
With the Super Bowl a week away, the guys reflect on the lessons they’ve learned from the 2019 season (00:00). Then Danny Kelly stops by to discuss The Ringer’s 2019 NFL Draft Guide, including Kyler Murray’s potential, underrated players to keep an eye on, and qualities to look for in a draft prospect (00:00). Hosts: Robert Mays, Kevin Clark, and Danny Kelly Check out the Ringer's 2019 NFL Draft Guide here
January 22, 2019
The "No-Call in NOLA” allows the Rams to slip by the Saints, and the Patriots outlast the Chiefs for another trip to the Super Bowl. Hosts: Michael Lombardi and Tate Frazier
January 21, 2019
The Rams edged out the Saints with the help of a questionable referee decision, and Tom Brady took down the Chiefs on his way to a ninth Super Bowl. Hosts: Robert Mays and Kevin Clark
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