Shurmur opens the door to Daniel Jones, Raiders on Hard Knocks, McVay screws up | 6/12 #1
Florio takes a victory lap after predicting what was going to go down with the Giants, the Raiders will be the 2019 Hard Knocks team and Sean McVay could be costing his team money in the future if they re-sign Jared Goff.
Wentz explains contract timing & the Texans try to raid the Patriots | 6/11 #1
Florio reacts to Carson Wentz's explanation of why he signed a contract now with so many variables like the salary cap and the new CBA hanging over everyone's head. Plus, the Texans are trying to raid the Patriots' front office - will it work? Also, Mike provides an update on the legal situations of Kellen Winslow II and Tyreek Hill.
QB# 21 Jimmy Garoppolo, Cam's new motion, PFT Live Draft | 6/11 #3
The Simms QB Countdown continues with Jimmy G. at #21, the Panthers will livestream Cam's throws at minicamp, and we draft NFL coaching decisions that backfired in honor of Nick Nurse in the NBA Finals.
Florio is done with tribalism of some NFL fans | 6/10 #1
Florio reacts to the GM changes in New York and Houston, and rips some Chiefs fans who refuse to see reality when it comes to Tyreek Hill. Why Hill can be suspended, and why some fans refuse to accept it.
What You Need to Know, Tyreek Hill update, QB #24 Kyler Murray | 6/10 #2
Florio and Simms react to the firing of GM Brian Gaine in Houston, the Jets getting their new GM in Joe Douglas, and update the troubling Tyreek Hill situation. Plus, how can Simms put Kyler Murray at #24 on his QB countdown?
Does Wentz's deal impact Dak, QB#23 Josh Allen, PFT Live Draft | 6/10 #3
Florio and Simms speculate on whether Dak will want more than what Carson Wentz got from the Eagles, Simms explains why Josh Allen is next on the QB countdown, and we draft the best scrambling QBs in the NFL.
Mike breaks down the Carson Wentz contract from all angles. Did Philly pay too much for a guy that won't be on the field? Why would Wentz commit to a deal for such a long period of time? Finally, what other QBs will benefit from this contract?
Jets Insider Manish Mehta; Tom Brady sticks foot in mouth | 6/7 #2
Mike reacts to something Vikings GM Rick Spielman said about Kirk Cousins, calls BS on Tom Brady's explanation for trying to trademark Tom Terrific, and talks to Manish Mehta about the sorry state of Jets' ownership.
Florio breaks down Carson Wentz's new contract with Barstool Big Cat, and tests his Daniel Jones/Eli Manning theory out on Giants Insider Ralph Vacchiano. Plus, what does Mike think about the NBA minority owner who shoved a Kyle Lowry?
We react to Odell Beckham Jr.'s comments about learning the playbook, Eli Manning's arm compared to Baker Mayfield, and why everything he says becomes a huge story. Plus, why does one of the best left tackles in football want to be traded?
Baker Mayfield: Get on board or get out of the way | 6/5 #1
Baker Mayfield had some strong words regarding Duke Johnson's trade request. Was that a message to someone else? Plus, Aaron Rodgers has really weird response when getting called out about not being able to chug a beer.
Von Miller says Florio and Simms were wrong | 6/5 #2
Chris reveals QB #28 on his countdown, What If Wednesday takes us to a world where Kirk Cousins doesn't sign with the Vikings and we respond to Von Miller saying we didn't understand the point of his pass rush summit.
Florio and Simms talk with Dungy about the 18 game schedule and whether he'd want his defensive players holding meetings with opponents to compare notes. Plus, Simms reveals QB #27 on his countdown and we draft football ideas gone wrong on the anniversary of one of the worst ideas in sports history.
Florio breaks down Gerald McCoy landing in Carolina, and Roger Goodell's statements about the Bills and preseason. Plus, the Rams are once again saying Todd Gurley is going to be okay, even though he's now losing weight to take some pressure off of his knee during the year.
Florio and Simms react to Roger Goodell saying four preseason games are unnecessary, QB #29 is revealed, and we draft the best in-stadium songs in the NFL. Plus, Todd Gurley wants to lose weight to take pressure off his knee - uh oh.
Von Miller shares his tricks...should he? | 6/3 #1
Mike wonders if a pass rushing gathering is a good thing for Von Miller. How do his offensive linemen feel about him making potential opponents better? Plus, Calvin Johnson goes Goodfellas on the Lions.
Florio and Simms react to comments from Rich McKay about how officials have to keep flags in their pocket during Hail Mary plays, which made Tony Dungy mad. Plus, Chris reveals QB #32 on his list and Calvin Johnson has a simple message for the Lions: Pay me!
PFT Live Draft: Who had the best bad NFL bodies? | 6/3 #3
Florio and Simms dive into whether Von Miller's teammates want him teaching other pass rushers his tricks, reveal QB #31 on the Simms QB Countdown and draft the players with the best bad bodies in NFL history.
Cam is throwing, Simms QB #34 is Eli, and Pouncey defends Ben | 5/31 #2
How worried should Panthers fan be about Cam Newton? Plus, Chris explains why Eli Manning is the 34th QB in his rankings and then totally derails the final segment of the hour by talking about QBs sticking their hands under the center's ass.
PFT Live Draft: Which Super Bowl loses could win a 7 game series? | 5/31 #3
Florio and Simms debate how much Odell Beckham Jr. and Le'Veon Bell are missing by skipping OTAs, Simms reveals QB #33 on his countdown, and in honor of the start of the NBA Finals we draft the Super Bowl losers who would have prevailed in a longer series.
Chris Simms QB Countdown: #36 - Robert Griffin III | 5/30 #2
Chris explains how a guy that's played in 8 games in 5 years ends up on his QB countdown, Mike airs a grievance about Richie Incognito, and why are Kyler Murray's teammates comparing him to Patrick Mahomes?
PFT Live Draft: Active guys that could end up the best ever | 5/30 #3
Florio and Simms discuss the possibility of an 18 game regular season schedule, Ryan Fitzpatrick is revealed as QB #35 and our draft is inspired by Khalil Mack saying he wants to be the best linebacker of all time.
Why did the Raiders sign Richie Incognito? | 5/29 #1
Florio reacts to Chris Harris getting money for nothing from the Broncos, the Raiders adding to centerpiece of Bullygate, Bruce Arians talking about Ndamukong Suh and possibly bad news about the CBA negotiations.
Simms explains how a QB with no NFL experience ended up on his countdown, and What If Wednesday looks at the outcome of the Eagles/Saints divisional playoff game - if Foles wasn't picked off at the end, how does his future change?
Florio and Simms look at why the Raiders and Bucs brought in players with issues on and off the field, Chris Simms reveals Drew Lock as #37 on his list of the top 40 QBs, and we draft the NFL players known for just one thing.
Florio reacts to a report that the NFL is going into look into the Zeke Elliott incident from last week in Las Vegas. Plus, the Jets want to talk to a bunch of people to be their new GM, and the Bucs got called out for trying to pull a fast one to make 20 million dollars.
After What You Need to Know, we pay our respects to Packers QB Bart Starr, reveal the first QB on Chris's top 40 list, and rip Donovan McNabb for saying he deserves to be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
After all his trash talk about Kirk Cousins, Florio finally got taken to task - sort of. Mike explains what Cousins has done and make up an excuse for not responding in kind on today's show. Plus, who would Mike rather pay big money to: Dak Prescott, or Jared Goff?
Florio and Simms tell you what you need to know for Friday, Patrick Mahomes thinks he can improve after 50 TDs last year, and Adam Gase answers questions from a skeptical New York media. All thinks considered, Gase did okay for himself.
PFT Live Draft: Which fan base deserves a playoff win this year? | 5/24 #3
Florio and Simms examine the offseasons of the Carolina Panthers and the Buffalo Bills. Next, in honor of the Lions going ten thousand days between playoff wins, we draft the fan bases that most deserve a postseason win this year.
Mike gives his take on what happened at the league meetings, and we listen to Roger Goodell update the Tyreek Hill and Robert Kraft situations. Plus, Jon Gruden says he isn't worried about the relationship between Derek Carr and Antonio Brown. Also, Mike has a Raiders hot take about Derek Carr.
NFL pushes the can down the road on overtime | 5/23 #2
Florio and Chris Simms react to all the news coming from the league meetings in Florida, including why there weren't any changes to the overtime rules. Plus, we examine the Falcons' offseason and air our grievances a day later than usual.
PFT Live Draft: What are the best homecomings in NFL history? | 5/23 #3
Florio and Simms examine the offseasons of Mike's beloved Vikings and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Plus, in honor of Juwan Howard becoming the head coach at Michigan, we draft the best NFL homecomings of all time.
Derek Carr: The Raiders are my team and I'm not going anywhere | 5/22 #1
Florio was surprised that Carr would be so bold when talking about his future with the Raiders. Plus, the more Mike looks at the Giants QB situation, the more he thinks Eli could lose the starting job before the start of the year.
Doug Pederson says Carson Wentz is full go | 5/22 #2
Florio and PFT's Charean Williams tell you what you need to know for Wednesday, and break down the Dolphins' offseason. Plus, can Carson Wentz regain the form that saw this become the favorite for MVP two years ago? Finally, What If Wednesday looks back at a huge mistake by Dee Ford in the AFC title game.
PFT Live Draft: Most unsatisfying endings in NFL history | 5/22 #3
Florio and PFT's Charean Williams dive into Zeke's future after being handcuffed in Vegas and why a portion of the fan base will always hate Dak Prescott. Plus, we break down Washington's offseason and draft the most unsatisfying endings in NFL history (inspired by Game of Thrones).
Pat Shurmur squashes a QB competition in New York | 5/21 #1
Reuben Foster is done for the year, which is brutal for Washington. Plus, are the Giants hiding Daniel Jones from the world because they're afraid he'll beat out Eli Manning? Finally, why was Zeke Elliott handcuffed in Las Vegas, and could he face a suspension from the NFL?
Adam Gase after becoming GM: I didn't win a power struggle | 5/21 #2
Florio and Simms update you on everything you need to know for Tuesday, Adam Gase claims the new GM will have control over the roster, we play QB Word Association, and examine the Houston Texans' offseason.
Is Ben Roethlisberger learning from his his mistakes? | 5/21 #3
Florio and Simms listen to Ben's apology to Antonio Brown, and then wonder whether this offseason has shown his the error of his ways. Plus, we examine the Packers' offseason, and draft the veteran players who could be cut before the season starts.
Mike explains the truth behind the rumor that the Jets are trying to convince Peyton Manning to join their front office. Also, if Gase really doesn't want Le'Veon Bell, would he trade him before the season starts? Plus, Vikings co-owner Ziggy Wilf puts the team on notice.
Mike and Chris run through today's what you need to know, examine the Bengals' offseason, and look at the twelve worst teams in the NFL. Plus, FanDuel has released odds for the 2019 NFL MVP - who are the best bets?
PFT Live Draft: Memorable post-football careers | 5/20 #3
Florio and Simms explore the possibility of the Jets going after Peyton Manning for their front office, examine the Seahawks' offseason, and hold one of the most controversial drafts in PFT Live history. Simms claims Florio violated the rules, Mike says Chris didn't read the fine print.
The NFL could do something stupid..again | 5/17 #1
Florio explains why Patrick Peterson got suspended for six games, and why the NFL could be on the verge of making a stupid decision to try and fix the other stupid decision that they made. Also, Jersey is rolling in money from legalized gambling - when will more states come on board?
Florio and Big Cat react to Peterson testing positive for a PED, we review the Ravens' offseason, and look at some fun props about the Jets and Giants. Plus, we take your questions from the PFT Mailbag.
Will Adam Gase have an issue with Le'Veon Bell? | 5/16 #1
Florio reacts to the Mike Maccagnan firing, and wonders if Le'Veon Bell will be upset with the team now that we know Adam Gase didn't want to pay what it cost to get Bell on the team. Plus, shouldn't the Browns make a bigger deal out of the fact that Odell isn't at OTAs?
Florio and Chris Simms react to the surprise firing of the Jets GM, and wonder what exactly went down between he and Adam Gase. Plus, we examine the Browns' crazy offseason and take your questions from the PFT Mailbag.
NBC's Mike Tirico; PFT Live Draft of the greatest NFL power plays | 5/16 #3
Tirico stops by to give us his thoughts on the Mike Maccagnan firing in New York, as well as some other big picture NFL topics. Next we examine the Chargers offseason, followed by a PFT Live Draft of the greatest NFL power plays of all time.
Could we see a return of the NCAA Football video game? | 5/15 # 1
Florio reacts to the NBA draft lottery last night - why won't the NFL do that?! Plus, Mike has serious doubts about Steve Keim in Arizona after hearing Josh Rosen throw him under the bus, plus, the NCAA is doing something that would make Mike and many video gamers very happy.
Chris airs his grievance for the week and Mike goes crazy. Plus, we do our Lions Offseason Examination and continue What If Wednesday by breaking down what could have been if the Steelers made the playoffs last year.
Cowboys offseason exam; PFT Q of Day: Should the NFL have a draft lottery? | 5/15 #3
Mike and Chris break down the Cowboys' offseason, and get into a fiery debate about whether the NFL would be better off having a draft lottery. Plus, we draft the best nicknames for a duo or group after being inspired by a Jets Instagram post.
Is Nick Foles enough to make the Jaguars' offense formidable? Mike and Chris debate the future in Jacksonville. Plus, we look at some fun props for the 2019 season. Finally, our question of the day is which college coach you want to see jump to the NFL.
Inspired by the NBA Draft Lottery tonight, and since everyone thinks it's rigged, Florio and Simms are drafting the best NFL conspiracies. Plus, we look at the Eagles' offseason and wonder if Jordan Howard and DeSean Jackson can push the Eagles over the top.
Florio reacts to Doug Baldwin deciding to hang it up after being cut by the Seahawks. He wasn't a hall of fame player, but he was one of the best to ever suit up for Seattle. Plus, Mike takes a look at some of Peter King's power rankings and wonders what Peter was thinking.
Josh Rosen in open competition for QB job | 5/13 #2
Florio and Simms look at some QB news coming out of rookie minicamps, and react to Brian Flores saying Josh Rosen has to beat out Ryan Fitzpatrick to earn the starting job in Miami. Plus, we look at the Colts' offseason, which wasn't newsy but plenty solid.
Florio and Simms break down all the changes the Giants have made since the year ended and wonder where the team will end up. Plus, we draft the best cornerbacks in the league and look at some rookie QBs aiming for starting jobs.
The Cardinals get protection against Kyler playing baseball | 5/10 #1
Florio breaks down the Kyler Murray contract, and explains what the Cardinals did to protect themselves against losing their QB to baseball. Plus,Telvin Smith just decides not to play in 2019 and the Seahawks cut Doug Baldwin.
Florio and Barstool Big Cat wonder if Bruce Arians being in Tampa Bay will revive Jameis Winston's career. Plus, the Seahawks ended an era by cutting Doug Baldwin and Kyler Murray signs his rookie deal.
Florio and Big Cat look at the moves Chicago has made and decide whether they'll be enough for another NFC North title in 2019. Plus, we review the biggest story of the week with Big Cat and take your questions from the PFT Mailbag.
Mike's shares a theory about how Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper could ban together to really lean on the Cowboys when it comes to their contract extensions. Plus, Mike reacts to the Seahawks agreeing with Ziggy Ansah and another ridiculous turn in the Robert Kraft solicitation of prostitution case.
Are the Giants laying the foundation to bench Eli Manning? | 5/9 #2
Florio and Simms debate why the Giants' OC is saying Daniel Jones could start in week one. Plus, we continue our offseason examinations with the New Orleans Saints, and debate a fun question of the day involving going up against Bill Belichick.
PFT Live Draft: Who has the biggest drop off in wins in 2019? | 5/9 #3
Florio and Simms look at the teams that will take the biggest steps backwards in 2019. Plus, should Dak and Amari Cooper team up to get the contracts that they want from Jerry Jones? Also, we continue of offseason examinations with the Oakland Raiders.
Florio looks at all the QBs who are due for a new deal in the new couple of years and wonders how many will have to go to a new deal to get their new deals. Plus, what's the latest with JPP's injury in Tampa Bay? Finally, has the XFL found the perfect combination to attract star players?
We debut a new feature where we'll look at a game, play, or moment from 2018 and wonder what would have happened if things went a different way. We start with Ty Montgomery taking a knee instead of fumbling against the Rams in week 8. Plus, have the Jets' big additions done enough to push them into playoff contention in the AFC?
PFT Live Draft: Who makes the biggest jump in wins in 2019? | 5/8 #3
Florio and Simms draft the teams they thing will improve the most from last year. Plus, we look at the Chiefs offseason and wonder if their defensive overhaul is going to be enough to compensate for what could be a less effective offense. Finally, Sean McVay admits he watched too much film before the Super Bowl.
49ers Offseason Examination: Is this the year? | 5/7 #2
Florio and Simms look at what the Niners have done so far this offseason and wonder how much good it will do in a stacked NFC West. Plus, Philip Rivers says he isn't worried about his next contract, but how much longer can he be viable with the Chargers?
Florio and Simms look at three quarterbacks and decide if you could win a Super Bowl that that guy under center: Mitch Trubisky, Kirk Cousins, and Jared Goff. Plus, we look at the Rams offseason and wonder if Sean McVay can reinvent himself after a tough end to last season.
Derby reaction, and the NFL's silence on Tyreek Hill | 5/6 #1
The crazy finish at the Kentucky Derby got Mike thinking about replay and revived the same crazy arguments mocking the NFL and its use of replay. Why would people rather be wrong quickly than take time to get things right? Plus, why hasn't the NFL said or done anything when it comes to the Tyreek Hill situation?
We play the best of our conversation with Mitch Trubisky, who has some good advice for how rookie QB Daniel Jones can deal with all the criticism he's taking right now. Plus, have the Patriots done enough this offseason for another Super Bowl run?
PFT Live Draft: Most controversial finishes in NFL history | 5/6 #3
Inspired by the Kentucky Derby, Florio and Simms pick the most controversial finishes in NFL history. Plus, we take a deeper dive into the Cardinals' offseason and decide whether their arrow is pointing up or down right now. Also, NBC's Randy Moss helps us understand exactly what wrong at the end of the Kentucky Derby.
Tyreek Hill's lawyer sends a letter to the NFL | 5/3 #1
Hill's lawyer sent a letter to the league, but Florio explains why it might end up doing more harm than good. Plus, why does Jon Gruden continue to talk out of both sides of his mouth? Could that be an issue for the Raiders down the line?
Jones tells us why and how the offense will be better next year, and when he wants to get a deal done with Zeke Elliott. Plus, we quiz Big Cat on some post-Draft quotes and he tries to tell us which coach or GM said them.
PFT Live Draft: Which QB needs to be called out? | 5/3 #3
Florio and Barstool Big Cat pick the QBs that need the Bill Belichick treatment that Martellus Bennett recently described on FS1. Plus, we look at some fun props about the incoming rookies and get a Kentucky Derby preview from Randy Moss (not that one).