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 Jul 23, 2018
Always good, but best when its the core 4 of brinson, kostos, prisco, and la confora.

 Jul 21, 2018
I'm a guoc guy


Looking for your daily fix of NFL news and analysis? Look no further. CBS Sports senior writer Will Brinson (and guests) gets you up to speed each day in about 30 minutes with what's trending in the NFL world so that you're always in the know.

Episode Date
Bryant McFadden on rookie QBs in NFL preseason, new NFL helmet rule (Football 08/14)
Will Brinson breaks down the latest NFL news and notes from around the league and is then joined by Bryant McFadden of CBS Sports to talk about the league's helmet rule and the problems it's causing, as well as to look at the performances of some rookie quarterbacks around the league.
Aug 14, 2018
NFL Preseason Week 1 Winners, Losers (Football 08/13)
Will Brinson breaks down the latest NFL news and notes and looks at some winners and losers from Week 1 of the 2018 NFL preseason.
Aug 13, 2018
NFL Preseason Week 1 Recap, Weekend Picks (Football 08/10)
Will Brinson is joined by Ryan Wilson and John Breech to break down the action from Week 1's preseason games on Thursday night, including the performances of Baker Mayfield and Tyrod Taylor, the good and bad of Bills quarterback Josh Allen, Derrius Guice's injury and the latest updates, Andrew Luck's performance for the Colts and Lamar Jackson improving in his preseason work. The guys also pick teams or players they are ALL IN -- Breech promises to get a tattoo when the Bengals win a playoff game this year, Brinson is moving his family to Nashville when the Titans win the Super Bowl and Wilson has to tell everyone his creepy fantasy team name that he used to draft Saquon Barkley. All that plus much more.
Aug 10, 2018
Dave Doeren breaks down how NC State rookies will fare in NFL (Football 08/09)
Will Brinson chats up NC State head coach Dave Doeren to find out how his seven former players taken in the 2018 NFL Draft will fare with their respective teams in the NFL, and they also run through some of his current players and how they'll fit at the next level, including quarterback Ryan Finley. Will also breaks down the latest NFL news and notes from around the league.
Aug 09, 2018
Hard Knocks Recap; Live From Vegas, Part 2: NFC breakdown (Football 08/08)
Will Brinson breaks down Hard Knocks, Episode 1 and hits on the latest NFL news before throwing it to the second part of his Vegas podcast episode with Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco and Jon Campbell of OddsShark, where they jumped on the mic live from Las Vegas to break down the NFC and hand out some Super Bowl picks. Will also breaks down the latest news and notes around the NFL over the last few days of training camp.
Aug 08, 2018
Live from Vegas with Prisco, Kostos, Brinson, Johnny OddsShark (Part 1) (Football 08/07)
Will Brinson, Nick Kostos and Pete Prisco spent the weekend hanging out in Las Vegas and managed to carve out enough time to break down every single division heading into the NFL season. In this part 1 episode from the OddsShark suite at Caesar's Palace, they break down all the AFC divisions.
Aug 07, 2018
Vegas Future Bets, HOF recap, Coleman traded, Benjamin blunder (Football 08/06)
A very raspy Will Brinson breaks down the future bets he made in Las Vegas over the weekend, and also gives a recap of the Hall of Fame induction ceremony as well as a breakdown of the Corey Coleman trade, Kelvin Benjamin's blunder and much more.
Aug 06, 2018
Aaron Schatz previews 2018 NFL season, why Jags could regress (Football 08/03)
Will Brinson is joined by Aaron Schatz of Football Outsiders to talk about the upcoming NFL season, including why the Jaguars are lower than expected in the FO projections, what to look for in terms of who might take a step forward in the coming year, why the Browns might make the playoffs, if the Bears are the new Rams and how the NFC will look in 2018.
Aug 03, 2018
Ross Tucker on Mack, Donald holdouts, which NFC teams can't make playoffs (Football 08/02)
Will Brinson is joined by Ross Tucker to break down the latest news and notes around the NFL and to preview the 2018 NFL season. The guys take a look at the current holdouts and examine which one is more dangerous for the team, Khalil Mack or Aaron Donald. They break down the recent tackle money handed out to guys like Taylor Lewan and Jake Matthews, then they debate who they would rather have between Kirk Cousins, Alex Smith and Patrick Mahomes for 2018. They also pick a group of five NFC teams who will NOT make the playoffs and play a game of fill in the blank.
Aug 02, 2018
Bryant McFadden on rookie contracts, new helmet/targeting rule (Football 08/01)
Will Brinson is joined by CBS Sports Bryant McFadden to talk about the latest NFL news and notes, including the decision by the Jets to try and squeeze interesting language into Sam Darold's contract as well as the Bears for doing the same on Roquan Smith's deal. They also discuss the NFL's new helmet rule, and Will breaks down the latest NFL news from Tuesday, including Stefon Diggs' new contract, Richard Sherman's aggressive comments and Doug Baldwin's injury.
Aug 01, 2018
Jason La Canfora on Eagles, Steelers, Browns training camp news, rumors (Football 07/31)
Will Brinson is joined by CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora as he blitzes his way through the rust belt, checking out training camps for the Eagles, Steelers and Browns. JLC breaks down whether Ben Roethlisberger might be angling to get paid, what the skinny on Carson Wentz is with the Eagles and if we should be buying what Cleveland is selling. Will also runs down the latest news and notes around the league.
Jul 31, 2018
Tom Fornelli and Joe Fortenbaugh on fantasy sleepers, best bets for 2018 (Football 07/30)
Will Brinson is joined by CBS Sports' Tom Fornelli and Joe Fortenbaugh of 95.7 the Game to break down some potential picks for fantasy breakouts/sleepers in 2018 as well as to look at some of the best bets available to gamblers out there for the 2018 season.
Jul 30, 2018
Warren Sharp on analytics, best future bets for 2018 (Football 07/27)
Will Brinson is joined by Warren Sharp of Sharp Football and the Warren Sharp Football Preview to break down the upcoming season from an analytical perspective. The guys discuss what sort of mistakes teams often make, how strength of schedule analysis can be improved, what the Falcons can do in order to keep their offense operating at a high level, how the Cowboys can overcome their lack of WR talent, what we should expect from sophomore QBs and which teams are the best bets to hit overs for the 2018 season.
Jul 27, 2018
Dave Richard reveals five fantasy values, where to draft Julio/Gordon (Football 07/26)
Will Brinson is joined by CBS Sports fantasy guru Dave Richard to break down the latest news around the NFL, including Josh Gordon's situation (and where to draft him), the Browns interest in Dez Bryant and what it means for the fantasy value of those guys, Andrew Luck's status with Colts training camp, Bill Belichick's opening press conference and Sony Michel's value. Then the guys give out five players they think are undervalued heading into fantasy football drafts before coming up with an Earl Thomas-Julio Jones trade that might actually make sense.
Jul 26, 2018
Todd Gurley gets paid, Jason La Canfora on Ravens QB, inside Bills draft (Football 07/25)
Jason La Canfora joins Will Brinson to break down the latest news and notes in the NFL, including the Julio Jones holdout, the Josh Gordon situation, what he saw from Joe Flacco and Lamar Jackson at Ravens training camp, the story behind the Bills draft after speaking with GM Brandon Beane and why Sean Payton had to go up and get Marcus Davenport. Will also breaks down the Todd Gurley contract and what it means for other big-name running backs as well as the future of the franchise tag and Aaron Donald.
Jul 25, 2018
Pete Prisco explains his Jaguars-Packers Super Bowl prediction (Football 07/24)
Will Brinson is joined by Pete Prisco to break down the latest NFL news, including the question marks surrounding Josh Gordon and the Browns, the decision by Odell Beckham to show up for camp, whether David Johnson will get a new contract and if we're giving Jimmy Garoppolo too much hype/credit. Then, Pete breaks down his full season predictions after picking every single NFL game on the calendar, before explaining his Jaguars and Packers Super Bowl pick.
Jul 24, 2018
Ryan Wilson on best under 25 players, top Comeback POY choices (Football 07/23)
Will Brinson is joined by Ryan Wilson to break down the latest NFL news, including Carson Wentz, Deshaun Watson and Andrew Luck being given the green light to get on the field for training camp, which leads the guys into a discussion of the best Comeback Player of the Year candidates. They also talk about Saquon Barkley signing his rookie contract, the latest on the national anthem situation, James Harrison being up in the Patriots business, the sad passing of Tony Sparano and then they look at Will's list of best players under the age of 25.
Jul 23, 2018
Sam Darnold Interview, Sean Wagner on Dolphins anthem and backpacks (Football 07/20)
Will Brinson is joined by Sean Wagner to break down the latest NFL news (and non NFL news), including whether or not it's acceptable for a man in his mid 30's to wear a backpack instead of a professional bag of some kind, if Roquan Smith should get his own Rogue One cover, the Dolphins anthem decision and Danny Amendola calling Bill Belichick "a principal." Then New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold joins the show to lay out his situation heading into the season. ​
Jul 20, 2018
Pete Prisco on Revis retiring, Cooks extension, Jaguars legit Super Bowl chances (Football 07/19)
Will Brinson is joined by Pete Prisco to break down the latest news around the NFL, including the retirement of Darrelle Revis, Brandin Cooks' extension from the Rams and what it means for Aaron Donald, Cardinals GM Steve Keim getting suspended for five weeks, what Le'Veon Bell could get on the open market, Terrell Owens Hall of Fame controversy and Malik Jackson saying the Jaguars can go 16-0. The guys then dive into just how good Jacksonville can be in 2018 and how the rest of the AFC looks plus much more.
Jul 19, 2018
Jason La Canfora on Aaron Rodgers possible deal, future of Earl Thomas, Le'Veon Bell (Football 07/18)
Will Brinson is joined by CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora to break down the ramifications of the Steelers not giving Le'Veon Bell a contract, what Earl Thomas' future will be with the Seahawks, whether guys like DeMarcus Lawrence and Ezekiel Ansah should just play out the franchise tag, if the Ravens are capable of winning the AFC North and if the Mitchell Trubisky/Bears hype train is out of control.
Jul 18, 2018
Bryant McFadden on Le'Veon Bell deal, Richard Sherman ripping Seahawks (Football 07/17)
Will Brinson is joined by Bryant McFadden of CBS Sports to break down some of the latest news around the NFL, including Richard Sherman's comments that the Seahawks have "lost their way," whether Le'Veon Bell could sit out the season, his thoughts on the franchise tag and much more, plus a game of Would You Rather.
Jul 17, 2018
Joe Fortenbaugh on best bets for NFL season, Raiders/49ers (Football 07/16)
Will Brinson is joined by Joe Fortenbaugh of 95.7 the Game to break down some of his best bets for the upcoming season, talk about a few teams over and unders for the year and break down the Raiders and 49ers from a Vegas perspective.
Jul 16, 2018
Madden ratings with Ben Haumiller of EA Sports (Football 07/13)
Will Brinson is joined by Ben Haumiller of EA Sports to break down all the new Madden ratings, which were released this week, including some surprising quarterback ratings. Why is Andrew Luck higher than Carson Wentz? Is Tyrod Taylor/Baker Mayfield and Joe Flacco/Lamar Jackson being tied a little wink-wink situation? How did EA compensate for Lamar's Vick-like speed in the game? Could Joey Bosa be the next 99 overall player? Are the Jaguars the best defense in the game? Could the Browns be FUN to play with in Madden this year??? Can you play with Jay Cutler? All those questions answered plus much more.
Jul 13, 2018
Brady Quinn on Jerry Richardson statue, Browns a playoff contender, Mahomes/Smith (Football 07/12)
Will Brinson is joined by Brady Quinn to break down some of the bigger storylines around the NFL this offseason. Can the Browns be the second best team in the AFC North? Can the Eagles be a team that misses the playoffs next year? Will the Chiefs be better or worse with Patrick Mahomes under center versus Alex Smith? What should the Panthers do with Jerry Richardson's statue? All that and much, much more.
Jul 12, 2018
Bryant McFadden on five teams to make playoffs in 2018 (Football 07/11)
Will Brinson is joined by Bryant McFadden to break down five teams who will jump up and make the playoffs in 2018, including two choices that might be obvious: the Chargers and the Packers. The guys also break down some sleeper options (Bears?? Giants??) who could make the leap into the postseason after missing out last year.
Jul 11, 2018
Ryan Wilson on NFL teams who could miss the postseason in 2018 (Football 07/10)
Will Brinson is joined by Ryan Wilson of CBS Sports to break down what teams might be due for a regression in 2018 and they pick some surprising candidates, including the Vikings and the Eagles??? Yes, both the NFC Championship Game contestants highlight this list of possible fallback teams, which is a reminder either of how dumb they are or how wild the NFL really is.
Jul 10, 2018
Rob Gronkowski, Roquan Smith, Malik Jefferson, Denzel Ward Interviews (Football 07/09)
Will Brinson is joined by a host of different NFL stars for this edition of the podcast, including Bears rookie linebacker Roquan Smith, Patriots All-World tight end Rob Gronkowski, Bengals rookie linebacker Malik Jefferson and Browns rookie cornerback Denzel Ward.
Jul 09, 2018
Willie McGinest Interview, Nike NFL Innovation in Cleats, Uniforms (Football 07/06)
Will Brinson is briefly joined by Willie McGinest to talk about the Patriots and then chats up Tyler Luckey and Joe Rogers of Nike about the potential changes and innovation coming to the cleats and uniforms NFL players will have moving forward.
Jul 06, 2018
Dantonio Burnette on prepping players for NFL, how NC State rookies will fit in (Football 07/05)
Will Brinson is joined by NC State Assistant Athletic Director and Director of Strength and Conditioning Dantonio Burnette to talk about how he preps guys for the NFL in his program, the different technology they use in order to find an edge in developing players, how a class of 3-star recruits turned into an NFL draft class of seven players and much more.
Jul 05, 2018
Bryant McFadden on Kam Chancellor retiring, LeBron James going to the Lakers
Will Brinson is joined by CBS Sports' Bryant McFadden to break down the decision by Kam Chancellor to walk away from football and compare the 2013 Seahawks to the 2008 Steelers. The guys also discuss LeBron James going to the Lakers and wonder about such examples in the NFL where a single player could attract veterans in free agency.
Jul 03, 2018
Frank Schwab on NFL Season Best Bets (Win Totals, Player Props) (Football 07/02)
Will Brinson is joined by Frank Schwab of Yahoo! Sports, and the guys take a pretend $1000 budget to bet on season-long bets like win totals for various NFL teams and different player props for the full season.
Jul 02, 2018
Minkah Fitzpatrick interview, Jameis Winston suspension update (Football 06/29)
Jameis Winston's suspension was made official by the NFL on Thursday afternoon, so Will Brinson breaks down everything you need to know about the Buccaneers quarterback missing the first three games of the season and why the NFL would only give him that length of a suspension when he essentially admitted to sexual assault. Will also breaks down the news that Jerry Richardson was fined $2.75 million by the NFL. And then he's joined by Minkah Fitzpatrick, Dolphins rookie, who talks about handing out a Gatorade Player of the Year award, what his favorite thing to do on the football field is, and whether he's motivated by Stephen Ross' comments about trading down.
Jun 29, 2018
Drew Pearson interview, Matthew Stafford apology, Danielle Hunter contract (Football 06/28)
Will Brinson is joined on the program by Cowboys legend and recent "The Young and the Restless" star Drew Pearson. Pearson explains what it was like to work on a soap opera, how he got into soaps in the first place, his grade for David Akers announcing the Eagles pick at May's draft, what he thinks about the Cowboys wide receivers this year and more. Will also apologizes for missing out on Matthew Stafford during the QB draft on Wednesday and debates (with himself) whether he would rather have the Vikings or Jaguars defense for the next three years.
Jun 28, 2018
Danny Kanell drafts best QBs for 2018 (Football 04/27)
Will Brinson is joined by CBS Sports Danny Kanell to figure out which quarterbacks are going to perform the best in 2018, but instead of ranking quarterbacks, the guys decide to do a quarterback draft, snake format, with just two people, and see how it ends up shaking out and what storylines it creates. The results were compelling!
Jun 27, 2018
Sleeper defenses, how Bucs can overcome Jameis suspension (Football 06/26)
Bryant McFadden joins Will Brinson to break down how the similarities between the Buccaneers in 2018 with Jameis Winston's suspension and the Steelers in 2010 when Ben Roethlisberger was taken off the field for a personal conduct suspension as well. The guys then break down their three biggest sleeper defenses for 2018 and B Mac tells an incredible story about a pre-snap situation involving Jedi mind master Troy Polamalu.
Jun 26, 2018
Early Week 1 NFL Picks, James Winston suspension talk with John Breech (Football 06/25)
Will Brinson is joined by John Breech to break down the latest news surrounding James Winston and his likely three-week suspension and Odell Beckham possibly still deciding to hold out. Then the guys break down their way-too-early Week 1 NFL picks against the spread.
Jun 25, 2018
Dave Dameshek talks Steelers, Jameis Winston facing suspension (Football 06/22)
Will Brinson is joined by Dave Dameshek of NFL Media to break down the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason and what they're facing as they head into 2018, including the Le'Veon Bell contract situation, the loss of Ryan Shazier on defense and how they'll replace him, whether the Steelers can win more than 11 games, who the best Steelers OC of the Big Ben era is, which teams are sleepers in the NFL next year and much more. Will also breaks down the late evening news about James Winston facing a three-game suspension.
Jun 22, 2018
Which NFL coach will be fired first? Looking at odds with Eric Edholm (Football 06/21)
Eric Edholm of Pro Football Weekly joins Will Brinson to look at the odds for which NFL coach will be fired first. The leader in the clubhouse is Hue Jackson, but that's too obvious, so the guys dive into which of the other candidates could actually end up being fired, including a potential favorite for bettors in Dirk Koetter (10-1) and a deep sleeper in Jason Garrett (25-1).
Jun 21, 2018
Paul Dehner on Bengals offseason, Joe Mixon's upside (Football 06/20)
Cincinnati Enquirer Bengals beat writer Paul Dehner joins Will Brinson to break down the Bengals offseason and debate whether or not they did enough in terms of acquiring offensive line help for Andy Dalton, if Tyler Eifert will end up playing in 2018 and if Joe Mixon can be a monster as a bellcow back for Cincy. They also break down the first coach fired odds as it relates to Marvin Lewis, talk about whether Lewis will ever be fired, plus much more.
Jun 20, 2018
Ryan Kerrigan interview, top 30 players over 30 years old (Football 06/19)
Will Brinson (finally) returns from vacation and welcomes Sean Wagner-McGough to break down the latest NFL news and look at his 30 over 30 list of NFL players. Then Redskins pass rusher Ryan Kerrigan joins the show to talk about the expectations for Washington's defense, how Alex Smith has impacted the team so far, how the Capitals Stanley Cup win affects other D.C. sports teams, whether pineapple belongs on pizza, his work with Gatorade to #BeatTheHeat and much more.
Jun 19, 2018
NFL Draft Analyst Mike Mayock breaks down broadcasting career (Football 06/18)
NFL Draft analyst Mike Mayock joins CBS Sports Senior Fantasy writer Dave Richard to discuss his career path into the broadcasting world, detailing how he has attacked assignments and various roles throughout the year, while also extensively discussing his process as a draft evaluator.
Jun 18, 2018
Darnold learning quickly, Saints backfield, Tight end talk (Football 06/15)
CBS NFL writer Ryan Wilson joins CBS Senior Fantasy writer Dave Richard to discuss Sam Darnold's showing at Jets' minicamp, the addition of Terrance West to the Saints, and Jarvis Landry exposing his mostly non-existent relationship with former quarterback Ryan Tannehill. The guys then discuss Landry's current teammate David Njoku and his potential to breakout in Year 2, if Tyler Eifert can ever get back on the field and if Antonio Gates could possibly return to the Chargers.
Jun 15, 2018
Lamar Jackson usage, Josh Allen reps, AFC East strength of schedule (Football 06/14)
CBS NFL writer John Breech joins CBS Senior Fantasy writer Dave Richard to break down their respective biggest minicamp storylines and news coming out of those mandatory sessions being held this week. The guys also discuss expectations for Deshaun Watson as he returns from injury and sheds his knee brace, the Ravens usage of rookie LaMar Jackson, and the possibility of Josh Allen starting Week 1 for the Bills. John and Dave also analyze the AFC East by strength of schedule, each offering their unique formulas to the conversation.
Jun 14, 2018
Andrew Luck throwing footballs again, Big-name minicamp holdouts (Football 06/13)
Nick Kostos is joined by CBS NFL Insider Jason La Canfora to analyze Andrew Luck's return to throwing footballs and to breakdown a series of big-name minicamp holdouts and if and when their deals will get done. Nick and JLC discuss Aaron Donald in LA, Khalil Mack in Oakland, Julio Jones in Atlanta and David Johnson in Arizona, who are all absent from their respective team minicamps this week. Finally, the guys discuss Jason's list of quarterbacks under pressure in the 2018 season with names that include Ryan Tannehill and Patrick Mahomes.
Jun 13, 2018
Earl Thomas holding out, Chiefs/Jags outlooks, Top 100 players (Football 06/12)
Pete Prisco is joined by former NFL cornerback Bryant McFadden to discuss Earl Thomas holding out of the Seahawks' mandatory minicamp and if there should be concern in Seattle. The guys also breakdown the importance of minicamps, where the Chiefs rank in the AFC West and the make-or-break nature of the Jaguars upcoming 2018 season. Pete and Bryant finish by reacting to Pete's list of the Top 100 players in the NFL, focusing on the Top 10.
Jun 12, 2018
Edelman Suspension, Gronk Rumors, More Minicamps (Football 06/11)
Adam Aizer and Jamey Eisenberg react to Julian Edelman's suspension and a wild weekend of Rob Gronkowski trade rumors that have seemingly settled down. Then, the guys delve into more minicamp storylines for teams back on the field this week including the Bills, Broncos, and Vikings. Adam and Jamey also discuss Terrell Owens passing on being present for his Hall of Fame enshrinement in Canton, Ohio, in August.
Jun 11, 2018
OTA rules, Betting on the NFL, Gronk/Rodgers' Deals (Football 06/08)
CBS NFL Insider Jason La Canfora joins Dave Richard to discuss the Ravens being fined for violating league rules during OTAs and to break down the latest with Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Rodgers' contract situations. The guys also discuss the impact of gambling on the NFL, rookie QB over/unders, and the Browns having to earn their helmet stripes.
Jun 08, 2018
Tracy Wolfson takes us to the NFL sidelines (Football 06/07)
NFL on CBS sideline reporter Tracy Wolfson joins Dave Richard the Pick Six podcast to take us through the process and mentality behind her unique profession.
Jun 07, 2018
Bryant McFadden discusses legendary playoff catches, top CBs, Steelers offseason (Football 06/06)
Former NFL cornerback and Super Bowl champion Bryant McFadden joins Dave Richard to discuss minicamp and Super Bowl memories. McFadden lists what he thinks are the most memorable catches in NFL playoff history as we remember 49er hero Dwight Clark. The guys also analyze the Steelers wild offseason, the league's best cornerbacks and Adrian Peterson losing to Drew Brees in a conditioning test last offseason.
Jun 06, 2018
Deonte Thompson Talks Cowboys, Jamey & Adam Talk OBJ & More (Football 06/05)
Dallas wide receiver Deonte Thompson joins the show as he gets acclimated to playing for the Cowboys. Thompson tells us about Dak Prescott's leadership, which NFC East rivalry he's looking forward to, how amazing his 2008 Florida Gators were and much more. Then Adam and Jamey discuss rookie QBs, softball injuries in honor of Clay Matthews and if the Giants should give Odell Beckham Jr. a massive contract.
Jun 05, 2018
Minicamps Get Started, Targeting Rule Gets Clarified, Sorta (Football 06/04)
Adam Aizer and Jamey Eisenberg break down this week's minicamps, including the potentially surprising Chicago Bears, Matt Patricia's first season in Detroit, the Dolphins remaining mediocre, and a pretty captivating offseason for New England. The guys also discuss the NFL's clarification on their new 'targeting' rule and Hue Jackson's "cleanse" in Lake Erie. -CHI: Are they this year's LAR? -DET: I have my doubts about Matt Patricia. Will they become a running team? -MIA: They don't seem like they're going to be very good. Are they stuck in mediocrity? -NE: Interesting offseason for them. Are they just going to be fine once the season starts? -Targeting rule: Seems more clear now -Hue Jackson's fairly weak entrance into Lake Erie, CLE outlook.
Jun 04, 2018
Mike Freeman on NFL's anthem policy, Russell Wilson's role, league's LeBron? (Football 06/01)
Pete Prisco is joined by Bleacher Report columnist Mike Freeman to discuss the wide-ranging potential impact of the NFL's new national anthem policy and what gambling on football means moving forward. The guys then dive into Russell Wilson's role with the Seahawks before analyzing who is the league's version of LeBron James.
Jun 01, 2018
The 'Sack Whisperer' Chuck Smith shares his pass rush expertise (Football 05/31)
Pete Prisco is joined by former NFL defensive end and current pass-rushing specialist Chuck Smith to break down both the history and future of getting to the quarterback, what it takes for player to succeed at the skill, his teaching approach and his wide list of clients thriving in the NFL. You'll definitely enjoy this both technical and personal football conversation!
May 31, 2018
Early Look at Week 1 Picks, Brandon Marshall to Seahawks (Football 05/30)
Pete Prisco fills in for Will Brinson, as Nick Kostos joins the podcast to breakdown the impact of Brandon Marshall heading to the Seahawks, analyze where Dez Bryant will end up, and how Odell Beckham Jr. fits amongst the best overall players in the league. Then, Pete and Nick take an 100-days early look at the Week 1 lines across the NFL, issuing tentative picks against the spread way in advance of the start of the season.
May 30, 2018
Adam Beasley on Dolphins offensive potential in 2018 (Football 05/29)
Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald joins Will Brinson to break down the Dolphins offseason, including his prediction that the Dolphins will score 25 points a game, what Adam Gase likes about this particular roster and why they are a lock for the over of 5.5 games in 2018.
May 29, 2018
Chris Trapasso breaks down Bills, 2019 NFL Draft (Football 05/28)
Chris Trapasso joins Will Brinson to break down the Buffalo Bills offseason, discussing who should start at quarterback, what the offense will look like, if expectations should be high and then they dive into some discussion of the 2019 NFL Draft, including who would be the top pick right now and what the biggest strengths of the class are.
May 28, 2018
Danny Kelly of the Ringer on Seahawks plan for 2018 (Football 05/25)
Danny Kelly of the Ringer joins Will Brinson to break down the Seahawks offseason and talk about their grand plans for 2018, how they will manufacture a run game, whether or not Brian Schottenheimer is an upgrade over Darrell Bevell, if Pete Carroll has control over this team, what the offense might look like, if the defense can be a sneaky good unit and much more.
May 25, 2018
Gregg Rosenthal on Rams, Hunter Henry injury, Foles rumors (Football 05/24)
Gregg Rosenthal of NFL Media joins Will Brinson to break down what the Rams have done this offseason, what we can expect from their defense with Wade Phillips unleashing Aaron Donald/Ndamukong Suh/Michael Brockers, if the pass rush and linebackers are a concern and whether or not they can go over the 10 game total next year. The guys also break down Hunter Henry's injury for the Chargers and the Nick Foles to the Browns rumors. Will discusses other headlines including the NFL's national anthem policy.
May 24, 2018
Cardinals fans should be cautiously optimistic (Football 05/23)
Will Leitch of MLB and NY Mag joins Will Brinson to talk about the Arizona Cardinals season, what it means to have Josh Rosen on the roster, how expectations are looking with Steve Wilks replacing Bruce Arians, if Larry Fitzgerald is underrated, whether Will B should ever pick the Cards to win a title again and if Arizona can surpass its over/under of 5.5 games. Will B also takes a look at the Hunter Henry ACL injury for the Chargers and other NFL news.
May 23, 2018
10 breakout players, 49ers offseason grade (Football 05/22)
Pete Prisco joins Will Brinson to talk about his breakout players list and to break down whether or not the 49ers prepared themselves to win 10 games with their offseason moves. The guys also discuss the only great place to host a Super Bowl (New Orleans) and run through the rest of the NFL news.
May 22, 2018
Grading AFC offseason, Cowboys WR concerns (Football 05/21)
Jared Dubin joins Will Brinson to break down the arrest of Terrance Williams and what it might mean for the Cowboys wide receiver depth chart, and then the guys go through each AFC division and break down who had the best and who had the worst offseason from those divisions. There's also some spirited Brad Stevens debate (Brinson thinks he could be the greatest coach in the history of basketball).
May 21, 2018
Panthers sale, offensive approach with Joe Person, Browns on Hard Knocks (Fooball 05/18)
Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer joins Will Brinson to break down everything about the Panthers offseason, including the recent sale from Jerry Richardson to David Tepper, along with what it means for the coaching staff and front office. The guys dive into what they think the Panthers offense will look like with Norv Turner in 2018, how good the defense will be, whether the Panthers might be the worst team in the NFC South and if they can hit the over/under win total of 9, plus much more.
May 18, 2018
Saints talk with Larry Holder, Top 25 players under 25 (Football 05/17)
Sean Wagner joins Will Brinson to break down his top 25 players under 25, with Will remaining apoplectic about Deshaun Watson not being on the list and wanting some answers as to Sean's thoughts on why Jameis Winston shouldn't be on the list either. Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune then joins Will to get the skinny on the Saints heading into 2018, to try and make sense of what they did in the draft and the offseason, if we can trust their defense to hold up after it made a huge leap last year, what the Saints plans are with the running game now that Mark Ingram is suspended, if Marcus Davenport is the missing piece for New Orleans and much more.
May 17, 2018
How Seahawks can save Russell Wilson, Dez in Green Bay? (Football 05/16)
Pete Prisco joins Will Brinson to talk about the latest NFL news, including Dez Bryant as finding a potential landing spot in Green Bay or New Orleans, Adrian Peterson returning to New Orleans, how the Seahawks can save Russell Wilson and then the guys break down the offseasons for the Falcons and Buccaneers and discuss those respective teams win totals for 2018. Prisco is optimistic! Sound the siren!
May 16, 2018
Panthers close to sold, Joe vs. Lamar, more with Jason La Canfora (Football 05/15)
CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora joins Will Brinson to break down the latest happenings around the league, including the Panthers upcoming sale and what it means for the front office and coaching staff, the latest on the Matt Patricia front, the battle between Lamar Jackson and Joe Flacco that's happening in Baltimore, the news of SCOTUS repealing the federal gambling ban, if the Chargers are the team to beat in the AFC West and more.
May 15, 2018
Supreme Court makes sports gambling legal, what it means (Football 05/14)
Micah Roberts of Sportsline.com joins Will Brinson to break down the Supreme Court legalizing sports betting on this BONUS edition of the Pick Six Podcast. Can you bet on sports, um, right now? Where will it be legal? When will it be legal? Why are the NFL/MLB/NBA trying to get money from an integrity fee? What are the different ways in which states will handle this? Answers to all those questions plus much, much more.
May 14, 2018
When do rookie QBs start, buy or sell Browns as AFC playoff contender (Football 05/14)
Ryan Wilson joins Will Brinson to break down the over/unders for the number of games started by all the first-round rookie quarterbacks. Then they play a game of buy or sell with the AFC North mentor-less quarterbacks, the Cowboys usage of Tavon Austin and the Browns having a chance to make the wild card.
May 14, 2018
Chicago Bears sleeper talk with Big Cat (Football 05/11)
Dan Katz of Barstool Sports joins Will Brinson to break down the Bears offseason, debate whether Dan is in or out on Mitchell Trubisky, to pick one thing he would change about the Bears if he was in charge, discuss whether Pete Prisco or Nick Kostos is wrong in how they rank the Bears heading into 2018, if the Bears can be the 2017 Rams, what his favorite Week 1 bet is right now, who would be favored between Chris and Kyle Long in a UFC fight, whether Russell Wilson is an NC State or Wisconsin guy and if he would trade Anthony Rizzo to the Cardinals for a Bears Super Bowl win.
May 11, 2018
Aaron Rodgers contract timing, Pettine makes Packers D dangerous (Football 05/10)
Aaron Nagler of PackersNews.com joins Will Brinson to talk about the Green Bay Packers, break down the offseason under new GM Brian Gutekunst, examine the expectations of Mike Pettine's new defense, predict the timing of Aaron Rodgers' new contract, wonder about how the offense will look in 2018 and debate whether the Packers will over/under 10 games, plus much more.
May 10, 2018
Lions an NFC North sleeper, Mark Ingram suspended, Kurt Warner back?? (Football 05/09)
Tori Petry of DetroitLions.com joins Will Brinson to break down the Lions draft class, talk about how Frank Ragnow and the rest of an SEC-heavy group fits into the roster, discuss the running game and whether it will finally be good, hash out what kind of defensive approach Matt Patricia will use with this team, question whether Golden Tate will get a new contract and more. Will also breaks down Mark Ingram's suspension, Kurt Warner's apparently considered return to football and more.
May 09, 2018
Why Vikings should be NFC North favorites over Packers (Football 05/08)
Anthony Broome of 247 Sports joins Will Brinson to break down the Minnesota Vikings offseason, their draft, what to expect out of Kirk Cousins and John DeFillipo this coming season, whether the Vikings should be the favorites in the NFC North over the Packers and much more.
May 08, 2018
Eagles draft, win total breakdown, Flacco/Ben being jerks (Football 05/07)
Jimmy Kempski of PhillyVoice.com joins Will Brinson to talk about the Eagles offseason, including their draft maneuvers, whether they think Carson Wentz will be completely healthy next year, what sort of holes they might have on the roster, what the NFC East is going to look like in 2018, if the Eagles can win 11 games next year and much, much more.
May 07, 2018
Matt Ryan's contract, Cowboys draft/win total breakdown (Football 05/04)
Matt Ryan just got a ridiculous new contract and Will Brinson explains why it's a smart deal for the Falcons (also for Matt Ryan). Then Will is joined by Patrik Walker (@VoiceOfTheStar) of 247 Sports to break down what the boys in Big D did during the draft, if the Cowboys have sufficient weapons for Dak Prescott in his third season, if they're better off without Dez Bryant and Jason Witten, whether or not the defense can be a top tier unit, what to expect from Rico Gathers this season and much much more.
May 04, 2018
Redskins draft talk, roster reset, 2018 expectations (Football 05/03)
Grant Paulsen of 106.7 the Fan in DC joins Will Brinson to talk all things Redskins. The guys dive into the draft decisions by Washington, going with Da'Ron Payne early and then adding Derrius Guice, discuss how the running back depth chart will look, examine whether the offense can be any good and what the fatal flaw will be for that side of the ball, question if there's enough on that team defensively to take a leap, wonder if Alex Smith's 2017 season is real or not and figure out an interesting tendency for Bruce Allen drafting.
May 03, 2018
Fantasy Football Draft Breakdown (Football 05/02)
Jamey Eisenberg and Dave Richard join Will Brinson to talk about the fantasy football implications of the 2018 NFL Draft, including where they would take Saquon Barkley, who were the winners from the NFL draft, who were losers in the NFL draft, who are some sleeper rookie running backs they're identifying next year, how the rookie wide receiver and tight end class look, who are some of "their guys" heading into the offseason and basic thoughts on early draft strategy. A must-listen for fantasy fans.
May 02, 2018
Giants draft recap + O/U lookahead, Browns post-draft trade rumors (Football 05/01)
Nick Kostos joins Will Brinson to break down the rumors about the Browns being unable to trade down, Jason Witten retiring (?) and what it means for the Cowboys, whether the Eagles were trolling the Cowboys, which team is his lead pipe LOCK for over/unders this coming season, which teams interest the two of them in terms of over/under bets, whether the Giants had a good draft, how he looks at their roster, what he thinks of the Saquon Barkley pick and if the Giants will be any good in 2018.
May 01, 2018
CFB expert breaks down NFL Draft (Football 04/30)
Chip Patterson joins Will Brinson LIVE! from the CBS Sports Raleigh offices to break down the 2018 NFL Draft from a college football perspective. Chip and Will discuss whether the Arizona Cardinals got enough playmakers to make an impact in 2018, if the Indianapolis Colts got tougher at the line of scrimmage and how the RPO coaching factor might come into play for Andrew Luck and the guys they drafted on the offensive line, which college running backs are set to make an immediate impact (Chip compares one to Alvin Kamara, whether Derwin James might make the Chargers a viable Super Bowl contender and much more.
Apr 30, 2018
2018 NFL Draft Winners and Losers (Football 04/29)
The 2018 NFL Draft is in the books, so Will Brinson, Ryan Wilson and John Breech are firing up the podcast machine to discuss who won and who lost. The Cardinals landed their franchise quarterback but did they do enough to warrant a celebration? Should the Giants get a pass for going a running back early? Did the Packers put themselves in position to reclaim the NFC North? Are the Seahawks the worst team in the NFC West? Is Dak Prescott a dead man walking with his receiver corps? Did John Elway revamp the Broncos on the fly? Why didn't that stupid parrot say anything?? All those questions answered plus much much more.
Apr 29, 2018
2018 NFL Draft Rounds 2 + 3 Winners and Losers (Football 04/28)
The 2018 NFL Draft is almost halfway home and Chris Trapasso and Ryan Wilson are joining Will Brinson to recap the second day of the draft. Fun fact: Wilson, a Steelers fan, owns an Oklahoma State sweatshirt for no reason other than it was $5 at TJ Maxx. Was it a SIGN? Maybe! Trapasso is huge on Mason Rudolph and James Washington, so they debate whether the picks were good for Pittsburgh. They also dive into the great second day for the Giants, David Akers destroying the Cowboys fans, whether or not the Colts had a good group of draft picks in the second round, if the Bears are helping Mitchell Trubisky, whether Josh Rosen is a winner already, what the Oakland Raiders are doing, how the Patriots are hiding their Jimmy G situation and much, much more.
Apr 28, 2018
2018 NFL Draft Recap: Ravens/Chargers win, Seahawks/Saints lose (Football 04/27)
The first round of the 2018 NFL Draft is in the books so Ryan Wilson and John Breech join Will Brinson to break down all the action and figure out who won and lost. The guys divide the draft into three sections -- 1-10, 11-20, 21-32 -- and pick a winner and loser from each, then give an overarching theme for the draft and close it out by looking at what might happen on the second day of the draft. Winners include the Ravens for landing Lamar Jackson, the Chargers for stealing Derwin James and the Packers for their Jaire Alexander play. Losers include the Saints for the price to move up and Josh Allen for having the weight of Buffalo on his shoulders.
Apr 27, 2018
2018 NFL Draft Rumors - Draft Day is here! (Football 04/26)
The 2018 NFL Draft is finally here, after months and months of waiting, and CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora joins Will Brinson to break down everything he's hearing in terms of rumors and movement on draft boards. JLC reveals a wide receiver who could be a first-round pick but not for off-field problems, the guys debate whether Baker Mayfield could actually end up going No. 1 overall to the Cleveland Browns, La Canfora explains the plan for the Patriots to end up with three first-round picks and possibly a quarterback and they run through all the rumors surrounding the draft.
Apr 26, 2018
2018 NFL Draft Rumors with Pete Prisco (Football 04/25)
Pete Prisco joins Will Brinson to discuss everything he's hearing just 36 hours out from the draft, including which teams are likely to trade up into the top five or top 10, what the buzz is surrounding Lamar Jackson and if he'll be taken in the top 20 picks, whether or not we could see a deep run of offensive linemen, who the first receiver will be off the board on draft night, which pass rushers could land in the laps of teams down in the teens and much much more.
Apr 25, 2018
Browns Draft Breakdown with Dustin Fox (Football 04/24)
Dustin Fox of 92.3 in Cleveland and The Athletic Cleveland joins Will Brinson to break down what the Browns should do with their first two picks, which quarterback he thinks the Browns should draft, what rumors about the Browns to believe, how he thinks Hue Jackson will handle the team in 2018, whether John Dorsey is doing a good job, if Sashi Brown deserves credit for the Browns situation, whether David Njoku can breakout and what he thinks of the Jarvis Landry contract.
Apr 24, 2018
Giants 2018 NFL Draft plans (Football 04/23)
Nick Kostos makes his triumphant return, joining Will Brinson to go long (45 mins!) on the Giants draft plans, what they should do at quarterback, if Dez Bryant is a fit to replace Brandon Marshall, what they've done this offseason, and how Nick feels about the quarterbacks in this draft class, Jon Gruden's Raiders debut and the Cowboys chance at failure. Plus much, much more.
Apr 23, 2018
Seven-Round NFL Mock Draft Breakdown (Football 04/21)
RJ White joins Will Brinson to break down his seven-round NFL Mock draft on CBSSports.com. They look at whether the Cowboys should go wide receiver or linebacker in the first round, debate whether the Jets made a mistake trading up to No. 3, question whether the Seahawks should keep trading down in the draft, wonder if the Dolphins can compete in the AFC East after hitting on three picks in this mock, figure out what the Vikings are doing, grade a huge haul for Bill Belichick and the Patriots and go over winners and losers in the draft.
Apr 21, 2018
2018 NFL Schedule Released (Football 04/20)
The NFL schedule is here! The league officially released the 2018 NFL schedule and Will Brinson, Ryan Wilson and Sean Wagner-McGough are here to break it down from multiple angles. The guys discuss the Thanksgiving games, the Thursday night games, the Monday night games, look at the Rams tough stretch, wonder about Patrick Mahomes start to his Chiefs tenure, set an over/under for the Bears wins next year, debate Pittsburgh's rough road, wonder if the Browns will win a game and much, much more.
Apr 20, 2018
Ranking Saquon Barkley against other top RBs, Lamar Jackson part of "Big Five"? (Football 04/19)
Lance Zierlein of NFL Media joins Will Brinson to break down the NFL Draft a week away from the big showdown in Dallas. The guys debate whether it's worth it to take a guard (read: Quenton Nelson) early, what will happen in the top five of the draft, where Saquon Barkley ranks among other top running backs from previous classes, whether Lamar Jackson is a worthwhile first-round pick and if he deserves to be part of the "Big Five," what prospects might be flying under the radar as first-round candidates, what candidates might be overhyped heading into the draft and then discuss Arden Key and how much character factors into scouting.
Apr 19, 2018
Three-team 2018 NFL Draft trade, Patriots chasing Rosen, Rogers unhappy?
Jason La Canfora joins Will Brinson to break down whether or not Aaron Rodgers is frustrated with how things are playing out in Green Bay and if it will affect contract talks between the Packers and the QB. They also dive into how the Seahawks have drafted poorly in recent years and how it could set up a market for Russell Wilson to leave if he needs too much money ($33 million??) or the Seahawks want to reboot everything. Could Dez Bryant go to the Giants? MAYBE. And then the guys break down JLC's preview of the draft's top 10, including a wild possibility of a three-team trade as well as the Patriots trading up for Josh Rosen.
Apr 18, 2018
NFL Draft Rumors: Smoke or Fire, Vikings vs. Jaguars, Harrison HOF?
Pete Prisco joins Will Brinson to discuss the retirement of James Harrison and whether or not he's a future Hall of Famer, the Vikings giving Eric Kendricks a new contract and whether Pete would take the Vikings or Jaguars defense, the Broncos releasing CJ Anderson and where he might land. Then the guys play a game of SMOKE OR FIRE with the latest NFL Draft rumors, wondering how far Saquon Barkley could slip in the draft, if Josh Rosen could fall, whether the Patriots are interested in Lamar Jackson and much more.
Apr 17, 2018
Where will Dez Bryant land, Are the Cowboys Good, Patriots Problems (Football 04/16)
Will Brinson and Ryan Wilson are LIVE from Nashville, fresh off John Breech's wedding to dive into the full Dez Bryant saga. Did the Cowboys do Dez dirty with the way they released him? Should they have offered him a paycut? Where will he end up landing next year and will it be with an NFC East team? Are the Cowboys the worst team in the NFC East? The guys also break down Danny Amendola's comments about Bill Belichick and examine all the issues the Patriots are dealing with lately.
Apr 16, 2018
Dolphins 'obsessed' with Josh Rosen, Jarvis Landry contract extension
Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald joins Will Brinson to take a look at the Dolphins plans for the draft and grade their offseason. First, the guys dive into the Jarvis Landry extension from the Browns, which featured a whopping $47 million in guaranteed money, and debate whether or not the 49ers can keep Reuben Foster around. Beasley then gives his grade on the Dolphins offseason and reveals which quarterback (it's Josh Rosen) that Adam Gase is "obsessed" with.
Apr 13, 2018
Bears offseason grade/draft plans, Josh Allen red flags
Tom Fornelli joins Will Brinson to break down the Bears offseason, assign them a grade and then look at their best and worst case scenarios for the draft. Tom, a CBS Sports College Football Writer, also ranks the six quarterbacks in the draft and explains why Josh Allen has red flags, where would be a good spot for Lamar Jackson to land, why Baker Mayfield is the best quarterback in the draft, if he has concerns with Josh Rosen and if he would trade Mitchell Trubisky for Deshaun Watson.
Apr 12, 2018
Which QB should the Jets draft, are the Patriots heading towards an ending?
Dan Hanzus of NFL Media's Around the NFL Podcast joins Will Brinson to talk about what the Jets should do in the draft this year and specifically break down which QB of the "big four" is the best fit in the Big Apple. They also break down the Jets offseason, debate whether or not the Patriots could be in trouble with their offseason thus far and then have some discuss which song Dan would use for his walk up music if he was on the PGA Tour plus which other random stuff.
Apr 11, 2018
Bengals Draft Best Case/Worst Case, Ray Lewis on OBJ, Pats Drama
John Breech joins Will Brinson in John's last show before his wedding (!) to break down Ray Lewis' kooky comments on Odell Beckham Jr, Andrew Luck not having touched a football yet, the drama surrounding the Patriots, whether he would prefer Johnny Manziel or Tim Tebow if he was starting a team and what the best case scenario for the Bengals draft is along with the worst case scenario for the Bengals draft.
Apr 10, 2018
Johnny Manziel returns, Steelers in first-round QB mix, OBJ rumors (Football 04/09)
Ryan Wilson joins Will Brinson to break down the latest NFL news and notes, including Johnny Manziel's shaky appearance at his spring league game, whether Odell Beckham could still be traded or if the rumors are dying down, if the Steelers are interested in drafting a quarterback in the first round, if the Eagles should be worried about Carson Wentz' long-term health, whether the Rams or Vikings are a more trustworthy NFC contender and how much the Thomas Davis suspension will affect the Panthers chances to win the NFC South.
Apr 09, 2018
Leighton Vander Esch going top 10, sneaky WR prospect, Russell Wilson rumors
Pete Prisco joins Will Brinson to break down his latest big board of NFL Draft prospects plus his latest 2018 NFL Mock Draft. The biggest surprise is where he has Leighton Vander Esch (top 10!), but Pete also details his love for a certain quarterback in this class and explains why another surprising quarterback might be the biggest bust of the top group. Prisco has Kolton Miller, not Mike McGlinchey, as his top tackle in the class and names a wide receiver people are sleeping on in the draft class. He also breaks down the Jaguars offseason and reveals a little about their plans in the draft plus a potential fantasy sleeper from the wide receiver corp. Brinson rants about Russell Wilson trade rumors and Pete predicts how many RB will go in the first round.
Apr 06, 2018
Redrafting 2012 QBs, Titans wild new uniforms, Von Miller's shark investigation
John Breech joins Will Brinson to break down the release of the new Titans uniforms, which feature a whole lot of navy blue, and which involved a giant party in downtown Nashville. Then the guys discuss what's weirder: Von Miller being investigated by the Florida Wildlife Commission for a picture of him with a bloody hammerhead shark or Mark Ingram being horsecollared by an Italian airport security dog. The guys discuss Julian Edelman helping to stop a school shooting, talk about Tom Brady's feelings over the Brandin Cooks trade and then dive into Robert Griffin III signing with the Ravens before redrafting the 2012 quarterback class.
Apr 05, 2018
Boston Globe's Ben Volin breaks down Patriots trading Brandin Cooks to Rams
The Patriots blew the lid off a sleepy offseason Tuesday when they decided to trade Brandin Cooks to the Rams after just a single season in New England. Ben Volin of the Boston Globe joins Will Brinson to break down what the deal means, including whether Cooks was ever really a fit with the Patriots, how this is good news for New England on the Rob Gronkowski front, whether the Patriots could get involved in the Odell Beckham sweepstakes, if the Pats will go after a quarterback in the draft now that they have two first-round picks, the Patriots offseason as a whole, how Cooks will fit in the Rams offense and if the Rams are the top NFC contender now. Bonus: Ben's got a sleeper pick for the Masters!
Apr 04, 2018
Jim Mora might be helping Josh Rosen, Giants draft bluff on Barkley (Football 04/03)
Jason La Canfora joins Will Brinson to talk about why the Giants might be bluffing with their interest in Saquon Barkley, why Jim Mora is actually helping Josh Rosen with his comments on his old quarterback, what the Browns and John Dorsey are thinking at the top of the draft, who the 2018 NFL Cinderella will be, whether the Gronk rumors are legitimate and what's going on with the Panthers sale. Bonus: The Orioles fantasy baseball advice you desperately crave.
Apr 03, 2018
Gronk Trade Rumors, Gruden vs. Gruden, Cowboys should trade for Beckham (Football 04/02)
Will Brinson and Ryan Wilson fire up the new format for the Pick Six Podcast, breaking down the latest news from around the NFL, including the possibility of Rob Gronkowski being traded by the Patriots and Bill Belichick being miffed about Gronk's MyFace posts, the two big rules changes coming out of the owners meetings last week, whether John Elway is bluffing about the Broncos potentially drafting a quarterback at No. 5, which Gruden brother between Jay (Redskins) and Jon (Raiders) will win more games in 2018 and which landing spot is best for Odell Beckham, including why the Cowboys and Chargers could potentially make sense for the wide receiver.
Apr 02, 2018
New NFL Year Begins, Joe Thomas Retires, McCarron To Bills, FA Winners/Losers (Football 03/14)
Will Brinson is joined by Ryan Wilson and John Breech to discuss the official start to the league year with free agents finally allowed to ink their deals. The guys start by discussing the Bills signing of AJ McCarron and how, if it all, it affects Buffalo's draft plans. Will, Ryan and John also break down Joe Thomas' retirement, and the releases of Ndamukong Suh and Tyrann Mathieu. Plus, winners/losers of free agency to this point!
Mar 15, 2018
Free Agency Frenzy, Cousins To Vikings Highlights Wild Day (Football 03/13)
Will Brinson is joined by Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora to break down the crazy day of moves in the NFL, highlighted by Kirk Cousins agreeing to go to the Vikings. The guys discuss the risks of the deal and what will make it successful, while also analyzing quarterback movement with Case Keenum headed to the Broncos, Sam Bradford headed to the Cardinals, and then, Drew Brees staying put. Will, Pete and Jason talk about the Packers' decisions to bring in Jimmy Graham and let go of Jordy Nelson, the meaning of Andrew Norwell to the Jags, the wide receiver market, the Bears new-look offense, and Malcolm Butler's potential impact in Tennessee.
Mar 13, 2018
Could Brees Bail? Cousins Tagged In A Different Way, Seeya Suh, Bills Plan (Football 03/12)
Will Brinson is joined by CBS Sports NFL Writer John Breech to discuss the opening of the legal tampering period in the NFL, and the news Monday brought. Believe it or not, we start with the trade of an offensive lineman, and how the Bills will now approach the draft. Will and John discuss Drew Brees potentially signing somewhere other than New Orleans, and why teams should be aggressive in pursuit of the future Hall-of-Famer. The guys also analyze a new kind of tag applied to Kirk Cousins and possible destinations for the former Redskin. Brinson and Breech talk about the Dolphins' plan after releasing Ndamukong Suh, and more!
Mar 13, 2018
Free Agency Preview, Browns Get Better (Football 03/11)
Will Brinson and Jason La Canfora bring you a weekend edition of the Pick Six podcast to recap moves in Cleveland and preview moves to come in free agency. Will and Jason breakdown the Browns wheeling and dealing and how much better they got through their flurry of trades on Friday. Then, the guys go position-by-position in an extensive free agency primer, noting top free agents at each spot, and where they could end up.
Mar 11, 2018
End Of The Seahawks, Le'Veon Bell's Future with guest Ryan Wilson (Football 03/09)
Will Brinson is joined by CBS Sports NFL Writer Ryan Wilson to update Le'Veon Bell's situation in Pittsburgh and how it will play out throughout this offseason and beyond. Will and Ryan also discuss the impending doom to the Legion of Boom and Seahawks defense with the trade of Michael Bennett and seemingly imminent departure of Richard Sherman
Mar 09, 2018
Combine Deep Dive/Awards with Chris Trapasso and Franchise Tags with Joel Corry (Football 03/07)
Will Brinson hosts the Pick Six podcast with guests Joel Corry and Chris Trapasso. Will and CBS Sports Senior Contract Advisor and former sports agent Joel Corry discuss the impact of the franchise tags that were and weren't handed out, with focus on Le'Veon Bell, Allen Robinson, Sammy Watkins and Kirk Cousins. Then, CBS NFL Draft Writer Chris Trapasso joins the pod to break down winners and losers from the NFL Combine, while handing out awards for various Combine performances.
Mar 07, 2018
Combine Recap, Barkley at No. 1?, Top QBs, Kirk Cousins Sweepstakes (Football 03/05)
Will Brinson, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora return to recap the NFL Combine. The guys evaluate the top quarterbacks in this class, focusing extensively on Josh Allen's performance in Indy and where he could be selected. Will, Pete and JLC also react to reports that the Browns could be targeting Saquon Barkley with the number one overall pick, Shaqem Griffin's inspiring and stellar few days, and Orlando Brown's plummeting stock. The Pick Six crew then analyzes Kirk Cousins future as Jason believes it will come down to the Jets and Vikings.
Mar 05, 2018
NFL Combine Preview, Blake Bortles Extension, Marcus Peters Trade (Football 02/26)
Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora are set to attend the NFL Combine, but first they have to break down Blake Bortles extension in Jacksonville. Then, the guys preview the week ahead in Indy, and offer analysis on the Marcus Peters trade, and possible Jarvis Landry trade.
Feb 26, 2018
Offseason Clickbait, Foles Future, Free Agent Market, Cousins' Destination (Football 02/20)
Will Brinson, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora get together for an offseason edition of the Pick Six podcast. Pete addresses Tony Dungy's Tweets towards him and defends his take on Nick Foles. The guys also discuss the Bucs offseason plans, the free agent market, Kirk Cousins possibilities, and early Mock Drafts!
Feb 20, 2018
Comback SZN?, Rating Reich And Ranking Coaching Hires (Football 02/12)
Will Brinson, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora analyze the potential of a Johnny Manziel NFL comeback, evaluate Denver's recent draft history, breakdown the Colts actual hire this time of former Eagles OC Frank Reich, and discuss all coaching hires made this offseason.
Feb 12, 2018
Jimmy G Mega-Extension, Issues With The Hall Of Fame (Football 02/09)
Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora breakdown Jimmy Garoppolo's contract extension and whether the 49ers faltered with the deal or the timing of it. The guys also further discuss Josh McDaniels return to New England and what's next for the Colts. Finally, Pete laments against the Hall of Fame selection process and offers a few suggestions to change HoF voting.
Feb 09, 2018
Josh McDaniels Returns To Pats, Spurns Colts, What's The Impact? (Football 02/07)
Will Brinson and Jason La Canfora break down the crazy sequence that led to Josh McDaniels returning to the Patriots as an assistant, and spurning the Colts head coaching offer. The guys analyze the impact on all parties affected included, New England, Indy, McDaniels and his future, Belichick, Brady, Luck, other coaches and more!
Feb 07, 2018
Super Bowl LII Recap, Foles And Pederson Take Down Brady And Belichick (Football 02/05)
Nick Kostos, Will Brinson, and Pete Prisco recap all angles of Super Bowl LII and the Eagles victory over the Patriots. The guys discuss Doug Pederson's gutsy playcalling, Nick Foles confident and impressive performance, Malcolm Butler missing, Belichick, Brady and much more!
Feb 05, 2018
Super Bowl Picks Special (Football 02/02)
Will Brinson, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora bring you the Pick Six podcast from Radio Row in Minnesota, extensively previewing Super Bowl LII and issuing their respective picks on the spread, plus a few fun props. Then, Nick Kostos, holding it down in the Florida studios, gives some of his top bets for Sunday!
Feb 02, 2018
Impact Of Alex Smith To Washington Trade, Gronk's Availability (Football 01/31)
Will Brinson and Nick Kostos bring you another edition of the Pick Six podcast, not from Radio Row in Minnesota, but from undisclosed locations, to discuss the impact of the Alex Smith-KC to Washington trade-along with Rob Gronkowski's availability for Super Bowl LII on Sunday.
Jan 31, 2018
Super Bowl Talk From Radio Row (Football 01/30)
Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora podcast from Radio Row in Minnesota and discuss the storylines you need to be aware of during Super Bowl Week!
Jan 30, 2018
Super Bowl Storylines, QB Crystal Ball (Football 01/26)
Will Brinson and Jason La Canfora bring you another edition of the Pick Six podcast, where they discuss the Patriots' Super Bowl experience and how that can and will benefit them in the big game, before playing a game of "Guess where this QB ends up next year."
Jan 26, 2018
Evaluating Coaching Hires (Football 01/24)
During the Super Bowl bye week, Nick Kostos, Will Brinson and Jason La Canfora link up to break down the latest hires across the league and evaluate the decisions that have been made this offseason!
Jan 24, 2018
Championship Weekend Review & Super Bowl Preview (Football 01/21)
Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco, Jason La Canfora and Will Brinson break down the AFC & NFC Championship games, start talking about Super Bowl weekend and tackle the latest in coaching news around the NFL. First, the guys talk about what went right for the Pats and Eagles and what went wrong for the Jaguars and Vikings. Next, they discuss what's next for the championship weekend losers and how the Super Bowl looks. Finally, they look at the latest in coaching talks around the league and what teams will look like with new faces at the helm.
Jan 22, 2018
Championship Weekend Picks And Preview (Football 01/19)
Nick Kostos, Will Brinson, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora link up for a championship Friday edition of the Pick Six podcast. The guys discuss ongoing drama within the Steelers' organization and coaching vacancies across the league, before diving into a preview of championship matchups between the Patriots and Jaguars, and Eagles and Vikings. Listen for Nick, Will, Pete, and Jason's analysis and picks against the spread!
Jan 19, 2018
Coaching Update Around The League (Football 01/17)
Nick Kostos, Will Brinson and Jason La Canfora update you on coaching hires and should-be hires from around the league. The guys discuss Mike Mularkey's ousting in Tennessee, Patriots coordinators heading elsewhere with Josh McDaniels presumptive hiring in Indy and Matt Patricia's in Detroit. Nick, Will and Jason also analyze Pat Shurmur heading to coach the Giants, what the Cardinals plan to do with their vacancy, while also sprinkling in a little convo about those creepy dog masks Eagles fans might wear to the game this weekend.
Jan 17, 2018
Divisional Round Recap: Vikings Walk-Off, Jags Shocker, Eagles Upset, Pats Roll (Football 01/15)
Will Brinson, Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco, and Jason La Canfora break down a wild weekend of divisional round action and coaching news across the NFL. First, Will, Nick, Pete and JLC react to one of the best finishes in playoff history as the Vikings walked-off against the Saints. That's followed by a breakdown of the Jaguars' shocking road victory over the Steelers, the Eagles rousing defensive effort and upset of the Falcons, and the Patriots rolling to yet another AFC Championship Game.
Jan 15, 2018
Divisional Round Preview And Picks, Bill Cowher Interview (Football 01/12)
Will Brinson, Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco, and Jason La Canfora link up to preview and pick the divisional round slate. Will, Nick, Pete, and Jason give their against the spread selections on Eagles-Falcons, Pats-Titans, Jags-Steelers, and Saints-Vikings. Then, NFL on CBS Analyst and former Steelers head coach Bill Cowher joins Will Brinson and the Pick Six podcast to discuss the AFC playoffs, reacting to last week's Jacksonville-Buffalo matchup and explaining his epic and viral jump through a table a la Bills Mafia. Then, Coach breaks down the upcoming matchups between the Steelers and Jags, and Patriots and Titans. Lastly, as someone always in rumors to return from broadcasting to the sidelines, Cowher assesses how he think Jon Gruden will fare in his move to the Raiders.
Jan 12, 2018
Brett Favre Interview, Coaching Moves, College Championship Recap (Football 01/10)
Nick Kostos, Will Brinson and Jason La Canfora together for a midweek edition of the Pick Six podcast! The crew reacts to the National Championship Game and some unpopular Tweets from missing regular Pete Prisco. Then, Nick, Will and Jason break down some coaching situations across the league including a hire in Chicago, a possible swap between Green Bay and Baltimore, potential assistants leaving Philadelphia and much more. Next, legendary NFL quarterback Brett Favre joins Will Brinson to discuss his reaction to Bama-Georgia and Nick Saban's quarterback switch. Then, the former Packers great discusses the state of the franchise amidst turnover in the Green Bay coaching staff and front office, along with another former team of his, the Vikings. Favre also teases an upcoming documentary he is involved in regarding concussions and the state of the issue across the sport, before breaking down how he think his buddy Jon Gruden will fare with the Raiders.
Jan 10, 2018
Wild-Card Weekend Recap, Bad Coaching, Bad Officiating, Good Games? (Football 01/07)
Will Brinson, Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora are all together again to recap Wild-Card Weekend. The guys start by recapping a thrilling finish that probably shouldn't have been so thrilling as the Saints narrowly beat the Panthers at home in an NFC South battle. Then, it's a discussion on bad coaching across the slate this weekend. Will, Nick, Pete and Jason break down the Falcons handling of the Rams, the Jaguars grind-it-out victory over Buffalo in a matchup of long postseason droughts, and then a refereeing disaster and epic collapse in KC vs. Tennessee. The episode wraps up by taking a look at the future of eliminated playoff teams, and a quick glance at the divisional round.
Jan 08, 2018
Playoff Preview And Picks For Wild-Card Weekend (Football 01/05)
Will Brinson, Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora get you ready for Wild Card Weekend in the NFL. First, Will and Jason hypothetically rank the playoff teams, without seeding or homefield advantage as factors. Then, it's time for JLC's Scandinavian Death Metal Lock of the Week, and analysis on Bills-Jags. Pete and Nick join for their picks against the spread in all 4 games and a new contest amongst themselves. The guys give extensive breakdowns of Titans-Chiefs, Bills-Jags, Falcons-Rams and Panthers-Saints.
Jan 05, 2018
Black Monday Recap, Who Will Fill Head Coaching Vacancies (Football 01/2)
Nick Kostos, Will Brinson and Pete Prisco break down Black Monday in the NFL. First, they discuss an opening that's been open for a while now, and the prestige of the job as head coach of the New York Giants. Then, Nick, Will and Pete discuss Jon Gruden potentially re-joining the Oakland Raiders, and his merits as a coach. That's followed by talk on the Cardinals, Bears, Colts and Lions vacancies.
Jan 02, 2018
Week 17 Recap, Coaching Carousel & Who's Equipped For The Playoffs (Football 12/31)
Nick Kostos and Pete Prisco review the last week of the regular season, what coaches have already been fired and what the playoffs mean for the teams that are in. First, the guys break down what coaches have already been canned and what's looming on Black Monday. Then, they break down who's in and who's out of this year's playoffs, who the contenders and pretenders are and the guys foreshadow their playoff picks. Finally, the guys wrap up the final week of the NFL regular season and what the future holds for many teams.
Jan 01, 2018
Week 17 Picks, Giants' Future, Black Monday Preview (Football 12/29)
Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco, Will Brinson and Jason La Canfora are back for the final week of the regular season and their Week 17 picks against the spread. First, Nick, Pete and JLC discuss the Giants new GM hire Dave Gettleman, and the future of Odell Beckham, Eli Apple, Eli Manning and the head coaching position in New York. That's followed by a Black Monday preview. Then, Jason issues his "Scandinavian Death Metal Lock of the Week." Nick and Pete then run through the Week 17 slate, adjusting their picks for injury reports and the whacky nature of the final Sunday. Then, Will hops on to share his best bets with the crew in what will be a photo finish in the SuperContest.
Dec 29, 2017
Week 17 Preview, Playoff Predictions (Football 12/27)
Will Brinson and Jason La Canfora talk about what they saw in week 16, what's to come in the last week of the regular season and who they foresee going to the postseason. First, the guys talk about what teams are in and out of playoff contention after the week 16 results. Next, they preview what's ahead on the Week 17 slate of games. Then, the duo talk about teams that may rest their starters and the New Year's Eve night game getting canceled. Finally, the Dallas Cowboys come up once again on whether or not a coaching change is what's needed.
Dec 27, 2017
Week 16 Sunday Recap, Playoff Pictures & Coaches On The Hot Seat (Football 12/24)
Pete Prisco and Nick Kostos recap the Sunday slate of week 16 NFL games including how the playoff pictures are shaping up and what coaches' seats are the warmest. First, Nick and Pete tell you how their picks are shaping up. Then, the duo recap the Sunday games for the NFL's week 16, breaking down the good and the bad. Finally, the guys discuss the AFC & NFC playoff pictures, who's looking most like the league MVP, and who could be fired once the season ends for many teams.
Dec 25, 2017
Week 16 Picks, Quarterbacks Of The Future (Football 12/22)
Will Brinson, Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora bring you their picks against the spread in the penultimate regular season week in the 2017 NFL schedule. First, Will and Jason go over JLC's "Scandinavian Death Metal Lock of the Week," screamed in a much crazier and deeper way. Then Pete and Nick join Will to break down the full slate of action and who they are picking with lots on the line, both for the teams and their personal race in the SuperContest.
Dec 22, 2017
A.J. Green Interview, Playoff Picture, Jimmy G Top 10? (Football (12/20)
Nick Kostos, Will Brinson and Pete Prisco bring you the midweek edition of the Pick Six podcast. The guys discuss the NFC playoff picture following the Falcons Monday Night Football victory, and if Atlanta is actually a threat in the conference. That's followed by analysis on rulings in the Cowboys-Raiders game, the 2-game suspension issued to Panthers LB Thomas Davis, and if the Packers will sit Aaron Rodgers. Next, it's America's favorite podcast game show, 'Hot Take or Just Right.' Then, star Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green joins Nick to discuss what has been happening in Cincy this season, including his take on the Marvin Lewis situation, what it was like to play for Hue Jackson, his altercation with Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey, his trust in Andy Dalton, AJ McCarron's potential and much more!
Dec 20, 2017
Week 15 Recap, Controversial Calls, Pats Win Game Of Year (Football 12/18)
Will Brinson, Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora gather to recap Week 15 across the NFL. First, Will Nick and Pete discuss the controversial ending to Steelers-Patriots, if the Seahawks are dead, Blake Bortles surprising performance recently, Aaron Rodgers return, and Super Bowl possibilities. Then, JLC joins Will to discuss his dismay with quarterback play across the league especially in Cincy and Miami, and changes that should go into effect the rest of the season in Green Bay and New York. That's followed by an extensive playoff scenario breakdown, with the postseason just two weeks away.
Dec 18, 2017
Week 15 Picks, Bill Cowher Interview, Pats-Steelers Game Of The Year (Football 12/15)
Will Brinson, Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora preview and pick Week 15 in the NFL. First, Will and JLC go over the "Scandinavian Death Metal Lock of the Week" and discuss the Titans' woes. Then, CBS on NFL analyst and former Steelers head coach Bill Cowher joins Will to break down the mega-matchup between Pittsburgh and New England this week. Coach Cowher analyzes the game from all angles with his intimate knowledge of the rivalary. Pete and Nick then hop on to make their picks against the spread for Week 15 across the NFL.
Dec 15, 2017
Le'Veon Bell Interview, MVP Race, Brady Hurt? (Football 12/13)
Will Brinson, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora bring you this midweek edition of the Pick Six podcast with a heavy focus on Tom Brady and his poor performance vs. the Dolphins on Monday Night Football. The guys also discuss the AFC playoff picture and Pete's hot take that the Jags might be the best team in the conference. Then, strap in for a heated MVP debate, not just about who should win, but about the meaning of the award. Nick Kostos joins on the phone to interview Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell.
Dec 13, 2017
Week 14 Recap, Wentz Hurt, Browns Blow It (Football 12/11)
Will Brinson, Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora bring you a Week 14 recap from across the NFL! First, Will, Nick and Pete discuss the potentially devastating injury to Eagles QB Carson Wentz and if Philly has a chance without him. Then, the guys recap Panthers-Vikings before analyzing the NFC playoff picture and who has the best chance to reach the Super Bowl, before hitting on the AFC race. Then, JLC joins Will to break down another impressive effort from Jimmy G, Baker Mayfield's stop at the CBS Studios in New York, bad coaching in Cleveland, Cincy, and Tampa Bay, before reacting to the wild snow game in Buffalo.
Dec 11, 2017
Week 14 Picks, Browns Fire Brown (Football 12/08)
Will Brinson, Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora are back on the Pick Six podcast for Week 14 picks against the spread. Before JLC's newly named "Scandinavian Death Metal Lock of the Week," he and Will react to the Browns firing personnel czar Sashi Brown. Then, Nick and Pete join Will to pick every game in Week 14, featuring games like Vikings-Panthers, Cowboys-Giants, Eagles-Rams and Ravens-Steelers.
Dec 08, 2017
Giants Clean House, Gronk Suspension, MVP Race (Football 12/06)
Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora react to the Giants firing head coach Ben McAdoo and general manager Jerry Reese, then discuss the future of those positions and Eli Manning in New York. Nick, Pete and Jason cover Rob Gronkowski's suspension, dirty play in Steelers vs. Bengals, and play 'Hot Take or Just Right' featuring statements like, "the Cowboys are going to make the playoffs," "there will be at least 8 head coaching vacancies this offseason," and more. Then, they wrap up by previewing and picking Thursday Night Football between the Saints and Falcons.
Dec 06, 2017
Week 13 Recap, MVP Keenum, Giants Mess, Jimmy G Impresses (Football 12/04)
Will Brinson, Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora recap Week 13 in the NFL. Will and Jason discuss the fraudulent Titans (1:45), Case Keenum's case for MVP (8:30), Jimmy G's starting debut for San Francisco (15:15), and the state of the AFC West (20:05). Then, Nick and Pete link up with Will to cover the Saints solidifying themselves as the class of the NFC South (26:15), the Browns potential moving forward(42:30), and the craziness that is coming with coaching turnover in the league (50:30).
Dec 04, 2017
Richard Sherman Interview, Week 13 Picks (Football 12/1)
Will Brinson, Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora are back for the Week 13 picks pod, featuring an interview with Seahawks CB Richard Sherman. First, Will and Jason get into JLC's newly-named "Lock of the Week" (:33). Then, Richard Sherman joins Will to discuss his injury, the Legion of Boom, and social activism in the NFL (11:20). Will is next joined by Nick and Pete to go through their Week 13 picks against the spread, highlighted by top matchups between the Falcons-Vikings, Saints-Painters, and Eagles-Seahawks (23:38).
Dec 01, 2017
Bonus Podcast: Giants Bench Eli Manning (Football 11/29)
On a special edition of the Pick Six podcast, Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora analyze the Giants decision to bench Eli Manning and start Geno Smith. The guys break down the shocking move from all angles in this bonus pod.
Nov 29, 2017
NFL Best WR, Crabtree/Talib Chain Snatching Suspension (Football 11/29)
***Note: Special Eli Manning benching reaction podcast coming later today*** Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora link up for a mid-week edition of the Pick Six podcast! JLC starts by revealing some big UPS news, then the guys discuss the offensive offensive display between the Ravens and Texans on Monday Night, while Jason reiterates the Chiefs plan at quarterback. Next, it's time for Hot Take or Just Right, as Nick asks if Sean McVay will go down as one of the best coaches in NFL history, if John Elway will spend a top 10 pick on a quarterback, if the Chargers are going to win out, and much more! Nick and Pete wrap up by addressing suspensions handed down to Aquib Talib and Michael Crabtree, and who the best wide receiver is in the NFL right now.
Nov 29, 2017
Week 12 Recap, Chiefs Moving To Mahomes? (Football 11/27)
Will Brinson, Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora break down everything you need to know from Week 12 in the NFL. First, Will and Jason discuss the Chiefs continued downfall and quarterback dilemma in KC (3:00), the Bills going back to Tyrod Taylor (9:00), constant bad football from the Browns (13:15), and the MVP race (17:45). As JLC hops on the train, Nick and Pete hop aboard to cover the rest of the action (19:00). The guys discuss Rams-Saints, playoff picture, if the Pats will cruise to the Super Bowl, if the Chargers could pose a threat, and much more.
Nov 27, 2017
Week 12 Picks, Thanksgiving Recap (Football 11/24)
Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco, Will Brinson and Jason La Canfora are back for the Week 12 Pick Six picks pod! First, Nick and Pete recap their Thanksgiving menu and the slate of football on Thursday including the Cowboys dropping their third straight (3:20), Case Keenum continuing to impress (7:25), and the Turkey Day nightcap featuring the Redskins and Giants (11:40). Next, the guys cover the rest of the Week 12 schedule, while trying to cover the spread (13:55). Will joins the crew to give his best bets (29:50), then it's JLC hopping on board for his "Satanic Voice Bet of the Week" (41:15).
Nov 24, 2017
Thanksgiving Games, Boomer Esiason Interview (Football 11/22)
On a pre-Thanksgiving edition of the Pick Six podcast, Will Brinson, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora get you ready for Week 12 in the NFL. The guys discuss Seahawks-Falcons (which is basically a Prisco vs. La Canfora showdown), the future in Seattle, the quarterback situation in Buffalo, and Jerry Jones/Roger Goodell. Then 'Hot Take or Just Right' with a lot of food talk, including bold claims that 'stuffing is the best Thanksgiving option' and that turkey is 'overrated.' Then, Will is joined by NFL on CBS Analyst Boomer Esiason to talk about the Cowboys on and off the field, the AFC playoff picture, the QB mess in Buffalo, the Saints impressive streak, if it's time for the Bengals to move on from Marvin Lewis, and the dynamics of the CBS broadcast team.
Nov 22, 2017
Week 11 Recap, Bad Quarterback Play, Playoff Picture (Football 11/20)
Will Brinson, Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora recap everything you need to know from Week 11 in the NFL. First, Will and JLC hit on the Nathan Peterman debacle in Buffalo, what to make of the AFC West, Brett Hundley's struggles in Green Bay and the Jaguars being a pretender due to their quarterback play. Nick and Pete join Will to discuss Kirk Cousins, Andy Reid losing!? off the bye, and big picture playoff picture across the league.
Nov 20, 2017
Week 11 Picks, Tyrod Taylor Benched, Jerry Jones Warned
Will Brinson, Jason La Canfora, Pete Prisco and Nick Kostos link up for the Week 11 picks pod! First, Will and Jason discuss what's going on in Buffalo with the benching of quarterback Tyrod Taylor, and the latest on Jerry Jones vs. the NFL, while getting JLC's "Satanic Voice Bet of the Week." Then, Will is joined by Pete and Nick to make their picks across the league in Week 11, including 'Andy Reid off the bye!', a 7-2 vs. 7-2 battle between the Vikings and Rams, a coaching mismatch in Pats vs. Raiders, an NFC East rivalry featuring the Eagles and Cowboys, and Monday Night clash with the Falcons in Seattle.
Nov 17, 2017
Greg Olsen Interview, Carolina Contenders, Cutler vs. Kaepernick (Football 11/15)
Will Brinson, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora compare Jay Cutler and Colin Kaepernick and contemplate if Carolina can contend. Then it's 'Hot Take or Just Right' featuring questions like; are the Giants the worst team in the NFL, is Blake Bortles good enough to win a Super Bowl, without Ezekiel Elliott, Dak Prescott is simply average, and much more! Then, Will is joined by Panthers TE Greg Olsen to discuss his health, Cam Newton's progression, his assessment of the Panthers while watching on the sideline, and a great new charitable initiative that Greg started in Charlotte.
Nov 15, 2017
Week 10 Recap, Saints/Vikings/Rams Continue To Impress, Embarrassing Giants (Football 11/13)
Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora break down Week 10 action across the NFL. First, Nick and Pete analyze an embarrassing Giants' loss and what it means for the future or lack thereof of Ben McAdoo in New York. Then, they discuss the Saints identity shift and how it has paid dividends for the NFC South leader, and a bad offensive line performance by Dallas in the Zeke-less Cowboys' loss to Atlanta. JLC joins the guys to talk the Steelers pulling out another victory, Case Keenum continuing to impress, and the Rams rolling. The recap also includes analysis on the AFC South race and some bad coaching across the league.
Nov 13, 2017
Week 10 Picks, Zeke Suspension Update, Rich Gannon Interview (Football 11/10)
Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco, Will Brinson, and Jason La Canfora link up for another week of picks against the spread. First, Nick, Will and Jason give yet another update on Ezekiel Elliott and we finally might have a lasting decision (maybe). They also discuss Timmy Jernigan's contract extension with the Eagles, and Martellus Bennett re-joining the Pats. Then, JLC and Pete swap spots for weekly wagers and best bets. They chat Bill-Saints, Steelers-Colts, Chargers-Jags, Cowboys-Falcons, Patriots-Broncos and more. Finally, Nick and Pete are joined by longtime NFL quarterback and current NFL on CBS analyst Rich Gannon to discuss the state of quarterback play across the league, what it takes to play the position and succeed at an older age, and more!
Nov 10, 2017
Should The Packers Sign Colin Kaepernick (Football 11/08)
Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco, Will Brinson and Jason La Canfora discuss if the Packers should consider signing Colin Kaepernick, who will claim Wild Card spots in the AFC, and generate some headlines. Then this week's edition of 'Hot Take or Just Right' which morphs into 'Clicks or Giggles' as Nick, Pete, Will, and Jason answer if Blake Bortles is the best QB in the AFC South, if Jared Goff will go down as the best QB from the 2016 draft class, if the Eagles-Cowboys Week 17 showdown will be for the division title, and more!
Nov 08, 2017
Week 9 Recap, Zeke Plays In Cowboys Win, Brawls In Jax/NO (Football 11/06)
Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco, Will Brinson and Jason La Canfora discuss Zeke Elliott's impact in the Cowboys victory over the Chiefs, the Falcons missed opportunities and Cam Newton on the ground as the Panthers improve to 6-3, and an impressive Redskins performance in Seattle. The guys also cover dominating offensive outputs by the Eagles against the Broncos, and Rams against the Giants. Nick, Pete, Will and Jason hit on fights in Bucs-Saints, Jags-Bengals, and what to make of the AFC South.
Nov 06, 2017
Week 9 Picks, Dan Fouts Interview (Football 11/03)
Nick Kostos, Will Brinson, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora link up for their weekly picks against the spread, starting with analysis of the Eagles hosting new starter, Brock Osweiler, and the Broncos, two teams coming off the bye as the Rams visit the Giants, and an NFC South battle of teams trending in opposite directions, as the Bucs take on the Saints. The bets continue on Bengals-Jags, Falcons-Panthers, Colts-Texans, Chiefs-Cowboys, Lions-Packers and more. Then, Will and Pete are joined by NFL Hall of Famer Dan Fouts to discuss quarterback play across the league, how the position has changed over the years, and the Air Coryell offense.
Nov 03, 2017
Trade Deadline Special, Jimmy G/Jay Ajayi On The Move, Zeke (Football 10/31)
Will Brinson, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora react to some huge moves across the NFL in advance of a typically quiet trade deadline, including an extensive breakdown on the 49ers acquiring quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo from the Patriots. The guys also discuss the Dolphins dealing RB Jay Ajayi to the Eagles, the Seahawks boosting their offensive line with the acquisition of Duane Brown, and the latest update on Zeke Elliott.
Oct 31, 2017
Week 8 Recap, Seahawks/Texans Game Of The Year? (Football 10/30)
Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora recap everything from across the NFL in Week 8, including potentially the game of the year as the Seahawks and Texans traded blows in a back-and-forth affair, the Cowboys division win over the Redskins, the Patriots improving to 6-2, and some seemingly legitimate competition in the AFC East as the Bills keep winning. The guys then address if the Eagles are the best team in the NFL, if the Saints are the best in the NFC South, and if Dirk Koetter's job could be in jeopardy in Tampa Bay. Nick, Pete and Jason discuss the Falcons escaping New York with a victory over the Jets, Case Keenum's performance in London as the Vikings defeated the Browns, and the Bengals one-point win over the Colts.
Oct 30, 2017
Travis Kelce Interview, Week 8 Picks (Football 10/27)
Nick Kostos, Will Brinson, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora make their Week 8 picks against the spread. They issue their bets on a doozy of a London game featuring the Vikings and Browns, followed by analysis on the surging Saints vs. the Bears, the struggling Falcons vs. the Jets, and an NFC South battle between the Panthers and Bucs. The wagers continue on the team with the league's best record, as the Eagles host the 49ers, big spreads in Bengals-Colts, Pats-Chargers, and another big rivalry as the Cowboys visit the Redskins. Then the guys cover who will cover primetime games highlighted by Steelers-Lions, and Broncos-Chiefs. Nick and Will are then joined by Kansas City tight end Travis Kelce (1:01:50), to discuss everything from stomaching hot chips, to Alex Smith and the Chiefs' great play this season, to some fun Andy Reid stories!
Oct 26, 2017
Leonard Fournette Interview, More Drama In Pittsburgh (Football 10/25)
Will Brinson and Jason La Canfora discuss the continuing drama in Pittsburgh involving WR Martavis Bryant (3:36) and Vontaze Burfict not being suspended (8:33). Then the guys are joined by Nick Kostos and Pete Prisco for this week's edition of 'Hot Take or Just Right' (13:17) and answer if Carson Wentz is a legitimate MVP candidate, if the Dolphins will make the postseason, if the Chargers are the best team in the AFC West, and more. Then, Jaguars rookie sensation Leonard Fournette joins the podcast (34:30) to talk about Jacksonville's solid start, if he still thinks the NFL is 'easy', him waving on the Steelers' Mike Mitchell for impact, his health and practicing against the Jags incredible defense.
Oct 24, 2017
Week 7 Recap, Zeke Plays And Dominates, NFL's Best Team? (Football 10/23)
Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco, Will Brinson and Jason La Canfora break down everything that happened in Week 7 across the NFL, including a dominating effort from Ezekiel Elliott and the Dallas Cowboys (3:59), the Saints winning their fourth straight against the Aaron Rodgers-less Packers (9:44), the Panthers struggling offense (13:17), and the Jaguars imposing defense (19:37). The guys continue their recap, discussing if the Steelers are the best team in the NFL (24:51), where the Seahawks fit in that conversation (27:20), and if the Chargers can actually make noise in the AFC West (30:36). Of course the guys hit on the suffering Browns (37:48), the coaching effort in Buffalo (47:08), and a not-so-good 4-2 Dolphins team.
Oct 23, 2017
Week 7 Bets, Latest On Luck, Super Bowl Rematch (Football 10/20)
Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco, Will Brinson and Jason La Canfora make their Week 7 picks against the spread, while discussing DeShone Kizer back as the Browns starting QB (7:18), the latest on Andrew Luck, as the Colts prepare to face the Jaguars (11:52), and a typically hard-fought AFC North battle between the Steelers and Bengals (20:07). The conversation and wagers continue on Ravens-Vikings (24:37), Bucs-Bills (29:30), the Aaron Rodgers-less Packers against the Saints (34:52), the Cowboys who will have Zeke Elliott visiting the 49ers (41:35), and Giants vs. Seahawks (47:00). The bets conclude with primetime games featuring a Super Bowl rematch between the Patriots and Falcons, and divisional rivalry as the Eagles host the Redskins (55:28).
Oct 19, 2017
Matt Ryan is a system quarterback, Green Bay can survive without Aaron Rodgers, 'Hot Take or Just Right' Week 7 (Football 10/18)
Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco and Will Brinson discuss Raiders-Chiefs set for Thursday night and if new acquisition Navorro Bowman can make an impact for Oakland, and reflect on Marcus Mariota's performance on Monday Night Football. The guys are then joined by Jason La Canfora for this week's edition of 'Hot Take or Just Right'. Pete and Jason assign 'hot take' or 'just right' to Nick and Will's topics including; Matt Ryan is a system quarterback, Green Bay can stay afloat without Aaron Rodgers, Deshaun Watson will lead the NFL in touchdown passes at the end of the season, the Colts will win the AFC South, and more!
Oct 18, 2017
Week 6 Recap, Aaron Rodgers Goes Down, Romo/Kaepernick Options In Green Bay? (Football (10/16)
Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco and Will Brinson have you covered with a Week 6 recap, including an extensive conversation concerning the injury to one of the league's biggest stars, Aaron Rodgers (1:50), and potential replacement options at QB in Green Bay, with names like Tony Romo and Colin Kaepernick in the mix (3:30). The guys then give credit to the Vikings for a solid win over the Packers with a backup QB of their own (8:50), followed by discussion on the Steelers dealing the Chiefs their first loss of the season (14:03), the Raiders dropping 4 straight (18:30), what's wrong with the Falcons after blowing a 17-point halftime lead to the Dolphins (23:58), and early expectations for a New England-Atlanta Super Bowl rematch next week (28:11). Nick, Pete and Will then hit on the Saints surge (32:56), Adrian Peterson's impressive Arizona debut (37:52), whether to sell Redskins stock despite a win (40:44), and if the Ravens are dead (44:17).
Oct 16, 2017
Week 6 Picks, Big Spreads, Are Falcons Looking Ahead To Patriots? (Football 10/13)
Nick Kostos, Will Brinson, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora have you covered with their Week 6 gambling picks against the spread, and the episode even starts with a baseball bet (1:09). Football wagers start with big lines in Browns-Texans (9:59), Pats-Jets (13:56), and Dolphins-Falcons (19:43). The guys continue to give their thoughts on Lions-Saints (24:07), Packers-Vikings (26:48), 49ers-Redskins (36:06) and Steelers-Chiefs (47:05). The podcast concludes with Nick, Will, Pete and Jason's best bets (1:01:14).
Oct 12, 2017
Adrian Peterson Traded, Browns QB Change, Best Team In NFC (Football 10/11)
Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora cover plenty of football, but start by talking futbol, and the United States' embarrassing failure to make the World Cup (1:10). Gridiron chat follows as the guys discuss the Adrian Peterson trade to the Cardinals (5:30), the Browns naming Kevin Hogan their Week 6 starting QB (6:44), what to make of Tom Brady's reported injury (14:40), and who they are picking in Panthers-Eagles set for Thursday night (15:04). Topics on this week's edition of 'Hot Take or Just Right' include; both the Cowboys and Raiders will miss the playoffs, the Jets will win their 4th straight game this week, and the Jags will win the AFC South.
Oct 11, 2017
Week 5 Recap, Mega-Stars Get Injured, Big Ben Combusts (Football 10/08)
Nick Kostos, Will Brinson, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora discuss everything Week 5 in the NFL had to offer, including a 5-pick performance by Big Ben against Jacksonville (1:31), another thrilling Packers-Cowboys affair and continued Aaron Rodgers' heroics (5:24), the Giants dropping to 0-5 and losing Odell Beckham Jr. (9:40), and the Rams falling short against Seattle (13:37). The guys also cover a pitiful matchup between the Browns and Jets (17:40), if the Raiders are in trouble (29:04), Cam Newton's second straight stellar performance, on the heels of a controversy-filled week (31:13), and where the Eagles fit into the NFC picture (33:28).
Oct 09, 2017
Week 5 Best Bets, Can You Really Gamble On The Browns? (Football 10/06)
Nick Kostos, Will Brinson, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora issue their Week 5 picks against the spread. They discuss a winless affair between the Giants and Chargers (4:29), another hapless battle featuring the Jets and Browns (12:04), and the now Super Bowl favorite Steelers, facing the Jaguars (14:57). The conversation and bets continue on Carolina and controversial Cam against the Lions (28:59), the Derek Carr-less Raiders hosting the struggling Ravens (37:45), a 2016 playoff rematch with the Packers visiting the Cowboys (40:10), and Mitch Trubisky making his first NFL start on Monday Night Football as the Bears take on the Vikings (45:29).
Oct 06, 2017
Is The Patriots Defense The Worst In The NFL, Bad Beats, Tom Petty's Super Bowl XLII Performance (Football 10/04)
Nick Kostos and Will Brinson start by discussing video game football. Find out which host dominated the other in Madden (3:00). Next, the guys discuss a wild finish and bad beat on Monday Night Football (4:45), if the Redskins can contend for the playoffs (11:43), and conclude their conversation, by reflecting on the life and career of Tom Petty, specifically his halftime performance at Super Bowl XLII (17:52). Then, Nick and Will are joined by Jason La Canfora and Pete Prisco for this week's latest edition of 'Hot Take or Just Right' (26:37).
Oct 04, 2017
Week 4 Recap, Injuries Hit, Should Pats Trade Garoppolo For Defense? (Football 10/02)
Will Brinson, Nick Kostos, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora recap all you need to know from Week 4 in the NFL. The guys discuss the 0-4 Browns potentially cleaning house again at the end of the season (4:27), if the Patriots should consider trading backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo for defensive help (5:35), and the Panthers impressive victory over New England (10:56). They also break down standout performances from young quarterbacks' Jared Goff, who led the Rams to a road win in Dallas (13:38), and DeShaun Watson, who lit up the statsheet in the Texans dismantling of Tennesse (23:55). Will, Nick, Pete and Jason cover much more, including the still winless Giants and Ben McAdoo's job (33:57) and injuries to Derek Carr, Marcus Mariota and Dalvin Cook (44:42).
Oct 02, 2017
Week 4 Bets, Brady Quinn Pops By (Football 09/29)
A four-man betting special on this edition, as Nick Kostos, Will Brinson, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora give their Week 4 picks. Listen for betting advice on another London tilt between the Saints and Dolphins (4:17), if Cam can keep it close vs. the Patriots (8:40), whether the Rams are for real heading into their matchup against the Cowboys (10:30), and how in the world to approach Jags-Jets (18:57). Analysis continues on a heated division battle as the Steelers and Ravens face off (26:05) and as arguably the best team in the league, the Falcons, host the Bills (29:50). Then, former pro and Notre Dame quarterback Brady Quinn briefly joins the show to answer if Philip Rivers is washed up (36:30). Keep listening for the 'Kiss of Death' special and who to pick in primetime (43:08). ​
Sep 29, 2017
Week 4 Hot Take or Just Right? (Football 09/27)
Nick Kostos and Will Brinson discuss Andrew Luck still not practicing (10:33), and Justin Timberlake possibly performing at the Super Bowl (11:38). Then, Nick is joined by Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora for another edition of Hot Take or Just Right. The guys assign 'hot take' or 'just right' to questions including: if the Rams are the best team in the NFC West (18:25), if the Colts should trade Andrew Luck and stick with Jacoby Brissett (25:32), if Jaguars would win a Super Bowl if they were based out of London (32:09), and if the Giants are the worst team in the NFL (41:22).
Sep 27, 2017
Week 3 Recap (improved quality of play, best team in league?) 9/25/17
Nick Kostos, Will Brinson and Pete Prisco start this episode highlighting the increased quality of play and entertainment value across the league in Week 3 (:39). The guys ask if the Falcons are the best team in football (7:25), if the Bengals are done (11:29), and if Ben McAdoo is on the hot seat (14:35). Next, analysis on the Patriots surviving a scare (27:41) and Pittsburgh's early struggles (30:48). Jason La Canfora joins the conversation (34:55) to discuss protests during the national anthem (35:35), the Broncos suffering their first loss of the season (41:03), and who performed the worst on Sunday (43:45).
Sep 25, 2017
Week 3 Preview, Bets (home dogs galore)
Will Brinson is joined by Jason La Canfora to discuss Richard Sherman's comments on gambling and the NFL (1:15), DeMaurice Smith's re-election (3:05), Jordy Nelson's injury timetable (7:25), and more! Then, Will is joined by Nick Kostos and Pete Prisco to make their picks against the spread for Week 3 (25:07). Their conversation includes talk on the Browns being favored (30:34), a sketchy line for Broncos vs. Bills (37:40), how to approach Vikes-Bucs with Sam Bradford uncertainty (47:50), avoiding any wagers on the Giants' offensive line (52:09), and a full slate of home underdogs and their best bets!
Sep 21, 2017
Beth Mowins Interview, Week 2 Hot Takes (Football 09/20)
On a packed midweek edition of the Pick Six Podcast Nick Kostos and Will Brinson discuss Ben McAdoo and the state of the New York Giants (6:10), preview the Rams vs 49ers game on TNF (13:00) and talk home underdogs all over the NFL this week. Then Beth Mowins joins the show (20:30-33:00) to discuss being the first female announce ever for NFL on CBS and her debut on MNF working with Rex Ryan. Finally Jason La Canfora and Pete Prisco join Nick Kostos for a game of Hot Take or Just Right? (35:00). Are the Giants the worst team in the NFC East? Are the Falcons the best team in the NFC? (40:40), Lions a threat to win the NFC North? (44:45), and will the Cowboys chemistry ruin their season? (54:55). Subscribe to the Pick Six Podcast on Itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/pick-six-podcast/id1263289980?mt=2
Sep 20, 2017
Week 2 NFL Recap, Broncos Roll, Pats Respond (Football 9/18)
Nick Kostos and Pete Prisco recap a wild Week 2 in the NFL, starting with the Broncos demolition effort against the Cowboys (:49), along with the Patriots bounce-back victory over the Saints (4:34). Next, the guys discuss an ugly Jaguars loss (8:21), if the Cardinals saved their season (10:51), and the Redskins winning in LA (13:07). Nick and Pete continue by praising Andy Reid and the Kansas City Chiefs (14:51), Jay Cutler's Miami debut (17:34), and the Raiders big win (22:23). More analysis follows on Steelers-Vikings (23:25), Seahawks-49ers (25:49), Bucs-Bears (28:20), Panthers-Bills (33:35), and Ravens-Browns (36:05). The Pick Six Week 2 recap concludes with a breakdown of the squad's Super Contest picks (38:51).
Sep 18, 2017
Week 2 NFL Picks, Best Bets (Football 9/15)
On a football friday edition of the Pick Six Podcast, Nick Kostos, Will Brinson and Pete Prisco give you their picks for every game this weekend in the NFL against the spread starting with Bengals-Texans (9:38), then moving onto Jaguars-Titans (14:13), Ravens-Browns (18:40), Panthers-Bills (22:40), Patriots-Saints (25:00), Colts-Cardinals (29:00), Chiefs-Eagles (31:05), Steelers-Vikings (35:30), Bucs-Bears (37:30), Chargers-Dolphins (40:20), Raiders-Jets (42:50), Rams-Redskins (46:08), Broncos-Cowboys (50:50), Falcons-Packers (56:00), Giants-Lions (57:50).
Sep 15, 2017
Stefon Diggs Interview, Week 1 Overreactions (Football 09/13)
As the dust settles from Week 1 in the NFL, Pete Prisco and Jason La Canfora react to some of Will Brinson's overreactions from around the league. Are the Colts the worst team in the NFL? (2:20), Can Jared Goff and the Rams win the NFC West? (4:42), How much will the Seahawks o-line woes hurt them? (8:50), How concerned should we be about J.J. Watt? (14:00), Jaguars the best team in the AFC South? (16:00), Will Kareem Hunt be the best rookie RB this season? (18:45). Then Minnesota Vikings WR Stefon Diggs joins the podcast (29:55-37:30) to discuss his big time performance on MNF, Minnesota's improved offensive line, how good Dalvin Cook can be and much more.
Sep 13, 2017
Week 1 NFL Recap, Rams Big Day, Jags Look Like A Sleeper (Football 09/11)
Will Brinson and Nick Kostos break down all the action from Week 1 of the NFL season, and wonder if the Giants are a trainwreck, if the Rams could win the NFC West, whether the Seahawks offensive line is their Achilles Heel, if the 49ers are trash, whether the Jaguars are a sleeper in the AFC South, if Falcons fans should be worried about their win over the Bears and how good the Panthers really can be.
Sep 11, 2017
Week 1 NFL Picks, Prisco Season Predictions (Football 09/08)
Will Brinson, Nick Kostos and Pete Prisco go through and pick every single game of the 2017 NFL Week 1 schedule against the spread, select their five best bets for the LV Super Contest and take a look at Prisco?s super chalky season predictions.
Sep 08, 2017
Von Miller interview, Zeke suspension, season predictions (Football 09/06)
Nick Kostos and Will Brinson discuss the impact of postponing Bucs-Dolphins due to Hurricane Irma (8:08), along with another update on Ezekiel Elliott's suspension (14:21). Then, the guys welcome on Super Bowl L MVP Von Miller (23:57). The Broncos All-Pro LB talks about Denver releasing T.J. Ward (25:37), the team bringing back Brock Osweiler (27:16), and his Aggies' collapse vs. UCLA (30:05). Next, Nick and Pete give their season predictions (34:33), and over/under picks (41:41).
Sep 06, 2017
Gronk Interview, JLC Season Predictions (Football 09/05)
Will Brinson and Nick Kostos take a look at some of the news around the NFL, including Brock Osweiler signing with the Broncos (3:30) and the status of Ezekiel Elliott's lawsuit against the NFL (6:50). Then they welcome on Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski to break down New England's season and debate the handsomeness of Tom Brady and Jimmy Garoppolo (14;50-27:00), before bringing on CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason LaCanfora to explain why he thinks the Seahawks will win the Super Bowl (33:40), why the Broncos will win the AFC West and why the Giants will win the NFC East (46:30).
Sep 05, 2017
Making Sense Of The Zeke Situation (Football 09/01)
On a Football Friday addition of the Pick Six podcast Nick Kostos, Will Brinson and Jason La Canfora dive deep into the Ezekiel Elliott suspension situation (1:35). The guys also discuss whether or not there's an impending work stoppage (17:05), the latest on the Colts QB situation (21:25), Pat Mahomes looking good in preseason (25:55), Could Nathan Peterman start week 1 for the Bills? (28:02), and Joe Haden landing with the Steelers (32:40)
Sep 01, 2017
Joe Haden Released, Stafford Gets PAID! (Football 08/30)
Will Brinson and Pete Prisco break down the latest news surrounding Joe Haden's release (4:40), take a look at Matthew Stafford's contract and explain why it was a smart move from the Lions (8:50), talk about Ezekiel Elliott's status for his suspension (15:30) and then dive into some fantasy football chatter, debating whether Doug Baldwin is worth a second round pick, when you can take Elliott and if Jay Ajayi and/or Michael Thomas can end up being the top performer at their respective position (25:40).
Aug 30, 2017
Edelman Out For The Year, Burfict Suspended Again (Football 8/28)
Nick Kostos, Will Brinson and Pete Prisco discuss the impact of Julian Edelman's season-ending injury (:53), and whether the Patriots are still the Super Bowl favorite (4:11). Our trio of NFL experts react to another suspension issued to Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (8:51), and Kirk Cousins' continued preseason struggles (15:27). The guys also breakdown 3 starting quarterbacks being named over the weekend, including; DeShone Kizer in Cleveland (29:22), Mike Glennon in Chicago (32:21), and Blake Bortles in Jacksonville (35:05). And SPOILER ALERT, Nick, Will and Pete of course pick apart the Game of Thrones season finale (42:38).
Aug 28, 2017
Jaguars QB battle, Dolphins future with Cutler (Football 8/25)
Nick Kostos and Pete Prisco get together on a Football Friday edition of the Pick Six Podcast, starting with a breakdown of the Jaguars quarterback battle (:46) What's going on with Cam Newton and the Panthers first-team offense? (7:36) The guys discuss Jay Cutler's outlook as well as the guys surrounding him (15:29) What about Mitch Trubisky, Mike Glennon and the Chicago Bears quaterback situation? (19:29) Speaking of young QBs, the guys talk Jared Goff and the Los Angeles football market (20:56). We cover the news surrounding the Browns quarterback situation including the latest on Brock Osweiler and DeShone Kizer (26:43). Plus, a battle of New York lines as the guys debate the upcoming seasons for both the Giants offensive and Jets defensive lines (28:47). Also the latest on Kony Ealy and the Patriots (33:40) as well as some serious Game of Thrones talk (38:21)
Aug 25, 2017
Odell injured, Ezekiel Elliott stays in the news (Football 8/23)
Nick Kostos, Will Brinson and Pete Prisco discuss the potential for Odell Beckham to miss Week 1 (2:15), whether the hit on Odell was dirty or illegal (7:30), and if the Giants will pay OBJ (9:31). The guys also examine the always interesting quarterback situation in Cleveland (18:04), and react to Tom Savage being named the starter in Houston. They dive into Le'Veon Bell's scheduled return to the Steelers (36:42), the latest with Ezekiel Elliott (40:12), and Mike Martz's recent comments concerning Rams coach Sean McVay (42:56). Of course Game of Thrones talk is involved (47:30). Then Will and Pete are joined by Jason La Canfora to chat Brock Osweiler (57:44), and Joe Flacco (1:00:44).
Aug 23, 2017
Could Bortles Get Cut?, Eagles/Dolphins Camp Breakdown (Football 8/21)
Will Brinson and Pete Prisco break down whether Blake Bortles could end up being cut (4:40), the quarterback battles between Trevor Siemian/Paxton Lynch, Mitchell Trubisky/Mike Glennon, Tom Savage/Deshaun Watson and Alex Smith/Patrick Mahomes (12:26). They also project how big of numbers Christian McCaffrey could put up in 2017 (22:43). Then the guys dive into the latest episode of Game of Thrones (SPOILER ALERT). Will and Jason La Canfora then break down JLC's trip to see the Eagles and Dolphins practice together (42:50), talk about Andrew Luck's injury (54:14) and when we can expect to see Le'Veon Bell back at Steelers camp (57:00). ​
Aug 21, 2017
Coach of the Year Odds, Bortles Nightmare Continues (Football 08/18)
Will Brinson and John Breech take a look at all the NFL news happening around the league, including the triumphant return of Jay Cutler to the NFL field (3:30), the danger of starting Ryan Mallett for the Ravens (7:00), the Jaguars continuing issues with Blake Bortles (10:00) . Chris Long's strong social decision (13:05), the Eagles potentially dangerous defense, the Bills chance to crater for the top pick (21:50), Tampa Bay's continued kicking issues(25:00), Brinson's "Madden" simulation (30:00) and then they take a look at some good bets for Coach of the Year odds.
Aug 18, 2017
NFL,NFLPA Zeke War, Luck And Mariota Concerns (Football 08/16)
Pete Prisco, Will Brinson and Nick Kostos take a look at the biggest NFL news, including an update on Ezekiel Elliott's suspension and the NFL/NFLPA public battle over the ruling (1:05), Brock Osweiler potentially being "groomed" to start for the Browns (14:33), whether Blake Bortles is battling dead arm (17:46), the Saints injury issues (25:10), Jaylon Smith's return (27:03), Myles Garrett as a historical rookie (28:16), the Raiders being the top Super Bowl bet (30:45) and Pete's trip to Titans camp (32:48), which included seeing some concerns with Marcus Mariota and being amazed by Christian McCaffrey. Then the guys recap Game of Thrones and talk about their recent trip to Las Vegas.
Aug 16, 2017
Zeke Elliott suspension, Sammy Watkins trade (Football 08/14)
After a long weekend of NFL news, Nick Kostos and Will Brinson break down the Ezekiel Elliott suspension (4:00), Sammy Watkins trade (9:10), discuss whether the Bills could crater (12:05), look into the crystal ball for Roberto Augayo's future (17:49), remind everyone that the Andrew Luck injury is becoming a major problem (28:02) and break down the problem with being sprayed with hard cider at a piano bar late at night. Then they welcome in NFL insider Jason La Canfora to break down his recent bizarre travel issues, find out his surprising thoughts on the 49ers being decent this year and then find out about the story around the Seahawks training camp.
Aug 15, 2017
NFC Team-By-Team Schedule Breakdown (Football 08/11)
Nick Kostos and Will Brinson take you team by team through the NFC ahead of the NFL season. Cowboys- 3:02 Giants- 9:17 Eagles- 12:38 Redskins- 15:47 Bears- 18:53 Lions- 22:28 Packers- 24:46 Vikings- 28:33 Falcons- 31:29 Panthers- 34:46 Saints- 37:40 Bucs- 40:15 Cardinals- 41:59 Rams- 44:12 49ers- 46:55 Seahawks- 48:42
Aug 11, 2017
Philip Rivers, Joey Bosa interviews, Devonta Freeman gets PAID (Football 08/09)
Nick Kostos and Will Brinson open up the Pick Six by breaking down Devonta Freeman's extension with the Falcons (:40) and reveal a startling fact about the Jaguars RB group (4:00). The guys delve into Tyrone Crawford's injury for the Cowboys (8:38) and whether Jason Garrett could be on the hot seat (13:00). Nick guarantees a team will go 0-16 (15:30) and the gang talks the Patriots and their new private planes and compare them to House Lannister (25:00). Pete Prisco joins the show live from Los Angeles (26:00) and they play a game: Is this a Jets WR or a made-up name (27:00)? Pete reveals who would win between the 2008 Lions and 2017 Jets (28:30) and then talks Rams (31:00), with takes on Goff, the defense and offensive line.The trio break down Game of Thrones (38:45) and reveal their top-three favorite TV shows (50:30). Pete then talks Chargers (53:40) and reveals a hilarious golf story involving Will (1:01:30). We close with Jason La Canfora's one-on-one interviews with Philip Rivers (1:08:57) and Joey Bosa (1:14:00).
Aug 09, 2017
AFC Schedule Breakdown (8/8 Football)
Nick Kostos and Will Brinson take you team by team through the AFC Schedule in a bonus episode of the Pick Six Podcast.
Aug 08, 2017
08/07 Football: Cutler The Right Move For Miami?
The gang is back together on a Football Monday edition of Pick Six Podcast, and JLC, Pete, Will and Nick open by breaking down Jay Cutler signing with the Dolphins (:10) Did the Dolphins really consider Tebow (2:30)? The guys debate whether the Dolphins are better off with Cutler (13:30) and if Cutler over Kaepernick was the right move (16:15). We cover breaking news that Anquan Boldin signs with the Bills (19:30) and get excited about Brock Osweiler starting for the Browns in their first preseason game (23:00)! JLC gives his impressions of DeShone Kizer (25:45) and Pete expresses concerns about the Broncos QB battle (30:30), and reveals with Denver passer impressed him most -- and it's not who you think (32:45). The gang closes on a light note, as they take bets on who could drink more in one sitting - JLC or Pete (37:20).
Aug 07, 2017
08/04 Football: Matthew Stafford Interview, Dolphins QB Situation
On a Football Friday edition of the Pick Six Podcast, Nick Kostos and Will Brinson break down the Ryan Tannehill injury (:45) and whether or not the Dolphins should sign Colin Kaepernick or Jay Cutler (3:08). They break down Jerry Jones' comments on Ezekiel Elliott (9:19) and give their takes on the Hall of Fame Game (10:58)! The guys celebrate Tom Brady's 40th birthday by discussing his new book (20:30) and play a game: Is this a TB12 food product or not (21:24)? Jason La Canfora goes one-on-one with Lions QB Matthew Stafford (26:27) and joins the guys to break down the Lions (36:01), Titans (46:20) and Corey Davis' hamstring injury (50:13). JLC gives us the latest on Andrew Luck and the Colts (54:08) to close the show.
Aug 04, 2017
08/02 Football: Celebrity NFL Insiders, Sean Payton In Trouble This Season?
On a Wednesday edition of the Pick Six Podcast, Nick Kostos and Will Brinson make sense of training camp injuries: Sterling Shepard (:55), Will Fuller (3:15), Forrest Lamp (9:50) and almost every player on the Ravens (11:55). Speaking of the Ravens: will this be John Harbaugh's last year as their coach (13:20)? And will they sign Colin Kaepernick (17:20)? The guys applaud celebrity NFL insider Guy Fieri (25:00) and, inspired by Jamal Adams, reveal their desired manner of death (27:30). Pete Prisco joins live from Saints camp (36:55) and talks Adrian Peterson (41:25), Sean Payton's job status (44:15) and the greatness of Drew Brees (48:20). The gang closes by talking about poor airline etiquette that drives them insane.
Aug 02, 2017
07/31 Football: Kaepernick in Baltimore? Steelers, Broncos Camp Updates
On a Football Monday edition of the Pick Six Podcast, Nick Kostos and Will Brinson spin around the league and hit on hot-button quarterback issues, starting with Blake Bortles stinking up the joint in Jacksonville (2:15). The guys also hit on Mitch Trubisky's fumbling issues (5:10), Xavier Rhodes' extension (8:25), Dalvin Cook looking great (9:30) and tell you whether it's time to freak out about Andrew Luck's shoulder injury (11:35). Jason La Canfora joins the guys live from Cleveland to talk Joe Flacco and the potential of Colin Kaepernick joining the Ravens (17:15). He then gives an overview of Steelers camp, including the latest on Le'Veon Bell (26:25). Pete Prisco then hops aboard live from Denver to chat about Sunday night's Game of Thrones episode (35:00), the Broncos QB battle (42:35) and if people are sleeping on the Broncos (49:00).
Jul 31, 2017
07/28 Football: OBJ wants to get PAID, JLC 1-on-1 with Kirk Cousins
On a Football Friday edition of the Pick Six Podcast, Nick Kostos talks Cardinals football with Pete Prisco, who is on location at Arizona's training camp. Pete discusses Carson Palmer turning back the clock (3:00) and how the Cardinals will fare this season (6:00). The guys get into whether or not this could be the final season for John Harbaugh in Baltimore (7:30), what a Ryan Mallet led Ravens team would look like (9:40), Odell Beckham Jr. wanting to get PAID (11:00), possible concerns about Cam Newton (16:45) and Jon Gruden talking about making a return to coaching (28:00). Finally, CBS Sports NFL Insider goes 1-on-1 with Redskins QB Kirk Cousins about his contract situation. (32:45).
Jul 28, 2017
07/26 Football: Dak/Eli Overrated, Redskins/Ravens camp previews
Training camps are underway so Will Brinson and Nick Kostos break down some of the biggest news around the NFL, including the ugly Lucky Whitehead situation with the Cowboys (1:00 minute mark), whether the Cowboys offensive line will be as good as it was last year (8:00), the concerns the Colts should have with Andrew Luck's injury (10:20) and the Broncos extending John Elway and adding Gary Kubiak (17:00). Pete Prisco joins the show to talk about his overrated/underrated list of players in the NFL, explaining why guys like Dak Prescott, Eli Manning, Stephon Gilmore and Marshawn Lynch are on the overrated list (23:00) and Jason La Canfora stops by to preview the Redskins training camp, discuss whether Kirk Cousins contract will impact the locker room (42:00), as well as if Breshad Perriman can break out and Ravens training camp (51:40).
Jul 26, 2017
07/24 Choosing between Kirk Cousins or Carson Palmer, Cowboys regression coming
In the inaugural episode of the Pick-Six Podcast, the CBS Sports crew (Pete Prisco, Jason LaCanfora, Will Brinson, Nick Kostos) take a look at the biggest storylines from around the NFL, including Le'Veon Bell's contract situation (2:00 minute mark), Mike Williams injury and the Chargers bad luck (7:30) and Eric Dickerson's plan for the Rams quarterback situation (14:35). Then they decide if they are "In or Out" on various training camp storylines including a possible regression season by the Cowboys (25:00), the Panthers GM situation and how it will affect the locker room and team in 2017 (29:50), Tom Savage starting Week 1 for the Texans (38:30), choosing between Carson Palmer or Kirk Cousins (45:15) and whether the Patriots are the prohibitive favorites to win the Super Bowl (50:30).
Jul 24, 2017