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Each week, Ryen Russillo will break down the biggest topics in sports.


Episode Date
‘Scrubs’ Creator Bill Lawrence | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:57:27

Russillo does a new segment called Worst Take (3:05) before he is joined by the creator of ‘Scrubs’ and cocreator of ‘Cougar Town’ and ‘Spin City,’ Bill Lawrence, to talk about doing stand-up comedy as a young man in L.A. and getting fired from ‘Friends,’ ‘Boy Meets World,’ and other shows before cocreating ‘Spin City.’ They discuss how to get stuff made in Hollywood, the differences between writing your own show and writing on someone else’s, pickup basketball, bad TV show pitches, and more (12:34).

Apr 02, 2020
1998 Redraftapalooza, Sleeping Dirk, Free-Falling Pierce, and the Craziest NBA Draft Ever With Bill Simmons and Chris Ryan | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:39:39

Russillo is joined by Bill Simmons and Chris Ryan to revisit the 1998 NBA draft and some of the legends in that draft class, before redrafting the first 15 picks.

Mar 31, 2020
Free Agent QBs Plus Van Lathan | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:02:27

Russillo talks about some free agent QBs including Jameis Winston, Cam Newton, Andy Dalton, and Joe Flacco (3:50). Then Ryen is joined by The Ringer’s Van Lathan to discuss his upcoming podcast with Jemele Hill about ‘The Wire.’ They also discuss their mutual love for LSU, moving to Los Angeles, Van’s time at ‘TMZ’, celebrity stories, and much more (16:20).

Mar 26, 2020
NFL Transitions With Kevin Clark and Brady's Exit With Seth Wickersham | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:03:07

Russillo is joined by Kevin Clark to discuss the Colts' QB situation with Phil Rivers and Jacoby Brissett, as well as trading for DeForest Buckner. They talk Cam Newton and Jameis Winston, and the Chargers; ask, "What are the Patriots going to do?" and "Will Foles end the Trubisky era in Chicago?"; and ponder the market for Jadeveon Clowney, and much more (2:09). Then Ryen talks with ESPN's Seth Wickersham about his article "The story behind the split of Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and the Patriots" (40:13). Finally, Russillo shares a few thoughts about the new Netflix docuseries 'Tiger King' (56:13).

Mar 24, 2020
Brady to Tampa Bay and Music Festival Fantasy Draft With Chris Long and Big Cat | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:28:29

Russillo is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long and Big Cat of Barstool Sports for the first-ever Music Festival Fantasy Draft (1:30). Then Chris and Ryen discuss Tom Brady leaving the New England Patriots to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1:10:10).

Mar 19, 2020
LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron, Plus Salary Cap Math Class | The Ryen Rusillo Podcast
00:50:38

Russillo is joined by the head coach of the national champion LSU Tigers, Ed Orgeron, to discuss how football operations are affected by COVID-19, revisit LSU's title run, talk about reloading for the 2020 season, and more (7:33). Then Russillo breaks down the salary cap for the NBA and NFL and how it all ties in with CBAs, TV deals, and more (18:35).

Mar 17, 2020
NFL Combine Recap With Daniel Jeremiah and Bruce Feldman | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:32:29

Russillo shares some thoughts about COVID-19 (1:15) before talking with NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah about the NFL combine, Tua Tagovailoa vs. Joe Burrow, an awesome WR class, some mock draft picks, stories from the war room, and more (15:18). Then Ryen talks to Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports and 'The Athletic' about COVID-19's effect on college football programs, Jalen Hurts at the NFL combine, prospects who are getting NFL scouts' attention, 2021 draft narratives, and more (38:35).

Mar 12, 2020
Hornets Head Coach James Borrego | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:45:24

Russillo and Borrego discuss the young Hornets’ competitive play, having Michael Jordan as a resource, Borrego’s time playing college ball for San Diego, learning from Gregg Popovich in San Antonio, and more (2:20). Then Ryen briefly discusses Stephen Curry’s return to the Warriors' roster (39:17).

Mar 05, 2020
Five Things: NBA Edition, Plus Tom E. Curran on Tom Brady and the Pats | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:52:49

Russillo hits on five NBA topics including MVP, salary cap, and more (1:50), before talking with Tom E. Curran of NBC Sports Boston about Tom Brady’s looming decision about where he will play in the 2020 NFL season (28:50). Finally Ryen recaps his trip to Park City, Utah (45:40).

Mar 03, 2020
Craig Kilborn | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:27:09

Russillo is joined by the inimitable Craig Kilborn to talk about playing NCAA basketball, hosting 'SportsCenter' in the early '90s, and leaving to host 'The Daily Show.' They also discuss late-night talk shows, the NBA, "5 Questions," and much more!

Feb 27, 2020
Kliff Kingsbury Plus Tales From the Couch | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:52:45

Russillo is joined by Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury to discuss his departure from Texas Tech, going to the Arizona Cardinals, Kyler Murray's NFL debut, coaching Patrick Mahomes, his time in the NFL, and more (6:53). Then Ryen runs through some NBA games he's watched, including Cavaliers-Heat and Bucks-Wizards. He talks Duncan Robinson, plus-minus, Brook Lopez, and more (36:30).

Feb 25, 2020
The Astros Cheating Saga and 2020 Oscar Movies With Adnan Virk | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:00:27

Russillo breaks down the current climate surrounding the Astros sign-stealing scandal into three parts: punishment, apology, and defense (4:05). Then Ryen is joined by Adnan Virk to discuss MLB commissioner Rob Manfred’s approach toward the team (20:05) as well as 2020 Oscar movies, including: ‘The Irishman,’ ‘Parasite,’ ‘Ford vs. Ferrari,’ ‘1917,’ ‘Joker,’ ‘Marriage Story,’ and more (37:20).

Feb 21, 2020
Colin Cowherd | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:37:21

Russillo is joined by Colin Cowherd of Fox Sports to discuss becoming neighbors, working at ESPN and Fox, doing solo radio, handling tips from sports organizations, politics, fantasy radio cohosts, and MUCH more!

Feb 18, 2020
Tales From the Couch, Plus Shaking Up MLB With Jeff Passan | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:58:46

Russillo shares his thoughts on the 76ers' win over the Clippers and the Rockets' small-ball victory over the Celtics (3:30). Then Ryen talks with ESPN’s Jeff Passan about the proposed changes to the MLB playoff structure, developments in the sign-stealing scandal, and more (28:38).

Feb 12, 2020
NBA Quick Hits, Steve Levy on the XFL, and the CFB Coaching Carousel With Bruce Feldman | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:51:55

Russillo shares some quick-hit NBA thoughts on the Raptors, Lakers, Russell Westbrook, Jayson Tatum, and more (2:25), before he's joined by ESPN's Steve Levy to discuss his new gig as XFL broadcaster, the first week of games, starting out in radio, and more (11:15). Then Ryen talks with Fox Sports and The Athletic's Bruce Feldman to discuss Michigan State football head coach Mark Dantonio's retirement and the team's coaching search, as well as Mike Leach taking the Mississippi State head-coaching job (38:10).

Feb 10, 2020
Charissa Thompson, Plus Mookie Betts and NBA Trade Deadline Moves | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:15:44

Russillo examines the Red Sox trading Mookie Betts and David Price to the Dodgers (1:55) before talking with Fox Sports’ Charissa Thompson about starting out in media, working at Fox, ESPN, and 'Extra,' stalkers, being hacked, meeting celebrities, and more (16:25). Finally Ryen talks about some NBA trade deadline moves including an intricate four-team trade (1:06:40).

Feb 05, 2020
Super Bowl Recap With Chris Long | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:00:58

In his last podcast of the NFL season, Russillo is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long to recap the Chiefs' 31-20 Super Bowl win over the 49ers. They discuss some key plays, headlines, coaching legacies, stories from on the ground in Miami, and more!

Feb 03, 2020
NBA Trade Deadline With Adrian Wojnarowski | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:52:08

Live from radio row in Miami, Russillo is joined by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski to talk about what we can expect from the upcoming NBA trade deadline, getting to know Kobe Bryant toward the end of his career, and more.

Jan 30, 2020
Super Bowl LIV Preview With Chris Long | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:04:30

Russillo is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long to preview Super Bowl LIV between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers in Miami, Florida, this upcoming Sunday.

Check out Chris’s work at Chalk Media as well as his own preview on his podcast Green Light with Chris Long.

Jan 29, 2020
The Life and Legacy of Kobe Bryant | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:54:21

Russillo shares his thoughts on Kobe Bryant’s tragic passing (1:19) and then is joined by NBC Sports’ Mike Tirico (20:16) and ESPN’s Bobby Marks (39:43) to further discuss the Lakers legend’s life and legacy.

Jan 27, 2020
Zion’s Debut With Royce Young | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:46:58

Russillo is joined by ESPN’s Royce Young to discuss Zion Williamson’s first regular-season NBA game vs. the Spurs, his impressive run in the fourth quarter, restricted minutes, how Zion will affect Brandon Ingram, and more (9:14). Then Ryen continues on about hype, questions surrounding Zion’s body, and load management (32:30).

Jan 23, 2020
Conference Championship Recap With Chris Long | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:26:35

Russillo is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long to recap 49ers-Packers and Chiefs-Titans and preview Super Bowl LIV. Then they review the film '1917,' offer a bit of a history lesson including a brand-new segment called War or Prison, and much more.

Jan 20, 2020
Major League Cheating, Plus NBA Check-in With Kevin O'Connor | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:07:17

Russillo tries to make sense of the MLB cheating scandal (3:25) before talking with The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor about the Bucks' improvement, the Celtics' schedule, the Lakers, Clippers, and Rockets, Brandon Ingram's leap, Chris Paul and the Thunder, trade deadline rumors, and more (19:20). Finally, Ryen shares some thoughts about the new Netflix documentary, 'Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez' (57:45).

Jan 17, 2020
Weird Wednesday: LSU Wins It All. Plus, Matthew Polly on 'Bruce Lee: A Life' | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:00:58

Fresh off a plane from New Orleans, Russillo talks about LSU's National Championship win over Clemson (1:30), before talking to Matthew Polly, the author of 'Bruce Lee: A Life,' about the legend of Bruce Lee, his journey to America, some of his grandiose stories and infamous fights, his untimely death, and much more (11:15).

Jan 15, 2020
NFL Round 2 Recap With Chris Long | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:54:34

Russillo is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long on the ground in New Orleans just before the CFP National Championship Game to recap the divisional round of the NFL playoffs, discuss restaurant etiquette, describe game day in New Orleans, and share thoughts on the upcoming National Championship Game.

Jan 14, 2020
Matt Leinart on Clemson-LSU, Title Games, and Gym Stories. Plus, Trading Ben Simmons | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:54:31

Russillo is joined by 2004 Heisman-winning QB Matt Leinart to discuss the CFP national championship matchup between Clemson and LSU, Leinart's time at USC, a ruling on a gym altercation, and more (4:08). Then Russillo talks NBA trade exceptions, trade rumors, and the market for Ben Simmons (43:15).

Jan 10, 2020
QB Josh McCown on Eagles vs. Seahawks. Plus, NFL Coaching Carousel | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:49:50

Russillo talks about the recent NFL head coach hires, including Ron Rivera to the Redskins, Mike McCarthy to the Cowboys, Joe Judge to the Giants, Matt Rhule to the Panthers. He also asks, "What will the Browns do?" and more (2:00). Then Ryen is joined by Eagles backup QB Josh McCown to discuss the wild-card playoff game vs. the Seahawks, his playoff debut, what's next for him, and more (27:25).

Jan 08, 2020
Wild-Card Weekend Recap With Chris Long | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:39:01

Russillo is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long to discuss Round 1 of the NFL playoffs, including the Seahawks' win in Philadelphia and Carson Wentz's exiting the game with a head injury, another painful Saints playoff loss, Titans-Patriots, and Bills-Texans. They also discuss Kyle Long’s retirement, possible shifts in the Patriots organization, Mike McCarthy as the new Cowboys coach, and more.

Jan 06, 2020
CFB Conference Talk. Plus Remembering David Stern With Jack McCallum. | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:55:14

Russillo talks bowl games and how the Power 5 conferences stack up with each other (2:40). Then Ryen talks with novelist and sportswriter Jack McCallum about working alongside David Stern, how Stern grew the NBA in the 1980s and '90s, some never-before-told stories, and more (18:42).

Jan 02, 2020
What to Wear: 2020 With Chris Long and Big Cat. Plus Week 17 Recap. | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:42:16

It’s the end of the NFL regular season, and Russillo is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long to discuss Week 17. They discuss 49ers-Seahawks, Lions-Packers, Patriots-Dolphins, Eagles-Giants, Jameis Winston’s future, head coach turnover, and Round 1 projections. Plus, Chris Long shares some Week 17 stories from his career and more (8:50). Then Chris and Ryen are joined by Big Cat of the ‘Pardon My Take’ podcast to talk about male fashion trends in 2020 and what gems from the past they would like to bring back (1:18:25).

Dec 30, 2019
Tales From the Couch: NBA Christmas Games | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:05:34

Russillo hits on the NBA Christmas games, including Lakers-Clippers (2:30), Nuggets-Pelicans (14:40), Bucks-76ers (26:42), and Celtics-Raptors (35:00). Then Ryen is joined by 12-year-old point guard Sully Miller to discuss his top 5 NBA players, among other basketball topics (50:55).

Dec 26, 2019
Week 16 Recap With Chris Long | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:47:49

Russillo is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long to discuss NFL Week 16. They discuss the latest development in the NFC East saga, the Eagles' win over the Cowboys, Rams-49ers, Bills-Patriots, Cardinals-Seahawks, Bengals-Dolphins, Ravens-Browns, “Who won the decade?,” and more.

Dec 23, 2019
The NCAA vs. James Wiseman, Plus 2020 NFL Draft With Todd McShay | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:45:54

Russillo rants about the Milwaukee Bucks and the people vs. the NCAA vs. James Wiseman (3:30), before he is joined by ESPN's Todd McShay to discuss the 2020 NFL draft. They discuss Joe Burrow vs. Tua Tagovailoa, a potentially loaded wide receiver class, Chase Young, upcoming bowl games, and more (21:50).

Dec 20, 2019
The Load Management Wars, Plus Joe Thomas, and Last Call at the Black Hole With Kevin Clark | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:02:38

Russillo hits on LeBron James and Doc Rivers’s recent comments on load management (4:27), before talking with NFL Network’s and 10-time Pro Bowler Joe Thomas about the Browns' disappointing season, generational changes to offensive lineman, identifying NFL-ready college QBs, Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady, “Who could you beat up?,” and more (20:40). Finally Ryen is joined by The Ringer’s Kevin Clark to discuss his trip to the Raiders’ final home game in Oakland, as well as their future in Las Vegas (45:23).

Dec 18, 2019
Week 15 Recap with Chris Long | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:22:43

Russillo is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long to discuss NFL Week 15. They talk Bears-Packers, Philly-Dallas, and much more. Along with the finding out the favorites of the NFC, they also talk about some middle-aged fashion choices along with their love of movie and video game rentals.

Dec 16, 2019
Courtside in Boston, College Football Playoffs, and MLB Free Agency With Jeff Passan | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:04:11

Russillo talks about attending Thursday night’s Sixers-Celtics game in Boston (01:30). Then, ESPN’s Jeff Passan calls in to discuss the latest in the world of MLB free agency (11:00) and Ryen wraps up the show with his thoughts on the College Football Playoff system (52:00).

Dec 13, 2019
CFB Patience, Plus NBA Ratings Decline: Real or Fake? With Ethan Strauss | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:55:00

Russillo rants about having patience with CFB coaches (7:07). Then Ryen is joined by The Athletic's Ethan Strauss to discuss the NBA ratings decline (16:48), as well as his upcoming book 'The Victory Machine: The Making and Unmaking of the Warriors Dynasty,' Kevin Durant's exit, and the Warriors' plans for the future (43:00).

Dec 11, 2019
Week 14 Recap With Chris Long | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:41:18

Russillo is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long to discuss NFL Week 14. They talk 49ers-Saints, Chiefs-Patriots, Rams-Seahawks, Colts-Buccaneers, and Raven-Bills. They also do a little college football, including Virginia-Clemson and LSU-Georgia, followed by top five AFC teams, doing stuff by yourself, and time-travel sporting events.

Dec 09, 2019
NBA Check-in With Royce Young | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:12:54

Russillo runs through some NBA thoughts on the Lakers, Heat, Raptors, Bucks, 76ers, Carmelo Anthony’s return, and more (9:10). Then Ryen is joined by ESPN’s Royce Young to discuss Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks, a deep dive into Paul George’s departure from the Thunder, and Russell Westbrook’s move to the Rockets (32:00).

Dec 06, 2019
Bill Simmons on the Polarizing Rockets. Plus, CFB With Bruce Feldman. | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:29:22

Russillo sits down with Bill Simmons to discuss Rockets-Spurs, a blown call, and why the Rockets are so polarizing. They also talk about the Nets, Raptors, Heat, and 76ers (2:29). Then Ryen is joined by The Athletic’s Bruce Feldman to discuss USC’s coaching situation, Greg Schiano's return to Rutgers, Ryan Day’s success at Ohio State, Florida State speculations, the College Football Playoff, and more (56:40).

Dec 04, 2019
Week 13 Recap With Chris Long | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:38:31

Russillo is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long to discuss NFL Week 13. They talk Ravens-49ers, Patriots-Texans, Tom Brady stories, Eagles-Dolphins, Bills-Cowboys, Steelers-Browns, a history lesson, nude beaches, and more.

Dec 02, 2019
Weird Wednesday: NFL Strength of Schedule, Plus Reality TV With Christo Doyle | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:03:03

Russillo talks about how schedules can fool us into false narratives about certain teams (7:45). Then Russillo is joined by TV producer Christo Doyle to talk about some of his shows, including “Gold Rush,” “Monster Garage,” and “American Chopper,” wrangling reality TV talent, pitching shows, and more (21:30).

Nov 27, 2019
Week 12 Recap With Chris Long | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:31:28

Russillo is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long to discuss NFL Week 12. They talk Patriots-Cowboys, CFP rankings for NFL teams, best/worst plane rides, Eagles struggles, Dwayne Haskins’s selfie, and a Myles Garrett update, before they guess celebrity net worths.

Nov 25, 2019
Rob Mullens on CFP Selection, NFL With Kevin Clark, Plus Tales From the Couch: NBA | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:37:09

Russillo is joined by CFP selection committee chair and Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens to discuss this year’s selection process (3:05) before sharing some more CFB thoughts on Ohio State and LSU (26:47). Then Russillo talks to Kevin Clark from the Gillette Stadium parking lot about where the Patriots offense is headed, the Ravens success, teams that haven’t lived up to expectations, the 6-1 defense, Eagles, Chiefs, and more (34:39), followed by Tales From the Couch, where Russillo shares some thoughts on Warriors-Mavericks, Clippers-Celtics, and Rockets-Nuggets (1:06:15). Finally, Russillo touches on a recent development in the Myles Garret–Mason Rudolph situation (1:31:54).

Nov 22, 2019
Week 11 Recap With Chris Long | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:11:13

Russillo is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long to discuss NFL Week 11. They talk headlines, best/worst plane rides, position coaches, the NFC playoff picture, Kaepernick's workout, Patriots-Eagles, Ravens-Texans, the Motorola Razr comeback, Nicholas Cage's movie about Nicholas Cage, and 'Joker,' a movie review.

Nov 18, 2019
The Myles Garrett Thing, Plus Daniel Jeremiah on CFB and 2020 NFL Draft | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:01:28

Russillo shares his thoughts on the Steelers-Browns melee (1:00) before talking with NFL Network’s Daniel Jeremiah about the recent Alabama-LSU game, top 2020 draft prospects, a hypothetical Ohio State–LSU matchup, stories from an NFL front office, and more (15:50).

Nov 15, 2019
Tales From the Couch, Plus Jared Dudley | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:55:04

Russillo shares some NBA thoughts on 76ers-Cavs, Lakers-Suns, best/worst defensive teams, Trae Young, Nets-Jazz, usage rates, and more (0:45). Then Russillo talks to Lakers forward Jared Dudley about joining the team this season, team chemistry, Dwight Howard’s impressive play, China stories, his NCAA days, and more (22:28).

Nov 13, 2019
Week 10 Recap With Chris Long | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:33:58

Russillo is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long to discuss NFL Week 10. The two talk headlines, best/worst plane rides, Cowboys-Vikings, Alabama-LSU, Lamar Jackson torching the Bengals, and the Browns' first home win. They also introduce a new segment called Confessionals, give a quick history lesson on Big Bill Rockefeller, and more.

Nov 11, 2019
CFB: What Matters and What Doesn't, Plus NBA Talk With Steve Ceruti | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:07:40

Russillo reacts to the CFB rankings (4:35) before he is joined by his former ESPN producer Steve Ceruti, who now cohosts 'Scal and Pals' on Radio.com. They discuss transitioning from production to on-air talent, NBA lists, and more (18:08).

Nov 08, 2019
Weird Wednesdays: Seven Minutes, Plus Talking Politics With Chris Cillizza | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:07:43

Russillo runs through some rapid-fire NBA thoughts (2:25) before talking with CNN's Chris Cillizza about the 2016 presidential election and how it shaped the buildup to the 2020 election, dealing with politicians, pickup basketball, and more (12:50).

Nov 06, 2019
Week 9 Recap With Chris Long | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:25:47

Russillo is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long to discuss NFL Week 9, including the Ravens' taking down the Patriots, Gardner Minshew II's regression, the Chargers-Packers blowout, MVP talk, the Raiders' exceeding expectations, another Browns loss, when athletes lose it on internet trolls, Chris Long’s draft day, and more.

Nov 04, 2019
Baker and Jamal vs. Everybody Plus QB Talk With Trent Dilfer | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:09:18

Russillo talks about Baker Mayfield and Jamal Adams (5:25), before taking with Trent Dilfer about coaching high school football; athletes' airing grievances to the media; young QBs including Sam Darnold, Josh Allen, Lamar Jackson, Mitchell’s Trubisky, Gardner Minshew II, Jimmy G, Jacoby Brissett, Kyle Allen, and Baker Mayfield; where Tom Brady is in relation to “the cliff"; and more (19:20).

Nov 01, 2019
Weird Wednesdays: UFC With Jon Anik, Plus 76ers and 'Succession' With Chris Ryan | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:19:51

Russillo shares his thoughts on Kyrie Irving vs. the Nets culture (1:18) before talking with UFC commentator Jon Anik about the upcoming Masvidal vs. Diaz card, the depth at the welterweight division, and other UFC favorites, including Jon Jones, Conor McGregor, and more (8:52). Finally Russillo sits down with The Ringer's Chris Ryan to discuss what the 76ers have shown in their first three games of the NBA season before they take a look at HBO's 'Succession' a few weeks removed from the Season 2 finale (48:45).

Oct 30, 2019
Week 8 Recap With Chris Long | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:34:10

Russillo is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long to discuss NFL Week 8, including the biggest headlines, best/worst plane rides, Cleveland’s coaching problem, QB regression, the Chiefs-Packers nail-biter, players-only meetings, a WWII history lesson, time travel, and much more.

Oct 28, 2019
“Everyone Sucks” and CFB Check-in With Bruce Feldman | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:43:44

Russillo explains how every CFB team can be (ir)rationally doubted (0:50), before he talks with The Athletic's Bruce Feldman about Ohio State, LSU, Clemson, Alabama, Georgia, Oklahoma, Texas, Michigan State, and more (10:10).

Oct 25, 2019
A Casual NBA Preview With Bill Simmons | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:05:41

Russillo sits down with Bill Simmons as part of The Ringer’s 2019 NBA Previewpalooza to give their thoughts before the tipoff of the NBA season.

Oct 23, 2019
Week 7 Recap With Chris Long | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:33:11

Russillo is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long to discuss NFL Week 7, including the feel-good Colts, the Ravens' making a statement win over the Seahawks, the Eagles' loss to the Cowboys, Saints dominance, Vikings-Lions, and more. They also introduce a new segment called Back Porch, and this week they tackle “best coaches to get drunk with.” Plus, Russillo begrudgingly gives the Chargers compliments, NFL stories with Chris, and more.

Oct 21, 2019
NBA Over/Unders: The East! With Bill Simmons and Joe House | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:34:52

Russillo is joined by Bill Simmons and Joe House for the annual NBA over/unders podcast. They make their picks for win totals in the Eastern Conference for the 2019-20 season.

Oct 18, 2019
Tom Wright on Billion Dollar Whale | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:49:27

Russillo is joined by journalist and co-author of New York Times bestseller Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World Tom Wright, to discuss the story of Jho Low, a businessman from Malaysia who pulled off a 5 billion dollar scam. His story is riddled with fraud, money laundering, politics, celebrities, and more!


Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World by Tom Wright and Bradley Hope

Oct 16, 2019
Week 6 Recap With Chris Long | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:18:08

Russillo is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long to discuss NFL Week 6, including Deshaun Watson and the Texans pulling out a win at Kansas City, the Cowboys' loss to a scrappy Jets team, questionable officiating, best/worst plane rides, an NFC East check-in, “What’s wrong with the Chargers?,” possible trades as the deadline approaches, the undefeated 49ers, and more.

Oct 14, 2019
Kershaw’s Collapse, Plus ‘The Irishman’ and ‘Joker’ With Adnan Virk | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:51:07

Russillo discusses missing the LSU-Florida game and Clayton Kershaw’s meltdown (04:45) before jumping on the phone with DAZN’s Adnan Virk to have a (spoiler-free) talk about ‘The Irishman,’ ‘Joker,’ and life after ESPN (17:30).


Oct 11, 2019
China vs. the NBA, Plus Poker Scandals With Joey Ingram | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:51:53

Russillo examines the situation between China and the NBA after Daryl Morey's tweet regarding Hong Kong (2:50) before he is joined by Joey Ingram of 'The Poker Life' podcast to discuss the cheating scandal rocking the poker world (16:15).

Oct 09, 2019
Week 5 Recap With Chris Long | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:34:50

Russillo is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long to discuss NFL Week 5, including Packers-Cowboys, the Colts' upsetting the Chiefs, Jay Gruden’s 5 a.m. firing, the Raiders' pulling off a win in London, the best defense in the league, the Jalen Ramsey trade saga, cannabis and the NFL, and more.

Oct 07, 2019
Scott Van Pelt! | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:08:29

Russillo is joined by ESPN's Scott Van Pelt to discuss time travel, LSU vs. Ohio State, CFB playoff outliers, annoying conversations, best summer housemates, and more.

Oct 04, 2019
CFB Check-in and the Fair Pay to Play Act With Danny Kanell | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:09:45

Russillo reacts to the new HBO documentary ‘Diego Maradona’ (2:00) before he is joined by Danny Kanell to examine some of the top college football teams, including Clemson, Alabama, Ohio State, Georgia, LSU, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas (13:30), before discussing the recently passed California bill allowing college athletes to be paid off of their likeness (48:00).

Oct 02, 2019
Week 4 Recap With Chris Long | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:08:58

Russillo is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long to discuss NFL Week 4, including the Buccaneers hanging 55 points on the Rams, Bills-Patriots, Browns-Ravens, a Chiefs-Lions nail-biter, Saints-Cowboys, and more. They also share some space movie reviews, celebrity stories, and Russillo’s Mike Jones concert experience.

Sep 30, 2019
Instant Replay and Booger McFarland on 'MNF,' Leadership, and Football Stories | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:59:18

Russillo addresses the state of the instant replay in sports (1:47) before he’s joined by two-time Super Bowl champion and 'Monday Night Football' analyst Booger McFarland to discuss the Bears' win over the Redskins on Monday night, an awesome Aaron Rodgers performance, leading a football team, and some stories, including playing with Warren Sapp, being traded to the Colts, college recruitment, and more (13:45).

Sep 27, 2019
QB Overreactions and Todd McShay on CFB | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:01:15

Russillo discusses media reactions to rookie QBs' NFL debuts (2:25) before talking with ESPN's Todd McShay about new ways to gauge how a college QB's skills will translate to the NFL, 2020 first-round prospects, Stanford's offensive line issues, Jim Harbaugh's rocky season, Texas vs. Oklahoma, Nick Saban stories, and more (14:55).

Sep 25, 2019
Week 3 Recap With Chris Long | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:32:36

Russillo and two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long break down Week 3 of the NFL, including the legitimacy of the Bills, the Rams going 3-0, Baker Mayfield’s Sunday, Daniel Jones and the Giants, Antonio Brown’s goodbye, and more.

Sep 23, 2019
Tanking and Andy Staples on CFB | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:58:27

Russillo talks about the difference between teams overtly tanking and covertly tanking (1:30). Then he is joined by The Athletic's Andy Staples to discuss the college football landscape, including the lack of parity with Nick Saban's unprecedented run at Alabama and Clemson's meteoric rise. They also talk Chip Kelly at UCLA, Utah, possible landing spots for Urban Meyer, paying college athletes, and more (11:18).

Sep 20, 2019
Bill Simmons on the NFL Hall of Fame and Player Empowerment | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:16:15

Russillo examines the difference in player empowerment between the NBA and the NFL (5:10) before sitting down with Bill Simmons to discuss NFL contract negotiating, Patrick Mahomes, Ben Roethlisberger, parity, Eli Manning, the NFL Hall of Fame, Bill’s time at the Boston Herald, and more (11:14).

Sep 19, 2019
Week 2 Recap With Chris Long | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:18:11

Russillo is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long to discuss NFL Week 2, including another questionably officiated Saints-Rams matchup, a couple of major injuries to Drew Brees and Ben Roethlisberger, Jaguars-Texans, Broncos-Bears, Packers-Vikings, loud-mouth refs, UVA’s win over Florida State, incredible nicknames, and more.

Sep 16, 2019
The Dak Prescott Contract, Plus Trent Dilfer | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:58:19

Russillo examines the Dak Prescott contract discussion (5:35). Then he talks with Trent Dilfer about his take on Lamar Jackson’s Week 1 performance in the new Ravens offense, the rifts that can occur between players and coaches, the Air Raid offense, "diva" wide receivers, Trent's first year coaching at the Lipscomb Academy in Nashville, Tennessee, and more (20:18).

Sep 13, 2019
Andy Benoit | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:51:57

Russillo discusses the Antonio Brown allegations (3:42) before he is joined by SI's Andy Benoit to discuss Lamar Jackson's performance against the Dolphins, the Browns' disastrous start to the season, the Patriots' supercharged offense, Packers-Bears, Jaguars backup QB Gardner Minshew II's impressive display, Kyler Murray, Deshaun Watson, and more (11:50).

Sep 11, 2019
Week 1 Recap With Chris Long | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
01:31:04

Russillo is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long to discuss a wild slate of Sunday games including Patriots-Steelers, Ravens-Dolphins, Lions-Cardinals, Browns-Titans, and more. They talk what's real and what's not from Week 1, Matt McConaughey, bar fights, and more.

Sep 09, 2019
Albert Breer on Antonio Brown, Elliott's Contract, and Browns Hype | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:50:52

Russillo shares his 2019 NFL backup QB research (3:50) before talking to SI's Albert Breer about Antonio Brown's possible suspension and earlier turmoil since joining the Raiders, Ezekiel Elliott's new contract, Cam Newton at 30 years old, the Browns hype train, way-too-early playoff picks, and more (18:15).

Sep 05, 2019
CFB Week 1 Recap With Bruce Feldman | The Ryen Russillo Podcast
00:49:09

Russillo talks about the SEC's shaky opening week with losses by South Carolina and Tennessee. He hits Boise State's wild comeback, Hugh Freeze's coaching Liberty from his hospital bed, Michigan's defense, and more (2:25). Then Ryen is joined by Bruce Feldman to discuss Auburn's win over Oregon, Pac-12 implications, Alabama's injuries, Clemson vs. the ACC, Jalen Hurts at Oklahoma, and more (17:40)!


Sep 03, 2019
CFB Preview and Andrew Luck's Farewell With Kevin Clark | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo
00:54:39

Russillo briefly rants on why CFB fandom is an annual kick in the teeth (2:35), before setting the stage for the 2019 NCAA season (12:25). Finally, Ryen is joined by The Ringer’s Kevin Clark to discuss Andrew Luck’s career, his retirement, the conversations it incites; They talk Jadeveon Clowney trade rumors, celebrity flag football games, and more (26:50).

Aug 28, 2019
"Angry Football Guy," Plus 12 Questions With Andy Benoit and Kevin Clark | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo
00:51:35

Russillo rants about "football guy" during NBA free agency before asking SI's Andy Benoit and The Ringer's Kevin Clark a series of questions about the 2019-20 NFL season. They talk Todd Gurley, the biggest gap between front office and head coach, Tom Brady's 2018 season, Cleveland Browns hype, the first coach fired, Pat Mahomes II, hilarious headlines, and more.

Jul 03, 2019
The NFL GM with Robert Mays, Plus NCAA Transfer Guidelines | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo
00:39:22

Russillo talks with The Ringer's Robert Mays about the position of an NFL GM, how the job compares to GM positions in other leagues such as the NBA and MLB, and how sharing executive power with coaches can affect the job (0:10). Then Russillo talks about the NCAA transfer rules, and both sides of the coin when players lose their eligibility when switching schools (23:05).

Jun 27, 2019
NFLPA President Eric Winston and Executive Director DeMaurice Smith on the New CBA | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo
00:44:05

Russillo talks with Eric Winston and DeMaurice Smith of the NFL Players Association about the upcoming collective bargaining agreement set to take effect after the 2020 season.

Jun 12, 2019
Albert Breer on the NFL CBA and the Rams, Plus Challenging Pass Interference | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo
00:44:35

Russillo is joined by SI's Albert Breer to discuss rumors surrounding the NFL collective bargaining agreement coming in 2020, whether or not the Rams should extend Jared Goff this year, the Todd Gurley contract, how Andy Dalton will fare under a new head coach, and more (2:53). Then, Ryen talks about the NFL rule change on pass interference (34:40).

Jun 06, 2019
Pac-12 Questions, Miami's Rebuild, and Jets Concerns With Bruce Feldman and Kevin Clark | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo
00:40:47

Russillo talks with The Athletic's Bruce Feldman about the Pac-12 conference, including questions surrounding commissioner Larry Scott's salary, its declining revenue, and how it plans to get back on track. They also discuss the 15-year saga of the Miami Hurricanes finally returning to the CFB spotlight, where they went wrong in past seasons, and what it will take before "The U" is officially back (6:34). Then Russillo talks with The Ringer's Kevin Clark to discuss the New York Jets' firing of GM Mike Maccagnan, Sam Darnold's development, the Jets' GM search, and more (29:26).

May 29, 2019
NFL Draft Recap With Andy Benoit | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo
00:47:40

Russillo talks with SI's Andy Benoit about the 2019 NFL draft, teams that addressed needs and those that didn't, the Josh Rosen trade, the Giants' first-round decisions, draft sleepers, and more (1:40). Then, Russillo talks about mock drafts, the first-round QB bust ratio, trains, and more (38:30).

May 01, 2019
NFL Draft Preview With Danny Kelly and Kevin Clark | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo
00:50:36

The Ringer's Danny Kelly and Kevin Clark join the show to discuss if there is any real drama with the first pick of the draft, Daniel Jones's value, trustworthy GMs, which prospect will have the best career, and the best player at each position.

Apr 24, 2019
Backup QB Stories Part 4: Josh McCown | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo
00:45:42

In Part 4 of a four-part series, Russillo talks with NFL QB Josh McCown about leaving SMU his senior year to play for Sam Houston State, getting drafted by the Arizona Cardinals, learning from Jake Plummer, and stories from his time with Daunte Culpepper and JaMarcus Russell on the Raiders under Lane Kiffin. He also recounts battling for a spot with Chad Henne in Miami, backing up Jake Delhomme, playing in the UFL, playing in Chicago with Jay Cutler, his time in Cleveland, his highlight season with the Jets, and more!

Apr 19, 2019
Backup QB Stories Part 3: Trent Dilfer | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo
00:50:53

In Part 3 of a four-part series, Russillo talks to Super Bowl champ Trent Dilfer about his rocky NFL start on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, his Super Bowl win with and subsequent exit from the Baltimore Ravens, backing up Matt Hasselbeck in Seattle, his short stint in Cleveland, mentoring Alex Smith in San Francisco, and being called up for one last ride.

Apr 12, 2019
Jason Witten | Dual Threat with Ryen Russillo
00:46:09

Russillo talks with 11-time Pro Bowl tight end and former 'Monday Night Football' analyst Jason Witten about his season in the 'MNF' booth and his departure to play football again with the Dallas Cowboys.

Apr 03, 2019
Kevin Clark on NFL Free Agency | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo
00:59:40

Russillo talks with Kevin Clark of 'The Ringer NFL Show' about the Giants trading Odell Beckham Jr. to the Browns, Antonio Brown to the Raiders, dead money, why players rarely make it to free agency, NFL draft rumors, and more.

Mar 21, 2019
Backup QB Stories, Part 2: Danny Kanell | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo
00:47:04

In Part 2 of a four-part series, Russillo talks to Danny Kanell about his story as a former NFL QB, from reluctantly playing football at a small Florida high school, to winning the Orange Bowl with Florida State, to a playoff run with the New York Giants, arena football, and more. They also discuss why Kanell's football career ultimately didn't work out.

Mar 14, 2019
Backup QB Stories, Part 1: Drew Henson | Dual Threat with Ryen Russillo
00:27:40

In Part 1 of a four-part series, Russillo goes through former NFL and MLB player Drew Henson's story, from his time at Michigan to his time with the New York Yankees, Dallas Cowboys, and more, to talk about why it ultimately didn't work out.

Mar 07, 2019
Defensive Metrics, Amateurism, and Conquering Kilimanjaro With Chris Long | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo (Ep. 24)
00:54:39

Russillo talks with two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long about NFL defensive metrics; Zion Williamson and "amateurism"; and his nonprofit, Water Boys, and its Conquering Kili program, in which combat veterans and NFL alumni climb Mount Kilimanjaro. This episode also features a surprise visit from Barstool Sports' Big Cat.


https://waterboys.org/


Feb 21, 2019
Offseason Preview With Albert Breer and Kevin Clark | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo (Ep. 23)
01:06:20

Russillo talks with SI's Albert Breer about the Belichick coaching tree, Brian Flores coaching the Dolphins, and Kyler Murray and Dwayne Haskins (1:55). Then The Ringer's Kevin Clark joins for some rapid-fire questions regarding the 2019 NFL season (17:10). Finally Russillo recaps his trip to Atlanta for Super Bowl LIII (48:05).

Feb 07, 2019
Super Bowl Stories, Plus Kevin Clark and Chuck Klosterman | Dual Threat with Ryen Russillo (Ep. 22)
01:14:58

Russillo goes through some of his Super Bowl memories in honor of Sunday's game (4:44), then he calls up Kevin Clark who is on the ground in Atlanta, GA to recap their NFL playoffs draft, and talk about some key factors in the Rams-Patriots matchup (20:27). Finally Russillo sits down with Chuck Klosterman to talk regional fandom, the CFB playoff structure, instant replay, and more (37:28).

Jan 30, 2019
Conference Playoff Thoughts, Plus Tom Brady Stories With Tom Curran, Mike Giardi, and Drew Henson | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo (Ep. 21)
01:01:55

Russillo shares his thoughts on Saints-Rams and Patriots-Chiefs (3:30) before talking with NBC Sports Boston's Tom Curran, NFL Network's Mike Giardi, and former NFL quarterback Drew Henson about some of their best Tom Brady stories (22:00). Finally Russillo unleashes his rant on 'The Bachelor' ... you're welcome, America (50:35).

Jan 24, 2019
NFL Playoffs and Kyler Murray With Bill Simmons, Drew Henson, and Chris Ryan | Dual Threat with Ryen Russillo (Ep. 20)
01:03:51

In a jam-packed episode, Russillo talks with Bill Simmons about Tom Brady's impressive performance against the L.A. Chargers in the NFL divisional-round playoff (3:06) before talking with former MLB and NFL player Drew Henson about being a dual-sport professional athlete as well as his take on Kyler Murray's decision to declare for the NFL draft (21:55). Russillo shares his own opinion about Murray (41:10) before talking with Eagles fan Chris Ryan about Philly's postmortem playoff hopes (52:25).

Jan 16, 2019
Clemson on Top With Bruce Feldman; Plus NFL Playoffs With Robert Mays | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo (Ep. 19)
01:01:30

Russillo discusses the national championship game with Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports and 'The Athletic' (11:50), before talking with The Ringer's Robert Mays about wild-card weekend results and looking ahead to the NFL divisional playoff round (31:10).

Jan 09, 2019
NFL Playoff Draft With Kevin Clark; Plus Wild-Card Weekend With Andy Benoit | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo (Ep. 18)
01:00:08

Ryen Russillo is joined by Kevin Clark of 'The Ringer NFL Show' to draft the 12 NFL playoff teams and discuss the NFL salary cap, Antonio Brown, and more (3:18). Then, Russillo calls up SI's Andy Benoit to talk wild-card weekend (33:05).

Jan 04, 2019
Trent Dilfer on Brady Panic, Saints, and Rams; Plus, QB Tiers Through the Lens of Pointless Social Media Posts | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo (Ep. 17)
01:07:00

Russillo shares his active NFL QB tiers before talking with Super Bowl champion and analyst Trent Dilfer about Tom Brady's season, Aaron Rodgers in a new system, Rams, Saints, Patrick Mahomes II, and more.

Dec 19, 2018
Todd McShay on the 2019 NFL Draft Class; Plus, Make a Ruling: Kirk Cousins | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo (Ep. 16)
01:18:21

Russillo talks with Todd McShay about next year's NFL draft prospects in a very defense-heavy draft class before hitting on various NFL happenings and making a ruling on Kirk Cousins, the Washington Redskins, and the Minnesota Vikings.

Dec 14, 2018
Rob Mullens on the CFB Playoff Selection, Plus Five NFL Thoughts | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo (Ep. 15)
01:02:59

Russillo calls Rob Mullens, athletic director of the University of Oregon and chairman of the CFP selection committee, to discuss the committee's decision on giving Oklahoma the highly coveted fourth seed over Georgia and Ohio State. Then Russillo pivots to five NFL observations, which cover the Titans, Patriots, Mike McCarthy, the NFL playoffs, and more.

Dec 03, 2018
Colin Cowherd and Bill Simmons | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo (Ep. 14)
01:00:50

Russillo breaks down the Baker Mayfield–Hue Jackson post-game interaction Dick Wolf–style before talking with Bill Simmons and Colin Cowherd about Aaron Rodgers vs. Tom Brady. Cowherd sticks around to discuss the latest CFB playoff rankings, and Russillo shares some parting thoughts about Ohio State.

Nov 28, 2018
Booger McFarland on Chiefs-Rams | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo (Ep. 13)
00:51:09

Ryen Russillo discusses the NFL MVP race and talks with football analyst Booger McFarland about the historic Chiefs-Rams matchup on this week's 'Monday Night Football.' Russillo closes the show with thoughts on the CFB playoff rankings.

Nov 21, 2018
Bruce Feldman and Le'Veon Bell | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo (Ep. 12)
01:03:56

Russillo hits on Le'Veon Bell and the Steelers before talking with Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports about Alabama, fixing USC, and a strange story surrounding Ohio State. Then Russillo talks about his recent trip to Vegas before this week's Chris Fowler Trivia.

Nov 15, 2018
Rob Mullens, Plus NFL Playoff Rankings | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo (Ep. 11)
00:54:28

Russillo forms a committee of one and predicts the final four NFL playoffs teams without conference bias. He then talks with chairman of the CFP selection committee, Rob Mullens, about Tuesday's rankings and how the selection committee operates.

Nov 07, 2018
Danny Kanell, Plus Cleveland Browns Upheaval | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo (Ep. 10)
01:06:20

Russillo is joined by Sirius XM radio host Danny Kanell to discuss the College Football Playoff rankings just after their release. Then Russillo talks about the Cleveland Browns firing head coach Hue Jackson and offensive coordinator Todd Haley and concludes with another edition of "This Tweet Pissed Me Off."

Oct 31, 2018
College Football Rankings and NFL QB Problems | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo (Ep. 9)
01:03:46

On a solo pod, Russillo hits on Ohio State, Texas, Alabama-LSU, and targeting penalties before a new segment called "This Tweet Pissed Me Off." Then he examines some NFL teams in precarious quarterback situations.

Oct 26, 2018
Bill Simmons on Chiefs-Patriots | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo (Ep. 8)
00:53:52

Russillo talks CFB rankings and why some schools should get the benefit of the doubt, before being joined by Bill Simmons to discuss the Chiefs-Pats Sunday-night shootout, NFL offenses of the future, and Bill's wild take on Saquon Barkley, capped off by some mailbag questions.

Oct 17, 2018
Drew Brees and Twitter Mailbag With Andy Staples | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo (Ep. 7)
01:02:33

Ryen Russillo discusses Drew Brees becoming the all-time passing leader and answers some mailbag questions. Then he talks college football playoff implications with Sports Illustrated's Andy Staples.

Oct 10, 2018
Trent Dilfer, Plus Le'Veon's return and Notre Dame Watch | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo (Ep. 6)
01:02:38

Russillo talks with Super Bowl champion and analyst Trent Dilfer about the red-hot Patrick Mahomes II, how to implement a rookie QB, and two fantastic stories from Trent's time in the NFL, before hitting on Le'Veon Bell's supposed return to the Steelers rotation, Russillo's trip to Penn Sate–Ohio State, and more.

Oct 03, 2018
Joe Buck and the College Football Top 10 | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo (Ep. 5)
00:57:46

Russillo hits on the NFL penalty outrage and college football's top 10 before talking with sportscasting legend Joe Buck about the Cleveland Browns' first win in 635 days, Baker Mayfield's debut, and the perils of national sportscasting.

Sep 26, 2018
Bill Simmons, Kevin Clark, and Robert Mays on the Best QB in Three Years | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo (Ep. 4)
01:11:27

Ryen Rusillo sits down with Bill Simmons and Kevin Clark to discuss the New England Patriots' addition of Josh Gordon. Then Robert Mays joins for a discussion of who the best QB will be in 2021. Russillo also recounts his trip to the Texas-USC game and his run-in with Matthew McConaughey before addressing the Nike stock conversation.

Sep 19, 2018
Andy Benoit and the Young-QB Conundrum | Dual Threat with Ryen Russillo | (Ep. 3)
01:03:29

Russillo is joined by SI sportswriter Andy Benoit to examine some of the young NFL quarterbacks, including Deshaun Watson, Derek Carr, Jimmy Garoppolo, and others. Then, Russillo hits on a few NFL happenings, including Aaron Rodgers's crazy comeback, Sam Darnold's NFL debut, and Le'Veon Bell's absence before running though a college football update.

Sep 12, 2018
Colin Cowherd, Plus NFL Backup QBs | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo (Ep. 2)
01:15:40

Russillo is joined by Colin Cowherd to take a hard look at the SEC, Texas football, the Big Ten, and the business of sportscasting. Then Russillo shares a few thoughts on Colin Kaepernick's Nike deal before he runs through every backup QB in the NFL.

Sep 05, 2018
Bill Simmons and Todd McShay | Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo (Ep. 1)
01:16:04

In his debut Ringer podcast, Ryen Russillo is joined by Bill Simmons to discuss Tom Brady's phone interview, Jimmy G's trajectory, and Gruden's coaching return, plus Todd McShay talks NFL rookie QBs, Clemson's roster, and way-too-early playoff predictions.

Aug 29, 2018
Introducing 'Dual Threat with Ryen Russillo'
00:01:59

‘Dual Threat With Ryen Russillo’ is a weekly podcast focusing on the NFL and NCAA football. The first episode drops on August 29. Subscribe now!

Aug 24, 2018