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Fri, 10/20/2017 - 7:55am

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Friday, October 20, 2017

6:00 – The Raiders walked off with an amazing victory over the Chiefs on Thursday Night. Mike runs through what happened, and we wonder if the refs made the right call(s).

6:18 – We continue to discuss the Thursday Night game, and listen to postgame comments from David Carr, Alex Smith, and Andy Reid.

6:35 – Did Marshawn Lynch leave the game early last night and bail on his teammates? Don’t believe the reports.

6:48 – The 2018 Draft is coming to Dallas. Jerry Jones gets what he wants again.

7:00 – What You Need to Know– The Raiders walked off with an amazing victory over the Chiefs on Thursday Night. Mike runs through what happened, and we wonder if the refs made the right call(s).

7:18 – We continue to discuss the Thursday Night game, and listen to postgame comments from David Carr, Alex Smith, and Andy Reid.

7:35 – Cam Newton isn’t talking to the media, Jameis Winston probably won’t play this weekend, and Teddy Bridgewater impressed teammates in his first practice in years.

7:48 – We give Derek Carr and Amari Cooper credit for coming up huge with the season on the line last night.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– The Raiders walked off with an amazing victory over the Chiefs on Thursday Night. Mike runs through what happened, and we wonder if the refs made the right call(s).

8:18 – Minnesota Vikings Tight End Kyle Rudolph tells us how he’s handling the Vikings QB situation, why he didn’t watch the TNF game last night, and where he falls in the, “Duck Duck Goose/Greg Duck” debate.

8:35 – We preview every game on this Sunday’s schedule.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Carson Wentz is now the MVP favorite in Vegas. How do you feel about passing on him now, Browns fans?

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Thu, 10/19/2017 - 8:05am

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

6:00 – Mike previews Thursday Night Football, where Derek Carr needs a good performance in a prime time game. The Raiders haven’t been good at dealing with success. Also, Mike doesn’t buy the idea that Zeke Elliott and the NFL would reach a settlement on his suspension.

6:18 – Andrew Luck has had a setback and is going to stop throwing. Mike is convinced he isn’t playing this year, and that the Colts are stringing us along to keep the fan base together.

6:35 – Michael Bennett thinks the NFL won’t solve its player protest issues until Colin Kaepernick gets a job.

6:48 – Shad Khan threw some haymakers at Donald Trump. We continually refresh Twitter for a response.

7:00 – What You Need to Know– Mike and Chris preview the Thursday Night Football game. What the hell has happened to the Raiders’ offense? 

7:18 – Brett Hundley makes his debut this week against New Orleans, and Andrew Luck had a setback with his shoulder.

7:35 – Mike and Chris preview all of Sunday’s early games.

7:48 – Mike and Chris preview all of Sunday’s late games.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– Mike and Chris preview the Thursday Night Football game. The Chiefs D could get run over by Marshawn Lynch a week after getting gashed by Le’Veon Bell. 

8:18 – Roger Goodell said yesterday that the league wants all players to stand for the anthem, but they won’t force them to stand.  

8:35 – Pressure Cooker Draft- Mike and Chris pick the players or coaches that are under the most pressure to perform this week.  

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Zeke and the NFL have discussed a suspension settlement, but Mike doesn’t think that’s likely to happen.

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Wed, 10/18/2017 - 9:05am

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

6:00 – Mike explains how Zeke Elliott is back on the field, and where he’ll be going forward this year.

6:18 – The NFL owners met with players yesterday to discuss the league’s support of social justice issues. We listen to two different reactions to how the meeting went.

6:35 – Jack Del Rio told fans to ignore the haters, except he did it on Twitter – home of the haters.

6:48 – We look at NFL players reacting to the gruesome injury to Celtics player Gordon Hayward last night.

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  Mike gives you his reaction to the big meeting between NFL owners and players interested in using their platform to promote social justice.

7:18 – Mike explains how Zeke Elliott is back on the field, and where he’ll be going forward this year.   

7:35 – SNY NFL Analyst Willie Colon talked to players in the big meeting yesterday. He tells us what they shared with him about the substance of the talks.

7:48 – Stat Line- Stats asks Mike about some interesting statistics coming out of week 6 in the NFL.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– Mike explains how Zeke Elliott is back on the field, and where he’ll be going forward this year.

8:18 –  PFT One Liners – Mike whips through some of the most interesting headlines of the day.  

8:35 – Forth Worth Star Telegram Cowboys Insider Clarence Hill tells us what he knows about the Zeke Elliott situation, and how badly the team needs a win this week vs. San Francisco.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Ben McAdoo gets the dreaded vote of confidence from ownership, and Jack Del Rio tells fans to ignore the haters while responding to haters.

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Tue, 10/17/2017 - 8:41am

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

6:00 – Mike breaks down the win for the Titans on Monday Night Football.

6:18 – Mike McCarthy got upset with a reporter that asked whether the team considered Colin Kaepernick for the backup QB spot, and we don’t know why.

6:35 – Mike updates the latest developments in the Zeke Elliott legal battle.

6:48 – The ratings for the NFL are largely still down.

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  Mike and Chris break down the Titans win over the Colts, and Chris was very impressed by Marcus Mariota.

7:18 – Mike and Chris make snap judgments about provocative statements based on the headlines of the day.

7:35 – PFT Draft – Mike and Chris draft the best replacement QBs of all time.  

7:48 – Mike McCarthy got upset with a reporter that asked whether the team considered Colin Kaepernick for the backup QB spot, and we don’t know why.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– Mike and Chris break down the Titans win over the Colts, and Chris was very impressed by Marcus Mariota.

8:18 – Al Riveron continued to defend the controversial call in the Jets-Patriots game.

8:35 – #Narrative – Mike and Chris run through some narratives that died this week.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Ernie Acorsi says he had a scout banging the table to draft Tom Brady, and he’ll always regret not listening to him.

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Mon, 10/16/2017 - 8:17am

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Monday, October 16, 2017

6:00 – Aaron Rodgers is likely done for the year. Are the Packers?  

6:18 – The Jets Patriots game was changed by a controversial call near the endzone that was overturned on replay. Mike and Chris debate whether the refs got it right. 

6:35 – Did the Steelers fix their issues after ending the Chiefs’ undefeated season?

6:48 – Colin Kaepernick is coming after the owners for collusion. Will it work, and what does Kaepernick hope to gain?

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  Aaron Rodgers is likely done for the year. Are the Packers done, and where can they look for QB help?  

7:18 – Did the Steelers right the ship yesterday with a win over Kansas City?

7:35 – The Falcons blew a 17 point lead to Miami yesterday. Are they still feeling the Super Bowl hangover? Plus, how is Miami continuing to win despite all the chaos around them?  

7:48 – Colin Kaepernick is coming after the owners for collusion. Will it work, and what does Kaepernick hope to gain?  

8:00 – What You Need to Know– Mike and Chris react to the broken clavicle of Aaron Rodgers, and debate whether Green Bay needs to go out and get someone to play QB the rest of the year.

8:18 – We update the other big name injuries coming out of week six.

8:35 – Homer Calls of the Week – Mike and Chris listen to the best local radio calls from week six.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Martavis Bryant’s girlfriend insinuates that he wants to be traded.

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Fri, 10/13/2017 - 8:49am

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Friday, October 13, 2017

6:00 – Mike breaks down a great road win for the Eagles, and some of the struggles of the Panthers ground game.  

6:18 – Mike continues breaking down the Thursday Night game.

6:35 – Mike explains all the legal battles that are yet to come in the Zeke Elliott.

6:48 – Roger Goodell’s wife was recently outed as secretly defending her husband from online critics. 

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  Mike and Chris break down the Thursday Night win, including Carson Wentz throwing 3 more touchdown passes.

7:18 – Mike breaks down the implications of the ruling in the Zeke Elliott case, and Chris explains how Zeke’s absence affects the Cowboys.

7:35 – Mike and Chris break down the early games from week six.

7:48 –  We finish our Sunday preview of games.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– Mike and Chris break down the Thursday Night win, including the struggles of the Panthers offense.

8:18 – Mike breaks down the implications of the ruling in the Zeke Elliott case, and Chris explains how Zeke’s absence affects the Cowboys.

8:35 – PFT Live Draft- Mike and Chris draft the NFL figures under the most pressure this week.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – The air quality in Oakland was so bad that the Raiders had to cut practice short to the players could go inside.

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Thu, 10/12/2017 - 8:50am

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

6:00 – The Panthers and Eagles game look like another solid matchup on Thursday Night Football this year.  

6:18 – Ben McAdoo is totally in over his head in New York, and the latest saga with DRC proves it.

6:35 – Ben Roethlisberger seemed to take issue with reporters asking him about his confidence, even when he himself questioned his ability after last week.

6:48 – Mike gives his take on Jerry Jones’ latest quotes about the anthem policy.

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  The Panthers and Eagles game look like another solid matchup on Thursday Night Football this year.

7:18 – Bill Belichick praised 22 different things about Jets QB Josh McCown in his pregame presser. Imagine what he’d say about a good quarterback!

7:35 – Pro Football Talk’s Darin Gantt helps us figure out what’s up with Christian McCaffrey’s lack of production, and whether Cam is back to his MVP form.

7:48 – The Browns don’t want to talk about the QBs they could have drafted, even if the most recent pass, Deshaun Watson, is playing against them this week.

8:00 – What You Need to Know–  The Panthers and Eagles game look like another solid matchup on Thursday Night Football this year. Plus, Von Miller thinks Odell Beckham Jr. should be the highest paid NFL player.

8:18 – Pittsburgh Steelers Linebacker Ryan Shazier tells us why he isn’t worried about any issues with the offense, and why he thinks they’ll be prepared for the new-look Chiefs.

8:35 – Ben Roethlisberger seemed to take issue with reporters asking him about his confidence, Tom Brady is playing in pain, and Derek Carr should be back this week.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – The air quality in Oakland was so bad that the Raiders had to cut practice short to the players could go inside.

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Wed, 10/11/2017 - 8:35am

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

6:00 – The Cardinals are bringing in Adrian Peterson. He’ll get the carries he desires, but can he hold up week to week?  If he can’t, could Arians be out at the end of the year?

6:18 – Ben Roethlisberger spend some of the afternoon trying to convince the world that he’s still an elite quarterback. Or was he trying to convince himself?   

6:35 – Mike updates the latest on the anthem controversy, including why the NFL may soon be changing the rule, forcing the players to stand.  

6:48 – Cam Newton seems to be back to his old self after two great performances in the last two weeks.

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  The Cardinals have traded for Adrian Peterson, and Tom Brady has an injury to his non-throwing shoulder.

7:18 – Ben Roethlisberger spend some of the afternoon trying to convince the world that he’s still an elite quarterback. Or was he trying to convince himself?

7:35 – Miami Herald Dolphins Insider Armando Salguero tells us how the Chris Foerster firing unfolded, and what effect that may have had on the team.

7:48 – Mike updates the latest on the anthem controversy, including why the NFL may soon be changing the rule, forcing the players to stand.

8:00 – What You Need to Know–  The Cardinals have traded for Adrian Peterson, and Tom Brady has an injury to his non-throwing shoulder.

8:18 – PFT One Liners – Mike runs whips through some of the morning’s headlines.

8:35 – New York Jets Quarterback Josh McCown tells us how the team has used outside doubters to motivate themselves, and the real secret to this season’s surprising success.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – The Browns have announced they’re benching DeShone Kizer this week, though they claim they still like him long-term.

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Tue, 10/10/2017 - 8:22am

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

6:00 – The Vikings were bailed out by backup QB Case Keenum on MNF. What the heck was Minnesota thinking starting Sam Bradford? Also, Mike breaks down the debut of Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky.

6:18 – Mike updates the latest QB injuries around the league, and tells you what he expects to see happen come Sunday.

6:35 – The Steelers have issues, and they’re way worse than Antonio Brown throwing a cooler on the sideline.  

6:48 – Jerry Jones is threatening to bench players that protest during the anthem and the POTUS is cheering him on. How did this happen?

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  Florio and Simms break down the Vikings win on Monday Night Football. Chris likes what he saw from Trubisky in the loss.

7:18 – Jerry Jones won’t let players protest during the anthem, and Donald Trump is cheering him on. Mike thinks the league is in a very difficult position. 

7:35 – PFT Draft- In light of the performances of young QBs, Mike and Chris draft the best signal-callers under the age of 25.

7:48 – Snap Judgments- Chris and Mike give their first reaction to provocative statements based on the headlines of the day.

8:00 – What You Need to Know–  Florio and Simms break down the Vikings win on Monday Night Football. Chris likes what he saw from Trubisky in the loss.

8:18 – Mike updates the latest QB injuries around the league, and Chris explains the fallout from each one.

8:35 – The Steelers have issues, and they’re way worse than Antonio Brown throwing a cooler on the sideline. Chris says the Steelers have stopped trusting Ben Roethlisberger.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Former Browns WR Josh Gordon has admitted to using drugs other than alcohol and marijuana, and says coaches at Baylor helped him cheat drug tests.

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Mon, 10/09/2017 - 8:19am

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Monday, October 9, 2017

6:00 – The Chiefs are still undefeated and don’t look like they’re losing any time soon. JJ Watt has a broken bone in his leg, and won’t be back for a while. Same goes for Odell Beckham Jr., who broke his ankle yesterday.

6:18 – Aaron Rodgers delivered a dagger to the Cowboys late in the fourth quarter– again.  Dak played well, but Rodgers is super human.

6:35 – Big Ben was awful yesterday, and got testy with the media afterwards, saying, “maybe I don’t have it anymore.” Antonio Brown isn’t the one creating distractions anymore. 

6:48 – The vice president showed up that the Colts game yesterday so he could leave after the protests during the national anthem.

7:00 – What You Need to Know–  Odell Beckham Jr. and JJ Watt aren’t going to play football for a long time. We break down each injury, and the guys point out that Odell never should have stepped on the field without a long term deal.

7:18 – Big Ben was awful yesterday, and got testy with the media afterwards, saying, “maybe I don’t have it anymore.” Antonio Brown isn’t the one creating distractions anymore.

7:35 – Aaron Rodgers delivered a dagger to the Cowboys late in the fourth quarter– again.  Dak played well, but Rodgers is super human.  

7:48 – The Chiefs are still undefeated and don’t look like they’re losing any time soon. At least, despite the loss, the Texans know they’ve found their quarterback.

8:00 – What You Need to Know–  Odell Beckham Jr. and JJ Watt aren’t going to play football for a long time. We break down each injury, and the guys point out that Odell never should have stepped on the field without a long term deal.

8:18 – Homer Calls of the Week – We listen to the best local radio calls from week five.

8:35 – #Narrative – We look at the narratives that were put to bed after the fifth Sunday in the NFL.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – The Dolphins are gathering information on a video that appears to show their offensive line coach snorting white powder with a rolled up dollar bill.

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Fri, 10/06/2017 - 7:48am

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Friday, October 06, 2017

6:00 – Mike breaks down the Patriots win on TNF. There were huge plays in the game that could have swung it either way, and Tony Romo should have pointed some of them out.

6:18 –  Mike continues to wonder why Bill Belichick took the ball out of Tom Brady’s hands late in the two point game. You’re going to depend on THAT defense?

6:35 – Cam Newton apologized during the game yesterday, but that doesn’t excuse or exonerate him. He’s trying to avoid answering questions about it on Sunday.

6:48 – Ben McAdoo downplayed the idea that the Bucs knew which plays the Giants were running. He thinks it’s all a matter of execution. Uh, sorry, Ben.

7:00 – What You Need To Know – Chris and Mike break down the Patriots win on Thursday Night Football. Is there defense fixed?  

7:18 – Chris Simms and Florio react to Cam Newton’s apology, and wonder if the video he put our was an attempt to avoid talking about it with reporters.     

7:35 – Mike and Chris whip through the early games on Sunday.

7:48 – Mike and Chris preview the late games on Sunday.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– Chris and Mike break down the Patriots win on Thursday Night Football. Is there defense fixed?   

8:18 – Chris Simms and Florio react to Cam Newton’s apology, and wonder if the video he put our was an attempt to avoid talking about it with reporters.

8:35 – FNIA & Pro Football Hall of Famer Tony Dungy tells us what he would say to Cam Newton if he coached him, breaks down the Bucs’ loss, and previews Sunday Night Football.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Ben McAdoo downplayed the idea that the Bucs knew which plays the Giants were running. He thinks it’s all a matter of execution. Uh, sorry, Ben.

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Thu, 10/05/2017 - 9:05am

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Thursday, October 05, 2017

6:00 – Cam Newton showed the world he’s a sexist yesterday, and no crappy apology or damage control is going to change Mike’s mind.

6:18 –  Mike previews tonight’s Thursday Night Football matchup, which features a Patriots team that really needs to right the ship.

6:35 – Bill O’Brien didn’t exactly deny a report that GM Rick Smith talked him out of starting Deshaun Watson after week one of the preseason.  

6:48 – Odell Beckham Jr. says players on the Bucs told him they knew what routes he was going to run. This is a much bigger problem than endzone celebrations.

7:00 – Buffalo Bills Safety Micah Hyde tells us how the Bills have been so good defensively this year, and why he has no problem being the underdog in people’s minds.

7:18 – Cam Newton showed the world he’s a sexist yesterday, and no crappy apology or damage control is going to change Mike’s mind.    

7:35 – Mike previews tonight’s Thursday Night Football matchup, which features a Patriots team that really needs to right the ship.

7:48 – Bill O’Brien didn’t exactly deny a report that GM Rick Smith talked him out of starting Deshaun Watson after week one of the preseason.   

8:00 – What You Need to Know–  Cam Newton showed the world he’s a sexist yesterday, and no crappy apology or damage control is going to change Mike’s mind.  

8:18 – Patriots Radio Analyst Scott Zolak tells us what the team’s new plane is like, why the defense has been struggling, and how they can get back on track tonight.

8:35 – Pressure Cooker – Mike looks at the top five people under the most pressure to win this week.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Nick Mangold says he still isn’t healthy enough to play, and Brandon Weeden says players know Kaepernick is good enough to play in the league. We also make our TNF picks.

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Wed, 10/04/2017 - 8:21am

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

6:00 –  Ben Roethlisberger says Antonio Brown is creating a “distraction” that is bad for the team. Former Brown teammate Ryan Clark says Ben is a selfish player who has tricked people into thinking he’s all about the team.

6:18 – Adam Gase continues to defend Jay Cutler, even in the face of mounting evidence that it’s not working in Miami.

6:35 – The Titans chose to work out and sign a QB yesterday – Brandon Weeden. Meanwhile, Colin Kaepernick is still ready and waiting. Still think it’s just about footall?

6:48 – The Browns had a literal dumpster fire outside their stadium yesterday.

7:00 – What You Need to Know– Ben Roethlisberger says Antonio Brown is creating a “distraction” that is bad for the team. Plus, Gronk is complaining about how the refs are calling offensive pass interference.

7:18 – Question of the Day: Through a quarter of the season, who is the MVP?

7:35 – NBC Sports Medicine Analyst Mike Ryan tells us the details of the injuries to quarterbacks Derek Carr and Marcus Mariota.

7:48 – PFT One Liners – Florio quickly reacts to a variety of smaller morning headlines.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– Ben Roethlisberger says Antonio Brown is creating a “distraction” that is bad for the team. Former Brown teammate Ryan Clark says the wide receiver is a selfish player.

8:18 – We get your reaction on our question of the day.

8:35 – NBC Sports Boston’s Tom Curran jokingly denies saying it was likely that the Patriots would go 19-0. Tom tells us what’s wrong with the team, and how he thinks they’ll fix it.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – TJ Ward says he, “despises” playing on Thursday Night Football.

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Tue, 10/03/2017 - 8:30am

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

6:00 – The Chiefs got the win on Monday Night, behind an Alex Smith that was throwing the ball down the field and using his legs to win.

6:18 – Derek Carr is going to miss 2-6 weeks with a back injury, and Mitchell Trubisky will make his NFL debut on Monday Night Football. 

6:35 – Mitchell Trubisky is going to make his debut on Monday Night Football – what the hell took so long?

6:48 – Some sports books have now downgraded the Patriots as the Super Bowl favorite based on the first quarter of the season.

7:00 – What You Need to Know-  Florio and Simms react to another solid win by the Chiefs, this time on Monday Night Football.

7:18 – Derek Carr is going to miss 2-6 weeks with a back injury, and Mitchell Trubisky will make his NFL debut on Monday Night Football. 

7:35 – Which 2-2 AFC team do you believe in? Florio and Simms run through the list and decide who can make a run to the playoffs.

7:48 – Snap Judgments- Mike and Chris give their first-blush reaction to provocative statements from Stats about what we have seen so far this season.

8:00 – What You Need to Know– Derek Carr is going to miss 2-6 weeks with a back injury, and Mitchell Trubisky will make his NFL debut on Monday Night Football. 

8:18 – Florio and Simms react to another solid win by the Chiefs, this time on Monday Night Football.

8:35 – Which 2-2 NFC team do you believe in? Florio and Simms run through the list and decide who can make a run to the playoffs.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Derrick Brooks is going to hear the Danny Trevathan appeal today, and Andrew Luck is making, “great progress” recovering from offseason shoulder surgery.

Tom Petty Death Confirmed

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 8:59pm

Tom Petty, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame recording artist and writer of classic hits such as “Free Falin’,” “American Girl” and “I Won’t Back Down” died Monday evening after suffering cardiac arrest earlier in the day. He was 66.

Along with his band, the Heartbreakers, Tom Petty rose to fame in the 1970s with a string of hits spanning multiple decades and had just completed a summer tour last week.

On behalf of this station and the entire Cumulus family, we extend our greatest respect to Tom Petty and our deepest sympathies to his family, friends, and all who have been inspired by his unparalleled talent.

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UPDATED Report on Tom Petty

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 1:18pm

A previous report stating that Tom Petty had passed away was incorrect. We are now learning that he is still alive but hospitalized in grave condition following cardiac arrest earlier today. Our thoughts are with him and his family in this trying time.

Image provided by Getty Images

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Mon, 10/02/2017 - 8:22am

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Monday, October 2, 2017

6:00 – Week four saw some huge road upsets in Atlanta, Dallas, and New England. Mike breaks down each one.

6:18 – Deshaun Watson made everyone look good yesterday against Tennessee. The Titans are hopeful Marcus Mariota’s injured hamstring heals up quickly.   

6:35 – We break down the Bills and Lions big wins, and examine the ramifications of Dalvin Cook’s torn ACL.

6:48 – Terry Bradshaw called Antonio Brown out after a sideline tantrum. Wonder what would have happened if Odell Beckham Jr. did that?

7:00 – What You Need to Know- Road teams scored some big upsets yesterday, including Carolina over New England, Buffalo over Atlanta, and LA over Dallas.

7:18 – There were also head-scratching losses yesterday. Oakland, Miami and Baltimore all looked totally lost.

7:35 – Deshaun Watson made everyone look good yesterday against Tennessee. The Titans are hopeful Marcus Mariota’s injured hamstring heals up quickly.

7:48 – We look at the biggest injuries of week four.

8:00 – What You Need to Know–  Both of last year’s Super Bowl teams lost at home yesterday. New England couldn’t stop Carolina and the Falcons couldn’t finish off the comeback against Buffalo.

8:18 – Homer Calls of the Week – We listen to the best local radio calls from week four.

8:35 – #Narrative – We look at some of the narratives coming into week four, and decide which ones were wrong.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Hue Jackson says there’s no rift between he and the front office. We’ll see. Also, Florio and Simms make their Monday Night Picks.

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Fri, 09/29/2017 - 8:17am

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Friday, September 29, 2017

6:00 – The Packers dominated the Bears on Thursday Night Football, and Chicago now has a QB controversy on their hands.

6:18 – There was a brutal hit in the game last night. We debate how bad it was, if the player should have been thrown out, and if they’ll get suspended.  

6:35 – Mike wonders where the NFL and the anthem activities go from here, and we look at some of the things teams are planning on doing this weekend as well.

6:48 – The Bears twitter account got into it with the Butterfinger twitter account last night. Hilarity ensured.

7:00 – What You Need To Know- The Packers dominated the Bears on Thursday Night Football, and Chicago now has a QB controversy on their hands.

7:18 – Florio and Stats pick the early games on Sunday.

7:35 – Minnesota Vikings Play By Play Announcer Paul Allen helps us preview the Minnesota-Detroit game, which could have big implications later in the year.

7:48 – Florio and Stats pick the late games on Sunday.

8:00 – What You Need To Know- The Packers dominated the Bears on Thursday Night Football, and Chicago now has a QB controversy on their hands.

8:18 – PFT One Liners – Mike runs down some of the interesting headlines of the morning.  

8:35 – Pro Football Hall of Famer Tony Dungy tells us what the Bears should do at QB, how to get Jameis to stop throwing INTs, and why Dak is the leader in Dallas.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Le’Veon Bell knows he hasn’t been “special” yet this year, and Mike and Stats pick the best games this week.

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Thu, 09/28/2017 - 8:54am

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

6:00 – Mike previews tonight’s game between the Packers and the Bears. MIke explains why this could be the last game that Mike Glennon starts for the Bears, if he struggles.   

6:18 –  Odell Beckham Jr. spoke with owner John Mara yesterday, but after listening to his talk with reporters, Mike isn’t sure Odell will ever get it.

6:35 – Mike thinks the anthem activities could have hurt teams’ focus last week, and thinks the league needs to come up with a way to allow players to express themselves and takes away the uncertainty for the players.

6:48 – The NFL is finalizing a deal with Justin Timberlake to play halftime at the Super Bowl.

7:00 – What You Need to Know- Mike and Chris break down tonight’s Thursday Night Football game. Chris thinks the Bears will pose a challenge because they are going to make New England

7:18 – Mike and Chris update the latest injury news heading into week four.

7:35 – We preview all of the early games this Sunday.

7:48 – We finish our week four preview with the late games.

8:00 – What You Need to Know–  We break down tonight’s Packers-Bears game, and Odell gets a talking-to from John Mara.

8:18 – We listen to Ben Roethlisberger try and take the blame for last week’s loss (not buying it), and Joe Flacco try and calm people down about the Ravens’ offense.

8:35 – PFT Draft- Florio and Simms draft the coaches whose seats are getting the hottest almost a quarter of the way through to year.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Donald Trump says NFL owners are afraid of their own players, which is of course, complete and total fiction.

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

6:00 –  Odell Beckham Jr. is going to have to deal with John Mara, now that the owner made it known that the celebration on Sunday was not okay. Mike speculates as to where this goes from here.

6:18 –  Carson Wentz was mic’d up and said he’d give a game paycheck to the kicker if the 61 yarder went through. Then the Eagles tweeted the audio. Great for him.

6:35 – Mike wonders where the NFL and the anthem activities go from here.

6:48 – Brent Musburger is not a fan of Tony Romo doing games, and we listen to why.

7:00 – What You Need To Know- Odell Beckahm Jr. is getting called into the principal’s office, and Dez Bryant still claims he’s an elite wide receiver.   

7:18 – Mike wonders where the NFL and the anthem activities go from here, especially after one player says the protest took away from their focus on the game.

7:35 – Jacksonville Jaguars Tight End Marcedes Lewis tells us how this year is different with Doug Marrone, and why the team is learning how not to lose games.

7:48 – The Patriots admit they have to get better against QBs that move outside the pocket. Good luck with Cam Newton this week.

8:00 – What You Need To Know- Odell Beckahm Jr. is getting called into the principal’s office and Aaron Rodgers wants the fans to join arms during the anthem tomorrow night.

8:18 – PFT One Liners – Mike runs down some of the interesting headlines of the morning.  

8:35 – Minnesota Vikings Running Back Dalvin Cook tells us how the pros have been different for him than college, and whether he’s worried about hitting the rookie wall.

8:48 – While You Weren’t Working – Carson Wentz claims to have worked out a way to give his kicker a game’s worth of salary, and Aaron Rodgers says Mitch Trubisky can learn sitting on the bench.

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