The Eagles took a different approach than the one they used the first time around, but Drew Brees had it figured out by halftime. A look at how the Saints turned it on after a slow start against the Eagles.
Also, the desperate scramble to win the press conference, what the eight conference semifinal coaches were when they were hired, and the latest coaching fashion trend. Plus, an encore performance from The Mountain Goats!
Plus, Nick Foles proves he is made of magic, Trubisky delivers in the season’s biggest moments, the Texans continue with their bafflingly poor play in the secondary, a star rises in Indy’s defensive backfield, Ezekiel Elliott runs wild, Frank Reich’s tremendous facial hair and more from the Wild-Card games.
Also, the Jaguars’s tribute to Major League, the Fournette situation shows why Roquan Smith was right to hold out (while the Bears’ stubbornness might have cost them a playoff bye), the success of retread coaches, the weirdness of Antonio Brown All-Pro votes, and the invincible Ryan Fitzpatrick. Plus, musical guest: Guided By Voices!
The Browns are on the rise after a 5-2 finish to the season and a near upset in Baltimore. On the Monday Morning NFL Podcast, Andy and Gary discussed why they should remove the interim tag from Williams, and why it's even more important to keep Kitchens and Baker Mayfield together.
Plus, another epic officiating gaffe, Baker Mayfield knocks on the door of legend status, the Jaguars defy all logic (again!) by retaining their coach and front office, Deshaun Watson takes a bunch of big hits for no good reason, Kittle tops Kelce for a record, Steelers get to spend the offseason regretting everything, the 49ers defense makes unfortunate history, a fond farewell to a Bills legend, and much more from a wild Week 17.
Also, the Panthers could have easily been doing what Seattle has done, the MNF booth deserves another chance, the Jaguars still need to address what’s rotten in their building, and a heart-warming story about a Vinny Testaverde football card and mom. Plus, musical guest: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart!
Plus, Luck and Colts stay alive, Cowboys win the East, Steelers sure could have used a reliable star running back this season, Trubisky recovers in San Fran, Browns get a rare season sweep, Deshaun Watson has a great but soon-to-be-forgotten performance, Jaguars mercifully end the Kessler Era, the Dolphins go out with a whimper, Aaron Rodgers shows he can still do it and more from Week 16.
Plus, the Saints need to find some big plays again, someone needs to make the Jaguars take Cody Kessler off the field, the Chiefs need to prove they can tackle in Seattle, and the league and union need to give themselves some wiggle room with an archaic drug policy that serves no one. Also, in honor of the Christmas season: a product photo that blew my mind, Christmas episodes to watch, and Rats Off to Ya! Plus, musical guest: The Stink!