Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio
Summary: Mike Florio talks about the biggest NFL topics with the people who are most passionate about the game: League execs, players, coaches and the journalists who cover pro football.
Florio and Peter King look ahead to the biggest matchups of Week 7, including the 5-0 Steelers vs the 5-0 Titans, Russell Wilson vs Kyler Murray, Jimmy Garoppolo's return to New England, and Jon Gruden's reunion with the Buccaneers. And we take you into the weekend by drafting the players and teams who need to show us something on Sunday.
Ryan Fitzpatrick got to speak about the Dolphins replacing him with Tua Tagovailoa, and he did not tow the company line. Who should Fitz really be mad at? The Raiders are preparing for the Bucs without their starting O-line, and Le'Veon Bell is happy to be in Kansas City. Odell Beckham had some strong words yesterday, but is everyone focused on the wrong headlines? Antonio Brown is back in the news; are the Seahawks going to sign him? Could another team swoop in?
The guys welcome Ravens DE Calais Campbell to the show. But first, they preview Thursday night's Giants-Eagles game with some PFT Props. Finally, they draft the Most Important Week 7 Matchups.
The Dolphins are starting the Tua Tagovailoa era after their bye. Did Ryan Fitzpatrick deserve to lose his job? Does this give Miami the best chance to win this year? The Cowboys are reeling and now the anonymous critics have popped up in the locker room. Should we put any stock in these reports? Airing of Grievances: Florio has a new plan for the NFL's divisions and playoff format.
Simms reacts to Florio's Week 7 Power Rankings. Do the Seahawks deserve to be #1? What's More Likely: Can the Steelers shut down Derrick Henry? More rec yds for DK Metcalf or DeAndre Hopkins? Draft: Out of the Trust Tree - Who have we lost faith in?
The Chiefs beat the Bills...by running the ball? Was this an anomaly or a sign of things to come for the KC offense? And are the Bills not ready for primetime yet? It didn't take long to see how much the Cowboys offense will miss Dak Prescott. Is Dallas still the favorite in the NFC East? And is it good sign that Kyler Murray didn't have his best game for the Cardinals? Cam Newton tosses blame for the Patriots struggles at himself.
Mike Vrabel revealed another loophole in the rulebook to help the Titans win Sunday. And Chris and Mike debate Romeo Crennel's decision to go for 2. I Watched The Film: After rewatching Packers-Bucs, was Aaron Rodgers' game as bad as it seemed? PFT Live Draft: Week 6 goats (in a bad way) - Does Chris dare nominate ooooooh Aaaaaaron Rooooooodgers?
Aaron Rodgers & Cam Newton had rough Sundays as they were rattled by the Bucs and Broncos D. Chris asks: is Tampa Bay the most complete team in the NFC? The Steelers humbled the Browns and the Titans outlasted the Texans in overtime. How did they both stay undefeated ahead of their monster Week 7 game? How did the depleted 49ers upset the Rams on Sunday night?
Florio and Simms dole out some Week 6 Superlatives on the Bears, Colts, Vikings, Eagles and New York's (not) finest. Vic Fangio and Raheem Morris both spoke to Mike after their big Sunday upsets. PFT Live Draft: Week 6 Surprises
Peter King joins Florio to digest all of the NFL news heading into Week 6. Le'Veon Bell signs with the Chiefs and the Colts have to close their facility due to positive COVID-19 tests. Also Baker Mayfield's status is up in the air, while Cam Newton is nearing a return. Also Peter weighs in on where the Falcons go from here after firing their coach and GM this week.
Peter King and Florio preview Week 6's biggest games, including an Aaron Rodgers-Tom Brady rubber match, a Browns-Steelers grudge match, and a young QB duel between Patrick Mahomes & Josh Allen. Then they draft the players who need to show us something this weekend.
After the Jets officially cut Le'Veon Bell, where could he end up next? What's More Likely? Lamar vs the Eagles, chippy Titans are on short rest, and more Injury updates: Can the Cardinals defense handle the loss of Chandler Jones? Can Tom Brady beat Aaron Rodgers without Mike Evans?
Week 6 PFT Props: Myles Garrett vs Ben Roethlisberger, Aaron Rodgers vs Tom Brady, and more Michael Thomas: The Saints did not officially suspend him, but are the two sides headed for a showdown? BREAKING NEWS: The Falcons shut down their facility due to multiple positive COVID-19 tests PFT Live Draft: Most Important Week 6 Matchups
Two weeks of turmoil didn't seem to phase the Titans as they crushed the Bills on Tuesday night. How did they frustrate Josh Allen? And on top of that, is Tennessee now clear of any league punishment for COVID violations? The Jets have announced that they will cut Le'Veon Bell...but could they actually still trade him? Airing of Grievances: Chris wants football every night of the week.
Mike released his Week 6 Power Rankings yesterday, but will update them today after last night's game. How high will the Titans move and how far will the Bills fall? Is the NFL looking at doing a playoff bubble to complete the season? Draft: Rookies to Rely On...who will have the biggest impact for the rest of the season?