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 & Peter King hit all the big matchups from Week 4. Will the Seahawks' bad defense cause them trouble in Miami? Is Josh Allen's hot start sustainable? Can Baker Mayfield hang with Dak Prescott in a shootout? And Peter and Mike focus on beleaguered QBs in this week's Show Me Something Draft.
Florio & Simms react to the Steelers-Titans game being postponed, and Derek Carr's excuses for violating COVID-19 protocols for a charity event. (Producer's note: since the show this morning, the NFL has reportedly moved Steelers-Titans to later in the season.) The Saints and 49ers get some good news as Michael Thomas and George Kittle are returning to practice. We play "Which Doesn't Belong and Why?" with 3-0 teams in the NFC and NFC West teams chasing the Seahawks.
Florio & Simms plays "What's More Likely?" Will Kirk Cousins keep throwing INTs? Will Derek Carr keep NOT throwing INTs? Will Lamar Jackson bounce back? The Broncos & Jets are both winless, but we still find some interesting prop bets for their game tonight. PFT Live Draft: Most Important Week 4 Matchups
Florio & Simms digest the news that the Titans and Vikings have to shut down their facilities due to COVID-19 positive tests. What happens now and could this affect games this Sunday? Was Jerry Jones criticizing Dak Prescott when he compared him to Patrick Mahomes? The Broncos are starting Mark, I mean Brett, Rypien.
Headline vs Story: We dig deeper on some narratives...Russ is cooking, but the Seahawks D is bad; Texans are winless, but vs a brutal schedule PFT Week 4 Power Rankings: Florio admits to taking out his anger on the Ravens. PFT Live Draft: Best Weapons of 2020 - Florio and Simms give love to some non-QBs
The Chiefs asserted their dominance over the Ravens on Monday night. Is Patrick Mahomes unstoppable? And why does Lamar Jackson struggle after slow starts? In other QB news, the Bears officially (predictably?) named Nick Foles their starter, and Ron Rivera hints that Dwayne Haskins could be benched.
Simms and Florio gives their takeaways after rewatching Rams-Bills and Cowboys-Seahawks. Statistical oddities: Despite being decimated by injuries, the 49ers offense didn't punt on Sunday. PFT Live Draft: Week 3 Goats (in a bad way)...Did DK Metcalf's game-winning TD make up for a terrible gaffe?
Florio & Simms recap a Week 3 full of QB duels. Despite a better night in primetime, Drew Brees' game is still concerning. The Bears benched Mitchell Trubisky; does the team now belong to Nick Foles? Russell Wilson topped Dak Prescott in a career day for both QBs. And the Bills almost had a 28-3 collapse until Josh Allen rescued them.
Florio & Simms hand out some superlatives for Week 3 ("The Go Tuck Rule Yourself ", "The Donovan McNabb Award") before they draft the biggest surprises of Week 3.
Peter King joins Florio to recap the Dolphins win over the Jaguars. Plus Dak Prescott speaks out about Breonna Taylor, Aaron Rodgers has strong words on mental health, and we look at some crucial injury situations for Week 3.
Florio & Peter King preview all of the big Week 3 matchups and then draft the players and teams who need to show us something this weekend.
Florio and Simms talk about the backup QBs set to start this week. Can Nick Mullens keep the 49ers afloat? Has the Justin Herbert era officially begun? And more details emerge about why Tyrod Taylor was sent to the hospital Sunday. Which Doesn't Belong and Why? The guys find the odd man out among undefeated NFC West teams and winless teams that made the playoffs last year. Remembering Gale Sayers after the all-time great died yesterday.
Florio and Simms try to figure out what the heck Bill Belichick was wearing at his press conference yesterday. Then they play "What's More Likely?" with some Week 3 games. Who will improve their MVP odds more this week: Russell Wilson or Dak Prescott? PFT Props: The guys pick some sides for the Miami-Jacksonville Thursday night game. Will they go with Fitz's beard or Minshew's mustache? PFT Live Draft: Week 3 Most Important Matchups
Florio & Simms break down the Week 2 Power Rankings. Plus, Cam defends his WR, and Blake Bortles is back in the NFL. Finally, it's that time of the week for the Airing of Grievances.
Florio & Simms go through the 11 teams that started 2-0 and separate the contenders and the pretenders. Plus, an interview with Chiefs RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire. And today's draft: Unsung Heroes through 2 weeks.