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.
The Raiders opened up their new stadium with a win...are Florio & Simms more concerned about the Saints or excited for the Raiders? The NFL is fining coaches big money for not wearing their masks on the sideline. And the injury news coming out of Week 2 is as bad as it seemed.
Florio is now a film grinder, so he gives Simms his takeaways from rewatching Pats-Seahawks & Chiefs-Chargers. Should the Chargers make Justin Herbert the starter moving forward? Chris tries to name the 11 QBs DeAndre Hopkins as caught a TD from. And the guys name the biggest Week 2 goats (the bad kind).
Florio & Simms break down yet another dramatic finish between the Seahawks & Patriots. Then they run through some bad injury news from around the league and figure out how the heck the Cowboys beat the Falcons.
Florio & Simms hand out awards and superlatives for Week 2 and Mike empties out his notebook after speaking with Mitchell Trubisky and Aaron Jones after their wins yesterday. Finally, the guys draft their biggest surprises from Sunday Week 2.
Peter King joins Florio to look back at the Browns win over the Bengals. Is all now well with Baker and OBJ? Is Joe Burrow the truth? Peter also weighs in on the Tom Brady-Bruce Arians relationship. Fill In The Blank: Any chance the Jets upset the 49ers? And what will Patrick Mahomes do to the Chargers?
Florio & Peter discuss which QB needs a bigger game this week...Cam or Russell? Lamar or Deshaun? Goff or Wentz? Desperation time...we look at the battles of 0-1 teams and who needs the win more. Draft: Week 2 Show Me Something
Florio & Simms dive deep into the first true Thursday Night Football game of the season. While the Bengals are still swooning over Joe Burrow, how long can Baker Mayfield struggle before he gets benched? The injuries keep on coming for the 49ers, as Richard Sherman now heads to the IR. How tough will it be to replace him? Allen Robinson finally gets asked about the trade rumors from this week. But why isn't Mike buying his answer?
What's More Likely: Florio & Simms take a deeper look at what we can expect from Aaron Donald, Carson Wentz, DeAndre Hopkins, Russell Wilson, and other stars this weekend. PFT Props: More pass yds tonight...Joe Burrow or Baker Mayfield? More rush yds: Joe Mixon or Nick Chubb? Draft: Kyler Murray, Cam Newton & the other Most Important Week 2 Matchups
Florio & Simms tackle a bunch of WR news with Michael Thomas out for a few weeks, Allen Robinson requesting a trade (unless he didn't), and Odell Becham, Jr. and Baker Mayfield talking about their lack of chemistry. Which Doesn't Belong and Why? On running QBs, 0-1 NFC QB contenders and surprise 1-0 teams Airing of Grievances: Florio's been watching the film
Panic-O-Meter: Scale of 1 to 10, which 0-1 teams should be concerned this week? PFT Week 2 Power Rankings: Simms grills Florio on why he put the Browns dead last Draft: Buy The Hype - Which Week 1 standouts do we think have staying power?
Florio & Simms recap the Monday night doubleheader as the Steelers beat the Giants and Titans dodged an upset in Denver. Is Big Ben back? Did Vic Fangio's clock management doom the Broncos? As Baker Mayfield continues to struggle, would the Browns be better off with Gardner Minshew?
For the 2nd straight day, Bruce Arians was critical of Tom Brady's Week 1 performance. Meanwhile, Brady's old coach, Bill Belichick, explains why Cam Newton may not be running as often as he did Sunday. Week 1 Injuries: Updates on George Kittle, Michael Thomas, Marlon Mack & Le'Veon Bell. Draft: Week 1 Goats (in a bad way) - From G.O.A.T. to goat?
Florio and Simms break down all of the action from the first Sunday of the NFL season. Tom Brady had an up-and-down debut for the Bucs, while Cam cruised with his old team. Kyler Murray & DeAndre Hopkins got off to a hot start as they upset the defending NFC Champs. Were the Cowboys robbed by a bad pass interference call? Mike & Chris disagree.
Florio & Simms hand out some Week 1 Superlatives for Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson, Josh Allen, and the Vikings and Ravens. Ryan Kerrigan spoke to Mike about Washington's defensive upset on Sunday. Draft: Sunday Surprises - Aldon Smith, Mitchell Trubisky & more shockers from Week 1.
Florio & Simms break down the Chiefs methodically hammering the Texans on opening night, the pregame demonstrations, the Dolphins powerful message, and Dak showing great courage