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3rd & Ate is a podcast dedicated to serving you up-to-date information on weekly American Football games with a side of food topics. Listen to our podcasts online at or listen to us live every Monday night at 6pm on Next Door Radio.
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May 3, 2021 Radio Show
Draft analysis and best beverages.
May 3, 2021
April 26, 2021 Radio Show
We play a new game: Select-A-Square! In the final segment, we draft the best dine-in restaurants.
April 26, 2021
April 19, 2021 Radio Show
Drafts, draft, and more drafts.  This week, we complete a mock first-round draft for all 32 NFL teams and then take turns drafting our favorite take-out foods.
April 19, 2021
April 12, 2021 Radio Show
This week, we discuss the Sam Darnold situation, quarterbacks with new homes and incoming wide receivers.  Brandon and Jason also complete a mock draft and in the final segment, the guys draft their favorite fast-food meals.
April 12, 2021
April 5, 2021 Radio Show
The beginning of Spring, Roy Williams' retirement, potential football recruits, and barbecue!
April 5, 2021
March 22, 2021 Radio Show
Special Call-In Guests:  Tony Mailhot and Justin Morris An extended food segment highlighting the best restaurant experience we've ever had:  Metro 8 in Durham, North Carolina.
March 22, 2021
March 15, 2021 Radio Show
James Newton helps us introduce the Carolina Corner segment, we discuss the Washington Football Team with a caller, Brandon and Jason discuss the NCAA Tournament Bracket and the guys play a game of Bean Boozled!
March 15, 2021
March 1, 2021 Radio Show
This week, we discuss NFL news, get a little education on hockey, and Brandon and Jason take the Death Nut Challenge!
March 2, 2021
February 22, 2021 Radio Show
NFL news and a toaster pastry flavor challenge.
February 24, 2021
Receiver Fever
Ranking NFL receivers, discussion of contracts, and amazing sandwiches.
February 12, 2021
February 8, 2021 Radio Show
Super Bowl follow-up
February 10, 2021
Super Bowl Elite
Super Bowl predictions and Quarterback rankings.
February 5, 2021
January 25, 2021 Radio Show
Quarantine edition
January 28, 2021
January 18, 2021 Radio Show
Playoffs, coaching changes, and a food review of Over the Falls in Wake Forest.
January 19, 2021
Triple Ate
In this episode, we cover the upcoming NFC and AFC games, 90's wrestling, and meals on a budget.
January 15, 2021
Enter the Thunderdome
This week, we cover the top 25 rookies in the NFL this season, discuss head coaching position interviews, and give our wildcard picks.
January 9, 2021
January 4, 2021 Radio Show
The Washington Football Team and the Indianapolis Colts are headed to the play-offs!  What are our favorite game day foods?
January 5, 2021
To Pay, or Not to Pay: that is the question.
In this episode we give our Week 17 NFL Game Picks, the Upset Pick-Of-The-Week causes some controversy, and we do another Game Pick Give-Away.  We also discuss if college athletes should be paid and Jason tests Brandon and Chris' skills in a blind taste test!
January 2, 2021
December 28, 2020 Radio Show
New Year's Special!  We review the week 16 games and the Pickled Pub!
December 29, 2020
December 21, 2020 Radio Show
Radio Christmas Special. Did Jason just say he would take Tua @ Washington?
December 22, 2020
Christmas Special
On this special episode of 3rd & Ate, we go over the NFL week 15 preview and give our predictions, discuss if steroid use should be acceptable, and is Anthony Lynn holding Justin Herbert back?  Jason predicts 3 upsets, call-in guest James Newton joins us for our first Game Pick Give-Away and also discusses what it would take for the Panthers to get Trevor Lawrence in a trade deal.  Finally, we end the show with a conversation surrounding Norwegian, Swedish, and Finnish Christmas traditions with call-in guest Megan Holst.
December 19, 2020
December 14, 2020 Radio Show
Week 14 review, Jason ends up giving Dwayne Haskins a second chance, and a review of Benetis.
December 15, 2020
Hot Takes and Milkshakes
Brandon gets knocked out of the fantasy playoffs thanks to Nick Mullins.  We give our week 14 predictions.  Coach K cancels all non-conference schedule and Jason proposes it may be time for a new coach at Duke.  We finish the episode with a mash-up of an Offensive Guard and our favorite milkshakes.
December 12, 2020
December 7, 2020 Radio Show
Big upsets, playoff picture, ejections, and record breaking performances.
December 8, 2020
Tua Much Tua
This week we cover the week 13 NFL games, have a discussion on NBA and NFL dynasties, learn a little about Rugby, and have a disappointing food review. We are joined this week by callers Cody Deviney and Jacob Goss.
December 6, 2020
November 30, 2020 Radio Show
A rundown of Sunday's games, picks for Tuesday's games, a brief discussion on college basketball and a food review of Strong Arm Bakery in Oxford, North Carolina! This show features special guest Justin Morris from Creedmoor, NC.
December 1, 2020
Feast and Famine
This episode covers Thanksgiving Day games, the firing of the Head Coach and General Manager of the Detroit Lions, game predictions for week 12, playoff predictions, and a discussion around BBQ.
November 29, 2020
Monday, March 23, 2020 Radio Show
Radio show from Monday, March 23, 2020 as played on Next Door Radio.
November 26, 2020
Controversy and Comedy
In this week's episode, we discuss who would make the All Controversy Team draft, build the ultimate Wide Receiver, and give predictions for next week's games.  Jason and Brandon go on a rant we will call "Tua Point Oh" and Brandon peppers in some good one-liners. This week's food topic:  Nana's Kitchen
November 22, 2020
Week 10, Hidden Gems, and the 2020 Portal of Despair
This week, we cover week 10 of the NFL season.  Jason accuses Brandon of having goal post moving standards.  In the final segment, we all reveal hidden gems in our local area and we finally try to close the portal of despair in 2020 with the debate that started it all, Chick-Fil-A or Popeye's.
November 17, 2020
Conspiracy Theories and Steak
We cover this week's games, Jason continues his crusade against Tua, our mutual love for Justin Herbert, why the Colts should beat baltimore this week and all the others. In segment two we cover various sports conspiracies from the Flu Game to The Panthers Broncos Superbowl, Brandon shares love for LeBron James and we tell America what we as a country can learn from sports and kids.  Then we cover the best way to eat a steak end up somehow on breakfast.
November 7, 2020
Halloween Special
In this special edition of 3rd&Ate, we cover the scariest NFL Quarterback, the scariest NFL Linebacker, the scariest real-life places we've been to, and our favorite scary movies! Also in this episode: Haunted Houses Scariest one-liners Scariest places to eat Scariest foods A bonus segment with our kids!
October 31, 2020
Speed Grill Review
A food review of Speed Grill in Oxford, NC.
October 26, 2020
Week 6
Brandon and Jason give a recap of the Giants/Eagles game.  Daniel Jones takes a fall... are the Miami Dolphins next?  Another heated mashup this week including the Cleveland Browns and the Cincinnati Bengals.  All this followed by a (slightly derailed) food conversation based on your request:  IHOP vs. Waffle House.
October 25, 2020
Week 5
This week, Brandon and Jason review Monday and Tuesday night's football games, go through their picks of the week and complete a mash-up between the LA Chargers and the LA Rams.  This week's final segment is a buffet with a little something for everyone:  favorite fair foods, theme park rides, rat gambling, and being fired from a cannon!
October 18, 2020
Week 4 BONUS - Cook Out Review
This week, Brandon reviews a slice of cheesecake from Cook Out.  This review also includes a conversation regarding the importance of bacon on a hamburger!
October 13, 2020
Week 4
Monday and Thursday game reviews. Heated mash-up discussion. COVID. Best/worst pizza places.
October 10, 2020
Week 3 BONUS
Review of Owl House Café in Creedmoor.  Chocolate cake and carrot cake.
October 6, 2020
Week 3
Recap of Monday and Thursday night football games. Fantasy Mashup Upset Picks of the Week Facebook Food Poll Discussion
October 3, 2020
Week 2 BONUS
Dessert segment from Week 2 Bad Daddy's Burgers
October 3, 2020
Week 2
Week 2 football discussion, week 3 picks, and a review from Bad Daddy's Burgers.
September 27, 2020