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Fifty Gut Podcast

Fifty Gut Podcast

By Paul Williams
Come for the Washington Redskins commentary, stay for the roast sessions, shade throwing & general pettiness. Hosted by DMV natives Paul Williams, Cory Gassaway & Cliff Ngwafon, Fifty Gut brings listeners two things every Redskin enthusiast needs in a podcast; 1) thoughtful analysis from guys with their finger on the pulse of the fan base 2) a weekly on-air therapy session for dealing with the continual misadventures of the franchise. For a unique & unfiltered take on all things Burgundy & Gold, the Fifty Gut is the podcast for you.
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S5/E6: We Move
What’s the move? Bills Mafia in Buffalo? Halloween at Mile High? The Death Star in Vegas? The guys preview the best road trips and the spiciest home dates for 2021. Also, what does the Charles Leno Jr. signing do for the OL depth?
May 13, 2021
S5/E5: Fit In
The 2021 draft is complete and Washington has added 11 new prospects. Instead of giving draft grades, we project where each player chosen will fit in to Ron Rivera's scheme and what it means for the depth chart around them. 
May 5, 2021
S5/E4: WFT Adds Jamin Davis
Live commentary from last night’s NFL draft and instant reaction from WFT selecting Kentucky linebacker Jamin Davis.
April 30, 2021
S5/E3: What's The Move?
Who are our picks for the 19th pick? Who are our favorite sleepers and our least favorite fast risers. Plus, we offer our favorite day three diamonds in the rough. Stick around until the end for eight of Cliff’s draft trivia questions to stump the loyalest Washington fans!
April 28, 2021
S5/E2: QB Roundup
Should WFT pay the price to move up for their quarterback of the future? Is it Justin Fields or Trey Lance? Are their any passers on day two that are worth spending a pick on? The guys discuss.
April 16, 2021
S5/E1: Voila, Magic
Welcome back for season 5! The guys cover the Ryan Fitzpatrick signing, Brandon Scherff’s second franchise tag, hypothetical trades we’d like to see happen this spring and which unrestricted free agents we want to see WFT target this signing period.
March 17, 2021
S4/E35: The QBs, A Thru Z
We’re headed for one of the most widespread quarterback carousels in NFL history. Which do we think are the best fit in Washington and which can we afford to get? Also, we review Ron Rivera’s finalized front office and coaching staff.
February 18, 2021
S4/E34: Marty & Deshaun
The season is over, but WFT news doesn't stop.  Reports out of Ashburn say that former Carolina Panthers GM will be hired by Washington in the same role. Why should fans be happy about the move despite Hurney's track record? We also dive into what it would take to bring Texans' QB Deshaun Watson to DC (as well as other QB scenatios).
January 20, 2021
S4/E33: Idols Become Your Rivals
The first ever playoff preview in the four year history of the Fifty Gut Podcast was a good one. The guys start with sharing their thought on the events at the Capitol Building yesterday. Then, we get into our game preview including the chess match between coaching staffs, the possibility of dual quarterbacks for Washington, how to influence the GOAT into making bad decisions with the ball and more!
January 7, 2021
S4/E32: The Offs Pt. 1
A wins a win, right? No matter how it all went down, the Washington Football Team are your 2020 division champs and headed for the postseason. We break down the game, talk about the Eagles tank job and put a little #GiantsPack in the air.
January 6, 2021
S4/E31: We Done Messed Up
We dive in the the many layers of Dwayne Haskins’ release, including Ron Rivera’s culture, the clear message sent to Dan Snyder and the impact on the roster moving forward. Also, we preview the week 17 win-&-in game Sunday night in Philadelphia.
December 31, 2020
S4/E30: What's Not Clicking?
Dwayne Haskins STILL doesn’t get it, and after his latest off the field incident, it’s fair to wonder if he will ever get it Also, the latest allegations levied against Dan Snyder, could there be a new GM em route and how we beat the Panthers this coming Sunday.
December 23, 2020
S4/E29: You’re On Notice
It’s official, the defense (especially Chase Young) is elite. The offense, not so much. What heights can the defenses reach? Can anything fix the offensive woes? And what to look forward as the NFC East playoff picture takes shape?
December 17, 2020
S4/E28: The Buy In
After one of the biggest wins in recent memory, extending the winning streak to three, WFT is right back in the thick on the playoff race. More importantly, the fan base seems to have now fully bought in to the Ron Rivera/Kyle Smith regime.
December 11, 2020
S4/E27: Let’s Have A December
After back-to-back wins in a four day stretch, Washington Football Team is right in the middle of the NFC East race. Well review the Thanksgiving game in Dallas and look ahead at the remaining five game and what it'll take to win the division.
December 3, 2020
S4/E26: Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone
The guys talk about the 20-9 win over the Bengals, Joe Burrow, does the defense need an adjustment, John Wall v. Bradley Beal & first place on the line this Thanksgiving v. Dallas
November 26, 2020
S4/E25: Too Little, Too Late, Rinse Repeat
The problematic trend of falling behind early, only to stage a furious comeback and come up short, continues to haunt WFT. Why can't this team get right from the get go?
November 18, 2020
S4/E24: Of Course...
Another loss to the Giants. Another post bye week letdown. After a glimmer of hope after Dallas, WFT is back to having far more questions than answers.
November 12, 2020
S4/E23: Due Credit
No matter how underwhelming the opponent, we applaud a complete team effort from WFT, their first win since week 1. What does this mean for the team heading into the bye week?
October 29, 2020
S4/E22: Laugh Now, Cry Later
Easy part of the schedule, huh?  Sunday was one of the better efforts since week 1 for WFT, but now the team finds itself 1-5, last place in the division and with more questions about the messaging  regarding this team's direction. 
October 22, 2020
S4/E21: Say What’s Real
We knew about the lack of talent. We didn’t anticipate of innovation or the lack or preparation from this staff. The guys discuss.
October 14, 2020
S4/E20: Oochie Wally Or One Mic?
Coach Rivera said it was an evaluation year for this team, until it wasn't.  What does the abrupt change in direction say to those looking on and their perception of Rivera's plans to rebuild this franchise? 
October 8, 2020
S4/E19: It Is What It Is
Step back from the ledge. It isn’t time to pull the plug on Haskins, or any of the young players. Trust the process, for better or worse.
September 30, 2020
S4/E18: Bird Sh*t
After a big win vs. Philly, Sunday’s loss in Arizona proved to be a reminder that WFT is still in the early stages of rebuild. What issues are worthy of your concern and what are overreactions? Also, a brief WFT v. Browns preview.
September 22, 2020
S4/E17: Monsters Inc.
The guys ramble on about the suffocating defense, the in-game coaching adjustments and the leadership of Dwayne Haskins vs. Philly on Sunday.
September 15, 2020
S4/E16: The Kickoff Pod
Before we get into how to beat the Eagles on Sunday, the guys discuss the WFT’s final 53, surprise contributors, breakout players and our hottest 2020 takes.
September 12, 2020
S4/E15: NFC East Preview
The guys do a deep dive on the strengths & weaknesses of each NFC East team and predict where each team will finish in the division. Also, we'll do their final Stock up/Stock Down of WFT camp and how can the element of surprise help the team this season?
August 31, 2020
S4/E14: The Leadership Pod
The guys talk about the recent major developments within WFT leadership with Jason Wright and Ron Rivera. How will Wright shape the future of WFT and how will the franchise respond if Rivera takes time away? Also, whose stock is up / down after the first week of padded practice.
August 25, 2020
S4/E13: Guice Out, Foster In
Reaction to the abrupt release of Derrius Guice, the imminent return of Reuben Foster & what is the trickle down effect after the respective roster moves.
August 10, 2020
S4/E12: The Camp Pod
The guys talk about the top questions heading into WFT training camp as well as the temporary name choice, the NFL Network's Top 100, Jamal Adams, Alex Smith and a 2020 uniform power ranking.
July 29, 2020
S4/E11: Position Groups Power Rankings
The guys rank the eight position groups heading into training camp, talk Madden player rankings & review the most recent quarterback contracts around the league.
July 23, 2020
S4/E10: Cesspool
Awful culture, worse owner. The guys talk about the the scandal surrounding Washington and how it is a direct manifestation of Daniel Snyder (lack of) leadership and accountability. Also, how can Coach Rivera manage to turn this around?
July 19, 2020
S4/E9: Name Shame Blame Game
‪The guys talk how Daniel Snyder’s failures perpetuated the name issue, whats next, the Santos/Mann dismissals & is the RFK site now back in play?‬
July 14, 2020
S4/E8: I Said What I Said
The guys share their personal experiences and thoughts on BLM, the name change, George Preston Marshall, Jack Del Rio, Coronavirus & their effects on the NFL, sports, and American life.
July 2, 2020
S4/E7: Schedule Breakdown
The guys talk the NFL's business-as-usual response to COVID-19, key storylines in the Redskins 2020 schedule and which road games every Redskins fan should check off their bucket list.
May 11, 2020
S4/E6: Draft Notes
The guys talk Jon Allen 5th year option, Trent Williams’ legacy and the Redskins’ 2020 draft. What do the selections say about the direction of the team?
April 29, 2020
S4/E5: Forever Young
Trent Williams headed out. Chase Young  coming in. Tua v. Burrow v. the 2019 QB class. Plus, our "no-brainers" for other teams in the first round.
April 23, 2020
S4/E4: The Other Guys
The guys share thoughts on Redskin draft weekend favorites, who they'd avoid and their favorite sleeper. Plus, recap night one of The Last Dance, talk Michael Jordan greatness, competitiveness and wild forgotten anecdotes. 
April 21, 2020
S4/E3: Fake Love
Quarantine survival tips, DC Media v. Dwayne Haskins, Ron Rivera v. bad culture players and more on this episode of the Fifty Gut Podcast
April 13, 2020
S4/E2: Quarantings
Kill time stuck in the house listening to us rant about the Redskins first week of free agency.
March 23, 2020
S4/E1: It’s Time To Talk..
The guys are back from their Redskins hiatus to discuss the Ron Rivera hire, Trent Willians, stadium news and potential free-agent targets.
March 17, 2020
E3/E8: The Bum List
At the end of each season, we like to make a list of bums that need to go. But since were in the middle of what could be the worst season in Redskins history, we decided to do it now. No one was spared.
October 1, 2019
S3/E7: What Now?
Redskins been thoroughly outplayed in six of eight quarters. The negatives are overwhelming. The positives are few and far in between. We predicted this team would be bad, but is it time to readjust our expectations? ‬
September 17, 2019
S3/E6: Eagles Preview
The guys talk about the upcoming season opener in Philadelphia. How will a new-look offense and a revved-up defense fare against one of the NFC favorites? 
September 6, 2019
S3/E5: 2019 W-L Predictions
The guys give their best case/worse case scenarios for the season, predict all 16 games & what it could mean for head coach Jay Gruden.
September 5, 2019
S3/E4: Roster Review
The guys run through the Redskins final roster and give their thoughts about where the team got right and where the team missed.
September 4, 2019
S3/E3: Ten Training Camp Questions, Part 2
How will depth at cornerback shake out, who is on the roster bubble, how will the new coaching staff come together, w Which rookie are you watching most this camp outside of Haskins and Sweat & who is your camp sleeper? 
July 24, 2019
S3/E2: Ten Training Camp Questions, Part 1
The guys run through five burning questions leading into Redskins training camp, including Dwayne Haskins chance of starting, whats up with Trent Williams, who will step up at the X receiver, Derrius Guice's health and who will step up at middle linebacker.
July 23, 2019
S3/E1: State of the Franchise
The Fifty Gut Blog Podcast is back for season 3 going around the NFL, talking about Antonio Brown, Josh Rosen and how the Redskins should attack the offseason.
March 5, 2019
Episode 39: FGBP Goes Marching In New Orleans
The guys discuss the Redskins 2-1 start, the upcoming road trip to New Orleans to take on the Saints & the new hierarchy in the NFC East.
October 4, 2018
Episode 37 pt. 2/2: Schedule Prediction
The guys preview the week 1 match against the Cardinals and prediction the Redskins’ wins and losses this season.
September 9, 2018
Episode 37 pt. 1/2: Reviewing the 53
The guys unpack the 53 man roster prior to the week 1 matchup with the Cardinals.
September 8, 2018
Episode 36: The Return of #FGBP
Season 2 of the Fifty Gut Blog Podcast is back just in time for Redskins training camp! The guys recap the best & worst of the Redskins offseason moves, plus preview who we expect to stand out in Richmond.
July 26, 2018
EPISODE 35 Fifty Gut v. Four Verticals
Joined by Fim Oshin & Terrence Holman of, the guys discuss DJ Swearinger addressing Alex Smith, Josh Norman’s potential departure and why Kirk Cousins should avoid the Jets.
February 27, 2018
EPISODE 34: Thottie Pippen
The guys talk Su’a Cravens' return to the NFL, Muhammad Wilkerson v. Sheldon Richardson, draft needs and exactly how far are the Redskins to the matching the Super Bowl champion Eagles? ‬
February 15, 2018
EPISODE 33: The Great Trade Debate
Joined by special guest Fim Oshin of, we discuss it he trade for Alex Smith, was it worth the compensation & how he fits in Jay Gruden offense.
February 1, 2018
EPISODE 32: The Senior Bowl Preview
Coming to us from Mobile, we’re joined by special guest Zach Hicks of & the Breaking The Draft podcast. He gives us his notes and analysis from the 2018 Senior Bowl practices this week.
January 25, 2018
EPISODE 31 - The Fifty Gut Guide To The Offseason: Pt. 1
After a three week holiday hiatus, the guys are back discussing the Kirk Cousins’ interview with Grant & Danny, what’s the quarterback Plan B in 2018 and we kick off our #Redskins offseason wish list series.
January 11, 2018
EPISODE 30: This Bamma Jerry Richardson...
The guys talk Redskins v. Cardinals, the Mark Moseley kicker curse & the Bamma of the Week, Jerry Richardson.
December 20, 2017
EPISODE 29: When Did The Damn Circus Come To Town?!?
The guys discuss Su’a Cravens, Junior Galette, Jordan Reed and why Daniel Snyder shouldn’t fire Jay Gruden and/or Bruce Allen...yet.
December 14, 2017
EPISODE 28: Obituary of the 2017 Redskins
The season of the 2017 Washington Redskins is officially dead. The guys pay their respects...
December 12, 2017
EPISODE 27: The Airing Of Grievances
We needed some therapy, turned into fire and brimstone. We came at necks in this one...
December 6, 2017
EPISODE 26: Holding On To 3%
The guys discuss the pivotal Thursday Night match-up with the Dallas Cowboys
November 29, 2017
EPISODE 25: The Sean Taylor Tribute
A discussion with members of a Navajo protest outside FedExField, the Thanksgiving night win over the Giants, the great Kirk Cousins debate and reflection on the life of the late & great Sean Taylor.
November 28, 2017
EPISODE 24: Happy Drunksgiving
Turkey, Tailgate and Tavarres King? The guys discuss Thanksgiving tailgate etiquette, whether of not Eli Manning is a Hall of Famer and can the Redskins defense feast on a depleted Giants' offense on Turkey Day?
November 22, 2017
EPISODE 23: Collapse For The Ages
The guys break down the loss to New Orleans and discuss which is worse; the Redskins week 17 loss v. the Giants or Sunday's collapse v. the Saints? Also, how much blame should be placed on Jay Gruden & his coaching staff?
November 21, 2017
EPISODE 22: Big Game In The Big Easy
If the Redskins want to have a December, it needs to start with a win Sunday in New Orleans against the red-hot Saints. The guys discuss what the Redskins need to do to leave Louisiana with a win.
November 16, 2017
EPISODE 21: The Ponzi Scheme
The guys discuss the loss to the Vikings, Jerry Jones v. Roger Goodell, the Home field disadvantage at FedEx Field and the Ponzi Scheme that is paying NFL quarterbacks.
November 14, 2017
EPISODE 20: Cuz It Get Cold Like Minnesota
The guys preview the matchup with the visiting 6-2 Minnesota Vikings, while special guest Chris Williams gives his hilarious & dramatic reading of “A Letter To Kirk Cousins”.
November 9, 2017
EPISODE 19: Midseason Review
The guys review the huge Seahawks win & grade out the team halfway through the 2017 season.‬
November 8, 2017
EPISODE 18: Season On The Brink In Seattle
How can a banged up Redskins’ squad pull the upset at Century Link?
November 2, 2017
EPISODE 17: Putting The ASS Back In Dallas Week
The guys discuss Kirk Cousins v. Jay Gruden, where the downfield passing has gone & break down the matchup with the visiting Cowboys.
October 26, 2017
EPISODE 16: Redskins Revenge
The guys talk the crucial rematch with the NFC East leading 5-1 Eagles
October 23, 2017
EPISODE 15: No Apologies For Ws
We discuss the narrow win over the winless 49ers, Gruden’s play calling & NFL refs.
October 17, 2017
EPISODE 14: The San Francisco Treat
The guys talk about the post-bye matchup with the winless 49ers & turmoil in the NFC East.
October 12, 2017
EPISODE 13: Do Moral Victories Count?
Does the close loss in Kansas City legitimize the Redskins? The guys discuss the team's new place among the NFC contenders.
October 4, 2017
EPISODE 12: KC Masterpiece
The guys look at the huge Monday Night showdown in Arrowhead v. the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs
September 29, 2017
EPISODE 11: A Sunday To Remember
The guys talk about the league-wide protests & the dominant win over the Raiders
September 27, 2017
EPISODE 10: Oakland Definitely In The House
The guys preview the Sunday Night Showdown with Crab, Coop, Carr, Beast Mode & the Oakland Raiders
September 22, 2017
EPISODE 9: California Love Part II
Part II of our Rams review, we're joined by our West Coast fam Brandon Dorfman & Chris Williams with their recap of their LA Coliseum experience.
September 19, 2017
EPISODE 8: California Love Part I
Part I of our Rams review, the guys talk about the negatives and positives from a 27-20 week 2 victory over the Los Angeles
September 19, 2017
EPISODE 7: No More Parties In L.A.
We preview Jay Gruden vs. Boy Wonder as the Redskins head West for an early-season showdown versus the 1-0 Los Angeles Rams
September 14, 2017
EPISODE 6: Captain Save-A-Kirk
The guys discuss the disappointing performance vs. Philly, the Kirk Cousins' capers & the trash home-field advantage at FedEx Field
September 13, 2017
EPISODE 5: Eagles Preview
We preview the week 1 showdown with the Philadelphia Eagles. Also, rants & pleas to take back FedExField
September 8, 2017
EPISODE 4: Cravens-gate
In this episode, the guys discuss the abrupt retirement news surrounding Su'a Cravens, give their in depth views on the final 53-man roster & give a game-by-game prediction of the Redskins 2017 schedule.
September 6, 2017
EPISODE 3: Packers Recap
In this week's episode, we talk the Kyrie IT trade, is it time to worry about the Redskins' offense and the guys predict stats for the upcoming season in 'over/under'.
August 24, 2017
EPISODE 2: Ravens Recap
In this weeks episode, we talk about who impressed versus the Ravens and whether or not we're making too big a deal of a "soft" camp and bad preseason results.
August 18, 2017
EPISODE 1: Training Camp Kicks Off
Fifty Gut's first ever podcast touches all things Redskins leading up to the 2017 training camp
July 27, 2017