On "The Pat McAfee Show," Pat McAfee and his friends deliver one of a kind opinions that won't be heard anywhere else. Pat's a recently retired NFL All-Pro who has zero filter. A common man who has experience in an extremely uncommon professional athlete lifestyle is a beautiful concoction of hilarity for the average Joe. Both relatable and ridiculous, "The Pat McAfee Show" promises to inform, intrigue, and entertain. Thanks for listening. Cheers
On today's show, Pat and the boys are LIVE from Colts training camp as they welcome in the Cleveland Browns for a joint practice. Pat sits down with Colts GM and friend of the show, Chris Ballard, to discuss the Andrew Luck situation and when they think he might be back healthy, what he expects out of his Colts team this year after a successful 2018 season, what he would've asked for in return from the Bears if Pat had went and played there, his relationship with Coach Frank Reich, and how he thinks the team performed in the joint practice with the Browns (3:26-17:43). Next, 4x Pro Bowler, one of the most underrated receivers in the league, and Pat's former teammate, TY Hilton stops by. They chat about him being a veteran in the locker room and what that process has been like, his thoughts on the Colts' QB situation and how that affects his preparation, what the best thing he purchased in the offseason was, and if his kids are better athletes than he is (20:36-27:28). Lastly, first team All-Pro, last year's Defensive Rookie of the Year, and one of the best linebackers in football, Darius Leonard stops by. They discuss the improvements he made in the offseason to polish his game, his thoughts on training camp fights with other teams, what it's like being a new father, what he did to relax during the offseason, and what gives him the massive chip on his shoulder (35:22-42:38). Today's a fun one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today's show, the man who pioneered the industry Pat is about to embark in, the Godfather of sports talk radio, member of a countless number of broadcasting hall of fames, host of Mike's On: Francesa on the FAN, and creator of the Mike's On app, all around electric human being, Mike Francesa joins Pat and the guys live on FaceTime. They discuss how his career has changed with the times over the last 30+ years, his relationship with his former co-host Chris "Mag Dog" Russo and what their relationship was like while they were on the air, some advice he has for Pat with the start of the radio show around the corner, what his relationship with Odell Beckham and the New York Giants front office is currently like, his philosophy on taking phone calls during his show and why his treatment of the callers is often misconstrued, his thoughts on the upcoming NFL season as well as some takes on some of the players that are making waves this preseason, and he answers some questions from the room. This interview is a MUST LISTEN (2:08-1:03:37). Pat also covers his weekend in Toronto with Foxy as they were in town for the WWE Watchalong at Summerslam. Pat breaks down why Toronto might be his favorite city on the planet, what the Canadian hospitality is like, how going to a Blue Jays vs. Yankees game resparked his idea to have live betting available before every pitch at a baseball game and how it would improve the entertainment value, some of his favorite moments from the Watchalong event including his growing friendship/rivalry with Adam Cole, and his post NXT preshow run-in with Triple H on Saturday night and how he thought it might have been due to another dress code violation, and what it's like being dropped back into the WWE Universe after being gone for a few weeks and getting caught up with everything that is happened throughout the business. Today's episode is a great one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat and the guys finally chat about their fall plans which include a nationally syndicated radio show on Westwood One and the video version on DAZN. Pat also explains what his fall will be like including the radio show/livestream, the podcast, Thursday Night College Football, and Get Up! in New York. It's going to be a busy fall, but it's going to be a lot of fun. Next, radio host, ESPN College Football Analyst, former Heisman Trophy finalist and #2 overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft, Ryan Leaf joins the show for an incredible conversation. They cover his days through college at Washington State, and his eventual experience in the NFL. He also candidly talks about his time in prison, and what the exact moment was that changed his life, and when he realized he needed to start becoming the person he wanted to be. He also discusses who some of his favorite current athletes are, whether or not he ever got into any Longest Yard type situations while in prison, what some of his fondest memories from his NFL days are, and what other sports he excelled at growing up. It's an inspiring and honest interview you don't want to miss (36:34-1:25:38). It's a great episode, and it's going to be an even better fall. Come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today's show, Pat and the boys discuss everything happening around the NFL as training camp has started to heat up. They dive into Baker Mayfield shotgunning a beer at the Indians game this past weekend and proceeding to light things up on the practice field, which has Pat feeling like his Browns to win the Super Bowl pick was correct, discuss Freddie Kitchens and Bob Wylie's dust up with each other, and why all these things contribute to a different mentality for the Cleveland Browns. They also chat about Hard Knocks, which premieres tonight and how they're excited for Gruden and AB to be highlighted a bit, and they discuss Andrew Luck's bum calf which has Colts fans everywhere very concerned. Pat also covers some of the things that he watched this weekend, including trying to finish the new Avengers movie, and he has some recommendations for next years Hall of Fame speeches after watching all seven hours of them over the weekend. Pat also chats about going to his 5th Indiana State Fair with Sam, and covers everything they did, all the different foods available, what some of his favorite carnival games are (and some of the ones he despises the most), and tells the hilarious story about the caricature that he and Sam got of themselves and the artists interesting and aggressive decision for the final product. Lastly, Pat teases the big news which should be revealed in 48 hours or less that is certain to ramp things up even more this fall. It's a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat and the boys discuss his couple of days in Charlotte for the ESPN College Football seminar. He talks about getting thrown into the fire, and recounts his entire experience, as the college football season (and football in general) creeps closer and closer. Also joining the show is ESPN College Football storyteller/analyst, one of the most charismatic and genuine people on the face of the earth, and soon to be New York Times Bestselling Author, Marty Smith. He and Pat chat about his career path to where he's at now, the relationships he's made along the way, and a couple of stories from their few days together at the college football seminar. Marty also gives a sneak preview of his new book "Never Settle: Sports, Family, and the American Soul," which details some incredible stories with the likes of Tim Tebow, Michael Vick, Ric Flair, Nick Saban, and his best friend, Eric Church, among many other things. You're really going to enjoy this interview (2:45-1:02:31). Pat and the guys also chat about LeBron taking heat for celebrating at his son's AAU game, the NFL season starting tonight with the Hall of Fame game, some of the stories that have been floating around training camp including Saints WR Michael Thomas signing a new deal, Lev Bell apologizing to fantasy owners for missing last season, and Nathan Peterman growing on Coach Gruden as well as the building excitement for the new season of Hard Knocks. Today's show is a great one. Come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today's show, Pat and the guys are joined by 18 year NFL veteran, 3x Pro Bowler, friend of the show, and now Pat's teammate in the booth for ESPN's College Football Thursday Primetime games, Matt Hasselbeck. They discuss Matt's long career in the NFL, and what he likes about commentating games as opposed to playing in them, he sheds some light on his broadcasting style and how he thinks that will play off Pat's, he shares some of his favorite stories about his time as one of Pat's teammates, including when he almost died in the locker room, he chats about his relationship with Brett Favre while on the Packers and throughout his career in the league, talks about some of the remedies he used to keep himself feeling young as he was getting older, and he and Pat look ahead to this season's Thursday Night college football slate (3:44-1:07:26). Be on the lookout for more news about Pat and boys, as calling college football games on Thursday night's won't be the only thing Pat has going this fall. Also, be sure to check out https://store.patmcafeeshow.com as everything in the store is currently 20% off with code #ThursdayNightMcAfee. Today's episode is a monumental one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat and the guys are joined in studio by comedian, AGT Superstar, and America's newest sweetheart, Ryan Niemiller, fresh off the most recent round of judges cuts on America's Got Talent. They chat about his journey thus far and what still needs to be done in order to reach his goal, the influx of opportunities that he has gained since being on national TV, some of the things that go on behind the scenes on America's Got Talent, what his relationship is like with some of the other acts on AGT, and where he see's his career going from this point forward. It's another hilarious and heartfelt interview that will leave you wanting to vote for Ryan as many times as possible (3:39-47:41). Also joining the show is up and coming country musician, and all-around hilarious human, Mitchell Tenpenny. Mitchell and Pat chat about his road to where he's currently at, what it's like being a non-traditional country artist, what made him decide to start his own label and go for it on his own, his songwriting process, how hard it is trying to make it in a place like Nashville where the music scene is competitive as can be, and what some of his hobbies are whenever he's not making music. You're going to like this guy. (53:07-01:13:23). Pat and the guys also discuss the NFL being back as several teams have started to report for training camp. They cover some of the things making waves around the league, and dive into Taylor Lewan being suspended for the first four games of the season, and why testing for certain supplements has become a slippery slope in the NFL. Today's a great one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today’s show, Pat and the guys discuss his thoughts on the new Aladdin movie, as well as some of the other documentaries that he watched over the weekend. They also discuss NFL training camp starting here soon and chat about friend of the show James Holzhauer stating that the Browns are the worst long term bet this season. Pat also gives his thoughts on teams putting players on the PUP list to start training camp, and everyone picks a team to win the Super Bowl with a little bit of money on the line. The guys also cover the recent heatwave going through not only Indianapolis, but apparently the entire planet, and Pat sends his well wishes and a way to help the people in his hometown of Plum, after serious flooding has afflicted many people in the area (https://www.gofundme.com/f/plum-boro-flooding-fund?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet). Also joining the show in studio is former finalist on the Ultimate Fighter and UFC Heavyweight, stand-up comedian, and cohost of The Fighter and the Kid and King and the Sting podcasts, and host of Below The Belt, all around hilarious human, Brendan Schaub sits down for an incredible conversation. He and Pat discuss his path to where he is now, including playing lacrosse and football in college, what his cup of coffee in the NFL was like, his relationship with Kimbo Slice while on the Ultimate Fighter, and his thoughts on his place in the comedy world after really going after it, and what he plans to do next (11:13-58:42). Today's show is loaded. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat and the guys welcome on friend of the show, Ohio State legend, Super Bowl champion, 5th overall pick of the 2006 NFL Draft, and one of the funniest humans on the planet, AJ Hawk, for the entire episode. They discuss everything from AJ and Pat's relationship, them calling NCAA Football games together, AJ's relationship with Aaron Rodgers and how the Lake Tahoe tournament was, his thoughts on the raid on Area 51, whether he thinks aliens are real, and what he enjoys doing in his leisure time. They also cover his thoughts on players not being happy about their ratings in Madden, how he thinks the Packers will fare this NFL season, what it's like being apart of the first celebrity couple, whether he thinks Urban Meyer will coach college football again, and much more. It's a hilarious interview (2:14-1:49:44). Today's a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today’s show, Pat breaks down his weekend in Philadelphia for the WWE Watch Along as he is recovering from almost having his back broken in two by a kendo stick strike from WWE legend Matt Hardy. He and the boys also recap the Djokovic vs. Federer Wimbledon final and how tennis is easily forgettable as an incredibly entertaining sport. They also do a deep dive into some more conspiracy theory talk as Pat and the guys talk about people preparing to storm Area 51 and how they think they will fare, and the Bob Lazar documentary about aliens and UFO’s as well as the Joe Rogan interview that Lazar did, and how Pat is still all the way in on other lifeforms being out there. He also explains how he’s so in on the alien movement, that he no longer subscribes to Bigfoot being real and relives his story about going Bigfoot hunting. Pat also looks ahead a little bit as he prepares for a loaded schedule in the fall and what that may entail for him. To close out the show, we reair the Joey Chestnut interview after Kobayashi recently stated in the news that he’s personally seen Chestnut cheat. The interview covers their rivalry, and gives a look behind the curtain at America’s greatest eater (1:57:12-2:29:14). It’s a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today’s show, Pat welcomes on The Voice of College Football, one of the best football minds there is, former Ohio State quarterback and friend of the show, Kirk Herbstreit. They discuss what it’s been like preparing for his kids to go play football at Clemson, his philosophy on dealing with trolls, why he thinks College Gameday has been so successful, whether he ever considered making a jump to cover the NFL, and who he likes this upcoming football season, in a fantastic interview (2:04-44:56). Later, Pat and the guys try to solve one of the biggest issues facing the earth today as they discuss global warming and try to connect the dots between that and pangaea. Block Dad also stops to announce the winners of the annual scholarships given out by the Pat McAfee Foundation (apply at thepatmcafeefoundation.org), they discuss the luxury of pods while flying long distances as Pat recaps some of the things he did in Hawaii while on vacation, they chat about the future of Netflix as other major streaming services emerge, and Zito sets a weight loss goal for a couple of weddings he has coming up. It’s a fun one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today's show, Pat and the guys are back from vacation and they break down everything surrounding the US Women's dominant run during the World Cup, and try to figure out what the deal is with the pay disparity between the women's team and the men's team, and in the end, come up with a solution that could change the face of soccer in the United States. Also joining the show is 3x NBA All-Star, 2x Gold Medalist, 3rd overall pick in the 2005 NBA Draft, and 14 year NBA veteran, Deron Williams. Deron and Pat discuss all the craziness with NBA free agency and his take on guys like Kawhi Leonard and Paul George deciding to play for the Clippers instead of teaming up with LeBron. They also rehash their respective rounds during the Baha Mar NFL/NBA Showdown, chat about what D Will does in his free time, what he thinks of the current landscape of the NBA, the MMA gym that he owns in Dallas and whether or not he's ever considered getting into the octagon, and much more in an incredible conversation (27:45-1:14:27). Today's show is a fun one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today's show, Pat's in Hawaii and everyone else is off work for the rest of the week. This episode features previous interviews with Aaron Rodgers (4:24-15:54), Tim Tebow (18:56-40:30), JJ Watt (42:25-1:07:42), and we celebrate the life of Jared Lorenzen with an old interview between The Hefty Lefty himself, and Pat. RIP. (1:06:04-1:39:36). Happy 4th of July, everybody. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat recaps his trip to the Bahamas to play on Team NFL for The Showdown playing with legends from the NFL and NBA including Brett Favre, Aaron Rodgers, Scottie Pippen, Chris Paul, and Ray Allen, among others. He breaks down the whole weekend including the boys' time at the resort and in the casino, his golf game over the weekend, and all the other exploits that happened to the group. The guys also break down what's going on in NBA free agency with ridiculous amounts of money being thrown around. Also joining the show is 2x Pro Bowler, All-Pro, one of the best WR's in the NFL, and one of Pat's teammate from this weekend, Minnesota Vikings WR, Adam Thielen. They discuss their golf games from this weekend, and how they worked as playing partners, he chats about going through regional combines in order to get a shot in the NFL, who some of his NFL heroes were growing up, how he thinks the Vikings will fare this NFL season, and what his impressions of Pat were after meeting him for the first time (1:44:49-2:11:25). Today's episode is an incredible one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
Today's show includes a couple of incredible interviews. First, former 6th overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft, a first-team All-Pro and Pro Bowler, Adam Pacman Jones joins Pat live in Cincinnati. They chat about the airport situation, his time in the NFL, how he's trying to set a good example for his kids, his past, what song he would want to play at his funeral, and what NFL player from his tenure he'd like to fight the most. (2:27-32:00). Next, 15th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, 2x Pro Bowler, one of the most inspirational guys on this planet and Linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Ryan Shazier, joins Pat and the guys live in Pittsburgh. They chat about his road back to recovery, what the best parts about being a dad are, who he would want to play him in a movie about his life, and he gives his outlook on the Steelers 2019-2020 season (35:32-1:05:01). Later, the guys chat about the different vehicles in Pat's collection, and a conversation about the Amish leads to Pat calling one of his agents to ask a few questions in search of some answers about what it means to be Modern Orthodox Jew. It is perhaps, one of the most enlightening religious conversations you'll ever hear, and answers a lot of questions you may have about the different practices of being Jewish. Today's show is a great one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today’s show, Pat and the guys are Live from the Jo Ann Davidson Theatre in Columbus, Ohio on the Pat McAfee Does America Tour. They welcome in one of most inspirational figures anywhere, former All-American, Big Ten Freshman of the Year, Mr. Football in the state of Ohio, and 3rd round draft pick of the Denver Broncos, friend of the show, Maurice Clarett joins the guys for an incredible conversation. They cover his life including all the trials and tribulations, what he did to rehabilitate himself, his time in prison (including a prison intramural basketball championship), and he fields some questions from the guys in one of the most moving, deep conversations we’ve ever had. (:34-42:38). The guys and Maurice also do a Q&A with the crowd and field questions for about 45 minutes. Also included is Pat and the guys reflections on their experiences over the weekend on the first run of the Pat McAfee Does America Tour. This isn’t one you want to miss. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today’s show, Pat welcomes Butler University legend, 9th pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, NBA All-Star, and current face of the Boston Celtics, Gordon Hayward onto the show for an incredibly open and honest conversation. They chat about his rise at Butler, and what the NBA draft process is like when you aren’t positive where you’ll be going. He talks candidly about his horrific leg and ankle injury and what he’s been doing to recover from it mentally/physically and whether he’s still working through that process, and what his relationship with Brad Stevens is like. They also chat about the NBA rumor mill and how he keeps a level head during that process when everything is changing so quickly, and talks about his change in barber once he ended up in Utah (8:37-48:33). Pat also addresses the status of the war against the USGA, the guys try to answer a few logic based questions, discuss Brett Favre announcing on his Instagram that he was coming out of retirement(he was hacked), Max Scherzer breaking his nose laying down bunts in BP, chat a little about the upcoming Pat McAfee Does America Tour, and have a lengthy discussion about some of their favorite places to travel while getting into an in-depth discussion about scuba diving, hot air ballooning while Pat recounts his entire skydiving experience and how he was sure it was going to result in certain death. It’s a good one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today's show, Pat discusses PMI potentially being at war with the USGA after his video featuring Patrick Reed snapping a wedge over his knee at the US Open was given a DMCA strike on Twitter by the USGA social media team. He pleads his case for why he did nothing wrong, why he feels like this was nothing more than a personal attack on him, and looks ahead at what some of the outcomes could potentially be. Pat also discusses his new sauna based workout that he's been getting into as of late and why he thinks he might be a permanent sauna workout guy now. The guys also chat about OJ Simpson and Bill Cosby both making questionable comebacks on Twitter this weekend, and the group wonders where things will go from here. Finally, Gorms gives all the details about Jim Irsay's 60th birthday party over the weekend including who some of the headlining acts were, what kind of food was served, what the overall atmosphere was like, and what some of the most memorable moments were including Gorman's gift to Mr. Irsay. Today's a good time, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today's show, Center for the Arizona Cardinals, and good friend of the show, AQ Shipley joins Pat and the guys to discuss game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals, and the new Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues. They also cover his time so far in OTA's and what his relationship with Kyler Murray is like, and they discuss whether or not there has ever been a botched surgery by team doctors from any sport. AQ also recounts his relationship with Ben Roethlisberger as the guys discuss his recent performance in OTA's for the Steelers (6:02-49:41). Jon Gruden and Lou Holtz also join the show to talk about things happening around the NFL, Nick gives a heartwarming ode to the NHL season, the guys discuss how Zito's hair is starting to fade despite the theory that most people of Cuban descent have great hair, they chat NBA contracts and look ahead to see where certain guys will be signing and give a few quick predictions about tonight's NBA Finals game, Pat talks about his experiences without an agent trying to secure his own contract, and Pat previews a couple of guests who will be coming on the show next week. It's a good one, come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today’s show, Pat and the guys talk about game 5 of the NBA Finals, and cover how heartbreaking it was to see Kevin Durant go down with perhaps a torn achilles. They cover their reactions to the whole the ordeal, the game in general, and what this means going forward. They also get into NHL Finals chatter, Justin Bieber making the colossal mistake of challenging Tom Cruise to a fight, and Pat and the guys do a deep dive into the Women’s World Cup to educate people that it’s going on right now, and to discuss the incredible soccer being played ahead of the US’s match today. They also chat about potentially becoming a baseball show during the dog days of summer, and what the MLB can do to get the average viewer excited about baseball games, and Pat and the guys give a shoutout for David Ortiz, as Big Papi is still recovering from surgery after an assassination attempt in the Dominican Republic. Also, at the end of the show, fresh off absolutely crushing America’s Got Talent, one of the funniest human beings in the world right now, and hopefully an eventual AGT champion, Indianapolis native, Ryan Niemiller joins the show. He and the guys discuss his road to where he’s at, why he thinks about the way he basically just blew up over night, he talks about the AGT process leading up to everything, what some of his favorite hobbies to do when not performing stand up comedy, and when to potentially see him in the future. It’s an incredible interview with someone who hopefully wins this season of America’s Got Talent, we’re pulling for him (1:18:46-2:34:06). Today’s a good one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today's show, Pat prepares something to honor the Greatest Generation as we celebrate the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the men that helped us continue to live in freedom in the greatest country on the planet. Pat is also starting to get the NFL itch again as the guys discuss what the chances are that Gronk is going to come out of retirement to play for the Patriots next year, discuss the possibility of the NFL going to an 18 game season, while Pat has different ideas in order to keep the players and owners both happy, and he discusses which job he would prefer: Executive Director of the NFL Players Association or Commissioner of the NFL. Later, friend of the show, arguably the most dominant player in the history of game shows, certified genius, and America's sweetheart, Jeopardy! James Holzhauer, joins the show again. He and Pat discuss whether or not being on the show last week brought upon the McAfee curse and ended his run, what's next for James and what different opportunities have come up since his Jeopardy! run ended, his overall thoughts on the whole experience, and what some of his most fond memories of his run were (35:52-55:37). The guys also discuss Aaron Rodgers being chug shamed and dive back into a conversation about the chug as a method of bringing people together, what some of their favorite buffets are, and the guys discuss the NBA Finals and try to decide if Kawhi Leonard is going to stay in Toronto or test the waters of free agency elsewhere. It's a fun one, come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat stops into the Lion's Den in Detroit to sit down with 3x Super Bowl Champion, former defensive coordinator of the New England Patriots and current Head Coach of the Detroit Lions, Matt Patricia. They chat about his first year in Detroit and what he's learned from the entire process, the drama that he had to deal with from the media, what he learned during his time in New England, some of his defensive philosophies, who the toughest player he's ever had to game plan for is, his relationship with Matthew Stafford, why he decided to shave his beard down, whether or not he's taking notes all day with the pencil behind his ear, and much more (4:57-29:33). Pat also brings back everyone's favorite segment, "Some Thoughts," and covers what he thinks about friend of the show, Jeopardy James, finally being defeated (or potentially losing on purpose) on Jeopardy!, why he thinks Andre Iguodala is the most under appreciated and underrated player in the NBA, and gives his thoughts on bare foot kickers. The guys also cover some documentaries and movies that they've recently watched, have a deep conversation about whether or not Elon Musk is an alien or a time traveler (or both), discuss the craze around quarterback's chugging beers, Andy Ruiz Jr. becoming the first Mexican Heavyweight Champion in arguably one of the biggest upsets in the history of boxing, and Pat announces the sale going on right now at store.patmcafeeshow.com featuring THE BRAND NEW Independence Day merch line that is currently 20% OFF. It's a great one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today's show, perhaps the smartest man on earth, the most dominant Jeopardy! champion of all-time whose 29 day total has reached $2,254,938, the incomparable, James Holzhauer, joins the show for an incredible interview. They cover his strategy when it comes to Jeopardy and what he did to prepare before going into the show, what the taping process is like, how his career as a sports gambler has benefited him during his time on Jeopardy, whether or not his opponents respect his strategy or if he's gotten any blowback, what he considers some of his weaker categories, and ultimately, what comes next (2:25-35:32). Pat and the guys also talk more about one hit wonders and try to pin down what the actual last one hit wonder of all-time might be, and Pat recaps his trip to Fort Wayne for his speaking engagement at an event for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana, and how the evening had a bit of scary start to it, some of the memorable moments, and how his speech differed from some of the legends that have come before him at the event. Today's show is a great one, come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today’s show, Pat sits down for a chat with one of the most respected men in sports media. Former host of the Mike & Mike Show, current host of Get Up!, and one of the most prominent voices at ESPN, Mike Greenberg. They discuss his career transition from Mike & Mike in the Morning to Get Up! and whether he felt pressure to succeed, he gives his background on how he got to where he’s at right now, discusses the NBA Finals, talks about who some of the people he’s been most star struck around, and rants about the current state of the New York Jets in an incredible interview (2:27-36:13). Later, winner of the 100th Indianapolis 500, runner-up at this year’s Indianapolis 500, and one of the biggest stars in all of IndyCar, Alexander Rossi, joins the show. They discuss all the drama from this year’s 500, and he talks about what prevented him from taking the checkered flag, talks about the emotion he showed that gained him fans around the world, and chatted about how he thinks IndyCar is handling drivers becoming well known personalities in a hilarious and insightful interview (46:42-1:13:01). Pat and the guys also discuss why they think the concept of one-hit wonders are now dead, and Pat makes a statement about the whole Shane Morris situation. Today’s a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
Today’s show is an all-time episode. First, 3x NFL Defensive Player of the Year, 5x 1st team All-Pro, 5x Pro Bowler, 2x NFL sacks leader, former Walter Payton Man of the Year, 2017 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year, one of the most dominant defensive players in the history of football, JJ Watt, joins the show. He and Pat chat about his recent commencement speech at the University of Wisconsin, the massive chip on his shoulder that has led to his success, what still motivates him to be great, his new game show Ultimate Tag that he’ll be hosting with his brothers, and JJ gives Pat his personal endorsement for the Monday Night Football gig in an incredibly honest and hilarious interview (3:37-28:54). Next, Pat debuts country music star and friend of the show, Clayton Anderson’s new song, “Run Wild,” that will be available everywhere Thursday at midnight. Pat also chats about marijuana in the NFL as he brings back everyone’s favorite segment, “Some Thoughts.” Later, Pat recounts Shane Morris’ viral Twitter thread recounting how he unknowingly transported $40,000 worth of heroin across the country and narrowly escaped death when the original owner came back looking for it, and Shane joins the boys for a Q&A about how everything went down (1:14:56-1:24:19). Come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today's show, Pat recaps the most electric weekend of his life as he was in Atlanta for one his agents' weddings, and the stories that came from this weekend won't disappoint. Pat breaks down in detail his 48 hour whirlwind in Atlanta and then going directly to Hartford, Connecticut for the WWE Money in the Bank watch along. Nick and Digs also talk about their weekend back in Pittsburgh for a charity golf event that almost resulted in the death of Coach Digs, Todd details his weekend long excursion without power and how it almost brought his whole world crashing down, Gorms dives into the details of seeing The Who play with Jim Irsay as well as taking a tour of some of Irsay's most prized musical instruments. Zito explains his situation not making it to the correct Twitchcon location, Ty gives his seal of approval to John Wick 3, and lastly, the guys recap the series finale of Game of Thrones and give all their takes about whether they liked or disliked what happened, and look back at the series as a whole while discussing the viral video that was created in remembrance of the show. Today is a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat is joined in studio by probably the world's greatest impressionist, actor and comedian, the man of 1,000 voices, Frank Caliendo. They have an incredible chat that ranges from Frank's career doing impressions, the life that he has lived to this point and what some of the seminal moments were to get him to this point in his career, some of the fears and anxiety's that he has trying to further his career in the digital age through Instagram and Twitter, what aspirations he still has for comedy, and some of the things he has learned from Pat trying to reinvent himself through podcasts and other forms of media. This is maybe one of the deepest and realest conversations we've ever had, and not one that should be missed (3:45-1:28:15). Pat also covers the Knicks being screwed out of the NBA draft lottery, gives a couple thoughts on the NBA playoffs now that we're down to the conference finals, and chats about Jamie Collins potentially going back to New England, as Pat remembers him jumping over Matt Overton to block an Adam Vinatieri extra point, which sends him down memory lane as to why he can't stand Walt Anderson. Today's show is a great one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat is joined by 16 year NFL vet, 2x Pro Bowler, ambassador For the Brand, and now a world renowned magician of America's Got Talent fame, Jon Dorenbos, joins the show. Pat and Jon have an incredibly entertaining, enlightening, and inspiring conversation that covers Jon's hardships growing up, his journey from junior college to being one of the most respected long snappers in the NFL, to his career after football being an accomplished magician. Jon leaves no page unturned, all while doing a couple of magic tricks along the way (2:44-57:15). Next, Pat's former teammate, 2nd round pick of the New England Patriots, and one of the smoothest athletes of all-time, Darius Butler, joins the show to give his reaction to the insanity of the last few days in the NBA playoffs. He recaps the games from this weekend, looks ahead to the Conference Finals, and gives his prediction for the NBA finals. He also gives his pick for a team to watch in the NFL this year, and talks about what he's been up to recently (1:02:12-1:18:21). We also have a NEW SEGMENT ALERT called, "I Have Some Thoughts." The guys also dive into a SPOILER HEAVY discussion about everything that happened on Sunday's penultimate episode of Game of Thrones, and try to make sense of it all while looking ahead to next week's series finale (1:37:01-1:52:34). Today's a great one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
Today's show is headlined by two incredible interviews. First, 3x Pro Bowler, 2x All-Pro, member of the San Diego Chargers 50th anniversary team, business owner, and now fight promoter, Shawne "Lights Out" Merriman, joins the show. He and Pat chat about his new mixed martial arts promotion "Lights Out Xtreme Fighting," and dive into an incredible conversation about life after football. They also chat about what Shawne thinks of the new rule changes in the NFL, and which current NFL player he enjoys watching the most (3:54-35:15). Next, Pat's former teammate, current center of the Arizona Cardinals, and friend of the program, AQ Shipley joins the show. He tells a couple of hilarious stories about ruining his daughter's first birthday party, gives his thoughts on the Cardinals under Kliff Kingsbury, and chats about his new career as a podcaster for PMI (37:55-1:07:45). The guys also dive deep into some science talk as they discuss the possibility of an asteroid wiping out the earth and the tests that scientists are currently running to ensure that doesn't happen, they cover the NHL and NBA playoffs, and give their opinions on the Avatar sequels being pushed back even further. It's a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
Today's show is packed to the gills. Pat and the guys discuss the Kentucky Derby and it's unprecedented ending, as well as who they had money on, and the Gorms giving out "winners," to the whole office. Pat remembers the few times he's been to the Kentucky Derby and what the atmosphere is like in the infield, and imagines what that weekend is like being a guest of either Tom Brady or Aaron Rodgers. The guys also chat about the 1st annual Pat McAfee Foundation golf outing and remember some of their favorite foursomes that helped make the day an incredible success. The guys also cover the NHL playoffs, the NBA playoffs, and chat a little bit about movies after the release of Zac Efron's Ted Bundy movie on Netflix, as well as Adam Sandler making a return to SNL to host, and of course recap the latest episode of Game of Thrones as we are nearing the home stretch for the series. Also joining the show, is a man who recently went viral for hilariously berating the players for his Little League team, Coach Scott Bergin. He chats about his initial idea to make the videos, whether he has received any blowback from any players' parents, or parents from other teams, what he has in store in the future, and he also tells the harrowing story about he and his wife being caught in the middle of the tragic shooting in Las Vegas from a couple years back in an incredible interview (1:25:14-1:46:46). It's a fun one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today’s show, Pat celebrates his 32nd birthday by looking ahead at what’s to come this next year, and reflects a little bit on the past. Pat also previews a massive opportunity presenting itself after some having some meetings with Westwood One, and he also addresses the Monday Night Football situation and his thoughts on the what is potentially next. Pat and the guys also talk about the Walmart by Pat’s house, and discuss his love for Applebee’s and the drastic deviation in their service from visit to visit. The guys also cover whether or not Jeopardy! is fixed with the current champion, wonder what Regis Philbin is up to, and try to decide how people in Hollywood manage to not age at all. For Throwback Thursday, stick around after the show for an incredible interview with Bob Pennington and Scott Neil, two of the original horse soldiers/Green Beret’s that the film “12 Strong,” starring Chris Hemsworth, was based on. They do a deep dive into their mission, describing a part of our world that very few humans know about, chat about what they thought of the film based on them, and discuss their new Horse Soldier Bourbon Whiskey from their new company American Freedom Distillery (1:14:08-2:18:18). It’s a good one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today’s show, Pat breaks down his trip to Nashville for the NFL Draft. From shaking hands with Roger Goodell and sitting in a forum with Hall of Famers like T.O. and perhaps the most electric human on earth, Rayfield Wright, to hanging out with Shane Lechler and TJ Yates in the green room and getting a picture with Reggie Wayne, to delivering the most entertaining and hilarious draft pick in NFL history, Pat relives the entire day. Also joining the show to discuss his draft and what he thought of Pat’s performance, is GM of the Indianapolis Colts, Chris Ballard. He and Pat discuss the players the Colts picked up, and what the atmosphere was like in the Colts’ war room for pick 89 (33:24-37:51). Also joining the show is friend of the program, friend of The Brand, and the voice of the NFL, Rich Eisen. He and Pat discuss draft weekend, and what Rich thought of the weekend as a whole. They cover the headspace of Giants fans after drafting Daniel Jones and all the negative backlash, Mike Mayock's first draft as GM of the Oakland Raiders, Rich’s vendetta with the band at the draft, his enthusiasm when calling the first punter drafted, and what he thought of Pat’s performance (48:24-1:10:22). The guys also dive DEEP into Game of Thrones as they discuss the Battle of Winterfell and whether or not it lived up to everyone’s expectations, and they briefly get into Avengers: End Game (WITHOUT SPOILERS). It’s a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today’s show, Pat and the guys are joined by friend of the show, and General Manager of the Indianapolis Colts, Chris Ballard. They chat about his draft day strategy in terms of what types of players the Colts plan to go after, whether or not they will be trading the 3rd round pick that Pat is supposed to announce, what he makes of the Gruden situation with clearing scouts out of the war room, and answers whether or not he’s a top need or best available guy in an incredible interview into the NFL draft process (4:!6-24:31). The guys also discuss the night that was OCW: Straight to Hell and all the madness behind it, how the guys put it together, and they relive some of their favorite moments, and look ahead to next week’s installment. The guys also discuss Ben Roethlisberger’s new massive contract and how Yinzers are presumably feeling about it, Pat talks a little about being cursed after the Vegas Golden Knights blew a 3-0 lead to the San Jose Sharks, and Pat decides to place a few locks on some other NHL teams as the Stanley Cup playoffs keep rolling on. Be sure to tune in to either ESPN or the NFL Network on Friday night to watch Pat announce the Indianapolis Colts’ 3rd round selection live from Nashville, it should be memorable. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat welcomes The Blogfather, owner and voice of Pro Football Talk, and dear friend of the show, Mike Florio, to chat about the upcoming NFL draft. They discuss who can be trusted during draft week and what certain teams' mindsets are going in. They also cover a few new ideas for prospects coming into the NFL to go to the draft and make a little money, Pat asks Florio to get to the bottom of the Gruden/Mayock/scouting debacle in Oakland and whether that is that common, what he's currently hearing about Kyler Murray and if he's still the #1 pick, and whether Mike has heard anything in relation to Pat in the Monday Night Football booth (4:13-23:32). Pat and the boys also discuss their upcoming comedy tour, "Pat McAfee Does America," which will be in six different cities this summer with tickets going on sale next Monday. They also cover Pat's weekend in Nashville and how he got mistaken for Jackson Maine, the boys have a little Hockey Talk as they check in on the NHL playoffs, and a little hoops talk as they all make a bet with Gorman about who will win the NBA championship. The guys also cover Game of Thrones, as Pat is now all the way in and arguably one of the biggest fans of the series. After the show, stick around as Todd goes Behind the Badge and breaks down some of the new breaks in the Delphi murders case in Delphi, IN from two years ago. It's a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat and the guys record the show live from his backyard in what feels like an Indiana summer night. They discuss the NFL schedule release and highlight a couple of different games that they are looking forward to, including Packers vs. Bears to open the season on Thursday night, Steelers vs. Patriots on the first Sunday night, and a couple of the Thursday night and Monday night games that look to be good matchups. They squeeze in a little hockey talk as Pat has to respond to the city of Pittsburgh after the Pens got swept by the Islanders. They also discuss Russell Wilson's new contract, and whether or not any of his teammates in the locker room actually like him. They also discuss movie biopics, and how Pat see's the movie about his life unfolding. Also joining the show is 11 year NFL veteran, Pro Bowler, and the man who started the entire Deflategate situation by intercepting a Tom Brady pass, D'Qwell Jackson. He and Pat talk about their relationship as teammates, his video for The Uninterrupted about how all he wants is his playoff interception from the Deflategate game to be returned to him, and what he's been doing to enjoy his retirement thus far. (4:15-18:44) To close out the show, Zito makes a triumphant return trying to read and ad, and the guys each give their favorite summer banger to give you something to chew on heading into the weekend. It's a fun show, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today's show, Pat and the guys break down one of the most memorable Sunday's in recent memory as they look back on Tiger Woods winning his 5th Green Jacket at the Masters and discuss his greatness, how much more he has in the tank, and why things were different this time around when they've looked promising before. To chat a little bit more about Tiger, Pat welcomes on friend of the show, 2X Major Champion, and one of the most electric human beings to ever walk the planet, John Daly. They chat about his week in Augusta at Hooters and how it differed from last year, how Little John has been performing on the course as of late, what he thought about Tiger winning his 5th Green Jacket and whether or not he's going to make a run at Jack Nicklaus' major record, and if there are any young players right now that can challenge the greatness of Tiger's career (22:47-27:47). Pat and the guys also welcome recurring guest, regular panelist on "Get Up," and 11 year NFL veteran, Dan Orlovsky, to chat about Russell Wilson giving the Seahawks a hard deadline for a new extension, and whether or not he could end up playing QB for the Giants. They also chat about which coaches from the Sean McVay mold will have successful season or if he is an anomaly, if Joe Flacco will resurrect his career in Denver, and Dan gives out a couple of his sleeper picks for the NFC and AFC next year (38:41-50:20). To close out the show, the guys discuss the premiere of Game of Thrones and try to convince Pat that getting on board with the show is worth his time, and Pat announces the upcoming live podcast tour which has 6 dates in 6 different cities this summer. It's a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today’s show, Pat talks a little more about the massive fine that Zito is responsible for, and The Pub makes a PSA for all it’s members asking for help paying the fine (shirts available at store.PatMcAfeeShow.com with promo code “FreeZito”.) Pat and the guys also cover the whole MyBookie situation, and discuss Magic Johnson stepping down as President of Basketball Operations for the Lakers, and why he chose to do so on the same night that Dirk Nowitzki and Dwyane Wade retired. Pat also makes a big announcement regarding his upcoming golf outing, and answers a couple questions from Instagram for another edition of #ChatWithPat. Also joining the show is friend of the program, co-host of That’s Hockey Talk, and starting center for the Arizona Cardinals, AQ Shipley. They dive deep into the NHL playoffs and what AQ thinks about being in the podcast game. He also discusses what he expects from the Arizona Cardinals this year and how Kliff Kingsbury has been in the locker room so far, what it’s like being a dad, whether or not NFL players have the responsibility of getting their eventual replacements ready to play, and what he’s been doing to keep himself busy while waiting for the NFL season to start (1:00:06-1:39:07). Today is a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today’s show, Pat and the Roadhawks are back in Indianapolis after a week on the road leading up to Wrestlemania at MetLife Stadium in the shadows of New York City. They chat about the NCAA championship as they record right after the game finishes, and the guys all approve of the way things finished. Pat also chats about his week with the WWE from the NXT Preshow to NXT Takeover all the way up to his spots on the Wrestlemania Preshow and the Wrestlemania Watch Along. The Roadhawks also retell the now legendary story of their nest being absolutely obliterated by an awning at MetLife Stadium, and how each of them nearly lost their lives, and the aftermath that followed. The guys also dive into the recent comments made about Aaron Rodgers by some of his former teammates, the developing feud between Antonio Brown and Ju-Ju Smith Schuster, and they look ahead to the NHL and NBA playoffs and the Masters, as well as the Game of Thrones premiere, which Pat nearly found himself attending at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. This is a fun one, come and laugh with us. Cheers
On today's show, Pat and the Roadhawks come to you live from possibly the nicest hotel room on the planet overlooking the New York City skyline. They discuss the 2nd leg of their #RoadToWrestlemania trip from DC to Baltimore and from Baltimore to New York City, and chat about some of the things they've been doing so far in New York including Boston Connor not knowing how to act like an adult around other professionals when the crew went to the Bleacher Report offices, the #RoadToWrestlemania video that they put together for the WWE (available on their Twitter, Youtube, and Facebook), Zeet's many personalities coming to life throughout the trip, and the guys dive into Pat and Nick's experience going to a local barber shop in Brooklyn and the hilarity that ensued there. They also question if teams need an elite WR to win a Super Bowl when discussing whether or not the Chiefs are going to give Tyreek Hill big time money, and Pat breaks down how he was booked possibly the worst hotel room in New York City before moving to his new hotel, while Foxy got booked what is essentially the penthouse suite. Also included are some hilarious moments from The Lefkoe Show that Pat recorded with Bleacher Report's Adam Lefkoe from today (1:17:18-2:04:13). Also don't forget to check out the NXT preshow (Friday) and Wrestlemania preshow (Sunday) that are offered for free to new subscribers of the WWE Network. Today's episode is a fun one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today's show, Pat and the other Roadhawks come to you live from a hotel in Baltimore on their trek to Met Life Stadium for Wrestlemania. They discuss the road trip so far, discussing the content Pat has made for the WWE and their time in Hershey, PA for a WWE live event, to Washington D.C. where they got an exclusive tour of the capitol from sitting US Representative from Ohio's 16th congressional district and Pat's former Colts teammate, Anthony Gonzalez, to winding up at a mansion outside of Washington D.C. for dinner. They also cover Foxy's rough week so far, the NCAA tournament and whether or not Coach K blew his utilization of Zion down the stretch against Michigan St. and Pat's budding fan hood for Purdue basketball. Pat and the Roadhawks also discuss how they're out on April Fools Day and the many pranks he was involved in while at training camp, they send their thoughts and prayers out to Nipsey Hussle and his family after his tragic passing, and look ahead at the rest of the trip that still includes stops in Philadelphia, New York City, and New Jersey. Also included is a road interview with WWE superstar and Pat's former Colts teammate, Baron Corbin, who joined the Roadhawks on their trip from Hershey to Washington D.C. (1:20:24-1:38:12). It's a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, The GOAT, 4x Super Bowl Champion, 3x 1st Team All-Pro, the undisputed points king of the NFL, Adam Vinatieri, joins Pat and the guys in studio to chat about his record breaking season. He goes through his thought process before the record breaking kick in Oakland, what the NFLPA has been up to among all the rule change proposals, how many more years he has left in the tank, he tells a couple of stories that define the Adam Vinatieri competitive nature, and he breaks down his plans for the rest of the offseason at his ranch in Missouri (2:21-27:54). The guys also chat about the new commercial they're shooting, dive into a little hockey talk, discuss the return of Game of Thrones and whether or not Pat plans to catch up before the start of the final season, they chat a little more about the Road Hawk Wrestlemania roadtrip, Pat tells a story about one of friends dogs that is half German Shepard half wolf, which spirals into whether or not a human could kill a wolf with his bare hands if he had too, and the guys also discuss the golden days of the internet with dial-up internet, bum fights/the Kimbo era, and AIM. It's a good one, come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today’s show, Pat and the guys dive deep into everything that happened over the weekend in March Madness including the legend of Zion Williamson continuing to grow with an incredible performance in Duke’s win over UCF, teams utilizing the 4 and 5 point play, whether or not the tournament has lived up to expectations this year with almost all chalk moving on to the Sweet Sixteen, and Orange Vanilla Coke's quest to become the official drink of TV timeouts during March Madness. Pat also details one of the worst customer service afternoon’s he’s ever had while at Applebee’s with some of the guys, and gives an update on the engagement ring he bought for Sam. Pat also gives a heartfelt ode to Gronk as the guys discuss his retirement, his legacy in the NFL, and what comes next. Pat also recounts a couple of stories from his NFL career, including his wild poker run during the early part of his career, and he thinks back to his glory days playing soccer in high school and with the U18 national team as he recalls how other players probably remember him, and how he was a footsal national champion. This one has a little bit of everything. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat and the guys are locked in on the start of March Madness and chat about who they think is going to make some noise in the tournament, which spawns a conversations about the greatness of Zion Williamson, and whether or not he is the next LeBron. Also, one of the most electric guys around, sports handicapper, inspiration for the film "Two for the Money," and friend of the show, Brandon Lang, calls into the show to talk March Madness and give the guys a few sure fire locks as well as some other plays for deeper in the tournament, and tells some hilarious stories. If you're looking for free money, look no further (3:17-30:02). Also joining the show are two of the most accomplished entertainers in the history of sports entertainment. Holders of various titles, icons of the sport, The Hardy Boyz (Matt and Jeff Hardy) join the guys in studio to chat about their illustrious careers, what has changed in the wrestling business over the years, whether or not either one has any fear doing the insane stunts that they've pulled for years, what they still want to do in their careers before it's all said and done, who some of the wrestlers that helped them early in their careers were, and they each share some hilarious stories about their different concepts along the way and take a look back to their early days when they were wrestling in their backyard and appearing on RAW at the ages of 16 and 18, respectively. It's an incredible conversation with two incredible humans (50:01-1:21:39). Today is a really fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
Today's show is highlighted for two incredible interviews. First, friend of the show, ESPN college basketball analyst, former head coach, and current radio host, Dan Dakich calls into the show to break down the NCAA Tournament. They cover who some of the teams he likes going in are, why Zion Williamson is different than anyone else he's ever seen, who some of his sleeper upset picks, shares some of his favorite Bob Knight stories, and he answers questions from the around the room in another rendition of "The Room Wants To Know." It's everything you need to get ready for March Madness (2:53-36:02). Later, the Blogfather, friend of the show, and one of the smartest football minds around, Mike Florio calls into the show for a new segment called, "INTERNET BEEF," to discuss his recent war of words with Richard Sherman on Twitter. He breaks down why he was right in his argument with Sherman, what his logic was, and highlights a few more things around the league that carry importance and might try to steal some of the spotlight from the NCAA Tournament. They also do a little Hockey Talk, and discuss who Mike likes for March Madness (42:56-1:11:06). Pat and the guys also discuss their St. Patrick's Day together in Indianapolis and put some of the pieces back together, Pat gives a little wedding update and how he's finally convinced Sam to let Zito be involved in the wedding, the guys chat about their new Bro Bro Bro Bets podcast and what their mission is, and Digs got a new dog which leads to a discussion about Pat facing heat to add more animals to his farm, despite a written contract that says otherwise. Pat also takes to Instagram to answer questions from listeners in the first edition of new segment, "Chat With Pat." Today's a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Triple H officially joins the show while Pat records from his hotel room in Orlando as the guys battle a couple of technical issues to get the everything up and running. They discuss everything Pat has done on his trip in Orlando so far including exploring Pandora at Universal Studios and Pat gives his overall assessment of Disney World as he spent the entire day there earlier this week. They also do a deep dive into all the chaos of NFL free agency so far including AB to Raiders and what Jon Gruden's thoughts on the entire matter are, Lev Bell landing in New York and whether or not that makes the Jets a contender at all, and OBJ being shipped from the Giants to Cleveland and how the Browns might finally be ready to take over the AFC North with all the acquisitions that they've made so far this offseason. To close out the show, lead commentator for Smackdown Live and all around electric human being, Tom Phillips, joins the show live from the WWE performance center. They discuss everything pertaining to the NFL draft as Tom is an NFL nut who enjoys the draft process. He gives out a couple of his picks for where he thinks certain players will wind up, and gives his thoughts on AQ Shipley, as well as the cult of Penn State football. Also included are some special appearances by Triple H and Michael Cole (1:22:59-1:56:38). It's a great one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat and a few of the guys record live from a hotel room in Pittsburgh right after coming back from WWE Monday Night Raw. They recap their roadtrip from Indiana to Cleveland to Pittsburgh and everything that they did along the way including WWE Fastlane, some of their dining experiences, and beating the inclement weather that was on their backs. Also included in the show is Pat's interview with Rich Eisen on the NFL Network Free Agency Frenzy as he discussed Antonio Brown going to Oakland, who some of the best free agent punters are, and Rich gives him another push to keep the #McAfeeForMNF train rolling (28:54-36:08). Later, an absolute legend in the game, an NFL Hall of Famer, one of the most recognizable faces in NFL media, The Professor, John Clayton, joins the show. They discuss everything free agency related and how AB almost wound up in Buffalo, he gives a couple of ideas where he thinks certain players might land as teams are handing out insane amounts of cash, he dives into what his work weeks are like during these types of hot beds in the NFL calendar, gives his Super Bowl pick for next year, and chats about whether or not the pony tail is real (41:48-1:03:10.) It's a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat and the guys welcome in 2X State Champion, 2X NCAA Champion, member of the 2008 Olympic wrestling team, former ONE and Bellator Welterweight Champion, and one of the hottest names currently in the UFC coming off a victory at UFC 235, "Funky" Ben Askren, joins the show for an incredible conversation. They cover why the UFC/Dana White ducked him for so long and why Dana still hates him, what he wants to do with the rest of his career in the UFC, what it was like fighting in Asia for a large part of his career, some of his hobbies outside of the Octagon, his thoughts on Conor McGregor, and what some of the defining moments of his career have been (2:01-45:07). The guys also have some HUGE Tim Tebow news, chat about kids today and the issues with a participation trophy society, discuss winter weather sports, where Antonio Brown's landing spot will be as the Steelers say he should be traded by Friday, what the deal with the anti-vaccine crowd is and where it all started, what the deal with Jim Carrey is right now, and Pat chats about his upcoming plans for Orlando including going to the Avatar theme park down there. It's a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat and the guys discuss the grassroots guerilla campaign to get Pat into the Monday Night Football booth that started on Twitter yesterday and ended being a top 3 trend in the United States. They also discuss their thoughts on the NFL combine and how entertaining it was, and chat about some other NFL news as we get closer to free agency and the NFL draft. They also dive in Leaving Neverland, the HBO documentary about the Michael Jackson sexual abuse allegations and how disturbing it was, whether or not this effectively ends Michael Jackson, and how it seems to tap into the same formula that has been present in some of the most talked about documentaries of the year. To close out the show, Pat welcomes Super Bowl Champion, 1st and 2nd Team All-Pro, former AFC Defensive Player of the Year and 2013 sack leader, 5x Pro Bowler, future Hall of Famer and former teammate Robert Mathis to the show. They chat about his role with the Colts now as a pass rush consultant and what he's doing with Gridiron Gang, his own football training service. They also discuss some of the guys that impressed him at the combine, how he and Dwight Freeney pushed and made each other better, whether or not he thought Pat was a good teammate, which quarterback he hated the most, and he answers some questions in the "the room wants to know" (1:05:47-1:36:39). It's a great time. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today’s show, Pat and the guys sit down with Colts GM and friend of the show, Chris Ballard, for probably the best interview ever given by an NFL GM. He takes them through his draft and scouting process, and how much it changes during the week of the combine. He also discusses what some of the questions the Colts use for potential draft picks are, what he focuses on to put his team into a position to be successful, his thoughts on Frank Reich, and whether or not he’ll be making moves to bring in a guy like AB or Lev Bell in an absolutely hilarious and enlightening conversation (1:53-25:00). The guys also discuss The Pub sliding in to the number three spot in the St. Paddy’s march sale, what the combine week means, discuss old toys that probably killed a lot of kids, the allure of scuba diving which sprouts another oceans vs. space debate, wedding planning, what kind of questions Dr. Phil would ask NFL draft prospects, and what some of their favorite types of cookies are. It’s a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat and the guys do a deep dive into the Oscars as they recap the show, talk about Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, give some of their takes on the Academy Awards as a show and whether it suffered from having a host or not, and how Hollywood might as well be a different planet. The guys also discuss the Robert Kraft saga and try to make sense of what he was thinking, and whether or not they think there are actually bigger names attached. Pat also gives an outlook on combine week that is coming up as the NFL offseason is about to heat up again, and extends the St. Paddy's Day t-shirt sale for a limited time. Later, one of the most electric humans on the planet, former Vice President of officiating for the NFL, and current rules analyst for FOX Sports, Mike Pereira, joins the show from Top Golf. They discuss his career as an official, some of the things he'd like to see changed in order to makes the lives of the officials easier, who he has beef with, and what some of his hobbies are in an absolutely hilarious interview (1:07:53-1:35:56). It's a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
Pat is in Orlando recording the show from his hotel room as he finds himself in his first full week as a WWE employee and the guys record a late, slap happy episode. They cover his travels down to Florida, his entire first day at the complex including commentating a dark match at the WWE NXT event, and him hitting a HUGE Frog Splash on a training dummy. They also cover Zion Williamson's shoe/knee exploding and whether or not it will affect Nike stock, some of the guys competing in a very hot and spicy chocolate eating contest, and break down the sale on St. Paddy's day shirts available now for 20% off (through Saturday at midnight) at store.PatMcAfeeShow.com. Also included are a couple of incredible interviews. First, 2nd round pick of the New England Patriots and Pat's teammate in Indianapolis, one of the smoothest athletes to ever play in the NFL, former defensive back, Darius Butler, joins the show. He and Pat chat about him being in the room with the owners when trying to end the Kaepernick situation, what he thinks about the way everything unfolded, what he's expecting from his new podcast, and he answers a few questions about Antonio Brown, one of his best friends (1:11:15-1:35:21). To close out the show, 7x Pro Bowler, 2x All-Pro, former center for the New York Jets and hilarious human, Nick Mangold joins the show. He chats about what it was like playing for the Jets through the good and bad times, which version of Rex Ryan he prefers, what some of his hobbies are outside of football now that he's retired, some Ohio St. and Michigan rivalry stories, and whether or not he'll raise his son as a Jets fan (1:50:38-2:04:38). It's a hilarious one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat and the rest of the guys are back from vacation with a LOADED show. Pat discusses his trip to Hawaii and gives a breakdown of how he popped the question to Sam in an Avatar-like setting on the island. He and the rest of the guys also discuss what else they did while they were away on vacation, discuss a couple of the documentaries they watched while on break including 'Abducted in Plain Sight,' chat about the pothole epidemic in Indianapolis, give their thoughts on the AAF so far, and chat about the upcoming St. Patrick's Day sale coming soon to PatMcAfeeShow.com. Also included are two incredible interviews from Super Bowl week with the voice of Monday Night Football and Top Rank Boxing, all around electric human being, Joe Tessitore (2:01:23-2:21:54); as well as an inspirational interview with Steelers linebacker and 2X Pro Bowler, Ryan Shazier, as he chats about his incredible journey to recovery and how confident he is that he'll play football again (2:22:36-2:38:51). It's great to be back. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
Pat is still on vacation in Hawaii, the rest of the guys are out of the office as well, so today's show features part 2 of the best conversations, interviews, and moments from the last 6 months of The Pat McAfee Show 2.0. Featured in this episode are interviews with Kirk Herbstreit (4:40-24:02), Maurice Clarett (28:03-49:41), and Pat Angerer (52:59-1:22:36). It's a good time, come and laugh with us, cheers.
Pat's on vacation in Hawaii, and the rest of the guys are out of the office as well. Today's show includes some of the best moments and interviews from the past 6 months. Included are interviews with Dan Patrick (3:50-24:28), AJ Hawk (27:50-1:03:05), and Wheeler Walker Jr. (1:04:41-1:33:28). It's a good one, come and laugh with us, cheers.
Today’s episode is loaded with two incredible conversations. First, one of the most charismatic guys out there, former Head Coach of the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills and current ESPN analyst, Rex Ryan, joins the show. He and Pat talk about his defensive philosophy, what he thinks of the defenses playing in the NFL right now, whether or not he’s gotten the itch yet to get back into coaching, how being in the media is different than being a coach, his career as an actor, and he elaborates on the shots he took at Cody Parkey (4:43-21:35). Next, arguably the greatest play-by-play announcer in the world, one of the most accomplished men in the industry, the voice of the WWE, Michael Cole, joins the show for an in depth conversation. He and Pat discuss the big news that Pat has coming up, Michael recounts a career that has spanned from covering political campaigns, to covering the siege in Waco, to civil wars, and ultimately to finding his way working for the WWE. He also recounts some different stories about his career in wrestling and gives a little closer look inside the industry, and how he’s found himself in the position he’s in. The guys also get involved in another edition of, “The room wants to know,” as they fire some rapid fire questions at Michael (24:02-1:21:28). Pat also gives everybody an idea of what to expect from the show next week with him on vacation, and has another great giveaway opportunity to close the show. It’s a really fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
Today’s show is a great one. First, former Heisman Trophy winner, 1st round draft pick of the Denver Broncos, the greatest college football player of all-time and current outfielder in the New York Mets organization, Tim Tebow, joins the show from Top Golf in Atlanta for an incredible conversation. They discuss what it was like being Tim Tebow in college, his transition to the NFL and the most difficult part, talks a little bit about his perspective about life, chats more about his MLB aspirations and what his walkup song will be, and how he handles all the scrutiny every time he does something (4:51-27:37). Also joining the show is the king of scoops himself, one of the best in the game at his job, the creator of the “Adam Bomb,” Adam Schefter. They discuss what Super Bowl week is like for him, the guys dig for a couple updates on some scoops, what he thinks is going to happen with the Antonio Brown situation, and the stresses of having troll Twitter accounts make fake news with his name and having to deal with the repercussions (55:54-1:13:46). The guys also recap the entire Super Bowl week from Top Golf and who some of their favorite guests were and which people surprised them. They also recap the weight loss competition, and dive into their thoughts on the Super Bowl, the commercials, and Boston Connor chats about his experience seeing the Patriots win a Super Bowl in person. It’s a great one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat conducts a State of the Podcast from a conference room inside of the hotel in Atlanta and opens up the floor for some questions. The guys discuss the many challenges they're facing for their Super Bowl week content, Pat recaps his experience on Radio Row at Media day including the radio hits he did with Clay Travis (54:53-1:13:01) and Toucher & Rich from 98.5 in Boston (1:20:23-1:32:38). Pat and the guys also recap their different travel stories en route to Atlanta, get a surprise phone call from AQ Shipley for a quick conversation, check in on the weight loss challenge as it has become a two-horse race, plus Pat puts Gorman's brain into a pretzel with one of his many illusions. Pat and the guys also discuss the Super Bowl a little bit and what they're looking forward to, what some of the more interesting prop bets they're looking at are, and ultimately who they think is going to win the game, and give a quick preview of where to find all of the different ways you can watch what they're doing in Atlanta. It's a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today’s show, Pat welcomes one of his white whales. Former Head Coach of the Indianapolis Colts and current Defensive Coordinator of the Chicago Bears, Chuck Pagano, finally joins the show. He and Pat chat about the adjustments he had to make during his time away from football, the season he was diagnosed with cancer and he dives deep into his process to recovery. They also reminisce on a couple of their seasons together, and Chuck looks ahead to all the weapons he’ll have on the Bears defense (2:52-35:37). Later, Pat and the guys discuss plans for what to expect once they get to Atlanta, and Pat teases some guests that may be stopping by. Pat also recaps his weekend in Phoenix for the WWE NXT Takeover preshow, playing golf with AQ Shipley and Foxy, and how he had perhaps the best steak on the west coast. The guys also recap the Pro Bowl and offer a few enhancements, discuss the final few moments left in the weight loss competition, and Pat details his near death experience driving to work. Today's a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today’s show, 3x Pro Bowler, current left tackle for the Tennessee Titans, and hilarious human, Taylor Lewan calls into the show from the Pro Bowl for an incredible conversation. He and Pat cover his situation with Josh Norman, his thoughts on the week of the Pro Bowl and what players are supposed to do to enjoy it, he chats about his thoughts on this years Titans team, chats about why he likes Mike Vrabel, and answers some questions from around the room (4:15-36:50). Plus, Pat and the guys discuss everything going on around the office including some more of their plans when in Atlanta for the Super Bowl, and Pat thinks back to his Super Bowl experience, and tells a couple of stories about his time both at the Senior Bowl and Pro Bowl. They also cover Pat heading to Arizona this weekend for the NXT Takeover event, and look into the potential of finding a school bus that could be converted into an RV. Today’s show is a fun one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
Today's show is packed with football talk. First, Colts Kicker, the all-time NFL points leader, 4x Super Bowl Champion, the GOAT, Adam Vinatieri, calls into the show. He and Pat discuss his season now that the dust has settled, Adam Schefter breaking the news that he plans to return for his 24th season, what he learned from Bill Belichick when playing for the Patriots, and he looks ahead to next season (4:04-20:56). Next, longtime friend of the show, creator of Pro Football Talk, Mike Florio calls in to recap the Conference Championship games. They also discuss what needs to be done to change the officiating in the NFL and Mike proposes a rule change for overtime (20:57-36:29). Pat and the guys also give their takes on the Conference Championships, chat a little bit about the plans for Super Bowl week in Atlanta, and Pat talks about a couple of the recent documentaries he's watched including Murder Mountain, the Fyre Fest documentary, and Avicii's documentary. It's a good one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today’s show, Pat welcomes former Packer great, Super Bowl Champion, partner in the booth, and friend of the show, AJ Hawk, for the debut of a new segment. They cover Pat’s NFL broadcasting debut and what AJ heard from some of his friends still playing on the Packers. They also discuss the two playoff matchups this weekend, and chat about what AJ has been doing recently, what he wants his endgame to be professionally, and why he isn't a fan of debate shows on TV (2:07-37:26). Later, Pat and the guys discuss some things that are going on in the world including a potential new comedy tour, a few things that they didn’t know about Zito, they chat about dogs and some of the other creatures that are roaming around the McAfee estate, and do a quick check-in on the weight loss challenge. Plus Pat tells a few more stories about Chuck Pagano when they first met each other. It’s a good one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today’s show, Pat and the guys do a DEEP dive into the Divisional Round of the playoffs and cover everything else that happened in the NFL over the weekend. They chat about the Patriots not being dead, the Chiefs dominating victory over the Colts, the Rams looking like one of the best teams in the NFL, and Nick Foles seeing his magic run out. Gorms also talks a bit about his weekend going to the Colts/Chiefs game on the private jet with Jim Irsay. Later, friend of the show, Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk calls in for a nice hearty football discussion. They bounce around from the playoffs, his schedule now that the football season is almost over, and what he thinks about all the different coaching changes thus far. The room also fires several questions at Florio ranging from AB potentially playing in San Francisco or somewhere else, if the Packers made a good decision in Matt LaFleur, how he settled on Pro Football Talk, and who he thinks will win the Super Bowl (1:26:34-2:10:13). Pat also debuts a new segment, “Let’s Get Topical,” as he discusses who might be out to get The Rock after a UK magazine misquoted him in an interview, and the conspiracy behind the Instagram egg that took over Kylie Jenner for the most liked picture on the app. It's a really good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today’s show, Pat heads to the Indianapolis Colts’ Complex for a couple of incredible interviews before this weekend’s game against the Chiefs. First, newly minted All-Pro offensive lineman, the 6th overall pick, and one of the most dominant players in football right now, Quenton Nelson joins the show for an exclusive interview. Next, 4X Pro Bowler, one of the best WR’s in the NFL, friend of the show, T.Y. Hilton, joins Pat to talk about the entire clown mask situation with Jonathan Joseph and how he thinks the team performed against the Texans. They also look ahead to the Chiefs game, and chat a little about his relationship with Frank Reich and Andrew Luck, and shoot some craps (12:04-25:59). The guys also cover everything around the NFL as they look ahead to this weekend’s playoff games, recap the National Championship game, and welcome in AQ Shipley to chat about Bruce Arians heading to Tampa Bay and some thoughts on his new Head Coach, Kliff Kingsbury (53:19-1:04:57). Pat and the guys also get into a couple deep science issues including the discovery of the plague in Wyoming, Todd has a theory for why the water levels are rising, and they dive back into the oceans vs. space argument. They also chat a little bit about Mason Ramsey, discuss what’s going on in the weight loss competition and how miserable everyone feels, and end the show by having another huge giveaway. It’s a good one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today’s show, Pat and the guys cover pretty much everything that happened over the weekend. First they are joined by a couple of former greats to break down Wild Card Weekend. Former Colts QB, current cohost of Sunday NFL countdown, and friend of the show, Matt Hasselbeck calls in. They cover the Colts victory over the Titans in Houston, how they’ll fare against the Chiefs, what he thinks of Patrick Mahomes no look passing, and why guys like Tom Brady and Drew Brees play winning football in the playoffs (4:44-19:36). Next, 2x All-Pro, creator of the Lights Out clothing brand, potential future MMA fighter and friend of the show, Shawne Merriman calls in. They chat about the Chargers moving on and why he thinks this might be their year, and also gives his take on why the Patriots may be dead. He also talks about what he’s been doing off field, ranging from his clothing brand to fighting MMA, and does a little lightning round to answer the guys’ questions (19:37-42:11). Later the guys dive deeper into everything that happened on Wild Card weekend and what it means moving forward for the rest of the playoffs. They close out the show by talking a little Golden Globes, and making a few suggestions on how it could be better in the future, and looks ahead to who they think may potentially be hosting the Oscars. It’s a good one, come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today’s show, Pat and the guys cover a vast range of topics. They discuss whether or not they think Urban Meyer will coach again and how the cult’s of college football teams impact a coach's legacy, and get into the feedback Pat was given after calling his first NFL game and if he thinks he’ll get another chance to do so and in what capacity and where. The guys also discuss the first few days of the weight loss challenge and how the participants are battling through it, dive into a little movie talk ranging from Kevin Costner’s athletic skills, to Avatar, to Goodfellas, which results in a conversation about the current state of the mafia, and if they still operate. They also cover all the drama going on in Pittsburgh with the Steelers and talk about a couple of the potential landing spots for AB if he is to get traded, chat about the NFL playoff games this weekend and who they’re leaning towards, get into a little bit of a fast food discussion, and question where the phrase "bless you," came from and if it should be extended to other things as well. It’s a hilarious one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat breaks down his entire experience being in the booth and calling the Lions vs. Packers game at Lambeau and his Wisconsin road trip including going inside the production meetings with some of the players and coaches, and reflects a bit on how he got to that point. The guys also dive deep into the NFL playoffs field and discuss who they think is the favorite to take home the Lombardi Trophy. They also discuss where everyone stands on the weight loss challenge as it is finally here and odds have been set at mybookie.ag. The guys also go around the room and give some of their New Year's Resolutions, and Pat announces another massive giveaway opportunity for #endgang #endgame. Happy New Year. Come laugh with us, cheers.
On today’s show, Pat and the guys recap their Christmas breaks as Pat chats about his food preparations and getting his Shelby restored, Todd gives a scathing review of Holmes and Watson, and Digs breaks down his Christmas from hell. Pat also talks about calling the Packers and Lions game at Lambeau on Sunday and tries to learn a little more about the guys he’ll be calling the game with. They also look at this weekend’s NFL slate and decide which games are important in terms of playoff implications including Pat sending potential bulletin board material to the Titans before their tilt with the Colts on Sunday night, the guys debate about Tom Brady’s injury and whether or not the Patriots will be able to continue to run all over everybody. To close out the show, Pat asks people to send in phrases they’d like him to use on Sunday, with the best recommendation winning a $100 gift card to the store at patmcafeeshow.com. We hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas. It’s good to be back. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today’s show, Pat goes live from the Indianapolis Colts facility for an incredible interview with the NFL’s leading tackler, probable Defensive Rookie of the Year, and one of the biggest Pro Bowl snubs in recent memory, The Maniac, Darius Leonard. They cover his upbringing and how he overcame the odds being stacked against him, and who he’s looked to for advice. They also cover his thoughts on the Colts season, how all the slights thrown at him are just adding chips on his shoulder, and how he should take the NFL drug testing him as a compliment (6:37-21:09). Pat and Digs also give a touching tribute to Coach Sacco, their high school football coach who recently passed away, and the guys get into a conversation about Pat’s high school playing days. Later, sports handicapper, source material for the film Two For The Money, and friend of the show, Brandon Lang, calls in to give a couple of red hot NCAA basketball picks, chats a bit about his time caddying for Jim Irsay (and inadvertently takes a couple of shots at Gorman), and looks ahead to this weeks NFL slate while also giving some thoughts on the NCAA football playoff (1:02:17-1:25:45). The guys wrap up the show by diving a tad deeper into the NFL games, and give a few more thoughts on the weight loss competition. It’s a great one. Come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today's show, Pat and the guys get a surprise call from AQ Shipley and they chat about the Cardinals' past game, his nightmare flight from New York to Phoenix with his baby and him trying to get her to stop crying, and if he has any questions for Joe Thomas (12:02-19:32). Next, future Hall of Famer, former Browns legend, and the first offensive lineman in NFL history, Joe Thomas, joins the show. They discuss his thoughts on the Browns this season, staying in shape around the holidays, how much he's enjoyed being on the media side in the NFL, and whether or not he's going to consider calling any football games next year. To close out the interview, Joe answers questions in a lightning round from all the guys in the studio (19:34-44:50). The guys also discuss Pat's new three-legged cat, and dive into an NFL conversation about whether or not the Patriots are done, if the Steelers are back/Boz's woes, if the Colts have quietly become one of the best teams in the AFC, and their thoughts on some of the demands of retired players and HOFer's. Pat also announces a HUGE GIVEAWAY towards the end of the show. Stick around afterwards to hear some of the live phone calls from Pat opening up the phone lines to the public. It's a good one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
Today's episode is absolutely loaded. First, budding 49ers superstar, arguably the best TE in the NFL right now and friend of the show, George Kittle, calls in hot off his 210 yard performance on Sunday. They chat about the game and why he didn't eclipse the record after his monster first half, he breaks down a live game of PIG being played between the 9ers Specialists and Joe Staley, he takes issue with something Pat Angerer said, and they discuss wrestling some more as George presents a West Virginia vs. Iowa wrestling match. (1:32-11:47). Next, one of Pat's former teammates and one of the most athletic lineman in the NFL, offensive tackle for the Chicago Bears, Bradley Sowell, calls in coming off scoring the only touchdown in Sunday night's tilt against the Rams. They discuss how his career has been going up to this point, how hard he had to beg to be on the receiving end of that touchdown Sunday, his golf game and whether he'd ever consider turning pro, and the atmosphere in the Bears' locker room right now (17:20-28:47). Later, Pro introduces a new segment titled, "A reading from the book of.." where he highlights one of the guys' blogs from this past week. They also discuss Digs' recent Steelers rant and dive into an incredible NFL conversation including a lock from Gorman for all the brobrobro's. Also included is Pat's interview with Mike Florio on Pro Football Talk discussing some things going on in the NFL (1:05:16-1:17:45), and Pat runs through some of the songs compiled from his year end Spotify playlist. Closing out the show is an interview with Purdue legend and national inspiration, Tyler Trent, to help start your weekend with some positivity(1:39:09-1:59:00). It's a great one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat takes a trip into the For The Brand courtroom as he welcomes in defensive end for the New York Jets, Henry "Goose" Anderson, after his hit on Bills kicker Steven Hauschka that many were calling a cheap shot. Pat gives Goose the opportunity to defend himself after this attack on The Brand, gathers all the facts and information presented, and makes a final ruling, and catches up with his former teammate in a hilarious conversation (13:05-26:58). Later, the guys join Pat to cover everything that happened this week in the NFL including Connor's trip to Miami to watch the Miami Miracle live in person, Digs and Nick potentially throwing in the towel on the Steelers' season after their heartbreaking loss at Oakland, Baker Mayfield continuing to shine, they chat about the Bears vs. Rams Sunday Night Football game, Patrick Mahomes throwing no look passes, Pat breaks down how a fake punt would work when he played for the Colts, and Pat also covers his weekend going back and forth between Pittsburgh and New York. It's a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat successfully formulates a plan to save the punt in the NFL, as it has come under attack in recent weeks. The guys also all head into the studio to talk more about their strategies for the weight loss competition. Also joining the show is Arizona Cardinals center, Penn State alum, and friend of the show AQ Shipley. He gives the guys some tips for cutting weight, discusses how his rehab coming off a torn ACL is going, gives his thoughts on the outlook of the future of the Cardinals, and chats a little bit about his career as a basketball player (16:00-48:30). Later, the guys discuss whether or not you need to tip bathroom attendants, and welcome in Jeffrey Gorman, a true five-tool specimen for Pat McAfee Inc. He gives away a couple of betting picks as he's riding a hot streak, talks about his previous career working for the Colts as one of Jim Irsay's right hand men, tells a couple of stories from his time working as tour manager for The Black Crowes, and navigates how to interact with the Pittsburgh guys in the office without getting into a fist fight. It's a fun show. Come and laugh with us. Cheers.
Today's show is absolutely packed. The guys cover just about everything going on in the world including everything from a wild NFL weekend, to the aftermath of the College Football Playoff selections, to an in depth discussion about Bob Knight after his recent 30 for 30 film was released. The guys also save the holiday season as the war on Christmas starts to heat up, and dive into the weight loss challenge as Block Dad himself, Tim McAfee, joins the competition. Also joining the show is ESPN College Basketball Analyst, Dan Dakich, to help break down the whole Bob Knight situation as he was intimately connected to everything, why he chose not to be in the 30 for 30, and discusses which college fan bases hate him the most (54:22-1:09:45). Later, former Colts linebacker, friend of the show, and now Tag Team Champion of the World, Pat Angerer, joins the show to discuss his new title belt, and when he plans on getting in the ring again (1:14:07-1:24:20). Come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today's show, Pat breaks down his trip to New York City for his appearance on Get Up, and dives into everything he ran into while in the Big Apple including his hotel room and travel issues, why his Uber driver had a big problem with Chinatown, and why he can never buy any of the knockoff items that the vendors sell there. Pat and the guys also discuss a wide range of topics including a new weight loss challenge starting on New Years Day between a couple of the guys in the office, they talk about what's going on in the NBA thus far this year and whether or not Kevin Durant is leaving the Warriors, chat a little more about the For The Brand brand, and break down some things floating around the NFL while also looking ahead to tonight's Thursday Night Football matchup featuring the Saints and the Cowboys. It's a great time. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's episode, the guys welcome everyone's favorite Canadian Gump into the studio, as they chat about Ty getting branded last night at the conclusion of the Cyber Monday sale at PatMcAfeeShow.com and the mood of everyone in the office leading up to the event, and Pat walks the guys through his experience calling the Texas Tech vs. Baylor game on Saturday in Jerry World. He also welcomes Jesse West, the producer of that game, and they chat about how they think things went, and at what points he was worried that Pat was going to make some mistakes that would get them both fired (45:42-53:56). To close out the show, the guys chat about this past weekends NCAA football slate of games including Michigan and Ohio State and the 7 OT thriller between LSU and Texas A&M, and do a deep dive into week 12 of the NFL including everything that made headlines up through Monday Night Football. It's a good one. Come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today's show, Pat's former podcast cohost, Super Bowl winning linebacker for the Green Bay Packers, and the man who will be in the booth with him Saturday, AJ Hawk, calls into the show for a hilarious conversation. They cover what their gameplan is for the Texas Tech/Baylor game, and chat about a number of different things, including AJ's disdain for players who make other grown men squirt water into their mouths, his thoughts on pep-talks, and why he's excited to be in a 3-man booth with Pat (5:21-40:35). Later, the entire crew joins Pat to read the Thanksgiving poems they prepared, chat about the insane merch sale that starts today at noon at store.PatMcAfeeShow.com (and runs through Cyber Monday at 7 PM) and send you into the Holiday weekend with some Thanksgiving themed bangerz. It's a hilarious one. Come and laugh with us, and have a safe and happy Thanksgiving. Cheers.
On today's show, Pat welcomes Rams Punter, Johnny Hekker, after his huge game last night against the Chiefs. They chat about whether or not it was just another game, how tough it is to punt to Tyreek Hill, and how many different balls he has in his arsenal (7:09-16:54). Later, Pat recaps his trip to LA and how crazy it was from NXT to Monday Night Football to the news about commentating a college football game this weekend with AJ Hawk to playing Horse with Lamar Odom. Digs also stops by to talk about last night's game and to recap week 11 of the NFL. Closing out the show is an incredible conversation with Rich Eisen from his studio in LA. They chat about how he had to rebuild his podcast, and he remembers a story about asking Roger Goodell some tough questions on one of the first episodes of his rebranded podcast (1:00:33-1:27:15). It's a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat is joined by the GM of the Indianapolis Colts, Chris Ballard, for an incredible conversation. They discuss his thoughts on the Colts' season thus far, whether or not he will be going after certain free agents and when that process starts, his thoughts on Josh McDaniels leaving the Colts hanging at the last second and why he couldn't be happier with Frank Reich, and his thoughts on Quenton Nelson's viral pancake block. (10:57-30:08). Digs also joins the show to give a couple of thoughts about the NFL as we get ready for week 11, he gives out his Thursday night pick, and laughs at the Bengals for bringing in Hue Jackson. Todd pops in to do a deep dive into El Chapo's upcoming trial in New York and gives some background on how law enforcement agencies approach that entire situation. Lastly, Zito and Connor stop in to give an update on The Pub to discuss their recent renovations, and talk about Pat's trip to LA. It's a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat sits down with the guys for a couple of conversations covering everything going on in the world. Digs and Zito join the show to discuss Zito's weekend in Chicago and his blogging efforts, and Digs gives his takeaways from week 10 of the NFL, including a couple of awards he'd like to give out, and he and Pat discuss their rough weekends gambling. Todd and Connor pop in later for an incredible conversation covering whether or not Duke is going to get beat this year, what happened in the Patriots/Titans game, and the guys do a deep dive into Tony Robbins after Pat spent the weekend watching a documentary detailing one of his seminars. Also calling into the show is injured Center for the Arizona Cardinals and former Penn State standout, AQ Shipley. They chat about Quenton Nelson's block, AQ's time at Penn State, Zach Smith and Tom Herman's beef, and the feeling inside Arizona's locker room (32:23-52:50). It's a good one. Come and laugh with us. Cheers.
Today's show is packed with some incredible conversations. First, former Iowa Hawkeye legend and Colts linebacker, Pat Angerer, joins the show to talk about being George Kittle's newly appointed life coach, what he's been up to, being a newly minted tag team champion on a local wrestling circuit in Iowa, and how he's been enjoying this NFL season along with his Super Bowl pick. Also included is his infamous naked locker room fight story from the first time he was on the show (3:55-33:33). Later, Pat sits down with Digs for another edition of Quick Hits to cover everything going on in the NFL, Connor and Evan join Pat to discuss how incredible Zion Williamson's debut was, Todd and Pat chat about Brock Lesnar sticking with the WWE through April and what that means for his UFC prospects, and Nick joins the show for some Throwback Thursday music and a little hockey talk. Stick around until the end for an incredible #endgang #endgame opportunity. It's a good one. Come laugh with us. Cheers.
On today's show, Pat is joined by former Iowa Hawkeye and current TE for the San Francisco 49ers, George Kittle, who is making waves in the league right now. They chat about being overlooked in the league, who some of his favorite TE's are, what Kyle Shanahan's offense is like, and how Pat Angerer changed his football career (4:23-21:32). Later, Pat brings the guys in to talk about the new blog on PatMcAfeeShow.com and what they'll be writing about. Digs covers some NFL news and gives out a few of his weekly awards, Zito and Connor talk Twitchcon and how the political attack ads are taking over TV, Todd chats about his comedy show from last weekend and dives into Brock Lesnar in the UFC and Floyd Mayweather getting into MMA, and Nick pops in to talk Lowe's closing several stores, Pete Davidson, helicopters crashing, and a little hockey talk. Today's a great one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today's show, Pat breaks down his trip to Bristol and the ESPN campus and his gig on Get Up, and what he thought of the whole process, and discusses some of the different locations he checked out while in New York. The guys also chat about Logan Paul potentially fighting in the UFC, Whitey Bulger being killed in prison, all the political ads that have been running the last few months, and take a hard look at what board game Pat could potentially be playing tomorrow for his mybookie challenge. Also included is a conversation about Reese's setting up a trade-in machine for bad candy, and the guys do a deep dive into everything that happened up through the NFL trade deadline and what the impact has on all the teams involved. It's a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat starts by interviewing The GOAT, and now most prolific point scorer in NFL history, Adam Vinatieri. They chat about his mindset during the game against the Raiders, how he's feeling coming off an injury against Buffalo, and he looks back on his career in an incredible interview (0:00-13:10). Then, Pat and the guys dive into their Halloween weekends, look back on last week in the NFL including Pat's experience when playing in London, the players from the Jaguars who were arrested for not paying a $64,000 bar tab, whether or not the league or any team has suspended a player for HGH, Digs' bad quarterbacks of the week, and Pat reacts to Todd Haley and Hue Jackson getting fired from his hotel room in Connecticut. They also chat about the Red Sox winning the World Series, and Pat talks about his upcoming meetings at ESPN this week. It's a good one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today's show, Pat looks ahead to the Black Friday sale that Pat McAfee Inc. will be holding among some other announcements. Also calling into the show is everyone's favorite Canadian, Gumpy. The guys chat with Gump about what he's been doing since they've been off the airwaves, how his job has been going, what it's been like with marijuana being legalized in Canada, and how some of his sports teams have been doing (4:03-25:45). The guys also chat about the World Series, react to some of Jon Gruden's recent comments regarding Amari Cooper, and look ahead to Thursday Night Football. To close the show, country superstar and hilarious human Wheeler Walker Jr. joins the show to chat about his upcoming album WWIII, he gives some more of his thoughts on Yodel Boy, plays a couple of cuts off his new album, talks about his feud with Garth Brooks, and discuss his marketing strategy for the new album (48:40-1:17:21). It's a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat recaps a wild weekend dressing up as a grandpa and hammering field goals for cancer research at the Colts game, the guys dive into a full NFL recap including Hue Jackson wanting to call plays for the Browns again, Amari Cooper being traded to the Cowboys for a 1st round pick, the Titans going for 2 and the win in London, the judgement call that affected the outcome of the Cowboys and Redskins, and Justin Tucker missing his first career extra point. Pat also rants about the CFL's post about who they think the best kicker on the planet is, the guys chat about Elon Musk definitely being an alien and his series of tunnels slated to be opened in LA in December, discuss Rae Carruth being released from prison, and cover everything else going on in the world. It's a good one. Come laugh with us, cheers.
On today's show, Pat jumps directly off the tarmac from his trip to Orlando for a late night recording. The guys cover just about everything that is going on in the world right now including his trip to Florida for WWE business and his nightmare of a flight back home, the hot water that Facebook finds themselves in once again, the situation going on in Saudi Arabia and how the WWE could be the company to bridge the gap between them and the United States, some NFL chatter, Floyd Mayweather potentially boxing Khabib, and students in Texas needing to learn how to talk to the police before they can graduate high school. After the show, the kicker with arguably the biggest leg in the NFL today, fresh off his game winning 63 yard bomb two weeks ago, Graham Gano of the Carolina Panthers calls into the show. They chat about his journey from Florida St. to the USFL to the NFL, his kicking mentality, and what Ron Rivera is like (1:42:52). It's a wild one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today's show, Pat and the guys have arguably the best available conversation on the internet today ranging from Dan Marino's time in Miami, what's going on in the NFL, which comedians and TV shows wouldn't fly in today's PC culture, Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande calling it quits, and Goldman Sachs CEO moonlighting as a DJ. Also joining the show is an absolute icon in the world of sportscasting, the man, the myth, the legend, and host of the Dan Patrick Show, Dan Patrick, calls in for an incredibly candid and insightful conversation. They cover his exit from ESPN and his thoughts in the weeks after his departure, how the Dan Patrick Show came to be, what he thinks of the daily grind of radio, whether or not he misses Football Night in America, how he's formulated his interview style over the years, and what he thinks of the NFL so far this year (3:53-24:33). Today's episode is a great one. Come laugh with us. Cheers.
On today's show, Pat adds another incredible raffle prize to the #GROAT (#PMPBP still available at PatMcAfeeShow.com), chats with the guys about how players deal with money management in the NFL and why it is so difficult, covers some things going on in the news including the new Aladdin movie, a Colts lineman playing with two broken vertebrae, and hiring an acting coach to get into the film industry. Later, the first hire at the NFL network, the voice of the NFL and host of the Rich Eisen Show, Rich Eisen joins the guys for a hilarious conversation. They chat about Pat's time on his show while in LA, what some of his favorite interview moments have been, his thoughts on the current state of the NFL, his relationship with Roger Goodell, and how he finds free time with his ridiculous schedule (1:16:23-1:34:05). Come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today's show, Pat breaks down his experience in LA promoting Pat McAfee: Professional Baseball Player (available for preorder still at PatMcAfeeShow.com), seeing possible alien life, and interacting with the bums in Santa Monica. Next, 3x Pro Bowl Quarterback, and former Packer, Seahawk, Titan, Colt, and current ESPN analyst, Matt Hasselbeck, joins the show to chat about The Brand's tough day, what he thinks about Odell Beckham's recent comments, playing when almost dead in Houston, and who he thinks is going to win the Super Bowl (20:00-44:02). To close out the show, the most electric tag team in the WWE, Kofi Kingston, Big E, and Xavier Woods of The New Day stop by in studio for a hilarious conversation. They cover how they got to where they are, what the locker room atmosphere is really like, how they've come up with some of their catch phrases, and what it's like to be WWE Superstars (1:03:32-1:40:49). Come laugh with us. Cheers.
On today's show, Pat breaks down what is considered to be the worst play in NFL history when the Colts attempted a fake punt against the Patriots that was never supposed to happen in the way it did. They also chat about Pat's upcoming trip to LA to help promote Pat McAfee: Professional Baseball Player (available for preorder Oct. 7th on PatMcAfeeShow.com). Also joining the show are two great guests. First, the king of scoops, the insider of all insiders, Adam Schefter, joins the show. They chat about his process for breaking news, the backlash he faced from the Jason Pierre-Paul situation, and whether or not he has beef with any other reporters or members of the media (2:00-24:53). Next, 2x Pro Bowler, 3x Super Bowl champ, and one of the greatest Patriots to ever live, Willie McGinest, calls into the show. They discuss his upcoming Football Life on the NFL network, who some of the current linebackers he loves to watch are, and why Bill Belichick is so good (39:17-1:01:11). Cheers.
On today's show, Pat breaks down everything that happened in week 4 in the NFL including Earl Thomas flipping off the Seahawks' sideline, Patrick Mahomes being a mix between Brett Favre, Aaron Rodgers, and Big Ben, Adam Vinatieri breaking another big record, Jon Gruden joins to bask in the glory of his first victory, and the news that Leveon Bell may be coming back soon. Pat also breaks down his trip to New York yesterday, and welcomes Gary Vee to chat about how to market the greatest documentary ever (Pat McAfee: Professional Baseball Player available for preorder Oct. 7 on PatMcAfeeShow.com) (49:44-53:50). Later, Arizona Cardinals center and friend of the show, AQ Shipley, chats with the guys about Penn State and Ohio State, his thoughts on Josh Rosen, players holding out, what the cut process is like in the NFL, and how his rehab is going (1:23:30-1:46:15). Today's a good one. Come and laugh with us. Cheers.
On today's show, Pat discusses whether or not he thinks having a QB on a rookie contract and paying other pieces is the way to win a Super Bowl for the foreseeable future, and the guys look ahead to tonight's Vikings vs. Rams game and how Sean McVay has had so much success this early, and Pat explains why he misses watching Lev Bell play football. Later, the voice and face of college football, King of College Gameday, Kirk Herbstreit, joins the show. They discuss how his career has gotten to the point it's currently at, his ridiculous travel schedule, what it's like working with Lee Corso on a weekly basis, what some of his favorite college football environments are, and who he thinks will win the National Championship this year (57:50-1:18:23). It's a good one. Cheers.
On today's show, Pat and the guys chat about Tiger winning his first tournament in forever, dive into week 3 of the NFL including the Chiefs and Rams maybe being unbeatable, whether or not Patrick Mahomes is the new prototype, Josh Allen winning in Minnesota, and The For The Brand Super Bowl in Jacksonville.. Also joining the show is 5x Pro Bowler and 5x All-Pro, and current safety for the Baltimore Ravens, Eric Weddle. They discuss whether the game has gotten soft, his foray into free agency, and what's next for him (39:08-57:29). Next, the blogfather, Mike Florio, joins the show to chat about the Everson Griffin situation in Minnesota, reporters bringing up old news and repackaging it as breaking news, and how he thinks the Steelers are going to move forward with Lev Bell (1:05:41-1:19:10). Lastly, Cleveland Browns legend, and the greatest offensive lineman of all-time, Joe Thomas, joins to chat about the Browns first win (1:19:58-1:26:28). It's a good one. Cheers.
On today's show, Pat joins the guys live from a hotel room in Orlando as he is away on a business trip. They chat about him getting on the plane with a burger loaded with onions, and trying to track down a cornhole board once they landed in Orlando, which proved to be more difficult than expected. They also chat about Maroon 5 being announced as the Super Bowl halftime performers, Pat explains what collabs he'd like to see and Todd, Digs, Nick, & Zito give their picks on who their dream performance would be. They also chat about Hall of Famers wanting $300,000 and insurance every year from the NFL and whether that is sustainable, and give out a couple of Quick Picks for week 3 in the NFL. Closing out the show is a great interview with Albert Breer from MMQB. They chat about Josh Gordon going to New England, his stance in the Colin Kaepernick situation, his favorite story he's ever reported on, and why certain writers believe that they are bigger than the game (56:02-1:17:17).
On today's show, Pat and the guys break down everything that happened in week 2 of the NFL including an abysmal performance from The Brand, Josh Gordon being traded to New England, the drama surrounding the Steelers and Antonio Brown, and Todd dives into Urban Meyer's body language. Also joining the show is former running back for Ohio State and the Denver Broncos, Maurice Clarett, for an incredible conversation. They chat about his side of the story in relation to how things went down during his time at Ohio State and where it all went wrong, as well as what he is doing now to try and make a positive change (45:15-1:06:54). Later, former LSU running back and Pat's teammate with the Colts, Joseph Addai, calls into the show. They cover what he's been doing since he retired, how Houston is hotter than Ghana, his favorite memory as a Colt, and his relationship with Reggie Wayne (1:09:22-1:28:50). Don't forget to check out PatMcAfeeShow.com for all the new merch. Cheers.
On today's show, Pat and the crew chat about a few things that are happening around the NFL as we get into week 2. They cover the skunk smell coming from the Raiders locker room, and Pat remembers playing in Oakland with a haze floating over the stadium. Pat also dives into Chuck Pagano's travel dress rules and how got around them. Also included are three great interviews. First, the GOAT of punting, Shane Lechler, joins the show to talk about his split with the Texans, what he's been doing with his time off now, and what he thinks of the state of the game (36:08-50:43). Next, cohost of Good Morning Football, Kyle Brandt, joins the show to talk about his new show The Kyle Brandt Football Experience, how weird his resume is, and how his career has gotten to this point (56:26-1:14:24). After the show, The World's Strongest Man, Mark Henry, joins the show. They chat about his WWE career, getting arrested in Ireland, and some of his wildest experiences, (1:20:00-1:43:01). Cheers.
On today's show, Pat starts by remembering all the men and women and heroes who lost their lives on 9/11. The guys then dive into this week's NFL games and what some of their big takeaways were, and Coach Gruden calls in to give his thoughts on Khalil Mack and being back on the sidelines. Pat also tells the story about how he initially heard that Andrew Luck hurt his shoulder snowboarding and what it was like trying to figure it out around the building. Also joining the show is three great guests. First, former Heisman Trophy winner and 1st overall pick, Carson Palmer, joins the show to chat about his upcoming Football Life on NFL Network, who the most special athlete he played with was, and what he's doing post retirement (42:51-59:06). Next, media mogul Gary Vee calls in to chat about his Jets, and his relentless pursuit to own them (1:01:23-1:18:36). Closing out the show is 4x Pro Bowler Richie Incognito to discuss mental health and his foundation (1:19:45-1:33:33). Cheers.
On today's show, Pat and the crew look ahead to the NFL season kicking off tonight, talk about the Colin Kaepernick Nike ad, Le'Veon Bell's standstill with the Steelers and how Yinzers are taking the news that he won't be playing Sunday, and Pat sheds some light on his last Pro Bowl experience. Also joining the show is 10x Pro Bowler, 7x First-Team All-Pro, and future first ballot Hall of Famer, former Cleveland Browns offensive tackle, Joe Thomas. They chat about what's next for him as he looks at life after football, his experiences in Cleveland, what the moment was when he realized he had reached his breaking point, what defensive players gave him fits, and he gives some predictions for the upcoming NFL season (39:08-1:04:21). Come laugh with us, cheers.
Today's episode relaunches the Pat McAfee Show (2.0) as Pat and the crew dive into his exit from Barstool Sports and how he viewed it similarly to leaving the Colts. The guys dive into everything that happened in the NFL this weekend including Khalil Mack going to Chicago, Jon Gruden going scorched earth in Oakland, and Colin Kaepernick being chosen as the face of Nike's new campaign. To wrap up the show, the guys recap the college football opening weekend, including Nick Saban whining about his QB's, West Virginia showing out, and a couple of terroristic plays towards The Brand. SUBSCRIBE, RATE, AND REVIEW, we're starting back at 0. Cheers.