On today's, Pat and the crew sit down with four different guests for a couple of incredible conversations. First, 2X Pro Bowler, 3X Super Bowl Champion, and host of The Stinkin' Truth Podcast, Mark Schlereth, joins the show. They chat about his outlook on his kids and grandkids, internet trolls coming after his bench press form, what he expects from the Denver Broncos this year, what it was like playing with and hanging out with John Elway, how he thinks given the rules, he could play in the NFL still, and he gives an incredible take on CTE from a players perspective (2:41-23:29). Next, adult film icon, SiriusXM host, and fantasy sports expert, Lisa Ann calls into the show. They discuss how she got into the adult film business, what she thinks about Jimmy G going on a date with a pornstar this offseason and what the protocol for that is, what she's doing to help younger stars in the industry, and she highlights some of her favorite fantasy sleepers for the upcoming NFL season (26:43-42:53). Later, NFL Insider, Ian Rapoport joins the show. He gives some updates on the Aaron Donald contract situation, how he cultivates sources, if he's ever been burned by a source to the point of ex-communication, what the biggest news story he's broken in his career has been, and he looks ahead to the NFL season (49:19-1:01:41). Lastly, coming off a bareknuckle boxing victory in Biloxi, Mississippi, UFC legend Chris "Lights Out" Lytle joins the show. He talks about his experience competing in a bareknuckle boxing event for the second time, how little he knew about his opponent going in, whether he thinks that promotion can compete with the UFC, his mindset while in the ring, and he looks ahead to his next bareknuckle fight (1:04:47-1:21:23). As always, Nick selects a couple of Friday Bangerz to help send you into the week in fantastic fashion. Come laugh with us, cheers.
PMS 214 - Brian Urlacher
On today's show, Pat is joined by Digs, Nick, Todd, and Zito has they break down everything that happened in the 4th episode of Hard Knocks including Todd Haley disrespecting The Brand, whether or not Tyrod Taylor is feeling the heat with Baker Mayfield at his heels, Myles Garrett loving jazz music and dismantling offenses, and Mychal Hendricks going after his former teammates (and subsequently being indicted on insider trading), and everything else you need to know about the Cleveland Browns. Also joining the show is 8X Pro Bowler, 4X 1st Team All-Pro, former Defensive Player of the Year and Defensive Rookie of the Year, and newly minted Hall of Famer, Brian Urlacher. They chat about his Hall of Fame experience and why he was nervous leading up to it, some of his craziest locker room gambling stories, what he thinks of the Bears as they seek to discover a new identity, what he's been up to since he retired, and who he thinks is going to be the best team in the NFL this year, and who is going to underperform in an absolutely hilarious interview (30:13-50:11). Later, sports marketing agent Darren Prince, whose clients have included Magic Johnson, Muhammed Ali, Joe Frazier, Dennis Rodman, and many more, joins the show to promote his new book, "Aiming High." He chats about how he was instrumental in setting up Dennis Rodman's trip to North Korea to meet Kim Jong Un, how he got started in the sports marketing business, his struggles with alcohol and opioid addiction and what he's doing to combat it now, and what he thinks the defining moment in his career thus far (53:39-1:09:04). After the show, stick around for a throwback Thursday comedy clip of Pat retelling the infamous Peyton Manning "bet on Red 18," story. It's a good one. Come laugh with us, cheers.
PMS 213 - Le'Veon Bell
On today's show, Pat is joined by Nick, Digs, Todd, and Zito as they recap what happened over the weekend, including Pat wondering if the Patriots might be in trouble this year after a couple of lackluster showings into the preseason, and Tom Brady's recent drama with ending an interview with WEEI's Kirk & Callahan after being asked questions about his fitness guru, Alex Guerrero. Pat also recounts his hilarious time at a Pentecostal church over the weekend and witnessing the pastor delivering the Holy Spirit to people first hand. Also joining the show is the CEO of The Sports Entertainment group and the agent of Le'Veon Bell, Adisa Bakari. They chat about working to get Le'Veon a new deal during the offseason, how exactly the franchise tag works in this particular situation and what will happen if the Steelers try to franchise him again, if time off during the preseason has hurt his market value, what he thinks about Le'Veon's rap career, and he talks a couple of the potential teams interested in Le'Veon if they are unable to work out a deal with the Steelers (23:19-40:53). Later, IndyCar and now NASCAR driver and friend of the show, Conor Daly, calls in to talk about his crazy weekend involving being dropped by his chief sponsor, Lilly Diabetes, what it was like getting behind the wheel in a NASCAR and how it differs from driving an IndyCar, and what his plans for the future are with this season coming to a close (43:32-53:50). Come laugh with us, cheers.
PMS 212 - Kyle Rudolph & Bruce Arians
On today's show, Pat is out of town on another top secret business meeting, but we've still got two incredible interviews to cap off the week. First, 2X Pro Bowler and one of the best TE's in the NFL, Kyle Rudolph, joins the show. They discuss how the Vikings have looked so far in the preseason with Kirk Cousins at the helm, what it's been like adjusting to new offensive coordinator John DeFilippo's system, whether or not Mike Zimmer is really as hard-nosed as he seems, how he thinks Teddy Bridgewater is going to fair with the New York Jets, and if Notre Dame football is ever going to be any good again (8:56-21:43). Next, former Head Coach of the Arizona Cardinals and interim Head Coach for the Indianapolis Colts and current broadcaster for CBS, Bruce Arians, joins the show for another electric conversation. They chat about how he's adapted to not coaching football and what CBS has been doing to prepare him for his first gig when the Browns and Steelers square off week 1, whether or not he's going to have trouble not going after refs, how much he thinks the new rules are going to impact the game, and who the best athlete he's ever coached is (25:19-38:10). To close out the show, the guys each pick a Friday Banger to help send you into the weekend. Come laugh with us, cheers.
PMS 211 - Aaron Rodgers
On today's show, Pat finally lands his white whale as 6X Pro Bowler, 2X NFL MVP, and Super Bowl XLV Champion, Aaron Rodgers joins the show for an incredible conversation. They chat about his expectations for the coming season, whether or not coming back from injury makes him appreciate the game more, his thoughts on the new helmet rules and how it affects play, what he likes to do to have fun, and how he expects his contract negotiations to play out (44:20-1:01:24). The guys also do another deep dive on this week's Hard Knocks episode including everything they loved about it, and the emergence of possibly the greatest character in Hard Knocks history, O-Line coach Bob Wylie. Also joining the show is VP of Production for HBO Sports and Senior Producer on Hard Knocks, Dave Harmon. He gives everyone a look behind the curtain of Hard Knocks and discusses what goes into making the show, whether or not the producers make any suggestions for content, if the Browns have final cut and get to choose what gets omitted from the episode, and he gives his opinion on who the best character on Hard Knocks has been (20:00-39:12). Today's a great one. Come laugh with us, cheers.