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Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

ProFootballTalk, Mike Florio
653 episodes
Mike Florio talks about the biggest NFL topics with the people who are most passionate about the game: League execs, players, coaches and the journalists who cover pro football.

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Bust The Tebow Narratives + Lions almost traded up | 5/12 #1

As Urban Meyer tries to play coy about signing Tim Tebow, reports emerge that not everyone in his building loves the move. And Florio and Simms examine some Tebow narratives: Could he play a Taysom Hill role? Could he change the culture in Jacksonville? A Falcons behind-the-scenes video shows that …

Week 1 Schedule Released | 5/12 #2

It's schedule release day! Florio and Simms first draft at the teams that need a strong September, and then dive into the big matchups of Week 1, including the Cowboys-Buccaneers kickoff and Bears-Rams Sunday Night Football.

Davante Adams backs Aaron Rodgers + Gronk wants Edelman comeback | 5/11 #1

Davante Adams voiced support for Aaron Rodgers yesterday. Could the Packers eventually lose their star WR too? Texans GM Nick Caserio is excited for QB Davis Mills. Does the rookie have a chance to start this season? Julian Edelman said he's done, but Rob Gronkowski still could see a comeback from …

Tim Tebow is back + How long will Cam Newton start? | 5/11 #2

After 8 years out of the league, Tim Tebow is back in the NFL. Is this signing just a money grab by the Jaguars? And are they taking a risk with their locker room? Chris and Mike also look at the rest of Jacksonville's roster to see where it stacks up in the NFL. Cam Newton turns 32 today. He's cur…

Zach Wilson has to "earn" QB job + DK Metcalf is FAST | 5/10 #1

With Rookie Minicamps opening, the Jets say Zach Wilson has to "earn" the starting QB job. How quickly will that happen? Also, where is Jon Gruden as the Raiders take flack for another questionable draft pick? And Colts GM Chris Ballard loves his 1st round pick. Steelers GM Kevin Colbert says "none…

Rankings Rodgers' supporting cast + Best "Hi Mom" moments | 5/10 #2

Ranking Packers - When you dive into Green Bay's position groups, does Aaron Rodgers have a reason to be upset about his supporting cast? Eagles GM Howie Roseman wants Jalen Hurts to "run with" the starting QB job. DRAFT: Best On Camera Player Quotes - Aside from "hi mom!" what are the best soundbi…

Sean Payton on Saints QBs + NFLPA calls NFL "gutless" | 5/7 #1

Friday means Peter King joins Florio to review the week in football. Is the Aaron Rodgers-Packers relationship fixable? Could Jameis Winston revive his starting QB career with Sean Payton? And Jared Goff is happy the Lions didn't draft a QB. The NFLPA called the NFL "gutless" for warning players ab…

Evaluating Jags, Dolphins, & 49ers draft + "Who's stopping this offense?" | 5/7 #2

Mike and Peter look back at the draft for a few keys teams. Should the Jaguars have taken RB Travis Etienne in Round 1? Are the Dolphins finally done rebuilding? Did the 49ers plan to draft Trey Lance all along? Speed Round: Which Doesn't Belong & Why? - 1st round QBs, Top WR picks, and 2nd round d…

Aaron Rodgers drama continues + Trey Lance will sit for 2 years? | 5/6 #1

The Aaron Rodgers reports continue to flow...he mocked Packers GM Brian Gutekunst in text messages, he told prospective free agents that he might not be on Green Bay this season, and the Packers think the 49ers tampered with him. Florio and Simms unwrap all of the rumors. 49ers Owner Jed York says …

GUEST: Lions GM Brad Holmes + NFL's Public Enemy No. 1 | 5/6 #2

Speed Round: Rookie RB Competitions - Will Sony Michel be bumped off the Patriots roster? Will Travis Etienne become "the guy" for the Jaguars? GUEST: Lions GM Brad Holmes joins us live to talk about his Penei Sewell celebration, and if he knew how awkward his 3rd round pick would make the Eagles d…

NFLPA holdout burns Ja'Wuan James + Marcus Peters throws shade at Jalen Ramsey | 5/5 #1

The NFLPA's effort to skip OTAs might have its first casualty. Ja'Wuan James suffered a torn Achilles away from the team, and now might be out $10M. While the Broncos are scrambling on their OL, the Ravens helped theirs by signing former division rival Alejandro Villanueva. Howie Roseman explains …

Bradshaw blasts Rodgers (again) + Most improved position groups | 5/5 #2

Terry Bradshaw apparently liked trending so much he decided to blast Aaron Rodgers again, this time for "probably the worst footwork I’ve ever seen for a starting QB." Does the original TB12 have a point? And Brett Favre doesn't thinks that Rodgers will dig in. Speed Round: Questionable Groups Post…

Terry Bradshaw blasts Rodgers + Make-or-break for Daniel Jones? | 5/4 #1

Davante Adams cryptically weighs in on the Aaron Rodgers saga with a tweet, while Terry Bradshaw blasts him for being sensitive (glass houses, Terry). Giants GM Dave Gettleman doesn't slam the door on any Rodgers to the Giants speculation, while Joe Judge reveals how Daniel Jones played through in…

Draft Sliders + NFL Players You'd Want In The Olympics | 5/4 #2

Mike and Chris look at the young QBs who got the most help in the 2021 Draft, including Joe Burrow, Justin Herbert, Tua Tagovailoa, Trevor Lawrence, and Zach Wilson. Draft Sliders: For the guys who fell down the 2021 Draft, is a Revenge Tour Coming or was The Slide Justified? DRAFT: NFL Players You…

Aaron Rodgers vs Packers + Florio gets his QB of the Future | 5/3 #1

The draft is over, but the Aaron Rodgers-Packers drama drags on. Amid reports that the QB wants GM Brian Gutekunst fired, where is this saga going? Florio is giddy about his Vikings drafting Simms favorite Kellen Mond in Round 3. Could he supplant Kirk Cousins as soon as this season? Also, the Bucs…

2021 Draft Winners & Losers + Veterans on Hot Seat Post-Draft | 5/3 #2

Florio and Chris dissect the 49ers spin that they were going to pick Trey Lance all along. Then, they highlight some teams who they thought did well and poorly in the 2021 Draft. Speed Round: Urban Meyer wanted Kadarius Toney, and early picks for Offensive & Defensive Rookie of the Year. DRAFT: Vet…

2021 Draft Round 1 Recap + Aaron Rodgers wants a trade | 4/30 #1

Mike and Chris recap the biggest news from Round 1 of the 2021 Draft, starting with the QBs. Why did the 49ers pass on Mac Jones for Trey Lance? Were the Bears wise to trade up for Justin Fields? And could Mac Jones start for the Pats right away over Cam Newton? Aaron Rodgers rocked the NFL world y…

Peter King on Falcons Draft Room + Boldest Moves in Round 1 | 4/30 #2

Peter King calls in from an Atlanta airport after he spent the night in the Falcons Draft Room. Did they seriously discuss trading down from the #4 pick? "Speed Kills", "Tom Petty", and "The Freak Show" are just some of the awards Florio and Simms hand out after Round 1 of the 2021 Draft. Speed Rou…

Broncos trade for Teddy B + Pats want to trade up for Fields? | 4/29 #1

The Panthers trade Teddy Bridgewater to the Broncos, but could both teams still draft a QB in the Top 10 tonight? The Patriots reportedly tried to trade up to No. 4 to draft Justin Fields, but Simms is so skeptical he makes a "shirts off" bet with Florio. There are conflicting reports on if Jimmy G…

Deshaun Watson trade coming? + Things We Want to See in Round 1 | 4/29 #2

All is quiet on the Deshuan Watson front, which could mean that a settlement and quick trade is coming. What teams would still be interested in him? Scale of 1 to 10: Draft Rumors - How likely is it that the Broncos trade down? Saints trade up? Washington moves, but not for a QB? DRAFT: Things We W…

Jerry Jones on "compromised" opt-out prospects + Could Ravens move on from Lamar? | 4/28 #1

Jerry Jones talked about being in position to draft the best defender in the draft, and if the Cowboys would move up for Kyle Pitts. And how controversial are his comments on the "compromised" prospects who opted out of 2020? GM Ryan Pace says the Bears could add a QB in the draft, but will he have…

PFT 2021 Mock Draft + Draft Props | 4/28 #2

Breaking News: The band is officially back together, as the Bucs re-sign WR Antonio Brown. Florio has released the annual PFT Mock Draft, which he had 0% input into but will take 100% of the blame for. Justin Fields to the 49ers at 3? Mac Jones to the Pats? Trey Lance falling to the Steelers? Speed…

49ers and Steelers talk about drafting QBs | 4/27 #1

Florio and Simms try to read between the tea leaves of the 49ers press conference. Is Kyle Shanahan trying to brace his fan base for Mac Jones? Steelers GM Kevin Colbert says he "absolutely" is open to drafting a QB. Should Pittsburgh be looking to rebuild or reload? Packers GM Brian Gutekunst says…

Simms Mock Draft: Pats trade up for Waddle, Fields falls | 4/27 #2

Chris released his 2021 Mock Draft yesterday, and it has some surprises: Washington trades up for Trey Lance, Pats trade up for Jaylen Waddle, and Justin Fields falls to the Bucs. He and Florio talk through his predictions. DRAFT: War Rooms We Want to be in on Draft Day - Are the 49ers the first pi…

Mac Jones vs Trey Lance for 49ers? Could Falcons trade Julio? | 4/26 #1

As we enter Draft week, the rumor mill is humming. The 49ers have reportedly narrowed down the #3 pick to Mac Jones and Trey Lance. The Falcons could trade Julio Jones. Will the Panthers draft a QB and flip Sam Darnold? Ravens-Chiefs trade - Chris reacts to Baltimore trading a legit LT to their con…

Peter King's Mock Draft: Fields to Panthers, DeVonta to Pats | 4/26 #2

Peter King released his 2021 Mock Draft this morning, and Florio and Simms react to predictions like Ja'Marr Chase to the Bengals, Justin Fields to the Panthers, Trey Lance to the Broncos, and DeVonta Smith to the Patriots. Speed Round: Tom Brady hates single-digit defenders, Joe Burrow vs Justin H…

Brady blasts "dumb" jersey rule + Mayock praises Gruden's work ethic | 4/23 #1

Not every player likes the new jersey number expansion, as Tom Brady blasts it as a "dumb" change that will "lead to a lot of bad football." What is his gripe, and does he have a point? Peter King and Mike also look at the NFL's other rule changes this week, including the sky judge "half-measure."…

Draft trade rumor mill + All-time "Holy cow" draft moments | 4/23 #2

Florio and Peter King go through the Top 10 of the upcoming draft to guess who could trade in or trade out. Which Doesn't Belong & Why? - 3 straight NFC East teams at 10-12, and 3 teams who have multiple Round 1 picks DRAFT: All-time "Holy cow" Draft Moments - From Laremy Tunsil's bong photo to the…

NFL changes replay official & onside kick rules + Mac Jones new favorite for #3 | 4/22 #1

NFL owners approved rule changes...They expanded the replay officials' duties, but Florio thinks it's too much of a half-measure. They change the onside kick rule, but will it lead to more recoveries? And players are pumped that they can wear new jersey numbers. Mac Jones has pulled back ahead of J…

Eagles play Rock, Paper, Scissors + DeVonta Smith weighs in | 4/22 #2

New Eagles coach Nick Sirianni maybe said too much when he admitted to using Rock, Paper, Scissors to gauge the competitiveness of draft prospects. Also, is Jalen Hurts in a QB competition? Is Howie Roseman the fall guy for Jeffrey Lurie? DeVonta Smith's official draft weight is 166 lbs; is that go…