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The Athletic’s flagship football podcast covers the NFL like only The Athletic can. Robert Mays is joined by a team of world class NFL writers and analysts. They’ll break down the biggest stories throughout the world of football. Whether it’s happening on the field, or behind-the-scenes, you’ll get an in-depth look at an unprecedented NFL season and NFL Draft on The Athletic Football Show.

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The Athletic’s flagship football podcast covers the NFL like only The Athletic can. Robert Mays is joined by a team of world class NFL writers and analysts. They’ll break down the biggest stories throughout the world of football. Whether it’s happening on the field, or behind-the-scenes, you’ll get an in-depth look at an unprecedented NFL season and NFL Draft on The Athletic Football Show.

    Chargers’ hype, Sam Darnold’s fit in Carolina, the Colts’ roster approach and more: Answering all of your NFL questions

    Chargers’ hype, Sam Darnold’s fit in Carolina, the Colts’ roster approach and more: Answering all of your NFL questions

    Can the Chargers live up to the hype? How will Sam Darnold fit in Joe Brady’s offense? What price is too high for a proven QB? Robert Mays and Nate Tice answer your offseason questions. They also discuss long-shot MVP candidates, their biggest hits and misses on draft prospects and much more. 
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    NFL Draft review - who owned the weekend, most exciting picks, under-the-radar hauls, Aaron Rodgers & more

    NFL Draft review - who owned the weekend, most exciting picks, under-the-radar hauls, Aaron Rodgers & more

    Robert Mays and Nate Tice return to The Athletic Football Show for a full reaction to the 2021 NFL Draft. Which teams hauls had us the most impressed? What areas still need to be addressed? Who were the favorite under-the-radar pickups that you might be hearing about later? TAFS discuss it all.
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    Draft Night Special: Trey Lance to the 49ers, Justin Fields to the Bears & more shocking moves from round 1

    Draft Night Special: Trey Lance to the 49ers, Justin Fields to the Bears & more shocking moves from round 1

    Robert Mays, Nate Tice, Lindsay Jones and Dane Brugler bring you live reaction from the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft. How shocked were we that the 49ers drafted QB Trey Lance? How excited was Robert that the Bears drafted QB Justin Fields?
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    NFL Draft final big questions with Lindsay Jones

    NFL Draft final big questions with Lindsay Jones

    What will the Falcons do at pick 4? What will the "non-pandemic" NFL Draft look like? Which teams trade into the top 10? Robert Mays and Lindsay Jones bring some final big questions to the air in their final podcast before the 2021 NFL Draft. Make sure you tune in to their round 1 coverage Thursday night at 9:30PM EST.
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    Lessons learned during the 2021 NFL Draft process with Dane Brugler & Lance Zierlein

    Lessons learned during the 2021 NFL Draft process with Dane Brugler & Lance Zierlein

    The Athletic's NFL Draft podcast 'Prospects to Pros' with Dane Brugler and Lance Zierlein join Robert Mays to discuss some big takeaways from the process of scouting the 2021 NFL Draft class, from no combine to lack of game tape, weird measurables, intangibles and more.
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    Top 10 mock draft with The Athletic NFL Staff

    Top 10 mock draft with The Athletic NFL Staff

    With the NFL Draft less than one week away, Robert Mays teams up with The Athletic’s beat writers for a top 10 mock draft. Which QB with the 49ers take at No. 3? Do the Bengals go WR or OL? Who will land Kyle Pitts? Tune in to hear Lindsay Jones, Connor Hughes, Matt Barrows, Tori McElhaney, Paul Dehner Jr., Josh Tolentino, Chris Burke, Joe Person, Nick Kosmider and Jon Machota break it all down. 
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Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
73 Ratings

73 Ratings

GeoChow82 ,

A very very smart football podcast

A podcast that isn’t afraid to provide smart and honest analysis. Any podcast that dares to provide a 90 minutes deep-dive into OL prospects is absolutely doing things right!

brendo the 1 ,

Awesome show!

Robert Mays is the best in the business! Easily my go to NFL podcast

AndyMac6200 ,

Awesome

As always love it. Mays brings and always has great takes!!

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