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Each week, Ryen Russillo will break down the biggest topics in sports.

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    • 4.8 • 12.1K Ratings

Each week, Ryen Russillo will break down the biggest topics in sports.

    Daniel Jeremiah on Stopping the Top QBs and Philly’s QB Problem, Plus Van Lathan on Spencer Rattler and LSU

    Daniel Jeremiah on Stopping the Top QBs and Philly’s QB Problem, Plus Van Lathan on Spencer Rattler and LSU

    Russillo shares his thoughts on the often-convoluted question of “Who is the best?” before coming up with an answer (0:53). Then Ryen talks with NFL Network’s Daniel Jeremiah about changes in the ways he evaluates college QBs, Jalen Hurts’s struggles in the Eagles-Buccaneers game, how NFL teams are preparing to stop mobile QBs, the evolution of the midseason NFL trade, and more (7:58). Next Ryen is joined by The Ringer’s Van Lathan to discuss his obsession with the Netflix show ‘QB1: Beyond the Lights,' and by proxy, Spencer Rattler. They also discuss growing up in Baton Rouge, LSU tailgates, and more (38:27). Finally Ryen answers some listener-submitter Life Advice questions (1:07:34).

    Host: Ryen Russillo
    Guests: Van Lathan and Daniel Jeremiah
    Producers: Kyle Crichton and Steve Ceruti
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    • 1 hr 40 min
    NBA Preseason Headlines With Brian Windhorst. Plus Catching Up With Matthew McConaughey.

    NBA Preseason Headlines With Brian Windhorst. Plus Catching Up With Matthew McConaughey.

    Russillo is joined by ESPN’s Brian Windhorst to discuss the situation with the Nets, Kyrie Irving, and the NYC vaccination mandate, as well as Ben Simmons's return to the 76ers (0:43). Then Ryen talks with actor and author Matthew McConaughey about taking the jump into acting in the 1990s, the “McConaissance,” the differences working with legendary directors Martin Scorsese and Christopher Nolan, disappearing into the South American jungle, and more (25:45). Finally, Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:00:32).

    Host: Ryen Russillo
    Guests: Matthew McConaughey and Brian Windhorst
    Producers: Kyle Crichton and Steve Ceruti
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    • 1 hr 27 min
    Allen vs. Mahomes and Spencer Rattler's Future With Trent Dilfer, Plus Bama's Historic Loss and Fury-Wilder III

    Allen vs. Mahomes and Spencer Rattler's Future With Trent Dilfer, Plus Bama's Historic Loss and Fury-Wilder III

    Russillo shares his thoughts on two of the biggest NFL matchups of Week 5: Chargers-Browns and Chiefs-Bills (0:30). Then he talks with Super Bowl champion Trent Dilfer about what makes the Buffalo Bills a Super Bowl contender, Patrick Mahomes's recent struggles, scripting plays vs. in-game adjustments, younger QBs taking hits on the run, the QB situation at Oklahoma featuring Spencer Rattler and Caleb Williams, and more (12.25). Then Ryen runs through some CFB headlines, including Alabama's loss to unranked Texas A&M, Oklahoma's win over Texas, and Iowa's win over Penn State (50:50) before briefly discussing Fury-Wilder III (1:01:00). Finally, Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:08:05).

    Host: Ryen Russillo
    Guest: Trent Dilfer
    Producers: Kyle Crichton and Steve Ceruti
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    • 1 hr 32 min
    Real NFC Contenders and Going Abroad With Kevin Clark, Plus a QB Stock Game Update

    Real NFC Contenders and Going Abroad With Kevin Clark, Plus a QB Stock Game Update

    Russillo shares his thoughts on the Seahawks' loss to the Rams, as well as some MLB playoffs thoughts (0:22), before talking with The Ringer's Kevin Clark about the updated list of NFC playoff contenders, the upcoming Wilder-Fury boxing match, a brief F1 Racing segment, and more (15:04). Next, Ryen, Ceruti, and Kyle revisit their QB stocks in the close of Q1 (57:22), before Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:05:55)

    Host: Ryen Russillo
    Guest: Kevin Clark
    Producers: Kyle Crichton and Steve Ceruti
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    • 1 hr 32 min
    QB Career Over/Unders, Jonathan Vilma, Plus WeWork With Authors Eliot Brown and Maureen Farrell

    QB Career Over/Unders, Jonathan Vilma, Plus WeWork With Authors Eliot Brown and Maureen Farrell

    Russillo and Ceruti predict the trajectories of a few young quarterbacks by comparing them to veteran QBs (i.e., Baker Mayfield and Alex Smith) (1:08). Then Ryen talks with Super Bowl champion and Fox NFL analyst Jonathan Vilma about the Giants' overtime win over the Saints, expectations for the Chargers after beating the Raiders on Monday night, Myles Garrett's dominance on the defensive side of the ball, Vilma's Urban Meyer conspiracy theory, and more (15:40). Next, Ryen talks with journalists Maureen Farrell and Eliot Brown about their book, 'The Cult of We: WeWork, Adam Neumann, and the Great Startup Delusion' (48:20), before Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:23:10).

    Host: Ryen Russillo
    Guests: Jonathan Vilma, Eliot Brown, and Maureen Farrell
    Producers: Kyle Crichton and Steve Ceruti
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    • 1 hr 46 min
    Brady vs. Belichick Legacy Update, "It's the Schedule, Stupid," Plus Talking Receivers With Steve Smith Sr.

    Brady vs. Belichick Legacy Update, "It's the Schedule, Stupid," Plus Talking Receivers With Steve Smith Sr.

    Russillo shares his thoughts on the Buccaneers-Patriots matchup, the 4-0 Cardinals, teams masked by an easy schedule, and more (1:02). Then Ryen talks with five-time Pro Bowler and Hall of Fame nominee Steve Smith Sr. about Brady vs. the Pats, why the Steelers’ struggles aren’t Big Ben’s fault, Steve’s favorite young WRs, and more (17:40). Next Ryen shares some thoughts from the weekend in college football (51:00) before answering some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:12:00).

    Host: Ryen Russillo
    Guest: Steve Smith Sr.
    Producers: Kyle Crichton and Steve Ceruti
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    • 1 hr 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
12.1K Ratings

12.1K Ratings

Tmcs16 ,

A Must Listen for Sports/Life Advance Fans

Always great content with great guests. The life advance at the end of every pod is always entertaining.

Mr. Dissappointed ,

Nerding out with Dilfer!

Incredible conversation with Dilfer on the 10/11/21 pod. I appreciate every time we can have an advanced class on football, get into specifics and gain a ton of insight.

philly leotardo ,

Great podcast

Would have given 5 stars but honestly bill Simmons is super annoying so minus 1 star

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