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Yahoo Senior NFL Insider Charles Robinson takes you through NFL locker rooms and the front office rumor mill for an engaging discussion about the game and the business of football.

One of the most connected journalists in the football landscape, Robinson often breaks news before anyone else & helms the podcast that NFL coaches and front-office executives listen to when they want to know what’s happening in the league.

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Yahoo Senior NFL Insider Charles Robinson takes you through NFL locker rooms and the front office rumor mill for an engaging discussion about the game and the business of football.

One of the most connected journalists in the football landscape, Robinson often breaks news before anyone else & helms the podcast that NFL coaches and front-office executives listen to when they want to know what’s happening in the league.

    What Aaron Rodgers gets right and wrong about his critics & why Bezos should own a London NFL franchise

    What Aaron Rodgers gets right and wrong about his critics & why Bezos should own a London NFL franchise

    After an embarrassing Week 1 loss to the New Orleans Saints, Aaron Rodgers had his critics. He was soft after a summer of vacationing with movie stars and hosting Jeopardy! He looked uninterested on the sidelines! His man-bun was a symbol of his waning manliness and interest in football!


    Rodgers had some thoughts for his detractors after a solid eighteen-point win over the Lions on Monday night. Charles Robinson welcomes Dan Wetzel onto the podcast this week to talk about why Rodgers is and isn't right to call his critics, "chickens**t," and the precarious state of the athlete-media relationship.


    Later in the show, Charles & Dan chat about Tom Brady's upcoming trip to Foxboro, Mass. as the Buccaneers face Brady's old Patriots in a week and a half. Could Brady have won a Super Bowl with this iteration of a Patriots roster? Would New England fans trade a still effective Brady for the next 15 years of Mac Jones' career?


    In the latter half of the episode, Charles answers a pair of questions about NFL ownership. First, what's the latest on the lawsuit between the city of St. Louis and the NFL regarding the relocation of the Rams? Could this sway future teams from changing cities?


    After that, rumors of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos being interested in purchasing the Denver Broncos turns into an amazing hypothesis: Bezos would be the perfect owner for an NFL London expansion franchise.


    Stay up to date with the latest NFL news and coverage from Yahoo Sports on Twitter @YahooSportsNFL.
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    Please support Terez Paylor's legacy by supporting the Terez A. Paylor scholarship at Howard University:
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Week 2 Sunday Night Freestyle: Quoth the Ravens, 'game'

    Week 2 Sunday Night Freestyle: Quoth the Ravens, 'game'

    Faced with a 4th and one near midfield with a one-point lead, Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens had two choices: punt the ball and give Patrick Mahomes about a minute to win the game, or go for it and ice the Kansas City Chiefs. Coach John Harbaugh left the choice up to Jackson and the rest was history.

    Charles Robinson & Frank Schwab kick off the Sunday night podcast reacting to all 14 games from Sunday's Week 2 action including the Ravens' incredible upset of the Chiefs, the Tennessee Titans shocking the Seattle Seahawks on the road and the Las Vegas Raiders securing a 2-0 start.

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    Please support Terez Paylor's legacy by supporting the Terez A. Paylor scholarship at Howard University:
    • Buy an All-Juice Team hoodie or tee from BreakingT.com/Terez. All profits directly fund the scholarship.
    • Donate directly at giving.howard.edu/givenow. Under “Tribute,” please note that your gift is made in memory of Terez A. Paylor. Under “Designation,” click on “Other” and write in “Terez A. Paylor Scholarship.”

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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Teams that need to get their s**t together in Week 2

    Teams that need to get their s**t together in Week 2

    Sunday wasn't a good day for the Tennessee Titans or Green Bay Packers. Two favorites to win their division got rocked and earned a donut in the win column on Week 1.

    After recapping Wednesday afternoons injury to Cowboys pass rusher Demarcus Lawrence, Charles Robinson is joined by Josh Norris of Underdog Fantasy to look back to what went wrong in Week 1 for a handful of teams and look ahead to what they might do to change their fates in Week 2.

    Charles & Josh discuss the Baltimore Ravens stunning overtime loss to the Las Vegas Raiders on an epic Monday Night Football opener, what the Packers, Titans and Panthers need to do to improve going forward and close out the show previewing three Week 2 matchups: Bills/Dolphins, Cowboys/Chargers and Chiefs/Ravens.

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    Please support Terez Paylor's legacy by supporting the Terez A. Paylor scholarship at Howard University:
    • Buy an All-Juice Team hoodie or tee from BreakingT.com/Terez. All profits directly fund the scholarship.
    • Donate directly at giving.howard.edu/givenow. Under “Tribute,” please note that your gift is made in memory of Terez A. Paylor. Under “Designation,” click on “Other” and write in “Terez A. Paylor Scholarship.”
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Week 1 Sunday Night Freestyle: Should Browns, Bills, Packers calm down or freak out?

    Week 1 Sunday Night Freestyle: Should Browns, Bills, Packers calm down or freak out?

    Week 1 of the NFL season always creates a number of surprising outcomes, and this season was no exception. The Green Bay Packers and Buffalo Bills, two consensus Super Bowl favorites, suffered unexpected opening-day losses to conference opponents. The Cleveland Browns, after leading the Kansas City Chiefs for most of the game, succumbed to Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City D once again.

    Charles Robinson is joined by Frank Schwab to recap all fourteen of Sunday's games including the aforementioned losses by Cleveland, Green Bay and Buffalo, the beat-downs all four NFC West teams delivered, a surprising win out of Houston and more.

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    Please support Terez Paylor's legacy by supporting the Terez A. Paylor scholarship at Howard University:
    • Buy an All-Juice Team hoodie or tee from BreakingT.com/Terez. All profits directly fund the scholarship.
    • Donate directly at giving.howard.edu/givenow. Under “Tribute,” please note that your gift is made in memory of Terez A. Paylor. Under “Designation,” click on “Other” and write in “Terez A. Paylor Scholarship.”
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    • 1 hr 11 min
    2021 season preview: Ravens a low-key mess, Packers have the eye of the tiger

    2021 season preview: Ravens a low-key mess, Packers have the eye of the tiger

    The 2021 season kicks off in less than 24 hours, so it's time for our yearly season preview. Charles Robinson is joined by Yahoo's lead fantasy analyst, Liz Loza to kick the tires on all eight divisions, pick some winners, make some prognostications and ultimately predict the winner of Super Bowl LVI in Los Angeles next winter.

    In the early part of the episode, Charles & Liz chat about the end of another season of Hard Knocks and the saccharine view the show depicted of Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys. Next, the signing of Le'Veon Bell prompts a discussion about the Baltimore Ravens, who seem to be deep in the midst of a season-from-hell and they haven't even played their first game.

    Later, they take a tour around the entire league to predict the division winners in the AFC (20:35) and NFC (38:25), before ultimately picking their Super Bowl winners and the coaches they think are on the hot seat (62:20).

    Stay up to date with the latest NFL news and coverage from Yahoo Sports on Twitter @YahooSportsNFL.

    Follow Charles @CharlesRobinson

    Please support Terez Paylor's legacy by supporting the Terez A. Paylor scholarship at Howard University:

    • Buy an All-Juice Team hoodie or tee from BreakingT.com/Terez. All profits directly fund the scholarship.

    • Donate directly at giving.howard.edu/givenow. Under “Tribute,” please note that your gift is made in memory of Terez A. Paylor. Under “Designation,” click on “Other” and write in “Terez A. Paylor Scholarship.”

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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Urban Meyer, Bill Belichick & why NFL coaches have no choice but to lie about cutting players due to vaccine status

    Urban Meyer, Bill Belichick & why NFL coaches have no choice but to lie about cutting players due to vaccine status

    Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer did an amazing thing Tuesday. Something he almost never does. He told the truth. Meyer revealed that cutting players due to their vaccination status against COVID-19 was, "certainly in consideration."

    Meanwhile, all the way up the eastern seaboard, Cam Newton was released from New England the same day. One can't help but wonder if his vaccination status played into the team's decision to part ways, especially after COVID protocols kept him away from his squad for five days last week.

    Charles Robinson is joined by Yahoo's Dan Wetzel to talk about the NFL's tenuous situation as teams finalized their 53-man rosters this week. Are coaches taking vaccine status into consideration? Absolutely. Are they being forced to lie about it? You bet.

    Charles & Dan also discuss the New Orleans Saints being forced away from their home state for the month of September due to Hurricane Ida, the latest on potential Deshaun Watson trade suitors, the Bishop Sycamore debacle and more.

    Stay up to date with the latest NFL news and coverage from Yahoo Sports on Twitter @YahooSportsNFL.
    Follow Charles @CharlesRobinson

    Please support Terez Paylor's legacy by supporting the Terez A. Paylor scholarship at Howard University:
    • Buy an All-Juice Team hoodie or tee from BreakingT.com/Terez. All profits directly fund the scholarship.
    • Donate directly at giving.howard.edu/givenow. Under “Tribute,” please note that your gift is made in memory of Terez A. Paylor. Under “Designation,” click on “Other” and write in “Terez A. Paylor Scholarship.”
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    • 1 hr 8 min

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Bobo-5252 ,

Love the show

Keep up the good work!

GeoBFrog ,

You POD to Win the Game!!~

My NFL weekend was never complete until hearing “Yes sir, yes, sir…” and your excellent podcast. I feel so happy when I hear the terrific new opening, and TP’s voice again. And the new version of the the show is just as wonderful. Terrific name for the show, and the guests, always fun and enlightening. He is smiling down on y’all!

Mattodrums ,

Carrying the torch forward!

It’s a beyond-heavy lift by Charles Robison to carry this pod further. He’s definitely adjusting his offense and getting efficient! Perhaps his biggest challenge is bringing aboard teammates & free agents capable of filling Terez’s impossibly-sized cleat to bring the balance the show has enjoyed. Metaphors aside, good job so far CR! I was a huge Terez fan from his early KC Star days. This was my favorite NFL podcast and in 2020 helped lift spirits through the pandemic. Terez’s loss was totally crushing. I can only imagine how it impacted those closest to him. The outpouring from the NFL players and front office brass exemplifies fan sentiments.

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