The Peter Schrager Podcast

The Peter Schrager Podcast

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FOX Sports NFL Analyst, Peter Schrager takes you inside NFL locker rooms, breaking the latest news, giving opinions on the hottest topics, and interviewing the most compelling guests around the league.

Episodes

Gregg Rosenthal | Romo & Gronk latest | Week 13 Preview & Predictions  

In the Week 13 episode of the Peter Schrager podcast, Schrags goes through three storylines in the NFC East - what should the Cowboys do with Zeke Elliott moving forward? Despite the losses, could the Redskins be the team to beat the Cowboys? And why should we really be buying into the 8-3 Giants? NFL Network's Gregg Rosenthal drops by to chat about the latest on the future of Tony Romo. Rosenthal discusses why there is no chance Romo ends up back with the Cowboys, what his future plans are in talks with other teams, where he could end up, and what he can contribute to another team in the NFL. There's a big domino effect around the NFL that can have a significant impact on Romo's future. Plus, breaking news on the podcast that Rob Gronkowski is set to have surgery and could be out for up to 8 week. What does this mean for the Patriots in the AFC as they pursue another Super Bowl? Then, as always, Schrager goes through every game of the NFL weekend giving previews and predictions. After accurately predicting the Buccaneers would upset the Seahawks, who is his upset special this week?

Joe Buck | Thanksgiving Week 12 Preview & Predictions  

Schrager gets everyone ready for a slew of Thanksgiving football games, remembering Thanksgiving moments of years past in the NFL and what could possibly be in store this year. Plus, everyone is ready to crown the Seahawks, but do they have cause for concern against a Buccaneers team that has momentum on their side? FOX Sports lead announcer Joe Buck joins Schrags for a personal one-on-one, as the guys dive into Buck's backstory, his relationship with his father, the criticism he's faced throughout his career and how he handles it, and what it's like calling the biggest moments in sports history. Buck discusses the highs and the lows, including some calls that he would do over again, and some of the biggest regrets he still carries with him at this point in his career. Then, Schrager previews and predicts all NFL games during Thanksgiving, this Sunday, and Monday Night Football, providing you all the insight and analysis you need!

Jane Slater | Week 11 Preview & Predictions  

Schrager is back this week recapping the Seahawks/Patriots game on Sunday night and what it means for both of the teams moving forward. Plus, could the Chiefs be a team that the Patriots need to worry about in the AFC? And who is to blame for the Packers struggles this season? Schags is joined by NFL Network reporter Jane Slater who is based in Dallas and follows the Cowboys closely. Following Tony Romo's strong and emotional press conferece where he gave Dak Prescott the vote of confidence to be the team's starting QB, where does the team go from here. Slater explains what this Cowboys team is like inside the locker room, the relationship they all have when it comes to the QB situation with Romo and Prescott, and Schrager explains how a key subtraction, not addition, has been the catalyst for this team this season. Then, Schrager goes through every game this coming weekend and gives you a preview and a prediction for every game! How will you team do?

Mike Lombardi | Week 10 Preview & Predictions  

Schrager is back after a short hiatus, as he became a father for the first time! He discusses his plunge into the world of becoming a Dad to a newborn before being joined by 25-year NFL front-office veteran Mike Lombardi. The guys discuss if Phillip Rivers is a sure shot for the Hall of Fame (9:00), why the Patriots should be scared of the 4-5 Chargers in the AFC (11:15), if Belichick actually wrote a hand-written letter to Donald Trump and why (14:00), what Seattle needs to do to beat New England this weekend (18:00), and how the Rams QB dilemma is really hurting Todd Gurley the most (21:00). Plus, Schrager looks forward to every game on the NFL schedule this upcoming weekend, previewing storylines and giving predictions.

Kevin Burkhardt  

Schrager is back this week laying down the reasons he thinks Matt Stafford is playing QB better than anyone in the league right now (:40). Could Stafford be reaching levels similar to Brady and Manning this season? Schrags also gives a full preview of NFL match-ups heading into week six, revealing which teams he picked to win this weekend (31:40). Kevin Burkhardt, NFL on FOX talent and MLB on FOX host, stops by the podcast to give his perspective on QB performances so far this year (7:10) and addresses some of footballs biggest questions: should the Cowboys start Tony Romo and risk disrupting Dak Prescott’s rhythm (8:30)? Can Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers make a comeback this season (11:15)? What should the guys think about Odell Beckham Jr.'s portrayal in the media (13:30)? Kevin also gives a behind the scenes look at MLB on FOX, sharing stories about his experience working alongside Pete Rose (26:30) and A-Rod (29:00). Plus, Burkhardt describes his time in Chicago during Games 1 and 2 of the Dodgers vs. Cubs series and gives his insight to the fan culture and game atmosphere.

Kyle Brandt  

This week Schrager is back discussing the way Eagles Head Coach Doug Pederson encourages his players to use their bye week as a complete vacation from football (1:00). However, after coming back from the bye with a loss in week 5, Schrager thinks there is even more pressure on the teem in week 6 and explains why the Rams have similar pressure to win this weekend. Good Morning Football co-host Kyle Brandt stops by the podcast, giving a behind the scenes look at their show and conveying the dynamic of their relationships with former wide receiver Nate Burleson (15:00) and fantasy football expert Kay Adams (18:00). Brandt also walks Schrager through his unique resume and talks about how he was selected for "The Real World" (20:45), his experience on "Days of Our Lives" (25:45), "The Jim Rome Show" and finally his decision to move to NY for Good Morning Football (33:45). Brandt discusses his role on the show and explains why his voice is one that viewers can relate to (37:30). Plus, the guys have some fun exposing their inside jokes (41:30) and reveal some of the fascinating things they've learned about NFL fans while live tweeting (56:00).

Mike Garafolo  

In the latest Peter Schrager podcast, Schrags discusses why the Rams are happy to roll out Case Keenum over Jared Goff every week (:30), gives an explanation for why Todd Gurley has struggled statistically this year (3:45), and says that Dak Prescott is the most under appreciated player in the NFL this year (5:45) NFL Network's Mike Garafolo drops by to discuss the latest on Rob Gronkowski's hamstring injury and why it could be more serious than we thought (10:30), how the Giants need to manage Odell Beckham’s emotions (12:45), with Carson Palmer out, the Cardinals are in desperation mode (21:00), what to expect from Tom Brady and New England in his return (25:20), the serious issues going on in the Dolphins organization (29:00), if it's time for the Jets to bench Ryan Fitzpatrick in favor of Geno Smith (33:00), and the guys debate if a healthy Tony Romo is the guaranteed starter in Dallas (37:00).

Mike Lombardi  

Schrager is back with his recap on NFL Week 3, giving insight to his sideline broadcast at the Lions-Packers game. After an interesting interview with Aaron Rogers, Schrager reveals what the quarterback found he has in common with South Park, an animated television show. FOX Sports Analyst Mike Lombardi joins the podcast and talks about his role with the Patriots and what the season was like leading up to their 2015 Super Bowl win. Lombardi also discusses what college recruitment looks like behind the scenes and provides his analysis on the match ups going into week 4. Plus, Lombardi shares a great story about how he helped scout former 49ers wide receiver, Jerry Rice.

Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton  

Schrager is back this week discussing Carson Wentz's hot start through two weeks. Did the Browns shoot themselves in the foot again not drafting him? (1:00) Plus, how Wentz's situation compadres to Kevin Durant's coming out of college (5:00) Despite the Week 1 loss, why the Cardinals are the real deal (6:20) and how the Patriots are giving the ultimate middle finger to Deflategate (7:10). After multiple years and a Super Bowl appearance with the Broncos, plus time spent with the Redskins and Patriots, Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton joins Schrager this week. He discusses what he saw from Patriots starting QB Jacoby Brissett in the preseason (15:10) and how Deflategate has motivated the Patriots inside their locker room (16:35). Plus, he discussed the perceived turmoil in the Redskins locker room with former teammate Kirk Cousins (23:00), why he was so surprised Brock Osweiler got paid so much to leave Denver (27:30), why Bill Belichick is actually funny outside of the media (35:30), and who the real Rob Gronkowski is (37:50).

2016 NFL Season Preview & Bold Predictions  

THE NFL IS BACK! We're less than a week away from NFL kickoff and Schrags is back getting you ready for the season. Rookie Carson Wentz is the starter in Philadelphia after playing just one quarter in the preseason, what can we expect from him? How ready is Trevor Siemian to lead the defend champion Broncos? (6:00) And how excited should Giants fans be given their offseason? (11:00) Plus, Schrager's long-time buddy Todd DiTrapani joins the podcast in studio as Schrager gives his Top 10 Bold Predictions for the 2016 season, and tells him whether he agrees or he's completely crazy. Let us know what you think of Schrager's predictions on Twitter @PSchrags and @NFLonFOX.

QB Coach Jordan Palmer  

Schrags is back this week giving you the latest on top story lines around the NFL. Colin Kaepernick took a political stance, but the timing of it could have a serious impact on his future in the NFL. Trevor Siemian is the starter on Denver - how Mark Sanchez threw away the job. Plus, how Joey Bosa's lengthy holdout will affect his play on the field. QB Coach Jordan Palmer joins Schrager and feels the Tony Romo era ending in Dallas. Plus, Palmer dishes on his training with Blake Bortles, Andrew Luck, Marcus Mariota, Jameis Winston, Jared Goff, and talks about his very unique relationship with his brother Carson.

Former NFL Agent Joel Corry  

This week Peter Schrager has the latest on the Cowboys QB situation with Tony Romo yet again going down with an injury in the preseason game. Schrager explains why Cowboys fans should take a lot of positives away from Romo going down. Plus, the Joey Bosa contract dispute with the Chargers continues to get uglier and uglier. Former NFL agent Joel Corry stop by the podcast and shares all about his holdouts with players and NFL teams and gives his thoughts on Bosa. Who is right, who is wrong, and how does this get resolved behind closed doors? Plus, why Michael Bennett is doing the right thing with the Seahawks.

Top season storylines w/ Andrew Perloff  

Schrager is back discussing some must-watch storylines of the preseason. There's a QB battle in Denver, could Mark Sanchez's career be riding on his performance? SI & The Dan Patrick Show's Andrew Perloff joins the show and the guys take a look at the top teams they're focusing in on during the pre-season, why, and how those stories can translate to the regular season. Plus, how do the Cowboys make it to the Super Bowl this year? Perloff has an idea, and it may not be as crazy as you think. :55 – Could Mark Sanchez’ career be on the line this preseason? 7:15 – The case for the Dallas Cowboys making the Super Bowl this season 12:00 – Jared Goff is way behind where he should be and will have growing pains 14:30 – Controversy over “Fat Arm Friday” on Hard Knocks: It isn’t an original idea. 17:20 – Why the Browns are the most intriguing team to watch in the preseason 23:30 – How will the Patriots fare in the first four weeks without Brady? And how will the layoff affect Brady in Week 5? 27:10 – The Titans’ running game may help them be the most surprising team in the NFL 32:00 – How Christian Hackenberg and Bryce Petty could play a factor in the Jets’ decision to sign Ryan Fitzpatrick long term 36:30 – Could Kirk Cousins in a contract year lead the Redskins to the playoffs? 45:30 – Handicapping the 49ers QB situation, is it Blaine Gabbart’s job to lose despite the addition of Chip Kelly? 48:15 – Could the Bengals constant struggles in the playoffs get in their head and start affecting their regular season? 52:20 – Despite a new coaching staff, some key additions, and rising stars on the team: why are the Giants a boring franchise?

Joey Bosa and QB battles with Brady Quinn  

Schrags is back after a short hiatus and he's fired up for the start of the NFL season. What's really going on with Joey Bosa and his holdout with the Chargers? Why is this a recurring theme with the organization? Plus, FOX Analyst Brady Quinn stops by to discuss QB battles going on in the NFL. What did he see from the Patriots' Jimmy Garoppolo? Any cause for concern? (9:15) How should Mark Sanchez approach his role with the Broncos? (20:15) Why the Cowboys need to make a trade for Mike Glennon (25:25) Can RGIII have success with the Browns? (30:30) Why Blaine Gabbert has won the 49ers locker room, but they need to go with Kaepernick (40:50) And which college QB has the best chance of translating at the NFL level (46:30)

Outkick the Show's Clay Travis  

Schags has the latest on Von Miller and the possibilities of him playing this season under a franchise tag. Plus, where veteran receiver Anquan Boldin could end up signing. Clay Travis joins the show to discuss his path to sports media, his decision to branch off and start his own unique Facebook and Periscope show, his thoughts on being a "hot take" guy and why he can't stand the PC nature of media today.

Von Miller latest & Nick Wright  

Schrags is back after the holiday weekend with the latest on contract talks between Von Miller and the Denver Broncos. What is the holdup and how likely is Miller to sign elsewhere? Then, FOX Sports' Nick Wright stops by the podcast. The two bridge the gap between NFL and NBA media coverage and how both games are changing as it relates to analytics. Plus, Wright comes out to publicly discuss Adrian Peterson's child abuse scandal, the key role he played in how the storyline unfolded throughout the NFL world, and the legal issues he faced following.

Dolphins EVP Mike Tannenbaum  

Miami Dolphins EVP of Football Operations Mike Tannenbaum joins Peter Schrager for a 1-on-1. Tannenbaum discussed his path from his days at the Browns working under Bill Belichick and the move to Baltimore; his rise through the Jets organization and the decision behind hiring Rex Ryan, drafting Darrelle Revis, and trading for Brett Favre; his path out of the NFL and into television and subsequently becoming an agent representing the likes of David Blatt and Steve Kerr in the NBA; and his new role with the Dolphins and his projections for the team this season and moving forward. For more, be sure to check out our recent episodes with Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley, Cardinals GM Steve Keim, Titans GM Jon Robinson, Rams GM Les Snead, Eagles EVP Howie Roseman, and Seahawks GM John Schneider! Subscribe and rate on iTunes!

NFL Films CP Keith Cossrow  

NFL Films Coordinating Producer Keith Cossrow joined Schrager to discuss the behind-the-scenes making of the All or Nothing: A new series following the 2015 Arizona Cardinals. Cossrow takes listeners behind the scenes of what it was like gaining unprecedented access to all aspects of a prominent resurgent NFL franchise. From the filming, to the decision making of which storylines to follow, to the production of such an extensive series, you'll find Cossrow's stories incredibly intriguing. If you're a fan of Hard Knocks, A Football Life, or any football documentary, you don't want to miss this interview.

Seahawks GM John Schneider  

Schrags is joined by Seattle Seahawks GM John Schneider for an exclusive one-on-one. Schneider gets into the early start of his career, from a 21-year-old college student working with Ron Wolf and Mike Holmgren, to a 30-year-old VP of Player Personnel of the Washington Redskins, to the mastermind behind the current Seahawks roster. He also discusses the drafting process with Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay back in 2005, and the decision making behind drafting Russell Wilson to the Seahawks and how he earned the starting QB position.

CFL 101 w/ Marshall Ferguson  

After strong demand from his conversation on the Jay & Dan Podcast last week, Schrager decided to post a bonus podcast on the CFL! For the average NFL fan who doesn't know much about the pigskin our friends up north play, Schrags gets informed by Canadian writer/broadcaster/former QB Marshall Ferguson. A fun conversation giving you the basics of the Canadian Football League, the top story lines, and key players NFL fans will recognize. Who says there isn't football being played during the summer???

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