Episodes

  • On today's show, Pat and the boys are joined by friend of the show, Matt Hasselbeck, live from the box truck studio in New Orleans. They discuss everything going on in the NFL right now including Daniel Jones getting the starting nod in New York, whether or not Jalen Ramsay is going to be traded, and what Pat and Matt think about Adam Vinatieri's current situation and when he will bounce back, and Matt talks about the mental toughness it takes to be a starting QB in the NFL for a good chunk of time, only to go somewhere else with the intention of being someone's backup QB. Matt also tells a couple of incredible stories from this time in the locker room with guys including Brett Favre, Jerry Rice, Tom Coughlin, and Josh McCown, among others. Today's show is loaded with everything you need to be up to date on going on in the NFL ahead of week 3. It's a good one, come and laugh with us, cheers.

  • On today’s show, Pat and the guys cover everything that happened in week 2 of the NFL including Lamar Jackson showing out and why the Ravens might be the real deal, the Packers staying hot and taking a commanding lead in the NFC North, Kirk Cousins’ woes at Quarterback for the Vikings, Ben Roethlisberger needing season ending elbow surgery and how Sunday could potentially be the last time he throws a football in the NFL, the Dolphins being possibly the worst team in NFL history, and whether or not Alabama could beat them. The guys also cover the theatrics surrounding the Wake Forest/North Carolina game that Pat called on Friday of last week, Doug Marrone wanting to smack a few of his players in the mouth, whether the Giants should move ahead with Daniel Jones and if Eli is done, Julio Jones being a freak of nature, Pat chats about Adam Vinatieri’s struggles and the conversation they had after the Colts big divisional win against the Titans, and who the favorite in the NFC South is now that Drew Brees is out for the foreseeable future due to thumb surgery. Today’s a good one, covering everything you need to know around the league after week 2. Come and laugh with us, cheers.

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  • On today's show, Pat and the guys recap the week from the box truck studio as they break down all the chaos and hilarity surrounding the week and how everything for the radio show and live stream was still being worked on down to the last second. Also included is a conversation with friend of the show, Super Bowl Champion, Super Bowl MVP, 2x NFL MVP, Quarterback of the Green Bay Packers, Aaron Rodgers. They battle tech issues at the start of the call and cover his relationship with Head Coach Matt LaFleur, how his relationship with Brett Favre has evolved over the years, his thoughts on the Packers week 1 performance against the Bears, and Aaron looks ahead to this weekend's matchup again the Vikings (8:48-38:40). Next, Pat's boothmate for Thursday Night College Football on ESPN and friend of the show, Matt Hasselbeck, stopped by the radio show to discuss the Aaron Rodgers/Brett Favre relationship, what it's like to be in a competitive QB room,  the best places to hang out in an NFL facility, and the hardest hit he took in his NFL career (39:29-59:34). Later, one of Pat's bosses, the Cerebral Assassin, The Game, Triple H, joins the show. They discuss WWE becoming a massive global brand, his competition in the sports entertainment world and whether or not he thinks WWE will get in a Wednesday night war with AEW, and how he maintains his work/life balance (1:02:58-1:20:35). To close out the show, Digz gives a couple of NFL gambling locks, and Nick gives a few bangers to help send you into the weekend. It's a good one. Come laugh with us. Cheers.

  • On today’s show, Pat and the boys sit down for a conversation recorded on the anniversary of 9/11 with former University of Texas/Seattle Seahawks long snapper and Green Beret, Nate Boyer. They discuss where he was when he found out about 9/11 and what convinced him to go enlist, the process of becoming a Green Beret and how traveling abroad helped mold him for his time in the Green Beret’s, he tells some hilarious stories from his time at Texas, his involvement in the Colin Kaepernick situation, he talks about his work with Jay Glazer and their foundation, Merging Vets & Players. Nate also answers some questions from the guys concerning his film career, his relationship with Peter Berg, and what Matthew McConaughey is like on the sidelines at games (6:26-01:17:13). Today’s episode is a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.

  • On today’s show, Pat and the boys are finally live from the recently completed new studio. Joining the show is 3x Super Bowl Champion, 2x Pro Bowler, and member of the Denver Broncos’ 50th anniversary, Mark Schlereth. Pat and Stink cover the Antonio Brown situation and whether or not people are misinterpreting the whole ordeal, his thoughts on the ways the NFL is changing, and what the NFL should do about the overtime rule as he called the Cardinals/Lions game on Sunday. Mark also sticks around for some questions from the boys as they discuss his acting career, what it was like meeting The Rock, how the chili business is, and who he thinks is going to win the Super Bowl this year. You’re not going to want to miss this one (2:34-57:45). Also, one of the most electric humans on the face of the earth, one of the main men responsible for the new studio, Technical Operations Director of DAZN and England’s finest, Petro Mnych, joins the show. They discuss how he thinks the relationship between PMI and DAZN will go, what some of the most challenging aspects of building the studio were, what is going on in England right now with the Queen and the Royal family, and Petro busts Zeet’s balls as they chat about their growing friendly rivalry. Today’s show is a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.

  • On today’s bonus episode, Pat and the boys record the podcast late into the night immediately after the Packers and Bears kicked off the 100th NFL season. They chat about the game, and how happy they are that football is back. They also cover the ever increasing Antonio Brown drama and why they think he could potentially end up in New England on a one year deal with the Patriots, why Pat thinks the Colts could potentially go undefeated this year, who some of the teams are that everyone is excited to watch play this weekend, and recap the trip to Toronto including the story of running into Canadian legend and retired NHL left winger, Nick “Kyper” Kypreos. Pat and the boys also discuss the launch of the radio show on Westwood One and simulcast on DAZN (starting on Monday September 9th at 10:00 EST), chat about Alec Baldwin’s upcoming roast on Comedy Central whose dais includes Caitlyn Jenner. Pat also answers what his go to candy is on road trips, dives into LeBron’s new glass helmet initiative and if he is becoming less and less relatable, and chats more about his Escalade that he will be giving away to someone who listens to the radio show everyday next week. And finally, after a long hiatus, Friday Bangerz returns to the show to help send you into the weekend. Today’s a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.

  • On today's show, Pat and the guys are live from Canada and have a couple of incredible interviews. First, Super Bowl champion, 5x Pro Bowler, First Team All-Pro, one of the best RB's of all-time, Beast Mode, Marshawn Lynch makes his long overdue first appearance on the show. Pat and Marshawn chat about the fallout from the decision not to run the ball at the goal line in the Super Bowl and how it started the collapse of the Seahawks dynasty, his thoughts on current RB's in the league getting big money contracts, what he did growing up that prepared him for the NFL, and whether or not the Hall of Fame is something he has his eyes on (3:12-37:05). Next, 2x NBA MVP, 8x All-Star, 3x All-NBA First Team, 5x NBA assists leader, and member of the Phoenix Suns Ring of Honor, Canadian legend Steve Nash joins the show. They chat about his mentality towards the grind of an NBA season, what it was like playing with guys like Shaq, Kobe, and Dirk, and what he learned from guys like that, what he's currently doing with his media company, his relationship with Kevin Durant after serving as a consultant for the Warriors, and who he believes is the greatest NBA player of all-time (41:53-01:11:11). Pat and the guys also cover some NFL as they chat about Antonio Brown's newest drama with the Raiders and if the Chiefs are going to win the Super Bowl. They also recap their time in Canada and Pat previews a MASSIVE GIVEAWAY that will result in him giving away his Escalade to a fan who listens to the radio show every day next week (starting on 9/9). Today's a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.

  • On today’s show, Pat and the guys are back from a 2 week hiatus with an exclusive interview with the newly christened QB1 of the Indianapolis Colts, as Jacoby Brissett joins the show live from the Colts’ indoor practice facility. They discuss everything stemming from the shock of Andrew Luck retiring, if his viral reaction on the sideline is when he first found out, and what his mindset was like coming into the building as the starter. They also chat about his preparation as we get closer to the start of the regular season, what is on his playlist during pregame, and how he wants people to view his game as starting quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts (3:24-31:36). Pat and the guys also discuss Brissett signing a $30 million extension twenty minutes after the end of their interview together, go over Andrew Luck’s retirement some more, they cover all the moves the Houston Texans have made in the last few days, and whether or not it makes them a better football team. They also do a deep dive into the AFC South, and react to Shady McCoy signing with the Chiefs. Pat also has a few thoughts on Jalen Hurts and some other things in the college football landscape, Dave Chappelle’s new standup special Sticks & Stones, and breaks down his fall schedule in detail. It’s good to be back. Come and laugh with us, cheers.

  • On today's show, Pat and the boys are LIVE from Colts training camp as they welcome in the Cleveland Browns for a joint practice. Pat sits down with Colts GM and friend of the show, Chris Ballard, to discuss the Andrew Luck situation and when they think he might be back healthy, what he expects out of his Colts team this year after a successful 2018 season, what he would've asked for in return from the Bears if Pat had went and played there, his relationship with Coach Frank Reich, and how he thinks the team performed in the joint practice with the Browns (3:26-17:43). Next, 4x Pro Bowler, one of the most underrated receivers in the league, and Pat's former teammate, TY Hilton stops by. They chat about him being a veteran in the locker room and what that process has been like, his thoughts on the Colts' QB situation and how that affects his preparation, what the best thing he purchased in the offseason was, and if his kids are better athletes than he is (20:36-27:28). Lastly, first team All-Pro, last year's Defensive Rookie of the Year, and one of the best linebackers in football, Darius Leonard stops by. They discuss the improvements he made in the offseason to polish his game, his thoughts on training camp fights with other teams, what it's like being a new father, what he did to relax during the offseason, and what gives him the massive chip on his shoulder (35:22-42:38). Today's a fun one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.

  • On today's show, the man who pioneered the industry Pat is about to embark in, the Godfather of sports talk radio, member of a countless number of broadcasting hall of fames, host of Mike's On: Francesa on the FAN, and creator of the Mike's On app, all around electric human being, Mike Francesa joins Pat and the guys live on FaceTime. They discuss how his career has changed with the times over the last 30+ years, his relationship with his former co-host Chris "Mag Dog" Russo and what their relationship was like while they were on the air, some advice he has for Pat with the start of the radio show around the corner, what his relationship with Odell Beckham and the New York Giants front office is currently like, his philosophy on taking phone calls during his show and why his treatment of the callers is often misconstrued, his thoughts on the upcoming NFL season as well as some takes on some of the players that are making waves this preseason, and he answers some questions from the room. This interview is a MUST LISTEN (2:08-1:03:37). Pat also covers his weekend in Toronto with Foxy as they were in town for the WWE Watchalong at Summerslam. Pat breaks down why Toronto might be his favorite city on the planet, what the Canadian hospitality is like, how going to a Blue Jays vs. Yankees game resparked his idea to have live betting available before every pitch at a baseball game and how it would improve the entertainment value, some of his favorite moments from the Watchalong event including his growing friendship/rivalry with Adam Cole, and his post NXT preshow run-in with Triple H on Saturday night and how he thought it might have been due to another dress code violation, and what it's like being dropped back into the WWE Universe after being gone for a few weeks and getting caught up with everything that is happened throughout the business. Today's episode is a great one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.

  • On today's show, Pat and the guys finally chat about their fall plans which include a nationally syndicated radio show on Westwood One and the video version on DAZN. Pat also explains what his fall will be like including the radio show/livestream, the podcast, Thursday Night College Football, and Get Up! in New York. It's going to be a busy fall, but it's going to be a lot of fun. Next, radio host, ESPN College Football Analyst, former Heisman Trophy finalist and #2 overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft, Ryan Leaf joins the show for an incredible conversation. They cover his days through college at Washington State, and his eventual experience in the NFL. He also candidly talks about his time in prison, and what the exact moment was that changed his life, and when he realized he needed to start becoming the person he wanted to be. He also discusses who some of his favorite current athletes are, whether or not he ever got into any Longest Yard type situations while in prison, what some of his fondest memories from his NFL days are, and what other sports he excelled at growing up. It's an inspiring and honest interview you don't want to miss (36:34-1:25:38). It's a great episode, and it's going to be an even better fall. Come and laugh with us. Cheers.

  • On today's show, Pat and the boys discuss everything happening around the NFL as training camp has started to heat up. They dive into Baker Mayfield shotgunning a beer at the Indians game this past weekend and proceeding to light things up on the practice field, which has Pat feeling like his Browns to win the Super Bowl pick was correct, discuss Freddie Kitchens and Bob Wylie's dust up with each other, and why all these things contribute to a different mentality for the Cleveland Browns. They also chat about Hard Knocks, which premieres tonight and how they're excited for Gruden and AB to be highlighted a bit, and they discuss Andrew Luck's bum calf which has Colts fans everywhere very concerned. Pat also covers some of the things that he watched this weekend, including trying to finish the new Avengers movie, and he has some recommendations for next years Hall of Fame speeches after watching all seven hours of them over the weekend. Pat also chats about going to his 5th Indiana State Fair with Sam, and covers everything they did, all the different foods available, what some of his favorite carnival games are (and some of the ones he despises the most), and tells the hilarious story about the caricature that he and Sam got of themselves and the artists interesting and aggressive decision for the final product. Lastly, Pat teases the big news which should be revealed in 48 hours or less that is certain to ramp things up even more this fall. It's a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.

  • On today's show, Pat and the boys discuss his couple of days in Charlotte for the ESPN College Football seminar. He talks about getting thrown into the fire, and recounts his entire experience, as the college football season (and football in general) creeps closer and closer. Also joining the show is ESPN College Football storyteller/analyst, one of the most charismatic and genuine people on the face of the earth, and soon to be New York Times Bestselling Author, Marty Smith. He and Pat chat about his career path to where he's at now, the relationships he's made along the way, and a couple of stories from their few days together at the college football seminar. Marty also gives a sneak preview of his new book "Never Settle: Sports, Family,  and the American Soul," which details some incredible stories with the likes of Tim Tebow, Michael Vick, Ric Flair, Nick Saban, and his best friend, Eric Church, among many other things. You're really going to enjoy this interview (2:45-1:02:31). Pat and the guys also chat about LeBron taking heat for celebrating at his son's AAU game, the NFL season starting tonight with the Hall of Fame game, some of the stories that have been floating around training camp including Saints WR Michael Thomas signing a new deal, Lev Bell apologizing to fantasy owners for missing last season, and Nathan Peterman growing on Coach Gruden as well as the building excitement for the new season of Hard Knocks. Today's show is a great one. Come and laugh with us. Cheers.

  • On today's show, Pat and the guys are joined by 18 year NFL veteran, 3x Pro Bowler, friend of the show, and now Pat's teammate in the booth for ESPN's College Football Thursday Primetime games, Matt Hasselbeck. They discuss Matt's long career in the NFL, and what he likes about commentating games as opposed to playing in them, he sheds some light on his broadcasting style and how he thinks that will play off Pat's, he shares some of his favorite stories about his time as one of Pat's teammates, including when he almost died in the locker room, he chats about his relationship with Brett Favre while on the Packers and throughout his career in the league, talks about some of the remedies he used to keep himself feeling young as he was getting older, and he and Pat look ahead to this season's Thursday Night college football slate (3:44-1:07:26). Be on the lookout for more news about Pat and boys, as calling college football games on Thursday night's won't be the only thing Pat has going this fall. Also, be sure to check out https://store.patmcafeeshow.com as everything in the store is currently 20% off with code #ThursdayNightMcAfee. Today's episode is a monumental one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.

  • On today's show, Pat and the guys are joined in studio by comedian, AGT Superstar, and America's newest sweetheart, Ryan Niemiller, fresh off the most recent round of judges cuts on America's Got Talent. They chat about his journey thus far and what still needs to be done in order to reach his goal, the influx of opportunities that he has gained since being on national TV, some of the things that go on behind the scenes on America's Got Talent, what his relationship is like with some of the other acts on AGT, and where he see's his career going from this point forward. It's another hilarious and heartfelt interview that will leave you wanting to vote for Ryan as many times as possible (3:39-47:41). Also joining the show is up and coming country musician, and all-around hilarious human, Mitchell Tenpenny. Mitchell and Pat chat about his road to where he's currently at, what it's like being a non-traditional country artist, what made him decide to start his own label and go for it on his own, his songwriting process, how hard it is trying to make it in a place like Nashville where the music scene is competitive as can be, and what some of his hobbies are whenever he's not making music. You're going to like this guy. (53:07-01:13:23). Pat and the guys also discuss the NFL being back as several teams have started to report for training camp. They cover some of the things making waves around the league, and dive into Taylor Lewan being suspended for the first four games of the season, and why testing for certain supplements has become a slippery slope in the NFL. Today's a great one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.

  • On today’s show, Pat and the guys discuss his thoughts on the new Aladdin movie, as well as some of the other documentaries that he watched over the weekend. They also discuss NFL training camp starting here soon and chat about friend of the show James Holzhauer stating that the Browns are the worst long term bet this season. Pat also gives his thoughts on teams putting players on the PUP list to start training camp, and everyone picks a team to win the Super Bowl with a little bit of money on the line. The guys also cover the recent heatwave going through not only Indianapolis, but apparently the entire planet, and Pat sends his well wishes and a way to help the people in his hometown of Plum, after serious flooding has afflicted many people in the area (https://www.gofundme.com/f/plum-boro-flooding-fund?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet). Also joining the show in studio is former finalist on the Ultimate Fighter and UFC Heavyweight, stand-up comedian, and cohost of The Fighter and the Kid and King and the Sting podcasts, and host of Below The Belt, all around hilarious human, Brendan Schaub sits down for an incredible conversation. He and Pat discuss his path to where he is now, including playing lacrosse and football in college, what his cup of coffee in the NFL was like, his relationship with Kimbo Slice while on the Ultimate Fighter, and his thoughts on his place in the comedy world after really going after it, and what he plans to do next (11:13-58:42). Today's show is loaded. Come and laugh with us, cheers.

  • On today's show, Pat and the guys welcome on friend of the show, Ohio State legend, Super Bowl champion, 5th overall pick of the 2006 NFL Draft, and one of the funniest humans on the planet, AJ Hawk, for the entire episode. They discuss everything from AJ and Pat's relationship, them calling NCAA Football games together, AJ's relationship with Aaron Rodgers and how the Lake Tahoe tournament was, his thoughts on the raid on Area 51, whether he thinks aliens are real, and what he enjoys doing in his leisure time. They also cover his thoughts on players not being happy about their ratings in Madden, how he thinks the Packers will fare this NFL season, what it's like being apart of the first celebrity couple, whether he thinks Urban Meyer will coach college football again, and much more. It's a hilarious interview (2:14-1:49:44). Today's a fun one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.

  • On today’s show, Pat breaks down his weekend in Philadelphia for the WWE Watch Along as he is recovering from almost having his back broken in two by a kendo stick strike from WWE legend Matt Hardy. He and the boys also recap the Djokovic vs. Federer Wimbledon final and how tennis is easily forgettable as an incredibly entertaining sport. They also do a deep dive into some more conspiracy theory talk as Pat and the guys talk about people preparing to storm Area 51 and how they think they will fare, and the Bob Lazar documentary about aliens and UFO’s as well as the Joe Rogan interview that Lazar did, and how Pat is still all the way in on other lifeforms being out there. He also explains how he’s so in on the alien movement, that he no longer subscribes to Bigfoot being real and relives his story about going Bigfoot hunting. Pat also looks ahead a little bit as he prepares for a loaded schedule in the fall and what that may entail for him. To close out the show, we reair the Joey Chestnut interview after Kobayashi recently stated in the news that he’s personally seen Chestnut cheat. The interview covers their rivalry, and gives a look behind the curtain at America’s greatest eater (1:57:12-2:29:14). It’s a good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.

  • On today’s show, Pat welcomes on The Voice of College Football, one of the best football minds there is, former Ohio State quarterback and friend of the show, Kirk Herbstreit. They discuss what it’s been like preparing for his kids to go play football at Clemson, his philosophy on dealing with trolls, why he thinks College Gameday has been so successful, whether he ever considered making a jump to cover the NFL, and who he likes this upcoming football season, in a fantastic interview (2:04-44:56). Later, Pat and the guys try to solve one of the biggest issues facing the earth today as they discuss global warming and try to connect the dots between that and pangaea. Block Dad also stops to announce the winners of the annual scholarships given out by the Pat McAfee Foundation (apply at thepatmcafeefoundation.org), they discuss the luxury of pods while flying long distances as Pat recaps some of the things he did in Hawaii while on vacation, they chat about the future of Netflix as other major streaming services emerge, and Zito sets a weight loss goal for a couple of weddings he has coming up. It’s a fun one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.

  • On today's show, Pat and the guys are back from vacation and they break down everything surrounding the US Women's dominant run during the World Cup, and try to figure out what the deal is with the pay disparity between the women's team and the men's team, and in the end, come up with a solution that could change the face of soccer in the United States. Also joining the show is 3x NBA All-Star, 2x Gold Medalist, 3rd overall pick in the 2005 NBA Draft, and 14 year NBA veteran, Deron Williams. Deron and Pat discuss all the craziness with NBA free agency and his take on guys like Kawhi Leonard and Paul George deciding to play for the Clippers instead of teaming up with LeBron. They also rehash their respective rounds during the Baha Mar NFL/NBA Showdown, chat about what D Will does in his free time, what he thinks of the current landscape of the NBA, the MMA gym that he owns in Dallas and whether or not he's ever considered getting into the octagon, and much more in an incredible conversation (27:45-1:14:27). Today's show is a fun one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.