Three years after winning the Super Bowl the Philadelphia Eagles have fired their head coach, have no offensive coordinator, no defensive coordinator, aging stars, cap issues, and an issue at quarterback after Carson Wentz got benched. Probably not where fans thought the team would be. So where does the team go from here? This week three fans talk about why the Eagles were so bad this year and if the team can be fixed or if it's time for a rebuild. We also share our thoughts on the first two episodes of 'WandaVision' on Disney+ and the first season of 'I May Destroy You' on HBO.
At the beginning of the pandemic, American sports fans were left with no live sports to watch for nearly four months. Then suddenly in June and July, all the major sports leagues returned to play at once creating a sports fan dream. Or so we thought. In reality, people aren't watching and viewership for all the leagues is down steeply from 2019, including the NBA finals, the Stanley Cup, and even NFL games. Why is that? This week we try and figure out why that is happening. We also share our thoughts on The Trial of the Chicago 7, The Lie, and Deaf U,
The pressure is mounting for Washington to change the name of their football team after companies like FedEx, Nike, and McDonald's requested the team do so With the team facing economic pressure with D.C. finally get a new team name. This week we discuss that and stretch our vocal cords to discuss Hamilton now streaming on Disney+ and the new Will Ferrell comedy Eurovision now streaming on Netflix.
For three glorious days, it felt like we were back to normal. Sports were back. Sort of. And just like sports is want to do, it left some fans bitterly disappointed. This week Ryan and Zach talk about Rob Gronkowski coming out of retirement to play with Tom Brady, where the biggest names in college are playing in the NFL, and how Eagles fans feel betrayed and bewildered by their draft picks. They also share their thoughts on the Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista comedy, Stuber, along with some other streaming suggestions.
Antonio Brown seems to be crazier than we all initially thought when he was a Steeler. First, it was just frozen feet and problems with a new helmet. But it has since got pretty serious since he was accused of raping his former trainer. This week Ryan, Zach, and friend of the pod Britt Harsh talk about the latest news and how we got here. They also share their thoughts on It: Chapter 2 and The Boys
We are in the middle of NFL Free Agency. This week Ryan and Zach break down all the big moves including the Antonio Brown and Odell Beckham Jr trades, and moves by the Jets, Eagles, and more. They also share their thoughts on the new movie Captive State, the Ricky Gervais series After Life, and geek out about the new Avengers: End Game trailer
It's our annual Superbowl episode. And we have... well it's certainly a football game. The Patriots are playing the Rams and it feels like the buzz around the game is small. Maybe that's because all the excitement got sucked out during the NFC Championship game. This week Ryan and Zach talk about all the games involved and share their thoughts on the Oscar nominations, the Netflix movie Roma and both Fyre Festival documentaries that are out now.
The Pittsburgh Steelers expected to make the Superbowl this year, but they didn't even make the playoffs. One problem is their star players didn't show up. First, it was Le'Veon Bell - now it's Antonio Brown. What is going on in Pittsburgh? This week we try and figure it out. We also make our predictions for who makes the big game and share our thoughts on Vice and Bird Box.
Colin Kaepernick And The New Face Of Nike
Nike was all the buzz this week when they announced Colin Kaepernick was the face of their newest “Just Do It” campaign. They posted a photo of his face and the caption, “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” This week Ryan and Zach talk about what has happened since the announcement and break down exactly how blacklisted Kaepernick was by talking about the teams that should have picked him up last year.
They also discuss the new movies BlacKKKlansman, To All The Boys I've Loved Before, and reflect on the life of Burt Reynolds.
The Super Bowl Special
Hosts: Zach Stone and Ryan Berger
A podcast where we talk about what's going on in the news and cross that with our favorite movies