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The Athletic Football Show: A show about the NFL

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The Athletic’s flagship football podcast covers the NFL like only The Athletic can. Robert Mays is joined by a team of world-class NFL writers and analysts including Nate Tice, Mike Sando, Dane Brugler and more. They’ll break down the biggest stories throughout the world of football. Whether it’s happening on the field or behind the scenes, you’ll get an in-depth look at all things NFL on The Athletic Football Show.


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Latest Episodes

Robert Mays and Nate Tice preview Week 3 in the NFL on this episode of The Athletic Football Show. The guys discuss the mess in Chicago and issues for the Jaguars and Browns offenses. They break down Falcons-Lions, their Game of the Week, and Packers... more

15 hours ago

On the Week 2 edition of In The Pocket, Robert Mays and Chase Daniel dig deep into Justin Fields' struggles, trying to find a path forward for the Bears' quarterback. They also heap praise on Tua Tagovailoa and Mike McDaniel, revel in their enjoyment... more

32 hours ago

Nate Tice and Dane Brugler open up the mailbag on this episode of Prospects to Pros. The guys discuss Michael Penix Jr. (and J.J. McCarthy) in the context of the QB3 race, consider how close Keon Coleman is to cementing himself as the WR2 in the clas... more

2 days ago


4.6 out of 5 stars from 2.7k ratings
  • Not bad

    Great football talk but to much swearing making it tough to listen to with the kids around.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States18 days ago
  • Blarkus Breefs Syndrome…

    Great pod and I typically expect a drop during the off-season… but I think this pod quality has fallen of late. Too many eps get caught up repeating the same takes about their favorite teams and praising obscure personal favorite players — rather than capturing the league and analyzing all of the teams evenly as a whole. Imo that’s what made the show such a great listen the first couple of seasons. Of course I love Nate and the up and coming podders that get a spotlight on the natl platform. How... more

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa month ago
  • Quality, however…

    If a squirrel on crack could speak it would sound like Robert Mays.

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa month ago
  • Best NFL Show Out there

    Podcast Addict
    a month ago
  • Episode Length

    Guys…….2 hours for the AFC South, when half the teams are the Colts and Texans?!?!…….episode length is out of control. Only Michael Bay would approve of these cuts hitting the theater.

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa month ago

Chart Rankings

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#14 United States/Sports/Football
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#49 United States/Sports
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#13 Canada/Sports/Football
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#23 United Kingdom/Sports/Football
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#105 Canada/Sports
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#108 United Kingdom/Sports

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