Pro Football Hall of Famer Cris Carter and former Raiders CEO Amy Trask joined Bill Simmons for the latest episode of Any Given Wednesday, then stayed to continue their conversation. In this extra clip from the show, the two talked about how the new NFL collective bargaining agreement has changed the way teams prepare for the season—possibly leading to sloppier starts to the campaign (looking at you, Rams). They touched on Jared Goff, Colin Kaepernick, and more.
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