The Ringer’s Robert Mays and Kevin Clark react to the big trades from the past 24 hours, and examine how Jimmy Garoppolo to the 49ers changes the entire league (02:00) and why the NFL trade deadline feels like the NBA and MLB deadlines this year (11:15). Then the guys recognize the teams that are separating from the pack (21:00) and discuss whether anyone can compete with the Eagles or Seahawks in the NFC (27:30). Plus, Danny Kelly joins to explain how the Patriots defense is actually good now (42:30) and why the Bills’ offensive improvements make them a contender (46:30).
Huge Trades Upstage Some Good Football in Week 8
Kevin and Robert share takeaways from the trade deadline. Later, Danny Kelly helps sort out who the legit contenders are heading into the second half of the season.
All that, plus one reason to watch every other game
Can the Ravens rebound against the Chiefs? And can House hit a five-leg teaser?
The guys also discuss their legacies and the UFC’s inability to properly honor its stars after they’re done fighting
Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline
Plus, the guys talk about the final spot of the NL wild card
The ‘Tea Time’ crew catches up on all the things they missed from the VMAs and the Met Gala