The Ringer’s Robert Mays and Kevin Clark recap Week 3 in the NFL, including how this weekend’s player protests created a real opportunity for meaningful change (03:00) and how the game on the field has become impossible to predict. Then the guys discuss why the Titans are who we thought they were (10:00), how the Patriots are the kings of making a play every time they need to (19:15), and how one Cowboys defender affects the game on every single down he plays (26:30). Plus, Danny Kelly joins the show to explain why the tanking Bills have the best defense in the league (32:45). Finally, Robert and Kevin explore the rift between President Donald Trump and the players, and how it isn’t going away anytime soon (45:00).
On NFL Player Protests and the Opportunity to Create Meaningful Change
Plus: the Titans are surging and the tanking Bills have the league’s best defense
Bakari is joined by Jelani Cobb to discuss the Haitian asylum seekers at the Texas border and how to turn the Black Lives Matter movement into long-term political power
The ‘Reservation Dogs’ Finale, ‘Top Chef’ News, and an Interview With ‘Midnight Mass’ Creators Mike Flanagan and Trevor Macy
Plus, discussing how a potential IATSE strike might affect the production industry
Mike and Jesse react to the 76ers star demanding a trade and discuss which NFL Week 3 matchups could influence the card market
David and Kaz also talk about an exciting night of ‘Monday Night Raw’ with the New Day facing the Bloodline and a triple-threat match worthy of a pay-per-view main event bookending the show
Minnesota and Karl-Anthony Towns desperately need a less chaotic future. Firing Gersson Rosas means more drama in the short term—but perhaps some basic functionality in the long term.
Musa and Ryan answer listener questions on Radamel Falcao’s signing, a Barcelona what-if, and more