HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss the Patriots’ deflating opening loss (6:00), Kareem Hunt’s rookie breakout (11:00), Gronk vs. Eric Berry (16:00), the downside of Tom Savage (22:00), Kyrie's thoughts on the Celtics (31:00), and way-too-early NBA odds (36:00). Then, The Ringer's Mallory Rubin joins to break down the lack of offseason NFL story lines (43:00), Antonio Brown's Dancing With the Stars gimmick (49:00), player movement in the NFL (55:00), the spiritual element of enjoying fish (1:01:00), the best bacon (1:12:00), and final thoughts on Game of Thrones (1:20:00).
Friday Rollin’: The Patriots Loss and Kareem Hunt’s Big Opening Game
Joe House joins Bill Simmons to talk Pats-Chiefs, and Mallory Rubin breaks down other NFL story lines
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