The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on James Harden’s next team, the only two serious contenders in the Harden sweepstakes, and how the deal can get done (3:00). Then Bill talks with Joe House about the Russell Westbrook–John Wall trade, how Westbrook upgrades the Wizards, what John Wall meant to the DMV area, and more (21:00). Finally, Bill is joined by Ryan Shazier to discuss the 11-0 Pittsburgh Steelers, linebacker Bud Dupree’s season-ending injury, a behind-the-scenes look at head coach Mike Tomlin, and Bill’s Million-Dollar NFL Picks (1:04:00).
Harden’s Next Team, Westbrook the Wizard, and Pittsburgh’s 19-0 Quest With Joe House and Ryan Shazier
Plus, Bill’s Million-Dollar NFL picks for Week 13
Sheil and Ben preview Philly’s matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs
College Prospect Progress Reports: Is Emoni Bates a Legit Pro? Has Gradey Dick Improved His D Enough? And Much More.
KOC and J. Kyle Mann discuss prospects from Eastern Michigan, Purdue, and Kansas
The writer joins the pod to discuss his famous ESPN profile
Ben, Khal, and Brian H. are here to break down a few midweek headlines