Thursday, September 26th, 2019


New York Times Deputy Sports Editor Matthew Futterman Joins New Episode of The Mike Tirico Podcast

Two-Time Masters Champion Bernhard Langer Joins GOLF Channel’s David Feherty Podcast

STAMFORD, Conn. – September 26, 2019 –  NBC Sports’ new NFL podcast episodes this week highlight a full roster of football content featuring some of the biggest athletes and special guests, including Jets GM Joe Douglas and Lions LB Devon Kennard on The Peter King Podcast. NBC Sports Regional Networks also continue to debut new podcast episodes each week of the NFL season.

In addition, New York Times deputy sports editor Matthew Futterman joins The Mike Tirico Podcast; and Sherry Pollex, partner of Martin Truex Jr. and daughter of former NASCAR team owner Greg Pollex, joins Letarte on Location to talk about her relationship with Truex and her work for The Martin Truex Jr. Foundation. In addition, former Ryder Cup partners David Feherty and Bernhard Langer reconnect on GOLF Channel’s David Feherty Podcast.

In all, NBC Sports presents 20 new podcast episodes this week. New episodes for all podcasts will be available for download on all major podcast platforms including:, NBC Sports’ Scores app, Apple, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Podcasts, TuneIn and iHeart. Here is a sport-by-sport look at what’s on tap:




  • NASCAR on NBC Podcast: Host Nate Ryan interviews NASCAR stars and insiders each week. Ryan also discusses the latest NASCAR news, including a weekly recap of races, and looks ahead to what’s next in the sport.
    • On this week’s episode: Steve Letarte joins Ryan to discuss the middle race of Round 1 at Richmond Raceway, including why Martin Truex Jr. and crew chief Cole Pearn have been so good together this season, how Kyle Busch is handling being outrun by a Joe Gibbs racing teammate, what was revealing in his postrace interview, and more. Plus, he brings up the question of if Truex Jr. is still improving as a driver, whether he gets enough credit for his greatness, and what a second championship might do for his Hall of Fame credentials.
    • When: Tuesday, September 24


  • Letarte on Location: When you’ve spent more than 20 years of your life on the road as a NASCAR crew chief and NBC analyst, you’re bound to meet some interesting characters along the way. Letarte on Location brings you closer to all kinds of personalities that Steve Letartehas connected with throughout the years traveling the circuit.
    • On this week’s episode: Letarte is on location from Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, NC for an in-depth conversation with Sherry Pollex, the longtime partner of NASCAR Cup Series driver Martin Truex Jr., and the daughter of former NASCAR team owner Greg Pollex. The two discuss a variety of topics including: the efforts of Truex Jr.’s foundation to raise awareness and support initiatives specific to ovarian and childhood cancers, and the foundation’s signature event, Catwalk for a Cause, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2019. Plus, Pollex opens up about her life in motorsports, her partnership with Truex Jr., and her personal battle with ovarian cancer.
    • When: Wednesday, September 25




  • The Mike Tirico Podcast: From the Olympics, to The Open Championship, to the NFL, Mike Tirico has covered some of the biggest sporting events in history. Join him as he shares insights from the broadcast booth and talks with special guests about their careers, sports, and life
    • On this week’s episode: On Sunday’s episode, Tirico is joined by Tony Dungy, Rodney Harrison, and Mike Florio to recap week 3 of the NFL season. They discuss how Daniel Jones came through big in Tampa, Jacoby Brissett’s big play for the Colts, the Ravens’ path ahead, and if Teddy Bridgewater can beat the Cowboys on Sunday Night Football. On Wednesday’s new episode, New York Times deputy sports editor Matthew Futterman sits down with Tirico in advance of the 2019 World Track & Field Championships. The two chat about the state of the sport, running marathons, and discuss Futterman’s new book, “Running to the Edge.”
    • When: Sunday, September 22, and Wednesday September 25




  • The Peter King Podcast: The Peter King Podcast is the ultimate destination for all things pro football. Led by one of the most influential storytellers in all of sports media, three-time NSMA Sportswriter of the Year Peter King delivers an access-driven experience that brings fans into the locker room, the press box, and the front office with the biggest influencers in professional football.
    • On this week’s episodes: King’s Monday morning mini podcast begins with excerpts of his Football Morning in America column that recaps Week 3 of the NFL season. He discusses Daniel Jones’ marvelous starting debut, Patrick Mahomes as an MVP favorite, the legend of Gardner Minshew, and some of the best and worst habits with Cooper Kupp. On Wednesday’s new episode, King analyzes the heat Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens is taking, and how Washington is struggling. In addition, Lions LB Devon Kennard joins King to discuss this week’s upcoming showdown with Patrick Mahomes, the key to Detroit’s early-season success, and following in his father’s footsteps. Then, Jets GM Joe Douglas chats with King about the daunting task of turning the Jets around, the pressure of the job, and scouting Joe Flacco.
    • When: Monday, September 23 and Wednesday, September 25


  • Chris Simms Unbuttoned: NBC Sports’ Chris Simms examines everything happening in the NFL and around the sports world. Joined by a rotation of NBC Sports hosts Ahmed Fareed, Paul Burmeister and Liam McHugh, Unbuttoned features in-depth Xs and Os analysis; one-on-one interviews with players, coaches, executives, and draft prospects; game recaps and previews; gambling segments; extensive player analysis leading into the NFL Draft; and much more.
    • On this week’s episodes: Simms and Burmeister recap a big Week 3 for some QB’s who made their season debut, including Kyle Allen and Daniel Jones. In addition, the pair do a film deep dive of the Ravens and Chiefs game, along with the nail-biting Giants and Buccaneers game. On Wednesday’s episode, Phil Simms joins the show to chat about Week 3. Then, Simms gets into his Week 4 picks, gives a weekend cheat sheet, and goes inside the numbers powered by AWS+ and additional XO white board breakdowns.
    • When: Monday, September 23, Tuesday, September 24, Wednesday, September 25, Thursday, September 26, and Friday, September 27


  • PFT PM: Mike Floriohas conversations with top names and newsmakers in the NFL, while updating his fans on breaking news and story lines that take place during the day and preparing listeners for what is coming next.
    • On this week’s episode: Florio is joined by Chris Simms to chat about the aftermath of Week 3. They debate what the Jaguars should do with Jalen Ramsey, what is going to happen with Antonio Brown, their Week 4 picks, and how James Conner just isn’t getting it done for the Steelers. Then, Florio is joined by Michael David Smith to hand out their Week 3 awards for player, rookie, coach, and call of the week.
    • When: Monday, September 23, Tuesday, September 24, Wednesday September 25, Thursday, September 26, and Friday, September 27


  • The Leisuremen: The Leisuremen podcast features popular personalities/producers Paul Pabst and Andrew Perloff, who bring their entertaining brand of humor, fun, and passion to listeners each week. The show touches on a wide range of topics that go wildly beyond sports – from food, drink, cars, travel, and money to how to properly wear plaid pants.
    • On this week’s episode: With Week 3 in the NFL coming to a close, Pabst and Perloff discuss Mitchell Trubisky and teams that need to start looking for a different QB just three games into the season. Plus, they discuss if they would want the career of Jaguars QB Nick Foles.
    • When: Tuesday, September 24


  • Rotoworld Football: From fantasy implications to NFL draft analysis to major events, the Rotoworld Football staff has the NFL landscape covered. Listen as Josh Norris, John DaigleIan HartitzHayden Winks, andPatrick “RotoPat” Daugherty give their analysis and opinions on everything happening in the NFL.
    • On this week’s episode: Josh Norris goes blurber to blurber, writer to writer, to recap each game played this weekend, and discuss the six quarterbacks who made their NFL debut. On Tuesday’s episode, Norris, Diagle, and Hartitz react to the Browns and the Rams on Sunday Night Football, the Saints offense in their first game without Drew Brees, and the best and worst of undefeated teams. Plus, they run through potential waiver options going into Week 4.
    • When: Sunday, September 22, Tuesday, September 24, Thursday, September 26, and Friday, September 27


  • Redskins Talk: The Redskins Talk podcast is anchored by NBC Sports Washington’s Redskins Insider JP Finlay and members of the Redskins coverage team, including Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey, along with special guests. The cast brings a fresh and engaging style to interviews with Redskins players, coaches and alumni, as well as experts from around the NFL.
    • On this week’s episode: Finlay, Tischler, and Hailey recap the Redskins tough game against the Bears on Monday night. They discuss the team’s arrogance in their offensive schemes, and the struggles of Greg Manusky’s defense and running game. Then, they debate what will happen in the coming weeks with regards to potential big changes at the quarterback, head coach and defensive coordinator positions.
    • When: Multiple Times per week
  • Tom Curran’s Patriots Talk Podcast:  NBC Sports Boston Patriots Insiders Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry break down every game, plus talk about the issues on and off the field with the team.
    • On this week’s episodes:  On this week’s episodes, Curran walks through what happened in Foxboro after Antonio Brown’s threatening text messages came to light. Then, Curran is joined by former QB Matt Cassel to talk about what it’s like to be on the broadcast side of football, losing Julian Edelman to injury and how that affects the offense heading into their game against Buffalo. Plus, Cassel explains why he always enjoyed playing in Buffalo, and shares his favorite and least favorite opponent stadiums to play in.
    • When: Tuesday, September 24 and Thursday, September 26


  • 49ers Insider Podcast: 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco brings you comprehensive NFL coverage of all things San Francisco 49ers. Don’t miss weekly in-depth interviews all year long with players, coaches, front office personnel, alumni and fellow media members
    • On this week’s episode: Mike Shumann, a member of the 49ers first Super Bowl champion team and a longtime Bay Area broadcaster, weighs in on their current winning streak, and why he thought the victory Sunday over the Pittsburgh Steelers was so impressive.
    • When: Tuesday, September 24
  • Eagle Eye: Rueben Frank and Dave Zangaro break down the key matchups, and discuss the key topics and issues surrounding the Philadelphia Eagles.
    • On this week’s latest episode: On the latest Eagle Eye podcast, Frank and Zangaro talk about the disappointing loss to the Lions and all the injuries starting to pile up. Then, they’re joined by sportswriter Ray Didinger to discuss the Eagles’ pass rush, the team’s inability to run the ball, and how much longer Doug Peterson has until his grave period runs thin.
    • When: Multiple Times per week


  • Under Center Podcast: Hosted by NBC Sports Chicago’s team of Bears/NFL experts, the Under Center Podcast features lively discussion on the hottest pro football topics of the day, along with exclusive interviews with Bears players, coaches, and local/national NFL media members. New episodes of the Under Center Podcast can be found at or via the new MyTeams by NBC Sports app.
    • On this week’s episode: Laurence Holmes, Lance Briggs, Alex Brown, Olin Kreutz, and Matt Forte review the 31-15 win over the Redskins on Monday night. They discuss the surprising performance from the Bears, if the win was a statement game or too close for comfort, what more the offense can do to improve, and the important matchup on Sunday with division rivals Vikings. Then, the crew does a roundtable episode from Halas Hall with JJ Stankevitz, John Mullin, and Cam Ellis.
    • When: Monday, September 23, Tuesday, September 24, Wednesday, September 25, and Friday September 27




  • GOLF Channel’s David Feherty Podcast: Described as “golf’s iconoclast,” by Rolling Stone, and “golf’s wisecracking, maverick interviewer,” by Esquire, Emmy Award-nominated host David Feherty sits down with celebrity guests from across sports, entertainment and politics on his self-titled interview series, Feherty. The Feherty Podcast features the audio of the full episodes in their entirety.
    • On this week’s episode: On this week’s episode, David Feherty sits down with his former Ryder Cup teammate Bernhard Langer. The two talk about Langer’s two Masters victories, his continued excellence on the PGA Tour Champions, their memories of playing together on the European Tour, and more.
    • When: Sunday, September 22




  • The Scrumdown with Alex Corbisiero: Hosted by Alex Corbisiero, The Scrum Down features regular guest Jonathan Fisher and input from other current Premiership Rugby players. A conversation on all things Rugby related from a player’s point of view.
    • On this week’s episode: Alex Corbisiero is joined by Dan Lyle, Brian Hightower, and Rupert Cox to discuss their thoughts on the opening games of the Rugby World Cup. The team also previews the match between England and USA.
    • When: Wednesday, September 24




  • The 2 Robbies: Robbie Mustoe and Robbie Earle discuss and dissect the top Premier League storylines of every match. Together, the former Premier League players and current NBC Sports analysts provide fans with top-class punditry on the most exciting soccer league in the world.
    • On this week’s episode: Mustoe and Earle chat about a goal filled weekend in Week 6 of the Premier League. They discuss Liverpool’s winning streak, Man City’s dominance over Watford, and how Arsenal’s 10-man team came from behind to beat Aston Vllla at home. In addition, the Robbies talk about Tottenham and Manchester United’s struggles so far this season.
    • When: Sunday, September 22


  • Premier League on NBC: NBC Sports’ Premier League newest podcast features interviews with the biggest names in the PL, a collection of spirited in-studio debates with Robbie Earle, Robbie Mustoe, Kyle Martino, and Rebecca Lowe and features exclusive on site-interviews and access with Arlo White, Lee Dixon, Graeme Le Saux, and Rebecca Lowe.
    • On this week’s episode: The crew gives their take on Match Week 6 in the Premier League. They discuss another bad week for Tottenham, Man City proving their doubters wrong, and Liverpool digging deep to beat Chelsea. Then, Sky Sports pundits, Roy Keane and Jose Mourinho, give must listen thoughts on the current state of Manchester United.
    • When: Monday, September 23




  • White Sox Talk: Hosted by NBC Sports Chicago’s trio of White Sox experts Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey, and Chris Kamka, the White Sox Talk podcast provides fans with in-depth White Sox discussion on the hottest topics and latest breaking news all year long. In addition, fans can look forward to exclusive one-on-one interviews with White Sox players, coaches, front office execs, along with MLB media insiders from coast-to-coast.
    • On this week’s episode: Garfien and Kamka break it all down from Detroit. They discuss Jose Abreu’s amazing season, his quest to be the first White Sox player to ever lead the majors in RBIs, his work ethic, and how it’s rubbing off on the White Sox young core of hitters. Then, they discuss Tim Anderson’s push for the AL batting title, how hot Yoan Moncada has been on the plate, and how Eloy Jimenez is taking his game to a whole other level.
    • When: Multiple times per week


  • Cubs Talk: Hosted by NBC Sports Chicago’s Luke Stuckmeyer, featuring Cubs digital reporter/producer Tony Andracki, and special appearances by David Kaplan and Kelly Crull, the Cubs Talk podcast provides die-hard Cubs fans with detailed discussion on the hottest topics and latest breaking Cubs news throughout the year. In addition, fans can look forward to exclusive one-on-one interviews with Cubs players, coaches, front office execs, along with MLB media insiders from coast-to-coast.
    • On this week’s episode: Andracki and Crull discuss the Cardinals sweep, Yu Darvish taking the loss hard, how it feels like it is the end of an era for the Cubs, and what to look for over the final six games of the year.
    • When: Sunday, September 22


  • Rotoworld Baseball: Rotoworld’s DJ Short, Drew Silva, and Matt Stroup, and more members of the Rotoworld crew detail everything happening in fantasy baseball and what’s happening in MLB.
    • On this week’s episode: Matt Stroup and Chris Crawford look at 10 of the biggest surprises, breakouts, and bounce-back players from the 2019 season, including, Ketel Marte, Pete Alonso, Jorge Soler, Shane Bieber, and Lucas Giolito. Then, they dive into what made them spectacular in 2019 and attempt to forecast what to expect from them in the future.
    • When: Tuesday, September 24