Thursday, October 3rd, 2019


Jeff Burton Joins Special Playoff Episode of the NASCAR on NBC Podcast

Four-Time PGA TOUR Winner Xander Schauffele Joins New Episode of GOLF Channel’s David Feherty Podcast  

GOLF Channel Debuts Fore-1-1 with Chantel McCabe


STAMFORD, Conn. – October 3, 2019 – Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice headlines this week’s new NFL podcast episodes across NBC Sports, as Rice joins The 49ers Insider Podcast to discuss the team’s roster and 3-0 start this season. In addition, Texans WR Kenny Stills joins The Peter King Podcast and Jeff Burton joins the newest NASCAR on NBC playoff podcast episode from Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Roval.

Also this week, GOLF Channel debuts Fore-1-1 with Chantel McCabe, a new monthly podcast featuring Chantel McCabe’s conversations with personalities from the golf world and beyond. In addition, David Feherty travels to San Diego to meet up with four-time PGA TOUR winner Xander Schauffele on GOLF Channel’s David Feherty Podcast.

In all, NBC Sports presents 23 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:



  • 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: On Monday’s episode, King takes stock of the NFL in the aftermath of a strange Week 4. He discusses Mitchell Trubisky’s shoulder injury, Jameis Winston’s biggest win of his NFL career, the legend of Frank Gore, and the redemption of Freddie Kitchens. On Wednesday’s episode, King is joined by Texans WR Kenny Stills to discuss the challenges of playing with nine different QBs in seven seasons, what it’s like to be traded, and why social activism goes far beyond kneeling for the anthem. King is also joined by the NFL’s Chief Strategy & Growth Officer, Christopher Halpin, to discuss the International Series, which begins in London this week with the Bears and Raiders, and more.
    • When: Monday, September 30 and Wednesday, October 2
  • 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: On Monday’s episode, Simms recaps Week 4 and does a film deep dive on the Buccaneers vs. Rams and Chiefs vs Lions games. He also discusses the Bears without Mitchell Trubisky, how the Cowboy vs. Saints game probably would have been the same with Drew Brees, Vontaze Burfict’s suspension, and more. On Wednesday’s episode, Simms analyzes the Saints and Bears’ defensive lines, and Phil Simms joins to discuss the Patriots-Bills matchup.
    • When: Monday, September 30 and Wednesday, October 2
  • 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: Quarterback questions for teams with playoff aspirations dominate the narrative as Tirico is joined by Tony Dungy, Rodney Harrison, and Mike Florio to recap Week 4 of the NFL season. They discuss the Rams and Jared Goff, the Vikings and Kirk Cousins, and what happens to the Bears if Mitchell Trubisky is out for an extended period. Then, they discuss clutch wins for the Chiefs and Browns, how the Bills compete with the Patriots, Gardner Minshew and Kyle Allen’s big road upsets, and the biggest bummer of the season so far.
    • When: Sunday, September 29
  • 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 and Simms recap Week 4 of the NFL season. They discuss whether Washington should fire Jay Gruden, why the Cardinals aren’t the best, and if the bar is too high for PI replay review. In addition, Florio talks about if the Broncos should trade Von Miller, Cam Newton’s faux pass, Kyler Murray’s commitment to football, and if the Lions are the new NFC North favorites. Then, Florio is joined by Michael David Smith to hand out Week 4 awards for player, rookie, coach, and call of the week. On Wednesday’s episode, Florio and Simms discuss Kirk Cousins’ apology to Adam Thielen, reactions to the Vontaze Burfict verdict, and more.
    • When: Multiple Times per Week
  • 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: Pabst and Perloff discuss the fallout from Week 4 in the NFL, including Kyle Allen’s win against the Texans, and what that says about Cam Newton’s shoulder and foot injury. Plus, they talk about what to make of California’s decision to open the door for endorsements for college athletes.
    • When: Tuesday, October 1
  • 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 from blurber to blurber to hear from each of the Rotoworld writers detailing the games they covered. They discuss if the Bills slightly exposed Tom Brady, how the Browns are finally getting on track after getting a win, and if the Lions might be for real this season. Then, Norris is joined by Diagle and Daugherty to discuss their most surprising players and teams through four weeks of the season, and potential waiver options going into Week 5.
    • Multiple Times per Week
  • 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: Pro Football Hall of Fame receiver Jerry Rice joins Matt Maiocco to talk about Jimmy Garopolo, Deebo Samuel, George Kittle, the current 49ers team, and much more.
    • When: Tuesday, October 1
  • 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 react to the Redskins’ fourth straight loss to open the year. Then, head coach Jay Gruden joins the crew to look back on Week 4’s loss to the Giants and look ahead to Week 5’s game against the Patriots. Then, he discusses whether he’s thinking of making changes on his coaching staff, and what will factor into the choice of who starts at quarterback for Week 5’s game against the Patriots.
    • 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 episode: Curran is joined by former QB Matt Cassel to talk about his concerns with the depth at the wide receiver position and how it has affected Tom Brady’s decision making. Then, the two talk about if this Patriots defense is the best in NFL history, despite New England facing four terrible offensive teams so far, and the hit Jonathan Jones put on Josh Allen in Week 4. Looking ahead to Week 5, the two discuss how the Patriots will approach the Redskins’ three-quarterback system as well as what to do with Stephen Gostkowski. Plus, Curran is joined by Bills writer for The Athletic, Tim Graham to discuss Sean McDermott’s lack of poise following the Bills loss last Sunday.
    • When: Tuesday, October 1 and Thursday, October 3
  • 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 are joined by Ray Didinger to discuss more injuries to the Eagles’ roster, the idea of trading for Jalen Ramsey, and the running back by committee plan.
    • 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 and can be found daily throughout the duration of Bears Training Camp 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 break down the Bears’ 16-6 win over the Vikings to move to 3-1 on the season. They discuss the backups who came through on Sunday, the continued dominance of Khalil Mack, whether the Bears can win long-term with Chase Daniel under center, and who should start if Mitchell Trubisky was healthy tomorrow. Then, JJ Stankevitz and Cam Ellis set the table for the Bears International series match-up in London this Sunday against the Oakland Raiders.
    • When: Multiple Times per Week




  • 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: Jeff Burton joins Ryan to discuss the difficulty of Turn 1 on restarts at Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Roval, the origins of the Roval, what makes it one of the toughest tracks in NASCAR, and if NASCAR needs another Roval. Then, Burton focuses on Alex Bowman’s feud with Bubba Wallace, and if Bowman deserves criticism for intentionally wrecking Wallace. Plus, he addresses the flare-up between Ryan Newman and Daniel Suarez, what happened to Newman at the Roval, Ryan Blaney’s impressive rebound from damage, and why he believes Kyle Busch will be back with a vengeance at Dover.
    • When: Tuesday, October 1




  • 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: David Feherty travels to San Diego to spend time with Xander Schauffele. They discuss Xander’s relationship with his father/swing coach, his first impressions of major championship golf, and what makes him tick.
    • When: Sunday, September 29
  • FORE-1-1 with Chantel McCabe: Join Golf Channel’s Chantel McCabe each month as she catches up with personalities from the golfing world and beyond.
    • On this week’s episode: In the debut episode of FORE-1-1, McCabe catches up with LGPA star Bronte Law. The two discuss playing in college versus the LPGA Tour, marketing the women’s game, and dating.
    • When: Tuesday, October 1




  • 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 are joined by two-time Premier League Champion Lee Dixon to discuss the key story lines after match week 7 in the Premier League. The guys discuss Manchester United’s 1-1 draw with Arsenal, the state of the title race between Liverpool and Manchester City, and what to make of Tottenham right now. Then, they discuss the Champion and Europa league, Chelsea under Frank Lampard, if there could be a surprise contender for the top four this season, and Lee shares his underappreciated performance of the season.
    • When: Monday, September 30
  • 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: Rebecca Lowe, Robbie Mustoe, and Robbie Earle are joined by Lee Dixon in the NBC Sports studio to give their take on another busy week in the Premier League. The crew discusses the Title Race, how Liverpool continues their perfect start, and Christian Pulisic’s start to his Premier League career.
    • When: Wednesday, October 2




  • 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: Chris Jones, BBC’s rugby pundit, joins Alex Corbisiero and Brian Hightower to discuss the refereeing in the World Cup so far, and their thoughts on the England versus Argentina game. Then, Corbisiero and Hightower break down USA’s performance against England and discuss how they can improve in their next match. Lastly, the guys talk about Japan and Wales’ big wins and what it means for the tournament going forward.
    • When: Tuesday, October 1





  • 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: Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber, wrap up the season by talking about Anderson’s stunning breakthrough season and how he won the title. Then they discuss why Terry Francona said “Man, uncle!” about Eloy Jimenez, how Fangraphs was way off in their projections for the White Sox core players, and why Yolmer Sanchez should win a Gold Glove.
    • 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 wrap up an eventful day in St. Louis where the Cubs officially parted ways with manager Joe Maddon, ending the most successful five-year run in Cub franchise history. Andracki and Cull relay reactions from Cubs players on Maddon’s departure, as well as their own takeaways and memories from the Maddon era. That leads them to discuss what is next for the Cubs as they enter an offseason of change. Then, Andracki and Crull react to Theo Epstein’s season ending press conference, David Ross as a possible candidate for the manager job, what type of team the next manager will inherit, and if there will be changes on the coaching staff.
    • When: Multiple Times per Week



  • College Basketball Talk on NBC Sports: Robert Dauster takes a look at everything happening across college basketball, including a weekly recap of action across the country and each conference, recruiting and looking ahead to the future of the sport.
    • On this week’s episode: Robert Dauster is back to help get ready for the 2019-20 college basketball season. In this episode, Rob is joined by Bobby Reagan from Barstool Sports to talk through Kansas vs. the NCAA, Rob’s preseason top 25, and All-American teams.
    • When: Monday, September 30
  • Pro Basketball Talk on NBC Sports: Kurt Helin and the team from ProBasketballTalk at talk all things NBA basketball: news, analysis and even the ridiculous. Regular guests include NBA players and media members.
    • On this week’s episodes: Helin is joined by Chase Hughes as the pair discuss how it is going to be an interesting year in our nation’s capital. Tommy Sheppard has taken over as GM of the Wizards, and they question what the plan will be. The two get into how this year Wizards team is not built to compete now, what happens next season when John Wall returns, and whether to trade Bradley Beal.
    • When: Monday, September 30
  • Rotoworld Fantasy Basketball: Matt Stroup and Mike Gallagher have you covered from every angle. Joined by Steve “Dr. A” Alexander, Ryan Knaus and the rest of the Rotoworld crew as they cover everything from the latest injuries, waiver wire pickups, DFS strategies and much more!
    • On this week’s episode: Matt Stroup and Tommy Beer break down some of the recent fantasy hoops headlines, including high praise for Hawks rookie De’Andre Hunter, a murky outlook for Kristaps Porzingis and Deandre Ayton potentially adding some long-distance attempts to his arsenal.
    • When: Wednesday, October 2
  • Celtics Talk Podcast: The Celtics Talk podcast from NBC Sports Boston is hosted by Insiders Sherrod Blakely, Chris Forsberg, and Pre/Postgame host Kyle Draper. Guests include players, coaches, management and media members from around the NBA.
    • On this week’s episode: The crew discuss what a healthy Hayward could do for the Celtics this season after the opening days of the Celtics training camp, and where they see Boston in the Eastern Conference rankings. Then, they’re joined by Marcus Smart who talks about what went wrong in Boston last season and how he thinks Kemba Walker will fit into the Celtics system this season. Plus, Jaylen Brown sits down the crew to talk about his personal expectations for the upcoming season as well as why he’s formed deep interest for topics outside of basketball.
    • When: Thursday, October 3