Thursday, December 12th, 2019


Former NFL Wide Receiver Mohamed Massaquoi Joins New Episode of The Peter King Podcast to Talk About Dealing with Change

Sabres Coach Paul Krueger Joins This Week’s Episode of Our Line Starts

STAMFORD, Conn. – Dec. 12, 2019 – NBC Sports debuts new podcast episodes this week featuring top sports journalists, as Sports Illustrated’s Jenny Vrentas joins The Peter King Podcast to discuss SI’s Sports Person of the Year, Megan Rapinoe. Los Angeles Times basketball writer Dan Woike joins The Harbershow to share his experience witnessing Kawhi Leonard receive his championship ring last night in Toronto. NBC Sports Regional Networks also continue to debut new podcast episodes each week of the NFL season. This week’s Tom Curran’s Patriots Talk Podcast features an exclusive interview with NFL Network’s Rich Eisen.

Also this week, former NFL wide receiver Mohamed Massaquoi, whose ATV accident in 2017 led to four fingers being amputated, joins the latest episode of The Peter King Podcast to talk about dealing with change. In addition, this week’s Our Line Starts podcast features an interview with Sabres head coach Paul Krueger. 

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.


    • 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 is joined by Sports Illustrated’s Jenny Vrentas to discuss SI’s Sports Person of the Year, USWNT player Megan Rapinoe. He also speaks with former NFL wide receiver Mohamed Massaquoi about dealing with life’s changes, replays part of his chat with Ravens linebacker Matthew Judon following Baltimore’s victory over Buffalo last week, and speaks with former Red Sox player Kevin Youkilis to talk about the beer he brews and how he’s enjoying life as Tom Brady’s brother-in-law. Also, King breaks down all of the Week 14 games, with a focus on the Saints-49ers game, discusses officiating’s impact in Foxboro, and reflects on his conversations with several stars from Sunday night.
      • When: Monday, Dec. 9, and Wednesday, Dec. 11


    • PFT PM: Mike Florio has 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 14, including the impact of replay reviews in the Dolphins-Jets game, the Odell Beckham, Jr. drama in Cleveland, and the Saints-49ers and Chiefs-Patriots games. Then, Florio and Michael David Smith hand out awards for Week 14, and answer questions from the PFTPM mailbag, including whether Urban Meyer could be the next coach of the Cowboys.
      • When: Multiple Times per week


    • 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: Mike Tirico, Mike Florio, Tony Dungy, and Rodney Harrison recap Week 14 in the NFL. They break down San Francisco’s win over the Saints, Baltimore’s win over Buffalo, and who the most dangerous AFC Wild Card contender is.
      • When: Sunday, Dec. 8


    • 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 touch on every Week 14 game and do a film deep dive on the 49ers-Saints and Chiefs-Patriots games. Then, the two discuss the difference between Sean Payton and Kyle Shanahan, George Kittle’s big play, how the 49ers could win the super bowl, and how the Titans might be one of the most dangerous teams in the AFC. Afterwards, Simms and Fareed dive into how the Bills defended Lamar Jackson, Denver’s bright future with Drew Lock, and which player Simms trusts the most down the stretch.
      • When: Multiple Times per week


    • Rotoworld Football: From fantasy implications to NFL draft analysis to major events, the Rotoworld Football staff has the NFL landscape covered. Listen as Josh NorrisJohn DaigleIan HartitzHayden Winks, and Patrick “RotoPat” Daugherty give their analysis and opinions on everything happening in the NFL.
      • On this week’s episodes: The crew breaks down all of the incredible games and plays from Sunday. They discuss Ryan Tannehill, the Texans’ defense, the Ravens, and how the Chiefs ended the Patriots’ home win streak. Afterwards, Josh Norris, John Daigle, and Ian Hartitz read fantasy bad beats coming out of Week 14’s games, and let you know which players to grab for the fantasy playoffs.
      • When: 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: 49ers offensive tackle Mike McGlinchey joins Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt to talk about his desire to play quarterback and playing in a game with his cousin, Falcons QB Matt Ryan. Then, Matt and Laura discuss the 49ers’ pivotal victory over the Saints.
      • When: Tuesday, Dec. 10


    • 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 episodes: Finlay, Tischler, and Hailey recap the team’s loss to the Packers, which officially eliminated them from the playoffs. Afterwards, they have a long chat about Dwayne Haskins and question whether he should have been pulled from last week’s game because of his injury and disappointing performance.
      • 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: NFL Network’s Rich Eisen joins Tom to give a national perspective on the Patriots’ recent videotaping situation. Then, former NFL quarterback Matt Cassel joins Tom to discuss how the Patriots handled ‘Spygate’ in the locker room and on the field in 2007.
      • When: Multiple times per week


    • 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 episode: Frank and Zangaro discuss the Eagles’ win over the Giants on Monday Night Football and if the Eagles can make a run to win the NFC East. 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 daily throughout the week at or via the new MyTeams by NBC Sports app.
      • On this week’s episodes: Laurence Holmes and Cam Ellis preview, the Bears’ huge upcoming game against the Packers.
      • When: Thursday, Dec. 12, Friday, Dec. 13, and Sunday, Dec. 15



    • The ‘Enes Kanter Show’: Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter is joined by NBC Sports Boston Celtics Insider Chris Frosberg to talk about life in the NBA on and off the court.
      • On this week’s episode: Enes answers twitter questions from fans and discusses his infamous jeans, what it was like playing against Kevin Garnett, and why his time in Boston is different from his time in New York with the Knicks.
      • When: Wednesday, Dec. 11


    • The Habershow: NBC Sports national NBA Insider Tom Haberstroh sits down with some of the biggest names in the NBA to share the stories and the numbers behind the biggest games and biggest moments in the league
      • On this week’s episode: Dan Woike, national basketball writer for the Los Angeles Times, joins The Harbershow to discuss his visit to Toronto to witness Kawhi Leonard receive his championship ring from the Raptors and the recent play of the Lakers and Clippers.
      • When: Friday, Dec. 13


    • Rotoworld Fantasy Basketball: Matt Stroup and Mike Gallagher have you covered from every angle. Join 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 Steve Alexander break down the most intriguing waiver wire pickups for this week. Afterwards, Tommy Beer and Jared Johnson join Matt to discuss a wide range of fantasy NBA topics. They touch on the latest developments in P.J. Tucker’s career, Nikola Jokic and Draymond Green showing signs of breaking out of their season-long slumps, why Marcus Morris could see a hit to his fantasy value in the future, and why R.J. Barrett continues to a be a significant headache in fantasy leagues.
      • When: Multiple Times per week


    • College Basketball Talk on NBC SportsRobert Dauster looks 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 joined by Bobby Reagan to walk through everything that happened in college basketball over the weekend. They discuss if Ohio or Maryland is the best team in the nation, the skills of Maryland guard Anthony Cowan, and Xavier head coach Travis Steele’s great coaching moment on Saturday night.
      • When: Multiple Times per week


    • Celtics Talk: The Celtics Talk podcast from NBC Sports Boston is hosted by Sherrod Blakely, Chris Forsberg, and Pre/Postgame host Kyle Draper. Guests include players, coaches, managers and media members from around the NBA.
      • On this week’s episode: Chris Forsberg and Kyle Draper break down the Celtics-76ers matchup. Then, NBC Sports Philadelphia’s Serena Winters joins Chris and Kyle to give her thoughts on Al Horford’s impact in Philly.
      • When: Thursday, Dec. 12


    • Sixers Talk: Danny Pommells and Paul Hudrick break down the key matchups, and discuss the key topics and issues surrounding the Sixers.
      • On this week’s episode: Pommels and Hudrick discuss the Sixers win over the Denver Nuggets and Charles Barkley’s criticism of Joel Embiid.
      • When: Multiple Times per week



    • Our Line Starts: The NHL on NBC crew reacts to the latest news, debates the hottest topics, and tells the best stories from their playing days. Plus – extended interviews with key figures from around the league.
      • On this week’s episode: Kathryn Tappen, Keith Jones, and Patrick Sharpe discuss the surprise firing of Stars coach Jim Montgomery and reveal their top defensemen and goalies of the decade. Then, Pierre McGuire sits down with Sabres coach, Paul Krueger, for an exclusive interview.
      • When: Wednesday, Dec. 11



    • Premier League on NBC: NBC Sports’ Premier League podcast features interviews with the biggest names in the PL, a collection of spirited in-studio debates with Robbie EarleRobbie MustoeKyle Martino, and Rebecca Lowe and features exclusive on site-interviews and access with Arlo White, Lee Dixon, and Graeme Le Saux.
      • On this week’s episode: The crew breaks down an intense week in the Premier League. They discuss Everton’s manager search, Chelsea’s transfer ban, and all the wins from the past week.
      • When: Tuesday, Dec. 10

    • 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: The two Robbies recap the key results from Match Week 16 of the Premier League, focusing on the wins by Manchester United, Tottenham, Leicester City, Everton and Liverpool. Then, they discuss what they’re looking forward to most at this weekend’s Premier League Mornings Live Fan Fest’ in Miami Beach.
      • When: Sunday, Dec. 8 and Tuesday, Dec. 10



    • At the Yard: Jim Salisbury and Corey Seidman discuss the offseason news surrounding the Philadelphia Phillies.
      • On this week’s episode: Salisbury and Seidman discuss the Phillies signing Didi Gregorius and trade rumors around the MLB.
      • When: Multiple Times per week