Thursday, January 9th, 2020


Peter King is Joined by Former Patriots Assistant Charlie Weis; Discusses his Conversations with Tom Brady and Robert Kraft on this Week’s The Peter King Podcast

Newest episode of The Michael Holley Podcast Features New England Revolution Head Coach Bruce Arena

STAMFORD, Conn. – Jan. 9, 2020 – NBC Sports debuts new podcast episodes this week as former Patriots assistant Charlie Weis joins The Peter King Podcast, and Manchester United legend and Ajax CEO Edwin van der Sar joins Men in Blazers. NBC Sports Regional Networks also continue to debut new podcast episodes each week. This week’s 49ers Insider Podcast features three-time NBA champion and two-time NBA Executive of the Year Golden State Warriors GM Bob Myers discussing the 49ers’ success, while this week’s White Sox Talk Podcast features White Sox star pitcher Lucas Giolito.

Also this week, Celtics Director of Team Nutrition and team chef Nick Arcuri joins The ‘Enes Kanter Show’ to discuss how he ended up with the Celtics, how he motivates players to eat well and what kinds of food he prepares for the team. NBA salary cap expert Nate Duncan joins Tom Haberstroh on this week’s episode on The Habershow to preview the NBA trade deadline and discuss free agency. In addition, this week’s The Michael Holley Podcast features New England Revolution Head Coach Bruce Arena talking about the team’s season last season.

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.


    • 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 recaps Wild Card weekend, including Tom Brady’s reaction to New England’s loss to the Titans and Robert Kraft’s opinion on Brady’s future with the Patriots. Afterwards, King is joined by former Patriots assistant Charlie Weis to talk about Brady’s future in New England. King is also joined by Carolina Panthers beat writer Joe Person, to discuss the Panthers hiring of Matt Rhule. Lastly, Jane Slater and King discuss the Cowboys’ decision to hire Mike McCarthy.
      • When: Monday, Jan. 6 and Wednesday, Jan. 8
    • 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 discuss the surprising news of Matt Rhule’s hiring in Carolina and the Giants hiring Joe Judge. Then, Florio and Michael David Smith give out awards for the Wild Card games and answer mailbag questions.
      • When: Tuesday, Jan. 7 and Wednesday, Jan. 8
    • 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, Tony Dungy, Rodney Harrison, and Mike Florio recap Wild Card weekend. They break down Minnesota’s and Houston’s thrilling overtime wins and discuss Tom Brady potentially being done in New England after losing to the Titans. They also discuss which top seed has the tougher Divisional matchup: Ravens or 49ers?
      • When: Sunday, Jan. 5
    • 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 Fareed recap all of last weekend’s Wild Card games, react to the Cowboys hiring of Mike McCarthy, and say goodbye to all the Wild Card losers in Requiem For a Team. They break down the Vikings and Texans overtime wins, the Titans beating the Patriots, and whether Drew Brees and Tom Brady played their last games in New Orleans and New England, respectively.
      • When: Monday, Jan. 6 
    • 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: Josh Norris, Ian Hartitz, and John Daigle react to the news that the Cowboys are hiring Mike McCarthy to be their next coach, plus break down all the results from Wild Card weekend.
      • When: Monday, Jan. 6
    • 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:  Three-time NBA champion and two-time NBA Executive of the Year, Warriors GM Bob Myers joins Matt to share his insight into what has made 49ers general manager John Lynch and head coach Kyle Shanahan so successful this season.. Matt and Laura also discuss the Vikings travelling to Levi’s Stadium for the divisional round of the NFC playoffs and have a conversation with the fan who caught the football after the 49ers beat Seattle.
      • When: Monday, Jan. 6 and Wednesday, Jan. 8
    • 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 react to Scott Turner’s hiring as the Redskins’ new offensive coordinator over Kevin O’Connell. They also break down Ron Rivera’s coaching staff moves and explain why Washington hiring a new trainer is a big deal.
      • When: Monday, Jan. 6 and Tuesday, Jan. 7
    • 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: Tom Curran breaks down the fallout of the Patriots’ loss in the Wild Card round against the Tennessee Titans, addresses where Josh McDaniels might end up, the Patriots’ inability to effectively supplement their offense and what Tom Brady plans on doing in 2020.
      • When: Tuesday, Jan. 7
    • 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: On the latest Eagle Eye podcast, Frank and Zangaro are joined by Ray Didinger to discuss roster decisions the team needs to make this offseason and Malcom Jenkins’ desire for a new contract.
      • When: Tuesday, Jan. 8
    • 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 episodes: Host Laurence Holmes, is joined by Lance Briggs, Matt Forte, Olin Kreutz, and Alex Brown to discuss what went wrong during the Bears’ 2019 season.
      • When: Monday, Jan. 6


    • 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 Kanter joins Chris Forsberg to discuss his impressive defensive performance over the last few games, his huge dunk that resulted in a technical foul and what it felt like to be able to travel to Canada. Later in the show, Enes and Chris are joined by Celtics Director of Team Nutrition and team chef Nick Arcuri to discuss how he ended up with the Celtics, how he motivates players to eat well and what kinds of food he prepares for the team.
      • When: Wednesday, Jan. 8
    • Rotoworld Fantasy Basketball: Matt Stroup andMike 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: The crew breaks down the fallout of Jonathan Isaac’s injury and what to do about adds and options for Isaac’s fantasy owners. They go over players who fantasy owners may want to consider dropping, as well as highlight Week 12 wire pickups. Stroup is then joined by Jared Johnson and Ryan Knaus to review the worst picks they made in the Rotoworld staff league, debate the merits of auction vs. snake drafts, and look at the unexpected winner from Blake Griffin’s knee surgery.
      • When: Monday, Jan. 6 and Wednesday, Jan. 8
    • 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 for a round of week 9 Monday Overreactions. They go over Louisville’s struggles, Michigan State’s resurgence, and spend an hour talking through everything that happened in college hoops over the weekend.
      • When: Monday, Jan. 6
    • The Habershow: Tom Haberstroh’s NBA Podcast: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. New episodes drop every Friday during the NBA season.
      • On this week’s episode: Tom Haberstroh discusses longtime NBA commissioner David Stern’s legacy with Yahoo Sports NBA Insider Chris Haynes and CNBC Sports Business reporter Eric Chemi. Haynes also discusses why the Portland Trail Blazers are struggling, the LeBron/Anthony Davis combination, and possible moves at next month’s trade deadline. Afterwards, Tom is joined by NBA salary cap expert Nate Duncan, who previews the NBA trade deadline as well as free agency.
      • When: Friday, Jan. 3 and Friday, Jan. 10




    • Men in Blazers: Roger Bennett and Michael Davies discuss football. And wear blazers. Usually at the same time. Men in Blazers is driven by the belief that Soccer is America’s Sport of the Future. As it has been since 1972.
      • On this week’s episode: Rog sits down with Manchester United legend and Ajax CEO Edwin van der Sar to talk about his trophy-filled career, the art of goalkeeping, and Ajax’s secret to youth development and what the U.S. can learn from it.
      • When: Wednesday, Jan. 8
    • The Michael Holley Podcast: Michael Holley of NBC Sports Boston is launching his Lifestyle Podcast with a wide variety of guests from athletes, musicians, coaches, politicians, chefs, business leaders, and other cultural contributors. Topics include pop-culture, music, food, fashion, health trends and much more.
      • On this week’s episode: Michael Holley sits down with New England Revolution Head Coach Bruce Arena. They discuss a variety of topics including what led to Arena turning the New England Revolution’s season around and getting the club into the playoffs. Bruce discusses his expectations for the New England Revolution going forward. He also gives New England fans some more insight on what life is like for Bruce off the field, his music interests, and how he became good friends and neighbors with Julian Edelman.
      • When: Thursday, Jan. 9




    • White Sox Talk Podcast: Hosted by NBC Sports Chicago’s trio of White Sox experts Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey, and Chris Kamka provide 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: Host Chuck Garfien talks with White Sox star pitcher Lucas Giolito about the acquisition of Dallas Keuchel and Yasmani Grandal, his growth after a breakout season, and if the Sox are ready to win.
      • When: Tuesday, Jan. 8 
    • Cubs Talk Podcast: Hosted by NBC Sports Chicago’s Cubs experts David Kaplan and Tony Andracki, 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 episodes: Hosts Tony Andracki and David Kaplan are joined by Cubs pitching coach Tommy Hottovy to discuss the Cubs’ current starting rotation, how he struck NBC Sports Cubs analyst David DeJesus, and how to build a winning bullpen.
      • When: Wednesday, Jan. 8