Thursday, January 30th, 2020


PFT PM, Chris Simms Unbuttoned, The Peter King Podcast and Multiple NFL Regional Sports Network Podcasts Originate from Miami This Week

Peter King Speaks with Kansas City Head Coach Andy Reid and GM Brett Veach as the Chiefs Ready for Super Bowl LIV

Hall of Fame Running Back Jerome Bettis Joins the Newest Episode of Rotoworld Football

The Habershow and The Enes Kanter Show Reflect on the Life and Impact of Kobe Bryant

STAMFORD, Conn. – Jan. 30, 2020 – NBC Sports debuts new podcast episodes this week, headlined by multiple NFL podcasts from Miami with on-site coverage of Super Bowl LIV. On The Peter King Podcast, King replays his conversation with Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, who he joined on his 3 a.m. car ride to work during the Super Bowl bye week. King is also joined by Kansas City general manager Brett Veach to discuss scouting quarterback Patrick Mahomes and gets the inside scoop on the 49ers-Patriots Jimmy Garoppolo trade from 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco and Patriots Insider Tom Curran.

NBC Sports Regional Networks continue to debut new podcast episodes each week. This week, six RSN podcasts are on-site in Miami.

Mike Florio and Chris Simms are also in Miami this week with new episodes of PFT PM and Chris Simms Unbuttoned. The two are joined by numerous coaches and players, including former Colts WR Reggie Wayne, Saints RB Alvin Kamara and Vikings WR Stefon Diggs. Hall of Fame running back Jerome Bettis joins a new episode of Rotoworld Football, while Charlie Weis and Jacoby Brissett join this week’s episode of Patriots Talk Podcast to discuss Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and Jimmy Garoppolo. In addition, this week’s Our Line Starts features an interview with Dallas Stars GM Jim Nill.

In all, NBC Sports presents 23 new podcast episodes this week. New episodes for all podcasts are 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 replays his conversation with Andy Reid as he joined Reid for a 3 a.m. ride to work, where the Chiefs coach talks Kansas City’s strategy to land Patrick Mahomes, serving meatballs to Hollywood’s elite, and the Michael Vick chapter in Philadelphia. Afterwards, King makes his Super Bowl pick and speaks to Chiefs GM Brett Veach, who talks about scouting Mahomes and what he saw in him as a prospect at Texas Tech. King is then joined by 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco and Patriots Insider Tom Curran to get the inside scoop on how the Jimmy Garoppolo trade went down.
      • When: Monday, Jan. 27 and Wednesday, Jan. 29
    • 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.
    • 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 episode: Simms and Florio are on-site in Miami for Super Bowl week. They discuss the 49ers’ defense and what they could take away from the Chiefs’ losses this season, which team has the edge on special teams in the Super Bowl and whether Andy Reid needs a ring to make the Hall of Fame. Afterwards, they are joined by former Colts WR Reggie Wayne, Saints RB Alvin Kamara and Vikings WR Stefon Diggs. On Wednesday, Florio and Simms host a live audience show at Miami’s Playwright Irish Pub, featuring special guests, Super Bowl predictions, an audience Q&A, and more.
      • When: Monday, Jan. 27, Tuesday, Jan. 28 and Wednesday, Jan. 29
    • 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 and John are in Miami for Super Bowl week and are joined by Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis, who talks about the memorable “five carries, one yard and three touchdowns” stat line. Afterwards, they are joined by JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington, Will Brinson of CBS Sports, Bob Sturm of The Athletic and Matt Harmon of Yahoo! Sports.
      • When: Tuesday, Jan. 28
    • 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:  Matt Maiocco is joined by NFL analyst Michael Silver, who details his relationship with Kyle Shanahan and talks about the job he has done with the 49ers. Afterwards, Hall of Fame quarterback Kurt Warner stops by to discuss the Chiefs’ offense and how to stop Patrick Mahomes. Lastly, Maiocco is joined by John Bosa, father of Joey and Nick Bosa, to break down Nick’s rookie season and talk about Kyle Shanahan. The next day, Peter King joins the show to discuss 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan’s Super Bowl game plan and what to expect from Jimmy Garoppolo this weekend.
      • When: Tuesday, Jan. 28 and Wednesday, Jan. 29
    • 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 head to Miami for Super Bowl coverage, talking about every storyline leading up to the big game. Afterwards, JP has a one-on-one interview with quarterback Case Keenum, where he says if he’d like to be back in Washington and what he knows about Ron Rivera.
      • When: Sunday, Jan. 26
    • 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 discuss the possibility of running back LeSean McCoy being a Hall of Famer.
      • When: Tuesday, Jan. 28
    • 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 the latest episode of the Patriots Talk Podcast, Tom Curran and Phil Perry set the table for what’s to come this week from Miami at the Super Bowl. Afterwards, former Patriots assistant Charlie Weis reflects on the decision to hire Bill Belichick as head coach 20 years ago. Then, Tom talks to Jacoby Brissett, who says whether he thinks it was a blessing or curse to play with Tom Brady and Jimmy Garoppolo.
      • When: Monday, Jan. 27
    • 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 NBC Sports NFL analyst Chris Simms live from Miami as they try to fix the Bears, including what they can learn from Kyle Shanahan and the 49ers. Afterwards, Holmes is joined by Kevin Clark and Robert Mays of The Ringer to discuss why the Chiefs and Niners are in the Super Bowl, and what is holding the Bears back to get to that point.
      • When: Tuesday, Jan. 28 and Wednesday, Jan. 29
    • The Leisuremen: Pabst and Perloff: The Leisuremen: Pabst & Perloff, features popular personalities/producers Paul Pabst and Andrew Perloff, who bring their entertaining brand of humor, fun, and passion to the airwaves 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 episodes: Pabst and Perloff are in Miami for the Super Bowl, where they discuss their trip to South Beach, pick against each other for the big game on Sunday and reflect on the life and legacy of Kobe Bryant.
      • When: Wednesday, Jan. 29



    • 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: This week’s episode is focused on remembering Kobe Bryant, with Brian Shaw and Doug Christie sharing stories of playing with and against him. Tom is also joined by The Undefeated’s Marc Spears, who spent more than 20 years covering Bryant.
      • When: Friday, Jan. 31
    • 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 details growing up a Lakers fan in Turkey and how much Kobe Bryant influenced his NBA journey. He also breaks down his Twitter beef with Kendrick Perkins and what it’s like to watch the Celtics play while he’s injured.
      • When: Wednesday, Jan. 29
    • 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: Matt Stroup and Steve Alexander are joined once again by guest Brian Rosenworcel, the drummer of the band Guster and avid fantasy basketball player, to discuss this week’s most intriguing waiver pickups. They break down the improved recent play of Elfrid Payton, what to expect from Thaddeus Young with Lauri Markkanen hurt, and Svi Mykhailiuk’s hot streak. Afterwards, the crew discusses what to expect from Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram in New Orleans, as well as some buy-low/sell-high options.
      • When: Monday, Jan. 27 and Wednesday, Jan. 29
    • 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 Monday Overreactions. They break down Kentucky beating Texas Tech in overtime, Baylor landing an upset win at Florida and Illinois’ Ayo Dosunmu being the best player this year. Additionally, they talk about Kobe Bryant and how his death impacted the world of sports.
      • When: Monday, Jan. 27
    • 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: On the latest Sixers Talk podcasts, Amy Fadool and Hudrick discuss Ben Simmons’ play since Joel Embiid went out with an injury and their favorite memories of Kobe Bryant.
      • When: Wednesday, Jan. 29



    • 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:  Liam McHugh, Anson Carter, and Keith Jones give their impressions of All-Star Weekend, including rave reviews of St. Louis as a host city. Afterwards, Pierre McGuire interviews Dallas Stars GM Jim Nill.
      • When: Wednesday, Jan. 29



    • At the Yard: Ricky Bottalico and Corey Seidman discuss the offseason news surrounding the Philadelphia Phillies
      • On this week’s episode: On the latest At the Yard podcast, Bottalico and Seidman discuss the new rules changes in baseball and the biggest moves in the NL East this offseason.
      • When: Tuesday, Jan. 28



    • Golf Central Podcast: com writers discuss and debate the latest news from the PGA Tour, European Tour, LPGA, Tour, Champions Tour, College Golf, and the amateur game.
      • On this week’s episode: Will Gray and Ryan Lavner are joined by Rex Hoggard to discuss the world’s reaction to Kobe Bryant’s death, John Rahm’s finish at Farmers, Tiger Woods’ first event of 2020 and Jordan Spieth falling out of the OWGR top-50.
      • When: Monday, Jan. 27



    • The Scrum Down with Alex Corbisiero: The Scrum Down with Alex Corbisiero 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: The dust has begun to settle in England as Saracens are set to be relegated at the end of the season. BBC Sports’ Chris Jones joins Alex to discuss how it happened, what it means for Saracens, the Premiership and the England National Team moving forward. After, the guys turn their attention to this weekend’s upcoming Six Nations Championship. Alex and Chris analyze each team, pick potential tournament dark horses, make their predictions and Alex explains why England might not do as well as everyone is expecting.
      • When: Sunday, Jan. 26