'QB Tiers' with Mike Sando: 8/13/18
Bill is joined by ESPN's Mike Sando to delve into his annual installment of "QB Tiers", including among many others questions surrounding Jimmy Garoppolo and Kirk Cousins.
Prop Bets with Sprow Part 2 & Clay Projections: 8/7/18
Bill is joined again by ESPN's Chris Sprow in the second installment of prop bets for the 2018 NFL season, such as who will have the better record between the NFC rival Cowboys and Eagles (1:17). Plus, ESPN's Mike Clay stops by to talk projections, including which skill position players will regress the most from last year and more (29:00)!
Prop Bets with Sprow Part 1: 8/3/18
Bill welcomes ESPN's Chris Sprow to dive into some prop bets for the 2018 NFL season, including Saquon Barkley vs. every other non-first round rookie RB in TD's (22:03), pass yards for Tom Brady vs. Jimmy Garoppolo (29:01), turnovers for Kirk Cousins vs. Case Keenum (48:35) and much more.
Most Likely To Breakout?: 7/31/18
Bill kicks off his previews of the coming 2018 NFL season by chatting with Matt Bowen of ESPN about which teams will break out on defense (1:03) as well as with Ted Nguyen of The Athletic about the teams that are likely to take the next step on the offensive side of the ball (28:51).
Huge Trades Across The Landscape : 7/20/18
Bill discusses the major trades as we approach the deadline in the MLB with Fangraphs writer Meg Rowley then discuss the Kahwi and Carmelo trades with 538's Chris Herring.
Big Offseasons for Vikes & Raiders: 7/13/18
Bill Barnwell talks with Courtney Cronin about the Vikings re-signing of Danielle Hunter, and if Stefon Diggs will get an extension. Plus, Ted Nguyen on the flurry of offseason moves by the Oakland Raiders.
NFL Hall of Fame & Germany's 1st Rd Exit: 6/27/18
Bill Barnwell talks with Brian Burke of ESPN analytics about his NFL Hall of Fame prediction models and Matt Doyle about Germany's surprising first round exit and MLS.
The Bill Barnwell Show: 6/21/18
Bill Barnwell talks with Mike Sando about his best NFL offseason grades and if the Los Angeles Rams deserve to be at the top of the charts. Plus, Mike Goodwin on video assisted replay and own goals.
Doug Kyed; Kevin Pelton: 6/13/18
Bill Barnwell chats with Doug Kyed on the latest New England Patriots developments and NBA writer Kevin Pelton on the future of LeBron James and free agency.
AFC Offseason Grades: 6/7/18
Bill Barnwell and Field Yates give their offseason grades for every team in the AFC and more.
NFC Offseason Grades: 5/29/18
Bill Barnwell and Mina Kimes give their offseason grades for every team in the NFC, discuss the new season of The Bachelorette and more.
Stanley Cup, Champions League & NFL Kickoffs: 5/24/18
Bill Barnwell talks Stanley Cup Finals with Sean McIndoe, the Champions League Final with Michael Caley and the new NFL Kickoff rule with Kevin Seifert.
2018 NFL Projections & US Men's Soccer: 5/17/18
Mike Clay talks 2018 NFL projections including expectations for Saquon Barkley, OBJ and Julio Jones. Plus, Mike Goodman on the US Men's National Team managerial search.
Smart Move For The Giants? : 5/2/18
Bill Barnwell is joined by ESPN NFL Insider Dan Graziano and CBSSports Sr. NFL writer Will Brinson to discuss the pros and cons of the Giants taking Saquon Barkley in the draf
NFL Draft First Round Recap: 4/27/18
Bill Barnwell and Daniel Dopp break down the QBs drafted in the first round, if the Giants should've passed on Saquon Barkley, the best and worst trades of the night and more.
Eastern Conference NBA Playoff Outlook: 4/25/18
Bill Barnwell and Yahoo Sports Dan Devine breakdown the Eastern Conference NBA Playoffs.
NFL Draft and NBA Playoffs: 4/19/18
Bill Barnwell and Matt Bowen talk NFL Draft and how Lamar Jackson can succeed in the NFL. Plus, Kevin Pelton breaks down the Western Conference NBA playoff picture.
Wrestlemania Recap: 4/10/18
Bill welcomes LA Times columnist Andy McCullough to recap Wrestlemania match by match, weigh in on the NXT show, and a short analysis on the psychology of betting on wrestling
Rookie QBs & NBA Playoffs: 4/2/18
Bill welcomes Ted Nguyen of The Athletic to breakdown the top QBs in the 2018 draft class and what to make of Gruden's early tenure with the Raiders. Plus, Fivethirtyeight's Chris Herring talks about Joel Embiid's injury and what it means for the 76ers chances in the playoffs and who is the most irreplaceable player in the NBA.
Trade rumors & draft selections : 3/30/18
Bill brings on Football Perspective's Chase Stewart to discuss what the NFL draft selections could be for the Jets and Giants, then gets the scoop from ESPN Rams beat writer Alden Gonzalez on a potential Odell Beckham Jr. trade and much more.
Free Agency Recap - Defense: 3/20/18
Bill Barnwell and Dan Graziano take a look at the Colts-Jets trade and recap the big defensive free agent moves including Trumaine Johnson, Malcolm Butler and many more.
Free Agency Recap - Offense: 3/16/18
Bill and Will Brinson recap the offensive side of free agency with talk about Cousins fully guaranteed contract, how Sammy Watkins will fit into an Andy Reid offense, if Allen Robinson and Trey Burton were worth the investment, Jerick McKinnon's surprising contract and much more.
Where Will Kirk Go?: 3/6/18
Bill and Matt Ufford discuss free agency across the NFL, including the futures of Kirk Cousins and Sammy Watkins.
Free Agency/Analytics: 2/27/18
Bill welcomes on Mike Sando to discuss the future of Kirk Cousins, Blake Bortles' extension and more. Then, Sheil Kapadia joins to talk about his time at the Sloan Conference, the use of analytics in the NFL and roster questions that the Eagles have moving forward.
Bill welcomes on Meg Rowley of Fangraphs to talk about the Padres signing Eric Hosmer, JD Martinez heading to Boston, where Jake Arrieta & Lance Lynn may end up and more.
Kevin Pelton: 2/13/18
Bill welcomes on Kevin Pelton to discuss all things NBA trade deadline, including the Cavs' roster makeover, the value of Isaiah Thomas, evaluating players and trades, the timing of the deadline and more.
McDaniels/Preseason Props: 2/7/18
Bill talks to Mike Reiss about Josh McDaniels choosing to stay in New England and then welcomes Chris Sprow to revisit their preseason prop bets.
Super Bowl LII Recap: 2/5/18
Bill and Will Brinson share their thoughts on the Eagles 41-33 win over the Patriots in Super Bowl LII.
Super Bowl Preview Pt. 2: 2/1/18
Bill continues his Super Bowl preview with three former players joining him this time, Domonique Foxworth, Geoff Schwartz and Matt Bowen.
Super Bowl Preview Pt. 1: 1/30/18
In his first Super Bowl preview of the week, Bill talks to writers Sheil Kapadia, KC Joyner and Doug Kyed for different perspectives on the matchup.
Super Bowl LII Set: 1/22/18
Bill talks to Mike Reiss about the Patriots' comeback win over the Jaguars in the AFC Championship Game and then to Kevin Seifert about a tough loss for the Vikings to the Eagles in the NFC Championship Game.
Conference Championships: 1/19/18
Bill and Alden Gonzalez break down the AFC and NFC Championship Games and discuss who they think will come out on top.
Divisional Round Recap: 1/16/18
Bill and Dan Graziano share their thoughts on each matchup from the Divisional Round and then Matt Bowen comes on to discuss the wild final play in Minnesota.
Divisional Round Preview: 1/11/18
Bill previews each Divisional Round matchup with Mike Sando before welcoming special guest Katie Nolan to talk about her new podcast and things that should be left in 2017.
Wild Card Recap: 1/8/18
Bill and Mina Kimes share their thoughts about all the action from Wild Card Weekend.
Wild Card Preview: 1/5/18
Bill and Will Brinson preview each of the Wild Card matchups this weekend. Bills-Jaguars (2:53), Chiefs-Titans (16:23), Panthers-Saints (33:49) and Rams-Falcons (48:24).
Letter Grades : 12/28/17
Bill Barnwell is joined by USA Today NFL reporter Lindsay Jones to grade all of the teams in the NFL for the 2017 season along with a cacophony of NYC sounds. Happy New Year.
Week 16 : 12/21/17
Bill and Will Brinson preview a big NFC South showdown between the Falcons and Saints and then take a look at Rams-Titans (21:16). Later, previewing playoff matchups based on the current standings (34:00).
Glass Case Of Emotion: 12/18/17
Bill and Mike Sando share their thoughts on the wild ending in Pittsburgh as well as the Rams pouring on points in Seattle, as if the rain wasn't enough. Then, they take a look at a few teams who may look to go through a rebuilding process during the upcoming offseason.
Week 15 Preview: 12/15/17
Bill and Dan Graziano preview some of the biggest matchups in Week 15, including Chiefs-Chargers, Panthers-Packers (14:51), Patriots-Steelers (29:43) and Rams-Seahawks (40:41).
Week 14 Recap: 12/11/17
Bill and Doug Kyed react to the Carson Wentz injury news before recapping Eagles-Rams and Steelers-Ravens. Then, they hand out some regular season awards!
Holiday Help: 12/7/17
Bill welcomes Mina Kimes on the show to discuss the Browns' firing of Sashi Brown. Then, they hand out "holiday gifts" to each playoff team depending on their biggest needs (15:17) and answer your mailbag questions (33:19)!
Week 13 Recap: 12/4/17
Bill and Will Brinson react to the Giants' firing of Ben McAdoo and share their thoughts on the Vikings' win over the Falcons (11:29) and the Saints continuing their winning ways against the Panthers (23:00). Plus, re-drafting the 2017 first round (33:08).
NFL Week 13: 11/30/17
Bill and Matt Ufford of SB Nation take a look at a variety of topics in advance of Week 13 in the NFL season, including how heavy of a load Russell Wilson is carrying in Seattle, if Marshon Lattimore is encroaching upon being a shutdown corner, if Antonio Brown should be the MVP and more. Plus, a way-too-early attempt at drafting for 2018 in fantasy.
Communication Breakdown: 11/29/17
Bill Barnwell welcomes Doug Kyed of NESN to discuss the Patriots' defensive ups and downs, the importance of Rob Gronkowski, as well as Chris Hogan's status. SB Nation's Geoff Schwartz also joins Bill to decipher what's wrong with Alex Smith and the Chiefs. Plus, where will the recently benched Eli Manning end up?
Quarterback Situations: 11/27/17
Bill & Mike Sando discuss the Rams' impressive victory over the Saints, the Cowboys' continued struggles & take a look at QB situations around the NFL heading into next year.
Philly's Finest: 11/20/17
Bill Barnwell recaps the Eagles' impressive win over the Cowboys on SNF with Sheil Kapadia. Then, Seth Wickersham joins to dive into the drama between NFL owners and Roger Goodell.
Coach Draft/Week 11: 11/16/17
Bill and Dan Graziano share their thoughts on the Bills benching Tyrod Taylor and preview Rams-Vikings and Cowboys-Eagles. Plus, they do a "Head Coach Draft" based on job security going into next season.
Week 10 Recap: 11/13/17
Bill and Kevin Seifert look back on some key matchups in Week 10, including Vikings-Redskins, Saints-Bills (15:35), Cowboys-Falcons (31:12) and Patriots-Broncos (39:33).
NFL Big Picture: 11/9/17
Bill and Domonique Foxworth discuss a variety of NFL topics, including what they've been surprised about this season, the Browns' roster and personnel choices, why teams have chosen not to sign Colin Kaepernick and more.
Awards & Playoff Picture: 11/6/17
Bill and Will Brinson discuss favorites so far for several awards including OROY, DROY and MVP and share their thoughts on the playoff picture in both conferences.
Week 9: 11/2/17
Bill and Mina Kimes spend a lot of time talking about the upstart Bills and then break down Chiefs-Cowboys and Seahawks-Redskins.
BONUS: 30 for 30 Season Two Sneak Peek: 10/30/17
Bill Barnwell shares the trailer for Season Two of 30 for 30 Podcasts, launching November 14th, as well as one of our favorite episodes from Season One, Yankees Suck.
NFL Week 8 Recap: 10/30/17
Bill and Alden Gonzalez look back on several matchups in Week 8 including a thriller between the Texans and Seahawks (1:33), Lions-Steelers (18:03), Vikings-Browns (34:50) and Raiders-Bills (54:45).
NFL Week 8: 10/27/17
Bill and Mike Sando take a look at some key matchups in their preview of Week 8 of the NFL, including Chargers-Patriots (1:27), Bears-Saints (10:38), Steelers-Lions (28:25) and Broncos-Chiefs (37:30).
Week 7 Recap: 10/23/17
Bill and Matt Ufford look back on a sloppy Week 7 across the NFL, including the Bills squeaking out a win against the Bucs and a field goal fest in Cleveland.
NFL Week 7: 10/19/17
Bill and Vince Verhei take a look at some key matchups in Week 7 of the NFL, including a Super Bowl rematch on SNF and Brett Hundley's first game as a starter against the upstart New Orleans' defense.
Week 6 Superlatives: 10/16/17
Bill and Sheil Kapadia take a look back at Week 6 in a superlative format, including which team had the best win, worst loss, the biggest surprise of the week and more.
NFL Week 6: 10/12/17
Bill and Chase Stuart discuss the surprising 3-2 start for the Jets this season and dive into some Week 6 matchups, including Steelers-Chiefs and Lions-Saints.
No World Cup For USMNT: 10/11/17
Bill Barnwell talks to Nate Scott about the U.S. Men's National Team's failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup and where the team goes from here.
Painful Week: 10/10/17
Bill Barnwell and Dan Graziano share their thoughts on Adrian Peterson heading to Arizona (:57), JJ Watt's injury (5:15), where the Giants go from here after Odell Beckham Jr.'s injury (8:48), the Panthers' win over the Lions (18:50) and look ahead to Week 6.
NFL Week 5: 10/5/17
Bill Barnwell and Lindsay Jones take a look at the Week 5 NFL slate, including an NFC West showdown between the Rams & Seahawks and the Texans-Chiefs SNF battle.
Quarterly Review: 10/3/17
Bill Barnwell & Mike Sando share their thoughts after the first quarter of the NFL season, including teams that have surprised thus far & coaches that may be on the hot seat.
Week 4 Preview: 9/29/17
Bill Barnwell and Chris Sprow share their thoughts on the Packers' win on TNF and then do a rapid-fire preview & prediction of every game on the Week 4 slate.
Week 3 Recap: 9/25/17
Bill Barnwell and Will Brinson break down the action from Week 3 across the NFL, including the wild finish in Detroit, the Giants falling to 0-3, the Saints taking down the Panthers and more.
NFL Week 3: 9/21/17
Bill Barnwell and Dan Graziano take a look at the Week 3 NFL slate by previewing Giants-Eagles, Falcons-Lions, Raiders-Redskins and Buccaneers-Vikings.
Week 2 Recap: 9/18/17
Bill Barnwell and Mina Kimes break down Week 2 across the NFL, including the Falcons' win over the Packers and the Patriots bouncing back in a big way against the Saints.
Week 2 NFL Preview: 9/14/17
Bill Barnwell and Matt Ufford share their thoughts on several Week 2 matchups across the NFL, including the Titans visiting Jacksonville and Atlanta-Green Bay on SNF.
Week 1 Recap: 9/11/17
Bill Barnwell and Kevin Seifert share their thoughts on some of the biggest story lines from Week 1, including the Packers-Seahawks game, the Cowboys handling the Giants and Deshaun Watson taking over at QB for Houston.
Week 1 NFL Preview: 9/8/17
Bill Barnwell and Will Brinson share their thoughts on the Chiefs' win over the Patriots and look ahead to several Week 1 matchups, including Titans-Raiders and Eagles-Redskins.
AFC East Preview: 8/31/17
In the final installment of his NFL division previews, Bill Barnwell takes a look at the AFC East with Doug Kyed.
AFC West Preview: 8/29/17
Bill Barnwell and Lindsay Jones go team-by-team in a preview of the AFC West, including predictions on breakout players and how the division will play out.
NFC North Preview: 8/24/17
Bill Barnwell and Robert Mays go team-by-team in a preview of the NFC North. Can the Vikings take the next step and win the division?
NFC West Preview: 8/22/17
Bill Barnwell and Mina Kimes preview the NFC West and share their thoughts on how the division will play out.
AFC South Preview: 8/18/17
Bill Barnwell and Paul Kuharsky go team-by-team in a preview of the AFC South. Will the Titans continue their upward trajectory? Can Andrew Luck stay healthy?
AFC North Preview: 8/15/17
Bill Barnwell and Vince Verhei go team-by-team in a preview of the AFC North. Can the Steelers finally overcome the Patriots and come out of the AFC?
NFC East Preview: 8/10/17
Bill Barnwell and Mike Sando preview the NFC East. Will the addition of Torrey Smith and Alshon Jeffery take Carson Wentz to the next level? Can the Giants get help from their running game?
NFC South Preview: 8/8/17
Bill Barnwell begins his NFL division previews by taking a look at the NFC South with Will Brinson. How will the Falcons bounce back after Super Bowl LI? Plus, could this year be the end of the Drew Brees/Sean Payton era and was DeSean Jackson the biggest signing of the offseason?
MLB Mid-Season Breakdown: 6/27/17
Bill Barnwell welcomes Baseball Prospectus' Meg Rowley to the show to break down some of the top MLB storylines of the first half of the season.
NBA Draft & Offseason: 6/22/17
Bill Barnwell welcomes Chris Herring to talk all things NBA, including the draft, where Paul George will end up and the offseason plans of the Spurs and Cavaliers.
USA Soccer: 6/13/17
Bill Barnwell talks to Nate Scott of FOX Sports about the U.S. Men's Soccer Team's qualifying matches against Trinidad & Tobago and Mexico.
Week 3 Bachelorette Recap: 6/6/17
Bill Barnwell and Charlotte Wilder share their thoughts on the third episode of The Bachelorette.
Early Takeaways From The NBA Finals: 6/5/17
Bill Barnwell and Dan Devine give their early takeaways from the NBA Finals and discuss if either LeBron or Durant have bars.
Week 2 Bachelorette Recap: 5/30/17
Bill Barnwell and Mina Kimes recap the second episode of The Bachelorette.
Football & Burgers: 5/25/17
Bill Barnwell talks to Mike Sando about the Richard Sherman situation in Seattle as well as his article on Colin Kaepernick. Later, Bill, Geoff Schwartz and Mike Golic Jr. debate which restaurant makes the best fast food hamburger.
Week 1 Bachelorette Recap: 5/23/17
Bill Barnwell and Mina Kimes recap the first episode of The Bachelorette.
NBA Playoffs & EPL: 5/19/17
Bill Barnwell welcomes two special guests for this episode! Doris Burke joins to talk NBA Playoffs and then Mike Goodman calls in to discuss the Premier League season.
The Premiere Bagel: 5/12/17
Bill Barnwell and Dan Devine delve into the NBA Playoffs and discuss James Harden's poor Game 6 performance. Plus, who knows more about the premiere bagel?
The Quarterback Shift : 5/1/17
Bill Barnwell, Will Brinson, Todd McShay and Mel Kiper Jr. recap the whirlwind trading and QB landing spots in the 2017 NFL Draft.
NFL Draft: Round 1 Recap: 4/28/17
Bill Barnwell and Mina Kimes recap the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft and pick new Mexican food first names in honor of Taco Charlton.
NBA Playoffs: 4/26/17
Bill Barnwell and Kevin Pelton discuss the NBA Playoffs so far, including Houston getting by the Thunder, the Spurs-Grizzlies battling it out and the Wizards-Hawks series.
We The Fans - Part 3: 4/25/17
Tom Waddle, Sarah Spain and Bill Barnwell break down Episodes 5 and 6 of We The Fans and discuss The First Down Lady and the horror of reliving the Bears-Titans game.
We The Fans - Pt. 2: 4/18/17
Bill Barnwell, Sarah Spain and Tom Waddle recap episodes three and four of "We The Fans" and discuss the multiple relationship dynamics from Section 250 of Soldier Field.
On The Move? : 4/14/17
Bill Barnwell welcomes Sheil Kapadia to talk Richard Sherman and Marshawn Lynch trade news. Plus, Taylor Twellman on the growing pains of MLS and the U.S. Men's National Team.
We The Fans - Pt. 1: 4/11/17
Bill Barnwell, Sarah Spain and Tom Waddle recap the first two episodes of We The Fans, a story about season ticket holders in section 250 of Soldier Field.
Are The Cavs That Good?: 4/5/17
Bill Barnwell welcomes FiveThirtyEight's Chris Herring to discuss if the Cavs are still the team to beat, a quick MVP conversation and how to handle whiteboard mistakes.
Peterson, Gronk & Wrestlemania: 4/3/17
Bill Barnwell and NESN's Doug Kyed discuss the Patriots hosting Adrian Peterson, the latest in the Malcolm Butler saga and their thoughts on Wrestlemania 33.
The Unabridged History Of The Undertaker: 3/27/17
Bill Barnwell and Andy McCullough of the L.A. Times take you down the rabbit hole in their shortened but colorful history of "The Undertaker", after watching every single one of his matches.
MLB Season Preview: 3/24/17
Bill Barnwell is joined by Baseball Prospectus' Aaron Gleeman to discuss surprise performances in the WBC, the site's PECOTA projections for teams and players, possible breakout players and Vegas odds on the MVP and Cy Young Awards.
MLB Pitching Preview: 3/23/17
Bill Barnwell and Eno Sarris of FanGraph's preview pitching for the 2017 MLB season, including the reliability of tracking statistics, selecting some potential breakout stars to keep an eye on, declining veterans and more.
Free Agency Superlatives: 3/16/17
Bill Barnwell and Robert Mays of The Ringer talk free agency superlatives, including the biggest surprises, bargains, overpays, best fits, signings they wanted to see and much more.
Bachelor Finale: 3/15/17
After another crazy season of the Bachelor, Bill Barnwell and Mina Kimes put a bow on the final episode.
NFL Free Agency: 3/10/17
Bill Barnwell and Daniel Adler recap the first couple days of free agency in the NFL, including Brock Osweiler on the move and what the Browns future plans are. Plus, their thoughts on the impact Mike Glennon will have in Chicago.
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