Pros Like Us

NFL Draft Blitz's Alex Khvatov and Lou Montagna discuss the latest news from around the NFL.

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Episode #60: Chiefs Like Us
ESPN NFL Nation reporter Adam Teicher tells us whether you can trust the Chiefs again. Is it 2019 season all over again? Defense rising to the challenge in recent weeks, Melvin Ingram making a difference and Willie Gay is the X-factor.
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Episode #59: Show Me the Money!
The best D-II WR in the nation L'liott Curry from Henderson State discusses the importance of film study and perfecting the box fade. His best college game, developing his technique as a wideout and showing a lot of love for his grandmother who raised him. East Carolina OL Justin Chase talks about his versatility, being a late bloomer, his most memorable team win, making the bowl game this season and the close bond with his family.
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Episode #58: Taylor Made
QB Jared Bernhardt recounts his lacrosse career at Maryland and his transition to QB at Ferris State. The undefeated regular season, his relationship with Coach Annese and Lamar Jackson being his favorite NFL player. Also Lou and Alex talk about Mac Jones, Kyle Shanahan, Matt Nagy and the Colts.
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Episode #57: Lock it Up
IUP ballhawking CB Nazir Streater talks about taking the PSAC conference by storm and having a special season in 2019. Reggie Bush being his favorite player growing up and how making it on ESPN SportsCenter Top 10 Plays impacted his football path. Also RB Jawon Hamilton relieves his memories at UCF and James Madison and discusses why he chose Eastern Michigan for his final season. Talks about the National Championship game and the birth of his daughter.
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Episode #56: Cheek to Cheek
Elon QB Davis Cheek talks about watching film and preparation. He also discusses a special diet plan which helped him gain 30 pounds before his freshman season, overcoming two major injuries and why he chose Elon. Lou and Alex hand out their midseason NFL report cards and look at the playoff picture.
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Episode #55: Miller Time in LA
WR Jack Sorenson from Miami, Ohio talks about what it takes to be a great route runner. His friendship with his teammate Ben Kimpler, sacrifices and failure, the dream of being an NFL player and Rodgers or Favre. Our guys discuss the impact of the Derrick Henry injury and the Von Miller trade.
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Episode #54: Stacking Pennies
Troy LB Carlton Martial talks about his biggest accomplishments, working his way up from being a walk-on, Trojans' stalwart defense and the Coastal Carolina matchup coming up. Also CB Joshua Flowers (Winston-Slaem State) explains what his coach Robert Massey has meant for his development, discusses how the team has turned its season around, training with Darius Slay and what it means to play at an HBCU school. Trading deadline and the next NFL head coach to get the axe are the other topics on deck.
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Episode #53: Family Affair
Hank Carter, Head Football Coach at Lake Travis High School, discusses this year's team. Provides stories about his former QB Baker Mayfield and talks about Friday Night Lights at Texas. Also Brown QB EJ Perry joins the show. He tells us what makes the Ivy League atmosphere so special and the major difference between playing for his father and uncle. Also Cowboys and Raiders chatter.
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Episode #52: Gorilla vs Lion
We welcome one of the best TE's in the nation in Isaiah Likely from Coastal Carolina. He talks about how he came up with his Twitter name. He also mentions his basketball background, family and his career day against Arkansas State. We are also joined by Idaho QB Mike Beaudry. He discusses his football journey of perseverance. Talks about the role his mom has played in his life, winning the D-II National Championship, running a pro-style offense and how the TEST Football Academy has made him a better QB this past summer.
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Episode #51 In The Cards
Alcorn State WR LeCharles Pringle talks about setting the single season school record for TD's and the connection with his QB Felix Harper. The comeback win against UAPB and the Steve McNair legacy. Also Lou vents about his big ache and the Cardinals are on top of the world.
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Episode #50: The Manning Dynasty
Nelson Stewart, head football coach at Isidore Newman High School, is the guest this week. He talks about what makes his star QB Arch Manning so special. He praises his character. Arch loves the grind and his preparation sets him apart. How does he deal with the pressure of being the next great QB. Also Coach Stewart calls OBJ - a tireless worker and relentless in his pursuit of greatness. Other topics include Darnold, Rams, the CJ Henderson trade and HOF talk.
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Episode #49 Just Win Baby
Lou and Alex welcome two guests to the show this week. Fayetteville State Joshua Williams is a long corner with very good speed. He talks about his dad being a role model for him, praises his teammates in the secondary and mentions the coaches who have helped him get this far. Also LB Willie Eubanks III from The Citadel discusses his most memorable win at the school and the improvements he made over the offseason. Are the Raiders for real?
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Episode #48 West Is Best
QB coach Tony Racioppi tells the guys what he has learned over the years training quarterbacks of all ages. He talks about Pitt QB Kenny Pickett, Manning Camp, the importance of the three P's, traits he looks for and explains bad habits. Also the NFC and AFC West divisions ruled the day after week one in the NFL.
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Episode #47 LA Story
Talking about the Rams with Jake Ellenbogen. Stafford, Goff, McVay and Justin Hollins. Jake also makes his Super Bowl prediction. Alex and Lou preview the biggest games in week 1 and make the picks.
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Episode #46 Kool-Aid or Vodka?
Andy Buckler from Dynasty Nerds gives a lot of valuable insights on Fantasy Football and how you should proceed with your draft. Also JaguarReport beat writer John Shipley discusses Urban Meyer and Trevor Lawrence.
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Episode #45: Getting in the Film Room
Lou and Alex welcome the athletic, left-handed, dual threat QB Holton Ahlers from East Carolina to the show. He is a film junkie whose ultimate goal is to get to a bowl game this season. He talks about his mental toughness. He is also the owner of Built When Broken apparel. Also Ryan Spagnoli from Pats Pulpit joins the guys and talks about the QB battle between Cam Newton and Mac Jones.
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Moving Day
Alex and Lou have officially moved the Pros Like Us Podcast to Malka Media and Megaphone. They want to thank their loyal listeners and welcome new ones. Also, they'd like to thank Chris Horwedel of UnderDog Podcasts for helping them along their journey.
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Episode #44 Grizzly Sighting
WR Samuel Akem (Montana) discusses how his older brother has always been a huge motivating factor for him as far as his football career. He grew up a Longhorns fan, how he was a late bloomer, what makes him a fierce competitor and his biggest strengths. Also we talk about the rookie QB's during the preseason.
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Episode #43 Gold Teeth to Gold Jacket
WR Andrew Kamienski from North Central College talks about his preparation and film study which led to his big season in 2019. His mom has supported him the most throughout his football journey. He also discusses how he has gotten stronger in the offseason, his best trait as a player, the Rams and whether the NFL is a dream or a reality at this point. Also Alex and Lou talk about the HOF inductees and a debate over the top NFL QB's of all-time breaks out.
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Episode #42 Gentle Giant
OG Jimmy Burchett shows his big personality when he stops by. He talks about why he chose Notre Dame College, his love for the Browns, his wrestling background and the importance of being a captain. He shares some O-line stories, why he enjoys pass blocking and the highlight of his career. Lou and Alex discuss the Carson Wentz injury and the importance of having a capable backup QB.
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Episode #41 Another Last Dance?
DL C.J. Brewer (Coastal Carolina) is the guest on this episode. He talks about where he got his nickname, his go-to pass rush move, praises the Chanticleers OL unit and recounts the magical 11-1 season. He discusses the BYU game from last year, QB Zach Wilson, HC Jamey Chadwell and what makes his own QB Grayson McCall special. Also Alex and Lou dive into the Aaron Rodgers situation.
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Episode #40 Safety First
UL Monroe safety Austin Hawley joins this show. He talks about the new coaching staff, the new evolution of playing safety, his first recollection of playing football and how losing his parents has made him a stronger person. Alex and Lou are amazed by Tom Brady and list their top 5 NFL defensive players.
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Episode #39 Master Wayne
South Alabama WR Jalen Wayne joins the show as a guest. He talks about his basketball background, the keys to route running, his uncle Reggie Wayne, the energy the new coaching staff brought to the program and how his mom being his hero. Also we have a Fantasy Football discussion.
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Episode #38 The Magician
The guys welcome Villanova QB Daniel Smith to the show. Lou gives Daniel a new nickname that feels appropriate. We recount The Play with him. He talks about his magical season in 2019, what led him to Villanova and the expectations for the team in 2021. Who is the best athlete in his family and his recruiting experiences. Also we look at the top triplets in the NFL. Lou and Alex get into a heated debate on this topic. Euro 2020 recap, Chris Paul finally getting his respect and will the Suns win the NBA finals.
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Episode #37 Wynn-ing At The Rock
Today, we are joined by Slippery Rock WR Jermaine Wynn Jr. He talks about his outstanding 2019 season, his speed, his clutch gene and the adversity that he has overcome in his life. His love for the Steelers, Antonio Brown being his favorite player, what it is like to play at the Rock and how he has stayed active on campus off the field. Alex and Lou look at Chris Simms top 40 NFL QB’s list. No one is safe. Baker Mayfield, Matthew Stafford and Cam Newton come under fire. Who will win Euro 2020 in soccer.
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Episode #36: Smooth As Glass
The guys are joined by Alabama AM QB Aqeel Glass. He talks about the undefeated season and on capturing the SWAC title in the spring. Also he tells us what it meant to him when he won the 2021 Deacon Jones Trophy. Being a captain, his best trait, an NFL player that he models his game after and what to expect from his team in the fall. Lou and Alex also talk about Frank Clark legal troubles, LeVeon Bell talking his way out of the league and Euro 2020. Which NFL QB is next to get that huge payday.
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Episode #35: Cover Boys
Lou and Alex welcome ESPN.com Titans writer Turron Davenport to the show. He analyzes the Julio Jones trade and the impact that he is already having on the team. He also recaps the Titans draft. Turron is a big fan of the Elijah Molden pick in the third round and sees him as the perfect nickel corner. Then WR Jarrin Pierce discusses why he chose Middle Tennessee out of JUCO, scoring his first TD at the Big House and where he got his nickname. We are also talking about the new Madden cover and recap Euro 2020 so far.
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Episode #34: Fullback Love
On today's episode, we are joined by Chiefs newly signed FB Mike Burton. He talks about his NFL career with the Lions, Bears, Washington and Saints. He opens up about why he joined the Chiefs. He went from being a walk-on at Rutgers to captain and talks about his journey of perseverance. He shares a few stories about Calvin Johnson and Drew Brees and discusses what made those players special. Also Julio Jones chatter. Are the Titans the favorites in the AFC South with the new addition. Alex and Lou open up about their favorite TV shows when they were younger.
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Episode #33: Time To Step Up
On this episode, we are discussing NFL breakout players for next season. We have a few surprises up our sleeve. Alex is on board with Panthers QB Sam Darnold while Lou believes Daniel Jones will take a step forward this upcoming season with all of the offensive pieces around him. Plus NFL head coaches who are vastly overrrated. John Gruden and Mike Tomlin make the cut. Gruden is just living off his past accomplishments. And Tomlin has fallen short in the big games in the playoffs more than any other head coach in recent memory.
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Episode #32 Big Brother
Aaron Rodgers talk dominates this week’s show. Has he played his last down with the Packers. Also the guys look at the teams who are close to winning a Super Bowl that have never done so in the past. The Bills and Browns are on the cusp of capturing their first title next season. Julio Jones is definitely done in Atlanta and we look at the possible landing destinations for him. Lou praises Phil Mickelson for winning a major Championship at the age of 50. We link his win with what Tom Brady did with the Bucs.
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Episode #31: Call Me Crazy
On this week's show, we are joined by Tarleton State WR Tariq Bitson. He talks about balancing football, school and being a father. He discusses his journey in the CFB landscape. He talks about why he left Oklahoma State, his stellar year at Adams State in 2019 and how he found a home with a new team. Making the top 10 plays on SportsCenter was a surreal experience for him this season. Alex and Lou also predict a few suprise playoff teams next season. Which teams are bound to take a step back in 2021.
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Episode #30: No Love for Love
On the latest episode, the guys look ahead to the 2021 NFL schedule and pick out some key games. We focus on week one matchups to start the season. Bucs vs Cowboys and Jets vs Panthers. Sam Darnold gets to face his old team. Key QB battles around the league to keep an eye on including the Bears, 49ers, Broncos and Patriots. Alex doesn't show any love for Jordan Love. Tim Tebow is in the news again and he is making a comeback with the Jaguars as a TE. Will Julio Jones stay with the Falcons or is he a goner.
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Episode #29: Gadget Guys Win
On this episode, the guys put on the finishing touches on the 2021 NFL Draft. We recap the best and most disappointing selections. We look at the winners and losers as far as teams are concerned. We discuss the best value picks in each round. A few disagreements occur between Lou and Alex. Smaller receivers went higher than anticipated. A few hybrid players fell further down in the draft. Is Aaron Rodgers done in Green Bay and does the selection of Davis Mills signal the end of Deshaun Watson in Houston.
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Episode #28: Sir Lance-A-Lot
On this episode of Pros Like Us, Lou and Alex recap the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft. Impressions, surprises and disappointments from Day 1. Alex is ecstatic to see the 49ers select QB Trey Lance. Mac Jones landed into the Patriots lap at No.15. Bears got aggressive and traded for Justin Fields. Alex explains why he isn't as high on LSU WR Ja'Marr Chase and it was a surprise that the Bengals selected him with the 5th pick in the draft. We also look ahead to Day 2 and talk about the top prospects available on the board.
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Episode #27: Chips, Anyone?
On this show, Alex wants the 49ers to choose Trey Lance and makes a case why he is the third best QB in the NFL Draft. Lou is starting to believe the Mac Jones hype with the No.3 selection. Does it matter that Trevor Lawrence doesn't have a chip on his shoulder. We offer our solutions for how to fix the LA Chargers and what they should do in the draft. We look at the Over/Under win totals for NFL teams next season. We are believers in the Browns. Alex is buying the Cardinals hype while Lou is selling the Cowboys.
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Episode #26: Smokescreen Season
Alex and Lou are discussing Dolphins draft needs. We talk about what the team should do with the No.6 overall pick. Is an edge rusher the right way to go with the 18th overall pick in the first round. We have our doubts about Mac Jones being the pick for the 49ers and wonder if Justin Fields is the QB they are targeting all along. Will the Panthers still draft a QB at No.8 if the right guy falls to them. We also look at NFL head coaches on the hot seat entering the 2021 season. Is Julian Edelman a HOF.
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Episode #25: Geography for 800, Aaron!
On this episode, the guys discuss the Sam Darnold trade. The QB finally escapes New York. With weapons and a competent coaching staff, we believe that he has a great chance to succeed with the Panthers. We debate whether the Bengals should draft an OT or a shiny new weapon with the No.5 selection. The presence of Florida TE Kyle Pitts is certainly an enticing one. We also talk about what Cincinnati should do with their other picks. Aaron Rodgers is the guest host of Jeopardy and his post career might be set for years to come.
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Episode #24: Shanahanigans
On this Pros Like Us episode, NY Daily News beat writer DJ Bien-Aime praises Jets FA signings. He is a big fan of WR Corey Davis and edge rusher Carl Lawson. He discusses team's draft plans. He talks about which QB he prefers with the No.2 overall pick. Early impressions of HC Robert Saleh and advice on how the new rookie QB should deal with the New York media. Alex and Lou are confused and wonder which QB will the Niners select with the No.3 overall pick. We also offer a quick fix for the Broncos.
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Episode #23: Jordan Status
On this episode, Alex and Lou offer their solutions for the Panthers. It starts with drafting a QB in the first round. They also have to address their O-line and cornerback positions. We like their underrated moves in FA on the defensive side of the ball. We also see WR's signing in FA. Kenny Golladay got the big deal from the Giants. Alex is a believer in the Cardinals next season. Also March Madness discussion breaks out. We make our predictions for the Final Four and some more upsets in the next round.
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Episode #22: Bill Opens the Vault
On this Pros Like Us episode, the guys are talking about the NFL free agent signings. The Patriots are being aggressive and free spending like there is no tomorrow. Alex believes that most of these moves will backfire for Bill Belichick in the end while Lou defends the signings. We mention a few deals that we are big fans of. We also discuss the retirement of Drew Brees and who will be the starter for the Saints in 2021. Alex reveals the algorithm that he created to pick the winners for the NCAA tournament.
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Episode #21: Fixing the Falcons
On today's episode, Malka Sports CEO Pat Capra gives us some insight about the life of a sports agent and how the landscape of the business has changed recently. How he goes about finding future clients, what advantages he offers to them and his typical work day. He also talks about making documentaries on different subjects. Also Ball State RB Caleb Huntley joins us. He tells us what sets him apart from the rest of the backs in this draft and what it meant for Ball State to win the MAC Championship this year. Our guys also offer solutions about how to fix the Falcons.
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Episode #20: Staying or Going
On today's episode, we discuss the top WR's of all-time that we would pay to see live. Lou reveals a surprise WR that no one sees coming. J.J. Watt signing with the Cardinals for a lot of money and Alex believes Arizona is the favorite in the NFC West now. Where will QB Alex Smith surface now after the release from Washington. Will there be a reunion with his old coach. Other NFL players getting the axe. We wonder if the defensive centerpiece Von Miller will return to the Broncos or find a new home in 2021.
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Episode #19: Big Mac and Fries
This week, Jaguars beat reporter John Shipley stops by. He discusses Urban Meyer's impact in his first season, rookie RB James Robinson, what players will make a major leap next season and Jaguars possible targets in free agency. Also our guys look at Alabama QB Mac Jones. Where does he rank with the other top QB's in the draft. His strengths and weaknesses as a prospect. We look at NFL players who are more likely to get a franchise tag this offseason. Panthers are looking to dump Teddy Bridgewater and make a move for Watson.
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Episode #18: Watt's Up?
On this episode, the guys look at the top NFL free agents. We speculate where some of these players will sign. Will Dak Prescott return to the Cowboys. A number of offensive playmakers and a couple of veteran corners are available on the FA market. We also look at the cap situation for most teams. QB Carson Wentz traded to the Colts. GM Chris Ballard once again makes a bold trade in the offseason. Can HC Frank Reich fix his former pupil. Texans released one of their franchise cornerstones in J.J. Watt and we discuss the perfect landing destinations for him.
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Episode #17: Failed to Make an Adjustment
On this episode, Alex and Lou recap the Super Bowl and talk about what went wrong for the Chiefs in the big game. Bucs DC Todd Bowles was the real MVP and designed a terrific plan to stop the explosive Chiefs offense. Lou believes that Kansas City was too stubborn on offense and failed to adjust their gameplan. What happened to the run game. We remember Terez Paylor and Marty Schottenheimer. We recap the 2021 HOF class and the regular season NFL awards. Did Steelers TJ Watt deserve the DPOY award over Aaron Donald.
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Episode #16: Chiefs All the Way
On this episode, ESPN NFL Nation reporter Adam Teicher joins the guys to talk about the Kansas City Chiefs. How does this team compare to last year's squad that won the Super Bowl title. He discusses Patrick Mahomes, Andy Reid, Eric Bieniemy and Brett Veach. He also previews the Super Bowl in Tampa. Then Alex and Lou make their Super Bowl prediction. We also recap the Matthew Stafford trade for Jared Goff. The Rams are all in for next year while the Lions are set up well for the future. Who is the next QB that will be traded.
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Episode #15: Baffling Decisions
On this week's Pros Like Us podcast, Lou and Alex recap the NFL Championship games. Some coaching decisions made on Sunday left the guys scratching their heads. Coaches need to be more aggressive in some of those key situations especially the Packers. We also discuss the possible landing spots for QB Matthew Stafford. Alex talks about a team that would be a perfect destination for Stafford. Alex also believes it is time for the 49ers to step up and trade for QB Deshaun Watson. The curious hire out of left field by the Eagles.
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Episode #14: Remember the Titans
On this week's episode, ESPN Titans writer Turron Davenport joins the guys to discuss Arthur Smith being a fantastic hire by the Falcons, Titans OC options, lack of a pass rush this season, FA and Draft options for this team moving forward. Turron dives into the Eagles current problems and makes his Super Bowl pick. Lou and Alex preview the AFC and NFC Conference Championship games. We debate whether Urban Meyer was the right hire for the Jaguars. Alex loves the jets move to get Robert Saleh and questions the Chargers move.
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Episode #13: Bouncing Back
This week on Pros Like Us, we preview the Divisional playoff games and make the fearless picks. Alex is trying to bounce back from an off week. Lou and Alex agree on the Ravens and the Bucs. They are picking against the Bills which might be a mistake. We discuss the firing of Doug Pederson. Is the owner taking on too much responsibility in Philly. Possible candidates for the Eagles. The Deshaun Watson saga in Houston. What would it take to lure the QB away and are the Texans ready to part ways with their franchise signal caller.
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#12: Polar Opposites
This week on Pros Like Us, Lou and Alex make their picks for all of the games during the NFL Wildcard weekend. Our duo has contrasting opinions on these games. Lou likes most of the underdogs, and Alex is sticking with the favorites, but he has a surprise with the ugly game of the week. We also connect head coaching candidates to NFL openings. Lou wonders why teams aren't jumping at the chance to hire Chiefs Eric Bieniemy. The Chargers job is the most attractive one while the Jaguars are looking at Urban Meyer.
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#11: In or Out
On this episode, Alex and Lou discuss week 17 in the NFL. Which teams are in and who will miss the playoffs. We make our predictions. Redskins pull the plug on their former first round QB Dwayne Haskins. Why are the Dolphins going with Tua over FitzMagic in week 17 after he saved their season against the Raiders. Baker Mayfield is exactly who we thought he was. The Jets are playing well at the end of the season. We address the Urban Meyer rumors to the NFL. Lou makes his fearless picks for this week.
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Episode #10: NFC Best
On this episode, the guys welcome Carolina Panthers beat writer Alaina Getzenberg from the Charlotte Observer. She discusses Teddy Bridgewater's future, Matt Rhule, the firing of GM Marty Hurney and a possible QB pick in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft. Then Philadelphia Eagles beat writer Zach Berman from The Athletic joins the show. Talking about the Carson Wentz struggles, Jalen Hurts promising start and Doug Pederson's future with the team. Best team in the NFC according to Alex and Lou. Most surprising and disappointing teams in the NFL and Bears chatter.
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Episode #9: At The Movies
On this episode, guys talk about their favorite young NFL QB's. Who is bound for stardom? Alex praises Bills QB Josh Allen and admits that he was wrong about him during the draft process. The addition of WR Stefon Diggs has a made big difference for the Bills offense. Lou compares Ravens versus Browns Monday night's game to a Marvel movie. It is certainly an entertaining take. The Eagles came away with a victory with rookie QB Jalen Hurts under center. Plus we preview the big game this weekend between the Chiefs and the Saints.
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Episode #8: Getting The Axe
On this week's episode, Lou and Alex discuss the miracle in the Meadowlands that got DC Gregg Williams fired. The Patriots are making a push for the playoffs. The future of Carson Wentz in Philadelphia is hanging by a thread, while the Eagles are rolling with rookie QB Jalen Hurts as the starter this week. We are trying to get to the bottom of who is to blame for the collapse of the Eagles. The Giants are one of the hottest teams in the NFL and it looks like they made the right call hiring HC Joe Judge. Raiders Darren Waller is a rising star and one of the top TE's in the league.
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Episode #7: What Can the Browns Do For You
On this week's episode, beat writer Scott Petrak for the Chronicle-Telegram joins the guys to talk about the Browns season and their 8-3 record. QB Baker Mayfield is a hot topic. Has he earned that extension? Scott shares his thoughts about Kevin Stefanski and what he has brought to this team. RB Nick Chubb is the ultimate professional and how the team has missed Myles Garrett the past two weeks. Will OBJ be back in 2021? Our guys also discuss the NFL playoff picture, Lions cleaning house, Derek Carr, Cowboys and Washington.
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Episode #6: Enjoy the Mahomes Ride
On another Pros Like Us episode, Lou and Alex talk about NFL Defensive Player of the Year candidates. We both believe that TJ Watt is the favorite for this award right now. We discuss the unbeaten Steelers and how good they truly are. Magical Mahomes and the injury to Joe Burrow. Alex believes that the Bengals need to address the O-line in next year's draft. Top 5 NFL WR discussion sparks a debate. Lou has a surprise at No.1 for everyone and he defends it with some hard facts. NFL teams, not selecting in the top 10, who are in the market for a QB in the 2021 NFL Draft.
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Episode #5: Dolphins Defense
On this week's episode, sports columnist Dave Hyde from South Florida Sun Sentinel joins the show. He talks about the Dolphins dominant defense and the key FA signings for the team on that side of the ball. QB Tua is getting in the groove of things and Brian Flores being the Coach of the Year candidate. Then Lou and Alex breakdown the NFC West competitive division. Lou doesn't trust the Colts and the guys talk about Philip Rivers career. We also preview the Chiefs vs Raiders game and the picks segment from Lou.
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Episode #4: A Lesson In Time
On this episode, the guys are joined by former Bears OL Terrence Metcalf. He talks about the 2006 Bears Super Bowl team. The defense that carried the day in Chicago and LB Brian Urlacher. Terrence discusses what he enjoys the most about coaching, his move to the West Coast and his son - Seahawks WR DK Metcalf. Lou and Alex are impressed with the Saints, they question the Raiders defense, Harbaugh's options in the NFL and the most underappreciated NFL players. We have a few surprises up our sleave.
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Episode #3: Chef Wilson
On this episode of Pros Like Us, Lou and Alex talk about the winless Jets and the possibility that they would finish the season 0-16. How far has Adam Gase fallen? It would take a complete overhaul to turn the NY Jets around. We also have a debate about the NFL MVP. Seahawks QB Russell Wilson is the favorite for the award right now midway through the season, but Patrick Mahomes and Tom Brady are gaining ground. We discuss WR DK Metcalf and his impact on the Seahawks. He was the steal of the 2019 NFL Draft and the eight receivers that were chosen before him.
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#1: Lou Is Back
On the debut episode of Pros Like Us, Alex Khvatov and Lou Montagna are joined by Lions beat writer Dave Birkett from the Detroit Free Press. He shares his thoughts on the big win against the Jaguars. The defense stepping up in a big way. He talks about the breakout performance by rookie RB D'Andre Swift. He discusses Matt Patricia's future, Matthew Stafford and the legacy that Cavin Johnson left with the Lions. Chiefs, the good and bad QB play in the NFL, Bears and Patriots are the other topics touched on this week.
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#2: Trade Winds
On this week's episode, the trade winds are blowing. Our guys talk about the trades they want to see happen in the NFL including JJ Watt being moved to a contender. Tua time for the Dolphins, and Alex doesn't believe it is the right move. Ravens make a move to improve their defense. Should Jerry Jones coach the Cowboys. NFC South breakdown, and the Bucs are quickly becoming the best team in the NFC because of their defense. Lou and Alex have a heated debate about Antonio Brown. Also watch out for the surging Cardinals.
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