Mike Florio discusses the comments made by Bears GM Phil Emery when he said that he doesn’t want to use the franchise tag on Jay Cutler.
Mike Florio breaks down the trending topics around the NFL including, Mike Tomlin fine that could also turn into a draft pick penalty, officiating that continues to be an issue and the 2014 QB draft class that has taken a significant hit due to injuries and players returning to school.
CSN Bay Area’s Matt Maiocco joins PFT Live to preview San Francisco’s Week 14 matchup against the 11-1 Seattle Seahawks, players in line for a raise after the 2013 season, and the long-term benefit of keeping both Colin Kaepernick and Aldon Smith under contract well into their prime.
Mike Florio ranks his top five coaches on the hot seat, a list that includes Mike Shanahan, Leslie Frazier, Rex Ryan and Oakland’s second-year coach Dennis Allen.
The 49ers have been blown out by the Seahawks in the last two games between the teams.
Both of those games were played in Seattle and their Week 14 tilt will be at Candlestick, where the 49ers beat the Seahawks last season. Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area will join Mike Florio on Wednesday’s PFT Live to discuss how much of a difference that will make in the final result. They’ll also talk about the 49ers offense and where quarterback Colin Kaepernick stands near the end of his first full year as a starter.
Whether he wins or loses on Sunday, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh will not see his job security altered. The same isn’t true of some other members of the coaching fraternity, however, and Florio will discuss which coaches fall into the latter category during the program.
It all gets started at noon ET and you can watch it live by clicking right here.
The ProFootballTalk guys discuss the latest news and notes from around the NFL including Aaron Rodgers recovery from injury, Mike Tomlin awaiting punishment from the league and Le’veon Bell hoping to play this weekend after suffering a concussion on Thanksgiving Day.
The ProFootballTalk guys address the top and bottom five teams in the NFL. The Seahawks have moved up to the number one spot, and the suddenly surging Jaguars have moved themselves out of the bottom five.
The PFT crew discuss Mike Florio’s top five coaches on the hot seat. While the Jets have dropped three straight games, Rex Ryan is doing the best he can with what he has.
Mike Florio tackles the hottest NFL stories of the day, including the Seahawks NFC dominance, what penalties are in story for Mike Tomlin and the Steelers and if Aaron Rodgers’ and Jay Cutler’s return can help pry the NFC North from the Lions.
Giants DE Justin Tuck joins Mike Florio on PFT Live to talk about the Giants slow start and hopeful bounce back, what it takes to sack a QB, and what his two Super Bowl runs with the Giants were like.
Mike Florio talks with KJR’s Curtis Crabtree about the Seahawk’s Monday night win over the Saints and their chances of making it to Metlife Stadium for the Super Bowl in February.
The Seahawks are 11-1 and on a clear path to home field advantage in the NFC playoffs after throttling the Saints on Monday night, which is a good place to kick things off on Tuesday’s PFT Live.
Curtis Crabtree of PFT and KJR in Seattle will join Mike Florio to talk about the latest Seahawks victory. There’s not much argument that the Seahawks have been the most impressive team so far this season, so we’ll see if Crabtree sees any reasons for worry behind the gaudy record during the conversation.
Giants defensive end Justin Tuck will also visit the program. Tuck’s coming off his best day of a frustrating season in the Giants’ 24-17 win over the Redskins. He had four sacks of Robert Griffin III, almost twice as many as he had over the entire year. We’ll find out if Tuck thinks he can repeat the feat this week and what he thinks the Giants need to do to make sure that 2014 is a better year.
You can watch it all live at noon ET by clicking right here.
Scott Pioli and Mike Florio discuss the team they think will get the first pick in the 2014 NFL draft. Plus, they look at the opportunities the Texans would have if they were to earn the first overall draft pick.
The PFT crew discusses the current AFC playoff picture as well as the teams still fighting for a chance to play in the postseason.