Assuming Tim Tebow makes the team, Mike Florio says Tebow will be a jack-of-all-trades for New England.
Mike Florio believes Robert Griffin III’s main concern should not revolve around the time he has missed, but he should be concerned about players targeting his surgically-repaired knee. Also, Ravens QB Joe Flacco has to prove he’s ready to become a leader, whether the teams desperately needs him to be that or not.
Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press joins Mike Florio to talk about the active offseason in Detroit. After bringing in a crop of names, including RB Reggie Bush and DE Jason Jones, Mike Florio wonders if Detroit’s free-spending could impact contract numbers of Ndamukong Suh, Matthew Stafford, and Calvin Johnson.
Paul Allen of KFAN Sports Radio joins Mike Florio to talk all things Minnesota Vikings. After a strong finish to his 2012 season, Allen wonders if Christian Ponder is transforming into the franchise QB the Vikings need. Allen creates his Mt. Rushmore, but is Adrian Peterson worthy of the distinction?
Mike Florio breaks down the latest news from the NFL and talks about Michael Vick’s need for a solution at the QB position, why Chip Kelly is probably not the savior in Philadelphia, and how players would fare if forced to live and play in London, England.
Recently retired NFL center Matt Birk joins Mike Florio to talk about ending his career on a high note with the Ravens’ Super Bowl XLVI victory. The Ravens visited President Obama at the White House, but Birk was not present. He explains his decision to respectfully decline the invitation to meet President Obama.
Mike Florio takes calls and tweets from PFT Planet and makes his prediction for most productive rookie running back in 2013. Florio also tackles the LA versus London debate and says we may see a team overseas before another in California. The NFL has been successful without a team in Los Angeles, and broadening their reach internationally is a task the league intends to tackle.
The Ravens visited the White House this week without Matt Birk, their starting center in the Super Bowl who has since retired.
Birk went public with the reason for his absence, saying that his abortion beliefs conflict with President Obama’s and that he “just felt like I couldn’t deal with” visiting the White House under those conditions. Birk will join Mike Florio on Friday’s edition of PFT Live to talk about his decision to skip out on one of the rites enjoyed by championship teams.
We’ll be asking PFT Planet to help us guide the remainder of the program. Florio will be responding to your calls – 888-237-5269 — and tweets — @ProFootballTalk — so reach out and let us know the things you most want to talk about as another week comes to a close.
You can watch it all live at noon ET.
Lee Roy Selmon, Derrick Brooks, Warren Sapp, and Ronde Barber make Mike Florio’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Mt. Rushmore. Which Bucs’ legend makes your list?
Mike Florio runs down the hottest news in the NFL and starts with “minor surgery” for Ben Roethlisberger that could turn into a major problem as the QB continues to age and break down. Florio also dispels the notion that Deacon Jones’ passing was caused by head trauma sustained during his playing days, and breaks down the most recent Ravens’ offseason acquisition.
Shaun King has been completely honest in his critique of Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik, and he joins Mike Florio to continue his authentic dialogue of Tampa’s management. King doesn’t have anything personal against Dominik, but he is critical of some of the offseason moves, including the compensation given up for Darrelle Revis.
NFL analyst and former QB Shaun King joins Mike Florio to break down who is most deserving of landing on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Mt. Rushmore. While King has a bone to pick because he didn’t make it into the Top 12, he has no problem naming his Top 3, but the fourth and final honoree is a bit trickier.
When we announce the members of the Buccaneers’ Mt. Rushmore on Thursday afternoon, their former quarterback Shaun King won’t be one of the faces etched into a virtual mountain.
King isn’t one of the 12 finalists for the honor, but he certainly knows the franchise and he’ll share his thoughts about which other members of the Bucs fraternity should be the faces of the franchise when he joins Mike Florio on PFT Live. We’ll find out King’s choices and then see if they match up with the choices of PFT Planet when the results are announced with King, Florio and the rest of the Pro Football Talk on NBCSN crew at 5 p.m. ET.
Florio will also have the latest news and rumors from around the league in addition to takes on some of the bigger stories during a slow time in the football calendar.
You can watch it all live at noon ET.