Le’Veon Bell is back after being suspended for a substance abuse violation. However, the Steelers have gained more yards than every team in the league for two weeks with a combined 917-yards without him.
Drew Brees says he has “every intention of playing” this weekend, but Mike Florio knows that his bruised rotator cuff will need to be evaluated later in the week before a final decision is made.
PFT Live: Chip Kelly says his play calling isn’t predictable and throws the onus back on his players that they need to execute better, making Mike Florio believe the Eagles are feeling the pressure heading into Week 3.
PFT Live: Falcons’ RB Devonta Freeman talks with Mike Florio about the Falcons 2-0 start, how Dan Quinn’s style has helped change the culture in Atlanta and how Kyle Shanahan’s offense fits his game.
Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times calls in to discuss the news that Kam Chancellor will end his hold out and return to the Seahawks. It’s unclear whether Seattle will clear the roster for him to play in Week 3.
The Colts are facing an 0-2 start and Andrew Luck is feeling the heat from within his own organization from Chuck Pagano and Ryan Grigson. Mike Florio and Rodney Harrison discuss the messages being sent.
Matt Stafford reacts to his team’s response over the late hit on Sunday by saying he was proud of the way they handled themselves, but Rodney Harrison believes the players need to protect their QB.
With the Cardinals starting the season 2-0 safety Tony Jefferson joins the show to discuss his first career interception against the Bears and his expectations for the season if the team can stay healthy.
Pete Carroll believes Jimmy Graham is frustrated with his role in the Seahawks’ offense and Mike Florio says it’s as simple as Russell Wilson realizing he has a new passing option he’s never had before.
Tuesday’s PFT Live is a big one that you’re not going to want to miss.
In addition to bringing you the latest on the biggest stories from around the league, Mike Florio will chat with five players about the opening weeks of the regular season.
For some of those players, the first two weeks have been a blast. Browns wide receiver Travis Benjamin fits into that category thanks to his four touchdowns and we’ll talk to him about what’s been a great partnership with Johnny Manziel. Cardinals safety Tony Jefferson helped his team improve to 2-0 with an interception return for a touchdown against the Bears and we’ll hear his take on the team’s quick start.
It’s been more of a mixed bag for the Vikings, who were blown out in the opener before beating the Lions. We’ll talk to defensive end Everson Griffen about what the team needs to do to keep playing the way they did in Week Two. The Dolphins are also 1-1 and wide receiver Kenny Stills will fill us in on what went wrong against the Jaguars last Sunday.
Bears tackle Kyle Long rounds out the visitors to the show and he’s the only representative from an 0-2 team. We’ll chat with him about quarterback Jay Cutler’s injury and his move from guard during his visit.
As always, we also want to hear what PFT Planet thinks. Email questions at any time or get in touch on Twitter at @ProFootballTalk to let us know what’s on your mind.
It all gets started at noon ET and you can listen to all three hours live via the various NBC Sports Radio affiliates, through the links at PFT, or with the NBC Sports Radio app. You can also watch a simulcast of the first hour by clicking right here.
A struggling Saints team looks to keep the Panthers guessing as to whether an injured Drew Brees will play Sunday. Brees has missed just one start in his 10 years with the Saints.
Mike Florio and Rodney Harrison discuss Seattle’s slow start and what Seahawks are missing without Kam Chancellor on the field. The Seahawks have not started 0-2 since 2011.
ProFootballTalk: DeMarco Murray’s numbers through the first two games of the season have been abysmal as have the rest of the Eagles. Rodney Harrison and Mike Florio discuss the changes that need to be made.
Mike Florio answers calls and tweets from fans of PFT about who the Cowboys backup QB should be with Tony Romo out, if Johnny Manziel will be the starter in Cleveland going forward and the problems in Miami.
Eagles’ insider Geoff Mosher discusses the horrific offensive performance against the Cowboys, the long list of problems on the offensive line and the possibility of Sam Bradford being benched.
Cowboys’ beat writer Clarence Hill explains why he believes the team has enough talent to withstand the losses of Tony Romo and Dez Bryant. Hill also discusses the possibility of getting Kyle Orton to come out of retirement.
Mike Florio takes a closer look at the wild Thursday night game between the Broncos and Chiefs, explaining how it felt like a few games packed into one considering the way Peyton Manning played.
Mike Florio and Michael David Smith offer up their picks for Week 2 of the NFL season, as they agree on all picks except for the New York Giants hosting the Atlanta Falcons.
With a week in the books, Mike Florio takes another look at Headsetgate, explaining how the NFL spoke out quickly and cleared the Patriots in order to end all speculation.