Washington Football Talk

Washington Football Talk

The Washington Football Talk podcast is anchored by NBC Sports Washington's Washington Football Insider JP Finlay and highlights all members of our coverage team including Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey along with plenty of others. Finlay will also reach out to a host of outside influencers both in the D.C. media and the national landscape. With a strong set of personal relationships built on years covering the team, Finlay brings a fresh and engaging style to interviews with players, coaches and alumni for the podcast.... Show More

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August 10, 2020 62 min

JP Finlay, BIRTHDAY BOY/MAN Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey begin this podcast by further analyzing the Derrius Guice fallout, which includes the release of more details about his alleged crimes and Ron Rivera's Monday explanation for why he moved on from the running back. How does this change the team's outlook on the field for 2020? That's a question the trio answers. Then, they turn their attention to Reuben Foster, a...

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This is a necessary, but by no means fun, edition of the Washington Football Talk podcast. JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey come to you to give their reactions to the shocking Friday night news relating to Derrius Guice, who is facing domestic violence charges and is also no longer with the franchise. So, the guys discuss how awful the overall situation is, explain how it affects the running back depth chart, and then furt...

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Washington Football Team fans, you are in for a fun one here. This podcast consists of audio from JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey's weekly Facebook show, which also featured the esteemed Kevin Sheehan. Yes, the two forces finally joined together for one hell of a conversation. Alongside Sheehan, JP, Mitch and Pete go over their most recent thoughts on the name and how the franchise appears to be handling the transitio...

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This new Washington Football Talk moves quickly through a variety of topics, with JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey starting things off with more Alex Smith conversation. JP reported that Smith has been looking good so far at camp, so the three hosts discuss that news before wondering if/when Dwayne Haskins will *officially* be named the starter. Next, the guys move on to wide receiver, reacting to the signing of veteran Do...

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JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey return to their go-to park for this edition of the Washington Football Talk podcast, which starts off with a segment on Bryce Love. How big of a deal is it that he's now in the mix at running back and could he end up pushing someone else out of that mix? That, plus another riveting installment of "100 Chips," make up that portion of the show. Then, the guys move their focus to A...

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This new Washington Football Talk is coming at you LIVE from Ourisman Kia in Chantilly, Va. and it's got just about everything. To begin, JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey look at how the Marlins and MLB's issues with the virus could impact the NFL. How does this make the hosts feel about the chances of their sport starting on time, finishing its full season and making it to the Super Bowl? They're definitely fa...

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There's officially a new (temporary) name for the NFL franchise that calls the nation's capital home, and JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey are here to discuss that major, major news. To start, you'll hear those three, plus Brian Mitchell, react to the announcement that, in 2020, the organization will be known as the Washington Football Team (using audio from their weekly Facebook Live show, which you should be ...

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This Washington Football Talk episode begins with JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey reacting to the Washington Post's big story about the sexual harassment and verbal abuse allegations inside of Ashburn. The three read Ron Rivera and Dan Snyder's statements and question whether this scandal could push a chunk of fans away for good. Once they wrap that up, they move on to some discussion about the stadium — why isn&#...

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This is about as full as a Washington Football Talk episode as you'll get. To start, JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey weigh in on the franchise's name change, the statement that was made to initiate that change and what they believe will happen when it comes to the next name. Eventually, the guys move on to cover plenty of other topics that are at the front of everyone's mind, including the front office adjustm...

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After a brief intro from JP Finlay, you'll get audio from JP, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey's energetic and hilarious interview with the energetic and hilarious Fred Smoot (which originally aired on their "Redskins Talk & Friends" Facebook Live show). In that interview, Smoot makes a compelling case for Washington's next name to be the Red Wolves, and paints a convincing picture of how fun the home atmosphe...

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The bulk of this Redskins Talk is made up of three expert interviews, all of which look at the Redskins and their name from various angles. Andrew Brandt joins JP Finlay to discuss whether it's possible for the team to really make this dramatic switch before 2020 starts, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton answers JP's questions about how this all impacts RFK Stadium. And lastly, the distinguished Kenneth Shropshire (who seems to kn...

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The hurricane winds are blowing, as JP Finlay says at the start of this Redskins Talk, and those winds could result in the franchise changing its name. That topic, of course, is all that JP, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey really focus on for this pod, which comes after a weekend of constant breaking news related to the Redskins. So, do the three really believe Washington will go by a new name? What could that new name be? And what ...

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  • JP provides the introduction to the NBC Sports podcast series - Sports Uncovered: Sean Taylor: the NFL Superstar we didn't get to know. The podcast debuted a few weeks back- as some of Taylor's former teammates and friends reflect on his life and career cut short far too soon. Be sure to subscribe to Sports Uncovered right now to get future episodes automatically downloaded to your device for free. https://art19.com/shows/s...
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    The reason for this Redskins Talk is a somber one, but what comes out of it is something all fans will really enjoy and learn from. This installment is solely devoted to JP Finlay's one-on-one with Joe Jacoby, where Jacoby reflects on the amazing career and life of Joe Bugel, who died over the weekend. During his time on the phone, Jacoby explains what made Bugel such a special coach and tells some seriously captivating stories...

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    This Redskins Talk was recorded at Ourisman Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Alexandria, which made JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey quite happy. You wouldn't be able to tell, though, with the way JP and Mitch begin things (by getting into a bit of a tiff). Once they stop bickering, however, a fun edition of Redskins Talk ensues, where the trio cover all sorts of things, including: 1) Whom Terry McLaurin's sidekick at receiv...

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    For this Redskins Talk, JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey returned to their park and, after a few important announcements and promotions, discussed whether the team should retire more numbers, and which players have numbers that are worth retiring. They all have varying opinions on the matter, which made for intriguing back-and-forths. Eventually, the hosts then looked ahead to 2020 and wondered how many sacks the revamped ...

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    JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey haven't opened their mailbag in a while (read: months), so in this Redskins Talk, the guys decided to fix that and answer questions they hadn't gotten to yet. The segments starts out with some random inquiries and spam, but once things get moving, some interesting discussions follow. Among those discussions is the idea of moving Brandon Scherff to left tackle and what Washington can...

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    JP previews the latest podcast in NBC Sports' Sports Uncovered series, which focuses on the life and death of Redskins safety Sean Taylor. JP reflects on the first game played after Taylor's death - and you'll hear a portion of the Sports Uncovered podcast, as Joe Gibbs and Gregg Williams share their memories of that day.

    Be sure to subscribe to Sports Uncovered now to get this podcast when it's released Thursday Ju...

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    For the first time in months/years/decades, JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey were in the same physical location for a recording of Redskins Talk, and this one bounces around between a lot of defense-focused conversations (as well as some largely un-focused conversations, too). After catching up, the guys wonder if Daron Payne is the most talented D-lineman on the team, then look at the franchise potentially trading Ryan An...

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    This is a really fun Redskins Talk, and it kicks off with an interview with NBC Sports' Chris Simms. In that interview, JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey ask Simms why he put Dwayne Haskins so low (39th out of 40th, to be precise) in his annual QB rankings. The analyst explains how he arrived to that conclusion, whether he'd want Dwayne, Kyle Allen or Cam Newton for 2020 and even gives a superb breakdown of the seco...

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