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The Peter King Podcast
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The Peter King Podcast

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The ultimate destination for all things pro football. Led by one of the most influential storytellers in all of sports media, three-time American Sportswriter of the Year Peter King delivers an access-driven experience that brings fans into the locker room, the press box and the front office with the biggest influencers in professional football. Fans can listen in on in-depth conversations with the biggest names in football that they haven't heard before to get a fresh, new and intimate experience on America’s most popular sport. King also delves into other topics and other sports, particularly in the off-season.

Latest Episodes

How to fix the officiating, Cowboys & Packers talk with Ed Werder, and Favre's first throw with Doc Emrick

(1:30) Peter King examines the current confusion with the state of officiating, including why it's clear that the NFL is trying to deter coaches from challenging pass interference, and why it's time for a Sky Judge to help fix some of the problems (6:40) Peter speaks with longtime NFL reporter Ed Werder to discuss the wacky Lions-Packers game from MNF, the state of the Cowboys, and Jason Garrett's job security (37:50) Legendary NBC hockey announcer Doc Emrick talks about starting his career as a teacher, getting his start in broadcasting, lessons from Ernie Harwell, his fortunate break getting hired as the Devils play-by-play announcer, and the classic story of how he called Brett Favre's first throw

63 MIN2 d ago
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How to fix the officiating, Cowboys & Packers talk with Ed Werder, and Favre's first throw with Doc Emrick

Devlin Hodges' wild ride, the Chiefs are suddenly sputtering, crises in LA, and is it already lights out in Cleveland?

Peter King summarizes his Football Morning in America column after a zany Week 6: (2:36) Devlin Hodges' win over the Chargers caps an especially weird day (4:30) Backup & replacement QBs are on a ridiculous 14-0 run, and a new age of youngsters is here (6:00) Sam Darnold says bring on the Patriots (7:00) The 49ers are a revelation after stifling the Rams in LA (10:45) Rams & Chargers are in trouble, mild-mannered Teddy B, a rough day for Marcus Mariota, bad numbers for the Chiefs (13:30) Weekly awards, a profile on Luke Kuechly, numbers fun with Chip Kelly, and, of course, the adieu haiku

18 MIN4 d ago
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Devlin Hodges' wild ride, the Chiefs are suddenly sputtering, crises in LA, and is it already lights out in Cleveland?

Brett Favre at 50: memories, regrets, advice, and fart machines

Peter sits down with Hall of Fame QB Brett Favre on the eve of his 50th birthday to discuss retirement life, Patrick Mahomes, and his legendary fart machine (1:30) But before Favre, Peter riffs on the Jay Gruden firing and the dysfunctional Washington organization, and why Daniel Snyder & Bruce Allen are the ones to blame (7:45) 1-on-1 with Brett Favre (13:50) Favre on what hurts when he wakes up each morning (18:40) Favre on his uncanny ability to remember things after hearing or seeing them once, but contrasts that with some recent incidents of memory loss (25:30) Favre on whether he would have played as long he did knowing what he knows now about concussions (31:35) Favre on the comparisons with Patrick Mahomes and playing on the edge (34:20) Favre on playing for and getting yelled at by Mike Holmgren (37:40) Favre on his legendary fart machine (41:15) Favre on a day in the life post-playing career and dealing with wild hogs & snakes (46:40) Favre on advice for young QBs and the lessons he learned from Andy Reid on how to properly watch film

54 MIN1 w ago
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Brett Favre at 50: memories, regrets, advice, and fart machines

Kirk Cousins' day of vindication, the Colts shock the Chiefs, the Raiders are for real, and a tribute to SI

FMIA: The Mini Pod- Peter King offers snippets from his Football Morning In America column as he breaks down everything that happened in Week 5. (4:20) An homage to Peter's alma mater, Sports Illustrated (5:10) How Frank Reich, Jacoby Brissett, and the Colts went into Kansas City and shocked the Chiefs (12:30) Peter speaks with Vikings QB Kirk Cousins about why he doesn't want to hear about all the outside criticism (13:40) The Raiders are not a fluky 3-and-2 (15:15) A conversation with Russell Wilson about how playing baseball helps him on the football field (15:45) Brett Favre turns 50 this week, and we get a preview of Peter's extended conversation with the Hall of Famer (full podcast coming this Wednesday) (18:15) Players & Goats of the week, a profile of Kenny Stills, and the best regular season game of Joe Montana's career

23 MIN1 w ago
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Kirk Cousins' day of vindication, the Colts shock the Chiefs, the Raiders are for real, and a tribute to SI

Texans WR Kenny Stills; plus international football with NFL exec Chris Halpin

(1:05) Vontaze Burfict is suspended for the season after yet another cheap shot. But Peter explains why there's a difference in opinion among people about how to hand out discipline regarding big hits. (8:30) Texans WR Kenny Stills discusses the challenges of playing with 9 (!) different QBs in 7 seasons, what it's like to be traded, and his why social activism goes far beyond kneeling for the anthem. (31:30) Peter is joined by the NFL's Chief Strategy & Growth Officer to discuss the International Series beginning in London this week with the Bears & Raiders. They discuss the new Tottenham Stadium, which is designed for football; the possibility of expanding the NFL beyond London & Mexico City; Mahomes Mania in Mexico City; and how gambling will impact the NFL's future business plan.

70 MIN2 w ago
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Texans WR Kenny Stills; plus international football with NFL exec Chris Halpin

Power Rankings re-organization, the Bears turn to Chase Daniel, Freddie Kitchens Redemption, and Frank Gore's legend grows

FMIA: The Mini Pod- Peter King takes stock of the NFL in the aftermath of a strange Week 4 as we're down to only three undefeated teams. (2:40) A bunch of good teams got pulled to the middle after it had looked a little too easy for them in the early stages of September. (6:40) Chase Daniel is thrust into action (with no time to warm up) as Mitchell Trubisky goes down with a left shoulder injury (10:50) Jameis Winston gets the biggest win of his career in a stunner in LA (11:05) Peter's Power Rankings get a makeover: Pats still at the top, the NFC's lone unbeaten team at #7, and who knows what to make of the AFC South (13:25) The Legend of Frank Gore & The Redemption of Freddie Kitchens (14:50) An oral history with Thomas Morestead (15:40) Peter dishes out his MLB Awards as we hit October (17:15) The Adieu Haiku gives a nod to a career backup

18 MIN2 w ago
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Power Rankings re-organization, the Bears turn to Chase Daniel, Freddie Kitchens Redemption, and Frank Gore's legend grows

Washington needs a full makeover; plus the Browns disappointing start, Lions LB Devon Kennard, & Jets GM Joe Douglas

(1:55) Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens is taking a lot of heat this week, but Peter explains that there is plenty of blame to be placed elsewhere with Cleveland. (5:30) Washington is going nowhere fast, and Peter thinks it's time to play Dwayne Haskins. (8:55) Lions LB Devon Kennard discusses this week's upcoming showdown with Patrick Mahomes, the key to Detroit's early-season success, and following in his father's footsteps. (22:50) Jets GM Joe Douglas chats with Peter about the daunting task of turning the Jets around, the pressure of the job, and his wild story about scouting Joe Flacco.

48 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Washington needs a full makeover; plus the Browns disappointing start, Lions LB Devon Kennard, & Jets GM Joe Douglas

FMIA: The Mini Pod: Daniel Jones has a debut for the ages, Magnificent Mahomes, and the Legend of Gardner Minshew,

Peter King reads excerpts of is Football Morning in America column that recaps Week 3 (1:45) Daniel Jones had a marvelous starting debut as the Giants won a wild one in Tampa, but felt no need to make any speeches afterwards (9:05) Patrick Mahomes, MVP favorite; hey Cam Newton, take your time coming back; trade market for Jalen Ramsey has cooled off (10:45) The Legend of Gardner Minshew (14:10) A profile of Ryan O'Callaghan (15:00) Best & worst habits with Cooper Kupp (16:30) An Adieu Haiku dedicated to Antonio Brown

17 MIN3 w ago
Comments
FMIA: The Mini Pod: Daniel Jones has a debut for the ages, Magnificent Mahomes, and the Legend of Gardner Minshew,

Eli Manning's Hall of Fame case; plus Rams WR Brandin Cooks, and former NFL OL Ryan O'Callaghan

(1:30) The Giants have benched Eli Manning in favor of Daniel Jones. But despite 2 Super Bowl MVPs, Peter explains why Eli isn't necessarily a lock for the Hall of Fame (7:40) Peter chats with former NFL offensive lineman Ryan O'Callaghan about his book, My Life On The Line, in which he details the struggles he faced living as a closeted gay football player, dealing with homophobia, why he no longer has much of a relationship with Aaron Rodgers, and why he considered football his "beard" (57:00) Rams WR Brandin Cooks discusses having the good fortune of already being coached by Sean Payton, Bill Belichick, and Sean McVay in a young 5-year career. Plus, who are the other WRs that he studies to better his game

70 MINSEP 18
Comments
Eli Manning's Hall of Fame case; plus Rams WR Brandin Cooks, and former NFL OL Ryan O'Callaghan

FMIA: The Mini Pod: Banged up QBs, blown calls, the Pats smothering D, plus 10 Thoughts

Peter King gives a taste of his 9/16 Football Morning in America column wrapping up Week 2. (1:50) We spend way too much time talking about the officials, but several bad calls - not to mention the confusion surrounding replay review - became the story coming out of a fun Sunday. In particular, the Saints have every right to be furious. Again. At the refs. In a big game against the Rams. Again. (8:20) 10 Thoughts on Week 2 includes some riffs on how the Pats might be the Steel Curtain, Superman Patrick Mahomes, beat up QBs, and Kirk Cousins makes a bonehead play. (11:30) Could this be the end of a Hall of Fame career for Adam Vinatieri? (13:05) The feel-good story of the week focuses on a long-snapper who hadn't played a game in 5 years. (14:00) Peter dishes out his awards for the week, including an offensive lineman living out every big man's dream. (15:00) Factoid of the Week has some wacky stuff on the Bills, including Josh Allen's love of New Jersey Westin ribs.

17 MINSEP 16
Comments
FMIA: The Mini Pod: Banged up QBs, blown calls, the Pats smothering D, plus 10 Thoughts

Latest Episodes

How to fix the officiating, Cowboys & Packers talk with Ed Werder, and Favre's first throw with Doc Emrick

(1:30) Peter King examines the current confusion with the state of officiating, including why it's clear that the NFL is trying to deter coaches from challenging pass interference, and why it's time for a Sky Judge to help fix some of the problems (6:40) Peter speaks with longtime NFL reporter Ed Werder to discuss the wacky Lions-Packers game from MNF, the state of the Cowboys, and Jason Garrett's job security (37:50) Legendary NBC hockey announcer Doc Emrick talks about starting his career as a teacher, getting his start in broadcasting, lessons from Ernie Harwell, his fortunate break getting hired as the Devils play-by-play announcer, and the classic story of how he called Brett Favre's first throw

63 MIN2 d ago
Comments
How to fix the officiating, Cowboys & Packers talk with Ed Werder, and Favre's first throw with Doc Emrick

Devlin Hodges' wild ride, the Chiefs are suddenly sputtering, crises in LA, and is it already lights out in Cleveland?

Peter King summarizes his Football Morning in America column after a zany Week 6: (2:36) Devlin Hodges' win over the Chargers caps an especially weird day (4:30) Backup & replacement QBs are on a ridiculous 14-0 run, and a new age of youngsters is here (6:00) Sam Darnold says bring on the Patriots (7:00) The 49ers are a revelation after stifling the Rams in LA (10:45) Rams & Chargers are in trouble, mild-mannered Teddy B, a rough day for Marcus Mariota, bad numbers for the Chiefs (13:30) Weekly awards, a profile on Luke Kuechly, numbers fun with Chip Kelly, and, of course, the adieu haiku

18 MIN4 d ago
Comments
Devlin Hodges' wild ride, the Chiefs are suddenly sputtering, crises in LA, and is it already lights out in Cleveland?

Brett Favre at 50: memories, regrets, advice, and fart machines

Peter sits down with Hall of Fame QB Brett Favre on the eve of his 50th birthday to discuss retirement life, Patrick Mahomes, and his legendary fart machine (1:30) But before Favre, Peter riffs on the Jay Gruden firing and the dysfunctional Washington organization, and why Daniel Snyder & Bruce Allen are the ones to blame (7:45) 1-on-1 with Brett Favre (13:50) Favre on what hurts when he wakes up each morning (18:40) Favre on his uncanny ability to remember things after hearing or seeing them once, but contrasts that with some recent incidents of memory loss (25:30) Favre on whether he would have played as long he did knowing what he knows now about concussions (31:35) Favre on the comparisons with Patrick Mahomes and playing on the edge (34:20) Favre on playing for and getting yelled at by Mike Holmgren (37:40) Favre on his legendary fart machine (41:15) Favre on a day in the life post-playing career and dealing with wild hogs & snakes (46:40) Favre on advice for young QBs and the lessons he learned from Andy Reid on how to properly watch film

54 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Brett Favre at 50: memories, regrets, advice, and fart machines

Kirk Cousins' day of vindication, the Colts shock the Chiefs, the Raiders are for real, and a tribute to SI

FMIA: The Mini Pod- Peter King offers snippets from his Football Morning In America column as he breaks down everything that happened in Week 5. (4:20) An homage to Peter's alma mater, Sports Illustrated (5:10) How Frank Reich, Jacoby Brissett, and the Colts went into Kansas City and shocked the Chiefs (12:30) Peter speaks with Vikings QB Kirk Cousins about why he doesn't want to hear about all the outside criticism (13:40) The Raiders are not a fluky 3-and-2 (15:15) A conversation with Russell Wilson about how playing baseball helps him on the football field (15:45) Brett Favre turns 50 this week, and we get a preview of Peter's extended conversation with the Hall of Famer (full podcast coming this Wednesday) (18:15) Players & Goats of the week, a profile of Kenny Stills, and the best regular season game of Joe Montana's career

23 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Kirk Cousins' day of vindication, the Colts shock the Chiefs, the Raiders are for real, and a tribute to SI

Texans WR Kenny Stills; plus international football with NFL exec Chris Halpin

(1:05) Vontaze Burfict is suspended for the season after yet another cheap shot. But Peter explains why there's a difference in opinion among people about how to hand out discipline regarding big hits. (8:30) Texans WR Kenny Stills discusses the challenges of playing with 9 (!) different QBs in 7 seasons, what it's like to be traded, and his why social activism goes far beyond kneeling for the anthem. (31:30) Peter is joined by the NFL's Chief Strategy & Growth Officer to discuss the International Series beginning in London this week with the Bears & Raiders. They discuss the new Tottenham Stadium, which is designed for football; the possibility of expanding the NFL beyond London & Mexico City; Mahomes Mania in Mexico City; and how gambling will impact the NFL's future business plan.

70 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Texans WR Kenny Stills; plus international football with NFL exec Chris Halpin

Power Rankings re-organization, the Bears turn to Chase Daniel, Freddie Kitchens Redemption, and Frank Gore's legend grows

FMIA: The Mini Pod- Peter King takes stock of the NFL in the aftermath of a strange Week 4 as we're down to only three undefeated teams. (2:40) A bunch of good teams got pulled to the middle after it had looked a little too easy for them in the early stages of September. (6:40) Chase Daniel is thrust into action (with no time to warm up) as Mitchell Trubisky goes down with a left shoulder injury (10:50) Jameis Winston gets the biggest win of his career in a stunner in LA (11:05) Peter's Power Rankings get a makeover: Pats still at the top, the NFC's lone unbeaten team at #7, and who knows what to make of the AFC South (13:25) The Legend of Frank Gore & The Redemption of Freddie Kitchens (14:50) An oral history with Thomas Morestead (15:40) Peter dishes out his MLB Awards as we hit October (17:15) The Adieu Haiku gives a nod to a career backup

18 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Power Rankings re-organization, the Bears turn to Chase Daniel, Freddie Kitchens Redemption, and Frank Gore's legend grows

Washington needs a full makeover; plus the Browns disappointing start, Lions LB Devon Kennard, & Jets GM Joe Douglas

(1:55) Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens is taking a lot of heat this week, but Peter explains that there is plenty of blame to be placed elsewhere with Cleveland. (5:30) Washington is going nowhere fast, and Peter thinks it's time to play Dwayne Haskins. (8:55) Lions LB Devon Kennard discusses this week's upcoming showdown with Patrick Mahomes, the key to Detroit's early-season success, and following in his father's footsteps. (22:50) Jets GM Joe Douglas chats with Peter about the daunting task of turning the Jets around, the pressure of the job, and his wild story about scouting Joe Flacco.

48 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Washington needs a full makeover; plus the Browns disappointing start, Lions LB Devon Kennard, & Jets GM Joe Douglas

FMIA: The Mini Pod: Daniel Jones has a debut for the ages, Magnificent Mahomes, and the Legend of Gardner Minshew,

Peter King reads excerpts of is Football Morning in America column that recaps Week 3 (1:45) Daniel Jones had a marvelous starting debut as the Giants won a wild one in Tampa, but felt no need to make any speeches afterwards (9:05) Patrick Mahomes, MVP favorite; hey Cam Newton, take your time coming back; trade market for Jalen Ramsey has cooled off (10:45) The Legend of Gardner Minshew (14:10) A profile of Ryan O'Callaghan (15:00) Best & worst habits with Cooper Kupp (16:30) An Adieu Haiku dedicated to Antonio Brown

17 MIN3 w ago
Comments
FMIA: The Mini Pod: Daniel Jones has a debut for the ages, Magnificent Mahomes, and the Legend of Gardner Minshew,

Eli Manning's Hall of Fame case; plus Rams WR Brandin Cooks, and former NFL OL Ryan O'Callaghan

(1:30) The Giants have benched Eli Manning in favor of Daniel Jones. But despite 2 Super Bowl MVPs, Peter explains why Eli isn't necessarily a lock for the Hall of Fame (7:40) Peter chats with former NFL offensive lineman Ryan O'Callaghan about his book, My Life On The Line, in which he details the struggles he faced living as a closeted gay football player, dealing with homophobia, why he no longer has much of a relationship with Aaron Rodgers, and why he considered football his "beard" (57:00) Rams WR Brandin Cooks discusses having the good fortune of already being coached by Sean Payton, Bill Belichick, and Sean McVay in a young 5-year career. Plus, who are the other WRs that he studies to better his game

70 MINSEP 18
Comments
Eli Manning's Hall of Fame case; plus Rams WR Brandin Cooks, and former NFL OL Ryan O'Callaghan

FMIA: The Mini Pod: Banged up QBs, blown calls, the Pats smothering D, plus 10 Thoughts

Peter King gives a taste of his 9/16 Football Morning in America column wrapping up Week 2. (1:50) We spend way too much time talking about the officials, but several bad calls - not to mention the confusion surrounding replay review - became the story coming out of a fun Sunday. In particular, the Saints have every right to be furious. Again. At the refs. In a big game against the Rams. Again. (8:20) 10 Thoughts on Week 2 includes some riffs on how the Pats might be the Steel Curtain, Superman Patrick Mahomes, beat up QBs, and Kirk Cousins makes a bonehead play. (11:30) Could this be the end of a Hall of Fame career for Adam Vinatieri? (13:05) The feel-good story of the week focuses on a long-snapper who hadn't played a game in 5 years. (14:00) Peter dishes out his awards for the week, including an offensive lineman living out every big man's dream. (15:00) Factoid of the Week has some wacky stuff on the Bills, including Josh Allen's love of New Jersey Westin ribs.

17 MINSEP 16
Comments
FMIA: The Mini Pod: Banged up QBs, blown calls, the Pats smothering D, plus 10 Thoughts