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The Ryen Russillo Podcast

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The Ryen Russillo Podcast

The Ryen Russillo Podcast

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Each week, Ryen Russillo will break down the biggest topics in sports.

Latest Episodes

NFL Week 6 Recap With Mike Sando. Plus, NFL Awards and a CFB Check-in.

ERussillo gives out his NFL Week 6 awards before talking with The Athletic’s Mike Sando about the state of the NFC North after the Steelers beat the Browns. They discuss high expectations for the Baltimore Ravens, the Titans, Packers vs. Buccaneers, the 5-1 Chicago Bears, the Trevor Lawrence sweepstakes, and more. Then Ryen catches up on college football in a solo segment before answering a listener-submitted Life Advice question.

77 min6 h ago
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NFL Week 6 Recap With Mike Sando. Plus, NFL Awards and a CFB Check-in.

Cam Newton and the QB Market With Albert Breer, Brian Windhorst on Daryl Morey’s Resignation, and Examining Coach Ed Orgeron WithBruce Feldman

ERussillo briefly shares his thoughts on Daryl Morey’s exit from the Rockets before talking with SI’s Albert Breer about the disastrous Jets season and what the market would be for Sam Darnold if the Jets end up with the first overall draft pick, college coaches primed for NFL jobs, what the Patriots will do regarding Cam Newton, the 49ers’ QB situation, Dak Prescott, and more. Then Ryen is joined by ESPN’s Brian Windhorst to discuss Daryl Morey’s resignation as well as the looming NBA cap hit, challenges the NBA faces for the 2021 season, and more. Then Ryen talks with Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports and The Athletic about his new book ‘Flip the Script: Lessons Learned on the Road to a Championship’on Coach Ed Orgeron, including his tumultuous tenure in Miami, getting fired from Ole Miss, and bringing home a title at LSU. Finally, Ryen answers a listener-submitted Life Advice question.

102 min4 d ago
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Cam Newton and the QB Market With Albert Breer, Brian Windhorst on Daryl Morey’s Resignation, and Examining Coach Ed Orgeron WithBruce Feldman

Trent Dilfer on Dak’s Injury. Plus, NFL Week 5 Awards and Another Ring for LeBron James.

ERussillo shares his thoughts on the Lakers' NBA title and LeBron James's ever-growing legacy. Then he talks with Super Bowl champion Trent Dilfer about Dak Prescott’s season-ending injury, Andy Dalton stepping into the starting QB role for the Cowboys, how modern pass-heavy offenses can affect young QB development, the Raiders' win over the Chiefs, an explanation of coaches’ huge NFL play cards, and more. Then Ryen gives out his NFL Week 5 awards and answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions.

86 min1 w ago
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Trent Dilfer on Dak’s Injury. Plus, NFL Week 5 Awards and Another Ring for LeBron James.

College Football Check-in With Matt Leinart

ERussillo is joined by USC legend and Fox Sports analyst Matt Leinart to discuss the PAC-12 getting its schedule in order, what's going on with USC, Alabama's hot start, concern in Texas, hanging out with Lane Kiffin, working with Urban Meyer on 'Big Noon Kickoff,' and more. Then Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions.

64 min1 w ago
Comments
College Football Check-in With Matt Leinart

Michael Vick on Learning Offensive Systems. Plus, NFL Week 4 Awards, Lakers-Heat, and a CFB Check-in

ERussillo gives out his NFL awards for Week 4 before sharing some thoughts on Lakers-Heat Game 3. Then he talks with Fox NFL analyst Michael Vick about QBs learning a new “system," learning Andy Reid’s system in Philadelphia, Patrick Mahomes thriving in that system in Kansas City, the Browns getting Odell Beckham Jr. some opportunities on the field, the Patriots being able to remain competitive through three games with Cam Newton, and more. Then Ryen gives a quick college football update before answering some listener-submitted Life Advice questions.

73 min2 w ago
Comments
Michael Vick on Learning Offensive Systems. Plus, NFL Week 4 Awards, Lakers-Heat, and a CFB Check-in

Bill Simmons on Lakers-Heat Game 1 and Clippers Coaching Search. Plus CFB Check-in with Danny Kanell

ERussillo is joined by Bill Simmons to discuss the Lakers shellacking of the Heat in game one of the NBA Finals, some tough injuries for Miami, the two headed monster that is LeBron and Anthony Davis, the Clippers parting ways with Doc Rivers, the upcoming NBA coaching carousel, and more (1:50). Then Ryen talks with CBS Sports and SiriusXM’s Danny Kanell about the College Football season including LSU’s (somewhat) surprising loss to Mississippi State, Texas-Texas Tech, Oklahoma-Kansas State, Miami’s hot start, the near impossible task of ranking these teams in such an unprecedented season, and more (1:09:23).

116 min2 w ago
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Bill Simmons on Lakers-Heat Game 1 and Clippers Coaching Search. Plus CFB Check-in with Danny Kanell

Booger McFarland, Plus NFL Week 3 Awards

ERussillo gives out NFL Week 3 awards (4:45) before he is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion and ESPN analyst Booger McFarland to discuss this week's games, including the showdown between the Cowboys and Seahawks, Aaron Rodgers keeping the Packers rolling vs. the Saints, another tough week for Carson Wentz and the Eagles, and Josh Allen learning while winning. The guys also speculate about who'll be the first coach fired, discuss the 3-0 Steelers, evaluate the 2020 WR draft class, talk expectations for the Buccaneers, break down the rocky start for the LSU Tigers, and more (40:30). Finally, Ryen answers a listener-submitted Life Advice question (1:06:25).

75 min3 w ago
Comments
Booger McFarland, Plus NFL Week 3 Awards

Kobe, Shaq, and Phil: The Lakers Dynasty With Jeff Pearlman and Bill Simmons

ERussillo shares his thoughts on Lakers-Nuggets Game 3, as well as the Lakers’ fourth-quarter performances throughout the playoffs (4:33). Then Ryen is joined by NYT-bestselling author Jeff Pearlman and Bill Simmons to discuss Jeff’s new book ‘Three-Ring Circus: Kobe, Shaq, Phil, and the Crazy Years of the Lakers Dynasty’ (20:39). Finally Ryen answers a listener-submitted Life Advice question (1:41:08).

113 min3 w ago
Comments
Kobe, Shaq, and Phil: The Lakers Dynasty With Jeff Pearlman and Bill Simmons

NFL Week 2 Awards. Plus, Cam Changing Expectations for the Pats, a New QB in L.A. and How the NFL Draft Will Change with Eric Edholm.

ERussillo hands out his Week 2 NFL awards at the top of the show (1:50) before talking to his old pal Eric Edholm from Yahoo Sports about Lamar Jackson and the Ravens picking up right where they left off last season, Cam Newton taking command of the Patriots offense and the teams that shouldn’t have missed out on him, the Cowboys coming from behind for a win over the Falcons, and Justin Herbert’s rookie debut for the Chargers. Then they take a quick look at the college football season (20:39). Finally Ryen answers a listener-submitted Life Advice question that hits close to home (46:44).

58 minSEP 22
Comments
NFL Week 2 Awards. Plus, Cam Changing Expectations for the Pats, a New QB in L.A. and How the NFL Draft Will Change with Eric Edholm.

Nuggets Exec Tim Connelly on the Nuggets’ Comeback and Jokic Stories You’ve Never Heard. Plus, Ryan Shazier on NFL Week 1 and Life After Injury.

ERussillo briefly shares his thoughts on the Clippers’ Game 7 collapse vs. the Nuggets (3:28). Then he talks with Denver Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly about his role in the bubble when the Nuggets are down 3-1 in a playoff series, Denver’s coaching adjustments throughout the playoffs, scouting Nikola Jokic back in 2014, Jokic family stories, Jamal Murray’s development, the Nuggets’ staff pickup games, and more (8:13). Then Ryen is joined by recently retired NFL linebacker Ryan Shazier to talk about his college career at Ohio State, playinglinebacker for a historic franchise like the Steelers, Week 1 NFL reactions, what he learned about some of the NFL’s top offensive players by watching tape, his picks for this season’s top defenses, his recovery from injury and moving on to the next phase of his life, and more (41:50). Finally Russillo answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:13:30).

94 minSEP 18
Comments
Nuggets Exec Tim Connelly on the Nuggets’ Comeback and Jokic Stories You’ve Never Heard. Plus, Ryan Shazier on NFL Week 1 and Life After Injury.

Latest Episodes

NFL Week 6 Recap With Mike Sando. Plus, NFL Awards and a CFB Check-in.

ERussillo gives out his NFL Week 6 awards before talking with The Athletic’s Mike Sando about the state of the NFC North after the Steelers beat the Browns. They discuss high expectations for the Baltimore Ravens, the Titans, Packers vs. Buccaneers, the 5-1 Chicago Bears, the Trevor Lawrence sweepstakes, and more. Then Ryen catches up on college football in a solo segment before answering a listener-submitted Life Advice question.

77 min6 h ago
Comments
NFL Week 6 Recap With Mike Sando. Plus, NFL Awards and a CFB Check-in.

Cam Newton and the QB Market With Albert Breer, Brian Windhorst on Daryl Morey’s Resignation, and Examining Coach Ed Orgeron WithBruce Feldman

ERussillo briefly shares his thoughts on Daryl Morey’s exit from the Rockets before talking with SI’s Albert Breer about the disastrous Jets season and what the market would be for Sam Darnold if the Jets end up with the first overall draft pick, college coaches primed for NFL jobs, what the Patriots will do regarding Cam Newton, the 49ers’ QB situation, Dak Prescott, and more. Then Ryen is joined by ESPN’s Brian Windhorst to discuss Daryl Morey’s resignation as well as the looming NBA cap hit, challenges the NBA faces for the 2021 season, and more. Then Ryen talks with Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports and The Athletic about his new book ‘Flip the Script: Lessons Learned on the Road to a Championship’on Coach Ed Orgeron, including his tumultuous tenure in Miami, getting fired from Ole Miss, and bringing home a title at LSU. Finally, Ryen answers a listener-submitted Life Advice question.

102 min4 d ago
Comments
Cam Newton and the QB Market With Albert Breer, Brian Windhorst on Daryl Morey’s Resignation, and Examining Coach Ed Orgeron WithBruce Feldman

Trent Dilfer on Dak’s Injury. Plus, NFL Week 5 Awards and Another Ring for LeBron James.

ERussillo shares his thoughts on the Lakers' NBA title and LeBron James's ever-growing legacy. Then he talks with Super Bowl champion Trent Dilfer about Dak Prescott’s season-ending injury, Andy Dalton stepping into the starting QB role for the Cowboys, how modern pass-heavy offenses can affect young QB development, the Raiders' win over the Chiefs, an explanation of coaches’ huge NFL play cards, and more. Then Ryen gives out his NFL Week 5 awards and answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions.

86 min1 w ago
Comments
Trent Dilfer on Dak’s Injury. Plus, NFL Week 5 Awards and Another Ring for LeBron James.

College Football Check-in With Matt Leinart

ERussillo is joined by USC legend and Fox Sports analyst Matt Leinart to discuss the PAC-12 getting its schedule in order, what's going on with USC, Alabama's hot start, concern in Texas, hanging out with Lane Kiffin, working with Urban Meyer on 'Big Noon Kickoff,' and more. Then Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions.

64 min1 w ago
Comments
College Football Check-in With Matt Leinart

Michael Vick on Learning Offensive Systems. Plus, NFL Week 4 Awards, Lakers-Heat, and a CFB Check-in

ERussillo gives out his NFL awards for Week 4 before sharing some thoughts on Lakers-Heat Game 3. Then he talks with Fox NFL analyst Michael Vick about QBs learning a new “system," learning Andy Reid’s system in Philadelphia, Patrick Mahomes thriving in that system in Kansas City, the Browns getting Odell Beckham Jr. some opportunities on the field, the Patriots being able to remain competitive through three games with Cam Newton, and more. Then Ryen gives a quick college football update before answering some listener-submitted Life Advice questions.

73 min2 w ago
Comments
Michael Vick on Learning Offensive Systems. Plus, NFL Week 4 Awards, Lakers-Heat, and a CFB Check-in

Bill Simmons on Lakers-Heat Game 1 and Clippers Coaching Search. Plus CFB Check-in with Danny Kanell

ERussillo is joined by Bill Simmons to discuss the Lakers shellacking of the Heat in game one of the NBA Finals, some tough injuries for Miami, the two headed monster that is LeBron and Anthony Davis, the Clippers parting ways with Doc Rivers, the upcoming NBA coaching carousel, and more (1:50). Then Ryen talks with CBS Sports and SiriusXM’s Danny Kanell about the College Football season including LSU’s (somewhat) surprising loss to Mississippi State, Texas-Texas Tech, Oklahoma-Kansas State, Miami’s hot start, the near impossible task of ranking these teams in such an unprecedented season, and more (1:09:23).

116 min2 w ago
Comments
Bill Simmons on Lakers-Heat Game 1 and Clippers Coaching Search. Plus CFB Check-in with Danny Kanell

Booger McFarland, Plus NFL Week 3 Awards

ERussillo gives out NFL Week 3 awards (4:45) before he is joined by two-time Super Bowl champion and ESPN analyst Booger McFarland to discuss this week's games, including the showdown between the Cowboys and Seahawks, Aaron Rodgers keeping the Packers rolling vs. the Saints, another tough week for Carson Wentz and the Eagles, and Josh Allen learning while winning. The guys also speculate about who'll be the first coach fired, discuss the 3-0 Steelers, evaluate the 2020 WR draft class, talk expectations for the Buccaneers, break down the rocky start for the LSU Tigers, and more (40:30). Finally, Ryen answers a listener-submitted Life Advice question (1:06:25).

75 min3 w ago
Comments
Booger McFarland, Plus NFL Week 3 Awards

Kobe, Shaq, and Phil: The Lakers Dynasty With Jeff Pearlman and Bill Simmons

ERussillo shares his thoughts on Lakers-Nuggets Game 3, as well as the Lakers’ fourth-quarter performances throughout the playoffs (4:33). Then Ryen is joined by NYT-bestselling author Jeff Pearlman and Bill Simmons to discuss Jeff’s new book ‘Three-Ring Circus: Kobe, Shaq, Phil, and the Crazy Years of the Lakers Dynasty’ (20:39). Finally Ryen answers a listener-submitted Life Advice question (1:41:08).

113 min3 w ago
Comments
Kobe, Shaq, and Phil: The Lakers Dynasty With Jeff Pearlman and Bill Simmons

NFL Week 2 Awards. Plus, Cam Changing Expectations for the Pats, a New QB in L.A. and How the NFL Draft Will Change with Eric Edholm.

ERussillo hands out his Week 2 NFL awards at the top of the show (1:50) before talking to his old pal Eric Edholm from Yahoo Sports about Lamar Jackson and the Ravens picking up right where they left off last season, Cam Newton taking command of the Patriots offense and the teams that shouldn’t have missed out on him, the Cowboys coming from behind for a win over the Falcons, and Justin Herbert’s rookie debut for the Chargers. Then they take a quick look at the college football season (20:39). Finally Ryen answers a listener-submitted Life Advice question that hits close to home (46:44).

58 minSEP 22
Comments
NFL Week 2 Awards. Plus, Cam Changing Expectations for the Pats, a New QB in L.A. and How the NFL Draft Will Change with Eric Edholm.

Nuggets Exec Tim Connelly on the Nuggets’ Comeback and Jokic Stories You’ve Never Heard. Plus, Ryan Shazier on NFL Week 1 and Life After Injury.

ERussillo briefly shares his thoughts on the Clippers’ Game 7 collapse vs. the Nuggets (3:28). Then he talks with Denver Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly about his role in the bubble when the Nuggets are down 3-1 in a playoff series, Denver’s coaching adjustments throughout the playoffs, scouting Nikola Jokic back in 2014, Jokic family stories, Jamal Murray’s development, the Nuggets’ staff pickup games, and more (8:13). Then Ryen is joined by recently retired NFL linebacker Ryan Shazier to talk about his college career at Ohio State, playinglinebacker for a historic franchise like the Steelers, Week 1 NFL reactions, what he learned about some of the NFL’s top offensive players by watching tape, his picks for this season’s top defenses, his recovery from injury and moving on to the next phase of his life, and more (41:50). Finally Russillo answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:13:30).

94 minSEP 18
Comments
Nuggets Exec Tim Connelly on the Nuggets’ Comeback and Jokic Stories You’ve Never Heard. Plus, Ryan Shazier on NFL Week 1 and Life After Injury.
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