All rise for the honorable Judge Goodell! The Comish has dropped the gavel and passed down another controversial suspension this week to RB Ezekiel Elliott, which we chat about on Episode 10. We are also discussing the fates of the AFC North teams and their interesting storylines as they wrap up training camps. And finally I managed to nab our Bucs expert Barry before he boarded a flight to sunny Tampa, to chat about HBO's Hard Knocks Episode 2.
Also got some very exciting news coming up over the next week or two, so stay tuned! #lessslantmoresláinte
FOOTBALL IS BACK! If you want to hear how terrible your team is, you've come to the right place as we talk about the rest of the AFC East this week. It's championship week in Ireland as we preview Shamrock Bowl 31 between the Dublin Rebels and Carrickfergus Knights. The Tampa Bay Bucs feature in this year's HBO Hard Knocks and Paddy Pigskin's resident Bucs expert is in to chat about episode 1. Less Slant More Shamrocks!
!! TRAINING CAMP ALERT !! The 2017 NFL season is just around the corner as training camps open around the league. We dive into some of the big storylines as camps start; new roster additions, positional battles and early injuries. Also TE Ciaran Fitzpatrick from the Dublin Rebels joins me to talk about his recent trip to the Jacksonville Jaguars academy in London led by SB winning QB Mark Brunell. MoreSlantMoreSlainte this week as football draws close!
MMA/NFL Crossover Special!! Here at Paddy Pigskin we love to have banter and talk shit but we also like to tackle important issues in the world of football. This week former UFC fighter and Irish ninja Aisling Daly, joins me on the show to discuss concussions and the emerging issue of CTE in our respective sports. We chat about our own experiences with head injuries and what is being done to improve the safety of athletes in both MMA and football. I even managed to get a cheeky prediction from her for the Mayweather-McGregor super fight, Paddy Punches!
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Paddy is podcasting all the way from his homeland of Dublin, Ireland! "I like big butts and i cannot lie" said QB Mark Sanchez of the infamous butt fumble as we dedicate episode 6 to two mediocre players this week. Joining me on the show is QB Andrew Dennehy and HB Paul Grogan of the Dublin Rebels. I chatted to the lads about the Rebels recent clash against the Belfast Trojans, representing the Irish national team and their NFL teams chances going into the 2017 season.
Paddy is back after some wisdom tooth troubles to fill your ears again with delightful football talk. Linebacker Neil Graham from the Belfast Trojans chats with me about his game last weekend v American opposition in the form of D3 Centre College from Kentucky. Ger O' Leary also joins me to discuss weight issues among skill position players in the NFL, less strudel more salad!
Dick pics!!.. get a brief mention on this week's show as we honor HOF QB Brett Favre at number 4. Sticking with the Green Bay theme former NCAA scholarship athlete and Wisconsin native Cody Jones joins me to chat about his experience traveling to Ireland with D3 St. Norbert's College when they played in Dublin in 2012. Packers, Pints and Pigskin!
Paddy is Irish and does not pronounce his h's so it's Episode TREE!! Coach Carter is on the show, (not Samuel L Jackson, he's on next week) to chat about drugs in football, the game in both Ireland and the US and his Seattle Seahawks. First American guest on the show so Paddy Pigskin is now intercontinental!
It's episode 2 of the Pigskin, hot an fresh out the kitchen! Steven O' Rourke from the 42.ie is back this week for an NFL Draft 2017 recap; the major stories from the weekend and the biggest winners and losers. Also a special guest pops by for a chat about all things football!
Paddy Pigskin has arrived! Sports Journalist Steven O' Rourke from The42.ie joins me on the show to chat Vegas Raiders, Aaron Hernandez and the 2017 NFL Draft. I also spoke to former Dublin Rebel Gerard O'Leary about his Philadelphia Eagles draft strategy and rounding out who will go where in the top 10.