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Redskins Talk

NBC Sports Washington

The Redskins Talk podcast is anchored by NBC Sports Washington's Redskins Insider JP Finlay and highlights all members of our Redskins 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 at Redskins Park, Finlay brings a fresh and engaging style to interviews with players, coaches and 'Skins alumni for the podcast.

The Redskins Talk podcast is anchored by NBC Sports Washington's Redskins Insider JP Finlay and highlights all members of our Redskins 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 at Redskins Park, Finlay brings a fresh and engaging style to interviews with players, coaches and 'Skins alumni for the podcast.

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United States

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The Redskins Talk podcast is anchored by NBC Sports Washington's Redskins Insider JP Finlay and highlights all members of our Redskins 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 at Redskins Park, Finlay brings a fresh and engaging style to interviews with players, coaches and 'Skins alumni for the podcast.

Language:

English


Episodes

Sports Uncovered: Sean Taylor, the NFL Superstar we didn't get to know

7/2/2020
Sports Uncovered: Sean Taylor: the NFL Superstar we didn't get to know. https://art19.com/shows/sports-uncovered

Duration:00:51:05

Joe Jacoby joins to reflect on Joe Bugel's life and the tremendous impact he had on the Redskins

6/29/2020
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, including one that features a showdown between Bugel and Russ...

Duration:00:24:29

LIVE OURISMAN POD: Debating topics like whom McLaurin's sidekick will be and which position group is most concerning

6/25/2020
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 receiver will be, 2) Which way the Redskins would go at QB in 2021 *if*...

Duration:00:48:33

Should the Redskins retire more numbers, and if so, whose? Plus, a debate on how many sacks the defense will get

6/22/2020
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 defense could rack up. Is finishing first in the NFL in that...

Duration:00:42:41

Sifting through our mailbag to answer questions on Scherff and cap space, and having a chat about Rivera choosing the Redskins

6/17/2020
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 do with all their cap space. Eventually, JP poses a question of his...

Duration:00:40:17

JP previews Sports Uncovered: Sean Taylor, the NFL superstar we didn't get to know

6/17/2020
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 June 18th.

Duration:00:06:02

JP, Mitch and Pete hold discussions about Daron Payne, Ryan Anderson, the new defensive staff and more

6/15/2020
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 Anderson. After that, they wonder how much of a difference the...

Duration:00:37:25

Chris Simms explains why Dwayne Haskins is so low in his QB rankings and what Haskins must do to climb upwards

6/11/2020
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 second-year pro's mechanics. In all, it's a very enlightening segment and...

Duration:00:54:12

JP, Mitch and Pete compare their best-to-worst rankings of the Redskins' position groups

6/7/2020
Before getting into their individual rankings of the Redskins' position groups, JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey begin this Redskins Talk with a few smaller items, such as chatting about JP's mileage of late, the hotel points they're all going to lose out on now that training camp in Richmond isn't happening and their new, special Facebook Live show that debuts this week, which you must tune in for. After all that, they then run through all 10 of the Burgundy and Gold's offensive...

Duration:00:42:18

ESPN's Kimberley Martin gives her thoughts on what's happening in America, then looks ahead to the Redskins' 2020 season

6/4/2020
This Redskins Talk is lucky enough to feature ESPN's Kimberley Martin, a national NFL reporter who once used to cover the Burgundy and Gold. JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey welcome Martin on first to get her thoughts on what's happening in our country after the George Floyd murder and explain how she thinks people should move forward from the tragedy to ensure the world really does become better from it. After that segment, the three hosts go around the horn asking Martin for her...

Duration:00:32:45

NBC Sports' Josh Norris gives awesome insight on Ron Rivera, Scott Turner, Chase Young, Antonio Gibson and more

5/31/2020
This Redskins Talk features your usual hosts in JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey, and those three are joined for the entirety of the proceedings by NBC Sports' Josh Norris. During their time together, the four cover a lot, with Norris providing top-notch thoughts on Ron Rivera and Scott Turner's way of doing things, how Washington should use Antonio Gibson (he believes the Swiss Army Knife plan isn't the way to go), Kyle Allen's chances of playing in 2020 and the expectations around...

Duration:00:40:28

NFL Network's Dan Hellie joins to discuss how much better the Redskins could be with Rivera in and Bruce out

5/27/2020
This new Redskins Talk is made up mostly by an interview with NFL Network's Dan Hellie, and after a brief intro from JP Finlay, you'll get that interview. In that chat, which also features Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey, Hellie explains why he thinks Dan Snyder has grown up as well as why he's newly optimistic about the franchise, even if he isn't exactly optimistic about 2020. Hellie also evaluates Dwayne Haskins and Chase Young. After he hangs up, JP, Mitch and Pete return, and JP reveals...

Duration:00:40:58

Nick Sundberg and Tress Way join for a long and wild episode you will not want to miss. Seriously

5/24/2020
Redskins Nick Sundberg and Tress Way, only the team's longest-tenured member and a Pro Bowler from last year, join JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey for this edition of Redskins Talk, one that'll go down in the history books as one of the more fun installments ever. In their long chat, meant to act as a virtual Memorial Day cookout, the two players and three hosts cover some very good football topics, including what they thought of Ron Rivera's first major meeting, and plenty of...

Duration:01:11:21

Recapping Jonathan Allen and Landon Collins' pressers and a discussion on how Ron Rivera is handling his first few months

5/20/2020
To start this Redskins Talk, JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler, Pete Hailey and Michael Phillips react to Antonio Gandy-Golden having, and recovering from, Coronavirus. Then, the guys recap what Jonathan Allen and Landon Collins said in their respective sessions with the media on Wednesday before chatting about the power Ron Rivera seems to have throughout the organization. And to close, they debut a new and messy segment (which has a bunch of names) that focuses on defensive predictions. If you...

Duration:00:37:58

Reacting to the Quinton Dunbar and Cody Latimer stories and a look at who's in and who'll be battling at wide receiver

5/17/2020
There was some troubling news this past weekend separately involving Quinton Dunbar and Cody Latimer, and JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey react to those stories at the start of this Redskins Talk. Eventually, they go from Latimer's issues to his standing on the team, taking a wide look at receiver. Who's got the safe spots, who's mostly safe and who's got work to do? That segment takes up most of the back half of the show. And to close, the guys discuss upcoming Memorial Day plans...

Duration:00:34:06

You know all about the Redskins' 2020 offseason. Now, it's time to catch up on what the Cowboys, Eagles and Giants have done

5/13/2020
As devout listeners of Redskins Talk, you're well aware of what Washington did in the 2020 Draft. So, in this installment of your go-to show, JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey take a look around the NFC East to catch up on the Cowboys, Eagles and Giants' offseasons and draft classes. To begin, Newy Scruggs joins to explain how the Mike McCarthy era is going and how fired up Dallas is about CeeDee Lamb. Then, Dave Zangaro hops on to share his confusion about the Eagles drafting Jalen...

Duration:00:55:16

DWAYNE HASKINS INTERVIEW: JP goes 1-on-1 with the QB to discuss his prep for 2020, his new playmakers and much more

5/11/2020
You probably want to know what Dwayne Haskins is up to these days, right? Well, you're in luck, because JP Finlay got to catch up with the QB and you'll get their chat in this Redskins Talk. But quickly, JP, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey have a chance to discuss the pros and cons of the NFL's virtual offseason program. Then, they toss to the Haskins interview (8:20), where the second-year pro explains how he's handling this crucial offseason, reacts to the Redskins giving him two new...

Duration:00:33:32

2020 SCHEDULE RELEASE POD: What stands out, our game-by-game predictions and a look at life on the road

5/7/2020
The Redskins finally have a schedule, and JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey are here to examine it from every angle. To start, the guys go through it from Week 1 to Week 17 and explain what stands out to them. Then, they look at each game individually and give their predictions, sometimes using logic, sometimes using their hearts and sometimes using really nothing at all. By the end of that, they'll each have their official 2020 record prediction. You'll NEVER guess who has the most...

Duration:01:03:45

Reviewing what we learned about Alex Smith from Project 11, plus segments on Chris Thompson and the 2020 rookies

5/4/2020
This Redskins Talk offers JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey their first chance to discuss Project 11 and Alex Smith, so that's where the three begin. The guys reflect on what they learned from the documentary and explain the increased admiration they now have for Smith, the latter being something the listeners who saw the show can surely relate to. Eventually, they move on from Smith and into some smaller segments, including one where they say goodbye to Chris Thompson and another...

Duration:00:55:06

Three excellent interviews with the great Peter King, Antonio Gibson's college coach and Project 11's Stephania Bell

4/29/2020
This Redskins Talk is yet another one full of strong interviews, but first, JP Finlay, Mitch Tischler and Pete Hailey take a brief moment to (again) reflect on how badly Bruce Allen messed up the Trent Williams trade. After that, it's interview time. Peter King (10:11) leads things off, as the NFL expert reviews Washington's draft and comes up with a fitting comparison to Adrian Peterson. Then, you'll hear from current FSU and former Memphis coach Mike Norvell (16:42), who was on the...

Duration:00:46:55