Topic: Football

October 12, 2015

Our heroes are at full strength for Monday Night Football, and will be doing their thing live and in person from Parlor Sports in Somerville, Massachusetts. Expect laughs and games and jokes and guests. Expect not to be able to hear the ESPN audio track at all.

October 5, 2015

With one of our co-hosts off the internet, our heroes are forced to scramble and create in the open field. Expect Russell Wilson results, not Colin Kaepernick results.

September 28, 2015

For this week's Monday Night Football rematch of Super Bowl I, our heroes at the Footballz Podcast are going back to their roots. No fancy stuff. No guests. Just a concerted attempt to provide something more fun to listen to than the ESPN broadcast.

September 25, 2015

We're not allowed to embed the extremely good rap anthem that Russell Wilson recorded to impress his teammates and cement his relationship with some of America's most popular brands. It's complicated. But we do have a transcript.

December 29, 2013

It seems like a million years ago that ESPN blithely celebrated the NFL's killshot tackles by giving them their own loud, hooting highlight show. It wasn't. In fact, it wasn't very long ago at all.

December 17, 2013

The trials and tribulations of the girl who would be quarterback, and who is also Helen Hunt, in a well-meaning and very Reagan-era film that's actually better than it sounds. Somewhat.

December 5, 2013

This week, Monsters rule the Midway with a mix of old-school brutality and new-school CTE symptoms, Mike Glennon throws a ball through a hole in the time-space continuum and the "drama" of ball-control offense.

October 18, 2013

 A national team is still just a team. It can’t get by on the trappings of nationality alone. Sharing a nationality with the players is no substitute for sharing a sense of purpose with them. You need to know that when you look at them, they will sometimes look back at you. Otherwise, why does a team exist at all?

October 14, 2013

From the normal run of things, where each player is trying to create space for his teammates, everyone turns and looks to the winger to create something ex nihilo. At Arsenal, Gervinho was often asked to do this moment-forcing, and he struggled. Unshackled at Roma, he's thriving.

September 30, 2013

Help us answer an age-old debate (we're not embracing it, we promise) -- Which do we need more to survive as a culture: Football or Beer?