PMS 2.0 978 - Thursday Night Football Preview, Michael Lombardi, Coach Nick Saban, Travis Kelce, Manti Te'o, Kyle Van Noy & Chuck Pagano LIVE In The ThunderDome, & AJ Hawk
On today's show, Pat, AJ Hawk, and the boys are joined by Chuck Pagano and Kyle Van Noy LIVE in the ThunderDome, as they preview tonight's Thursday Night Football game between the Giants and the 49ers, and why it's going to be difficult for the Giants will all the injuries, and chat about everything going on in the Chicago Bears building right now, and how difficult that is to navigate as players and coaches. Joining the progrum to preview tonight's game and give his picks for this weekend is former NFL GM, 3x Super Bowl Champion, host of the Lombardi Line and GM Shuffle, NY Times best-selling author, the Daily Coach, Michael Lombardi (15:33-48:47). Next, 7x National Champion, the greatest college football coach of all-time, Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban joins the show to chat about his decision to make a change at QB, staying the course when the sky is falling outside the building, how he makes sure his players avoid the "rat poison," the media making a big deal about him facing Lane Kiffin, and more (58:52-1:16:49). Next, 2x Super Bowl Champion, 7x All-Pro, 8x Pro Bowler, the greatest TE of all-time, Travis Kelce joins the show to chat about how his knee is feeling, his relationship with Andy Reid, how excited he is that Patrick Mahomes is going to be his guy for the remainder of his career, whether or not he's actually dating Taylor Swift, and more (1:23:18-1:44:17). Later, 3x All-American, winner of every major defensive award college football offers, Heisman finalist, 38th pick of the 2013 NFL Draft, Notre Dame legend, and one of the greatest college LB's of all-time, Manti Te'o joins the show to chat about this weekend's Notre Dame Ohio State game, getting past all the stuff he dealt with in his past, how his documentary helped him heal, his NFL career, and what he's up to now (2:04:24-2:38:35). Make sure you subscribe to youtube.com/thepatmcafeeshow to watch the show. Or watch on ESPN (12-2 EDT), ESPN’s Youtube (12-3 EDT), or ESPN+. We appreciate the hell out of all of you. See you tomorrow LIVE from South Bend on the set of College GameDay, cheers.