YOUR National NFL Podcast

Season 1

March 25, 2021

Kevin Burkhardt of FOX Sports joins the Big Show

NFL and MLB broadcaster Kevin Burkhardt of FOX Sports joins the Brawl-22 crew to talk NFL free agency, the Saints, the Patriots, sports media and how to connect to the younger generations. Ty Schalter, Samantha Bunten, and Michael Schottey also …

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March 23, 2021

Jim Trotter of NFL Media joins Key Takeaways

NFL Media's Jim Trotter joins the Brawl-22 crew to break down the Chargers, Saints, NFL free agency, minority head-coaching hires and lots more. Ty Schalter, Samantha Bunten, and Michael Schottey go long on Deshaun Watson's sexual assault allegations,...

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March 18, 2021

Ty Dunne of Go Long joins the Big Show

Ty Dunne of Go Long--and formerly of B/R, the Milwaukee Sentinel-Journal and the Buffalo News--joins the Brawl-22 crew to talk NFL free agency, sports media, and the future of paying attention to football online. NBC Sports' Samantha Bunten and Brawl...

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March 15, 2021

Mike Tanier of Pro Football Network joins Key Takeaways

Mike Tanier of Pro Football Network (and formerly of Bleacher Report, Football Outsiders and The New York Times) joins the Brawl-22 crew for free-agency edition of Key Takeaways! With Drew Brees retiring and the "legal tampering" period open just as...

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March 8, 2021

Kavitha Davidson of The Athletic joins Key Takeaways

The Brawl-22 crew is joined by The Athletic's Kavitha Davidson, host of "The Lead" and author of Loving Sports When They Don't Love You Back. We talk about her book, women in sports and sports media, and the NFL. As …

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March 4, 2021

Melissa Jacobs of TheFootballGirl on the Big Show

Melissa Jacobs, host of "The Football Girl" podcast, and contributor to The Guardian and the BBC, joins the Brawl 22 crew: Ty Schalter, Samantha Bunten, and Michael Schottey. We talk women in NFL fandom, coaching, and the game itself, as …

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March 2, 2021

J.J. Watt Signs With Cardinals: Key Takeaways

J.J. Watt is taking his talents to the middle of the desert, as the Arizona Cardinals sign him after some weird Twitter/Peloton drama. Ty Schalter, Samantha Bunten, and Michael Schottey break down the on-field and off-field significance of the former...

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Feb. 24, 2021

Alan Faneca, Pittsburgh Steelers Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee, …

Alan Faneca, one of the greatest interior offensive linemen of all time, joins the Brawl-22 Big Show! Ty Schalter, Samantha Bunten, and Brawl Network's Michael Schottey interview the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Jets great. Plus: best and worst...

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Feb. 22, 2021

Key Takeaways from the NFL, Quarterback Draft Edition

Will they take a quarterback, or won't they? The Brawl-22's Samantha Bunten, Ty Schalter, and Michael Schottey dig into the teams that need quarterbacks, and whether they'll take one in the NFL Draft. We also talk Cam Newton, Carson Wents, …

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Feb. 17, 2021

Adam Schefter of ESPN joins the Big Show

Adam Schefter, ESPN Senior NFL Insider, joins the Brawl-22 crew to talk about coaching hires, COVID protocols and the state of sports media. Ty Schalter, Samantha Bunten, and #BrawlNetwork COO Michael Schottey go long on big issues and topics like …

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Feb. 15, 2021

Key Takeaways from the NFL, Valentine's Weekend Edition

The Brawl-22 crew has assembled again to run down all the NFL's biggest action over the weekend. Ty Schalter, Michael Schottey, and Samantha Bunten react to J.J. Watt's sudden free agency, Urban Meyer's big mistake, and NFL pro days.

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Feb. 11, 2021

Peter King from NBC Sports on the post-Super Bowl Big Show

Peter King from NBC Sports joins the Brawl-22 crew to talk Super Bowl, Pat Mahomes, Russell Wilson, baseball, beer, and where the sports-media world goes from here. Ty Schalter, Samantha Bunten and Michael Schottey go long on the biggest topics …

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Feb. 8, 2021

Key Takeaways from Super Bowl LV

Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are emphatically SUPER--and as always, the Brawl-22 crew is here to break down everything that happened and what it all means. Ty Schalter, Samantha Bunten and Michael Schottey talk Brady, Mahomes, who's the …

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Feb. 6, 2021

Terez Paylor of Yahoo & Luke Easterling of Bucs Wire on SUPER Big Show

It's Super Bowl LV weekend, and the Brawl-22 Big Show doesn't get any bigger! Luke Easterling of Bucs Wire and Terez Paylor from Yahoo join the Brawl-22 crew to talk Bucs, Chiefs, Tom Brady & Patrick Mahomes. We pick the …

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Feb. 1, 2021

Key Takeaways from NFL Pro Bowl Weekend, Stafford/Goff Trade

Did you know the NFL's Pro Bowl happened this weekend? It did, and so did a massive trade of Matthew Stafford for Jared Goff. Ty Schalter, Michael Schottey, and Samantha Bunten break down what it means for the Detroit Lions, …

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Jan. 29, 2021

Chad Reuter of NFL Media guests on the Big Show

It's the big week off in between the AFC Championship Game, NFC Championship Game, and Super Bowl LV. Chad Reuter of NFL Media joins the Brawl-22 crew: FiveThirtyEight's Ty Schalter, NBC Sports' Samantha Bunten and Brawl Network COO Michael Schottey...

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Jan. 25, 2021

Key Takeaways from NFL Conference Championship Weekend

The Kansas City Chiefs won the AFC Championship Game, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers won the NFC Championship Game! The Brawl-22 crew has assembled to break down everything that happened over the NFL's playoff semifinals, and what it means for …

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Jan. 20, 2021

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports guests on The Brawl-22

Jason La Canfora, national NFL reporter from CBS Sports and 1057 The Fan in Baltimore, joins the Brawl-22 crew to discuss the NFL head-coaching searches of the Philadelphia Eagles and Houston Texans, as well as the processes of the Detroit …

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Jan. 18, 2021

Key Takeaways from NFL Divisional Round Playoffs

The NFL Divisional Round Playoffs are in the book, setting up conference championship games between the Packers and Buccaneers, and Chiefs and Bills. FiveThirtyEight's Ty Schalter, NBC Sports's Samantha Bunten and Brawl Network's Michael Schottey...

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Jan. 14, 2021

Amy Trask of CBS Sports guests on The Brawl-22

Amy Trask, former longtime CEO of the Raiders and CBS Sports analyst, joins the Brawl-22 to talk NFL playoffs, NFL head-coach searches, NFL GM searches, NFL owners and much more. FiveThirtyEight's Ty Schalter, NBC Sports's Samantha Bunten and Brawl...

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Jan. 11, 2021

Key Takeaways from NFL Super Wild Card Weekend

It really was a Super Wild Card Weekend, with 14 NFL teams all taking part in the new 2020 expanded NFL playoffs! Brawl Network's Michael Schottey, NBC Sports's Samantha Bunten, and FiveThirtyEight's Ty Schalter review all the action and break …

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Jan. 7, 2021

Dan Hatman of The Scouting Academy guests on The Brawl-22

The Brawl-22 crew--Ty Schalter (FiveThirtyEight), Samantha Bunten (NBC Sports) and Michael Schottey (Brawl Network) are thrilled to welcome Dan Hatman of The Scouting Academy! Dan is an NFL personnel-department veteran who shares his expertise on the...

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Jan. 4, 2021

Key Takeaways from NFL Week 17 (Black Monday!)

NFL Week 17 is in the books, and so is the 2020 NFL regular season! The Brawl-22 crew: Ty Schalter (FiveThirtyEight), Samantha Bunten (NBC Sports) and Michael Schottey (Brawl Network) break down all the Week 17 action, plus Black Monday …

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Dec. 30, 2020

George Atallah guests on The NFL Brawl-22, December 30

The NFLPA's George Atallah joins the Brawl-22 crew: Ty Schalter (FiveThirtyEight), Samantha Bunten (NBC Sports) and Michael Schottey (Brawl Network). We discuss the NFL's COVID-19 contingencies, playoff expansion, regular season expansion, Arsenal...

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Dec. 28, 2020

Key Takeaways from NFL Week 16

It was a wild week of NFL action in NFL Week 16, and NBC Sports' Samantha Bunten, FiveThirtyEight's Ty Schalter, and BrawlNetwork COO Michael Schottey break it all down. We review every NFL game from the weekend's slate, and come …

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Dec. 24, 2020

Ross Simmonds guests on The NFL Brawl-22, December 23

The Brawl-22 crew make their picks against the spread for all the NFL Week 16 action, with all the previews and analysis. FiveThirtyEight's Ty Schalter and NBC Sports' Samantha Bunten join #BrawlNetwork COO Michael Schottey to discuss...

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Dec. 21, 2020

Brawl-22 Key Takeaways, NFL Week 15

The Brawl-22 crew runs down all the NFL Week 15 action, and comes up with all the key takeaways! FiveThirtyEight's Ty Schalter and NBC Sports's Samantha Bunten join Brawl Network head honcho Michael Schottey to break down the AFC playoff …

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Dec. 17, 2020

ESPN's Field Yates guests on The NFL Brawl-22, December 16

ESPN NFL insider Field Yates joins the Brawl-22 crew: Ty Schalter, Michael Schottey, and Samantha Bunten. We talk NFL football, fantasy football, DFS and daily fantasy, how he's been so successful in the sports-media world, and where there's value in...

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Dec. 14, 2020

Brawl-22 Key Takeaways, NFL Week 14 with Greg Cosell

NFL Week 14 Key Takeaways! Ty Schalter (FiveThirtyEight), Michael Schottey (The Brawl Network), and Samantha Bunten (NBC Sports) run through all the action from the Sunday slate. The Brawl-22 crew also talks with NFL Matchup executive producer Greg...

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Dec. 11, 2020

Jason Romano BONUS EPISODE, The NFL Brawl-22, December 11

Longtime ESPN producer Jason Romano joins the Brawl-22 crew for a first-ever BONUS EPISODE. Ty Schalter, Michael Schottey and Samantha Bunten talk life, sports, hustle, and how to get ahead in sports media.

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Dec. 10, 2020

Mike McCartney guests on The NFL Brawl-22, December 9

NFL super-agent Mike McCartney joins Ty Schalter, Michael Schottey, and Samantha Bunten for a look how business really gets done in the NFL. We also go long on big issues facing the league, and make our previews and picks for …

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Dec. 7, 2020

Brawl-22 Key Takeaways, NFL Week 13

The Brawl Network's Brawl-22 crew break down all the Sunday action from around the NFL. Ty Schalter, Michael Schottey & Samantha Bunten come up with three key takeaways from the Week 13 Sunday slate!

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Dec. 4, 2020

T.J. Ward guests on The NFL Brawl-22, December 3

Two-time Pro Bowl safety and Super Bowl champion T.J. Ward joins the Brawl-22 crew for NFL talk and analysis. Ty Schalter, Samantha Bunten & Michael Schottey talk COVID, coaching carousel, and pick & preview Sunday's slate of games.

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Nov. 30, 2020

Key Takeaways, NFL Week 12 2020

Samantha Bunten, Ty Schalter and Mike Schottey cover NFL Week 12 (2020) with Key Takeaways from around the league.

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Nov. 28, 2020

Intro: Welcome to The Brawl-22

Meet Samantha Bunten (NBC Sports), Ty Schalter (FiveThirtyEight.com) and Michael Schottey (The Brawl Network) who will be coming twice a week with top-notch information and discussion around the NFL.

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