Episodes
The Divisional Round matchups didn't quite live up to the hype, but loyal listeners know the Weak-Side Podcast doesn't concern itself with hype. This week, Conor and Jenny discussed.... *Which of the four teams that lost this weekend—the Rams, Ravens, Browns and Saints—has the brightest future. *Grades for each of the new head coach hires so far (hint: the once-retired college coach did not fare so well) as well as the NFL's continued dearth of Black head coaches. *A Bills-Chiefs Preview: The...
Published 01/19/21
This week on the Weak-Side Podcast, Conor and Jenny break down Wild-Card Weekend, starting with the Browns' assertive win against the division rival Steelers, setting up next week's meeting with the Chiefs at Arrowhead and raising questions about Ben Roethlisberger's Steelers future. They also discuss the big news of the week, the Eagles parting ways with Super Bowl-winning head coach Doug Pederson, and reports that Deshaun Watson could want out of Houston amid the latest Texans turmoil. For...
Published 01/12/21
This week Conor and Jenny discuss the Eagles' strange performance on Sunday night to hand Washington the NFC East, the new head coach and GM vacancies after Black Monday and the playoff matchups we are—and are not—intrigued by.  Loyal listeners, we want to hear from you! Email us at weaksidepod@gmail.com or leave us a message at our brand-new voicemail line: 929-445-7349. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 01/05/21
This week Conor and Jenny discuss the shifting pieces of the NFL's playoff picture heading into Week 17, Aaron Rodgers surging in the MVP race after a brilliant Sunday night performance and Washington's decision to move on from Dwayne Haskins less than two years after drafting him in the first round. Loyal listeners, we want to hear from you! Email us at weaksidepod@gmail.com or leave us a message at our brand-new voicemail line: 929-445-7349. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 12/29/20
This week Conor and Jenny discuss if the Jags or the Jets is a better destination for Trevor Lawrence, where the Patriots go after their first playoffs-less season in more than a decade and if Jon Gruden's seat would be hot if this were any other coach with any other contract. Plus, we pick one holiday gift to give to someone in the NFL this year. Loyal listeners, we want to hear from you! Email us at weaksidepod@gmail.com or leave us a message at our brand-new voicemail line:...
Published 12/22/20
This week Conor and Jenny discuss Jalen Hurts' big win over the Saints and what it means for the Eagles; admit that the Bills' statement win against Pittsburgh means they're better than we expected; and revisit the good, bad and ugly of our preseason playoff picks. Plus, we extend a formal invitation for Flo from Progressive to join our show. Loyal listeners, we want to hear from you! Email us at weaksidepod@gmail.com or leave us a message at our brand-new voicemail line: 929-445-7349. Learn...
Published 12/15/20
This week Conor returns to join Jenny to discuss some hope breaking through in the New York winter of despair after the Giants' big win in Seattle, where the Eagles go after Jalen Hurts' debut and top head coaching candidates to watch in the coming weeks. Plus, Conor reminisces on his childhood pizza party the last time the Browns went to the playoffs. Loyal listeners, we want to hear from you! Email us at weaksidepod@gmail.com or leave us a message at our brand-new voicemail line:...
Published 12/08/20
This week special guest host Rohan Nadkarni joins Jenny to discuss his short- and long-term expectations for Tua Tagovailoa and his hometown Dolphins, the steady drumbeat out of Tampa Bay that Bruce Arians might not be the best fit for Tom Brady and which NFL job vacancies we'd prefer if we were hopeful head coach or GM candidates. Plus, Rohan debuts his Fourth and Han segment and a hearty congratulations to the Orr family on their new addition! Loyal listeners, we want to hear from you!...
Published 12/01/20
This week Conor and Jenny discuss if Taysom Hill's promising debut as starting QB means the Saints have found their Drew Brees successor, what the Bengals need to do to protect Joe Burrow and a Football Thing we each are thankful for this Thanksgiving. Loyal listeners, we want to hear from you! Email us at weaksidepod@gmail.com or leave us a message at our brand-new voicemail line: 929-445-7349. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 11/24/20
This week Conor and Jenny discuss which was better, Kyler Murray's throw or DeAndre Hopkins' catch; debate which contender's Week 10 loss worries us the most; and answer excellent questions from our fantastic listeners about the Bucs and Drew Lock. Loyal listeners, we want to hear from you! Email us at weaksidepod@gmail.com or leave us a message at our brand-new voicemail line: 929-445-7349. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 11/17/20
This week Conor and Jenny discuss the bright QB future in the NFL after the Kyler-Tua showdown, the Bucs getting trounced by the Saints in their first game with Antonio Brown and the enduring underappreciation of Andy Reid, who on Sunday moved into fifth all-time in coaching wins. Loyal listeners, we want to hear from you! Email us at weaksidepod@gmail.com or leave us a message at our brand-new voicemail line: 929-445-7349. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 11/10/20
This week Conor and Jenny discuss Tua Tagovailoa's debut as a starting NFL QB, what the Ravens need to do for their offense to take flight again and which division races we find most intriguing.  Loyal listeners, we want to hear from you! Email us at weaksidepod@gmail.com or leave us a message at our brand-new voicemail line: 929-445-7349. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 11/03/20
This week Conor and Jenny discuss if Jerry Jones is itching to make a change in Dallas, the Cardinals challenging the NFC West's *pecking order* and the Buccaneers regrettably overlooking Antonio Brown's record of harmful behaviors to give him an unearned second chance. Loyal listeners, we want to hear from you! Email us at weaksidepod@gmail.com or leave us a message at our brand-new voicemail line: 929-445-7349. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 10/27/20
This week Conor and Jenny preview their hotly anticipated fantasy football showdown. Mahomes vs. Murray. A team stacked with running backs vs. one with a neglected ground game. Who will emerge victorious? Send in your picks by emailing us at weaksidepod@gmail.com or leave us a message at our brand-new voicemail line: 929-445-7349. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 10/22/20
This week Conor and Jenny discuss if it's time to worry about the 2-3 Patriots (spoiler: no), the NFL's real contenders as of Week 6 (not the Browns, yet) and a correction for the record about Derrick Henry: There has been absolutely no drop-off after a 303-carry season. We regret our earlier predictions. Loyal listeners, we want to hear from you! Email us at weaksidepod@gmail.com or leave us a message at our brand-new voicemail line: 929-445-7349. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 10/20/20
This week on the Weak-Side Podcast, Conor and Jenny discuss Dak Prescott's devastating injury and the evils of the franchise tag, the waning margin for error in the NFL's plans to play 256 games in a 17-week season and this week's Bird team in the news, the Falcons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 10/13/20
Welcome to our new Weak-Side Podcast feed! This week Conor and Jenny discuss what the NFL must do to prevent another COVID-19 outbreak, dissect Bill O'Brien's ouster after an 0-4 start to the season and, of course, deliver the Orracle and the Vrentas Consensus--but with new sound effects. Loyal listeners, we want to hear from you! Email us at weaksidepod@gmail.com or leave us a message at our brand-new voicemail line: 929-445-7349. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 10/06/20
The Weak-Side Podcast has a new home. Jenny Vrentas and Conor Orr, formerly of the MMQB NFL Podcast, are bringing their unconventional perspective on all things NFL to a new feed every Tuesday. Subscribe now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 09/29/20
Published 09/29/20