Upon Further Review

40 Episodes

By: Zach Brook

Stories you've never heard before and sports and pop culture opinions you will not hear anywhere else. Follow on Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok: Twitter.com/ZBrook Twitter.com/UFRPodcast Instagram.com/ZBrook Instagram.com/UFRPodcast Tiktok.com/ufrpodcast

Chris Long on Jalen Hurts, Chase Young, Taylor Heinicke, Gatorade Flavors, and the return of Jameis Winston
Yesterday at 5:12 AM

Chris Long joins the show to recap the first week of NFL Football, to give his thoughts on the WFT's defensive line, Fitzpatricks injury, the Eagles shocking win, the Raiders insane win over Baltimore, Maxx Crosby, his preferred Gatorade flavors, his podcast, his foundation, Adam Sandler, Jameis Winston, and looking ahead at Week 2. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

NFL Week 1 Recap: Eric Davis on the 49ers win over Detroit, Trey Lance vs. Jimmy G, and why he wants to see Richard Sherman return as a safety
Last Tuesday at 10:50 PM

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Jake Plummer on Kyler Murray, Broncos QB Situation, Trey Lance, and Stories from his NFL Career

Jake Plummer joins the show to preview the Thursday Night Matchup between Dallas and Tampa, to talk about his company ReadyList Sports and some of the awesome work they're doing around the game of football, Kyler Murray and expectations for the Cardinals, looking at the NFC West, the QB situation in Denver, why he's excited to see Trey Lance, his upcoming movie, playing at ASU, playing for the Cardinals, why he loved being coached by Marc Trestman, his time in Denver, getting fined for flipping a fan off on national television before going to complete a game-winning drive, beating Tom...

Sports Junkies host John-Paul Flaim on the Washington Football Team, Bishop Sycamore, then, Attorney Dan Lust discusses Deshaun Watson's ongoing legal situation

Sports Junkies host JP Flaim joins the show to talk about playing at Bishop Sycamore, his expectations for the WFT, and the NFC East as a whole (0:00-20:53), then Sports Law Attorney Dan Lust joins the show to update us on the Deshaun Watson situation, why he's not on the exempt list, can he be traded, and could he play? (20:54-47:14) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Ryan Clark on AFC North, Dwayne Haskins, and Making it in the NFL as an UDFA, then, Steve Wyche on Kyle Pitts, Micah Parsons, and Taking a Look at the Potential 2022 HoF Class

Ryan Clark joins the show to weigh in on Troy Polamalu's HoF speech, to give his thoughts on how the AFC North will play out, what he's seen so far from Dwayne Haskins, his predictions for the WFT's season, his thoughts on the Saints and Jaguars, and how he carved out an NFL career after going undrafted (0:00-22:00), then Steve Wyche joins the show to talk Falcons, why Kyle Pitts is the real deal, what he's been hearing about the team from camp, looking around the NFC South, his time at the Hall of Fame Weekend, examining who could be...

Brandon Lloyd on Tom Brady, Sean Taylor, and Stories from his NFL Career, and, Christopher Clarey on his new book: The Master: The Long Run and Beautiful Game of Roger Federer

Brandon Lloyd joins the show to talk about his NFL career, playing with Tom Brady and Sean Taylor, being a secret musician, and a lot more, then, (58:28) Christopher Clarey joins the show to discuss his new book The Master: The Long Run and Beautiful Game of Roger Federer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Dean Blandino on NFL's Hardened Stance on Taunting, Expectations for Officiating in 2021, and Notable Fan Interactions on Twitter

FOX Sports NFL/NCAAF Rules Analyst Dean Blandino joins the show to talk all things NFL, changes with officiating regarding stance on taunting, getting replay done quicker, how some penalties will be called differently this season, fanbases that don't like when he agrees with a call benefitting the opposing team and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Fantasy Football Mock Draft with NFL Network's Marcas Grant, Sleepers to Win Your League

NFL Network's Marcas Grant joins the show to talk fantasy football, Zach and Marcas do a 12-team PPR first-round mock draft with a ton of surprises Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Lofa Tatupu on Expectations for Seahawks, Russell Wilson, and Why Reggie Bush Should Get His Heisman Back

Lofa Tatupu joins the show to get ready for the NFL season, why he doesn't care for preseason games, Walter Jones just showing up to camp back in the day and balling out, taking a look at the NFC West, whether the Seahawks made enough moves in the offseason, if Russell Wilson is staying in the PNW long-term, NBA Free Agency, NCAA allowing NIL, conference re-alignment, why he thinks it's BS that Reggie Bush can't have his Heisman, why he doesn't agree with some of the NFL's new COVID protocols, having Freddie from iCarly on his podcast and not knowing...

Jason Campbell on the Washington Football Team, Ryan Fitzpatrick, and Texas and Oklahoma trying to join SEC

Jason Campbell joins the show to discuss the Washington Football Team's offseason, Texas and Oklahoma trying to join the SEC, what effect NIL will have on college sports, taking a look at the NFC East and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Brad Johnson on Tom Brady, the Washington Football Team, Jon Gruden, and becoming a TikTok star

Super Bowl champ Brad Johnson joins the show to talk about becoming a tiktok star, if he's coming for Dude Perfect with his TikTok videos, his son Max who's currently the QB at LSU, Ed Orgeron, the Buccaneers winning the Super Bowl, Tom Brady, the WFT QB situation, why he's a fan of Taylor Heinicke, his thoughts on Jon Gruden and the Raiders, his career at FSU, being a late draft pick, playing for the Vikings, getting traded to DC, his time here, joining the Bucs, winning the Super Bowl, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices...

Blair Walsh on Matthew Stafford, Aaron Rodgers, and NCAA Name Image and Likeness FAQ's

Blair Walsh joins the show to break down some of the biggest headlines in sports: Aaron Rodgers still isn't talking to the Packers, what impact will collegiate athletes being about to benefit from NIL have on sports, is Matthew Stafford a dark-horse MVP candidate, how long a leash will Sam Darnold have in Carolina, is this going to be Kirk Cousins last season in Minny, who will start at QB in New Orleans and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Matt Cassel on Mac Jones, Tom Brady, and Stories from his NFL Career

Matt Cassel joins the show to give his thoughts on the Pats selection of Mac Jones, his thoughts on the Chiefs offseason, how much Tom Brady has left in the tank, what Brady is going to do after his career, playing at USC behind two Heisman trophy winners, being roommates with Carson Palmer and Troy Polamalu, making the most of his Pro Day and getting drafted by New England, taking over for Tom after he got hurt, making the Pro Bowl with the Chiefs, and his expectations for fellow Trojan Sam Darnold. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices...

Damontre Moore on DK Metcalf, Von Miller, and playing in the AAF

Damontre Moore joins the show to talk about his offseason, playing for the Seahawks last year, Pete Carroll not sharing his gum, meeting DK Metcalf, the chasedown of Budda Baker, playing at Texas A&M with Von Miller, Ryan Tannehill and Johnny Manziel, and the collapse of the AAF while he was playing for the San Diego Fleet. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Doc Walker on Washington's Draft Class, Jamin Davis, the new stadium, and how he sees the NFC East playing out

Doc Walker joins the show to talk about what he's been up to during the pandemic, seeing his old teammates at a charity golf tournament, the WFT's draft class, the QB competition, what it would be liken DC if the WFT won a Super Bowl, NBA Playoff talk, and what the future WFT stadium needs to have.

Aly Trost on the Chiefs Offseason, Aaron Rodgers potentially joining the Broncos, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, and Soccer Talk

Aly Trost joins the show to talk soccer, both MLS and international, the scary Christian Eriksen situation, Chiefs, why she's optimistic for next season, whether Laurent Duvernay-Tardif could've played in the Super Bowl since he was vaccinated, the Chiefs rookies and names to know, and a lot more.

BONUS: Jared Greenberg on NBA Playoffs, Kyrie Irving's injury, NBA Finals Predictions, and more

Breaking down the NBA Playoffs with NBA on TNT's Jared Greenberg.

Jimmy Smith on Jaguars Draft Class, Tim Tebow, DJ Chark, and Deion Sanders coaching at his alma mater

Jimmy Smith on the Jaguars offseason, why Tim Tebow won't play much tight end and why he was signed to be a locker-room leader (02:10), where DJ Chark ranks amongst the best Jaguars receivers all time (05:12), Trevor Lawrence, expectations for this season (06:09), why Jackson State will start getting Alabama-type recruits and how much Deion has done for HBCU's (06:55), his time with the Jags, and a lot more.

Qadry Ismail on Ravens offseason, Lamar Jackson's impending mega-deal, Marlon Humphrey, and AFC deep-dive

Qadry Ismail joins the show to talk about the Ravens offseason, if they've done enough at WR, where he ranks Marlon Humphrey among the best CB's in the league, Lamar Jackson's contract situation, the running back duo of JK Dobbins and Gus Edwards, if they have a go-to receiver, scariest teams in the AFC, if they'll regret not making a move for Julio Jones,  and his thoughts on College Football Playoff expanding.

Todd Fuhrman (Fox Sports, CBS Sports) on Sports Betting, best odds for NFL win totals, 2021 MVP, and gambling advice from a former oddsmaker

Fox Sports' Todd Fuhrman joins the show to talk NBA Playoffs, bets futures best for the NBA Finals, best odds for NFL Win Totals, Futures for 2021 NFL MVP and longshots to win the trophy, why not to do parlays, safest bets to make, why I shouldn't bet on events I don't know anything about, and a lot more.

Albert Haynesworth on his new kidney, Titans offseason, Chase Young, Michael Vick, and how he knew AJ Brown would be a star

Titans legend Albert Haynesworth joins the show to talk about how great he's feeling after getting his new kidney, his relationship with the donor he never knew, his thoughts on the NFL offseason, the Titans, (TAPED BEFORE JULIO JONES TRADE), why he knew AJ Brown would be an NFL star, his thoughts on the coaching staff, his thoughts on Washington's defense and a lofty comparison for Chase Young, why he loves Jeffery Simmons, his time at Rocky Top, his draft process, his early success with the Titans, why he hated playing against Michael Vick, his decision to sign with...

49ers insider Matt Maiocco on Trey Lance, Aaron Rodgers trade rumors, George Kittle, and taking a look at the NFC West

NBC Sports Bay Area's Matt Maiocco joins the show to talk all things 49ers, the insanity of the 2021 NFL Draft, the Aaron Rodgers trade rumors and whether he believes there is still a chance he lands in San Fran, who else knew about the draft choice that may have influenced the pick, did Joe Montana know? Will George Kittle be more of a receiver next season, why he believes Deebo Samuel and Brandon Aiyuk are both No. 1 receivers, taking a look around the division, and his prediction for the team's late-round draft gem.

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Donald Penn on Retired Life, Khalil Mack, Darren Waller, Jon Gruden, and Dwayne Haskins

Donald Penn joins the show to update everyone on being a retiree, signing a one-day contract to retire with the Raiders, his thoughts on the NFL offseason, whether the Raiders regret trading Khalil Mack (03:47), seeing Darren Waller go from practice squad to superstar (07:28), going undrafted, getting his opportunity with the Bucs, playing on some losing teams, moving to the Raiders, playing for Jon Gruden, getting cussed out by Jon Gruden (22:01), coming to DC, expectations for the WFT next season, his reaction to seeing Alex Smith's injury for the first time and how proud he was for his comeback (26:22) , and...

Solomon Thomas (Raiders DT) on going from the Bay Area to Vegas, Mental Health Awareness, and Vegemite

Raiders DT Solomon Thomas weighs in on whether Julio Jones knew he was on live TV, updates us on his knee rehab, what its like out in Vegas, his new foundation, The Defensive Line, spending time in Australia, his love of Vegemite, playing at Stanford for David Shaw, getting drafted by the 49ers, playing with George Kittle, the toughest O-Lineman in the NFL, why he believes the Raiders have the best D-Line in football, and a lot more.

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Dick Vermeil on Aaron Rodgers drama in Green Bay, Eagles offseason, Matthew Stafford, and, SNY's Chris Williamson on the Knicks, Russell Westbrook, Kyrie's return to Boston, NBA Finals Predictions

Legendary NFL coach Dick Vermeil joins the show to weigh in on the situation in Green Bay between Aaron Rodgers and the Packers, the Eagles offseason, the coaching change, his predictions for their season, Matthew Stafford replacing Jared Goff in Los Angeles, what makes Sean McVay such a brilliant coach, and more... then SNY's Chris Williamson joins the show to talk about the Julio Jones/Shannon Sharpe situation now that Zoom is announcing every time your record, the Knicks resurgence, Russell Westbrook getting popcorn dumped on him by an ignorant Philly fan (shocker), Kyrie's highly anticipated return to Boston...

Wesley Walls on the Panthers Offseason, Travis Kelce vs. George Kittle, Lane Kiffin, and Golfing with Ron Rivera

Panthers legend Wesley Walls joins the show, he talks about going to the PGA over the weekend, his thoughts on the Bucs winning the Super Bowl, Rob Gronkowski and how he stacks up amongst the best TE's of all time (6:37), Kyle Pitts (9:04), his thoughts on the Panthers 2020 season, predictions for next season, his thoughts on the TE University(9:57) , who he'd rather have between George Kittle and Travis Kelce (10:40), playing in the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am with Ron Rivera and what Rivera told him about the WFT signing Curtis Samuel (12:45), Ole Miss, Lane Kiffin, and his excitement for CFB season (17:00...

Ike Taylor on the Steelers Offseason, Ben Roethlisberger, Minkah Fitzpatrick, his new Cigars, and Stories from his NFL career

Ike Taylor joins the show to talk about the Steelers offseason, whether they will regret not taking a QB in the draft, how much time Big Ben has left in Pittsburgh, how he sees the division shaking out, the best corner in the league today, his time with the Ragin' Cajuns, getting drafted by the Steelers, playing with Big Ben, playing against Antonio Brown, why he wasn't surprised JuJu Smith Schuster re-signed winning two Super Bowls, playing music in his headphones during games, the rivalry with the Ravens, his new line of cigars, his podcast, and his thoughts on...

Ryan Harris on Aaron Rodgers Broncos rumors, Ja'Wuan James situation, Dan Lust, Esq. on potential Deshaun Watson lawsuit settlement, and Celtics-Wizards Recap

Recapping the Celtics-Wizards play-in game, then Ryan Harris joins the show to talk about the Broncos selection of Patrick Surtain, why he believes Aaron Rodgers in a Broncos uniform is a "when" not an "if", the messy Ja'Wuan James injury situation that resulted in him being cut, the Longhorns being overrated, Notre Dame guys that got drafted, Drew Lock, and Tim Tebow getting another shot with the Jags (03:19), then, Dan Lust helps break down Deshaun Watson's legal situation, the rumored settlements, why the lawsuit inundation finally stopped, if he can be traded, and what we can expect to happen...

ESPN NY Giants Reporter Jordan Raanan on Kelvin Benjamin, Daniel Jones, and taking at look at the NFC East

Jordan Raanan joins the show from rookie minicamp to break down Kelvin Benjamin and Corey Clement working out for the team, the Giants draft class, what to expect from Daniel Jones this season, Dave Gettleman trading back for Kadarius Toney and Azeez Ojulari, the Giants signing Kenny Golladay to a massive deal, breaking down the NFC East as a whole, and a lot more

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JP Finlay on Washington's Offseason, Mock Trades for Aaron Rodgers, and 5x Pro Bowler Trai Turner on Training with a Legend and Stories from his NFL Career

CDC Ends Mask Mandate, Zach rants about schedule release day, then JP Finlay joins the show to give his thoughts on Washington's offseason, if they were in on any of the rookie QBS, if Aaron Rodgers is a possibility at QB, why was Doc Walker, Dexter Manley and Mark Rypien at RFK , and more (05:07), then Trai Turner on his offseason and staying ready for his next opportunity, training with Jackie Slater, and a lot more (28:14)

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Marc Sessler on Tim Tebow, Aaron Rodgers' Dilemma, and Baker Mayfield THEN, Randy Cross talks 49ers, Penei Sewell, Rashawn Slater, and Samuel Cosmi

Marc Sessler joins the show to talk about Tim Tebow reportedly becoming a tight end for the Jaguars, the severed relationship between the Packers and Aaron Rodgers, if he thinks Baker has done enough to prove he's the guy, and teams to keep an eye on (01:19) , THEN, Randy Cross joins the show to talk about the 49ers offseason, if Kyle Shanahan consulted Joe Montana before making the selection of Trey Lance, the massive Trent Williams extension, Penei Sewell, Rashawn Slater, Samuel Cosmi, and BBQ (29:06).

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Dave Dameshek on NFL Draft, Steelers Future, and, Ben Leber on Aaron Rodgers Drama in Green Bay, Potential Vikings QB Competition

Dave Dameshek joins the show to recap the NFL Draft, Aaron Rodgers, going around the AFC North, why Washington Football fans should be excited and a lot more. THEN, Ben Leber joins the show to give his thoughts on the draft, the Vikings taking Kellen Mond, if Kirk Cousins is on the hot seat, his reaction to finding out the Aaron Rodgers story before Twitter, why he isn't surprised, his evaluations on some of the top prospects, Jack Black's mother saving Apollo 13, and a lot more  [34:24]

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Barry Church on Dak Prescott, Sean Lee's Retirement, 2018 AFC Championship Game, and Stories from his NFL Career

Barry Church joins the show to talk about his trip to Mexico, Dak Prescott's monster contract, what it was like when Dak Prescott took the world by storm as a rookie and lead to Tony Romo's retirement, playing at Toledo, his MAC Mount Rushmore, going undrafted, catching on with the Cowboys, playing with Sean Lee, playing with Jaguars, Sacksonville, the AFC Championship Loss, the Best Safety in Football, Marcedes Lewis playing in the league for 600 years, and Eagles fans trying to fight his grandfather at Lincoln Financial Field. 

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2021 NFL Draft Preview with NFL analyst Leger Douzable, Scouting Reports on UCF's Richie Grant and Aaron Robinson

The 2021 NFL Draft is just one day away. Recurring guest Leger Douzable joins the show to break down all of the options for the top ten picks on Thursday night, with Trevor Lawrence off the board at 1, Zach Wilson gone at 2, which QB will fall to the 49ers at 3? Could Atlanta bring in Matt Ryan's heir apparent? Who will take Florida star Kyle Pitts? Who will be the first defensive player off the board? Will more than five QBs get taken in the first round? PLUS, Scouting Reports on UCF stars Richie Grant and Aaron Robinson.


Donnie Edwards on the Chiefs and Chargers, Junior Seau, and Stories from his NFL Career

Donnie Edwards joins the show to talk about Curb Your Enthusiasm, the Padres struggles, his foundation, the Best Defense Foundation, has taken over 100 WWII veterans on battlefield return programs to remember their fallen comrades and gain closure of a time in their life that had an impact on the world, his grandfather serving in the US military and surviving the attack on Pearl Harbor, what he's been up to the past year, his encounter with a black bear, the Chiefs getting blown out in the Super Bowl, Patrick Mahomes, Justin Herbert, playing at UCLA, breaking his back his senior...

Marcus Trufant on Russell Wilson, his comp for D.K. Metcalf, and Stories from his NFL Career

Marcus Trufant joins the show to talk about the Seahawks offseason, the situation currently going on with Russell Wilson, what the team should do at Cornerback, his scouting report on DK Metcalf, Jamal Adams, the Trufant Family Foundation, playing at Washington State, being on Sports Science, the toughest receivers to matchup with, playing with Marshawn Lynch, the Beast Quake, the rise of Richard Sherman, the birth of the Legion of Boom, advice he gave to his brother, Desmond, his podcast, and more.

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Austin Ekeler on Justin Herbert, Philip Rivers, and his Summer as a Rocky Mountain River Raft Guide

Austin Ekeler joins the show to talk about the Austin Ekeler Foundation, his gaming company, Gridiron Gaming Group, and the awesome draft event they're hosting on Twitch on 4/29 as a simulcast to the NFL Draft, being a gamer, not being a Madden guy, Justin Herbert's rookie season, his new coach Brandon Staley, being a raft guide, a wild experience on the river, starring in D2, getting NFL looks, waiting for his opportunity, almost getting to 1000 yards in 2019, not realizing how many kids Phil Rivers had, advice for undrafted players, being on Hard Knocks, and a lot more.


Archie Manning on 2021 Draft Class, Saints QB Situation, and Stories from his Legendary Career

Saints legend Archie Manning joins the show to talk about the upcoming draft class of quarterbacks where three are expected to go in the first three picks, just like he, Jim Plunkett, and Dan Pastorini did exactly 50 years ago, the Saints QB situation with Drew Brees now retired, whether Taysom Hill or Jameis Winston should get the nod, the Manning Passing Academy, Josh Allen, playing at Ole Miss, convincing Wesley Walls to to change his commitment from Alabama to Ole Miss, getting drafted by the Saints, having an astronaut as GM, his friendship with Pete Maravich, staying in New...

Bradley Bozeman on Ravens Season, NBC Sports Boston's Tom Giles on Julian Edelman's Retirement and Offseason Storylines

Ravens star Bradley Bozeman joins the show to catch up, on the wild 2020 season, playing through the pandemic, the COVID outbreak the team had, being the Walter Payton Man of the Year Nominee, Lamar Jackson's "cramps" and more, THEN, Tom Giles joins the show to talk about the Celtics crappy season, the Patriots signing everyone in free agency, Julian Edelman retiring, whether the Pats will trade up for a QB, how much longer Bill Bellichick has left in the tank, and more (00:15:53)

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Walter Jones on Seattle's Offseason, Penei Sewell, and Stories from his Hall-of-Fame Career

Seahawks legend Walter Jones joins the show to give his take on Seattle's offseason, the Russell Wilson situation, what went wrong in 2020 with the team, left tackles cashing in during free agency, if he's got anything left in the tank, projected top-5 pick Penei Sewell, going from JuCo to FSU, playing for Bobby Bowden, getting drafted by the Seahawks, messing with Matt Hasselbeck, his interesting nickname for Lofa Tatupu, playing with Shaun Alexander, getting into the Hall of Fame, getting his jersey number retired, his clothing brand, meeting Chris Pratt, Macklemore, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan at Seahawks games, being...