Chris Simms takes an unfiltered look at the NFL, featuring player access, unabashed opinion, X&O film breakdown, and stories from a life in and around football.
After 167 episodes, Kyle Shanahan finally returns for another appearance on the podcast. He talks about getting over the Super Bowl loss and preparing for a season unlike any other.
(1:15) Fashion: Chris grills Kyle on his "look"
(6:15) Career: What Kyle learned from his father, Jon Gruden, Monte Kiffin & other coaching mentors
(17:00) Xs and Os: How he organizes his playbook for gameday to "crack the code"
(22:15) Seattle scheme: Why Kyle prefers it for his defense
(27:45) 2019 season: How Kyle knew his defense was elite way back in Training Camp, the impact of the Emmanuel Sanders trade, and Jimmy Garoppolo's improvement
(35:40) Super Bowl LIV: How he got over the depression of the loss and if he's watched the game with the team yet
(40:15) 2020 expectations: Is this year "Super Bowl or bust"?
(43:20) Coaching: How Kyle builds his style on being honest to players
(49:45) Jimmy Garoppolo: Why he's just getting started
(53:15) 3rd & 15: At what point of the Super Bowl did Kyle say "Oh no"?
(55:15) COVID-19: How Kyle is preparing for the season and why he's more optimistic since arriving to the facility
(1:01:00) Preseason games: Why he's glad they were canceled this year