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The Ryen Russillo Podcast

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Danny Green on the Simmons-Harden Trade and the 76ers’ Playoff Outlook

Plus, why the Russell Wilson trade really went down

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Why the Calvin Ridley Suspension Was Fair and Necessary. Plus, Danny Kanell on NFL Draft QB Prospects.

Russillo shares his thoughts on the news of wide receiver Calvin Ridley receiving a one-year suspension for betting on NFL games during the 2021 season

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Heat-Bucks and Harden’s Turnaround, Understanding the MLB Lockout With Evan Drellich, Plus ‘Winning Time’ Cocreator Jim Hecht

Ryen also explains why we can’t talk about G League stats

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Dirk Nowitzki on How He Changed the Game, Plus the Ceiling for Ja and the Grizzlies

Dirk also talks about a few big what-ifs in his career and how his image changed after he won a title

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The NFL Offseason QB Pod, Including Free Agency, the Draft, and Development

Ryen also talks about Deshaun Watson’s return to the NFL and closes out the show with another edition of Life Advice

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NBA Player Vibe Checks: Who’d You Rather Have for Five Years? Plus Actor Emile Hirsch.

Russillo and Ceruti debate which young NBA players they would rather have on their team for the next five years before Emile joins in to discuss his new movie, ‘Pursuit,’ and what it was like to work with Quentin Tarantino

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Jeff Van Gundy on CP3’s Injury, Favorite Teams to Watch, and Coaching in Today’s NBA, Plus LeBron’s Problems With the Lakers

Plus, Ryen discusses the Celtics’ strong close to the first half of the season

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NBA Offseason Story Lines to Watch Now, Warriors’ Resurgence With Logan Murdock, and the NBA Rookie Scale With J. Kyle Mann

Also, Ryen, Kyle, and Ceruti discuss the unfolding of events known as the Frolic Room Super Bowl Heist

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Do Inflated Stats Lead to NBA Playoff Failure? Plus Mark Wahlberg

Ryen talks with Wahlberg about his new film, ‘Uncharted’, his start in music, some of his past works like ‘Fear’ and ‘Boogie Nights’, and the casting process for ‘Entourage’

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Trent Dilfer on the Rams’ Super Bowl Win, Stafford’s HOF Case, Kupp vs. Donald for MVP, McVay’s Future, and the Future of the Bengals

Plus, Ryen recaps some of his Super Bowl weekend festivities

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Harden for Simmons Shows Daryl Morey Was Right

Plus, more trade deadline talk with Chris Mannix and Super Bowl Stories With Damien Woody

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Super Bowl and Life Advice With Scott Van Pelt, Plus an NBA Trade Deadline Preview

Russillo shares his thoughts the recent trades in the NBA, the Ben Simmons–James Harden rumors, and the significance of Deandre Ayton not currently being under a new contract, before Scott joins in for a trip down the memory lane

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Super Bowl Picks With Kevin Clark, the Nets and Sixers Arguments for a Harden-Simmons Trade, Plus Stories From Vegas

Ryen is joined by The Ringer’s Kevin Clark to make Super Bowl picks, tell stories from Radio Row, discuss QBs to watch in the offseason, and more

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In or Out on Top NBA Players, Austin Rivers on Jokic and His Own Ups and Downs

Plus, Van Lathan on CFB recruiting, Joe Burrow, and Brian Flores

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Sleeping on the Suns, Brian Flores and the Failure of the Rooney Rule, and Joe Thomas on the Super Bowl and the Pain of Losing

Six-time Pro Bowler Joe Thomas joins Ryen to talk about playing football in the trenches of the offensive line, playing for Kyle Shanahan, the Bengals’ challenges vs. the Rams’ defensive front in the upcoming Super Bowl, and more

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Burrow’s “It” Factor, Chiefs Too Stubborn, and Stafford’s Validation, With Mark Schlereth

Plus, reacting to Tom Brady’s false-alarm retirement and answering life-advice questions

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NFL Championship Round Film Breakdowns With Ted Nguyen, the Forgotten Character in the Steroid Saga, Plus ‘The Line’ Director Doug Shultz

Ryen also hits on whether or not Ben Simmons’s trade value has diminished from August 2021 and the 76ers quest for a favorable trade

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Kevin Huerter on the Hawks’ Struggles, Defending Trae Young, and Alter Egos, Plus Anthony Edwards and T’Wolves Love With Analyst Jim Petersen

The Hawks guard joins Russillo to discuss his career and his hopes for the season, before Petersen discusses the impact of coach Chris Finch on Minnesota

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Troy Aikman on an All-Time NFL Weekend, the Future of Mahomes vs. Allen, Aaron Rodgers, and Why Toughness Matters

Three-time Super Bowl champion Troy Aikman of Fox Sports joins Ryen to discuss the Chiefs’ overtime win vs. the Bills, how much the QB position has evolved since the 1990s, and whether or not Aaron Rodgers’s future includes the Packers

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Tim Hasselbeck on Has Allen Caught Mahomes? Bruce Feldman on Harbaugh to the Raiders? Plus Jorge Sedano on the Heat As Contenders Again.

Russillo and Hasselbeck run through the weekend NFL slate and make picks for all the games in Round 2 of the playoffs

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Magic Tweets After Lakers Loss; Now Vogel Out? Plus, the Origin of Wu-Tang With S.H. Fernando Jr.

Journalist S.H. Fernando Jr. joins Ryen to discuss his book, ‘From the Streets of Shaolin: The Wu-Tang Saga,’ the inception of hip-hop in the Bronx, the formation of the Wu-Tang Clan, and their explosion onto the music scene

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Was More Really Better in Wild-Card Weekend? Plus Former Chief Mitchell Schwartz on Chiefs-Bills and the Cowboys’ Comedy of Errors.

Plus, Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions

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NFL Playoff Draft Revisit, Coach Luke Fickell on Taking Cincinnati to the Playoff, and ‘Ozark’ EP Chris Mundy

Plus, Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions

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The SEC Gap Is Widening, Eric Dickerson on the Rushing Record and Recruiting Stories, and the QB Stock Game Finale

Russillo shares his thoughts on the SEC’s dominance of college football before talking to Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson about his book, ‘Watch My Smoke: The Eric Dickerson Story,’ and more

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What We Know Vs. What We Thought About Raiders-Chargers, Flores Out With Jon Vilma, Plus Klay’s Return

Super Bowl champion Jonathan Vilma of Fox Sports joins Ryen to talk about the "almost tie" between the Raiders and the Chargers, their differing opinions on the 1-seed Titans, what to make of the Patriots, the Dolphins firing HC Brian Flores, and more

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Joel Klatt on the Alabama-Georgia Rematch, Plus Baker Mayfield and Fan Base Angst, and NBA Point Guard Devaluation

Plus, Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions

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Ja Morant’s Massive Leap With Chris Vernon. Plus Willie Colon on Big Ben’s Goodbye and Playing With Antonio Brown.

Plus, Ryen discusses Kyrie Irving’s return and the uptick in fouls in the NBA

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Will Aaron Rodgers Win the MVP? Plus CFB Opt-outs With Trent Dilfer

Also, Ryen and Trent discuss Joe Burrow’s throwback style of play and the end-of-season playoff puzzle from a player’s perspective

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Danny Kanell on Michigan-Georgia and How Cincinnati Can Hang With Bama

Plus, is being a pro coach still worth it?

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The Bills’ Statement, Burrow’s Ceiling, and Rating QBs With Albert Breer

Plus, fake NBA trades with Kevin O’Connor

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Major Bucs Question Marks With Sara Walsh, Plus Bestselling American History Author Nathaniel Philbrick

Plus, Ryen talks to Nathaniel about the U.S.’s first president and the commander in chief of the Continental Army

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Worst Future NFL Franchises, Lakers Guard Austin Reaves, Plus Author Michael Wolff on Covering the Notorious

Plus, Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions