Pick Six NFL Podcast

Looking for your daily fix of NFL news and analysis? Look no further. CBS Sports senior writer Will Brinson (and guests) gets you up to speed each day in about 30 minutes with what's trending in the NFL world so that you're always in the know.

Pick Six NFL Podcast

Looking for your daily fix of NFL news and analysis? Look no further. CBS Sports senior writer Will Brinson (and guests) gets you up to speed each day in about 30 minutes with what's trending in the NFL world so that you're always in the know.

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Most Recent Episode

  • Cam Newton leaves preseason game with foot injury (Football 8/23)

    Will Brinson is joined by the Pick Six SuperFriends to finish Fantasy Week. The guys recap Thursday night's Week 3 preseason games including an injury to Cam Newton and what it means for Carolina and fantasy owners, the performances of rookie QBs Dwayne Haskins and Daniel Jones and a totally weird game between the Packers and Raiders. Next, reports that the Cowboys have offered Ezekiel Elliott a contract that would make him the 2nd-highest paid RB in NFL, plus a look ahead at the rest of the preseason games slated for this weekend. 

Episodes of This Show

  • Fantasy Sleepers & Busts plus Mid-Round Draft Analysis with Dave Richard (Football 8/22)

    Will Brinson and Sean Wagner-McGough fire up another 'Fantasy Week' podcast and are joined by CBS Sports fantasy football expert Dave Richard to share his thoughts on Amari Cooper and Ezekiel Elliott, before diving into sleepers, busts and issuing his thoughts on several mid-round RB & WR candidates. 
  • Baker Mayfield calls out Daniel Jones and Fantasy Draft Strategies with Adam Aizer (Football 8/21)

    Fantasy Week continues as Will Brinson is joined by Sean Wagner-McGough and the host of the 'Fantasy Football Today' podcast, Adam Aizer. The guys react to the Cowboys handing out an extension not to Dak, Zeke or Amari, but Jaylon Smith. Plus your daily Antonio Brown update and some continuing drama between the Browns and Giants. Then, Adam dishes out his draft strategies for different league styles and sizes. 
  • Targets, Touches to win fantasy with Heath Cummings (Football 8/20)

    Will Brinson and Heath Cummings break down the latest news and notes around the NFL, including the Antonio Brown saga, the latest on Ezekiel Elliott and more before diving into the touches and targets distributions for various teams to help people win their fantasy leagues.
  • Antonio Brown is Insane (Part Deux), Week 2 preseason takeaways (Football 8/19)

    Will Brinson and Ryan Wilson break down the latest Antonio Brown drama (2:00), Derwin James injury (18:20), Sean McVay's sideline magic (22:45) and then breakdown all the action from the second week of the preseason.

  • Lamar Jackson progressions, Warren Sharp NFL preview (Football 8/16)

    Will Brinson breaks down the first night of Week 2 from the NFL preseason and then Will and John Breech talk to Warren Sharp to discuss his thoughts on the 2019 NFL season.
  • Don't Pay Zeke, Rodgers bounce back with Josh Hermsmeyer (Football 8/17)

    Will Brinson, Sean Wagner-McGough and John Breech break down the latest NFL news, including Andrew Luck's status (2:00), Baker Mayfield claiming people want the Browns to lose (12:00) and much more before tackling the latest episode of "Hard Knocks" (20:00). Then Will and Sean interview Josh Hermsmeyer of 538 and Establish the Run to talk about why Aaron Rodgers will bounce back (30:00), how teams can run play action without actually running (36:00), why the Cowboys shouldn't pay Zeke Elliott and what they should do with Dak (39:00), the idea of drafting two  quarterbacks in the first round (44:00), what run/pass efficiency says about a team (51:00) and much more.
  • Buccaneers sleepers, predicting defensive breakouts with Sam Monson (Football 8/14)

    Will Brinson and Sean Wagner-McGough break down the latest news around the NFL, including the terrifying Andrew Luck injury (2:00), if Roquan Smith is a good DPOY bet (13:00), the latest Antonio Brown news (17:00), Daniel Jones never sees the filed (22:00) and Tony Romo talking Ezekiel Elliott (24:00). Then the guys welcome on Sam Monson of Pro Football Focus to talk about the change in analytics including the use of a WAR style metric (28:00), how big the shift to nickel defenses has become and if teams will run at it (35:00), how to spot a defensive breakout (40:00), why the Buccaneers can break out (47:00), why PFF loves the Steelers (51:00), what to expect from the Browns (54:00), which second year QB could break out (57:00) and much more. 
  • Why Lions can shock the world with Aaron Schatz (Football 8/13)

    Will Brinson breaks down the latest news and notes around the NFL, including Antonio Brown losing his grievance (3:00), Dak Prescott contract rumors (6:00) and more. Then he welcomes on Aaron Schatz of Football Outsiders to discuss why the Lions are the biggest surprise (19:00), why the Bears are primed to regress (26:00), what to expect from the Colts and how HAVOC plays a role in analysis (29:30), if NFL teams are going to try and run the ball (36:00), what Baker Mayfield's second half says about his future performance (39:00) and some fantasy sleepers to take a look at (42:00) plus much more. 
  • Why Bears defense will regress, Raiders offense issues with Andy Benoit (Football 8/12)

    Nerd week begins as Will Brinson recaps the weekend news and then hops on the horn with Andy Benoit and Ryan Wilson to take a deep dive into the upcoming NFL season. The guys look at the Jets offense (16:00), Belichick without Tom Brady (19:15), why Derek Carr and his weapons don't mesh (22:15), what the Steelers offense and defense will look like (26:00), expectations for Lamar Jackson (20:30), why the Bears defense will regress (35:30), if Aaron Rodgers and Matt Lafleur can get along (38:30), if Gary Kubiak changes the Vikings (42:00), whether Bruce Arians can fix Jameis Winston (44:30) what to like about Norv Turner's offense (47:30) and much more.
  • Antonio Brown Is Insane - Bonus Pod (Football 8/12)

    Will Brinson, Ryan Wilson, Sean Wagner-McGough and John Breech convene an emergency Antonio Brown is insane podcast, one of two Pick Six Podcasts coming out Monday.
  • Daniel Jones dominates in debut, NFL Preseason Week 1, Breakout defenses (Football 8/9)

    Will Brinson, John Breech and Ryan Wilson rock out in a jam packed podcast episode for the first week of the NFL season, looking at the debut for Daniel Jones (2:45), as well as Dwayne Haskins (14:50), the Duke Johnson trade (17:30), Josh Rosen playing under pressure (22:00), David Singletary looking sharp (26:15), Ron Rivera icing kickers (28:00), Kyler Murray's debut (30:00), Melvin Gordon losing the Chargers game (35:00), Jakobi Meyers dominating (37:30), Joe Webb!! (43:00), Titans QB drama (44:00), Nate Sudfeld's injury (45:10), John Harbaugh ATS (48:15) and much more. Then the guys take a look at the best possible breakout defenses for 2019. 
  • Five New Playoff Teams for 2019 with NFL SuperFriends (Football 8/8)

    Will Brinson, John Breech, Ryan Wilson and Sean Wagner-McGough break down the latest news and notes around the NFL, including the Cowboys losing Robert Quinn and how it might affect their start (6:00), if LeSean McCoy is 'the man' in Buffalo (15:30), whether Jameis Winston can become a Charlie Checkdown (21:30) and Damien Williams return to the Chiefs (27:30). Then the guys look at five teams who missed the playoffs last year that will make it in 2019 (30:00).
  • Six Breakout Offenses, Hard Knocks Recap (Football 8/7)

    Will Brinson recaps the debut of "Hard Knocks" (2:00) then welcomes on Brady Quinn and Ryan Wilson to break down the latest NFL news, including Antonio Brown's foot injury (7:00), the latest with the Dallas Cowboys contracts (15:00), Tom Brady's situation (22:00), if DeAndre Hopkins is the best receiver in football (28:00) plus more. Then the guys dive into the which teams could be breakout offenses in 2019 (40:30). 
  • Five Teams Who Miss Playoffs with NFL SuperFriends (Football 8/6)

    Will Brinson, John Breech and Sean Wagner-McGough break down the latest news and notes around the NFL including Andrew Luck's calf injury (2:00), the Redskins QB depth chart (9:30), some MVP odd movement (13:30) and Tom Brady's contract (16:15) and then look at five teams who will miss the playoffs next year (27:00). 
  • Hot Seat Rankings with NFL SuperFriends (Football 8/5)

    Will Brinson and Sean Wagner-McGough break down the latest news and notes from around the NFL, including Tom Brady's contract, D'Onta Foreman being released and Antonio Brown's injury before bringing on John Breech to break down the Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony and Brinson's coaching hot seat rankings. 
  • Football, Back! Plus holdouts, NFC West with Brady Quinn (Football 8/2)

    Will Brinson, Ryan Wilson and Brady Quinn break down the latest news and notes from around the NFL, including Melvin Gordon's trade request (9:30), Ryan Kalil returning (20:15), Cowboys chatter (25:00), the reality of Michael Thomas' contract (32:30), Tom Brady's weight gain and contract (35:00) and some NFC West training camp battles (49:00).
  • Football is BACK! Training camp talk with Jason La Canfora (Football 8/1)

    Will Brinson and Jason La Canfora break down the latest news and notes from around the NFL, including the Michael Thomas signing (2:00), other holdouts around the league (8:00), Andrew Luck's injury (15:00), Carson Wentz and Eagles expectations (20:00) plus what else JLC is hearing around training camps.  

  • #ZekeWatch, How to handle holdouts in fantasy (Football 7/31)

    Will Brinson and John Breech break down the latest news and notes around the NFL including Zeke Elliott's holdout and Jerry Jones comments about his RB (2:00), Andrew Luck's calf injury (10:15), Roger Goodell testifying in the Saints-Rams game (12:00) and all kinds of Dolphins shenanigans (15:00). Then Will welcomes on Jamey Eisenberg to break down where he's drafting guys like A.J. Green, Zeke, Melvin Gordon and much more.
  • A.J. Green Injury, Steelers hype with Bryant McFadden (Football 7/30)

    Will Brinson, Ryan Wilson and Bryant McFadden break down the latest news and notes from around the NFL, including the A.J. Green injury (2:00), whether Cincy could think about trading him down the road and what they would get (10:00), John Harbaugh talking Lamar Jackson's rushing attempts (12:30), B Mac's experience at Steelers training camp (19:00), Golden Tate's suspension (31:30), Mike Daniels signing with the Lions (35:45), Bobby Wagner signing a new deal with the Seahawks (38:00), Zeke Elliott's status (44:45) and B Mac's upcoming trip to the Jets and interview with Le'Veon Bell (49:00) which you can watch on CBS Sports HQ soon.
  • Around the NFC South with Pete Prisco (Football 7/29)

    Will Brinson and Pete Prisco break down Pete's latest travels around training camp, including the Falcons and Jaguars. Then the guys look at the biggest position battles in the NFC South (24:00).
  • Brady Quinn on holdouts, AFC South position battles (Football 7/26)

    Will Brinson and Brady Quinn break down Sterling Shepard's injury (2:45), the latest Madden game (5:45), Ezekiel Elliott skipping the Cowboys team flight (8:45), Michael Thomas wanting $20M (16:30), Brady's holdout from 2007 and rookies who just signed (18:50). Then the guys break down positional battles in the AFC South (26:30).

  • Rodgers other weapon will be _____? NFC North camp battles (Football 7/25)

    Will Brinson, Ryan Wilson and John Breech break down the NFL news of the day, including the Packers cutting Mike Daniels (3:00), Jalen Ramsey's training camp arrival (7:45), Mason Foster being released (13:00) and the Cowboys cutting Allen Hurns (17:45). Then they break down camp battles for the Packers (21:30), Bears (25:45), Vikings (30:00) and Lions (32:00).

  • What Steelers WR emerges as No. 2 behind JuJu? AFC North Position Battles with BMac (Football 7/24)

    Will Brinson, Ryan Wilson and Bryant McFadden break down the latest news and notes from around the NFL, including Mark Sanchez' retirement (0:30) Jarran Reed's suspension (7:00) and Tyler Boyd's extension (13:45). Then the guys dive into the camp battles in the AFC North, looking at the Steelers WRs (16:25), Ravens pass rusher (20:25), Browns CBs (25:45) and Bengals LBs (29:45).
  • Eli or Daniel Jones? Haskins or Keenum? NFC East Position Battles (Football 7/23)

    Will Brinson and Ryan Wilson break down the news and notes from around the NFL and then dive into various key NFC East position battles heading into training camp.
  • Shady or Gore? Rosen or Fitz? AFC East Position Battles (Football 7/22)

    Will Brinson and Ryan Wilson break down the latest news and notes surrounding the NFL and take a look at the biggest battles for every single AFC East team.
  • Emergency Podcast: NFL won't suspend Tyreek Hill (reaction + analysis)

    Will Brinson is joined by Ryan Wilson to share their immediate reactions to the news that the NFL will not discipline Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill.
  • Broncos Training Camp with Pete Prisco (Football 7/19)

    Will Brinson breaks down the latest news and notes in the NFL then is joined by Pete Prisco to talk about the Broncos opening up  training camp.
  • Training Camp Storylines, Sneaky Good Games (Football 7/18)

    Will Brinson, Sean Wagner-McGough and R.J. White break down some of the bigger storylines for teams opening training camp this week and then look at some under-the-radar early season NFL games they want to watch.
  • Make or Break Games for Every NFL Team (Football 7/17)

    Will Brinson, John Breech, Ryan Wilson and Sean Wagner-McGough break down the MAKE OR BREAK GAME for every single NFL team.
  • CBA, Franchise Tag, Melvin Gordon buzz with Jason La Canfora (Football 7/16)

    Will Brinson and CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora break down the latest news and notes from the NFL, including who might get a deal ahead of the franchise tag deadline (FYI: the show was recorded before Grady Jarrett's contract), what the future CBA negotiations hold and how Melvin Gordon's deal could shake out, plus other potential holdouts around the NFL.
  • Monday Mailbag with NFL SuperFriends (Football 7/15)

    Will Brinson, John Breech, Ryan Wilson and Sean-Wagner-McGough answer listener questions about the upcoming 2019 NFL season as well as myriad other bizarre topics.
  • Top 10 NFL Head Coaches with NFL SuperFriends (Football 7/12)

    Will Brinson, Sean Wagner-McGough and Ryan Wilson are joined by John Breech -- back from Paris!! -- to break down the top 10 NFL head coaches.
  • Buy or Sell, DL/DT Top 10 Rankings with Ryan Wilson (Football 7/11)

     Will Brinson and Ryan Wilson play a game of Buy or Sell around the latest NFL news items and then take a dive into the top 10 rankings for defensive lineman/edge rushers and defensive tackles.


  • Top 10 NFL Defensive Backs with Bryant McFadden (Football 7/10)

    Will Brinson and Bryant McFadden break down the best defensive backs in the NFL.

  • OL Rankings with Geoff Schwartz (Football 7/9)

    Will Brinson and former NFL offensive lineman turned analyst Geoff Schwartz break down the top offensive line units in the league and then Geoff gives his "perfect" OL group.

    https://fi.further.website/nfl/news/top-10-offensive-lines-in-nfl-tight-race-between-eagles-steelers-for-top-spot-ahead-of-cowboys-colts-patriots/
  • NFL SuperFriends Mailbag (Football 7/8)

    Will Brinson, Ryan Wilson and Sean Wagner-McGough answer questions from Pick Six Podcast listeners.
  • Top 10 Tight End Rankings with NFL SuperFriends (Football 7/5)

    Will Brinson, Ryan Wilson and Sean Wagner-McGough take a look at the top 10 tight ends in the NFL and give out their own personal ranks for the position. PLUS Will and Sean make an MVP bet with Ryan that could ruin him financially for life.

    https://fi.further.website/nfl/news/top-10-tes-in-nfl-whos-on-top-after-the-retirement-of-rob-gronkowski/
  • Top 10 RB Rankings, Beer Draft, James Conner Interview (Football 7/4)

    Will Brinson and Heath Cummings rank the top 10 running backs in the NFL and then do a draft for best summer beers. Will then interviews Steelers running back James Conner. NOTE: This was recorded before it was announced Ezekiel Elliott wouldn't be suspended.

    https://fi.further.website/nfl/news/top-10-rbs-in-nfl-nfc-east-stars-saquon-barkley-ezekiel-elliott-lead-the-way/
  • Top 10 WR Rankings with Bryant McFadden (Football 7/3)

    Will Brinson and Bryant McFadden discuss the issues facing Kareem Hunt and Ezekiel Elliott and then dive into their personal rankings for the top 10 WR in the NFL headed into the 2019 season.

    https://fi.further.website/nfl/news/top-10-wrs-in-nfl-odell-beckham-julio-jones-and-michael-thomas-battle-for-second-behind-no-1-who-might-surprise/
  • Top 10 QB Rankings with Danny Kanell (Football 7/2)

    Will Brinson and Danny Kanell break down their top 10 lists for quarterbacks in the NFL for the 2019 NFL season.

    https://fi.further.website/nfl/news/top-10-qbs-in-nfl-tom-brady-aaron-rodgers-battle-for-second-behind-unanimous-no-1/
  • SuperFriends MailBag Part 2 (Football 7/1)

    Will Brinson, Ryan Wilson and Sean Wagner-McGough break down questions from listeners in the second part of a classic P6P mailbag.
  • SuperFriends Mailbag! (And NFL News) (Football 6/28)

    The mailbag was so popular we're bringing it back for another two-part summer series, as Will Brinson, Ryan Wilson and Sean Wagner-McGough break down the Cowboys contract situations, answer issues with the Bengals and take questions from listeners about LIFE.
  • Bengals are an Enigma with Paul Dehner Jr. (Football 6/27)

    Will Brinson breaks down news and notes from around the NFL and then is joined by Paul Dehner Jr. of The Athletic to talk about what we can expect from the Bengals in 2019.

  • Sneaky MVP Candidates (Football 6/26)

    Will Brinson breaks down the latest news and then gives his top five sneaky MVP candidates for the 2019 season based on the odds released by the Superbook.
  • Chiefs talk with Brooke Pryor (Football 6/25)

    Will Brinson breaks down the latest news and notes from around the NFL and then is joined by Brooke Pryor of the Kansas City Star to talk about the Tyreek Hill situation, the Chiefs offseason and what to look forward to in the coming season from the offense and defense.

  • NFL SuperFriends Mailbag Part 2 (Football 6/24)

    Will Brinson, Ryan Wilson, John Breech and Sean Wagner-McGough answer more questions from Pick Six Podcast listeners about the NFL season and other various shenanigans.
  • Pass interference update, Texans' mess and Gurley workload (Football 6/21)

    Dave Richard and Jason La Canfora pair up for the latest episode of the Pick Six NFL podcast to break down the latest on pass interference, pre-Training Camp storylines and a possible extension for Michael Thomas. The guys then dive into some original reporting, first on the mess in the Texans front office right now and then on Todd Gurley's knee. Finally Dave and JLC share their thoughts on Pete Prisco's Top 100 Players list. 
  • Top 100 NFL Players with Pete Prisco and Brady Quinn - Part 2 (Football 6/20)

    Pete Prisco and Brady Quinn break down Pete's list of the Top 100 players in the NFL, focusing on the Top 20 players in the league.


    For the full list visit:
    https://fi.further.website/nfl/news/pete-priscos-top-100-nfl-players-of-2019-aaron-donald-edges-patrick-mahomes-for-no-1-chargers-have-most-on-list/
  • Top 100 NFL Players with Pete Prisco and Brady Quinn - Part 1 (Football 6/19)

    Pete Prisco and Brady Quinn break down Pete's list of the Top 100 players in the NFL with a focus on 100-21. Check back tomorrow for analysis of the Top 20


    For the full list visit:
    https://fi.further.website/nfl/news/pete-priscos-top-100-nfl-players-of-2019-aaron-donald-edges-patrick-mahomes-for-no-1-chargers-have-most-on-list/
  • Gurley update, Steelers normalcy, Extension analysis (Football 6/18)

    Ryan Wilson, John Breech and Sean Wagner-McGough fill in for Will Brinson and break down everything from Todd Gurley's knee to their favorite journeyman quarterbacks. 
  • NFL SuperFriends Mailbag Part 1 (Football 6/17)

    Will Brinson, Ryan Wilson, John Breech and Sean Wagner-McGough answer questions from Pick Six Podcast listeners about the NFL season and other various shenanigans.
  • AFC West Win Totals with R.J. White (Football 6/14)

    Will Brinson and R.J. White break down the latest news and notes from around the NFL and then take a deep dive into the best bets and win totals for the AFC West.

  • Texans GM search, burning questions with Lance Zeirlein (Football 6/13)

    Will Brinson breaks down the latest news and notes from around the NFL and then is joined by NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein to talk about the Texans and other topics around the NFL.
  • Browns Burning Questions with Mary Kay Cabot (Football 6/12)

    Will Brinson and John Breech break down the latest NFL news and notes and then Will is joined by Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com to talk about the latest buzz surrounding the Cleveland Browns out of OTAs.
  • NFC West Win Totals, Cam Newton throwing with SuperFriends (Football 6/11)

    Will Brinson, Ryan Wilson and Sean Wagner-McGough break down the latest news and notes from around the NFL, including Cam Newton throwing again, and examine the NFC West win totals.

  • QB Division Power Rankings (Football 6/10)

    Will Brinson, Sean Wagner-McGough, John Breech and Ryan Wilson break down the divisions and rank them by who has the best quarterbacks.


  • Carson Wentz Contract with JLC, Zach Ertz Interview (Football 6/7)

    Will Brinson is joined by CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora to talk about Carson Wentz' new contract, the Baltimore Ravens OTAs and Trent Williams holdout from the Redskins. Then Will is joined by Eagles tight end Zach Ertz to talk about US Women's World Cup Soccer and the 2019 Eagles season (recorded before the Wentz contract, FYI). 
  • AFC North Win Totals, Colts Deep Dive with Zak Keefer (Football 6/6)

    Will Brinson breaks down the AFC South win totals and then invites Zak Keefer on to talk about the Indianapolis Colts season and expectations.

  • Best, Worst Rookie Fits, Minicamp News/Notes with Chris Trapasso (Football 6/5)

    Will Brinson and CBS NFL Draft Writer Chris Trapasso break down the latest news and notes from around the league, including Duke Johnson's trade request, several Lions vets holding out, Trent Williams missing from minicamp and much more, then dive into the best and worst fits for NFL rookies in 2019.